TROY, N.Y. — Somers' varsity girls basketball team lost to Pittsford Mendon 53-41 in the Class A state semifinals on Friday, March 17, at Hudson Valley Community College.
Photos: Somers Comes Up Short Against Mendon
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By JODI WEINBERGERJuly 10, 2018
SOMERS, N.Y. - When re-thinking his Tomahawk Street restaurant, Skender Ademi drew on an image from his childhood: the Drini River Waterfall in western Kosovo.
The waterfall is set at the mouth of a river, surrounded by mountains and lush scenery and a main draw for tourists coming through the area.
It was the perfect image to conjure when Ademi thought of how he wanted to bring a ...
By CAROL REIFJuly 5, 2018
Writer and movie buff Janet Garber says she isn’t exactly what some might call the sentimental type.
The Somers resident’s taste in flicks leans toward high-tech sci-fi; where comedies are concerned, the darker the better. (Think “Burn After Reading” and “Fargo.”)
Back in the mid-1990s, the then 40-something hardworking single mom had dipped the ...
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 ...