Category | Letters To The Editor

Letters to the Editor (1/31/13)

Posted on 01 February 2013

Sweet Spot   Dear Editor: A Sag Harbor walking tour down Hampton Street from the blinking light to Harbor Heights. “Harbor Heights” is a service station that was grandfathered into a sweet spot next door to the Sag Harbor neighborhoods on the National Register of Historic Places. This is in the stretch where Route 114 [...]

Letters to the Editor

Posted on 25 January 2013

Board Can’t Decide   Dear Bryan I’m writing this in response to the recent Sag Harbor Board of educations decision to extend Dr Bonuso’s administrative contract. Do you really think the parents are going to be happy that the board cannot make executive decisions on replacing needed personnel during a critical learning transition in this [...]

Letters to the Editor 1/17/13

Posted on 18 January 2013

Into the Lion’s Den   Dear Bryan: I have decided to bring my “outside rhetoric” into the lion’s den. I will arrange for a venue in Sag Harbor to discuss my view of how police unions have a stranglehold on local governments and taxpayers.  All are invited to attend: public, police, police union labor attorneys, [...]

Letters to the Editor (1/10/13)

Posted on 11 January 2013

Expansion is an Error   Dear Editor, “To err is human; to forgive, divine.” Alexander Pope, An Essay on Criticism, 1711. The Zoning Board of Appeals on January 15, 2013 will begin the review of a proposal submitted by John Leonard and his attorney Dennis Downes in 2010, concerning the expansion of Harbor Heights Service [...]

Letters to the Editor 12/13/12

Posted on 14 December 2012

Integrity of St. David AME Zion Church Threatened by Gas Station   To the Editor: Two recent articles, “Highlighting Historic Eastville”, (21 Nov. 2012) and “Bell Tower Restoration Planned in Eastville by Local Scout”, (15 Nov. 2012) celebrate a renewed interest in preserving Sag Harbor’s Eastville community and its historic St. David’s AME Zion Church. [...]

Letters to the Editor 12/6/12

Posted on 07 December 2012

Christ’s Acceptance Mr. Boyhan: Victoria Schiavoni wrote in the November 29 issue, “In these days of redefining basic accepted words, i.e. marriage, is Christ [Episcopal] Church redefining the Christian faith? Marriage is the commitment of love between two persons and its sanction by the state and, where desired, by religious ceremony. Marriage between a man [...]

Letters to the Editor 11/29/12

Posted on 30 November 2012

Into the Fray   Dear Bryan, Democracy is a participatory sport. Involved citizens are, well, the essence of pure democracy. Then, why, fair reader, do so few citizens turn out for a public hearing on the future of the police department when, according to the Express’s survey, 70 percent of respondents believe that police salaries [...]

Letters to the Editor 11/22/12

Posted on 21 November 2012

Unfair Charge Dear Editor: With so many people focused on safety and care of loved ones during the storm and business being brought to a virtual halt I was amazed at the response of the Village of Sag Harbor to its loyal citizens in terms of understanding the disruption to our lives and imposing penalties [...]

Letters to the Editor 11/15/12

Posted on 16 November 2012

Show a Leg   To the Editor, I am a big fan of Lehr and Vered’s “Legs” masterpiece and they (the “Legs”) should be allowed to stand right where they are. The Hamptons are known worldwide for the eclectic mix of avant-garde art, history and the sea, and the Legs sculpture combines all three. With [...]

Letters to the Editor 11/8/12

Posted on 09 November 2012

SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/vanessapetruccelli/Desktop/To%20Post%2011.8/Lets%2011.8.doc Show a Leg   To the Editor, I am a big fan of Lehr and Vered’s “Legs” masterpiece and they (the “Legs”) should be allowed to stand right where they are. The Hamptons are known worldwide for the eclectic mix of avant-garde art, history and the sea, and the Legs sculpture combines all three. [...]