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Letter to the Editor RE: Ossining Roundabout

The Greater Ossining Chamber of Commerce and Local Ossining Businesses urge your support for a public referendum opposing the Roundabout project at the Historic Five Corners – Main & Spring Streets, and $500,000 taxpayer-funded bond passed by the Ossining Village Board on February 1, 2017.  Please sign the referendum petition and help stop this project.  2,500 signatures are needed.

This referendum will bring the proposed $500,000 taxpayer-funded bond to a vote by the registered voters of Ossining Village. There are other ways to update this aging intersection while maintaining its historic integrity, enriching local business, encouraging foot traffic, and reducing vehicle traffic.

Let the people decide!

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Letters to the Editor - Recycling in Sleepy Hollow

When my family moved to Sleepy Hollow in 2013, the previous owner of our house thoughtfully left the Westchester County guidelines for recycling posted in our kitchen. I saw that residents of the County were asked to recycle plastics #1 through #7, and I have been putting all numbered plastics in my recycling bin for the last three years.

From the Village website I recently learned that Sleepy Hollow recycles only #1 and #2 plastics. I also found out that, as of June 1, 2011, the County mandated the addition of recycling of plastics #3 through #7 to the original standard of recycling #1 and #2.

Read more: Letters to the Editor - Recycling in Sleepy Hollow

 

Letters to the Editor - Sleepy Hollow LDC Responds

To the Editor,

Thank you for the opportunity to respond to recently published comments regarding the redevelopment of the “East Parcel” of the former General Motors assembly plant in Sleepy Hollow.

As Lead Agency in this matter, the Sleepy Hollow Local Development Corporation (SHLDC) will include and respond to all public comments made or submitted during the Public Hearings as part of a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) on this project.  That is the appropriate forum to analyze and discuss these matters in detail and we expect to publish that document within the next ninety days or so.  However, we would like to share the following overview to better inform the public.

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Tarrytown Mayor and Board Defend Their Governance

In an article in the last issue of River Journal, the statements by the three Republican/Tarrytown First candidates for Trustee demonstrated, among other things, a lack of understanding of many of the issues facing Tarrytown, including the central financial factors that affect our Village. Given the significance of these issues, we believe it is critical that the record be set straight so that the readers of River Journal are not left with a distorted and unsubstantiated negative view of their Village.

Read more: Tarrytown Mayor and Board Defend Their Governance

 

RE: Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Redevelopment of the “East Parcel”

POCANTICO RIVER WATERSHED CONSERVANCY

Resident at Pace University, Aloysia Hall 100

78 North Broadway, White Plains, New York 10603

www.pocanticoconservancy.org

September 30, 2016

Read more: RE: Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Redevelopment of the “East Parcel”

   

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