Letters to the Editor

July 30, 2020

A positive event during the COVID-19 crisis was the repaving and reseeding of the North County Trailway. They also improved the drainage with rocks that blend into the area. Westchester County made a great trail even better. What ruins this bucolic setting is the appearance of dog feces every ...

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This was submitted in response to “YHS Should Do More Than Apologize,” a Letter to the Editor written by Barbara Pose. After reading Barbara Pose’s Letter to the Editor and re-reading the keynote address from Dr. George Yancopoulos, it seems to me that he has a much better grasp on what is going ...

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This was submitted in response to “YHS Should Do More Than Apologize,” a Letter to the Editor written by Barbara Pose. The address given to the graduating class of YHS was not a rant nor was it hostile. It is clear that the author of “YHS should do more than apologize” has a skewed vision of ...

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This was submitted in response to “Open Letter to Local Lawmakers,” written by Councilman Ed Lachterman. Dear Senator Pete Harckham and Assemblyman Kevin Byrne: You may have recently seen the opinion written by Ed Lachterman, Yorktown councilman, as an open letter directed to you. In it he ...

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This was submitted in response to “Open Letter to Local Lawmakers,” written by Councilman Ed Lachterman. I appreciate Councilmember Lachterman’s letter regarding law enforcement legislation. Public safety is one of my top priorities. I’ve held numerous meetings with Westchester police chiefs and ...

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I was distressed to read “Regeneron Co-Founder, YHS Superintendent Apologize After Grad Speech,” written by Brian Marschhauser, from the July 2 edition of Yorktown News. YHS had invited a local pharmaceutical executive as a keynote speaker. Expected to speak about COVID-19, the speaker delivered a ...

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Dear Sen. Pete Harckham and Assemblyman Kevin Byrne: As the representatives for Yorktown, I am writing to you to voice my deep concerns regarding the current crop of legislation being proposed to address the current hysteria to curtail law enforcement. In particular the bill numbers are: A10651, ...

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