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To the editor: (re: “Where was machine last year?” Feb. 2) Just like most people, I’m sick and tired of the lies and vitriol from both political extremes.  more
To the editor: (re: “Time for Dems to work together,” Jan. 12) In the Jan. 12 edition of The Riverdale Press, Michael Heller stated that “Betsey Knapp and her acolytes … staged a failed coup to assume leadership of the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club.” more
To the editor: A long time ago, when I was young, the Deep South voted solid Democratic, but northern New England was rock-ribbed Republican. more
As we look at the pictures from Uvalde, Buffalo, and other mass shootings, we’re having agonized conversation. It seems inconceivable that “the other side” could look at those same photos yet reach utterly different conclusions about their meanings. more
The liberal political group No IDC NY was accused of playing with antisemitic tropes following a post from its Twitter account that jeered at the last names of two Jewish politicians — Congressional-candidate Dan Goldman and Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz. more
Events this summer have unambiguously demonstrated that, to much of the nation, the hard right majority on the Supreme Court of the United States stands for injustice, while the “just-the-facts, ma’am” U.S. House Select Committee to Investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol stands for justice. more
Eric Dinowitz’s city council district would gain a larger portion of Marble Hill Houses and Kingsbridge Heights, while losing Wakefield to a neighboring district, as part of a preliminary redistricting that reflects the new 2020 census figures. more
To the editor: When I was young in the 1940s, part of the ritual of growing up was to see the traditional Hollywood horror films of the early ‘30s, which were re-released every few years. more
U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman introduced legislation earlier this month aimed at making the ultra-wealthy pay their fair share in taxes. Known as the Babies Over Billionaires Act, the bill would tax the unrealized capital gains of taxpayers with over $100 million in assets, and then funnel that money into federal education and health programs. more
To the editor: (re: “Stop with the propaganda,” Jan. 13) I have never received a mailer from Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, and therefore cannot comment on it one way or another. more
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