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Published by Halston Media, 2019-11-14 18:46:04

Yorktown News 11.14.19

Vol. 8 No. 33 Visit TapIntoYorktown.net for the latest news. Thursday, November 14, 2019

Matt Slater on the Lakeland drama club
shoulders of his presents ‘Nunsense’
supporters after
winning his bid for town BY CHRIS LOVELL keep it moving through the
supervisor at his Victory
Party at Frankie and CONTRIBUTING WRITER fall, so he looked towards small
Augie’Z.
musicals and ended up selecting
PHOTO: PETER T. MICHAELIS
e Little Sisters of Hobo- “Nunsense.” When looking at

ken say that “nunsense is habit- the students who came out for

forming,” but you can nd out the show, Grimm mentioned, “I

for yourself this weekend. Lake- knew the students would have

land High School’s resident fun doing the show, and I would

drama club, Wig ‘n’ Whiskers, is have fun directing it.”

producing Dan Goggin’s musi- e club was also faced with

cal, “Nunsense,” as their fall mu- a younger group of students this

sical on Nov. 15 and 16. fall than the club had seen in re-

“Nunsense” follows the Little cent years—with a large group

Sisters of Hoboken as they re- of seniors having graduated in

cover from the accidental poi- the past two years. Fall produc-

Slater declares victory in Yorktown soning of 52 of the sisters, done tions in most high schools tend

by none other than their cook, to lean on the upper class stu-

Sister Julia. e remaining sis- dents since the clubs are never

ters decide to take over the fully sure what talent will turn

school auditorium and stage a up in the rising freshman class.

BY KATHERINE BORCHERT tually putting forward our agenda. Actually acting variety show to raise funds for is production, however, has
STAFF WRITER on our agenda and together we’re the ones who are
going to do it.” the burials. Featuring wonder- more freshman talent than
Matt Slater has ipped the supervisor’s seat from
Democrat to Republican in Yorktown. Slater later speci cally thanked his wife, Kellie, his ful dance numbers, an audience usual, and only one senior in the
son, Charlie, and daughter, Elizabeth, as well as his
Slater has unseated incumbent Ilan Gilbert for the mother and grandmother. quiz and comic surprises, “Nun- cast.
position of Yorktown town supervisor, according to
the Westchester County Board of Elections’ unof- Slater also thanked Gilbert, who is helping in the sense” is sure to please every au- Grimm was also tasked with
transition process.
cial election results. dience. explaining quite of bit about the
Slater declared victory over Gilbert with 5,543 “Supervisor Gilbert has graciously o ered a
votes to Gilbert’s 4,936. smooth transition in the coming weeks,” Slater said. Wig ‘n’ Whiskers saw a great Catholic Church to the cast,
“On behalf of my entire family I’d like to say thank “Our organization is already in the process of putting
you so much; it is an absolute honor,”Slater said dur- a transition team in place which we will announce in amount of energy from their which is ironic—being that he
ing a Facebook live video on election night.“We [the the near future.”
GOP] are looking forward to actually ful lling the production of “Seussical” in the grew up Lutheran in the Mid-
promises we talked about on the campaign trail. Ac- is is Slater’s rst time running for the position
Spring of 2019, and the club west. ere was also a fair bit
SEE ELECTION PAGE 4
wanted to keep that energy of explaining that needed to be

coming into their fall produc- done with some of the pop cul-

tion. Director Darrin Grimm ture references in the show, be-

was looking for a musical that ing that the show was originally

could maintain the energy of SEE NUNSENSE PAGE 3
the previous production and

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The Staff CORRECTION Carol Sing Along 2020, Yorktown’s Got Talent will you are selected. All submissions
be held at the Yorktown Stage. are private and will only be viewed
EDITORIAL TEAM In our Nov. 7 edition, we St. John’s Episcopal Parish by the selection committee. Note
JODI WEINBERGER incorrectly reported part is hoting a Carol Sing Along at e event is a fundraiser for lo- that Yorktown residence must
of the process regarding 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 14. Bring cal Cub Scout packs. ere will be con rmed to qualify as an ac-
EDITOR: 914-302-5830 the moratorium and a pro- your friends and family, free ad- be two competition divisions: kids cepted nalist. Check out www.
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energy storage systems. e Route 123, Vista. Refreshments older) with rst place prizes in updates.
BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER Town Board only referred follow. each division of $300!
SPORTS EDITOR: 914-302-5628 out the proposed morato- For more information about
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ADVERTISING TEAM cies. e Town has not yet Competition the deadline of December 1st, visit www.beascout.org.
PAUL FORHAN passed the resolution. We 2019. Competition nalists
914-202-2392 regret the error. Get your talents rehearsed and will be announced on Decem- Library Art Exhibit
come win big cash prizes with ber 23rd, 2019. To enter, upload
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Thursday, November 14, 2019 Yorktown News – Page 3

Sister Mary Hubert, played by Anna Souls, leads a musical number
Chris Soravilla and Matthew Frogel running tech for a dress rehearsal

Sister Julia, Child of God, discussing her new cookbook

NUNSENSE balance between her ditzy-ness The cast of Nunsense includes many younger students PHOTOS: CHRIS LOVELL
and realizing who she is, and be- The cast of Nunsense performing “We’ve Got to Clean out the Freezer”
FROM PAGE 1 coming more of a person.” is is
Rivard’s fth show with Wig ‘n’
written in the mid 80’s before any Whiskers, which makes her one
of the cast were alive. of the more senior cast mem-
bers. When asked about what it
Although the show revolves was like working with a younger
around the Catholic faith, there’s cast, she mentioned how talented
no disrespect pointed at the they were and that she was “so
faith—and there’s also no at- excited to work them and share
tempt to proselytize to the au- the stage with them.” Rivard also
dience—it just so happens to be mentioned how excited she was
that it’s a group of nuns who are to watch the freshman grow as
telling a story. “It’s fun and enter- performers.
taining just for the sake of being
fun and entertaining - and I can’t “Everyone in the show, includ-
think of anything more enter- ing the ensemble members, has a
taining than watching a group of special meaning in the show—
nuns tap dance” said Grimm. every part helps the story grow,”
Rivard said.
Sister Amnesia, the delight-
fully wacky nun who lost her Performances of Nunsense will
memory when a cruci x fell be held at Lakeland High School,
on her head, is played by junior 1349 East Main St, Shrub Oak,
Remi Rivard. Sister Amnesia is on Friday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m.
one of the most complex charac- and Saturday, Nov. 16, at 1 p.m.
ters of the show, which proves in- and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are avail-
teresting to any actor in the role. able online at wignwhiskers.com
Rivard said the most interesting or at the door the day of the show.
part of the role was “ nding the


Page 4 – Yorktown News Thursday, November 14, 2019

ELECTION speed in his tenure. For the good of economic position and Slater will transition smoother,”Diana said. ktown more appealing to residents,
FROM PAGE 1
the town, I will do all I can to help be able to bene t from the 1 per- Lachterman will also be serving visitors and businesses resonated and

in a smooth transition. Although cent sales tax and be able to give his second four-year term as a coun- I am deeply grati ed by this.”

of town supervisor. He previously turnout of the town’s eligible vot- some relief to property owners. cilman. He was rst elected in 2015. Sullivan-Rothberg said that for

served as chief of sta for former ers was extremely light, those who When asked whether he would “I am humbled that the people the moment, she was not focused

Sen.Terrence Murphy. chose to vote voiced their prefer- run again, Gilbert said he was un- of Yorktown have chosen to bring on running again for the Town

Gilbert said that he is obviously ence. I would advise Matt to rec- sure, but his father had the philos- me back to serve on the council Board but is turning her attention

disappointed as he was hoping very ognize almost half the electorate ophy “man plans and God laughs” for the next four years. I want to to how to best serve the community.

much to build on what he believed felt otherwise and he should try to and echoed that sentiment. thank everyone that came out to “I am proud of the work we did,

to be great progress in his two years serve all the town, not just his base,” Slater will be joined on theTown vote and participate in the process. making our case to the voters of Yor-

as supervisor. Gilbert said. “ e same sentiment Board by incumbent Councilmen I also want to thank the volunteers ktown.Of course,I am disappointed

“While I was disheartened by goes for Tom Diana and Ed Lach- Tom Diana and Ed Lachterman, that came in to work with us, the by the rancor and divisive tone dur-

the tenor of his campaign, if those terman in their victory.” who led the polls with 5,510 and team that I ran with and all of ing the campaign as well as the out-

numbers stay true, for the sake of Gilbert also noted that he left 5,259 votes, respectively. their families for the support that come of the election, but respect the

the town,I wish him luck and God- the new administration in a sound Diana will be serving his second they showed. Finally, a very special will of the voters and wish the Slater

PANCHOS & GRINGOS four-year term on the board. He thank you to my wife Carol and administration good luck,” Good-

was rst elected as a councilman our daughter Keri, my mother-in- man said. “I live by the credo, ‘If at

in 2015. law Rosie and my brother-in-laws, rst you don’t succeed…’, so I look

“First let me start by saying that Mike and Jimmy, for their con- forward to more campaigns in the

Mexican BrunchNow Serving I am humbled by the people that stant encouragement and support,” future and to more opportunities to
came out to vote for me on Elec- Lachterman said.“I will keep doing serve the public.”
tion Day and would like to say what I can to impact Yorktown in a Democratic incumbent Town
thank you for putting your trust in positive manner and to keep mak- Clerk Diana Quast was leading

Sat & Sun 11am-3pm me and reelecting me to serve an- ing sure that I listen to all people in with 5,291 votes to Republican op-
other four-year term as your coun- getting my information and educa- ponent Mary Capoccia with 5,134

FREE cilman,”Diana said. tion to make the best decisions.” votes, though neither had declared

Appetizer with Dinner Diana thanked his wife, Donna, Democratic opponents Patricia o cial victory or defeat.
Monday-Friday Only
along with his family and all the Sullivan-Rothberg and Sheralyn Slater said his two rst priorities

SLpuenccihal Happy Hour volunteers who worked on his Goodman trailed in the polls with once he o cially takes the supervi-

1B/E2 EPRRSIC&E campaign. 4,631 and 4,641 votes. sor’s chair is establishing a veterans’
APPS
“My hope for Yorktown is that “I am pleased that Sheralyn and I council and promoting Yorktown
Mon-Thurs 4-7pm
Friday 4-6pm with innovation and technology, ran a solid,competitive race and vot- toward becoming a certi ed smart

we can bring Yorktown further ers heard our message, even though climate community.

into the 20th century, a ording we were rst-time candidates,” “We have so much work to do.

9$ 95 Monday-Friday our residents to do more online to Sullivan-Rothberg said. “I believe I know we have so much work to
11am-3pm
streamline many things that they that the conversation I had with vot- do, and the list is growing by the

Includes Main Dish, Soup, Dessert needed to do in person before. ers about the importance of cultural day,” Slater said. “We have a plan

Working with Matt and Ed will arts, historic preservation and opti- in place and we’re going to hit the
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