February 13, 2008 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

Dissolving the Putnam Valley Comprehensive Plan Committee

Last Sunday over 97 million people watched the Super Bowl. During the two weeks leading up to the contest, both teams' coaches skillfully and comprehensively developed their respective game plans for the big event. More...

Haldane Marriage Is Our Future

Dear Editor: The letter last week from a Garrison critic of my proposal to consolidate Haldane with neighboring school districts used some rather unneighborly language to describe me while missing my point. More...

What is Empathy?

Dear Editor: Empathy is mentally entering into the feeling or spirit of a person or thing. Empathy occurs when we treat neighbors or strangers with dignity and compassion. More...

GVFC Public Hearing: in Contrast to Reports

To the Editor: At the January 30 public hearing, despite having stated on several occasions that the Town and the GVFC had for at least 10 years, been building amounts into each annual budget to accumulate reserves for the purchase of equipment, t More...

Memories of Guinan's on "Chapel" book blog

Dear Editor: Many of you are aware of Wendy Bounds Little Chapel on the River book which chronicled the life of Jim Guinan, the pub and the family, but you may not be aware of her wonderful blog which she now describes "as a place to share mem More...

Inaccurate Characterization of Haldane Capital Bond Proposition Choices

Dear Editor: Mike Turton's article about the school board meeting of 1/ 29/08 in which Haldane's Capital Bond project was discussed reports that "There also seemed to be support for dividing the project into two propositions as a means of giving t More...

Cold Spring is not Without a Bookstore

Dear Editor: Cold Spring is not without a bookstore. While the community mourns the loss of Merritt Books, I would like to remind all readers that the Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library has a well-stocked used bookstore in the basement. More...

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