Domestic donnybrook ends with dad’s death

It started with what police described as a troubled man’s trip to the hospital one night last August. It ended with his death less than a month later. But police say there’s more to the story.

Zoned out

Department of Ed will split district between PS 7 and enlarged PS 207

If the education department gets what it wants, the dynamic duo of P.S. 207 and P.S. 7 Milton Fein School will call it splits.

Bronx Arts Ensemble’s new season explores Mexican tunes

The Bronx Arts Ensemble is headed on a musical journey to Mexico this year, and they’re taking the borough with them.

Longtime Riverdale composer looks back on decades of success

When Stanley Silverman was a kid, his mother told him there was one thing he needed to do.

Organization helps sick kids realize their movie dreams

There may be more bald people on your daily commute than usual Oct. 19.


Surging Knights steamroll way past Truman

There was a little hitch in Kennedy’s preparation for its game with Truman last week. College entry tests were scheduled for midweek, and Knights coach Alex Vega found himself short players at practice.

More than the sum of its parts

There are wood, fabric and a bit of the 13th-century Sung dynasty wrapped up in the art of Bruce Dorfman.

Rocky road

Residents are rattled by ‘endless’ road work

Seemingly chronic construction — ripping up streets, causing detours, and just overall nuisance — often blamed on Con Edison extends beyond Johnson Avenue. Having snaked over to Riverdale Avenue, it’s been more bothersome for some local businesses than others.

College celebrates Halloween by saying ‘Boo!’ to boo-boos

Manhattan College will transform from an institution of education to a mansion of monsters, princesses and superheroes.

Green Scene

It seems like there’s no end in sight for invasive plants

Returning to my invasives, which I started talking about last week, the flowerbed in the backyard looked absolutely fabulous this spring.

Merchants give bus bulbs Bronx cheer

Newly installed bus bulbs on West 242nd Street and Broadway are not brightening the day of many businesses in the neighborhood, creating what they describe as problems with traffic, congestion and loss of much-needed parking.

The Bronx still beckons with cultural offerings and just plain fun

Once upon a time, kids devoured egg creams whipped up in luncheonettes, as if it was written right out of an “Archie” comic book.



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