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Issues Discussed in this weeks blog:
1)what's happening at the Division Street Grill
2)what's happening at 12 Grapes, N.Division Street, Peekskill
3)a message from Ossining Town Councilman Peter Tripodi
4)a message from the Yorktown Watchdog
5)a message from Patrick Malanaphy
7)a message from candidate for Congress Nan Hayworth
8)a message from Assemblyman Greg Ball
9)a message from the NRCC
10)a message from Assemblywoman Sandra Galef
************My new In My Opinion column's topic of discussion in the NCN
************Five Questions With....in the NCN
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************Sites to link to for more information (to be a better voter)
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WHAT'S HAPPENING AT THE DIVISION STREET GRILL, PEEKSKILL:
VALENTINE'S DAY AT THE DIVISION STREET GRILL
4-Course Prix Fixe Menu
4:30 - 9:30

John Basile - Solo Guitar
Arrange a Special Singing Valentine by a Quartet from the
THE WESTCHESTER CHORDSMAN CHORUS
Call (914) 739-6380
for Reservations and Information

The Division Street Grill
Live Jazz Every Friday & Saturday
26 North Division Street
Peekskill, NY 10566
www.divisionstreetgrill.com
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WHAT'S HAPPENING AT 12 GRAPES, N.DIVISION STREET, PEEKSKILL:

Mon, Feb 8, 8:00 - 10:00
The Westchester Swing Band
12 Grapes is normally closed on Mondays, but the second Monday of each month we open at 6pm for dinner to feature this classic 18-piece Big Band. Call for reservations. $5 Cover goes directly to the band.

SPECIAL PERFORMANCE
Thu, Feb 11, 8:00 - 9:30
Joey Pero

He's being hailed as one of the most exciting instrumentalists in decades. Critics compare Pero to trumpet greats Wynton Marsalis and the late, great jazz trumpeter Maynard Ferguson. Joey will be performing selections from his highly-acclaimed CD, "Resonance". Pero will be accompanied by pianist Jon Ware, bassist Jeff Little, drummer Pete Abazia, and acclaimed marimba player, Simon Boyar. Take a listen.
**$5 Entertainment Fee**
"Pero is a supreme master of the instrument in both jazz and classical disciplines, an achievement of grand (and near impossible) proportions." -AllAboutJazz.com

Make your Valentine's Weekend Reservations Now!
Fri, Feb 12, 9:30 - 12:30, Geoff Hartwell (Rock) ~$5
Sat, Feb 13, 9:30 - 12:30 ~ 3-Ton Jack (Classic Rock) ~ $5
Sun, Feb 14, 5:30 - 8:30 ~ Rhonda Denét (Soul/R&B)

For reservations, call 914-737-6624
or email rich@12grapes.com
Thanks again for joining in the fun at 12 Grapes. To see our menus, calendar of events and photo gallery, please visit 12grapes.com.
As always, thank you for your patronage and friendship.

Sincerely,
Rich & Jeannie Credidio
12 Grapes Music & Wine Bar
12 North Division Street, Peekskill, NY
(914) 737-6624
12grapes.com
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A MESSAGE FROM OSSINING TOWN COUNCILMAN PETER TRIPODI:

Ossining Town Councilman Peter Tripodi is calling for the termination of Richard Leins as legal consultant to the Town of Ossining. Late today Peter had sent an email to all Village and Town Board members informing them that Mr. Leins should be removed from providing legal services to the Town of Ossining. Leins was appointed Interim Village Manager earlier today when Linda Cooper suddenly resigned as Village Manager. Leins is also the Village attorney. Tripodi stated, “It is imperative that we pass a resolution removing Mr. Leins as a legal consultant to the Town of Ossining to avoid any conflicts that will arise. The Village Manager or Interim Village Manager of any village has no business acting as a legal consultant for the Town in which that Village is located” Tripodi is urging that this be done immediately due to the fact that a conflict will arise if Mr. Leins is still retained as a consultant to the Town while also serving as Interim Village Manager. “The fact is that while Mr. Leins was a consultant to the Town he also was serving as Village attorney, something I was against; my colleagues had no problem with this. However, the position of Village Manager (interim or not) mixed with that very same individual also offering legal advice to a Town in which that village is located definitely with out a doubt is unsettling to any person concerned with good government policy and presents a blatant conflict of interest. I urge my colleagues to fix this situation by removing Richard Leins as legal consultant to the Town of Ossining immediately.”

Peter J. Tripodi IV
(914) 774-0373
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A MESSAGE FROM THE YORKTOWN WATCHDOG:

Dear members:
Cathy I accept your resignation with regret. Remember you are still a
UTY member. We need to full this opening. If anyone is interested give
me a call at 245-1018.

Ed Ciffone

Dear Ed,

I am sad to report that I cannot continue to act as vice chair of the
UTY. My teaching schedule interferes with my commitment to the UTY,
evening courses and weekend courses. It has been an honor to be
"protected" by you and the members. Maybe in my retirement I can be
more available. Thanks again and certainly I will attend and continue
my membership with the UTY when I can make the meetings.

Sincerely,
Catherine D'Amato
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A MESSAGE FROM PATRTICK MALANAPHY:

Patrick F. Malanaphy
Pat - below is information about a childrens play my mother puts on every year to raise money for a local women's shelter. Please post on message board for me.
thanks - mark

JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
Family show, it's going to be Fee, Fie ,Foe, FUN!
at the town Hall, Darien, 2 Renshaw Road, off of the Post Rd.
$10 advance booking
$12. at the door.
Tickets available through www.ywcadariennorwalk.org
or telephone 203 655 2535
Great raffle prizes of Jet Blue airline tickets good for anywhere they fly to.
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A MESSAGE FROM CNADIDATE FOR CONGRESS NAN HAYWORTH:
contact@nanhayworth.com
STATEMENT BY DR. NAN HAYWORTH ON THE
PRESIDENT'S STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS

"Taking the President at his word in the State of the Union address, I agree with his calls for more domestic energy; elimination of capital gains taxes on small business; tax incentives to buy equipment and build new plants; and a new emphasis on deficit reduction. But this Congress has dismally failed to show any understanding of fiscal restraint or accountability. If Speaker Pelosi and Majority Leader Reid continue to conduct backroom business as usual, if they fail to heed the President’s call for transparency and reduced spending, they’ll find themselves in very different seats for the State of the Union next year."
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HAYWORTH: KSM IS ENEMY COMBATANT,
NOT ENTITLED TO CIVILIAN TRIAL
“No trial in Manhattan, no trial in Lower Hudson,
no civilian trial. Period.”

Mt. Kisco – With the Obama administration looking to move the trial of accused 9/11 bombing mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed north to the Hudson River Valley, Republican Congressional hopeful Dr. Nan Hayworth said she will support legislation that would shut off funding for any civilian trial of the terrorists at all, so they can be tried as enemy combatants before a military tribunal.

“There should be no civilian trial in Manhattan, no civilian trial in the Lower Hudson, no civilian trial period for enemy combatants who staged an act of war against the United States on September 11, 2001,” said Dr. Hayworth this morning.

She endorsed efforts by Long Island Representative Peter King and South Carolina Senator Lindsay Graham that would prohibit funding for civilian trials of accused 9/11 conspirators and require that they be tried in military tribunals instead.

“I can’t officially co-sponsor Rep. Peter King’s proposal to require military trials of 9/11 combatants, but Congressman John Hall can, and I urge him to do so – today,” said Hayworth.

“No community in the United States should have the trial for these terrorists forced upon them,” Dr. Hayworth said. “Besides the cost, disruption and obvious security risks, the simple fact is that these are terrorists who staged an act of war against the United States. They should be tried before a military tribunal, not given a platform in a civilian court.”

For his part, incumbent Congressman Hall told the Times Herald-Record today that "While I have the utmost confidence in Hudson Valley law enforcement, no proposed location in Orange County is equipped with the appropriate security for the trials."

“With all due respect, Congressman, this isn’t about the adequacy of our courtroom facilities in Orange County, and it isn’t about ‘Not-In-My-Backyard,’” Hayworth said. “It’s about whether enemy combatants who launch unprovoked attacks on the civilian population of the United States ought to be entitled to a civilian trial in the first place.”

Dr. Hayworth challenged Hall to “give this issue more than lip service, by co-sponsoring and actively supporting Representative Peter King’s proposal before the close of business today.”
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STATEMENT BY DR. NAN HAYWORTH ON THE
VOTE TO RAISE THE FEDERAL DEBT CEILING

"Yesterday Congressman John Hall joined fellow Congressional Democrats to raise the federal debt ceiling yet again, this time by $1.9 trillion. The total amount the federal government can now borrow is $14.3 trillion, which amounts to more than $46,000 for every man, woman, and child in the United States. This, just six weeks after Congress approved an extension of the debt ceiling to $12.4 trillion.

Tomorrow, February 6, is the 99th anniversary of the birth of President Ronald Reagan. And the question he asked after the disastrous presidency of Jimmy Carter must be asked again: Are you better off today than you were before the “stimulus,” bailouts, pork-barrel projects, and special deals? Has the mounting national debt made you and your loved ones more secure? Does the Hudson Valley have more jobs and more prosperity than it did before John Hall and this Congress and this Administration began converting the greatest free-market economy the world has ever known into a stagnant European-socialist state?

Sadly, the answer to all of these questions is “No.” This is a bad day for America; for our children; for the thousands in the Hudson Valley who have lost their jobs or cannot find work."
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A MESSAGE FROM ASSEMBLYMAN GREG BALL:
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2010
BALL PLANS HISTORIC TAX DAY REVOLT
Unveils Symbolic April 15 Gesture as First Step

Assemblyman Greg Ball (R, C, I - Patterson) will make available a symbolic check for non-profit organizations, school districts, local governments, and small businesses as the first step in his plan for a historic Tax Revolt on the steps of the Putnam County Courthouse.

"This is the first step toward a historic tax revolt,” Ball said. “We will make available on my official web site a symbolic check for non-profits, schools, churches, and small businesses to write how much they are giving to the MTA, then bring those checks to the Putnam County Courthouse on April 15th.”

Participants at the April 15th Tax Revolt will submit their symbolic checks to Ball, who will calculate how much money is being taken from the Hudson Valley to bail out the mismanaged MTA when it could be used to create jobs. Participants can also mail their symbolic checks to the Assembly office at 2392 Route 6, Brewster, NY, 10509 prior to the rally.

After the symbolic checks are unveiled Monday, they will be available to employers through Ball’s assembly web site at “assembly.state.ny.us/mem/?ad=099” or by calling his office at (845) 279-5301.

“We want this payroll tax rescinded. Period, end of story,” Ball said. “They know what we’re doing down here. But our message must be clear or this tax will be the final nail. We must work together to make sure this tax is rescinded.”

The details for MONDAY's press conferences are as follows:
WHO:Assemblyman Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson)
Local Business Leaders
Local Elected Officials

WHEN:(1) 8:30AM, Monday, February 8, 2010
2) 10:10AM, Monday, February 8, 2010

WHERE:(1) Yorktown Health and Wellness,
1853 Commerce Street, Yorktown, NY
(2)Village of Brewster Train Station
Brewster, NY
CONTACT: Assemblyman Ball’s District Office at 845-279-5301
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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2010
BALL PLANS HISTORIC TAX DAY REVOLT
Unveils Symbolic April 15 Gesture as First Step

Assemblyman Greg Ball (R, C, I - Patterson) will make available a symbolic check for non-profit organizations, school districts, local governments, and small businesses as the first step in his plan for a historic Tax Revolt on the steps of the Putnam County Courthouse.

"This is the first step toward a historic tax revolt,” Ball said. “We will make available on my official web site a symbolic check for non-profits, schools, churches, and small businesses to write how much they are giving to the MTA, then bring those checks to the Putnam County Courthouse on April 15th.”

Participants at the April 15th Tax Revolt will submit their symbolic checks to Ball, who will calculate how much money is being taken from the Hudson Valley to bail out the mismanaged MTA when it could be used to create jobs. Participants can also mail their symbolic checks to the Assembly office at 2392 Route 6, Brewster, NY, 10509 prior to the rally.

After the symbolic checks are unveiled Monday, they will be available to employers through Ball’s assembly web site at “assembly.state.ny.us/mem/?ad=099” or by calling his office at (845) 279-5301.

“We want this payroll tax rescinded. Period, end of story,” Ball said. “They know what we’re doing down here. But our message must be clear or this tax will be the final nail. We must work together to make sure this tax is rescinded.”

Ball will hold three press conferences on THURSDAY, one in each county. Times and locations for each press conference will be announced Monday, February 8th.
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A MESSAGE FROM THE NRCC:
Will John Hall Vote for Another Budget that Spends Too Much, Borrows Too Much, and Taxes Too Much?
After Last Year’s Monstrosity, Obama Administration Asks Democrats to Back Even More Debt and Bigger Deficits

Washington- If New York taxpayers thought they had seen the worst of John Hall's fiscal recklessness, today’s White House budget proposal makes it clear that the worst could be yet to come. After backing last year’s $3.6 trillion monstrosity, the Obama administration will be leaning hard on Hall to rubber-stamp this year’s earth-shattering $3.8 trillion request. Hall already voted once to put the nation’s finances in the red for a generation and now his party leaders are pushing a plan that racks up over $5 trillion in debt over the next five years:

“President Barack Obama’s new $3.83 trillion budget — on its way to Congress Monday — anticipates an even worse deficit this year than last and no big improvement until the economy improves and the nation sheds the crushing costs of two wars overseas.”

“The strain shows itself in the new deficit projections, far worse than what the White House forecast in its first budget at this time a year ago.

“After a record $1.4 trillion shortfall in 2009, the administration now says the red ink will reach $1.56 trillion this year and be little better, $1.27 trillion in 2011.

“In fact, it’s not until 2014 and 2015— when Obama hopes to be in his second term— that he has any hope of deficits approaching a sustainable level.” (David Rogers, “Five Years, $5.08 Trillion in Debt,” Politico, 2/1/10)

“With the Obama White House and Washington Democrats pushing the country to the brink of bankruptcy, it’s time for John Hall to finally put an end to his fiscal recklessness,” said NRCC Communications Director Ken Spain. “Taxpayers are once again being asked to pay for Washington’s out-of-control spending spree, but Hall appears ready to sign off on another budget that spends too much, taxes too much, and borrows too much. New York families are looking to Hall for some relief from this massive financial burden, but all he’s providing is a rubber-stamp vote for his party’s spending addiction.”

Will this be the year John Hall takes a stand against his party’s big-spending ways and helps bring New York families out of the red? If his record thus far is any indication, his constituents shouldn’t hold their breath.
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John Hall Says Bring on the Debt: Rewards Pelosi with Credit Line Extension
New York Democrat Votes for $2 Trillion in New Debt, Continues to Embrace Job-Killing Agenda That Spends Too Much, Taxes Too Much, and Borrows Too Much

Washington- Democrat John Hall turned his back on New York families again today when he approved a measure to increase the country’s debt ceiling by nearly $2 trillion, allowing his party to continue passing off the tab for their runaway spending:

“Democratic leaders in the House of Representatives are counting on new budget deficit curbs to help smooth the way for a bill allowing the government to go $1.9 trillion deeper into debt over the next year -- or about $6,000 more for every U.S. resident.

“The debt measure set for a House vote Thursday would raise the cap on federal borrowing to $14.3 trillion.” (“House Faces Tough Vote on $1.9T More Debt,” Associated Press, 2/4/10)

Unfortunately, there’s no end in sight for the taxpayers who are stuck with the bill for Hall's spending bonanza, as Democrats continue to rack up the debt:

“A 1.9 trillion-mile trip is about the same as 8 million trips to the moon.

“Unfortunately, the $1.9 trillion in new borrowing authority Congress is giving President Barack Obama won't take people quite that far. The additional $1.9 trillion raises the debt ceiling to $14.3 trillion, but that limit may have to be increased again after the November election.” (“How Big Is $1.9 Trillion? Very,” Associated Press, 2/4/10)

“With Democrats sinking the country deep into the red, John Hall's vote to bring on more debt is simply reckless,” said NRCC Communications Director Ken Spain. “Hall and his party leaders have embraced a job-killing agenda that spends too much, taxes too much, and borrows too much. Instead of backing away from his party’s runaway spending spree, Hall just handed them a credit card with a $1.9 trillion line of credit.”

After giving his party the green light to pile another $1.9 trillion on the backs of New York families, will he ever get the message that enough is enough?
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Focus on the Economy?
As Democrats Continue to Push Their Partisan Agenda, Americans Ask: Where Are the Jobs?

Washington- The economy just took another hit with this morning’s announcement from the Labor Department that America is stuck in a jobless recovery, but Democrats like John Hall continue to push forward with an agenda that spends too much, taxes too much, and borrows too much. With party leaders continuing to favor their partisan spending spree at the expense of economic recovery, Democrats voted yesterday to take on nearly $1.9 trillion more in debt in order to clear the way for more runaway government spending. Despite White House promises that unemployment would be curbed at 8 percent, it’s clear that Hall's failure to rein in spending and slow the growth of government continues to undercut potential job growth:

“A sharp increase in the number of people giving up looking for work helped to depress the jobless rate. The number of 'discouraged job seekers' rose to 1.1 million in January from 734,000 a year ago.” (“Payrolls Fall in January, Jobless Rate at 5-Month Low,” Reuters, 2/5/10)

As Democrats kick around the idea of another ‘stimulus’ spending bill, Americans have overwhelmingly stated that their first stimulus was a failure:

“Only one-quarter of Americans think the federal stimulus plan has helped the middle class, while a majority say it has helped bankers and investors, according to a new national poll.

“A CNN/Opinion Research Corp. survey released Wednesday morning indicates that 25 percent of the public thinks the stimulus has benefited the middle class.” (Paul Steinhauser, “Poll: Most say stimulus has not helped middle class,” CNN, 1/27/10)

Even some Democrats know that it will take more than lip service to turn the economy around, but Hall and his party leaders continue to pile it on:

“’Other moderate Democrats are simply skeptical that a jobs bill can be effective regardless of how it’s funded. Alyson Heyrend, spokeswoman for Rep. Jim Matheson (D-Utah), another Blue Dog, said the congresssman ‘has concerns about just how much the federal government can do to create job growth.’ Although Matheson voted in favor of the Democrats’ $787 billion stimulus bill a year ago, he opposed December’s jobs bill. ‘It’s that balancing act,’ Heyrend said, referring to the need for job creation versus the push to rein in spending. ‘The devil’s always in the details.’” (Mike Lillis, “The Democrats’ Jobs Pickle,” Washington Independent, 2/4/10)

“Economic recovery is still struggling, but John Hall and his party leaders continue to pile on an agenda that spends too much, taxes too much, and borrows too much,” said NRCC Communications Director Ken Spain. “Despite the obvious red flags, Hall and his party leaders can’t seem to stop sinking the economy further into the red. Thanks to Hall's failed economic policies, recovery continues to stall and the deficit is about to reach its highest point in history while Americans are still asking: Where are the jobs?”

As it becomes exceedingly clear that wasting trillions of taxpayer dollars on a partisan spending agenda does little to revive a slumping economy, how many more jobs will be lost before Hall finally rejects a job-killing agenda that spends too much, taxes too much, and borrows too much?
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A MESSAGE FROM ASSEMBLYWOMAN SANDRA GALEF:
Assemblywoman Galef and Senator Bonacic Call for
First Passage of Constitutional Amendment in 2010 to
Establish a Non-Partisan Apportionment Commission

February 5, 2010 Contact: Galef: 914-941-1111
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bonacic: 845-344-3311

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef and Senator John Bonacic are sponsoring legislation (A.6878 – S.2892) that will establish a non-partisan Apportionment Commission in New York State. This Commission will ensure that district lines for state and federal legislators are drawn fairly and without the purpose of favoring a particular political party, incumbent legislator or any other group.

The legislation would require that the only factor considered in the drawing of legislative districts will be the population of any given area. Political affiliations, addresses of individual persons presently in office, or any other demographic information will not be acknowledged. This will avoid the districts being drawn for the purpose of diluting the voting strength of any specific group of people. The Apportionment Commission created by this bill will divide the state into districts with an equal number of inhabitants.

The bill creates a non-partisan five-member apportionment committee, four members of which shall be appointed by the majority and minority officers of the legislature and the fifth to be selected as chairmen by these four appointees.

This bill is a constitutional amendment requiring passage by two successive legislatures and approval by the voters; it provides for a process that is far less vulnerable to politicization and exploitation. This bill also combats gerrymandering by requiring that each district be as compact as possible and barring the use of information other than that provided by the United States Census.

Assemblywoman Galef stated, “This Commission will avoid politically charged redistricting in the future, and is in the best interest of not only my constituents, but all New Yorkers. I strongly support first passage of this legislation in 2010 and again in 2011 so that the public will have the opportunity to vote on this constitutional amendment in November of 2011.”

Senator Bonacic said, "Changing the way Legislative Districts are drawn is real reform. This legislation should be taken up this year, and then again next year so it can be considered by the voters prior to the next re-districting. You cannot talk about reforming Albany without changing the way legislative districts are drawn. This legislation empowers voters and brings a fair system to re-districting. There is no reason it should not be acted on."

Redistricting of state and federal legislative lines will take place in 2012 after the U.S. Census is completed this year.
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Assemblywoman Galef’s Doors are Open
Constituents Invited to District Office to Discuss Issues & Topics of Interest

February 2, 2010) Assemblywoman Sandy Galef will host two Open Houses at her district office located at 2 Church Street in Ossining. The first will take place on Thursday, February 18th from 10am-2pm. The second one will be on Friday, February 26th from 12pm-5pm. The doors will be open to anyone, no appointment necessary. The Assemblywoman welcomes all to discuss issues and topics of interest, whether local, regional, or state related.

“I so enjoy speaking with my constituents to find out what is on their minds. I just completed my town hall-style meetings for this year which took place in and around my Assembly District throughout January. I heard a lot about property taxes, ethics, health care, and state budget proposals,” said Galef. “I look forward to having more one-on-one conversations with people who have ideas and suggestions for improvement or who may need help working with state agencies, as well as to discuss the state budget, legislation, and other areas of interest.”

Galef’s Assembly District includes the Towns of Ossining, Cortlandt, Kent, Philipstown and Putnam Valley, the City of Peekskill, and the Villages of Briarcliff Manor, Ossining, Croton, Buchanan, Nelsonville, and Cold Spring.

For more information about the Open House or to request directions, contact Assemblywoman Galef’s district office at 914-941-1111 or e-mail galefs@assembly.state.ny.us.
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ATOM TAXI INC. AIRPORT SERVICE:
Dear Readers:

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E-MAIL ME WITH YOUR COMMENTS:
Dear Readers:

It has come to my attention the difficulty in posting a comment on this blog. If you wish to comment, e-mail me at the link posted below, putting "Manifesto Reader" in the subject matter, and I will "cut and Paste" your comments myself. If you DO NOT wish your comments posted, but just wish to communicate with me, please make your wishes known in the e-mail.

LINKS: atom_taxi@yahoo.com(as this a yahoo address make sure you put an underscore (-) between atom and taxi)

For immediate reply: atomtaxi@aol.com

AT NCN: abazzo@ncnlocal.com
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THIS WEEKS "IN MY OPINION COLUMN" IN THE NCN:
Dear Readers:

This week I discuss Citizens United vs. The FEC. You can read my column on this topic exclusively on line(see link below)or in this weeks NORTH COUNTY NEWS on sale now. I am worth the seventy-five cents. Look for my column IN MY OPINION(page 10) in the editorial section. Better yet as this column is exclusive to the North County News on a regular basis and will be covering the local political scene, take out a subscription. Click on the North County News link NCNLocal.com and go to Subscribe. Between this blog and The North County News you will have all the information to make a vote based on substance.
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NEW REGULAR FEATURE:
FIVE QUESTIONS WITH:

Dear Readers:

Until my roledex runs out of names, I will be iterviewing local political officials every week. I will be asking them five questions. The objective is to bring to information you do not have. Another reason to spend 75 cents a week on your local paper.

THIS WEEKS SUBJECT: TOWN OF CORTLANDT SUPERVISOR LINDA PUGLISI
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SITES TO LINK TO:

LET'S TALK POLITICS: NCNlocal.com

ROB ASTORINO: www.robastorino.com

JOHN G. TESTA: www.johngtesta.com

ON TOPIC W/ JOHN TESTA: www.ontopicwithjt.com

CARS & US: www.doverracing.com

THE WINERY AT ST. GEORGE: http://www.TheWineryAtStGeorge.com

PLAN PUTNAM: planputnam@googlegroups.com/

BRUCE APAR'S NCN BLOG: http://theblogcabin.com/homebase/bapar

NORTH COUNTY NEWS:"http://northcountynews.com/

THE JOURNAL NEWS:http://thejournalnews.com/

PEEKSKILL DAILY: peekskilldaily.com

PEEKSKILL DEMOCRATS:http://www.peekskilldems.com/"

PEEKSKILLREPUBLICANS:http://peekskillgop.com/

PEEKSILL NEWS: http://peekskillnews.blogspot.com/

YORKTOWN WATCHDOG: www.yorktownopengov.org

PADAVANO FINE ARTS: Padovanofineart.com

ASSEMBLYMAN GREG BALL: http://www.ball4ny.com/

SUSAN SIEGEL: www.wakeupyorktown.com

TERRENCE MURPHY: http://www.vote4murphy.com/

PEEKSKILL BID: www.peekskillbid.com or
www.downtownpeekskill.com
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CABLE SHOWS TO WATCH:

YORKTOWN WATCHDOG: Every Friday at 9:30 PM & Wednesday at 4:30PM on channel 74
Hosted By: ED CIFFON (yOrktown and Putnam Valley only)

THE VOLPE REPORT: Thursadys at 8PM chanel 15 (Peek. and Cort.) chanel 74 at 6pm (York.& Put. Valley)
Hosted By: Domenic Volpe

THE ISSUES: Tuesaday at 9:PM chanel 74(Put. Vlly. & Ykt.) Peekskill Mondays at 8PM chanel 15
Hosted by; Sam Davis

ON TOPIC WITH JOHN TESTA: Thursdays at 9:30PM chanel 15 (Peekskill & Cortlant)
Tuesdays in Yorktown & Putnam Valley 9:30 chanel 74
Hosted by: John Testa

CARS & US: Fridays 10 PM chanel 15(Peek. & Cortlant) 74(York. & Put. Valley)
Hosted By: Dennis Tate

SPEAK OUT WITH SANDY GALEF: Yorktown chanel 74 Wednesdays at 7:30PM..Ossining/Peekskill chanel 15 Wednesdays at 8PM
Hosted by: Sandra Galef

DEAR SANDY: Yorktown chanel 74 Fridays 7:30PM...Ossining/Peeksill chanel 15 Fridays
9PM
Hosted by: Sandra Galef

DOWN THE MIDDLE: Yorktown chanel 74 wednesdays 8-9PM.
Hosted By: Mike Thomas & Bill Greenberg
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EDITOR'S NOTE:
All articles re-printed in this blog from the North County News are with the permission of Bruce Apar Publisher and Editor-in-Chief

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CONTACT: Assemblyman Ball’s District Office at 845-279-5301