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Michael Hinman is the new executive editor of the Herald Community Newspapers. Stuart Richner, the CEO of Richner Communications Inc., and publisher of the newspaper group that also owns The Riverdale Press, made the announcement last week. more
Jose Colon was just 17 years old when he was charged with murder. By the time he was 19, a judge sent Jose to prison for at least the next 30 years, if not the rest of his life. Now 40, the teenager Jose once was is a faded memory, according to wife Jeannie. But he’s done anything but rot. more
A number of Bronx synagogues had gathered outside the Russian Mission residential compound on Mosholu Avenue, chanting as loud as they could, hoping anyone on the other side of the heavily fortified fencing might hear them. more
Rebecca Kranich needed to rub the sleep out of her eyes. Or this was an elaborate piece of spam. Yet, there it was, listed among the other subject lines in her email inbox, asking if she would like to have a “conversation with the pope?” more
I. William Stone — or Bill, as friends called him — was a man who always wanted to see everything and anything with his own eyes. In fact, anything that came up at Community Board 8 meetings during his decades there almost always required him to go out and see things for himself before he could make any decision. more
While many 19-year-olds prepared to start their spring semester of college, Henry Wright was preparing for something much different. more
With each step, with every angle, this year’s orchid show at the New York Botanical Garden is designed for visitors to envision themselves in a vibrant floral kaleidoscope. more
His story begins in 1946. A young man from Yonkers, Joseph Nearon was one of just a few Black men to enroll at Manhattan College — an opportunity he received thanks to an intercultural concert that raised funds for Black high school students like him to attend college. more
Who knows how long the word was scratched into the metal, plain as day for anyone to see and read. Minutes? Hours? Days? Did people see it and just brush it off as if it were any old graffiti? more
It’s $1 million. That’s 100 million pennies. If you were to turn all of that money into dollar bills and stuff all of it into a cash bag, it would weigh 22 pounds. Each year, city council members have a chance to ask their communities how they would spend $1 million. But how they do it might be a little more interesting than some of the plans themselves. more
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