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Her résumé speaks volumes: Yale econ major, Harvard MBA, president of the Autism Science Foundation, national advocate for children’s mental health and two decades of community involvement.

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The chairs’ of the Edgemont Incorporation Committee (EIC) response [“Is fear of town ineptness driving opposition to incorporation?” April 30] to Michael Schwartz’s (no relation) letter [“Incorporation would perpetuate ‘cumulative inequality cycle’” April 23] is misleading, a disservice to t…

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I was extremely fortunate to have had the opportunity to serve on the Scarsdale Board of Education with Alison Tepper Singer. During our shared time on the school board, including while I served as president, I found Alison to be collaborative, well prepared and student-focused, and I am tho…

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As the weather gets warmer Scarsdale residents are going outside. The playing fields are filled with kids and adults taking advantage of our great outdoor spaces. I have also noticed more and more people walking their dogs and allowing them to poop on their neighbor’s lawn. The worst part is…

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With COVID-19 case numbers declining locally and nationally, most of us are feeling hopeful that the worst is behind us. New York State has lifted its curfew on businesses. New York City announced it will fully open July 1. Major League Baseball is back and Broadway is selling tickets once a…

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Residents of the Edgemont School District have an opportunity to vote May 18 on two forward-looking proposals that would relieve crowding, address traffic problems and reflect 21st century learning styles and teaching techniques. If approved, the two-part bond will put in motion a large-scal…

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During the spring cleanup this month, annoying and frankly unhealthy practices of suburban leaf and lawn management prevailed — in particular, the ear-splitting buzz and the harmful pollution from gas-powered leaf blowers. There’s good news, though, because the village of Scarsdale last mont…

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We need to take advantage of the American Rescue Plan and use the money to fix our sewers in order to reduce the time that we need to pay an additional water/sewer tax. We can do it in this budget and at the same time reduce the budget increase to taxpayers. My wife and I are on a fixed inco…

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This week marked the 51st annual Earth Day. Fifty-one years ago, the first Earth Day came in response to accelerating negative impacts on human health and the environment from decades of industrial development.