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September 29, 2021

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- Ahead of Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 2, North Salem News would like to offer our readers a chance to get to know the candidates. Even though this year’s elections will be uncontested, and those who are running are all incumbents, this is still an opportunity to hear from the ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Residents and property/business owners in Croton Falls are being asked for their input on issues that affect the hamlet. The North Salem Planning Board, charged with preparing both a master plan and a capital projects plan for the hamlet, will host a public informational ...

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CROTON FALLS, N.Y. - Residents and property/business owners in Croton Falls are being asked for their input on issues that affect the hamlet. The North Salem Planning Board, charged with preparing both a master plan and a capital projects plan for the hamlet, will host a public informational ...

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SOUTH SALEM, N.Y. - The Wolf Conservation Center is counting on its latest virtual challenge to really pack a punch. Anything that raises awareness about wildlife conservation is “especially critical at a time when wolves really need our help,” said WCC’s Summer Hoogenboom. The South ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. -- When the first plane struck Tower 1 at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, retired FBI agent and Somers resident Neil Herman immediately knew the culprit. LISTEN TO THE HUDSON VALLEY UNCENSORED PODCAST with Neil Herman by clicking HERE.  Indeed, inside his townhome in ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - North Salem artist Michael A. Bonelli Jr., who was known for his intricate pen and ink drawings of local points of interest, died Tuesday, Sept. 7. He was 83. Bonelli illustrated “Historic Landmarks of the Town of North Salem New York,” said Gail Pantezzi, chair of the ...

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GOLDENS BRIDGE, N.Y. - A trio of brothers with a combined 116 years of service with the Goldens Bridge Fire Department, and another firefighter with more than six decades of service, were honored by County Legislator Kitley Covill for their longtime commitment as volunteer emergency ...

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WESTCHESTER, N.Y. - Imagine having to get around Northern Westchester if you don’t drive. “You can’t survive without a car. You must have someone to drive you someplace. Everyone depends on a vehicle. Somers is out of the way,” says Charlie Mayone. The 91-year-old - married for 67 years to ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - You know the old saying about one door opening after another closes? Well, in one local cultural institution’s case, you might be able to substitute the word “curtain.” The North Salem Town Board voted unanimously Monday, Aug. 30, to authorize the purchase of The Schoolhouse ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - North Salem was left in “good shape” compared to what happened in other communities when the remnants of Hurricane Ida drenched the lower Hudson Valley last week, Supervisor Warren Lucas said. There were some flooded basements around town, and oversaturated soils from the ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Butterflies are bright and beautiful metaphors for life, endurance, change, and hope. So they seemed like the perfect vehicle for artistic expression in these pandemic times to the folks at Waterview Hills Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Purdys. “Isolation and ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - At 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11, the community will gather at the North Salem Firehouse on Titicus Road to pay tribute to the thousands of victims of the 9/11 terror attacks. Giving the keynote address will be Jeffrey Daday Jr, First Assistant Chief of the Croton Falls Fire ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Certain buildings at Sal J. Prezioso Mountain Lakes Park could use some serious sprucing up, say North Salem officials. Of ongoing concern is the dining hall at Camp Hemlock, the section of the rugged 1,082-acre county-owned park where the town runs its summer day camp ...

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WESTCHESTER, N.Y. - Adding a part-time fourth travel lane on I-684 between Katonah and Brewster would help ease congestion on the highway and reduce traffic on local roads, state highway officials have concluded. The highway should also add a third lane in both directions between the Saw Mill ...

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BREWSTER, N.Y. - They may be mild-mannered birds, but they’re definitely no chickens. One rapacious raptor found that out the hard way when it tried to make a meal of a Brewster couple’s flock of fowls. The plucky poultry came with the house when Frank Caltabellotta bought it, said girlfriend ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Folks gathered outdoors at the Ruth Keeler Memorial Library in North Salem last week to hear stories and snack on the sweet, warm, and gooey campfire treat, S’mores. The pajama-clad little ones and their parents parked themselves on blankets and in folding chairs around a ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - 5G is coming. The newest generation of cellular wireless technology represents a massive change because of its increased bandwidth. More devices can be simultaneously connected. And it’s so fast that those get nearly instantaneous responses from servers. The drawback? ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - They sat. They stayed. They posed like true doggie divas. Local pooches and their humans had a barking good time recently at “Dog Daze of Summer,” an event hosted by Hayfields Café & Florist, a North Salem destination spot for “petals, produce, and provisions.” The ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - North Salem officials working toward the purchase of The Schoolhouse Theater in Croton Falls offered a little peek behind the curtains last week. Councilman Martin Aronchick, speaking at the Town Board’s recent work session, said that because residents have been asking ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Getting everyone together after the birth of the four newest members of their impressively sized clan was a real labor of love, say proud grandparents Steven and Maryanne Miras. The North Salem couple’s nine offspring (and nine grandchildren) live as close as Somers and as ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - During the month of July, the North Salem Republican Town Committee celebrated our nation’s founding by giving away free pocket copies of the United States Constitution. In addition, the organization also hosted a Constitution Olympics, challenging residents to test their ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Before you know it, the kids will be heading back to school. And quite a few of them will be needing a little help rounding up the necessary supplies. The Agape Project NY is holding its annual backpack drive with the aim of helping local families that are living in ...

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WESTCHESTER, N.Y. - As a junior volunteer at the SPCA Westchester, I have seen and interacted with so many dogs and cats at the shelter. Just like people, these animals have their own personalities. Some are friendly, some are extremely shy and nervous, and others can be quite a mystery. I often ...

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