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April 10, 2022

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - It would take more than a rainy afternoon to stop the North Salem Lions Club from spreading cheer to the community! On Saturday, April 9, the Lions presented their drive-by Easter basket giveaway outside Ruth Keeler Library. Held in lieu of the annual egg hunt at PQ Elementary, ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Horse racing fans are being invited to an event that will not only give them some fun for their money, but the chance to help a local charity reach the finish line on a long-overdue building project. The Somers Lions Club’s “Night at the Races” fundraiser is set for 6:30 p.m.

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Camp Morty plans to revive its sleepaway camp at Sal J. Prezioso Mountain Lakes Park in North Salem this summer. The county program serves children ages 8 to 15, many of whom are in foster care, live in homeless shelters, or are receiving child protective services.   Its ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - This year the 2022 State, County and Town taxes are due by Monday, May 2, 2022. If you have not received your tax bill and make payments to us directly, please contact the Tax Office immediately. A copy will be provided to you. The Tax Office will be open extra collection ...

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WESTCHESTER, N.Y. - Today, we are unwillingly watching a human disaster unfold before our very eyes. As the war in Ukraine goes into its second month, our hearts go out to its increasing numbers of refugees.  Rabbi David Wilfond is a witness. The Torah makes a distinction between a ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - A major improvement project is finally on track at the Purdy’s Train Station. Upgrades announced Friday, March 25, by MTA Metro-North include an enclosed tower with an ADA-compliant elevator and a sidewalk with LED lighting with an eye toward enhancing safety and convenience ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Town roads got a thorough spring cleaning last weekend – just in time for hundreds and hundreds of daffodils to start blooming. The pretty sight “was sort of a reward for all that hard work,” says Cynthia Curtis, co-president of the North Salem Improvement Society, sponsors ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Even at a young age, Charlotte Proctor has her sights set on the top of the mountain. Specifically, her snowboarding talents will be taking her to Copper Mountain in Colorado early next month, as she is set to compete in the United States of America Snowboard and Freeski ...

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WESTCHESTER, N.Y. - As a junior SPCA volunteer, I started The Find A Home Project in 2018 with my brother when we were in middle school. We would make flyers and write articles about the adoptable pets at the shelter so people would adopt them. The moment a dog or cat that we wrote about was not ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - On a chilly Sunday morning, the congregation of St. James Episcopal Church gathered as they do every week. However, the service on March 27 was especially important as it paid special attention to the ongoing invasion of Ukraine and the hopes for an end to the hostilities. In ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - North Salem residents will again be able to safely destroy their unwanted personal papers and documents. The county’s mobile shredder will be in town from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, April 19, at 66 June Road. Security experts say that all documents have a lifespan. And ...

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WESTCHESTER, N.Y. - A volatile commodities market has sent gas prices surging, reaching close to $5 per gallon at some local stations. Residents are feeling it at the pumps, and some have even changed their habits as a result. Somers resident Laurel Wines said she is worried about the price ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - On March 9 and 10, 1888, temperatures in New York were in the 50s; daffodils were poking through, and the circus was scheduled to premiere in Madison Square Garden. All that changed on Sunday, March 11, when the Great Blizzard of 1888 howled in. Luckily for the Historical ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - North Salem’s St. James Episcopal Church will hold a rally to call for peace in war-torn Ukraine and other parts of the world on Sunday, March 27, organizers said. A prayer service is set for 10 a.m. at the church, which is located at 296 Titicus Road (Route 116). The march ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – An energetic set of young Irish dancers really clicked with local seniors recently. Keeping it reel at the St. Patrick’s Day celebration at the North Salem Firehouse on Tuesday, March 8, were Maeve Cassidy, Aiden Dwyer, Ciara Dwyer, Jenna McMahon and Alivia Straface of the ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - In case you missed it, Saturday, March 12 was “Levi DiDomenico Day” in North Salem. The intrepid teen earned the accolade for helping pluck an iceboater from the frigid waters of a local lake. An honor – of the humorous sort – was also bestowed on the man he rescued. The ...

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For over 20 years, The Greens at Greenwich has been providing a safe and caring home for residents who live with memory impairment. The dedicated staff is committed to nurturing mind, body and spirit, and understands the importance of an individualized care program for each resident. The ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - The North Salem Volunteer Ambulance Corps is joining forces with Animal Embassy, an environmental education group, to collect medical supplies for people impacted by the war in Ukraine. The supplies will be used to prepare first aid kits for civilians and trauma kits for ...

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SOUTH SALEM, N.Y. - Federal protections for gray wolves may have been restored recently, but that doesn’t mean the carnivores are completely out of the woods yet. Last month, a federal judge overturned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s 2020 decision to take gray wolves off the endangered and ...

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BEDFORD, N.Y. - Does good always win over evil? We find ourselves asking that question as we watch the desperate situation evolve in Ukraine. Rabbi David Wilfond, senior rabbi at Temple Shaaray Tefila, Bedford, believes that it does. After two fulltime years as a rabbi in the Ukraine, and six ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - The soccer/lacrosse field at North Salem’s Volunteers Park should have its very own scoreboard in time for players, coaches, and fans to enjoy it for part of this spring season. The project has been kicking around for a couple of years, according to Andy Pelosi, a local coach ...

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WESTCHESTER, N.Y. - Is watching the news too disheartening these days? Does the world seem to be slipping off its axis? If so, try looking locally for some truly upbeat developments.  For example, consider the teamwork of the SPCA of Westchester and the Rock and A Soft Place Studio (RASP), ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- The episode starts with some sad news about a fire in Heritage Hills, which resulted in the death of a woman and her dog and a discussion about keeping safe and helping out in the wake of disasters. Tom Walogorsky, the editor of The Somers Record, discusses the fire. You can ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – North Salem folks, now’s your chance to help shape the community’s future. The Planning Board, which has been charged with preparing a master plan, is conducting a survey of all property owners, businesses, and residents. The survey tackles a wide range of issues from ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- Bod Dumas, editor of Mahopac News, Tom Walogorsky, editor of North Salem News and The Somers Record, and Brian Marschhauser, editor of Yorktown News and The Katonah Lewisboro Times, join host Brett Freeman for this weekly editorial roundup. You can listen to the show by ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - What started as a final project for class soon turned Danielle Mazzilli into a published children’s book author.  Officially released last month, Mazzilli’s debut work, “A Broken Crayon Still Colors,” was published by iUniverse and illustrated by Fatmeh Parishani. Her book is ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - This winter’s cold temperatures made for perfect conditions for iceboating. A handful of intrepid enthusiasts bundled up and took to the ice, where they were treated to a fun ride and some amazing views!

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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. - A lot of hard workers claim to be the first person in and the last person out of the office every day, which is actually true for Brendan Burger. Burger’s office just happens to be an NFL stadium. A 2004 North Salem High School graduate, Burger is the equipment director ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Once again, North Salem has shown its seniors a whole lotta love. More than 500 handcrafted cards were gathered up and distributed in time for Valentine’s Day, Monday, Feb. 14, according to the project’s sponsors, the town’s Recreation Department and the Ruth Keeler Memorial ...

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