February 20, 2009 RSS feed / Letters

The Special Election For City Council

Dear Editor, The Special Election for City Council in the 32nd District, which has been vacated by Joe Addabo, will be held on February 24. More...

An Opportunity For Real Representation

Dear Editor, The Special Election for City Council brings the residents of Breezy Point, Roxbury and Rockaway an opportunity for real representation. Eric Ulrich is the only candidate who has the values that are the same as ours. More...

DiResto, For A Change

Dear Editor, Tuesday is Special Election Day. We all have our preferences. However, we must ask ourselves why we would vote for a particular candidate? Is it because their names are familiar? Is it because they have been around for a long time? More...

Who Can Represent Rockaway?

Dear Editor, The question before us at next Tuesday's special and open election is … 'Who can best represent Rockaway in the New York City Council?' Last week's Wave-sponsored 'Candidate Forum' was well attended and revealing. More...

Endorsing Lew Simon

Dear Editor, It's a bird; it's a plane … no, it's District Leader Lew Simon to the rescue. Whenever a problem arises in the community, you don't have to look for Lew - He'll find you. This "Super man" almost seems ubiquitous. More...

Addressing Bloomberg And The Rockaway Community

Dear Editor, I live in Rockaway Park, but I want to let you know that I will not be parking on the streets here any more. I can't afford it. Mayor Bloomberg, you're in a tough spot. More...

Light 'Em Up Like A Roman Candle

Dear Editor, I saw a news item online today where in one Iraqi town they have built a giant shoe monument to celebrate the journalist who threw shoes at former President Bush. More...

The Power Of The Local Paper

Dear Editor, I would like to open this letter by thanking The Wave and mentioning that in response to the publication of my letter to the editor on January 15, the block in front of my child's school in now open. More...

The Wave Forum, A Candidate Review

Dear Editor, As I sat through The Wave's special election forum the feeling that I had been here before kept going through my head. More...

Don't Blame Chapey

Dear Editor, This letter is in response to the unfair and false criticism of Geraldine Chapey, candidate for the City Council in the 32nd Council District. More...

Clearing Up A Few Things

Dear Editor, Because I was supporting the candidate of my choice in the upcoming councilmanic election, I have been accused of denying my fellow citizens of their right to vote. More...

Mayoral Control And Parental Input

Dear Editor, New York City parents already have a great deal of "input" into the public education of their children. Schools have Parents Associations or Parent-Teacher Associations, Parent Coordinators and School Leadership Teams. More...

Obama's Latest Speech

Dear Editor, Our new president's speech at a town hall meeting in Elkhart, Indiana was very informative. He went into the causes for the economic downturn in Elkhart, the home of RV production in the United States. More...

No Standing Anytime

Dear Editor, The two "No Standing Anytime" signs recently placed at the corner of Beach 128 Street and Newport Avenue were put there for the safety of drivers either pulling out of Beach 128 Street or those traveling east on Newport Avenue. More...

Know Even More Facts

The following letter is written in response to JD Smith's letter, which was posted in the January 30 edition of The Wave. Dear Editor, I do agree with you 100 percent. More...

More Readers Should Write

Dear Editor, Thank you for printing the letter from the reader who pointed out the common features between Pharaoh's command to throw every male Hebrew baby into the Nile and the skillful expertise of pilot Sullenberger. More...

Responding To Norman Scott

Dear Editor, Thanks for the response, I laughed my butt off. I am sure if Saddam was alive, he would join me in a laugh. You do not mention the hundreds of thousands of Iraquis that were killed by Saddam with WMD's. More...


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