SOMERS, N.Y. - Somers Scouts and VFW members planted about 500 American flags at the graves of veterans at Ivandell Cemetery on Thursday, May 5. The flags were planted in honor of Memorial Day, which takes place Monday, May 30.
Somers Scouts, VFW Plant Flags for Fallen Veterans
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May 24, 2018
SOMERS, N.Y. - Lake Lincolndale is hosting its annual Opening Day celebration on Saturday, May 26.
This event is from noon to 7 p.m. with a bonfire at 8 p.m. It’s free and open to the public with a barbecue, music and games.
Lake Lincolndale recently celebrated its 80th birthday and is a cornerstone in shaping the town of Somers, along with Lake Shenorock and Lake Purdys.
What was ...
By ROB DIANTONIOMay 24, 2018
SOMERS, N.Y.— You’re not going to win too many baseball games when your defense makes four errors, especially in big spots.
That was the case for sixth-seeded Somers in an 8-3 loss to No. 11 Nanuet in the opening round of the Section 1 Class A playoffs on Monday, May 21.
Trailing just 4-3 in the bottom of the fifth inning, Nanuet loaded the bases against Somers starter Logan ...
By CAROL REIFMay 23, 2018
SOMERS, N.Y. - World language students brought the beauty and romance of poetry to a school board meeting recently.
Audience members and trustees alike were treated to renditions of the poems students were to present on Thursday, May 17, at the 35th annual World Language Poetry Recitation Contest at William Paterson University in Wayne, N.J.
This was the ninth year Somers students ...
By JODI WEINBERGERMay 22, 2018
SOMERS, N.Y. - Relay For Life in Somers is canceled this year.
“We didn’t have the strength we needed to hold the event,” said Patrice Lestrange Mack, director of communications for the American Cancer Society, which organizes Relay For Life.
Throughout the country in May and June communities ramp up for their events, but Mack said the leadership made a decision to ...
May 21, 2018
SOMERS, N.Y. - On Wednesday, April 25, the Somers High School Math Honor Society hosted the St. Jude’s Math-A-Thon at Somers Intermediate School. St. Jude’s Math-A-Thon is a math-enrichment fundraiser with a real-world purpose. It helps students practice math skills while providing the opportunity to help kids just like them.
At the Math-A-Thon, 40 SIS students completed a booklet ...
By ROB DIANTONIOMay 20, 2018
Somers senior Victoria Coviello is the starting goalie on the girls lacrosse team.
How old were you when you started playing lacrosse and how did you get started?
I was in fourth grade. I started because my older cousins always played and talked about it so I decided to give it a try.
As a senior on the team, how much do you value being a leader?
Being a senior on the team, ...
By ROB DIANTONIOMay 20, 2018
SOMERS, N.Y.— The 51st annual Glenn D. Loucks Games featured hundreds of talented athletes from 20 different states and Somers’ track and field team was right in the thick of the competition.
Somers’ girls 4x400-meter relay team finished fifth in a clocking of 4:07.66. Kellie Kottmann (62.0), Nieve Mahood, Elisabeth Van Tassell and Ashley Moon (59.5) comprised the ...