For first female priest, faith is family business

Loyda Morales was treated a bit differently as a kid growing up in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico. But that’s just what happens when you’re the priest’s daughter in a city where religion is taken very seriously.

Community centers form alliance

A little more than a mile separates the Riverdale Neighborhood House and the Riverdale Community Center.

Career public servant Rosemary Ginty takes over CB8

It’s unanimous. Rosemary Ginty will succeed Daniel Padernacht as the new chair of Community Board 8.

Girl Scout leads Bronx with 1,000 cookie boxes sold

For some, the art of the sale is difficult to master. That’s not the case for Kamdyn Rouse, the 8-year-old Riverdalian who ...

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Press deadlines changing for July 4

Fourth of July falls on a Tuesday this year, and because of that, some of our submission deadlines at The Riverdale Press will be different for our July 6 issue.

Six months after freak crash, Famous Pizza Express reopens

When Sal DiFiore walked into work the morning of Jan. 2, he thought it was just going to be a normal day. But by afternoon, his day ...

Bronx Arts set for gala

It’s been more than four decades since the Bronx Arts Ensemble first came together to perform for the community, and the group is celebrating next Wednesday with ...

Sports

Legends of Little Leagues past return for Riverdale Stickball Classic

For the third consecutive year, former Little League teammates and rivals gathered in the basketball courts behind P.S. 24 for the annual Legends of Riverdale Stickball Classic.

Happy hour never ends for new bar owners

An Irishman and a Riverdalian open a bar … This is not some opening line for a corny joke — for Anthony Darcy and Christopher Vega, it’s reality.

New road for senior transport program

There are some changes coming to how senior citizens travel back and forth to Riverdale Senior Services, but the head of the organization taking over transportation for the Netherland Avenue facility says there’s nothing to worry about.

Green scene

She sees seashells by the seashore

The goal of our recent road trip was to visit Sanibel Island off the west coast of Florida.

New book offers shocking look at juvenile detention

Power struggles. Staff pitted against staff. And residents sometimes out of control.