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There’s usually something going on at the Fieldston Road meetinghouse for the Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture. It all starts with weekly Sunday services and continues with a plethora of other programs — “Ethics on Tap” at An Beal Bocht Cafe, and a recent folk concert on a Tuesday afternoon. And that doesn’t even include many of the organization’s social programs, like its weekly overnight emergency shelter for the homeless. more
In a life before the coronavirus pandemic, the Kingsbridge Heights Community Center teems with life from young and old and everything in between. Yet, as the virus that causes COVID-19 tears through the city, it became increasingly clear that things would soon change at the Kingsbridge Terrace center. more
Simon Cane is nearly indistinguishable from most other 8-year-old boys. He’s a third-grader at P.S. 81 Robert J. Christen. He is active, and loves playing outside. And he is an animal enthusiast — He loves his dog, Lola, and wants to be a veterinarian when he grows up. But when it comes to saving the environment, everyone else is running to keep up with him. more
We know that it's hard to get out and get a paper, and not everyone is getting the paper at home (but maybe you should!) more
When Gov. Andrew Cuomo shut down New York last month to essential businesses only, he didn't close off U.S. Postal Service deliveries.  Yet, in recent days, many living within the 10463 ZIP code (and others) haven't been getting mail, or having it picked up. The culprit is probably no surprise: the coronavirus. more
No groups are congregating outside the Henry Hudson Parkway synagogue for The Bayit right now, but once the coronavirus crisis passes, Hebrew Institute of Riverdale leaders want to be ready to keep those people safe. more
This is an ongoing list of cancellations, postponements and venue changes for the greater Riverdale/Kingsbridge/Marble Hill area, because of the ongoing issues with the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.  more
The father of an SAR High School student who was one of New York's first confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, is finally on his way home. more
A woman taking a look at her bank account balance was shocked to find it quite a bit lower than she remembered. When she got home and was able to check online, she found that just over $4,000 had been swiped from her checking account, police said, and she surely hadn’t spent it. more
Weeks before life turned upside-down for everyone, life changed dramatically for the residents of 215 W. 242nd St. A one-alarm fire broke out on the morning of March 6, bringing everyone out of their apartments — some out of a home entirely. more
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