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Letters to The Editor, Week of May 23, 2019

Police Blotter and race To The Editor: As a resident of Chelsea, I take exception to your “Black Corner” a.k.a. Police Blotter/Crime-Stoppers Hotline, wherein you, courtesy of the N.Y.P.D., routinely identify the “race” of criminal suspects, above and beyond the photos you may run with the narratives about the perps. This either witting or casual […]

Bus plan is the pits To The Editor: Re “Loony to cut Abingdon bus loop, seniors protest” (news article, May 9): At the Community Board 2 meeting on May 2 held at N.Y.U.’s Meyer Hall, about as far from 14th St. as one could be (by contrast City Council Speaker Corey Johnson held his hearing […]

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Faster than St. Vincent’s  To The Editor: Re “Assessing Northwell’s stand-alone E.D.” (news article, April 18): Much as I miss St. Vincent’s Hospital, I do not miss its emergency room. At St. Vincent’s, I waited hours and hours before anyone was free to examine me, and more hours to be admitted into a hospital bed. […]

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Blaz, Byford: Speed freaks To The Editor: Re “Pols voice ‘concern’ on 14th St. traffic pilot plan” (news article, thevillager.com, April 26): The notion that the Department of Transportation needs an 18-month pilot program to test the performance of its 14th St. bus proposal is ludicrous. D.O.T.’s goal is to prove that by eliminating 17 […]

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On Gruen and Westbeth To The Editor: Re “Bob Gruen: How the Westbeth was won” (Spaces, April 18): While I enjoyed the piece on my Westbeth neighbor Bob Gruen, I did not understand how the subject could claim that “everyone there from the early days is within Westbeth’s income guidelines.” I don’t even know what […]

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Sewing as Triangle link To The Editor: Re “Threads of connection to Triangle tragedy” (news article, April 11): It was an inspiring weekend. Children also participated in sewing onto the ribbon. It is appropriate that sewing, as a contribution by the public to the permanent memorial, has been incorporated into the final design. Sewing for […]

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Tompkins tested Stern To The Editor: Re “Henry Stern, 83, Parks chief under two mayors” (obituary, April 4): In my opinion, Henry Stern was the most visible, popular and people-friendly Parks Department commissioner in the history of New York, and his dog, which he claimed was “the most petted dog in New York,” was even […]

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White Horse ‘inside story’ To The Editor: Re “Whoa! Call to landmark White Horse interior” (news article, March 14): Having worked at The White Horse for five years in the 1980s I can tell you that those walls have treasured stories, and not only the walls but floors as well! One of my favorite stories […]

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Build anew for tech To The Editor: Re “Tech check” (editorial, Feb. 28): I feel like the approach to zoning in this editorial unfortunately privileges neighborhood aesthetics over what goes on in our neighborhoods. We need to recognize that the tech companies are already here, and that they are wealthy. They will do business where […]

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Don’t ‘L’-ose momentum To The Editor: Re ‘Post-‘L-pocalypse’” (editorial, Feb. 14) I find The Villager’s editorial piece on the post-L-train “shutdown” hugely confusing…frustrating, too. New York City is America’s greatest pedestrian city, and — after an eternity of insidious Moses-ism — is reimagining that title, with spectacular transit and foot-and-bike-centered improvements unspooling everywhere across 14th […]

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