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To the Editor: In the last two months, we have seen in this paper what can be explained as the abuse of collective suffering for political gain. Jeffery Dinowitz and his club, the BFRDC, have made their position clear: Anything less than total acceptance of Israel’s actions is antisemitism. more
As we close out yet another Black History Month, let’s take a moment to celebrate the many contributions African-Americans have made to the country. They’ve done this despite discrimination and oppression — something even the Bronx, in the past, was not immune to. more
New York City was built on the backs of working-class New Yorkers; people like my mother, Dorothy Mae Adams, a single mother who worked multiple jobs to support my five siblings and myself. She sacrificed everything for us, and I know that there are thousands of New Yorkers doing the same today in our city for their families. more
To the Editor: Professor Frederick Schweitzer asked, in his letter to the editor (Feb. 15), “What will become of Manhattan College?” more
To the Editor:  There are two Democratic primary elections this coming June: one is the one everyone is aware of (Presidential) and the other is one the party bosses don’t want the rest of us to know about: For district leaders and state committee man/woman. more
(Re: “End genocide, war crimes in Palestine,” Feb. 15.) To The Editor: Mr. Stuart Chen Hayes has written a remarkable diatribe about Israel in last week’s issue of The Riverdale Press. more
To the Editor: I would like to take issue with two letters published in your Jan. 18 issue by Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz (and Jarret Berg) and Miriam Levine Helbok. more
To the Editor: I recently turned 92 years old and I don’t remember ever having gone hungry.  I expect many of you have had the same experience. more
It has been two years since I introduced myself to The Riverdale Press readership (“New editor is happy to join neighborhood,” March 17, 2022). A lot has happened in greater Riverdale since then. more
Say no to the “City of Yes” for Economic Opportunity zoning changes.  Mayor Adams and the Department of City Planning (DCP) have crafted 18 citywide zoning proposals drawn largely from recommendations from the real estate, construction, and business industries.  Their zoning wish list will come for a vote in the City Council in March. Basically, City of Yes calls for manufacturing and industrial uses to be permitted in commercial areas, and commercial development permitted in residential neighborhoods. What could go wrong? more
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