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Report: Bronx Dems to nominate Andrew Cohen for bench

It's two years later than expected, but come Monday night, Andrew Cohen may be ready to say goodbye to the city council and hello to the Bronx Supreme Court.

Some Dems not yet ready to embrace new player in town

There have been some huge political shakeups in the Bronx over the last couple years, attracting widespread media coverage and nationwide support in a borough often overlooked.

SAR teen proves no one is ever too old to learn something new

A community’s elders are among its most important groups of people. The history of the area, individual experiences that reflect what’s changed and what’s stayed the same, are tales best told by its longtime residents.

Discovering a different C-note, teen musicians take on COVID

Music is as omnipresent as the greenery, especially in this section of the Bronx. Chamber musicians in Spuyten Duyvil. Jazz composers by the Henry Hudson Parkway. Folk singers at An Beal Bocht Cafe.

A high school group where it’s great to be an outsider

Transitioning into any new environment is never easy. But it’s likely few experiences compare to the sudden fish-out-of-water feeling nearly every teenager gets when he or she walks into a high school for the first time.

Union workers want jobs back at Key Food

This Key Food has a new owner — one who refuses to share her name with The Riverdale Press, and refused to comment for this story. And it no longer employs 21 people who just happened to also be members of Local 338 of the Retail Wholesale, Department Store Union.

With race finally on horizon, candidates get to work

Anyone who thinks presidential campaign season is long obviously hasn’t checked out the political landscape in the Bronx.

Will eating at college be more akin to prison fare?

Manhattan College will depend on Aramark Corp., for its dining needs beginning this fall. The company maintains a large roster of clients employing more than 200,000 people and earning billions each year. But Aramark is probably more commonly known for its contracts providing similar services to prisons.

Bowman looks to get into some ‘good trouble’

When John Lewis was beaten by the police during what had started as a peaceful protest in Alabama on March 7, 1965 — a day later known as “Bloody Sunday” — he was essentially a second-class citizen in his own country. And he probably didn’t think that same country would one day fly its flags at half-mast in his honor.

Artists awarded for work as essential as any other

The Bronx knows how to celebrate its artists. With the number of cafes, art bars, museums and galleries across the borough, creatives within its confines can find an audience, a patron, or even a collaborator.

Great outdoors still ‘great’ for our classrooms?

It worked great as an outdoor shelter for The Riverdale Y’s Sunday Market, but could the “arcade” at Riverdale/Kingsbridge Academy be enough to help get more students back into the classroom this fall?

After tweeting about care, woman dies giving birth

For some, birthdays are important. But for Amber Rose Isaac and partner Bruce McIntyre, Aug. 11, 2019, was just as special of a day for them. That’s the day the couple decided to have a baby.

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Barack Obama endorses Bowman

Electing Democrats used to be something Barack Obama did all the time. And two terms as President of the United States isn’t going to stop that.

GREEN SCENE

Documenting nature's beauty here in Riverdale's Park

Riverdale is full of parks. Some are quite large, like the 114 acres of Riverdale Park, while others are relatively small, like the less than 2 acres that make up Brust Park, probably known primarily by those who live in its proximity.