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Residents just want to have fun — playing pickleball. Despite its food-like name, pickleball is the fastest growing sport in the country. The sport actually exploded during the pandemic. more
It’s been eight years since George Beamon last took the court for Manhattan College. Those that know one of the greatest Jasper basketball players in recent memory have never been surprised by his success. And that holds true for his latest achievement on the court — some 2,000 miles away from Riverdale. more
There seems to be a rite of passage in New York City for parks to attract talent on the basketball court. And some way and somehow the best players always end up finding each other in one location or another. One weekly fixture happening at Spuyten Duyvil Playground this summer has become a common place for these shooting stars. more
If you have some a point of view on an issue that is driving your decision in the mid-term elections in November, The Riverdale Press in partnership with the New York Public Radio station WNYC wants to know what you think. more
Social media and historical research do not usually go hand in hand. And yet, the never-ending nature of online connectivity has paved the way for a new digital community with local significance. The Bronx Basketball Hall of Fame Facebook page has provided just that. more
Jonathan Antigua has been wearing red and carrying a whistle for 15 years but not as a fashion statement. He plans to pass along the uniform to six lifeguard trainees this weekend. more
  Summer in New York City offers plenty on the sporting front. Baseball fans flock to the two Major League Baseball ballparks – or whichever Little League diamond their child is … more
  When Kenny Stevens co-founded the Dyckman Basketball Tournament, it was another way for him and his friends to play more basketball. But since that summer 32 years ago, life has never been … more
Ivan Cheren loved baseball so much he couldn’t stay away from the local fields around greater Riverdale. And those who came to know of him recall his presence wherever the nearest crack of the bat was heard. His folk-like stature was made for a starring role in a baseball movie. But to Ivan, baseball was about so much more, including giving back to others. more
It’s not every day any New York Knicks player is spotted in Riverdale, let alone on the basketball courts of any school. But on May 21 they came to help a 16-year-old Horace Mann School sophomore raise funds for a local cause. more
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