Letters to the Editor

June 17, 2021

As a Latino immigrant and the youngest candidate for the Bedford Town Council, I’m formally endorsing MaryAnn Carr for Town Supervisor and ask that you vote for her in the June 22nd Democratic Primary. With over five years of experience on the Town Council and a lifetime of overcoming challenges ...

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I urge Democratic voters in Bedford, Lewisboro, and Pound Ridge to vote for Tim Idoni for county clerk in the June 22 primary election. Tim is the epitome of an outstanding public servant. He is hard-working, accessible, exceptionally knowledgeable, and experienced. He goes out of his way to serve ...

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Many Letters to the Editor in support of Ellen Calves focus on her work ethic, ability to collaborate, community involvement and passion for the town of Bedford. But what does that really look like? I first met Ellen when recruited by Bedford 2020 (now 2030) to co-chair the 2017 Food Forum.

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It is my pleasure to endorse MaryAnn Carr, our sitting town supervisor, as the Democratic candidate for this year’s election. As a twice-elected Town Board member, Deputy Supervisor, and now our current Town Supervisor, MaryAnn has exhibited the experience, thoughtfulness, tenacity, and ...

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Democrats, please remember to vote in the important June 22 primary that will decide our party’s candidate for county clerk in November, a position that involves careful management of millions of taxpayer dollars. The Democratic town committees of Bedford, Lewisboro, and Pound Ridge have all ...

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Tim Idoni does an outstanding job as Westchester County Clerk. It’s important that Lewisboro Democrats, and those in Bedford and Pound Ridge too, vote in the June 22 Primary to keep Tim Idoni working for us. The County Clerk’s office is more accessible and transparent than ever before. Mr. Idoni ...

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Let’s continue Westchester’s triumphs of responsible, progressive government by voting for Tim Idoni for County Clerk in the June 22 Democratic Primary. Tim does an amazing job. He has eliminated bureaucratic bloat, diversified the workforce, brought records and services online, and expanded the ...

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On June 22, I will be among the many Lewisboro Democrats headed to my polling place to vote in the primary for Westchester County Clerk. Tim Idoni has my vote.  Tim successfully tackled the Herculean task of modernizing the Clerk’s office, transitioning from paper archives to electronic filings and ...

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Webster says a good steward is “one that takes care of people and things, a respected representative, managing property or financial affairs.” That’s our Tim Idoni, Westchester County clerk, leader of the department that keeps all county records and documents. Now he needs YOUR vote to help ...

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Despite your recent headline, “Salt Dome Deal to be Scrapped” (May 20), the status of the commercial wood processing operation at the salt dome remains uncertain. At the May 10 Town Board meeting, Supervisor Parsons actually rolled back the previous comments of Councilman Goncalves. The entire ...

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I am writing in support of Ellen Calves for Bedford town supervisor. In my interactions with Ellen, I have found that she has all the qualities that one should look for in a leader. She is principled in her beliefs but open to new ideas and different approaches. Her legal background has given her ...

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“The town of Lewisboro recognizes the inherent value and necessity of preserving and protecting trees in our overwhelmingly residential community.” Most if not everyone agrees with these words taken from the preamble to Lewisboro’s new tree ordinance, so why does the law remain so ...

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Lewisboro resident, Bill Bongiorno, in a letter to the editor, states “…as long as the cut tree does not trespass on another’s property, it’s a private property owner’s right to do with it as they see fit.” That statement leaves a great deal to the imagination. What if cutting that tree opens ...

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I am against this new tree ordinance, as well as the previous drafts. I agree that the town should be promoting conservation and preservation, which are accomplished in the current Tree Law passed in 1976, in recognition of “the inherent value and necessity of preserving and protecting trees,” to ...

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Enclosed is a chart that tracks the KLSD budget and enrollment figures since the 1999-2000 school year through 2021-22. All data used has come from the budget books as published by the district. The budget has increased 100 percent over that period, while the student population has decreased ...

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My name is Michael Murphy, and I am a member of BSA Troop 154 Goldens Bridge. I am currently working on earning my Communications merit badge, and a requirement for the badge is to write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper on a topic of your choosing. So, to satisfy this requirement, I ...

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Wondering why Lewisboro needs LGBT+ Pride Month? Let me tell you: I went through Lewisboro’s entire K-12 curriculum whose only LGBT+ character in any book was a man with predatory impulses who coerced someone into sex in a back room. Do you know what it’s like as a teenager to be told that’s ...

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The Town Board’s first Master Plan work session left me skeptical that any new plan would fulfill its role as a framework for future land use, development, and infrastructure decisions that reflect the broad goals of our community. With their recent stumbles over matters like cell tower placement, ...

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