Somers Scout Provides Veterans With Their Own Seats of Honor

July 27, 2017

SOMERS, N.Y.--With help from his troop and family, 15-year-old Boy Scout Dominic Veltri of Somers Troop 376 was able to complete a project he’s had on his mind since childhood. 

As a Scout, Veltri has attended Somers’ Veterans and Memorial Day parades for almost as long as he can remember.

Many ceremonies take place in Ivandell Cemetery, off Route 202. Veltri said he ...

Beautification Project Takes Root in Purdys

PURDYS, N.Y.--The North Salem Improvement Society and members of Boy Scout Troop 1 recently worked hand in hand in 90-degree heat to restore the beauty of the village green in the hamlet of Purdys by weeding, planting and mulching the triangle. 
Procured locally at Harvest Moon, the flowers for the June 25 project were deer- and draught-resistant perennials that will add splashes of color ...

Somers Supports ‘Stephanie's Mission’ at Annual Softball Tournament

SOMERS, N.Y. – The eighth annual Softball Tournament and Family Fun Day in honor of Stephanie Crispinelli was held on Sunday, July 9, at Reis Park.

Crispinelli, a 2008 Somers High School graduate, died in 2010 while on a humanitarian mission to Haiti. A student at Lynn University, she was among the many victims of the 2010 earthquake that killed more than 300,000 people.

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