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June 30, 2022

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Trader Joe’s is coming, and along with it comes an in-depth plan to battle traffic. Set to open in the next four to six weeks in the Lowe’s shopping center, town officials are taking precautions to avoid an anticipated traffic overflow as a result. The specialty grocer’s new ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The Mexican Shack, a gem of a jewelry and gift store that’s been perched by the side of Route 100 – in one form or the other – for the last 47 years, is bidding faithful customers and friends a fond farewell. Owner and founder of the funky Somers icon, Steve Delzio, announced the ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The month of May got off to a fantastic start for those who attended the Mother’s Day Brunch and Floral Workshop Fundraiser at The Somers Pointe.   Hosted by Dr. Gianna Ferranti and Heather Maguire, the event offered an extensive brunch menu with a mimosa bar, a mini floral bar, ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - There may be no end in sight to the supply-chain issues affecting local communities, as wait times lengthen and rising prices strain municipal budgets.  “There’s procurement issues all the way down the line,” said Dave Paganelli, Yorktown’s superintendent of highways. Paganelli ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The Somers Chamber of Commerce hosted a dinner recently to welcome two new people to its board of directors, reacquaint members after a long hiatus in in-person gatherings, and plan for the future. Featured guest speaker Supervisor Rob Scorrano addressed a number of subjects, ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - It wasn’t the exact shot the folks who were proposing to build a miniature golf course at Heritage Hills had planned to make, but it seems to have worked out in the end. While that part of the controversial project has landed in the rough, the Somers National Golf Club is still ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Somers Crossing has been such a niche-filling success that Gus Boniello says he would like to duplicate the high-end townhouse development in another part of town. The local builder and his North Edge Realty Corp. crew appeared before the Town Board Thursday, March 10, to present ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - In February 1997, Lisa Russo left her job, looking for a new opportunity.  “One of my friends had left the place that she used to work,” said Russo. “She worked for the owner that I bought the store from. I had no intention of starting this business. It was not ...

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Joe Marconi’s 41-year-old legacy changes hands  After owning Osceola Garage for 41 years, founder and owner Joe Marconi, has sold the business to longtime friend, Joe Ferone. The garage celebrated its grand opening as Proper Service on Saturday, Jan. 8, attended by New York State Assemblyman ...

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SOMERS, N.Y.  Host Brett Freeman was joined by New York State Sen. Pete Harckham of the 40th Senate district in this week's episode of Hudson Valley Uncensored.  You can listen to it by clicking HERE.  The senator answered questions on topics ranging from bail reform to his bill on ADUs ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Having overcome the obstacles that came with starting a business at the peak of the pandemic, Le Sel Bridal is now a booming operation, bringing the full boutique experience to the Somers/Yorktown Heights area.   Founded by Yorktown residents Jordan McKenzie and Alicia Nicholson, ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Somers fashionista Jordan Baker’s tie-dye creations are a big hit – literally. Truth. Just check out Hellmann’s 2022 Super Bowl commercial. One of its stars is sporting a colorful ensemble from her start-up, Brown Dyed Girl. No up-and-coming entrepreneur could ask for better ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Ken Kearney, the developer of a number of residential and commercial projects in Somers, doesn’t appear to be slowing down. His realty group has built The Mews at Baldwin Place I and II, two contiguous affordable age-restricted housing complexes; Crossroads at Baldwin Place, a ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - A major housing project is being proposed for the soon-to-be-former site of HomeGoods in Somers. Urstadt Biddle Properties, owners of Somers Commons in Baldwin Place and two other shopping centers in town, unveiled plans last week that call for a five-story, 160-unit apartment ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Sometimes, all it takes to set you on the right path in life is an enthusiastic teacher. It was certainly true for Justin Naclerio. During his sophomore year at Somers High School, Naclerio attended the PNW BOCES Career and Technical Education Center Open House, where he met ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The folks who want to build a miniature golf course at a condo community in Somers, reacting to pushback to the project, came out swinging at a recent Planning Board meeting. The Somers National Golf Club, which operates an 18-hole golf course at Heritage Hills, is also seeking ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The owners of The Paramount at Somers are floating plans for a 198-unit age-restricted housing project on vacant land adjacent to their rehabilitation and nursing center off Route 100. Representatives of Plum Brook Realty LLC, the New Jersey entity that’s listed as the applicant ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Somers will be recognized by the Westchester Municipal Planning Federation at a virtual ceremony to be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29. The WMPF’s Planning Achievement Awards program, now in its 47th year, celebrates “outstanding contributions” to planning in Westchester ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - If Tractor Supply gets the thumbs-up to open in Somers, its new store will be the last commercial piece to be placed in a certain puzzle. But how well it will fit is a question yet to be answered by the project’s developers and local officials. The town established a Planned ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. -- After a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Somers Chamber of Commerce came out swinging this past Saturday, with a successful Celebrate Somers event at the Somers Town Shopping Center. 

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SOMERS, N.Y. -- Somers is continuing to take a proactive approach to controlling the types and numbers of cell towers, offering an online poll on the town’s website in order to obtain feedback from residents. You can take the poll by clicking HERE.  It has banded together with North Salem, ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The owners of the Somers National Golf Club are proposing several new entertainment venues as a way of driving up profits. Quintin Lew, a managing partner at the 18-hole facility located at Heritage Hills, and his consultant, Rich Williams of Insite Engineering, presented ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Somers resident Nora Ivezaj wears many hats these days. In addition to being a devoted wife and mother of three, she is also the president of the PTA at Primrose Elementary School. If that wasn’t enough to fill her days, she has also found success in running her own business as a ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - A proposed housing project has cleared one hurdle. The Town Board recently revised Somers’s Comprehensive Plan Update and amended the local zoning code to create a multifamily residential district, or MFR-100. It then approved the application for the new MFR-100 designation for a ...

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Summer is in full swing and there are projects you may want to start (or finish), trips you may want to take or yummy food you want to grill. For projects you want to start, give yourself a start and end date. For projects you want to finish, plan out when you want to complete those. For grilling, ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. -- The Hudson Valley Uncensored podcast began with a new feature this week, as host Brett Freeman interviewed the editors of his five Hudson Valley newspapers: Brian Marschhauser, Tom Walogorsky and Bob Dumas. You can listen to the episode by clicking HERE. You can also search for ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. -- On this week's episode of Hudson Valley Uncensored, podcast host Brett Freeman welcomes Jonathan Schneider of Mahopac.  You can listen to the podcast HERE or download the episode on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify or Audible.  Before beginning his career as an ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The grand reopening of Houlihan Lawrence’s home in Somers was a real family affair. Dozens of the real estate operation’s neighbors, business partners, clients, agents, staff and local officials gathered Thursday, July 15, to mark the occasion with wine, beer and catered ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Somers has earned an Aaa rating from Moody’s Investors Service for its financial stability. The top ranking — an upgrade from the town’s previous Aa1 — was announced by Moody’s on Wednesday, June 9. The change involves the town’s $3 million in public improvement bonds being ...

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