The food insecurity problem in the Bronx and greater Riverdale continues to grow as evidenced by the latest Homeless Outreach Population Estimate. It found the borough has 222 unsheltered homeless individuals.
When the City Council overrode Mayor Eric Adams’ veto of the “How Many Stops Act” last week it seemed like a win for police transparency and city residents who are questioned by and detained by police.
Alliance University (formerly Nyack College). The King’s College. The College of Saint Rose. Medaille University. These are all nonprofit institutes of higher education that closed their doors in 2023.
Taking a stroll on some of Van Cortlandt Park’s many trails in the middle of the day is a respite from the stress of the day for many living in and around Riverdale. It allows them to relax and be at peace. And it’s even great exercise.
For high school seniors and their families, choosing a college has become a lot like shopping for a new car — except that haggling isn’t allowed, and financing is more specifically “financial aid,” in the form of subsidized, unsubsidized or private student loans.
Riverdale has been known for many landmarks over its long history — from Van Cortlandt Park and Van Cortlandt House to the Riverdale Neighborhood House to Wave Hill. But there is really just one that screams Riverdale when you see it.
Of all the stories that have come out of the Israel-Hamas war, one in particular epitomizes the atrocity, hatred and sadness of such a conflict. That is the story of Yossi Hershkovitz, a former SAR Academy teacher, father of five and husband to Hadas, also a former SAR teacher.
The Israeli-Hamas war and its impact on greater Riverdale. The proliferation of illegal weed shops. A possible cricket stadium in Van Cortlandt Park. The merger of Saint Gabriel School with St. Margaret of Cortona School.
Bronx residents received an early holiday present this week when Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the long-awaited Henry Hudson Bridge toll rebate will go into effect Feb. 2024.
Mr. Vice President, Mr. Speaker, members of the Senate, and of the House of Representatives: Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy — the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.