Padernacht makes early entry into city council race

Andrew Cohen is all set to represent Riverdale and Kingsbridge on the city council until 2021. But for one would-be successor, there's no such thing as making plans for the future too early.


Connecticut man arrested in weekend murder

Another deadly weekend in Kingsbridge may have come to a close, at least as far as law enforcement are concerned.


Two plead guilty to manslaughter in deadly 2016 explosion

Two men have pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter in a gas explosion in 2016 that killed fire department battalion chief Michael Fahy.

Heavy hand of regulation stifles small businesses

Running a bakery — or any mom-and-pop, for that matter — is no cakewalk. Yet, Enrique Rojas has been doing just that at Sugarboy Bakery Cafe on Bailey Avenue in Kingsbridge Heights for nearly a decade, creating custom cakes that delight what he describes as a loyal, adoring clientele.

Little lawyers learn law thanks to court competition

A recent manslaughter and domestic abuse trial at the Bronx County Hall of Justice had some unexpected members in the audience: Middle-schoolers from P.S. 95-Sheila Mencher.

No bad rap here as community center saves summer

School is out, summer is here. And now 34,000 New York City middle schoolers have nothing but free time.


‘Code’ red for Purchase foes — Sommer is coming

Sommer Code remembers herself a shy freshman at Riverdale/Kingsbridge Academy, desperately needing an outlet to help her come out of her shell.

Bronx gets more deadly, but not here

If murder is heating up other parts of the borough, the 50th Precinct has so far skated by nearly unscathed.

It will be hell in Atria’s kitchen as chef, dentist duel

There are likely many ways to celebrate culinary arts month in July. But at Atria Riverdale, there’s just one way — a Chef Showdown.

Author knocks classic sci-fi right out of the park

Cue the dramatic sci-fi music. The year is 2028. ISIS has won. Twitter no longer exists. And World War III has actually happened.

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So, what in the world is Manhattanhenge, anyway?

Two or three years ago on a pleasant summer evening, my husband and I went for a stroll.

Forever young advocate for the elderly dies at 102

Many people are modest, maybe even a bit shy, to tell their story. But then again, many people aren’t Irving Ladimer.

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