Letters to the Editor

By Queens Courier Staff |

Awesome power

The recent tornadoes and macroburst which swept through our area on Thursday, September 16, really was the most awesome display of Mother Nature’s power that I have ever witnessed.

I could not believe the extent of the damage done to so many trees.

While it was unfortunate and tragic that that young woman lost her life when her car was hit by a falling tree by the Grand Central Parkway, it was a miracle that so many more people were not killed or injured by this very severe storm as it roared through the area.

The various city agencies have done an excellent job of clearing streets of fallen trees and repairing fallen electrical, phone and cable lines.

John Amato

Fresh Meadows

Wood working

"Lumbering back from Tornadoes" (Bob Doda – September 30) reminds me that perhaps Mother Nature is better at creating jobs than Uncle Sam. Consider all the new work for tree cutters, landscapers, roofers, sidewalk and auto body repairmen created by our recent major storm.

Larry Penner

Great Neck