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Sindy Cutler always smiles. That’s something she wants people to know, especially her 2-year-old students. more
There might be legitimate debate on whether states like New York should keep its primaries closed, especially in areas where one party dominates others. But one state lawmaker is crying foul for a different reason: Republicans spending money, choosing sides in Democratic primaries. more
Democrats had to choose between former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in 2016's presidential primary — and now the two are head-to-head again in a much different primary in 2020: The one deciding the fate of New York's 16th Congressional District. more
Iowa and New Hampshire are the states to watch out for in any presidential election year, the first two to cast their votes while the race for the White House is still quite young. By early March, more than a dozen states headed to the polls for Super Tuesday, including the delegate-heavy states of Virginia and California. more
Andrew Sandoval-Strausz, a professor of Latino studies at Pennsylvania State University, has a new book, “Barrio America: How Latino Immigrants Saved the American City.” Sandoval-Strausz brought ideas from that to Manhattan College in February, in a lecture based on his book, returning to the borough he grew up in. more
Change is never easy to accept, especially when it comes to changes to streets, sidewalks and intersections. It’s not just about acceptance when it comes to changes near Kappock Street and Palisade Avenue intended to make that intersection safer — some of its Spuyten Duyvil neighbors are actively speaking out against it. more
Who are your neighbors supporting in the upcoming presidential election? Depending on which neighborhood you live in, it’s either Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren. more
More than a dozen New York congressional Democrats members have signed on to Concurrent Resolution 52 expressing the sense of Congress that there is a climate emergency which demands immediate attention. more
Just after Thanksgiving, as the last of the leaves were falling from the trees and just as holiday music was being piped into stores to serenade shoppers, the Kinneret Day School boys soccer team was going to work. more
Sometimes, what you expect is not what you get! Visiting Israel several weeks ago, I had made arrangements to see how the residents of Netzer Hazani, a reconstituted community that had been expelled from Gush Katif, were creating a tourist destination built on its bird population. more
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