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What began two years ago as a way for Riverdale Country School to help disadvantaged youth during the pandemic has grown into a sustainable summer school program. more
While many 19-year-olds prepared to start their spring semester of college, Henry Wright was preparing for something much different. more
It’s an impressive list of multi-sports greats: Deion Sanders. Jim Thorpe. Bo Jackson. Jackie Robinson is in Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame, but excelled at three other sports in college as well — football, basketball and track. Still, he’d have to tack on one more to catch up with Martin Zelnik. more
Vandals may have stolen a sign from the entrance of Fieldston’s Endor Gardens four years ago, but they couldn’t claim the neighborhood’s spirit. more
Shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, someone anonymously constructed a wooden plaque in Endor Garden, a small wooded area near West 253rd Street and Fieldston Road. On it, they included the names of five area firefighters and police officers who lost their lives on 9/11. 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
For some middle schoolers, there is nothing more daunting than a math test. But nearly a dozen of them from one Bronx school took one unlike any other last month. And they did so voluntarily. more
She was a Manhattan health care worker who recently returned from Iran. He was a New Rochelle lawyer who worked in Manhattan. Everyday people leading everyday lives. But what they carried inside them was no everyday virus. And there was just no way they could know how it would change not just their home, but the world. more
Election Day dragging into “election week” might have been torturous for those just wanting to know whether Joe Biden would pull out the win against President Donald Trump for the White House. But for those who like to nerd out about numbers — hours and hours of debate surrounding vote counts was a dream come true. more
When Columbia University — and the rest of the city — shut down in mid-March, one of the first things Ernest Robertson thought about was the kids. more
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