Letters



Local, Local, Local

I found your “Semi-Pro Kitchen” article (November 2009) very informative, but I’m disappointed that you chose to direct your readers to national chain stores to purchase the reviewed kitchen items. There are dozens of locally owned hardware stores throughout Westchester County, businesses that help define Westchester and offer unique shopping experiences. “Big Box” behemoths are rubber-stamped all over the country and lend nothing unique to the local communities.

John Fix III, Owner
Cornell’s True Value Hardware, Eastchester

Top Realtors

Congratulations to all the individuals mentioned in your October article (“Special Agents”) on Westchester’s top 20 realtors. However, dollar volume is just one way to recognize success. There are many successful individuals who should have been honored based on the number of closed transactions. Since many of these realtors deal with first-time homebuyers and those purchasing co-ops and condos, their dollar volume may be lower but their number of closed transactions significantly higher. Indeed, there are many other realtors working hard to serve their clients and customers who are as deserving of your recognition as the County’s Best!

Barry Kramer, Principal Broker
Westchester Choice Realty, Scarsdale

OOPS: In last month’s “Top Doctors” feature, due to a computer glitch, our top neurologists and neurosurgeons were listed in the “Nephrology” category. Additionally, the category headings “Cardiovascular Disease” and “Sports Medicine” were omitted. We regret the errors. Following are the corrected listings:

Nephrology: Stephen Adler, Hawthorne; Louis Buzzeo, Sleepy Hollow; Veronica Delaney, Valhalla; Dominick Reda, Yonkers.

Neurology: Barry Jordan, White Plains; Stephen Marks, Valhalla; Michael Weintraub, Briarcliff Manor.

Neurosurgery: Alain de Lotbiniere, White Plains; Thomas Lansen, White Plains; Raj Murali, Valhalla.

Cardiovascular Disease: Bernard Gitler, New Rochelle; Anthony Mercando, Scarsdale; Lynne Perry-Bottinger, New Rochelle; Carmine Sorbera, Hawthorne; Franklin Zimmerman, Briarcliff Manor.

Sports Medicine: Gregg Cavaliere, Hawthorne; Howard Luks, Hawthorne; Eric Small, Mount Kisco.

Click here for the complete corrected list.

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