Somers Car Wash Fundraiser Supports Scholarships

May 14, 2017

SOMERS, N.Y. – Girls Giving Back and Let’s Play It Forward joined together for a fundraiser car wash on Sunday, May 7, at the Route 100 Market. The cost was $10 per vehicle. Proceeds will support the organizations’ high school scholarship funds.

Troop 228 Tidies up Reis Park in Somers

SOMERS, N.Y. – Somers Boy Scout Troop 228 welcomed spring on April 9 with a community service project at Reis Park. The boys cleared the brush and cut back all the branches from the red, white and blue trails in the upper fields. The trails were finished with raking the leaves off them. They’re all manicured so take some time and experience the trails at Reis this spring. Troop 228 is ...

Tutus and Tattoos: Somers Dads Learn Ballet to Fight Childhood Cancer

SOMERS, N.Y. - Nearly 30 grown men stood next to their daughters and granddaughters, and took part in the Daddy Daughter Ballet Class at Penny Lane Dance Academy in Somers on Tuesday, April 11, to benefit and raise awareness of childhood cancer.

The men—wearing everything from their work attire to colorful tutus—were participating in a very fun approach to a very serious cause, ...

Somers Town Board Takes No Action on ‘Sanctuary City’ Petition

SOMERS, N.Y. – Somers remains a “welcoming community,” Supervisor Rick Morrissey declared last week, but he said the town does not need to formally ratify that diverse embrace.

“I do not believe it’s in the best interest of our residents for the town board to codify procedures that frankly do not impact our local government operations,” the supervisor ...

Somers Girl Scout Stitches Together Gold Award Project

SOMERS, N.Y. – When deciding what to do for her Girl Scout Gold Award project, Michelle Kushner noticed a stark difference in today’s kids versus what she remembers from her childhood.

“My goal was to get kids away from the ever-growing electronic [obsession],” she said.

In an attempt to unplug Somers’ youngest from their digital devices and reconnect them with ...

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