North Salem Top Stories

September 19, 2018

Free parking along Routes 100, 202 and 116 in Somers for commuters using the Croton Falls train station in North Salem will soon be a thing of the past. The MTA is buying 12 Croton Falls Road, the former site of St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, to build 450 permit-only parking spots for the ...

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In its second year, New Dawn Family Resource Center plans to expand its services for domestic abuse victims. The center, in a discreet location in Lewisboro, brings together a consortium of services funded by North Salem, Somers, Pound Ridge, Bedford and Lewisboro and grants from the county and ...

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Pequenakonck Elementary School is ready for students this Thursday, Sept. 6, after weeks of cleaning and testing to get rid of a pervasive mold problem found in early August. Superintendent Dr. Ken Freeston and Lawrence J. Holzapfel, the chief operating officer of Quality Environmental Solutions ...

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Residents and business owners are promising a lengthy legal battle if Hardscrabble Supply moves forward with its desire to use a rock crusher on its property. But times have changed and technology has improved, according to Marcy Miller, a representative for Hardscrabble Supply and sister of Tim ...

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He was once the youngest mayor in the United States and is currently the Dutchess County executive. And for his next trick, Marc Molinaro, a Republican, would like to be governor of New York.   Molinaro knows he’s the underdog—in the last 40 years, there has only been one Republican ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - George Sica is no stranger to reinventing himself.  At 14 years old (only a year after he came to the U.S. from Italy with his family), he dropped out of high school and became a hairdresser. He earned his general education development diploma while serving in the Army after ...

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School leaders are battling a mysterious mold outbreak at Pequenakonck Elementary School. Superintendent Ken Freeston announced last week that staff discovered “what may be mold or some other fungus” on 20 percent of the desks and other surfaces. The school is closed until further ...

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A Starbucks barista with a dream of having her own organic farm has found a home on Dick Button’s North Salem oasis. Allison Turcan is about as loyal as it gets when it comes to Starbucks. She had worked her way up to store manager of the chain coffee shop in Mamaroneck, when she decided to take ...

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