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  • Elections '17: Statewide Proposals Round Out Area Ballots

    November 2, 2017

    This Election Day, when voters go to the polls, they will not only be asked to choose their representatives for local and county offices, they will be asked to approve or reject three statewide ...

  • Beautification Project Takes Root in Purdys

    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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Reply to Recent Critical Letters

I must defend myself against this attack against me for my many criticisms of President Donald Trump. 

As President Harry Truman once said, “I don’t hate anybody. I just tell the truth.” 

The truth is that Trump delayed America’s response to the tremendous hurricane for four days due to his visit to his golf club in Bedminster, N.J. Our president spent ...

Two-Tiered Public Justice: Bad for American Democracy

The Harvey Weinstein scandal broke only seven weeks ago. It’s been a great public leveler, but still an incomplete one.

For decades before that, a two-tier system existed to punish sexual impropriety among politicians. Time and again, we saw that liberals wanted harsher rules to apply to conservatives than to themselves for sexual offenses. Politicians on their own side were consistently ...

Are Your Parents Vulnerable to Fraud?

A couple of years ago, Margaret, a 75-year-old retiree, was victim to a series of thefts and she didn’t even know it.

The thief, a trusted aide, helped herself to Margaret’s ATM card and withdrew $400 from Margaret’s bank account—every two weeks. 

Thousands of dollars, plus precious heirloom jewelry, was taken over the course of three years while Margaret was ...

Upcoming Events

Sat, November 25, 10:00 AM

Jefferson Valley Mall , Yorktown Heights

Yorktown Indoor Farmers Market

Food & Drink Health & Wellness

Sat, November 25, 8:00 PM

WCT - Westchester Collaborative Theater, Ossining

WCT presents "Fractured Family Tales"

Arts & Entertainment

Sun, November 26, 8:00 PM

WCT - Westchester Collaborative Theater, Ossining

WCT presents "Fractured Family Tales"

Arts & Entertainment

Get Your Gig On

It’s understandable that when people see empty storefronts, they infer it’s the mark of economic malaise. It is not. What’s not taken into account by jumping to that conclusion is that times change, marketplace dynamics change, shopping habits change.

Consumers are spending money, all right, just in different places and in different ways. A storefront that made sense in past ...

One More Doggone Diet

“I caught the dog looking at himself in the full-length mirror today,” I said to my husband. “I think he’s feeling a little self-conscious about his thighs. And he’s worried about putting on weight over the holidays.”

“The dog is worried?” my husband asked.

“Yes, he's noticed that he’s put on a few pounds since Halloween and he ...

A Belated, Heartfelt Thank You

November 21, 2017

To the editor,
It is a dirty job, but someone has to do it! 

Yes, we are talking about all the litter on the sides of the roads in Somers. Litter clean-up is a never-ending job, but thanks to the dedicated residents and businesses of Somers, the task gets easier and easier each year.

The Somers Litter Task Force would like to extend a heartfelt “thank you” to all Somers ...

Arrest Made in Murder of North Salem's Lois Colley

November 13, 2017

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- Two years after the murder of North Salem resident Lois Colley, authorities announced today that an arrest was made.

Esdras Marroquin Gomez, a former laborer who had worked on Colley's 300-acre estate, was arraigned today before Judge Barbara Zambelli on an indictment charging him with second-degree murder for the Nov. 9 murder of Colley in 2015.

Gomez pleaded ...