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What’s in a name? Will the Northwest Bronx reflexively vote for another “Dinowitz” on the ballot, thereby reviving the tradition of nepotism and political dynasty that has tarnished the borough’s reputation? more
If you would have told New Yorkers seven years ago that the jails on Rikers Island would be closing, they would have not believed you. more
New York’s tenant protection laws expire June 15. My colleagues and I are faced with a huge opportunity to reshape how our laws protect the basic human right of housing. more
Every spring around state budget time, all the talk at the capital used to be about three men in a room. Not this year. more
When I saw that Stuyvesant High School, one of the most elite schools in the country, had only admitted seven African American students out of 895, I was surprised and disappointed. more
This letter is to discuss the continuing failure of Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz. more
Chamber Charmers [Photo gallery]
It’s been about 10 months since Timber Equities broke ground at Villa Rosa Bonheur, located at Palisade Avenue in the Spuyten Duyvil section of Riverdale. more
On May 25, 1961, President John F. Kennedy said, “This nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before the decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon, and returning him safely to Earth.” At the time, a Gallup poll reported 58 percent of the country opposed this endeavor. more
In August 1940, a young bespectacled American took a room in the Hotel Suisse in Marseilles. Later he changed to the more stately Hotel Splendide, and his name became famous among the refugees who were swarming the streets of Marseilles. more
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