It was a lot like a parade, just inside. Cheeks were painted with the Star of David. Many wore blue and white, the colors that dominated the Israeli flags children waved as they ran through the synagogue, their parents just behind them.
A St. Gabriel School’s kindergarten class was enjoying a physical education period outside when two fire trucks quietly pulled into the school’s parking lot.
Four years ago, Jacqueline and Christopher Hosford were sick of seeing six-foot rose bushes take over the park across from their apartment. So instead of letting it become a sight for sore eyes, they did something about it.
And if Jeffrey Klein is worried about his future in Albany, he’s not exactly showing it. Freshly back in the ranks of the Democratic Party, Klein was a no-show Sunday at a town hall hosted by Northwest Bronx Indivisible.
It started with a note. What it said and who passed it, Charles Moerdler won’t say.
Nearly every Monday for the past six years, Joshua Dorfman journeyed from Riverdale to Teaneck, New Jersey, about a dozen miles away across the Hudson to attend the meetings of Boy Scout Troop 226.
If recycling had a world tour, it’d look a lot like the Earth Day celebration held last week at the Kingsbridge Heights Community Center.
Photography always has been a constant in Tamara Lund’s life. Whether it was taking photographs growing up, or learning about it in school, Lund was doing it.
When a tow truck dragged Carol Stricker’s car from the Dunkin’ Donuts parking lot at West 230th Street earlier this year, she was determined to find justice — putting an end to so-called predatory, and allegedly illegal and improper, towing practices.
While no one in Riverdale got back to me about the presence of Canada Geese in Van Cortlandt Park this past winter (as I write this, we are in the middle of the first snow storm of Spring 2018), I did receive two unexpected responses from Israel.
Remember when Riverdale Avenue was paved with cobblestones? Or when the Dunkin’ Donuts and everything else behind Skyview Café and Delicatessen was all forest and rocks?
Kingsbridge Heights and Marble Hill tend to keep the 50th Precinct busy, addressing everything from robberies to burglaries to car thefts. But they’re not exactly known as a hotbed for violent crime.
As far as high school sports go, it would not be the first one to come to mind.
New York City Transit is improving amenities at stations along the 1 train line with a pair of new staircases slated for installation at the West 238th Street station by summer.
Rabea Ali never dreamed a road trip to Connecticut would end in four bruised ribs, a knife through the hand, and a ticket to the hospital.
Seton Park was the scene of a showdown last Friday that took the High School of American Studies and Bathgate to extra innings. And it was ultimately decided by an errant throw that resulted in a heartbreaking loss for the Senators.
Lewis A. Opler, M.D., Ph.D., of Mount Vernon, passed away April 12, 2018, in New York City.
It wasn’t a party for at least one Party City employee last week.