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Every Tuesday, Alexander Thompson, director of tournaments at Chess At Three, meets with students at the Spuyten Duyvil Preschool in Kingsbridge. He tells … more
This is the second in a series of articles about roads, sidewalks and step streets in the northwest Bronx and the debris, potholes and decay that plague them. The first in the series, “Wait for … more
On a cold, rainy Thursday night last November, a half dozen commuters huddled inside a bus stop shelter, waiting for the Bx7 to arrive—and the wait stretched into an hour, even as other buses … more
They had known each other for just a few hours—Mason, a 13-year-old member of the Be You Stay True program, and Andrew Curiel, a junior on the College of Mount Saint Vincent’s men’s … more
As Tech International is slated to close its doors at the end of the school year, community leaders are urging the Education Department to look into leasing or buying the space for a public school in … more
Van Cortlandt Park may see some big changes coming—$4.2 million worth of landscaping and design changes, to be precise.   The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation is forging … more
The drum roll began and bagpipers played a solemn tune as scores of uniformed firefighters lined Riverdale Avenue. They stood in silence as the casket carrying Kevin Rooney; a Riverdale native, from … more
Sameer Caul grew up in India, and now that he is raising his own family in Brooklyn, he wanted his son to experience the same closeness to nature he had once felt as a child walking around the … more
Christ Church of Riverdale, a designated historic landmark, has restored its front doors and 100-year-old window with a $2,000 grant from the New York Landmarks Conservancy. The restoration … more
“Diversity + Solidarity = Strength” were the words Jone Lewis, the leader of the Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture, wrote on a sign she made for the Women’s March on Washington. … more
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