August 2, 2006 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

Kelly Hears Corporations' Voices More Than Voters'

Dear Editor: Once again, Sue Kelly has shown a disconnect between what she says when she's home in the 19th CD, and what she does when she's back in Washington. More...

Just the Facts, Please

Letter to the Editor: Putnam County Executive, Robert Bondi, recently asked Putnam County Libraries, and other nonprofit agencies, to justify the need and worth of their services; and to determine if taxpayers are willing to pay to support these org More...

Village Board has Solution in Hand

Dear Editor: State Assemblyperson Sandra Galef has responded to the needs of our Cold Spring Village Home Rule with her sponsorship of legislation, which has been passed, requiring training for municipal boards in the areas of zoning and planning. More...

Deputies Were Just Doing Their Jobs

Editor, Regarding Ms. PortmanLaux' letter defaming one of Putnam County's deputies, I too wear two hats. I am a volunteer with a local ambulance corps and hold a regular job as well. More...

WPEDC is Doing Great Work

To the editor, On Wednesday July 26th I had the pleasure to attend a meeting of the Western Putnam Economic Development Council at the Meeting House. This particular meeting was for realtors and business landlords. I attended as the latter. More...

PV Board Deletes Resolution on Decorum at Public Meetings

Dear Editor: In reaction to the behaviors exhibited by some on our Town Board as well as by some residents at public meetings, I, and several other Putnam Valley residents requested that the Board reflect on this and pass a resolution which would gu More...

County Historian Concerned About Work Done Without Plan

To the Editor: Regarding the article of July 19th under Margaret Sternberg's by-line, "County Historian Upbraids Land Acquisition Committee," my brief comments on that occasion were both factual and respectful. More...

Powell Should Resign Position

Editor, I was concerned when Putnam Valley Supervisor Sam Davis and his two Democratic Council people took office. My concerns were well founded as Mr. More...

Privacy and Safety

Editor, I could easily post a blog on the issues of personal privacy and public safety, but I'd like to target our Putnam County neighbors. There isn't a day that goes by that computer hackers are finding ways into our everyday life. More...

Saunders Farm is Better Than Feed Lots

Dear Editor, I feel compelled to write about the recent press Saunder's Farm. The history of this 100 year farm is rich and complex, but when I think of Saunder's Farm, I think of music. More...

Concern about the Quarry Pond Development

To the editor, Having attended the July 20th Planning Board (PB) meeting, I would like to raise some concerns about the proposed Quarry Pond Development. More...

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