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Thursday, November 27, 2014
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Last time I saw U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, he looked as if he were having a colonoscopy without anesthesia. But all he was doing was sitting next to President Barack Obama at the White House, in a … more
Despite high winds that made the temperature feel 10 degrees colder, a spirited number of local merchants and organizations displayed their wares and their literature at the annual North Riverdale … more
The Bronx is now transitioning to universal pre-kindergarten. Four-year-olds are flocking to public schools or other settings where they are getting ready to learn and behave in ways that allow for … more
Are you aware that many thermostats manufactured prior to 2006 contain mercury? Are you aware that a mercury thermostat contains at least 1,000 times more mercury than today’s … more
Mike Gold’s encomium to nuclear power in last week’s Riverdale Press (“Time to go nuclear”) is dangerously off the mark, exhibiting a complacency about the dangers of nuclear … more
A lack of concern and thought was in play today, Oct. 8, for the Corlear Avenue Sycamore. Our sister tree.  The over 175-year-old Sycamore has had a tough life on Corlear Avenue as I … more
A major increase in gun crime has been reported in the North Bronx in recent months. An August shooting incident in front of the An Beal Bocht Café has brought this issue even closer to … more
Is tenure undermining American education? New York Times columnist Frank Bruni thinks so.  Basing a recent opinion piece, “The Trouble With Tenure,” largely upon an interview he … more
One of the biggest obstacles to combating climate change has consistently come from coal states — West Virginia and Kentucky, specifically — declaring that Washington is waging a war … more
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) is to be congratulated on the launch of its public service campaign this summer. The campaign, “Just One More Drink CAN … more
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