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North Salem Man Organizes 'Hoops for Hope' Tournament

August 17, 2017

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.--The loss of a friend to an opioid overdose in February was a devastating blow to 24-year-old Nick Chiappetta and his group of childhood friends. Just as the reality of the first death had sunk in, a second friend passed the same way four months later. The victims were 22 and 27 years old, respectively. 

“It was a rough couple of months,” Chiappetta of North ...

Repaving to Relieve Route 684 Noise Pollution for North Salem Residents

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.--Sen. Terrence Murphy recently announced that $62.2 million in state funds have been awarded to pave and repair miles of state roadways across the Hudson Valley this year. While North Salem’s town-owned roads will not see improvements, Supervisor Warren Lucas said the residents of North Salem will still benefit.

According to Murphy’s June 6 announcement, ...

'Jellyfish' to Help Manage Peach Lake Phosphorus Levels

NORTH SALEM, N.Y.--Officials have been working since winter with the state Department of Environmental Conservation and the East of Hudson Watershed Corp. to lower the concentration of phosphorus in Peach Lake. The installation of filtration devices that reduce phosphorous is now complete.

The installation wrapped up about a month ago, town Supervisor Warren Lucas said, with just a few ...

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