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In the United States, we have learned to respect the destructive power of forest fires, particularly those occurring in areas suffering from drought and high winds. The loss of lives, as well as … more
To the editor: Thank you for your detailed report on plans for construction at the Jerome Park Reservoir. It is unfortunate that after all these years, the DEP still views the facility as … more
At a turn in the road, where a side street merges into Reservoir Avenue, a blue expanse of water came into view on a recent day, framed by a line of trees and complete with a pair of swans bobbing on … more
To the editor:  The Riverdale Press has consistently won awards as the best weekly newspaper in its class. That being said, as a Riverdale resident for over 50 years, I question whether it is … more
Your recent article about trekking through Van Cortlandt Park brought back memories of my own wanderings into this geographic marvel in our own back yard.  In 1969, I boarded a horse, an … more
Many of you may be wondering why your adults have been behaving strangely since you woke up on Nov. 9. You probably know that America held an important election on Nov. 8. For most of you, it … more
Editor’s note: The letter below was originally sent to Rep. Eliot Engel. To the editor: Dear Congressman Engel, It is traditional to give a president-elect the leeway to make his … more
To the editor: The Democratic Party has constantly demanded that President-elect Donald Trump make public his income tax returns, a position with which I most definitely agree.  Mr. Trump … more
To the editor: Since moving to my home, I have assisted angry, stunned and bleeding victims in the aftermath of three auto collisions at 231st Street and Arlington Avenue.   The latest … more
Few of us expected to be where we are today. Anticipating a Donald Trump presidency. Slim margins of victory in a handful of key states and the peculiarities of our electoral system delivered a … more
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