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A cruel trophy hunt
Letters

A cruel trophy hunt

  To the editor: Regarding the Department of Environmental Conservation’s announcement that hunters killed a near-record number of New York’s black bears in 2015 (more than 1,700 animals), decimation of a quarter of the species is nothing to celebrate. Black bears, including mothers, rarely attack when humans approach them and […]

Once upon a time…
Letters

Once upon a time…

  The LIRR third track story is just beginning To the editor: Governor Andrew Cuomo’s latest announcements that no homes will be taken and seven grade crossings will be eliminated as part of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Long Island Rail Road Main Line Third Track project were lacking specific details. […]