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Jeff Klein’s Aug. 23 letter to Senate District 34 Democrats complaining that unnamed “people” are “tarnishing” his record as leader of the Independent Democratic Conference reminds us of the old story about the kid who kills his parents and then asks the court for mercy because he’s an orphan. more
As we approach the 2018 New York state senate primary, held this year on Thursday, Sept. 13, there are two facts that might stir voters in our area. more
One need not be “a very stable genius” to feel the upsurge of support for progressive Democrats in the forthcoming New York primaries for state and local office. more
To the editor: I’ve been catching up on back issues of The Riverdale Press, and can’t help but notice your all but endorsement of Alessandra Biaggi, the far-left candidate for the 34th … more
We are Jews who live in Riverdale and throughout state Senate District 34. We are part of a broader Jewish family. We are part of Modern Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, Reconstructionist and secular communities. more
A recent grand jury report in Pennsylvania singling out dozens of priests embroiled in the Catholic Church’s ongoing child abuse scandal has once again brought this painful topic to the forefront of our conversations. more
Sen. Jeffrey Klein had six brief words to say about health care in New York State in the debate with Alessandra Biaggi on Aug. 13: “I endorse the New York Health Act.” more
The Sept. 13 primary for the state senate seat currently held by Jeff Klein is shaping up to be a crucial battle between politics as usual, or worse, and the possibility of achieving a truly progressive agenda in the time of Trump. more
The rulers of the Roman Empire insisted, for almost three centuries of the common era, that all Romans make a public display of worship of its traditional deities, like Jupiter and Juno. more
I was delighted to see your editorial, though disappointed (not surprised) by the city council vote. more
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