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We have had institutional violence involving assault weapons, rifles, pistols, knives, hatchets and arson. One approach to dealing with these issues would require the banning of assault weapons, rifles, pistols, knives, hatches and matches. more
I write in response to Jennifer Scarlott’s recent Point of View regarding the Jan. 16 meeting of Community Board 8’s public safety committee. more
The Columbine massacre occurred 19 years ago. It is barely older than today’s high school students, and only 21 months older than I am. more
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Now that there is a supposed agreement to unite the Democrats in the New York state senate, the apologists for Jeff Klein’s Independent Democratic Conference claim there is no need for Democratic primary challenges to IDC members, since the IDC has been dissolved. more
The epidemic of gun violence continues to threaten each and every one of us, and continues to widen the divide between those who formerly had only an academic or intellectual opinion, but who now are deeply entrenched in what has sadly become the premier emotional issue in our country. more
As a longtime organizational member of the Westchester Jewish Council, we are writing to express our strong disagreement with both the substance of your recent statement celebrating President Donald Trump’s declaration on the status of Jerusalem, and the process by which you made it. more
By this time next month, the city’s transportation department will likely be well on its way to implementing a traffic plan it first proposed to northwest Bronxites last May to make the Broadway corridor safer for pedestrians — and they don’t care what anyone has to say about it. more
It’s just not often enough we get to celebrate accomplishing a major goal we strived for our entire lives. Some want to change the world, others want to rule the world. more
In her recent opinion piece, Community Board 8 chair Rosemary Ginty says that the community board takes the allegations of police misconduct in the arrest and brutal beating of 16-year-old Alfred Burns seriously. more
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