Letters to the Editor
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For 15 years, until 2008, Crotona Park hosted a tennis tournament in the run-up to the U.S. Open. The seating at the Bronx Classic was primitive, but the competition was scintillating, The tourney featured up-and-coming men and women who played on the Challenger Circuit, the tennis equivalent of Triple-A baseball, in an effort to boost their rankings high enough to join the top players at the tour level. more
July marked the 55th anniversary of federal government support for public transportation. The success of public transportation can be traced back to one of the late President Lyndon B. Johnson’s greatest accomplishments, which continues benefitting many Americans today. more
Mr. Alvin Gordon might actually have legitimate concerns about “open borders” that could be addressed with our elected officials and those running for office. more
There was an editorial cartoon in The Riverdale Press on Aug. 1, which is right on the money. In it, Trump is being spanked by Uncle Sam with the Mueller Report. When told he will be punished once he leaves, he says he’s never leaving office. more
It seems to me that turning the U.S. Senate Democratic may be even more important than having a Democrat win the presidency (although the idea of a second Trump term is terrifying). more
The Point of View by Alvin Gordon is an affront to the hard-working immigrant community living in constant fear of their families being separated by the current extremist white nationalist administration. more
Reasonable people can disagree about how many refugees and economic immigrants should be admitted in a given year. And they can disagree about the best way to treat the millions of illegals who are already here. more
In his Aug. 8 letter to the editor, Isaac Evans-Frantz applauds U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel for his leadership on House legislation seeking an end to the war in Yemen. more
Americans plant trees and host community events to promote conservation and sustainability. Those activities are important. But they don’t address one of America’s biggest environmental challenges — rapid population growth. more
The July 25 op-ed opposing Medicare for All by Sally Pipes is riddled with errors and exaggerations. This is not surprising given her prominent position in a right-wing Libertarian organization funded by the notorious billionaire Koch brothers. more
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