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Procedure Committee Calls for Comments on Proposed Changes to the Non-Partisan Resolution

Procedure Committee Calls for Comments on Proposed Changes to the Non-Partisan Resolution

This letter was sent to Scarsdale10583 by Madelaine Eppenstein and ...

A Mid East Feast For All The Senses At Fez Turkish Meze

A Mid East Feast For All The Senses At Fez Turkish Meze

Do the words grape leaves, pomegranate molasses, sumac, pine nuts, ...

Scarsdale Schools Education Foundation: Fostering Innovation in the Scarsdale Schools

Scarsdale Schools Education Foundation: Fostering Innovation in the Scarsdale Schools

The SHS courtyard is lined with pavers enscibed with the names of d...

SHS Senior Sends Books to South Africa

SHS Senior Sends Books to South Africa

Soon to be senior at Scarsdale High School Zach Hoexter has underta...

Former Village Justice John Galloway Passes Away

Former Village Justice John Galloway Passes Away

John H. Galloway III, affectionately known in Scarsdale as “the Jud...

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SVAC Volunteer Saves a Life in Boston

Svac Ellen Gross 25Scarsdale Personal Trainer and SVAC volunteer Ellen Gross used her expertise to save the life of a runner who collapsed during a 5K Turkey Trot in Boston on Thanksgiving Day.

Gross had travelled to Boston with her three daughters, husband, brother and 86 year-old father who all took part in the race. When Gross was just 200 yards away from the finish line , a man in front of her collapsed. Gross, along with two other runners stopped to help. When they felt no pulse, Gross started doing chest compressions and continued until the ambulance arrived. They came within minutes and once they took over, Gross finished the race.

According to the Boston Globe, "Those good Samaritans performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation on a man in cardiac arrest, buying him precious time until first responders could arrive, said Susan Schiller, deputy superintendent of Boston EMS. "We would love to reach out and thank them and give them the credit they're due," she said.

Gross has been a personal trainer in Scarsdale for the past 18 years and currently volunteers as an ambulance driver for the Scarsdale Volunteer Ambulance Corps. She asked us to let our readers know that SVAC is a volunteer corps that relies on the contributions of the community. Gross said, "CPR saves lives and everyone should be encouraged to get certified. SVAC offers year round classes.

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SHS Senior Sends Books to South Africa

SHS Senior Sends Books to South Africa

Soon to be senior at Scarsdale High School Zach Hoexter has undertaken an ambitious project to bring books to children in South Africa. L...

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Around Town

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Shake Shack to Open on Central Avenue Plus More Retail News

Shake Shack to Open on Central Avenue Plus More Retail News

Though many people are out of town, we took a trip around town to see what August had to hold.

First, we noticed that a large Shake Shack ...

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Neighborhood News

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The Grad Bag Story: Out with the Old, In with the Old!

The Grad Bag Story: Out with the Old, In with the Old!

At colleges everywhere, dumpsters are filled with used but still usable items. Desk lamps, sheets, comforters, rugs, laundry bags, hamper...

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On Our Minds

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Iceland: the New Frontier in Travel

Iceland: the New Frontier in Travel

If you’re looking for a new frontier to explore, a country with a beautiful city and even more breathtaking landscapes, plus a noticeably...

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Scarsdale Committee for Fair Assessments Appeals Justice Tolbert's Ruling on the Article 78

Scarsdale Committee for Fair Assessments Appeals Justice Tolbert's Ruling on the Article 78

The Scarsdale Committee for Fair Assessments is making another attempt to win their Article 78 proceeding asking that the Village of Scar...

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Parenting

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Off to College: Advice for Parents of College Freshman

Off to College: Advice for Parents of College Freshman

With move-in day just weeks away, many parents will soon be taking their college freshman to college and then leaving them there on their...

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Village Voices

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Former Village Justice John Galloway Passes Away

Former Village Justice John Galloway Passes Away

John H. Galloway III, affectionately known in Scarsdale as “the Judge,” passed away on August 3, 2018. Born on August 29, 1939 in New Yor...

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Shout it Out

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Procedure Committee Calls for Comments on Proposed Changes to the Non-Partisan Resolution

Procedure Committee Calls for Comments on Proposed Changes to the Non-Partisan Resolution

This letter was sent to Scarsdale10583 by Madelaine Eppenstein and Eric Cheng from the Procedure Committee :

To the Editor:

The Procedure Co...

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School News

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Scarsdale Schools Education Foundation: Fostering Innovation in the Scarsdale Schools

Scarsdale Schools Education Foundation: Fostering Innovation in the Scarsdale Schools

The SHS courtyard is lined with pavers enscibed with the names of donors. Now that the Scarsdale Schools Educational Foundation’s (SSEF) f...

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Schools

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Update on the Greenacres Renovation

Update on the Greenacres Renovation

Several people noted some drilling underway at Greenacres Elementary School around July 4 and asked us to follow up with the district for...

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The Goods

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Crickets, Collagen and Cauliflower: Food Trends of the Year

Crickets, Collagen and Cauliflower: Food Trends of the Year

Early this summer I attended the 2018 Fancy Food Show in Manhattan to learn about current and upcoming food trends and sampled so much th...

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Real Estate

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Year to Date Home Sales Figures Plus Open Houses and Featured Listings

Year to Date Home Sales Figures Plus Open Houses and Featured Listings

Another banner week for Scarsdale home sales, with 14 closings in all, three above $3 million and two above $2 million. Check out these bi...

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Today's News

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Police Report : Graffiti Found on Thornwood Place Porch

Police Report : Graffiti Found on Thornwood Place Porch

Graffiti: On Aug. 4, a Thornwood Place resident reported someone spray-painted a “lewd drawing” on her patio during the past week. Patrol...

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Arts and Entertainment

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A Mid East Feast For All The Senses At Fez Turkish Meze

A Mid East Feast For All The Senses At Fez Turkish Meze

Do the words grape leaves, pomegranate molasses, sumac, pine nuts, kibbeh, tabbouleh and baklava make your taste buds sing? If they do, p...

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People

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Planning Board Considers Three New Subdivisions: One to Cause the Removal of 247 Trees

Planning Board Considers Three New Subdivisions: One to Cause the Removal of 247 Trees

The Scarsdale Planning Board met Wednesday August 1 to discuss the applications of three different developers who are seeking to make new...

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