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The passing of fashion designer Kate Spade and chef Anthony Bourdain didn’t go unnoticed. Nor should it, considering both were celebrities known by millions for the clothing accessories they brought to stores, or opening the world of famous restaurant kitchens. more
Many people’s exposure to the Fifth Amendment comes from court shows and the like, when someone on the stand “pleads the Fifth.” more
As 2013 was drawing to a close, an editorial appearing in this very space talked about the need to work together — with our government agencies, with our elected officials, and most especially, with our neighbors. more
Jan. 12, 1946, was a glorious day in New York City. The 13,000 soldiers that made up the 82nd Airborne Division marched their way up Fifth Avenue from Washington Avenue, cheered by thousands of people and endless streams of ticker tape along the way. more
Over the next couple weeks, the venerable Loeser’s Kosher Deli is looking to make one final mark on the community — it wants to ceremonially rename the northern part of West 231st Street in Kingsbridge after the business. more
It doesn’t seem that long ago we used this space to talk about the need to show some sense of decorum when it comes to public meetings. more
Students walked out of their classrooms last March, drawing attention to gun violence and the hundreds of young people killed and injured in their classrooms because of it. more
Defending one’s honor dates back to Medieval chivalry. But its popularization in western culture was courtesy of a more contemporary influence — Leon Gautier, a 19th century French historian who developed what has become known as the “Ten Commandments of Chivalry.” more
No one seems to know exactly when Charles Moerdler became the one name associated with land use in this community, not even Charles Moerdler. more
Two years after Warren Harding was elected president in 1920, voters went to the polls and knocked out 77 Republican members in the House and seven seats in the Senate. more
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