August 12, 2009 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

Time to Address an Unfair Tax Burden

To the Editor: I commend the PCN&R for its most revealing editorial page sidebar pointing out the unfair tax burden shouldered by the nation's top 1% and wish to remind my fellow Putnam County citizens of this nation's proud tradition of pers More...

Manitoga: Feel & Know Nature

To the Editor: We enjoyed the article last week about Manitoga's 2009 Philipstown Garden Club intern, Fatima Hosain. More...

Septic Failure: Are We Powerless?

To the Editor: A failed septic system in Lake Peekskill was recently reported to the Town Supervisor. His response was, "We are powerless to throw people out." Is eviction the only option? More...

Welcome to the Foundry

To the Editor: Steven Mattson is right ("Find Nature and History at Foundry," July 29): Scenic Hudson's West Point Foundry Preserve contains an "absolutely fascinating" combination of nature and history. More...

A Candidate's Thoughts

To the Editor: On September 15 there will be a primary in which registered voters of both parties will be able to decide who will run for town council in November. Putnam Valley has hotly contested races for the two seats that are up for grabs. More...

Healthcare Concerns for John Hall

Letter sent to Congressman Hall, reprinted at the request of the author Dear Congressman Hall: Thank you for responding to my telephone call regarding concerns I have about the proposed Health Care Reform Bill in a timely manner. More...

Variety of Topics

To the Editor: My compliments and thanks to you for the outstanding job you're doing with the paper. More...

End Regressive Taxes, Support Mass Transit

To the Editor: I want to commend the Putnam County Legislators for their stand against the MTA tax. Our residents are already suffering under an avalanche of onerous property taxes, sales taxes, and fees. More...

Get Active on Healthcare

To the Editor: There is a new TV spot about health care that rings true for me. The Americans United for Change-produced TV spot asks the question: Why do the health insurance companies want to kill President Obama's health insurance reform? More...

Hold the Crocodile Tears, Please

To the Editor: Your "Some Income Tax Facts" in the August 5th edition of the PCN&R prompts me to echo many readers who have already asked that you stick to local news. More...

Nice to Meet the Neighbors

To the Editor: I wish to echo the sentiments of the Philipstown writers in your August 5th edition who criticized the PCN&R's editorial choice to "highlight the most emotional, aggressive aspects of conversations and public meetings" and util More...

Obamacare

To the Editor:: We hope that representatives of the Obama administration and other supporters of change in our healthcare system will hold town hall meetings here in Putnam County. More...

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