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Last April, a dead sperm whale washed ashore in Sardinia, Italy, containing more than 48 pounds of plastic in its stomach. A month before that, a young whale washed ashore in the Philippines with 88 pounds of plastic in its stomach. more
In the last few years, Trader Joe’s has continued to expand in New York City, giving more and more New Yorkers access to affordable, organic foods. Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens are all served by at least one Trader Joe’s — why not the Bronx? more
As America tuned in to watch the first set of Democratic debates leading up to the 2020 election, I was excited to see the presidential hopefuls on stage, all together, putting forth their visions for America in the coming years. more
The warning signs are present, but many people are not paying attention. more
The signing of the Good Friday Agreement in 1998 ended a perpetual culture of violence that made a normal life in Northern Ireland impossible. The violence was widespread and unrelenting, and even extended into the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. more
In the aftermath of serious civil disturbances — aka riots in the cities in 1967 — the Kerner Commission (or the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders) was set up by then-President Lyndon B. Johnson. more
I am a local business owner and resident of the Kingsbridge area. I am writing about the Point of View on nepotism with our local politicians who cater to their own egos, instead of the people. more
I write this in response to the recent Jennifer Firestone Point of View in The Riverdale Press charging the Dinowitz family with nepotism. more
We live in the social media age. Yet, with all the cries that “newspaper is dead,” at least here in our greater Riverdale community, it remains alive and well. Especially on these pages. more
It’s been about 10 months since Timber Equities broke ground at Villa Rosa Bonheur, located at Palisade Avenue in the Spuyten Duyvil section of Riverdale. more
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