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June 29, 2022

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - The Westchester Land Trust’s move to protect historic Ryder Farm is being hailed by local officials as a win for the environment. “I’m very excited. I’ve been hoping this would happen for years,” said North Salem Supervisor Warren Lucas last week. Preserving the farm on ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - The North Salem Lions Club is pleased to announce that eight North Salem graduates have received Community Service Awards in 2022. The Lions are very proud of these young people for their accomplishments, and we wish them a happy future. Learning through volunteering is an ...

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On June 10, Girl Scout Troop 02950 proudly presented the return of the Snowflake Ball! Held at Kennedy Catholic, the event for girls in grades K through 6 featured a photo booth, treats from Forget Me Not Cupcakes, and plenty of music as everyone danced the night away.

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Heads up, motorists! Route 121 is expected to be a traffic nightmare this summer, thanks to a major culvert project about to get underway in North Salem. According to Supervisor Warren Lucas, the state Department of Transportation is replacing the crumbling conduit that ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Friends, family, teachers, administrators, and local officials gathered at Hayfields Cafe on June 13 to celebrate the internship and athletic accomplishments of Katherina Nardone, an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) student and North Salem High School graduate.   Nardone ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Last month, the Garden Club of America released their annual Elizabeth Abernathy Hull Award to recognize the outstanding achievements of those furthering early environmental education for children.   Henry Myers, an Associate Director of Forest Education at Rye Nature Center ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- You nurtured them for 18 years!  Share your family's accomplishments in our Special High School Graduation Pullout on June 30th. Tuesday, June 21, is the last day to send a message. Also, Let's Not Forget the 8th Graders are Movin' On Up! Moving up from middle school to ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - The North Salem Lions are extending an invitation to the community to join in their 55th Anniversary and annual charity golf outing on Monday, August 29. The event will be held at the Salem Golf Course. The main purpose for the event will be to raise money for local families ...

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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. - As far as one local charity is concerned, the Somers Lions Club is a real winner. The organization and Lions from other communities recently held a “Night at the Races” that pulled in $60,000 to help Friends of Karen, a nonprofit North Salem-based organization that supports ...

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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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KATONAH, N.Y. Kids looking for diverse academic enrichment programs this summer will find a variety of courses offered by The Harvey School in its RISE program including two newly added classes, Coding and Midsummer Shakespeare. For the math-minded kids in grades 6-9 who would enjoy exploring ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - In honor of those who gave their lives in service to our country, the community gathered on May 30 for North Salem’s Memorial Day parade. The procession, consisting of numerous community organizations, marched to a ceremony at the Westchester Exceptional Children's ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Over the past few weeks, Old Salem Farm has been alive with action at their annual spring horse show, culminating in the $200,000 Empire State Grand Prix presented by Old Salem Farm and The Kincade Group.  One of the premier stops on the nation’s hunter-jumper horse show ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - This exhibition presents paintings and calligraphy in the Chinese tradition by Wang Mansheng that explore the spirit of the natural world and venture into contemporary meaning. Divided into three parts, the show includes landscape paintings and calligraphy in Guild Hall, ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Champion caregivers were recognized for their professional skills – as well as their compassion, kindness, and enthusiasm – recently at the Waterview Hills & Salem Hills Rehabilitation & Healthcare campus in Purdys. The theme for 2022’s National Skilled Nursing Care ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Michael Bloomberg may not be the very richest of America’s rich folks, but at least he’s in the Top 10 of the latest Forbes 400. The former New York City mayor lives in Manhattan but owns property in Westchester, including a 50-plus-acre estate in North Salem, where his ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - From Friday, May 13, through Sunday, May 15, Ruth Keeler Library was alive with activity thanks to the return of the annual Library Fair! The community came out for not only the weekend’s Cooks and Books kickoff event, but also two days of good food, live music, and of course, ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- Take a look inside our weekly editorial team meeting. Click HERE to listen or you can watch the video. 

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - If Francis X. Tuoti were a car, he’d definitely be a vintage one. Although the North Salem man has 95 years on his odometer, he’s not ready for the scrap heap – not by a long shot. Folks say he possesses the youthful spirit and physical demeanor of someone decades ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - The best therapist has fur and four legs. There was no disputing that after service canine Kiki snuggled up to delighted residents at Salem Hills Rehabilitation & Healthcare. The wee, black pooch brought “comfort, joy, and huge smiles to our community,” Salem Hills ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - As the saying goes, “The more things change, the more they remain the same.” North Salem today is horse country. Our bucolic rolling hills are alive with farms that house champion horses, alpaca and even a cow or two, can still be found if you look hard. North Salem’s ...

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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. - It’s baaaack! The Ruth Keeler Memorial Library Fair, having been put on ice for two years because of the pandemic, is on for mid-May. Hooray! Thanks to the generosity of North Salem’s avid readers, not only will there be books galore to buy, there will be a plant sale, ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - One of the most avid supporters of North Salem’s youth sports may be gone, but his good works live on in the form of dugouts, backstops, playing fields, fencing, scoreboards, and – most importantly – the smiles of budding athletes. Wayne Stephen Outhouse was born in Croton ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - The Hammond Museum and Japanese Stroll Garden kicked off another season with a welcome celebration on Saturday, April 23. The afternoon saw guests gather for a tea ceremony, an Earth Day tour of the grounds, an Asian Brush Artists Guild demonstration, and exhibitions of ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - There’s not a seed of doubt in the minds of local environmentalists that planting trees and shrubs near streams, rivers, or lakes helps stabilize banks, protects water quality, and improves wildlife habitat. The North Salem Open Land Foundation has participated in the state ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Old Salem Farm’s spring competition has always been one of the premier stops on the nation’s hunter-jumper horse circuit. Equestrians and spectators were disappointed in 2020 when COVID-19 restrictions on large gatherings called a halt to the event. It was the first time the ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - The folks at two North Salem health care facilities have collected medical and other necessities for those in need in Ukraine. Waterview Hills and Salem Hills Rehabilitation and Healthcare centers in Purdys turned to their own staff for the effort after one of their nurses, ...

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