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Some 54 homeless men have been quietly staying at the long-troubled Van Cortlandt Motel since October, according to the Department of Homeless Services, but the agency said today that it plans to relocate the individuals. more
City authorities have helped establish housing for the homeless at the long-troubled Van Cortlandt Motel. A spokeswoman for the 50th Precinct confirmed there has been a shelter at the 6389-93 Broadway for the past several months. more
A Kingsbridge resident whose parents live in Riverdale has been selected for the NYC Urban Fellows Program for 2016-17. Thomas Rachko, Jr. of Hunter College’s class of 2015 will begin a … more
Bronx Week marked its 45th year earlier this month with a wide variety of activities throughout the borough. The idea is putting a spotlight on the people and places that make the Bronx … more
Alexi Friedman, a Riverdale native and a former Riverdale Press managing editor, married Katia Druzhynina on May 7, in a garden ceremony at a private home in Irvington, New York. Robert Berson of the … more
Republicans in the Bronx are facing the same dilemma as leaders of their party on the national level: what to do about the likely nomination of Donald Trump for president? The Bronx County GOP has … more
The Hebrew Home's plans will be a tough sell to its neighbors. They say the buildings will not just hurt views of the nearby Hudson River, but also increase congestion and set a precedent for more construction in other parts of Riverdale that are zoned R1. more
I grew up on science fiction and in my opinion, the heyday of the genre occurred in the 50s and 60s. One staple of the genre was a spaceflight by conventional rocket that would attempt a journey… more
After 36 years at the Riverdale Mental Health Association (RMHA), Robert Brewster is stepping down. “There’s no perfect time to make this kind of a transition, but I’m older than … more
Local activists and a delegation of Jewish leaders went to Albany earlier this month to lobby for passage of the Child Victims Act, the legislation to end the statute of limitations for child sexual … more
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