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Elizabeth Pagan can’t help but talk about her cats. She talks about June, a cat she had before she moved to the Hebrew Home at Riverdale who passed away. Then came Sapphire, who was gray, much like the one she’s petting. more
Fire knows no time. This proved especially true for residents at 511 W. 232nd St., where a fire broke out shortly after midnight Aug. 1. more
Social justice. Resistance. Resilience. That’s how Jennifer Sanchez describes the historical origins of an art form she and husband Marcelo Fagundes are keeping alive in the Bronx. Some think of it as a fight, others as a dance. Really, it’s both. It’s capoeira. more
Searching for the perfect wedding venue can be a challenge for some couples, while others know exactly what they want. Ruben Alers Jr. and Angelica Bermudez, two Washington state residents, knew that a spot in the Bronx would be the perfect place for their nuptials. more
Robert Morgenthau was connected to some of the biggest historical names of the 20th century — as well as a few of its most controversial moments — much of it while maintaining a home in Riverdale. Morgenthau’s story found its end July 21 when he passed away at Lenox Hill Hospital. He was 99 — and just 10 days shy of his 100th birthday. more
In all his 92 years, Jerry Schneider had never done much volunteering. The retired accountant never considered himself much of an outgoing person. Plus, he was quite devoted to his wife of 50 years, Francine. more
Janet Rothholz might make masks in her spare time, but she’s not hiding behind one. more
Walkers and wheelchairs should not stop anyone from having a good time. more
From his many years as a finance and economics professor at Columbia Business School, to his role in ensuring the long-time future of Wave Hill — it’s hard to look anywhere in the community and not see something positive David Beim played a role in creating or preserving. more
It was a chance encounter on the street that led Joanne Lehman to become an artist. more
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