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The world is watching anxiously to see what happens with the coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China. As scientists and public health officials in the United States learn more about the virus — and as we all see how bad the outbreak turns out to be — it is important that public policymaking remain firmly centered around science. more
We live in a time of code words. Only the ignorant these days will stoop to saying some version of “you (expletive) Jew.” But the intelligentsia has elevated just this form of communication into an art form. more
It’s 2020, and there are so many things to look forward to. For us here at The Riverdale Press, it’s a celebration of our 70th anniversary. more
If you read this newspaper, you’ve most likely walked past the storefront on West 231st Street bearing the name “Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club.” Above the metal gate, there’s a sign naming local elected officials. Perhaps during campaign season, you’ve spotted a few people gathered around a folding table under the fluorescent lights. more
Why did Gov. Cuomo recently veto a bill that would have reduced the cost of prescription drugs, hospital care and outpatient procedures in New York? more
Climate change is an issue of time. As the greenhouse effect begins increasingly changing weather patterns and intensifying storms, adapting our society to defend against such daunting risks becomes increasingly important. more
I’m a kindergarten teacher in the Bronx, so I’m uniquely qualified to judge Donald Trump’s behavior. more
Since this past fall, I have been part of a coalition “to save the neighborhood,” a fight over DOT’s massive street construction in my Riverdale community. more
In a quick drive around the Bronx, it’s not hard to notice the shiny black glass that covers more and more roofs in the borough’s north. more
Have you ever taken the subway and paid attention to the people around you? When it’s crowded and there’s no place to sit, it’s hard not to notice people elbowing you and squeezing you to the point of suffocating. more
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