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Help Find A Cure

To The Editor: Did you know that nearly 5.2 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease in 2013? Did you know that Alzheimer’s disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States? According to the Alzheimer’s Association, this year alone Alzheimer’s cost this country $203 billion dollars and that number is expected to […]

Weighty Decisions

To The Editor: For too long there has been an unwritten law that, in connection with legislation pending before the New York City Council, the councilmember whose district encompasses the area on which there may be an impact has the say on whether the legislation should be enacted or rejected. Not only does this not […]

No Doubts About 112th Precinct

To The Editor: End of August, I’m on vacation and my house gets robbed. I never expect to see any of this again. A month later, the 112th Precinct calls. Thank you, they not only got the crook, but they recovered my lost possessions. Note to myself: Never doubt the 112th Precinct cops! Thanks again. […]

Is It Really Necessary?

This coming Tuesday, a very small percentage of voters will turn out to vote in a run-off election for the Democratic candidate for Public Advocate between Councilwoman Letitia James and State Sen. Daniel Squadron. While we are sure that either candidate will do a fine job in the position, we question whether the position – […]

Comedians Of Queens: Moody McCarthy

Comedians Of Queens: Moody McCarthy

Moody McCarthy has always loved listening to jokes. When he was younger, he would watch “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson,” waiting for a comic to take to the stage. “I grew up watching Johnny Carson and was most excited when a comedian came out,” he said. “But I didn’t get the nerve to try […]

Pitcher’s Awkward Pitch

Despite going down with an elbow injury to prematurely end his season, Mets pitcher Matt Harvey has been in the news recently. Harvey did a series of radio interviews promoting a Qualcomm product, including an appearance on the  Dan Patrick Show that turned into a painfully awkward discussion. When Patrick asked Harvey to talk about […]