SOMERS, N.Y. — Second-seeded Somers defeated Rye 56-40 in a Section 1 Class A girls basketball quarterfinal on Thursday, Feb. 23 to advance to the semifinals at the Westchester County Center for the first time in program history.
Photos: Somers Advances to County Center
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By MELISSA MCGARRYMarch 22, 2018
SOMERS, N.Y.-Hundreds of students at Somers High School walked out of their classrooms on March 14 in solidarity with the 17 shooting victims at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
The “Unity Rally for School Safety” was a non-political event meant to bring students together to commit to keeping schools safe by ending gun violence.
Students wore red as a sign of unity and in ...
By THE SOMERS RECORDMarch 18, 2018
SOMERS, N.Y.-With no electricity and no school, many families ventured outside to build snowmen out of the mounds of snow covering the ground last week. Driving around Somers could be treacherous in spots with downed trees and power lines, but that didn’t matter to kids enjoying the unexpected winter vacation days.
By ROB DIANTONIOMarch 17, 2018
Somers senior Lorenzo Bicknese was a team captain and forward on the boys basketball team. He was the Tuskers’ leading scorer, averaging 17.2 points per game this past season.
How old were you when you started playing basketball and how did you get started?
Fourth grade. I played in-town and was coached by my dad.
As a senior captain on the team, how much did you value being a ...
By THE SOMERS RECORDMarch 17, 2018
SOMERS, N.Y.-The staff at Muscoot Farm went to do morning farm chores on March 1 and noticed a sheep laying in the field and two others limping, according to the office of the Westchester County Executive.
There was no siting of a coyote, but the farm staff believe the attack was caused by one. The attack on the sheep appears to have occurred in the early morning hours before farm staff ...
By THE SOMERS RECORDMarch 16, 2018
SOMERS, N.Y.-The Somers fifth grade girls basketball team won the Tri-County Basketball championship the weekend of March 10. Somers beat a very talented team from Irvington 22-8 in the championship game. This is the second season in a row that the team has won the league championship.
By JODI WEINBERGERMarch 16, 2018
SOMERS, N.Y.-On Tuesday, March 20, the Somers Zoning Board of Appeals will continue a hearing on a years-long fight between Whispering Pine Landscape Supply Co. and residents in Somers, Mahopac and Yorktown who say the loud, intrusive activities at the business are ruining their lives and neighborhoods.
Whispering Pine Landscape, at 1 Windsor Road, Yorktown Heights, sits at the intersection of ...
By ROB DIANTONIOMarch 15, 2018
SOMERS, N.Y.-Greg Fusco wanted to close out the winter track and field season with a bang and he accomplished that by breaking Somers’ school record in the mile.
It wasn’t at just another meet, either. The senior competed at the New Balance Indoor Nationals on March 11, where the mile was won in a blistering 4:08.03. Fusco placed 11th with a time of 4:14.60, breaking the Tusker ...