Category Archives: Letters

Letter: Echo Bay debacle should be new beginning

    To the Editor, The latest news is that New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson was the only City Council member to vote in favor of Forest City’s Echo Bay proposal. Residents want to know if he promised the developer too much. After the meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 26, I sincerely hope this is a new […]

Letter: Community Fund needs your help

To the Editor, We would like to remind our friends and neighbors to please remember the Community Fund in their year-end giving. We are about halfway to reaching our goal of $550,000, the total required to meet the critical needs of the agencies and programs that serve the residents of our community, Bronxville 10708, Eastchester and […]

Letter: Holidays are hypocrisy

To the Editor, President Nelson Mandela said, “Poverty is not an accident. Like slavery and Apartheid it is man made and can be removed by human beings.” President James Earl Carter said, “If you don’t want your tax dollars to help the poor then stop saying that you want a country based on Christian values, […]

Letter: Incledon is right for EFD board

  To the Editor, Please vote for Peter Incledon, candidate for Eastchester fire commissioner, next Tuesday, Dec. 10 from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.. This is an important five-year term of office. Peter and his family have been residents of the Town of Eastchester since 1994. As a professional for more than 25 years in […]

Letter: Let’s keep Steigelman on the fire board

  To the Editor, Dec. 10 is an important day in our town. It is Eastchester Fire District Election Day. Those of us who live in the Eastchester section of town—not in the villages—need to keep a voice on the board. Richard Steigelman is running for re-election. He is being challenged by a Bronxville candidate. […]

Letter: Housing proposal goes too far

  To the Editor, A senior housing rental development for the Town of Eastchester is being proposed for a commercial parcel of property on Summerfield, Dunwoodie and Montgomery streets. The North Eastchester Civic Association, the local homeowners association, has been involved over the past several years, since 2008, in the formation of the senior housing […]

Letter: Commissioners support Incledon for fire board

    To the Editor, We are writing to ask you to vote for Peter Incledon for fire commissioner in the Eastchester Board of Fire Commissioners election this Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013. Thanks to your efforts over last several years, dramatic changes have happened in the management of the fire district. We believe these changes […]

Letter: Summerfield: Too big, should fail

  To the Editor, How big is too big for Eastchester? Summerfield Gardens proposal. A senior housing rental development for the Town of Eastchester is being proposed for Dunwoodie and Montgomery streets. The North Eastchester Civic Association is asking questions that are relevant for the whole town about the future direction in which the town […]

Letter: The Community Fund makes a difference

To the Editor,  We hope that everyone will contribute to The Community Fund of Bronxville, Eastchester and Tuckahoe as it strives to support organizations that provide medical, educational and social services in its communities. Cancer Support Team is a grateful beneficiary of the fund’s many years of support for our free nursing, counseling and educational […]

Letter: Reader: Jackson, get your facts straight

To the Editor, It is with dismay that I respond to Mr. Clifford Jackson’s letter in your Nov. 8 edition, portraying Christopher Columbus as villain. Typical of all revisionists is the gross overreaching from one circumstance in history to another subsequent one and the application of  21st century thinking to 15th century behavior. In this regard, […]