LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Forget bridge name change

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To the editor:

In a time when recognition of indigenous people and their contributions to history is gaining public support, it makes no sense to change the name of the Tappan Zee Bridge.

It also makes no sense to erase linguistic imprint in an area infused with Dutch presence.

One would almost think that the changed bridge name was a result of some midnight arm-twisting in a self-promoting ego-boosting, thinly disguised desire to advance familiar name recognition.

Government was to represent the wishes of the people. How about it?

Catherine O’Brien

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