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September 18, 2022

SOMERS, N.Y. - Everyone who knew Judy Johnson refers to her as an icon in the real estate community. Johnson was a hard-working, dedicated, real estate broker who was passionate about Heritage Hills in Somers. A professional businesswoman, she was often introduced as “The Judy Johnson.” Why? ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Residents welcomed the new and improved Uncle Giuseppe’s Marketplace with its grand opening on Friday, Aug. 26 in the Yorktown Green Shopping Center. The nearly 50,000-square-foot supermarket now occupies the space that was once Food Emporium over a decade ago.  After moving ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Business partners Stephanie Small and Brian Moss truly had the recipe for success when they launched UnWined Wine Bar & Kitchen in Somers Commons four years ago. The 60-seat restaurant had an industrial chic decor, an eclectic seasonal menu, handcrafted cocktails, and a ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Tractor Supply has its eye on greener pastures. But don’t worry, its proposed new Somers store won’t be going very far at all -- about half a mile to the east, in fact. Last year, the rural lifestyle retail giant announced that it hoped to build a 22,000-square-foot store off ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - North Salem officials have served up a significant break to the folks who’ve been working hard to bring the former Vox Restaurant back to life. Citing “extraordinary circumstances,” the Town Board voted unanimously on Tuesday, Aug. 9, to grant them an exemption from a zoning ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - When one door closes, another opens. Just three months ago, local entrepreneur Libby Parker launched an artisan “general store” in part of a newly renovated building in Croton Falls. It was jam-packed with hand-crafted goodies such as leather bags for men, linen robes for ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Long Island’s leading specialty grocer, Uncle Giuseppe’s Marketplace, proudly announces the debut of its newest store at 329 Downing Drive in Yorktown Heights. A grand opening is planned for Friday, August 26. The full-service supermarket, renowned for its high-quality, Italian ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The marketing of one of Somers’ hidden equestrian treasures is back on track. Stonewall Farm, a 740-acre estate located off Mahopac Avenue in the hamlet of Granite Springs, was put up for sale in early 2020 by owners Barry and Sheryl Schwartz. They were asking for a cool $100 ...

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Rye, NY, July 28, 2022: The Osborn Pavilion announced it has received an overall 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The rating is based on a nursing home's performance on health inspections, staffing, and quality measures. “Families want their loved ones to ...

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - The Hudson Gateway REALTOR® Foundation, the charitable arm of the Hudson Gateway Association of REALTORS®, recently presented a check for $2,500 to Drug Crisis in Our Backyard, based in Somers, but serving the Hudson Valley. Drug Crisis in Our Backyard was founded in 2012 by ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Daniel Pereira is a man with a vision: one that formed decades ago when he first came to America from Brazil.  “I have been in the food business for the last 20 years,” he said. “I am a good eater, so I appreciate good food.”  He first spread his joy for quality food in ...

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Burke Rehabilitation Hospital announced the appointment of Scott Edelman as its interim Executive Director. Mr. Edelman succeeds Jeffrey Menkes, who retired at the end of June after leading Burke for more than five years. Mr. Edelman, who previously served as Burke’s Senior ...

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Six Diamonds Tree Services and Landscaping Inc., a member of the Somers Chamber of Commerce, celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony recently. The family-owned business has been serving the community since 1995. Six Diamonds is a licensed and insured company that serves ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Supply chain woes, worker shortages, and other issues are delaying the debut of an eagerly awaited new eatery in North Salem, the town’s Planning Board learned last week. “I want to be realistic. The truth is, it will not be open by September,” said construction manager ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. -- Halston Media's Corinne Stanton went "On the Road" to visit Interstate + Lakeland Lumber Shrub Oak Design Center.  Corinne spoke with Ben Kahan, the Senior Marketing Manager. Ben highlighted their windows and doors, including their windows and doors by Andersen.  "When you ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Trader Joe’s is coming, and along with it comes an in-depth plan to battle traffic. Set to open in the next four to six weeks in the Lowe’s shopping center, town officials are taking precautions to avoid an anticipated traffic overflow as a result. The specialty grocer’s new ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Work on the revival of a beloved North Salem bar and restaurant appears to be rolling right along. Foodies who fretted when Vox closed its doors in 2019 have been watching construction go on at 721 Titicus Road with whetted appetites for nearly a year. Last summer, the ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Take 1 cup of capability. Add a dash of determination, a pinch of persistence, and sprinkle liberally with heart and good humor, and what do you have? Milton and Karen Ramirez hope it’s a recipe for success. The Carmel couple recently held a soft launch for their eatery – ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - As connoisseurs know, matching the right vino with the right food dish can enhance the whole gustatory experience. Now one Croton Falls wine and spirits store has come up with its own version of the pairing process. Folkways owners Natalie Marie Gehrels and Jonas Andersen ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - There may be no end in sight to the supply-chain issues affecting local communities, as wait times lengthen and rising prices strain municipal budgets.  “There’s procurement issues all the way down the line,” said Dave Paganelli, Yorktown’s superintendent of highways. Paganelli ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Although literally up to her elbows in colorful flowers last week, Libby Parker took a break to promote her latest entrepreneurial adventure – an artisan “general store” she hopes to grow in Croton Falls. The former owner of Lift Trucks Gallery was making bouquets for Parker ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y.  Host Brett Freeman was joined by New York State Sen. Pete Harckham of the 40th Senate district in this week's episode of Hudson Valley Uncensored.  You can listen to it by clicking HERE.  The senator answered questions on topics ranging from bail reform to his bill on ADUs ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Raymond Milano of North Salem said he is used to paying between $400 and $500 a month for electricity during the winter.  His most recent bill was a staggering $1,280. “Just huge,” he told the North Salem News recently. “I almost fell off my chair.” Even during the ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Folkways. The new Croton Falls enterprise’s name says it all. In their slight twist on the traditional dictionary entry, owners Jonas Andersen and Natalie Marie Gehrels define “folkway” as “a mode of thinking, feeling, or acting common to a given group of people; especially: ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Croton Falls is bustling with business activity. Not only is the hamlet toasting the opening of a new liquor emporium, it is salivating over the pending transfiguration of a Front Street foodie fixture. That’s right, the former Gordon’s DeliCafé is being turned into a ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Sustainable Westchester’s energy buying machine just got a do-over. The nonprofit had to “pause” Westchester Power – its Community Choice Aggregation program – after the contract with its supplier, Eligo Energy, ended in November. Unable to get bids that jived with the ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - As 2021 draws to a close, everyone at North Salem News would like to extend our gratitude to all of our readers, contributors, local officials and everyone else who helps to make our publication a success. We are excited to continue bringing coverage of all aspects of life in ...

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SOUTH SALEM, N.Y. - With an inspiring mission, plenty of passion and a lot of hard work, Indie Lee and her team have grown her namesake company, a natural-ingredient brand of skincare products, into a thriving label over the past decade.  “They say it takes ten years to be an overnight success,” ...

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