“It’s sad,” my Aunt Frances said from the rehab facility in Holmdel, N.J. where she had been taken after breaking her femur a few days earlier when she reached up for a bowl of cereal and woke up on the floor. “All the people you see here are…

Friday, October 11, 2019

To the Editor: Frank DeSanna is wrong (Oct. 11 letter) for so many reasons, my response will be longer than his letter. Read more

To The Editor: With all due respect to my fellow Americans, most of us simply don’t know that a “liberal/progressive” is not the same thing as a “socialist.” Read more

To the Editor: Richard Steier makes the same mistake as many reporters when he writes in his Razzle Dazzle of Sept. 27, 2019 of “…uneasiness that many Democrats…have about forsaking their empl… Read more

Friday, October 04, 2019

To the Editor: Dr. Irwin Polishook and I became friends at the Municipal Labor Committee. In those days the MLC had an annual conference at Atlantic City. Neither Dr. Polishook nor I were into… Read more

To the Editor: Thank God Bernie Sanders has the Cadillac Congressional health plan. In one day he had a “health emergency,” got admitted to a hospital, and had two 2 stents put in. Read more

To the Editor: Bob Hennelly’s excellent article in the Sept. 27 Chief-Leader details Court Lieut. Angela Shirlaw’s struggles to gain back the hours of leave time the Office of Court Administra… Read more

To the Editor: Rather than write about impeachment and the continued lies and misconduct that is the Trump presidency, I thought I’d focus on something Mr. Trump’s supporters consider a strong… Read more

To the Editor: Both Democratic House Members and some in the media have obviously leaned a few important lessons in questioning and cross-examining hostile witnesses, including Donald Trump, R… Read more

To the Editor: There’s no charm like coercion. It induces “voluntary” compliance. It has the power of suggestion that cannot be refused. Read more

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The City Council will soon vote on a plan to shut down Rikers Island and replace it with smaller jails in every borough except Staten Island. The rationale for this, aside from being part of a…

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Our heartiest congratulations to Stanley Whittingham of SUNY Binghamton and John Goodenough of the University of Texas at Austin, who along with Akira Yoshino of Meijo University in Japan shar…

Five years ago, Mike Carrube was elected president of the Subway Surface Supervisors Association after campaigning as a reformer. His attorney, Arthur Schwartz, for more than 20 years has trie…

It’s important to remember that the blame for the “friendly-fire” death of Police Officer Brian Mulkeen rests primarily with Antonio Lavance Williams, who apparently tried to grab for the offi…

The Central Park Jogger case, which transfixed New York 30 years ago after a young woman was savagely beaten and raped, was mishandled by the cops and prosecutors assigned to it. The discovery…