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At Scarsdale Security, we value our connection with the community and our participation in village life. This year, we are proud to be one of the sponsors of the Scarsdale Community Calendar, compiled and distributed by the Scarsdale Council of Parent-Teacher Associations. These calendars co…

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When I was growing up in the 1950s and ’60s, Scarsdale was a thriving commercial hub. My parents shopped for all our basic needs in local mom and pop stores — groceries, clothing, school supplies, books, house wares and tools, home furnishings and linens, art supplies, newspapers and magazin…

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The Edgemont Incorporation Committee once again put the blame on Town Supervisor Paul Feiner for the failure to submit a valid petition [“EIC will continue to work toward an incorporation vote,” Letters to the Editor, Aug. 9]. Isn’t it about time they looked at themselves for answers? I unde…

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In less than 24 hours, between Aug. 3 and 4, 34 people were killed in mass shootings, and as such incidents continue to mount, more Americans are desperate for their leaders to act to reduce gun violence and help keep our communities safe.

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As the summer begins to wind down, we offer this collection of what a few of our favorite men and women of letters have said about the subject.

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President Donald Trump is hell bent on dismantling the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). He is lying when he promises to replace Obamacare with something better and cheaper. In reality, all that he and the Republicans are offering is “Don’t Get Sick.” He is wrongly accusing the Democrats of p…

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Last week, Greenburgh Supervisor Paul Feiner rejected the Edgemont Incorporation Committee’s second petition seeking a vote on whether Edgemont should become the town’s seventh village and enjoy the same privileges and responsibilities as Greenburgh’s existing six villages. Mr. Feiner’s reas…

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The recently approved increase in the county sales tax, which took effect Aug. 1, will bring in tens of millions of dollars to Westchester County annually, with a portion of the funds going to local municipalities and to local school districts.

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After reading the article about teen mental health (“Helping teens in affluent communities cope with mental health,” Scarsdale Inquirer, July 26), I wonder, what is mental health? Is it simply the absence of anxiety, depression and stress?

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Some years ago I went to a Broadway revival of Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes.” I, and others in the mostly older audience, teared up the moment we heard the first of Porter’s songs. For the rest of the performance we sang the Porter melodies right along with those on stage, albeit sotto voce.…

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It is true that Greenburgh Water buys its water from New York City. Having bought from NYC at a bulk rate, Greenburgh then marks it up for resale to users at varying higher margins depending on the amount of water each category consumes. “Not that there’s anything wrong with that,” as Seinfe…

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Yesterday I had the opportunity to walk on the path near the Scarsdale train station close to Dunkin’ Donuts and CVS. The path is a hidden gem of a path for senior walks. Unfortunately, I found the path badly overgrown and in need of trimming. If the path is properly maintained more will be …

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By abruptly ending and then leaving the public hearing held Tuesday to hear objections to the legal sufficiency of the petition submitted by the Edgemont Incorporation Committee, Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner sent a clear message that he was not interested in hearing from both sides…

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We are excited to learn of the new oak trees being planted at George Field Park. Last year we gained a newfound appreciation for the park as a result of research we conducted for our historical website. We learned that George Field actually was a person, a distinguished participant in Scarsd…

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Imagine a world where no matter what the local zip code is, a child has a chance to learn, enjoy and become proud of his or her accomplishments while participating in quality after-school classes and summer camp.

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As a rule, we don’t publish anonymous letters, however we would like to respond to one we received recently. The writer(s) asked why “out of everyone who writes and sends in [a letter] … it seems you are ‘connecting’ more with some readers than others.” They noted Thomas Cunningham of Hartsd…

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This summer offers a unique opportunity for children and adults with special needs to learn a skill most of us take for granted — the joy and independence of riding a bicycle. During the week of July 29, the highly successful organization, iCanShine (icanshine.org), will bring its iCanBike c…

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While goats are eating the grass to trim it in New York City’s Riverside Park, black and white sheep seem to be quietly and peacefully grazing on a lawn in Fox Meadow. The sheep may be seen in various locations around the lawn. To all outward appearances, the mama, papa and young ’un have mo…

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After this weekend, my Saturday routine for more than 30 years of dropping off and picking up shirts at Bill Gee’s Laundry & Cleaners on Grayrock Road will be changing, when Bill closes his doors after more than 50 years in business (“High rent pushes out 55-year-old business,” Scarsdale…

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As a member of Scarsdale High School’s class of 2019 not elected class government official, I speak for everyone, no one, and someone in between. Maybe. I would like to welcome everyone to graduation — more formally known as after after after prom.

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Linda Leavitt’s letter [“Thoughtful editorial on Senate proposal hit the mark”, June 14] in support of the Inquirer’s editorial supporting the rights of only Edgemont to vote on incorporation does not hold together and her conclusions are inaccurate. The reason for the fiscal imbalance (Edge…

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I am responding to councilman Sheehan’s comments regarding the integrity of councilman Ken Jones [“Resident files ethics complaint against candidate,” Scarsdale Inquirer, June 21]. Councilman Jones is one of the most ethical people I know and has more integrity in his pinky than that of the …

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Scarsdale and Edgemont high schools hold their annual commencement ceremonies next Wednesday. As members of the senior classes gather in caps and gowns, speakers will deliver speeches, recognize achievements and offer congratulations. Words of wisdom about the future these students face — fu…

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Office of the town clerk is a high intensity public service operation. With a master’s degree in public administration, the degree that prepares one for management level positions in government and with more than 10 years’ experience as our town clerk, Judith Beville has demonstrated a stron…

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Our sincerest thanks to the entire Scarsdale community. All donations big and small make a huge difference and allow us to positively impact others in our community who need assistance. We are pleased to announce that the SHS PTA Scholarship Fund’s Grant Committee has awarded grants totaling…

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As many of you discovered, the directions on last week’s front page (June 14, 2019) were not correct. Print subscribers trying to set up their scarsdalenews.com accounts found themselves on pages that didn’t match our instructions. Our apologies to those of you who had a less-than perfect ex…

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The best bargain in Scarsdale Youth Sports starts with the 35th season of the Scarsdale Summer Youth Tennis League organized by the New York Junior Tennis and Learning-Scarsdale chapter and the Scarsdale Recreation Department for boys and girls between ages 6 and 18. The program begins Monda…