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In a historic landslide win, more than 600,000 adoptees in New York will be able to access their original birth certificates starting in mid-January. I’m proud to have fought for a clean bill giving back us adoptees what rightfully belongs to us for the past 19 years. more
The letter written by one of your readers completely misrepresents the tenor of his conversation with my staff about his school-hardening proposals. more
As a concerned and involved lifelong Riverdalian, there are so many naturally beautiful areas in our neighborhood. 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
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
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