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July 3, 2022

KATONAH, N.Y. - Three area residents received their high school diplomas at The Harvey School commencement ceremony Thursday, June 9. Goldens Bridge residents Tyler Alexander and Justin Jaques and Jadon Silva of Baldwin Place were among the 79 members of Harvey’s Class of 2022. The Harvey ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - John F. Kennedy Catholic Preparatory School held the commencement ceremony for the Class of 2022 on Saturday, June 4. The joyous occasion was marked by the Commencement Address from Lauren Campise, as well as remarks from Salutatorian Peter Disimini III and Valedictorian Megan ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Everyone at The Somers Record wishes to congratulate the SHS Class of 2022! See our complete coverage of this unforgettable day in the special graduation pullout inside the June 30 issue. 

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Each year, The Justin Veatch Fund, a 501(c)3 organization, awards music scholarships to graduating high school students within a 30-mile radius of Yorktown to honor the legacy of Justin Veatch, a Yorktown High School senior who died from an accidental drug overdose in 2008. Justin ...

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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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SOMERS, N.Y. - As the Class of 2022 counts down to graduation on June 22, The Somers Record is proud to highlight our final group of seniors. In addition to all the SHS students who participated, we would also like to offer a special thanks to Vicki Durso, who was instrumental in making our ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - June 10 was an evening to remember, as Somers High School held the Senior Prom at the Green Tree Country Club in New Rochelle. Everyone looked their best for an amazing evening of music, food, and fun! 

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Drug Crisis in our Backyard recently announced the winners of its Hope for Recovery Scholarship in memory of Justin Salomone and Erik Christiansen. This program provides $500 scholarships to local seniors who are interested in further study at a college or credentialing agency in ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - As the Class of 2022 counts down to graduation on June 22, The Somers Record is proud to highlight a different group of seniors in each issue. ETHAN KRUASS Favorite movie? 2 Fast 2 Furious What three words would your friends use to describe you and your ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The students at Primrose Elementary School could hardly contain their excitement when the police helicopter hovered and landed on the field behind the school. Wednesday was the annual visit from the Westchester County Police Department’s Aviation Unit. Primrose students and staff ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Somers Middle School seventh grader Ryan Bateman’s personal reflection on the change and adaptability resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic and world shutdown earned him a top spot in the United Nations Association of Westchester’s 2022 Media Contest.   Bateman’s essay, “The ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - As the Class of 2022 counts down to graduation on June 22, The Somers Record is proud to highlight a different group of seniors in each issue. For more information about participating, contact editor Tom Walogorsky at walogorsky@halstonmedia.com. BENJAMIN DE FEO Favorite sports ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Last November, the Somers community celebrated Nicole Eustace and the release of her new novel, Covered with Night: A Story of Murder and Indigenous Justice in Early America.   As it turns out, Eustace’s work not only drew local attention, but national recognition as well. On May ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Students in Michael Cleary’s Wellness classes at Somers High School had a rare opportunity to learn about the importance of healthcare advocacy recently - through a first-hand lesson from one of their classmates, junior Sasha Soraci. She was born with Williams Syndrome, a rare ...

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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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ALBANY, N.Y. - New York State Senator Pete Harckham awarded Francesco Gioffre, a senior at Somers High School, an athletic scholarship in the amount of $3,000 at the annual Festa luncheon of New York Conference of Italian-American Legislators here earlier this week.  “The hard work and ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - With two decades of teaching under her belt, Melissa Pyrch has seen it all.  “Nothing teenagers do surprises me anymore,” said Pyrch.  Although the Somers High School English teacher has positively impacted the lives of hundreds of students through the years, Pyrch felt like ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - On May 20, the community came out for a whimsical evening at the 10th Annual Somers Magic Show. Magician Eric Wilzig wowed the audience at Somers High School with an array of fantastic illusions, and all proceeds from the evening will go to benefit the Somers Special Education Parent ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - As the Class of 2022 counts down to graduation on June 22, The Somers Record is proud to highlight a different group of seniors in each issue. For more information about participating, contact editor Tom Walogorsky at walogorsky@halstonmedia.com. MEGAN SPENCER Favorite TV ...

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Founded in Spain in 2004, and with a Manhattan campus that was established in 2013, Maryel School has now proudly expanded to Westchester, with a new location in Yorktown. The international, private, bilingual English/Spanish day school provides a dynamic and rigorous education for students in ...

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WESTCHESTER, N.Y. - In response to Tuesday’s mass shooting of 19 children and two adults at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, Westchester County police boosted patrols at Somers, North Salem, and other districts where they have School Resource Officers. There will also be additional ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The auditorium is alive with dips, toe-heel movements, foot stomps and steps back and forth. It’s Ukrainian folk dancing, a fast-paced, lively, and energetic display with graceful twirling and sweeping motions. This month, students in the Somers High School IB Dance class are ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - While world language instruction in Somers schools currently starts in the sixth grade, it’s long been a goal of the district’s World Languages Department to begin it in the lower grades, Assistant Director of Learning Claire Comerford recently told the Board of Education. Now ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - As the Class of 2022 counts down to graduation on June 22, The Somers Record is proud to highlight a different group of seniors in each issue. For more information about participating, contact editor Tom Walogorsky at walogorsky@halstonmedia.com. Sean Collins What three things ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - On Tuesday, May 17, voters approved the Somers Central School District’s $100,982,930 budget by a wide margin, with 1049 votes in favor, and only 495 against. Residents also approved a separate proposition establishing a $10 million Capital Reserve Fund, which will be used to ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - The community was back together last Friday for the Harlem Wizards games, which represented the 23rd time they have entertained Somers crowds. The Wiz-Busters, comprised of district teachers and administrators (and a few Tusker student-athletes to even the odds) were defeated in a ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - As the Class of 2022 counts down to graduation, The Somers Record is proud to highlight a different group of seniors in each issue. For more information about participating, contact editor Tom Walogorsky at walogorsky@halstonmedia.com. NOAH SAKS Favorite TV ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - An artistic spectacle took place on April 21 at Somers High School with the return of the annual Festival of the Arts.  Hosted virtually the two previous years, students, ranging from kindergarten to 12th grade, finally got the chance to showcase their creative talents in person ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Next week, residents will vote on the district’s proposed $100,982,930 school budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year. The spending plan represents a $3,499,787, or 3.59%, increase over the current $97,483,143 million budget. The budget will be supported by a tax levy of $84,353,192.

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SOMERS, N.Y. - It was May 5, and that meant it was time to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. Somers Middle School World Language teachers used this annual Mexican American celebration to clear up misconceptions about its origin, discuss why it is celebrated and have a little fun with their students in the ...

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