Letter to the Editor

Letters To The Editor

To The Editor: I wish that there was something that I could do or say that could improve what some people see as the poor relationship overall between women and men in our society.  Something that opened my eyes to […]

by · September 21, 2021 · Letter to the Editor
Matters of Faith: What Are You Saying?

Matters of Faith: What Are You Saying?

By Reverend J. Loren Russell Ephesians 4:29 NKJV “Let no corrupt word proceed out of your mouth, but what is good for necessary edification, that it may impart grace to the hearers.” I read somewhere that “a well-read Bible is […]

Letter to the Editor: A New Study from the Citizens Housing & Planning Council (CHPC)

Letter to the Editor: A New Study from the Citizens Housing & Planning Council (CHPC)

To the editor, Tough times call for creative thinking and innovative solutions at the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA). Thankfully, a new study from the Citizens Housing & Planning Council (CHPC) spotlights a path forward for NYCHA and its […]

HUNTS POINT COMPRESSOR STATION Credit: Nukote Coating Systems

Environment scientists: Hunts Point natural gas compressor station health risk

The Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project recently visited New York State to report on phase one of our New York Environmental Health Study. This study focuses on air exposures and potential health effects resulting from the transmission of natural gas […]

From left to right: Jeannie, Evy, and Delma of the Van Nest Ladies Bowling League.

Letter to the Editor: Congratulations to the Wonder Women of the Van Nest Ladies Bowling League

I would like to give recognition to three outstanding octogenarian ladies that bowl in the Van Nest Ladies Bowling League in the Bronx. Everyone who meets Jeannette, Shirley, and Doris have a great admiration for them for their energy, drive, […]

by · January 9, 2018 · Letter to the Editor
New York Needs More Women in Public Office

New York Needs More Women in Public Office

Dear Editor, The undeniable “truth” – unlike the truths written by the seven key Founding Fathers who wrote our Constitution more than 200 years ago – is that Women are still not being treated equally in today’s world. But, why […]

by · September 11, 2017 · Letter to the Editor
Letter to the Editor: Dear Allerton International Merchants Association, Spring is Around the Corner

Letter to the Editor: Dear Allerton International Merchants Association, Spring is Around the Corner

By Gene DeFrancis Spring is around the corner. And that means… Spring Cleaning. Every time this year we take the time to remind our neighbors to do their part in keeping Allerton clean. Homeowners and Business owners you are responsible […]

Letter to the Editor: Love Your Blackness

Letter to the Editor: Love Your Blackness

LOVE YOUR BLACKNESS… by DEBORAH OGUAMAH To brothers and sisters: I need your support to end African American Month Abrazo celebration. Don’t scarify your dignity because political leaders only want to recognize you one day of the year for Black […]

by · February 21, 2017 · Letter to the Editor
Letter to the Editor: Faith is not science-based

Letter to the Editor: Faith is not science-based

Dear Editor, While faith matters normally don’t interest me, the title of Reverend Russell’s January 8, 2017 opinion piece, “It’s not Science, It’s Fact” drew my attention. According to Reverend Russell’s thesis, the Bible is not only “fact”, it is […]

“We Were Almost Too Late” – Letter to the Editor from HopeLines

“We Were Almost Too Late” – Letter to the Editor from HopeLines

LETTER TO THE EDITOR We were almost too late… Last year, Rose, a homeless young woman with Type-1 diabetes, passed out in the street from hyperglycemia, and was taken to ICU. After seven days, Rose was discharged. Her hospital social […]

President-elect Donald J. Trump won a stunning and decisive victory over Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday November 8.

Letter To The Editor — Readers React to Trump’s Surprising Election Win

Readers react to President-elect Donald J. Trump who won a stunning and decisive Electoral Collage victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton on Tuesday. Dear Editor: If I hear one more professional political pundit dismiss President-elect Donald Trump’s victory as “whitelash,” “the power […]

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Letter To The Editor: U.S. Mental Health System Must Be Overhauled

Dear Editor: Barbara Biasotti’s personal story about her daughter’s disappearance and subsequent mental health deterioration is deeply affecting to me. I know how devastating a mental illness can be, beginning with my own severe breakdown at a Bronx college some […]

Letter To The Editor: Support Vote Better NY Campaign

Letter To The Editor: Support Vote Better NY Campaign

Dear Editor, To be an engaged citizen is to exercise your right to vote.  It is important that every citizen is given the opportunity to cast their ballot without impediments.  I stand with the Vote Better NY campaign for election […]

Letter To The Editor: ‘The Move Behind The Move’ Writer Speaks

Letter To The Editor: ‘The Move Behind The Move’ Writer Speaks

Dear Editor: This is Brian Madden, Efrain [Gonzalez]’s bunkmate and author of “The Move Behind The Move.” I am very happy that Efrain is out and my book is getting some notoriety. I saw Former Senator Efrain Gonzalez Jr. Is […]

by · March 16, 2016 · Letter to the Editor
Letter To The Editor: NY homeowners may be liable for worker injuries

Letter To The Editor: NY homeowners may be liable for worker injuries

Dear Editor: One notable omission in David Lesch’s recent column (RENOVATING? HOMEOWNERS MAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR INJURED WORKERS, 2/21/16) is that New York is the only state in the nation where you, as a homeowner may be held liable for […]