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H’oponopono: That’s What I’m Talkin’ ‘Bout

We’re taught in grade school English about synonyms (words with similar meanings) and antonyms (words with opposite meanings). What I don’t recall is learning about contronyms. That refers to a word that can have two contradictory, if not opposite, meanings.

A common contronym in public affairs is “sanction.” The U.S. has sanctions that prevent American companies from ...

Happy Wife, Happy Life

“What did Joel get you for your anniversary?” asked my mom.

“Nothing yet,” I replied. “But it’s a big one, so it should be something good.”

“Any time a married couple doesn’t kill each other for another year, it’s a big one,” she said.

I laughed. My parents were coming up on 56 years together so my mother was practically ...

How to Prepare for Parent-Teacher Meetings

Dana Stahl, a learning specialist and educational consultant, will address educational questions and concerns that parents may have regarding their children’s academic development and progress in school. Topics can center on such concerns as how to handle homework dilemmas or what questions to ask at a Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) or Committee on Special Education (CSE) ...

Shelter Sought for North Salem Police Vehicles

July 19, 2017

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.--While members of the Police Department have found a new home in a former highway garage on June Road, its fleet of seven vehicles has not. Chief of Police Thomas Howley is working with the town to correct that.

“We’re just looking for a place to house those vehicles safely so we can do our job,” Howley said.

With the Building Department’s recent ...

Senior Hall of Fame Nominations Sought in North Salem

July 13, 2017

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- The North Salem Department of Recreation is seeking nominations of persons 60 years of age and older for the Westchester Senior Citizens Hall of Fame.
The person nominated must live in Westchester and must have made a significant contribution to improve the quality of life in Westchester County.
The nominee must also:
• be an outstanding leader or advocate.
• ...