October 15, 2008 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

Reporter's Note

To the Editor: In reading Ms. Leiter's article on the October 1 public hearing on Putnam County's proposed 2009 budget, the author mentions that the CSEA's political action committee argued in favor of the tax hike. More...

Don't Cut State Tobacco Control Funding

Dear Editor, Last week, Governor Patterson announced plans to bring the NYS Legislature back for another special session to address a projected $1.2 billion shortfall in the current state budget. This session is scheduled for November 18. More...

Galef's Position Not to Accept Member Items is Significant

Dear Editor: There is one person in the state legislature that has been talking about the "member item" or "pork" state program for several years. That is Sandy Galef. More...

Assemblywoman Galef Is a True Public Servant

To the Editor: I can speak from personal experience about how fortunate we are to have Sandy Galef as our State Assemblywoman. She is a true public servant. More...

A Renewed Spirit of Cooperation Exists Between The Chamber and the Merchants

Dear Editor, The October 1 2008 edition of the PCNR referenced a recent meeting between the Mayor and representatives of the Cold Spring Area Chamber of Commerce and the Cold Spring Merchants Association in an article updating Village of Cold Spri More...

Bill Gouldman the Better Choice for State Assembly

Dear Editor, Hate your high property taxes? You have Albany's special interests to thank. Unfunded education mandates are one of the primary cost-drivers for counties and local municipalities. More...

An Examination of the Current Crisis' Possible Impact on Haldane

Dear Editor: The current state-wide financial crisis spurred the New York State Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) to conduct a special web based seminar this week. More...

Campaigns Should Stick to the Facts

To The Editor: I believe that a campaign for elected office should be about a discussion of real issues and real facts. More...

Many Questions to Examine at Parking Meeting

Dear Editor: Anyone who lives near Main Street, frequents it, or who has a business there, should come to the firehouse on Thursday night at 7pm, to become a part of the Village's parking discussion. There are many questions to examine. More...

Letter to the Editor Writers Should Disclose Their Official Affiliations

To the Editor: In recent weeks a number of letters have been published by the PCNR and other papers in support of Democrat Sandy Galef. These letters were written by officers in the Democratic party at both the state and local levels. More...

No Time To Wait - Vote For Bill Gouldman

To the Editor: Seniors like me face a number of concerns: property taxes, health-care costs, and transportation affect the elderly more acutely than most. More...

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