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Pearl Tytell joined an aging study nearly two decades ago conducted by the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Morris Park in researchers’ efforts to better understand diseases like Alzheimer’s and dementia. Pearl joined the study after watching her husband’s rapid mental decline from Alzheimer’s disease. more
Thank you for the well-deserved tribute to Sandy Shalleck. As a long-time staff member of Riverdale Neighborhood House, I was privileged to work with Sandy on many occasions. more
It’s been a little more than two years since the Metropolitan Transportation Authority stopped taking coins on its express buses, relegating riders to MetroCards or using the MTA’s touchless OMNY payment system. more
He had just graduated from high school. He was a talented point guard for the James Monroe Campus basketball team, and had dreams of going to St. John’s University. more
A street renaming might normally be all in a day’s work for the Bronx Rising Initiative. But on July 7, it also was part and parcel with naming 10 recipients of the Brandon Hendricks Scholarship. more
More than 800 different languages are spoken in New York City, home to a number of diverse ethnic and racial groups. And then there are the neighborhoods themselves in each of the boroughs — many of which find their news from more than 300 media outlets, including The Riverdale Press. more
Bend the Arc: Jewish Action Riverdale seeks young adult Jewish progressives for a nationwide leadership and organizational fellowship. more
As the warmer months approach, more people are turning to outdoor activities. Among them? Bicyclists. But if any of them are looking for designated space along streets like Mosholu Avenue, they may need to keep looking. more
As the people and businesses of New York City make valiant strides to safely reopen while we are still battling COVID-19, I am left with a nagging question for which I have not received a satisfactory answer: Why is the Riverdale branch of the New York Public Library still closed, especially when the Spuyten Duyvil and Kingsbridge branches are both open? more
If you don’t know who Eddie Cullen is, don’t worry. He’s not offended. And in fact, you might know one of his relatives, and not even realize it. more
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