Stop Rewarding Bad Behavior

To The Editor: The NFL should be called the National Felons League because a rap sheet is a requirement for landing on team rosters. Those responsible for hiring & harboring violent offenders must pay for their atrocious conduct. Firing Roger Goodell isn’t enough. Let’s sack the the NFL on the bottom line by ending its […]

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Protecting Elderly Crime Victims

BY QUEENS DISTRICT ATTORNEY RICHARD A. BROWN With an elderly population of nearly 400,000 in our County, each year the Queens County District Attorney’s office handles a substantial number of cases involving elderly crime victims. To make sure that seniors receive the support and protection they deserve, our office has developed special programs to assist […]

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Border Crisis Blaming Games

To The Editor: Republicans continually blame Obama, liberals and Democrats for all of society’s ills. Today, it’s the border crisis. FOX “News” is doing its job and the uneducated believe the lies. Lies like Global warming doesn’t exist. But we must cut these nonbelievers some slack, after all heat stroke causes disorientation and confusion. But […]

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Trouble At The Red Cross?

To The Editor: I was a hurricane victim as I live a block from the ocean in Rockaway Park for many years and suffered a lot of mental suffering during the hurricane. The Red Cross got $300 Million in 2012 by many naive suckers for hurricane victims, yet denied many any financial aid until two […]

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Go Out And Vote

To The Editor: Vote! It’s not only a privilege, it’s a duty and shame on those too lazy to avail themselves of it; the very ones so eager to complain about our President’s inability to move parts of his agenda forward due to the fact that we allowed an ignorant regressive Congress to be voted […]

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Successful Event

To The Editor: I enjoyed Senator Addabbo’s barbecue letter in the Aug. 28 copy of your paper. Senator Addabbo’s barbecue is a big success every year because he has always been a champion of veterans rights and issues. In all the years I have known Joe Addabbo as a politician and friend, he was always […]

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Freedom For Who?

To The Editor: Republican Conservatives and their Libertarian pseudonym scream, “freedom, freedom, freedom!” When are they going to concede some of that “freedom” to women, even concerning their very own body?! Inconceivable that it also includes their female contingent, who have been so subjugated as to be made blind to the obvious. Shame on those […]

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Vets Barbecue Was Bigger

To The Editor: This year, my annual Veterans Barbecue was bigger and the best yet. We had an astounding 100 veterans, both men and women, from my district come out for a Saturday afternoon in Howard Beach. This number is bigger than any number of attendees in the past, and I am thrilled my office […]

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