August 20, 2008 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

Revival of Family Day in Lake Peekskill a Proud Day

To the Editor: On Sunday, August 3, Putnam Valley's Lake Peekskill celebrated its revival of "Family Day" at North Beach. The event was planned over the past four months and was an unqualified success, attended by more than 200 people. More...

Residents of Nelsonville are not Residents of Cold Spring

Editor: I accept Brandon del Pozo's suggestion that we should suspend, for now, debate of the metered parking issue in these pages. More...

Galef Focuses on Real Reform, not Flashy Promises

To the Editor: Before Mr. Schubel votes (letter Aug.13), I certainly hope he gets his facts straight. Ms. Sandra Galef has introduced a bill to bring targeted school tax relief to the middle class. This is an interim measure toward real reform. More...

Sandra Galef and the State Legislature has Built Bigger Deficits

Letter to the Editor New York is sinking fast. It is embarrassing to think that we will have a $6.4 billion dollar deficit in 2009. More...

My Diary Excerpts

To the Editor: 1977: Waited 1½ hours on a gas line to fill up my guzzler. Probably wasted more fuel waiting on the line then I got at the pump. 1981: Built a passive solar house in the North Highlands using latest "green" technology. More...

Political Pals

To the Editor: This letter is in response to Sam Davis's letter in this paper 2 weeks ago. It is distressing that Sam Davis believes we can trust him. More...

Energy Reduction Starts at Home

Dear Editor: The recent letters regarding high-priced oil have inspired my call for conservation. Reducing waste energy consumption is the best step to take to fill the gap while renewables develop and oil supplies continue to decline. More...

Galef Criticism Based on False Information

To the Editor: A letter appeared in last week's PCNR from Mr. Robert Schubel of Putnam Valley regarding the Middle Income Star Rebate program. Mr. More...

Where Have Our Children Gone?

Editor, Your child is born, raised, schooled in beautiful Putnam County. More...

Weekly Poll

County legislators reviewed the Butterfield project and a senior center in a historic meeting last week. Where should the senior center be?
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