Guest Column

March 7, 2018

In April, the Westchester College Fair brings a diverse group of college admissions representatives sharing their institution with you, the student. Walking up and down the aisles, the view of so many table displays listing majors, activities and information that may peak an interest to stop at the ...

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We have heard the mantra of fundamental transformation time and time again. It is a mantra of dissatisfaction and disdain for the founding principles and processes that have made our great country what it is today. The recent column calling for the abolition of the Electoral College delivers ...

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The holidays have come and gone and it’s time to get serious! Many people indugled in a continuous binge of food and drink including rich appetizers, home cooked food and delectable desserts for a month or more. How do you get serious after being bombarded by temptations? It can be quite a ...

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As I take stock of the year 2017, I want to thank everyone who has made it possible to publish our four newspapers and four websites. This year, I want to focus my thanks on one particular vendor: the U.S. Postal Service. While I’m of course also appreciative of all our advertisers who fund this ...

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Westchester County is about to see tax changes implemented by both the county and the federal government affecting property values in North Salem as a result. The county legislature has passed a new budget that includes a 2 percent property tax hike for Westchester. While the outgoing county ...

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My original opinion piece titled “Welcome to Westchester, Comrades” (Nov. 16) was intended to applaud the ability of our local electorate to buck a disturbing trend and vote overwhelmingly to keep two good men in office; it was laudatory of our entire electorate. The piece was not intended to ...

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When Herb Geller wrote of the sad plight of the Puerto Rican people on their hurricane-devastated island (“Seasoned Words,” Oct. 26, North Salem News), I shared his concern. Having served the health needs of Puerto Ricans as a pharmacist in New York City for 20 years, I had grown to know them ...

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As all of North Salem knows, my dad, Herbert F. Geller, along with my beloved late mother, Gloria, have lived in town for 52 years. For more than half that time they spent their winters in the seaside town of Luquillo, Puerto Rico.  The Puerto Rico of my youth was a vibrant place–full of ...

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