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What Our Readers Are Saying: August 16

August 16, 2018 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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Brooklyn Daily Eagle editors welcome opinions, both pro and con, on all subjects affecting our daily lives, as well as responses to the articles and opinion pieces published in this paper.

Here is a selection of some of the more insightful and engaging comments from the last week. Want to contribute? Use Disqus at the bottom of the Eagle’s articles.

Re Arborist fired after slamming Brooklyn Botanic Garden for removing tree (Aug. 13)

News for those who live, work and play in Brooklyn and beyond

“Sad day for the BBG when an experienced arborist has to argue with his boss to save a tree! Underneath, at the root, there seems to be a damaging communication split between management and staff. One would think that they both spoke the same language.” — ROBERTO GAUTIER

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Re Can-collecting Brooklyn bag lady is really a multimillionaire (Aug. 10)

“Clearly she has a mental health issue. Her husband needs to get her help!” — SCOTT PETRICIG

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Re Is Brooklyn street co-named after Haitian hero — or mass murderer? (Aug. 9)

“Wouldn’t be the first. Check out Underhill Avenue.” — MISSIONCONTROL

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Re Watchtower sign was illegal, Buildings Department says (Aug. 8)

“Just glad to see this property being enjoyed by more persons, being across from the park makes it being open even more appropriate. Now New York can enjoy the view.” — JACQUELINE

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Re Cobble Hill residents fume over uncollected compost rotting in the heat (Aug. 2)

“What is the city thinking? Food compost can’t be left to sit in those bins for a whole week between a collection; not in the summer months. This will destroy the program that the city made no real effort to get off the ground in the first place.” — LOGINNYC


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