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...
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...
There could only be one reason or explanation for the stock markets of the world to fall so heavily after England voted to leave the European Union—to scare and control the middle class. People need to ask themselves what...
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...
  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...
Henry Kissinger, the former Secretary of State who forged crucial detente with the Soviet Union and Red China, was honored with the Defense Department’s highest civilian award for “his years of distinguished public service.” Columnist Michael Miller wrote his viewpoint...
With great interest, I read comments by Charles Samek (“No Third Track”) criticizing the plan to build a third Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) track between Floral Park and Hicksville. I agree with Mr. Samek that some of the...
  I have numerous concerns about the third track from Floral Park to Hicksville. In short I say: no third track! 1. There is concern about our water supply in the future. More development is not wanted. 2. The Mineola Train Station...
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...
  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...