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Upon being fired as manager of the New York Yankees following a seven-game World Series loss in October 1960, the eminently quotable Casey Stengel quipped, “I’ll never make the mistake of being 70 again.” more
The government’s money is actually our money. That should go without saying, yet we’re always finding ourselves reminding these government officials that because it’s our tax dollars filling those coffers, we expect our leaders — as stewards of that cash — to spend it appropriately. 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
My wife and I have long ago cut down on supporting The Metropolitan Museum of Art. more
I just want to thank The Riverdale Press for featuring a story on the outage of electrical power beginning on Friday, March 2 until Saturday, March 10. 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
If all went as planned, thousands of students in schools across the country — including right here at home with Bronx Science and the High School of American Studies — walked out of class for 17 minutes Wednesday honoring the memory of the 17 students killed in the Valentine’s Day mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida. more
We face a real crisis with mass transit in New York City — not only subways, but bus service as well. And it will take a significant infusion of additional dollars to address it. more
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