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To The Editor: On Mon., Oct. 10, I witnessed a hit-and-run at around 9 p.m. A motorcyclist headed south on Bowery was clocked by a motorist and sent flying. The motorist turned onto Prince St., never even stopped. A few pedestrians (and me with my bike) went to help the motorcyclist as he sat dazed […]

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To The Editor: As a shareholder since the inception of Southbridge Towers in 1970, and now a present board member, I’m writing to take issue with Roberta Singer’s assertion (Letters to the Editor – Oct. 19) that the SBT Board of Directors is only focused on the reconstitution of Southbridge as a private cooperative.  I […]

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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

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To The Editor: “Can’t deny Occupy” (editorial, Oct. 13) missed the irony that many of the celebrity visitors to the Occupy Wall Street protest, such as Kanye West and Russell Simmons, are multimillionaires. Democratic Congressional Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (personal net worth $35 million), who supports the protest, has raised tens of millions of dollars in campaign contributions over recent years […]

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To the editor: Today I looked at my Southbridge Towers maintenance bill and thought to myself how low it is for my apartment in this neighborhood. Anyone living elsewhere would not believe it. Why would anyone, who has an income that is “Mitchell-Lama Acceptable”, and is in their right mind, risk losing this on the […]

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To the editor: The Board of Directors of Southbridge Towers finally exposed itself by revealing its single-minded focus: to push forward its agenda to privatize this development that has thrived as a Mitchell-Lama co-op for 40 years. On October 6th the board passed a motion to have the shareholders vote on a resolution seeking to […]

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To the editor: Re: “C.B. 2 angered after N.Y.U. goes to the media first” (news article, Oct. 5) The informative article about Community Board 2’s anger with N.Y.U. contains a statement from university V.P. Alicia Hurley: “It is hard for us not to notice the lack of civility with which we are treated when we do go […]

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To the editor: It was disappointing to learn that New York City may only allow mini-Walmarts to open. If Home Depot, Ikea, BJ’s, Costco, Best Buy and Target can open full size box stores, why not Walmart as well? Too many elected officials, including New York City Comptroller Liu, Public Advocate de Blasio, Council Speaker Quinn and many of her Council colleagues are continuing […]

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To the editor, As I watch these protests on Wall Street, I am reminded of the civil rights marches of the 60s. Yes, I lived through them and saw the police response every night on the news. I listened to my father complain that “those people” should be happy they’ve got what they got. “They […]

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To the editor: The circus atmosphere of the Stiller Run in the Battery Park City and surrounding area, totally incongruous near the National Sept. 11th Memorial, made Sunday Sept. 25 an awful day for me as a resident, and was a distressing sign of what a pathetic culture we have become. Plenty of unsung heroes […]

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