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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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A Rainbow of Color on Chalk Night

A Rainbow of Color on Chalk Night



At Scarsdale’s first "Chalk the Dale"’ on Friday July 31, parents and children gathered on Spencer Place, Boniface Circle, or Harwood Court, to enjoy ...

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Around Town

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Scarsdale Planning Board Considers 135 Space, Three Level Parking Garage on Popham Road

Scarsdale Planning Board Considers 135 Space, Three Level Parking Garage on Popham Road

At a well-attended virtual meeting of the Planning Board on Monday evening July 29, Scarsdale Improvement Corp. and their attorney from Zarin and Stei...

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Neighborhood News

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Residents Express Frustration Over Con Ed's Slow Response to Power Outage

Residents Express Frustration Over Con Ed's Slow Response to Power Outage

Photo by Mary Blumenthal Lane As of the morning of Sunday August 9, 1,438 customers were without power in Scarsdale with Con Ed projecting restoration ...

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On Our Radar

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Local Officials Vow to Get Answers from Con Edison After Weeklong Power Outage

Local Officials Vow to Get Answers from Con Edison After Weeklong Power Outage

Photo Credit: Lika Levi With power to half of Village customers knocked out by Tropical Storm Isaias trustees invited local officials to the August 11 ...

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Parenting

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Letters to the Editor: Everyone Wants Their Children in School... Is It Worth the Risk?

Letters to the Editor: Everyone Wants Their Children in School... Is It Worth the Risk?

This letter was sent to us from Jenna Horowitz, SHS alumni and mental health professional :

I write my thoughts here about Scarsdale reopening plans as ...

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Village Voices

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Shout it Out

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Neighbors Home Covered in Dust After Home Demolition on Lee Road

Neighbors Home Covered in Dust After Home Demolition on Lee Road

This is a letter from Lee Road resident Lisa McIver to Village Planner Greg Cutler about the demolition of a house next door to her home :

Hello Greg: A...

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School News

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School Board Reflects on Chaotic Restart Planning Process

School Board Reflects on Chaotic Restart Planning Process

After a wild week of quickly changing restart plans for the Scarsdale Schools, member of the Board of Education commented on their roles in the proces...

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Schools

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The Goods

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Open Letter to Scarsdale's Learning Community from the Coalition for Scarsdale Schools

Open Letter to Scarsdale's Learning Community from the Coalition for Scarsdale Schools

August 13, 2020
Open Letter to Scarsdale’s Learning Community:

We, the undersigned Scarsdale residents, wish to make clear that we support, admire and r...

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Real Estate

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Stellar Sales

Stellar Sales

Another week of stellar sale. View the beautiful homes that sold this week:
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22 Kelwynne Road
Stately and expanded Tudor in the heart of Heathcote. ...

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Today's News

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Arts and Entertainment

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People

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Scarsdale Democratic Town Committee Zoom Fundraiser Was Abuz

Scarsdale Democratic Town Committee Zoom Fundraiser Was Abuz

Despite power and internet outages, a Village Board meeting AND a Board of Education meeting, the Scarsdale Democratic Town Committee Zoom Fundraiser ...

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Health

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Helping Our Polinators

Helping Our Polinators

Bees, birds and butterflies are vital to the health of our planet, and they need our help. Without pollinators, most of the Earth’s plants would not p...

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