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School Lunch Program Debuts to Mixed Reviews

School Lunch Program Debuts to Mixed Reviews

Despite months of planning, collaboration with parents and teachers...

Bronx River Books: Now Open in Scarsdale Village

Bronx River Books: Now Open in Scarsdale Village

Jessica Kaplan and Mark Fowler of Bronx River Books Like many of you...

Hamilton Author Ron Chernow Coming to a Town Near You

Hamilton Author Ron Chernow Coming to a Town Near You

With the construction at the Scarsdale Library, many Scarsdale resi...

New Additions Open at Edgewood and Heathcote Elementary Schools

New Additions Open at Edgewood and Heathcote Elementary Schools

Edgewood and Heathcote Elementary School staffers and students retu...

Create Culinary Memories At Donjito Tacos And Tapas

Create Culinary Memories At Donjito Tacos And Tapas

As new restaurants pop up frequently in Mamaroneck, I seem to be vi...

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Weinberg Nature Center Director Dismissed

Something dismaying was announced last week in Scarsdale. After twenty four years, Walter Terrell, Executive Director for the Weinberg is being let go. Why Walter? Why that position? The Weinberg Nature Center is a Scarsdale gem, an oasis of green space, a place of education and imagination. It is Walter's vision and dedication that have allowed the Weinberg Nature Center to thrive on a shoestring. Though there are other wonderful staff members, they all look to Walter for guidance and inspiration.

Now is the time to be investing in the environment and sustainability. The young people of today will renew our planet, and live and work in a world where theory and practice about conservation have to align. Walter teaches our community of children all about the natural world and sparks their curiosity.

My 6th grade son volunteers at the Nature Center. He was welcomed and treated with the greatest respect from the interview through his weekly experiences there. Walter sees children as people, and takes the time to share his vast knowledge about the natural world, and all that goes on in the Nature Center. He is patient and detailed, and has encouraged an interest of my son’s that might get squelched in an area that values other things so much. Walter validates my son’s love of nature every day and is teaching him to teach, too. Bottom line, is this really the right decision for our community? I don’t think so, and I hope many others agree.

Lauri Carey
Paddington Road

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Understanding Scarsdale's Non-Partisan System

Understanding Scarsdale's Non-Partisan System


Confused about Scarsdale's unique form of government? Why do we elect a nominating committee and what does it mean to be non-partisan? He...

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Around Town

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Dining in the Gilded Age at the Scarsdale Woman's Club

Dining in the Gilded Age at the Scarsdale Woman's Club

Francine Segan will speak on “100 Years Ago: Elegant Dining and Entertaining in the Gilded Age” at the opening program of the Scarsdale W...

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Neighborhood News

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Bronx River Books: Now Open in Scarsdale Village

Bronx River Books: Now Open in Scarsdale Village

Jessica Kaplan and Mark Fowler of Bronx River Books Like many of you, we were so excited to find that Scarsdale’s new independent bookstor...

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On Our Minds

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Scarsdale Couple Convicted for Running Pill Mill, Mamaroneck Woman Indicted for Murder of Baby Daughter

Scarsdale Couple Convicted for Running Pill Mill, Mamaroneck Woman Indicted for Murder of Baby Daughter

On September 6, 2018 Bridget G. Brennan, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, announced that a Manhattan Supreme Court jury retu...

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On Our Radar

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Hamilton Author Ron Chernow Coming to a Town Near You

Hamilton Author Ron Chernow Coming to a Town Near You

With the construction at the Scarsdale Library, many Scarsdale residents are heading over to the White Plains Public Library to access re...

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Parenting

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Ava Mae Levy Born September 1st

Ava Mae Levy Born September 1st

Ashley, Alex and Ava Mae Levy Janet and Alan Levy of Scarsdale are proud to announce the birth of their granddaughter, Ava Mae Levy, born ...

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Village Voices

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Trustees Ask for More Revisions to Proposed Clear-Cutting Code

Trustees Ask for More Revisions to Proposed Clear-Cutting Code

Scarsdale Trustees considered, but failed to agree on new provisions to prevent the clear cutting of trees on Scarsdale properties at the...

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Shout it Out

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Board of Trustees Report Repaving, New Gas Lines and New Stores in the Village

Board of Trustees Report Repaving, New Gas Lines and New Stores in the Village

This week’s Scarsdale Board of Trustees’ meeting was largely positive and brief, in contrast to the miserable weather that has taken hold...

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School News

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Scarsdale Students Recognize 9/11, 17 Years Later

Scarsdale Students Recognize 9/11, 17 Years Later

Tuesday September 11 marked the 17th anniversary of the attacks at the World Trade Center. A day that will live in infamy, 9/11 is typica...

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Schools

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School Lunch Program Debuts to Mixed Reviews

School Lunch Program Debuts to Mixed Reviews

Despite months of planning, collaboration with parents and teachers and the best of intentions, the Scarsdale School administration found...

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The Goods

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Scarsdalians Steal the Show at the 2018 Emmy Awards

Scarsdalians Steal the Show at the 2018 Emmy Awards

Phones all over Scarsdale lit up at 9:33 pm on Monday night 9-17, when a former resident became the surprise star of the Emmy Awards show...

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Real Estate

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Committee for Historic Preservation to Consider More Demolitions Plus Home Sales and Weekend Open Houses

Committee for Historic Preservation to Consider More Demolitions Plus Home Sales and Weekend Open Houses

96 Walworth Avenue Applications to raze the following homes will be considered at the meeting of the Committee for Historic Preservation o...

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Today's News

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Police Report: Graham Road Burglary, Car Break-in Bandit Spotted in Greenacres

Police Report: Graham Road Burglary, Car Break-in Bandit Spotted in Greenacres

Burglary: A Graham Road woman reported finding her house broken into and items stolen, upon arriving home from a trip Sept. 3. Stolen ite...

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Arts and Entertainment

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Create Culinary Memories At Donjito Tacos And Tapas

Create Culinary Memories At Donjito Tacos And Tapas

As new restaurants pop up frequently in Mamaroneck, I seem to be visiting this diverse community frequently. Most recently, there was Sof...

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People

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Scarsdale Edgemont Family Counseling Service Receives National Accreditation

Scarsdale Edgemont Family Counseling Service Receives National Accreditation

Scarsdale Edgemont Family Counseling Service (SFCS) announced today that it has received national accreditation as a provider of professi...

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