NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-Read Across America Day is a nationwide reading celebration that takes place annually on March 2, Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Across the country, thousands of schools, libraries and community center participate by bringing together children and books. At Pequenakonck Elementary, teachers decorated their classroom doors in silly and surprising ways to celebrate the day.
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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Hammond Museum unveiled its summer exhibitions last weekend, including an Eagle Scout project from Troop 1 of a life-size chess board set in the stroll garden.
While a violinist played music in the background, Eagle Scout Aaron Brethower studied the board in front of him, contemplating his next move while his grandfather, Russ Meyer, on the other side did the ...
By DOMINICK DEPOLEJune 28, 2018
SOMERS, N.Y. - Olympic athletes aren’t spotted every day, nor are they interactive with the public on a consistent basis.
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After remaining vacant for more than two decades, the former site of Dino and Artie’s Automatic Transmission Co. will be transformed into a park.
The North Salem Town Council ordered an 18-foot-wide gazebo for the space last week and have a site plan that features plantings and a swing set.
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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - The female athletes who claim there is inequality between the boys’ and girls’ sports teams were not satisfied with the district’s report on gender equity in athletics.
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By JODI WEINBERGERJune 21, 2018
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The North Salem mainstay received national attention recently with its inclusion in “Hamburger America,” a state-by-state guide to 200 of the country’s best burger joints by the self-proclaimed hamburger expert George Motz.
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