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Below is a list of updates, things to do, things not to do, meetings, closings, openings, things you need to know/might want to know. We will update the list as new items come in. The most recent items will be at the top.

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Two students at Scarsdale High School, Natalie Hu and Alexandra Simon, are volunteering to improve the lives of children around the world and are encouraging their fellow students to join them. They got involved through an Operation Smile Club during their freshman year.

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Scarsdale resident Margaret S. Smith has joined Burke Rehabilitation Hospital as its new Chief Marketing Officer. She will oversee the hospital’s advertising, public relations, online communications and external relations with the goal of bringing Burke’s restorative care to the many patient…

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After spending 13 years working in California, Alix Dunn decided to move back to Westchester. A native of northern Tarrytown, Dunn had completed the cross-country trip several times and finally decided to pursue a new adventure in her home county.

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As of Wednesday morning, March 31, just over 6 million New Yorkers had received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson. Though some may have their first dose forthcoming, Scarsdale seventh grader Sam Keusch has helped 3,505 New Yorkers schedule …

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When the COVID-19 pandemic descended upon New York in March 2020 it landed right before Easter, one of the holiest periods for Protestants and Catholics, a time when family and friends gather in close proximity in their homes and houses of worship to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Chris…

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Tyler McCarthy and George Primoff were officially recognized as Eagle Scouts, the highest level attainable in scouting, at a Court of Honor held at Hitchcock Church earlier this year.

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Scarsdale High School senior Sarah Jane Traumer has been an active member of the Scarsdale Girl Scouts since second grade, and some of her fondest memories include troop trips to the Weinberg Nature Center, which helped develop her love of nature and the environment.

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New York State Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins has chosen Dara Gruenberg as one of three honorees during Women’s History Month. Along with Sen. Shelley Mayer, Stewart-Cousins hosts an event each year to honor and thank exceptional women in their districts.

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After living for 26 years with the debilitating effects of multiple sclerosis, David Kasell (SHS ’86) was ready to participate in a stem cell study at the Tisch MS Research Center of New York, one that held real promise for neurological improvement and increased mobility in MS patients.

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Amy Paulin remembers what it was like to be a young teen, full of ideas and ready to take action to make the world a better place. She also remembers she wasn’t taken all that seriously until she was “an adult in Scarsdale.” That could explain her immediate connection first with Jack Waxman,…

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It may have seemed strange talking about gardening in the dead of winter, but right in the middle of Maria and Acacio Janeiro’s snow-covered backyard stands a homemade greenhouse — an oasis from the cold — where broccoli rabe, collard greens, celery and even strawberry plants are thriving.

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Westchester Reform Temple celebrated Purim this year Sunday, Feb. 28 with Purim Palooza: Drive Thru Edition! More than 100 cars and families experienced the holiday story, music and games — all from their cars.

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United Way of Westchester and Putnam will host its annual Imagine Gala virtually Thursday, March 25 from 6 to 7 p.m., presented by PepsiCo. At the event, United Way will celebrate Entergy, Walter D. Hosp and Jeannette S. Warner as its 2021 “Spirit of Caring” honorees.

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Not daunted by the weather, Scarsdale Pack 440’s Wolf Den (second graders) made it out to Chase Park Sunday, Feb. 21, to make snowmen and build snow sculptures. Pictured bottom row, Charlie Rosenthal, Lagdaf Mulinge, Matteus Grudin, Teddy Eisenberg, Dillon Vira, Kiran Vira; top row, Jason Ei…

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Scarsdale Public Library’s free kiosks are community treasures, places where residents can find or leave a few good books. Thanks to the efforts of two Fox Meadow teens, Asher Kohn, a Scarsdale High School sophomore, and his brother, Zane, an eighth grader at the middle school, the selection…

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Geraldine Aughey has joined the Claire D. Leone team of real estate professionals in the Scarsdale office. Ms. Aughey was born and grew up in Ireland but has lived in the United States for many years in mainly the Westchester area. She has had a long career in health care and is now reinvent…

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Some people may already know Tanya Singer as a prodigious knitting enthusiast and popular knitting teacher in the Scarsdale community. But her fascination with this centuries-old craft took a deep dive into the realm of Jewish material culture when she came across a story about Ann and her f…

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The Katonah Museum of Art hosts an exhibition of high school seniors’ work on view now until Feb. 28. In its 38th year, the exhibition represents some of the best in student artistic talent, comprising nearly 300 artworks from more than 30 regional schools in Westchester, Putnam, and Fairfie…

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Two Scarsdale High School seniors, Angelina Clark and Victoria (Tori) Von Redden, are candidates for The Leukemia and Lymphoma (LLS) 2021 Students of the Year campaign, the first candidates to ever represent Scarsdale. They have joined together to compete against several other Students of th…

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Sophie Ruth Fishbein and Donald Elmore Dietz IV of Brooklyn Heights announced their engagement over the holidays.

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Evie Schiff, a seventh grader at Scarsdale Middle School, was among several older Girl Scouts who led workshops for younger scouts as part of Scarsdale-Edgemont Girl Scouts' annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.

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Scarsdale resident Timothy Foley, formerly the executive director of the Building and Realty Institute (BRI), has been promoted to CEO after a successful first year at its helm.

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Four hours after the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Jan. 20, some Scarsdale residents held a small celebratory car parade through the village.

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Nishta Nandakumar and Emily Cao, juniors at Edgemont High School, founded Baking for Black Lives Matter in response to “the extent of police brutality and racism — especially against African Americans — that still runs deep in our country today. Horrified at the lack of governmental response…

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Every year the Scarsdale Parks and Recreation Department gives Santa a hand by setting up boxes for mail addressed to the North Pole in various locations throughout the village. After being collected and opened, every letter to Santa is responded to and then, we assume, forwarded to Ol’ Sain…

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Salvatore Minardi thought he would have more than enough time to reserve his seat for Christmas Eve Mass. He had already attended some of the in-person masses at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Scarsdale during the pandemic, so he was well versed in the ins and outs of reserving a seat. L…

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Mayor Marc Samwick visited the Scarsdale Public Library Dec. 7 taking advantage of the library’s contactless curbside pickup to get a few new books as well as coffee and a bite to eat from the newest café on Olmsted Road, Apiary at The Library. The café offers a selection of breakfast items,…

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United Hebrew of New Rochelle announced a major gift from Scarsdale residents Malcolm H. Lazarus and his wife, Patricia Lazarus, in support of memory care on United Hebrew’s senior care campus in New Rochelle. The gift will endow Willow Gardens, Westchester’s first assisted living residence …

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Members of Edgemont’s Girl Scout Troop 1954 packed 67 boxes of food for the Salvation Army of White Plains for its holiday food distribution for needy families Friday, Dec. 11. The participants were Anya Dalal, Tess Morris, Madi Darviche, Ruby Lee Kaufman, Hayley West and Naomi Jeske. Not pi…