Category Archives: Letters

Letter: A response to two building proposals in Purchase

To the Editor, The following is a letter sent this week to Harrison Planning Board chairman Thomas Heaslip about the proposed soccer team practice facility and the proposal of a 26,000-square-foot church on Anderson Hill Road under board consideration. The writers urge the community to take a stand with them. Attend the meetings on April […]

Letter: Don’t blame Astorino for being a typical politician

    To the Editor, There has been a lot of talk surrounding Robert Astorino’s announcement he is seeking the Republican nomination for governor of New York. There has been criticism by Democrats, especially that he was just re-elected as county executive and now he decides to run for the gubernatorial seat. A quick look […]

Letter: Op-ed about town off-base

To the Editor, I write in regard to the op-ed by Barry S. Gedan in the Feb. 28 issue. I enjoy the Mamaroneck Review but don’t always get to read it right away. I wish this letter was more timely. Mr. Gedan’s assertions are outrageous, offensive, absurd, wrong, divisive and need to be refuted. There […]

Letter: Inequality still prevalent for women, minorities

To the Editor, For thousands of years, women were considered inferior to men and even men’s property. Women weren’t paid for their labor. Women are making progress. Now, women are only underpaid. It takes the average woman 15 months of work to make as much as the average man makes in one year. That’s what […]

Letter: Nelson Mandela, a true revolutionary

To the Editor, Thirty-three years ago, while attending my alma mater, the University of Buffalo, I did a one-hour oral presentation on the apartheid regime in South Africa for a political science course. I remember this project and all the preparation and research involved more than any other paper, assignment or examination I’ve done because […]

Letter: Saving Playland

To the Editor, All this talk about Playland is getting weirder every day. Playland is eligible for national historic landmark recognition within the next 10 years as it approaches its 100th anniversary. It is probably the oldest, or one of the oldest, amusement parks in the United States. How will Playland Amusement Park be filled […]

Letter: A request from your local library

To the Editor, Thank you for your Feb. 28 article titled Library unveils five-year strategic plan. To all residents of the Town/Village of Harrison, the library needs your help to achieve these goals and visions. The Friends of the Harrison Public Library are committed to assist the library to revitalize, promote, expand, lead, cultivate and […]

Letter: Saving Playland

To the Editor, All this talk about Playland is getting weirder every day. Playland is eligible for national historic landmark recognition within the next 10 years as it approaches its 100th anniversary. It is probably the oldest, or one of the oldest, amusement parks in the United States. How will Playland Amusement Park be filled […]

Letter: College grads are pulled, not pushed

To the Editor, I am writing in regard to your article of March 7 entitled Wealthiest towns unaffordable for young. The idea that the cost of housing in Rye is driving 20 and 30-somethings out of town is clearly another attempt by the lobby for taxpayer subsidized housing—Community Housing Innovations—to promote their agenda. The real […]

Letter: Saving Playland

To the Editor, All this talk about Playland is getting weirder every day. Playland is eligible for national historic landmark recognition within the next 10 years as it approaches its 100th anniversary. It is probably the oldest, or one of the oldest, amusement parks in the United States. How will Playland Amusement Park be filled […]