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When northwest Bronx residents heard a powerful explosion, with some homes actually shaking, on Aug. 20, confusion and fear understandably spread through the community. While some immediately, … 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
To the editor: It is instructive that on the day I turned to the op-ed pages of The Riverdale Press (Aug. 20) and read four out of four letters in support of the nuclear pact with Iran, there were … more
To the editor: Walking is great exercise, but there is one unremarked benefit. Moving at a slower speed allows one to look around and take in your surroundings more carefully. For example, … more
To the editor: Hoping it would be dark enough to see the meteor shower last week, a friend and I went to the Riverdale Waterfront Promenade and Fishing Access Site.  In case you … 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
To the editor: The mystery of why opponents of Montefiore’s plan to build a medical center on Riverdale Avenue prefer a 14-story apartment building to a six-story medical facility has now … more
To the editor: This week’s headline of “Activists welcome Simone’s plan B” is misleading. Many of us are very unhappy with the prospect of yet another building that is … more
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