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Somers Women’s Club Celebrates 50 Years of Service

July 5, 2022

SOMERS, N.Y. - On June 16, the Somers Women’s Club (SWC) commemorated its 50th Anniversary of service to the community with a celebratory dinner at Travelers Rest. 

Among the 100 plus attendees were Senator Peter Harckham, Somers Town Supervisor Robert Scorrano and Councilmen Richard Clinchy, Anthony Cirieco and Thomas Garrity. Also present were Highway Superintendent Nick ...

Family Proposes Remembrance Garden for Somers Library

SOMERS, N.Y. - It’s just a simple, heart-shaped graveled area with stone benches, small tree, and a plaque, but for families who’ve lost loved ones to suicide, it’s a sanctuary.

Created in memory of the late Nicole Ettere, the small garden is located at Caremount Medical in Mount Kisco where she was a beloved employee.

The heart shape symbolizes love ...

Public Hearing Set for Somers Cigar Lounge  

SOMERS, N.Y. - A public hearing on a proposed cigar lounge and four indoor golf simulators in Somers has been set for Wednesday, July 13.

Earlier this month, the town Planning Board discussed an amended site plan application from the owners and operators of Somers National Golf Club. Heritage Hills Holdings had originally sought permission to also build a miniature golf course at ...

Somers Area Residents Graduate from The Harvey School

July 3, 2022

KATONAH, N.Y. - Three area residents received their high school diplomas at The Harvey School commencement ceremony Thursday, June 9.

Goldens Bridge residents Tyler Alexander and Justin Jaques and Jadon Silva of Baldwin Place were among the 79 members of Harvey’s Class of 2022.

The Harvey School is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory school for students in grades ...

Kennedy Catholic Bids Farewell to the Class of 2022

SOMERS, N.Y. - John F. Kennedy Catholic Preparatory School held the commencement ceremony for the Class of 2022 on Saturday, June 4. The joyous occasion was marked by the Commencement Address from Lauren Campise, as well as remarks from Salutatorian Peter Disimini III and Valedictorian Megan Flaherty.

Everyone at The Somers Record offers our most sincere congratulations to the graduates, and ...

Photos - Somers High School Graduation

SOMERS, N.Y. - Everyone at The Somers Record wishes to congratulate the SHS Class of 2022! See our complete coverage of this unforgettable day in the special graduation pullout inside the June 30 issue. 

Kennedy Catholic Sports - Year in Review

July 5, 2022

SOMERS, N.Y. - This year, Kennedy Catholic student-athletes excelled in the classroom while beating personal goals, and opponents, on the fields and courts. The Gaels dominated the fall and spring seasons, bringing home championships and making their school proud.  

In the fall, varsity girls volleyball won their League Championship, defeating rival Preston High School ...

Somers Sports - Year in Review

SOMERS, N.Y. - I was in awe my first time arriving at Somers High School to cover a football game last October. My editor told me that the town heavily supported their sports, but I never expected to see a crowd that rivaled those at high school games in Texas. It was at that moment I realized what Somers was about, and the importance of my job. I was not covering just sports, but a pillar ...

Somers Lacrosse Stars Earn All-American and All-Academic Honors

SOMERS, N.Y. - Earlier this month, two Somers girls lacrosse players earned prestigious athletic honors.  

Lauren McCartin, a Yale-bound junior, was named a USA Lacrosse All-American along with eight other girls in Section 1. University of Colorado Boulder commit Teagan Ryan, also a junior, was named an All-Academic honoree.  

The midfielder McCartin and attacker Ryan led the ...

State Police Search for Lincoln Hall Runaway

July 6, 2022

SOMERS, N.Y. – State police are asking for the public’s help in locating a 16-year-old boy who ran away from Lincoln Hall in Somers.

Eric Carillo Lopez left the residential school and shelter on Route 202 around 3 p.m. on Monday, July 4, police said.

According to Dr. James Coughlin, the facility’s director of residential services, Lopez was being escorted on campus by ...

State Police to Crack Down on Impaired Driving During 4th of July Holiday

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The New York State Police will increase patrols to crack down on drunk and drugged driving and other traffic infractions over the Fourth of July holiday. This special enforcement period will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 1, 2022, and run through 3 a.m. on Tuesday, July 5, 2022.

During this enforcement period, drivers can expect to encounter sobriety checkpoints and DWI ...

FASNY Offers Lifesaving Fire Safety Tips for July 4th Celebrations

NEW YORK, N.Y. - As New Yorkers gather with their friends and families in the summer weather, many will be hosting barbecues and parties for this upcoming Fourth of July. These holiday celebrations can pose serious safety hazards due to a large increase in firework use. The Firefighters Association of the State of New York (FASNY) offers some key safety tips for your friends ...

Public Hearing Set for Somers Cigar Lounge  

June 30, 2022

SOMERS, N.Y. - A public hearing on a proposed cigar lounge and four indoor golf simulators in Somers has been set for Wednesday, July 13.

Earlier this month, the town Planning Board discussed an amended site plan application from the owners and operators of Somers National Golf Club. Heritage Hills Holdings had originally sought permission to also build a miniature golf course at ...

Faulkner Holds ‘Secure the Border’ Rally

SOMERS, N.Y. - Asserting that “every town is now a border town,” candidate for Congress William Faulkner demanded recently that the federal government move more aggressively toward thwarting illegal immigration.

Currently a Somers town councilman, the Republican-Conservative candidate hopes to challenge incumbent Democratic U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney in the newly drawn ...

Supervisor Scorrano Meets with Heritage Hills Residents 

SOMERS, N.Y. - Every Monday and Thursday at 9:30 a.m., a group of men and women from Heritage Hills come together to discuss the week’s events.

On Monday, June 13, Somers Town Supervisor Robert Scorrano joined the conversation. Before he arrived, there was a lively conversation about the January 6 hearings. Supervisor Scorrano was interested in listening to the ...

Somers Women’s Club Celebrates 50 Years of Service

July 5, 2022

SOMERS, N.Y. - On June 16, the Somers Women’s Club (SWC) commemorated its 50th Anniversary of service to the community with a celebratory dinner at Travelers Rest. 

Among the 100 plus attendees were Senator Peter Harckham, Somers Town Supervisor Robert Scorrano and Councilmen Richard Clinchy, Anthony Cirieco and Thomas Garrity. Also present were Highway Superintendent Nick ...

Support Connection Announces Annual Support-A-Walk

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. - Support Connection announces that their 2022 Annual Support-A-Walk for Breast and Ovarian Cancer is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 2. The event is Support Connection’s most important annual fundraiser. Proceeds provide funding for their year-round breast, ovarian and gynecological cancer support services, which have helped thousands of people since ...

Family Proposes Remembrance Garden for Somers Library

SOMERS, N.Y. - It’s just a simple, heart-shaped graveled area with stone benches, small tree, and a plaque, but for families who’ve lost loved ones to suicide, it’s a sanctuary.

Created in memory of the late Nicole Ettere, the small garden is located at Caremount Medical in Mount Kisco where she was a beloved employee.

The heart shape symbolizes love ...

North Salem Supervisor Endorses Faulkner for Congress

July 2, 2022

SOMERS, N.Y. - Somers Councilman William Faulkner announced last week that his campaign for Congress has been endorsed by North Salem Supervisor Warren Lucas.

The Republican hopeful is aiming to unseat incumbent U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, chair of the Democratic Congressional Committee (DCCC), in the newly reconfigured 17th CD. (Both Faulkner and Maloney ...

Faulkner Holds ‘Secure the Border’ Rally

SOMERS, N.Y. - Asserting that “every town is now a border town,” candidate for Congress William Faulkner demanded recently that the federal government move more aggressively toward thwarting illegal immigration.

Currently a Somers town councilman, the Republican-Conservative candidate hopes to challenge incumbent Democratic U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney in the newly drawn ...

Trader Joe’s — and Its Traffic — Are Coming to Yorktown

June 30, 2022

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Trader Joe’s is coming, and along with it comes an in-depth plan to battle traffic.

Set to open in the next four to six weeks in the Lowe’s shopping center, town officials are taking precautions to avoid an anticipated traffic overflow as a result.

The specialty grocer’s new location will be in the Lowe’s shopping center on Route 202 near the ...

Jacque’s Spin on Music for July 2022

June 30, 2022

It is my pleasure to tell you about some of the live music events for July. With so many outdoor and family friendly options, I’ll just list them this month. If you have an upcoming live music event to share in the August issue, send an email via jacque@wbutterfly.net. I’m happy to help get the word out.

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Veterans Park Gazebo, Morningthorpe & Railroad ...

Caramoor Set to Begin Their Expansive Summer 2022 Season

KATONAH, N.Y. - The Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts is proud to present their Summer 2022 season, beginning on June 18 and running until August 7.

Caramoor’s programming will feature a variety of genres, ranging from jazz, American roots, classical music, and more. In accordance with federal and local COVID-19 protocols, the concerts will be held at remarkable outdoor venues ...

Support Connection Announces Annual Support-A-Walk

July 4, 2022

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. - Support Connection announces that their 2022 Annual Support-A-Walk for Breast and Ovarian Cancer is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 2. The event is Support Connection’s most important annual fundraiser. Proceeds provide funding for their year-round breast, ovarian and gynecological cancer support services, which have helped thousands of people since ...

My Cousin’s in Mahopac

July 5, 2022

David Gallo, the young entrepreneur born and raised in the area, gave us My Cousin’s, the white tablecloth, casual upscale restaurant with an unpretentious classy reputation. The restaurant gained quick popularity since it opened last September. This summer, Gallo is adding to the excitement with some great new offerings. We asked the owner about his plans for this summer. Here’s what ...

Kennedy Catholic Bids Farewell to the Class of 2022

June 27, 2022

SOMERS, N.Y. - John F. Kennedy Catholic Preparatory School held the commencement ceremony for the Class of 2022 on Saturday, June 4. The joyous occasion was marked by the Commencement Address from Lauren Campise, as well as remarks from Salutatorian Peter Disimini III and Valedictorian Megan Flaherty.

Everyone at The Somers Record offers our most sincere congratulations to the graduates, and ...

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My Day at Ebbets Field

July 4, 2022

It’s the summer of 1955. I’m eight years old, and my brothers are thirteen and ten. Our home is in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn and along with our dad, we’re Brooklyn Dodger fans. At that time our Uncle Carl (my mom’s brother) was a career U.S. Air Force pilot. He resided in Florida, but he was up to visit us. Even though he lived in Florida he still followed ...

My Muse Takes a Vacation

A friend of mine said it must be hard to write a weekly column. Must be hard to come up with ideas every week. The friend of which I speak is no stranger to tapping into the mysterious Muse that guides creative endeavors. He’s a proficient songwriter.

His remark about the challenge of fresh ideation every seven days was impeccably timed, voiced just as I set about to write this ...

PCSB Launches Express Loans for Businesses

June 30, 2022

-New online technology to provide faster, more flexible financing-

 Yorktown Heights, NY, June 23, 2022—PCSB Bank has announced the launch of Express Loans for small businesses, which feature streamlined online applications and quick turnaround. The product engages new technology to enable business owners to obtain fast and flexible financing to meet evolving needs such as ...