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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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Trick or Treat Virtually for UNICEF and Give Back on Halloween

Trick or Treat Virtually for UNICEF and Give Back on Halloween

Do you ever wonder what happened to the orange UNICEF box that was used to collect pennies on Halloween? Like everything else, that box has gone virtu...

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Around Town

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80 Quarantined in Scarsdale Following PSAT Exam at SHS

80 Quarantined in Scarsdale Following PSAT Exam at SHS

(Update October 20) In a second incident in just one week, the Scarsdale School district ran into another COVID challenge on Saturday October 17. Afte...

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Neighborhood News

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Important Information for Scarsdale Voters

Important Information for Scarsdale Voters

November 3 is around the corner but there's still time to vote by absentee ballot. You also have the option of voting early in person or on election d...

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On Our Minds

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On Our Radar

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Scarsdale Historical Society to Debut Film About the History of Fox Meadow and the Butler Estate

Scarsdale Historical Society to Debut Film About the History of Fox Meadow and the Butler Estate

The Scarsdale Historical Society is pleased to announce the Zoom premiere of a new film, Pathway to a Scarsdale Community: Fox Meadow and the Butler E...

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Parenting

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Halloween Photo Gallery

Halloween Photo Gallery

Trick or treating may be considered high risk this year, but Halloween decorations are still permitted, and locals have done a nice job embellishing t...

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Village Voices

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How Will You Use the New Library? Complete This Survey

How Will You Use the New Library? Complete This Survey

The Scarsdale Public Library at 54 Olmsted Road is preparing to reopen in a modified way in November. As they need to adjust how people can access the...

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Shout it Out

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Crossed Opinions on Cross-Streaming

Crossed Opinions on Cross-Streaming

On October 15th, the Scarsdale High School administration announced that teachers will be experimenting with cross-streaming in upcoming weeks. Curren...

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Real Estate

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Mid-Century Modern on Morris Lane to Be Torn Down

Mid-Century Modern on Morris Lane to Be Torn Down

One of the few mid-century modern prairie style homes in Scarsdale will soon be history after the applicants were cleared to take it down at a hearing...

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Arts and Entertainment

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Announcing the Winners of the 2020 Halloween Window Painting Contest

Announcing the Winners of the 2020 Halloween Window Painting Contest

The Grand Prize went to Alexandra and Leo Simon Young painters continued a Scarsdale tradition on Sunday October 18, painting the town orange in the an...

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People

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Photo Gallery: Young Artists at Work

Photo Gallery: Young Artists at Work

Young artists were hard at work on Sunday October 18 on their Halloween window paintings. Scarsdale High School junior Olivia Halligan captured them o...

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Health

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Why You Should Get a Flu Shot

Why You Should Get a Flu Shot

Dr. Michael Finkelstein Board certified internist at the Scarsdale Medical Group Dr. Michael Finkelstein tells us why it’s important to get the flu sho...

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