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Wed, May 18, 12:00 PM

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Wed, May 18, 12:00 PM

Fireman's Field, Somers

Somers Lions Carnival

Community Calendar Food & Drink

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Wed, May 18, 12:00 PM

Fireman's Field, Somers

Somers Lions Carnival

Community Calendar Food & Drink

Obituaries

Jan 9, 1939 - Mar 6, 2022
John (“Unc”) Kinnally passed away on March 6 at home surrounded by his family and in ...
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Jul 1, 1958 - Feb 21, 2022
Denise Marie Martabano Lupia (nee Edman) of Winter Park, Fla., passed away peacefully with a smile ...
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Apr 11, 1960 - Jan 30, 2022
Michael Trapasso of South Salem passed away peacefully at home on Jan. 30, at the age of 61. Mike ...
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Endorsing the Incumbents

May 15, 2022

We are writing in support of the Katonah-Lewisboro School District’s budget and to endorse Rory Burke, Elizabeth Gereghty, and Julia Hadlock for reelection to the Board of Education.

These three incumbents skillfully and responsibly led the district safely through the pandemic with a focus on maintaining the highest educational standards for all students in the district under the most ...

Thanks, Mom!

I never bought my mom a car or rented her a villa in Tuscany. Grand gestures are not in my budget. I decided to write this column to celebrate Mother’s Day.

My mom provided the opportunity for me to try new experiences as a child. I had ballet lessons, piano lessons, horseback riding, and ice skating after school. Mom planned family vacations and trips to Broadway matinees and the ...

Board Work

A couple of weeks ago, I got a call from Liz Gereghty, who serves as a trustee on the Katonah-Lewisboro Board of Education, inviting me to meet for coffee to chat about my experiences as KLSD Board of Education president 15 years ago. Back then, our board went out to the community with a bond proposal for building expansion and improvements and Liz heads up a committee studying a facilities ...

She Sat Down Beside Me

It was the early 1960s, and I had just gotten my first job as a kindergarten teacher in Providence, R.I. Two days before the opening of school that fall, a meeting was held for all new teachers. It commenced in the auditorium of the largest high school in the city. There were at least 60 to 70 people attending — all new teachers I assumed. Many were graduates of the local R.I. College of ...

On Stage: Let’s Do the Twist

Aspiring playwrights are taught the use of reversal. Something unexpected happens that catches both the protagonist and the audience off guard and can lead to upending our expectations and the character’s subsequent actions. It’s also known as the “third act twist.”

Writer Lauren Gunderson has learned that lesson especially – and effectively – well. There is ...

Northwell Health Walk Returns to Westchester  

May 4, 2022

The event will benefit both Northern Westchester Hospital and Phelps Hospital

MOUNT KISCO, NY – The Northwell Health Walk will be on Sunday, May 22, at 10 a.m. at the Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park in Yorktown Heights and will unite thousands of people across five different New York locations who believe in supporting quality health care that’s close to home. And ...

TAPinto CEO Michael Shapiro Discusses Local Marketing in a Digital World

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was a recent guest on Sergeant Marketing's Milestone Mindset Live speaking about Local Marketing in a Digital World. The series helps viewers attract and retain clients and donors.

Shapiro and host Nancy Sergeant talked about a number of topics, including the value of local marketing in the post-pandemic economy, how ...

TAPinto Publisher Bobbie Peer Receives Boy Scouts of America Patriots' Path Council Tribute to Women Award

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Bobbie Peer is a business owner, a networker, a marketer and a survivor.

"I am a single mother and I made it," Peer said. "I work hard, I'm passionate about what I do and I form relationships. I am a success."

Peer, the publisher of five TAPinto sites, recently received a Boy Scouts of America Patriots' Path Council Tribute to ...

TAPinto CEO Michael Shapiro Discusses Future of Local News

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was a recent guest on the "What Works - The Future of Local News" Podcast from Northeastern University’s School of Journalism.

Shapiro talked about how TAPinto was formed, the current successes the company is seeing and plans for the future.

You can hear the discussion here.

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TAPinto Newark Journalist Selected for CivicStory Fellowship

NEWARK, NJ — Tom Wiedmann's love for journalism began during his younger years with a soundtrack of metal and rock and roll during road trips with his dad.

He just didn't know it at the time.

"I had a steady diet of ACDC, Rolling Stones, Ramones, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath and all that stuff," Wiedmann said. "So I became somewhat of a music nerd growing ...