October 25, 2006 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

Troubled by Time Country Spends on "Sex Problem"

To the Editor: I am very troubled about the time and energy my country is spending on the "sex problem". We have sex in the city, sex in the country and sex on Capital Hill. There is cyber-sex, internet sex, and phone sex. More...

John Hall Clearly the Best Choice

Dear Editor On November 7, the voters in the 19th Congressional District are challenged whether to select a legislator who will actively support public good, or one who caters to special corporate interests . More...

Former Democrat Now Supports Kelly

To The Editor: I was a registered Democrat for twenty-six years, but after the events of 9/11 I realized that out of necessity I must change my party enrollment to Republican. More...

Veterans Would be Better Served by John Hall

To the Editor: As a Vietnam veteran, I was surprised to see the VFW PAC endorse Sue Kelly's re-election to Congress, considering her votes cutting veterans programs over the last several years. Kelly's votes against veterans include: More...

Hopes Community Will Repay the Gift of Butterfield Library

To the Editor, The Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library was given to the community by the generosity of Mrs. Butterfield. I truly hope our community will repay the gift by making sure that this wonderful institution is preserved for years to come. More...

Vote Yes For Proposition 414 to Secure Butterfield Library's Future

Dear Editor, On November 7th the residents of Philipstown will have the opportunity to vote to secure the future funding of the Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library. More...

Dare to Visit the CSFD Haunted Station House

To The Editor: Hear ye, Hear ye - come one, come all...to the 2nd annual Cold Spring Firehouse Haunted Station House. More...

Public Invited to Community Meetings to Define Qualifications for New School Superintendent

Dear Editor, As you know from our October announcement, we are undertaking one of the most important tasks for the future of our District, a search for a new Superintendent to begin in the 2007/08 school year. More...

Kevin Wright Obliged to Question Reitz' Conduct

To the Editor: During the campaign for County Court Judge, Kevin Wright has apparently been criticized as being negative regarding one of his opponents, James Reitz, concerning Reitz's conduct on the bench as a Town of Carmel Court Judge. More...

Sue Kelly Has Worked Hard for Cold Spring

Dear Editor: There is so much vitriol being spewed from John Hall supporters these last few weeks. I'd like a chance to tell people about the Sue Kelly I know. More...

Spiritual Awakening or Economic Collapse Needed to Change System

To the Editor: Surely our politicians must do more about our neglect of the poor, a disgracefully low minimum wage, shameful tax breaks for the rich resulting in higher taxes for the middle class, grossly inadequate funding for our schools, roads, e More...

Deputy Moberg a Person of Great Integrity

Dear Editor: This letter is in response to your front page article of October 18, 2006, regarding 18 year veteran Putnam County Sheriff's Deputy Edward Moberg. More...

Time's Up, Sue!

Dear Editor: That Sue Kelly should claim that hers is an independent voice is comical. She was first elected to the U.S. More...

Protect Those Who Cannot Speak

To the Editor: For many years I have been anxiously waiting and. hoping that Sister Helen Prejean, the death penalty abolitionist, would include all life in her passionate commitment. More...

Stop the Theft of Political Yard Signs

To the Editor: It's election season, and certain undemocratic, malicious and criminal elements are afoot. And yes, folks, I mean criminal. More...

Fail to Understand Wright's Attempt to Split the Vote

Dear Editor: Since the chairpersons and committee members of the Republican Party met and voted in a majority vote to nominate Judge James Reitz for County Court Judge, I fail to understand and recognize why a loyal Republican, Kevin Wright, a nomin More...

Put Val Councilmember Quote Attributed to Wrong Person

Dear Brian: I was stunned when I read Ed Greiff's article "Putnam Valley Town Board Examines Chilling Ethics Law." I am quoted as saying that the Ethics Law would have a chilling effect on some people. This is the exact opposite of what I said. More...

Election our Last Chance to Say Enough With Kelly

To the Editor: A recent study from Johns Hopkins University put the number of deaths attributed to the U.S invasion of Iraq at a minimum of 400,000. More...

Respects Kevin Wright for his Commitment and Concern

To the Editor: Let me begin by saying that I have never before written a letter to the Editor. More...

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