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Once a year, Major League Baseball broadcasters from sports radio stations WFAN, in New York City, and WEEI, in Boston, bring their expertise to RiverSpring Living listeners in person. The event, called Hot Stove Talk, is a highly anticipated one for the residents. more
Almost lost about the talk of the Van Cortlandt Jewish Center’s fate is the historical gem located on the same lot on Stevenson Place. One neighbor called it the “crucible of creative activity that advanced the modern dance movement.” more
The sign says it all at the entrance of the Kingsbridge Library this past week. It remains closed temporarily as the New York Public Library waits for parts to fix its HVAC system. The library is due to reopen once the repairs are completed. more
An effort by Park Reservoir cooperators to hold a special election to replace the Mitchell-Lama co-op’s board was thwarted by a state agency. more
Harriette Lebowitz Schmertz passed away peacefully at her home in Riverdale on Jan. 22, 2024, at the age of 92. She was a 50 plus year resident of Riverdale. more
The Kingsbridge Library, 291 W. 231st St., has been closed temporarily since Jan. 24 due to emergency repairs, the library’s website states. more
The Lehman Center for Performing Arts continues its 2024 Spring season with merengue music this weekend followed by a variety of performances, including jazz and hip hop, that will last until May. more
The Archdiocese of New York sold the former site of the Church of the Visitation on Van Cortlandt Park South for $29 million to the New York City School Construction Authority and Tishman Speyer on … more
Community Board 8 members questioned last week whether the stewards at Van Cortlandt House Museum were the right fit for the community. The New York Chapter of the National Society of Colonial Dames has been critiqued for a “lack of programming” and their membership criteria, which some have argued is exclusionary to people of color. more
A book club at the Riverdale Y older adult center celebrated the reading of its 100th book on Jan. 18. The members of New Beginnings at the Y’s Center for Contemporary Adults 60+ marked the occasion with a much-needed in-person gathering after years of online meetings necessitated by the pandemic. more
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