North Salem Improvement Society Plans Bonfire

December 16, 2017

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-The North Salem Improvement Society will hold its annual Christmas Eve Bonfire at 6 p.m. around the North Salem Christmas Tree.

The tree is located on Titicus Road just east of Baxter Road and Keeler Lane. Festivities will include Santa’s visit at 6:20 p.m. with the Croton Falls Fire Department and caroling.

Hot cocoa and cider and homemade cookies are on the menu.

North Salem's Candy Cane Run Schedule for Dec. 17

10:30 - 11:00 Daniel Road, Sunset Drive, Alice Road, Westview Avenue, Westview Cross Road, Ridgeway Avenue, Sunset Drive, Park Lane, Oak Ridge Road
11:10 – 11:20 Valeria Circle, Stephens Road, Morris Road
11:30 – 11:45 Whip Mill Lane, Cider Mill Lane, Trotter Drive, Livery Lane
11:50 – 12:00 Pine Grove Drive, Chestnut Drive, Sugar Hill Road
12:05 – 12:10 Spur ...

Horse and Trail Enthusiasts Jingle Bells in North Salem

The annual Jingle Bell Jog—featuring a group of North Salem horse and trail enthusiasts who tour North Salem’s trailways on horseback singing holiday songs—began nine years ago. Back then, it comprised a few neighbors gathered by the Knowlton family in North Salem.

“Over the years it has morphed into a much bigger community event where the Knowltons invite North Salem ...

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 ...

Friends of Karen helps kids celebrate birthdays

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- Birthdays only come once a year, and Friends of Karen is ensuring that as many children as possible receive the means to celebrate them.

The North Salem based charity organization teamed up with The Birthday Box of New York, a non-profit organization that provides children in need with boxes of birthday supplies, to host a two-hour “fun” session for children 12 ...

Arrest Made in Murder of North Salem's Lois Colley

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- Two years after the murder of North Salem resident Lois Colley, authorities announced today that an arrest was made.

Esdras Marroquin Gomez, a former laborer who had worked on Colley's 300-acre estate, was arraigned today before Judge Barbara Zambelli on an indictment charging him with second-degree murder for the Nov. 9 murder of Colley in 2015.

Gomez pleaded ...

North Salem Historians Revisit Purdys of Yore, More

The annual meeting of the North Salem Historical Society (NSHS) was a history buff’s dream come true. While the evening’s presentation of old photographs and stories of when the area was a patchwork of dairy farms linked by dirt roads were enough to satisfy, organizers said the dinner was the highlight of the evening.
“The potluck dinner has been a popular feature of our ...

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