An Event Not To Be Forgotten

To The Editor: This year is the 50th anniversary of the World’s Fair of 1964/65 in Corona. I myself remember attending the fair with my good friend Harry Weymer, in the summer of 1964. We were 13 and 14 years of age at the time. My friend’s father drove us there and told us to […]

Time To Embrace P-Tech

To The Editor: Last week’s Queens Tribune article, “MVB, P-Tech Co-Location Moves Forward,” quoted various elected officials lamenting the DOE’s decision to allow a promising P-Tech school to be co-located inside of Martin Van Buren High School (MVB). Unfortunately, the writer failed to reach out to any of the nearby civic leaders for their opinion. […]

Ralph Kiner Will Be Missed

To The Editor: It is sad to read of the passing of Ralph Kiner, a true legend and who was most revered in baseball. Ralph Kiner and his Kiner’s Korner was a main staple for many Mets fans in his post game show on WOR. But he was more than that in his career as […]

Catholic Schools Week

To The Editor: National Catholic School week is being celebrated from Sunday Jan. 26 through Feb. 1 all across the country. The theme this year is “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.” I would like to say that I applaud what Catholic Schools do for the youth of our country. These schools produce students strongly dedicated […]

Thank You, Mr. Mayor

To The Editor: Mayor Bloomberg is coming to the end of his term in office. He has served 12 years and his administration has had many ups and downs. But one thing is true, he truly loved the City of New York and its people and wanted to make it a great place to live, work and […]

Remembering Mandela

To The Editor: It is sad to hear of the loss of Nelson Mandela who was an iconic beacon of hope. South Africa and the world has lost a great leader, but more than that, a great human being. He fought against apartheid and fought for peace and unity of a nation. His tenacious and courageous […]

Van Buren, Other Co-Locations Approved

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer After a tumultuous mixture of community protest, input and support, the Dept. of Education approved a co-location for Martin Van Buren High School. With the vote taking place on Oct. 30, the DOE’s Panel of Educational Policy went forward with co-locations for eight schools in Queens, including Van Buren. The […]