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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
The coronavirus has upended the lives of many people around the world. But even during such gloomy days, there are plenty of good deeds and intentions to rise above those struggles.  more
Funeral services were held Monday for Rabbi Shlomo Balter, a prominent leader at Conservative Synagogue Adath Israel of Riverdale, who died Oct. 3, just two days after his 89th birthday. more
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. more
At 92 years old in the age of the coronavirus pandemic, Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer considers herself an endangered species. But the famed sex therapist has done her part to stay away from other people, and otherwise keep herself safe. more
The power of one. Generally a concept with positive connotations, talking about how any one person can make a difference. But there’s a flip side to that, especially when it comes to nursing homes and adult care facilities. And it’s one few of us care to even think about. But Gov. Andrew Cuomo must, especially in the middle of a pandemic. more
There have been 222 confirmed deaths in Bronx nursing homes and adult care facilities related to complications from the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. But a new report released by the state's health department says that number could be as high as nearly 630. more
Few probably remember — or were even alive for — a popular song from the early 1970s by Tony Orlando and Dawn called “Tie a Yellow Ribbon ‘Round the Ole Oak Tree.” The lyric is shared from the perspective of someone on the outs with his true love, and if she wants him back in her life, to show it by tying a yellow ribbon around a tree in her front yard. 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
Payless ShoeSource left West 225th Street months ago, but Marble Hill shouldn’t have to wait too long to find a new local source of shoes. more
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