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For one day every year for the past three decades, Terence Mulvey was Santa Claus. The North Riverdale resident would collect donations to buy toys and then don the iconic red-and-white suit to hand them out to children at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital. more
They gathered and celebrated. After more than 15 years of hard work, fundraising and planning, the Bronx Children’s Museum is finally ready to open. Well, almost. more
It's hasn't been quite a year, no less an academic year. But New York City will have to say good-bye yet again to a schools chancellor. Except Meisha Porter was one working in City Hall with deep Bronx roots. more
When New York City says it's committed to building a new homeless shelter in North Riverdale — it's not kidding. Contract for 6661 Broadway would last until 2055. more
The past 19 months of on-and-off lockdowns and virtual school has made the coronavirus pandemic an especially difficult time for children, limiting their in-person interactions. But Mino Lora is trying to fill that void locally — and help a neighbor along the way — with a community art sale this weekend. more
Help couldn’t come sooner for Derek and Becky Woods. While many business owners found solace in government assistance such as the Paycheck Protection Program, some non-profits like Riverdale Children’s Theatre — which the Woods run — needed additional assistance to keep their organizations afloat. more
It’s hard to find someone attending high school or college not participating in some sort of community service. Whether it’s at a nursing home, soup kitchen or hospital, they sacrifice time to help others. more
It’s not easy to pin labels on Nicky Enright. Over the course of the Riverdale artist’s career, he’s done video, photography — even painting. But perhaps the one thing Enright keeps coming back to is his love of creating murals. more
It’s certainly been a hot summer, but representatives from the city’s emergency management and health departments say no one has to suffer because of it. more
The coronavirus pandemic has been a part of our reality for more than a year. And while some aspects of the public health crisis are starting to get under control, there’s one particular problem that might still put people in jeopardy. more
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