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Letters, Week of Nov. 21, 2013

Nice job, but more voices Re “Community confronts park air rights issue as Cuomo O.K.’s bill” (news article, Nov. 14): The on-deadline insert was nice. But what is missing from the article are the voices of the smart people who live in Greenwich Village and Chelsea who spoke up with serious questions at the town read more here »

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Letters, Week of Nov. 14, 2013

A new vision for a green space To The Editor: Re “Monumental battle in Nolita over fate of garden site” (news article, Nov. 7): As a resident of Crosby St. in Community Board 2 for the last 17 years, I, too, walked past closed gates for years, wondering — though not enough to find out read more here »

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Letters, Week of Nov. 7, 2013

Clearing the air on air rights To The Editor: Re “Park bill still up in the air, forum to consider air rights” (news article, Oct. 24): A very extensive story, but a few points must be clarified: I did not say that if “the St. John’s Center’s zoning is modified to allow residential use…that is read more here »

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Letters, Week of Oct. 31, 2013

Kudos to Stringer and Dwellers To The Editor: Re “Stringer asks C.B. 3 to ‘reconsider’ ban of LES Dwellers group” (news article, Oct. 24): Stringer should be applauded for calling into question Community Board 3’s suspension of a very legitimate community group called the LES Dwellers. That group is only trying to defend its neighborhood read more here »

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Letters, Week of Oct. 24, 2013

Hail Mary — she’s right on target To The Editor: Re “Senators stymie women’s agenda” (letter, by Mary L. Jenkins, Oct. 17): I appreciate Mary L. Jenkins’s letter calling on the New York State Senate to return to Albany and pass Governor Cuomo’s Women’s Equality Act in its entirety. As Ms. Jenkins notes, the Assembly read more here »

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Letters, Week of Oct. 17, 2013

Senators stymie women’s agenda To The Editor: What has happened to Governor Cuomo’s 10-Point Women’s Agenda? It still seems to be languishing in our state Senate. It didn’t pass, despite a majority of Democrats, because the Independent Democratic Caucus (I.D.C.), headed by Senator Jeff Klein teamed up with Republican Dean Skelos, who squashed women’s reproductive read more here »

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Letters, Week of Oct. 10, 2013

How about the rest of us?  To The Editor: Re “Conservancy wants to help the park, not run it, they say” (news article, Oct. 3): Have you noticed that all four members of the steering committee of the newly established Washington Square Park Conservancy live north of the park, an area dominated by Fifth Ave.? read more here »

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Letters, Week of Oct. 3, 2013

McWater will be missed  To The Editor: Re “David McWater leaves C.B. 3; Led board on rezoning, SPURA” (news article, Sept. 26): David McWater’s resignation from Community Board 3 is a great loss to the board and to the Lower East Side community. Regardless of his temper, he was definitely one of the hardest working read more here »

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Letters, Week of Sept. 26, 2013

Why I’m supporting Squadron To The Editor: There’s a very important election coming up, one that hasn’t gotten much attention — the Oct. 1 runoff for public advocate. The public advocate’s job is to stand up to special interests and champion New Yorkers who don’t always have a voice. And we have the chance to elect someone read more here »

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Letters, Week of Sept. 19, 2013

What a beautiful sight To The Editor: Last week I rode my bike down to the World Trade Center site at night. There, high in the heavens, were hundreds of moths, white and sparkling, little winged creatures, silently soaring and circling, going round and round in the beams of light. They were like the spirits read more here »

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