Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

It is disheartening to know that an MTA LIRR representative is visiting homeowners along the LIRR right-of-way, the 9.8-mile stretch the Third Track is slated to be constructed along, to sign documents allowing their properties to be used in...
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...
  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...
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....
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...
Every year, gun violence claims the lives of over 33,000 Americans. Horrific visions are formed when the media reports these tragedies. Particularly devastating are unintentional deaths of children who find guns and shoot themselves or anyone else who might...