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Published by Halston Media, 2020-03-12 12:37:20

North Salem News 03.12.20

North Salem’s only weekly newspaper mailed to every home and business.

Vol. 5 No. 50 Visit for the latest news. Thursday, March 12, 2020

Communities stay vigilant November election
as coronavirus spreads draws longtime

School district cancels eld trips residents into race

BY JODI WEINBERGER Closings and cancellations Winner would ll remainder
EDITOR of three-year term
For the most up-to-date information on closings and cancellations
Local leaders are having to make related to the coronavirus, visit North Salem News online at BY CAROL REIF
quick decisions in the face of the rapidly- or on Facebook at STAFF WRITER
spreading COVID-19. TAPintoNorthSalem. To alert North Salem News to a closing
or cancellation, email editor Jodi Weinberger at [email protected] It’s shaping up to be another interesting elec-
Governor Cuomo on March 7 de- or call 914-302-5830. tion season in North Salem.
clared a state of emergency during a
brie ng on the novel coronavirus, which ary measure, Freeston said, the district is individual, including a student at Prim- In February, Croton Falls business owner Bob
as of the North Salem News press dead- suspending all school eld trips. rose Elementary School in Somers, have Daros announced via Facebook that he had ac-
line on March 9 had the highest concen- tested negative for the coronavirus and cepted the Republican Committee’s nomination
tration of cases in Westchester County. “It is likely area school districts will are under quarantine. e parent who to become a candidate for a spot on the Town
be advised and/or directed to limit the tested positive had not visited the school Board.
Supervisor Warren Lucas kept resi- number of large group gatherings, al- in recent weeks.
dents updated through the weekend with though we have not yet been directed to Eleven days later, Katherine Daniels, a lawyer
posts on social media and the town web- take those actions,” Freeston said. “We Out of an abundance of caution, the and former school board president, posted on so-
site, reminding the public to be aware of are in daily contact with area school lead- Somers School District closed both its cial media that she had accepted the Democratic
their actions when out and about. ers and sharing thoughts, considerations campuses over the weekend and Mon- Committee’s nod to seek the position.
and decisions. We are awaiting guidance day, March 9. School in Somers was ex-
“Everyone needs to be very vigilant and direction from the New York State pected to resume Tuesday, March 10. Both are now in the process of circulating peti-
about personal hygiene,” Lucas posted Department of Education regarding tions to get their names on the November ballot.
on Facebook on March 7.“It is absolute- augmenting classroom instruction elec- Lucas said he was in “constant con- Daros hopes to run on the Republican, Conserva-
ly imperative that people follow proper tronically should we be directed to close versations” with Somers Supervisor Rick tive and Independent lines; Daniels on the Dem-
hygiene even when you believe the other for more than a few days.” Morrissey about the situation in the ocratic and Balanced Rock Party lines.
person is not sick, as they can be asymp- neighboring town.
tomatic. After washing hands, let’s add Freeston said the district continues to Whether it’s Daros, Daniels, or anyone else, the
no hand-shaking to the list.” “aggressively”clean and disinfect surfaces “So that you are aware, the North person who winds up as the winner this fall will
and thanked the school nurses for work- Salem School District purchased spe- only serve for three years, lling the remainder of
North Salem Schools Superintendent ing with the needs of children and fami- cialized chlorine-based disinfecting the four-year term won by omas Moreo last
Dr. Ken Freeston attended a brie ng lies during this time. equipment months ago and has been dis- November. Moreo, after o cially throwing his
with state o cials last week and said infecting rooms on a regular basis since hat into the ring in early 2019, put his home up
school closure decisions would be made On Friday, March 6, a person in the start of school in the fall,” Lucas said. for sale and reportedly moved his family out of
by the Department of Health. Somers tested positive for the COV- “I commend the school on their proactive the state. Both he and the Republican Committee
ID-19. Members of the family of that thinking to keep our children healthy.” tried to get his name o the ballot, but couldn’t
As of Monday, March 9, there were
no cases in the North Salem Central SEE ELECTION PAGE 4
School District. However, as a caution-

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The Staff NS Youth Lacrosse Chapel at Bowl-A-Rama need to combine lanes that are

EDITORIAL TEAM NS Youth Lacrosse 2020 Croton Falls not full.
JODI WEINBERGER Bowl-A-Rama is back! e • Clean non-scu sneakers are
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SPORTS EDITOR: 914-302-5628 for Boys and Girls in Grades Come join us Interfaith Sunday, March 21, at Spins Bowl in Carm- necessary unless the management
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K-6. A K-2 clinic is o ered for March 15 at 10:30 am as we cel- el.All North Salem Boys grade K-5 nds that your shoes are leaving
LISA KAIN both boys and girls as well as 3/4 ebrate the start of Spring Equinox are invited to participate in an after- scu marks on the lanes.

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JENNIFER CONNELLY celebrate together the beginning ing and a souvenir for the child. Parents of children with spe-
[email protected] Town Historians need of this very fertile Season of re- e cost is $15 for each additional cial needs are invited to a support
BRUCE HELLER birth and renewal. child. Sign up through March 3. group to share ideas and experi-
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CO-FOUNDER e Town Historians need your NS Little League registration site: for your family and strategies for
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Emily Bindiger
and Robbie
Kondor’s set

focused on love


Love, and music, in the air

North Salem musicians rock the library with Valentine’s Day set

BY CAROL REIF up on a big stage, looking out ess assured her: “ ey are going the keyboard with Kondor for e Soul,” Aretha Franklin.
STAFF WRITER at an anonymous sea of faces, or to PLOTZ!” ( at’s Yiddish for Ronettes’ bouncy “Be My Baby.” omas, daughter of rhythm-
cocooned in a recording studio, freak out, in a good way.)
Paris. Japan. Carnegie Hall. and quite another to be front and If the ad hoc chorus was re- and-blues legend Rufus omas,
Letterman. Broadway (on and center—with no do-overs—just And plotz they did. arranged as the cast of “Fame,” was backup vocalist for Franklin’s
o ). Central Park. Madison inches away from an expectant it could hardly be more impres- powerful performance of “Roll-
Square Garden. e White audience of friends, neighbors, THE CONCERT sive: Sherryl Marshall, Dennis ing in the Deep” on Letterman.
House (four times). Clubs? (too students and strangers, as well as Love was de nitely in the air Collins, Sharon Jerry Collins,
many to mention). fellow singers, songwriters and Vaneese omas, Jaime Babbitt, And, in case any would-be
composers. on Sunday, Feb. 9. Diane Scanlon, Francesca Beghe, warblers were feeling left out,
But most importantly, a back- Hugs, kisses and squeals of Victoria Levy, Kati Mac, Mike Bindiger whipped out her cell
yard in North Salem. Also nervous-making was Levesque, Kelly Levesque, Ange- phone and recorded the entire
the fact that Kondor and Bindi- recognition abounded as guests la Cappelli, Gavin Spencer, Fred audience singing “Happy Birth-
Emily Bindiger and Robbie ger—who got hitched on Oct. 1, arrived. e packed “house” was Stark, Julia Wade, Jill Dell’Abate, day” to...Carole King.
Kondor have played them all. 2017—don’t often perform to- abuzz as folks sipped wine and Sarah Nathan, Marcia Pelletiere,
gether. nibbled heart-shaped cookies; Diane Michael and Faith Glass- Brooklyn native Bindiger be-
And the music royalty the the set list, abloom with odes to man. came interested in music after
singer and the composer/instru- Bindiger is a petite but power- romance both painful and playful picking up her sister Phoebe’s
mentalist have worked with on- ful 5 feet tall. Once nicknamed (“Moon River,” “ ey Can’t Take Also in the audience was guitar. She was attending the
stage, in the recording studio and “ e Little Girl with the Big Somers resident John Lissauer, High School for Performing Arts
in front of the cameras? Leonard Voice,” she can really belt it out. at Away From Me,” “Cucur- best known for producing and ar- when opportunity knocked and
Cohen. Carole King. Paul Shaf- Kondor doesn’t sing “at all.” He rucucu, Paloma,” “Heartache To- ranging Cohen’s spiritual anthem Bindiger moved to Paris to sing
fer. Linda Ronstadt. Black 47. plays piano, synthesizer, accor- night”), and Bindiger’s reaction “Hallelujah,” one of the most re- professionally.
Bruce Springsteen. Neil Sedaka. dion, mandolin, but NOT the to her hubbie’s arrangement of corded songs in American pop
Billy Joel. Joan Osborne. Roberta violin (more on that later). She “On Broadway,” genuinely heart- music history. He was the musi- In 1971, the 16-year-old re-
Flack. Queen Latifah. 50 Cent. knows her way around a guitar warming. cal director of the tour Bindiger corded an album—the epony-
Patti Austin. Buster Poindexter. and can sling a mean tambourine did with Cohen when she was mous “Emily.” She was 19 when
Smashing Pumpkins. Ben Ver- with the best of percussionists. North Salem jazz trumpeter just 19. she went on tour of the United
een. Ahem, Pavarotti. Marvin Stamm accompanied States, Europe and Canada as a
With jam-packed schedules, them on that classic paean to “I love it; I’m still inspired backup singer for Cohen, known
en there’s the professional Bindiger and Kondor also didn’t imperfection, “My Funny Valen- by it,” said Bindiger, who then for his sense of humor. e Ca-
acclaim the two have individually have much time to rehearse. tine.” brought the audience to tears nadian singer/songwriter had a
accumulated over four decades with her own rendition. penchant for doing headstands in
in the biz. Multiple Emmys line Shortly after making the li- Bindiger roped a good chunk weird places, like the middle of a
their mantelpiece; Gold Records brary booking, they were seren- of the audience into singing ere were many other six road in England after their tour
grace their walls. dipitously asked to perform at an backup. (Well, maybe “roped” degrees of separation moments bus broke down.
acquaintance’s soiree. at gave isn’t the right word; it didn’t take that evening, like when Bindiger
Yet the loving couple freely ad- them the chance to test- y their much arm-twisting to get her turned over the mic to soul sensa- It might have been her best
mits there probably hasn’t been a Valentine’s Day program. talented pals—and one very star- tion omas to sing part of “(You job. “It was an amazing, amazing
more intimidating gig than their struck young voice student, An- Make Me Feel) Like a Natural time,” Bindiger said.
recent concert at the Ruth Kee- It was simply a smash. nie Etkin—up there.) Woman,” co-written by pop icon
ler Memorial Library, just a short When Bindiger con ded that Carole King and lyricist-spouse A founding member of the a
drive from their home. she was still a tad anxious about Bedford resident Sha er, for- Gerry Go n for “ e Queen of cappella group e Accidentals,
the upcoming show, the host- mer “Late Show” host David
After all, it’s one thing to be Letterman’s sidekick and musical SEE MUSICIANS PAGE 10
director, even happily jumped on

Page 4 – North Salem News Thursday, March 12, 2020

ELECTION book, promising to “provide that balance.” WHY NOW? Bob Daros
Besides serving on the North Salem Like Daniels, Daros
FROM PAGE 1 tity, the re district’s budget is not determined
Board of Education, Daniels was on the said he had been mull- by the town. e town collects taxes and dis-
because that deadline had passed. Even town’s Comprehensive Planning Commit- ing over running for tributes them, as it does for the school district.
though Moreo’s name was removed from all tee and energy advisory panel. A former o ce for a while. Af-
campaign material and he never appeared at warden for St. James Episcopal Church, she ter talking it over with As a teen,Daros mowed grass and plowed
any campaign events, he won by 12 votes. also sits on the North Salem Bridle Trails his wife, Ellen, and snow for the town Highway Department.
Association’s Board of Directors. very close friends, he
A month later, just prior to the town’s an- accepted the challenge. Daniels’ two sons, Jacob and Benjamin,
nual organization ceremonies, Moreo noti- As an attorney with more than 20 years have served with the Croton Falls Volunteer
of experience, Daniels focuses on intellectual Daros said he was Fire Department.Her husband,Josh Leicht,
ed Supervisor Warren Lucas that he would property and rst amendment issues, among “extremely excited also an attorney, is a re ghter and EMT
be “unable to assume” the seat to which he others. Daniels’s two sons, Jacob and Benja- about this new ad- with the same department.
was elected and would not be taking the min, have served with the Croton Falls Vol- venture in life and the
oath of o ce. He also resigned as chair of unteer Fire Department. Her husband, Josh good that I know I Katherine Daniels A self-proclaimed scal conservative,
the town’s Board of Assessment Review. Leicht, also an attorney, is a re ghter and can bring to the Town Daros said he understands how the “town
EMT with the same department. Board if elected.” works” and that the hamlets are “di erent
is put the town in the unusual posi- from each other.”
tion of having to decide whether to appoint Democratic Committee chair Em- Croton Falls is an environmentally sensi-
someone or leave the seat open until a spe- ily Jonas Siegel said Daniels’s “experience tive area because it sits near the Croton Riv- He has gotten to know the townspeople
cial election in the fall. Despite requests by will bring a fresh perspective to the Town er, so it’s important to replace its septic elds through his fuel oil and propane business, as
community members to make a decision, as Board.” with sanitary sewers, Daros said, pointing to well, Daros said.
of Tuesday, Feb. 25, the Town Board hadn’t the economic turnaround Peach Lake ex-
taken action. e candidate “has the proven ability to perienced after the town received grants to He and Ellen, who teaches in the North
think both critically and creatively about is- install a sewer system there. Salem School District, have three children
Both Daros and Daniels say they would sues facing our town both now and in the and several grandchildren.
serve if appointed. future,” Siegel said. “She has shown Daros and his brother,Ted,own and oper-
ate Heritage Fuel,a business they established Now that the kids—Rob, 31; Mariah, 27;
Daros’s reasoning? Ten months is a “long her commitment to improving North Sa- while both in their early 20s. ey later and Johnny, 25—are grown, Daros said he
time”for the seat to remain empty,especially lem through her e orts over many years; for opened Heritage Propane with a longtime has more “time to give back to the commu-
when the town is striving to get its Croton example, on the Board of Education and at employee, James Outhouse, as a partner. nity.”
Falls revitalization plans rolling, he said last St. James Church.”
week at his Titicus Road home. Daros was born in Purdys but grew up
e committee agrees that “government in Croton Falls, where he traces his lineage
On March 2, Daniels announced that she works best if there are checks and balances back to the mid-1800s. He is also the chair-
had accepted the Democratic Committee’s on political power and Katherine can pro- man of the Board of Commissioners of the
nomination to run for Town Board. vide that alternative voice,” Siegel added. Croton Falls Fire District, a re ghter and
a life member of the department, which he
“With three Republicans already on the While the board has operated with only joined at 16.
Town Board, it is more important than ever four members in the past, its usual contin-
to elect someone (me) with both experience gent is ve. Daros and Lucas said they have been told
in overseeing (a much larger) municipal op- by the New York State Association of Towns
eration and a fresh perspective! As we all Lucas, Deputy Supervisor Peter Kamen- that he can legally hold o ce as a re commis-
know, our system of government works best stein and Councilman Brent Golisano are sioner and a councilman. As a separate tax en-
at all levels when there are checks and bal- Republicans. Councilman Martin Aronch-
ances on political power,”she wrote on Face- ick is the lone Democrat.


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Thursday, March 12, 2020 North Salem News – Page 5

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New app streamlines Ruth Keeler Memorial Library is located at 276 Titicus Road. For more
lunchtime information on any of these events, call 914-669-5161 or visit

BY KATHERINE BORCHERT from the menu, and they can just pay right

STAFF WRITER away once they come in,” Hernandez said.

However, students are not able to pay Demystifying Medicare and An evening of sampling international

Long gone are the days of the dreaded with their MySchoolBucks on the app, Healthcare Coverage for Seniors on cuisine representing traditional dishes

call that starts with “I forgot my lunch since the two platforms are owned by dif- Saturday, April 18th from 10:00 AM from around the world made by your

money.” ferent vendors. Seikovsky said that moving - 1:00 PM. is presentation from North Salem neighbors. Admission

North Salem schools will now feature a forward, things could change. Westchester Library System’s group fee: $20 per adult; $10 per child (12

new way for students and parents to order “One thing to keep in mind with this app, Westchester Seniors Out Speaking and under). RSVP by March 1st, 2020.

food. it does not interface with the MySchool- (WSOS) is perfect for anyone try- April Shower Crafts on Tuesday,

After wheeling out its innovative break- Bucks account. I know a lot of people use ing to navigate their way through our April 7th at 4:00pm. Make a jelly bean

fast cart in 2018, the district’s food service that,” Seikovsky said. “ e students can or- complicated healthcare system for old- tree, edible rainbows, and more! All

provider Aramark plans to introduce a new der ahead of time; they’d come downstairs er adults. Walk-ins are welcome, but ages. No registration required.

app to the school district. and get their bag with their little tag on pre-registration is requested at (914) Reading and Discussion Program,

On Wednesday, Jan. 22, North Salem it and then go to the register and use the 231-3236. Women in American Classics with

Food Service Director Karen Seikovsky MySchoolBucks account to pay.” Author Talks at Keeler Library Professor Heather Ostman. e rst

and Aramark District Manager Karina e application is also accessible to par- e following authors will be giv- ursday of the month at 10:30 a.m.

Hernandez went over the new app Nutris- ents, eliminating the problem of forgotten ing talks at Keeler Library along with at the Keeler Library. Copies of the

lice’s features at the North Salem school lunch money. book signing and wine. Free and no books are available at the Library for

board meeting. “Let’s say a student doesn’t have any registration required. checkout. No registration required.

Nutrislice will allow students to preorder money and he calls his mom and says ‘can Boris Fishman - Savage Feast: ree ursday, April 2: e Custom of

food from the cafeteria, reducing waiting you just order for me?’ ” Hernandez said. Generations, Two Continents, and a the Country, Edith Wharton, 1913

time and e ciently easing grumbling bellies. “Online, on the app or on your phone, you Dinner Table, A memoir with Recipes ursday, May 7: Short Stories,

“Nutrislice is a technology platform that can do that and he or she can just pick it up.” on Sunday March 29th, 2020 Flannery O’Connor, 1950’s

Aramark has. It’s just another add-on we’ve e app allows parents or students to Julie Satow - e Plaza on Sunday, Monthly Early-Onset Dementia

put into the district’s website or the food pay by credit card through the platform, June 7th at 3:00. e Plaza depicts Caregivers Support Group, every

service website for parents and students,” providing students with a fresh, hot lunch how one illustrious hotel has de ned Monday from 6-7 p.m. e group will

Hernandez said. at the click of a few buttons. our understanding of money and be facilitated by Tanya Steel who is the

Nutrislice will feature all menus includ- Hernandez said with the interactive glamour, from the Gilded Age to the Executive director of a non-pro t and

ing breakfast, lunch and a la carte items, as interface that’s focused on “food service, Go-Go Eighties to today’s Billionaire spouse of someone with Frontotem-

well as a detailed macro and dietary listing menus and ordering for the students,” Row. poral Degeneration. e group is free,

of each menu item. Aramark has already seen increases in meal International Nibble and Nosh: A open to all, and requires no registra-

“Students can actually preorder in ad- consumption in districts where it has al- Friends of the Library Event on Sat- tion. Drop-ins are encouraged at any

vance, not just the deli items but any items ready been implemented. urday, March 14th, 7:00pm - 9:00pm. point.


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alignment, strength and exibility chester Meetings are held at 11:30am on Paris”, Holiday Party at Primavera,

Transportation not included. through various poses providing a 333 N. Bedford Rd, Mt. Kisco. the second Tuesday of the month musical events, speakers from the

DEADLINE: MARCH 13th clearer and calmer mind. Monday Eight-week session at the North Salem Fire House. community, and more!

and/or Wednesdays 9:30-10:30am ursdays, March 26 to May 21, JOIN TODAY! Drum Circle at

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MT. LAKES Fee: $135 for once a week, $215 for Adult Kickboxing – ages 14+. have included: Visit to the Bud- Chapel at Croton
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Page 8 – North Salem News Opinion Thursday, March 12, 2020


e Legend of DMV OMG!
the Leprechaun
The form arrived in the recognize a familiar face READING,
The Legend of the Lepre- SEASONAL mail summoning me from Lewisboro (Hi Beth!). WRITING &
chaun is that if you nd his TIDBITS to the Department of We yelled a few greetings to CHOCOLATE
pot of gold, he will distract Motor Vehicles to renew my each other and then settled
you and run o with it. I was LAURA driver’s license and apply in in for the long wait. My line KIM
raised to be a hunter and gatherer. CAMPAGNA person for a Real ID license. I buddy next to me turned KOVACH
I hunt down garage sale and tag naively asked my friend, Pat, out to be a chatty fellow. I
sales and gather the goods they are someone would want your stu as if she was free on Wednesday. learned his whole life story photo taken. I would have ap-
selling. It’s in my DNA. I am also much as you once did. I suggested that we stop at as we inched forward on preciated a chance to look in a
part Irish, so perhaps I am always the Putnam County Motor Line A. mirror but I was just relieved
on the lookout for that pot of gold When my daughter was in col- Vehicle bureau in Brewster so to have progressed this far. I
and nothing will distract me from lege in upstate New York, I found that I can pop in and renew As the line snaked around was then told to go to Line B.
getting it. Ok, so maybe not the a good old country Saturday night my license and then go out for towards the rst set of clerks, I
actual pot of gold, but some trea- auction. It was a room full of locals lunch. noticed a well-dressed woman Line B was long and
sure that is my pot of gold. that had nick names given to them standing about ten people contained most of the people
by the auctioneer who had to be in We pulled into the park- ahead of me. She was covering I had already seen on Line A
I was taken to ea markets before his early 80’s. Everyone knew each ing lot at the Putnam County her nose and mouth with her including Typhoid Mary and
I could walk. It was a place that other and friendly banter lled the DMV to see a dozen men and scarf. I looked further up the Scarf Woman. My line buddy
everyday families went to sell their room. e place was simple and women standing outside in line and saw the reason for was now chatting happily with
stu and get a few extra bucks for rustic to say the least. e oor the cold. Maybe those people her pre-caution. One woman Beth. Pat returned from read-
the week. It was my home away was partial dirt, rickety old wooden are smokers, I thought. I soon was coughing her lungs out, ing in the car and doing er-
from home every Sunday. On chairs were set up in rows and realized that the line to enter glassy-eyes and red cheeks, rands. She was pleased at my
Saturday evenings, we loaded up piles and piles of stu were stacked the DMV began outside of clearly sick with the u. at progress since Line B was the
the station wagon with our wares waiting to be sold. If you imagined the building. Wind whipped hacking woman emitted a last leg of the journey leading
and headed o to the local auction hard enough, you would think you my long curly hair around my swath of germs in her wake to the payment window.
house. were on the set of Hoarders. Din- head. that every single one of us on
ner was served at the makeshift Line A had to breathe in as After more than two and
Auctions are a great place to see kitchen in the corner of the room. We peered into the wall we inched forward. a half hours standing on my
how popular you are, at least how On the menu were crock pot hot of windows to see lines of feet at the DMV, I was look-
popular your stu is. An old pair dogs and beans, microwave mac humanity packed inside. I While waiting on line, I ing forward to sitting down
of men’s long john underwear, old and cheese and of course canned didn’t want Pat to su er in the lled out both sides of my and enjoying a nice lunch
perfumes that when the auctioneer cheese sprayed over some kind of cold with me. Cheerfully, she form and studied the eye with Pat. My o cial Real ID
sprays it into the crowd you try to chip gently warmed under a red said that she’d go o to do a chart. Despite the non-stop driver’s license should arrive in
imagine how it used to smell as bulb. is was THE place to be in few errands and check back crush of humanity, the DMV about ten days. My temporary
you cough into your sleeve from town. My daughter was a bit em- with me. clerks were pleasant and ef- new license states that I will
the toxic fumes, boxes of random barrassed, when we got our bidding cient. When I nally reached have to renew again in eight
things that are labeled Box Lot to After about fteen minutes, Window 1, I wanted to ask years. I have to rest up.
sound more appealing, are all sold SEE CAMPAGNA PAGE 9 our line inched its way inside. if the Enhanced ID meant
to the highest bidder for not more But now, horror of horrors, we that they could air-brush my Kim Kovach leads the spring
than a couple of bucks. Saturday were crammed in the vestibule new photo but I refrained. I session of Reader’s eater
evenings at the auction house was right in front of the restrooms. presented all of my documents for Adults at the Lewisboro
an evening of excitement, hoping Every time the outside door and was instructed to go to Library on Tuesdays at 7pm
opened, a fresh gust of wind Window 11. starting March 24th. www.
blew the stink around us.
e line for Window 11
Line A stretched as far as was where you stood against
the eye could see. I glanced the wall to have your new
around and was surprised to

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Thursday, March 12, 2020 SPORTS North Salem News – Page 15

Youth basketball
league wraps up


e North Salem Youth Basketball League held con-
solation and championships games on Saturday, March
7, for grades 3/4 and 5/6 at Pequenakonck Elementary
School and the middle school/high school.



Your Achilles Tendon
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Tips to get you back on your feet after a rupture…

Ask the Doctor Q: What is an Achilles tendon rupture lingering pain. But, if it’s a rupture, you’ll likely experience
and what causes it? one or more of these symptoms: the feeling of having
Dr. Kurt Voellmicke A: When your calf muscles contract, your Achilles been kicked in the back of the leg or heel; a popping
Director, Foot and Ankle Surgery tendon tenses, allowing movement. Though it’s a sound when the injury occurs; possible severe pain,
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Northern Westchester Hospital age, its mechanical properties degrade and its blood downward or push off the injured leg when walking; an
supply diminishes. A sudden movement can result inability to stand on the toes of the injured leg.
Learn more about in a painful rupture – a complete tear through the
Dr. Voellmicke, visit tendon – and an inability to move your heel. Think of Q: What should I do if I have symptoms? your Achilles tendon as silly putty. Pull it slowly and it A: If you have any of these symptoms, elevate and ice
DrVoellmicke elongates and stays intact; pull it fast and it may snap. the leg to minimize swelling. If you’re unable to bear
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your vulnerability to both tears and complete associated with a higher risk of re-rupture and decreased
ruptures. Warm up before exercising to get your strength. The goal of surgical treatment is to pull the
blood circulating; drink plenty of water to hydrate frayed tendons together at the right length for optimal
your muscles and tendons; and be aware of the long-term function. This results in faster, more efficient
temperature outside – strenuous activities in cooler tendon healing.
temperatures put you at a higher risk. Your tendons
become less elastic, less malleable and more Regardless of the type of treatment, an Achilles
prone to injury. tendon rupture requires a year or more to recover with
full function. Consistent physical therapy will help
Q: What are symptoms of a rupture? strengthen your calf muscles and your Achilles tendon
A: Very often pain is minimal, which could lead you so you’re able to resume all the activities you were doing
to underestimate your injury. Some of my patients before the rupture, without pain. The reported risk of
wait to seek treatment because they don’t have any re-rupture after surgical repair is about ve percent.

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Thursday, March 12, 2020 BUSINESS & REAL ESTATE North Salem News – Page 19

What is an ADL and why is it so important to Medicaid home care applicants?

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