September 4, 2009 RSS feed / Letters

Upzoning Beach 116 Street

Dear Editor, I can only imagine Maureen Walsh's disappointment upon learning that the Beach Club property on Beach 116-117 Streets may, in fact, not be developed for affordable housing. Ms. More...

Building Projects In Rockaway

Dear Editor, I want to thank The Wave for keeping the ABTS, YMCA and Stop and Shop project in the news. The bottom line is, a community center and pool are long overdue for the Rockaways. More...

Spending A Summer With The RAA

Dear Editor, This letter is for Christine and Marina, who have been running the RAA summer camp. Since June 2001, my two children and nephew have been members of RAA. More...

Sanders Overlooks the Real Causes of Drowning Deaths

Dear Editor, I am completely outraged by the August 21 article in The Wave entitled "Councilman Sanders Says Lifeguard Deployment is Racist." There have been seven drowning deaths so far this year on Rockaway's beaches; four on city beaches, two More...

Woman's Suffrage Redux

Dear Editor, Does the year 1920 mean anything to you? It succeeded the tragic influenza epidemic by three years. It began the decade of the Great Depression. More...

Memories Of Sammy

Dear Editor, I would like to take this opportunity to thank my neighbors. My dog, Sammy, was almost 15 years old when he died in my arms in my apartment on Wednesday, August 12th. More...

Offering Clarification

Dear Editor, Regarding the letter by Lee Cordova last week, I offer some clarification, not to defend Councilman Sanders but to "attack" and dispel continued misrepresentations, myths and inaccuracies as implied by Cordova. More...

Emperor' Michael Bloomberg

Dear Editor, I read an article by Dana Berliner in the August 24 issue of The Daily News. More...

In Defense Of Peter Sammon

Dear Editor, We are writing in response to a letter in the August 14 issue of The Wave regarding the Neponsit Property Owners' Association. Rockaway is a wonderful place to live. More...

Animal Hospital Attempts To Save Dog Left To Die

Dear Editor, To the person who left the pit bull, stuffed into a carrier with massive injuries, apparently from a dogfight, in front of the Animal Hospital on Beach Channel Drive around 3 a.m.—I thought you would like to know that although h More...

Praises Freeway Dog Park

Dear Editor, Why has The Wave not been a better friend to the Rockaway Freeway Dog Park? More...

Stop Rockaway Bashing

Dear Editor, The Rockaways are concluding the worst summer in recent memory as riptides claimed the lives of seven unwary swimmers. More...

Underage Drinking in Rockaway

Dear Editor, Let's face it, underage drinking is and has been part of the culture of Rockaway for half a century, as I know it. More...

Hoping For Tolerance

Dear Editor, I will be resigning my per diem position at St. John's Episcopal Hospital as per my contractual agreement on June 30. More...

Rude Store Owners

Dear Editor, I've been working at a major health care facility in Arverne for 14 years. On Monday, 8/31/09, I visited a newly opened bogeda/grocery on Rockaway Beach Boulevard between Beach 53 and 54 Street. More...

Help Getting Meals On Wheels

Dear Editor, I would like to express my gratitude to Lew Simon for his concern and intervention in getting "Meals on Wheels" for one of my family members. Without his help the process would have been much longer and more difficult. More...


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