Letters to the Editor
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Baby Boomers are not entitled to $2 trillion. They will explode the deficit, complained lame-duck Speaker of the House Paul Ryan on a recent “Meet the Press” because “Baby Boomers are retiring.” more
In a nightmare scenario, you run in fear from danger, your child is in your arms. You reach safety. You have assumed the safe place is guarded by humane people. more
State Sen. Jeffrey Klein’s failure to show up to the town hall sponsored by Northwest Bronx Indivisible and the League of Women Voters last Sunday was more than just a disappointment to the 110 voters who came to hear the candidates in the Democratic primary for state senate — it was a failure of leadership. more
While the city has developed plans for a $20 million bridge over the Major Deegan Expressway to join the eastern and western sections of Van Cortlandt Park, a protected crossing now exists. more
In response to Avrum Hyman’s April 26 letter, his ire is misdirected. Community boards are advisory, and are not empowered to compel action by a city agency. more
Journalistically speaking, I don’t usually see much wrong with the occasional puff piece in local newspapers. I suppose they do serve a certain “community function,” even in their innocuousness. more
I am writing to clarify a characterization of the Community Board 8 vote regarding the idea presented to the city’s transportation department to create a pedestrian path on Netherland Avenue between West 254th and West 256th streets. more
When I purchased my home on Fieldston Road on July 1, 1996, my property was bordered by 16 acres of forestland, home to the red-tailed hawk, raccoons, fox, coyote, and other natural inhabitants. more
What a great 18 months, and there is more to come. more
As the officers of Community Board 8, we were surprised and troubled to read the recent article in The Riverdale Press which called into question the focus and direction of the board. more
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