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New York Taxes and COVID-19 Inflict Similar Fear

New York Taxes and COVID-19 Inflict Similar Fear

Nicole Alarcon, Impact Staff

October 22, 2020

The pandemic and high taxes in New York are causing residents to seek out homes in different states across the country. It is no secret that New York has been losing its residents, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. New York has seen a decrease in population since 2016. However, according to residents,...

The Two-Party System Needs to End

The Two-Party System Needs to End

Nicole Alarcon, Impact Staff

October 14, 2020

During the current presidential era, the phrase "United We Stand" turned into "Divided We Stand." The ideology of bipartisanship has been around ever since The Great Compromise of 1787, a historical event that led to the Constitution as we know it today. The deeply rooted division within the states’...

If You Do This, There’s A Special Place in Hell for You 

If You Do This, There’s A Special Place in Hell for You 

Nicole Alarcon, Impact Staff

September 29, 2020

The pandemic has shown a lot of peoples' true colors. We all probably came across at least a few people who turned out to be toilet paper or hand sanitizer hoarders or at least read/heard about it on social media or the news. When COVID-19 started spreading, many felt the need to rush to their local...

Eastchester Firefighters Face Backdraft from Board of Fire Department Commissioners

Eastchester Firefighters Face Backdraft from Board of Fire Department Commissioners

Nicole Alarcon, Impact Staff

September 26, 2020

The president of the Eastchester Professional Firefighters wrote a letter to residents and local business owners on Sept. 15 urging them to contact the board with the hope to reverse a proposed staff cut. “The Board has decided to cut overtime, which would result in not having enough firefighters...

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