Letters to the Editor
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The recent column by Community Board 8 chair Rosemary Ginty is much appreciated because it answers some of the questions that were left unanswered by the chair of the public safety committee in a January meeting on the manner of the arrest of Alfred Burns, and what followed in the aftermath last year. more
I believe that most of us Americans have been victims of bullying and/or some form of abuse at some time in our lives. more
On Valentine’s Day, while we had to endure the terrible news of yet another senseless mass shooting in a school in our country, we also celebrated love, friendship and kindness throughout our nation in personal gatherings, at dinners and public events. more
Recently, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz voiced his opposition to congestion pricing — a plan that would toll private vehicles entering Manhattan’s central business district below 60th Street during times of heavy traffic, and dedicate the resulting revenue to transit service improvements. more
Believe it or not, there is a movement of some size and substance in this country, dedicated to decreasing the stigma associated with mental illness. more
A delegation of representatives from several groups — the Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Center of Manhattan College; the Muslim Student Association of Manhattan College; the Burma Task Force USA; and Concerned Citizens for Change — recently met with Congressman Eliot Engel to discuss the genocide which is destroying the Rohingya people of Burma. more
The president has been quoted as saying, “It’s not going to be talk like it has been in the past” when it comes to fixing gun violence, but his comments ring hollow. Rather than fix anything, his administration has only worked to weaken our gun laws by making it easier for “fugitives from justice” and people with mental illness to obtain guns. more
As of this writing on Thursday morning, Feb. 22, there is still an open manhole cover sitting in the middle of our block on Edgehill Avenue, blocking emergency vehicle access to our street. more
I have walked over the bridge on the Upper East Side road many times … except I never reach land. more
Yet again we must mourn the loss of innocent lives because of a massively armed criminal. And again, our elected officials and media outlets lament the horror of the moment by spewing the same lamentations and sound bites about school security or hotel security or mall security. more
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