Realtors deny plans to purchase ‘worst’ building

Real estate firm A&E Holdings has denied media reports that it was planning to purchase buildings owned by the estate of Harry Silverstein—the “worst landlord” in the city, …

Nursery practices art of teaching science

Preschoolers in the Riverdale Temple’s nursery school program can already distinguish a Picasso from a Pollock or a Mondrian from a Matisse, and even attempt to emulate the artists’ works. Now, …

Early childhood program moving into former annex

An early-childhood program that is moving into the former annex of the Spyuten Duyvil School (P.S. 24) will be offering an array of art and science classes, its senior executive said. But it remains …

IN-Tech’s cafeteria cleans up its act

Four school cafeterias with evidence of rat activity. One school cafeteria with 400 spots of mice excreta. Another with 130 flies. Would you—or your child—knowingly eat there? Many schools in …

Top sports stories of 2016

It was a banner year for Lehman athletics in 2016. Literally. The Lightning women’s basketball program captured the City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) championship last …

A trip through time on The Babylon Line

Have you ever wished you could travel back to your heyday? Of course you have. Looking back is part of moving forward, after all. Richard Greenberg unpacks this theme to great effect in his new play …

Reasons to be thankful

Good friends and a sense of community. Freedom from debt. Autumn leaves. Those are just some of the joys local residents said they were thankful for this holiday season. The Press polled neighborhood …

Looking back on an eventful year

The year 2016 in the northwest Bronx began with a blizzard, burst into a deadly blast and bumbled through a barrage of bickering and blunders. But in its turbulent procession, 2016 also saw poignant …

Police Beat

January 5, 2017 weekly crime round-up

  Sneaker salesman robbed  1. A 19-year-old man who was meeting with an acquaintance to sell him two pairs of sneakers instead got the sneakers stolen by that acquaintance, police …

Jaspers’ strong defense leads to 81-54 win over Colonels

For the last four seasons, the Manhattan Jaspers have built a reputation as one of the best defensive teams in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC). On the heels of their vaunted press …

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'Press’ named best in class

The New York Press Association (NYPA) has named The Riverdale Press the best large-circulation community newspaper in the state for the second year in a row. The Press won the Past …