Man stabbed, killed at Broadway car dealership

A 22-year-old Yonkers man has died in  what some have described as a workplace dispute-turned-violent.

Police hunt man breaking into college dorms

The instructions were simple: “Make sure your door is locked, keep your dorm key with you at all times.” Seems like standard warnings for any college campus. But there was a bit more urgency when this directive was passed down by Manhattan College security to students last week.

Reversal a win for reservoir neighbors, loss for city

The State Historic Preservation Office no longer supports efforts by DEP to keep the Jerome Park Reservoir’s smaller north basin dry, officially withdrawing its October endorsement of the city’s agency plan. DEP officials had hoped to keep the basin empty as a way to quickly store water just in case the Croton water filtration plant under Van Cortlandt Park lost power.

Homeownership is not popular in the Bronx

Owning a home has obvious benefits: You can renovate, repaint, have loud friends over, and always have available to you in-building laundry

Woody Klein, former Press staffer, Mayor Lindsay's media man, dies

Woody Klein died Feb. 11 in his Westport home. He was 90. Born Elihu Klein, wrote a regular column for Westport News called “Out of the Woods,” which he began in 1992 after taking over as editor, and continued even after his 1998 retirement. It was the culmination of a busy career that began on the ground of Ethical Culture Fieldston as co-editor of The Fieldston News.

Seniors, Cohen gab about problems in neighborhood

Sometimes television makes being an elected official look exciting. Glamorous even. But not everything is as cutting edge as “The West Wing” made it look back in the day.


Horace Mann seniors claim second Ivy title

Ray Barile had an inkling he lucked into something special four years ago. That’s when Ella Anthony and the Robbins twins — Halley and Julia — walked into Horace Mann’s gym and changed a program.

Speed cameras race in, forcing drivers to slow down

Eagle-eyed drivers and even pedestrians may have noticed a new addition to the landscape at West 238th Street and Riverdale Avenue — a shiny white speed camera.

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A 30-cent journey that's impossible for thousands on wrong side of the border to make

It hasn’t been a quiet retirement for Marti Michael. In the years since she left her post as executive director of The Riverdale Y, Michael has spent a lot of time on the nation’s southern border with Mexico, volunteering to help families seeking asylum with the United States.


Mental health services change with the times

Activists striving to destigmatize mental health and improve access to treatment might seem like a recent endeavor — but the northwest Bronx was paving the way in improving mental health services starting some 60 years ago.


Looking for all the answers in ‘Where We Stand’

"Where We Stand,” a lyrical journey into community and personal responsibility, makes a unique statement on the complexities of the human heart.

Using newspapers, book chronicles early Jewish history

It’s not clear who first coined the phrase “journalism is the first draft of history.” Washington Post writer Alan Barth published the quote, and even for Ron Rubin, it's a phrase that's spot on — especially for his new book.




Lawyer Costa Leonidas Papson, 86

Costa Leonidas Papson, son of Katina Kesisoglou and Leonidas Constantine Papson (Papadoupoulos), died on Feb. 4, 2020, of natural causes. He was 88.

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