As the sun approached the end of its shift on a Tuesday evening, watermelon slices and dates occupy plastic foam plates on a blue tarp at the Islamic Center of Yonkers.
Getting off the Henry Hudson Parkway at Exit 22 was not an option last Friday morning.
Not long after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, a memorial plaque honoring the fallen New York police officers and firefighters was erected in a small wooded area known as the Endor Community Garden near West 253rd Street and Fieldston Road.
It’s a tale as old as time. At least that’s how it feels for some Riverdale residents when it comes to noisy neighbors in the area. And a new state audit proves they aren’t alone.
Just a year ago, the city’s education department called P.S. 207 “persistently dangerous” thanks to widespread bullying and an administration that refused to communicate, let alone do anything about it.
Months of stalled negotiations are back on track that could finally take a long-abandoned rail line and turn it into park land.
A Press perspective
It has been roughly 53 years since I last set foot in Seton Park’s dog run. Well, 53 dog years anyway.
Fourth of July falls on a Tuesday this year, and because of that, some of our submission deadlines at The Riverdale Press will be different for our July 6 issue.
It was the day before the earth science Regents exam, and Michael Halpern gives his students some final tips before taking the test.
“It’s our crime.” That’s how New York Police Department deputy inspector Terence O’Toole described grand larceny in the 50th Precinct.
In childhood, summer days stretched out in endless, glorious hours, and one of our favorite activities was to catch grasshoppers.
Cheryl Warfield moves her arms in time with the music, cuing the 25 singers in front of her, all of them standing with their hands placed firmly over their hearts.
Jack Hart hasn’t seen it all, but he’s seen a lot — all from behind a cluttered counter at St. Stephen’s Thrift Shop.
When Ruth Hurd started creating art, a friend and former co-worker gave her advice on how to stay consistent with her work: “What gets measured gets done." ...
After taking the first game against the Baron’s BatMen, the Dale-way Auto Body Center Sluggers of the South Riverdale Little League entered the second game of a best-of-three championship series with a chance to clinch a title with two straight wins.
Ivan Rosario knew Mary DeCesare was doing things her way yet again. This past Saturday was a rainy, gloomy day for most of the afternoon. But then at around 4 p.m. — sunshine.
Carol Ethel Allen, a 25-year resident of Skyview on the Hudson in Riverdale, passed away June 1, 2017, after a long illness. She was 91.