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Two words exist in the English language that are never found together: “government” and “quick.” more
It's impossible to say the word "trail" without raising the blood pressure of some of Riverdale's biggest movers and shakers. Where do we put it? Who will it affect? What kind of people will use it? more
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Among the letters to the editor and opinion articles we receive from readers every week, there is occasionally a piece expressing views that most of us at The Press strongly oppose or even find unsettling. more
When a school where children thrive emotionally and socially announces its closing, that’s painful news for parents.  Its may be even more painful for students, who are going to miss … more
It’s been nearly 30 years since activists in Riverdale started campaigning for a hiking and biking trail along the local stretch of the Hudson River. It was $1 million in taxpayer money that … more
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
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