Letters to the Editor
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To the editor: (re: “No room for homeless, migrants,” June 29) My name is Peter Pantone-Lavelle. I’m 10 years old and I go to P.S. 81. I want to respond to Mitch Kaufman’s recent letter to the editor. more
To the editor: The celebration of Juneteenth was a pivotal marker of freedom for the enslaved Blacks in 1865 and beyond. However, the idea that the slaves were freed two years before, via the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863 — the executive order of its day — and the news of freedom took that long to then be announced by Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger in Galveston, Texas, were myths.  more
To the editor: (re: “Apartment building could tower over Broadway,” June 8) Applause, please, for the Yaghoubi family and their brass tacks idea to build affordable housing on … more
To the editor: Having lived in the Bronx my whole life, it’s only been the last few years that I’ve realized something called the farm bill is so important to everyday life in a city … more
To the editor: I am writing to express concerns with the city’s transportation department taking over public parking spaces for car share use. more
To the editor: New York has a chance to pass two bills that could significantly reduce the state’s plastic waste and improve its current recycling system: The Packaging Reduction and … more
To the editor: (re: “Ben Franklin Club gets all judicial delegates,” June 22) This paper buried the lede with its write-up of the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club’s successful campaign to kick its competition off the ballot over a typo. more
To the editor: As older adults and as members of RSS-Riverdale Senior Services, the social action committee is appalled at Mayor Eric Adams’ proposed budget cuts of $7 million in funding for older adult centers — $5 million in funding home-delivered meals, and elimination of the additional one-time reimbursement rate for home-delivered meals. more
To the editor: (re: “Stagg Group grabs Manhattan dorm for $18 million,” June 15) We the shareholders of Waldo Gardens are shocked and dismayed that our long-time community neighbors, Manhattan College, sold Overlook dorm to the Stagg Group. more
To the editor: (re: “Liberalism and antisemitism,” May 25) The old children’s line “sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never harm me” can be applied to Barry Ziman’s outlook. more
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