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Published by Halston Media, 2019-12-12 13:04:37

The Katonah-Lewisboro Times 12.12.19

VOL. 2 NO. 27 Visit TapIntoKLT.net for the latest news. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2019

TownLEWISBORO justice pleads guilty Bedford passes
to tax evasion $41M spending plan

Marc Seedorf will be sentenced in March BY TOM BARTLEY
CONTRIBUTING WRITER
BY BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER
CONTRIBUTING EDITOR Bedford’s Town Board agreed last week to spend more than
$40 million in the coming year to provide services ranging
Marc Seedorf, a Lewisboro town justice for more Lewisboro from park enchancements to police protection to clearing
two decades, pleaded guilty Friday, Dec. 6, to federal Town Justice snow-covered roadways.
income tax evasion, according the United States At- Marc Seedorf
torney’s O ce for the Southern District of New York. “It’s a reasonable budget; it’s a prudent budget,” Supervisor
FILE PHOTO/BRIAN Chris Burdick said at the board’s Dec. 3 meeting, at which it
By not ling individual tax returns and by conceal- MARSCHHAUSER adopted the 2020 spending plan and a rmed a $1.09 tax hike
ing proceeds from a lawsuit settlement, Seedorf failed by a 4-1 vote, with Councilman Donald B. Scott opposing
to pay more than $160,000 of federal income tax from be shameful for anyone, and all the more so from an the action.
2009 to 2019, according to the Southern District of attorney and a member of the judiciary.”
New York. Critical of both the budget’s revenue estimates and record
e investigation into Seedorf ’s tax evasion was property-tax levy, Scott opposed taking immediate action on
E ective immediately, all cases pending before carried out by the Internal Revenue Service’s Crimi- the proposed budget, urging instead a two-week delay. But
Seedorf will be reassigned, Lucian Chalfen, direc- nal Investigation division.
tor of public information for the New York Uni ed nding no support for a postponement among other board
Court System, told e Katonah-Lewisboro Times “As a Lewisboro town justice, Mr. Seedorf knows members, he voted for “the rst time in my career” against the
on Monday. Seedorf will also not be assigned any ad- the consequences when laws are broken,” Jonathan budget’s adoption.
ditional cases. D. Larsen, special agent-in-charge, Internal Revenue
Service, Criminal Investigation, said in a press release. Under the approved plan, spending rises by about $1.8 mil-
Chalfen deferred comments about Seedorf ’s em- “To maintain faith in our nation’s tax system, honest lion. Among the larger increases, personnel costs and associ-
ployment status to Lewisboro Town Supervisor Peter taxpayers need to be reassured that everyone is paying ated health insurance premiums will account for an additional
Parsons, who could not be reached by press time. their fair share.” $700,000. Another $349,000 will bring the total money ear-
marked for paying down long-term debt to $4.7 million. A
Seedorf will be sentenced by U.S. District Judge Seedorf, rst elected in 1997, was a major crimes quarter of the budget, more than $10 million, will go to pro-
Cathy Seibel in White Plains federal court at 2:30 prosecutor in the Bronx District Attorney’s O ce tecting the public and more. ( e budget is available online at
p.m. Tuesday, March 24. He faces a maximum ve (1981-86) and has been in private practice for more https://bedfordny.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/a2020-
years in prison. than three decades. Adopted-Budget-12-04-19.pdf )

“As he admitted [Friday], for years Marc Seedorf For homeowners, the $1.09 hike in the tax rate pushes
outed his obligations under the law to le tax returns their property-tax bills up 3.06 percent, to $36.78 for each
and to pay taxes,” said U.S. Attorney Geo rey S. Ber- $1,000 of assessed value. e bills re ect a tax cap-compliant
man in a press release. “ is was conduct that would increase in total property-tax collections of 2.9 percent. At

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People of miniature sculptures by Ilsa Bouy- Gallery hours are Wednesday Armonk hosts its annual Christmas

The Staff Westchester oucos, wood sculptures by Loren 11-5; ursdays 11-5 Friday 11- tree sale through Monday, Decem-
Eiferman, paintings by Adam 7 Saturday 11- 5 and Sunday 12 ber 23, on Fridays 4-7 p.m. and on
EDITORIAL TEAM
JODI WEINBERGER CB Gallery, Katonah’s cutting- Handler, collage and paintings by – 4 or by appointment. For more weekends 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the

EDITOR: 914-302-5830 edge contemporary art gallery, Eden Neleman and sculptures by information, please visit CB Gal- Bedford Hills Memorial Park, 60
[email protected]
is pleased to announce its next Christopher Rubin. lery on Facebook and Instagram Haines Rd., Bedford, NY, 10507.
BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER
SPORTS EDITOR: 914-302-5628 exhibition of a group show by CB Gallery will begin previews @cbartgallery or contact Chris- e sale includes Christmas
[email protected]
seven local artists including Carol for Pow! Dec. 1 and will host an topher at [email protected] trees (Fraser and Balsam) vary-
ADVERTISING TEAM
LISA KAIN Bouyoucos, Ilsa Bouyoucos, Lo- opening reception on Friday, Dec. or 917 520 3234. ing in size and wreaths. Proceeds

914-351-2424 ren Eiferman, Adam Handler, 13, to coincide with the Katonah Rotary Christmas made from sales go toward the
[email protected] Autumn Martin, Eden Neleman Merchants Holiday Stroll 5-8 many charitable causes Rotary

PAUL FORHAN and Christopher Rubin. “Pow!” is p.m. at 23 Valley Rd., Katonah, Tree Sale supports locally and worldwide,
914-202-2392 a show comprised of photographs NY. Live music by Reid Gerken including scouts, scholarships,
[email protected]
CORINNE STANTON by Carol Bouyoucos, colorful and refreshments will be served. e Rotary Club of Bedford- clean water projects, books for
845-621-4049
[email protected] hospitalized children, community
JENNIFER CONNELLY
914-334-6335 centers, and more. A highlight for
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BRUCE HELLER families, Santa will be at the sale
914-202-2941
[email protected] from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday,

PRODUCTION TEAM December. 14 and Sunday, De-
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cember, 15, 2019.
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845-621-1116 HOLIDAY HOURS two-decades-long tradition when
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Deadlines Monday - Saturday 10 am - 6 pm opens for business on Nov. 29,
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THE KATONAH-LEWISBORO TIMES Late Hours December 16 - 23 10 am - 7 pm
DEADLINE Firehouse grounds on Rt. 138 in
Tuesday, December 24 Golden’s Bridge hamlet.
THE DEADLINE FOR ADVERTISEMENTS
Open seven days a week, sale
AND EDITORIAL SUBMISSIONS IS THE hours will be 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Mondays through Fridays, and 9
THURSDAY BEFORE THE NEXT
PUBLICATION DATE. Christmas Eve - 9 am - 5 pm a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturdays and
Sundays. Members of the Gold-
FOR MORE INFORMATION,
CALL JODI WEINBERGER AT Tel: 914-245-3899 en’s Bridge Fire Department will
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Other festive foliage, including

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What steps have you taken to protect your Bridge Fire Department’s main
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In addition to the tree sale, the
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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2019 YourNeighbor THE KATONAH LEWISBORO TIMES PAGE 3

Local students win Connecticut’s Got Talent

search, which resulted in nding lowed them to ful ll their desire

videos of Ava’s performances that to take their original material and

led Anton and Joseph to reach share it with the world.

out to her through a mutual con- In the next few months, the

nection at Fox Lane. Ethan’s path band will continue to write and

to the band was as a result of a perform, as well as get ready to

recommendation from his drum headline their January 4th show

teacher. at the Wall Street eater in

While only together for a short Norwalk, in connection with

time, these young musicians have their Connecticut’s Got Talent

kept themselves very busy. In win. For the band, it is the per-

2019, not only have they per- formance part of their jobs that

formed at numerous festivals and is the most rewarding; no mat-

gigs,they also won the 3rd Annual ter how physically grueling and

Connecticut’s Got Talent contest. challenging it can be, they always

For the competition, which oc- feel in their element.

curred in April, they performed As these talented artists go

the songs “Paris” by Grace Potter forward with plans for more large

and “By the Sword” by Slash. concerts and subsequent albums,

In addition to their perfor- they credit the support of their

mances and big contest win, the families for being where they are

band released their rst album, today and where they will be in

completely self-produced, titled the future.

“Wild Minds” in October. Re- To listen to the entertain-

PHOTOS COURTESY OF PLATINUM MOON corded at Raw Recording in Pat- ing sounds of Platinum Moon,

terson, N.Y., the album has nine stream the band on Spotify,

BY KATE BELDERS both bass and guitar in addition noticeable when watching Plati- tracks, including “Iron Heart” Apple Music and Amazon Mu-

CONTRIBUTING WRITER to singing backup vocals. An- num Moon perform. At a recent and a softer rock tune, “ e sic. If you would like to see them

ton’s brother, Joseph Klettner, 14, rehearsal, in preparation for a Way ings Used to Be.” “Wild live, they will be performing on

With mesmerizing sounds plays the keyboard and bass and large gig, Platinum Moon works Minds” can be found on Spo- Jan. 4 at the Wall Street e-

reminiscent of Joplin, Blondie and is a freshman at John Jay High like a ne-tuned machine. e tify, Apple Music and Amazon ater in Norwalk. For tickets, go

Led Zeppelin, Platinum Moon, School. Ava Anduze, 18, is the result is a mature, original sound Music. eir music composition to eventbrite.com/e/platinum-

a ve-artist band with members lead singer and a 2019 gradu- that creates an incredibly enjoy- is a collaborative e ort which moon-tickets-84670731437.

from Westchester and Putman ate of Fox Lane High School in able experience. incorporates not only their indi- For more information about the

counties, evokes memories of a Bedford. She now attends Bel- Platinum Moon’s story began a vidual talents but their collective band, check out facebook.com/

transformative time in music. mont University in Nashville, year and a half ago, a product of strengths. For the group, the al- PlatinumMoonO cial.

Don’t be mistaken, though. Tenn., and is double majoring in chance meetings thanks in part to bum was a labor of love that al-

Platinum Moon is far more than songwriting and computer sci- YouTube and a lo-

a cover band. Rather, they are an ence. Rounding out the group, cal network of mu-

award-winning group of highly Ethan Grosman, 17, is the band’s sicians. Brothers

talented, engaging artists who drummer and backup vocalist. Anton and Joseph

possess a classic rock vibe coupled Ethan is a senior at Putnam Val- had an established

with their own unique sound that ley High School. band; however,

marries rock with jazz for a truly ese musicians are highly they were in need

inspiring experience. dedicated professionals who of some new band

e band possesses a mature, have developed a re ned sound members and they

polished sound which, given coupled with a total command of started a search.

the age of the band members, their instruments that de es their Calvin, the bass

can come as quite the surprise. age. While performing at music player, was discov-

Platinum Moon features Anton festivals, many audience mem- ered from a video

Klettner, 16, who serves as the bers have ocked to their music of his performance

lead guitarist and is a junior at only to be taken aback when they at his school’s blues

John Jay High School. Fifteen- realize that this great sound is concert. Ava was

year-old Calvin Strothenke, a coming from a group of teenagers. found after an ex-

sophomore from Katonah, plays is “prodigy element” is most haustive YouTube

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Bedford town briefs

BY TOM BARTLEY Town o cials are looking at whole- division.

CONTRIBUTING WRITER sale hikes ranging from 25 percent to 50 America Capital

percent in the penalties assessed for most Energy Corp., which

Taking a giant step forward on the parking violations. While the steeper is building a 10-lot

road to installing sewers in downtown nes will likely increase revenue, Super- subdivision at 131

Katonah, the Bedford Town Board last visor Chris Burdick acknowledged, he Upper Hook Road,

week awarded a construction contract for said at the Dec. 3 Town Board meeting will make three ba-

more than $18 million to a Connecticut that the principal intent is to deter park- sically even pay-

company. ing infractions. ments of $333,333

At $18,665,650, the John J. Brennan e board will hold a public hearing on to the Town Hous-

Construction Co. of Shelton was the low the proposed increases next Tuesday, Dec. ing Agency to fund

bidder on the project, which will replace 17, at town hall. the construction of

septic systems now serving the shops and A review of the nes levied in neigh- a ordable housing

restaurants of Katonah as well as Bedford boring communities, Burdick said, found elsewhere.

Hills’ commercial strip o Route 117. “we were very much on the low side.” Until earlier this

“ is is a big milestone for the town,” “Yes,” he said of the proposed hikes, year, the town code

Anthony Catalano, a senior client man- “it does raise revenue. But we really do required developers

ager with the town’s consulting engineer- intend to have this as a deterrent for ac- of subdivisions with

ing rm Woodard & Curran, told the tivities such as parking in handicapped ve lots or more to

board at its Dec. 3 meeting. spaces, crosswalks and so forth.” make at least 10 per-

“With this award to this contractor,” he If the revised schedule of nes is ad- cent of the homes

said, “we will continue to be on schedule.” opted, the town anticipates collecting a ordable units. But

at schedule calls for the town to use some $80,000 in parking nes next year, the Town Board ad-

winter as prep time, getting ready to start Comptroller Abraham Zambrano said in opted code amendments in June that al- Board at its Dec. 3 meeting, Michael
Sirignano, a lawyer representing some of
excavating by April. Work is expected to response to a question. But he could not lowed developers, with Planning Board the project’s neighbors, objected to in-
stallment payments, asserting they made
take a year and a half, with most of it done say how much of that amount would be approval, to pay a fee instead. the Housing Agency “a lender.”

at night. It will be halted altogether in Ka- attributed to the increased nes. Last week’s action established the pay- get on time, it would mean only that
the preliminary budget—the document
tonah’s commercial hub during the No- ment schedule. Addressing the Town voted on last week—would “constitute
the budget for the ensuing scal year,”
vember-December holiday shopping crush. DEVELOPER ANTES $1M TO OMIT a spokesperson for State Comptroller

PARKING VIOLATIONS GET BIGGER AFFORDABLE UNITS BUDGET omas DiNapoli said.
Putting in motion a recently enacted In addition to waiting for the latest
a ordable-housing policy, the Town FROM PAGE 1 possible sales-tax estimates, Scott had
TEETH recommended reductions in overtime
and dipping into contingency cash to
Even now, overstaying your time at a Board has established a schedule of in- soften the property-tax blow.
Burdick warned that the latter ap-
Bedford parking meter risks a hefty ne. stallment payments for a developer fork- $25,984,733, the property-tax levy is the proach invites scal disaster, as neighbor-
ing municipalities have found. Tapping
But chances are good it could soon get a ing over $1 million rather than building 2020 budget’s major income component. budget reserves “may seem enticing,”
Burdick said. “It may seem attractive and
lot more expensive. cut-rate units in its pricey Katonah sub- But to pay for its $41 million in ap- alluring and shiny, but I don’t think it’s
the right path to take.”
propriations, the budget must also bank
e supervisor recalled what he char-
on an estimated $15 million in so-called acterized as Lewisboro’s “years and years
of living at the edge of a cli .”
non-tax revenue, money from such
“ ey fell o the cli ,” he said. “ ey
Katonah Nursery, Inc. things as fees, grants and the town’s share had to have massive layo s.”
of Westchester County’s taxes on mort-
gage recordings and retail sales. Scott said Lewisboro’s experience was
not analogous to Bedford’s circumstance.
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and the higher county sales tax.
Christmas Trees bubble burst a decade ago. But sales-tax
revenue stands to get a big boost in 2020, e increased sales-tax dollars, Scott
thanks to this year’s penny-per-dollar said, is the cash residents have paid at the
pump and in shops. “It is not,” he noted,
Frasier Fir hike to 8.375 percent. “a Christmas bonus from the county.”
But sales taxes, subject to the whims Combined with the 2.9 percent property
tax hike—“50 percent more than the 2
Alberta Spruce of such things as weather, wages and percent tax cap everyone thinks we’re op-
consumer con dence, are a variable no- erating under”—he said, “I think this is
the highest property tax levy increase in
toriously tough to forecast. Bedford the last decade.”

Fresh Wreaths 18” “conservatively projected” its share of the As the board prepared to vote for
increase, Burdick said, at an additional adoption, Scott, a councilman since 2015
$400,000. e county, for its part, had and a former president of the Katonah-
Lewisboro school board, said, “I can’t
Decorated..........$28.00 put the town’s share at more than twice support this budget. It’s the rst time
that amount, about $950,000. in my career I’ve ever recommended not
approving the budget.”
Undecorated.......$22.00 Since theoretically every penny rise
in non-tax revenue could lop a cent o

the property-tax levy, Scott called for the

Poinsettias delay in adopting a nal budget. Wait-
ing for the board’s Dec. 17 meeting, he
said, might provide a better view of both

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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2019 THE KATONAH LEWISBORO TIMES PAGE 5

CROSSING John’s Church in South Salem and St. or to order tickets, visit bedfdordchamber- York City in the spring of 1951, which
Paul’s Chapel in Vista, is celebrating its concerts.org, or call 914-522-5150. became a pivotal moment for the emer-
FROM PAGE 2 260th anniversary this year. For more gence of Abstract Expressionism. Of the
information, call 914-763-8273 or visit Sign up for NY-Alert more than 60 artists in the show, includ-
Sanctuary Series saintjohnsepiscopalparish.org. Lewisboro ing many who were to become prominent
Holiday Concert
Women’s Civic Club NY-Alert is Lewisboro’s o cial public gures in Abstract Expressionism, only 11
On Sunday afternoon December 15, of Katonah noti cation system. e town strongly en- were women. is is the rst time works by
virtuosic pianist, Je rey Biegel, returns to courages everyone to enroll in this public these brilliant,revolutionary women will be
e Women’s Civic Club of Katonah is noti cation system. Sign up at alert.ny.gov brought together since the 9th Street show
e Sanctuary Series for a concert entitled. back in action after their annual August or 518-292-2299. New Yorkers can sub- took place 68 years ago. e exhibition
“Holiday Traditions” featuring works by break. Members used the respite to thor- scribe for NY-Alert to receive critical in- presents some 30 works of art, alongside
Bach, Mozart and Chopin, along with oughly clean and reorganize their rift formation and emergency alerts on what is documentary photography, that includes
selections from his celebrated album, “A Shop, site of donated sales that raise mon- happening in their area. NY-Alert contains masterpieces and previously-unseen gems
Steinway Christmas” which reached No. 1 ey for the club’s many charities. critical, emergency-related information by Elaine de Kooning, Perle Fine, Helen
on the Classical Billboard charts. e per- including instructions and recommenda- Frankenthaler, Grace Hartigan, Guitou
formance will take place in the Sanctuary Ongoing social activities include the tions in real-time by emergency personnel. Knoop, Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, Anne
of the South Salem Presbyterian Church knit-crochet group every Monday at Information may include severe weather Ryan, Day Schnabel, Sonia Sekula, and
at 4 p.m. and will be followed by an artist 2 p.m., Mah Jongg every Tuesday at 1 warnings, signi cant highway closures, Jean Steubing.
reception. p.m. and bridge on the third Tuesday of hazardous material spills and other emer-
the month at 10 a.m., a book club on the gency conditions. All areas of New York Volunteer Drivers Needed
Carol Sing-Along fourth ursday at 10:30 a.m. and the Civ- State are included in the system, and you
ic Singers on Friday’s at 10 a.m. All events can decide which area you would like to Can you spare a little time to make a dif-
e sixth annual Carol Sing-Along will are held at Memorial House. receive alerts about. Signing up is free, and ference in the life of an older adult?
be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 at St. messages can be received by phone, email,
Paul’s Chapel on Rt. 123 in Vista. In the Bedford Chamber Concerts text and fax. RideConnect, a program of Family Ser-
event of a snowstorm, the event will be vices of Westchester, is an information, re-
moved to Sunday, Dec. 15 at 4 p.m. Bedford Chamber Concerts launches Katonah Museum of Art ferral, and transportation program for old-
its 19th season with an all-Bach concert er adults, age 60+, who can no longer drive.
e Sing-Alongs have packed the cha- featuring Carter Brey, the principal cellist Museum hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 We are seeking volunteer drivers who are
pel with families from all over the area for of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday Noon-5 p.m.; closed willing to provide occasional rides to our
the last ve years. e Chapel will once and series director Anthony Newman. Monday. General admission: $10 adults, older adult neighbors. ese rides enable
again ring with the sounds of Christmas $5 seniors & students. Members & chil- our clients to remain active in their com-
carols as the whole community sings along All concerts are held on Wednesday eve- dren under the age of 12 always enter free. munities and to continue to lead ful lling
with St. Paul’s own Joyful Noyz band. nings, starting at 8 p.m., in Fellowship Hall Visit katonahmuseum.org. lives. Rides are typically to medical and
at St. Matthew’s Church, 382 Cantitoe dental appointments, grocery shopping
After the concert, Father Joe will lead Street, Bedford. Tickets for the October Sparkling Amazons: Abstract Expres- and other errands. Please consider giving
a celebration of Evening Prayer for Peace, concert are $40 per person; student tickets, sionist Women of the 9th St. Show. e the gift of mobility and independence.
featuring harp music by Susan Abken. $10 per person. Discounted season tickets catalyst for Sparkling Amazons is the For more information, please call Mari-
A hospitality hour featuring wine, hors are also available. Refreshments are served groundbreaking 9th Street show in New etta C. Manoni at 914-242-7433 or email
d’oeuvres, co ee and desserts will follow. during intermission. For more information [email protected]
Admission is free.

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OBITUARIES

Betty J. Winter Lewisboro Library and live sound e ects. e Apple Katonah Village
Tree cast includes Judy Allen, Library
Betty J. Winter, Sept. 25, 1927, born to omas and Isabelle Ir- e Lewisboro Library is lo- Chris Blossy, Elizabeth Breslin,
win in Greenwich, Conn. Betty passed peacefully on December 6 cated at 15 Main St., South Sa- Nancy Maloy, Joe Niola, Simon e Katonah Village Library
at Somers Nursing Home with her family at her bedside. Betty is lem. For more information or to Skolnik, Curtis Watkins and is located at 26 Bedford Road,
survived by two sons: William (Nancy) of Fishkill, and John Paul RSVP, visit lewisborolibrary.org. Lew Zwick, plus South Salem’s Katonah. For more information,
of Lake Katonah, as well as John’s wife Debbie and her two grand- own Anne Testa. visit katonahlibrary.org.
children: John William and Amy Lynn. Apple Tree Productions pres-
ents It’s a Wonderful Life LIVE! is production is suitable for e art of cartooning: nding
Betty’s career included: phone operator, baby nurse, and long all ages. In lieu of an admission your style Dec. 16 at 4:30 p.m.
time Secretary to Principal at Increase Miller Elementary School. e stage play, which takes place charge, attendees may make a for grades 5-9. Do you need help
Of course Betty’s favorite occupation was being a grandmother to at the Library on Saturday, De- suggested donation of $5 per per-
her two favorite grandchildren. ere will be no funeral service, cember 14 at 7 p.m., is a one- son or $10 per family to support nding your cartoon style? Share
Betty will be cremated. hour adaptation by Joe Landry. It Library programming. tips and techniques with artists
is written to replicate a live radio your age.
Betty is predeceased by her husband, John G. Winter (2003), and show circa 1946, with the cast Time Change for Fiesta Sto-
sister Annette Gedney of Phoenix, AZ. Donations may be made to gathered around microphones rytime Light up the holidays, De-
Alzheimer Research organizations. cember 19 at 4:30 p.m. Enjoy
e Library’s monthly “Fiesta the season with stories and crafts
Storytime” for newborns through from the di erent holiday tradi-
age ve will now begin earlier - tions, all of which celebrate the
10:15 a.m. instead of 10:30 a.m., coming of light. For kids ages 4
beginning with the next class on – 10 and their families.

ursday, December 5. Come Magic: e Gathering Meet-
join singer, storyteller and puppe- up December 16 at 6:30 p.m.
teer Flor Bromley as she teaches MTG players meetup every
Spanish through music, move- Monday 6:30-7:45pm. Bring
ment, puppets and theater-based your deck, we’ll bring pizza.
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