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  Robbery of the week 1. An assailant wrestled a man to the ground and beat him with an unidentified object, before robbing the victim of a smartphone and other valuables in an Aug. 20 … more
State Sen. Jeff Klein is pushing for new legislation that would protect children who play the popular augmented reality game Pokemon Go from searching for the game’s fictional creatures near … more
Sammy Voit was just 5-years-old when he started cooking with his grandma. Now, at the ripe old age of 11, the Riverdale boy is competing for his own show on Food Network. Sammy will be contesting … more
In the two years since Councilman Fernando Cabrera and state Sen. Gustavo Rivera last faced off in an election, there seems to have been no love lost between them.  The two clashed again in … more
Forty-four people showed up to donate blood at the Riverdale Temple, in the Reform synagogue’s first-ever blood drive intended to help cover blood-supply shortages typical for August, although … more
Donald Trump donated $5,000 to the Hebrew Home in Riverdale in 1988, although the purpose of the money seems to have long been forgotten, the senior home’s CEO Daniel Reingold … more
Pitching a tent. Eating s’mores by the campfire. Hiking to wetlands after nightfall. This may sound like a wilderness adventure far away from the city, but it all took place at Van Cortlandt Park … more
It seems that once a year or so, news reports begin circulating about senior citizens having sex. Just this summer WABE in Atlanta reported a story about senior homes offering sex education … more
The New York Botanical Garden has often been a site for celebration — hosting weddings, galas and such. Now the venerable natural oasis in the middle of the Bronx has something of its own to … more
Northwest Bronx politicians have reiterated their support for a pay raise for state lawmakers, responding to an appeal by state Governor Andrew Cuomo to demand bigger paychecks for legislators ahead … more
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