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To the editor: The Stateline story on employment of people with developmental disabilities missed the boat (“Disabled persons can be paid …

To the editor: It’s widely known that New York State, and New York City especially, are among the most expensive places to live for retirees. Prices, on average, are about 20 percent higher than …

Do right by EMS

To the editor: The FDNY's disparity in sick leave policy between its two bureaus, fire and Emergency Medical Services, appears to be like their tens of thousands of dollars difference in pay scale - …

No laughing matter

To the editor: Henny Youngman made the point as a joke, “Take my wife … please,” but some politicians use that philosophy to survive criticism and avoid criminal charges. From Fats Domino to …

Called out

To the editor, A recent letter claims another recent letter writer used unsubstantiated facts in a letter about Donald Trump. Claim: "Under Joe Biden, employment is up 15.37 million jobs. Fact …

Wronged

To the editor: The headline for the May 17th Chief article, " Man who tried to kill NYPD officers gets 27 years ," says it all about the insanity of our alleged justice system. You can try to stab to …

Seeing red

To the editor: A recent op-ed, “Wag the Dog Dogfights,” contains falsehoods. This became obvious by the second line: “The city will not install a traffic light until an intersection has racked …

Failing grade

To the editor: The police’s militarized response to campus protests over the war in Gaza, and what students believe is university-funded and Washington-funded …

The silence of the GOP lambs

To the editor: In addition to praising dictators, Donald Trump has found another perceived friend, fictional serial killer Hannibal Lecter. On May 11, at a rally in Wildwood, New Jersey, Trump …

A bad review

To the editor: What I believe Trump’s lawyers don’t know or are ignoring is that Stormy Daniels is an important symbol of the “Me Too” movement. That’s why attacking her for her profession …

Pants on fire

To the editor: A recent letter states we were better off under Donald Trump and makes several claims to support this hypothesis.  Claim: under Trump "the highest employment and lowest …

Laws of relativity

To the editor: Trying to get Georgia’s secretary of state to add enough votes to your total so you can steal an election is a crime serious enough to warrant life in prison. So is trying to impose …

Paying their way

To the editor: Regarding “ Women of color most hurt by municipal pay gaps ” (The Chief, April 3), if their next contract achieves pay and benefits parity within the FDNY, the diverse women and …

Gag disorder

To the editor: A recent letter to this paper (“ And justice for all ,” May 3) takes issue with my “hop(ing)” that Donald Trump sees the inside of a New York City jail. The letter mentions …

First and foremost

To the editor: The First Amendment doesn’t care where you stand philosophically when expressing yourself, i.e., conservative or liberal. What it does care about is where you stand physically, i.e., …

On authority

To the editor: Two things of particular interest in the Spring 2024 TWU Express , the Transport Workers Union newsletter: "TWU Goes to the Tech Front Line" deals with the union's efforts of …

Doing time

To the editor: With apologies to Jimmie Rodgers’ “In the Jailhouse Now": I have a friend named Double-Cross Don He likes to cheat and lie and con He thought he could make fun of Judge Merchan But …

Are you better off?

To the editor: Which Trump policies that brought that peace and prosperity to the American people are so upsetting to Michael Gorman (“ Swear him in ,” The Chief, May 3) and Joseph Cannisi (“ …

Enforced bias

To the editor:  Mark Twain is credited with saying “history doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes” We are seeing that poetry across university campuses nationwide. As they have …

Swear him in

To the editor: The trial of Donald Trump has just begun and already many are wondering if the former president can survive an eight-week trial without “losing it,” either physically, emotionally …

And justice for all

To the editor: Regarding Joseph Cannisi’s most recent letter (“ Hush up ,” The Chief, April 26): Donald Trump is an odious, toxic individual. But even he is entitled to due process of law. …

Committing journalism

To the editor:      In another of his superb commentaries, Ron Isaac hits the nail on the head concerning the …

No song and dance

To the editor: Given a recent bill passed by Congress and signed by President Biden, it’s “A Grand Night for Singing!” (Rodgers and Hammerstein) if you’re a supporter of the National Security …

By permission only

To the editor: News that Mayor Adams has implemented a “permission” policy by which elected officials must seek approval before contacting administration staff is quite worrying. This exact …

Medicare warrior

To the editor: Thanks are due to Marianne Pizzitola, the NYC retiree warrior, for refuting mistruths from the United Federation of Teachers’ Michael Mulgrew. Mulgrew told a group of retirees in …

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