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The Press has received many responses to the Dec. 8 article and editorial about towing.  more
At the end of the more than two-week federal government shutdown in 2013, the U.S. Treasury cut checks on the average of $3,000 each to more than 850,000 government employees. That was nothing more than back wages and other lost expenses due to them — which alone cost the government $2.5 billion. more
Even for the few of us who regularly attend Community Board 8 meetings, many may not be aware of a monthly meeting of all the committee chairs and officers known as the executive committee. more
There is a shortage of police officers — not just in New York City, but across the country. more
Sept. 25, 1690 was a special day in this country — it was the day the newspaper was born. more
On a Friday afternoon, anyone on the Bronx Community Board 8 mailing list received a revised agenda for the upcoming full board meeting the following Tuesday: There would be an election for a new chair to the environment and sanitation committee. more
Before the partial federal government shutdown temporarily ended last week, some accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of playing politics by dis-inviting President Trump from delivering his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. more
Take a moment to open Google, and search “worst election laws in the country.” The state that comes up over and over again isn’t Georgia or Florida, which disenfranchised thousands of voters this past cycle. It’s not Ohio, where “the purge” is more than just a movie. It’s not even North Dakota, which instituted one of the toughest voter ID laws in the nation. more
Finding an affordable place to live is hard in New York City, but it’s even harder here in the Bronx where barely 3 percent of the borough’s 527,000 units are even available. more
There is so much excitement surrounding the first term of new state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi that if her inauguration last weekend had been opened to the general public, organizers might have had to abandon Lehman College and instead find out if Yankee Stadium was available. more
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