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The coronavirus pandemic has a way of making people feel disconnected from others. But the Episcopal Church of the Mediator has actively worked to turn that around, led by new pastor, the Rev. Este Gardner. more
It’s been made clear there is a correlation between healthy eating and success in education for kids. And that’s exactly what fuels Stephen Ritz, a long-time educator from Riverdale who wants to transform society into small, resilient communities. more
Eating outside was certainly a step up from months of only takeout and delivery. But then again, such an arrangement was expected to be just temporary as part of the second phase of New York’s coronavirus pandemic reopening. more
Unlike some other parts of New York City, Riverdale and its surrounding neighborhoods offer a number of outdoor spaces and trails for those looking for some fresh air and exercise can take advantage of. And one of those regular stops — at least before the coronavirus pandemic world — was Wave Hill, overlooking the Hudson River from its Palisade Avenue home. more
More than 37 million people struggled with hunger in 2018, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. But with the coronavirus pandemic, that number could top 54 million, according to Feeding America. more
With summer approaching, the first phase of reopening on the other side of the coronavirus pandemic couldn’t come soon enough for New York City, especially for businesses here in the Bronx. more
Although schools were shut down all spring, there had been some hope that by summer, kids could find a respite from staying at home by heading out to camp. The coronavirus pandemic, however, is not cooperating, especially as state health officials keep a close eye on a rather rare inflammatory condition developing in children who contract the virus that causes COVID-19 — meaning at least sleep-away camps remain closed. For now.   more
The coronavirus pandemic has confined many to their homes. But it’s no secret how small New York City homes can get, so finding ways to stretch their legs with some physical fitness isn’t easy — especially with gyms closed and it being difficult to breathe hard with a mask on their faces. more
It’s typically the kick-off for the summer, and a time when many in New York — and other colder states — can finally head back to the beach. more
Mother’s Day is an important holiday, allowing people from all walks of life to demonstrate their love and gratitude for the maternal figures in their lives. Flowers typically are a well-received gift for a mother as a way to communicate appreciation. But then again, these aren’t typical times. more
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