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I am writing to clarify a characterization of the Community Board 8 vote regarding the idea presented to the city’s transportation department to create a pedestrian path on Netherland Avenue between West 254th and West 256th streets. more
The surge of homeless people across New York City, and the new approaches to deal with it, have caused both hope and concern recently. more
When I purchased my home on Fieldston Road on July 1, 1996, my property was bordered by 16 acres of forestland, home to the red-tailed hawk, raccoons, fox, coyote, and other natural inhabitants. more
What a great 18 months, and there is more to come. more
Defending one’s honor dates back to Medieval chivalry. But its popularization in western culture was courtesy of a more contemporary influence — Leon Gautier, a 19th century French historian who developed what has become known as the “Ten Commandments of Chivalry.” more
As the officers of Community Board 8, we were surprised and troubled to read the recent article in The Riverdale Press which called into question the focus and direction of the board. more
Welfare for slackers. Medicaid and Medicare aren’t health care, but entitlements, according to House Speaker Paul Ryan. more
The April 19 editorial and front page article which engendered it reporting the frustration of and resultant resignation of Charles Moerdler as chairman of Community Board 8’s Land Use Committee serve to point up the continued ineffectiveness of this board. more
I couldn’t be more proud of the Parkland students! more
I was sorry to read about the passing of Mike Getler, who began his career as a cub reporter at The Riverdale Press, and went on to play a number of important roles as a writer and editor for the Washington Post, and as the first ombudsman for PBS news. more
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