Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

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...
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...
  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...
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 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....
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...
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...
  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...
My Mom was a conductor of an Orchestra...a different kind of Orchestra. No, you didn’t hear about her, but she played all the instruments. You see, it all started with a very soft flowing sound of the violin, Welcoming the start of...
In a very recent speech before the Association for a Better New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed building a bridge from Nassau County to the Bronx or Westchester. Media coverage of the proposal identified Oyster Bay as the Nassau...