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There is a shortage of police officers — not just in New York City, but across the country. more
JFK said it well: “You cannot negotiate with people who say what’s mine is mine and what’s yours is negotiable.” Of course negotiations often mean that both parties walk away from the discussion feeling like each one gained. more
Wiser words could not have been written in your recent editorial. How fortunate we are to live in one of the few remaining free societies, with a wealth of information sources available. Sadly, most American cities, suburbs and small towns are down to one local daily or weekly newspaper. more
Reading the Jan. 10 issue of The Riverdale Press, I was delighted to learn that the Kingsbridge Historical Society is in the vanguard of the crusade to make sure the remains of formerly enslaved persons possibly still buried in Van Cortlandt Park will not have their final resting place unduly disturbed in the quest to pave the Putnam Trail. more
The area between Bailey Avenue and Broadway at West 234th Street is very congested on days during the week with driving school students and their cars. more
New York City always has been distinguished as America’s port of entry for immigrants from around the world, and Riverdale is one of New York’s neighborhoods most characterized by its warmth toward immigrants and its international diversity. more
The sun setting over the settlements on the other side is beautiful, turning the sky overlapping shades of warm colors. As the sky darkens, the buildings illuminate, pinpricks of light dotting the windows. more
At the end of the more than two-week federal government shutdown in 2013, the U.S. Treasury cut checks on the average of $3,000 each to more than 850,000 government employees. That was nothing more than back wages and other lost expenses due to them — which alone cost the government $2.5 billion. more
One of the feelings I hate most is knowing that you could have saved something beautiful, irreplaceable, but couldn’t. more
I was an active supporter of Alessandra Biaggi’s state senate campaign. I am excited to see what she and the newly minted Democratic majority in the senate will achieve. more
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