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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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Last week, Hartsdale resident Canh Oxelson sat in a living room in Chicago and had a meal with his family. For many families, having a meal together is a regular event. For Oxelson, this meal marked a reunion with his biological family, after having been adopted nearly 50 years ago.

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Samantha Richter, 16, a rising senior at Edgemont High School, still vividly remembers trying out for Model U.N., an academic activity in which students role-play as members of the United Nations. Though Richter had participated in her school’s debate, “I didn’t feel super confident in my pu…

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After more than two years, the Humane Society of Westchester at New Rochelle held a ribbon-cutting ceremony July 13 opening its new state-of-the-art shelter that employs modern sheltering standards. The shelter has undergone a $4.5 million renovation expanding from 6,000 to 12,000 square fee…

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Open Door Family Medical Center, the federally qualified health care center, has named Scarsdale resident Leslie Chang to its Foundation Board.

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Julia Rose Deschamps and Sandor Aaron Mark were married on June 12. Tanya Pushkine performed the ceremony at the home of Mr. Mark’s parents in Scarsdale. A small, intimate group was in attendance for a socially distanced ceremony.

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Naomi (Loeb) and Marvin Lipman will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary June 17. They were both Brooklynites, students at Columbia University in 1948 who met in the university’s Drama Society. Married in Manhattan, they resided on the Upper West Side while completing graduate studies in…

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Mention “the situation at the border,” and people immediately understand what you mean: the chaos and heartbreak unfolding as thousands of Mexicans and Central Americans attempt to cross over from Mexico into the United States. From January to February of this year alone, U.S. Customs and Bo…

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The Hartsdale, Fairview and Greenville fire departments, along with the Greenburgh Police Department, led a motorcade through the town of Greenburgh on Memorial Day, May 31, to pay tribute to those in the military who gave their lives protecting the nation’s freedom. Traditional Memorial Day…

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Since 1943, the Scarsdale Bowl has served as a tangible symbol of the importance and worth that Scarsdale places on the volunteer service of its residents. The Scarsdale Foundation awards the Bowl each year to the person or couple who has “given unselfishly of time, energy, and effort to the…

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The Scarsdale Forum announced that members voted to elect Susan Douglass as its vice president at its annual membership meeting. Douglass will serve alongside Eli Mattioli, Scarsdale Forum’s new president. Forum members also reelected Matthew Martin as treasurer, reelected Alexandra Tagami V…

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Zachys, the local multimillion dollar wine retail, auction and storage behemoth, which expanded over the decades out of a 327-square-foot shop on East Parkway in Scarsdale, will be leaving the village after more than 75 years.

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Larchmont’s Down to Earth Market, Metro-North upper lot at the intersection of Chatsworth Avenue and Myrtle Boulevard. downtoearthmarkets.com. The market is open Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., through Dec. 18. See the website for participating vendors.

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Scarsdale High School sophomore Nico Galeano, along with his eighth grade brother Lorenzo, started a foundation Pa’lante, short for "para adelante" or "move forward" in Spanish. The Galeano family is from Colombia although the brothers were born and raised in New York. In 2018 they traveled …

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Two years after the “Wing the ’Dale” mural was unveiled in Scarsdale village, Scarsdale High School (SHS) teacher Janna Johnsen has spearheaded a second community art installation, this time to create hand-painted flower planters with the help of students in her Advanced Topics in 2-D Studio…

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On Tuesday, May 18, at 6 p.m., Junior Achievement of New York will honor Scarsdale resident Chris Levendos with the 2021 Lower Hudson Valley Champions Award during its virtual Champions Celebration. The Champions Celebration brings together business leaders, educators and supporters with the…

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After having the Pinewood Derby canceled last year due to the pandemic, Scarsdale Pack 440’s Cub Scouts were raring to go. With careful planning, the support of Hitchcock Church, the pack’s chartering organization, and adherence to CDC safety protocols, the derby ran smoothly on April 18 at …

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Scarsdale and Edgemont have fewer Black residents than ever before, according to local historian Jordan Copeland. “It hasn’t always been like this. The numbers have been going in the wrong direction,” he said during a presentation April 21 at the Edgemont Community Council’s annual meeting, …

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First Jett and now Clancy have helped Scarsdale’s Millman family live a more normal life. If it weren’t for these yellow Labrador retriever service dogs for autistic 14-year-old son and brother Alex Millman, the family would have been sheltering in place and social distancing long before tha…

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Members of the Edgemont Community Council officially recognized Betsy and Tom McCormack as the recipients of the 2021 Silver Bowl — the council’s Distinguished Community Service Award — during the ECC’s annual meeting April 21, held virtually for the second year in a row.

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Mother Nature certainly did her part, providing perfect weather on a beautiful sunny day Saturday, April 24, while residents gathered for a series of outdoor programs to celebrate Earth Day at the Weinberg Nature Center on Mamaroneck Road.

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In acknowledgement of Earth Day this week, Thursday, April 22, and World Environment Day, celebrated on Saturday, June 5, The Scarsdale Inquirer will highlight the different waste and recycling streams of the village of Scarsdale in upcoming editions. The series will spotlight a different ty…

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Rachel Moseley retired in 2002, her husband, Harry, in 2017. They like to joke about who had the shorter retirement, because within a few months of their respective “retirements,” the self-proclaimed “workaholics” were both back to work. And it’s a good thing, too, because both unexpectedly …

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United Hebrew of New Rochelle officially broke ground on an expansion of Willow Gardens, recently endowed and renamed for Malcolm and Patricia Lazarus, Scarsdale residents and longtime supporters of United Hebrew. The expansion will help to meet the critical needs of families by providing ad…

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The Women Enterprise Development Center Inc. (WEDC), a nonprofit organization helping women to start, strengthen and succeed in business, has announced the election of three directors to its board of directors: Melinda A. White, Amanda Hack and Lisa Tretler.

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Though Realtors would like to see more inventory on the market to match the demand of buyers looking to move to Scarsdale and Edgemont, they are encouraged by the fact that the market has been steady since just after the COVID-19 shutdown from March to June 2020. Bidding wars over asking pri…

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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.