September 16, 2011 RSS feed / Letters

Two Strikes On Democrats

Dear Editor, The divided result of the special elections in the 23rd A.D. and the 9th C.D is really a defeat for the Democratic leadership. More...

Letter To Parks Commissioner Benepe

The following letter was sent to New York City Commissioner of Parks and Recreation Adrian Benepe.

Good Morning. I am a Rockaway Belle Harbor resident and I have witnessed first hand both Irene and the aftermath from Rockaway Park to Belle Harbor to Neponsit. More...

Not An Eco-Terrorist

Dear Editor, As a former Wave delivery-boy in the mid-1980s, I was excited to hear that my favorite hometown paper reviewed a documentary about my case (Rockaway’s Environmental Terrorist, July 1, 2011). More...

Murray For Marshal

Dear Editor, Another school year has begun at P.S. 114, and to the delight of my entire family Mrs. Murray was at her corner prepared to cross our children, say a warm “Hello!’ and ask how our summer was. More...

More Helicopters

Dear Editor, On August 6, 2011 the U.S. lost 30 special forces troops, including 22 Navy SEALS in a helicopter shot down over Afghanistan. These people were the elite of our military who have trained for these missions over many years. More...

Reaction To Irene

Dear Editor, In attempting to rekindle the dune “debate,” the Wave failed to emphasize the more critical point: The City made no credible effort to keep the ocean off City streets in advance of a major tropical storm. More...

Gun Violence Epidemic

Dear Editor,As you are no doubt aware, gun violence has taken a toll on so many communities across this nation. As our loved ones continue to die from this brutal, cruel and cowardly act, More...

John Adams Shelter

Dear Editor, When Mother Nature asked for land back along the sea, the people of the Rockaways were asked to leave. As the storm approached Thursday afternoon, phone calls went out to city workers with one thought in mind; More...

Taking It For Granted

Dear Editor, Enjoy your Labor Day holiday? The reason we celebrate Labor Day is largely because of the contributions made by unions to the betterment of America’s workers. The numerous beneficial influences of organized labor cannot be ignored. More...

Missing Dr. Pearl

Dear Editor, It was with great sadness that I learned of the passing of Dr. Pearl. Dr. Pearl treated the body, the soul, the heart and the spirit. When I was diagnosed with colon cancer, Dr. Pearl was a most supportive and soothing voice to me. More...

Grateful For PHC

Dear Editor, Over the past month Rockaway was on the verge of losing its most precious business, Peninsula Hospital Center. Knowing that it would be an uphill battle to keep its doors open many turned to Lew Simon for his help. More...

Weprin Will Support Obama

Dear Editor, Former NYC Council Finance Committee Chairperson, current State Assemblymember and 24th Assembly District Democratic Party State Committeemember and District leader David Weprin’s claim that he is undecided about supporting President Oba More...


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