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Tue, September 21, 7:30 PM

South Salem

Planning Board Meeting


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11 Main Street P.O. Box 500 South Salem, NY 10590

Thu, September 23, 2:00 PM

South Salem Fire Department, South Salem

LVAC and SSFD Blood Drive


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The South Salem Fire Department and the Lewisboro Volunteer Ambulance Corps will hold a blood drive from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, at the South Salem Fire Department (1190 NY-35, South Salem). Sign up at or call 1-800-933-2566.

1190 NY-35 South Salem, NY 10590

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