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The coronavirus pandemic has pulled people apart from both their routine and loved ones. In order to prevent spreading or contracting illness, many have spent most of the past few months in their homes. more
Petitions have been part of the Coalition to Save Brust Park ever since the public first learned of plans to build a high-density residential building in a Waldo Avenue lot where a single-family home originally stood. more
Although regular school for those not yet pursuing their degrees isn’t expected to start until September, college students head back to school this month. more
Berries are nice and tasty, but burdock and porcelain berries are not what you want as part of a park’s ecosystem. Luckily for Vannie, however, there is a secret weapon. A few of them, in fact, going by names like Iris, Manny and Lulu. more
Transitioning into any new environment is never easy. But it’s likely few experiences compare to the sudden fish-out-of-water feeling nearly every teenager gets when he or she walks into a high school for the first time. more
The coronavirus pandemic has a way of making people feel disconnected from others. But the Episcopal Church of the Mediator has actively worked to turn that around, led by new pastor, the Rev. Este Gardner. more
It’s been made clear there is a correlation between healthy eating and success in education for kids. And that’s exactly what fuels Stephen Ritz, a long-time educator from Riverdale who wants to transform society into small, resilient communities. more
Eating outside was certainly a step up from months of only takeout and delivery. But then again, such an arrangement was expected to be just temporary as part of the second phase of New York’s coronavirus pandemic reopening. more
Unlike some other parts of New York City, Riverdale and its surrounding neighborhoods offer a number of outdoor spaces and trails for those looking for some fresh air and exercise can take advantage of. And one of those regular stops — at least before the coronavirus pandemic world — was Wave Hill, overlooking the Hudson River from its Palisade Avenue home. more
More than 37 million people struggled with hunger in 2018, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. But with the coronavirus pandemic, that number could top 54 million, according to Feeding America. more
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