Letters to the Editor

April 6, 2018

To the editor, Your March 22 issue of North Salem News gave wide coverage to the recent storms of March 2 and March 7. Falling trees brought down power lines resulting in a loss of power for most of North Salem for almost a week. The local library and ambulance center were of tremendous help to ...

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To the editor: In his March 8 column “Stop gun carnage,” Herb Geller identified the cause of deadly gun violence, but then he skipped right past it instead of exploring it further and  seeking solutions. All of the mass killings have been perpetrated by (Geller’s term) MANIACS. The police ...

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To the editor, In response to Allan Towers’ assertions (in a letter that ran in the Feb. 15 edition of the North Salem News) that the economy and the business cycle pay little attention to who is in the White House, I would note that the person in the White House, the Congress and the Federal ...

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The following is a letter sent from Hudson Valley lawmakers to Carl Taylor, president of NYSEG: Our offices have been inundated with frustrated constituents who have recently received their electric bills for the month of January. Some claim their bills have quadrupled compared to the previous ...

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To the editor, I am responding to guest columnist Sy Globerman’s article, “Trump is revivifying America” in the Thursday, Feb. 8 edition of your newspaper. Mr. Globerman is right on target. Bravo to him for stating the facts about President Trump. All we seem to read and hear from the media ...

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To the editor, Sy Globerman’s Guest Column (Feb. 8, “Trump is revivifying America”) repeats accomplishments claimed by President Trump during his recent State of the Union address marking the first year of his administration.  While the statistics are correct, the attribution is not. There is ...

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To the editor,      While your instructions to me regarding letters to the editor were explicit that they be limited to 300 words and could not be submitted more often [by one individual] than every two months, you have never printed these limitations on your opinion page. By this letter I would ...

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  As Election Day approaches, and I talk to people, I am hearing that key challenges face North Salem. They include such issues as the well-being of our neighbors, the environmental protections at risk, the energy grid and replacement of energy, our beautiful county parks and recreational ...

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Action welcome on domestic violence To the editor: It's good to see that Westchester County elected officials, police and others are taking the initiative on domestic violence.   A few years ago, while I was canvassing door to door for local election in North Salem, I came to the home of a woman ...

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To the editor: People don’t listen very well anymore! Maybe there are too many distractions. Of course, the disingenuous, “fake news” media doesn’t help with its misdirection, misinterpretation and misrepresentations of the facts. While campaigning, President Trump said he would end DACA ...

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Alvin Lobell, in his letter to the editor of Aug.10, attempts to give us food for thought, but unfortunately it provided little to no nourishment. In the lofty words of Shakespeare’s “King Lear,” Mr. Lobell fashions himself to be the arbiter of who are the “madmen” and who are the “blind.” The ...

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Letter to the editor: The declaration that global warming and climate change are “settled science” is an admission of the fear by its proponents that continuing scientific study and open discussion by the many scientists opposed to that proposition will yet discredit the premise. All scientists ...

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