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Sen. Schumer, what was he thinking?
Letters Letters 6/19/2014 at 12:06PM

Residents of Bayside, Little Neck, Douglaston and Auburndale have for two years been living under the terrible noise of the new take-off route out of LaGuardia Airport called the TENIS Climb. Planes fly low and often and create noise that precludes outdoor conversations, and even [indoor conversations through] open windows. Moreover, the expectation is that [...]

Happy 180th anniversary Long Island Rail Road
Penner's Pen Larry Penner 4/29/2014 at 12:56PM

Let us all wish a happy 180th anniversary to the Long Island Rail Road. On April 24, 1834, the Long Island Rail Road was officially chartered by the State of New York. In 1900, the Pennsylvania Railroad bought a controlling interest as part of its plan for direct access to Manhattan which began on September [...]

Make a difference
Letters Letters 3/20/2014 at 4:31PM

I think that most of us are aware of our elected officials and the job that they do on behalf of our communities. But we should also recognize the contribution that our community boards and civic associations make in affecting conditions in our neighborhoods. As a member of Community Board 11, I work alongside 49 [...]