For little more than a century, ne cede malis — a brief Latin phrase, “yield not to evil,” from Virgil’s epic “The Aeneid” — has, unbeknownst to many Bronx residents, served as the borough’s official motto.
It all began with a boxer.
They were clad in cyan blue T-shirts that read “Keep calm and chem on,” and they gathered in front of a Manhattan College’s academic building.
As soon as the assembly finished, sophomore journalists Noam Goldberg-Kellman and Charlie Samuels weaved their way toward the man who today’s center of attention.
With the MTA reassessing bus service all over the city, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz is pushing for an end to crowding and delays on a vital route.
Jagged shards of glass were scattered across the sidewalk, crunching under the boots of police officers and firefighters. The scene was the new Kumon Math and Reading Center at 5908A Riverdale Ave., just north of West 259th Street, around lunchtime May 9, where a car crashed into the storefront, shattering the windows.
When it comes to debate, participants must research, construct their arguments on the spot, and then present those cases publicly — all while on the clock.
Neighbors surrounding the Hebrew Home at Riverdale’s Palisade Avenue campus had one last chance to speak out on the facility’s proposed expansion in front of Community Board 8’s land use committee, and they knew it, packing the large multipurpose room at The Riverdale Y, making their voices — and hisses — heard.
His Senators were locked in a 4-4 tie with IN-Tech Academy in a pivotal Bronx AA West Division game last week when Pete Nizzari had a decision to make.
Growing up, Sarah Alsaidi would introduce herself as Sarah, without any of the Arabic pronunciation her Yemeni parents originally accented it with. At home, it’s not “Sare-AH,” but instead “Sah-RU.”
Before she took over America’s Thursdays as Olivia Pope in ABC’s “Scandal,” Kerry Washington played the role of the resident 7–year-old in her mother’s elementary education lecture course at Lehman College.
If there’s anyone who shines as a beacon of hope for the perennially wronged residents of the New York City Housing Authority, it’s Tiesha Jones.
When it comes to breakfast, city public schools are having a little difficulty getting kids on board. Although breakfast in New York City is free, there are still many factors that play a role in this breakfast contempt — primarily tardiness and, of course, taste buds.
All those plastic bags sullying the streets, waterways and landfills could soon be an environmental headache of the past.
There’s a memorable line in the classic movie “Rudy” in which Charles Dutton’s character, Fortune, describes the athletic stature of Sean Astin’s Rudy, “You’re five-foot-nuthin’, 100-and-nuthin.’”
John “Sean” Mannion, 82, passed away at his home in Riverdale on May 2, 2018, surrounded by his family.
An 18-year-old told police he walked into Dunkin’ Donuts for a cup of coffee, setting down his smartphone and walking out before realizing he’d forgotten it, just a few minutes later. But that was just long enough for it to turn up missing.