Somers Chamber Honors Mexican Shack Owner

December 5, 2017

SOMERS, N.Y.-On Dec. 13, the Somers Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual holiday party at Le Fontane. As a part of the celebration, the chamber will honor Steve Delzio, founder and owner of the Mexican Shack, a jewelry and gift store specializing in handcrafted items from the American Southwest, as Business Person of the Year.

Delzio, a lifelong Somers resident who has run the Mexican ...

Town Board Considers $13.9M Budget

SOMERS, N.Y.--The Somers Town Board is expected to vote tonight on a proposed spending plan of $13.9 million.

Supervisor Rick Morrissey’s tax cap-compliant tentative budget, representing a $300,000 increase over this year’s, would finance no major new initiatives but would avoid cuts in services and freeze the pay of most elected officials. To meet growing demand in the Parks ...

Somers Crossing Gaining Ground

SOMERS, N.Y.--After four years of regulatory scrutiny and periods of hardnosed negotiation, the centerpiece of a revitalized downtown Somers has leapt from a concept on paper to shovels in the earth.

Somers Crossing, an ambitious development running from Route 100 to Route 202 behind the existing Somerstown Shopping Center, has become a daily reality of falling trees and cleared land. In ...

Financial Somers Working Farm Gets Financial Infusion for Preservation

SOMERS, N.Y.--For almost 200 years, Stuart’s Fruit Farm in Somers has been a working farm and there is hope that it will continue to be used for farming for generations to come, thanks in part to a bipartisan effort by the Westchester County government to give $400,000 in funding toward preserving the 172-acre farm. 

On Friday, Oct. 20, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino held ...

Somers Making Bid for Amazon HQ2

SOMERS, N.Y.--Somers has joined a full-throated county effort to make Westchester the home of a major corporate headquarters for Amazon, a move that could bring as many as 50,000 new jobs to the area.

“When you look at the criteria for what Amazon is looking for, we match up perfectly,” County Executive Robert P. Astorino declared in announcing the county’s pending Amazon ...

Officials Discuss How to Boost Somers' Independence Day Attendance

SOMERS, N.Y.--With far fewer residents attending and a lot shorter hours, Somers’ Independence Day observance is no longer the day-long celebration it once was. Now, town and civic leaders are asking what can be done to restore the event’s one-time luster.

At a meeting last week at the Van Tassell House, some 17 attendees appeared to agree on two points: They do not want to scrap ...

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