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We agree with Ira Bigeleisen that “every progressive should work to flip the state senate blue.” But we are compelled to reject his opinion that “primaries will not help us achieve this.” more
Giving blood is giving the gift of life, something collection groups like the American Red Cross have proclaimed for many years. more
There’s an important Democratic primary happening on Tuesday, June 26. Since only one office is on the ballot, not many people know about it — but it is of the utmost importance that we come out in big numbers to vote. more
Skyview Owners Corp., sent Community Board 8 and various local politicians and representatives a message in a half-page ad stating the many legitimate reasons they opposed the Hebrew Home continuing care retirement community development project. more
In a recent mailing, U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel states that he “opposes the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.” more
On Sunday, June 3, my parked car was smashed in a hit-and-run near BJ’s Warehouse Riverdale Crossing Mall. more
I am running for state comptroller on the Green Party line to challenge the incumbent, Tom DiNapoli, over his refusal to divest the state pension funds from fossil fuels. more
The passing of fashion designer Kate Spade and chef Anthony Bourdain didn’t go unnoticed. Nor should it, considering both were celebrities known by millions for the clothing accessories they brought to stores, or opening the world of famous restaurant kitchens. more
The Bronx has more than 1.4 million residents, yet does not have its own animal shelter. more
In a recent letter to the editor, Ira Bigeleisen credits Jeff Klein’s leadership in passing progressive legislation in the New York senate. He mentions marriage equality, the $15 minimum wage, gun control laws, and raising the minimum age for adult prosecution to 18. more
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