Opinion

Editorial: Kites in a Hurricane

Editorial: Kites in a Hurricane

Courtesy of Twitter It has been a formidable, faith-testing fortnight for our beloved borough. Two weeks that most of us wish we could simply hit…

Editorial: #HowardBeachStrong

Editorial: #HowardBeachStrong

Courtesy of Flickr This December, when the world drags Howard Beach back 30 years, back to a time when this community was branded with the…

Op-Ed: Bus Stop

Op-Ed: Bus Stop

File Photo The following op-ed piece was submitted to The Forum by Alex Blenkinsopp of the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association. Transportation in southern Queens must…

Editorial: Making the Grade

Editorial: Making the Grade

Photo Courtesy of nyclovesnyc.blogspot.com As the publisher of this newspaper, I have, on multiple occasions, written or assigned stories on the City’s eatery grading procedures…

Editorial: Why?

Editorial: Why?

A fair and, at times such as these, expected question. As far as appearances go – seems simple. No? Three letters capped off by a…

Editorial: The Secret Life

Editorial: The Secret Life

PHOTO: Police Commissioner Bratton and rescue pup Zaza. Courtesy of NYPD The animated film “The Secret Life of Pets” is slated for worldwide release on…

Editorial:  Denying Death-Technology

Editorial: Denying Death-Technology

Photo Courtesy of the National Safety Council   These days it seems there’s always another cause to champion or an anniversary to commemorate.  Some months are…

Editorial:  Funding Achievement

Editorial: Funding Achievement

PHOTO: The NYFAC Autism Center on Cross Bay Boulevard in Howard Beach. File Photo On the heels of World Autism Awareness Day, we at The…

Editorial:  All Politics is Local

Editorial: All Politics is Local

PHOTO:  Photo Courtesy of Flickr/Natasha Blakely Former U.S. Representative from Boston and longtime Speaker of the House Thomas P. “Tip” O’Neill became popular for this…

Editorial:  United We Stand

Editorial: United We Stand

Go ahead. Name a Belgian invention. Better yet, find Belgium on a map, or name all three of its official languages. Probably, you can’t. But…

Editorial:  Do You Feel Lucky?

Editorial: Do You Feel Lucky?

Photo Courtesy of Flickr/Daniel Santiago Whether you’re Irish, Catholic, both, or even just like the color green, we at The Forum want to wish you…

Editorial: The Lady in Red

Editorial: The Lady in Red

PHOTO: Former President Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan. Photo Courtesy of The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation It’s odd to write these words, because…