March 14, 2007 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

Ray of Light Needed to Trample Ignorance

Dear Editor: The Thomas Jefferson Building of The Library of Congress includes the following quotations inscripted on the walls of this historical Washington building established in 1800. More...

How Can the Board Arbitrarily Decide to Ignore a Referendum?

Dear Editor, I am confused, and I don't think I am the only one. More...

Saving Farms & Agriculture in Putnam Valley

To The Editor: Sam Oliverio, Jr. is correct as regards his duties and the use of his legislative powers. More...

The Rape of Foundry Pond Road

To the Editor: Beautiful scenery on a lovely, picturesque road! Hills and valleys, that's what you'll see driving along Foundry Pond Road. Be careful because there are steep sections with hard curves. More...

Believes Being "Illegally Assessed"

Dear Editor: The Philipstown Chairman Assessor in respect to said four parcels is using Mr. Terio's property ID number and has entered on the Philipstown Assessment Tax Roll said four illegal parcels in which Mr. More...

"Between The River and The Rails"

Dear Editor: Last Friday, Philipstown witnessed another classic demonstration of close community - another ballot cast for the innate goodness of human beings. More...

Town Board is Ignoring the Validity and Sanctity of the Library Vote

Dear Editor: In November, voters passed a referendum giving the Butterfield Library an annual budget. The election was never contested publicly; however the Town Board has decided not to honor the provisions of the referendum. Why? More...

Present School Funding System Shortchanges Education

To the Editor: Since taking office, I have been actively involved in lobbying the state to reform the funding of schools. More...

Re: Butterfield Library Referendum Vote

Dear Editor: Last November, the people's voice was heard - we thought. A referendum was placed on the ballot to secure funding for the Butterfield Library. The referendum passed, albeit by a slim margin, and the vote was never timely challenged. More...

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