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A little more than 25 years ago, Salman Rushdie decided to put his thumb in the eye of Islamist politicians like Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini by writing a provocative novel, “The Satanic … more
Tucked into this week’s Riverdale Press is Living in Riverdale. We hope you’ll agree that this annual guide is a worthwhile introduction to the community for newcomers or those … more
Time was when having something named for you was a special honor indicating your contribution to the public good. Presidents were immortalized at the entrance to schools. Senators and mayors had … more
The World War II generation may, indeed, have been the "Greatest Generation." But what generation could be considered more idealistic than the Baby Boomers? Inspired by the heroic activities of … more
The fall equinox arrived this week and a suitable chill was in the air. Traditionally, it’s thought of as a time to say goodbye to summer and begin to steel ourselves against the rigors of … more
Now that the primary election has come and gone, many Riverdalians are turning their attention to the next hot topic — our environment. Some are — to use an old adage — thinking … more
Rarely has our community seen an election as important as the vote for state Senate in the 34th senatorial district. In fact, it’s kind of rare for our community to see an election for this … more
You can’t entirely blame state Sen. Co-majority Leader Jeff Klein for refusing to debate before an audience of community members in Riverdale. It must be maddening to be one of the most … more
Our good neighbors to the south, in Inwood, may well have shown us a path out of the wilderness, and it’s a riverfront path at that. More than a year ago, supporters of Hudson River access … more
Riverdale’s Congressman Eliot Engel deserves praise for his tireless efforts to support Israel, a country where many community members have had close ties for years. But sometimes being a … more
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