RIP Robin Williams

To The Editor: The tragic death of Robin Williams is indeed a great loss to the entertainment world. During his long career, he made many films, including “Dead Poet’s Society” and “Mrs. Doubtfire”. He had the ability to make so many of us laugh. He will always be remembered as one of America’s funniest comedians and […]

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Briarwood, Here I Come!

To the Editor: I would like to respond to Barbara D’Ambrosio’s letter (“Good Things Going On” – Queens Tribune, July 31-Aug. 6) in which she touts the “good things going on here in Briarwood.” First, Hoover Park is inaccessible because of the Kew Gardens-Van Wyck Interchange Project construction boondoggle, and the Playground sits adjacent to […]

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Queens Offers A Wealth Of Culture

BY MELINDA KATZ     I invite you to join me in discovering the wealth of cultural vitality and artistic vibrancy in “The World’s Borough,” the Borough of Queens. Queens is a unique destination in that it provides visitors and residents with global cultural experiences reflecting its incredibly diverse population, which includes people born in more […]

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Don’t Forget Our Heritage

To The Editor: If it weren’t for humans seeking a better life and migrating to our land, the United States would not have evolved into the greatness it is, thus attracting yet others here today with the same desires as yesteryear. Yet their arrivals are treated by some as if it were a new occurrence […]

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Good Things Going On

To The Editor: Why do we negate the neighborhood we are living in? Sure, Briarwood has a lot of things that can create problems lately, but there are also great things. Hoover park and playground is a wonderful place to be all year around, especially in the summertime. We have shopping, dining and banking needs […]

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Hard Times Can Fall To Anyone

To The Editor: In regards to the story, “Protests Clash Outside Pan Am Hearing” (Queens Tribune, July 3-9): Thank you, Ms. Strawbridge, for this article in your paper. I have to say that I agree with the opinion page of the editor that said, “Show Some Compassion.” People need to know that homelessness is not […]

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Fireworks A Serious Issue

To The Editor: This year on July 4, my neighborhood sounded like a war zone. The fireworks noise continued until four in the morning, shattering any hope of a restful night’s sleep. The fireworks used appeared to be of a professional quality looking at the remains littered on the streets all over this area the […]

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War On Women?

To The Editor: What is all this buzz about the Republican war on women? Is it just a political stunt to gain the female vote? Just recently, there was the “Not My Boss’ Business Act” put forth in the Senate attempting hold a vote on nullifying the Supreme Court’s majority decision in favor of Hobby […]

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