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Tusker Teams Fundraising Off the Field 

May 18, 2022

SOMERS, N.Y. - As Tusker fans know, the Somers sports programs work tirelessly to compete at a high level. However, despite the time and effort they dedicate to their craft, they always make sure to give back to their community, as demonstrated by the lacrosse and flag football programs’ recent charitable endeavors.  

The boys’ lacrosse team, in tandem with the ...

Somers Businesswomen Host Mother’s Day Brunch for a Cause

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, charitable raffle, and much more.

Dr. Ferranti, owner of the women-run dentistry ...

Lions Invitational Returns to SHS

SOMERS, N.Y. - The Joe Wynne Somers Lions Club Invitational returned to Somers High School after a one-year hiatus. The 44th annual meet, organized by the Somers Lions Club, brought the community together last Friday and Saturday to watch more than 4000 athletes from over 50 schools compete. The Somers faithful in attendance got to see the Tusker boys’ and girls’ ...

Community Gives Back at Lincoln Hall

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 no time at all, folks responded generously with soccer, basketball, and lacrosse ...

Photos - Somers Lions Club Presents 'A Night at the Races'

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 silent auction. Proceeds from the evening will go to benefit Friends of Karen, the ...

Somers Scout Revives Peter J. Babich Monument

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 228 for the last couple of years, earning a multitude of badges in his effort to obtain Eagle ...

SHS Sophomore Collecting Prom Dresses for a Cause 

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 clothing for the special night.  

Upon learning about this misfortune, Somers sophomore ...

Keeping Somers Beautiful

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 community cleaner and greener -- is holding a symbolic ribbon-cutting at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, ...

Lions Club Honors Former Make-A-Wish President Tom Conklin

SOMERS, N.Y. - On April 5, the Somers Lions Club celebrated the heroic efforts of Tom Conklin, former Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley President and CEO. The Lions dedicated a substantial portion of their meeting to this ceremony, concluding the tribute by presenting him with the Robert J. Uplinger Distinguished Service Award. 

Conklin, who resided in Somers for 17 years and is ...

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The Joys of Imperfection 

May 16, 2022

I used to try to do things perfectly and as a result, not much got done. OK, that’s not entirely true - I did go to college, got married, had kids and in general those things turned out pretty well. But there are a lot of things in life that I struggle to do perfectly, like a perfect house, perfect dinner, perfect dress size and perfect response to every smart aleck remark that comes my ...

Tales of Ties and Tails

That headline-grabbing, delinquent supply chain has now wormed its wayward way into graduation ceremonies, of all things. In some cases, cases of caps and gowns and hoods (those sash-ish affairs that denote academic degree) are backlogged in production or in transit, leaving schools to scramble to ensure their alumni-in-waiting are decorously adorned, as tradition dictates.

Shortages of sashes ...

PCSB Bank Partners with United for the Troops  

May 21, 2022

PCSB Bank Partners with United for the Troops

 

Yorktown Heights, NY, May 20, 2022: PCSB Bank has announced it will partner with United for the Troops by launching a drive to provide those serving in the armed forces with much-needed donations. 

PCSB will have red collection bins at all of its 14 branch locations to accept donations until May 31, 2022. A wish list of ...

Your Next Chapter: Estate Planning Considerations for the Newly Retired

Congratulations on your retirement!

Like many, you probably have a bucket list of things you would like to accomplish such as travel the world, spend more time with your grandkids and take up a new hobby. While these are all excellent ambitions, the milestone of retirement is also a good time to ensure your finances, beneficiary designations, estate planning, and long-term care strategy are in ...