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This year will mark the 50th anniversary of the RSS-Riverdale Senior Services center. Over the past five decades, the RSS has provided older adults with support and services that have helped them stay engaged in the community, as well as with friends and family. more
It’s a tale of two communities — but if the Kingsbridge Riverdale Van Cortlandt Development Corp. has its way — it might just be one. more
People like their routines — shopping on Wednesday, stylist on Thursday, relaxing on Sunday — but there is one routine that has been making its way around the various synagogues in the greater Riverdale area for quite some time. more
Living quietly right in your own neighborhood is Michael Mendel. If the name’s not familiar, that’s OK. But he worked for many years as an album design artist before finding a second calling as an antiques dealer and later specializing in watercolor art. Today, he has retired to the Bronx, where he continues to stretch his creativity with his paintings. more
A list of 50 ideas for a stronger and more equitable Bronx was recently published by the Center for an Urban Future — and many who have read the report say the ideas are vast. more
It’s expensive to live in New York, and the outlook on the climate isn’t so good. That opens the door for new legislation from state Sen. Gustavo Rivera that he’s calling the “Livable New York Act,” which aims to fight back against the climate crisis, provide additional affordable housing and employment opportunities — all for those who have spent time behind bars. more
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
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