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Here for the long haul To The Editor: When Mayor Bloomberg arrogantly suggests that Occupy Wall Street will not last the winter, I would remind him that King George III said the same thing about the revolutionaries at Valley Forge. Jerry The Peddler Occupiers are heroes To The Editor: As I watch these protests on […]

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More than a friend To The Editor: Re “Beloved blogger Arihood’s loss leaves a hole in heart of Ave. A” (obituary, Oct. 6): Bob, we love and will miss you dearly. Now that you have joined the departed, do me a favor: Double-check the climate thing while you’re out there — my hip is acting […]

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Courageous coverage To The Editor: Re “With nets, spray and force, police crack down on march” (news article, Sept. 29): Thank you, Jefferson Siegel, for your courageous Occupy Wall Street coverage. Your on-the-ground, up-close photographs and narrative are superb. Can’t help noticing the contrast with the remoteness of The New York Times’s coverage of Sat., […]

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r Eyewitness to mass arrests To The Editor: Re “Demonstrators take to the [Wall] street” (news article, Sept. 22): Sept. 24 was a normal Saturday morning for me. I’m a panhandler on Broadway between 13th and 14th Sts. Much to my despair, at around 8 a.m., they started to set up a street festival on […]

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Stripped and searching for answers To The Editor: Re “N.Y.U. wants Parks to own two of the superblock strips” (news article, Sept. 15): “Under the plan, N.Y.U. will be opening up the massive interior courtyard of its northern superblock to public access.” This is typical misleading N.Y.U.-speak. The Sasaki garden (the “massive interior courtyard”) is […]

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Articles on 9/11 resonated To The Editor: I have lived in New York City all of my life. Like so many New Yorkers, looking back at 9/11 is difficult for me, for I lost two friends both named Jonathan, both under 30. One was a friend of my son’s who worked for Cantor Fitzgerald; his […]

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Don’t exterminate — relocate! To The Editor: Cruelty-free rat management could succeed in Tompkins Square Park; it did for us. Do we really want our beloved park seeded with poison — dangerous to wildlife, children, dogs — and poisonous to our idea of our park?  Aren’t cruelty-free and earth-friendly solutions the Village ethos, and the park’s? Surely a […]

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Inhumane to relocate seniors To The Editor: Re “Seniors and staff fight to keep open E. B’way residence” (news article, Aug. 25): Very generous of the Bialystoker board of directors that “nobody is being thrown out into the street.” Is that the new bar one must meet in caring for the poor? The only problem […]

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Malcolm’s thinking had evolved To The Editor: Re “Chelsea woman led battle to end beach segregation in 1960” (news article, Aug. 11): With all due respect to Velma Murphy Hill, I must take issue with her assessment of Malcolm X. There is no question that the actions of African-Americans confronting mobs of racists is heroic, […]

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Power companies are vultures To The Editor: Re “Close Indian Point” (editorial, Aug. 4): I agree with your basic point that having a nuclear facility this close to New York is only headed for trouble, but I find your view narrow and disturbing. The battle over closing Indian Point has been going on for years […]

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