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Somers High School Hosts Festival of the Arts

May 14, 2022

SOMERS, N.Y. - An artistic spectacle took place on April 21 at Somers High School with the return of the annual Festival of the Arts. 

Hosted virtually the two previous years, students, ranging from kindergarten to 12th grade, finally got the chance to showcase their creative talents in person once more. 

Amy Holder, Somers’s K-12 Fine and Applied Arts Department ...

Jacque’s Spin on Music for May 2022

Happy May! This will be a busy month, as I’m co-producing a FREE 7-week music series with the Town of Southeast Cultural Arts Coalition (TOSCAC) this summer. The outdoor music series runs from June 11 – July 23, and features seven very different bands on Saturday nights in the Veterans Park Gazebo. Head over to the Brewster Summer Music Series Facebook ...

Norm Hathaway Big Band Plays Swing for Humanitarian Aid to Ukraine 

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - The Norm Hathaway 18-piece Big Band (NHBB), featuring vocalist Stephanie Purcell, will present a unique musical show on May 7 at the Yorktown Stage Theater to raise funds for humanitarian aid to Ukraine. The show will include Ukrainian guest vocalist Christina Yavdoshnyak and Sana Pavola’s ballroom dance instructors Oksana and Hlib from the Fred Astaire ...

All Things Todd Parr at Primrose Elementary School

SOMERS, N.Y. - It’s okay to be different. In fact, it’s our differences that make us unique. That’s the message best-selling children’s author Todd Parr shared with Primrose students in March.

Primrose welcomed Parr to virtually share his messages of inclusion, empathy, and kindness. During the grade level Zoom visits, Parr spoke about his books and shared messages ...

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Sat, May 21, 1:00 PM

Fireman's Field, Somers

Somers Lions Carnival

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Sun, May 22, 1:00 PM

Fireman's Field, Somers

Somers Lions Carnival

The Joys of Imperfection 

May 16, 2022

I used to try to do things perfectly and as a result, not much got done. OK, that’s not entirely true - I did go to college, got married, had kids and in general those things turned out pretty well. But there are a lot of things in life that I struggle to do perfectly, like a perfect house, perfect dinner, perfect dress size and perfect response to every smart aleck remark that comes my ...

Tales of Ties and Tails

That headline-grabbing, delinquent supply chain has now wormed its wayward way into graduation ceremonies, of all things. In some cases, cases of caps and gowns and hoods (those sash-ish affairs that denote academic degree) are backlogged in production or in transit, leaving schools to scramble to ensure their alumni-in-waiting are decorously adorned, as tradition dictates.

Shortages of sashes ...

PCSB Bank Partners with United for the Troops

May 20, 2022

Yorktown Heights, NY, May 20, 2022: PCSB Bank has announced it will partner with United for the Troops by launching a drive to provide those serving in the armed forces with much-needed donations.

PCSB will have red collection bins at all of its 14 branch locations to accept donations until May 31, 2022. A wish list of non-perishable items can be found at Wish List - United for the ...

Your Next Chapter: Estate Planning Considerations for the Newly Retired

Congratulations on your retirement!

Like many, you probably have a bucket list of things you would like to accomplish such as travel the world, spend more time with your grandkids and take up a new hobby. While these are all excellent ambitions, the milestone of retirement is also a good time to ensure your finances, beneficiary designations, estate planning, and long-term care strategy are in ...