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Art Chang may not be as familiar with the Bronx as he’d like to be. But he has memories of the mainland borough from a particularly tough point in his life. “The South Bronx is where I … more
Specialized high schools are a subject of controversy in the city’s public school system — particularly when it comes to who gets in. And with the recent data released by the city’s education department about those offered admission to schools like Bronx Science and the High School of American Studies locally, it might be easy for some to see why. more
A new reporter is joining The Riverdale Press in June, but to make sure he arrives and is ready to go, we’re going to need a little help. more
Although it’s dominated the news for the past year, Americans’ reckoning with how Black communities are policed is hardly new — even in the wake of killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.  more
It wouldn’t be a stretch to say opening a business during the coronavirus pandemic is a risky venture. This is especially true for restaurants, cafés and bars — many of which have closed over the past year. more
Few childhood memories are more prominent than those created on the playground. And Riverdale Temple Nursery School hopes to give theirs a facelift in the coming months. more
Irving Liebowitz isn’t exactly fond of change. In fact, the few times he’s endured it was only because life gave him little other choice. He’s lived the last 58 years in the Long Island hamlet of Merrick, raising his three children, and creating what he hoped was the perfect home for his wife, Claire. more
Michael Simmon may teach U.S. history, but he also believes history is in the making every day. And that’s especially the case after the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement over the past several months. more
Is New York City really an “anarchist jurisdiction”? And then again, what exactly does that mean? The Trump administration labeled New York and a handful of other major American cities as “anarchist jurisdictions” last month, and Councilman Fernando Cabrera was not amused by the U.S. Department of Justice. more
The historical impact of the three-story mansion at 3029 Godwin Terrace is much quieter than mankind’s ascent into the skies and the heavens, but it has influence nonetheless. It seems almost out of place in its Kingsbridge neighborhood, facing P.S. 207 and surrounded by apartment buildings. more
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