June 13, 2007 RSS feed / Editorials


Salute Fathers On Their Day

Father's Day, according to many commonly accepted sources, was first celebrated June 19, 1910 at the behest of Mrs. More...

Landmark Restrictions

To The Editor:

In a recent letter biased toward landmark designation [in the May 30 edition of the Gazette], the writer asserts that "compromise and flexibility will be necessary" and "the benefits to the community at large far outweigh any sacrifice". More...

Keep St. Mary's Open

To The Editor:

The following is in response to Donna Corrado, CFO of Builders for Family & Youth, Catholic Charities letter to the Gazette [May 16, 2007] regarding the closing of St. Mary's Senior Center. As a member of St. More...

Cut Airport Noise

A copy of the following letter was received by the Gazette.

Manny Weiss Regional Administrator Federal Aviation Administration, Eastern Region Aviation Information & Service Division 1 Aviation Plaza Jamaica, NY 11434-4809 Dear Mr. More...

No More Standard Tests

To The Editor:

As a legislator and as a father of two New York City public school students, I am deeply troubled by last week's announcement by Chancellor Joel Klein that city public school students will take four to five additional tests per subject each year. More...

Mass Transit Drawbacks

To The Editor:

I can scoot into the city in about 1-1/4 hours by bus and subway. What's more it only costs me 2 bucks. More...

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