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When it comes to finally passing the New York Health Act, senate Democrats are really taking it on the chin. more
George Diaz Jr.’s chances of becoming this area’s next Assemblyman are about as great as Donald Trump jumping to the Democratic Party. Not just because Jeffrey Dinowitz is so entrenched as a longtime politician with no term limits, but because a real threat to Dinowitz would have to come, more or less, from Riverdale. more
Eliot Engel, our hometown congressman taking the national stage as one of several in the U.S. House investigating President Trump, has slowed his roll a bit when it comes to introducing impeachment in the lower chamber. more
Jeffrey Dinowitz pulled off a feat no other lawmaker since before World War II could accomplish — he eliminated tolls for Bronx drivers on the Henry Hudson Bridge. more
Mark Twain may have only lived at what is now Wave Hill for a couple years at the turn of the 20th century, but he is by far one of Riverdale’s most legendary figures — to the point even the words he (supposedly) shared also are something of folklore. more
Mumps is something we read about in history books, or maybe hear about in some anecdote shared by our grandparents. Measles, too. And whooping cough. more
Many of the state’s more than 200 lawmakers are getting some much-needed sleep right now after pulling an all-nighter or two over the past weekend to get New York’s massive $175 billion budget adopted. more
Depending on whom you talk to, there is anywhere between 1 million and 7 million pigeons residing in New York City. Squirrels? We really don’t know, although there have been some recent attempts to try to count those critters. more
John Tinker was escorted off the campus of his Iowa school the morning of Dec. 17, 1965, after joining his siblings in wearing black armbands protesting the Vietnam War. more
Still feeling a little groggy this morning? Are your eyes wanting to close to get just one more hour of sleep? more
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