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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 year Nirvaan Nagaldinne, then a 10th grader at Edgemont Jr/Sr High School, researched and composed a short-term and long-term financial plan which he entered in SIFMA Foundation’s Spring 2021 National InvestWrite® Competition. Nagaldinne came in first place in New York State.

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Engines roared and horns honked as residents and passersby browsed the eclectic group of cars parked in Scarsdale’s village center Oct. 3 for the 18th annual Scarsdale Concours d’Elegance. Last year’s car show was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Buicks, BMWs, Porsches, Jaguars, monste…

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Corey Waldman was doing what many recent college graduates do after a few years of nonstop university work — binging a new show on Netflix and taking a tranquil getaway to somewhere warm. But this wasn’t any ordinary getaway for the 2017 Scarsdale High School graduate.

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On Oct. 18, American Friends of Soroka Medical Center (AFSMC) will host Tomorrow’s Health Today, its ninth annual gala event, at Cipriani 25 Broadway in New York City. AFSMC, a nonprofit organization based in Scarsdale, is honored to spotlight Israel’s Soroka Medical Center’s leadership in m…

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Residents celebrated community diversity at the Greenville Community Church on Sept. 25 at an event hosted by a newly formed group known as Edgemont For All, which strives to welcome, value and empower people of all races, orientations, identities and abilities in the Edgemont community.

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For the 18th time since 2003 — there was a pause last year due to COVID-19 — a little idea held by two then-Scarsdale High School sophomores, Evan Cygler and Denis O’Leary, becomes a reality to raise money for charity.

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Some people struggle with sharing their feelings. In the age of the pandemic, children are especially hesitant to share the details of their inner lives with others, which can lead the kids struggling with their emotions and their parents trying to get their kids to explain even the simplest…

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Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, Robin Schultz and her daughter-in-law Iris Schultz spent their time in Scarsdale looking for a hobby while they cared for Iris’ then-3.5-year-old son Hunter, who has had developmental issues since he was a baby. It was an additionally difficult time as Hunter …

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The first time Mark Drozdov went to Ground Zero a day or two after Sept. 11, 2001, he couldn’t believe the scene. He was so overwhelmed that he couldn’t remember where he parked, and when he finally found his minivan he realized he had locked his keys inside.

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When American Airlines Flight 11 hit the World Trade Center’s North Tower at 8:46 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, Tim Callahan’s first impulse was “to go down right away.” As a New York City firefighter since 1986, the Scarsdale resident knew he had to go to work to see what could be done.

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Scarsdale resident Giancarlo Paternoster, 27, and his girlfriend Julia Djokic, 26, of Somers, got engaged Aug. 19 in a surprise proposal outside a campus building at Lehman College. The two had bonded this past summer while taking an organic chemistry course the college offers to post-baccal…

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Growing up presents enough challenges on a day-to-day basis, but when you’re “The 9/11 kid,” it’s that much tougher. That’s pretty much the label Troy and Miles Kirwin had in Scarsdale after their dad, Glenn, was killed in the World Trade Center attack on Sept. 11, 2001. They were 7 and 10 y…

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On Tuesday, Aug. 17, members of the Board of the Friends of Odell House Rochambeau Headquarters greeted Sal Lilienthal as he arrived in Greenburgh on the fourth day of his journey. Sal, the owner of the Bicycle Tour Co., is biking and kayaking the entire Washington-Rochambeau Route Bike Tour…

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From the Girl Scouts to Greenburgh Town Hall, Priya Saxena wants to change the future of paper, plastic and other disposables — one user at a time — with her eco-friendly initiative, BioTrail. An Edgemont High School (EHS) rising sophomore, Saxena launched BioTrail in 2019 to inform and enga…

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Nearly 10 years ago, Hurricane Sandy devastated thousands of homes and ended more than 200 lives. For most people, the disaster is a distant memory. However, as Hanna Eisenstein realized over the course of her summer internship with SBP (originally named St. Bernard Project), the 2012 supers…

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Scarsdale High School graduate Jolie Kantor was awarded the NSHSS STEAM Scholarship by the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS). The scholarship was established to honor those students who embrace and celebrate the STEAM field (science/medicine, technology, engineering, arts, or …

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A group of Scarsdale teens took their interest and passion for finance and created a website called Blue Asher where they research and publish articles daily analyzing the stock market. Aron Frishberg, a Scarsdale High School rising senior, reached out to friends from elementary school, midd…

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Two Scarsdale residents, Joel Beckman and Steven Beckman, along with Mount Kisco’s Julian Gomez, have joined the board of directors of Westchester Jewish Community Services.

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Gordon Bahary, a multiplatinum producer/engineer/composer and artist, has created Electric Kingdom Studios, a brand new recording complex in Hartsdale. The facility offers a combination of modern analog equipment and a cozy, welcoming atmosphere.

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Longtime Scarsdale resident Ira Schuman was recently awarded the Real Estate Board of New York’s (REBNY) Sales Brokers Most Ingenious Deal of the Year Award, generally considered to be the highest honor in New York City real estate. Schuman, vice chairman at Savills, worked with the National…

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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…