Flushing Meadows’ Maintenance Mess

To The Editor: I agree 100 percent with reader Frances Gerard’s letter in the Oct. 9 issue of the Queens Tribune (“Hidden Gem Too Hidden at Flushing Meadows?”). Two weeks ago, I had the displeasure of having to visit the Men’s Room at Flushing Meadows Corona Park and it was beyond filthy. It smelled to […]

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Chamber Backs Astoria Cove

To The Editor: With a diverse and growing population and a transportation system working hard to meet the needs of every day New Yorkers, the Queens Chamber of Commerce believes the proposed Astoria Cove development will allow future residents of Astoria and western Queens to lead a much higher quality of life and add to […]

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The Battle Behind B-TECH

To The Editor: The long-anticipated B-TECH school recently opened with great fanfare and excitement as a co-location at the Martin Van Buren HS Campus. The B-TECH HS will provide a pathway for higher education and meaningful job prospects to students willing to dedicate themselves to academic pursuits. One of the unique benefits offered by B-TECH […]

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Breaking The Silence On Domestic Violence

BY ELIZABETH CROWLEY     There is a silence that shrouds most incidents of domestic violence – a deadly silence. October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and we must work together more diligently to give a voice to countless victims and put an end to this silence once and for all. The prevalence of domestic […]

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Vacancy Decontrol Hurts NYC

To The Editor: In regards to your Oct. 2 editorial, “Make Progress On Affordability,” Mayor de Blasio wants to create 200,000 units of affordable housing for low income New Yorkers. But he can’t do this without first eliminating vacancy decontrol, which allows landlords to raise rents to market rates after rent regulated tenants leave their […]

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Fight Against Breast Cancer

To The Editor: October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month and is time to wear the color pink. The third Friday in October in each year is National Mammography Day, first proclaimed by President Clinton in 1993. On this day, or throughout the month, women are encouraged to make mammography appointments. Some may wonder why a […]

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Climate Change Deniers Are Wrong

To The Editor: I’m never surprised by the ignorance of GOP supporters. But congratulations are in order for all the climate change deniers whose letters reach new heights in blind stupidity! All their mindless opinions will never distract us from the “FACT” that climate change exists. Yes, they may be right that it used to […]

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