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A friend of mine is a nature counselor at a day camp in Rockland County. Last summer, thinking that having a harmless, local snake would make a great educational project for the campers, he asked the … more
Age is nothing but a number. At least that’s what a collaborative study ... more
Marisol Díaz was on hand along with 60 bowlers and a few loungers, Kingsbridge Heights Community Center B-o-w-l-a-t-h-o-n at Bowlerland raises $10,000 on Oct. 17 for general operating funds. … more
“Who’s ready for storytelling?” Nicole Figueroa asked the room of more than 20 students from Riverdale Neighborhood House’s pre-Kindergarten classes. Figueroa, a children’s librarian at … more
By Sura Jeselsohn Special to The Riverdale Press Magic does not happen very often, but sometimes the familiar is radically and splendidly transformed. Once again, the New York Botanical … more
On a recent Friday evening at the Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, Rabbi Linda Shriner-Cahn and Manhattan College religion professor Mehnaz Afridi sat before worshipers at that … more
In 1977, Scientific American published the story “Exploring the Herbarium” by Siri von Reis Altschul. The author was discussing the value of exploring herbaria for new plants for use as food, … more
For 40 years, Michael Mendel had a say in making iconic album art for major labels. From David Cassidy and Gladys Knight and the Pips ... more
The goal of our recent road trip was to visit Sanibel Island off the west coast of Florida. more
A hot and sunny spring afternoon. A cooling breeze from the Hudson River. And hundreds of people flocking to the College of Mount Saint Vincent for Riverdale RiverFest. more
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