SOMERS, N.Y.-Kids took to Reis Park on Saturday, March 24, for the annual Easter Egg Hunt complete with candy and a visit with the Easter Bunny.
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By CAROL REIFJuly 3, 2018
The names of those chosen to serve on a new school security task force will be made public within days, said the Somers Board of Education Monday.
The decision to form the task force came in the wake of two alleged shooting threats made against the district. Both incidences are being investigated by police.
The district had already been working on safety upgrades such as security vestibules ...
By DOMINICK DEPOLEJune 28, 2018
SOMERS, N.Y. - Olympic athletes aren’t spotted every day, nor are they interactive with the public on a consistent basis.
American pentathlete Eli Bremer will be giving the Somers community the opportunity to gain valuable insight on how to live a healthy lifestyle and about his breathtaking road to becoming a top-ranked Olympian.
Throughout his pentathlon career, the ...
By JODI WEINBERGERJune 27, 2018
The Somers Board of Education presented a timeline last week of security upgrades for the district’s buildings and announced it would be creating a security task force.
The safety updates from the board come in the wake of two alleged shooting threats made against the district. On June 1, students alerted staff to a statement written on the wall of the boy’s bathroom that read: ...
By CAROL REIFJune 26, 2018
SOMERS, N.Y. - You can live in a town with the best firefighters, police, and ambulance crews in the world, but it won’t mean a thing if your house is ablaze or you’re having chest pains and they can’t get to your address as quickly as possible, Somers’ code enforcement officer says.
“As firefighters, our first responsibility is to get to you. If we ...
By JODI WEINBERGERJune 21, 2018
SOMERS, N.Y. - The line to say goodbye to 15-year-old Reece Ferrara stretched far outside the doors of the funeral home on Monday, a testament to the impact the teen had on so many lives in the community.
By Tuesday–the press deadline for The Somers Record–a GoFundMe for the Ferrara family had raised nearly $60,000 from 700 people in just two days, and a website where families ...
By JODI WEINBERGERJune 20, 2018
SOMERS, N.Y. - All district schools are on lockout this afternoon after a black bear was sighted in a development near the Middle School at about 10:10 a.m. Wednesday, June 20.
According to Superintendent Dr. Raymond Blanch, Somers Police, Westchester County Police, and State Police are monitoring the situation.
A black bear was also spotted on Sunderland Lane yesterday, Tuesday, ...
By CAROL REIFJune 20, 2018
SOMERS, N.Y. - When a microburst suddenly snapped the flagpole in front of the historic Elephant Hotel on a stormy spring day, sending Old Glory plunging toward the ground, Patricia Kalba sprang into action.
The intrepid town clerk, who with other Somers employees watched aghast from her office as the 40-foot pole fell on May 15, braved the heavy winds and rain to unhook the star-spangled ...