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The immortal James Baldwin
Opinion

The immortal James Baldwin

Dec. 1, 2017 was the 13th anniversary of the death of the immortal James Baldwin. He was a writer, essayist, human rights activist and impeccable debater and speaker. He debated his friend Malcolm X, as well as his foe James Buckley at Cambridge in England in 1965. He was a […]

‘Annie’: A review
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‘Annie’: A review

Westchester Broadway Theatre proudly presents its 201st production with “Annie”; what a celebration! Opening night started with the Bob Fitzsimmons Scholarship awarded to Nicolas Tabio, a senior from Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains. The scholarship was awarded to the valedictorian who is a member of the National Honor […]

Being on the wrong side of history
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Being on the wrong side of history

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement is on the right side of history in its fight against the illegal occupation of Palestine, which has been going on for the last 70 years. The Westchester County Board of Legislators showed cowardice in its condemnation of the BDS movement. Legislator Alfreda Williams […]

Medicaid and mental illness
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Medicaid and mental illness

To the Editor, As one who suffers from chronic illness and receives Medicaid, I have little faith in those who make the laws and are out of touch with the problems of their citizens. I am both an employee and patient at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Harrison. (Yes, I have […]

Parking at Rye Town Park
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Parking at Rye Town Park

 To the Editor, A funny thing happened on the way to Oakland Beach on Sunday, July 9 at about 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Cars were lined up all the way up Dearborn Avenue, none of which could gain access to the parking area. Wow, I thought, did every one […]