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Giving Back

September 19, 2022

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - The community gathered on Sunday, Sept. 18 at Baxter Preserve for the North Salem Open Land Foundation’s second annual Race for Open Space. The 5K run and 4K walk raised funds to benefit NSOLF and help it to preserve and protect open spaces, trails, and meadows. Also new this ...

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SOUTH SALEM, N.Y. - The Lewisboro Volunteer Ambulance Corps and South Salem Fire Department will host a blood drive at the South Salem Fire Department from 2 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 29. The donations will go to the New York Blood Center.  Giving blood is important, especially this year ...

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SOUTH SALEM, N.Y. - Rock n’ Rescue proudly announces that somewhere between 50 -100 dogs, cats, guinea pigs and bunny rabbits will be on their way from the Bowling Green Warren County Humane Society in Kentucky. The final number won’t be determined until the end of the week as the shelter will ...

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MAHOPAC, NY -  Register now for the Putnam/Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center (WRC) Annual 5K Walk to End Violence fundraiser on Sunday, September 18, at the Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park, in Yorktown.  This year’s event will honor Joseph and Jean Tock for their continuing support ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. - The Colonel Johnnie Pantanelli Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol held a changing of the guard ceremony at the Katonah Memorial House on August 17 to introduce the new cadet chief.  “The ceremony was when our previous cadet commander, Cadet Major Brian Straus, gave ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. - The Children’s Cancer Society, Love Holds Life Inc. has been celebrating their 10th anniversary this year with a number of events, including the welcoming of new board members and the fourth annual Scoop Away Cancer Event at nearby King Kone in Katonah.  The organization welcomed ...

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WESTCHESTER, N.Y. - SPCA Westchester welcomed nearly a dozen beagles to its Animal Rescue Center in Briarcliff Manor as part of the group removed from a mass-breeding facility riddled with animal welfare concerns. The Humane Society of the United States is coordinating the removal of approximately ...

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WESTCHESTER, N.Y. - The Community Center of Northern Westchester will celebrate its 30th anniversary with its annual benefit on September 23. The benefit is being held at Travelers Rest on Route 100 in Ossining, and will include a Giving Garden, where sponsor signs from those who have donated to ...

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WESTCHESTER, N.Y. - Growing up, Brad Goldman always had a basketball in his hand.  Goldman played AAU through grade school and excelled for three years on the John Jay varsity team. By senior year, Brad had fun in ways that 18-year-olds typically do. Unfortunately, alcohol quickly revealed ...

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SOUTH SALEM, N.Y. - Rock n’ Rescue announced last week that it has been named a “2022 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading website for community recommendations of charities and nonprofits. Rock n’ Rescue provides animal adoptions and animal assisted therapy to people throughout ...

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CARMEL, N.Y. - CAREERS Support Solutions Thrift Shop located at 208 Route 52 in Carmel, NY, is now open from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The shop, staffed by dedicated volunteers, will also open at other times for special sales. All proceeds fund CAREERS programs of job training ...

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WESTCHESTER, N.Y. - Love Holds Life welcomed new board and staff members at a dinner on August 8. The Hudson Valley-based children’s cancer charity, which has been active since 2011 and is renaming itself to the Children’s Cancer Society, Love Holds Life Inc., has a mission to help children and ...

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WESTCHESTER, N.Y. - Back a few years ago, Allison Turcan spent a year in France and was blown away by the Farmers Markets. People could get all the food from their local suppliers, and there was a one on one connection. In America, by contrast, supermarkets reign supreme, and that’s far from the ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - The State Police in Troop K offered a special thank you to both the Community-Police Relations Foundation and the Friends of Karen organization in North Salem for their inclusion in a fundraiser to help local children in need. Located on Titicus Road, Friends of Karen helps ...

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - The Hudson Gateway REALTOR® Foundation, the charitable arm of the Hudson Gateway Association of REALTORS®, recently presented a check for $2,500 to Drug Crisis in Our Backyard, based in Somers, but serving the Hudson Valley. Drug Crisis in Our Backyard was founded in 2012 by ...

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YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. - Support Connection is seeking Community Ambassadors for their 2022 Annual Support-A-Walk, scheduled for Sunday, October 2. Community Ambassadors are volunteers who help spread the word about the Support-A-Walk in their own communities. The event is Support Connection’s ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Swimming, hiking, crafts, and canoeing. These are all traditional summer camp activities. Now the Westchester Parks Foundation has added robotics to the mix at Camp Morty. The camp’s permanent home is located at the Sal J. Prezioso Mountain Lakes Park in North Salem, ...

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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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YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. - Support Connection was awarded a $15,000 grant from Field Hall Foundation to provide support services to seniors in Westchester, Dutchess and Putnam counties who have been impacted by breast, ovarian or gynecological cancer and emergency funding for treatment-related ...

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YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. - Support Connection announces that their 2022 Annual Support-A-Walk for Breast and Ovarian Cancer is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 2. The event is Support Connection’s most important annual fundraiser. Proceeds provide funding for their year-round breast, ovarian and ...

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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. -- 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. - 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. - 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. - 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. - 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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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - On April 14, the North Salem community once again rose to the occasion in support of the people of Ukraine. This time, more than 300 guests packed local favorite Hayfields Market on Bloomer Rd., all to raise funds that will go to help Ukrainian war refugees via the Tsal Kaplun ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Friends of Karen recently announced that it has a new president of its board of directors, Richard Sgaglio. Outgoing president Paul Smadbeck, known for his dedication to the organization for 26 years, will continue to serve on the board. Smadbeck, a longtime North Salem ...

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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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