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This Point of View will discuss various aspects of the extremely serious, locust-like invasion of this country by “illegal aliens” — which happens to be the exact words used by U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer and his Democratic colleagues in 2009, and during the entire Obama administration to correctly refer to these lawbreakers. more
In a reply to my June 20 letter (re: “Dinowitz should quit”), Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz made asinine comments about strengthening local school security, and leveled a personal attack on my credentials as an informed citizen. more
Thank you to Sen. Alessandra Biaggi for standing up for fresh, healthy food for those of us in the Bronx. I write to ask her to make a specific appeal for the GrowNYC summer farmers’ markets. My focus is to restore the one we have had for several years at Riverdale Neighborhood House, as well as the one on West 225th Street across from the Target store. more
I agree with Mr. Joe Bialek when he states “abortion is murder.” So-called progressives call it a “choice,” as if a person is simply making a decision on what to have for dinner. They want it to sound so innocent. more
I use the Spuyten Duyvil Library regularly, visiting it at least twice a week to return and pick up books for pleasure and research, and DVDs for the same purposes. more
It’s really difficult to pinpoint the exact moment money became such a crucial factor in political campaigns, but measuring cash stacks has been part of our election process long before any of us even existed. more
Across New York and the rest of the nation, media headlines are dominated by the recent arrest by the FBI-New York Police Department Crimes Against Children Task Force of billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein on charges of sexually abusing and trafficking minors, some as young as 14 years old. more
During the Coalition to Save Brust Park’s successful effort to collect 1,000 signatures to protect the park, I have noticed that people around here are all against more building. It’s almost unanimous. more
Mr. Bialek’s assertion in his letter to the editor that abortion is murder requires a response. Although he does not mention religion, his certainty that a fetus — indeed, a zygote — is a human being is based on his religious beliefs. He seems unaware that other older, and in my view wiser, religions do not share his extreme view. more
As this paper reported recently, the Van Cortlandt Park Alliance held its inaugural fundraising event in the park on June 11. It was an amazing evening in the Bronx’s most important park. more
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