North Salem Town Board Renews Meter Maintenance Pact

August 19, 2017

NORTHSALEM, N.Y.--When a parking meter is in working order, commuters are attentive to the amount they’re required to feed it. When the meter is broken, however, do commuters consider the cost to the municipality it benefits? According to North Salem Supervisor Warren Lucas, just one week without a parking meter can mean a substantial drop in revenue.

The Croton Falls station, located on ...

Somers Woman Puts Her Stamp on Endangered Pollinators

SOMERS, N.Y.--Bonnie Sue Rauch has a knack for navigation—not only when she’s in the cockpit of a single-engine Cessna, time allowing; inwardly, as well.

Complementing her pilot’s license are an MBA in psychology, an MA in integrated health and healing and certification as an Ericksonian past life regression therapist, an ARC healing method practitioner and a Karuna Reiki ...

North Salem Man Organizes 'Hoops for Hope' Tournament

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.--The loss of a friend to an opioid overdose in February was a devastating blow to 24-year-old Nick Chiappetta and his group of childhood friends. Just as the reality of the first death had sunk in, a second friend passed the same way four months later. The victims were 22 and 27 years old, respectively. 

“It was a rough couple of months,” Chiappetta of North ...

St. James in North Salem Hosts 59th Country Fair and Silent Auction

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.--North Salem residents and visitors left St. James Episcopal Church last Saturday, July 29, with precious treasures in tow after the 59th annual Country Fair and Auction. They carried off antique clocks and porcelain dolls they had purchased during the six-hour event’s live auction, as well as special service packages, certificates and consultations at local establishments ...

Swimmers Raise Funds for Cancer Research Lap by Lap in North Salem

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.--About 40 swimmers dove into the Lakeside Field Club’s pool Sunday, July 23, under an occasional drizzle and cloudy skies for the club’s seventh annual “Swim Across America,” an event that raises money for cancer research and patient support.

Prior to the event, where swimmers young and old aim to complete half-mile or mile-long swims, ...

Wedding: Nina Eisenman, Vance Brown

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.--Nina Elizabeth Eisenman of North Salem, N.Y., and Vance Carrier Brown of New York, N.Y., were married at 5:30 p.m. July 15, 2017, at GlenArbor Club in Bedford Hills, N.Y. Christopher Phelps officiated at the civil ceremony.

The bride’s sister, Zoë Baum, served as matron of honor and the groom’s sons, Alex V.G. Brown and Ferran G. Brown, were best men. Floral ...

North Salem Residents Go for the Strawberry Shortcake and an Appraisal

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.--With precious possessions in tow, residents arrived at this year’s Strawberry Festival with more than an appetite (although all 250 plated servings of strawberry shortcake were gone before the three-hour event was over).

History buffs and summer picnic-lovers alike enjoyed slices of strawberry shortcake on a beautiful sunny day Sunday, July 16, at the North Salem ...

North Salem Library Throws Family Fun Day

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.--Ruth Keeler Memorial Library’s second annual Family Fun Day drew families from North Salem and as far as the Bronx on Sunday, July 23, to enjoy a few hours of outdoor games, music and summertime snacks on the lawn of the library.

In a continuation of last year’s efforts, the Friends of Ruth Keeler Memorial Library set out to bring families together for a day of ...

Special Summer Camp in North Salem Transforms Lives of Disadvantaged Youth

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.--For one week, kids at Camp Morty enjoy a quintessential summertime experience: They play games outside, sing and dance in talent shows, have slumber parties in yurts and go swimming. A far cry from the day-to-day realities many of the children face the other 51 weeks of the year, the camp offers them a respite from their troubles and the chance to simply be ...

Repaving to Relieve Route 684 Noise Pollution for North Salem Residents

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.--Sen. Terrence Murphy recently announced that $62.2 million in state funds have been awarded to pave and repair miles of state roadways across the Hudson Valley this year. While North Salem’s town-owned roads will not see improvements, Supervisor Warren Lucas said the residents of North Salem will still benefit.

According to Murphy’s June 6 announcement, ...

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