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To the editor: (re: “Time to make a change at the top,” Dec. 15) Although I am not among the lucky few criticized by acting Unity Democratic Club president Betsey Knapp, as Democratic State Committee member from the 81st Assembly District, I have a few comments to offer. more
To the editor: (re: “Time to make a change at the top,” Dec. 15) How well the Democrats in New York did this year is debatable. On the plus side, Democrats won every statewide election this year, including governor, attorney general, comptroller and U.S. Senate. more
Two months ago, the race for the governor’s seat had been a sleepy affair. While the incumbent, Gov. Kathy Hochul, had been amassing a huge campaign war chest, the typical urgency attached to competitive gubernatorial races was not there, as Hochul was favored to easily clinch the victory. more
With just one meeting under its belt, the northwest Bronx’s newest political club is already getting a crash course in greater Riverdale democracy after nixing a policy that could have excluded registered Democrats in the area. more
Can the greater Riverdale community have two Democratic political clubs competing for membership at a time in our country’s history where the Republican Party successfully polarizes the nation? more
When Ramdat Singh and Abigail Martin were knocking on doors this past spring to become the new district leaders for the 81st Assembly district, they campaigned on the idea of increasing voter participation in the greater Riverdale and Kingsbridge areas. more
To the editor: (re: “District leaders unify for new political club,” Oct. 6) I read with interest and some surprise your Oct. 6 front-page story regarding another Democratic political club organized by the new district leaders and state committeewoman. more
To the editor: (re: “Rivera holds off Camilo, party machine,” Aug. 25) It was a tough battle against an entrenched political machine — one which was fought as dirty a campaign … more
Many greater Riverdale residents were up in arms over an Aug. 11 full-page political ad in The Riverdale Press that criticized incumbent state Sen. Gustavo Rivera for supporting an anti-Israel movement and aligning himself with an American political activist who is Palestinian. more
For the first time in more than 75 years, the Kingsbridge home of the William E. Irwin Jr. American Legion Post 774 has an owner that is not the American Legion post. more
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