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Every spring around state budget time, all the talk at the capital used to be about three men in a room. Not this year. more
Too often, Bronx bodegas are seen as “a source of the problem” because they sell unhealthy snack foods, sandwiches, soda, alcohol and tobacco products. But 54 Bronx bodegas are changing that unhealthy perception as partner bodegas in the “Healthy Bodega” program. more
Why does death warrant action over life, when life is priceless? After a tragedy, material things can be repaired or replaced, whereas a person cannot. more
The crash of the Boeing 737 Max 8 plane soon after takeoff in Ethiopia on March 10 led me to wonder yet again about the omnipresent determination of engineers to invent new devices to replace existing systems, even ones that worked quite well. more
This Point of View will deal with two distinct topics, both of which involve Democrats: The continuing crisis of the many tens of thousands of illegal aliens invading our southern border, and the anti-Semitism and Jew hatred slowly percolating within the Democratic Party. more
Recently, Americans got a front-row seat to the two systems of justice we have in America — one reserved for rich white men, and the other for communities of color. Unfortunately, though, many people may have drawn the wrong lessons from these examples. more
Children and adults with special developmental, mental or physical needs are the most underserved population in New York State. more
As president of the Association of Riverdale Cooperatives and Condominiums, I represent co-ops and condos on the Bronx Realty Advisory Board for purposes of contract negotiations with SEIU Local 32BJ. More specifically, I represent the individual shareholders and unit owners who directly pay all building employees. more
“As democracy is perfected, the office (of the President) represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. We move toward a lofty ideal. On some great and glorious day, the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.” more
The 30th anniversary of the firebombing of The Riverdale Press prompted an invitation from the editor for me to submit an editorial on the importance of a free press — an opportunity I couldn’t pass up. more
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