Cops say they’ve got serial robber

Judith Satosky doesn’t know Jorge Ventura too well, but the neighbors have crossed paths a few times when she was parking her car in the garage of their West 235th Street building.

School surprises neighbors with new building

Very soon, construction trucks could rumble up and down West 254th Street, not to expand the Hebrew Home at Riverdale, but instead to build a new early learning center for SAR Academy — just in time for its 50th birthday.


Baseball in the past ... baseball in the future?

Julian Trebach sat near the backstop of Lehman College’s baseball field — the diamond that doubled as the home field for his American Studies baseball team — reflecting on his career with the Senators.

Not even rain can scare off RiverFest crowd

Unrestricted by strollers, children ran ahead of their parents donning painted faces. The sounds of salsa and musical numbers like “Memory” wrapped around the river’s edge at the College of Mount Saint Vincent.

Hillary may have lost, but these PS 81 girls maintain hope

Seven-year-olds can’t vote for the president of the United States. But that doesn’t mean they don’t have an opinion about it.

The Y honors performing arts director for years of work

When Laurie Walton first came to The Riverdale Y, she had one simple question — why didn’t children have a place to perform theatre?

Green Scene

Exploring the dynamic vision of Yaacov Agam

Our trip to Israel was fast concluding, and I asked friends for recommendations for a short day trip.


Residents won't have to move cars for gas line work

Con Edison already is tearing up several Riverdale streets to replace gas lines, which is causing enough headaches for residents in those areas. But at least now, they won't have to worry about finding a place to park when it's time for street cleaners to come through.

Author highlights refugees, immigrants in Lehman address

Lehman College’s recent graduation was one for the books — and not just because acclaimed novelist André Aciman delivered the keynote.

Former McGraw-Hill editor, Stuart Boynton, dies

Concerts, classical musical and recitals in the city were Stuart Boynton’s favorite pastimes.

Synagogue offers shelter for homeless

No place to stay? One synagogue wants to offer homeless people a pillow to lay their head down — but it’s not coming quite as soon as Rabbi Steven Exler had hoped.

Decision delayed

Board hopes compromise can be reached

After hours upon hours of questions and testimony, numerous bouts of applause and boos, and even thousands of words published in these very pages, one might think there was nothing left that could be said or heard about the Hebrew Home at Riverdale’s plans to expand. Wrong.



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