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The Greenacres Neighborhood Association hosted its first Doggy Extravaganza June 15 for Greenacres dogs, dog owners and dog lovers. About 30 dogs and their owners gathered at George Field Park, where they were met with tents, water and treats — kibble for the dogs and doughnuts for the owners.

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When Jill Soley was a 9-year-old living in Scarsdale, it was the late 1970s and the internet was in its infancy. Though the tech industry was still far from being filled with smartphones and virtual reality and Soley was far from being old enough to become an entrepreneur herself, she watche…

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As the son of an NBA star and a first round draft pick himself, Larry Nance Jr. has had no shortage of admirers over the years from high school to college at Wyoming to the pros in Los Angeles to Cleveland. There was one fan in particular, however, who connected with Nance Jr. on a different plane.

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The keynote speaker at the Friends of White Plains Hospital spring luncheon on June 4 was Jenna Bush Hager, co-host of NBC’s TODAY with Hoda and Jenna, New York Times bestselling author, chair of UNICEF’s Next Generation Initiative and daughter of former President George W. Bush. The event w…

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Professional real estate broker Julia Ricciuti of RE/MAX Prime Properties in Scarsdale ranked No. 9 overall in the New York State region among RE/MAX associates for gross closed commissions in 2018. She also received the Chairman’s Club Award for 2018. Her total sales volume in 2018 was more…

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Dr. Ruth Westheimer is known as a media personality, author, educator, and sex therapist. Her books include “Sex for Dummies,” “Sexually Speaking” and “Doctor Ruth’s Guide to Good Sex.” Always one to keep up with cutting edge culture, she has just released a documentary “Ask Doctor Ruth” on Hulu.

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Over the past few years St. Pius X has been undergoing renovations to make the church and surrounding buildings modern and welcoming. The late Rev. John O’Brien started this initiative, and after his passing the Rev. Francisco Sebastian Bacatan took over. So far the church has renovated the …

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Most high school students fill their time with sports, clubs, homework, and preparing for SATs and college. Once they’re done with all their activities, including eating, showering and sleeping, there doesn’t seem to be enough time in the day for anything else.

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Aliza Mehlman was 7 going on 8 when her mom, Marla, told her she was diagnosed with early stage breast cancer in 2009. Following surgery and treatments, Marla was given a clean bill of health. Then, as a senior preparing to graduate from Scarsdale High School, Aliza and her two older sisters…

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Ten home cooks gathered around Suzanne Yearley’s mammoth kitchen island May 8 for a barbecue cooking class. “I’m a little bit like Julia Child in that things fly around the kitchen,” said the 52-year-old chef, adding flour to the batter of a flaky pie crust.

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Responding to a call last year about a 25-year-old man who overdosed on heroin in his home, two paramedics from SVAC performed CPR for 20 minutes and administered four times the allotted dosage of Narcan. The responders successfully brought the man back to life, and the ambulance crew transp…

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Jazz and show tunes will highlight “Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered,” a cabaret style show June 8 at St. James the Less Church, featuring Dakota Martin and Keiji Ishiguri. Martin, who is the office manager at the church, along with Cheryl Smith, the nursery school director, will turn th…

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To widespread excitement on May 23, the “Wing the ‘Dale” mural was unveiled outside DeCiccos Family Markets at 54 East Parkway. The painted pair of wings provides a unique photo opportunity for Scarsdalians of all ages. The project, an aesthetically pleasing although somewhat simple addition…

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In May 1970, when Cynthia Deitle was 13, she saw a photo that changed her life. It was John Filo’s famous image of a kneeling girl screaming over the body of Jeffrey Miller, shot by the Ohio National Guard during an antiwar protest at Kent State University.

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Local resident Nicole Lerner, a junior at Scarsdale High School, has been awarded the 2019 Maria Jones Scholarship Award for excellence and promise in the field of dance. The scholarship is named to honor Maria Jones, a former advanced-level ballet instructor who retired from the Mid-Westche…

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The village of Scarsdale received the Westchester County Eco Award on April 22 for two programs started within the past year — the installation of a collection pod for used furniture collection and a Take It or Leave It (TiLi) station, both at the Scarsdale Recycling Center, 110 Secor Road.

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Kirby Aisner & Curley LLP, a women-owned law firm, has opened at 700 Post Road in Scarsdale. The firm focuses on corporate and individual clients, with expertise in real estate, technology, health care and bankruptcy. Dawn Kirby, Erica Aisner and Julie Cvek Curley, the firm’s founders, w…

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Scarsdale resident Sandra Nam Cioffi and co-founder Meg Herndon have recently launched Plant Me A Rainbow. They design premium and sustainable garden kits that families can install themselves as healthy alternatives to standard lawns and to start enjoying clean/organic perennial gardens. The…

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Brian Jaeger, a seventh-grader at Farragut Middle School, still misses his aunt, Marla Payson Weizner, who died of kidney cancer in 2015, at age 45, leaving behind her husband and two young children. She also left a void in the Edgemont school community, where she had been a teacher at Green…

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The Arthur Manor Tag Sale dates back more than two decades, and its continued success stems from a small but mighty few. Volunteers recruit sellers, create an advertising campaign, donate homemade baked goods and post 400 flyers around the village to bring the event to fruition.

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The culture around gender politics in finance is changing, according to Maureen Sherry. The noted author and former Wall Street executive shared her thoughts on the industry shift in the wake of #MeToo at a private home in Edgemont April 8, as part of Westchester Community College’s annual C…

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Former Edgemont resident Mark Baron was on the 70th floor of the World Trade Center’s north tower writing an email Sept. 11, 2001 when he felt the building move. He didn’t hear anything, but he felt it move.

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John Auerbacher came out of his 1928 colonial home on Bradford Road in Scarsdale. It was warm for a March day but still chilly enough for Auerbacher to wear his green overcoat and wool flat cap. “This is an interesting plant,” said Auerbacher as he moved to the side of his lawn parallel to h…

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Bookcases, historic documents and paintings line the walls of an office, frames containing letters and notes lean against the wall, leaving just enough space to walk through the halls — this is the space Scarsdale resident Seth Kaller works in every day.

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Twenty-five teens and parents from J-Teen Leadership, a program of UJA-Federation of NY, traveled to San Juan, Puerto Rico over the February school break, Feb. 17 to 20, to provide much needed disaster relief as a result of the hurricanes that ravaged the island in September 2017.

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When former Scarsdale resident Rebecca Kemp Pogir went to South Africa, she only intended to stay a year. Nearly 11 years later, she’s set down roots with her South African husband and found her calling as a volunteer working with several charities.

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Tucked away in a far corner of Scarsdale, the Weinberg Nature Center hasn’t received much attention in recent years, and because of its relatively small size — 7.7 acres — some people in the community aren’t even aware it exists.

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Scarsdale’s Country Bank leaders present the Bronx Chapter Ancient Order of Hibernians in America with a donation to support the organization’s community works at the annual awards dinner held Nov. 18 at Rory Dolan’s restaurant in Yonkers. Country Bank was recognized for its support of the o…