Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Houston, Texas, is the great American city to emulate, according to a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed piece by Joel Kotkin and Tory Gattis. The authors are enamored of Houston’s growth … more
A little more than a year ago, the United States Supreme Court struck a blow against voting rights.  Its decision in Shelby County v. Holder opened the door for states to pass … more
IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political … more
A Riverdale resident who ventured to Albany recently to lobby for passage of the Child Safe Products Bill came home declaring that the state was no longer governed by three men in a room. The … more
Last Sunday’s RiverFest may have been the best yet. The annual event brings hundreds of people down to the Hudson River at the College of Mount St. Vincent’s campus. Entertainers, tall … more
A couple of weeks ago the Museum of Arts and Design hosted a symposium  entitled “Designer City: How Innovative Solutions Transform Urban Life.” Most of the panelists were … more
Too few Americans nowadays spend even a moment on Memorial Day remembering the brave souls who gave “the last full measure of devotion” to their country in countless conflicts since the … more
The real horse trading among politicians comes at endorsement time. Often, political allies make obvious choices, rewarding friends who reliably stand with them on most issues. But, what to do when … more
As part of the budget deal hammered out by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office and the State Legislature, Mr. Cuomo dissolved the Moreland Commission to Investigate Public Corruption because, he said, … more
The battle between incumbent state Sen. Jeff Klein and recently term-limited Councilman G. Oliver Koppell promises to be a bruising one.  Often more mud is slung in intensely local elections … more
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