September 9, 2009 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

Fly the Flag

To the Editor: Wouldn't it be spectacular to wake up Monday morning and see an American flag flying in front of every house in America for the whole week? More...

A Leader by Example

To the Editor: John Van Tassel was born in November, 1965. His father, George Van Tassel, was a founding charter member of the Philipstown North Highlands Fire District in 1969; and retired after more than 25 years of active service. More...

Master of Calm

To the Editor: As soon as they started shouting at John Hall's health care forum at Fox Lane on Sept. 2, my stomach went into a knot. I had never attended any event that was so loud and passionately polarized. More...

Transparency Needed

To the Editor: The impasse in the State Senate earlier this summer demonstrated that equity in the allocation of state revenues is imperative. More...

Smith Serves the People

To the Editor: If you're not angry, maybe you haven't been paying attention. Oh, I don't mean that as a criticism really—we are all barraged by so much information that it's a survival skill to tune most of it out. More...

9/10 Mentality Squanders Our Future

We will soon observe the 8th anniversary of the mass murders of 3,000 people in the September 11 terrorist attacks. As the event recedes further into the past we hear more and more about the "9/10 mind-set" versus the "9/11 mind-set. More...

Zoning Input Welcomed

To the Editor: The readers of your August 26th article headlined "Angst Spurs Action" may not be aware that the proposed new zoning law complete with maps is and has been available on the Town's website for all to see ( http://philipstown. More...

Light Pollution

To the Editor: In the August 26th issue of the PCN&R, there was a front page article on the proposed lighting improvement project for the Cold Spring waterfront. More...

Remember 9/11

To the Editor: Eight years ago this Friday, I was the victim and witness to the single, most devastating criminal act in the history of our nation. More...

Cell Tower Defeated

To the Editor: Two weeks after the publication of the July 29 news article "Cell Tower on Historic Hudson Horizon," I received a note from Carol Ash, Commissioner of the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Properties, stating that there are More...

Rolling in the Right Direction

To the Editor: I have had the opportunity to attend three town hall meetings on health reform and was equally impressed and mortified. Assemblyman Greg Ball hosted two of these meetings, one in Fishkill and one in Somers, and did a terrific job. More...

Let's Not Be Divided

To the Editor: I am completely taken by surprise that so many of our fellow citizens are so emotionally against a plan for health care reform that guarantees care for everyone, no matter how rich or poor. More...

Let's Honor Small Business Operators

Labor Day, that weekend set aside for barbeques, trips, and a couple of extra days off, has come and gone and I am here to report that business in the village was brisk. More...

Candidate Platform

Esther McHenry

Candidate, Putnam Valley Town Board I am Esther McHenry, a candidate for Putnam Valley Town board. A few years ago I retired from a corporate job as a supervisor in insurance liability claims. More...

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