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Many internships are reserved for college students seeking experience for future job opportunities. Some even are open for juniors and seniors in high school. But how about those who have yet to reach upperclassmen status? They’ll tell you they are just as passionate and want hands-on experience, too, only to find out in the end they’ve been turned away due to their age. more
It’s hard to find someone attending high school or college not participating in some sort of community service. Whether it’s at a nursing home, soup kitchen or hospital, they sacrifice time to help others. more
Damaris Mercado remembers watching her parents dance to salsa music in her living room growing up.  more
Felix Lam has been the superintendent at 2465 Palisade Ave., in Spuyten Duyvil for 50 years. The 81-year-old has made his home — and career — at the eight-story co-op since he was a young man. And how does that make him feel? “I’m very happy about it,” Lam said. more
It’s no secret the United States was one of many countries practicing slavery centuries ago — and not just in the south.  more
They’re widely considered heroes, putting their lives at risk on what seems like a daily basis to save others.  more
Every year around St Patrick’s Day, a large shamrock appears on the pavement at the corner of West 231st Street and Kingsbridge Avenue. more
The months were long as they gathered permits and waited for construction to finally finish. But just before Memorial Day the wait was over. Nohad and Samia Jourdy reopened Picture Perfect Frames on West 231st Street. more
It’s almost hard to believe summer is just around the corner, but it is. And as the weather gets warmer — and coronavirus vaccines help restore our old pre-pandemic normal — The Riverdale Press is set to welcome a new class of summer interns into its ranks. more
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