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Abbott Nutrition has become a household name for being shut down by the Food & Drug Administration earlier this year, interrupting the flow of baby formula and causing a shortage in the United States. Abbott Nutrition, which also makes special formulas for adults with metabolic issues, h…

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There was anticipation and enthusiasm in the Scott Room of the Scarsdale Public Library as Jinqiang Tai unveiled a four-book series four years in the making that will serve as an important tool in helping Chinese immigrants and their Chinese American children shape their identity with a love…

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Two Scarsdale brothers, Asher and Zane Kohn, were awarded the Todd H. Bol Award for Outstanding Achievement. After the Scarsdale library installed five Little Free Libraries around town, the brothers started the “Diverse Books Teach Tolerance” project. They use Little Free Libraries to distr…

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Members of the Advocate Brokerage team gathered with the Binday and Koslowsky families on May 5 for Cinco de Carol. The event, held at Aperiti Wine Bar in Scarsdale, was planned to celebrate Carol Gramolini, vice president and commercial lines manager for her 40 years of service to the Scars…

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The Scarsdale Inquirer won five awards in the New York Press Association’s 2021 Better Newspaper Contest, presented at the annual spring convention April 28-29 in Saratoga. This was the first in-person convention since 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The traditional Scarsdale Bowl dinner was a three-and-a-half hour affair featuring six speeches about the man, woman or couple who had given unselfishly of their time and talents in volunteer service to Scarsdale.

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Town government. Education. Civic affairs. Community news. Those are just a few organizations where four distinguished ladies made a meaningful and lasting impact over the past 30 years in the village of Scarsdale.

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Wilson & Son Jewelers is one of 100 businesses in New York State that has been included in the newly launched New York State Historic Business Preservation Registry. First proposed by Assembly Member Daniel O'Donnell and State Sen. Jose M. Serrano, the online registry was established to …

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Gini Silberberg of Sprague Road assumed the presidency of the Scarsdale Woman’s Club at the club’s annual meeting April 13, succeeding Joanne Auerbach.

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A quickly mobilized gathering of local moms, dads and kids organized by Ellen Silberstein and Wendy Kleinman came together one Sunday afternoon last month to raise money in support of Ukraine. The fundraising event at Heathcote Elementary School, spread through social media, raised more than…

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Scarsdale Edgemont Family Counseling Service (SFCS) has selected Marcy Berman-Goldstein to receive its annual Rising Star Award in recognition of her volunteer leadership and contributions to many Scarsdale organizations. The award recognizes leaders in the Scarsdale community who have demon…

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Scarsdale Middle School eighth-grader Sarisia Lally made and donated 30 Easter baskets to Lifting Up Westchester, a charity based in White Plains. Its mission statement: Restoring hope to Westchester County’s men, women, and children in need by providing them with food, shelter, and support …

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Trinity College has received a $4 million gift from Everett “Ev” Elting Jr., who graduated from the college in 1958, to support Trinity’s Human Rights Program, enhancing opportunities for students to study and help shape the cause of human rights around the world.

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Revolutionary Westchester 250 (RW250), a nonprofit formed to promote the role of Westchester County during the War for Independence, played host this month to Iris de Rode, Ph.D., a visiting scholar from the University of Paris. De Rode stayed with RW250 president Constance Kehoe of Irvington.

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If you’re Jewish, the last two Passover Seders may have been more stressful than celebratory. Many of us split our time blowing kisses to relatives attending via Zoom, and hissing at our kids to stop checking their phones.

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Rabbi Jonathan Blake could see in their eyes and tell in their voices that they had left the “chaos and panic” on the Ukraine side of the border with Poland. But while the refugees — mostly women and children — were now safe from the war Russia has waged since Feb. 24, Blake could tell the “…

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As a Fulbright Research Scholar in Ukraine at Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University since September 2021, Evan Harary was traveling the expansive country meeting everyday people and working with officials and other scholars to collect information concerning the implementation of passportiz…

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March is dedicated to celebrating women’s history and the many accomplishments made by women throughout the years. In recognition of remarkable women who have played a role in history and those presently making their mark in the world, many local venues are offering in-person or virtual clas…

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Mayor Jane Veron presented certificates of recognition March 8 to Scarsdale Volunteer Ambulance Corps (SVAC) and to Ossining Volunteer Ambulance Corps Chief Nick Franzoso for their combined efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Afya, a nonprofit organization founded by former Scarsdale resident Danielle Butin, delivers medical and humanitarian supplies to disaster-stricken areas around the world. These days, the war in Ukraine is its focus, as the Yonkers-based charity partners with other medical and humanitarian o…

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Longtime Scarsdale resident Harry Wilson announced Tuesday, Feb. 22, he was throwing his hat in the ring in the Republican race to unseat Democrat Kathy Hochul from the governor’s office on Election Day in November.

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Throughout Black History Month, State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and New York State Sen. Shelley Mayer are exploring nine historic sites in their Senate districts that are part of the Westchester African American Heritage Trail.

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The Scarsdale Police Department, in an effort to help make the village a safe place to live, work and visit, issued a statement Feb. 15 in response to the uptick in stolen cars and theft of items from parked cars in Scarsdale and surrounding jurisdictions.

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Finding out in college that her mother had been raped prior to having kids led Miriam E. “Mimi” Rocah to become a prosecuting attorney, practicing at the federal level from 2001-17. In 2010, a violent break-in in her childhood home prompted her to run for Westchester County district attorney…

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The second annual music festival will be held Saturday, June 4, hosted by the Scarsdale Business Alliance (SBA) and presented by Morgan Stanley. The event will take place rain or shine on Chase Road, Spencer Place, Boniface Circle and Harwood Court in Scarsdale Village from noon to 6 p.m. A …

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As of July 1, 2022, Sasha Baken will join the clergy team and congregation of Westchester Reform Temple in the role of assistant rabbi. Rabbi Baken, who was chosen from among more than 20 applicants, was selected unanimously following an exhaustive search process.

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Khizr Khan immigrated to and eventually became a citizen of The United States because of two documents, The Declaration of Independence and The United States Constitution, which he read as a law student in Pakistan in 1972. To this day he carries a pocket-sized version of the Constitution, a…

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More than 50 people gathered at Edgemont’s Greenville Elementary School on Monday, Jan. 17, for the second annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day kids’ walk. Participants walked down Longview Drive to Fort Hill Road, then walked back to the school where students were encouraged to speak about Dr.…

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O’Donnell & Cullen Property Tax Consultants is committed to granting an annual wish to a critically ill child in the Hudson Valley region. On Dec. 17, Mike Cullen and Rich O’Donnell presented Tom Conklin, CEO of Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley, with a check for $10,000. O’Donnell & Cullen …

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The Scarsdale girls tennis team received recognition from State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins for having won the New York State Public High School Athletic Association's Girls Tennis Team Championships on Nov. 5. The proclamation given to the tennis team acknowledges that a t…

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The Feb. 12, 2013, concert featuring musicians from the Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM) and the Scarsdale High School orchestra at Carnegie Hall may have been a one-off show, but its impact continues to be felt almost a decade later.

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With demand for mental health services escalating during the pandemic, Scarsdale Edgemont Family Counseling Service (SFCS) has expanded its capacity for services, hiring nine professionals over the last two years. Some have replaced counselors who decided to leave for personal or professiona…