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As someone who spends my days working as the editor of Gay City News, the city’s LGBTQ newspaper, I was chagrined to be the target of anti-gay language from a deliveryman in my Riverdale apartment building on Oct. 26. more
In a recent edition of The Riverdale Press, the article about the transitional housing facility that opened at 5731 Broadway omitted any mention of the community members who have organized to actively welcome our new neighbors. Many of these new residents are members of our community who became homeless and are now a step closer to finding permanent housing. more
Recently several of us organized the Bend the Arc Riverdale Task Force, which will work with other New York state Bend the Arc chapters on passage in Albany of the New York State Dream Act, and in conjunction with other progressive groups such as Indivisible, to hold members of Congress accountable for the Trump agenda. more
My father was a Pearl Harbor survivor, so I find it sad to see our athletes taking a knee during our national anthem. more
In the past few editions of The Riverdale Press, Jennifer Scarlott of a “loony leftist” organization called North Bronx Racial Justice Coalition, has ranted about destroying statues and plaques honoring the achievements of our white, European heritage. more
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We are an ad hoc committee of residents of the 50th Precinct and want to add our voices to the discussion you have hosted on the pages of The Riverdale Press in regard to the Oct. 6 video and consequent reporting of a police officer from the 50th Precinct punching a 16-year-old repeatedly in the head. more
At a press conference on Tuesday, Aug. 15, President Trump put equal blame for the weekend riots in Charlottesville on those protesting the removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee, with those demonstrating against them. more
How many years, how much destruction, and how much taxpayer-funded cleanup and policing will it take for Manhattan College to claim responsibility for the impact that their growing off-campus population has on the Riverdale and Kingsbridge communities? more
I read with great interest the Aug. 31 story on the Henry Hudson memorial, and the comments made in regards to the question of propriety. more
Some entity using the name “Truthteller” writes an unending stream of lunatic right-wing comments on letters on The Riverdale Press website. more
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