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Last week, the country saw the latest in a horrifyingly frequent series of mass shootings. By now, you have likely read many articles, heard an army of commentators and seen countless social media … more
Northwest Bronx residents should join forces with the growing anti-heliport movement in Yonkers. People there are lobbying the Yonkers City Council to pass an ordinance that would ban heliports. more
Bronxites have long treasured Van Cortlandt Park for its wide fields, beautiful greenery, sports facilities and more. The 1,000-acre locale is the perfect amenity for people seeking a bit of peace … more
It is high time to close the loophole that allows people to exceed campaign contribution limits by forming limited liability companies, or LLCs — or at least to make that process more … more
With 2016 poised to be the hottest year on record, reducing the number of plastic bags the city sends to landfills might seem like a piddling attempt at conservation. Still, little steps can have a … more
It is encouraging to see the Department of Education finally take action at P.S. 207 after parents have made allegations of severe bullying, administrative stonewalling and one case of sexual … more
There is a bill now being considered in the State Senate’s Codes Committee that deserves wider support. The proposed law would eliminate the statute of limitations that now prevents victims … more
One fiasco after another has befallen one of the best public schools in the city, the Spuyten Duyvil School (P.S. 24). First there was autumn’s desk affair, in which teachers fumed... more
To the editor, Why not inhale and support April 20th National Pot Day every day? Consumption of marijuana for both medical and recreational use is part of mainstream America, transcending … more
Joyce Pilsner was a giant.  What she lacked in physical stature she made up in energy, intellect and compassion that gave her influence far beyond her role as executive director of the … more
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