Seton Park planners cater to skaters

Seton Park may soon become “Seton Skate Park.” Well, not exactly, but the park between West 235th and 232nd streets is slated to get a few renovations — including a skate park — thanks to funding from Bronx borough president Ruben Diaz Jr., Councilman Andrew Cohen and Sen. Jeffrey Klein.

Call this teacher a space cadet, and she’ll agree

Who said space camp was just for the kids? The Honeywell Educators at Space Academy is designed for teachers like Carolina Castro from Riverdale/Kingsbridge Academy, and is attended by educators from all over the world.


Veggies, communal growth at The Y’s Sunday Market

In an urban area such as the Bronx, farms are few and far between. But thanks to The Riverdale Y Sunday Market, that’s all changing — one kosher pickle at a time.

Never giving up, Clinton grad finds ‘good shepherd’

There was not a dry eye in sight as Ariana Sanchez walked across the stage last June to pick up her high school diploma.

Former Press editor Anna Dolgov dies at 47

Anna Dolgov, a globetrotting, polyglot journalist and former editor at The Riverdale Press, died after suffering a stroke in her Riverdale apartment last Saturday. She was 47.

'A fascinating career' — Press publisher retires after 36 years

“It’s been a fascinating career — I feel very lucky to have lived it.”

Green Scene

Finding treasure a stone’s throw north — Untermyer Gardens

Years ago, I chanced on Untermyer Park. I remember green lawns and the ruins of some stone structures, but nothing more.

The Great Santini

Retiring art teacher’s students made school’s walls and ceilings come alive

Michelangelo’s greatest work may be on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City.

A pickup here, drop-off there, car service owner living dream

The walls inside Hector Diaz’s office are covered with awards from a number of Little League and softball teams.


First, separated by a minute ... Now 270 miles

The O’Hagan twins are finally separating, with Patrick going to Colgate, and Pierce to Boston College.

Inclusive board meeting came with a price

It’s been two months since a couple hundred people gathered at the Riverdale Temple to share their thoughts on a proposed expansion of the Hebrew Home at Riverdale.

With little warning, air of mystery, K Grill shutters

That salivation-triggering smell of slabs of sizzling beef wafted through the air on the last day of July as summer’s fleeting grilling season marched irreversibly toward fall.