TOP LOCAL NEWS

Smooth Senior Leads Tigers at Shortstop

May 28, 2017

North Salem senior Adam Concadoro is the starting shortstop on the varsity baseball team.

How old were you when you started playing baseball and how did you get started?

I was about 4 years old when I started playing baseball, in the backyard with my dad.

What are the team’s expectations/goals heading into the postseason coming off a state championship?

As of now we have to play ...

North Salem Baseball Wins Second Straight Section Title

WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y. - North Salem's baseball team won its second consecutive Section 1 title by defeating top-seeded Tuckahoe 7-2 in the Class C final on Saturday at Dutchess Stadium. 

Connor Mahoney was named the MVP and earned the win on the hill, tossing 5.2 innings while striking out 12.

Rian Balbino came on in relief to earn the save, pitching the final 1.1 innings. He ...

North Salem Ready to Defend Title

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— It’s tournament time and the North Salem baseball team is itching to get on the field to defend its Section 1 Class C title. 

The Tigers, who won their league championship, garnered the No. 2 seed and received a bye into the semifinals. They hosted the winner between third-seeded Solomon Schechter and sixth-seeded Alexander Hamilton on Wednesday, May ...

Buchwald Moves District Office to New Mt. Kisco Location

May 20, 2017

MOUNT KISCO, N.Y.— Assemblyman David Buchwald’s district office is now open for business at a new location in Mount Kisco – 100 South Bedford Road (Route 172), near Northern Westchester Hospital. The move unifies the office into one suite (Suite 150), provides improved constituent access via I-684, and continues to honor the assemblyman’s commitment to keep his office ...

New Parking Rates Approved for Croton Falls

May 18, 2017

CROTON FALLS, N.Y.— The North Salem Town Board voted May 9 to set new parking rates for the hamlet of Croton Falls. The previous parking rates for Croton Falls had remained the same since 2006.

Currently, residents can purchase an annual parking permit to park in the hamlet for $350 per year. The fee is $800 for non-residents. Daily permits for “occasional use” are $5.00/day ...

Grand Prix Equestrian Stars at Old Salem Farm

May 27, 2017

Grand Prix Equestrian stars at Old Salem Farm. 

Kindergartners Raise Money for Rescued Horses

May 19, 2017

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— Friends come in all shapes and sizes, and earlier this year, Pequenakonck Elementary School’s  ONE CUB Kindness Initiative made some new four-legged friends when they visited the Our Farm Equine Rescue on Hardscrabble Road in North Salem.  The visit was part of ONE CUB’s expansion to include teaching students about kindness toward pets and ...

North Salem school budget passes

(NORTH SALEM, N.Y.)--Voters in the North Salem Central School District approved the 2017-2018 budget, according to figures released by the district.
The nearly $42 million spending plan passed 283 to 113.

Incumbent Board of Education member Andrew Brown was elected to another term of office, garnering 333 votes.

Kurt Gulden was also elected to a seat on the Board of Education with 305 ...

Ward Wins $35,000 Welcome Stake of North Salem

May 28, 2017

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— The No. 2-ranked rider in the world, McLain Ward (Brewster), won the $35,000 Welcome Stake of North Salem riding HH Carlos Z and finished second aboard Tina La Boheme on Thursday, May 18, at the 2017 Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows, held at Old Salem Farm in North Salem.

Ward and HH Carlos Z, a 15-year-old Zangersheide gelding, entered the ring from the 22nd position ...

Grand Prix Equestrian Stars at Old Salem Farm

Grand Prix Equestrian stars at Old Salem Farm. 

Dinan the Runner Up in $130,000 Grand Prix

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— North Salem resident Katherine “Katie” Dinan led the locals as she finished second in the $130,000 Empire State Grand Prix, a competition rated by The Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI), held on Sunday afternoon at the Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows in North Salem.  Joining her in the top 10 were her neighbors McLain ...

Main Ingredient Selected for Ridgefield’s Battle of the Chefs

May 22, 2017

Sweet, succulent crab meat, courtesy of food sponsor The Chefs’ Warehouse, will be the required main ingredient for the appetizer round at Battle of the Chefs on Sunday, June 4, from 4 to 7 p.m., at Founders Hall in Ridgefield, Conn.

Chefs Mike Anastacio (Purdy’s Farmer & the Fish), Paul Desiano (Ridgefield Academy, formerly Cello/Plate) and Germano Minin (The Village Tavern) ...

Kindergartners Raise Money for Rescued Horses

May 19, 2017

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— Friends come in all shapes and sizes, and earlier this year, Pequenakonck Elementary School’s  ONE CUB Kindness Initiative made some new four-legged friends when they visited the Our Farm Equine Rescue on Hardscrabble Road in North Salem.  The visit was part of ONE CUB’s expansion to include teaching students about kindness toward pets and ...

Buchwald Moves District Office to New Mt. Kisco Location

May 20, 2017

MOUNT KISCO, N.Y.— Assemblyman David Buchwald’s district office is now open for business at a new location in Mount Kisco – 100 South Bedford Road (Route 172), near Northern Westchester Hospital. The move unifies the office into one suite (Suite 150), provides improved constituent access via I-684, and continues to honor the assemblyman’s commitment to keep his office ...

Drug Abuse Forum Focuses On Prevention

May 15, 2017

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— The Ruth Keeler Memorial Library was the site of a forum discussion of the book “How to Raise a Drug-Free Kid: The Straight Dope for Parents,” by Joseph A. Califano Jr., on March 30.

The book was provided free of charge to all North Salem School District parents.

The book discussion was led by David Gerber of St. Christopher’s Inn, a  ...

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

North Salem

Long Live Memorial Day

Memorial Day, some would argue, has become a weekend-long, red-white-and-blue display of our discomfort dealing with the deceased. When I came across the following passage some years back on a now-defunct website, it struck me as a pithy, if slightly sad, summation of how the day has been denatured in recent decades…

Begun as a ritual of remembrance and reconciliation after the Civil ...

Going in Circles

Given the choice between using a regular door and a revolving door, I always choose the regular door. I’ve been that way since birth. OK, maybe not birth because I’m fairly certain there was no revolving door where I made my way into the world. But for as long as I can remember, I have been reluctant to go through them. No, not reluctant. Phobic. Truthfully, I am afraid of revolving ...