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Below is a list of things you need to know/might want to know in Scarsdale and Edgemont. We will update the list as new items come in. The most recent items will be at the top. To visit our previous Need to Know section, click here.

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Her work with the Scarsdale Woman’s Club, the Scarsdale League of Women Voters and My Sisters’ Place prior to going into politics has continued to shape the career of 88th District State Assembly Member Amy Paulin, a 42-year resident of Scarsdale, and has helped her become one of the most pr…

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Two local paramedics headed to Buffalo to help that region’s strained emergency services in the aftermath of the powerful blizzard that paralyzed the area for days starting just before Christmas, leaving thousands trapped in their homes and killing dozens.

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You really have to admire children around the holidays. It can bring out the sweetness and innocence in some, and the boldness and charisma in others. For examples, look no further than this year’s batch of letters to Santa Claus.

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Immaculate Heart of Mary’s Christmas Pageant was held Monday, Dec. 19, with a standing-room-only crowd at the church.

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It’s time to think outside the Man Box. This was the primary takeaway from the lecture, “Boys to Men: Reshaping Manhood” presented by Ted Bunch, the chief development officer of “A Call to Men,” an organization dedicated to preventing violence against women. Bunch coined the term Man Box 20 …

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Despite inclement weather, more than 200 children and adults gathered under the Dine the ’Dale Tent in the village center Nov. 25 to participate in family fun activities. Organized by the Scarsdale Business Alliance (SBA) in partnership with Scarsdale Moms, the event was presented by The Ran…

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This past Sunday, Dec. 4, the Arthur Manor Neighborhood Association held a holiday sing with a visit from Santa Claus (aka Rick Wingate) at Davis Park where Santa handed out candy canes to all the kids. Scarsdale’s highway department helped with the tree lighting ceremony and Scarsdale Volun…

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Should confederate memorials be torn down? Should we expand the Supreme Court? Is critical race theory valuable? Is our standard story of American history working for our country? These were all questions asked of University of Pennsylvania professor Kermit Roosevelt III by members of an aud…

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From finding the perfect sweater for your aunt to discovering a few treasures to add to your own wish list, holiday shopping feels good. Next week, from Dec. 8 to 10, you can also do good as you hit the stores in the ’Dale. Four women’s boutiques — Great Stuff, I Am More, Mixology and Pamela…

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Local veterans, Boy Scouts and public officials gathered Nov. 11 at DeSanti Plaza in Hartsdale for the unveiling of a refurbished monument honoring those who fought in World War I.

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Rabia Muqaddam, a senior staff attorney for the Center for Reproductive Rights, was the featured speaker at the Scarsdale League of Women Voters’ annual fall “Food for Thought” event Wednesday, Nov. 16. Though the format changed this year to a morning coffee instead of a luncheon, the promis…

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Mayor Jane Veron presented Scarsdale American Legion Post 52 Cmdr. Thomas Adamo with a proclamation Nov. 22 for his more than two decades of service as he is retiring. According to the proclamation, the post, which was chartered June 23, 1919, is a “beacon of light for area veterans while al…

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You wouldn’t know it if you showed up for school on Monday mornings, but Sundays during the school year are an extremely busy day at Edgemont Junior/Senior High School. In addition to the fields being used by youth sports teams in the fall and spring, most of the buildings throughout campus …

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Sometimes, a few hours of charity work can inspire people to become dedicated philanthropists. That was exactly the case for the Blumberg clan. Last spring, they joined other volunteers at Seely Place School to pack meals for Rise Against Hunger, a nonprofit that delivers food and aid to dev…

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The 2022 Scarsdale Bowl Committee is looking for nominations for the 2023 Bowl Award winner. The committee will hold its first of several meetings dedicated to selecting this year’s honoree on Dec. 11. Nominees for the Bowl Award are requested by Dec. 1, but will be accepted until Dec. 11. C…

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Girl Scout troops in Scarsdale and Edgemont delivered 250 boxes of cookies Nov. 11 to local veterans in honor of their service to our country. The veterans answer questions about where they served and often share their stories and memories. Seventh grade Cadette Troop 2688 visited Scarsdale …

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The ghosts of Scarsdale past were present on Sunday night at St. James the Less Episcopal Church, the oldest church in Scarsdale. Also housing the only graveyard in the village, St. James the Less is a who’s who of Scarsdale since the 1700s.

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Scarsdale resident Dr. Dara Kass, Region 2 director for the Department of Health and Human Services, is 1 of 10 directors nationwide. Region 2, which covers New York, New Jersey, U.S. territories in the Caribbean, and several federally recognized Tribal Nations, is based in New York City.

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Venice Barrett, a longtime resident of Scarsdale, turned 100 on Sept. 28. Her two daughters, Joyce and Janice, hosted a birthday celebration at Shenorock Country Club in Rye, with close friends and family. Mrs. Venice, a devout Catholic, considers her faith and industriousness to be contribu…

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The tiny Central Pacific island of Banaba — also known as Ocean Island and part of the country of Kiribati — may be about as far away from Edgemont as you can get, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t close to the hearts of some of its residents, Edgemont High School senior Kea Rutherford being one.

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As guests filed into the Scarsdale Woman’s Club on Thursday, Sept. 15, a projection screen at the front of the ballroom grabbed their attention. On it was a quote writ large: “The unread book is the life yet to be lived.” Those wise words, from poet Geoffrey O’Brien, were appropriate for the…

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The Scarsdale Public Library, redesigned by Dattner Architects, has won a national design award in the Renovation, Restoration, and Adaptive Re-use Category from the Society of American Registered Architects (SARA). In June they had won a New York-based SARA award for "library in a park" category.

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On Sunday afternoon, Sept. 11, Greenville Community Church installed the Rev. Samuel T. Clover as senior minister in a worship service with more than 100 in attendance. He is Greenville’s 22nd senior minister since the church was founded in 1842.

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Jenny Marisa Findel and Dylan Frackman Pyne will be married Sept. 10. Judge Christie D'Alessio of the State of New York Supreme Court is set to perform the ceremony at the Metropolis Country Club in White Plains.

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Rachel Spiro and Mark Pulaski will be married on Sept. 10 at The Pierre Hotel in New York City. The couple met at Cornell University, where they were both undergraduates.

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The Women’s Enterprise Development Center (WEDC), an award-winning organization serving Westchester and the Hudson Valley, will honor former Scarsdale mayor Anne M. Janiak, a founder of WEDC and a pioneer in helping women achieve economic self-sufficiency and financial stability through entr…

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The Afghan Youth Orchestra coming to Scarsdale in 2013 to stay with and play with members of the Scarsdale High School orchestra was a life-changing event for the teenagers from both ensembles. A decade later, lives are still being impacted by the chance connection.

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The Scarsdale Historical Society offers new initiatives to engage with the community, including a historic photo scanning event and a documentary on the Greenacres neighborhood. These projects are part of its mission to preserve and share Scarsdale’s continuing history.

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There are always students who seek more than sports and sleep-away camp in the summer. Thomas DiLorenzo, a rising senior at Scarsdale High School, is one of them. He has found his niche teaching Latin to children in grades 3 through 8 at the Scarsdale Public Library via Zoom. The class is of…

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