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It’s almost hard to believe summer is just around the corner, but it is. And as the weather gets warmer — and coronavirus vaccines help restore our old pre-pandemic normal — The Riverdale Press is set to welcome a new class of summer interns into its ranks. more
When Kim Emile graduated from Ethical Culture Fieldston School, she never imagined one day suing her alma mater. But after what she claims happened to her children while attending the prestigious private school, Emile says she had no choice. 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
It's always a great day for community journalism, but Friday was even more special for The Riverdale Press team after winning eight statewide awards at the New York Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest, including one of the organization's most prestigious: the Past Presidents' Award for General Excellence. 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
While it might take place during the shortest month of the year, many schools and cultural institutions ensure participation in Black History Month. But one college’s experience was particularly in-depth this year. more
It’s been several months now since many museums and art galleries began welcoming visitors once again. Many are selling limited tickets, blocking out periods of time for visitors to peruse the galleries and glean what insights they can before shuffling out to make room for the next block. more
We’ve all been there. Holiday dinner with the extended family, and one member you’re just not the most comfortable interacting with. Not that you have any issue with that person. It’s just that you’re overcome with fear: Fear of saying the wrong thing. more
For anyone who has a chance to look across the Hudson River from the Bronx side, it’s a lot of views of the Palisades. But when people from the New Jersey side look back toward us, what do they see? A dozen Cuban-born artists who live on the other side of the Hudson have come together for “Shifting Streams: Twelve Artists by the Hudson River,” bringing a mix of watercolor, photography and more to the walls of Hostos’ Longwood Art Gallery. more
When Mayor Bill de Blasio announced over the summer the city would close down its schools if the seven-day rolling average of positive coronavirus tests reached 3 percent, such a number seemed far away — especially with said rates at record lows. At the time. more
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