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PHOTO COURTESY OF PRESIDENT’S JUNIOR LEADERSHIP COUNCIL OF NORTHERN WESTCHESTER HOSPITAL Westchester hospitals got the state’s green light this
week to resume elective surgeries but most businesses
Teens from the President's Junior Leadership Council of Northern Westchester Hospital created a video inspiring in the county will have to wait awhile to reopen.
Local teens encouragetheirpeerstostayhome. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that Westchester
their peers to stay home and Su olk counties were now eligible to resume elec-
tive surgeries and ambulatory care. He had previously
BY CAROL REIF social media and their phones. announced that the state would allow elective outpa-
STAFF WRITER So it’s easy to minimize their distress over not being tient treatments to resume in counties and hospitals
that did not pose a signi cant near-term risk of trig-
You might think that teens and adolescents are better able to see their friends in person, take part in a school gering a COVID-19 surge. e latest announcement
equipped to handle isolation in the age of COVID-19. musical, play in a baseball game or just hang out. brings to 49 the number of counties that can now re-
sume elective surgeries.
After all, they are forever connecting with others on SEE TEENS PAGE 4
As some upstate areas prepared to move into the rst
phase of renewed commercial activity after an extended
coronavirus-forced lockdown, the Mid-Hudson re-
gion, which includes Westchester, continues to come
up short of state requirements for reopening.
e seven-county region also includes Putnam,
Rockland, Dutchess, Sullivan, Orange and Ulster
In addition to restarting some upstate commerce,
Cuomo announced that state and local beaches and
lakeshores in New York State could be hosting half-
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Harckham: HEROES Act fails to address PHOTO COURTESY OF THE HARVEY SCHOOL
behavioral health crisis within pandemic
Harvey School robotics students at an earlier competition.
BY CAROL REIF every mood-altering chemical on the planet,”he had said.
Harvey Robotics Team
STAFF WRITER “My job in life is to learn how to navigate that environ- wins video award
ment in a sober manner and help others do the same.” e following is from e Harvey School:
anks to the pandemic, overwhelming stress is the According to the senator, many behavioral health pro- A team of Harvey School robotics students has won the
top prize in the “Video of the Year” competition of the
new normal. viders are on the cusp of closing. 2020 Create US Open Robotics Championship. Although
the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancelation of this
But even in the best of times, mental health issues often “ e behavioral health providers have been pleading for spring’s live-action championship competition sponsored
by the Robotics Education & Competition Foundation,
take a back seat where funding is concerned. $38.5 billion to address this crisis. $3 billion is woefully the video submitted by Harvey‘s RoboCavs robotics team
C2789B was selected as the No. 1 entry from among 250
Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. insu cient,”he said. teams from all around the world.
Scarpino Jr. has commented on the behavioral aspects of Referring to the “dire circumstances” created by the Harvey seniors Michael Martirano, Bobby Gross, and
Olivia Shore, sophomore Wendy Lichtenberg, and fresh-
the COVID-19 crisis. While crime in general is down— COVID-19 disaster, Harckham said “closed facilities, man Marley Shyer created and submitted their video intro-
ducing their team, demonstrating their robot’s capabilities,
maybe because folks have been con ned to their homes— reduced access to supervised care and medication, social and documenting their engineering process. e video was
submitted months earlier before they knew the champion-
there has been an uptick in domestic and gun violence, he isolation” have resulted in “deaths of despair increasing ship would be canceled.
said. across the county.” “ is award recognizes the hard work and dedication
to excellence of Mike and his team,” said Harvey robotics
ere have been two incidents of family murder-suicides “ e only way to stop this tragic and sorrowful slide teacher John Wahlers. “Had the event been held, the video
would have been the stepping-stone to major awards,” he
in the county since the “Pause” began, including one in in our communities is to fully commit to funding a vi- added.
North Salem. Five other people have been fatally shot in able treatment and care infrastructure that works,”he said, Winning the 2020 video award is just one more feather
in the cap of a highly successful Harvey robotics program,
the county since April 1. adding: “Dribbles of support will not help our friends and which, in just six short years, has produced several regional
tournament wins, multiple awards for both excellence
“Every death is a tragedy we don’t want to see repeated,” neighbors, and many will su er and perish because of this and design, world championship quali ers, and a national
championship in 2016 with RoboCavs team “A” winning
Scarpino said. relative neglect.” it all and their schoolmates on team “B” nishing a close
On Friday, May 15, the U.S. House of Representatives Meanwhile, Harckham has been working with mental
passed a $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill. health advocates,such as the National Council for Behav- The Katonah-Lewisboro Times is located at Bailey
Court, 334 Route 202, Unit C1S, Somers, NY 10589.
e Health and Economic Recover Omnibus Emer- ioral Health and dozens of other national groups, calling You can contact us at 914-302-5830 or email [email protected]
gency Solutions,or HEROES Act,passed 208-199.How- for $38.5 billion in funding from Congress.
ever, its chances of making it through the Senate are said Without immediate support, he said, it’s feared that
to be slim. community organizations “will be unable to serve some of
It included more money for schools, but the fund- the country’s most vulnerable individuals.”
ing provided is getting a bad report card from education According to the senator, many mental health and ad-
groups, who wanted federal lawmakers to fork over at least diction treatment centers around the country are facing
$250 billion in aid. long periods of lost revenue,and are incurring “signi cant”
According to state Sen. Pete Harckham, the appropria- increased costs from shifting to telehealth.
tions bill also falls short in other areas. Due to the devastating impact the “pause” has had on
It would send $22 billion in unrestricted funds to the the economy, many patients have lost the ability to pay for
state and $100 billion to hospitals and health care providers their share of the costs of treatment, Harckham said.
nationwide, but only $3 billion for mental health support, Others who have called for mental health funding in-
said Harckham, who represents the state’s 40th District. clude Dr.Elinore McCance-Katz,assistant secretary of U.
Harckham said Friday, May 15, that while he applauded S. Department of Health and Human Services and head
representatives in Congress for “moving swiftly to shore of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administra-
up state and local governments, health care infrastructure, tion.
education, and social service programs” with the new re- Harckham cited a recent study by the Well Being
lief package, the HEROES Act fails to helps millions of Trust and the Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies
Americans struggling with substance abuse disorders and in Family Medicine and Primary Care that predicts that
mental health issues. more than 150,000 people will die from substance use and
Saying those people are “already falling between the suicide because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
cracks,” Harckham blamed “severe underfunding of treat- e HEROES Act bill includes a provision for another
ment and care providers.” round of stimulus checks -- up to $6,000 per household.
“We already have a national crisis of suicide, overdose It also extends unemployment bene ts and student loan
and substance use disorder that is only getting worse forgiveness and provides rental and mortgage assistance
throughout this crisis,”he claimed. and “hazard pay”to certain essential workers.
Harckham, a former Westchester County legislator, is e bill heads to the Senate where, media reports say, it
chairman of the Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Com- is not expected to gain much traction in the Republican-
mittee and co-chair of the joint Senate Task Force on Opi- controlled chamber.
oids, Addiction and Overdose Prevention. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., was
In February, the rst-term Democratic lawmaker star- quoted by one outlet ursday as calling it “an unserious
tled Albany by disclosing his own struggles with addiction product from an unserious majority.”
to alcohol and drugs. He has been sober for more than According to cnbc.com, President Donald Trump,
three decades. dubbed the bill “DOA.” However, the news organization
Harckham said his personal situation has shaped his said it was told by two White House o cials that the ad-
views on opioid addiction and the legalization of marijuana. ministration would likely back another wave of economic
“As someone in recovery, my job in life is not to outlaw impact payments.
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TEENS a handmade sign with words that PHOTOS COURTESY OF PRESIDENT’S JUNIOR LEADERSHIP COUNCIL OF NORTHERN WESTCHESTER HOSPITAL
FROM PAGE 1
collectively spell out: “ e Shorter It
Will Be Is Up To You And Me.”
But when you add missing life “Ultimately,staying home is the an-
milestones such as proms and gradu- swer to ending the spread of this pan-
ation ceremonies, it’s a lot more se- demic, and it is important to physi-
rious than mere FOMO (fear of cally distance whenever it is necessary
missing out); it’s causing sadness and to leave home,” said 15-year-old By-
depression. ram Hills High School sophomore
Teens don’t deserve their reputa- Sydney Levy.
tion of being totally self-centered. e PJLC is working on more
In reality, they are often the most al- COVID-19 videos focusing on more
truistic of anyone, say mental health inspirational messages for teens. e
experts. organization says it helps high school
Some of these thoughtful young- students connect to their communities;
sters, concerned that their quaran- promotes the health, safety and well-
tine-weary peers are becoming antsy being of adolescents and young adults,
to get out and socialize, have pro- and engages them on issues that matter
duced a video showing them ways to them and a ect their lives.
to social distance and have fun at the Northern Westchester Hospital
same time. relies on the group to help its ad-
“If you want to be cool, follow one ministrators understand issues fac-
simple rule: Stay home,” the video ing adolescents and teens. e stu-
begins. It stars high school students dents provide input on health-related
who belong to Northern Westchester educational programming that the
Hospital’s President’s Junior Leader- hospital o ers at local schools. Each
ship Council, which draws members year, PJLC members identify a ma-
from Somers, North Salem, York- jor health concern within their peer
town, Katonah-Lewisboro, Bedford, group and then develop “creative,
Chappaqua, Byram Hills, Armonk relatable ways” educators can use to
and Pleasantville. reach out to students, parents and the
ey are shown enjoying home community with relevant, reliable in-
activities such as dancing, painting, formation.
cooking, shooting hoops, doing yoga To watch the video,go here: https://
and (gasp!) reading a book. One of www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0-
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practice table tennis skills while solo.
Another solves a Rubik’s Cube. Teens show off the ways they’re staying
At the end, each student holds up busy during self-isolation.
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REOPENING One requires either a decline in COVID-19 hospital TESTS
deaths over 14 days or a sharp drop in the deaths to fewer
FROM PAGE 1 than ve in three days, based on a rolling average. Week- FROM PAGE 2
end gures showed hospital deaths in the Mid-Hudson
capacity crowds by tomorrow, May 22, creating an early region down for two days, not two weeks, and the three- scientists better understand how COVID-19 travels
start to the Memorial Day weekend. e governor also day rolling average of deaths at 11. from person to person, why it a ects people di erently,
said that horse racing at state tracks and auto racing at whether the virus is seasonal like the u, and if people
Watkins Glen International were set to resume. e other metric calls for fewer than two deaths for can be reinfected.”
every 100,000 residents. Weekend gures said that was a
Nonessential businesses statewide have been shuttered mark the region, with 2.41 deaths, was still exceeding. Serology or antibody testing is conducted with a
since March, helping to tamp down the virus’ spread but simple blood draw to determine whether people who
wreaking widespread economic chaos marked by layo s Cuomo announced at the end of last week that ve re- have been previously infected or exposed to COVID-19
and business failures. gions could start to reopen. e Central New York, North have antibodies—proteins in the blood produced by the
Country, Finger Lakes, Southern Tier and Mohawk Val- body’s immune system—that help ght infection.
Under state guidelines, phased reopening can begin ley regions, he said, have met all seven metrics required to
only when a region’s infection rate proves su ciently low. begin Phase One of the reopening plan. Antibody testing does not diagnose COVID-19 in-
In addition, its health-care system must have the capacity fection, but a negative result means the absence of CO-
to absorb a potential resurgence in cases, conduct diag- For the Mid-Hudson Valley Region and four others— VID-19 antibodies in the blood. Most commonly, this
nostic testing to detect and isolate new cases and provide New York City, Long Island, Western New York and the indicates someone has not been infected with the COV-
robust enough contact tracing to help prevent spread of Capital Region— NYS on PAUSE, the state order to stay ID-19 virus,but it does not rule-out early or recent infec-
the virus. at home, will extend to at least next ursday, May 28. tion.A positive result indicates a person has been exposed
to COVID-19 and developed antibodies in their blood.
In the rst phase of renewed commercial activity, con- Under a multistate compact that includes New Jersey, At this point scientists are not sure how detected anti-
struction, agriculture, forestry, shing, hunting, manufac- Connecticut and Delaware, beaches would reopen for the bodies impact immunity and protect against re-infection.
turing and the wholesale trade will be allowed to restart. Memorial Day weekend. e governor outlined speci c
Retail stores are permitted to o er curbside pickup and conditions New York beaches must meet to reopen, to Regardless of test results, it is essential for people to
drop-o or in-store pickup. half-capacity crowds under tight restrictions. adhere to the Governor’s Executive Order and the New
York State Department of Health guidelines for mask-
At retailers providing the curbside pickup, store em- ose conditions would include no group contact ac- ing, social distancing and hand washing.
ployees as well as customers in their cars must wear a mask tivities like volleyball or football; closing designated picnic
and hand sanitizer must be available. areas, playgrounds, pavilions, arcades, amusement rides Testing updates will be posted on the NWH website
and other social-gathering areas; enforcing social distanc- at www.nwhc.net. People may opt to receive noti ca-
In-store pickup will require a customer to make pre-ar- ing for employees and visitors or, when that’s not possible, tions by signing up for the hospital’s enewsletter on the
ranged orders, wear a mask and maintain social distancing requiring masks; closing concessions; and ensuring ad- website’s home page or by following NWH on social
in the store, which cannot exceed more than 50 percent equate sta levels. media.
of its maximum occupancy. Employees must wear masks
and, when possible, gloves. Hand sanitizer must be avail- “ roughout this entire pandemic New Yorkers have Pre-registration for testing can be completed at https://
able. stepped up to the plate and done a great job of working bit.ly/3dFyuSG and participants will receive a con rma-
together to bend the curve,” Cuomo said in announcing tion email after successful preregistration. Please be sure
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has insisted that localities meet the rst-phase commercial restart. to bring the following items to your appointment: Proof
seven metrics before beginning even those initial-phase of Identi cation, proof of employment in one of the pri-
activities. “As we move forward with this process, it is up to all of ority groups, a copy of your insurance card (copayments
us to understand our personal responsibility,”the governor are waived,you will not be responsible).Please know that
“ e Mid-Hudson Region has attained ve of the sev- said.“ at’s how this worked from day one and that’s how your temperature will be taken upon entry,per New York
en,” Bedford Supervisor Chris Burdick said Sunday in his we will continue to slow the spread of the virus and start State regulation.
daily coronavirus update. But the remaining key metrics, our new normal.”
covering hospital deaths and admissions,have not been met.
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avoiding crowded settings, mass gatherings and maintaining a 6-foot distance from others when possible.
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Lawmakers push for investigation into nursing home deaths
BY CAROL REIF in hospitals. Department of Health for help patients, Cuomo said. Both nursing homes report
STAFF WRITER “ e threat of an outbreak in if they weren’t equipped to care e state is also now requiring they have been taking multiple
for infected patients waiting to steps to combat the spread of
Assemblyman Kevin Byrne is adult-care facilities was evident be admitted. that such facilities test all em- the coronavirus, including sus-
among a growing number of law- early, and the state’s policies plac- ployees for COVID-19 twice a pending visitations, limiting
makers who are demanding an- ing patients and sta in harm’s Even under normal circum- week and report any positive test non-emergency o -site appoint-
swers about the way the state has way reek of negligence. is is stances, nursing homes are re- results to the state the very next ments, having all personnel wear
handled the coronavirus outbreak wholly unacceptable,” wrote the quired by law to transfer any day. personal protective equipment
in nursing homes. Republican, who represents the resident for whom it cannot pro- and screening everyone for symp-
94th District (Somers, Yorktown vide the appropriate level of care, Nursing homes were to have toms, such as fever, before they
In a statement released Mon- and parts of Putnam County.) for whatever reason. e facility come up with a plan for compli- are allowed to enter the building.
day, May 11, members of the state may not have a way of isolating ance with the testing directive by
Assembly’s Minority Conference On March 25, citing an “ur- or quarantining COVID-19 Friday, May 15. According to the Reacting Tuesday, May 12, to
called on the Legislature to con- gent need to expand hospital ca- positive patients. It may not have state, any facility found to be in the state’s latest order, Somers
vene a public hearing “to review pacity,” Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo enough sta or personal protec- violation of the employee test- Supervisor Rick Morrissey said:
and investigate New York’s poli- directed long-term care facilities tive equipment. ing order faces having its license “In the midst of this pandemic,
cies, decisions and protocols that to accept recovering patients who suspended or nes of $2,000 per it’s vitally important that we pro-
were utilized in response to the may still have tested positive for According to the governor, the violation per day. tect the most vulnerable in our
COVID-19 pandemic’s impact COVID-19. state has “alternative” facilities for community. e state’s e orts to
on state-regulated nursing home nursing home patients, whether Somers has one nursing facil- test all nursing home employees
facilities.” Six weeks later, Cuomo issued they have COVID-19 or not. ity, e Paramount at Somers and residents is a move in the
an executive order forbidding Rehabilitation & Nursing Center right direction.”
According to the latest state- hospitals to discharge patients to Early projections had the state o Route 100. North Salem has
wide data, there have been more nursing homes unless they had needing another 100,000 hospi- two on the same campus, Salem North Salem Supervisor War-
than 5,000 pandemic-related tested negative for the virus. tal beds at the height of the out- Hills Rehabilitation & Health- ren Lucas, calling COVID-19
deaths of nursing home residents, break. It has since created 40,000 care and Waterview Hills Reha- fatalities a “travesty,” said he
either in the homes themselves or He denied that it was a policy and set up COVID-only facilities bilitation & Healthcare on Route thought that state health o cials
reversal, saying nursing homes that could accept nursing home 22 in Purdys. who were focusing on hospitals
could have contacted the state should have paid more attention
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who we know and who go out of
their way for their residents.”
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North Salem’s rst respond-
ers held a parade at Salem Hills
to show their appreciation of
the sta for putting their lives
on the line to care for residents.
Fire trucks, with sirens wailing
and lights ashing, drove slowly
by while masked and gloved es-
sential workers waved American
“I say a prayer every time I
think about the workers and the
SEE NURSING HOME PAGE 7
THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2020 THE KATONAH LEWISBORO TIMES PAGE 7
NURSING HOME vestigation argue that since the adminis- veterans’homes across the state. Lewisboro Library
tration and the Attorney General’s O ce It was addressed to Gottfried; Harry
FROM PAGE 6 are tight, the review might wind up being Meet the Animals of the Stamford
biased. Bronson, chair of the Committee on Ag- Museum & Nature Center
residents who had to go through this,” ing; and John T. McDonald III, chair of
Lucas said, adding that the event was in- Gottfried pointed out that the AG the Committee on Oversight, Analysis In case you’ve never borrowed the Library’s
tended to tell frontliners “how proud we serves as the government lawyer for state and Investigation. free pass to the Stamford Museum & Na-
were of them and the wonderful job they agencies, including the DOH. He also ture Center, the Nature Center is coming to
were doing under such tough circum- argued that the DOH—because it has According to the May 11 letter, which you – via Zoom! On Wednesday, May 27 at
stances.” oversight and regulatory controls over the was signed by Byrne and 13 other as- 10:30, the animals that live at the Stamford
nursing home industry—shouldn’t be in- semblymen, the state Veterans Home Museum & Nature Center will be appearing
UNDERTHE MICROSCOPE vestigating itself. in Montrose has lost 22 residents to the on a screen near you! Meet creatures that live
Cuomo’s administration has come un- virus. e Long Island State Veterans in local forests, ponds, elds and even some
Gottfried was joined in pressing for Home reported 53 such deaths and the from the farm – up close, but not in-person!
der a lot of scrutiny—from both sides of public hearings by Democratic state Sen. New York State Veterans Home at St. To register and receive the meeting ID, send
the aisle—over the outbreak in nursing Gustavo Rivera of the Bronx, head of the Albans in Queens had, at last count, suf- an email to [email protected]
homes. Senate Health Committee. fered 33.
Are you Missing Baseball?
e governor announced last month A group of Senate Republicans is also “Sadly, last week, 1,700 new COV-
that state Attorney General Letitia James seeking an independent probe. ID-19 nursing home deaths were added For those that are missing the baseball
and the Department of Health planned to the state’s total, including dozens of season, the Library recommends watching
to launch a full investigation. Meanwhile, Assembly Republicans are military veterans living in state-run facili- some recordings of baseball-related Library
urging Democrats in control of Assem- ties,”Byrne wrote. programs. e videos were recorded by Henri
Questions about the way nursing bly Committees on Aging, Health, and Wolfe for Lewisboro Community Television
homes have been handling the pandemic Oversight, Analysis and Investigation, to Byrne said he was also disturbed by the and can be found on the Town website at
focus on safety, regulations and noti ca- hold a public hearing. fact that the Legislature had set a hear- https://www.lewisborogov.com/community/
tion. ing on the federal government’s response page/videos.
“As state lawmakers, that’s what we do; to the pandemic’s economic e ects but
James also set up a hot- we hold public hearings so nursing home didn’t include the committees on Health, Author Tom Molito discusses his friendship
line—833-249-8499—where residents, administrators, sta , and the families of Aging, Veterans and Oversight, Analysis with Mickey Mantle and his book Mickey
families or members of the public can residents have the opportunity to talk and Investigation. Mantle: Inside & Outside the Lines, in a video
share con dential complaints about nurs- about policies,” said Byrne, a Mahopac that can be found at https://www.youtube.com/
ing homes. ey can also le complaints resident who is the ranking Minority e assemblyman said it would be a embed/EATvnyRxtRc?rel=0&autoplay=1.
with the OAG online at https://ag.ny. member on the Assembly’s Health Com- “mistake”for the Legislature to rely solely Sports Journalist Evan Weiner gave a pre-
gov/nursinghomes. mittee and chairs the Assembly’s Minor- on the AG’s investigation because that sentation on “ e ‘Black Sox’ and Oth-
ity Program Committee. has the appearance of ignoring “the in- er Sports Betting Scandals” that can be
“Nursing homes, they are our top pri- herent bias the state has toward itself.” found at https://www.youtube.com/embed/
ority. ey have been from Day One,”the Lawmakers, in turn, get the chance to F UJB0PR3Dss?rel=0&autoplay=1.
governor said in April. amass information that will help them “In the interest of openness and trans-
make better policy “moving forward,” he parency, the Legislature owes New York-
Several Democratic state lawmakers added. ers a hearing into this mess. ese aren’t
are, however, demanding an independent just statistics; these were people’s mothers,
review. One of those is state Assembly In a letter to the chairmen of those fathers, grandmothers, and uncles. We
Health Committee Chairman Richard committees, the Assembly Minority demand an explanation; families deserve
Gottfried (D-Manhattan). Conference especially decried the “severe” answers,”Byrne said.
impact COVID-19 has had on many
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Give it up for the ladies! ink positive!
“You may not control all the events THE Iam savoring the last remaining READING,
that happen to you, but you KATONAH unread book in the house ( e WRITING &
can decide not to be reduced by BEER MAN Plays of Ferenc Molnar Part CHOCOLATE
them.” - Maya Angelou, Writer and Civil Two). While reading in the rocking
Rights Activist JOHN BART chair on a sunny afternoon, two of KIM
the characters in the play discussed KOVACH
I found this (& many other) inspirational from Brew & Co. toss me, with gloved the merits of the Coué Method
quotes from women when I was search- hands, a few through puri ed air from 7 to encourage a positive result. e ci c goal tends to realize itself.”
ing for an intro to this column. is quote feet away. I highlight their Raspberry Gose play was written in the 1920’s so I Émile Coué encouraged people to
is as inspiring to me as it is a reminder.. a here as I’m curious about the style and Googled to nd more information on
reminder that “life happens” and it is good thought Talea did a terri c job with it: this method. plant positive seeds in their minds,
policy to keep moving forward as best as instead of dwelling on negative
one can. Talea Raspberry Crush Gose: Have you According to the internet, Émile thoughts. He believed that people
heard of this style of beer - Gose? I’ve tried Coué (1857 – 1926) was a French could be masters of their own desti-
I’m fortunate to have two strong and a few here and there but can’t quite get my psychologist and pharmacist credited nies by shaping their thoughts and
persevering women in our home who lead head around it. So, I consulted the World with introducing a method of self- their futures to achieve success. Since
by example and absolutely are not let- Wide Web to get a little more info: improvement known as conscious Coué rst introduced his Law of
ting adversity (in the form of a pandemic) auto-suggestion. His method began Concentrated Attention, many self-
bring them down, per Maya’s advice. eir • Pronunciation: Gose rhymes with Rosa, in an interesting way. Working as an help books and positive persuasion
actions serve as role models for the other emphasis on the “o” apothecary in France from 1882 – gurus have surfaced over the years.
men-folk in the family (yours truly in- 1910, he often wrote positive notes
cluded). • Characteristics: sour, herbal, and… to accompany each patient’s prescrip- e Power of Positive inking, e
saltiness (as in the taste, not the nasty “Bre- tion. After reading the personal- Power of Yes, e Laws of Attraction,
How and when am I going to relate this anne was salty to me today” way) ized note and taking the prescribed and e Secret are all variations on
to beer you may ask? Now, and here’s how: medication, the patients had higher his original ideas.
Talea’s Gose is a Fruited Gose, which expectations that the medicine would
e fastest growing craft beer demo- like a Fruited Sour has some kind of fruit be e ective and this became a self- What iconic image is more positive
graphic is women. Loyal readers may recall added to balance out the other taste com- ful lling prophecy. than the yellow smiley face? I wanted
similar statistics from about a year back and ponents of that style. At a perfect 5.2% the to know the story behind this cheer-
the fairer sex is still atop of the leaderboard. Raspberry played very well with the herbal Émile Coué studied hypnosis and ful image found on stickers, socks
aroma and salt character and was a brilliant then focused on a form of self- and emojis. e original round yellow
at’s no surprise as my experience has vermilion color. (no credit to me for fancy hypnosis called auto-suggestion or face was created by Massachusetts
been that when women are curious they word as I found it while googling “orange self-talk. He wrote a book titled Self graphic artist, Harvey Ross Ball, in
actually do something about that curiosity. red color”) Mastery rough Conscious Auto- 1963 for an insurance agency client
I imagine that what is behind the demo- suggestion which was published in to boost company morale. Legend
graphic statistics, hearing about new beers Also notable for Talea is that they are a Europe and then in the U.S. in 1922. has it that it took Harvey ten min-
and actually making an e ort to give them contract brewery which means they brew utes to sketch out and complete. e
a try. Me? I’m curious about a lot of stu , at someone else’s facility (for a cost) to Popular in the 1920’s, the Coué client paid him $45.
but I just add them to a list… take advantage of the existing equipment Method emphasized e Law of
and infrastructure to quickly sell beer on a Concentrated Attention by proclaim- Unfortunately, Mr. Ball never ap-
On a related note, there are more women larger scale. Does anyone my age remem- ing that “you have in yourself the plied for a trademark on his soon to
taking lead roles in the brewing industry ber the (genius) Matt’s Beer Ball? 55 beers instrument of your cure.” Coué en- be world famous symbol of happi-
such as Brewer and Owner than ever. e conveniently encased in a soon to be giant couraged his patients to use optimis- ness. In 1971, a French journalist,
four Yuengling sisters, representing the kickball after the last drop was poured. tic phrases repeatedly throughout the Franklin Loufrani, trademarked
sixth generation of the Yuengling fam- Brewed by F.X. Matt Brewing Company, day to achieve positive outcomes. “Smiley” and used it to highlight
ily, are celebrating 190 years of successful they were pioneers in contract brewing feel-good stories in the newspaper.
brewing. Westchester’s own Tuckahoe’s renting out their Utica space for up and Of course, you can’t just walk
Broken Bow Brewery is majority women coming breweries and are still doing so around mumbling any old wish. In We’ve all seen a plethora of color-
owned. today. order for the Law of Attraction to ful rainbow arches drawn in chalk on
work, Coué maintained that the goal sidewalks and hung in front windows
I was reading about Talea Beer Co. from Check Talea out: taleabeer.com and also must be attainable for the individual. during our pandemic stay at home
New York City and founded recently by available at Whole Foods era. Rainbows are a symbol of peace
two avid homebrewing women. It in- e person must have a positive at- and hope representing a promise of
trigued me that they position their lineup HARD SELTZERS titude and also have the resilience to light after dark times. You may not
of beer as characterized by low bitterness So… Hard Seltzer.. What the heck is reach the speci c goal. Adherents to
and being fruit avor forward. I think the Coué Method were encouraged nd an actual pot of gold at the end
this is a great approach as does e New this stu ? At rst, it harkened me back to to repeat a positive phrase or mantra of your rainbow, but maybe you will
York Times food critic Florence Fabricant. 1993 and Zima… Not a particularly fond several times at di erent intervals be prompted to look up at the blue
“ ey saw space in the market for easy- memory. during the ay such as “Every day, in sky above and just smile!
drinking beers, perhaps to replace that glass every way, I am getting better and
of rose,” she said. en our daughter brought some market better.” e theory was that when Kim Kovach prefers to think positive
leading White Claw hard seltzers to the a person repeats the same positive thoughts. www.kimkovachwrites.com
I gured that, in honor of the recent beach last year after she nished college. phrase over and over it becomes part
American Craft Beer spotlighting small of their subconscious and “that spe-
and independent brewers, I try some Talea SEE BART PAGE 11
beer. So, I strapped on my hazmat, disin-
fected the car inside and out, arranged a no
contact pickup and had Matt and Hutch
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Is it time to reduce our use of
gas-powered leaf blowers?
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Remote learning vs. Buzz o
quarantine. But while I had access
to my own personal stylist, my
STRONG lot. For some reason now, she rather stay home. at’s why snow TRACY husband did not. I had never cut
LEARNING loves to read, looks forward to days and summer vacation are so BECKERMAN anyone’s hair besides my own and
school and hasn’t cried or had a popular! was reluctant to experiment on
DR. LINDA meltdown since online learning
SILBERT began. Aside from that, by learning at someone who I would have to live
home, all the emotional and social
Dear Dr. Linda, She tells us every day that she barriers are removed. Children with 24/7 in the likely event that
I have no idea how many doesn’t want to go back to school. don’t have to worry about not
My husband and I are consider- knowing an answer, being laughed he was unhappy with his cut. But
parents are experiencing this with ing homeschooling her because at, not having someone to eat
their children, but I haven’t seen she is learning and happy. I know lunch with or to play with at after four weeks of self-isolation,
my daughter this happy, relaxed she’ll be home until September, recess. Students can work at their After watching my stylist cut my husband had begun to look a
and responsible in a long time. but do we send her back in Sep- own pace. ey can move ahead my hair short for 30 years, I little like Chewbacca (in the nicest
She’s in sixth grade and loving tember if school re-opens? if something is easy for them, or kind of got the gist of what possible way, of course), and it was
online learning. She does every move back if they can’t gure it she did. So, one day, in between hair- clear that I either needed to cut his
packet sent to her, talks to us about G&G out. If they need help, they can
it and looks forward to the next Dear G.and G., contact their teacher to help them cuts, I grabbed a pair of scissors and hair, or he was going to have turn the
packet. without having to stay after school.
To begin with, September is a gave myself a trim. video o for his Zoom meetings.
is is a child who was strug- long way o , and a lot can change Add to the above the fact that
gling in school, having meltdowns by then. However, what you are no child has to get up early to e bad news is, when your hair is When the big day came, I cov-
over homework, and crying a experiencing isn’t that uncom- make the bus or rush home to
mon. Even though some kids can’t short and you accidentally cut a big ered my husband’s neck with a
wait to go back to school to see SEE DR. LINDA PAGE 11
their friends, most children would divot the shape of Texas on the side towel, draped a nylon robe over his
of your head, it’s pretty obvious. e body, and then sat him down in the
good news is,when your hair is short, kitchen where the light was best and
it grows back in quickly, so you don’t there were no mirrors so he couldn’t
have to listen that long to people say, see when I cut o his ear. Crossing
“Howdy,”every time they see you. my ngers, I dove in and was happy
Eventually, I got to the point to see that I could do the scissors
where I could cut my own hair with- part fairly well. But when we got to
out looking like a possessed lawn- the buzzer, I realized I didn’t think I
mower named Christine had run could buzz the back of his head un-
over my head. e only problem was, less I did it one-armed, left-handed,
while I could do the top, front, and and backwards. Realizing that was
sides of my hair, I couldn’t reach the not really a possibility, I tackled the
back.By the time I nally got around job head on.
to seeing my hair stylist to clean ev- Fifteen minutes later I stepped
erything up, I usually had a pretty back to admire my work.
good mullet that only Joe Exotic “Well, what do you think?” he
would love. asked.
Convinced that I could handle “I think I did pretty well,”I replied.
this problem myself, I went online “Great!” he said. “Can I see in a
and bought an electric buzzer. e mirror?”
buzzing itself seemed simple enough, “Absolutely,”I said.“Just one thing
but in order to see what I was doing, rst.”
I had to buzz my head one-armed, “What?”he said, brushing the hair
left-handed, and backwards while I o his face.
held a mirror in front of me to look Slowly I removed his robe.
in another mirror behind me. As you “How do you feel about the shape
can imagine this did not o er a lot of Texas?”
of hand/eye coordination and I dis-
covered that you can easily buzz all You can follow Tracy on
50 states into the back of your head Facebook at www.facebook.com/
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DR. LINDA Finally, when a child is home- BART means yeast is added at some our household while we are
schooled, a parent or another point to eat sugars and pro- shelter-in-placing and I can
FROM PAGE 10 adult needs to be home, and that FROM PAGE 8 duce alcohol. is may seem honestly say I like both the
adult needs to know the subjects, quite familiar to those that Truly (owned by Boston
make it to an afterschool activity. to a degree, in order to work with I was tentative but was attended my (virtually) stand- Beer Company) and Corona
No child has to feel tired or hungry the child if they need help. is very pleased indeed. Crisp, ing room only Beer Class™ as brands, especially the berry
while at school, sit in fear that doesn’t always work out well if clean, refreshing, about 5% part of a recent Library Zoom
they will not know an answer or there are other children in the abv, and pairs well with the series. avors. An excellent alterna-
that their friends will nd out family being homeschooled or sun. ough as I was enjoy- tive to beer.
that they had to meet with the the parent that is staying home is ing them, she also told me the Alcohol strength wise they
teacher for extra help. also working from home. Simply White Claw catch phrase was trend in the 4% - 6% abv ter- Cheers!
because of the time constraints, “Ain’t no laws when you’re ritory though, Pabst – always And, by the way, what day
However, what children do the child will often not get the drinking Claws”…. is wor- the innovator – comes in with is it?
miss by learning at home is the individual attention needed. ried me on several levels, the an 8% “Stronger Seltzer”. e
face-to-face social interaction. ( en again, do children receive least of which was wondering Double IPA of seltzers? e Katonah Beer Man
Most children are in touch with the individual attention they need about the ratio of academ-
their friends through online in school? Some do, but too- ics to White Claws during Many traditional beer e: [email protected]
programs. And, there are many large class sizes and limited time her higher education, but I makers have jumped into gmail.com
after-school programs to which usually prevents teachers from decided to button up. the ring as well: Bud Light,
homeschoolers belong. erefore, being able to give each child the Corona, Pabst, Natural Light i: Instagram
once certain types of children attention he or she needs. Oth- I did some reading on (yes.. Natty Light) all within thekatonahbeerman, who wants
get a taste of learning at home, erwise, fewer children would be the topic (thanks Vox.com) the very dietetic 100 calorie to be the 1,003th follower?
they don’t want to go back to a struggling.) and sales of hard seltzers range. I’d say an excellent watch out Kylie…
classroom setting. increased over 200 percent option for those of us seek-
Your decision is a personal one. last year and 164 percent in ing the rotundness reversal s: Smithsonian archive of past
On the otherhand, there are Each child and family has its own July alone. Turns out hard path… articles can be found here:
many children who miss the unique needs and that’s what you seltzers are a fermented rather https://www.tapinto.net/ and
regular classroom very much. will need to take into account than distilled beverage which Mrs. KBM kindly bought searching “thekatonahbeerman”
when deciding if your daughter an array of hard seltzers for
ey miss the continuous social goes to school or is homeschooled
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Readers of all ages took a break to color in a sports scene drawn by North Salem resident Nina Bertolino. We had dozens of
submissions and will continue to run photos in upcoming editions. If you didn’t get a chance to color the page in the newspaper,
you can print out a PDF of the page at tapinto.net/towns/north-salem/articles/coloring-pages. Here are the ﬁnished works:
John Jackson, 9, Somers Nicole Marinho, 7, Katonah
YIsoarbketollwa nUzHzeoig, h8t,s Ralph Riley, 5, Somers
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Re ections on this Memorial Day
BY JONATHAN SCHNEIDER reminder of the cost of our freedoms we see so many women who paid the ultimate price while serving
GUEST COLUMNIST often take for granted. My fellow veterans see this in the U.S. Armed Forces. I can walk in the woods
day as a reminder of the sacri ces our brothers made with my family and not worry about soldiers patrol-
Each year, when the weather turns warmer and on hallowed grounds in the defense of our country ling the area. I’m glad to be able to bring my family
the days become longer, I start thinking about the and our way of life. to the lake and go on the water for the day. Hope-
beginning of summer. fully we can get a good BBQ in while we are down
For some, the Memorial Day ceremony is im- there.
Of course, the uno cial beginning of the season portant for honoring our friends who have fallen in
is this upcoming Memorial Day weekend. is has battle by our side. For others, the ceremony is a time During these good times, while I may be enjoying
caused me to re ect on previous Memorial Days to display the pride of patriotism while remember- them and having fun on the surface, I will be softly
weekends. ing our lost service members. re ecting inside on a sacri ce so great. I will re ect
on the families left without a son or daughter or the
When will we be able to BBQ with friends and is year, our Memorial Day will be a little dif- children left without their mothers or fathers.
family again? Will we go to the beach at all this ferent. Some may re ect on the way we spent the
summer? Will our kids go to camp? Will we take day in previous years. You may re ect on your family I will thank them all for their debt paid; a pay-
our family trips this summer? While we ponder member who served or one who recently passed. You ment that allows us, the American people, an oppor-
what the coming days, weeks and months have in may re ect on the thought of wearing a mask at the tunity to continue to live our lives the way we see t.
store for us, let us take a moment to re ect on the beach and not being able to get a drink and a meal It’s a way of life entitled to liberty and the pursuit of
important things in our lives and why we celebrate at a concession stand. happiness. is year more then ever, I will appreciate
Memorial Day to begin with. the sacri ces our current service men and women
Whatever your re ections are this holiday week- are making while overseas during this worldwide
Memorial Day started with origins tracing back to end, for a brief moment, at 3 p.m. on Memorial Day, pandemic.
the 1860s with “Decoration Day,” a commemoration please observe our national moment for remem-
marking a day for businesses to close and residents brance. During this moment, re ect on the sacri ce Jonathan Schneider served as a U.S. Marine during
to decorate the graves of soldiers with owers and made by so many for our way of life. is is a life of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He is the owner of Schneider
freedoms sought by so many and achieved by so few. Financial Group and previously served on the Carmel
ags. ey are the graves of men and women who We remember the sacri ce made by some to contin- Town Board. He currently has a daughter serving
died in defense of our country and whose bodies ue to provide freedom for all in our country. ose stateside in the U.S. Army and a son-in-law serving
now lie in almost every city, village and hamlet in who fell are remembered for protecting our way of with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan.
our nation. life and our country’s interests around the world.
Our current version of Memorial Day is known is year, I will be re ecting on the simpler
for the long weekend, blowout sales events and other things, including the things that
celebrations. But for many, the meaning of Memo- I can enjoy because of
rial Day goes deeper than that. Many see Memorial the men and
Day as another reminder – a memory of
the comrades lost. It is a
Celebrate our military this May
Memorial Day is celebrated each May orating the graves of comrades who died opportunity to recognize the military • O er nancial, legal or career exper-
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service of the United States of America. late rebellion, and whose bodies now lie continue to work to ensure the freedom al & Community Service (serve.gov).
in almost every city, village and hamlet of Americans.
Even though barbecues and visions churchyard in the land.” May 30th was • Help to maintain the veteran area of
of the upcoming summer weather may chosen because it wasn’t the anniversary e United States Armed Forces a nearby cemetery. Place ags on all of
command much of the attention come of any particular battle. is renowned for its size and strength. the graves.
Memorial Day weekend, the holiday re- Various sources suggest the size of the
ally serves as a remembrance for those It took several years for the rst state United States military is somewhere be- • Befriend military families who fre-
military members who paid the ulti- to recognize the holiday, which New tween 1.4 and 1.6 million active service quently relocate, making a concerted
mate sacri ce for their country, as well York adopted in 1873. By 1890, all people. e military is comprised of the e ort to welcome them into your com-
as the personnel who continue to protect northern states recognized Decoration Army, Army National Guard, Navy, Air munity.
and serve today. Day. When the holiday changed from Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard.
commemorating those who died ght- Each of these military branches also has • Educate children about past wars
MEMORIAL DAY ORIGINS ing the Civil War to honoring Ameri- its own reserves. and the services the military provides.
Memorial Day was rst known as cans who died ghting in any war after
World War I, the South began to recog- ere are many ways to honor active, • Visit a military museum or historic
Decoration Day and was borne out of nize it as well. reserve and former veterans, as well as site.
the Civil War on May 30, 1868, Gen- those who died in service of their country.
eral John Logan, a national commander HONORING THE MILITARY • Observe the National Moment of
of the Grand Army of the Republic, Although Memorial Day pays hom- • Help Veterans of Foreign Wars dis- Remembrance at 3 pm local time for
decreed General Order No. 11, which tribute red poppies as a visual reminder one minute.
designated the day for the “purpose of age to the brave people who perished of the military’s e orts.
strewing with owers, or otherwise dec- ghting for their country, it also is an • Post a message to the troops at the
• Volunteer at a veterans’ hospital or USO website (uso.org).
visit a wounded veteran at home.
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John Jay salutes senior athletes
The lights shine on the
John Jay High School
ﬁeld every Friday
night in honor of the
senior athletes whose
careers were cut short.
Baseball, softball seniors share memories, look ahead
“Welcome to Friday Night the team that these four years Athletic Director Christian McCarthy hosts the “Friday Night Lights” events on the district’s Facebook page.
Lights!” said Chris McCarthy, will go by in the blink of an eye,”
director of health, physical educa- said Lombardi said. “Most peo- game ready mindset PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE KATONAH LEWISBORO SCHOOL DISTRICT
tion, athletics and wellness at the ple usually think that is not true Favorite Memory: My rst trip
Katonah-Lewisboro School Dis- and that they have plenty of time Geoff Curtis, John Jay baseball coach, salutes his seniors.
trict. He was standing on John Jay left. However, it couldn’t be more to Florida with the program my
High School’s Contest Field alone, true. Before you know it, you’ll be sophomore year Favorite Memory: 1) Getting later in the game.
under the lights. e green turf and playing your last game as a mem-
signature purple track made stripes ber of John Jay baseball. Take ad- Advice for younger players: my rst varsity at bat and get- Advice for younger players:
behind him. Above him, the score- vantage of every opportunity you Cherish every moment you get
board beamed 20:20. get and enjoy your time in base- in this program. ey tell you ting a hit/game ball at the end. Try to enjoy it all and keep a
ball while it lasts.” when you make the team that
Friday Night Lights is a quiet these four years will go by in the 2) Freshman year, Florida: night positive attitude. Take advantage
spectacle sweeping across America –Lenore Person, Katonah-Lew- blink of an eye. Most people usu-
this spring. Many high schools are isboro School District ally think that is not true and that game and I come in to pitch and of whatever opportunities you get
lighting up their athletic elds for they have plenty of time left in
20 minutes each Friday evening Schedule baseball. However, it couldn’t be throw extremely well, not allow- and don’t complain about playing
beginning at 8:20 p.m. at’s 20:20 more true. Before you know it,
in military time. e initiative hon- May 8: Softball and Baseball you’ll be playing your last game ing a run and even striking out SEE ATHLETES PAGE 19
ors the Class of 2020, which has May 15: Lacrosse as a member of John Jay Baseball. a few. en I hit a clutch double
been unable to celebrate so many May 22: Track and Field Take advantage of every opportu-
of the traditional milestones. May 29: Golf and Tennis nity you get and enjoy your time
June 5: All senior athletes in baseball while it lasts.
John Jay takes it a step further.
“We decided to personalize it a Baseball Seniors BRANDON BEAME, SECOND
little more,” McCarthy said. Each BASE
evening is dedicated to senior ath- CHRIS CASTELLON, PITCHER
letes on speci c teams, with Mc- Nickname: “CC” Nickname: “Beamer”
Carthy hosting a short tribute from Future Plans: I am studying Future Plans: Attending Bing-
the lighted eld, recorded by his nance at the Kelley School of hamton University
wife,Tamra. Coaches are also there Favorite Pre-Game Ritual:
to give shout outs. Business at the University of In- Don’t have one
Senior athletes send in pre- diana
recorded video re ections. One
sings the national anthem. e Favorite Pre-Game Ritual:
parts are woven together by Friday National anthem
Night Lights editor-in-chief Geo
Curtis, one of John Jay’s baseball Favorite Memory: My rst ap-
coaches. pearance on varsity
e plan is to release each video Advice for younger players:
on the Katonah-Lewisboro School Enjoy every minute, because it
District’s Facebook page at 8:20 goes by fast.
p.m. every Friday.
“When I was younger, I always PITCHER
loved to watch my older siblings
play, and I always wanted to be like Nickname: “Georgie”
them,”said Sarah Antunes, softball Future Plans: I am currently
out elder. “I love the game and still undecided on what college I
working with my teammates on will be attending and what ma-
the eld.” jor I will choose. I am consider-
ing careers in business and sports
George Lombardi, baseball management, and would like to
pitcher, had some advice for non- play club baseball in college.
seniors. Favorite Pre-Game Ritual:
Players only huddles in the out-
“ ey tell you when you make eld before warmups to get in the
THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2020 SPORTS THE KATONAH LEWISBORO TIMES PAGE 19
ATHLETES goes by fast. Play every game as second you have on the eld be- PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE KATONAH LEWISBORO SCHOOL DISTRICT
if it were your last. cause you never know when it
FROM PAGE 18 can get taken away from you. Softball player Jess Leff sings the national anthem from home.
JEFFREY ALPER, FIRST BASE
time. Just do whatever you can Nickname: “El Jefe” CHRISTIAN DINALLO, ing Sacred Heart University, BELLA BETTENCOURT,
in whatever role you’re given Future Plans: Study commu- CATCHER majoring in business. SECOND BASE/SHORTSTOP
to help the team in a positive
way. Little things like cheering nications at Indiana University Nickname: Dinallo Superstitions: Making sure Future Plans: I will be attend-
on teammates from the dugout Favorite Pre-Game Ritual: Future Plans: Baseball and my cleats are double knotted be- ing Cornell University in the fall,
or in a varsity players case, help football at Ursinus College fore each game. majoring in architecture.
out younger players in practice Listening to music Favorite Pre-Game Ritual:
and help guide them. Even Favorite Memory: Catching Taping my wrists Favorite JJ Softball Memory: Superstitions: I have always
if you’re not someone who’s Favorite Memory: Unde- e last out right after we made kept this one old softball I used
playing in college or anything, high popups feated seventh grade modi ed it to the playo s, and any bus to practice with years ago in the
you can be someone who helps Advice for younger players: season ride back from a win! bottom of my softball bag.
younger players get the hang of Advice for younger players: Why Softball? When I was
things and even take their game Try your best and have fun. Keep your head down and work younger, I always loved to watch Favorite JJ Softball Memory:
to the next level. If you get an hard. my older siblings play, and I al- All the bus rides to and from
opportunity on the eld make JOEY PINK, FIRST BASE/ ways wanted to be like them. I our games and winning our out-
sure you give it your all and if PITCHER GREG FRIES, PITCHER love the game and working with bracket game against Somers
you’re not playing, don’t be down Nickname: Fries my teammates on the eld. last year.
just do what you can to help out. Nickname: “JP” Future Plans: Plan to con- Advice for the Younger Play-
You’re on the team and you’re Future Plans: University of ers: e time goes by so fast, so Why Softball? I’ve always
there so might as well. Richmond for business tinue my education at SUNY don’t take it for granted! Always loved playing since I was really
Favorite Pre-Game Ritual: Oneonta give 100 percent e ort, work young. ere is something I’ve
MICHAEL FASSERT, Fixing up the dirt at rst base hard, and have fun. always loved about everyone
SHORTSTOP and barbecue sun ower seeds. Favorite Pre-Game Ritual:
Favorite Memory: Pitching Bands, arm bar, long toss SEE ATHLETES PAGE 20
Nickname: “Fass” against Fox Lane on JayFest
Future Plans: Studying - sophomore year. Favorite Memory: So many
nance at Lehigh University Advice for younger players: fun times but I’d have to say
Favorite Pre-Game Ritual: Appreciate every day you get to my favorite JJ Baseball memory
When getting to my position, play, whether it’s a big game or would be our evening practice in
always touching the dirt before an early morning practice. Florida with the coaches home-
taking any ground balls run derby.
Favorite Memory: JayFest, MICHAEL GIARDINA,
sophomore year, we were playing SECOND/THIRD BASE Advice for younger players:
Fox Lane and overcame a huge Always 110 percent
de cit to get the extra inning Nickname: “Gia”
win. Future Plans: MLB star Softball Seniors
Advice for younger players: It Favorite Pre-Game Ritual:
Eating seeds SARAH ANTUNES,
Favorite Memory: Florida trip OUTFIELD
Advice for younger players:
Take full advantage of every Future Plans: I will be attend-
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PHOTO COURTESY OF THE KATONAH LEWISBORO SCHOOL DISTRICT Special delivery
Athletic Director Christian McCarthy is filmed by his wife, Tamra. Katonah coach lifts spirits
with gear drop-o
ATHLETES JESSICA LEFF, FIRST BASE
Future Plans: I will be attending Harvard BY BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER
FROM PAGE 19 SPORTS EDITOR
University in the fall, and I’m planning on
working together on the eld to make a play, majoring in neuroscience or biology on the Katonah’s Mike Bocklet, head lacrosse coach at Purchase Col-
the way everyone contributes their own part pre-med track. I’m also considering a minor in lege, also runs a program for youth through high school play-
to the team as a whole. theater. ers called 91 Tristate. Like every other athletic team or club, 91
Tristate’s season was disrupted by COVID-19.
Advice for the Younger Players: Just keep Superstitions: Before games (and practices)
pushing yourself to be the best you can be, I always have a GoGo squeeze. Also, as a pre- Practice was already underway when the ax came down, but
have fun, and enjoy it! game ritual, I like to have Dani Roban throw Bocklet and the other coaches weren’t able to distribute jerseys
me “bad throws” to practice picks. and other equipment.
LINN CARBAUGH, CENTERFIELD
Future Plans: I will be attending Lafayette Favorite JJ Softball Memory: Beating Somers “In the beginning of March, we do an equipment handout
in our out-bracket game last year was de nitely day,” Bocklet said. “For the kids, they love it because we rent out
College, and I am planning on majoring in one of my favorite John Jay Softball memo- a conference room at a hotel. Any time throughout the day, the
psychology. ries. We were the underdogs of that game, but kids come and they get their gear package, which is a custom uni-
we really came together as a team and played form with gloves, shirts, shorts, long-sleeve shirts, zip-up hoodies,
Superstitions: I have had the same batting one of our best games of the season. After the custom socks. Basically, just the whole works. It’s a head-to-toe
gloves since I was in sixth grade until last year last out of the game, we stormed the pitcher’s ensemble they can wear on the eld. And they love to wear it in
when they completely ripped, so now I still mound to celebrate. It was amazing! school and wherever else.”
keep them in my bag for good luck.
Why Softball? I love the combination of 91 Tristate has about 350 players who come mostly from West-
Favorite JJ Softball Memory: My favorite strategy and skill required to play softball. I re- chester, but some live in New York City, Rockland County, and
memory is going to Disney with the team dur- ally enjoy working together as a team to achieve Dutchess County.
ing spring break to play at the ESPN Zone a common goal, and the fact that everyone on
and to go to all of the parks. the team is so supportive of one another helps “We decided we would deliver each bag to every kid in the pro-
us to achieve that goal. gram,” Bocklet. “We put together a team of 13 drivers with gloves
Why Softball? I rst played because I was and masks and spent 48 hours dropping each kid’s bag o at their
tired of only watching my sister play. Ever Advice for the Younger Players: Softball is home address.”
since then, I’ve loved the strategy of the game all about your mentality. If you believe that
and playing with a great group of people. you will get a great hit or make a great catch, Bocklet, who personally handed out about 15 in the Katonah-
you can and you will! Time ies by faster than Lewisboro area, said the kids were ecstatic to receive their gear. He
Advice for the Younger Players: Even if it you would expect so, although it might sound hopes they can play some games this summer.
gets frustrating, whether it be a hitting slump cliché, the most important thing to remember
or a di cult pitcher, stick with it because with while playing softball is to have fun! “We’re trying to stay optimistic,” Bocklet said. “We’re not sure
hard work you will improve and enjoy the when we would be able to start, but we do have exibility in the
game! Also, watch as many softball games as EMMA LOMBARDI, SECOND BASE fact that we’re not stuck to like a speci c time frame. We’re going
you can, you can learn so much just by watch- Future Plans: I will be attending Penn State to be patient with it.”
University in the fall and I will major in ki- A 91 Tristate player is excited to receive his lacrosse equipment.
TAYLOR HOFFMAN, UTILITY nesiology. After I graduate, I want to get my
“WHEREVER COACH DELMO master’s degree in athletic training. PHOTOS COURTESY OF MIKE BOCKLET
Superstitions: My favorite number has al- A young player lays out his 91 Tristate gear.
Future Plans: I’m going to Wake Forest ways been 5 because my all-time favorite Mets
University next year, undecided player is David Wright. I feel extra lucky when
I wear this number.
Superstitions: Wearing Jess Le ’s softball
stu , mainly because I don’t own any myself. Favorite JJ Softball Memory: My favorite
John Jay Softball memory is the Florida trip
Favorite JJ Softball Memory: Making the that I went on during my freshman year. I had
team! lots of fun playing at the ESPN Wide World of
Sports and going to the Disney parks.
Why Softball? I wanted to try a new sport
for my senior year that had a good team dy- Why Softball? I love the feeling I get when I
namic. I wanted to stay active during the make a good play or get a good hit.
spring and I wanted to play for Coach Delmo!
Advice for the Younger Players: Trust your-
Advice for the Younger Players: Stay as self. You’ll play best when you’re con dent in
active as you can. Whether you are running your abilities. Don’t forget to have fun!
drills alone at home or having a catch with a
friend, enjoy the game while you can.
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How home design
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everything, and home design is no excep- a sure thing, so items that increase self-reli- health, we’ll turn to design to help ensure a major project many of us tackle. Luxury
tion. Experts are expecting to see lasting ance will become very popular. Expect to see our homes are safe and healthy for our fami- home o ce furniture that feels chic and
impacts on everything from the materials more homes with sources of energy like so- lies. We’ll see a rise in products like water blends into your decor as well as ergonom-
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Houses over apartments: Many people and additions, alternatives to wood-framing the economy, people are going to be buy-
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