Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Donald Trump is unfit to be president. Absurdly, unbelievably unfit. He is the definition of a demagogue—someone who seeks support by appealing to prejudices rather than rational argument. Luckily, our Founding Fathers planned for this. With the Electoral College,...
When administered through injection or by nasal spray, naloxone—also known by its brand name, Narcan—can reverse an overdose by temporarily blocking the effects of opiates like heroin and opioid painkillers such as Oxycontin and Vicodin. Governor Andrew Cuomo recently...
The Belmont Casino victory proves that government officials do eventually listen to the people. We need to shift gears now and work to also defeat Governor Cuomo’s Third Track. Please save your “No Casino” signs and convert them to...
I read the editorial “Eminent Domain And A Happy Meal” by Christy Hinko in the Mineola American, March 30-April 5. She had quite a lot to say about the controversial third track. I have things to say myself which I...
I, as a resident of Floral Park and taxpayer to Nassau County, would like to know what the Town of Hempstead government does for us? Giving entertainment and leaflets and some limited advice? We have a battery of lawyers...
Ryan Harvey, a ninth grader at The Village School in Great Neck, was the first-place winner of an essay competition sponsored by Life’s WORC (www.lifesworc.org) and The Family Center for Autism (www.thefamilycenterfor autism.org) in Garden City along with The Claire...
  Neither political side nor the media truly understand why Donald Trump is leading and it’s really simple. We the majority of people in the middle are fed up with both parties and the extremist from the far right and...
  A $2.2 billion project to build a LIRR third track expansion in 3 to 4 years is unrealistic. It’s likely commuters will have headaches for 10 years. The bait and switch tactic of the LIRR’s “good idea” of eliminating...
  While we’re on the topic of responsible ownership of deadly weapons, it’s time to implement stronger restrictions and conditions on owning pit bulls and other types of dogs that can inflict severe and potentially fatal damage on pets and...
I felt compelled to write after reading a letter recently submitted to a local media outlet by Carolyn Faggioni, a social studies teacher from Floral Park Memorial High School and member of the Sewanhaka Federation of the Teachers Union....