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When the state legislature and then Gov. Andrew Cuomo blocked a New York City bill that would have introduced a 5 cent fee on plastic bags, critics denounced their actions as bad for the … more
If you were to find that the lock on your front door was unreliable and were worried that burglars might break in, you would probably want to replace the lock. The process would involve removing the … more
House Speaker Paul Ryan said earlier this month that Republicans would move to strip funding from Planned Parenthood, part of a broader effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act, much to the chagrin … more
The New York City government has 26 various departments, with at least one for nearly every letter of the alphabet—from the Department for the Aging to the Department of Youth—along with … more
When Gov. Andrew Cuomo this month proposed making education at state universities tuition-free for students whose families earn $125,000 or less, the plan got a positive response from both sides of … more
If Benjamin Franklin had been living in 21st-century New York City when he wrote his famous line about death and taxes, his adage might have turned out to be somewhat less … more
Rare is the year that would not be described as tumultuous by those who lived through it, and 2016 was  hardly an exception. Donald Trump was elected U.S. president, hundreds of thousands of … more
The Press has received many responses to the Dec. 8 article and editorial about towing.  more
Few developments have caused as much dismay, indignation and resentment in Riverdale recently as the events unfolding around what is supposed to be a mundane task of going grocery shopping after … more
At a turn in the road, where a side street merges into Reservoir Avenue, a blue expanse of water came into view on a recent day, framed by a line of trees and complete with a pair of swans bobbing on … more
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