Letter: Coach says thanks for football support

Kevin Callahan

To the Editor: I would like to share with the Ridgefield community a heartfelt thank-you from the Ridgefield High School football program. We were very fortunate to have an awesome collection of young men, especially seniors, this year that went through the tough times of being 2-9 as sophomores then 7-2 as juniors (under the leadership of coach Joe Arcieri), … read more

Letter: Let’s organize women’s march on Main Street

To the Editor: Given Ridgefield’s proud history of social action, early feminism (Alice Paul) and feminist second wavers, four buses are taking Ridgefielders to Washington, D.C., for the Jan. 21 women’s march. For those who can’t make the trip, how about our town having a local march in solidarity with D.C.? I’d do it, but am in St. Petersburg, Fla., … read more

Letter: Mountainside not win-win but a lose-lose proposition

To the Editor: I am writing in response to Mr. Rocco Coscio’s letter to the editor from last week’s [Dec. 15] edition of the Ridgefield Press. Mr. Coscio suggested that the addition of the Mountainside Drug and Alcohol Rehab Facility to the residential area of West Mountain could be a “win-win” for our town. I actually believe this would be … read more

Letter: Allowing Mountainside opens a Pandora’s Box

To the Editor: I am concerned about the possible Pandora’s Box we may be opening if Mountainside settles into the quiet, residential neighborhood on Old West Mountain Road. Being owned by Artemis Partners, a private equity firm, should lead everyone to assume that they are positioned for profit growth and physical expansion. From an immediate neighborhood perspective … where will … read more

About Town: 10 famous people

It’s the season of Top 10s. Who would you say are the 10 most famous people to have lived in Ridgefield? The answer to a question like that is very subjective, difficult to determine and always subject to debate and disagreement. However, here are 10 notable Ridgefielders — all now dead — who were widely known during their lifetimes and, … read more

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