Slightly more than a month before she will resume standing before a class of students at the State University of New York at Old Westbury for the first time since March 10 last year, Gilda Zwerman wrote, "I feel safe outdoors—I wish I could t…

Friday, July 30, 2021

To the Editor: Most people here are familiar with Tevye's dilemma in the musical "Fiddler on the Roof." When faced with difficult decisions, he'd weigh the options, thinking out loud that "on … Read more

To the Editor: The testimony of the four police officers who battled the traitors who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 was emotional and compelling, and—totally supported by video—proved bey… Read more

To the Editor: I agree wholeheartedly with retired Assistant Deputy Warden Marc Bullaro's criticism of Department of Correction management for suspending a city correction officer 30 days with… Read more

To the Editor: The developers of the polio vaccine were greed-driven, because they owned stock in a triathlete-training company and wanted to ensure a bigger pool of fit potential consumers fo… Read more

Friday, July 23, 2021

To the Editor: The headline for Crystal Lewis's July 23 Chief-Leader article reads, "As Hospitals Move to Mandate COVID Vaccines for Staff, Unions Push Back." Read more

To the Editor: In response to The Chief-Leader's recent story on the WFP ballot line ("Signature Snafu Keeps WFP Off November Ballots in Most Races"), we felt it important to underscore the si… Read more

To the Editor: Shameless and heartless people appall us. Andrew Cuomo is one of those people. His character and conduct have been repeatedly exposed by his responses to a number of credible yo… Read more

To the Editor: The NYC Department of Correction has added an additional First Deputy Commissioner position to its ranks. Stanley Richards, vice president of the inmate support group The Fortun… Read more

To the Editor: On July 20, a city correction officer was suspended without pay for 30 days because while off-duty he left a voice message for some co-workers criticizing the Department of Corr… Read more

To the Editor: Your thoughtful and well-written "Razzle Dazzle" column (July 16 issue) focusing on the extraordinary turnout of enrolled Democratic voters who cast their Primary Day ballots, i… Read more

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The first day of hearings by the House Select Committee on the January 6th Attack made clear why most congressional Republicans wanted no part of a serious examination of the violent invasion …

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During a press conference calling for the Federal Judge overseeing the NYPD stop-and-frisk-case settlement to give community activists a say in the program, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams to…

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Despite all the commotion about Mayor de Blasio's attempt to prod city workers into finally getting vaccinated, he has given them a fallback option that should squelch all the grumbling that t…

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A Federal Judge recently ruled that a search by four Bronx cops that turned up a gun a man was carrying in his fanny pack was legal because they had grounds to move a stop to a frisk.

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The convincing vote by the Municipal Labor Committee in favor of a package that will be offered by a tandem of leading health-care providers in place of traditional Medicare coverage for city …