October 3, 2007 RSS feed / Editorials

SJU Incident Proves Need For Cellphones In Schools

At about 2:30 p.m., last Wednesday, a young man was seen carrying a large rifle as he walked through the Jamaica Estates campus of St. John's University. More...

Global Warming Is Bunk

To The Editor:

Aside from the fact that the very existence of the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is unconstitutional under the 10th Amendment, the debate is really whether or not it should be used to regulate to death what is left of our industry. More...

Why Speed Bumps?

To The Editor:

I would like to know why there are two speed bumps on 47th Street between 39th Avenue and Skillman Avenue. In fact, why are there any speed bumps on that block? It is 100 percent residential. More...

Stop Spending, Lending

To The Editor:

The reason so many things cost more than [they did] a few years ago is inflation. We have to pay more for food, gas, medicine and housing because our dollar buys less. The dollar buys less because it is worth less than before. This is inflation. More...

SJU Concealed Actions

To The Editor:

St. John's University's recent decision to site a 485-bed dormitory in Jamaica Estates without consulting the community in advance came as a shock and disappointment to me and to local residents. More...

On the brief side...

Heating Help For Low-Income Families The U.S. More...

Hail Columbus For Opening Our World

Three "average" citizens appearing in a skit on a popular late night talk show last week did not know in what year Christopher Columbus first made landfall in the New World. More...

Hails Eruv, Ed. Dept.

To The Editor:

Two positive events that occurred this week [September 19] which left me in a state of elation are worthy of sharing with the many Gazette readers. More...

Iran Prez Is Butt Brain

To The Editor:

What kind of person who has sponsored terrorism around the world and denies that the Holocaust took place would ever be allowed anywhere near Ground Zero, much less be allowed to come to the UN? More...

Unconscionable Increase

To The Editor:

Another rate increase for Con Edison? Seventeen percent more, which will cost us $1.2 billion? More...

Beg Pardon

The article "Buckeye Pipeline Fuels City, Airports" by Richard Gentilviso in the Gazette edition of Sept. 26, 2007 should have indicated that a fire/explosion for a jet fuel pipeline could impact "hundreds or thousands of feet". More...

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