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North Salem comeback falls short

January 11, 2019

CARMEL, N.Y. - The North Salem boys varsity basketball team fell behind big after one quarter at the Putnam Challenge at Carmel High School, Saturday, Jan. 5, but fought back to make it a game, outscoring Haldane the rest of the way before eventually falling short, 53-43, in one of three games played in the tournament.

The Tigers got off to a slow start, trailing 22-5 after the first quarter, ...

Rebecca Bose Finds Home with Wolf Pack

January 17, 2019

Rebecca Bose emerges from a wooded, rain-soaked hilltop wearing a black hooded sweatshirt that says, “got wolves?” in the style of the ’90s-era “got milk?” campaign. The North Salem native and head curator at the Wolf Conservation Center in South Salem may see it the other way—that the wolves got her. 

As a child growing up in North Salem, her first ...

‘Low-level’ marijuana offenses decriminalized

The Westchester County District Attorney’s Office said it will no longer prosecute what it deems to be “low-level” marijuana offenses.

Under this new policy, the possession of two ounces or less of marijuana will no longer result in a criminal conviction.

Two laws will be affected laws by this change, which took effect Jan. 14:
• Criminal Possession of Marijuana in ...

Gov. Cuomo swears in Sen. Harckham

In May, reports surfaced that Gov. Andrew Cuomo had lobbied his former staffer, Pete Harckham, to run for the 40th State Senate District against two-term incumbent, Terrence Murphy, a Republican from Yorktown.

Seven months later, Cuomo, a New Castle resident who happens to be one of Harckham’s most prominent constituents, administered the oath of office to his friend at Peekskill High ...

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