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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
The Press has received many responses to the Dec. 8 article and editorial about towing.  more
House Speaker Paul Ryan said earlier this month that Republicans would move to strip funding from Planned Parenthood, part of a broader effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act, much to the chagrin … 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
If you were to find that the lock on your front door was unreliable and were worried that burglars might break in, you would probably want to replace the lock. The process would involve removing the … more
It's impossible to say the word "trail" without raising the blood pressure of some of Riverdale's biggest movers and shakers. Where do we put it? Who will it affect? What kind of people will use it? more
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It’s been nearly 30 years since activists in Riverdale started campaigning for a hiking and biking trail along the local stretch of the Hudson River. It was $1 million in taxpayer money that … 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
When a school where children thrive emotionally and socially announces its closing, that’s painful news for parents.  Its may be even more painful for students, who are going to miss … more
Among the letters to the editor and opinion articles we receive from readers every week, there is occasionally a piece expressing views that most of us at The Press strongly oppose or even find unsettling. more
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