Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

I grew up on Long Island. I’m the son of Indian immigrants who came to this country with the mission of achieving the American Dream. As a result of the 1965 Hart-Cellar Act, which ended racist nationality quotas, millions...
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...
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...
Senator Elaine Phillips said she was encouraged by Governor Cuomo’s State of the State’s focus on combating sexual harassment, eradicating MS-13 gang activity, protecting domestic violence victims, continuing the Downtown Revitalization Initiative, the redevelopment of Belmont Park and containing...
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...
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...