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This week the second largest storm since Superstorm Sandy hit our area, throwing a punch on top of the pandemic and its devastating impact on our lives. We are reeling. We are exhausted. But rather than let all the adversity get us down, we have to be resilient and flexible.

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Alexander Wolf’s recent letter to the editor [“Space exploration belongs to NASA, not private enterprise,” June 19] on NASA may resonate with many Americans — lamenting NASA’s loss of leadership and growing reliance on the private sector for space access, as evidenced by SpaceX’s recent deli…

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The Edgemont Union Free School District would like to publicly acknowledge the heartache and extreme frustration our graduating seniors and their families have experienced as we made the very difficult decision to cancel our in-person graduation. This was a decision that was not made lightly…

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My husband and I are the parents of a rising ninth grader and a rising seventh grader. We respect that much time and effort has gone into planning for the upcoming year. Recent information shared with SHS parents casts doubt on the likelihood of any in-person high school learning taking plac…

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District administrators’ plans were due in Albany by today, July 31, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo is scheduled to announce an initial assessment next week about whether schools will be allowed to conduct in-person instruction. But at the 11th hour, on July 29, Scarsdale School District announced th…

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A popular meme circulating this week showed a woman grimacing as she reacted to each of three scenarios: Starting school in person, starting school online, or homeschooling.

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As the pandemic brought on a boom in recreational biking that pushed bike sales through the roof, the new 3.6-mile cycling, running and walking path across the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge has been a popular destination since it opened this summer.

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With temperatures soaring, people of all ages are looking for ways to beat the heat. Normally around Memorial Day, Scarsdalians make a beeline to the municipal pool, while residents of Hartsdale, Edgemont and unincorporated Greenburgh would dash to the Anthony F. Veteran Park Pool. But this …

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I was sorry to hear of Rita Kuo’s passing. As a neighbor of Mrs. Kuo for more than 20 years, I will miss her not just for her casual friendliness or the memory of the excellent piano instruction that she gave my daughters. What I will most remember are the nights when I would take my dogs fo…

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Barbara Jaffe’s letter [“Praise for retiring village manager Elizabeth Marrinan,” July 3] praising retiring village planner Elizabeth Marrinan was right on the mark. I followed Barbara as chair of the planning board and would add to her praise of Liz as a professional, the additional fact th…

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A year ago, who could have imagined the once-routine opening of town pools and day camps would merit front-page news? That’s how far from normal our daily lives have veered because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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On the Scarsdale Middle School’s website, Principal’s Corner, the importance of cura personals is discussed, or care of the whole person: body, mind and spirit, as central to the philosophy of education. “… We need to care for the whole child,” it says. I believe this includes not potentiall…

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Traditionally, the Fourth of July is a holiday full of fireworks, barbecues and celebratory gatherings. This year gives us pause, however, as we continue to face the coronavirus pandemic. The contagion is causing renewed alarm as the infection rate grows exponentially in 16 states to the ext…

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During this period of historic uncertainty, the outcome of the Democratic primaries held June 23 remains unresolved 48 hours after the polls closed.

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School officials, unable to hold traditional ceremonies this year due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, honored the class of 2020 and students moving up to middle and junior/senior high schools, with virtual events and car parades accompanied by emotional farewells from teachers and staff.

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Daniel Reingold’s recent letter [“An open letter to congressional candidate Jamaal Bowman,” June 19] raises important questions for residents of our district to consider as we cast our votes on June 23. Fortunately, Jamaal Bowman recently published a letter in the Riverdale Press answering m…