Opinion

Editorial: Tougher Gun Laws Needed

There was a spat of shootings this weekend that have recently become very rare in the city. Mayor Michael Bloomberg used the opportunity to once…

Editorial: Better To Be Prepared

Tropical Storm Irene hit New York City over the weekend, and while the damage—particularly in low-lying areas like Broad Channel and Hamilton Beach—was significant, New…

Editorial: Security Cameras Can Save Lives

In July, 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky of Brooklyn was abducted and killed while walking home. Kletzky’s abductor was caught thanks in large part to security footage…

Editorial: Job Creation Wanted

Editorial: Job Creation Wanted

Job creation is buzzing around in the news. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Tuesday that creating jobs for New Yorkers would be his number one…

Editorial: Now Bring The Cops Here

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly announced the hiring of 1,635 new police recruits on Wednesday afternoon. This is welcome news for a…

Editorial: Same Old Story in Budget Deal

The City Council approved a $66 billion budget Wednesday afternoon, which avoided massive teacher layoffs, cuts to civil services such as libraries and the closing…

An Awesome Legacy

An Awesome Legacy

As the publisher of The Forum for the last two decades, I have faced many circumstances, both routine and extraordinary. I have seen things that…

Editorial: Voters Must Do What Weiner Won’t

House of Representatives Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has called for an investigation by the Congressional Ethics Committee to determine if Congressman Anthony Weiner has violated…