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Consider the air conditioner.   It can save us from a summer of ravaging heat and humidity that seems impossible to escape.  It helps make our sleep comfortable and the days bearable. … more
To the editor: America can eventually destroy itself with the growing gun problem. The country has become numbed toward senseless shootings that occur so frequently. The need for powerful … more
To the editor: The Consumer Price Index is calculated by having employees of the federal government price a basket of items consumers purchase throughout the country.   My father owned a … more
To the editor: The Riverdale Press has a policy of not officially endorsing candidates. When Bernard Stein was publisher and editor, this policy was honestly followed. Reporting was balanced and … more
Houston, Texas, is the great American city to emulate, according to a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed piece by Joel Kotkin and Tory Gattis. The authors are enamored of Houston’s growth … more
July, 2014 marks the fiftieth anniversary of federal government support for public transportation. The success of public transportation can be traced back to one of President … more
My father, who lives in Jerusalem, is 95 years old. I had never seen or heard him cry uncontrollably until last week. Speaking just moments after the news was released — that the three … more
To the editor: During the month of June, representatives from both major political parties — Democratic and Republican — have been collecting signatures on “designating … more
A little more than a year ago, the United States Supreme Court struck a blow against voting rights.  Its decision in Shelby County v. Holder opened the door for states to pass … more
Gun violence is taking a massive toll on America. Less than three weeks ago, I welcomed two-time Grammy Award-winning artist Pras Michel of the Fugees, who joined me at a rally organized by Harlem … more
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