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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 .

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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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900 Middle Schoolers Feast on International Food

900 Middle Schoolers Feast on International Food

Over 900 students enjoyed the annual Scarsdale Middle School Multicultural Lunch on Friday, June 7th. Here is a note from Jane Wang, co-chair of the M...

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Around Town

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International Early Childhood Music Program Brings Teacher Training Workshop to Scarsdale

International Early Childhood Music Program Brings Teacher Training Workshop to Scarsdale

Become a Music Together teacher and begin a fulfilling and flexible career!

Music Together, the award-winning, international early childhood music and ...

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Neighborhood News

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Where Have All the Restaurants Gone?

Where Have All the Restaurants Gone?

Meritage may close their doors rather than absorb an increase in their rent. The food scene in Scarsdale has been a perennial challenge, and now the pros...

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On Our Minds

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Fifth Graders Learn to Save a Life at Fox Meadow

Fifth Graders Learn to Save a Life at Fox Meadow

The following was submitted by Tali Orad of Fox Meadow

It became a tradition at the Fox Meadow Elementary school to teach the 5th graders the basic and...

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On Our Radar

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Parenting

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Teaching Disabled Children to Ride a Bike- SHS Sophomore Takes on the Job

Teaching Disabled Children to Ride a Bike- SHS Sophomore Takes on the Job

Biking is such a summer staple activity, especially here in Westchester. However, it’s an activity that most people take for granted. Although it’s us...

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Village Voices

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Grievance Day Scheduled for Tuesday June 18 -- and More from Village Hall

Grievance Day Scheduled for Tuesday June 18 -- and More from Village Hall

Tax assessments, the Freightway project and proposed renovations to Village Hall and the Girl Scout House were among the items discussed at the Villag...

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Shout it Out

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College Students: Pay It Forward!

College Students: Pay It Forward!

Let's Get Ready , a nonprofit founded by Scarsdale alumni to level the playing field in college access, is recruiting college students (or '19 high sch...

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School News

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Schools

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BOE Covers Lots of Ground at Year End Meeting

BOE Covers Lots of Ground at Year End Meeting

The Board had a lengthy end of year meeting on June 11, 2019 and made decisions on matters that had been discussed at length at previous meetings. Und...

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The Goods

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Maroon and White Honors Senior Athletes at June Barbeque

Maroon and White Honors Senior Athletes at June Barbeque

Every season, the Maroon and White parent’s organization hosts a sports awards dinner to recognize athletes for accomplishments in their respective sp...

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Real Estate

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Buyers Seize the Chance to Purchase Luxury Homes

Buyers Seize the Chance to Purchase Luxury Homes

There are appears to be a lift in sales of high-end homes in Scarsdale. See what sold this week:

Sales:

12 and 14 Butler Road
Majestic Tudor in prime Fox...

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Today's News

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Fatality at Scarsdale Train Station and More from the Scarsdale Police

Fatality at Scarsdale Train Station and More from the Scarsdale Police

(Updated at 1:52 pm on June 13, 2019) The MTA reported that the 8:26 am southbound train from Southeast struck and killed a trespasser on the tracks a...

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Arts and Entertainment

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People

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Next Generation Chefs Display Creativity in Iron Chef Competition

Next Generation Chefs Display Creativity in Iron Chef Competition

Scarsdale Middle School’s next generation of great chefs came together to battle it out at the annual Iron Chef competition on Tuesday, June 11. Six t...

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