Do Not Shut Down Veterans’ Hospitals

Our veterans’ hospitals in Brooklyn and Manhattan must remain open. Yes, we feel strongly enough about it to devote this edi­torial to an issue in the other boroughs, which is rare for us. The US Department of Veterans Affairs is planning to close two health care facilities in the city in favor of hiring private providers’ urgent care centers. We […]

Letters To The Editor

Universal Health Care To The Editor: Growing up, I had always heard about the corruption of the healthcare system in the United States; in the 10th grade I watched a documentary that highlighted the corruption and what I learned in that has always stuck with me. When COVID-19 hit New York State in 2020, the issues with the healthcare system […]

Baseball Is Back!

MLB’s first NYC baseball games of the regular season will be held on April 7, between the Mets and the Nationals, and the Yankees and the Red Sox. That’s just in eight more days! There’s noth­ing more quintessentially “spring” than baseball, so that adds to the seasonal buzz. With the baseball strike, we were concerned that we would have had […]

Letters to the Editor

No To Transitional Housing A copy of the following letter was forwarded to the offices of the Queens Gazette: Adolfo Carrión, Jr., Commissioner, Housing Preservation & Development March 21, 2022 Dear Commissioner Carrión: I am writing to you seeking insight into a de­velopment project in my district. The nonprofit group Asian-Americans for Equality (AAFE) is proposing to construct a transitional […]

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