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Officials Tighten Security in Area School Districts

May 25, 2022

WESTCHESTER, N.Y. - In response to Tuesday’s mass shooting of 19 children and two adults at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, Westchester County police boosted patrols at Somers, North Salem, and other districts where they have School Resource Officers.

There will also be additional emergency service units deployed to supplement the safety and security provided by the SROs, it ...

Assailant of Somers Alum Receives Six Years

SOMERS, N.Y. - A former college lacrosse team captain has been sentenced to six years in prison after being convicted in the near-fatal stabbing of his housemate, Somers native Justin Corpolongo.

Matthew Stockfeder, 24, of Melville, Long Island, also received five years’ post-release supervision in Queens Supreme Court, Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced Friday, ...

Police Seek Driver in Somers School Bus Hit and Run

SOMERS, N.Y. - The driver of a car that rear-ended a Somers school bus and left is being sought for questioning, state police said.

The bus was stopped in the southbound lane of Route 139 (Primrose Street) around 3:30 p.m. on Monday, May 2, when the accident occurred.

The driver of the passenger vehicle – possibly a "red Kia" – fled the scene, said Troop K’s ...

Harckham $50K State Grant Enables Golden’s Bridge Firefighters to Breathe a Little Easier

GOLDEN'S BRIDGE, N.Y. - When fire, medical, storm-related and other 9-1-1 emergencies are sounded in its fire district – which includes Golden’s Bridge and small swaths of Somers and North Salem – the Golden’s Bridge Fire Department is almost always first on the scene. An Albany state legislator is now answering the call of Golden’s Bridge Firefighters.

State ...

Somers Volunteer Fire Department Open House Set for April 23

SOMERS, N.Y. - Is there a fire in you?

That’s the question that members of the Somers Volunteer Fire Department are asking the community. On Saturday, April 23, the company will host an open house at the Lincolndale Firehouse, located across the street from Somers High School at 119 Primrose Street.

This year alone, the SVFD has already responded to 145 fire incidents and 468 EMS ...

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Boxed in

May 23, 2022

My friend who has just moved and I were sharing horror stories the other day, and she was still shaking almost 10 days after the event. No matter how much one plans, moving does not go smoothly. My worst move lasted eight months of living among boxes.

My husband, daughter, son and I returned to North America and rented a small house north of Toronto while I looked for a house to buy. 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 ...