Letters to the Editor
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There are too many falsehoods, half-truths and sweeping generalizations in Lou Deholczer’s recent Point of View to point out. more
With regard to the entrance exam for specialized high schools, much has been said about not relying on one test to determine a student’s abilities, that some aren’t good test-takers. While this may be true, those students who do well on the entrance exam do so based on their knowledge of the subject matter, not on their test-taking ability. more
Plans are afoot in Washington to further weaken the Affordable Care Act or eliminate it entirely. The recent appointment of a new Supreme Court justice and recent moves by the Department of Justice could bring these plans to fruition, thus throwing millions of Americans off their health insurance plans. more
This is a letter of correction for several false statements posted in the July 7 letter from Barbara Miller. more
The pigeon waste situation on West 231st Street and Broadway is not only unsightly, it could be a health hazard. more
Did I miss something in The Riverdale Press’s article about candidate Alessandra Biaggi and state Sen. Jeffrey Klein? Did you actually fail to mention Sen. Klein’s role in the formation of, and actions taken by, the Independent Democratic Conference? more
Chancellor Richard Carranza and Mayor de Blasio propose a universal approach to restructuring the admissions process to the New York City specialized high schools. more
Lou Deholczer is long on rhetoric and short on facts. He appears to be the right’s answer to Adam Stoler. But at least Stoler’s empty rhetoric does not go on for 19 paragraphs. more
The United States of America is a nation of great pride that seeks to promote hard work, emphasize the importance of obtaining a better life, the pursuit of happiness for all, and is foundationally built on the concept of patriotism and sound family values. more
Recently, I helped organize a demonstration against the U.S.-backed Saudi-led war on Yemen in front of U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel’s Bronx office, along with local Concerned Citizens for Change and five other organizations. more
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