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The Greenburgh Police Department issued a statement June 14 that it received reports of lawn signs being removed. The signs had been posted to show support for candidates running for Greenburgh town supervisor in the Democratic primary election. Police reminded the public that removing signs…

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Jay Allen was one season shy of capping one of the best golf careers Scarsdale High School has ever seen when he was robbed of his senior season by the COVID-19 pandemic. Steven Lee was on a similar path of greatness when he lost his junior season last spring. And then there was Charlie Schu…

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Up against a negative unrestricted fund balance, escalating costs for repairs and a declining user base, the seven-acre Scarsdale Municipal Pool Complex is in need of a re-do.

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As the lone varsity team not permitted to compete during the 2020-21 school year, the Scarsdale cheerleaders are concerned that 2021-22 will be more of the same, so they, along with their parents and coach, have decided to get ahead of the curve and plead their case.

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Faced with a year-end deadline to decide whether to opt out of allowing marijuana dispensaries or on-site consumption businesses in the village, Scarsdale trustees agreed at a work session June 15 to draft initial legislation that would make smoking or vaping tobacco and marijuana products o…

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A Heathcote Road man June 12 reported a watch valued at $65,221 was stolen from his home. The watch was described as an 18-karat yellow “Arnold Schwartzenegger” model by Audemars Piquet. The caller said the last time he looked at his watches a few months earlier, all six were in a case. When…

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A W. Hartsdale Avenue resident June 1 went to police headquarters to report a phone call he received from a caller who said he’d won $1.6 million in the Pot of Gold Sweepstakes and someone would be coming over in a couple of hours to bring him a check. The man said he recognized the call as …

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Dr. Peter Wood, the president of the National Association of Scholars (NAS), explored the topic “Why Are Our Schools Falling for Critical Race Theory?” in a virtual discussion hosted by the Scarsdale Republican Town Committee May 13.

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After two straight runner-up finishes in 2017 and 2018, the Scarsdale girls golf team now has two straight Section 1 team championships, having won in 2019 and this spring, as there was no season in 2020 due to COVID-19.

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Following a barrage of confusing messages to parents and school officials over the weekend, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday, June 7 that the state would allow school districts to decide whether or not students must wear masks outdoors, a modification that Cuomo said was given the greenlig…

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One more win would give the Scarsdale boys lacrosse team its first-ever Section 1 championship in the sport.

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Most Scarsdale High School seniors would probably argue that their high school experience was not anything like the 2006 Disney Channel film “High School Musical.” Upon hearing that the film would be adapted for the senior class play, however, more than 50 students eagerly signed up.

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From our stellar school system to our parklike setting and diverse, fascinating population, Scarsdale is a one-of-a-kind town. So it may come as a surprise that we now have a twin city — and, it’s hoped, our lives will be the richer for it.

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An Olmsted Road resident called police June 2 to report a 2020 BMW was stolen from the driveway. She said her babysitter notified her the car was missing. She said the car was unlocked and the key might have been inside. The car is valued at $73,900.

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Mention “the situation at the border,” and people immediately understand what you mean: the chaos and heartbreak unfolding as thousands of Mexicans and Central Americans attempt to cross over from Mexico into the United States. From January to February of this year alone, U.S. Customs and Bo…

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Building upon her strategic plan for the village board of trustees, Mayor Jane Veron, speaking at a board work session June 1, unveiled a more in-depth look at her pillar-based framework for government, defining the process for how specific issues get prioritized and organized.

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Since 1943, the Scarsdale Bowl has served as a tangible symbol of the importance and worth that Scarsdale places on the volunteer service of its residents. The Scarsdale Foundation awards the Bowl each year to the person or couple who has “given unselfishly of time, energy, and effort to the…

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The street crime unit was dispatched to ShopRite on S. Central Avenue May 24 for a report of a larceny in progress. On arrival, they saw the suspect walking through the store’s parking lot, with store security following him. The suspect, later identified as Michael Morra, was carrying a bag …

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Scarsdale High School (SHS) sophomore Carly Gelles learned she won the 2021 National Catholic Forensic League Tournament in Oral Interpretation of Literature late Sunday night, May 30. Not only did Gelles win the championship, but she elected to compete at the Varsity level, which is open to…

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A two-car accident on May 25 on Weaver Street near Hutchinson Avenue happened as a result of a sideswipe. One car fled the scene. A vehicle belonging to the Scarsdale School District was involved. The driver wasn’t injured.

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A little more than eight months since being awarded a contract to complete a water system master plan, Rye Brook-based engineering and geological services firm Woodard & Curran on May 25 presented the board of trustees a draft report, which identified 76 pipe rehabilitation projects for …

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A man who stole $159.81 worth of groceries from ShopRite May 17 on S. Central Avenue was reported by the store’s loss prevention officer after the fact when the man was seen on video footage putting items in his cart and then leaving the store, bypassing all points of sale. The thief was wea…

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The five-week, high-intensity game of “Marker Tag” recently ended, with one victor emerging from among more than 130 competitive players. The game, colloquially referred to as “assassin,” is consistently a favorite end-of-year tradition of Scarsdale High School seniors. The responsibility of…

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Police responded to RiteAid on E. Hartsdale Avenue May 23 on a report of a robbery said to have happened 10 minutes earlier. Dispatch relayed to police en route that a suspect displayed a knife and a handgun during the robbery. Two employees described three 20-something men they recognized f…

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For 84 years, Steffi Nossen School of Dance has been known for turning out highly accomplished hoofers. This past pandemic year, however, the school was involved in a different sort of fancy footwork: figuring out how to showcase and celebrate its most accomplished students.

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Zachys, the local multimillion dollar wine retail, auction and storage behemoth, which expanded over the decades out of a 327-square-foot shop on East Parkway in Scarsdale, will be leaving the village after more than 75 years.

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It has been almost a year since George Floyd’s murder was the catalyst for a national racial reckoning decades in the making. “George Floyd died on May 25th, [a Monday],” said the Rev. Astrid Storm, rector of the Episcopal Church of St. James the Less in Scarsdale.

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Two years after the “Wing the ’Dale” mural was unveiled in Scarsdale village, Scarsdale High School (SHS) teacher Janna Johnsen has spearheaded a second community art installation, this time to create hand-painted flower planters with the help of students in her Advanced Topics in 2-D Studio…

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An Old Colony Road resident reported May 11 he was the victim of identity theft after being informed by the New York Department of Labor someone made an employment claim using his name. He never made a claim. Police advised him how to fill out the fraudulent claim paperwork on the Department…