I enjoyed your “Hope For Hicksville” editorial of July 10. I would be thrilled and delighted to see change for the better coming to our town, which has long been a sad neighbor to affluence.

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Yet, I’ve read all of the revitalizing chatter before, but nothing ever happens. Will this be more pipe dreams? And what about the beyond deplorable conditions of all the side streets? Much fixing up is needed here — and sooner rather than later!

Karen Blicker, Hicksville