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AIDS memorial is fitting for community of conscience

[media-credit name="COURTESY ACT UP NEW YORK ARCHIVE" align="alignleft" width="300"][/media-credit]By MICHAEL SELTZER | Greenwich Villagers have much in our history to give us an immense sense of pride. Leading writers, poets, entertainers and humanitarians, including Eleanor Roosevelt, Mark Twain, Bob Dylan, Barbra Streisand, Edna St. Vincent Millay and Willa Cather, to name just a few, can read more here »

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To The Editor: Re “Occupy is still preoccupied with Trinity lot for its ‘home’” (news article, Nov. 24): The occupiers should camp in the graveyards of Trinity Church and St. Paul’s Chapel where the American Revolution’s heroes are buried. And Trinity Church should welcome them. Cy Adler

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To The Editor: Re “Occupy’s try to pitch its tent in Hudson Square is blocked” (news article, Nov. 17): There is nothing written in the First Amendment about permits, curfews, place, manner, safety and health issues, megaphones, drugs, tents, sleeping bags, generators, books, teach-ins, being naked or saying mean things about the gilded fascist elite. read more here »

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To The Editor: Mayor Bloomberg claims that tents are not allowed in New York City parks. Ask him to explain the giant tents being set up right now in Union Square Park and in Central Park at Columbus Circle for the corporate-run holiday vending markets. These tents are set up for more than a month read more here »

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To The Editor: The coverage of Occupy Wall Street in The Villager and Downtown Express is fantastic. Insightful in ways the mainstream media can never be. Great photos too. Do I smell another series of press association awards or is that pepper spray? Hmmm. Lawrence White

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To The Editor: Re “Board can vote for owners” (letter, by Alan Ballinger, Nov. 17): Mr. Alan Ballinger: Your name is not found in the Department of Finance records as an owner of any condo unit at 40 Mercer St. Yet you claim to be a “Residential Representative” on the Broadway Soho Business Improvement District read more here »

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To The Editor: Re “Board can vote for owners” (letter, by Alan Ballinger, Nov. 17): Thank you for your piece. I have to agree and want to remind everyone that residents are fully part of the Broadway Soho BID process. There are several condo and co-op owners on the BID Steering Committee and they will read more here »

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To The Editor: Re “A BID wolf in sheep’s clothing” (letter, by Lora Tenenbaum, Nov. 17): The comments directed at the proposed BID for Soho’s Broadway continue to amplify many of the false statements and inaccuracies put forth in many formats — illegal stickers and posters, newsletters, e-mail blasts and a Web site without any read more here »

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To The Editor: Re “Fight to save church goes to state’s highest court” (news article, Nov. 17): Parishioners paid for Our Lady of Vilnius Church itself and its maintenance over the years. The church belongs to them first and foremost. If they can maintain the church with their contributions they should get to keep their read more here »

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<em>To The Editor:</em> Re “Fight to save church goes to state’s highest court” (news article, Nov. 17): Clarification: I told Mr. Amateau that we, at present, have at least 100 active supporters for our cause on our donor list. We had at least 300 active parishioners before the church closed. Many former parishioners now dutifully read more here »

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