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New York State Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins has chosen Dara Gruenberg as one of three honorees during Women’s History Month. Along with Sen. Shelley Mayer, Stewart-Cousins hosts an event each year to honor and thank exceptional women in their districts.

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United Way of Westchester and Putnam will host its annual Imagine Gala virtually Thursday, March 25 from 6 to 7 p.m., presented by PepsiCo. At the event, United Way will celebrate Entergy, Walter D. Hosp and Jeannette S. Warner as its 2021 “Spirit of Caring” honorees.

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Scarsdale resident Timothy Foley, formerly the executive director of the Building and Realty Institute (BRI), has been promoted to CEO after a successful first year at its helm.

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Lauren Wachtler, a Scarsdale resident and partner in the law firm of Barclay Damon, will be honored by the New York State Bar Association’s Commercial and Federal Litigation Section with the Hon. Shira A. Scheindlin Award for Excellence in the Courtroom. Named for Shira A. Scheindlin, U.S. d…

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Howard N. Blitman, a long-serving member of Reconstructing Judaism’s Board of Governors, was presented with the organization’s Presidential Recognition Award. The small, socially distanced ceremony was held Sept. 13 at Bet Am Shalom, a Reconstructionist congregation in White Plains, where he…

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The Scarsdale Foundation Bowl Dinner, originally scheduled for April 22, was postponed until Sept. 24 because of the COVID pandemic. As the health and safety of the community is of highest priority, the event as planned will not take place. Instead, at a very small ceremony on Sept. 24, with…

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Dr. Robert Reiffel, a Scarsdale resident and White Plains Hospital staff member since 1980, has been included in Marquis Who's Who. A plastic and hand surgeon for White Plains Hospital Physician Associates with more than 40 years of experience, Reiffel performs cosmetic and reconstructive op…

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Scarsdale residents Liane Kupferberg Carter and Marc Carter will each receive the Advocates for Adults with Autism Award on Sept. 30 at 9 a.m. at a virtual event hosted by Yes She Can Inc. The award honors those whose work empowers adults on the spectrum and benefits the whole community.

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Agnes Holzberg, a real estate agent in the Scarsdale office of William Pitt-Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty, was honored in the 2020 REAL Trends list as one of the top performing agents in New York. Her category, individuals by volume, was based on performance in 2019. “I am incr…

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Scarsdale resident Adam Weiss, an associate attorney at Lever & Ecker, PLLC, was selected by The National Trial Lawyers for inclusion into its Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in New York, an honor given to a select group of lawyers for their achievements in the field. With …

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Iona College will commemorate the 50th year since it began welcoming female students to its all-male institution with yearlong events. Because of the coronavirus, the event scheduled for April 3 will be postponed to Sept. 18. At that time, Iona will present the 2020 Legacy Award and 2020 Wom…

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Scarsdale resident Alison Singer, president and co-founder of the Autism Science Foundation, will receive an honorary degree from Emory University at Emory’s 175th commencement, scheduled for May 11.

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Real estate brokerage Houlihan Lawrence announced this year’s recipients of the annual Emerald Awards, an honor awarded to the company’s top agents in recognition of exceptional sales results over the past calendar year.

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Four individuals, including Scarsdale residents Liane Kupferberg Carter and husband Marc Carter, who advocate for and support adults with autism, will be honored by Yes She Can Inc., a leader in job skills development for young adults with autism and related disabilities. The ceremony will b…

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Ellen Gelboim and Bob Mensch will be honored at the Westchester Jewish Community Services 2020 Gala on Tuesday, March 31, at 6:30 p.m. at Brae Burn County Club in Purchase.

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On Saturday, Feb. 29, Temple Israel Center of White Plains will honor Ellen and Robert Salant of Scarsdale and celebrate the installation of Senior Rabbi Annie Tucker. All are invited to join the festivities, which will be held at 280 Old Mamaroneck Road at 7:30 p.m. The event will include a…

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Scarsdale Edgemont Family Counseling Service (SFCS) has selected Marcy Berman-Goldstein to receive its annual Rising Star Award in recognition of her volunteer leadership and contributions to many Scarsdale organizations. The annual award recognizes leaders in the Scarsdale community who hav…

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ArtsWestchester presented 55 “Arts Alive” grants Jan. 24 totaling $105,000 to help fund more concerts, festivals, theater performances, arts workshops, film festivals, dance classes and much more throughout Westchester and Rockland counties. Ed Morgan, former Scarsdale mayor and president of…

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The Skyliners Synchronized Skating Team competed at and hosted the 2020 Eastern Synchronized Skating Sectional Championships in Albany Jan. 15 to 19, earning top honors. The team was gold-medal sectional champions in four divisions — preliminary, pre-juvenile, juvenile and novice — and earne…

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In a special ceremony Jan. 21, the Westchester County Board of Legislators honored Scarsdale High School senior Wolf Cukier, a young scientist who discovered a previously unknown planet while working as a NASA summer intern. Board chairman Ben Boykin presented Cukier with proclamations both …

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Kathy Hurwitz, village of Scarsdale senior citizen coordinator, was inducted into the Westchester County Seniors Hall of Fame Friday, Dec. 6. To be nominated, seniors must have made significant and enduring contributions to enhance Westchester’s quality of life through their professional wor…

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Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, honoree Diane Greenwald and Eleanor’s Legacy president Brette McSweeney at the Westchester Women Making a Difference reception Nov. 17 hosted at the home of Assembly member Amy Paulin. Greenwald was a former president of the Scarsdale Public Lib…

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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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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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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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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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Eleven Scarsdale Middle School eighth-graders, all members of the student government, visited Rep. Eliot Engel’s office in Washington, D.C., May 10. Steve Scharf is an eighth-grade social studies teacher and one of the faculty advisors to the student government. The other faculty advisor cha…

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On April 10 the Edgemont Community Council awarded David Stern of Old Army Road the silver bowl award for distinguished community service.

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A holiday party and award ceremony was held Dec. 15 at Beach Point Club in Mamaroneck by the Scarsdale Volunteer Ambulance Corps and White Plains Hospital Emergency Room. Stephanie Foley Wheelock received the Education Excellence Award for becoming a registered nurse and Guy Peifer received …

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Scarsdale resident Malcolm Lazarus will be inducted with special recognition into the Westchester County Senior Hall of Fame at the 36th annual Senior Citizen Hall of Fame Awards luncheon Friday, Dec. 7. The event, hosted by County Executive George Latimer, the Westchester County Department …

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Kara Schechtman, Scarsdale High School class of 2015, was awarded a Mitchell Scholarship Nov. 15. She is majoring in English and computer science at Columbia University. Interested in the philosophical implications of artificial intelligence, Schechtman completed summer internships at Google…

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Jane Veron, CEO and co-founder of The Acceleration Project, has received a Daily Point of Light Award for her exceptional service work. She co-founded TAP in 2012 to harness the talent of women who donate corporate-level business acumen to empower small businesses and minorities. The organiz…

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UJA-Federation of New York’s Scarsdale Women honored Karen Estrin, Meg Lazarus, Leslie Perelman and Vivian Sklar, all of Scarsdale, on Oct. 23 for their years of leadership, dedication and service. More than 100 women came to Westchester Reform Temple for a morning of mitzvahs or good deeds …

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Scarsdale Edgemont Family Counseling Service, a provider of professional counseling services and programs, has received national accreditation. The accreditation status, granted by the Council on Accreditation, recognizes SFCS as a premier mental health counseling agency delivering services …

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Edgemont High School sophomore Laura Tucker has been awarded the JCC of Mid-Westchester Dance School’s 2018 Maria Jones Scholarship Award for excellence and promise in the field of dance.

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Jewish historical novelist Leon Uris said, “The only thing that is going to save mankind is if enough people live their lives for something or someone other than themselves.”