For several years now, Elyse Klayman has been active on a number of Scarsdale Public Library committees, first as a member of Friends of the Library and then as part of a committee working to diversify the library’s offerings by adding a spea…

The Temple Israel Center of White Plains welcomed new Senior Rabbi Annie Tucker for her first day of work on July 15. Tucker is taking over for Rabbi Gordon Tucker (no relation) who served as senior rabbi for 24 years before retiring in 2017.

William Pitt-Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty announced that 23 agents were ranked in the 2019 REAL Trends list of “America’s Best” real estate professionals. REAL Trends, a source of news, analysis and information in residential r…

Construction at the Greenacres School began swiftly following the last day of school June 26 — a project that has been in the works for more than a year, comprising about 44% of the school’s $65 million 2018 bond. The board of education voted…

The Sleepy Hollow/Hastings/Edgemont/Irvington girls swim team got the best offseason news possible last week as the 200 freestyle relay from last fall was named All-American with the 62nd ranked high school time in the country.

Gus Thompson had two goals heading to Mexico City for the 14th Pan American Maccabi Games: 1) To experience a new culture and 2) to win gold. The recent Scarsdale High School graduate returned to Scarsdale earlier this week having achieved both.

Marcos Monteagudo thought he had a home with Blind Brook boys soccer, until the Scarsdale job opened up this spring with the stepping down of five-year coach Paul Brooks. The opportunity to coach a competitive program in Class AA doesn’t come…

The Scarsdale Village Board of Trustees voted on July 9 to allow the Scarsdale Business Alliance to host Scarchella, a music festival in Chase Park. The name Scarchella comes from the uber-cool California music festival, Coachella, which feat…

Theater has long been a place that welcomes and represents colorful members of society. Shows like “Hair” and “RENT” brought countercultures front and center and foundations like Broadway Cares addressed issues like the AIDs crisis in a time …

Though folk art may not be mainstream, White Plains-based ArtsWestchester considers folk traditions more than worthy of having their own department and a full-time program director. Aaron Paige, an ethnomusicologist with a knack for acting “l…

Betty Ann Landes, 85, of Scarsdale, wife of the late Milton H. Landes, died July 14. Born in New York City and raised in New Rochelle, Mrs. La…

Hedy Erbsen, a 38-year resident of Scarsdale and former director of the Scarsdale Adult School, died June 12 in Manhattan after a yearlong bat…

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