Riverdale streets ranked second-worst in the Bronx

How would you rate the streets in Riverdale and Fieldston? According to the city’s Independent Budget Office, the area is the second-worst for road quality in the Bronx and comes in 185th among …

Kids find motivation in NYPD youth program

Eleven young people, ages 14 to 20, stood at full attention in the muster room in the back of the 50th precinct house, as their drill sergeant asked them a simple …

Art takes a noir look at modern politics

What started off as an exhibition exploring the impact of the film noir genre has developed into ...

Lehman to open new virtual reality lab

In Lehman College’s new virtual reality lab, visitors can experience the thrill of a roller coaster ride, walk around an oilrig stationed in the middle of the ocean or explore a picturesque …

Famed dance troupe leads, inspires students at AmPark

In the back of the cafeteria at the AmPark Neighborhood School (P.S. 344), fourth and fifth graders were rehearsing for their performance. Thirty students worked with dancers from the Alvin Ailey …

Poe Center’s ‘Whimsical Wonder’: A place to chill, learn or heal

Even though the holiday season is over, Poe Park Visitor Center’s “Whimsical Wonder” exhibition ...

Looking back on an eventful year

The year 2016 in the northwest Bronx began with a blizzard, burst into a deadly blast and bumbled through a barrage of bickering and blunders. But in its turbulent procession, 2016 also saw poignant …

Nature and structure are tied together at family program in the park

Sameer Caul grew up in India, and now that he is raising his own family in Brooklyn, he wanted his son to experience the same closeness to nature he had once felt as a child walking around the …

Police Beat

Feb. 23, 2016 crime round-up

1. Man beats, robs ex-girlfriend A man punched and bit his ex-girlfriend before robbing her as they were walking in Kingsbridge early in the morning last week, according to …

Jaspers’ strong defense leads to 81-54 win over Colonels

For the last four seasons, the Manhattan Jaspers have built a reputation as one of the best defensive teams in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC). On the heels of their vaunted press …

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'Press’ named best in class

The New York Press Association (NYPA) has named The Riverdale Press the best large-circulation community newspaper in the state for the second year in a row. The Press won the Past …