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December 13, 2021

KATONAH, N.Y. – The Katonah Peppermint Parade was held on Saturday, Dec. 4. The event began at 10:30 a.m. with music at the gazebo, featuring Sarah Brown and Cate Lines. The parade started at 11 a.m., with Santa riding through town. Elves from the Katonah Village Improvement Society handed out ...

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Welcome to “News & Notes,” where we look at the happenings here in Westchester County… Just finished the holiday decorating. Our reindeer lost a few lights, our stockings by the chimney needed some care, the manger scene lost a few sheep, and one of the wise men needed a bit of Elmer’s glue.

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GOLDENS BRIDGE, N.Y. – Rich Perlman has always had a love for the outdoors, but his 25-year career as a scout leader began involuntarily. When he moved from Pleasantville to Katonah with his family in 1996 and his sons came home with Boy Scouts of America flyers in their backpacks, he suggested ...

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If you take a walk in the Leon Levy Preserve in Lewisboro, 383-acres off of Route 123 and just south of Route 35, and notice nothing but the trees, it would not be surprising. Much of the land that makes up the preserve was purchased in 1890 by James Mason Crafts, a renowned chemist and former ...

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Lewisboro Town Supervisor Peter Parsons is among the 44 county residents that will be inducted into the Westchester Senior Citizens Hall of Farm on Friday, Dec. 3. The 39th iteration of the ceremony will be livestreamed virtually on the Westchester Public Private Partnership ...

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LEWISBORO, N.Y. – Seniors clubs from Bedford and Lewisboro joined together to travel to an Oktoberfest event in Pomona, New York, on Oct. 7. The Lewisboro club rounded out its October festivities with a celebration of its octogenarians. Eight members of the club were celebrated at the 80th ...

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GOLDENS BRIDGE, N.Y. – The annual Christmas tree sale at the Goldens Bridge Fire Department kicks off on Friday, Nov. 26, the day after Thanksgiving—and GBFD President Edward Canora says the outdoor shop set up in the parking lot adjacent to the firehouse (Route 138, Goldens Bridge) is well-stocked ...

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PUTNAM VALLEY, N.Y. – Each year, Scouts BSA troops within the same regional district compete in a Camporee, an event made up of different camping competitions with an emphasis on scout spirit, comradery, and sometimes a specific theme. The Greater Hudson Valley BSA district’s Camporee occurred on ...

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  -Tickets on sale now at www.yorktownstage.org-   “A Christmas Carol” has seen many renditions on the screen and stage since its writing by Charles Dickens in 1843. From the famous black and white film starring Reginald Owen in 1938, to Michael Caine’s adaptation of Ebenezer Scrooge in ...

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SOUTH SALEM, N.Y. – Veterans Day, unlike the more-solemn Memorial Day, is a day to celebrate the service of all American military veterans. Lewisboro did just that on Thursday, Nov. 11, with a ceremony on the front lawn of the Town House. Festivities kicked off with a bike parade, which was ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Bruce Heller, a business development specialist with Halston Media, is the chair of the Arthritis Foundation’s 2021 Jingle Bell Run at Westchester Community College in Valhalla. As chair, Heller will provide leadership to help the community reach its fundraising goal of $95,000.

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KATONAH, N.Y. – This year’s final Katonah Art Walk event was held Saturday, Oct. 23, in downtown Katonah. Organized by the Katonah Chamber of Commerce, the event has been held on the fourth Saturday of every month since June. The event featured live music in the gazebo and throughout town; ...

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-The Town's Newest Destination Restaurant- My Cousin’s is an upscale restaurant with a catchy name, a touching back story and, most of all, a casual twist just right for our local communities—a place that has great food but is not slave to the demands of pretention. Opened in September, My ...

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The claims cited above are not ones you’d think to associate with Mountain Lakes Park—a 1,000-plus-acre preserve that is in both North Salem and Lewisboro—given its quiet seclusion. However, those were the tag lines, along with “...the Great Lakes, the Adirondacks and a rolling countryside in ...

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GOLDENS BRIDGE, N.Y. – The annual “Community Day” at the Goldens Bridge Fire Department may have been forced to skip a year because of the pandemic, but evidently, it didn’t miss a beat when the much-anticipated event with the country-fair-like atmosphere returned Saturday, Oct. 16, for the first ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. – Learning to read is an essential step in any child’s educational journey, but feeling comfortable doing so when surrounded by peers in a classroom can be a daunting task for any young mind. Substitute the classroom setting with the support of a canine friend, and reading out loud ...

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Welcome to “News & Notes,” where we look at the happenings here in Westchester County… It appears that my children’s favorite question “How do we do this, Dad?” is now being answered, more times than not, by Google. Oh well, I guess it gives me more time to write this week’s “Missing Those ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. – Emily Rose Storm, a transgender first responder who called the Katonah-Lewisboro area home and was formerly known as Nicholas Arthur Kaplan, died by suicide on Sunday, Oct. 10. In response, the Kaplan family set up a GoFundMe hoping to offset some of the funeral costs from the ...

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SOUTH SALEM, N.Y. – When the Lewisboro Playground Improvement Project began, the volunteer group dreamt up a wish list of improvements totaling about $625,000. Preparing for the possibility that it might take a while to raise all that money, the group developed a plan to improve the park in ...

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KATONAH -- The Katonah-Lewisboro Times will host a virtual debate for Bedford Town Supervisor and Bedford Town Council at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27.  Registration for the debate is required. To register, click HERE.  Suggested debate questions will be welcomed. Send prospective debate ...

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SOUTH SALEM, N.Y. – On Saturday, Oct. 23, the Lewisboro community is set to turn the Lewisboro Town Park into a “Festival for Our Future,” a celebration of diversity, climate action, and racial justice that is free admission and open to all that wish to attend. Organized by a group of over 20 ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. – Earning the highest recognition a Girl Scout can achieve takes motivation, dedication, and a drive to make the world a better place. John Jay High School senior Daniella Picerni has exemplified these traits throughout her life—and with the completion of a project that required 80 ...

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LAKEVILLE, Conn. – The Vista-Lewisboro Pack 101 Cub Scouts made a trip to Lime Rock Park (Lakeville, Conn.) for Scout Day 2021 over the weekend. “They got to see some amazing cars and have a great day at the races,” said Cubmaster Bill Bongiorno. “We then raced back to Onatru for pack and den ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. – The 20th annual Katonah Village Improvement Society 5K was held Saturday, Sept. 18, at the corner of Edgemont Road and the Parkway, Katonah. There was also a 1-mile run for kids.

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- New York State Police are asking the public’s help in identifying a man who walked uninvited into a house on Titicus Road in North Salem in August. According to police, he fled after being confronted by one of the home’s residents. The case is being investigated as a ...

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SOUTH SALEM, N.Y. – Lewisboro Town Park’s baseball field will get a $100,000 facelift, in memory of longtime fan and South Salem resident Arthur Vouté. The money, donated by the Vouté family, will fund dugouts, on-field batting cages, sound system, signage and field work, Jim Moreo, the ...

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SOUTH SALEM, N.Y. – The annual Lewisboro Library Fair, celebrating its 60th anniversary, was held Saturday, Sept. 18, at Onatru Farm Park in South Salem. The Library Fair had something for everyone: a car show, music, food trucks and booths, a beer garden, and shopping at the book sale, attic ...

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SOUTH SALEM, N.Y. – Ain’t no party like a puppy pool party. The popular summer-ending “Drool in the Pool” event returned to Lewisboro on Sunday, Sept. 12, at Lewisboro Town Park. Before the town of Lewisboro’s Parks and Recreation Department drains its pools for the summer, residents and ...

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CROSS RIVER, N.Y. – According to statistics, the instance of PTSD among veterans sits between 10 and 30 percent, while the rate of suicide was officially placed at 18 per day as recently as 2018.  But for men and women who have become permanent members of a family that endures well beyond the ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. – From the outside looking in, joining the Katonah-Bedford Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps might seem like a sacrifice. For EMTs, it requires earning certification and being available for at least six hours per week. But after a while, instead of viewing their volunteerism as ...

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