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Lewis Kaminski is committed to pushing state Sen. Jeffrey Klein out of office, but he now concedes it might not be him doing the pushing. more
The federal government remains open despite little movement by lawmakers to help tens of thousands of young people here illegally. But until Republicans start doing something for those facing a Trump-imposed deadline sunsetting the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — or DACA — don’t expect yes votes from our local congressmen, Eliot Engel and Adriano Espaillat. more
Some say good fences make good neighbors. But in certain cases, they cause problems. more
Maria Jose Guzman dreams of traveling all over the world, diving into other cultures while working for an international brand such as Coca-Cola or Gucci. more
As state and local lawmakers convened in Albany for joint budget hearings, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Fix NYC traffic advisory panel has recommended one way to pay for much-needed repairs on New York City’s subway system: congestion pricing. more
Charles Moerdler was disgusted by what he read on the front page of The Riverdale Press on Jan. 25. more
A lot of money — hundreds of millions of dollars — has been earmarked for fixing problems at Marble Hill, Fort Independence and other city public housing developments. But those problems aren’t getting resolved, and no one’s quite sure what those millions are actually being used for. more
Donald Trump’s presidency has stirred political passion and activism across both sides of the political aisle. Yet instead of standing on the sidelines, some are channeling their energy to action, working to help at home or just outright diving into the political process. more
Fresh off a three-day federal government shutdown, U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat is coming back to New York where he’s featured at a free meet-and-greet breakfast hosted by the Van Cortlandt Jewish Center. more
It’s been five months, and there’s still no new district manager in sight. And it doesn’t look like one is coming any time soon, especially as Community Board 8 is set to cast a wider net. more
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