Dr. Phil Schneider likes to keep it simple. Walking into the speech pathologist’s Whitehall clinic, patients generally don’t find much more than a small sparsely decorated waiting area, leading to an office dominated by Schneider’s desk, with a big window facing Independence Avenue.
In Washington, these days, just about every conversation is noun, verb and “impeachment.” The U.S. House of Representatives is formally exploring making Donald Trump just the fourth president in the country’s 231-year history to face the ultimate congressional rebuke, but U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat has formally been calling for such extreme action against Trump since 2017.
Henry Chalfant entered the graffiti scene of 1970s New York not as a painter, but as an artist of another kind. Inspired by the colorful paint that was splashed across subway cars and buildings, Chalfant started taking photographs of what he saw.
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Universal health care isn’t a new concept. The first modern iteration of such a system was first implemented in 1883 by Prussian leader Otto von Bismarck in the country that later became Germany.
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If single-payer health care is passed in New York — or anywhere else in the country, for that matter — expect the sky to fall. That’s the clarion call of Sally Pipes, the president and chief executive of the California conservative think tank Pacific Research Institute, in an opinion piece published in The Riverdale Press last July.
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s school diversity advisory group has a recommendation for the education department’s gifted and talented program: Shut it down.
After months of battling between local community board representatives and city government, the efforts to transform Riverdale's Special Natural Area District into a revised Special Natural Resources District is dead. For now.
West 231st Street and Godwin Terrace received a new name on Sept. 28 — at least ceremonially — when a new sign declaring the corner “Loeser’s Deli Place” was unveiled. Loeser’s Kosher Deli, owned and operated by Fredy Loeser, has been a fixture of the Kingsbridge street for 60 years. Fredy’s daughter, Pam Loeser-Halpern, has been campaigning for the name change for the last of those.
Campaign finance and the rules that regulate candidate spending are a little like knowing how to change a tire. Many people have a general idea of what it is and how it’s done. If they’re lucky, they’ll never be stuck on the side of the road with a tire iron (or in an elections office, filling out a finance report).
It was just a couple of minutes after his Riverdale/Kingsbridge Academy boys soccer team had wrapped up its fourth victory of the season. But instead of celebrating, all Tigers head coach Will Cushing wanted to talk about was a loss from the previous week.
After years of rancorous consternation in the state legislature, early voting has finally come to New York. Voters now have nine days before the general election to cast a ballot.
There is such a thing as a free lunch (and breakfast) at New York City public schools. But what’s in those meals is being scrutinized by parents and elected officials, to the point one councilman has convinced his colleagues to advocate for change.
Hispanic Heritage Month is drawing to a close, and a small group of students have joined each other at a table inside Lehman College talking about some of the events their group, Latinx Alliance, have put together so far. In fact, it’s more than many of them realized — a poetry reading, screenings of the documentaries “Knock Down the House” and “Underwater Dreams,” a panel recounting the Hispanic history of Lehman.
It’s actually been 40 years since Terry and wife Anne took over what had been a fledgling business in the heart of North Riverdale. Although always perched on its corner with West 259th Street, the steak house itself was a bit smaller back then, that is until a fire gutted the restaurant and a neighbor television shop.
All it took for Jerry and Mimi Goodman to make a change in their community was just a little lunch.
As if the Bronx Science girls volleyball team wasn’t menacing enough already, what with its 74-game, regular-season winning streak the past six-plus seasons. Now head coach Dan Skilins has taken to unleashing his second unit on an already intimidated Public School Athletic League.
Lucia Rose Loher was born in New York City on Dec. 14, 1931, to Isabel Cresten-Cortijo and Fernando Cortijo, both who preceded her in death. She passed away herself Sept. 22, 2019. However, her legacy of caring lives on.
Even though the Bronx has a tough reputation, there are still some good people out there, as evidenced by one thankful person.
As the Trump administration doubles down on its efforts to not cooperate with the U.S. House in its impeachment inquiry, the three committee chairs at the forefront of the initial investigation — including U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel — have said the latest efforts to stop an ambassador from appearing before them could be construed as obstruction.