One of oldest churches in the Bronx turns 192

The Rev. Loren Russell stood at the pulpit of St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church as he spoke about topics ranging from God’s mercy to Forrest Gump last week, as he honored the 192nd …

Lehman to open new virtual reality lab

In Lehman College’s new virtual reality lab, visitors can experience the thrill of a roller coaster ride, walk around an oilrig stationed in the middle of the ocean or explore a picturesque …

Preschool teaches chess to 3-year-olds

Every Tuesday, Alexander Thompson, director of tournaments at Chess At Three, meets with students at the Spuyten Duyvil Preschool in Kingsbridge. He tells …

Kids, architects raving about new school

Writeable walls, four skylights, an experimental black box theater—the features of a new $28 million building of the Riverdale Country School seem impressive even by private school standards and …

Famed dance troupe leads, inspires students at AmPark

In the back of the cafeteria at the AmPark Neighborhood School (P.S. 344), fourth and fifth graders were rehearsing for their performance. Thirty students worked with dancers from the Alvin Ailey …

Poe Center’s ‘Whimsical Wonder’: A place to chill, learn or heal

Even though the holiday season is over, Poe Park Visitor Center’s “Whimsical Wonder” exhibition ...

Looking back on an eventful year

The year 2016 in the northwest Bronx began with a blizzard, burst into a deadly blast and bumbled through a barrage of bickering and blunders. But in its turbulent procession, 2016 also saw poignant …

Nature and structure are tied together at family program in the park

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 …

Police Beat

January 5, 2017 weekly crime round-up

  Sneaker salesman robbed  1. A 19-year-old man who was meeting with an acquaintance to sell him two pairs of sneakers instead got the sneakers stolen by that acquaintance, police …

Jaspers’ strong defense leads to 81-54 win over Colonels

For the last four seasons, the Manhattan Jaspers have built a reputation as one of the best defensive teams in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC). On the heels of their vaunted press …

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'Press’ named best in class

The New York Press Association (NYPA) has named The Riverdale Press the best large-circulation community newspaper in the state for the second year in a row. The Press won the Past …