Letters to the Editor
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I want to invite your readers to support Samelys Lopez for Congress in the 15th Congressional District representing the South Bronx. more
It has come to my attention that a fraud is being perpetrated in the Democratic primary in June. One “James Gisondi,” the endorsed candidate of the Westchester Republican Party, has “crossed over” and re-registered as a Democrat, challenging the incumbent, the very effective and very popular Alessandra Biaggi. more
The New York Coalition for Open Government supports repealing New York Civil Rights Law 50-a to allow for the public disclosure of police records relating to police misconduct. Transparency is critical for improving public trust in our police departments, and for bringing about greater accountability in addressing the performance of police services. more
As New Yorkers unite in publicly demonstrating their disgust and opposition to racism — as most recently manifested in the outrage publicly committed against George Floyd — another form of racism is blithely ignored: anti-Semitism. more
You can tell a lot about political candidates by what community events they show up for. more
I am disturbed about the growing lack of compliance wearing masks in public. While there are many urgent issues at this moment, stopping and mitigating the transmission of the coronavirus is crucial. more
Just want to acknowledge and give a big thank you to Tracy McCabe Shelton, the executive director of the Kingsbridge Riverdale Van Cortlandt Development Corp., who personally delivered specially designed goody bags for Bronx senior citizens who are complying with stay-at-home orders. more
Peaceful protesters are being called “thugs” or “enemy combatants,” threatened by U.S. armed forces on U.S. soil. Their right to freely assemble under the Constitution seems to have gone out the window. Little by little, our rights as Americans are being stripped away. more
We are a married couple in our 80s, and are in awe of the support, the kindness, the generosity and the outreach we have witnessed and personally experienced since this COVID-19 national emergency was thrust upon us. more
In 2015, my husband and I packed our dog Gidian into our SUV and headed up to the Catskills for the Martin Luther King weekend — two middle-aged people with an elderly dog. more
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