March 17, 2005 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

Bush Shows Extreme Lack of Compassion on Women’s Rights

This week the world community celebrated International Women More...

Are They Really Steep Slope Experts?

Dear Editor,

There have been a few letters to the paper recently about the firm Saccardi & Schiff, land planners and environmental consultants. More...

Trying to Get Ice Hockey Team at Haldane

Letter reprinted at the request of the author. More...

Planting Winter Crop Provides Environmental Win-Win

Sustainability: living lightly on the earth. What a great idea. Andy Revkin More...

This Time Granting Variance Would Preserve Village Character

Letter re-printed at the request of the author. More...

What’s Happening at the Lumberyard?

Dear Editor: More...

Highland Falls Updates NRT Status

There is an agreement on the issues of the BOCES Aid/Excess Cost Aid and on the amount owed for tuition arrears for the 2002-2003 ($122,985.11) and 2003-2004 ($93,069. More...

Indian Brook, It’s Not About Public Opinion

You may wonder what the big deal is about the subdivision proposed by Indian Brook, LLC. The subdivision only involves 25 acres, but more is at stake More...

Destructive, Law-Breaking Subdivisions Abound

Dear Editor,

The final item of last month More...

Preliminary Analysis of Philipstown Natural Resources Unveiled

Next Monday evening, March 21st, the Comprehensive Plan Natural Resources Committee will be hosting an information session and public presentation by our consulting team from The Conway School of Landscape Design. More...

Comments Offer Change of Direction

It is usual to read weekly letters to the editor that show great consternation with certain proposed actions by our town government, and which are highly critical of those public figures who appear to exhibit little concern for public opinion and the More...

Planning Boards Should Consider Wetlands Advisory Committee Advice

Dear Editor,

Those worried about destructive development in Philipstown should access the Pace Law School More...

Protecting Our Children

Editor,

Remember growing up? Remember playing "fort" in the living room? Or alligator? How about Army? More...

Weekly Poll

At this point, are you concerned by the "mass and scale" of the Butterfield Project?
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