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Editorials
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Each year at Passover, Jews gather to retell the story of the Exodus from Egypt and enjoy an abundant meal. The story includes a recitation of the 10 plagues visited upon the Egyptians that … more
Riverdale is far from perfect, and community members provide plenty of occasions for detractors to point out the foibles that arise in a neighborhood full of people passionately invested in the state … more
Last week the Parks Department’s Principal Urban Planner, Charles McKinney, was greeted with warm applause when he presented a comprehensive master plan for Van Cortlandt Park to Community … more
April 15 — tax day — is right around the corner and the IRS won’t be the only agency with its hand out.  In 2009, the state of New York joined a nationwide movement to … more
Today’s newspaper is datelined on the first day of spring, but Old Man Winter hasn’t really decided to give up the ghost. On Saturday we basked in balmy weather, only to feel the … more
Sadly, the recently proposed plan for a Hudson Valley Greenway link in Riverdale, taken as a whole, makes no sense. But perhaps a few of the parts can amount to more than the whole. The planners … more
Riding the Metro-North has become an exercise in patience and self-restraint. From delays during inclement — and not-so-inclement — weather to periodic ticket price increases, passengers have … more
Even Riverdalians who aren’t lucky enough to see the Hudson River and the Palisades from their home or apartment windows are ineluctably drawn to the beauty of these natural wonders.  Yet, … more
What do The Riverdale Press and murals by the great social realist painter Ben Shahn have in common? They’re both jeopardized by the impending sale of the Bronx General Post Office at 149th … more
On Feb. 4, the U.S. Senate passed the farm bill by a 68-32 vote, which slashes $8.6 billion from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) over the next decade. The cuts will reduce the … more
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