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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
As critics, government officials and the public as a whole keep a close watch on coronavirus data coming out of facilities like the Hebrew Home at Riverdale, a so-called “reclassification” of more than two dozen deaths in the past 90 days has now put the Hebrew Home a hair above all other facilities in the Bronx when it comes to coronavirus deaths. more
Seven surveyors from the state's health department spent three days reviewing every floor, every department and every policy and procedure. And now that it's over, the Hebrew Home at Riverdale says those surveyors have moved on to the next nursing home after giving the Palisade Avenue facility a thumbs up on its response to the coronavirus pandemic. more
Navigating the ever-changing waters of what is the COVID-19 response by the state, nursing homes — where a coronavirus outbreak could cause serious devastation — have had the most scrutiny, especially the state's largest non-profit nursing home, the Hebrew Home at Riverdale. 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
Add another neighborhood nursing home to the growing list of Bronx facilities getting hit by the coronavirus. Methodist Home for Nursing & Rehabilitation on Manhattan College Parkway has become the 11th nursing home in the borough to report at least five deaths related to complications from COVID-19 to the state. more
Ever since the state started releasing specific nursing homes reporting at least five deaths related to complications of COVID-19, the Bronx has had just nine facilities on the list. On Monday, however, that number grew to 10 with Schervier Rehabilitation and Nursing Center at 2975 Independence Ave.,  reporting six deaths. more
With New York's most vulnerable people living in close quarters in the middle of the pandemic, state officials say they've kept a close eye on nursing homes and assisted living facilities during the coronavirus crisis. more
Nearly 12,200 people in New York have died from complications related to COVID-19 through Friday — a number that continues to climb by the hundreds each day — but new data released by the governor's office shows a quarter of those deaths are coming from nursing homes and adult care facilities. more
Searching for the perfect wedding venue can be a challenge for some couples, while others know exactly what they want. Ruben Alers Jr. and Angelica Bermudez, two Washington state residents, knew that a spot in the Bronx would be the perfect place for their nuptials. more
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