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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 .

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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.

 


 


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Plant Native Trees on Tree Planting Day in Harwood Park

Plant Native Trees on Tree Planting Day in Harwood Park

On April 27, 2019 from 10AM to 4PM, the Friends of the Scarsdale Parks, in a collaboration with the Parks, Recreation and Conservation department, wil...

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Around Town

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Shred Fitness Opens in Scarsdale

Shred Fitness Opens in Scarsdale

A sparkling new exercise studio with an original workout plan has opened on Weaver Street in Scarsdale. SHRED Fitness, which employs an exercise routi...

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Neighborhood News

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Varsity Baseball Team Off to a Strong Start

Varsity Baseball Team Off to a Strong Start

Pitcher, Trevor Lambert (18), pitching a strike against New Rochelle in the first inning. The Scarsdale Varsity Baseball team started their second week...

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On Our Minds

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The Proposed 2019-20 Village Budget: Explaining the Numbers

The Proposed 2019-20 Village Budget: Explaining the Numbers

The proposed $58 million 2019-20 budget for Scarsdale Village was the subject of both a meeting of the League of Women Voters of Scarsdale on April 8 ...

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On Our Radar

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Proposed NYS Tax Code Change Would Cause Steep Increase in Property Taxes for Golf Clubs

Proposed NYS Tax Code Change Would Cause Steep Increase in Property Taxes for Golf Clubs

Westchester residents, many who are still reeling from the loss of federal tax deductions for state and local taxes, now face the prospect of another ...

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Parenting

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District Confronts School Security Issues Following Lockdown at SMS

District Confronts School Security Issues Following Lockdown at SMS

The April 8 meeting of the Scarsdale Board of Education included another lengthy discussion of school security. Updates on security have become a regu...

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Village Voices

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Opening Comments from Marc Samwick at his First Village Board Meeting as Mayor of Scarsdale

Opening Comments from Marc Samwick at his First Village Board Meeting as Mayor of Scarsdale

Newly elected Mayor Marc Samwick presided over his first Village Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday April 9. Here are his opening comments when he d...

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Shout it Out

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School News

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Welcome Chris Coughlin, the Next Assistant Principal at Scarsdale Middle School

Welcome Chris Coughlin, the Next Assistant Principal at Scarsdale Middle School

Chris Coughlin will become the next Assistant Principal at Scarsdale Middle School when Larry Chatzinoff retires at the end of the school year. Coughl...

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Schools

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School Board Moves to Refine Gift Policy to Permit Recognition of Donors for School Facilities

School Board Moves to Refine Gift Policy to Permit Recognition of Donors for School Facilities

With plans to raise $800,000 for lights at Butler Field moving swiftly forward, the Scarsdale School Board returned to a discussion of their gift poli...

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The Goods

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Live, Love and Eat Tacos at The Taco Project

Live, Love and Eat Tacos at The Taco Project

The Taco Project with locations in Yonkers and Tarrytown has just arrived in Bronxville on Pondfield Road, which formerly housed Still Meadow and Scar...

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Real Estate

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Historic Home, Modernized for 21st Century Living, on the Market in Scarsdale

Historic Home, Modernized for 21st Century Living, on the Market in Scarsdale

As the Village Board of Trustees considers new preservation code that would safeguard some of Scarsdale’s most distinctive homes, many of these histor...

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Arts and Entertainment

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People

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Health, Beauty and Wellness Fair in Scarsdale on Saturday May 4

Health, Beauty and Wellness Fair in Scarsdale on Saturday May 4

Come celebrate health and wellness on Saturday, May 4th, when the Scarsdale Business Alliance (SBA) hosts its first annual Health, Beauty and Wellness...

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