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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
Andom Ghebreghiorgis of Mount Vernon has announced his campaign to oust U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel, who represents Riverdale, in the U.S. House of Representatives. Mr. Ghebreghiorgis has criticized Mr. Engel’s foreign policy record, such as his support for the invasion of Iraq and his opposition under Obama to the Iran nuclear deal. more
When I was growing up across the street from P.S. 80 on Mosholu Parkway, no one in any of my school classes taught me that right outside the door was the Revolutionary War road from New York to Boston, used by Gen. George Washington and others to travel back and forth. more
The city’s transportation department’s proposal for a bus lane on Broadway between West 225th and West 230th streets is fantastic news for the community. 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 want to state as clearly as I can that I consider myself to be on the side of minorities since I happen to be one myself, and have had more than a taste of the prejudice and discrimination minorities face. 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 am truly sorry to see Riverdale Stationery & Candy go. more
Has Riverdale such few civic and area problems that its only local newspaper can devote a full page in its Living section to an exhibit downtown of photographers and writers? more
Now that it’s June, we’re at the beginning of the Atlantic hurricane season — luckily something we, as New Yorkers, don’t have to lose a lot of sleep over. more
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