February 27, 2009 RSS feed / Letters

In Memoriam: Raymond Quinn

Dear Editor, When noted broadcaster and journalist, Tom Brokaw, authored his best-seller "The Greatest Generation," he doubtless had in mind just the kind of World War II hero our community lost. More...

Church Member Speaks Out

Dear Editor, In a column in last week's issue of The Wave, Managing Editor Howard Schwach criticized "Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing," a poem written at the turn of the century by James Weldon Johnson (African American school principal, lawyer and dipl More...

Traffic Light Down But Not Out

Dear Editor, I am a 29-year-old young man who writes for an online Queens newspaper called QueensPost.com and also sometimes contributes to a newspaper in Mid-Queens called Queens- Light.com. More...

Keeping Political Promises

Dear Editor, A while back, The Wave had an excellent editorial calling for reform of our "dysfunctional" state legislature. More...

Letter To A Heroic Captain

Dear Editor, This letter was sent to Captain Chelsey Sullenberg, of Flight #1549 Dear Captain Sullenberger: I wanted to take this opportunity to extend my most heartfelt congratulations for your heroic efforts in bringing US Airways Flight #15 More...

Thompson Addresses Mayoral Control And The DOE

Dear Editor, As Miriam Rosenberg notes in last week's issue of The Wave, many parents in Queens and across this city feel shut out by the Department of Education. More...

Baxter's Family Gives Thanks

Dear Editor, It is with much gratitude and appreciation that the family of Beverly Baxter wishes to thank the people of Rockaway, Belle Harbor, and Neponsit for their spectacular show of love and support in so graciously coming out to share our gr More...

Sand Pumping And Pollution

Dear Editor, I regret to inform you that the ongoing sand pumping in Far Rockaway is clearly resulting in contaminated beaches toward the west end of the Rockaway peninsula. More...

Three Cheers For Cops

Dear Editor, Oops! We got hit in the rear. Bang! We got hit again! Three cars pulled over to the side of the road. The person at fault came to my window to apologize. He said, "I'm sorry I didn't see you. Is anybody hurt? More...

Lift Every Voice … And Sing

Dear Editor, "Lift Every Voice and Sing" should be sung proudly in public schools! The day following the election of President Obama I rode on the A-Train and observed my surroundings. More...

Drivers Should Be Cautious

Dear Editor, I have been reading the letters about the school crossing guard in Belle Harbor recently. I don't doubt the sincerity of the people who are in support of this woman. Many years ago, I was in a Highway Patrol Unit. More...


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