Saturday, May 30, 2015
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By Frank Gelman I have lived in Riverdale most of my life. I have seen many changes, but one of the most notable is the congestion and why not? When a neighborhood like Riverdale is so … more
By Josh Greenfield Stories of this kind seem to be showing up with increased regularity.  I was home on Memorial Day, having opted out from the more traditional barbecue by the lake. By … more
By Valerie Kaufman You’re 16 years old. Your mother is a drug addict. One second she’s whacking you, the next second she’s comforting you. When you can no longer take how … more
Assemblyman Bill Nojay’s opinion piece last week against GMO labeling contains some disturbingly incorrect information (“Fight GMO labeling,” May 7). 1. There have never been any … more
Since its creation, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has been used in many practical ways. Governments use GDP to improve their monetary systems and corporations’ investment plans are largely … more
By Mike Gold   No parent wants to tell a child that they had it easier than their kid. In “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” the mom tells her daughter, “When I was your age, we … more
To the editor: I applaud The Riverdale Press for its concern for the homeless but find its lack of concern for community residents deplorable (“Keep homeless shelter open,” May 7). … more
By Howard Ring    D id you ever come across a person, perhaps in the supermarket, a dentist’s office or anywhere you happen to engage people, who has a certain spark, an … more
The ongoing, state-sanctioned lynchings of people of color represent only the tip of the iceberg of the heinous and systematic oppression, exploitation and injustice in American society. To say that … more
In a recent op-ed for this paper, my colleague Assemblyman Jeffery Dinowitz  touted the work of the Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee for passing a bill that would force the … more
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