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(re: “Van Cortlandt Park eyed for cricket stadium,” July 20) On July 15, Mayor Eric Adams proposed construction of a commercial 34,000-seat cricket stadium in Van Cortlandt Park to host the June 2024 T20 World Cup held by the International Cricket Council. more
To the editor: (re: “If a tree falls at Visitation site, will anyone be around to save it?” July 13) Not all that many years ago, a combination apartment building and medical facility was constructed on West 231st Street and Corlear Avenue. A huge sycamore tree was thought to be in the way, and talk of chopping it down went through the neighborhood. more
To the editor: In recent weeks, two outlets have published almost identical articles about the enormous profits Maximus Corp., has earned by removing people from Medicaid. The Lever story … more
To the editor: The purpose of affirmative action in the United States was to create government programs to overcome the effects of past societal discrimination by allocating jobs and resources to members of specific groups, such as minorities and women.  more
Merriam-Webster defines cricket as a game played with a ball and bat by two sides of usually 11 players each on a large field centering upon two wickets, each defended by a wicketkeeper. more
With the 33rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act approaching, I began to reflect on our society and how people with disabilities are excelling — even in the face of regular, seemingly relentless challenges, all while making the world a better place. more
To the editor: (re: “Unity Dems should know better,” July 13) In a recent edition of this publication, Michael Heller penned a letter to the editor calling out the Unity Democratic Club petition mistake. Michael Heller failed to identify himself as the Democratic State Committeeman of this district. more
To the editor: After several weeks away from Riverdale, upon my return I was gobsmacked to see a “smoke shop” had taken up residence on Riverdale Avenue. more
To the editor: One of my most sacred obligations as mayor is keeping our children safe from harm. And one of the leading risks to their health is nicotine-based products, including cigarettes and e-cigarettes, also known as vapes. more
Judging by the resistance and protests by many greater Riverdale residents to the proposed men’s homeless shelter on Broadway and claims the Overlook Manhattan College dorm may become another shelter, it would seem such people are not welcome here. And that’s a shame. more
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