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The streetlight on Riverdale Avenue near West 231st Street has been out for six months. That’s how long Harold Been has waited for someone to fix it. more
“Work in progress: Demolition,” the sign reads. “Anticipated completion: December 2013.” It’s been a long time since the notice was posted on the green fence concealing the empty lot that is 3735 Riverdale Ave. And it’s been a long time since there was even a whisper of what the space might become. more
To Rob Walsh, there’s something magical about the baseball field in Van Cortlandt Park. Standing on the pitcher’s mound, he looks around at the meager stands and the holey backstop, the grass encroaching on the infield and the graffiti-scarred scoreboard. more
All it took was a tagline to pique Julie Dalton’s attention in RSS-Riverdale Senior Services. As someone with a background working in aging services, Dalton was casually subscribed to the emails of RSS-Riverdale Senior Services and saw the Netherland Avenue facility’s tagline: “The Center for Ageless Living.” 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
The food of love [Photo gallery]
  A couple enjoys an afternoon full of chocolate and wine during a Valentine’s Day event at Wave Hill on Sunday. more
Photographer's eye [Photo gallery]
Everybody should know the foundations of a good education — reading, writing, arithmetic and bees. At least that’s the case at the Kingsbridge Heights Community Center. more
When trying to land that first job of a successful career, anything putting that recent college grad ahead of the pack can be invaluable. more
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
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