October 16, 2009 RSS feed / Letters

Angelo's Last Letter

Dear Editor, Although it is with great sadness that I write this letter, I would be remiss if I didn't speak up about the excellent medical care and very special personal care that my husband, Angelo, received during his last days of his life at P More...

Metal Detector Profits

Dear Editor, The people who bought metal detectors to use on the beach paid between $1,000 and $12,000 for them. They would not have bought them to find bottle caps, can tabs, or bobby pins. These detectors pay for themselves in two years. More...

Corporations Should Not Buy Congressmen

Dear Editor, Congressman Anthony Wiener merits thanks for his strong support for "healthcare to… those who do not have coverage, while allowing everybody else to keep what they have." He's right when he states, "… The healthcare indu More...

Church Donates to Students

Dear Editor, School has started with the giving help of Bethel A.M.E. Church, located at 215 Beach 77 Street, Arverne. More...

Need Group Homes

Dear Editor, I am disgusted with hearing about the judicial decision to toss out the mentally ill in homes in the Rockaways. More...

Keeps Things Flowing

Dear Editor, We have been residents of Belle Harbor for the past 34 years. Recently, we had a serious sewer back-up problem which was causing a foul odor in our home. The problem was being caused by a back-up in the city sewer system. More...

Thanks For The Dancing Classes

Dear Editor, Thank you to everyone who has helped us get the Irish set dance classes to Rockaway. Set dancing has always been a wonderful part of our Irish culture, and goes back many years. The sets were popular when I was growing up in Ireland. More...

Unfair Laws Punish Landlords

Dear Editor, For every owner of a two-family house whose tenants have failed to pay rent for months at a time until they are finally forcibly evicted, the landlord appears to have no rights in court; and that's not right. More...

Thank You Councilman

Dear Editor, Councilman Sanders, on behalf of the Business Outreach Center, (BOC) I would like to acknowledge your continued commitment to economic growth in Far Rockaway. More...

MTA Repair Questions

" I have a few questions about the construction work being done on the subway stations here on the peninsula. If the stations are closed 24/7, why isn't the work being done 24/7? More...

Mini-Golf Is Bad News

Dear Editor, Nicholas Briano's informative piece, "City Eyes Mini Golf in Rockaway Beach," came as a huge, unwelcome surprise. More...

All Hail Emperor Mike

Dear Editor, There are elections coming in the near future and some of us are going to vote for people we know very little about even though they have been in office for eight years. 'Emperor' Mayor Michael Bloomberg is one of them. More...


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