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Buddy Stein was horrified when he heard the news. Renowned author Salman Rushdie was seriously injured, on a ventilator, after a man attacked him with a knife last week at the Chautauqua Institution just outside of Buffalo. more
If you have a point of view on an issue that is driving your decision in the mid-term elections in November, The Riverdale Press in partnership with the New York Public Radio station WNYC wants to know what you think. The Press is one of a select few newspapers and online news sites working with WNYC on this first-time project. 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
The horrific stabbing attack of Salman Rushdie last week brought back memories of a dark time in the history of this newspaper. We wish a speedy recovery to the famed novelist and human rights activist who was left on a ventilator after escaping injury for decades following the publishing of “The Satanic Verses,” a fictional account based on the life of Muslim prophet Muhammad. more
“How fragile civilization is. How easily, how merrily a book burns,” wrote Salman Rushdie when a group of English Muslims publicly burned copies of his novel, “The Satanic Verses,” in West Yorkshire. more
To the editor: (re: “‘Twister’ politics has led to nasty campaigns,” Aug. 11) The recent edition of The Riverdale Press shocked me by entirely misquoting Miguelina Camilo. As someone who has been following this race closely, I am thoroughly impressed by her poise and exemplary background. She has lived in Riverdale since 2016, and is running to represent her own community. more
If you have some a point of view on an issue that is driving your decision in the mid-term elections in November, The Riverdale Press in partnership with the New York Public Radio station WNYC wants to know what you think. more
It took only about two months since this newspaper and nine months since two hyperlocal online news sites first reported on the “scourge” of illegal and defaced license plates for someone in the mayor’s office to finally take significant action. more
To the editor: (re: “Dinowitz must resign caucus,” June 16) I wholeheartedly agree with the suggested outcome of the letter from these fine upstanding political advisors: Eric Dinowitz should resign. But from the city council. more
When it ruled last month that a football coach at a public high school could gather his team at the 50-yard line to recite a prayer, the U.S. Supreme Court reignited debate over the practice of religion in public schools. more
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