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July 1, 2022

SOMERS, N.Y. - It’s just a simple, heart-shaped graveled area with stone benches, small tree, and a plaque, but for families who’ve lost loved ones to suicide, it’s a sanctuary. Created in memory of the late Nicole Ettere, the small garden is located at Caremount Medical in Mount Kisco where she ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - A public hearing on a proposed cigar lounge and four indoor golf simulators in Somers has been set for Wednesday, July 13. Earlier this month, the town Planning Board discussed an amended site plan application from the owners and operators of Somers National Golf Club. Heritage ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - On Saturday, June 25, the community gathered at Reis Park for Somers’ Independence Day Celebration. Presented in partnership with the Somers Lions Club, Somers Chamber of Commerce, and Sons of Somers, the day featured an array of food and fun before the fireworks, including a ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The East Hill Men’s Golf Association is a group of about 40 men who golf Tuesday and Thursday mornings on the back nine of the beautiful Somers National course. The group’s name dates back to when there was in fact a 9-hole course located on Heritage Hills’ east hill. Today’s ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Dozens of green-thumbed volunteers were as busy as bees last week as they weeded, planted, and mulched the gardens at The Elephant Hotel in Somers. Because of its new relationship with Keep America Beautiful, the town was the recipient of selfless squads of employees deployed by ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Every Monday and Thursday at 9:30 a.m., a group of men and women from Heritage Hills come together to discuss the week’s events. On Monday, June 13, Somers Town Supervisor Robert Scorrano joined the conversation. Before he arrived, there was a lively conversation about the January ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Oh, deer! Sherrill Kyle Garvin couldn’t believe her eyes. Curious about why traffic had ground to a halt on Route 684 recently, the Somers woman pulled over, got out of her car, and took a peek. There, in the middle lane of the busy highway, stood a very wobbly, very scared ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. -- You nurtured them for 18 years!  Share your family's accomplishments in our Special High School Graduation Pullout on June 30th. Tuesday, June 21, is the last day to send a message. Also, Let's Not Forget the 8th Graders are Movin' On Up! Moving up from middle school to high ...

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JEFFERSON VALLEY, N.Y.—In true Hudson Valley nature, Halloween entertainment is already in the works.  At the May 10 Town Board meeting, Ken and Karin Puff of Hudson Horrors proposed to bring their three-section haunted experience to the Jefferson Valley Mall.  “We want to bring some ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The “oneness of humanity” was celebrated with song, food, and fellowship at this past weekend’s Race Amity Festival in Somers. Held in front of the local library on Sunday, June 12, and organized by Race Amity of Northern Westchester and Putnam, the annual event was but one of ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - A bridge replacement project will shut down a portion of Butlerville Road in Somers starting Tuesday, June 14. According to the Westchester County Department of Public Works transportation division, the closure starts at the intersection of Butlerville and Croton Falls Roads on ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - This June, Boy Scout Troop 228 in Somers is proud to graduate eleven Eagle Scouts with the Somers and Yorktown Class of 2022. My fellow Scouts and I – Nick Cirillo (that’s me), Nathan Bellio, Nick Westhoff, Brunon Kaminski, Conor McCooey, Robert Moore III, Liam Higgins, Josh Zallo, ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - St. Luke’s Episcopal Church’s recent “Project for Ukraine” was such a success that organizers are hoping for an encore. The drive wound up collecting 50 big boxes of medical supplies, clothing and other necessities for folks in Kyiv. One woman even donated a beautiful white ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - According to the dictionary, amity simply means friendship. In the day-to-day world, that definition can be a bit more complex. In 2016, the U.S. Senate voted to designate June 12 as Race Amity Day. Six years later, the National Center for Race Amity is still fighting to have ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - On a picture-perfect spring evening outside the Church of the Good Shepherd, a flag was raised, and a new era began. For parishioners, Sunday, June 5, marked the beginning of a new chapter of acceptance, understanding, and pride. The church had always welcomed members of the ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Late last month, the Billie Jean King Tennis Center hosted The Franklin NYC Pickleball Open, their first major pickleball tournament for both professionals and amateurs. The venue will host the tournament annually for pickleball players of all ages and skill levels to showcase their ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The Somers Partners in Prevention, Somers Police Department and Drug Crisis in Our Backyard joined forces to facilitate National Medication Take Back Day at Van Tassel Park on April 30. The national drug take back initiative is a bi-annual event coordinated through the Drug ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. Kids looking for diverse academic enrichment programs this summer will find a variety of courses offered by The Harvey School in its RISE program including two newly added classes, Coding and Midsummer Shakespeare. For the math-minded kids in grades 6-9 who would enjoy exploring ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Somers will show its pride at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 5 with a Pride Flag Raising Celebration in support of the LGBTQ+ community for June, Pride Month.  The flag raising will be preceded by a service at 4:30 p.m. The flag raising and ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - In honor of those who gave their lives in service to our country, the Somers community gathered on May 30 for the Memorial Day parade. The procession, consisting of numerous community organizations, assembled at Somers Middle School and marched to a ceremony at the Veterans Memorial ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - While their life roads may have been rudderless and rocky in the past, Lincoln Hall students now possess a map that could help point them toward a more hopeful, engaged and productive future. Interesting and accomplished folks – including a pair of the residential school’s alums – ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. -- Take a look inside our weekly editorial team meeting. Click HERE to listen or you can watch the video. 

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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 British plan to win the Revolution was straightforward. They initially occupied NYC and hoped to secure the Hudson River. “That would cut off supply lines and split America in half,” said Somers Native Vic DiSanto, who has a PhD in History from Binghamton. So the area is rife ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Lincoln Hall and Somers officials are working together to answer any questions – and ease concerns – the community might have about the residential treatment center and shelter for boys. A major step was taken toward that goal last week when Lincoln Hall representatives appeared ...

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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. - 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. - A call went out recently for donations for the teenage boys at Lincoln Hall, a residential school in Somers. Margaret DiLorenzo, the kind soul responsible for the drive, hoped to send the message that there were “compassionate people” in the community that cared about them. In ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - World Circus Day 2022 was a perfect venue for local historians to trumpet their resumption of its initiative to replace Somers’s iconic statue of Old Bet. On Saturday, April 16, the official announcement was made as a peanut wreath was laid at the base of the monument in front of ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The community gathered at Villa Barone in Mahopac on Friday, April 29, for the Somers Lions Club's "Night at the Races" fundraiser. Organized in conjunction with Lions from surrounding towns, the evening featured food, fun, and wagers on virtual horse races, as well as raffles and a ...

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