When Harry Miller moved into his RiverWalk apartment at Hebrew Home at Riverdale, his walls virtually looked just like everyone else’s at the Palisade Avenue community. Well, all except for two unusual decorations.
Spuyten Duyvil has a new group seeking to change things in the neighborhood. The Coalition to Save the Neighborhood had its second meeting Nov. 9, discussing the newest project by the city’s transportation department at the intersection of Palisade Avenue and Kappock Street.
One change leads to another. Fresh on the heels of the statewide debut of early voting last week, voters in the five boroughs adopted city charter changes that could mean a major shift in the city’s primary races — including the already contentious fight over the District 11 city council seat.
About 30,000 New York eighth graders and freshmen filed into test centers across the city last month, ready to take the quite important — and controversial — Specialized High School Admissions Test, more commonly known as the SHSAT.
Trace New York City’s iconic food to its most basic ingredients and you’ll find a blossoming plant in a field. You’ll likely also spot a tiny, fuzzy bee booty sticking up among the petals.
A battle that divided a community over what to build in an empty lot located smack dab in the middle of businesses stretched along Riverdale Avenue apparently is catching fire once again.
Construction work continues on the Henry Hudson Bridge, but so do the closures — and the detours that come with them.
Marti Michael comes from a family focused on volunteer work, and helping out wherever needed. As the executive director of The Riverdale Y, Michael lent many a helping hand to community center members during her tenure there, and once she retired in 2014, quickly found herself tiring of her free time.
Holocaust survivor and Nazi hunter Herman Ziering was dedicated to memorializing those who died in the Holocaust, and bringing those who were complicit to justice.
Sometimes mental toughness is every bit as essential to a football team as its physical strength. Case in point, the Kennedy Knights.
Local news is in peril. From rampant job cuts to dwindling budgets, communities across the country are suffering from a dearth of outlets providing crucial coverage creating what’s being called “news deserts.”
Karen Franklin’s genealogy journey began in her family’s basement during her years in college.
They say the older one gets, the less they are able to achieve. All one can do is look back on what was managed in youth, and be content with that.
The Lincoln Center Theater’s production of Sylvia Khoury’s “Power Strip” offers a harrowing tale of survival, and a microcosm of one of the world’s great challenges.
Bronx borough president:
New York inches closer and closer to outright legalizing recreational use of marijuana. But if and when that happens, Bronx borough president Ruben Diaz Jr., believes there should be some ground rules established first.
The Riverdale/Kingsbridge Academy gymnasium is a rather intimidating venue for opponents to enter.
Mary Lynn (Schoeninger) Parks died Sept. 26, 2019, from lung cancer.
A 30-year-old Van Cortlandt Village resident was likely the victim of a mailbox fishing scam, which lost him more than $6,000.
If it wasn’t for the Riverdale Neighborhood House, there likely would have never been a Riverdale Press. By the same token, the community organization continues to flourish today because of the work of volunteers like former Riverdale Press co-owner Richard Stein and wife Hilary Baum.