Letters to the Editor
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I have never seen a more graphic example of the damage the as-of-right clause which governs so much of our present construction looks like. It is only a few years ago that the building at 628 W. 238th St., was built. It is a medium-sized apartment building put up on a tiny and narrow street. more
President Trump has said Saudi Arabia is paying the United States billions of dollars in return for thousands of American troops stationed there, among them an additional 3,000 since late 2019. He said the money is deposited into a special bank account. more
Reading in the Jan. 11 New York Times about how elected officials in Queens stepped in to save Neir’s Tavern — a bar in the Woodhaven section of the borough that opened in 1829, making it the oldest continuous bar in New York City operating at the same location — I couldn’t help but think, why didn’t our elected officials in Riverdale step in early enough to save the Villa Rosa Bonheur, one of the most beautiful buildings in the Bronx — if not the entire City of New York — dating back to 1924? more
I recently marched with tens of thousands of people in a solidarity march against hate and anti-Semitism. As someone who has seen anti-Semitic graffiti and language in my own place of work, it is uplifting to stand with friends and allies in the constant struggle against fear, bias and hate. more
This National School Choice Week (Jan. 26-Feb. 1), I want to share with you one of the most common short-circuits that parents run into when choosing the right school for their child. That way, if you see it coming, you can run the other way. more
No need for anyone to speculate anymore as to how “Individual One” would react under the increasing pressures of impeachment and unfolding investigations. more
On the night of Sunday, Dec. 22, I was walking on West 235th Street at the corner of Netherland Avenue when an extremely intoxicated driver hit a parked car at the southeast corner of that intersection. more
My family has been living on Palisade Avenue for the past 26 years. We do not recall any incidents of pedestrians being hit by cars or cars getting into an accident at the intersection of Palisade Avenue and Kappock Street. As I said to Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, who was watching the work being done, “This is a colossal waste of taxpayer money.” more
Founders Entertainment Co., seeks to relocate the three-day Governor’s Ball Music Festival to the Parade Grounds in Van Cortlandt Park — our public officials must speak up for us. more
In these trying times where reform and change appear isolated at the heights of corporate power and political establishment, there are many opportunities for local engagement. more
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