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“Teach your children well... and feed them on your dreams”   The Archdiocese has announced the closing of six more parochial schools. Sadly for the students, the parents and … more
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It was deeply disappointing to read the opinion piece “Don’t mess with our zoning” by a familiar group of Riverdale homeowners who incorrectly assume that what is good for a few … more
As our president kept saying: “It can be done” He just didn’t add ‘while having fun’ So I will scale it down into a smaller scale And you won’t have to … more
For those of us in search of a salve for our communal soul and a strategy to cope with an all out assault on our environmental consciousness, I suggest that we have one of each in our … more
An overheard snippet of conversation can lead to terminal curiosity! That happened to me one day, when I had tuned in late to NPR and heard an author discussing his book—about chickens, no … more
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Jan. 15 is a federal holiday in America, for me and my family a historical one. On this day in 1975 I was sworn in as a New Citizen of America. The voices of the crowd echoed from the concrete … more
In 1945 “the war is over” was announced People cheered hoping for peace abound Reality proved nothing was over in the land Instead we were evicted from our homeland Where … more
White whimsy wafting beyond        my window  Evergreens adorned so    majestically  Just enough to slow the pace And offer a cloud cover on … more
Last fall the Hebrew Home informally presented to Community Board 8 two proposals for construction of a 385 unit Continuing Care Retirement Community development known as the “Sail … more
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