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North Salem Lions Ask Santa to Breakfast

December 9, 2017

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-For the last four years, the North Salem Lions have hosted its “Pancake Breakfast With Santa,” giving the kids of North Salem (and the Lions Club members, admittedly) a tradition to enjoy each year. While pancakes might not be a mainstay holiday item on breakfast tables anytime soon, it’s now a must-have for the Lions, Santa and their pancake-loving ...

North Salem New Staff Member Honored by Arthritis Foundation

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-One thing you’ll never hear cross Nancy Sorbella’s lips is the cry “Uncle!”

A deep reserve of determination has seen the Kent mother of three through many a challenge, among the most painful of which has been osteoarthritis.

To look at her, with her strawberry blond bangs and updo, rectangular black glasses and high-energy aura, you wouldn’t ...

North Salem Booster Club Bags the Goods for Those in Need

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-The hill outside of the North Salem Middle School cafeteria was covered in trash bags over the weekend. What they held, though, was not trash, but tons of donated clothing and toys collected by the North Salem Athletic Booster Club that will be distributed to those in need across the country.

“We estimate that we had nearly 5,000 pounds of donations,” said Valerie ...

Our Farm in North Salem Unites Horses and People in Need

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.-When 16-year-old Sophia Valle couldn’t afford to board or own a horse, she turned to Our Farm, an equine rescue in North Salem.

“When my parents told me I couldn’t ride anymore, it hurt,” she said.

Sophia had been riding since the age of 10. When the lease where she boarded a horse ended, her co-trainer put her in touch with Sharon Kress, the owner ...

Friends of Karen helps kids celebrate birthdays

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- Birthdays only come once a year, and Friends of Karen is ensuring that as many children as possible receive the means to celebrate them.

The North Salem based charity organization teamed up with The Birthday Box of New York, a non-profit organization that provides children in need with boxes of birthday supplies, to host a two-hour “fun” session for children 12 ...

North Salem Teen's Joke Turns Charitable Opportunity in Somers' School

SOMERS, N.Y.--What started out as a joke among five friends who attend John F. Kennedy Catholic High School in Somers has morphed into something they can be far more proud of: a 250-member group determined to do good.

The John Stamos Cooking Club is no more. Firmly planted in its stead is The Giving Tree.
In its first act, the club could have been characterized as the non-committal, ...

Donations to 2nd 'Suits for Soldiers' Campaign in North Salem Beat Last Year's

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.--Laughter echoed through the halls of North Salem’s Schoolhouse Theater and Arts Center on Saturday night during the second annual “Suits for Soldiers” comedy show. 

The theater was one of many stops along the “Suits for Soldiers” comedy tour, organized by Save-A-Suit,  a nonprofit organization that provides  military veterans and ...

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