Letters to the Editor
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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
In his Point of View responding to the one I wrote Nov. 28, U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel failed to address a single point that I made in my critique of his environmental record. As expected, he referred to his rating from “Big Green” organizations. more
We are faced with the threat of MTA express bus service cuts, which will have an adverse community impact, especially on vulnerable populations like senior citizens. more
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