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The New York Press Association (NYPA) has named The Riverdale Press the best large-circulation community newspaper in the state for the second year in a row. The Press won the Past … more
On Monday, the staff and members of the RAIN Bailey Senior Center were in celebration mode. The weather was wet and gray outside, but the center’s main room was full of energy. Some people were … more
Not so long ago, Parker Hill was just a kid in Riverdale with a passion for making movies. “My friends and I would shoot things around Johnson Avenue and make ridiculous home videos more
Scaffolding for repair work outside the Ft. Independence Houses has made the area so dark, one visually impaired resident said she waits outside at night until someone can help her enter the … more
Jamira Rogers is a no-nonsense senior at Advanced Math & Science, one of the New Visions Charter High Schools on the JFK campus. Marc Reyes is a soft-spoken junior at the David A. Stein … more
Certificates and plaques adorn the walls of Irving Ladimer’s apartment. It’s reasonable to expect a little self-aggrandizement after years of community service, but when pressed about the … more
Sharif Fakhr spent most of his life in Manhattan’s Upper West Side before he moved to Riverdale. But when it came time to hunt for a new abode, Mr. Fakhr quickly learned that finding an apartment … more
For Jennifer Knobe, a synagogue is like a body. Connecting with a congregation, whether providing a new educational space or supporting a family during the loss of a loved one, is a … more
When Tomasa Ayala received a computer as a gift about two years ago, she did not even open it because she didn’t know how to use the technology and was afraid of what would happen. “I … more
Sase N. Singh, a public safety officer at Manhattan College, returned to work on Feb. 22 after suffering a life-threatening heart attack inside of a Dunkin’ Donuts days before Christmas. On … more
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