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People have so thoroughly driven away animals wherever we go that it was a surprise to me recently when one little member of the animal kingdom invaded and conquered a space built for humans. My … more
To the editor: With the new school year just around the corner, parents’ attention is turning to school clothes, supplies, and lunches. Yes, school lunches! In past years, the USDA used our … more
To the editor: With reference to “Activists mobilize against rezoning proposal” (Aug. 27, 2015): I am puzzled and dismayed by Councilman Andrew Cohen’s decision to “wait … more
There seems to be a lot of misinformation and misunderstanding about the potential rezoning under consideration by the Department of City Planning.  It is confusing, in part, because there are … more
Hundreds of Cubans and thousands of Americans watched, some in glee, others with distaste, as the U.S. flag was raised in front of the now American embassy in Havana on Aug. 14. John Kerry became … more
The recent death of Jimmy Hunt, the unofficial “mayor” of The Riverdale Y’s early morning swimming pool session, has left an empty space in the hearts of his fellow swimmers. As a … more
Emma Lazarus (1849-1887) was inspired to write, “I lift my lamp beside the golden door!” The lamp beside the golden door which she referred to in “The New Colossus” was a lamp … more
Engel is wrong To the editor: I take great exception with Rep. Eliot Engel’s article on “Why I’m opposing the Iran deal”. (Aug. 13). President Barack Obama’s … more
Over the last two years, I’ve supported our negotiating team in the P5+1, seeking to give them time and space to achieve a diplomatic breakthrough and foreclose Iran’s pathways to a … more
Every day, it seems, politicians and the public debate the hot-button issue of how to save our failing schools. Students are not being properly taught, it is claimed. There is too great an … more
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