August 31, 2007 RSS feed / Letters

Response To Driveway Ticket Story

Dear Editor, Looking at the picture on page 25 last week, I came to the conclusion that the resident definitely deserves a ticket. The car almost completely blocks the sidewalk. More...

Orthodox Community Is Exclusive,Not Inclusive

Dear Editor, I've waited to respond to Howard Schwach's Editor's Desk column to see the responses he received. As I assumed, they were very negative. Whether all the incidents he wrote about were absolutely correct I cannot say. More...

Bay Towers- The New Slum'

Dear Editor, What is happening to my beloved Bay Towers? Bay Towers has been handed down to management team after management team. I emphasize "down." I moved in when Sonn Salsberg was the managing agent. This is when the property was well-kept. More...

Belle Harbor Kids Help Make Block Better

Dear Editor, I have enclosed a letter drafted by two of the children that live on our block, Grace Maxfield and Amie McManus. Grace is going into the eighth grade and Amie is going into the sixth grade. More...

How Many Junk Stores?

Dear Editor, As a former Belle Harbor resident with family history dating back over 100 years in the community, I had the opportunity this past summer to spend three weeks visiting family and reconnecting with old Rockaway friends. More...

Religiosity Speaks To Life

Dear Editor, Henry VIII hijacked Catholic England for his own prurient, perverted interest; much the way Osama Bin Laden has recently hijacked Mid-East Islam. More...

Good Old Days Of Broad Channel

Dear Editor, Boy! Do I remember Broad Channel. In fact, when I was a kid, sand everywhere, no streets and no Boulevard. No cars to get here, only a boat from Hamilton Beach. Swim and play all day. More...

'We Need Answers"

Dear Editor, The seniors at Seaside Center, 90- 01 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, were dealt a severe blow when it was recently closed down. We need a local center for activities, as well as meals. When will the repairs be made? We need answers NOW! More...

Editorial Is Detrimental To Rockaway

Dear Editor, I am writing as a resident of Belle Harbor and Neponsit for 45 years. I moved here from Brooklyn as a preteen and have been a graduate of Junior High School 180 and Far Rockaway High School. More...

We Need A Better Pool For Our Youth

Dear Editor, The developers building the YMCA and our elected officials need to hear that Rockaway community residents think the current plan to construct a four-lane pool will NOT meet the needs of our neighborhood. More...

A Friend's Tribute To Les Cohen

To Les Cohen Dear Editor, A great citizen of the Rock has recently passed. This letter is to my fellow Rockaway residents, especially, Dr. Robert "Little Rob" Goldman, Dr. Michael "Mike" Crohn, Robert H. More...

Accused Of Indicting A Religion

Dear Editor, Let me add my voice to the chorus of letter writers responding to Howard Schwach's rambling editorial published in the August 10 edition of the newspaper. With a "wave" of his editorial pen, Mr. More...

Carrying Permits For Concealed Weapons

This letter was sent to Congressman Anthony Weiner from George Greco, New York State Rifle and Pistol Asso-ciation New York City Representative. More...

'We Should All Respect The Flag'

Dear Editor, As a lifelong Rockaway resident and proud American, I was stunned to wake up one day and see a 3x5 sign of beach rules and regulations screwed into the flag pole on Beach 126 Street. More...


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