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(re: “Parks officials poised to pave Putnam Trail,” Nov. 22) Thank you for keeping the public informed on the current status of the Putnam Trail. We have several considerations … more
I was pounding a manual typewriter at The Riverdale Press on that fateful afternoon in November 1963 when we first received word that President John F. Kennedy had been shot in Dallas. Delivering the shocking news to staffers was a distraught woman who had burst into the weekly newspaper’s storefront office. more
As a resident of Spuyten Duyvil, and a member of the community organization Save Villa Rosa Bonheur, I would like to offer my personal response to the Point of View piece by Mr. Mitch Perle. more
Since the end of the Great War (World War I), we have been paying homage to veterans with parades and speeches, and the required military and patriotic songs. And I wonder, how many people know why we fight? more
I have lived on Broadway at West 259th Street for 45 years. more
I don’t think anti-Semitism ever derailed my life in any way. But an instance of anti-Semitism definitely affected my father’s life for the worse. more
Riverdale has, for generations, been one of New York City’s finest neighborhoods, and remains an incredible place to live and raise a family. more
On Tuesday, Nov. 6, voters will be asked to approve or disapprove of the mayor’s select Charter Revision Commission’s three proposals (the equivalent of a city constitution). One should note that the mayor raced the city council in offering the proposals. Following Election Day, the city council will more seriously begin its efforts, which may result in additional or counter-proposals for next year’s Election Day. more
I have had the privilege over the last 10 months of getting to talk to thousands of residents of Senate District 34 in the Bronx and Westchester County as I campaigned, first for the Democratic nomination for state senate, and now for the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 6. more
Little did I know when I volunteered for the McGovern for President campaign in 1972 as a college freshman and participated in anti-war demonstrations, that I would continue to be involved in such political action decades later. more
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