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Field Hockey Shuts Out Putnam Valley

October 4, 2022

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - The North Salem Tigers hosted their tiger counterpart, in the form of Putnam Valley, on Wednesday, September 28, in a competitive league match where both teams looked to have their season-long efforts recognized with a win. 

“We have played some really tough teams,” said Coach Jen Frohman.  

She said that Putnam Valley’s coach, Tracy ...

Varsity Roundup - Cross Country Shines at Pearl River Invitational

Cross Country

Pearl River Invitational 
Saturday, Sept. 24  

The Tigers traveled to Milton, NY for the Pearl River Invitational, finishing the day with some top finishes and plenty of personal bests.  

The boys team placed 10th in their varsity race, with Jack Fryer (22nd, 17:13.10) leading the way, followed by Connor Quadrini (42nd, 18:01.90), Thomas Gautier (56th, ...

Athlete Spotlight - Alex Zoubok

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Alex Zoubok is a senior defender on the North Salem varsity boys soccer team. 

The All-League, Scholar Athlete Award winner makes his presence felt on both ends of the field with the goal of helping his team improve their record from last season.  

Zoubok, who also played basketball and lacrosse, relishes the countless memories he has made with the ...

Supporters Make Hay of Pegasus Fundraiser

October 5, 2022

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Pegasus Therapeutic Riding is rustling up some big-time fun -- and funding -- this weekend at its second annual gala.

Proceeds from The Boots and Bling Barn Ball, set for Saturday, Oct. 8, will be used to support the nonprofit organization’s programs.

Located at 310 Peach Lake Road in Brewster, it offers equine-assisted activities and therapies for people with ...

North Salem Schools Propose $4.5 Million Safety and Security Bond

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- The Sept. 21 North Salem Board of Education meeting centered around potential school perimeter security updates through a proposed $4,495,000 capital project. 

The board also provided a brief update on the high school/middle school turf field project, indicating its near completion. 
 

Safety and Security Bond   
Safety consultant Adam Safir ...

North Salem Achieves Climate Smart Status

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - North Salem has reached a significant milestone in its battle against the impacts of climate change.

In celebrating the start of Climate Week, Gov. Kathy Hochul revealed Monday, Sept. 19, that the state now has more than 100 certified Climate Smart Communities.

To achieve CSC certification, they must accumulate points for planning and implementing certain ...

North Salem Schools Propose $4.5 Million Safety and Security Bond

September 29, 2022

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- The Sept. 21 North Salem Board of Education meeting centered around potential school perimeter security updates through a proposed $4,495,000 capital project. 

The board also provided a brief update on the high school/middle school turf field project, indicating its near completion. 
 

Safety and Security Bond   
Safety consultant Adam Safir ...

Jacque’s Spin on Music for October 2022

October 4, 2022

Hello readers and Happy October! 

It is my pleasure to tell you about some of the upcoming music events this month. 

There is live music happening all around us in Danbury, Katonah, Lewisboro, Mahopac, North Salem, Somers as well as Yorktown and beyond! Here’s a glimpse to pique your curiosity.

If you have an upcoming live music event to share in next month’s issue, ...

Yorktown 250 Debuts 'The Trial of Major André'

YORKTOWN, N.Y. -  On Saturday, October 8, at 2 p.m., Yorktown Heritage Preservation Commission / Yorktown 250 and Revolutionary Westchester 250 / This Man’s A Spy! will debut another in its series of family friendly programs about Westchester County’s robust Revolutionary War history. 

The Trial of Major André, a play written and performed by two local educators, ...

Harvey Graduate's Film Up for an Oscar

KATONAH, N.Y. - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Thursday, Sept. 22, that 14 students from around the world, including Harvey School alum Jared Peraglia, have been chosen as winners of the 49th Student Academy Awards competition. Peraglia, along with the other winning students from around the world, will participate in the Academy-sponsored in-person Oscar Awards ...

Supporters Make Hay of Pegasus Fundraiser

October 5, 2022

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Pegasus Therapeutic Riding is rustling up some big-time fun -- and funding -- this weekend at its second annual gala.

Proceeds from The Boots and Bling Barn Ball, set for Saturday, Oct. 8, will be used to support the nonprofit organization’s programs.

Located at 310 Peach Lake Road in Brewster, it offers equine-assisted activities and therapies for people with ...

North Salem Schools Propose $4.5 Million Safety and Security Bond

September 29, 2022

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- The Sept. 21 North Salem Board of Education meeting centered around potential school perimeter security updates through a proposed $4,495,000 capital project. 

The board also provided a brief update on the high school/middle school turf field project, indicating its near completion. 
 

Safety and Security Bond   
Safety consultant Adam Safir ...

High Speed Chase Leads to Arrest in North Salem

October 6, 2022

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - A man suspected in the theft of a power tool from a Home Depot lead authorities on a chase that ended with his arrest in North Salem.

State police were called to the Putnam County store around 10:19 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 30, to investigate the report of a larceny.

While on their way there, troopers spotted a 2004 Toyota Corolla matching the description they’d ...

North Salem Achieves Climate Smart Status

September 28, 2022

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - North Salem has reached a significant milestone in its battle against the impacts of climate change.

In celebrating the start of Climate Week, Gov. Kathy Hochul revealed Monday, Sept. 19, that the state now has more than 100 certified Climate Smart Communities.

To achieve CSC certification, they must accumulate points for planning and implementing certain ...

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Dances With Wolves

October 3, 2022

I recently read a book detailing the exploits of former president and all around tough guy Theodore Roosevelt as he explored an uncharted area of the Amazon in 1913. The Rough Rider and his men braved the elements, disease, and the ever-present threat of hostile natives, all in the name of exploration.

This past summer, I once didn’t go to get the mail because it was too hot out. What ...

Vote for Arena for Senate

October 6, 2022

To the Editor:

Neighbors, if you are “sick and tired of being sick and tired” like I am, perhaps you are ready to DO something about it? The most effective way is to VOTE either during “Early Voting” or on Election Day. 

What concerns ME most? The cost of mortgages and rents in Northern Westchester. The cost of fuel, the cost to put even store-brand food on the ...

Theater preview: 'That's (Not) All She Wrote'

(As part of this column’s interest in acknowledging the work of those among us who write, direct, produce, act in, and work behind the scenes of local theater, I’m handing this week’s space over to Westchester Collaborative Theater in Ossining so they can tell you about their special production that will take the stage for one weekend only – Saturday, Oct. 1, and Sunday, ...

Cooking class to help reduce risk of gynecological cancers at Northern Westchester Hospital’s Center for Healthy Living

September 28, 2022

MOUNT KISCO, NY – Northern Westchester Hospital’s (NWH) Center for Healthy Living will feature a women’s health online cooking class focused on reducing your risk of cancer, specifically gynecologic cancers like cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal and vulvar cancers. Gizelka David-West, MD, a gynecologic oncologist for the Cancer Institute at Northern Westchester Hospital, will ...

Merely Creating an LLC Doesn’t Automatically Give you Personal Protection

The objective in creating a Limited Liability Company (“LLC”) under Article 2 of New York’s Limited Liability Company Law (“NYLLCL”) is to protect the member(s) of an LLC from the contractual obligations and liabilities incurred by the LLC.

This limited liability protects the members from being personally liable for these liabilities. The members would only be ...