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December 15, 2021

WESTCHESTER, N.Y. - The 2021 Westchester Jingle Bell Run for Arthritis, held on Saturday, Dec. 4 at Westchester Community College, was a rousing success. As of press time, total donations and sponsorships were $88,680. This does not include some day-of runners and other donations which are still ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The community gathered on Sunday, Dec. 5 for the dedication and blessing of the town Nativity scene outside the Elephant Hotel. There were remarks from Supervisor Rick Morrissey, Fr. John Lagiovane of St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Fr. Michael Watson of St. Luke’s Episcopal ...

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Somers, NY – New York State Senator Pete Harckham presented Senate Proclamations to Liam Higgins, Conor McCooey and Robert Moore III, at the special Court of Honor ceremony on Dec. 5, in which they were awarded Eagle Scout, the highest rank attainable in Scouting.  “I congratulate each of you on ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Somers officials suffered a bit of sticker shock lately after finding out it might cost $850,000 to demolish the abandoned condos that are marring the Angle Fly Preserve. “That gave me pause,” admitted Supervisor Rick Morrissey at the Town Board’s Thursday, Dec. 2, ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. - In 1978, Friends of Karen began with the mission to help the family of one child stricken with a life-threatening illness.  43 years later, the North Salem-based organization has helped improve the lives of over 17,000 children facing illnesses such as cancer. The support ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The holiday spirit is lighting up the town. Sponsored by the local Lions Club, the popular “Illuminate Somers” event will take place on Friday, Dec. 17. Folks will gather at Reis Park where they will join caravans for a 90-minute tour of festively decorated domiciles. They will ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Mazel tov, mazel tov. One could say that landing a big part in the touring production of Fiddler on the Roof is a lucky break for one multi-talented Somers native. But it’s not just random fortune that led Daniel Kushner to being cast a Motel Camzoil, a nebbishy tailor whose ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - It may have been cold and dark, but the atmosphere was filled with warmth and light as a crowd gathered at Somers Town Hall this weekend to mark the start of Hanukkah. The eight-day “festival of lights” started on Sunday, Nov. 28, and ends on Monday, Dec. 6. Rabbi Yehuda Heber ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - On Thursday, Nov. 25, 369 runners took part in the 3rd annual 5k/1 Mile fun run at the Somers Track & Field Thanksgiving Turkey Trot. The event was organized by the Somers Track & Field Booster Club, which is completely run by the Somers track and coaches and parent ...

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CROSS RIVER, N.Y. - Sports Center Consulting teamed with Love Holds Life for the 2nd annual Thanksgiving Turkey Shootout flag football tournament. Held at John Jay High School on Friday, Nov. 26, the event featured a 7th and 8th grade tournament, followed by special games for parents. The weather ...

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WESTCHESTER, N.Y. - Imagine that you’re a parent coming home with a diagnosis of cancer, and you need chemotherapy and other treatments. You have to find a way to function as a parent and take care of yourself.   That was the position that the director of Community Cares, Mahopac resident and ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Westchester Power’s electricity supply contract with Eligo Energy will end in a few days. But the program itself is only being “paused.” Somers residents have been receiving automated notices from New York State Electric & Gas that they will be switched back to the utility’s ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - To raise funds for the Class of 2024, the Somers High School PTA will be rolling the dice with a fun and innovative fundraiser in the form of Somersopoly. Members are in the process of selling off spaces on the playing surface, a customized take on the traditional Monopoly board ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - It was the height of the pandemic and Julie Gencarelli was planning on giving birth to her second child at a hospital. But the baby had other ideas. Little James William made his debut at home. Her first child, Lillia, now 4, was also in somewhat of a rush to get here, so ...

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  -Tickets on sale now at www.yorktownstage.org-   “A Christmas Carol” has seen many renditions on the screen and stage since its writing by Charles Dickens in 1843. From the famous black and white film starring Reginald Owen in 1938, to Michael Caine’s adaptation of Ebenezer Scrooge in ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The 49th annual PTA Holiday Happiness Fundraiser was a tremendous success! It is with deep gratitude that we thank all of our families. The Holiday Happiness committee rocked this one right out! Each parent, student, family member, friend, teacher, and staff member that volunteered ...

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-The Town's Newest Destination Restaurant- My Cousin’s is an upscale restaurant with a catchy name, a touching back story and, most of all, a casual twist just right for our local communities—a place that has great food but is not slave to the demands of pretention. Opened in September, My ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Somers Women’s Club would like to thank residents, the Town of Somers, Somers Parks & Recreation Department, City Carting & Recycling and The Somers Record for their support of our annual Tag Sale on Sept. 26, which was a complete success!  SWC would also like to thank our ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Bruce Heller, a business development specialist with Halston Media, is the chair of the Arthritis Foundation’s 2021 Jingle Bell Run at Westchester Community College in Valhalla. As chair, Heller will provide leadership to help the community reach its fundraising goal of $95,000.

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SOMERS, N.Y. - On Saturday, Oct. 30, Penny Lane Dance Academy had the honor of representing their hometown of Somers as they were featured on a global broadcast of the legacy children’s program Wonderama TV. The program was a special live episode of the variety program in support of UNICEF, a ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - After a one-day rain delay, the Pickleball Committee and Society Members finally celebrated their four new Pickleball Courts at Heritage Hills on Sunday, October 24.   Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in America and especially at Heritage Hills. More than 70 ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - To say that Robert Moore III has been busy of late would be an understatement. In addition to excelling at a full schedule of academics and athletics at Somers High School, he has also recently attained the rank of Eagle Scout as a member of Somers Troop 228. If that weren’t ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The holidays are about giving as well as receiving.   The Toys for Tots campaign is revving up for the year 2021 and local coordinator Jonathan Schneider of Mahopac, a former U.S. Marine, is asking for help in numerous ways. And you don’t have to be a Marine to volunteer!! ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Local Scouts BSA leaders, hoping to assess interest in forming a troop for girls in Somers, made a convincing pitch to the community last week. It’s literally history in the making, Andy Cheung of BSA Troop 376 said Wednesday, Oct. 20, at an informational meeting co-led by troop ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The Primrose PTA are preparing for the 49th annual "Holiday Happiness" celebration. This year, the event is being held outdoors for the first time ever from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6 at Primrose Elementary School, 110 Primrose St.  The event promises something for ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - When teachers express passion to their students and welcome their ideas, they are remembered. The names of some of her educators from high school slip out easily in a conversation with Somers native Nicole Eustace, who graduated from Somers High School in 1990. She is a professor ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The Somers Lions Club will be holding a Veterans Day parade in honor of all who served our country on Thursday, Nov. 11.  The parade will begin at 10 a.m., followed by a flag ceremony at 11 a.m. The route will begin at Somers Middle School and end at the Veterans Memorial in ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - On Saturday, Oct. 23, Somers got spooky when the Lions Club held their Trail of Terror at Reis Park. The community came out for an evening of thrills and chills as volunteers gave everyone a good scare!

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Last month, Somers stepped up to help families dealing with domestic violence and sexual assault, say organizers of a recent clothing drive. Folks donated bags and bags of new coats, hand-knit hats and scarves, slippers, as well as new bed linens, pillows, towels, and shower caps ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - “I really just wanted to see if I could do it,” explains Michael Nyikos. The Somers native is referring to penning his debut novel, “The Colson Legend: Ice Queen.” Published earlier this year, Nyikos’ novel incorporates elements of both science fiction and fantasy, and was written ...

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