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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:

Joanne11 19Joanne 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.

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.

Laura Halligan is a writer, editor, and marketing professional with over 25 years of experience in corporate communications. Her background includes 10 years with UBS, where she served as manager of branding and marketing services, and work as a publicist for clients such as Mitsubishi Motors and Janssen Pharmaceutica. Laura has been an active volunteer in Scarsdale for years, and currently serves as a consultant for The Acceleration Project and a member of the Scarsdale Village Advisory Committee on Communications. She has lived Heathcote with her husband and two daughters since 2009.

Food Columnist Judie Dweck: Before writing for Scarsdale 10583, Judie taught second grade in NYC and later taught creative cooking for children at Edgewood and Fox Meadow Schools and at the Scarsdale Day Camp. She authored food related articles for Jack and Jill Magazine, The Pleasure of Cooking and Scarsdale Inquirer. Her three grown children are graduates of the Scarsdale Public Schools.

Sportswriter Ray Cooper is an investment banker at Citi in New York. He has lived in Scarsdale for 20 years. He coached travel basketball and softball for several years and is an active member of Westchester Reform Temple. He lives in Heathcote and his two children are graduates of Scarsdale High School. Ray received a BS from Lehigh University and an MBA from the University of Chicago. He can be reached at Raymondcooper@optonline.net.

 

 


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Rocah Announces Bid for Westchester County District Attorney

Rocah Announces Bid for Westchester County District Attorney

Scarsdale’s Mimi Rocah , who has developed a big following from her appearances as a legal analyst on MSNBC, announced that she is running for Westchest...

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Around Town

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Woman Hit By Car on East Hartsdale Avenue

Woman Hit By Car on East Hartsdale Avenue

Another serious pedestrian accident occurred in Hartsdale on Friday night. At around 6:00 pm on December 13, a 71 year-old woman was hit by a car as s...

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On Our Minds

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The 2019 Guide to Holiday Tipping and Gifting

The 2019 Guide to Holiday Tipping and Gifting

Christmas tunes are playing on the radio, you took advantage of the Black Friday super-sales and you gave generously on Giving Tuesday …. so what’s ne...

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On Our Radar

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2019 Guide to Great Gifts and Food From Local Merchants and Restaurants

2019 Guide to Great Gifts and Food From Local Merchants and Restaurants

With Christmas and Chanukah just a few weeks away, take a look at what local merchants and restaurants are offering for holiday gifts, catering, celeb...

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Parenting

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Maroon and White Celebrates Raider Pride

Maroon and White Celebrates Raider Pride

Scarsdale High School kicked off their Winter Raider Pride Week on December 3, 2019 after the Thanksgiving break. Delayed a day after snow on Monday c...

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Village Voices

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Village Unveils Freightway Plan Finalists; Project Still Evolving

Village Unveils Freightway Plan Finalists; Project Still Evolving

What to do with the Freightway Garage? The current parking structure is almost 50 years old and decaying. It requires an estimated $2.5 million in rep...

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Shout it Out

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Eighth Grade Jazz Band Performs at Scarsdale Woman's Club

Eighth Grade Jazz Band Performs at Scarsdale Woman's Club

The Scarsdale Middle School eighth grade jazz band brought joy to the Scarsdale Woman’s Club at their tenth annual concert on Wednesday December 4. Un...

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School News

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One Thousand Acts of Kindness from Middle School Students

One Thousand Acts of Kindness from Middle School Students

From left to right AJ Hart, Andrew Mandel, Rachel Rakower, Kate Hubell, Joyce Liu, Skylar Katz, Amanda Gorrin, Ellie Greenspan, Eli Leblang Sixth grade...

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Schools

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Mixed Results for Raiders at Opening Season Basketball Tournament

Mixed Results for Raiders at Opening Season Basketball Tournament

Michael Callahan takes a jump shot early in the game. Scarsdale hosted the 11th Annual Kari Pizzitola Holiday Basketball Tournament on December 5 and 7...

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The Goods

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Scouts Make Cookie Jars for Midnight Run and the Pediatric Cancer Foundation

Scouts Make Cookie Jars for Midnight Run and the Pediatric Cancer Foundation

48 jars ready for purchase. Photo Credit Jason Eisenberg On Saturday December 7th, Scarsdale Cub Scout Pack 440 met at Hitchcock Church, to make cookie...

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Real Estate

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Real Estate: The Heathcote Applies for Conversion to Condos

Real Estate: The Heathcote Applies for Conversion to Condos

What’s happening at The Heathcote, the 14-unit apartment building on the site of the original Heathcote Tavern at the Five Corners? The developers ori...

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Today's News

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Arts and Entertainment

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Tree Lighting and Breakfast with Santa Bring Joy to the Dale

Tree Lighting and Breakfast with Santa Bring Joy to the Dale

Hoff Barthelson Singers On Friday December 6, Scarsdale rang in the holiday season with the annual tree and menorah lighting in Boniface Circle. Reside...

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People

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Photographs from Michael Chayes

Photographs from Michael Chayes

In an age when many are snapping spontaneous photos on our phones, Scarsdale resident Michael Chayes practices serious photography and has compiled an...

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Health

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Panelists Warn Parents of the Danger of Hosting Teen Parties at Home

Panelists Warn Parents of the Danger of Hosting Teen Parties at Home

Pride Survey of Drug and Alcohol Usage 2017 As parents we do everything we can to guarantee our children’s safety. To protect toddlers we covered the e...

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