Somers' ATV Code Likely to Remain Unchanged

March 15, 2017

SOMERS, N.Y. – Whether they love ATVs or loathe them, most everyone agrees they’re noisy critters. So in Somers last week, it was no surprise that those all-terrain vehicles generated sustained, often passionate sounds in a packed meeting room of the Elephant Hotel.

For more than an hour, elected town officials heard a range of views on both the ATV, or “quad,” as fans ...

Battle of Saipan Program Held at Lasdon Park in Somers

SOMERS, N.Y. – History enthusiasts were invited to Lasdon Park Arboretum and Veterans Memorial in Somers on Saturday for a multimedia presentation about one of the toughest battles in the Pacific theater during World War II.

“This presentation shows the valor of the men and women in our armed forces in the face of a determined enemy,” said Westchester County Executive Rob ...

Community Groups Come to Somers to Discuss Drug Treatment

SOMERS, N.Y. – The décor of the historic Elephant Hotel in Somers provided a lighthearted backdrop for a serious topic on Wednesday, Feb. 22, as more than 25 advocacy groups and drug treatment providers gathered for an Addiction Resource Round Table sponsored by state Sen. Terrence Murphy.

One of the main objectives of the round table discussion was to evaluate the effectiveness ...

Catching up with Mike Kaplowitz on County Airport, Indian Point

Editor’s Note: Jim Martarano, a Yorktown councilman for two decades, is a regular columnist in Yorktown News, our sister paper. Enjoy his interview with Michael Kaplowitz, who has represented Somers in the Westchester County Legislature for almost two decades. He will return next week with part two of the interview.

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – I was fortunate last week to get my old ...

Somers Looks to Install Solar Panels on Town Property

SOMERS, N.Y. – Somers officials are looking at a half-dozen town-owned properties on which to locate solar panels to supply some of its municipal electricity needs.

The sites—four parks, the highway department headquarters and Reynolds House at Angle Fly Preserve—meet the strict requirements for solar-panel placement, including the need for eight hours of sunshine daily, the ...

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