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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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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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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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Despite the many challenges this summer (high fuel prices, extreme heat, gun violence), Temple Israel Center in White Plains and Westchester Reform Temple (WRT) in Scarsdale are stepping up to help relieve the Ukraine crisis. The two temples are co-hosting a “Second Life” drive to collect pr…

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On July 9 Julia Mark (nee Deschamps) and Aaron Mark celebrated their marriage of 2021 at The Mount in Lenox, Massachusetts. Cantor Amanda Kleinman of Westchester Reform Temple blessed the couple under the chuppah in the French garden of The Mount.

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Scarsdale sisters Natalie and Audrey Schonfeld hosted iCan Bike Westchester July 11-15. The camp, held at the E.J. Murray Memorial Center in Yonkers, teaches children with disabilities to ride a two-wheel bicycle, giving them independence, confidence and the sheer joy of riding a bicycle. Wi…

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More than 200 people attended the Greenacres July 4th celebration, enjoying breakfast and watermelon, games for all ages, a patriotic program and more. The festivities were capped off with the Scarsdale Fire Department’s rainbow producing water display.

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The League of Women Voters of Scarsdale sponsor Students Inside Albany (SIA), a four-day conference designed to increase students’ awareness of their responsibility in a representative government and provide the tools necessary for meeting that responsibility. Although the conference was can…

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What if there was a better system for providing health care in our community? What if we could relieve the pressure on burned-out health care workers? And what if that system saved money and targeted preventative care? A new course, created before — and implemented during — the pandemic at W…

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One humanitarian crisis is a lot. Two overlapping? No sweat as resettlers in Westchester County are answering the call in increasing numbers beginning with Afghanistan last August to Ukraine starting in March.

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Members of the board of Scarsdale Student Transfer Education Plan (STEP) and the extended family of James Kakaire-Poche gathered at a private home June 22 to celebrate his graduation from Scarsdale High School in the Class of 2022.

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Seven Girl Scouts from Edgemont and Scarsdale have earned the highest national award in Girl Scouting, the Gold Award. After completing leadership-building prerequisites and volunteering, each girl carried out a project that would benefit the community and involved at least 80 hours of work.…

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The Scarsdale Public Library (SPL) has won the Society of American Registered Architects-NY Council (SARA NY) Design Award and Dattner Architects will be honored at an awards gala in New York City  on June 14 for having transformed the library into a “Library in a Park.”

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In addition to being a whole lot of fun, the Scarsdale Music Festival June 4 was a zero waste event, thanks to Scarsdale’s Conservation Advisory Council (CAC). All of the food scraps and compostable products gathered at the festival will be turned into compost, a nutrient-dense soil amendmen…

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The Scarsdale Public Library (SPL) board of trustees appointed longtime Scarsdale resident Gary Katz to a one-year term as president of the board as of May 1. He takes over the role from Felicia Block.

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Ruby Woosnam was honored Tuesday, May 24, by Scarsdale Congregational Church Nursery School's students and staff at the dedication of the “Miss Ruby’s Playground” mural overlooking the school. The mural recognizes Woosnam’s career as a SCC Nursery School teacher and director that lasted over…

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Hoff-Barthelson Music School's Young People’s Symphonette and Chamber Orchestra, both directed by faculty member Robert Schwartz, recently won multiple awards at the 2022 Music Showcase Festival in Allentown, Pennsylvania, including first-place prizes for both ensembles.

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For more than four decades, the Cancer Support Team (CST) has enhanced the quality of life for thousands of patients and families affected by cancer with such essential health services as professional nurse education and advocacy, social work counseling, case management, cash, and other supp…

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Hitchcock Church was the setting for the Scarsdale Boy Scout Troop 4’s Eagle Court of Honor on Sunday, May 15. Emceed by Scoutmaster Emeritus Kevin McCarthy, the event celebrated the achievements culminating in the Eagle Scout rank of four men: Daniel Hwang, Alexander Hwang, Wesley Coker and…

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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.