Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

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...
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...