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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
Yanely Henriquez, the mother of Angellyh Yambo honors her daughter on what would have been her 18th birthday . more
Lehman College’s Speech and Hearing Center’s latest additions are meant to make patients feel like they are at home. The six suites the center unveiled Monday are designed to help children and adults with feeding disorders. more
From its founding in the midst of the Civil War, the Riverdale Presbyterian Church has witnessed the transformation of its northwest Bronx neighborhood. Once a patchwork of farms and summer cottages that was part of Yonkers, it is now a densely populated residential section of New York City. more
With their community vision plan in hand, the Together for Kingsbridge Community Working Group co-chairs are ready to officially take the next step as early as next week. Economic Development Corp. vice president Fernando Ortiz — whose  company owns the Kingsbridge Armory property at 29 W. Kingsbridge Road — announced before an excited crowd of more than 200 union and Kingsbridge community members that an official request for proposals will go out soon for the redevelopment of the historic Kingsbridge Armory. more
People talked about several things last Thursday. The first heat wave of September hit, Hurricane Lee intensified to Category 5 in the Atlantic, Donald Trump’s indictments, Jimmy Fallon’s toxic workspace and it was the first day of school. more
Walking down the Putnam Greenway, which now connects with the Empire State Trail deep in Van Cortlandt Park, was part of the New York Central Railroad before it was a greenway. more
Six decades ago, civil rights lawyer Clarence Jones was on a payphone coming back from the airport when his wife told him not to come home. Why? Martin, Coretta and the King children were staying at their south Riverdale home. more
Like the late Betty Campbell-Adams, the namesake of the Community Board 8 annual most valuable merchant award, this year’s honorees have followed with the same work ethic. more
It was a little after 4 p.m. on July 1, 1971, when Bill Schleicher walked into the 43rd Street office of The New York Times, carrying a camera and extra rolls of film. more
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