Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

  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...
On Feb. 25, hundreds of Long Island residents came together in support of repairing, not replacing, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and to discuss the option of a single payer system for New York state. There was consensus among...
A few months back, I found a letter regarding GMOs from Ms. Peters to be mildly amusing. Not only were some of her facts wrong, but she neglected to state where she obtained them from. Recently, the EPA pulled...
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...
Local publications recently reported that nine financial firms put in bids to evaluate Ed Mangano’s plan to lease Nassau’s sewage treatment plants (STP) for at least $600 million. The county’s intent is to pay off $500 million of its...
What happened in Flint, MI, to its water system is occurring all over the United States. Beside the blame game of old, dilapidated sewer pipes, the way we produce goods and services is also to blame for toxic water...
Jonathan Greenblatt, director of the Anti-Defamation League, which campaigns against anti-Semitism and other bigotry, said he would register as Muslim if the database is created because of “painful memories” from when Jews were “identified, registered and tagged.” Speaking to AFP...
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...
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,...
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....