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It’s supposed to be a local city council special election race, but some might say it’s not feeling very local. That is, for everyone except Carlton Berkley. more
It might not be the kind of news House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants to hear, but The Squad — an unofficial group of progressive members of Congress led by U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — expanded a bit this election cycle with a few new members, including the newly sworn in U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman. more
Jamaal Bowman is set to be sworn in as the 16th Congressional District’s next representative in just a couple weeks. But he’s still being asked about an exchange that happened right here in the pages of The Riverdale Press last summer. more
In every single instance, the right of the people to choose their leaders was paramount to anything — and everything — else. Those are ideals that remain no matter what your political beliefs are, or what party you choose to affiliate yourself with. more
Nearly 150 million votes — and counting — were cast in what became a historic voter turnout across the country as Americans took sides in a contentious presidential race.  more
Who’s going to occupy the White House for the next four years? It’s likely as you read these words, no call in this year’s presidential election has been made. more
State Sen. Robert Jackson stays pretty busy representing his Manhattan constituents, meaning he doesn't make it up to the Bronx very often. But when he was asked to visit IN-Tech Academy Saturday morning, just blocks from the Marble Hill community he represented, Jackson knew he had to be there. more
Funeral services were held Monday for Rabbi Shlomo Balter, a prominent leader at Conservative Synagogue Adath Israel of Riverdale, who died Oct. 3, just two days after his 89th birthday. more
When a young Alessandra Biaggi climbed into the oversized chair at her grandfather’s dining room table, the word “dynasty” wasn’t even in her vocabulary. For her, Mario Biaggi wasn't a congressman. He wasn’t one of the most powerful men in the Bronx at the time. He was simply grandpa. Conversations and outright debate would criss-cross that table, and Alessandra would listen to every word. She might not have understood much of what was discussed, but she knew what was happening there, it was important. more
A Riverdale/Kingsbridge Academy alum who made his way from graduation to the White House in less than a decade, has left his role inside the Trump administration. more
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