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To the editor: There are quite a few housing co-ops in the The Riverdale Press community, and occasionally they make the news.  An analysis (Thursday, July 14, 2016) covered, among other … more
To the editor: I am extremely concerned with the Riverdale, Bronx NYC Smart Growth Plan prepared by VHB P.C. for the North Riverdale Merchant and Business Association through a grant from the New … more
To the editor: Thank you for your recent analysis on the Park Reservoir management controversy.  For sixty years Park Reservoir has been a beacon of stability.  Its grounds and … more
John Nreca, a lifelong Riverdale resident, tragically took his own life at the age of 29. To know John was to love him. John worked to put himself through Baruch College, where he received a … more
Regarding Anthony Capote’s July 7th news article on the passing of Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, there are a number of clarifications in order.  First, Dr. Brown told me that … more
The past couple of weeks have seen what amounted to a public protest at one of New York's pioneering co-ops, Park Reservoir in Van Cortlandt Village. The complex is the city's first Mitchell-Lama … more
I do not know about you but I love butterflies! I suspect most people do, even though few have much interest or affinity for insects in general. But butterflies are special. Popular interest in … more
They are everywhere right now, blooming their little heads off.  As you walk anywhere in Riverdale, there is a profusion of orange blossoms of the wild daylily – which we called Tiger … more
After Gov. Andrew Cuomo described this last legislative session as “probably the most successful session in modern history,” a New York Times article described the statement as “not … more
Donald Trump is an optimist. While he believes America is crippled, with 42 percent unemployment (if that were the case, we would have riots in the streets every day, to say the least), he is publicly an optimist on one issue – he believes there is absolutely nothing wrong with our environment. more
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