August 10, 2012 RSS feed / Letters

On The Future Of Medicine

Dear Editor, Dr. Bendelstein’s commentary was replete with facts and insights. He laments current problems in medicine which are likely to worsen. As a primary care physician (PCP) and father of a first year medical student, I share Dr. More...

Flagpole Responsibility

Dear Editor, My family is responsible for the flagpole erected at the end of Beach 128 Street that in the past weeks has been fodder for many comments and editorials in this and other media outlets. More...

Park Is Great

Dear Editor, The renovation of the park on Beach 17th is beautiful. There is something for everyone. More...

Our Transit Not As Bad

Dear Editor, Don’t ever complain again about the New York subways. I’ve just returned from Washington, DC and took two rides on their Metro. Lovely stations and nice trains but the cost and service are horrendous. Two round trips from More...

Library Thanks Mayor

Dear Editor, On behalf of all the Friends of Queens Library, we would like to thank Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the New York City Council for adopting a budget this year that saves our library and our wonderful library staff! More...

About My Husband

Dear Editor, My husband was “Tommy the Tailor” who worked in Belle Harbor for at least 30 years and was well known and liked. More...

Outrageous Comments By Warren

Dear Editor, I just had a brief conversation with a local seven-year-old, a veteran of playing organized sports in Fort Tilden; and, I asked him if he heard “the Gravy Train was over and wasn’t coming back?” More...

Vote And A Pay Hike

Dear Editor, Voters should be aware before voting for their incumbent State Assemblymembers and State Senators that they are considering voting themselves a pay hike via the back door. More...

We Need Help

Dear Editor, Lew Simon rarely curses, so this calls our attention in his recent letter, to the untimely closing of Peninsula Hospital. I emphatically agree with him: More...

Jamaica Bay Slaughter

Dear Editor, In the early morning of July 9, the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge became a killing field – its sanctity changed forever. More...

Stop Shooting

Dear Editor, Time after time we are shocked by senseless shooting. Six killed on LIRR train in 1993, 13 killed at Columbine High School in 1999, 32 killed at Virginia Tech in 2007, six killed at a Tucson, Arizona shopping center in 2011, More...

Silver Thoughts

Dear Editor, I couldn’t stop laughing after learning about Democratic State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver receiving the National Excellence in State Leadership Award. There are always two sides to every story. More...

No Weiner, No Way!

Dear Editor, “Without reservation, I would back Weiner for Mayor!” the shameless words of Howard Schwach. In the same breath saying, Weiner is stupid! Weiner is lewd! Weiner shows some sort of moral problem! More...


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