Terence O’Toole didn’t mince words last week when he called a 16-year-old bicycle theft suspect a “scourge on the Bronx,” and justified a viral video of one of his 50th Precinct police officers repeatedly punching that teenager in the head by showing The Riverdale Press his lengthy rap sheet.
In the mornings after Hurricane Maria, Sylvia Estrada-Cruz drank nothing but salty coffee.
It was a Facebook photo of an old doll captioned with “The Creepy Baby” that first inspired Kristina Thorstenson to collect vintage dolls for a class assignment. Now, her photographs and doll pieces have made their way onto the walls at An Beal Bocht Café.
When Jose Rodriguez from state Sen. Jeff Klein’s office arrived in the lobby of the Winston Churchill co-op in Spuyten Duyvil to pick up donations to help Hurricane Maria relief efforts for Puerto Rico, he found more than a dozen children waiting.
It’s been a pretty strange month for the folks at GNP Sunil Corp., and it started with a spate of terrible bad luck.
Kingsbridge residents will welcome new neighbors sooner rather than later as the highly touted — and hotly contested — contract between developer Stagg Group, Praxis Housing Initiatives, and the city to open a transitional homeless facility at 5731 Broadway was finally signed last week.
It was supposed to be a quiet and peaceful Sunday in Riverdale, but the day didn’t turn out as planned.
For many reporters who have come and gone over the 67 years, their paths to The Riverdale Press have been fascinating ones.
Manhattan professor and student debate:
Mall-goers visiting Turnstyle at the Columbus Circle train station in Manhattan had a little extra company this past week ahead of Columbus Day.
To quote the late, great Tom Petty, “It’s good to be king.”
“The Treasurer” at Playwrights Horizons is a new take on an all-too-common problem: What do we do with mom?
From checking out books, to returning others to the shelves, Riverdale children’s librarian Nicole Figueroa stays busy. But not so busy she can’t take time to tutor Hadasah Ndegwa and Dakota Jackson on rounding decimals.
Dustin Jones can’t take trains the same way most other people can.
If you could spend $1 million to improve your neighborhood, how would you spend it? That was the question asked by Joshua Stephenson, community liaison for Councilman Andrew Cohen, at the …
It’s only been two weeks since the nation’s deputy postmaster general, Ron Stroman, admitted to lawmakers there were systemic issues when it came to mail delivery in the Bronx. But another elected official already has taken up arms against the U.S. Postal Service.
The Governors faced off against the Boys & Girls Kangaroos this past Saturday in what was another disappointing outing for Clinton on the gridiron.
Rosemary Hutchinson, 90, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, after a brief illness at Mount Sinai Saint Luke’s Hospital.
A Kingsbridge pedestrian got an unfortunate dose of rotten bad luck on Friday the 13th after a robber attacked him and cut his face.