Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

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...
“Your father used to do that,” she says. All through our lives, my mother has been quick to point out whenever she sees my father’s mannerisms appear in my brother or me. I was born two and a half...
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...
  Let us celebrate Earth Day, which was on April 22, all year long. Besides recycling newspapers, magazines, glass, plastics, old medicines, paints and cleaning materials, there are other actions you can take which will also contribute to a cleaner...
In his editorial “Fear and Loaning,” Steve Mosco addresses the hardship placed on an individual to repay a student loan. However, the situation is more complicated than “the government.” Most student loans involve private sector banking institutions in one...
The New York State Comptroller’s Office defines a public authority as a corporate instrument of the state, created by the state legislature and established to further public interests of the state. Most public authorities have the power to make...
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...
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...
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...