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Horace Mann graduates, faculty members, current students and their parents gathered at the school’s Fisher Hall on May 1 for an emotional fundraising concert. Notably in attendance were several … more
 Fifteen years ago, lifelong yoga practitioner Neem Dewji arrived from Tanzania by way of London and created a small but peaceful yoga studio in the heart of Riverdale. Since then, it has grown … more
Distraught by the devastation wrought by a 7.8 Richter earthquake in Nepal on Saturday, a quick-thinking 9-year-old came up with a creative way to raise money for the victims: she set up shop on … more
Forty-two unionized nurses working at Manhattanville Health Care Center took to West 231st Street as part of a citywide protest for “safer staffing” on April 22, as negotiations for a new … more
“What if it’s too painful?” Inge Gutmann, 93, asks in the first scene of a performance about her and other local Holocaust survivors’ experiences. “Inge, you’re … more
Rodney Rodriguez does not quite think of himself as an artist. But staying at a Riverdale facility for people in psychological crises has opened up a world of activities that help him deal with his … more
By Nic Cavell ncavell@riverdalepress.com   When Rabbi Avraham Weiss attended his first demonstration at the Russian government residence in Riverdale the early 1970s, a man on the … more
Barbara Luray, a longtime leader of the Ft. Independence Houses Tenants’ Association, vividly remembers the era when predominant groups at her housing complex shut out the voices of women and … more
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