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DeCicco's: 'We don't know' opening date

March 22, 2019

The following is a statement from a DeCicco's spokesman clarifying an earlier position that the store could be open the week after Easter: 

At the moment, we are working closely with the town of Somers and the Heritage Hills Water Department to make sure all necessary plant upgrades are completed and inspected as quickly as possible. Currently, the project is undergoing ...

Vaping risks extend beyond nicotine

With the teen vaping epidemic showing no signs of ending any time soon, it’s not only the adults who are wondering what went wrong.

Now the kids themselves are asking that question. And they’re getting justifiably angry at the answer.

That’s a good thing, says Judy Mezey. It’s their voices that could finally turn things around.

Mezey heads community services for ...

New connections to Heritage Hills sewer plant raises questions

DeCicco’s isn’t even open yet, and it’s already a cautionary tale.

The boutique supermarket has had to push back its opening several times because Heritage Hills Sewer Works, the treatment plant where it plans to send its effluent, has been beset by permit problems.

The situation has frustrated and puzzled local officials eager to boost business and residents chomping at ...

Creating Intentional Communities

It may take a village to raise a child, but it takes a whole lot of seniors to create a village.

Out of the aging-in-place movement has sprung the concept of senior “villages.”

These are not physical places where folks over 50 live. They are networks of volunteers who help each other by sharing local resources, tips, and advice.

Armed with information, seniors can not only ...

Mamma Mia! Comes to Somers

Somers High School presents Mamma Mia! Come to the song-filled musical production at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 15; 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 16 and 2 p.m. Sunday March 17. Reserve tickets at somershs.seatyourself.biz. 

Mamma Mia! is the story of a young woman, Sophie, searching for her birth father on the eve of her wedding. Telling the story through iconic ABBA songs, the sunny tale takes ...

Democrats, Republicans Endorse Local Candidates

Republican Donna Pascucci is hoping to be the first female justice in Somers.

She was not endorsed by either Democrats or Republicans last week as the parties announced their picks for local races. 

Somers Democrats and Republicans jointly backed re-election bids for Councilmen Tom Garrity (Republican) and Richard Clinchy (Democrat) and Town Clerk Patricia Kalba ...

Mixed Opinions on Future of Plum Brook Bridge

Citing public safety concerns and traffic congestion, town officials, local first responders, and certain residents are renewing their calls for a new span over the Plum Brook River.

The old bridge carried traffic over a tributary of the Muscoot Reservoir, providing a link between routes 100 and 138, where the Golden’s Bridge train station is located.
 

Built in 1904 on New York ...

Happy 104th Birthday, Louis!

Louis Forte celebrated his 104th birthday recently with a party at Dante’s Trattoria in Mahopac. Somers Supervisor Rick Morrissey presented Louis with a proclamation declaring Feb. 9 Louis Forte day in Somers. 

Music Can Change the World

Somers Middle School friends Donovan Smith, Jake Gannon, Ryan Eade, Michael Abrenica, Evan Carway, Rhys Carway and Eddie Baranowski, with the support of their families, collected 566.8 pounds of canned goods and spare change totaling $370 for the Community Center of Northern Westchester. They collected the items during music events in the Somers Central School District.

DeCicco’s Opening Still Tied Up in Red Tape

Somers, concerned about keeping the revitalization of its downtown on track, has paved at least part of the way for one business seeking its sign-off on compliance with local building codes and laws.

The Town Board voted last week to authorize Supervisor Rick Morrissey to execute an amendment to its Community Benefits Agreement with DeCicco & Sons and with Boniello Land and Realty, the ...

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