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The Press has received many responses to the Dec. 8 article and editorial about towing.  more
There is a lot of debate over the effectiveness of so-called “big stick” diplomacy. As you may have guessed, this ideology’s roots date back to President Theodore Roosevelt and his often-quoted line, “speak softly and carry a big stick — you will go far.” It’s an idea that actions (or the knowledge that such actions are available) are more powerful than words, which can be perceived sometimes as empty. more
There are fewer than 100,000 Holocaust survivors still among us, according to a 2016 Time story. And even among them, the youngest are now in their mid-70s. more
In 1968, workers in the United States worked for no less than $1.60 an hour. That’s the same buying power today of just over $12. more
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., was 90 years old when he finally retired from the U.S. Supreme Court in 1932 — the only Supreme Court justice to reach that age on the bench until John Paul Stevens in 2010. more
Eric Dinowitz really gets around the community. And it’s no surprise — he’s running for city council. Yet, at many of these different stops, Dinowitz is not wearing the cap of a candidate for office, but instead as chair of Community Board 8’s aging committee. And it’s great to have that kind of community interaction, to the point that Dinowitz is likely the most traveled CB8 committee chair since, well, Andrew Cohen held the same position on his way to earning the city council job Dinowitz himself hopes to get someday. more
Global warming is, by far, the greatest threat not just to each and every one of our lives, but the health of the planet itself. One of the primary ingredients in creating the “greenhouse effect” essential to global warming is carbon dioxide. more
Alessandra Biaggi has a novel approach when it comes to elections: Just because she supports one candidate, doesn’t mean she opposes another. Except the state senator’s approach shouldn’t be so novel. more
We are a society probably best described as hate-love — we tend to hate first, and maybe (just maybe) we’ll grow to love it. more
It has been a long-standing tradition at this paper that when the year ends, we thank every single letter writer by name. And it’s a tradition we’re most certainly continuing at the end of these very words. more
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