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June 14, 2022

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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SOMERS, N.Y. - While many teenagers were spending their spring break sleeping or playing video games, Somers High School sophomore Luke Hopper got up in the early hours of the morning to restore a once-forgotten landmark.  Hopper, a Boy Scout since sixth grade, has been a part of Somers Troop ...

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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. - As prom season approaches, many high schoolers anticipate a night they will never forget. However, for some, prom is an anxiety-provoking event due to the costs involved, specifically when it comes to the attire. These students often struggle to afford the necessary dresses and ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - In 2011, the Somers Middle and Intermediate Schools – which are about 2 miles away from Lincoln Hall – had to be placed on “lockout” after a Lincoln Hall student left campus without permission and was found on Somers school grounds.  Earlier this month, the schools briefly relived ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - David versus Goliath. Erin Brockovich versus PG&E. Who doesn’t love the story of an underdog who fights and wins against a larger, more powerful adversary? Right here in our neck of the woods, we had our own pitched battle between a Somers resident and the United States Postal ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Fellow environmentalists and friends of the late Bill Kuebler gathered quietly last week to plant a tree in his honor at the Memory Forest at Angle Fly Preserve in Somers. The low-key but heartfelt remembrance was just the way he would have wanted it. “He would have loved ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Is there a fire in you? That’s the question that members of the Somers Volunteer Fire Department are asking the community. On Saturday, April 23, the company will host an open house at the Lincolndale Firehouse, located across the street from Somers High School at 119 Primrose ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The community gathered on April 16 at the home of Somers Town Councilman William Faulkner for a morning of festive fun at the annual Easter egg hunt. Faulkner, along with fiancé Meredith Byrne and her son Tommy, organized the event which saw two groups of determined youngsters ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - “If 30 people come, I’ll be satisfied,” Harriet Leib, organizer of a panel on “Experiencing & Combating Hatred,” said a month before the event. On a rainy and still chilly April Sunday, a room at the Heritage Hills Activities Center was packed almost to capacity with 50 guests ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Somers wants to be known as a town that celebrates Earth Day more than just once a year. With that in mind, folks will gather later this month to celebrate the beginning of a new environmental era. Keep Somers Beautiful -- a newly-designated organization dedicated to keeping the ...

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