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Published by Halston Media, 2019-08-07 16:19:35

The Katonah-Lewisboro Times 08.08.19

VOL. 2 NO. 21 Visit for the latest news. THURSDAY, AUGUST 8, 2019

All together now

e Beatles are

Resident of all ages
came out to Kato-
nah Memorial Park
last week to enjoy a
90-minute perfor-
mance by e Sun
Kings, which featured
a wide range of songs,
from the Fab Four’s
iconic hits to their
lesser-known B-sides.

Turn to pages 10 and
11 for more photos.

These young Katonah
residents were twisting

and shouting all night
long as The Sun Kings
played a set of Beatles

songs at Katonah
Memorial Park.


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EDITORIAL TEAM Candidates sought for school board subcommittees
EDITOR: 914-302-5628 e Board of Education of sume to the District Clerk by internal and claims audit func- should be trained as CPAs or the
[email protected]
the Katonah-Lewisboro School Wednesday, Aug. 14. tions. Ultimate responsibility for equivalent and should demon-
SPORTS EDITOR: 914-214-4285 District is inviting community review and action on audit re- strate an understanding of con-

[email protected] members to serve on three sub- AUDIT COMMITTEE ports remains with the board. cerns raised by independent ex-

ADVERTISING TEAM committees: the Audit Com- e role of the Audit Com- Candidates for the commit- ternal auditors and the district’s
mittee, Finance Committee, and mittee, which oversees duciary tee should have expertise and internal and claims auditors. In
[email protected] Sustainability Committee. ose auditing functions at the district, experience in accounting, audit- addition, they must be knowl-

PAUL FORHAN interested in participating must is to advise the board on issues ing, nancial reporting and ide- edgeable about internal controls,
[email protected] send a letter of interest and re- relating to the district’s external, ally, school district nances. ey nancial statement audits and
845-621-4049 management/operational audits.
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Katonah TV producer
shines spotlight on
criminal justice reform

NBC News host, Lester Holt, left, spent two nights at the Louisiana State Penitentiary with Katonah’s Dan Slepian, producer of “Dateline NBC.”


BY JESSICA JAFET venson, among others. tics on the overrepresentation of African-American men in
CONTRIBUTING WRITER e timing seemed right, Slepian explained, with the is- the prison system, the enormous number of people who are
being held before they are convicted of a crime (but cannot
For 23 years as a producer for “Dateline NBC,”Dan Sle- sues being given more and more scrutiny in recent months. a ord bail) and data on rehabilitation and recidivism.
pian has been telling stories, diligently uncovering truths “We are in a genuine moment of reckoning when it
and seeking justice. “Here is a fact: 95 percent of everybody in prison is com-
comes to criminal justice reform,” he said. “Because of the ing home; they are going to be your neighbors, they are go-
His investigative reporting has most notably helped lead publicity surrounding the First Step Act (signed into law in ing to be your waiters, they are going to be walking down
to the release of several wrongfully convicted inmates while December 2018) and with celebrities like Kim Kardashian the street with you—how do you want those people to
illuminating aws and systemic failures that have occurred and Meek Mill speaking out—we are at a moment right come home from prison?” he asked.
in the criminal justice system. now where people are paying attention and starting to un-
derstand that this is more than just about the people who Comparing what he saw overseas to prison practices here
But it was after Slepian returned from a trip to Norway are locked up, this is about society as a whole; why we are in the US, he noted that corrections o cers he met on his
and Germany last fall, where he traveled as part of a delega- actually paying more tax dollars to make ourselves less safe.” trip are trained both as police o cers and in social work.
tion to tour prisons, that he felt compelled to pitch a series
of programming ideas to the network. For the “Dateline” special, the Katonah resident and fa- “ ey don’t even call inmates ‘inmates’; they call them
ther of a high school student, spent two nights at the Loui- residents, they call them by their names,” he said. “A good
“I was really inspired and motivated by what I saw,” Sle- siana State Penitentiary (also known as Angola) with Holt. day for a corrections o cer over there is to make sure some-
pian said.“I came back and I went to Lester [Holt] and said body doesn’t come back to prison—where a good day for a
we needed to do something really big.”Holt,an NBC News eir purpose was to understand the prisoner experience corrections o cer in this country is to go home safe.”
anchor, is the host of “Dateline.” rsthand with Holt “embedded” on the inside to report
various stories. With a body of work in television (and a podcast) that
e result is “Justice for All,” a network-wide series that Once called a “TV Gumshoe” by e New York Times, has served to expose wrongdoings in cases of individuals
will feature a week of justice reform stories that began Aug. Slepian re ected on his thoughts regarding the current sys- prisoners, Slepian’s “Justice for All” aims to broadly explore
4, with a special “Dateline” hour on Aug. 9. It highlights tem of criminal justice in the United States, which has the the implications of the current state of mass incarceration.
issues surrounding the impact of incarceration on families, highest incarceration rate in the world: approximately 2.2
prison sentencing and bail disparities, the growing number million people are behind bars, according to data from the “I want people to start to be educated—instead of having
of women in prisons, hospice behind bars and more. e Bureau of Justice Statistics. an emotional or gut reaction to what you think works in
week will culminate in a town hall discussion on MSNBC “I actually think we need to completely re-imagine prison the criminal justice system—scratch the surface a little bit
on Aug. 11, with a panel that includes musician and reform and the criminal justice system because there are so many to nd out what science tells us, what facts tell us,” he said.
advocate John Legend and social justice activist Bryan Ste- parts of it that don’t work,” he said, referring to stark statis-
Author’s Note: is writer and Dan Slepian are siblings.

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Government at Work school year. Make sure your fam- ing program are invited to come from 5 to 10 p.m. are welcome.

ily is prepared with essential oils redeem their Summer Reading Ride-all-night wristbands cost Beginning an hour earlier than

e following meetings are to ward o germs, reduce stress points for prizes. Make an ice $25 per person each night. last year’s challenge, the rst

scheduled to take place in Bedford and help with mental focus. cream sundae and enter ra es for On closing night, there will be starting bell will ring at 830 a.m.

and Lewisboro from ursday, Next weekend marks the 50th prizes from a variety of local ven- a ra e drawing for prizes. is on Monday, Sept. 2. Runners

Aug. 8, to Wednesday, Aug. 14. anniversary of Woodstock, the dors. You must also complete the year’s ra e prizes include $1,500 (and walkers) will wind through

• Tuesday, Aug. 13, 8 p.m.— three-day music festival that was activity-based “Bingo Board” to for rst place, $1,000 for second the hills and country lanes of

Bedford Town Board, Bedford a pivotal event of the 1960s peace be eligible for the Grand Prize of place and $500 for third place. South Salem, starting and n-

Courtroom, 325 Bedford Road, movement. At 7 p.m. Friday, a Fitbit or tickets to Comic Con. Ra e tickets cost $5 per ticket. ishing at St. John’s Church on

Bedford Hills Aug. 16, the library is showing e Grand Prize sponsors are ere will also be rides, games Spring Street, where a barbecue

Lewisboro Library “Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace & the Dextra Baldwin McGonagle and food. and liquid refreshment will await
Programs Music,” the Academy Award- Foundation and ReedPOP. To the competitors and their fami-
winning documentary that cap- see a list of all vendors and regis- Cub Scouts Meeting lies.
tures the great performers of that ter for the Party, go to lewisboro-
In addition to celebrating La-

e Lewisboro Library is lo- time period and interviews with Vista-Lewisboro Pack 101 bor Day and encouraging tness

cated at 15 Main St., South Sa- concert-goers and organizers. Jazz in the Park Cub Scouts will hold its rst pack in the community, the event rais-
lem. For more information or to At 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. meeting of the year from 6:30 to es money to help the work of the

RSVP, visit 17, the workshop “What is the 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, at the Community Center of Northern

Cloud?” details Cloud Comput- e second annual community Onatru Farm Park Pavilion, 99 Westchester and the parish.

ESSENTIAL OILS ing, what it is and how it works. jazz festival, “Jazz in the Park,” Elmwood Road, South Salem. e cost is $30 per runner or

WORKSHOP, WOODSTOCK Learn the bene ts and draw- will be held from 3 to 9 p.m. e meeting is open to all walker for the 5K and 10K races;

CELEBRATION AND ‘THE backs and how to use it to your Sunday, Aug. 25, at Riverfront school children from kindergar- $15 for the 1 mile run; and $10

CLOUD’ advantage. Green Park, Peekskill. It is be- ten to fth grade. per child (12 and under) for the

Expand your horizons at the li- ing organized by Cross-Cultural roughout the year, Cub 1K fun run. On site day-of regis-

brary with educational programs TEEN PRIZE PARTY JULY 12 Connection, a non-pro t organi- Scouts will: tration is also available.

and a look back at Woodstock. e “Teen Summer Reading zation. • Build and race a pinewood Contact the parish o ce at

At 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, there Prize Party” is at 7 p.m. Monday, Performing: e Houston Per- derby car; 914-763-8273 for more infor-

is an “Essential Oils Workshop.” Aug. 12. Teens in middle and son Quartet; Dr. Barry Harris; • Attend campouts, hikes, and mation.

As summer vacation winds down, high school who’ve been par- Kirk Lightsey; Ray Blue Sex- outdoor events; and

Civic Club Singersit’s time to get ready for the new ticipating in the summer read- tet; C.C.C Pro-Am Ensemble; • Learn Scout skills and make
Norm Hathaway Big Band and memories

more. For more information, contact e Women’s Civic Club

If it rains, the festival will move Assistant Cubmaster Bill Bon- Singers of Katonah will host a

to the Elks Hall, 1038 Brown St., giorno, 914-882-5594 or bill. Summer Sing on Friday, Aug. 23,

Peekskill. [email protected], or visit from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Me-

For more information, visit morial House, 71 Bedford Road, Church Tavern adjacent to the Katonah Fire De-
South Salem Fire
Parade Challenge e group meets regularly on
Friday mornings from Septem-

Registration has opened for ber through June. e chorus

A book by John Woodall e South Salem Volunteer the 2019 St. John’s Parish Labor sings in two-part harmony and
Fire Department Parade and Day Church Tavern Challenge performs a variety of music; from

Carnival will run from Aug. 7 to 5K/10K/1Mile Run/Walk pre- folk to classical to Broadway. e

Aug. 10: sented by Domino Sugar. To sign group also performs its music for

Being a Male is Easy. • Wednesday, Aug. 7: Carnival up for the 1 mile, 5K, 10K or kids senior groups and at area nursing
from 6 to 10 p.m.; parade at 7 fun run races, visit runsignup. homes.

Being a Man is Daunting. p.m. culminating at the rehouse com and at Admission is free. Sheet music
• ursday, Aug. 8: Carnival Tankards will be awarded to will be provided. e group is al-

from 6 to 10 p.m. rst-place male and female n- ways looking for new members.

• Friday, Aug. 9: Carnival from ishers in each race, with other For additional information, call

1. Where Am I? 6 to 10 p.m. prizes for top nishers in various Rita Scha er at 914-763-8149 or

• Saturday, Aug. 10: Carnival age groups. All levels of runners email her at [email protected]

2. What’s My Story?

3. Who Am I?

4. Why Am I Here?

5. Where Am I Going?

6. What About Women?

7. Who Can I Trust?

Discussion Group Hosted by Full Service Fresh Flowers • Free Local Delivery
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7 p.m. • Mondays starting Aug. 12 Home Decor • Fun “Flowers & Friends” Classes

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914.533.7390 •
To RSVP, call or text Larry Light at 914-879-8725
or email [email protected]


A champion for charity

e A nity Group LLC, a nancial planning rm headed by Goldens Bridge resident Nick Preddice, recently
sponsored a golf tournament that raised thousands for charity.

e “Tees for Tots” Golf Outing, held Monday, April 29 at Old Oaks Country Club, in Pleasantville, bene ted
Rising Ground, a non-pro t human services organization that assists more than 25,000 people each year.

Nick Preddice, a Goldens Bridge resident and CEO of the Affinity
Group, with Tony Richardson, a former Pro Bowl fullback for the
New York Jets, at the Tees for Tots Golf Outing on Monday, April 29


Westchester County Events

Friday, Aug. 9 Saturday, Aug. 10 Sunday, Aug. 11

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toric action and watch “Ju- farm chores. Fee: $6 per person or chill on the sand. Free with paid sic, entertainment, crafts and other food goods Sundays
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son. Registration is required tion is required at 914-864-7286. Rain date: Aug. 11.
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Personal service Life’s a beach
Walking around my neighborhood, cellphone charger again? Our local pharma-
I notice that almost every front cies have it all. Elaine and Stuart Feldman, We weekended with friends compote is, you have to be able to
step has a package or two delivered owners of the Cross River Pharmacy, make in the Hamptons, which a ord sta and you may not under
by UPS, FedEx or the U.S. sure that customers feel is the only place you can any circumstances drive a Dodge

Postal Service. taken care of when things use “weekend” as a verb. It’s a transi- Dart. I don’t have a sta but I sure

Boxes of all sizes wait READING, happen unexpectedly. tive verb after could use one. I

for the purchasers to arrive WRITING & “We’re here to help you feel labor day, but dur- need a separate
CHOCOLATE better,” says Elaine Feld-
home. I understand how ing the summer MAN professional for
the tra c is so bad
convenient this must be to KIM man. “People come here in the Hamptons OVERBOARD each job I have
buy clothes, toys, cat litter, KOVACH for acute health care needs around the house.

books and furniture with to treat allergies, colds, bug that it’s an intran- RICK I’d like a catbox
a click of a computer or bites, burns and blisters or sitive verb. specialist who

phone and have the items an upset stomach.” It’s impossible really knows the

magically appear at your front door. I do e Cross River Pharmacy is so much for non-residents scoop. I’m going

order from LL Bean occasionally. more than their large selection of greeting to get around, to need my own

But all of this convenience must really be cards. e pharmacy sells cough and cold but Laurie and Mark know all the weed guy, and also someone to pluck

taking a toll on the small, independent busi- medications, vitamins, antiseptic ointments, shortcuts when it’s time to go to the all the unwanted plants out of the

nesses that have been serving the community bandages, ice packs and heating pads. You beach. You take a left at Sebaponic garden. I’ll hire a trash technician to

since before smartphones existed. may be surprised to learn that the pharmacy Road, a right at Quiniponack Road, take out the garbage, and perhaps he

In the olden days (think “Little House on also carries medical devices and home health then a left at Ponaponac Road and can gure out how it got in here in

the Prairie”), each small town had a bank, care supplies including canes, crutches, and then a right at Quagaquonic. en the rst place. I make a mental note

post o ce, blacksmith and general store. shower chairs. you have to cut across some guy’s to pick up more W-9 forms when

Families would ride their horses and wagons Pharmacist Stuart Feldman answers ques- lawn, but it’s an easement so ev- we get back to town.

into town once a week to make purchases tions about prescription medications, probiot- erybody does it. ere is even more Surprisingly, as we’re driving

at the general store. e general store sold ics and possible medication interactions. Did money in the Hamptons than there about the back roads there aren’t

everything from our and sugar in 10-pound you know that Stuart is also a veterinary com- is tra c, so why doesn’t somebody very many people around. ere are

bags to fabric and thread for sewing clothes, pounding specialist for prescription medica- build a monorail? Since it’s a mono- a lot of deer though, there’s probably

shoes, penny candy, patent medicine, farm tions to treat pets? rail you only have to build one of some kind of Deer Fest going on

implements, hair ribbons, moustache wax, When I stopped in at Paul’s Pharmacy them, and it stops everywhere you this weekend. ere’s one in front

pots and pans, and toys. in Vista, I asked the always helpful Hector need to go. It comes to our street of me with kind of a deer-in-the-

Shoppers knew the store proprietors by at the front counter to name the two most to pick us up, but we’re not ready headlights look, and when I turn

rst name. e store owners made sure that popular items that customers run in to pur- yet, so it has to wait until we nish around there’s another one in back

they had a variety of merchandise for their chase. “Tylenol and Lotto tickets!” he laughed. making the sandwiches. When you of us with a deer-in-the-taillights

clientele as this was basically a one-stop Hector said that Paul’s Pharmacy carries items bring a sandwich to the beach, you look. It’s hard to see out the back

shopping destination. at personal touch is that everyone needs including school supplies, nd out how it got that name. en window, because Laurie has park-

missing from on-line shopping experiences. toys, gift items, cellphone chargers, light bulbs, the monorail goes to the CVS (we ing permits for every beach in the

Convenience has been traded in for personal shoelaces, batteries, and co ee lters. forgot sunscreen, but all they have is Hamptons. Life is too short not to,

connections, and that is too bad. Pharmacist/owner Paul Roldan of Paul’s banana and coconut, I wish some- but deciding which beach to go to

We are lucky to have local independent Pharmacy knows customers by name and is body would invent a new avor), is time-consuming. One has nicer

pharmacies where customer service still ready to explain the best way to use prescrip- then stops at the deli (everyone else sand, but the waves are dangerous.

means something. Our Katonah-Lewisboro tion medications or over-the-counter prod- gets fresh fruit but what they really Another one has no parking, but a

version of the old-time general store can be ucts in a con dential manner. at personal want is potato chips; I get potato really nice bathroom. e other one

found at the Cross River Pharmacy in Cross attention is something that you won’t get chips but what I really want is Kit is close by, but it doesn’t have any

River, Paul’s Pharmacy in Vista and Wein- by ordering your medicine online. Did you Kat bars), goes across that guy’s lawn dangerous waves.

stein Pharmacy in Katonah. ese merchants know that Paul’s Pharmacy has a prescription and dumps us o at the beach right Isn’t that Billy Joel’s house? Yes,

o er a variety of goods and are right around drop-box for area residents to safely dispose near the ice cream truck. and he bought it from Madonna

the corner. of medications? I get a dirty look from the ice who got it from Alec Baldwin. Who

Need a quick card and gift for a co-work- Online shopping is convenient but remem- cream guy, who can sense that I purchased it from Billy Joel. I won-

er’s birthday? Did you run out of toothpaste ber to also visit the local businesses ready and don’t live there and have probably der who owns that house over there,

or vitamins this morning? What about sun waiting to o er that personal service the next overstayed my welcome. I give him it’s huge. Laurie says it belongs to

block or bug spray? Stop in and walk up and time you need relief for a poison ivy rash or a a dirty look right back to let him a hedge fund guy. Makes sense, be-

down the aisles of these local emporiums. beautiful greeting card and wrapped gift! know that he’s way o base because cause if you look at it from the street

You can purchase everything from T-shirts I was never welcome in the rst all you can see is a 40-foot hedge.

to picture frames, candy, cosmetics, skin care Kim Kovach appreciates the personal service place, and I’m also angry that he has Hedge fund guys like a lot of privacy

products, toys, school and o ce supplies, and of our many wonderful local merchants such a good parking space. I clearly so you don’t ask too many questions

so much more. ey will gift wrap, too! in the Katonah-Lewisboro community! don’t belong around all that money. SEE MELEN PAGE 8

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APAR a di erence,” he says, call- Goldensbridge as “a society
ing himself “Golden Hands that the people control, where
FROM PAGE 7 Goldin.” we govern ourselves, look out
for one another…”
by the playwright not as po- It is through Maury that we
litical symbols but as relatable, learn how a communal society Wait a minute. Minimal
like Goldensbridge works. He government. Mutual respect
esh-and-blood beings, based tells Harvey that the colony for the rights of the individual.
on his own formative experi- came to life on the backs of Personal responsibility. Did
ences living there in the 1960s workers from the city, who someone say socialism? Or
and beyond. were looking for a place where conservatism?
they could build a community
ese are everyday folks who to live the way they wanted to. For tickets and information on
are, in the same breath, earthy the play “Goldensbridge,” go to
and ethereal. eir communal “ ey bought the land,” he
passions are to work the land, says, “built bungalows, the
help their neighbors, champion lake, and a stage in the barn,” For more information on the real-
the hard-working laborer, so- whch has hosted renowned life Goldens Bridge colony and its
cialize through recreational and artists like Pete Seeger and e homeowners group, the Goldens
cultural activities, value family Weavers. Bridge Community Association.
bonds, listen to and play classi- visit
cal and folk music, read books, As Maury points out, the
engage in conversations that community’s form of self- Actors Patrick
stimulate the mind, and elevate governance also controls the McGuiness, left, and
ideas that animate humankind. garbage collection, water
Call them farmer-philosophers. distribution, roads, and other Bruce Apar, in the
infrastructure essentials. In one cast of original play
In the playwright’s ctional- scene, Maury and Harvey rush “Goldensbridge,” stand
ized account of his own fam- over to help a neighbor, Myra in front of the Goldens
ily’s experience, it is the early (Ann Gulian), whose water has Bridge barn that is
1990s and lifelong political stopped running, by xing her referenced in the play.
activists Maury Goldin (played water valve.
by Patrick McGuiness) and PHOTO: ROBIN ANNE JOSEPH
wife Lilly ( Julie Gri n) have Maury succinctly describes
lived in the colony for 30 years.
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where the workers are trying to
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In the 1960s, having just
moved to Goldensbridge,
Maury and Lilly’s teenage
son Harvey (Andrew Gri n),
a gifted musician, is smitten
by a girl he has met, Emma
( Julia Boyes). Harvey, though,
can’t make up his mind what
he wants, even with his friend
Ivan (Michael Manzi) giving
him pointers.

Later, as an adult in his 40s,
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Goldensbridge and its commu-
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right by his aging parents. He
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to continue his New York City
bachelor life or become a fam-
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by physical aillments in his legs
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Coping with rst-day-of-school anxiety

Dear Dr. Linda, that particular teachers Now, let’s talk about signal the opening and closing of school
I know it’s the rst week in August, but
are really mean or give a STRONG the second issue. It just like the factory. And there’s lunch
my daughter has already begun worrying lot of work. LEARNING seems as if your daugh- hour, again following the factory system.
about the rst day of school. She’s entering ter simply does not like We’re not cogs in a wheel—some of us
sixth grade, but this has been the pattern • Kids are afraid that
since rst grade. She seems to get through
July OK because she’s so happy to be on they won’t know anyone DR. LINDA school and the sheer are more comfortable in environments
vacation, but as soon as Aug. 1 comes SILBERT
around, she obsesses over going back to in their class. Will their idea of it creates stress that are more exible.
school. at rst day is a nightmare and it
usually doesn’t get much better as the year friends be with them or for her. Otherwise, she e point is that children who struggle
goes on. Late May and June are the best
months because summer vacation is soon. will they be alone? Will wouldn’t be stressed in school appear sometimes not to care
Any suggestions on what I could do to
help her calm down and enjoy August. It the school bully be in every August. or to be lazy or overreactive. But no child
would be much appreciated.
their class again? ey worry that no one e most common problem for kids I’ve ever met in almost 50 years of work-
Dear Mom, will be their friend and they’ll have to eat who dislike school is that they have ing with them even disliked school with-

ere seems to be two issues here. alone at lunch. struggled with some or all subjects. ere out there being a good reason. Children
e rst issue is the anxiety of starting
a new school year. e second issue is • Kids are scared that the work the is a reason. It may be that a child has who struggle in school appear to not care,
that it sounds like your daughter dislikes
school. Let’s begin with the rst issue. teachers give them will be too hard or a learning disability. It may be that he but inside they’re hurting, and they don’t
Even though there’s an excitement about
seeing their friends again and for some— either it will take them too long to do or or she has been bullied, physically and/ know what to do about it.
although not most—about learning new
things, most children are anxious about they’ll look “stupid” in front of their peers. or emotionally, and doesn’t feel safe at Parents, teachers, and other school
starting a new school year.
Here’s just a few of the most common To ease your daughter’s nerves, some- school. A teacher, intentionally or other- professionals need to be on top of this, to
reasons kids have jitters that rst day of
school: time during August, see if you can touch wise, may have humiliated or embarrassed identify the problem, and to devise a solu-
• Kids are concerned, even fearful,
about their new teacher(s). Will they be base with the teachers by email or by a child. tion that works for the individual child.
nice? Will they give a lot of work? Will
they be mean? Will they like me? Many going to the school before it opens. It’s And then, there are some children Dr. Linda
have been told by older siblings or friends
usually helpful if your daughter meets who simply don’t t into school systems’

the teacher before that rst day. Also, let routines. Remember, the daily routine Dr. Linda is co-author of “Why Bad Grades

her know that you will be there for her if most students still follow in school was Happen to Good Kids,” and director of

anything goes wrong that rst day, or any created in the 1800s and followed the Strong Learning Tutoring and SAT/ACT

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or her classmates. If she is able, have her olds, second grade for 7-year-olds, and Find more articles at

write down any problems she perceives up through 12th grade. e bell rings to

in a little notebook/journal, and then to-

gether, you can talk about all her options

on how to deal with the problems. Most County helps fill backpacks
importantly, if she agrees, and you’ve
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her know that you are listening to (and for low-income children
hearing) her, that we always have options
for how to respond to di erent things,

and, above all, that she’s not alone.

Editor’s Note: e following information was provided by Westchester County.

Law Office of Helping local children start the new percent qualify for free or reduced price
Peter D. Ho man, P.C.
academic school year ready to learn, lunch. Meanwhile, the average family

Westchester County partnered with spends $122 on school supplies, a sum

Family Services of Westchester to that can be out of reach for low-income

launch the “Backpacks to School” Pro- families and those living below the pov-

gram for 2019. erty level in Westchester County.

CONCENTRATION IN SPECIAL EDUCATION LAW Each summer, the Sharing Shelf, a “ e Sharing Shelf believes that ev-

program of Family Services of West- ery child deserves to start the school

Special Education Student Discipline chester, runs a county-wide drive be- year prepared and ready to learn,” said

Representing Children with Representing Children tween May and August to raise the Deborah Blatt, Sharing Shelf program
Disabilities in Need of a Free Facing Discipline in the
and Appropriate Education funds needed to purchase new school director. “Keeping children in school is
Educational Setting
supplies for elementary, middle and one of our goals. We are proud to part-

high school students. e Sharing ner with Westchester County to ensure

Shelf is trying to raise $35,000 to ll at that so many low income children will

least 1,250 backpacks with new bind- walk through the school doors next

Bullying In School Child Protective Services ers, notebooks, folders, crayons, pencils, month with a new backpack and new

Representing Children Facing Representing Parents in CPS pens and paper this year. school supplies. We hope each child

“When we think back on our ‘ rst will have a smile on their face and con-

Bullying in School Investigations and Appeals day of school’ memories from child- dence in their step, putting them on

hood, we probably think about our the path to learning and future success.”

mom or dad dropping us of at school e backpacks will be distributed be-

with a new book bag, lled with new fore Labor Day to children throughout

school supplies for the year,” said West- Westchester County. To nd out more

chester County Executive George about how to help or to donate, please

Latimer. “But for many kids living in contact Blatt at [email protected]

Westchester County, a backpack lled org or 914-305-5950, or visit

with colourful notebooks, a lunch box, backpacks.

pencils and pens, is something they Founded in 2009, the Sharing Shelf

can’t a ord. A new backpack stu ed is Westchester’s clothing bank for chil-

with school supplies can make all the dren. e program collects new and

di erence, and this program helps us to gently used clothing for infants, chil-

do just that.” dren and teens. e clothing is dis-

In 2018, the Sharing Shelf distrib- tributed to local, low income children

200 Katonah Avenue | Katonah, NY 10536 uted over 1,450 backpacks and over 35 through area social service agencies,

914-232-2242 | www.pdho percent were requested by Westchester schools, hospitals and other non-pro ts

[email protected] County’s Department of Social Services. at no cost. e children receive a week’s

Nearly 60,000 Westchester County chil- worth of seasonally appropriate cloth-

dren live in low-income homes, and 36 ing matched to their sizing needs.


Four tips for a successful college career

BY FREDERICK L. SHIELS FIRST, be aware that college class by asking ques-

GUEST COLUMNIST is not just preparation for your tions and breaking

career or life in the “real world.” the ice early

So you have been accepted to College is the start of your ca- by raising

a college and are getting ready to reer in that world. Many skills your hand

begin your new life soon! learned in “making it” at your and show-

All of the years of middle and school of choice—and I mean ing that

high school courses are behind people skills as well as great you have read

you, the SATs and ACTs, the es- grades—are not unlike those you the assignment or

says and applications and what will face in the decades to come, are truly engaged these. You are going to be bal-

people are telling you/predicting including possible grad school in the topic (don’t ancing for the rest of your life.

will be four of the best years of or professional schools. be intimidated by F O U R T H , Start now. One thing to avoid is

your life lying ahead. SECOND, jump start that know-it-all other there is a balance looking to get away with doing

And this can certainly be career by choosing the best pro- students). Pro- between being swal- as little as possible to make de-

true, but there are a number of fessors and the best advisors fessors can spot lowed up in the library read- cent grades and have “me time.”

strategies to help you avoid the available to you. Ask around. Do thoughtful people ing and writing papers, and be- is is not easy, but also not the

surprises and disappointments the research. It seems obvious, who don’t have to raise ing organized enough to read best way to think about the re-

that are all too common in that and that math professor whose their hands constantly. On leav- enough of the assignments to sults of your four years in higher

freshman year— and the years course meets at the same time as ing class or perhaps before, try to keep up, but also have a social education.

right after. a “dynamite” history or English get acquainted with the profes- life. Find that balance. It di ers

As a professor at several New professor may make instructor sor as a person, his/her research from person to person. College Frederick L. Shiels, Ph.D., is

York City area colleges (and two “dream teams” every semester interests, your curiosity, etc. It is has lots of good distractions professor emeritus of political

years of teaching abroad with the impossible. But with e ort and amazing how few students take (and some bad). ere are con- science and history at Mercy

Fulbright program) and working planning, you can come close. the trouble to do this and it can certs and lectures and parties College in Dobbs Ferry. For more

closely with by now thousands THIRD, once settled into make your life as a student much and probably romance. Your job information, call 914-763-1888

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Lewisboro 13U tops Brewster in quarterfinals

Falls to Somers in semis Lewisboro’s Jay
Uppal takes a cut
BY SKIP PEARLMAN for the Lightning in
CONTRIBUTING WRITER last week’s semifinal
against Somers.
e Lewisboro Lightning 13U baseball team came up with a 6-5
victory over Brewster in the quarter nal round of the GHVBL B Sean McGannon
playo s last week, but the Lightning summer season ended with a takes a cut
6-2 loss to Somers in the semi nals last Friday, Aug. 2, at Fox Valley
Park in Katonah. against Somers
in last week’s
In the semi nal loss to Somers, Lewisboro (13-2-1) was only able
to generate two runs. playoff semifinal.

Nick Fassert went ve-plus on the mound for Lewisboro, and Jay
Uppal closed the game.

“Both of our pitchers did a great job,” Lightning coach Dan Carela
said. “ ey did all they could. All year the guys performed well, did
a great job. Somers was a good team, and their pitcher was good.
Most of our games were close, and we’ve had a lot of good games this

In the quarter nal win over Brewster, which was started Sunday,
July 28, and nished on Monday, Will Sanz started on the mound,
and Uppal came on in relief.

“Both of them did an amazing job, they both pitched really well,”
Carela said. “All the guys did a great job, it was a really good game,
intense and emotional, and a nice win for the team.”

Nick Fassert
delivers in
a playoff

semifinal loss
to Somers last


Will Sanz
looks to first,
after making
the out at
second against

Aidan Aybar
takes a swing
for the Lightning
against Somers.



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Can your family benefit from a special needs trust?

If you have a child or another family while a trustee holds and can even name an indi- your needs. Also, it’s important to be familiar

member with disabilities,you obviously have administers them accord- GUEST vidual and a trust company with the requirements of various federal,state
CORNER as trustees, combining the and local bene t programs for people with
concerns and questions. ing to your wishes. Gen- personal touch of a family disabilities. For these and other reasons, it’s

How can you help your loved one achieve erally speaking, the ben-

the greatest quality of life possible? Can you e ciary can’t use the trust JUDI member with the technical essential to work with a local estate-planning

arrange for adequate services? What’s the for basic support – food, MCANAW and administrative skills of professional who knows the regulations in

best way to pay for them? Can you get some clothing and shelter – or a professional trustee. your area.You may also need to bring in your

nancial help? to receive bene ts that • Funding the trust – nancial professional, who can help with the

Fortunately, you are not alone. Your dis- can be provided by the You can fund the trust funding elements of a special needs trust,and

abled family member may well be eligible government. Instead, the trust can be used during your lifetime or have it activated upon who can possibly recommend a trust com-

for several government programs. But these to provide specialized therapy, special equip- your passing. You don’t have to be the sole pany, if you choose to use one.

programs won’t cover everything, so you may ment, recreational outings and other items. donor, either – you can structure the trust so You’ll do anything you can to make life

want to help close the gaps.Yet, some govern- When considering a special needs trust, other family members can contribute to it. better for a disabled child or family member

ment bene ts impose eligibility restrictions you’ll need to explore several issues, but it’s And a trust can be funded with many types – and one tool you have at your disposal is

based on the level of assets or resources avail- especially important to focus on these two: of assets – securities (stocks and bonds), IRA a special needs trust. Consider looking into

able to the recipient, which means the nan- • Naming a trustee – You could name a trust- proceeds, insurance death bene ts and more. one soon.

cial help you’re willing to provide could back- ed family member or friend as a trustee. is While it’s important you understand the

re – unless you establish a special needs trust. choice works well for many people, but it does fundamentals of a special needs trust, it’s not is article was written by Edward Jones

A special needs trust allows the bene ciary have the potential to cause familial con icts. a do-it-yourself endeavor. In fact, creating for use by your local Financial Advisor, Judi

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ment bene ts while still receiving funds from which can provide professional management, are a few di erent types of special needs trust, o ce at 332 Route 100, Suite 300, in Somers.

the trust.You,as the donor,supply these funds, expertise and continuity of administration.You so you’ll need to determine which is right for Judi can be reached at 914-669-5329.


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