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North Salem Considers Future of Legal Marijuana

April 9, 2021

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - Now that Albany has legalized adult-use recreational marijuana, communities such as North Salem have to decide what that ultimately means to them.

The new law, signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on March 31, allows cities, towns and villages to opt out of allowing retail pot dispensaries or licenses for “consumption sites.” Under the measure’s previous iteration, ...

Town board adopts PD reform report

The North Salem Town Board voted unanimously Tuesday, March 23, to adopt the final report of its Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative task force.

The assessment of local law enforcement and subsequent recommendations for improvements were required by Gov. Andrew Cuomo as part of his administration’s response to the growing demands for accountability and change that followed the ...

Officials express concern over Peach Lake bridge project

A bridge project that would temporarily close down part of Peach Lake Road (Route 121) next spring could prove “nightmarish” for commuters and pose problems for emergency vehicles, town officials said last week.

The span in question carries vehicles over a stream just north of Cottage Place, a small street leading into the Pietsch Gardens Cooperative. The stream’s waters flow ...

Arena calls for governor's resignation

Gina Arena, a Republican candidate for county Legislature, is calling on Westchester lawmakers to pass a resolution demanding that Gov. Andrew Cuomo resign in light of the sexual harassment claims that have been lodged against him.

So far, seven women have come forward, including 25-year-old Charlotte Bennett, a 2013 graduate of John Jay High School in Lewisboro. Earlier this month, the ...

Shredding services coming in April

Personal documents and bills are a valuable resource for identity thieves.

They can contain everything from your name, address, phone number, Social Security number, and credit card information. North Salem folks can bring their old papers to the parking lot of the Town Meeting Hall at 66 June Road from 9-11 a.m. on Thursday, April 8, for safe shredding.

The Westchester County service is ...

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Do You Tip a Delivery Robot?

One of the touchstones of the science fiction canon is the 1982 Ridley Scott movie, “Blade Runner.” It’s understandable that Hollywood deemed it impractical, for marketing purposes, to title it after its source material, the 1968 Philip K. Dick novel, “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?”

A half-century later, a comparable question might be, “Do You Tip a ...

Burke Rehabilitation Hospital Launches Neurorehabilitation Gym

April 27, 2021

-Inpatient facility offers multi-disciplinary approach to therapy and healing-

White Plains, NY, April 21, 2021: Burke Rehabilitation Hospital announced the launch of a new inpatient neurorehabilitation gym designed to facilitate an innovative multi-disciplinary approach to therapy. The expanded facility enables the entire rehabilitation team to treat the patient in the same space, ...

Is now the time to gift your commercial real-estate holdings?

As has been well documented, the current federal estate and gift tax exemption of $11.7 million per person is scheduled to sunset (expire) on Dec. 31, 2025.

Unless the current exemption is made permanent on or before Dec. 31, 2025 (which is highly unlikely because of the present political environment in Washington), on Jan. 1, 2026, the new federal estate and gift tax exemption will be ...