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Sat, March 23, 9:00 AM

Somers Intermediate School, Somers

Blood Drive

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 03/23/2019 9:00am 03/23/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Blood Drive

The annual Somers Women's Club Blood Drive is scheduled for Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at Somers Intermediate School Cafeteria, 240 Route 202, Somers, NY.

This blood drive for the New York Blood Center, Hudson Valley Region, benefits 20 hospitals in our local area, and donations may also be distributed to any of the 200 hospitals between eastern Long ...

240 Route 202 Somers, NY 10589

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Our country, our flag

June 14 was Flag Day. Men in our family have been proud members of the military: Art was a Marine, Bud was in the Army, my grandnephew, Kevin, is in the Air Force. Instilled in them, now and then, was love for our country and her flag. With that being said, I offer you a column I wrote several years ago.
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Party lines

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Speaking my mind

The best thing about being a Seasoned Citizen is that you can speak your mind with impunity. Others will either listen to you or cluck their tongues and think you’ve “lost it.” Either way it doesn’t matter because you’ve made your point.

Young people fear being ostracized or unfriended; middle agers feel that maintaining status quo won’t rock the boat and make them vulnerable to derision. ...

On Stage: Gloria Estefan’s Story of Glory

If you’re a music fan who is near Elmsford anytime soon, and you see a conga line snaking its way through the streets, you might want to join it. They’ll be on their way to Westchester Broadway Theatre, where “On Your Feet” is bringing audiences to their feet with the inspirational story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan.

She’s the Cuban-born pop diva whose signature ...

The Return of Super Grillman

When we moved to the suburbs 22 years ago, a superhero was born. He couldn’t leap tall buildings with a single bound, but not long after we moved in, my husband became empowered with delusions of barbeque grandeur. He took on the alter ego, Super Grillman, had his own monogrammed, titanium grill tools case, and wore a costume, or rather, an apron, in red, white, and blue imprinted with an ...