Opinion

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…

Editorial:  In Case You Were Puzzled…

Editorial: In Case You Were Puzzled…

Photo Courtesy of Flickr/Edward Schwan At The Forum, we love when readers call us. We get all kinds of calls, mostly positive, occasionally negative. Why…

Editorial:  Revival

Editorial: Revival

Photo Courtesy of Flickr/Ted Kappes As storms surge, snow falls, and still, miraculously, groundhogs don’t see their shadows, we’d like to think that spring lies…

EDITORIAL:  Surge of Emotion

EDITORIAL: Surge of Emotion

Photo Courtesy of Facebook/Edwin Freiburg In almost any other coastal town, high tides come with their own set of headaches, but those headaches are practically…

Editorial:  Mayor, May I?

Editorial: Mayor, May I?

So, one of Queens’ own may challenge Hizzoner in the next mayoral race. “Stranger things have happened,” said someone when we asked him if the…

Editorial:  Plow-erful Choices

Editorial: Plow-erful Choices

In 2016, we are still somehow unprepared for blizzards, even here in the Northeast. We allot money to cover the plowing and the road repairs…

Editorial: Sale Begs Questions

Editorial: Sale Begs Questions

Certainly something to brag about:  Urban Edge Properties just bought the Pan-Bay shopping center at 156-10 through 156-40 Cross Bay Blvd. for a record-breaking $27…

Editorial:  Happy New Year!

Editorial: Happy New Year!

Photo Courtesy of Sarbjit Singh/flickr.com   Our New Year’s resolutions from last year…what were they, again? Ah, yes. Be nicer to people. Show respect. We’d…

Editorial:  Just Let Us Have Christmas

Editorial: Just Let Us Have Christmas

Photo Courtesy of Jim, the Photographer/flickr.com   With recent events in the community, the country, and abroad reminding us daily that life is precious and…

Editorial:  Outlandish to Ignore

Editorial: Outlandish to Ignore

Photo courtesy of Rusdy Seng/Flickr.com   The recent terrorist threats emailed to Los Angeles, New York City, and two other school districts from a German…

Editorial:  Div+Ersity=Division?

Editorial: Div+Ersity=Division?

Photo Courtesy of Flickr.com/FLAG Program, Gerd Altmann   We don’t want to make this a political editorial, or even a religious one. Politics and religion…