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Scarsdale resident Sara Paul, women’s health coordinator for the Phelps Hospital residency program and lead coordinator of the women’s health track for all Northwell Health’s family medicine residency programs, has achieved the Degree of Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. D…

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Scouts of BSA Troop 4 Scarsdale served as color guard for a flag ceremony during the Veterans Day celebrations at the Ambassador Assisted Living Home in Scarsdale. Zachary Weitzman, flag bearer; Ronan Barnea and Daniel Kolb.

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Scarsdale resident Jennifer Galeon received the Martha K. Selig Young Leadership Award for her leadership and dedicated service to the community at UJA-Federation of New York's NY Lions Lunch Oct. 31 at The Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City. 

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When Thomas Adamo was discharged from the U.S. Army in 1953, he had no interest in joining the American Legion. His uncle, a veteran of World War II, was pressuring him to join the legion in Yonkers where Adamo grew up, but after serving 14 months in Korea, Adamo was far too busy getting his…

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Nathan Douglass, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand, wrist and elbow surgery, has joined White Plains Hospital Physician Associates. He received a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he worked as a researc…

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UJA-Federation of New York’s 2020 annual campaign was held Oct. 17 at a private home in Larchmont, hosting nearly 100 philanthropic donors from Westchester. Guests heard from New York Times op-ed editor and author Bari Weiss in conversation with Larchmont resident Jeffrey Solomon. Both are P…

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Sales agent Josephine LaPietra has joined boutique real estate brokerage firm PLI Realty. With more than 24 years’ experience in real estate and more than $100 million in sales, LaPietra is known for her savvy marketing strategies and sharp attention to detail.

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Firefighter Ian Brown was hired on Oct. 7, transferring to the Scarsdale Fire Department from the Mount Vernon Fire Department after 10 years of service with Mount Vernon. Pictured is Brown during a training evolution.

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The Rotary Club of Scarsdale partnered with the American Cancer Society to support the 2019 Making Strides of Westchester Walk at Manhattanville College on Oct. 20. Nearly $1 million was raised for breast cancer research. Pictured from left, Daniel Gerardi, Joe Muller, Herta Muller, Garrett …

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The Scarsdale-based WeRun team participated in the Westchester Healing Half and 10K charity runs for Westchester Medical Center Sunday, Oct. 6 on the Bronx River Parkway. There were a total of 28 runners, the largest team in the race. The team took the overall first place (Shangyuan Luo); ov…

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Twenty-one children and siblings of fallen Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers visited the home of Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) national chairman and FIDF National New York Gala chairman Rabbi Peter Weintraub and his wife, Ellen Weintraub, in Scarsdale on July 29 for a day of…

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For 10 days, 30 underserved kids from the Lower Hudson Valley sat at computers at Digital Arts Experience on Central Park Avenue. The Code Heroes were on a mission. Their goal was to create a choose-your-own-adventure type of game with a focus on anti-cyberbullying using a free block-based c…

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In writing “Westchester: History of an Iconic Suburb.” journalist Robert Marchant of Croton-on-Hudson sought to tell the story of American history in a particular place. “I’m continually fascinated by the way suburbs differentiate themselves from the city,” he wrote in an email to the Inquir…

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New York Army National Guard Col. Seth L. Morgulas, a Scarsdale resident and Iraq War veteran, took command of the 369th Sustainment Brigade during a ceremony at Camp Smith Training Site near Peekskill on Saturday, Aug. 3.

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Gregg Menell, CEO and managing broker of Pendulum Property Group, created a Facebook group, Scarsdale Housing Market, in which he and others provide data and insight on the real estate market — not a site for marketing homes or services, just market insight. The group, facebook.com/groups/Sc…