May 15, 2009 RSS feed / Letters

Obama's Offensive Quip

Dear Editor, President Obama said his chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, always has a hard time on Mother's Day. "He's not used to saying the word 'day' after 'mother.'" Is there a translation to this GEM? More...

No Funding For Parks

Dear Editor, Last week Mayor Bloomberg released the Executive Budget for Fiscal Year 2010. Unfortunately, funding for the Parks Department has reached a five-year low point, with the agency receiving only $256 million. More...

The Dying Elephant

Dear Editor, In the wake of Senator Arlen Specter's defection from the Republican Party, many people have called into question the future survival of the GOP. More...

Praises Rockaway Ferry Service

Dear Editor, Flashback to one year ago, May 12, 2008. A Nor'easter strikes just as the long-awaited Rockaway Ferry is making its first run to from Riis Landing to lower Manhattan via the Brooklyn Army Terminal (BAT). More...

Should Thank Lew

Dear Editor, Now that it is official, according to The Wave, that a toll will not be put on the Cross Bay Bridge for Rockaway and Broad Channel residents, everybody in Rockaway and Broad Channel should thank Lew Simon. More...

Coney Island Is Alive and Well

Dear Editor, Regarding Ed "Shevy" Shevlin's piece in this week's paper... Shevy, you prove you are as big a knucklehead as ever, spreading misinformation as usual! Coney Island is in fact open for business, with not one but two freakshows! More...

Kill Speed, Not Neighbors

Dear Editor, I am writing to express my serious concern regarding the safety of that stretch of Cross Bay Boulevard which traverses the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Preserve between the Joseph P. Addabbo Bridge and the community of Broad Channel. More...

Get Coney Island Facts Straight

Dear Editor, This is in response to the article that Shevy wrote about Coney Island. More...

Clean Up Beach 116 Street

Dear Editor, In response to Mr. Tiradelli's letter in the May 1 issue, I totally agree that it's time to get rid of the brothels and crack houses on Beach 116 Street. If it isn't done there won't ever be any long lasting good businesses there. More...


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