SOMERS, N.Y. - A Bark Mitzvah, a canine version of the Jewish coming of age ceremony, was held Sunday, May 15, at the Hebrew Congregation of Somers. Many local families brought their dogs to be blessed by Rabbi Fred Schwalb, who created the event six years ago.
Bark Mitzvah! Dogs Blessed at Somers Synagogue
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By BRIAN MARSCHHAUSERMay 25, 2017
JEFFERSON VALLEY, N.Y. – Four Somers High School seniors were awarded scholarships Tuesday, May 16, by Circolo da Vinci, a nonprofit Yorktown organization that promotes Italian-American heritage. The 35th annual scholarship dinner was held at Ceola Manor in Jefferson Valley.
This year’s scholarship award recipients were: Alexa DelBene of Yorktown High School, Melissa Corcione of ...
By DOMINICK DEPOLEMay 25, 2017
BEACON, N.Y.— Somers’ Class A outbracket playoff win over host Beacon was as unbelievable as a high school softball game gets, and an incredible six-run seventh inning sent the No. 18-seeded Tuskers to a 25-23 victory.
“It was big-hit after big-hit,” Somers Coach Dave Scagnelli said. “We also had between five and seven bunt base-hits. I’ve always told the ...
By ROB DIANTONIOMay 24, 2017
HARRISON, N.Y.— After a slow first day at Harrison High School on May 19 at the Westchester County Championships, Somers’ boys track and field coach Mike Sokolofsky knew the Tuskers needed to turn up the heat on the second day at Byram Hills.
They did just what their coach asked for.
It was the usual suspects leading Somers to a third-place finish with 56 points behind ...
By BRIAN MARSCHHAUSERMay 24, 2017
SOMERS, N.Y. – The Somers Volunteer Fire Department may have inspired some future firefighters with Saturday’s open house event, which allowed the community to get an inside look at how the department operates. The department provided food, fun and games for kids at the annual event. EMS and fire volunteers also demonstrated rescue operations, such as CPR, a helicopter landing and the ...
By ROB DIANTONIOMay 23, 2017
ORANGEBURG, N.Y. —Third-seeded Somers cruised past second-seeded Tappan Zee 17-6 in the Section 1 Class B girls lacrosse semifinals on Tuesday.
The Tuskers (12-6) advance to the Class B final, where they will face Yorktown for the fourth-straight year on Thursday at 5 p.m. at Yorktown High School. Yorktown ended Somers' two-year reign as champions last year, handing the Tuskers a ...
By ROB DIANTONIOMay 23, 2017
Somers' varsity boys lacrosse team and girls lacrosse squads were victorious in the quarterfinals over Tappan Zee, and Brewster, respectively. The Tusker baseball team fell to John Jay-Cross River in the outbracket round.
By BRIAN MARSCHHAUSERMay 22, 2017
YORKTOWN, N.Y. – On Sunday, hundreds walked with Northwell Health to benefit its cancer health and wellness program. The inaugural two-mile walk benefiting Northern Westchester Hospital's Bruce and Andrea Yablon Cancer Health and Wellness Program took place at FDR State Park in Yorktown.
There were also health and wellness exhibits, a sponsor row, a kids’ zone, musical ...