October 19, 2011 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

Where’s Lee on Rec?

To the Editor: One of the big news stories on Republican candidate Lee Erickson’s website is his endorsement by the Conservative party, and one of the Conservative’s favorite targets has been our Recreation Department. More...

Polhemus vs. Reality

To the Editor: It is particularly disheartening to read a letter like the one written by Terry Polhemus in last week’s PCN&R, not just because it is a reminder of how badly frayed our political discourse has become, but also because it seem More...

Surprising Claims

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Re: Shifting Blame

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Signs of our Time

To the Editor At the October Town Board meeting, I asked if we could have a sign for the Philipstown Park of North Highland. To my surprise, Councilwoman Nancy Montgomery spoke up and said “I don’t like signs!” More...

Ball for New York

To the Editor: My name is Brian Avery. I am an Active Duty Senior Master Sergeant with the New York Air National Guard at Stewart Air National Guard Base in Newburgh, N.Y. More...

One Special Interest

To the Editor: My name is Lee Erickson. I am a husband, father of two, small business owner and candidate for Philipstown Supervisor. More...

Breaking Protocol

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Roads: A Dirty Topic

To the Editor: The dirty roads discussion in last week’s paper finally brought to light some significant differences in the candidates running for supervisor and town council. More...

Wulfhop Has the Experience

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Illegal Passing of School Buses

To The Editor: National School Bus Safety Week is October 17-21, 2011. The yellow school bus is an icon in our society. More...

Does Erickson Have a Fiscal Plan?

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Praise to Citizens of Philipstown

To the Editor: I have been reading negative references to the “new zoning,” which was recently enacted. More...

Re-Elect Scuccimarra

To the Editor: Barbara Scuccimarra, who is running for reelection to the Phil ipstown Town Council, and I have been friends for over 30 years. Indeed both our families have been active in public life and the reason is simple. More...

Speaking About Myself

To the Editor: Among the few sad things that have happened since moving to Philipstown, Terry Polhemus’s ugly attack in the October 12 PCN&R ranks high. More...

Castle To River Run a Community Event

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Cobb for Highway Super

To the Editor: I feel compelled to correct the inaccuracies stated by Mr. Wulfhop related to a number of writings and statements he has made. More...

Shea Built Where I Live

To the Editor: Back in 1997, when my wife was wise enough to suggest we buy a rattletrap bungalow off a dirt road in Garrison to be our home, she was also wise enough to hire Richard Shea and his band of merry workers to knock it into livable shape. More...

Expecting More

To the Editor: I am disappointed that most of the letters concerning the upcoming election seem to focus on the “qualities” of individual candidates and broad stroke assertions, rather than on some of the specific issues and questions fac More...

Blaming Others

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Be Informed, Participate

Editor’s Note: An incorrect version of Mr. Salcedo’s letter was published last week; the correct one is below: We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools—Martin Luther King More...

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