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Women entrepreneurs unite at Hebrew Home celebration. Keynote speeches, awards, and heartfelt stories mark the event's success. more
Experience the excitement of 'Chaska,' a sci-fi trilogy set to film in Riverdale and Kingsbridge. Follow Chaska, a descendant of aliens, as she unravels her mysterious past. more
Jason Chirevas, seasoned journalist, brings rich experience to The Riverdale Press as new editor, emphasizing community engagement. more
Discover the enduring challenges faced by women in male-dominated spaces at Wave Hill Garden's "Women's HerStory Month Celebration," featuring inspiring stories and insights from female leaders more
Riverdale's Easter Egg Hunt embraces sustainability, swapping collected eggs for prizes. Community effort ensures eco-friendly fun. more
Riverdale Neighborhood House receives a historic $2 million grant from MacKenzie Scott's charity organization, Yield Giving, marking the largest one-time gift in the organization's history. The grant, awarded to just 360 organizations nationwide, offers significant opportunities for the neighborhood house to enhance its services and facilities, benefiting the local community. more
David Pomeranz, the incoming chief executive of RiverSpring Living, brings decades of dedication and innovation to his new role. Having started as a wheelchair transporter at Hebrew Home at Riverdale in 1985, Pomeranz's journey is both a testament to his commitment and a love story intertwined with the institution. As he prepares to succeed Daniel Reingold after 35 years of leadership, Pomeranz aims for evolutionary rather than revolutionary changes, focusing on integrating technology and enhancing partnerships, notably with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. His vision includes promoting joy and connection, especially vital after the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. more
An advocacy group, the Empire State Local News Coalition, gathered in Albany to rally support for the Local Journalism Sustainability Act, aiming to provide tax credits to local news outlets employing journalists in New York communities. With bipartisan backing and inclusion in the Senate's One House budget resolution, the bill aims to address the crisis facing the local news industry, which has seen significant decline over the past decades, leading to job losses and diminished community coverage. The rally highlights the urgent need for legislative action to preserve local journalism and democracy. more
The fire in a Marble Hill apartment last week that displaced 27 tenants while injuring 10 people was caused by a lithium-ion battery, according to investigators.  And that has some worried about when the dangerous batteries — used primarily in scooters and e-bikes — can be taken off the streets. more
If there’s anyone who might be an excellent candidate to run the Kingsbridge Riverdale Van Cortlandt Development Corp., it’s Laura Levine-Pinedo. more
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