Letters to the editor
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To the Editor: For 66 years, I have cherished the time I spend in Newport every summer and at various times throughout the year. I am saddened that the 2020 Newport Jazz and Folk festivals have been canceled, but it is, without a doubt, the right thing more
To the Editor: With the continuing onslaught of active shooter incidents and the serious events unfolding in Congress, it appears that this Christmas season will be less joyful than many of the past years. Try to remember the true reason for the season more
To the Editor: International Women's Day is about celebrating women and lifting them up. Right now, women in low- and middle-income countries are facing a cervical cancer crisis simply because of where they live. But Congress can do something about it. more
To the Editor: Leap year 2020 will come with many challenges both foreseen and unseen. The concerns from 2019 will roll over with a few being resolved while others will appear with no apparent solutions. We are currently experiencing a disgruntle more
To the Editor: Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. were close friends back in 1965. They shared the dream that our nation should be "e;a place where civil and human rights would be inalienable rights, a country where more
To the Editor: On January 28, President Trump and President Netanyahu unveiled the so-called Trump Peace Plan entitled "e;Peace to Prosperity: A Vision to Improve the Lives of the Palestinian and Israeli People."e; The plan claims to provide for a two state more
To the Editor: The allure of using drugs can be powerful. "e;Friends"e; calling you like sirens, with promises that lead to the rocks, seem, at first, so innocent. All to often a simple journey ends up taking tragic turns. "e;The Sea"e; is a story of a voyage more
Twas the weeks before Christmas and all through my mind Was the love of Jesus And how could we all be so blind? Blind to the ways of the world And in what we really hold true Blind to all the superficiality What is real, and what will always stay new. more
To the Editor: I am an older American, and I need my members of Congress to address skyrocketing prescription drug prices. There are bipartisan proposals in Congress to fix this, so this is the moment to finally enact legislation into law. Like many more
To the Editor, For the young people who aren't too worried about getting COVID-19, a message from the past. In the early 1900s, New York was having a typhoid outbreak. Unlike COVID-19, which is a virus, typhoid is a bacterial disease -- which, like more
By HOUSE REPUBLICAN CAUCUS Our General Assembly has abandoned its responsibilities when needed most. The General Assembly needs to do its job: convene committees; oversee and make changes to the state's COVID-19 relief efforts, if necessary; plan for more
To the Editor: Due to COVID-19, my spring plans changed. This month, I was supposed to travel to Washington, D.C., to participate in Save the Children Action Network's Advocacy Summit and Hill Day. I was so excited to join hundreds of fellow advocates more
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