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Scarsdale resident Michael Kahn, owner and Chief Operating Officer of Kahn Architecture & Design, was recognized by the Scarsdale PBA at its 16th annual Charity Golf Classic on Oct. 7, for his outstanding generosity and continuous support to the organization over many years. “Mr. Kahn ha…

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It’s not often you meet someone who hopes her line of work will become obsolete. Yet that’s the fondest wish of Elizabeth Comen, M.D., an assistant attending physician at Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied Diseases. “I would love to be out of a job,” she told a crowd of more than 200 at…

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More than 200 parents, children, professionals and supporters came together for the second annual Smart Walk for Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities Sunday, Sept. 22 at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport, Connecticut. The event raised more than $30,000 for Smart Kids with Learning Disa…

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The EPL/Environmental Advocates awarded Senator and Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins the Legislative Champion Award on Oct. 8, a distinction that has not been awarded since 2016. The Legislative Champion Award, shared with her colleague, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, is in reco…

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Former Scarsdale resident  Jacob M. Appel’s new book, “Who Says You’re Dead: Medical and Ethical Dilemmas for the Curious & Concerned,” is full of situations and scenarios that let the reader imagine what it’s like to face ethical dilemmas and what a doctor might do in such cases. The bo…

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Brother and sister Jessica Karp and Jordan Brown, who grew up in Scarsdale, don’t mess around when it comes to healthful eating. The duo moved to Scarsdale in their middle school years and attended Scarsdale Middle School and Scarsdale High School through to graduation. Even after that, they…

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When thinking about the areas closest to New York City, the first image that comes to mind probably isn’t of rolling pastures and trotting horses. Nonetheless, Boulder Brook Equestrian Center, next to the Scarsdale pool complex on Mamaroneck Road, has been providing a suburban outlet for hor…

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Growing up in Scarsdale, Eric Thurm discovered he liked board games — a lot. His early favorite was the military-themed Stratego, in which a player uses deception and cunning to capture his opponent’s flag. When he wasn’t routing the enemy, Thurm and his friends would engage in fantasy-fuele…

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Several Scarsdale teenagers and members of the Junior Friends of White Plains Hospital sweated and cycled their way to raising funds to benefit White Plains Hospital Family Health Center on Sept. 22.

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Cancer Support Team (CST) will host its 21st annual Gayle K. Lee Health Awareness Luncheon Thursday, Oct. 10 at the Scarsdale Golf Club in Hartsdale. This year’s presentation begins at 11:30 a.m. with featured speaker Elizabeth Comen, MD, an assistant attending physician on the Breast Medici…

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The Home and Garden section of the Scarsdale Woman’s Club hosted Scarsdale resident Richard Reuter, president of Leys Christie & Co. Inc., an importing business located in Scarsdale village, on Sept. 19. The family-owned business, founded in 1896, is an importer of lustrous Japanese salt…

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SHS senior Ward Bandsma, a resident of Edgewood, completed his Eagle Scout project, raising nearly $12,000 — $5,000 from a go fund me campaign and the rest from the Scarsdale Foundation and Scarsdale Schools Education Foundation — and installing three fitness stations around the track at Sca…

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At the 15th European Maccabiah Games in Budapest, Hungary in August, eight bridge teams competed in two days of round robin play after which the top four teams moved on to play in the semifinals. Team USA received the bronze medal. In addition to Team USA’s bronze medal win, Scarsdale reside…

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Life’s short; there’s no denying it. If, as a consequence, your motto is “eat dessert first,” you’ll want to make a beeline to the Scarsdale Woman’s Club on Sept 11 at 2 p.m. That’s when Tina Zaccardi, winner of the fourth season of ABC’s The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition, will…

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Longtime Scarsdale resident Linda Kermanshahchi has joined Houlihan Lawrence at its Scarsdale brokerage. She brings a wealth of real estate experience to her clients and a knowledge of her local community. She previously worked for William Raveis in Scarsdale, where she held the position of …

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William Graif, Edgemont High School class of ’18, won the 2019 Canadian Junior Chess Championship Aug. 12 in Toronto. It was an exciting show as Graif clinched the title with one round to go, starting with 6.5/7, after he choked in the last round to a player from Canada named William Li.

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When he was 3 years old, Brian Wu was already obsessed with the universe. His earliest memory is playing with a puzzle of the solar system — breaking apart and putting together pieces that included all nine planets — Pluto was still considered a planet back then.

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Most local students and parents have begun their back-to-school shopping, but for some families in underserved areas, that’s not such an easy task, which is why Scarsdale resident Liz Gruber and former Scarsdale resident Tara Smith Tyberg founded Grad Bag about eight years ago.

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The Garth Road Cooperative Council will honor longtime executive director Dominick DiLorenzo Thursday, Sept. 19 with a bench on Garth Road. The new bench, with an inscribed plaque in his honor, will be installed that evening at 6:30 p.m. in front of Scarsdale Manor near the gatehouse. The pl…

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The countdown to the first day of school is officially here. Your kids — and you — will be super busy again, not only with school, but probably a whole bunch of extracurricular activities, from clubs to music lessons to sports.

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A group of 40 students aged six to 19, several of whom attend Scarsdale schools, traveled to Puerto Rico in early August to provide relief for parts of the country still in need two years after Hurricane Maria devastated the island.

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The scene was hectic at 5 Boniface Circle on Friday after word spread about the “everything must go” sale signs in the windows at Scardale LF. Young women and plenty of parents clutching their wallets were crammed into every corner of the shop. Staff rushed around refilling disheveled displa…

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JCC of Mid-Westchester at 999 Wilmot Road has added a new service for students with special needs: functional vision evaluations and vision therapy. Michele Karl, who has been a special education teacher at the JCC of Mid-Westchester for the past two years, is certified as a Teacher of the V…

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These days there is a lot of news about the decline in bees, many of which are important pollinators of our native and cultivated plants. Colony collapse disorder has devastated honeybee populations and growers can’t find enough bees to ensure the pollination of their crops.

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Country Bank Holding Co. Inc. (CYHC), parent company of Country Bank, signed a definitive merger agreement Aug. 8 with OceanFirst Financial Corp. Under the agreement, OceanFirst will acquire CYHC and upon completion of the merger, Country Bank will merge into OceanFirst Bank.