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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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Sustainable Landscaping Checklist

Sustainable Landscaping Checklist

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Around Town

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Sheet Pan Recipes to Make with the Kids

Sheet Pan Recipes to Make with the Kids

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Neighborhood News

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Local Positive Cases Going Up: What You Should Know

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The Coronavirus is hanging in for longer than many had anticipated. The count of those infected continues to rise and the Village and the County are w...

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On Our Minds

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Letter to the Editor: Now Is The Time To Be Kind

Letter to the Editor: Now Is The Time To Be Kind

To the Editor,
Hello Joanne. How are you doing in this brave new world? Thank you for continuing to cover our community and keeping us informed as we c...

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Parenting

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SHS PTA Executive Committee Urges Board to Include Funds to Renovate the Auditorium in 2020-21 School Budget

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( This statement was submitted to the Scarsdale School Board by the Scarsdale High School PTA Executive Committee )
The Scarsdale High School PTA Executi...

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Schools

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SBNC Announces Two School Board Candidates: Budget Vote Delayed

SBNC Announces Two School Board Candidates: Budget Vote Delayed

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The Goods

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Broadway Fan, College Counselor and Scarsdale Mom Writes and Performs “Covid-19-Quarantine” to the Music of “Alexander Hamilton”

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Arts and Entertainment

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The List: Local Restaurants Who Deliver or Offer Curbside Pick-up

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People

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Letters to the BOE Regarding the School Budget from Mary Beth Evans and Claudine Gecel

Letters to the BOE Regarding the School Budget from Mary Beth Evans and Claudine Gecel

Mary Beth Evans of Edgewood Road read the following on the ZOOM meeeting of the Scarsdale Board of Education on March 30 :

Dear Members of the Board of ...

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Health

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Show Your Gratitude by Sharing Drawings and Messages with Emergency Workers

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