Letters to the Editor
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The first time I remember going to a demonstration was in 1958. My parents and many others in Mount Vernon wanted to combine the two high schools into one. There was a south side high school, which was predominantly people of color, and the north side high school, which was 99 percent white. more
Today’s congressional generation could learn much from the late Idaho Republican senator James McClure. more
Your paper published a letter supporting our congressman, Eliot Engel, as well as a letter supporting his opponent, Jamaal Bowman. I am not writing to support either candidate, but because our recently elected state senator, Alessandra Biaggi, stated she supports Jamaal Bowman because he is not the incumbent, that disturbs me. more
We at Bronx Arts Ensemble patiently and prudently anticipate our return to Bronx stages and classrooms. To date, more than 4,000 of our neighbors have succumbed to the virus. Our borough has rapidly morphed from being “underserved” to “devastated.” more
Recently, I attempted to get an antibodies test at a local free testing site. But it made me feel like I was more at risk of catching the virus there. more
This year’s primary will be like no other. Whether you vote by mail, early vote at IN-Tech Academy on Tibbett Avenue before June 21, or vote at your polling place on June 23, you will be making consequential decisions. more
I believe that all conservative and Republicans in the United States should return their unemployment insurance benefits checks to the U.S. Department of Labor. Its unemployment insurance benefits program is a joint state and federal government program, and most of today’s conservatives and Republicans want to cut and reduce spending on the federal government social programs that help the middle and lower classes. more
I want to invite your readers to support Samelys Lopez for Congress in the 15th Congressional District representing the South Bronx. more
It has come to my attention that a fraud is being perpetrated in the Democratic primary in June. One “James Gisondi,” the endorsed candidate of the Westchester Republican Party, has “crossed over” and re-registered as a Democrat, challenging the incumbent, the very effective and very popular Alessandra Biaggi. more
The New York Coalition for Open Government supports repealing New York Civil Rights Law 50-a to allow for the public disclosure of police records relating to police misconduct. Transparency is critical for improving public trust in our police departments, and for bringing about greater accountability in addressing the performance of police services. more
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