Letters to the Editor

By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, May. 30, 2012 - 3:56 pm
Dear Editor, WOW!! Get to fabulous Phoenicia to experience the STS Playhouse's absolutely wonderful production of "Spitfire Grill" this weekend May 26-27 and June 1-3 and 8-10. www.stsplayhouse.com This entertaining show is directed by Glenn Laslo Weiss,... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, May. 23, 2012 - 4:39 pm
Editor's note: Twenty-two-year-old Josh Turan was killed in motorcycle accident in Delhi on Saturday, May 12. This letter is from his uncle, Dave Turan. -- Julia Reischel Dear Editor, Friends and Neighbors, On Saturday evening, May 12, 2012, around 10 pm... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, May. 23, 2012 - 3:45 pm
Dear Editor, We, Tony Fletcher and Laurie Osmond, would like to thank the voters of the Onteora Central School District for re-electing us to the School Board on Tuesday, May 15. We appreciate the vote of confidence. The election was ultimately quite... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, May. 11, 2012 - 1:36 pm
Dear Editor, It’s springtime and once again the season to select school board candidates who will best represent the children and taxpayers of the Onteora School District.  The current school board has made some big changes with the reconfiguration of our... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, May. 9, 2012 - 3:48 pm
Dear Editor, What is wrong with Onteora? The Onteora budget is unnecessarily wasteful and caused by many bad decisions made by the current Board of Education.  Although the budget is reduced 1.7%, enrollment is down 2.3 %.  In other words, Onteora’s per... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, May. 9, 2012 - 3:35 pm
Dear Editor,    I write this to the voters to remind you to vote on May 15th, from 2-9 at your local elementary school.  I especially hope that you are planning to vote for me and Cybele Nielsen, but regardless, please take the time to cast your ballot. ... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, May. 9, 2012 - 3:12 pm
Dear Editor: I am glad that other members of the community have stepped up for the positions of Onteora School Board trustee currently held by myself and Laurie Osmond; after three years of uncontested elections, it was easy to presume that nobody wanted... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, May. 9, 2012 - 2:58 pm
Dear Editor,I am writing this letter in support of Rebecca Balzac, a candidate for the Onteora Board of Education.  I have known Rebecca since 2005, when we moved our family up to this area full time.  Rebecca and I first met at the Olive library where we... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, May. 9, 2012 - 2:51 pm
Dear Editor,The current Onteora school board has acted irresponsibly with our students’ education and with taxpayer dollars, throwing money at a short-term fix that reconfigures the K-6 schools based on an unproven model that they “hope” will improve... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, May. 9, 2012 - 2:31 pm
Dear Editor, Last week I attended the showing of “Priceless” in Rosendale, a documentary film about campaign finances, fair elections and how candidates get bought off by taking large donations from sources outside of their voting district. After the... Read more

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