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The Katonah-Lewisboro Times 07.16.20

VOL. 3 NO. 7 Visit for the latest news. THURSDAY, JULY 16, 2020

Indians no more DISTRICT 93

Burdick wins Democratic
primary for Assembly seat
After delay, John Jay picks

Wolves as new mascot BY JODI WEINBERGER with 1,211 votes, and Mark

EDITOR Ja e with 1,078 votes.

BY BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER retiring its polarizing Indians Burdick congratulated his
SPORTS EDITOR mascot. e Katonah-Lewisboro
School District delayed announc- Bedford Supervisor Chris fellow candidates.
In a vote to replace to its long- ing its new mascot by two weeks.
time Indians mascot, the John Jay During that time, administrators Burdick has won the Demo- “ is was a close race be-
school community was given the consulted with colleagues, com-
choice between Wolfpack or Ra- munity members, scholars and the cratic primary for the District tween ve strong Democrats,
vens—but ended up with a third NAACP.
option, Wolves, as the new school 93 Assembly seat, according all of whom want the best for
emblem. “In light of the renewed focus
on racial justice taking root across to uno cial election results. our district,” he wrote on Face-
Wolfpack, chosen for its the country, we felt it important to
uniqueness and message of to- pause and learn more—to consid- e news came weeks af- book. “I promise I will not let
getherness, “handily” won the er whether a word used to demean
June 22 vote, according to district in one context can remain free of ter the June 23 election date you down...Let’s make sure
o cials, but carried too much po- that negative association in an-
tential baggage. other context,” read a letter co-au- because of all the mail-in bal- November isn’t just a Blue
thored by Schools Superintendent
For starters, “wolf pack” has at Andrew Selesnick and Athletic lots. Wave, but a Blue Tsunami.”
times been used as an incendiary Director Christian McCarthy.
term, particularly by some in 1989 Burdick took to Facebook Browde wrote on Facebook
to describe the so-called Central ey said North Carolina State
Park Five, a group of Black teen- University is also “protective”of its to announce the news on July that she called Burdick to con-
agers falsely convicted of attack- Wolfpack mascot. Over the years,
ing a white female jogger in New the college has engaged in legal 11. gratulate him on the victory.
York City. battles with other schools over
its use. Under pressure from NC “Although the results have “I can’t su ciently express
Wolfpack was chosen for its State, a Division III school, Keuka
literal meaning, but John Jay College, changed its mascot from not yet been certi ed by the my gratitude to all of you who
paused the selection process to
avoid starting its new era o on SEE WOLVES PAGE 4 Board of Elections, all indi- have supported me in this run,
the wrong foot, especially after
cations are that I have won and to the campaign teams for

the Democratic Primary for all the candidates, who did their

the 93rd Assembly District,” Bedford Supervisor Chris Burdick best through a pandemic to en-
he wrote. “I want to thank has won the Assembly District 93 sure that Northern Westchester
each and every one of you for Democratic primary. will be well represented in Al-

your amazing support. is bany next year,” Browde said.

victory would not have been possible without my “And I particularly o er my gratitude to all the

amazing team of sta , volunteers and donors.” candidates in the Democratic primaries, especial-

With the absentee votes counted, Burdick was ly my competitors in this race, who have stepped

the top vote-getter in a crowded race of ve can- forward to protect New York, at a time when we

didates. know Washington won’t. While this isn’t the re-

e uno cial totals are: Burdick with 4,879 sult I’d hoped for, we all know that we have a lot

votes; Kristen Browde with 4,532 votes; Jeremiah more to do this election cycle, and every election

Frei-Pearson with 2,748 votes; Alex Roithmayr cycle. And that we’re all in this together.”

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BY JESSICA JAFET Deborah Feinstein said. “We put

CONTRIBUTING WRITER a link on the YouTube page and

people can donate directly to

Singing and entertaining cer- White Plains Hospital through

tainly did not come to a halt in ‘Songs in the House.’” Co-hosts
Ben and
the area as a result of the pan- us far, following the urs- Debbie
demic. In fact, thanks to a local day and Sunday performances at

mother-and-son team, a new 7 p.m., the hospital has received

outlet for local performers is over $500 in donations, accord-

available twice a week on Zoom ing to the duo.

and is streamed live on YouTube. In addition to featuring lo-

“Songs in the House” was cal talent who gather in front of

conceived by Ben Feinstein, a their computers to sing and per-

2018 graduate of John Jay High form, the concerts include com-

School who is back from col- mentator Bruce Sacks, a local

lege and home with his parents dad, pianist and musical theater

and younger brother in South a cionado. He also happens to

Salem. e show was modeled be a pediatrician who helpfully

after “Stars in the House,” a daily, adds medical advice to the conver-

livestreamed concert series that sations.

features Broadway stars and oth- If you miss the weekly

ers of stage and screen, that took livestreams on YouTube, the videos

shape soon after the lockdown. are posted following the episodes,

e founders of that e ort are where you can listen to renditions

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Wesley and producer Seth Ru- tiful,” “If I Can Tell Her” from

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than $200,000 for e Actors the Past”from “Anastasia and “She

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Feinstein decided to start among others.

something similar for Katonah/ With spring musicals canceled

Lewisboro artists. “I thought it and students having lost their

would be a nice idea to do the chances in schools to perform,

same kind of thing with people in many young people have experi-

our community, our local stars,” enced a sense of sadness. e in-

he said. timate and welcoming platform of

It was quite helpful, of course, “Songs in the House” has allowed

that Feinstein’s mother, Debo- for their self-expression by provid- Commentator Bruce Sacks and guests Jack Lanza and Eliza Heaton

rah, is a theater professional and ing a place to share the joy of music Guest Morgan
a psychotherapist—as well as the and fostering a sense of connected-
founder of the Actors’ Studio of ness during this di cult period. OF DEBBIE
Westchester, where she o ers in- “You know, we are all so separate

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productions. Together, Ben and us to feel connected to each other

his mom began hosting the on- and feel like we are together—we

line show and reached out to lo- are talking to people in the com-

cal performers who they thought munity, we are bringing people to-

would like to participate—not gether and it feels good,”the musi-

only for fun and camaraderie, but cal mom said.

to raise money for an excellent “Everybody has their way of

cause. dealing with stress and anxiety

“I had seen something about and for me, having a creative

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WOLVES out the selection process, but the cot] Selection Committee and ous candidates before the process ily structures, they’re caring, they
latter was chosen for its unique- the input received from many in even began, given that the school take care of one another. Essen-
FROM PAGE 1 ness. ough not a league rival, our community (both when it is located just 2 miles down the tially, wolf packs are a team.”
Gorton High School in Yonkers was initially solicited and more road from the renowned Wolf
Wolfpack to Wolves in 2016. already laid claim to the Wolves recently).” Conservation Center. e school has a new mascot,
In the fall, the Katonah-Lew- mascot. But the desire to be origi- but nobody is sure when the John
nal was outweighed by the desire In retiring its Indians mas- “Wolves have a strong com- Jay Wolves will debut. A CO-
isboro Board of Education voted to be ino ensive. cot, John Jay was a bit ahead of munity connection and can be VID-19 Task Force appointed by
to move on from its Indians mas- the curve. Democratic state Sen. a proud symbol for our students the New York State Public High
cot after decades of debate over “In light of the feedback we’ve Peter Harckham, a resident of and our schools,” Selesnick and School Athletic Association is
its appropriateness. A Mascot received, we believe the best de- South Salem, introduced a bill McCarthy wrote. reviewing scenarios for the 2020-
Selection Committee made up of cision is to select Wolves as our last week that would prohibit 21 school year, some of which
administrators, coaches, teachers new mascot,” Selesnick and Mc- schools with race-based mascots Rebecca Bose, curator at the include canceling or postponing
and students was formed. Carthy wrote. “We feel this hon- from receiving state funds. No Wolf Conservation Center, said the fall sports season.
ors the work done by our [Mas- action has been taken on the bill, the nonpro t organization is ex-
Wolves and Wolfpack were which must make it out of com- cited about the mascot change.
seen as interchangeable through- mittee before going to the Senate
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lect a mascot with meaning to the
area. Ravens, the other nalist, Wolves also make a
recently returned to the area for great symbol for the com-
the rst time in about 100 years, munity, Bose said.
McCarthy was told by the town’s
historian. Additionally, Raven “If you can see beyond
Rocks is an overlook at nearby ‘Little Red Riding Hood’
Ward Pound Ridge Reservation. and other silly stories that
Wolves or Wolfpack, which aren’t true, [wolves are]
received the most submissions in very strong; they’re survi-
a community survey, were obvi- vors,” Bose said. “I work with
these animals every day, but it
still blows my mind what they
do… ey are packs, they’re fam-

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After temporarily closing its the past weeks, we have carefully throughout the Museum, in- stitute of Chicago (AIC). ignated as craft into one that is
doors on March 13 to protect the developed reopening protocols cluding increased frequency of
health and safety of visitors, sta with the guidance of health and disinfecting high-tra c sur- As described by the artist her- high art. Butler forges an individ-
and volunteers, the Katonah Mu- government sources at the local, faces. Hand sanitizer stations
seum of Art will o cially reopen state and federal levels and have will also be available across the self: ual and expressive signature style
to the public on Sunday, July 26. taken into consideration their Museum’s campus. In accordance
respective parameters for reopen- with guidelines, the Museum’s “ is project is a quilted fabric that draws upon her own cultural
Following New York Governor ing. Our Facilities sta have also sta and volunteers, as well as all
Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Or- worked hard to gather neces- visitors, will be required to wear album of everyday people of Af- background and experiences, cre-
der, ‘New York on PAUSE’ and sary safety supplies, including face coverings during the initial
subsequent guidelines, the Mu- masks, gloves, plexiglass guards, reopening phase; complimentary rican descent inspired by vintage ating a narrative and identity that
seum will operate at 25 percent of touchless sanitizing stations masks will not be provided. As
its total capacity while enacting and directional signage. ese recommended by state and city photographs. My goal is to not inform her quilts. She creates a
new safety measures, including new procedures will ensure we o cials, seniors and people with
advance online ticket purchases, are meeting the highest public serious medical conditions will only provide a simple snapshot of story around each image, and, in
social distancing throughout gal- health standards while maintain- be able to reserve time slots spe-
leries and outdoor areas, and en- ing the excellence of the KMA’s ci cally designated to accommo- a person but also to communicate her choice of fabrics, she uses tex-
hanced sanitizing and cleaning visitor experience. We are look- date their needs.
protocols. ing forward to reopening, and it an entire story in one piece of art- ture, color and the cultural origin
will be particularly meaningful to “Bisa Butler: Portraits” is the
To help ensure public safety welcome the public to experience rst solo museum exhibition of work. I create portraits of people of the cloth as part of a personal
and to prevent crowds, timed the works of artist Bisa Butler in the artist’s work and features her
ticket purchases will be required. a physical setting.” vivid and larger-than-life quilts that include many clues of their iconography that makes state-
All visitors must pre-purchase that capture African American
museum admission tickets online roughout the initial phase of identity and culture. Originally inner thoughts, their heritage, ments about society and identity.
in advance. Details regarding the reopening, the galleries, exhibits intended to open on March 15,
reopening and the purchase of and experiences will be available the Museum was forced to make their actual emotions, and even What results are stunning works
online tickets will be made avail- with controlled attendance to al- the decision to close on the day
able on the museum’s website. low for social distance between before the opening. However, the their future.” that transform family memories
visitors, especially within galler- museum was able to extend the
“ e pandemic has had a dev- ies. At each visit, guests will ar- exhibition from July 26 to Octo- Butler, a formally trained Af- and cultural practices into works
astating impact in our commu- rive through one entrance, follow ber 4, allowing the many visitors
nity, and while we are grateful a guided path, and leave through from all over who have expressed rican American artist of Gha- of social statement.
to reopen, our priority continues a designated exit to prevent visi- interest in the exhibition. After
to be the health and safety of tors from crossing paths. the show is on view at the KMA naian heritage, straddles the line Guests can nd a full list of
our visitors, sta and our com- it will then travel to e Art In-
munity,” said Michael Gitlitz, Cleaning will be enhanced between creating with paint on available Museum experiences and
KMA Executive Director. “Over
canvas and creating with ber by learn more about what to expect

fashioning magni cent quilts and during a visit on the Museum’s

elevating a medium hitherto des- website,

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Harckham gains state funding for new Lewisboro police vehicle

New York State Senator Pete pleased to be able to help secure Senator Pete Harckham for the headquarters in South Salem. Somers—saving district tax-
Harckham announced today funding that will serve the resi- grant he obtained,” said Lewis- In the past year, Harckham payers $8 million in spending.
$55,000 in state grant funding dents in this capacity while also boro Police Department Chief Earlier this year, Harckham
has been awarded to the Lewis- alleviating some of the nancial David Alfano. “ e new vehicle has secured SAM funding for announced $170,000 in state
boro Police Department for the burden on the town’s taxpayers.” will be a great help to our de- numerous community proj- grant funding has been awarded
purchase of a new police vehicle. partment and provide us with a ects and municipal initiatives to the Town of North Salem
e awarded grant fund- valuable asset toward the protec- around the 40th Senate Dis- to complete two improvement
“ e Lewisboro Police De- ing, which Harckham secured tion of our residents and busi- trict, including renovations at projects—one at Front Street
partment patrols and responds within the State and Municipal ness owners.” Lewisboro Town Park, new in Croton Falls and another
to public safety calls across a Facilities Program (SAM), will playground equipment for Fox in the Candlewood Lake Park
wide stretch of Northern West- pay for the purchase of a 2020 e Town of Lewisboro is Valley Town Park and a new District.
chester, and with lives on the line Dodge Charger that will be out- served by both the New York police car and stop signs in
you need a reliable, high-perfor- State Police, stationed in Somers,
mance vehicle to keep up with tted with emergency and medi- and the Lewisboro Town Police,
the work,” said Harckham. “I am cal equipment. whose 12 o cers work out of

“We are extremely grateful to

Caramoor begins search
for new CEO

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts CEO also launched several new programmatic initia-

Je rey Haydon will be leaving the organization at tives, including a 6-plus year collaboration with

the end of August. Jazz at Lincoln Center, an expansion of the

Haydon has accepted the position of President American Roots series, and the acclaimed In the

and CEO of Ravinia Festival in Chicago, Illinois. Garden of Sonic Delights sound art exhibition.

Haydon returns to the Chicago land area where “Caramoor is very thankful to Je for his lead-

he worked at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra ership over the last eight years,” Chairman of Car-

and Fort Wayne Philharmonic. is move also amoor’s Board of Trustees James A. Attwood said.

brings him closer to family living in the area. “Under his stewardship, Caramoor has expanded

Haydon has led a renaissance at Caramoor, its programming, broadened our audience and so-

including raising more than $40 million to qua- lidi ed our nancial position meaningfully. We

druple its endowment and investing more than wish him all the best at Ravinia.”

$15 million in Caramoor’s historic Rosen House, Caramoor’s Board will be beginning a search for

grounds, and gardens on its 90-acre estate. He has our next CEO immediately.

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