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North Salem High School Stages Cult Classic 'The Breakfast Club'

December 6, 2017

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-The North Salem High School Drama Department is bringing a classic 1980’s film to life this weekend. Director and adviser Jennifer Molloy promises that 30 years later, the story is still relevant and will resonate with teens and their parents today.

In the 1985 film, five high school students meet in Saturday detention and discover how they have a lot more in common ...

North Salem Teacher a Published Author

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.--Deborah Rafferty Oswald has always had a love of history. And since she was a young girl, she knew she wanted to be a writer. Now, the North Salem teacher has found a way to fuse her passions.

Oswald, a fifth-grade teacher at Pequenakonck Elementary School and a member of the Mahopac High School Class of ’78, has written a book, “The Haviland Girls,” that ...

Check out the Holiday ‘Miracle’ in Yorktown this Weekend

YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- With this year’s Indian summer finally giving way to wintry weather, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.

Over on Veterans Road in Yorktown, it’s looking even more like Christmas, thanks to Yorktown Stage’s mirthful, musical production of the beloved Hollywood classic “Miracle on 34th Street.” 

Originally on Broadway in the ...

Local talent showcased at Schoolhouse Theater

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. —The Schoolhouse Theater in Croton Falls opened its doors to the community for a free four-hour concert on Oct. 27.
Organized by Somers residents Adam Bernier and Jacque Roche, the event featured four musical acts—all local performers—whose performances spanned a range of genres.
The first to hit the stage was Joe Disto, an acoustic and electronic musician ...

North Salem Youth Engages in Theatrical Bewitchery

A staged reading of “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller was held Oct. 20 and 21 in the Muscoot Farm Straw Barn, which dates from the 1800s. The reading was presented by the Friends of Muscoot, directed by Christine DiTota and produced by Mary Roberts. The character of Betty was played by Eowyn Keenan, a sixth grader at North Salem Middle School. In the play, Betty, along with her cousin ...

'I Hate Shakespeare' Hits North Salem School Stage

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.--Twenty three of North Salem’s sixth, seventh and eighth graders gave the audience a rundown of Shakespeare’s classics on Friday night in “I Hate Shakespeare,” a play by Steph DeFerie.
The crowd was in stitches as some of The Bard’s beloved characters played their well-known role while cast in modern-day scenarios.
Juliet, of “Romeo and ...

Donations to 2nd 'Suits for Soldiers' Campaign in North Salem Beat Last Year's

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.--Laughter echoed through the halls of North Salem’s Schoolhouse Theater and Arts Center on Saturday night during the second annual “Suits for Soldiers” comedy show. 

The theater was one of many stops along the “Suits for Soldiers” comedy tour, organized by Save-A-Suit,  a nonprofit organization that provides  military veterans and ...

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