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Letters, Week of Dec. 13, 2012

Change the political climate To The Editor: Re “Sandy’s surge not sinking residential urge at Pier 40” (news article, Dec. 6): As usual, it’s all blocking and no ideas or alternatives from Assemblymember Glick. It seems as if she believes she is some sort of visionary for opposing housing because of rising water levels and read more here »

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Letters, Week of Dec. 6, 2012

We need this NID — now!  To The Editor: Re “Park needs a NID to close cash gap, advocates assert” (news article, Nov. 29): As a residential property owner in the Village, a member of Community Board 2 and a lifelong resident of the Village, I fully support the creation of the Hudson River Park read more here »

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Letters, Week of Nov. 29, 2012

Forget about this BID To The Editor: Re “Soho’s BID battle rages on at Council committee hearing” (news article, Nov. 22): Thank you for an excellent article that gives voice to the opposition as well as to  the promoters of the business district. I call on Councilmember Margaret Chin,  Domenic Recchia, chairperson of the Council’s read more here »

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Letters, Week of Nov. 22, 2012

Kinda nice being off the grid To The Editor: Re “Notes from the disaster zone; A survivor sounds off” (talking point, Nov.  9): I read Bill Whineberg’s (sic) rant about the effects of Sandy. I not for one moment lamented the loss of power, of water, of heat and all the other inconveniences and of read more here »

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Letters, Week of Nov. 15, 2012

Knickerbocker’s nightmare To The Editor: Thousands of Knickerbocker Village residents in Chinatown are still without electricity, heat, hot water, Internet and other vital services. This complex is not public housing. Angry residents charge that the buildings’ owners and managers have been negligent in their response to Hurricane Sandy, and also callous and indifferent to suffering residents. read more here »

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Letters, Week of Nov. 8, 2012

A cooler spot for ice To The Editor: Re “Ice, ice baby: Con Ed chips in with chilly chunks”  (photos, Nov. 3): This certainly didn ’t help those of us further Downtown and west of Union Square. They easily could have put an ice center in Ruth Wittenberg Triangle at the intersection of Sixth and read more here »

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Letters, Week of Nov. 2, 2012

A hurricane of news To The Editor: Hunkering down for Hurricane Sandy, I was delighted to spend some time with the latest issue of the East Villager. One story after another piqued my interest, from the plans for the Seward Park area to the heartening green efforts of our local schools and politicians. It was read more here »

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Letters to editor

Not charity, but justice  To The Editor: Re “Activists keep up the pressure for Firestone feminist apartment” (news article, Oct. 18): What the community is asking of Mr. Perl is not charity, but justice on the part of those who have benefited off the legacy of revolutionary women like Ms. Firestone. To offer up one read more here »

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Letters, Week of Oct. 18, 2012

L.E.S. Pathmark is worth the trip To The Editor: Re “L.E.S. Pathmark to close: Residents are distraught” (news article, Oct. 4): Not only is the Pike Slip Pathmark’s closing tragic because it leaves the community bereft of a large, reliable outlet that’s been in the neighborhood for decades, but their circular sales are usually the read more here »

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Letters, Week of Oct. 10, 2012

No one’s being fooled To The Editor: “High-end topless club hopes to swing it near sports pier” (news article, Oct. 4): There’s a lot going on in this article. Anyone else heard of a plan for a high-rise hotel? Regarding the strip club, let’s be serious: Is he really going to go into spin mode on a strip read more here »

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