Opinion

EDITORIAL: Press Pause

EDITORIAL: Press Pause

While not exactly a “stop the presses!” moment, Mayor Bill de Blasio this week revealed the enmity he has—and has had—for the members of the…

EDITORIAL: Cars for Concern

EDITORIAL: Cars for Concern

It seems that over the last few years a certain segment of Gotham’s population has been clearly targeted—by opportunistic elected officials, advocates for “the wronged,”…

LOOK BOTH WAYS

We’ve heard it a thousand times before. We communicate it to our loved ones. And we hope it sticks in their head anytime they’re out…

OP-ED: Pill Predicament

OP-ED: Pill Predicament

By Ed Gottlieb The opioid addiction crisis is worse than most of us imagine. It impacts us all, from Rego Park to Rockaway Park to…

The Distinguished Gentleman from New York

The Distinguished Gentleman from New York

Anthony Weiner, meet Rock Bottom. Rock Bottom, Anthony Weiner. The former seven-term congressman on Friday in Manhattan federal court was charged with, and pleaded guilty…

Editorial: Friend for Life

Editorial: Friend for Life

You’ve probably heard the story by now: Travis Rudolph, a wide receiver for Florida State University, recently visited a Tallahassee middle school with four of…

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…