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eileen ciatto April 10, 2014 at 03:13 PM
Frank Vetare March 26, 2014 at 09:46 AM
Dear Ms Tarr, I am resending the e-mail below in case you did not receive it when it was firstRead Morese nt. My curiosity and interest is getting the best of me and I ask your opinion of my Kodak book. It was my thought that many in the Putnam County area would find all this an interesting story, and I wonder what your opinion might be. Thanks for taking the time to read this, Frank Vetare From: eratev6455@comcast.net To: "Ashley Tarr" <Ashley.Tarr@Patch.com> Sent: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 3:09:47 PM Subject: Book Ms Ashley Tarr Editor, S.E. Brewster Patch I am a 1946 graduate of Brewster High School…which makes me pretty old. I have had an interesting life and decided to put it into a book. I did just that a year ago and had it published by the American Star Books Co., Box 184, in Frederick, MD 21705. The book, Kodak: You Should’a Been There takes the reader on a more than 30 year adventure from Brewster, The Merchant Marine Academy, The Navy, Rochester Institute of Technology and finally my 22 years with the Eastman Kodak Company, from Technical Sales Representative to District Sales Manager. In my 22 years at Kodak, I was able to be a part of the great successes as well as identify some vulnerable areas which contributed to the company’s fall into Chapter 11 bankruptcy. I am very proud of the book and I think many people who read your paper will agree, “You Should’a Been There.” The book, Kodak: You Should’a Been There, by Frank Vetare can be ordered at your local book store as well as on line through Amazon and Barnes & Noble. It is published in soft or hard cover, and in e-book configuration. Thank you very much, Frank Vetare 11435 Newport Bay Drive South Point Berlin, MD 21811 Phone: 410-641-1305
Lanning Taliaferro (Editor) March 28, 2014 at 11:05 PM
Dear Mr. Vetare, Ashley has left Patch. You can reach me at lanning.taliaferro@patch.com
Peter Benfield March 16, 2014 at 07:42 PM
How does PLC Friday benefit the students? If it's for teacher training, shouldn't that be atRead Moreanother time that doesn't reduce student instruction time?
Southeast Resident April 19, 2014 at 09:45 AM
I heard it was originally spun as a benefit to the students for their hard work, but the reality is Read Morethat it is so the teachers don't have to attend their training after normal school hours. Students are getting short-changed on classroom time and parents are inconvenienced.
Christine Zirkelbach April 20, 2014 at 09:59 AM
It has been in place for so long at this point, and I don't think the union would give up now,Read Moreespec ially when the teachers postponed raises last year.
Alicia Kaye March 05, 2014 at 11:25 PM
You can also email, if it is easier for you. Smilesdayschool483@aol.com
DeborahV. March 14, 2014 at 06:12 PM
Ms. Kaye, Where are you located?
Farm God March 08, 2014 at 10:33 PM
Bob just ask Ann Fanizzi she has an answer for everything ! :-)
Ann Fanizzi March 09, 2014 at 07:36 AM
Farm God - I guess you don't care who lives in Mt. Vernon or Monticello either. Actually, theRead Morepeople are interested in the history of the Farm. The Farm was under a lease and the lease requirements were not adhered to. The Society was a not for profit which did not submit timely financials either to the Feds, the State or the county. It took three years for them to submit the 08,09,10. According to the lease, there was a five-year review, the Whipples relinquished the lease. BTW aren't you concerned that they left without allegedly paying $60,000 in electric bills? The legislature had had it - they refused to appear and answer questions or explain the financials. Bob, The animals were never out in the winter. If the Walter Brewster House is empty, maybe the Rock n' Roll collection can go in it. The lease was a legal document which many found gave the Whipples a carte blanche. Speak to Jeff Green and Ken Harper about it. Meredith Whipple sold the animals including Sophie, which I had half interest. Trying to get her back. Additionally, she used Craig's list to sell the rest of the items and headed it Tilly Foster Closing Sale. People thought the Farm would be closed.
Ann Fanizzi March 09, 2014 at 09:05 AM
So Farm God what motivated the rich and connected Whipples to relinquish the lease? BTW, give your Read Morecorrect name instead of hiding.
Peter Benfield February 27, 2014 at 07:54 AM
I heard from a resident of Minor Road that they have been told by the Highway Dept. that the bridge Read Moreis completed, but they are waiting for the guard rail order to arrive, which is taking a really long time. Can anyone confirm this?
John D February 26, 2014 at 12:48 PM
Mr. Rivera makes it sound like snow clearing was taking place for part of the winter. When theRead Moretown became aware, did they inform the residents on Mine Lane with adequate time to hire a private plow? If not, shame on the town. If the town informed Mine Lane residents before the plowing season started as pseudo suggested by Mr. Cullen, then there's not a lot of justification for anger here.
carlos rivera February 26, 2014 at 01:56 PM
I was informed under the storm when I called Mr.Hay. I was directed to call highway and then toldRead Moreth ey were not plowing. Both these government officials were abrupt and did not want to speak with me and hung up on me. Mr. Bruin insinuated I was was threatening when I said It was very frustrating to be treated like this. No, and I repeat, no prior notification of any kind has ever been given to the residents here and this what I'm angry about. Mr. Cullen has no clue and is merely speaking to try and diffuse the problem. It's the principle of the thing now. The arrogance and the fact that proper procedure is not done is the thing here. I have no trust or faith in the veracity of this current governing body. I was advised to just keep my mouth shut certain officials in the circle and will do so. At least till next election time.
Ted Aiello February 26, 2014 at 04:26 PM
Just Sign over the road to the town, I lived on a private road also ,but we got together and signed Read Moreover the road to southeast so we can get all of the services......