January 26, 2002 RSS feed / Letters

50th Ordination Anniversary

I wish to extend my sincerest congratulations to and best wishes to the Most Reverend Thomas V. Daily, Bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens, on his 50th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood. More...

British Voices Should Be Stilled

British voices of protest are being heard around the world about the treatment of Taliban and Al-Qaeda terrorists detained at Camp X-ray by the Americans. Can anyone imagine if we kept those captured killers in caves in freezing Afghanistan? More...

Let the Confusion End Here

This letter is in response to L. Kelly More...

Nod To Police- Good Job

I was delighted to read that the police are getting after these dog owners who let their dogs go on the boardwalk and sand. More...

Pitching in for the Heroes

On the day of the plane crash, I went to Waldbaum More...

Respect The NYPD Officers

Please publish this response to reader L. Kelly who wrote in Re: Dog Fines- Smart or Stupid (1-19-02). First of all L. Kelly, I believe the people of Rockaway do not worry about P.O. Courtney issuing tickets. More...

Take The Test, Training

My name is Joe Di Resta. I grew up, and lived, in my beloved Rockaway, until age 27. I was a NYC Firefighter for 25 years. The first ten years, I worked in East New York Brownsville, the last fifteen in Rockaway. More...

Two Are Better Than One

A recent editorial urged the creation of the City Council District for the Rockaways. As a Councilperson who would have no problem serving the entire community, I wish to respond. More...

Open Letter To PS 114

The following open letter to the staff, children and parents of The Belle Harbor School was written by Gerard V. McCarthy, the school More...

Arab Apologists

I wrote a letter to the editor of our local daily newspaper regarding the shooting at the Bat Mitzvah in Israel and the apologists for the Arab attacks. More...

Dailies Missed The Story

A plaudit to Howard Schwach and the Wave's front-page coverage of the AA587 disaster (Jan.12). It seems similar opinions are missing in the "larger" regional dailies. More...

Like Everybody Else

On January 5, 2002, my EZ Pass cassette became inoperative. More...

No Fix for Duane Reade?

I am writing this letter to vent my frustration at Duane Reade Pharmacy. More...

Please Be Responsible

Our Police Department does and excellent and outstanding job here in Rockaway. Unfortunately there are a few disrespectful and discourteous dog owners who feel for some strange reason that they are above the law. More...

‘Sistas’ On The Move

The neophyte community based organization, Sistas Reachin More...

Thank You Rockaway

Once again, the people of Rockaway have shown how strong, valiant and generous they are. On Sunday, January 13th, we held the 4th Annual Blood Drive in memory of my husband, Walter J. Blum. More...

Where Will the Homeowners Go?

I am hoping that I misunderstood a letter from William Auvenshire to the editor in the Bag of Mail of January 12, 2002. Mr. Auvenshire made some suggestions concerning the shortage of schools for local Rockaway families. More...


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