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Bear about town ‘Pilgrimage to
Tighten your garbage can lids and keep
close watch on your bird feeders, there’s a BY SARAH GAYDEN
black bear roaming the neighborhood. CONTRIBUTING WRITER
As documented through Facebook posts, On June 21, the rst day
the bear has taken a thorough tour of North
Salem, with stops at Town Hall and PQ El- of summer, North Salem
ementary School and plenty of backyards.
resident Sheila Simone
From Marissa LeFave’s PQ classroom, kids
stopped work for a few minutes to watch as will set out on a jour-
the bear roamed the soccer eld.
ney of 115 miles. e
Principal Mary Johnson said the bear didn’t
stay long after checking out the monkey bars 67-year-old nurse and
at the playground, but the district made the
call to keep students inside on May 30 as a grandmother will par-
ticipate in a nine-day
Supervisor Warren Lucas reminded resi-
dents not to leave food outside or in their cars Late last month, the bear was spotted on First walk across the Italian
after it visited Town Hall also on Street in Purdys.
May 30. island of Sicily to raise
PHOTO COURTESY OF NINA BERTOLINO
e previous week, it had been awareness and funds for
seen on Bloomerside and in A black bear walks through PQ playground.
Purdys. Alzheimer’s and Parkin-
PHOTO COURTESY OF LIA BUCHANAN
Starr Ridge Manor resident Don son’s diseases.
Doorley said the the bear took out
a portion of his fence in an attempt It’s a mission that is close to
to get to the bird feeders.
Simone’s heart, as she has had rst-
On First Street in Purdys, Nina
Bertolino got a video of the bear hand experience with Alzheimer’s Sheila Simone
walking behind her deck where disease. As a nurse, Simone cared
it trampled her owers, glanced PHOTO: BEN ALLEN
brie y toward her home, and
moved on. for residents on the Alzheimer’s
e North Salem Open Land unit at Salem Hills Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Purdys. And
Foundation is urging hikers to
stay alert while hiking any of the Simone saw her sister-in-law Josephine Simone su er with Al-
preserves, where it’s also been
spotted. zheimer’s for two decades before passing away from it in 2017.
“When Jo was diagnosed 20 years ago, she knew it was a death
sentence,” Simone said of her late sister-in-law. “ ere was no cure
then and there’s no cure now.”
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, every 65 seconds
someone in the United States develops the disease. Data from the
Parkinson’s Foundation estimates that nearly one million people
will be living with the disease in the U.S. by 2020. ere is no cure
for either disease. SEE WALK PAGE 14
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the Masquerade 8 p.m. Open Mic and 9- 10:15 the Arts.
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MEMORIAL DAY PARADE
North Salem’s annual Memorial Day Parade was lead this year by a team of two draft horses pulling an open wagon of passengers. John and Danny Blumberg of Rock
Hill Farm in Pawling drove the horses.
Parade spectators and participants gathered after the Memorial Day ceremony for hot dogs and soda provided by the American Legion and the North Salem Lions Club.
e Farmer and Fish Restaurant provided co ee and mu ns.
North Salem Concert Band performs Jill and Bob Bannon with their grandchildren Julia, 3, and Mia, 1.
Mildred Martin and Linda Van Scoy getting ready William, 3, and
for the North Salem Memorial Day Parade. Audrey, 4, Dorcross
decked out in Red,
White, and Blue.
Byron Good, Giancarlo
Arcese, and Liam Quinn
Wold cheesing with the bull
The parade concluded with a speech from
Sgt. Andy Sandor of the U.S. Marine Corps.
PHOTOS: CHRIS AQUINA
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Gail and Jake
North Salem cleans up well Pantezzi
e following is from Cynthia Curtis: Supervisor Warren Lucas. “ e Town looks so
much cleaner. I ended up doing the end of Starr
Hats o to all the volunteers who come to the Ridge. It is amazing what gets thrown out the win-
library this April to pick up orange bags and take to dow in a year.”
the sideroads of North Salem for the annual clean-
up. is year there were a few new faces and the
Highway Department helped by driving around to
pick up all the bags.
Gail Pantezzi and grandson Jake did double duty
by cleaning up litter and raking leaves.
“ anks to the North Salem Improvement Soci-
ety and the Highway Department for another suc-
cessful Clean-up Day, successful because the road-
sides look much better after the ‘spring cleaning’,”
Steve LaRocca said.
e winners (littering losers) were, in this order:
Bud Light, Coors Light, MacDonalds big plastic
cups and 15 packs of Marlboros and 85 bags of dog
waste.Teams also picked up a car fender and license
plate and 25 empty vodka bottles
Teams stopped by the library to check o the
roads to clean, grab orange bags and gloves, and
cups of co ee or hot chocolate and donuts before
setting out to pick up trash.
“I too have to thank the North Salem Improve-
ment Society for sponsoring this every year,” said
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Albany’s rent proposals will put
building contractors out of work.
Albany’s rent proposals will make it impossible for many property owners to afford to
maintain and improve their buildings – the majority of which are over 70 years old.
That means thousands of electricians, plumbers and other contractors who work in
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Saving North Salem stone walls
e following is from Gail Pantezzi: e stone walls were rst created by farmers, toss- spray with a solution of one quart of white vinegar, one
ing stones to the edges of their property to de ne their cup of salt and a teaspoon of dish detergent (to make
In an e ort to focus attention on the many, old stone borders and to make way for pastures to graze cattle the solution stick to the cut surfaces). Pulling the vines
walls that appear throughout the town of North Salem, and cows and to grow crops. ese “tossed” stone walls out will dislodge the stones and should be avoided.
a large, glossy brochure with photos has been created were the rst stone walls.
and distributed, electronically and in paper-form. People are encouraged to take photos of their stone
ose walls were later re-built into better- tted walls and if they remove any debris, to take before-
Six town organizations are supporting this e ort by stone walls, wider walls, and higher walls, depending and-after photos. e photos can be sent electronically
the Historic Preservation Commission. ey are: on their intended use. to Gail Pantezzi: [email protected] or by mail:
POB 65, North Salem, NY 10560.
North Salem Fish & Game Association Later than these, came the stone walls built as reser-
North Salem Historical Society voir boundary walls around 1900, then estate walls of A photo exhibit will be mounted in the Ruth Keeler
North Salem Improvement Society quarried stone for wealthy landowners like the circus Memorial Library’s Conference Room in November to
North Salem Lions Club menagerie entrepreneurs, John June and Lewis Titus. coincide with a talk by Robert orson, Professor of
Ruth Keeler Memorial Library Geology at UCONN, and author of “Stone by Stone,”
North Salem Open Land Foundation Whether the stone walls are dry-stacked or mortared, a book about the magni cent history of New Eng-
they need to be kept clear of vines and saplings that will land’s stone walls. is and his other books on stone
dislodge stones and deteriorate the wall quickly. walls are in the library.
Best thing to do is cut o the vines and saplings and
PHOTO COURTESY OF GAIL PANTEZZI
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Where Invasion of the hornet snatchers
Salem? We’re at that weird home- LOST IN “Is that di erent than a wasp?” I
owner in-between stage SUBURBIA asked him.
Can you gure out what spot this poem is talking where we are primarily
about? living in the city, but we haven’t “It’s a kind of wasp. Except
they’re bigger and meaner. But
BY BONNIE FRUTCHEY
GUEST COLUMNIST sold the house yet. is means that TRACY don’t worry. I’m a hornet removal
As I drive around North Salem I always look we need to check back in on the
for the attractive sign posts that announce our
town roads. is time I could not believe I was house from time to time to make “ at’s great,’ I said wryly. “You
still in Greater North Salem but there were the
de ning square posts painted a classy cerise and sure everything looks nice and, know, I was thinking about getting
lettered in gold leaf (sic).
also, that aliens haven’t landed in a guard dog to protect the house
Waterfront properties right o the highway!
A small* lake with geese scrolling Vs in the still our backyard and taken up residence in our house while we’re gone, but a swarm of mean, angry ying
water that re ects a light gray sky and mirrors
large trees on its shoreline. e willows trail while we’ve been away. is is actually more com- insects with enormous painful stingers on their
branches and leaves into the water. A pretty
scene for the houses surrounding this lochen. mon an issue than one might think, although in our butts seems much more e cient.”
ere are two entrances* to this community case, it wasn’t so much aliens that was the problem. Wasp Man went back to his truck and came back
anked by square white stucco posts* but there
are no gates to deter any sightseers curious It was a family of wasps. wearing a hazmat suit with a mesh helmet. I was
about the area. e tra c sounds from the
highway are present but not too annoying. I discovered the squatters when I was outside standing there in a t-shirt and shorts and suspected,
Not exactly the size of Titicus Reservoir or
Peach Lake, but waterfront living close to the on our front porch watering the owers. I heard based on his wasp ghting wear, that I was probably
highway, a train station and shopping. What a
surprise it is part of North Salem! a slight buzzing sound and since I wasn’t asleep, I underdressed for what was about to happen next.
*clues knew it wasn’t me snoring. Suddenly, there was a “What are you going to do?” I asked him.
e answer to last week’s column was “Golden y-by buzz over my head and when I followed the “We’re going to spray it, and then the wasps will
Bridge Hounds, kenneled on Baxter Road.”
Send answers and feedback to [email protected] path of the buzzee, my eyes landed on a wasp nest die and fall out of the nest.”
under the portico above the front door that was “Fall like where? All over my front porch? I don’t
BRETT FREEMAN, PUBLISHER
JODI WEINBERGER, EDITOR roughly the size of Rhode Island. think that’s going to be a real selling feature for
TABITHA PEARSON MARSHALL, PRODUCTION MANAGER
I assessed the situation, and then, like any ra- my house either. Can’t you just take the whole nest
Editorial Ofﬁce: 914-302-5830
Fax: 914-617-8508 tional city-turned-suburban-turned-city woman, I away and relocate it someplace like that neighbor
dropped my watering can and ran screaming into around the block who reported us to the town
the house. because our fence was an inch too high?”
“I think I know why the house hasn’t sold yet,” I “Nope.” He said. “If I try to move it while they’re
said to my husband over the phone. all in there it will make them really mad.”
“Why is that?” he wondered. “You mean madder than they already are?” I said,
“Because there is a wasp condominium over our taking yet another couple of steps back.
front door.” “Right,” he said.
“If they’re not paying HOA fees, then they have I looked back up at the alien hornet nest mother-
to leave,” he said. ship and thought for a minute.
“Maybe we can include it in the sale of the “OK, here’s what’s gonna happen.” I nally said.
house?” I wondered. “You know, along with the “You’re going to do the thing you specialize in.
fridge and the light xtures.” You’ll spray and then clean up the hornets when
“Somehow, I don’t think that would be a great they fall out and then take the nest away when it’s
selling feature,” he replied. “Call the pest control all done.”
people and get them to come over and get rid of it.” “Got it, “he said. “And what about you?”
To me, the nest looked pretty big, but you know “I’m going to do the thing that I specialize in,” I
you really have a substantially sized wasp nest when replied. “I’m going to leave.”
the pest control person takes one look at your nest,
steps back, and says, “Whoa!” For more Lost in Suburbia, follow Tracy on Twitter
“ ose are hornets,” he said, ducking down as one of @TracyBeckerman and become a fan on Facebook at
said hornets emerged from a hole in the mothership. www.facebook.com/LostinSuburbiaFanPage.
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Thursday, June 6, 2019 OPINION North Salem News – Page 9
e Emerald Isle, part II
going that I was supposed to stag party conga-ed onto the Dublin. e next day we went to when the fun really begins.
be in. Nearby the ancient Book
MAN of Kells was on display for a 14 dance oor all dressed as women. pick up our rental car to explore SEE MELEN PAGE 10
OVERBOARD euro admission. We decided to
skip it and wait until it came Nothing is uncomplicated in the counties of Ireland. at’s
RICK out in paperback. Besides they
MELÉN only open two pages at a time The Schoolhouse Theater & Arts Center
each day, so that’s 7 euros a Kell.
As I continue my journey For dinner we sampled some Dorothy Lyman’s
through Ireland, feel free authentic Irish favorites at the
to tag along. And if you Hairy Lemon, where the cottage “3 GENERATIONS OF WOMEN GATHER IN THE CATSKILLS OVER PRESIDENT’S DAY
speak the language, so much the pie was delicious. We moved on WEEKEND TO DECIDE THE FATE OF THEIR FAMILY FARM…”
better, because I didn’t under- to the famous Temple Bar near
stand a word anybody said for the River Li ey, which did not Dorothy Lyman Thea McCartan Jeanne Lauren Smith
ten days. Dublin is fun in the disappoint. If you can’t make a Eric Bryant Meredith Handerhan Frank Shiner
daytime and even more fun at friend in Dublin you’re probably
night. Our hotel was right next not using the right ingredients. Directed by Bram Lewis
to St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin’s
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worth seeing in Ireland’s capital. prison, which was witness to
At the Museum of Archaeology, many controversial executions
treasures were on display that relating to the struggle for Irish
were uncovered in, of all places, independence. Afterward we
peat bogs. Usually peat bogs are visited Phoenix Park and the
not a lot of laughs, but in Ireland Dublin Zoo. I’ve never seen an
anything goes. Objects of art and okapi before, but it looks like a
craftsmanship from the Iron Age cross between a gira e, a zebra,
to the 12th century ll the cor- an ass, an impala, the car not the
ridors of the rst gallery. After- animal, and a vodka gimlet. If I
wards we relaxed on the green at left anything out I’ll photoshop
Trinity College. It reminded me it in later. At night we went to
of my college days at Syracuse the underbird, and I nally re-
University, relaxing on the quad, alized we were at a gay bar when
wondering how my class was it became apparent that no guys
were talking to me. When we
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MELEN other than the fact that it was I’m just talking about the beer
ten times worse. selection at the bar. e only
FROM PAGE 9 castle I had been in up to that
We drove down to Waterford, time was a bouncy castle, and it’s
For those of you who have which is the oldest town in more di erent than I thought it
driven on the wrong side of the Ireland, originally settled by the would be.
road by mistake, it’s not nearly Vikings. To get there you have
as disturbing as doing it on to pass through Tipperary, and Next day we moved on to the
purpose. Even so, we were going from there you realize that it’s a famous Ring of Kerry, a two-to-
along ne until we got to the long way to New York. A tour four hour drive around the high-
“roundabout.” You enter it from of the Waterford Crystal factory lands of the Iveragh Peninsula
the left in Ireland, and you keep demonstrated a cross between among some of the most scenic
going around in circles until the artistry of hand craftsman- landscapes you can imagine. If
centrifugal force nally throws ship and literally cutting edge you go, you should drive in a
you out onto the third or fourth technology. We stayed at the counter clockwise direction, that
exit, and you’re left to fend for Waterford Castle, which dates way, when you’re done you’ll ar-
yourself, subsisting on a diet back to the 16th century. If rive an hour before you started.
of sticks and berries, until you you’ve never stayed in a castle, it’s
everything you ever thought it e following morning, about
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Paving the way for 30 years
Experts in landscaping, asphalt paving, sealing and more
BY BOB DUMAS “After high school, I attended Pace laugh. “Back then, I probably had 15 to outdoor kitchens—anything associated
CONTRIBUTING EDITOR University majoring in marketing and 20 friends from high school work for me, with the backyard. We work closely with
management,” he continued. “I kept up some for as little as a day, and others more Orange County Pools on many of these
Growing up, most of us had summer or the business and started installing small than 10 years—guys like Andy Stone, projects. We design the project and then
after-school jobs to keep us busy and pro- landscape projects to pay my way through John Olivero, and Rene Lemieux helped they build the pool and we build every-
vide a little spending money. But it’s not college.” develop the foundation and the systems thing else.”
often that such part-time work is parlayed the company is built on today.”
into a successful, lifelong career. Ambitious and astute, Jim quickly dis- In addition to sealing and paving
covered a way to expand the business be- After college, Jim’s Driveway Sealing countless driveways, they have completed
But that is exactly what Jim Capone yond just cutting grass. and Paving came into its own. Jim took asphalt paving for commercial properties
did. Jim began mowing neighborhood to the business naturally and never looked such as Home Depot, Sam’s Club and
lawns as a teenager. Now, his business has “I started sealing driveways—the same back. Staples.
grown into a company that provides an ar- clients whose grass I mowed,” he said. “I
ray of services from landscape design and didn’t really have much knowledge about “I enjoyed creating and seeing the Jim now has 25 employees in the eld
installation to asphalt paving and sealing. it when I rst started. I went to Perga- nished landscapes,” Jim said. “I stud- and four in the o ce. A majority have
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now employs close to 30 people, is about sealer by the bucket. Only 17, I didn’t real- sity, and that’s where I developed my real to 20. ey serve a large territory that
to enter its 30th year of business. ize that sealcoating was an actual industry knowledge of landscaping. I knew design includes Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess
in and of itself. “Back in its infancy, we was the key to di erentiate myself.” and Fair eld counties.
“In the spring of my senior year at Yor- sealed 20 to 30 driveways our rst season. Today, Jim’s Lawn Designs runs paral-
ktown High School, I put iers in mail- Now, we do that before lunch.” lel to Jim’s Driveway Sealing and Paving. Jim now lives in Somers with his
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accounts. What I didn’t have was money To last three decades in the business proudly, “specializing in both commer- im and Roman. You can reach him at
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WALK tional team of mountain climbers
FROM PAGE 1
as they scale ten of the world’s
highest peaks to raise awareness
Josephine’s passing, and the and funds for the two diseases.
lack of any foreseeable cure, has Simone’s walk will be chroni-
had a tremendous impact on cled in another awareness-rais-
Simone and her close-knit fam- ing movie Vincent is produc-
ily. Her nephew Vincent Simone, ing, called “ e Pilgrimage to
Josephine’s son, produced a docu- Enlightenment.” e lm will
mentary lm, “10 Mountains 10 chronicle the patients and ad-
Years,” which follows an interna- vocates who will traverse the
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a recently discovered pilgrimage
route to the 2,400-year-old ruins
of the Temple of Asclepius. e
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Having witnessed the e ects
of Alzheimer’s up close, Sim-
one recognizes how devastating
the illness is, both for those who
are diagnosed as well as for their
families. It slowly takes away a
patient’s dignity and also robs the
patient’s family of any sense of
“ e disease really hit home
for all of us when Jo had wan-
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the hike to take on her mode of
To train for the trip, Simone
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Thursday, June 6, 2019 SCHOOLS & CAMPS North Salem News – Page 15
Area resident earns
academic honors at
The Harvey School
Zachary Weisblatt of North Salem, a seventh-grader at e Harvey Middle
School in Katonah, has made the honor roll for the rst marking period of the
Harvey is an independent, coeducational college-preparatory school for
students in grade six through 12.
How to study for nals PHOTO: BRUCE APAR
Dear Dr. Linda, STRONG Science with
Is it too early to start to study for nals? Here’s LEARNING butterﬂies
why I ask. Last year my son waited until the last DR. LINDA Rachel Horesh, of North Salem, a student at Our Montessori School of
minute and it made the last few weeks in June a SILBERT Yorktown and Carmel, showed her Science Fair project, titled “True Colors,”
nightmare! I just don’t want it to happen again. to parents Raya and Lior. Rachel also designed a Science Fair T-shirt, with a
Any advice? special contribution from classmate Tali Lyons, of Yorktown Heights. e shirt
was given to each student, along with a certi cate of participation. For two to
Pat three weeks following the Fair, each child presents his or her project to the other
It’s never too early! In fact, students who start preparing for nals weeks ahead
have an advantage. Even though that’s hard for most teenagers to understand, it
makes sense. Share the following with your son.
To prepare for nal exams do the following:
• Place the name of each exam on the date it will be given on your calendar. Be
sure to specify if the exam is given in the morning or afternoon.
• en count the number of days from today to the date of each exam on the cal-
endar. From that number, deduct the number of days you will not be able to study.
For example, every Sunday is booked up with sports or other activities, or June 5 is
your recital, or June 9 is your cousin’s wedding. Don’t study then. It’s not realistic
and if you start to prepare for tests early, there is no need to drag your books with
you while you play ball or dance at the wedding. You can relax and have a good time
because you planned ahead. No less will you ruin a great time, but you won’t learn
that much. It’s been shown that studying for test while multitasking lowers your
grade and takes longer to learn the material.
• Now that you have a realistic estimate of the number of days you have until your
tests, put the number next to the test on your calendar. Ex: English, 40 days; Math,
38 days, etc.
• Next, talk to your teachers to nd out if they, or any other teachers, are having
review sessions. Mark the dates on your calendar and make every e ort to at-
tend them. en gather all the notes, handouts, whatever, that you have gathered
throughout the year and put them all in one place, one notebook, one folder, one
section of a le folder. Organize them into topics and the topics into smaller chunks
of three to ve pieces of material you need to learn. en learn each small chunk of
material each day. In addition, review the material you learned on previous days. Use
learning strategies that worked for you in the past. You need to practice everything
you’re learning over and over again in order to move it into your long-term memory.
As that saying goes, “If you don’t use it, you’ll lose it.”
Finally, if you su er from one or all of what I call the three “tions”—disorganiza-
tion, lack of motivation, procrastination, here’s some advice to help you succeed.
Disorganized? If so, write everything down that you need to do. at means ev-
erything. en, next to each “to do” item, write the day and approximate time you’ll
do it. is will get that overwhelmed feeling out of your head and onto a list. Follow
the list, and you’ll stay on top.
Unmotivated? If so, think about where you want to be in ve or 10 years. Write
down the short-term goals, the steps you must rst accomplish in order to achieve
your long-term goal. Refer to them regularly, but especially when you nd yourself
Inclined to procrastinate? If you always nd something else to do rather than
start preparing for your nals, nd a study pal who doesn’t su er from procrastina-
tion. By working with someone else, you’re more likely to succeed at getting your
Dr. Linda is co-author of “Why Bad Grades Happen to Good Kids,” and director of
Strong Learning Tutoring and SAT/ACT Test Prep. Send your questions to [email protected]
stronglearning.com. Find more articles at StrongLearning.com.
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ROCK Firing Fees not included. Friday, June 21 from Mobile
FROM PAGE 2 Passport
5-8 p.m. $80
Summer In The Yard! Summer Intensives
e Mobile Passport O ce, a service provided by the
Entering Grades K-9 - 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. for Kids 6-12 years old. Young artists will create Westchester County Clerk, has returned. e following are
the dates, times and locations for the Clerk’s Mobile Passport
Registration Fee: $190 ($220 after June 1st) in both the art room and the clay room daily. O ce in June:
Ages 3 & 4 (Beginning Soccer) – 9:00 am ey will explore a variety of art materials and Scarsdale
Friday, June 7, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- 10:30 am. Registration Fee: $140 ($170 after learn techniques while they have fun develop- Chase Road at Boniface Circle
June 1st) ing their own style of art here with our certi- Somers
Tuesday, June 11, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For more info: hendriesocceracademy.wix. ed art teachers. ere are 4 one week sessions Reis Park
82 Primrose Street, Route 139, Somers
com/hendriesocceracademy Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to noon. Mount Kisco
Friday, June 14 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
East Coast Panthers Basketball Camp: Create Your Own Monsters, Play with Mount Kisco Village Hall
104 Main Street, Mount Kisco
August 19-22. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at PQ Elemen- Your Food, The Mad Artist, and STEAM Yorktown
Monday, June 17, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
tary School. Girls and boys entering grades 3 Summer College Portfolio Intensive for in- Yorktown Town Hall
363 Underhill Avenue, Yorktown Heights
through 9. Fee: $250 coming high school juniors and seniors to de- Cortlandt Manor
Friday, June 21, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
North Salem Day Camp at Mt. Lakes velop their portfolio for college applications. Cortlandt Town Hall
1 Heady Street, Cortlandt Manor
Camper registration (Pre-k – rising 7th grad- is summer intensive will not only provide Mamaroneck
Monday, June 24, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
ers) is now open. ere are still some spots personal feedback and counseling regarding Harbor Island Park, Mamaroneck
available for campers. Busing available from: your portfolio, but it will also help you set sum- Friday, June 28, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
New Rochelle Public Library
PQ, Purdy’s Field, JB Park, Somers MS, In- mertime portfolio goals and give you time and Lawton Street side, next to the Library
crease Miller Elementary, John Jay HS, & Ka- studio space to work. e Clerk’s o ce will be all over the county for the rest
of the Spring and Summer, check out the Mobile Passport
tonah for a fee of $177 per camper/CIT. Go North Salem Truck’s schedule at westchesterclerk.com/services/communi-
to our website for more info: northsalemday ty-outreach, and see when we are coming to your community.
camp.org Democratic Committee From the County Clerk’s Mobile O ce, our sta can as-
sist residents who visit to apply for a United States Passport,
Railyard Arts Volunteers needed. ere are a few open seats including having a photo taken. Over 1,000 applications were
accepted in 2018, at our Mobile Passport O ce.
Studio classes on the town committee and the Democrats
would love to have some new volunteers come “ e Mobile O ce is one of our crowd pleasing favorites,”
County Clerk Tim Idoni said. “We travel to every city and
Railyard Arts Studio is located at 621 Route forward. It’s a great way to meet new people and town throughout Westchester every year!”
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passport applications generally take approximately six weeks.
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ing your passport in no
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Page 17 – North Salem News Sports Thursday, June 6, 2019
Runners get second-best time
in school’s history
Jolley, Leicht qualify to compete at states
Ava Jolley North Salem’s track team competed at the Section 1 Class C Championships May 24
Section 1 Class C Championship May 24, and Valhalla High School, Valhalla, N.Y.
the Section 1 State Qualiﬁers May 31. At the
Boys 110 Hurdles- Prelims
qualiﬁers, Ava Jolley placed ﬁrst in the girls Emmet Halton, Eighth (20.22)
3,000 with a personal best of 10:15.2. Ben
Leicht placed second in the boys 1,600 with a Girls 200-Prelims
time of 4:24:87. Both will compete at states. Katie Mogg, Seventh (28.67)
The girls 4x800-meter relay broke their own
school record and took fourth place with a Boys 200 Dash-Finals
time of 10:02.42 and the boys placed ﬁfth in Daniel McCormack, Fifth (24.59)
the division for the 4x400-meter relay with the
school’s second-best ever time of 3:31.28. Boys 400 Dash
Will Feniger, Fourth (53.51)
Section 1 State Qualiﬁers May 31
Arlington High School, Lagrangeville, N.Y. Girls 400 Dash
Violet Coyle, Sixth (1:05.87)
Ava Jolley, First (10:15.20) Girls 1,500
Ava Jolley, First (4:54.99)
Ben Leicht, Second (4:24.87) Boys 4x400-meter relay
Ben Leicht, Third (3:35.23)
Girls 4x800 Sean Vincent, Fifth (4:46.77)
Stella Ard, Violet Coyle, Ava Jolley, Juliette
Girls 4x800-meter relay
Intrieri, Fourth (10:02.42) Second (10:10.56)
Jonah D’Alessandro, Will Feniger, Ben Leicht,
Daniel McCormack, Fifth (3:31.28)
ALEXA VIC MCGEE
Page 18 – North Salem News SPORTS Thursday, June 6, 2019
MODIFIED GIRLS LAX
Girls end strong season with another win
BY LUKE BUGONI
e North Salem modi ed
girls lacrosse team ended their
strong season with a win against
Tuckahoe on Friday, May 31, by a
score of 10-4.
Eighth-grade captains Cecelia
DeLarco and Rosie Binette each
played key roles in the win as
DeLarco nished with three goals
and an assist while Binette added
“ ey (DeLarco and Binette)
passed well, moved the ball up the
eld and created a lot of shooting
opportunities,” coach Don
Merriman said. Liliana
With the win, the Tigers won Valletta
their 10th straight game and defends
secured a 10-0-1 record, nishing Binette’s
with an undefeated season. possesion.
“Many of these girls have played
together since third grade, so they
came in as a strong team thanks
to the North Salem youth lacrosse is and we wouldn’t be
program,” Merriman said. “ e goal for able to play how we did
the season was to develop as a team and to without them.”
develop each individual player. We focused e Tigers’ season
a lot on ground balls, passing, shooting and performance was re ective
fundamental stu , and it worked out to be of that chemistry as they
a great season.” had ve di erent players
Seventh grade captain Liliana Valletta with over 10 total goals
added, “ roughout the season we got while top defenders like
better, played hard and our chemistry Valletta, Dana Connolly
improved,” while DeLarco said, “It just and goalie Madeline
feels really good that we all accomplished Merriman held teams to an
something as a team. We all worked super average of under ve goals
hard and became a family on and o the per game.
eld.” e Tigers will lose some
Although the Tigers were led by three notable eighth graders
team captains, (DeLarco, Binette and to the high school, but
Valletta), their team was able to succeed after accomplishing an
due to the excellent team chemistry. undefeated regular season at
“As captains, we didn’t really do that the modi ed level, the future
much because the team chemistry was is bright for the North Salem
so great,” Binette said. “Everyone worked girl’s lacrosse program.
together to make this team as good as it
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Thursday, June 6, 2019 LEGAL NOTICES North Salem News – Page 21
LEGALS Road, North Salem, New York, the following: Salem will hold a Public Hearing TOWN OF NORTH SALEM
in an R-4 Zoning District, and Application BA19-24 of at the Town Meeting Hall, 66 BOARD OF APPEALS
FROM PAGE 20 shown as Sheet 47, Block 1154, June Road, North Salem, New
Lot 35 on the Tax Assessment Stargaze LMS LLC, contract York, on Thursday, June 13th, PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
LLC FORMATION NOTICE Map, for an Area Variance, per vendee of the property located 2019 at 7:30 P.M. or as soon
Article XIII Section 250-72 at 172 Baxter Road, North thereafter as the public may be NOTICE IS HEREBY
Cava GC LLC, Arts of of the Zoning Ordinance of Salem, New York, consisting of heard to consider the following:
Org. filed with Sec. of State the Town of North Salem, to approximately 7 acres in an R-4 GIVEN that the Board of
of NY (SSNY) 3/22/2019. decrease the required setback for Zoning District and shown as Application BA19-22 of
Cty: Westchester. SSNY desig. a stable. A variance of 120 ft. is Sheet 21, Block 1703, Lot 2.1 on Richard and Douglas Klosek, Appeals of the Town of North
as agent upon whom process requested (150 ft. required; 30 ft. the Tax Assessment Map, for a owners of the property located
against may be served & shall existing/proposed). Special Permit for the keeping of at 7 Deer Run Court, North Salem will hold a Public Hearing
mail process to 5 Wayne Ct., up to twenty-two (22) horses and Salem, New York, located in an
Ardsley, NY 10502. General At such hearing all persons maintenance of a commercial R-2 Zoning District and shown at the Town Meeting Hall, 66
Purpose. will have the opportunity to be boarding operation, per Article as Sheet 45 Block 1359, Lot 54
heard. A copy of the application XIII, Section 250-72 of the on the Tax Assessment Map, for June Road, North Salem, New
TOWN OF NORTH SALEM and related documents may Zoning Ordinance. an Area Variance, per Article V,
BOARD OF APPEALS be examined at the Board of Section 250-15 of the Zoning York, on Thursday, June 13th,
Appeals Office at the North At such hearing all persons Ordinance of the Town of North
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE Salem Center, 274 Titicus Rd. will have the opportunity to be Salem,to permit construction of a 2019 at 7:30 P.M. or as soon
North Salem, New York. heard. A copy of the application screened porch on a single-family
NOTICE IS HEREBY and related documents may residence. A rear yard setback thereafter as the public may be
GIVEN that the Board of Brian Ivanhoe, Chairman be examined at the Board of variance of 14 ft. is requested (50
Appeals of the Town of North Appeals Office at the North ft. required; 36 ft. proposed). heard to consider the following:
Salem will hold a Public Hearing North Salem Board of Appeals Salem Center, 274 Titicus Rd.
at the North Salem Town North Salem, New York. At such hearing all persons Application BA19-20
Meeting Hall, 66 June Road, TOWN OF NORTH SALEM will have the opportunity to be
North Salem, New York, on BOARD OF APPEALS Brian Ivanhoe, Chairman heard. A copy of the application of Harold Petri, owner of
Thursday, June 13th, 2019, at 7:30 and related documents may
P.M. or as soon thereafter as the PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE North Salem Board of Appeals be examined at the Board of the property located at 276
public may be heard to consider Appeals Office at the North
the following: NOTICE IS HEREBY TOWN OF NORTH SALEM Salem Center, 274 Titicus Rd. Hardscrabble Road, North
GIVEN that the Board of BOARD OF APPEALS North Salem, New York.
Application BA19-28 of Appeals of the Town of North Salem, New York, located in an
International BD, LLC, owner Salem will hold a Public Hearing PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE Brian Ivanhoe, Chairman
of the property located at 571 at the Town Meeting Hall, 66 R-4 Zoning District and shown
Grant Road, North Salem, New June Road, North Salem, New NOTICE IS HEREBY North Salem Board of Appeals
York, consisting of approximately York, on Thursday, June 13th, GIVEN that the Board of as Sheet 4 Block 1735, Lot 63
12.02 acres in an R-4 Zoning 2019 at 7:30 P.M. or as soon Appeals of the Town of North TOWN OF NORTH SALEM
District and shown as Sheet thereafter as the public may be Salem will hold a Public Hearing BOARD OF APPEALS on the Tax Assessment Map, for
47, Block 1154, Lot 35 on the heard to consider the following: at the North Salem Town
Tax Assessment Map, for an Meeting Hall, at 66 June Road, PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE an Area Variance, per Article V,
amendment of Special Permit Application BA19-26 of North Salem, New York, on
BA19-05 (for the keeping of Lauren and Brian Ivanhoe, Thursday, June 13th, 2019, at NOTICE IS HEREBY Section 250-15 of the Zoning
up to twenty (20) horses and owners of the property located 7:30 P.M. or as soon thereafter GIVEN that the Board of
maintenance of a commercial at 170 Baxter Road, North as the public may be heard to Appeals of the Town of North Ordinance of the Town of North
boarding operation), to include Salem, New York, consisting of consider the following: Salem will hold a Public Hearing
five (5) additional horses and approximately 12 acres in an R-4 at the Town Meeting Hall, 66 Salem, to permit installation of a
conversion of a hay storage Zoning District and shown as Application BA19-23 of June Road, North Salem, New
building to a stable, per Article Sheet 21, Block 1703, Lot 2/2 Wellington Trust, owner of York, on Thursday, June 13th, generator on a concrete pad. A
XIII, Section 250-72 of the on the Tax Assessment Map for the property located at 397 2019 at 7:30 P.M. or as soon
Zoning Ordinance. a Special Permit for the keeping Mills Road, North Salem, New thereafter as the public may be side yard setback variance of 25
of up to ten (10) horses and York, located in an R-4 Zoning heard to consider the following:
At such hearing all persons maintenance of a commercial District and shown as Sheet ft. is requested (75 ft. required; 50
will have the opportunity to be boarding operation, per Article 33, Block 1364, Lot 4 on the Application BA19-21 of
heard. A copy of the application XIII Section 250-72 of the Tax Assessment Map, for Area Jennifer and Christopher ft. proposed).
and related documents may Zoning Ordinance. Variances per Article VI, Section Langmack,owners of the property
be examined at the Board of 250-22 of the Zoning Ordinance located at 17 Hardscrabble Road, At such hearing all persons
Appeals Office at the North At such hearing all persons of the Town of North Salem. A North Salem, New York, located
Salem Center, 274 Titicus Rd. will have the opportunity to be side yard height variance of 2 ft.(5 in an R-2 Zoning District and will have the opportunity to be
North Salem, New York. heard. A copy of the application ft. permitted; 7 ft. proposed) and shown as Sheet 11 Block 1689,
and related documents may a front yard height variance of 3 Lot 19 on the Tax Assessment heard. A copy of the application
Brian Ivanhoe, Chairman be examined at the Board of ft. (4 ft. permitted; 7 ft. proposed) Map, for an Area Variance, per
North Salem Board of Appeals Appeals Office at the North are requested for construction of Article V, Section 250-15 of and related documents may
Salem Center, 274 Titicus Rd. a gate, piers and fencing. the Zoning Ordinance of the
TOWN OF NORTH SALEM North Salem, New York. Town of North Salem, to permit be examined at the Board of
BOARD OF APPEALS At such hearing all persons construction of a garage. A front
Brian Ivanhoe, Chairman will have the opportunity to be yard setback variance of 31 ft. (50 Appeals Office at the North
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE heard. A copy of the application ft. required; 19 ft. proposed) and
North Salem Board of Appeals and related documents may a side yard setback variance of 29 Salem Center, 274 Titicus Rd.
NOTICE IS HEREBY be examined at the Board of ft. (30 ft. required; 1 ft. proposed)
GIVEN that the Board of TOWN OF NORTH SALEM Appeals Office at the North are requested. North Salem, New York.
Appeals of the Town of North BOARD OF APPEALS Salem Center, 270 Titicus Rd.
Salem will hold a Public Hearing North Salem, New York. At such hearing all persons Brian Ivanhoe, Chairman
at the North Salem Town PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE will have the opportunity to be
Meeting Hall, 66 June Road, Brian Ivanhoe, Chairman heard. A copy of the application North Salem Board of Appeals
North Salem, New York, on NOTICE IS HEREBY and related documents may
Thursday, June 13th, 2019, at 7:30 GIVEN that the Board of North Salem Board of Appeals be examined at the Board of NOTICE OF PUBLIC
P.M. or as soon thereafter as the Appeals of the Town of North Appeals Office at the North HEARING
public may be heard to consider Salem will hold a Public Hearing TOWN OF NORTH SALEM Salem Center, 274 Titicus Rd.
the following: at the North Salem Town BOARD OF APPEALS North Salem, New York. The Town Board of the Town
Meeting Hall, 66 June Road, of North Salem hereby sets a
Application BA19-27 of North Salem, New York, on PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE Brian Ivanhoe, Chairman Public Hearing on Tuesday June
International BD, LLC, owner of Thursday, June 13th, 2019 at 7:30 25, 2019 at 7:30pm at the Town
the property located at 571 Grant P.M. or as soon thereafter as the NOTICE IS HEREBY North Salem Board of Appeals Meeting Hall, 66 June Road,
public may be heard to consider GIVEN that the Board of North Salem, New York, to
Appeals of the Town of North consider a Local Law to establish
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Is it time for you to have the talk with your parents?
GUEST be quite unfortunate for both viding them with articles about term-care planning, such as cre- member of the rm of Enea,
CORNER the parent(s) and the child(ren). the cost of long-term care (nurs- ating and funding a Medicaid Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP of
ing homes/ home care), the use trust, gifting of assets and/or White Plains and a home o ce
ANTHONY J. e lack of knowledge about of a Medicaid Asset Protection purchasing long-term-care in- in Somers. He can be reached at
ENEA the parent’s nances often be- Trust to protect assets from said surance (if insurance is an avail- 914-948-1500. Mr. Enea is
comes problematic, especially cost and Medicaid eligibility re- able option), a step that could the Past Chair of the Elder Law
I recently consulted with a if a parent is taken ill, rendered quirements. It is not unusual for prove to be very helpful in the and Special Needs Section of the
92-year-old who had never ex- incapacitated and/or unexpect- a parent to be poorly informed event of the parents’ incapacity New York State Bar Association
ecuted a Last Will and Testa- edly passes away. Under said cir- about the devastating impact is to have the parent execute a (NYSBA). He is the incoming
ment and/or any other form of cumstances, the family is often that long-term-care costs can Durable General Power of At- Chair of the Senior Lawyers
estate or long-term-care plan- hampered in its ability to gather have on his or her nances if torney with broad provisions Section of (NYSBA). Mr. Enea is
ning. the necessary nancial informa- they are unable to become eli- that allow the agent to engage the Past President and a founding
tion and documents to apply for gible for Medicaid. Articles are in Medicaid/ Long-term-care member of the New York Chapter
I asked her why she waited so Medicaid, and/or take the nec- available on our website at ess- planning for the parents. of the National Academy of Elder
long to see an attorney and she essary steps to protect one’s as- law rm.com; Law Attorneys (NAELA). He
stated that “I’ve been very busy sets from the cost of long-term Whether a client is 65 or 90 is also a member of the Council
the last 91 years.” care. Additionally, when the (b) Inquire with your family years of age, their taking req- of Advanced Practitioners of the
parent passes away, children are and friends about the issues they uisite steps to protect their life National Academy of Elder Law
While it is true that life of- often left scampering to try and have faced when a parent and/or savings from cost of long-term Attorneys and is a Certi ed Elder
ten seems to pass by at lighting piece together information rel- grandparent has been taken ill care is better than not taking Law Attorney as certi ed by e
speed, I still believe that in 91 evant to the decedent’s nances or been diagnosed with demen- any steps to do so. It is always National Elder Law Foundation.
or so years, she could have (and for the requisite estate and tax tia. is is especially relevant if better to be late than to have Mr. Enea is the President of the
should have!) found an hour or they have a family member that never planned at all when it Westchester Bar Foundation and
so to consult with an attorney. lings. needs home care and/or nursing comes to long-term care and/or a Past President of the Westchester
When I looked across the ta- Clearly, if a child is unsure as home care. Share these stories estate planning. County Bar Association.
ble at the client’s daughter, she to whether the parent has done with one’s parent. ere is noth-
shrugged and said that she had any planning, it is best for the ing better than real life stories Anthony J. Enea, Esq. is a
been asking her to do it for at child to raise the issue with the by a member of one’s family or
least 20 years. parent. e child can directly friends to motivate a parent into
ask the parent whether or not he taking action;
For many, approaching a par- or she has done any long-term-
ent about whether or not they care planning, and if not, recom- (c) O er to pay for the
have done estate and or long- mend that they consult with an parent(s)’ initial consultation
term planning can be an un- experienced elder law attorney. with the elder law attorney. I
comfortable and intimidating However, if this approach is have found that in some in-
task. As a practicing attorney not e ective, the child(ren) may stances, children who are will-
for almost 35 years, I know full need to resort to a more creative ing to nance the cost of the
well that some parents never approach. consultation, and in some cases
discuss their personal nances Some of the tactics used by even pay for the planning, is of
and planning with their chil- children that have helped their signi cant assistance in helping
dren. It is something they feel parents are as follows: the parent to act. is would of
is no one’s business. However, (a) Taking steps to educate course require the consent of the
I also know that this can often one’s parent(s) about the advan- parent;
tages of engaging in long-term-
care planning. For example, pro- (d) If the parent(s) still resist
any attempt to engage in long-
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