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Hundreds of Cubans and thousands of Americans watched, some in glee, others with distaste, as the U.S. flag was raised in front of the now American embassy in Havana on Aug. 14. John Kerry became … more
The recent death of Jimmy Hunt, the unofficial “mayor” of The Riverdale Y’s early morning swimming pool session, has left an empty space in the hearts of his fellow swimmers. As a … more
Emma Lazarus (1849-1887) was inspired to write, “I lift my lamp beside the golden door!” The lamp beside the golden door which she referred to in “The New Colossus” was a lamp … more
Engel is wrong To the editor: I take great exception with Rep. Eliot Engel’s article on “Why I’m opposing the Iran deal”. (Aug. 13). President Barack Obama’s … more
Over the last two years, I’ve supported our negotiating team in the P5+1, seeking to give them time and space to achieve a diplomatic breakthrough and foreclose Iran’s pathways to a … more
Every day, it seems, politicians and the public debate the hot-button issue of how to save our failing schools. Students are not being properly taught, it is claimed. There is too great an … more
Our understanding of the human brain is still in its infancy. The recent expenditure by the federal government on basic research may move us forward, at least a little. The brain remains a wonder. … more
Life gets so hard when you’re very old that dealing with the Department of Veterans Affairs bureaucracy does indeed feel like adding insult to an already injurious process. First you serve your … more
To: Senators Schumer and Gillibrand, Mayor de Blasio, and all NY Elected Officials From: Bronx Climate Justice North, Bronx Climate Justice South, and South Bronx Unite We are writing to urge … more
Whether you’re a high school or college graduate, or a graduate of life, like me (I turn 60 this year), the 2014 movie “Whiplash,” directed by Damien Chazelle and based on a true … more
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