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About Us

Scarsdale10583.com is your community website, for Scarsdale, Edgemont and Hartsdale, New York. Content includes village and school news, events, people, real estate, food, arts, sports, entertainment and opinion. Founded in January 2009, the site has become a vital community resource. Content, advertisements, classified ads, photos and letters are welcome and should be sent to the site email address: scarsdalecomments@gmail.com .

Contributors:

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Joanne Wallenstein

Joanne Wallenstein: Before launching Scarsdale10583.com in January 2009, Joanne worked in magazine publishing, advertising and internet marketing. A Scarsdale resident for over 20 years, she volunteered for many community organizations including the PTA, and the League of Women Voters and was elected to serve on the School Board Nominating Committee and the Citizens Nominating Committee. Her three children are graduates of the Scarsdale Public Schools and she lives in Greenacres. Contact her at scarsdalecomments@gmail.com


Melissa Hellman
has lived in Scarsdale with her family for over 13 years. She has been MelissaHellmanactive on various PTA committees including several years on the Board of the Scarsdale Task Force on Drugs and Alcohol. A former employee of IBM, she has spent the last few years volunteering at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in White Plains and working for The Scarsdale Adult School. She is often seen walking in Fox Meadow with her constant companion, Moby, pictured below.

 

Stacie Waldman: Stacie Waldman's background is in sales, marketing, and public health. She worked for big pharma for 9 years then earned he master's degree in public health at Johns Hopkins. She then combined her interest in public health with her industry experience to build public private partnerships for health. She volunteers with the Junior League of Central Westchester and is their social media chairperson. She loves to write, hike, and travel. She is married with two children.

skolnikheadshotDeborah Skolnik grew up in Edgemont. She spent her days on the stoop waiting for the Good Humor Man, and in her spare time attended Greenville Elementary and Edgemont High School. After graduating from Cornell, she embarked on a publishing career working for some of the country's leading publications, including Woman's Day, The New York Daily News, Parents, and Parenting. She writes frequently for many leading magazines, including Woman's Day, Family Circle, Ladies' Home Journal, and All You, in addition to contributing to Scarsdale10583.com. She lives in Greenacres with her husband and two children.

 


 


Good Work

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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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On Our Radar

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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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