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What Our Readers Are Saying: October 24

October 24, 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 De Blasio softens support for plan that would turn Brooklyn Heights Promenade into 6-lane highway (Oct. 22)

“So much simpler to drop [an] underwater tunnel the way they did for the Sydney Harbor Tunnel, but that involves thinking out of the box.” — DEAN COLLINS (via Disqus)

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Re Overflowing trash plagues Carroll Gardens’ streets (Oct. 18)

“Neighbors have also been complaining about the Carroll Street Library, they dispose of their garbage bags directly in the side entrance walkway without binning them. They’ve complained about rat sightings, but library won’t take necessary steps to fix.” — ADELE (via Twitter)

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Re Conversation between developer and deputy mayor reveals bid process may be unfair (Oct. 12)

“Are the emails between David Kramer, developer of the tower that replaced the Cadman Plaza library, and Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen available for publication?

“Your article raised suspicions of inappropriate collaboration between a government official and a business that benefited greatly from a decision favorable for its project.” — ROBERTO GAUTIER (via Disqus)

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Re “OPINION: The test is not the problem with specialized high schools” (June 14)

“Ultimately, de Blasio’s intentions of diversifying specialized high schools in NYC are extremely important; we all benefit from hearing from people of different backgrounds and it is disturbing to see the disparity among racial groups getting into specialized high schools.” — USER000 (via Disqus)

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Re Preservation advocates call for landmarking in East New York’s rezoning area (Jan 20)

“History is more important now than ever. Fight to preserve those noteworthy structures that tell the story of who, what, where, why and when.” — SID WILSON (via Disqus)

 

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