October 2, 2009 RSS feed / Letters

Wright Is Wrong

Dear Editor, I attended a public forum sponsored by Edgemere Neighborhood Action Team (ENACT) on May 26, 2009, where I clearly presented my reason for not running in the 31st Council District. Mr. Alex Wright's depiction of me, David R. More...

What A Wrong Endorsement

Dear Editor, What a wrong endorsement. As someone who follows politics and has lived in Far Rockaway all my life I can tell you that Helen Marshall has done a lot for Rockaway. More...

Municipal Lot A Great Place To Start

Dear Editor, It is wonderful to see that the city is restoring the Beach 116 Street municipal parking lot. It is a needed improvement. More...

Federal Oversight Needed in Financial Sector

Dear Editor, A year after the financial meltdown and hundreds of billions of dollars in taxpayer-financed bailouts, American consumers still lack significant protections from the irresponsible and predatory practices that caused the "Great Recessi More...

Transportation Improvements for Commuters

Dear Editor, As I sat aboard the upper deck of Rockaway's own "American Princess" commuter ferry for the first time, the city skyline fading in the distance, I pondered why a neighborhood like ours, conveniently located a mere 12 miles from Manhat More...

Ice Cream Pusher

Dear Editor, Is there an end to this?! Does it ever finish?! He comes up my block twice a day, every day, with that same stupid song! C'mon, you know the one I mean! We've all heard it! We've heard it blocks away! We know when he's coming! More...

Few Questions About Mini Golf Park

Dear Editor, The proposed "Golf mini park" reported on August 15th, brings with it many questions. If the park district is given the land and right of way, will it expand with eminent domain to gobble up homes at bargain prices? More...

'You Lie' A Big Deal?

Dear Editor, The issue regarding Representative Joe Wilson shouting "You Lie" at the President is not that he called Obama a liar. Politicians call each other liars all the time. More...

Numbers Can Lie

Dear Editor, There are but two ways seventy-five per cent of Rockaway Schools merit the grade of "A" for performance. The first is that the test scores were handled in what can be called a creative fashion. More...

Closing Mental Health Facilities Helps the Rockaways

Dear Editor, I disagree with the letters saying that closing the adult mental health facilities will hurt the Rockaways because all the residents will move into housing in the Rockaways. More...

Canine Ice Cream Social Was a Hit

Dear Editor, I would like to let all your readers know what a great success the Canine Ice Cream Social was at Freeway Dog Park this past Saturday. Dozens of dogs brought their humans out to the park despite the empty threat of rain. More...

Wu vs. Weiner

Dear Editor, Here in Rockaway isn't it shocking that Congressman Anthony Weiner proselytizes for an old-style Chinese solution to American health care, and then is perplexed and confused when people across the nation take to the streets? More...

Thank You Dr. Rogoff

Dear Editor, A couple of weeks ago it was a dog left to die outside of the Animal Hospital of the Rockaways. Despite Dr. Rogoff's best efforts the poor animal did not survive. More...


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