Letters to the Editor
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New York City has added 1.3 million people and more than a million jobs since 1990. The Bronx alone has gained more than 250,000 residents, and nearly 100,000 jobs during the same period. more
Having lived in Riverdale for more than 60 years, I am aware that residents here follow international and national events very closely, and are kept informed and given suggestions about how they should view these events by a variety of newspapers and newsmagazines. more
Here is the big problem for Democrats: The Republicans are correct when they say that we have not had a new idea for the past 50 years. They are also right when they say that we have had no real national platform/agenda that we stand for, aside from constantly bashing Donald Trump, because he has an obnoxious personality, has a disgusting and disrespectful attitude toward women, and tries to divide all of us with his incessant insults. more
I guess the seriousness of the research began with a master’s thesis at Lehman College focused on the early childhood population. It was about developing nurturing behavior in young children by introducing plants and flowers. more
On Feb. 26, New York City held its first election since the Campaign Finance Board changed its rules to empower more New Yorkers to take big-dollar donations and special-interest money out of elections. more
My wife and I grew up in the same South Bronx neighborhood and watched in horror as it became enveloped by crime, decay, destruction and despair. Both my wife’s home and my home no longer exist. more
Sen. Chuck Schumer was incorrect concerning the status of Federal Transit Administration funding to the MTA during the federal shutdown. more
As a result of last September’s Democratic primaries, grassroots campaigns across New York State disposed of six very entrenched Democratic state senators and replaced then with progressive politicians intent on passing forward-looking legislation which had foundered in the Republican-controlled state senate for many years. more
In his executive budget, Gov. Cuomo proposed lowering the annual spending threshold for registration as a lobbyist from $5,000 to $500. This is outrageous. more
I remember the bombing of The Riverdale Press as if it were yesterday. As a matter of fact, it doesn’t feel like 30 years ago, but it is. more
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