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Near-Downing Victim in Somers a Born Survivor

August 4, 2017

SOMERS, N.Y.--At 87, Heritage Hills resident Lola Margulies no longer gets around the way she once did. In 1941, as 11-year-old Lola Elfenbein, she had to step quickly just to stay alive in Nazi-occupied Poland. Moving frequently, hiding below ground, her belly more often filled with fear than food, she and her family successfully evaded Hitler’s stone-cold killers and saw their town ...

Retired Officer Subdues Early Morning Trespasser in Somers

SOMERS, N.Y. – After hearing his front door slam around 4:40 a.m. July 4, homeowner Manny Leggio walked downstairs to find a stranger in his kitchen. The retired police detective quickly subdued the trespasser and detained him until New York State police officers arrived, according to Public Information Officer Melissa McMorris.

The trespasser was a 28-year-old Somers man who had ...

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