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Proud of Lady Rocks To the Editor: Our community should be very proud of the East Rockaway High School Lady Rocks varsity volleyball team for capturing the Nassau County Class C crown this … more
Follow the code To the Editor: I read with interest two weeks ago a report regarding my attendance and presentation regarding the basketball poles facing the street in the Herald’s article, “Resident creates hoop-la at trustee meeting” (Nov. 17-23). Mr. Sepe and, privately, Mr. Oppenheiner intimated a possible ambiguity in the code. I’m going to guess they are going to use that as an excuse to allow the present and continued proliferation of these things in Rockville Centre, comparing them to temporary structures even if they sit out for years, causing an eyesore and danger to children, adults and motorists, including trucks. Basically the way I read the piece, it’s just a “cop out.” Let’s see how they try to get around this while other residents follow the law. It doesn’t matter if Mr. Sepe doesn’t have an issue with them. It matters if he’s going to follow village code and not attempt to circumvent it by doing what’s right, which seems to be a problem these days with some people. As for Marc Zeloof’s comments, which states that since the world is being threatened by ISIS, a bad economy, etc., we should all just forget about anything else that somehow impacts a community or issues that are far less important in the scheme of things. If this individual had read my past letters and attended the meeting, I stated that the issue regarding basketball poles paled in comparison to other very important issues going on in this country and the world. I found his letter to the editor inane. Burton Diamond Rockville Centre more
What’s in a name? A community. To the Editor: The Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant is no more. Please welcome the South Shore Water Reclamation Facility. It may be just a name change to … more
He’s a believer To the Editor: I would like to congratulate the Lynbrook High School Drama Club for its stellar performances in last weekend’s sold out production of “Shrek The … more
Mall deal miscalculation? To the Editor: I am writing regarding the ill-conceived Payments in Lieu of Taxes agreement entered into by the Town of Hempstead Industrial Development Agency and the … more
To the Editor: I am catching up on some reading now that the Jewish holidays are over, and would like to comment on Randi Kreiss’s column “Embracing friends who embrace the Donald” (Oct. 6-12). more
FAA should reduce flight noise threshold To the Editor: We call on the Federal Aviation Administration to adopt a lower airplane noise threshold to address health, environmental and … more
Playing softball with politics To the Editor: In your interviews in the Oct. 13-19 issue of the Herald, “Incumbent Todd Kaminksy vs. challenger Chris McGrath in the 9th Senate Districtt,” … more
Derisive words serve no purpose To the Editor: I have enjoyed many of Randi Kreiss’s columns, which have provided a light-hearted distraction from the serious issues and often tragic events … more
Wants peace and quiet To the Editor: Planes, planes, and more planes, flying overhead constantly. I remember a time when planes out of John F. Kennedy airport stopped flying at 11 p.m. and … more
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