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Come Nov. 1, the Spuyten Duyvil School (P.S. 24) will have been without a permanent principal for one year. Overcrowding problems have besieged the school for much longer. With more than 1,000 … more
Voters will head to the polls on Nov. 8, but it won’t be just to decide the next president. Many other federal, state, county and local seats are up for grabs this year, and the decisions we … more
The police, the FBI and the public did excellent work when tracking down and apprehending the suspect in bombings in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan and on the Jersey Shore.  The … more
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Some heists are novel and original, others are mundane, and still others are copycat heists. And then there are heists during which a business is hit by a burglar — and then hit in the same … more
Many American kids are fat.  Americans do not like saying that, and we like hearing it even less, but no matter how much one can try to sugar-coat the issue, the fact remains that one in … more
To err is human, an ancient Roman philosopher said, and today’s New York City agencies should not find themselves in particularly hot water for making the occasional small mistake, such as the … more
Few things in life are so soothingly cosy as a combination of a comfortable couch or chair, a cup of tea or coffee — or a glass of wine, if that be your preference — and a good … more
Around here, when a business or an organization takes over a few parking spots on a residential street, the neighbors get upset. Very, very upset. more
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Murphy’s famous law states that anything that can go wrong will go wrong. Another law, less known to the general public but important in physics ... more
Public libraries offer many wonderful things. There are computers and free wi-fi hotspots that allow people to surf the web and read about all kinds of stuff on the Internet. There are tech classes … more
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