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Defacing a license plate to avoid paying a toll on bridges and tunnels has not only cost the Metropolitan Transportation Authority some $50 million over a two-year period, but it could also be a big problem for police. more
New York state’s 2022 primary season is now officially a debacle. Due to a state appeals court ruling, candidates running for state senate and congressional seats don’t know what district they could represent, and the voters don’t know what district they live in. more
The announcement that Marble Hill Houses will get much-needed heating upgrades was great news for those living at the public housing complex. more
The rites of spring on college campuses at Division I schools seem to have picked up where they left off from the pre-COVID-19 times: March Madness, spring break and house parties. more
A free and diverse press is the backbone of a healthy and vibrant democracy. Yet, social media and search engine giants like Facebook and Google are taking content from local newspapers — like this one — with little, if any, benefit to those newspapers. more
Mel Brooks once described immortality as a “by-product of good work.” When any of us look around the greater Riverdale community — or even New York City — we find so much of that good work, the memory of Marty Zelnik will never be lost. more
It seems a star NBA player and a handful of anonymous MLB players are more important than 1,430 New York City municipal employees. At least that’s the way it looked to many when Mayor Eric Adams decided to expand the COVID-19 vaccination exemption to all New York City-based performers. In this case, timing is everything. Consider that Adams made the announcement at Citi Field, home of the Mets, some two weeks before opening day. more
In the three days Rabbi Steven Exler spent in Poland near the Ukraine border with other New York-area rabbis, the UJA-Federation of New York announced it has made more than $2.3 million in grants to help the war-torn country. more
If you have children or grandchildren, you likely think about them all the time, imagining them smiling and laughing while running outside, playing on a swing set, or even indoors mastering the latest video game. more
When James Madison assembled fellow members of his Virginia delegation, few of them knew what was up his sleeve. more
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