January 10, 2007 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

Property Tax Increases are Alarming

To the Editor I have been waiting to see if anyone else is concerned enough about the incredible escalation of property taxes here in Philipstown to write a letter expressing such concern. More...

An Open Community Discussion about Iraq

To the Editor: By the time this letter is published, President Bush will have made his proposal regarding his future plans for United States involvement in Iraq. More...

Each of Us Can Reduce Light Pollution

Dear Editor: The Milky Way used to shine so brightly it cast a shadow over earth. It still does, but we can't see it. More...

Marathon Property Development Will Foster More Tax Dollars for Putnam County

(Reprinted at the request of the author) Dear County Executive Bondi, The Western Putnam Economic Development Council (WPEDC) Marketing Committee read with great excitement in the January 3, 2007 issue of the Putnam County News & Recorder the front More...

Gary Tutty's Retirement a Loss for our Community

Dear Editor: I read today that Putnam Valley's School Superintendent, Gary Tutty, will retire at the end of this school year. His retirement will be a loss for our school children and our community. More...

County Will Save Tax Dollars With Use of Marathon Property

(reprinted at the request of the author) Dear Mr. More...

Free Elections Can Never be taken for Granted

To the Editor: Last week I attended the swearing in ceremonies at the Courthouse in Carmel. As I watched each elected official take their respective oaths of office, I was taken by the beauty and power of such events. More...

Appreciating Casey's Work

Dear Editor If we viewed education as a means to enhance and protect our way of life, we would have children instructed in the evolution and values of Western Civilization. More...

Uproar Used as a Tactic to Silence Discussion

Dear Editor: On Wednesday last, when the reappointment of John Zarcone to the Putnam Valley Planning Board, was challenged - in good, time honored democratic tradition - you would have thought that a heist was underway! Uproar from Mr. More...

Marathon Battery Property Perfect Solution to Parking Issue

(Reprinted at the request of the author) Dear County Executive Bondi, Our Main Street has been plagued with poor parking. In order to invest in business expansion it is important to address the infrastructure needs of the businesses. More...

Sam Davis Needs to Learn the Art of Compromise

To the Editor: The article "Putnam Valley Ethics Law Once Again Center of Controversy" by Ed Greiff in your last issue was thought provoking. More...

Support the Changes to the State's Member Item System

To the Editor: With the imprimatur of the new governor, I believe that this is the year when we clean up the member item system also known as "pork". More...

Marathon Project is an Answer to Seniors' Prayers

(reprinted at the request of the author) Dear Mr. Bondi, I am a senior in Garrison, who has been involved with many seniors of Western Putnam County. More...

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