September 16, 2009 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

Have a Heart, Mr. Bondi

Letter sent to County Executive Bondi and cc'd to Legislator Vinny Tamagna, reprinted at the request of the author Dear Mr. More...

Zoning Away Family Businesses

To the Editor: Small businesses are the backbone of this country and like many of the small family owned businesses in this country I do not have a retirement plan. More...

Double Talk

To the Editor: Tom Rolston, in last week's Perspectives, attacked Councilman Richard Shea, accusing Mr. Shea of not supporting small businesses. Mr. More...

Uncivil Response to Town Halls

To the Editor: The discourse over the health care debate has eroded into an uncivil response from those in power who see fit to exercise the supreme authority of the federal government. More...

Candidate Platforms

I am a Democrat with the endorsement of the Independence Party seeking a sixth term on the Philipstown Town Board. Born and raised in Philipstown, I can trace my family ancestry here to the 1700s. More...

Perspectives

Bondi Abandons Cold Spring Seniors

I read with despair the front page article in the September 9 issue in which County Executive Robert Bondi has proposed closing the Senior Center on Cedar Street in Cold Spring and cutting other "quality of life discretionary programs. More...

Keep Senior Center Open

To The Editor: By now all the seniors in the Cold Spring/Philipstown area have received a phone call from me to reassure them that I am doing everything I can to restore the nutrition program that is so vital to our community. More...

Sign the Petition

To the Editor: News that County Executive Robert Bondi is calling for closing the Philipstown Senior Center and the elimination of Friday trolley service in Cold Spring, in next year's budget, is distressing to say the least. More...

Teachers' Union: Still the Champ

To the Editor: The Haldane Board of Education and the teachers' union have signed a 2-year contract with a 3 percent increase each year. More...

Changes in Zoning Code

To the Editor: For those interested in changes that may result from the proposed new zoning code, it is recommended that the zoning code imposed by the State of New York in the creation of the Adirondack State Park be reviewed, as well as an arti More...

Dog Days

To the Editor: Trustee Miller makes excellent points in her letter on "Etiquette Tips for Dog Owners" ( PCN&R, September 2, 2009), and it is good to see the Village Board looking at this issue. More...

A Government Monopoly

To the Editor: Once again, I've had to listen to the dubious comparison between a governmentrun health plan and the U.S. Postal Service as evidence that both public and private insurance options can happily co-exist in healthy competition. More...

Candidate Platforms

I am Richard Shea and I am running for Philipstown Supervisor. For those of you who follow Town government, you probably know I'm a longtime member of the Town Board and I make my living running a small construction company. More...

PCN&R Calls for Candidate Announcements

All candidates for local elections will be allowed to run one submission of no more than 700 words free of charge. This submission may serve as a candidacy announcement, biography, and platform statement, accompanied by a photo. More...

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