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Letter: Love For Libraries

The following is a response to the Aug. 1 editorial “Beyond The Book.” I write in total agreement with Betsy Abraham. I, too, spent years...

Letter: Local Bee Population Decimated By Our Garden Practices

There are crops which only honeybees pollinate. No bees, no tomatoes. But bees are dying in droves. These integral animals face threats, including disease,...

Letter: An Assault Against Common Sense

The fact that the NRA, lawmakers and leaders of this country are allowing companies to display instructions for making plastic guns with 3D printers...

Letter: Pre-Existing Conditions Shouldn’t Equal Bankruptcy

Regardless of politics or political party, most of us agree that you shouldn’t go bankrupt or lose your home if you or a family...

Letter: LIRR Project Woes

Recent news that the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) will fail to meet the Federal Rail Road Administration (FRA) December 2018 deadline for complete,...

Letter: Unacceptable Parade Traffic

On Saturday, July 14, I returned to my house from the Hicksville train station—a trip that normally takes three to four minutes. That evening, 6:30...

Letter: Our Country Has Failed Us

Almost every single student in America goes through the same routine every morning. You get up. Take a shower. Get dressed. Eat breakfast. Brush...

Letter: U.S. Foreign Policy Spurred The Immigration Crisis

I grew up in Hicksville. I’m the son of Indian immigrants who came to this country with the mission of achieving the American Dream....

Letter: All Lives Matter: A Case for Immigrants

All lives matter according to the principles we uphold as a nation, the principles that have been the glue to keep our “Old Glory”...

Letter: Public Transportation Is A Great Investment

July 2018 marks the 54th anniversary of federal government support for public transportation. The success of public transportation can be traced back to one of...