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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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The Bee is Back on Friday Night January 31

The Bee is Back on Friday Night January 31

Teams have been dusting off their dictionaries in preparation for the upcoming Scarsdale Spelling Bee on Friday, January 31st at 7:30pm. Spectators of...

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Around Town

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Downtown Revitalization Committee Recommends Improvements to Boniface Circle

Downtown Revitalization Committee Recommends Improvements to Boniface Circle

The Scarsdale Forum Downtown Revitalization Committee has released its latest report, which proposes improvements to Boniface Circle as an important s...

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Neighborhood News

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Redshirting in Scarsdale: Facts and Opinions

Redshirting in Scarsdale: Facts and Opinions

“I decided when she was in-utero to keep her in preschool for an extra year.” 

“I’m sending him to kindergarten even though he’s not five until No...

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On Our Minds

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Rebecca Alexander Shares Inspirational Message About Living with Disabilities

Rebecca Alexander Shares Inspirational Message About Living with Disabilities

Imagine being 19 years old, away at college, living a healthy, active life-style and waking up one morning with a deafening ringing in your ears that ...

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On Our Radar

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Rick Wilson and Chris Riback: Policy and Politics are Complex Work

Rick Wilson and Chris Riback: Policy and Politics are Complex Work

The following was submitted by Diane Greenwald of Scarsdale:
On Wednesday evening January 15, I went to the high school for a well-attended fireside ch...

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Parenting

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The 2020 Summer Camp and Activities Guide

The 2020 Summer Camp and Activities Guide

One of the many advantages of living in Southern Westchester is the wide range of summer programs available to your children, all within a bus ride fr...

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Village Voices

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CNC Nominates Arest, Crandall and Whitestone for Village Trustee

CNC Nominates Arest, Crandall and Whitestone for Village Trustee

Randy Whitestone On January 23, 2020 the Citizens Nominating Committee (CNC) announced the candidates it selected for the Scarsdale Citizens’ Non-Parti...

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Shout it Out

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SHS Senior Wolf Cukier Discovers a Planet and Becomes a Star

SHS Senior Wolf Cukier Discovers a Planet and Becomes a Star

Scarsdale High School Senior Wolf Cukier became an overnight media start this week when news broke that on the third day of his internship at NASA las...

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School News

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Willy Wonka, Jr. On Stage at Edgewood Elementary School

Willy Wonka, Jr. On Stage at Edgewood Elementary School

The Oompa Loompas in Edgewood School's performance of Willy Wonka, Jr. After more than 30 years without a multi-grade level play, theater returned to E...

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Schools

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Basketball: JS Express Leads Scarsdale in Thriller 

Basketball: JS Express Leads Scarsdale in Thriller 

Jayshen Saigal with a stop and pop jumperS Since the new year and the colder weather, Scarsdale has looked like a hot new team.  The Raiders looke...

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The Goods

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Lori Gottlieb Talks in Scarsdale

Lori Gottlieb Talks in Scarsdale

Jill Serling with Author Lori Gottlieb She’s the someone everyone wants to talk to, and many fortunate fans got to do just that at Westchester Reform T...

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Real Estate

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Home Sales by Neighborhood - What's Hot?

Home Sales by Neighborhood - What's Hot?

How did sales in Scarsdale’s five school districts compare from 2018 to 2019. The data is below – showing that sales in Quaker Ridge increased by 75% ...

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Today's News

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Arts and Entertainment

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A Short Trip To Italy at La Bocca Ristorante

A Short Trip To Italy at La Bocca Ristorante

On a rather cold and windy day in early January, I visited La Bocca in White Plains. A warm and friendly environment enveloped me as I shed my hat, gl...

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People

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Health

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White Plains Hospital Provides ‘Stop the Bleed’ Kits to White Plains School District

White Plains Hospital Provides ‘Stop the Bleed’ Kits to White Plains School District

As a follow up to Stop the Bleed training provided to White Plains School District teachers, staff, and administrators in 2019, White Plains Hospital ...

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