Kennedy Catholic in Somers Hosts ‘Fearless’ Retreat

January 14, 2018

Kennedy Catholic High School played host to more than 300 students in grades eight through 12 from Friday evening on Dec. 8 through Sunday afternoon on Dec. 10. The occasion was a spiritual retreat facilitated by Fearless Ministries.

Fearless Ministries conducts outreach dedicated to leading teens to a personal encounter with Jesus Christ in the Eucharist. The three-day retreats are meant to ...

Somers Mentoring Program, TEAM Tuskers, Continues to Grow

SOMERS, N.Y.-For years, Midge Miller worked in an exciting job at a publishing company in Stamford, Conn., where she worked with such celebrities as Hugh Downs and John Cleese. But, when she lost that job due to cutbacks, Miller knew that it was time for a new chapter.

“I knew that I didn’t want to go back to the whole thing of being the new person on the job,” she said.

Somers Showered With Holiday Happiness

SOMERS, N.Y.-This past Saturday, the halls of Primrose Elementary School were properly decked with candles, books, handmade toys, hand-sewn blankets and homemade treats. Parents walked from table to table, gathering tchotchkes and gifts for friends and family as face-painted children giggled and ran past, the sounds of holiday music trailing behind them. For the 45th year in a row, Holiday ...

Somers High School Forum Targets Drinking, Drugs and Vaping

SOMERS, N.Y.-Concerned parents poured into the library at Somers High School earlier this month to discuss the dangers of underage drinking, drug use and the newest problem to plague the student body, vaping.

Over the course of 90 minutes on Monday, Dec. 4, a panel of speakers, comprising educators, law enforcement officials and health experts, spoke about these dangers and what both students ...

Wine Tasting Benefits Somers Education Foundation

Somers, N.Y.-Somers Education Foundation’s annual Autumn Wine Tasting was held Thursday, Nov. 9, at Uncorked in the Somers Commons shopping center.

The foundation received 15 percent of all wine sales from 7 to 10 p.m. Food and desserts were provided and multiple prize raffles were held.

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State Parent-Teacher-Student Association Honors Somers Advocate

SOMERS, N.Y.-Somers resident Susan Berkow was awarded the third annual Muriel Berk Award on Saturday, Nov. 4, at the 37th annual meeting of the Empire State Parent-Teacher-Student Association (PTSA) held in Niagara Falls. The Berk Award was created to recognize an Empire State PTSA member for exemplary leadership, service and dedication to PTA’s mission and purposes.

Berkow is a New York ...

Somers High School Club Tackles Cancer Research Effort

SOMERS, N.Y.-One of the most vital and difficult tasks for modern scientists is trying to find the seemingly impossible cure for cancer. For a second year, that effort has been taken to heart by a group of young people who have decided to not only support local and national efforts on behalf of those afflicted by the disease, but to explore the science behind novel treatments.

Somers High ...

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