Commentary on today’s news and opinion, from readers and newsmakers.
Drivers have faced safety concerns in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties, as more than 300 accidents involving motorcycles were reported from 2006 to 2010. What LoHud.com readers are saying:
While I commend all bikers who drive safely and courteously, as someone who lives close to the New York State Thruway, I can’t count the number of reckless motorcyclists who speed, dart in and out of traffic and generally make life miserable for car drivers.”
— Jason Bush
The most important thing a motorcyclist can do is to wear a helmet. It can save your life.”
— Jeff S. Alterman
Some New York State district officials are upset that schoolteachers and administrators are not on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Education Reform Commission.
This panel needed to be more balanced with people from all sectors, including education and parents in the group.”
— Peggy Hatton
It’s clear from this, and from many of our governor’s statements and actions, that he doesn’t appreciate us teachers very much.”
— Richard Kayesh
Most popular story on LoHud.com: Yonkers teen dies as SUV plunges off bridge into Wappingers Creek
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