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The Press has received many responses to the Dec. 8 article and editorial about towing.  more
The Bronx and West Virginia don’t exactly have a lot in common, but one thing they do share similarities in is population. There are 1.5 million people in our borough, while West Virginia has just under 1.8 million. more
There is a lot of debate over the effectiveness of so-called “big stick” diplomacy. As you may have guessed, this ideology’s roots date back to President Theodore Roosevelt and his often-quoted line, “speak softly and carry a big stick — you will go far.” It’s an idea that actions (or the knowledge that such actions are available) are more powerful than words, which can be perceived sometimes as empty. more
The Democratic political establishment — both in the Bronx, and statewide — took a considerable hit last week when many of their candidates, including state Sen. Jeffrey Klein, lost bids to keep their jobs in Albany. more
There are fewer than 100,000 Holocaust survivors still among us, according to a 2016 Time story. And even among them, the youngest are now in their mid-70s. more
Some might say Sister Patricia McGowan was quite fortunate. She led a solid life of 80 years, seemingly accomplishing everything she wanted while making a direct impact on hundreds, if not thousands, of lives as both an educator and volunteer. more
Maurice Knobbe was a man unafraid of speaking up, no matter how unpopular the words were he shared. He would write a letter to the editor each week, sometimes two, a primary reason why then-editor Bernard L. Stein started limiting how often letter-writers could appear in the pages of The Riverdale Press in the late 1990s. more
Andrew Cohen has been looking toward the future for a long time. Whether it’s a future that turns him into Judge Andrew Cohen or Bronx borough president Andrew Cohen, it’s been clear for quite a while now that he’s more than ready to move on from Councilman Andrew Cohen. more
Still feeling a little groggy this morning? Are your eyes wanting to close to get just one more hour of sleep? more
There may not be a lot of positive things to say about Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance — like the free pass he seems to give to anyone named “Epstein” or “Trump” — but even a broken clock is right twice a day. more
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