Law & Justice

  • 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 ...

  • North Salem Officials Compromise on Immigration Resolution

    NORTH SALEM, N.Y.--The North Salem Town Board last week voted 4 to 1 on a resolution reaffirming the town’s policy of “protecting the safety and welfare of all” of its ...

  • Neglected Cat Abandoned in Bedford

    (NORTH SALEM, N.Y.) --The SPCA of Westchester is seeking the help of the public in identifying a woman who abandoned a white male Persian cat at Northwind Kennels in Bedford.

    The surveillance ...

  • Time to Adjourn

    NORTH SALEM, N.Y.— It’s taken longtime North Salem Court Clerk MaryAnn Ambrosino a while to orchestrate her exit. Mainly because she wanted to make sure all the loose ends were tied ...

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Touche!

(This week’s column is a response to a letter sent by Sy Globerman on a previous column by Herb Geller criticizing President Trump’s response to the crisis in Puerto Rico.)

Dear Sy:
Thank you, thank you for your letter “Rebuttals in Absentia” in the Nov. 2 issue of the North Salem News. You really helped me, Sy. My editor told me that I didn’t send her my column ...

Draining Swamps Everywhere You Look

Kingpins are falling all over the country. Every day, and another major industry is up in lights with its swamp-like belly now exposed. Whether it’s the NFL, which has alienated much of the passionate fan base that pays its bills, by allowing unpopular protests during game time. Or like Hollywood, it’s an industry full of unprosecuted serial abusers that “everyone knew ...

Why Smart People Get Stuck When Organizing

“I didn’t go to college to learn how to organize!”  “If I’m so smart, then why can’t I do this!?”  “I used to be organized, until I had kids!” That’s what people tell me when I meet them for the first time. Usually, these feeling are expressed with some frustration and bewilderment. 

There are a couple of issues at play ...

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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 ...

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 ...