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Pushing into a three-year legal battle, Scarsdale resident Robert Berg and the village of Scarsdale filed briefs this summer in the nation’s second highest court, following appeals from both parties last December over the constitutionality of village codes governing lawn signs. At issue is w…

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Dipping a toe in the water, rather than diving right in, village officials have wrapped up a two month search for a firm to assess Scarsdale’s outdated pool complex and capture community perspectives about the facility. Of the seven firms that submitted responses to the village’s request for…

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Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, Robin Schultz and her daughter-in-law Iris Schultz spent their time in Scarsdale looking for a hobby while they cared for Iris’ then-3.5-year-old son Hunter, who has had developmental issues since he was a baby. It was an additionally difficult time as Hunter …

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While on patrol on Mamaroneck Road Sept. 16 police saw another officer in the vicinity of the Scarsdale pool talking to the driver of a gray BMW. The trunk of the car was open and the man was removing items from the trunk. The man told the second officer he had a flat tire which was observed…

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The Village of Scarsdale has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle a 2020 lawsuit from Niram, Inc. after the construction company, which was tasked with constructing the village’s new library on Olmsted Road, alleged the village failed to award the company’s contract, causing a delay in the proje…

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Police responded to the parking lot at the Lakeshore complex on S. Central Avenue Sept. 9 on a report of a dispute. On arrival police spoke with the caller who said she was pulling into a parking spot when a man began screaming at her. She said the man’s child had just been running near the …

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The storms will keep coming and they will keep getting stronger. After the village of Scarsdale was pummeled with a record-breaking 8 inches of rain in a short amount of time during Tropical Depression Ida late evening Sept. 1 into early morning on Sept. 2, Village Manager Robert Cole said t…

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The Edgemont Board of Education reluctantly accepted the resignation for the “purpose of retirement” of Superintendent Dr. Victoria Kniewel, who has been with the district in that role since July 2013, on Tuesday, Sept. 14. Kniewel’s last day will be June 30, 2022.

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Following their 50th reunion in 2005, Scarsdale High School’s class of 1955 decided getting together every five years wasn’t enough — they would gather every year, which they’ve done with the exception of last year due to COVID-19.

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Long before DEI — diversity, equity and inclusion — started becoming a household term, people longed to fit in. They wanted role models who looked or sounded like them, whether they were in real life or someone’s imagination. Through the now 25 movies released since 2008 that make up the Mar…

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Police responded to Marion Avenue Sept. 2 for a reported dispute between two men, one who is alleged to have thrown a rock at the car of the other man who made a wrong turn. The caller, whose car was struck by the rock, said he got lost driving on N. Healy Avenue due to road closures on Cent…

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Setting the course for a return to a full-time in-person educational environment, Edgemont school administrators have been strategizing to help transition students back into the classroom Sept. 9 after a year of hybrid and remote learning.

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The first time Mark Drozdov went to Ground Zero a day or two after Sept. 11, 2001, he couldn’t believe the scene. He was so overwhelmed that he couldn’t remember where he parked, and when he finally found his minivan he realized he had locked his keys inside.

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The terrible images captured on Sept. 11, 2001 will haunt us forever, always reminding us to remember and never forget. But few people saw what happened behind the scenes after 9/11 the way Bill Groner did.

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When American Airlines Flight 11 hit the World Trade Center’s North Tower at 8:46 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, Tim Callahan’s first impulse was “to go down right away.” As a New York City firefighter since 1986, the Scarsdale resident knew he had to go to work to see what could be done.

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Sept. 11, 2001, was a day of chaos, sadness, uncertainty and fear. When a second plane hit the World Trade Center’s South Tower just 17 minutes after one hit the North Tower, it became clear something was amiss.

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Growing up presents enough challenges on a day-to-day basis, but when you’re “The 9/11 kid,” it’s that much tougher. That’s pretty much the label Troy and Miles Kirwin had in Scarsdale after their dad, Glenn, was killed in the World Trade Center attack on Sept. 11, 2001. They were 7 and 10 y…

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The aftermath of Tropical Depression Ida, which dropped a record 8 inches of rain down upon Scarsdale in just a few hours late Wednesday, Sept. 1, into the early morning, had residents cursing the village’s infrastructure, specifically its inability to handle groundwater and sewage overflow.

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A Penn Road caller Sept. 1 said part of his house was exposed to the elements, water was coming in and there was heavy flooding in the basement. The fire department reported a delayed response due to the volume of storm calls but said they would come as soon as possible.

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Some plans for Four Corners in Hartsdale are slowly making their way into the limelight, two years after White Plains-based engineering and planning consultant AKRF was selected to perform an infrastructure analysis and redevelopment plan for that area.

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An Inwood Road resident reported her unlocked 2018 Audi as stolen Aug. 23. Her handbag inside the car was also stolen. Security cameras at a neighboring residence showed a light-colored, two-door car stopping in front of the Inwood Road house and the Audi being driven out of the driveway. Th…

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As a second school year begins amid the spread of a deadly pandemic, questions loom over what this year will bring as coronavirus cases rise due to the delta variant. In August, Scarsdale school administrators announced plans for reopening with vaccination and testing requirements for school…

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First responders are on scene at 16 Myrtledale Road battling a two-alarm fire, which was reported around  10:30 p.m. Saturday Sept. 4. The Inquirer has received an unconfirmed report that a person was taken out of the house on a stretcher.

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If a person wants to travel abroad — without traveling abroad — that person goes to New Orleans. A vibrant and eccentric cultural mecca that sometimes appears more like the set of a Wes Anderson film than a real-life city, the “Big Easy” is not for the faint of heart. Nor is it for the storm…

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Sofia Bator finally managed to get a good night’s sleep. The 38-year-old Ossining mother-to-be had spent a tense two weeks worrying about whether her cousin Freshta Nazari, 24, had escaped Kabul, where she lived and worked, as the Taliban poured into the city during their takeover of Afghanistan.

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For someone who had nothing planned for the summer, rising Scarsdale High School senior Maya Silverstein found herself doing something “eye-opening” that became more important as the summer wore on.

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Historic, major flooding caused by Tropical Depression Ida wreaked havoc throughout Scarsdale and Edgemont Wednesday night into Thursday.

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Three familiar faces were chosen to take over the football, girls soccer and volleyball programs at Edgemont this fall. With two of the openings coming late in the summer, athletic director Anthony DeRosa acted quickly to fill the vacancies with assistant coaches.

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Vinny Modafferi wasn’t even born when Rich Clark started coaching at Scarsdale High School in the early 1980s, but Clark’s six-year assistant track and field coach was hired to lead the cross-country program into the future starting this fall as Clark retired from teaching and coaching this …

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A year-long search has concluded with Dr. Derrick Gay chosen to help direct Scarsdale Schools’ diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) policy, which will incorporate DEI strategies in the district’s organizational planning and will guide the district leaders, students and the staff on DEI init…

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After nearly a year and a half of the COVID-19 pandemic throwing the end of her sophomore year and much of her junior year at Scarsdale High School in a tizzy, Lizzie Hurshman decided that an adventure was just what she needed to break the cycle. Twenty-six hundred cross-country miles later,…

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An employee at ShopRite on S. Central Avenue told police Aug. 17 about a woman who did not scan $295 of merchandise, most of it baby food and infant items. He said she had a newborn. He told police he asked her to leave the store with the items she did pay for, and that she was no longer wel…