Snowed in? No Problem for Some in North Salem

March 17, 2018

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-With no electricity and no school, many families ventured outside to build snowmen out of the mounds of snow covering the ground last week. Driving around North Salem could be treacherous in spots with downed trees and power lines, but that didn’t matter to kids enjoying the unexpected winter vacation days. 

Winter Weather Cuts Through North Salem

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-Operating under a state of emergency, the town opened up a warming center at the North Salem Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Saturday, March 3, welcoming in from the cold those who lost electricity.

Supervisor Warren Lucas voiced his frustration over the power outages several times over the weekend, unable to provide residents with adequate information.

On Saturday, Lucas drove ...

Kids Horse Around on Winter Break in North Salem

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-Summit Farm at 24 Bloomer Road hosted a winter break riding camp for kids from Feb. 19-23. Children of all ages attended daily riding sessions from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and learned horsemanship skills and stable management.

Westchester's First All-Girls Cub Scout Den Launches

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-The Westchester-Putnam Council Boy Scouts of America has its first official all-girl den. Seven girls, ages 9 and 10, have formed a single-gender den of Webelos as part of Pack 164 in Yorktown Heights.

The girls, many of whom have been unofficially participating in Cub Scouting with their families for years, will now be able to officially earn rank advancement. The girls ...

MTA Looks for Concession Vendor at Purdys Train Station

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced on Thursday, Feb. 22, that it is looking for a retail concession vendor to rent a building adjacent to the Purdys Metro-North train station.

The building, which is currently vacant, is approximately 285 square feet. The MTA is looking for the vendor to sign a five-year lease and is suggesting a rent of $3,996 per year ...

Car Enthusiasts Convene for Coffee to Go Vroom in North Salem

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-People from all over came to Hayfields, 1 Bloomer Road, on Feb. 4 for cars and coffee. Automotive enthusiasts are invited to come from 9 a.m. to noon the first Sunday of each month and meet with fellow drivers in an informal gathering to show off their vehicles.

Art Forms and Their Exposure Evolve in North Salem

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-Jean Goldsmyth is already known to most of North Salem News readers through her weekly cartoon, “Happily Ever After,” but with the use of technology, she’s getting back to her fine art roots.

Using a pixel app called Procreate on her iPad, Goldsmyth can create realistic sketches and brush strokes and have the freedom to work anywhere she wants without ...

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