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When Gov. Andrew Cuomo this month proposed making education at state universities tuition-free for students whose families earn $125,000 or less, the plan got a positive response from both sides of … more
If Benjamin Franklin had been living in 21st-century New York City when he wrote his famous line about death and taxes, his adage might have turned out to be somewhat less … more
Rare is the year that would not be described as tumultuous by those who lived through it, and 2016 was  hardly an exception. Donald Trump was elected U.S. president, hundreds of thousands of … more
The Press has received many responses to the Dec. 8 article and editorial about towing.  more
Few developments have caused as much dismay, indignation and resentment in Riverdale recently as the events unfolding around what is supposed to be a mundane task of going grocery shopping after … more
At a turn in the road, where a side street merges into Reservoir Avenue, a blue expanse of water came into view on a recent day, framed by a line of trees and complete with a pair of swans bobbing on … more
Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, they’re no longer just holidays, they’re a season, and we all know what that season is supposed to be about — getting and spending. Our nation’s … more
When something earns the city a bit of revenue, then no matter the inconvenience to New Yorkers, trust city authorities to keep making matters worse.  Take the parking meters on city streets. … more
Having a home to come to at the end of a long day and find a degree of comfort, privacy and rest is not exactly enshrined as a fundamental human right, but most people would agree that it is … more
In the Oct. 13 editorial “Let’s talk about schools,” The Press proposed an exchange of opinions in the community about the troubled Spuyten Duyvil School (P.S. 24) through an online … more
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