Category Archives: Letters

Letter: Ignorance is bliss on the Harrison Town Council

    To the Editor, The old adage “ignorance is bliss” could not be more obvious than when looking at the current Town/Village of Harrison’s elected officials. Once again, during a seven-year stretch, they have modified the plans for the public fiasco known as Project Home Run along the Beaver Swamp Brook. Ten million dollars […]

Letter: Legislator: Help for roads is on the way

To the Editor, I am pleased to announce that, at the Westchester County Board of Legislators meeting on Aug. 4, 2014, my colleagues and I unanimously passed a $5 million bond act to rehabilitate 40 roads and bridges throughout the county, including critical sections of roadways in Harrison. The bond act will fund the design, […]

Letter: A Republican for Latimer

    To the Editor, As a registered Republican, I am writing in support of George Latimer’s re-election to the New York State Senate. I have lived in Rye for a long time and met many fine people and officials, but no one has the long-term record of George Latimer. I can remember he was […]

Letter: Larchmont likes Latimer

    To the Editor, In last week’s edition, the Republicans announced an opponent for George Latimer for the state Senate. I have known George for a long time, as have many of our Larchmont and Mamaroneck friends, and he has been a tremendous and effective advocate for all of us. Thus, I was a […]

Letter: Letter mischaracterized France’s Vietnam defeat

To the Editor, Clifford Jackson’s letter in your July 18 edition notes the 60th anniversary of the French defeat at Dien Bien Phu and highlights Vietnam as a “victim of the west.” While I’ll agree with that broad overall description, there are way too many misstatements of fact in his letter to ignore. After Japanese […]

Letter: There’s more to Playland than sound bites

To the Editor, The Rye City Review article on 2014 Playland Amusement Park attendance improvement references the Westchester County issued 2005 Playland Park attendance of one million visitors versus 2013 attendance of 400,000 visitors. In 2005, Playland’s unaudited attendance census of one million visitors was a formula of total cars entering parking lots factoring four […]

Letter: Vietnam: A victim of the west

To the Editor, May 2014 marked the 60th anniversary of the French defeat at Den Bien Puh in Vietnam. The Vietnamese had been controlled by Japan, and, after their defeat in WWII, Western imperialism reared its ugly head when France, along with the support of the U.S. and western allies, tried to make Vietnam a […]

Letter: We’re getting our parking permits, period

To the Editor: In 2009, the New York State Legislature passed Vehicle and Traffic Law Section 1662(d), giving Mamaroneck legal authority to create a residential parking district adjacent to the Larchmont Metronorth station. Then Gov. David Paterson signed the bill into law on July 26, 2009, and stae Sen. Suzy Oppenheimer announced, “This legislation empowers […]

Letter: Apartment residents face new parking restrictions

To the Editor, Larchmont apartment residents who live in the Washington Square area will be faced with new, highly-restrictive parking regulations if the Mamaroneck Town Council adopts them after its public hearing on Wednesday, June 4. The Town Council proposes banning substantially all multi-hour, non-WS-resident parking in the area between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. […]

Letter: Corporate America has always been a brutal entity

o the Editor, April 2014 is the 100th anniversary of the slaughter of 26 men, women and 11 children by the Colorado National Guard and police, who were part of a strike against the inhuman working conditions of Colorado Coal Mines, in Ludlow, Colo., that were owned by John D. Rockefeller. The strike was organized […]