Green

  • Beautification Project Takes Root in Purdys

    July 13, 2017

    PURDYS, N.Y.--The North Salem Improvement Society and members of Boy Scout Troop 1 recently worked hand in hand in 90-degree heat to restore the beauty of the village green in the hamlet of Purdys by ...

  • North Salem Honored for Recycling Efforts

    Westchester County honored North Salem and several other Westchester communities on Saturday, May 13, at the Kensico Dam Plaza for their outstanding recycling programs.

    County Executive Rob ...

  • Town Revises Solar Zoning Code

    NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— The North Salem Town Board approved a resolution April 25, amending its zoning for solar energy systems.

    The amendments were made to Chapter 250 of the town’s zoning ...

  • North Salem E-Waste Collection Event Deemed a Success

    NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— North Salem residents turned out in force on April 1 for an e-waste day hosted by the North Salem Improvement Society.

    Organizers said the event, which traditionally had ...

  • Residents Enjoy First Snowstorm of the New Year

    NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— Mother Nature left a larger-than-predicted accumulation on North Salem on Saturday, Jan. 7.

    Approximately 5 inches of the white stuff fell before the storm pulled away ...

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North Salem

'We Must Remain United'

The following is the speech Herbert Geller delivered at the 9/11 ceremonies held at the North Salem Fire Station on Monday. Geller is commander of North Salem American Legion Post 1866. 

“Thank you for attending North Salem’s 9/11 ceremony. This is the 16th year that our town has marked that terrible September day when terrorists hijacked four commercial airplanes and crashed ...

The Rage of Nations

Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence suggested in an interview with British Network Channel 4 last week that she thought that the succession of three devastating hurricanes this season, Harvey, Irma and Jose, was an expression of Mother Nature’s “rage and wrath” at the results of an election she personally admitted to finding confounding. I am sure the well-known actress is ...

Man of Letters

Author’s Note: Mom + Pop Culture are a couple of real characters. They could be you and me. Or not. Every so often, I eavesdrop on their conversations. Let’s listen in on what they’re saying right now about Pop’s penchant for writing Letters to the Editor…

MOM: Whatcha doin’ there, Pop?

POP: Writin’, Mom.

MOM: Writin’ what?

POP: A ...

A Shampoo by Any Other Name

“What’s in the bag?” I asked my mother as she got into the car. She had just come out of the hair salon and apparently had been talked into buying some high-end hair products.

“New shampoo,” she said with some excitement. “My old shampoo was terrible. It really dried out my hair.”

“What brand were you using?” I asked. She thought for a ...

Tips to Offer Children with Poor Executive Function Skill

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 how to handle homework dilemmas to what questions to ask at a CSE meeting. Questions can range from “How best do parents advocate for their children?” to ...

North Salem Commemorates 9/11

September 13, 2017

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.--Dozens gathered at the North Salem Fire House on Titicus Road to mark the 16th anniversary of 9/11.

Veterans and their families attended the event, as well as local officials including Sen. Terrence Murphy, North Salem Town Supervisor Warren Lucas, and Councilman Martin Aronchick.

The attacks claimed the lives of nearly 3,000 people, including North Salem resident Vincent ...