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It's Never Too Late: SHS Class of '48 Friends Marry at St. James the Less

It's Never Too Late: SHS Class of '48 Friends Marry at St. James the Less

On Saturday June 29, two old friends and alumni of the Scarsdale High School cla...

Julia B. Fee Sotheby's Congratulates Their Grads

Julia B. Fee Sotheby's Congratulates Their Grads

The realtors of Julia B. Fee Sotheby's in Scarsdale salute their 2019 graduates:...

Board of Education Elects Silberfein for a Second Year as President and Reviews Protocols for Public Comment

Board of Education Elects Silberfein for a Second Year as President and Reviews Protocols for Public Comment

Putting aside concerns expressed in a letter from the League of Women Voters abo...

Earl Groner Passes Away at 83

Earl Groner Passes Away at 83

Longtime Scarsdale music teacher Earl Groner has passed away at the age of 83. H...

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Scarsdale Teen Volunteers Recognized by Westchester County Youth Bureau

WJCSTeensTeen volunteers from Scarsdale who dedicate their time and talents at WJCS After-School Academy programs in Mt. Vernon received special recognition and certificates of achievement from Dr. Iris Pagan, Executive Director of the Westchester County Youth Bureau on Friday, April 21st at the Edward Williams Elementary School in Mt. Vernon. Adding their congratulations were WJCS COO Bernie Kimberg who also thanked Dr. Pagan and the Youth Bureau for their support and Linda Plattus, WJCS board member and volunteer.

WJCS after-school programs provide elementary school children with academic, youth development and enrichment activities including homework help and skills development, learning games, computer skills, music, literacy, arts and crafts, sports, nutrition and conflict resolution support children's educational achievement, and healthy social and emotional development. Teens from Mt. Vernon serve as tutors and mentors to their younger peers and the program benefits from a dedicated group of teen volunteers from Scarsdale.

Academy programs include Amazing Afternoons at Edward Williams Elementary School in Mt. Vernon and Off the Street at Hamilton Elementary School in Mt. Vernon.

A partnership with the Mt. Vernon City School District and numerous volunteers and community members, these programs are funded by the New York State Office of Children Family Services' Advantage After-School initiative, the Westchester County Youth Bureau and greatly needed support from foundations and individuals.
Founded in 1943, WJCS is one of the largest nonsectarian, non-for-profit human services agencies in Westchester. They support 20,000 Westchester residents annually to meet challenges and achieve personal success. Services include mental health treatment, a network of child and youth development initiatives, programs for people with disabilities and autism, homecare, services for older adults, and privately funded programs for the Jewish community.

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Arthur Manor Neighborhood Association Celebrates 91st Fourth of July

Arthur Manor Neighborhood Association Celebrates 91st Fourth of July

The Arthur Manor Neighborhood Association held its 91st Annual 4th of July parade and picnic in Davis Park on a beautiful and slightly muggy Thursday ...

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Around Town

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It's Never Too Late: SHS Class of '48 Friends Marry at St. James the Less

It's Never Too Late: SHS Class of '48 Friends Marry at St. James the Less

On Saturday June 29, two old friends and alumni of the Scarsdale High School class of 1948, Louise Clark and Peter Smith, celebrated their marriage at...

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Neighborhood News

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Lights on Butler Field: Take our Survey

Lights on Butler Field: Take our Survey

As the school year came to a close, discussions about a proposal to install permanent lights on Butler Field continued, with a final meeting of the Sc...

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On Our Minds

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Festive and Fun Mexican Fare At Cantina Taco & Tequila Bar

Festive and Fun Mexican Fare At Cantina Taco & Tequila Bar

For a long time, it was new Italian restaurants that seemed to be lining our streets. Most recently, Mexican restaurants, both classic and contemporar...

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Parenting

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Survey Results: Readers Favor Proposal to Light Up Butler Field

Survey Results: Readers Favor Proposal to Light Up Butler Field

Lights or no lights … that is the question. We conducted a reader survey of views on the installation of lights at Butler Field at Scarsdale High Scho...

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Village Voices

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It May Be Summer, But Not So Lazy At Village Hall

It May Be Summer, But Not So Lazy At Village Hall

While most of us now are on “summer time,” work continues for Scarsdale Village staff and trustees. This year’s BOT meeting focused on how the village...

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Shout it Out

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Why Grateful People Experience More Joy, Love and Enthusiasm

Why Grateful People Experience More Joy, Love and Enthusiasm

Thanksgiving in July? If it can lead us on a path to emotional well-being, then yes please! No, stuffing ourselves silly with too much turkey and mash...

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School News

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Edgewood Says Goodbye to Dr. Houseknecht and Completes Cenetennial Celebration

Edgewood Says Goodbye to Dr. Houseknecht and Completes Cenetennial Celebration

Edgewood Elementary School students, teachers and parents gathered on June 25 for the final assembly of their centennial year to remember 2018-19 and ...

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Schools

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Board of Education Elects Silberfein for a Second Year as President and Reviews Protocols for Public Comment

Board of Education Elects Silberfein for a Second Year as President and Reviews Protocols for Public Comment

Putting aside concerns expressed in a letter from the League of Women Voters about a potential conflict of interest, the Board of Education unanimousl...

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The Goods

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Summer Fun With Words

Summer Fun With Words

School’s out, the heat is on and hopefully you have a few minutes to relax.

Local puzzler Midori Im contributed the Spelling Bee challenge below.

Grab a...

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Real Estate

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Home Sales Up for the First Half of 2019

Home Sales Up for the First Half of 2019

The rea l estate market is proving to be more resilient than many expected. The numbers are in through the end of June and show that year to date, 177 ...

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Today's News

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Police Report: Porch Chair Package Stolen From Stratton Road House

Police Report: Porch Chair Package Stolen From Stratton Road House

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A Stratton Road woman reported she had ordered some beach chairs for $42.99 each. On July 3, she brought all of the beach chairs into her house,...

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Arts and Entertainment

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A Dazzling 4th of July Fireworks Show at the Scarsdale Pool

A Dazzling 4th of July Fireworks Show at the Scarsdale Pool

Families flocked to the Scarsdale Pool on Tuesday, July 2, for the annual 4th of July fireworks display. Like every year, everyone is welcome to atten...

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People

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Earl Groner Passes Away at 83

Earl Groner Passes Away at 83

Longtime Scarsdale music teacher Earl Groner has passed away at the age of 83. Here is his obituary from the William H. Clark funeral home website :

Earl...

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