SOMERS, N.Y. - Somers High School seniors and their dates gathered in front of the high school on Friday, June 9, before making their way to the senior prom. The sunny weather was the perfect backdrop for friends, family and The Somers Record to document the occasion.
Lookin’ Good, Class of 2017! Somers Seniors Go out in Style
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By TOM BARTLEYNovember 19, 2017
SOMERS, N.Y. – A public hearing will be held Dec. 7 on proposed town spending next year of about $13.9 million.
The Somers Town Board last week adopted—with a few small but notable changes—the tax-cap-compliant tentative budget presented earlier this month by Supervisor Rick Morrissey. An increase in total appropriations of more than $330,000 would raise property taxes from ...
By ROB DIANTONIONovember 18, 2017
WAYNE, N.J.— It wasn’t an ideal day for the cross-country state championships with a course which was full of mud and snow to go along with frigid temperatures.
But Somers made the best of it with senior Matt Fusco running to a 10th-place finish with twin brother Greg not far behind in 13th in the Class B race on Saturday, Nov. 11.
The brothers competed at the meet for the third ...
By DOMINICK DEPOLENovember 17, 2017
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.— Improving upon a successful first-year campaign as head coach of boys soccer, Ricky Guzman and the Kennedy Catholic Gaels took it a step further in 2017 by reaching the Class AA City Championship game before falling 3-2 at top-seeded St. Peter’s of Staten Island on Sunday, Nov. 12.
After giving up a goal in the 12th minute of the contest, Kennedy fired right ...
By JEREMY BROWNNovember 16, 2017
SOMERS, N.Y. - Outside of the tiny Affirmation Presbyterian Church in Somers, it was cold, rainy and gray. But inside, the atmosphere was warm and festive as members of the congregation, representatives from the town and a host of volunteers all gathered together on Monday for the ribbon cutting ceremony that kicked off the collection week for Operation Christmas Child.
Sponsored by the ...
November 15, 2017
SOMERS, N.Y.— When Kennedy Catholic’s varsity volleyball team started the year there were very few expectations. Well, someone forgot to tell the coaches and the Lady Gaels.
Posting a 16-2 record and winning the North Division convincingly, Kennedy went up against the Brooklyn/Queens champions, The Mary Louis Academy, in the CHSAA intersectional finals. Both teams had a great ...
By BRIAN MARSCHHAUSERNovember 14, 2017
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Last week’s election results were bittersweet for Mike Kaplowitz, who won an 11th term as county legislator but will likely be ousted from his chairman’s post.
Kaplowitz, a Democrat who ran unopposed, has been chairman of the 17-member Westchester County Board of Legislators since January 2014, when a bipartisan coalition of seven Republicans and two ...
By WILLIAM DWYERNovember 14, 2017
SOMERS, N.Y.--Today the Upper West Side is an eclectic mix of artists and affluence and homes there are some of the most desirable and expensive in the world. But it wasn’t always this way.
For Lyla Blake Ward of Somers, who grew up in the West End during the 1930s and 40s, things weren’t much different. In “Broadway, Schrafft’s and Seeded Rye: Growing Up Slightly ...