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Published by Halston Media, 2020-07-15 13:32:43

North Salem News 07.16.20

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

Vol. 6 No. 16 Visit TapIntoNorthSalem.net for the latest news. Thursday, July 16, 2020

District will look to community DISTRICT 93
to guide reopening plans
Burdick wins Democratic
State’s input expected in August primary for Assembly seat

BY KATHERINE BORCHERT D’Agostino, expects to submit reopen- BY JODI WEINBERGER Burdick congratulated
STAFF WRITER ing plans to the Department of Educa-
tion by the July deadline and if approved, EDITOR his fellow candidates.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the State the district would then spend the month
Department of Education announced of August implementing the plans. “ is was a close race
Wednesday, July 8, that they will issue
guidelines for the reopening of schools “We have begun modeling various op- Bedford Supervisor between ve strong
during the rst week in August. tions for returning to school,”D’Agostino
said in an email. “While awaiting state Chris Burdick has won Democrats, all of whom
“ e state will announce a decision guidance, we have studied reopening cri-
on whether or not those schools re- teria published by other states and asked the Democratic primary want the best for our dis-
open, and we want to make that deci- parents, teachers and students to share
sion with the best available data because their experiences and their needs. In ad- for the District 93 As- trict,” he wrote on Face-
facts change here day to day and week dition, we anticipate using virtual town
to week,” Cuomo said in a release. “A hall meetings and mini-surveys to gather sembly seat, according to book. “I promise I will
week can be a lifetime with this virus be- feedback as we re ne our plans.”
cause everything changes so quickly. e uno cial election results. not let you down...Let’s
schools say they need a decision made by Schools have been closed since mid-
the end of the rst week in August so March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. e news came weeks make sure November
they can then turn on the switches and
get everything ready for September, and e school board discussed the steps after the June 23 election isn’t just a Blue Wave, but
we’ll look at the data in that rst week taken by the three reopening task forces,
and then we’ll make a decision.” as the chairs spoke about the progress date because of all the a Blue Tsunami.”
each has made at its virtual reorganiza-
School districts are required to submit tion meeting on Wednesday, July 1. mail-in ballots. Browde wrote on
plans to reopen schools to the Depart-
ment of Education by Friday, July 31. At the meeting,Vince DiGrandi,prin- Burdick took to Face- Facebook that she called
cipal of the middle school/high school
In an e ort to get in front of the plan- who, with PQ Principal Mary Johnson, book to announce the Burdick to congratulate
ning, the North Salem school board chairs the academic task force, updated
formed three task forces comprising the board on the headway it has made. news on July 11. Bedford Supervisor Chris him on the victory.
administrators, teachers, board mem- “Although the results Burdick has won the Assembly “I can’t su ciently
bers, parents and community members DiGrandi said its created three sub- District 93 Democratic primary.
that focus on health and safety, academ- groups to focus on parents and students, have not yet been certi ed express my gratitude to
ics and mental health to help create re- distance learning and what things may by the Board of Elections, all of you who have sup-
opening scenarios. e school district, look like inside the buildings when stu-
according to board President Deborah dents return. all indications are that I have won the ported me in this run, and to the campaign

SEE REOPENING PAGE 4 Democratic Primary for the 93rd Assem- teams for all the candidates, who did their

bly District,” he wrote. “I want to thank best through a pandemic to ensure that

each and every one of you for your amaz- Northern Westchester will be well repre-

ing support. is victory would not have sented in Albany next year,” Browde said.

been possible without my amazing team of “And I particularly o er my gratitude to

sta , volunteers and donors.” all the candidates in the Democratic pri-

With the absentee votes counted, maries, especially my competitors in this

Burdick was the top vote-getter in a race, who have stepped forward to pro-

crowded race of ve candidates. tect New York, at a time when we know

e uno cial totals are: Burdick with Washington won’t. While this isn’t the

4,879 votes; Kristen Browde with 4,532 result I’d hoped for, we all know that we

votes; Jeremiah Frei-Pearson with 2,748 have a lot more to do this election cycle,

votes; Alex Roithmayr with 1,211 votes, and every election cycle. And that we’re

and Mark Ja e with 1,078 votes. all in this together.”

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The Staff WEC Fundraiser CrossTalk 2.0

EDITORIAL TEAM e Westchester Exceptional Children’s school is having a CrossTalk 2.0, a series of half-hour weekly Zoom webinars
JODI WEINBERGER
fundraiser tag sale on July 16, 17 and 18 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. featuring area experts addressing aspects of the current complex
EDITOR: 914-302-5830
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Thursday, July 16, 2020 North Salem News – Page 3

New communications
tower going up
in Bedford

Structure would be used for
emergency response

BY TOM BARTLEY Bedford Historical Society has been rene- Matthew Moia took part in the graduation parade for 8th graders last month with
CONTRIBUTING WRITER gotiating a series of restrictive covenants decorated cars and the school’s Tiger mascot.
that have governed use of the Guard Hill
Katonah re ghters, ambulance crews acreage since it was deeded to the town in Moving up
and rst responders throughout Bedford 1981. e Society is charged with enforc-
should soon enjoy state-of-the-art radio ing those covenants. North Salem eighth graders celebrated their graduation with a parade last month
communications they ordinarily “could before making the big leap to high school. Congratulations to all the students!
never a ord.” e property—at more than 600 feet
above sea level, one of the highest points PHOTOS COURTESY OF AMY MOIA
In a $149 million deal, Westchester in northern Westchester—was given to
County will pick up the full cost of a new the town by the late Wilhelmine Waller, D’Agostino to continue as
radio tower atop Guard Hill, in the heart a noted horsewoman who owned Guard school board president
of Bedford’s horse country. e 140-foot Hill’s 320-acre Tanrackin Farm.
tower will provide radio communication BY KATHERINE BORCHERT D’Agostino said in an email she
for emergency service providers only, not While Society o cers did not speak STAFF WRITER was happy her fellow board members
cellphone users. It will host all of Bed- at the Town Board’s June 30 emergency elected her to continue to serve as pres-
ford’s rst responders—police, re, am- meeting, Burdick said they have been “ex- e North Salem school board voted ident in an upcoming year lled with
bulance—as well as public works, sharing traordinarily cooperative” and supported to keep trustees Deborah D’Agostino unknowns.
the mast with state and county users, in- the tower swap. “ is project could not and Jennifer Binette in their positions
cluding the Red Cross and Department of go forward without that cooperation and as president and vice president, respec- “I am also glad that Kurt Guldan and
Transportation. community-mindedness,” he said. tively, at its reorganization meeting on Andrew Brown have been reelected
Wednesday, July 1. and that Jennifer Binette will continue
“ is is our lifeline; this is how we Town historian John Stockbridge called as vice president,” D’Agostino said.
communicate,” Joseph Lombardo, who the site a “signi cant asset of Bedford his- It also welcomed back Andrew “ is has certainly been an unusual
chairs Bedford’s wireless advisory body, tory.” In the Revolutionary War, he noted, Brown and Kurt Guldan, who won year and the upcoming year promises
said. A former chief of the Bedford Hills it provided “observation of the British new terms in the contested school to be challenging. I think that stable
Fire Department, Lombardo is now a re coming over the hill,” and in the 1870s, board election, having out-polled new- leadership and experienced board mem-
commissioner. Bedford residents “watched the Brooklyn comer Eric Buzzetto. bers will allow us to focus on getting
Bridge being built from the top of the kids back in school without the distrac-
For Bedford re ghters and other rst hill.” Guldan made the motion to reap- tion of changes at the board level.”
responders, he said, the ability to commu- point D’Agostino as president; it was
nicate with backup help outside the town Stockbridge called for keeping the new seconded by Brown. D’Agostino nomi- Both trustees thanked their fellow
is a “key component” of the upgraded sys- tower “as unobtrusive as possible,” saying, nated Binette for vice president. Both board members after being sworn in by
tem. “Bedford’s history is being a ected here.” appointments were unanimous. board clerk Mary Rhuda.

“If there’s an emergency in town and Deputy County Executive Ken Jenkins,
we’re bringing in mutual aid from other who took part in the online Zoom meet-
ing, assured Stockbridge that the county
re departments, ambulance corps, addi- understood his concerns. “We are ex-
tional paramedics—if we’re landing the tremely sensitive to the historic nature of
helicopter—all that...communication is the site,” he said.
going to be done on that tower, here in
our town, serving all of our rst respond- Jenkins had asked Burdick to convene
ers,” Lombardo said. the emergency board session, saying the
project had fallen behind a schedule set
Now, the town’s emergency communi- by the tower’s contractor, Motorola, to
cations are routed through North Salem build and dry test the structure this year.
and Valhalla.
e work would have to be completed
“ at’s why we have dead zones,” he “before the leaves come o the trees” this
said at a hastily convened emergency fall, Town Attorney Eric Gordon quoted
Town Board meeting last week. e up- county o cials as saying.
graded tower, Lombardo assured the law-
makers, would eliminate those dead spots. Jenkins agreed. Without an accord by
tomorrow ( July 10), he said, the tower
Supervisor Chris Burdick had called project would likely fail to be completed
the meeting to amend a lease agreement this year, leaving future funding in doubt
under which the county now operates an and rst responders with “a hole” in their
80-foot radio tower on Guard Hill. e radio communications. He called the deal
outdated county tower as well as a state- and its timing “critically important.”
owned antenna structure would be re-
moved to make way for the new tower. e World Trade Center attack under-
scored the importance of reliable radio
Lombardo enthusiastically supported communication. It’s believed scores of
the move. “ is project is going to give
re ghters, victimized by faulty transmis-
rst responders in our town a state-of- sions, died needlessly on Sept. 11 when
the-art system that we could never af- orders to evacuate a compromised tower
ford,” he said. “ e price tag would be went unheard.
exorbitant [if the town had to pay].”
“Post 9/11, the focus for rst responders
Town and county o cials agreed on the has been communication,” said Lombar-
nuts and bolts of the multiple tower swaps do, who heads the town’s advisory Wire-
at a special meeting in November. But the less Facilities Working Group.


Page 4 – North Salem News Thursday, July 16, 2020

REOPENING and instituting social distancing mea- Sieverding said that the task force is Keeler Library Open for
sures such as directional indicators looking at scenarios in which stu- Curbside Service
FROM PAGE 1 and one-way staircases. In addition to dents will wear masks on the buses.
mapping out classroom and building While the library is closed to the public, the sta is there and
e task force sent out a survey plans, they are examining what addi- Adam VanDerStuyf, director of can get you books, audio books, DVD’s and magazines. You tell
to learn how people have been im- tional tools will be needed in terms of pupil personnel services and chair of us what you want and if it is in the library, we will check it out to
pacted by the pandemic, what their technology and scheduling. the social-emotional task force, said you and arrange a time for pick up. Not sure what you want, we
anxiety levels are, their thoughts on that like the two other task forces, it are happy to put together a bag perhaps of mysteries, cooking,
distance learning and the level of John Sieverding,director of build- also formed three subcommittees. history, crafts, or young adult and children’s books.
comfort in sending children back to ings, grounds and transportation
school if the district ensures it ad- and chair of the health and safety One of the committees is focused ere are three ways to request an item: call us at 914-669-
heres to CDC guidelines. task force, said that, like the aca- on re-establishing community, since 5161; email us at [email protected]; place a hold from the
demic task force, it has formed three faculty, students and parents have all online catalog.
“It’s a slew of wealth and data that subcommittees to focus on medical been out of school for six months.Re-
we will start digging into and it will health, protecting sta , students and turning to school after being absent ZOOM programs
help us narrow our focuses as we facilities and transportation needs. for an extended period of time will
move forward,” DiGrandi said. “We require guidance. e committee is Join the libary via ZOOM for online programs. Send us an
are left in the dark with a lot.We are He said that the group has been working on putting together an action email if you want to participate: [email protected]
making some assumptions. We have using a planning template that out- plan which will be nalized when the When you email us, we will send you a link to click on, and a
a plan a, b, c and d.” lines and tracks all of the plans that district receives that guidance. password to enter.
they are making to reopen schools.
e task force has also been ex- A second committee is dedicated Social Knitting: Bring your projects and ideas for an hour of
amining school plans published by Sieverding said that walk-throughs to training and professional develop- chatting and knitting. Send us an email and we will send you an
di erent states such as Connecticut have been done in all school build- ment for faculty, sta and the com- invitation. Led by Cathleen Sulli. Mondays in July from 11 a.m.
and New Jersey and have been com- ings and the task force is examining munity with a primary focus on to noon.
ing up with multiple scenarios so how classrooms will operate and trauma,stress,depression and anxiety.
when guidance from the state does what transportation will be required. Author Talk: Boris Fishman: Savage Feast: ree Genera-
arrive, a plan can be enacted. He said that though the task force is VanDerStuyf said that the third tions, Two Continents and a Dinner Table on ursday, July 16,
preparing for all issues that are com- committee is working on putting to- from 7:30-9 p.m.
“When we do get guidance from ing up, it is a “monumental task.” gether a districtwide resource guide
the governor, we will be prepared that will include external research, Alan Skylar: Voice Actor will Read Two Stories By Lawrence
with an option that is going to sup- “A lot of times you’re in the quick- resources and guidance, as well as in- Block on Tuesday, July 21, from 7-8 p.m.
port our kids, support our teachers sand when it comes down to what ternal resources in the district. He said
and meet the guidance from the the rules are going to be,” Sieverd- the guide will continue to evolve and Writers Workshop: Accomplished and aspiring writers are
governor’s o ce, so it’s a very com- ing said. “If they say social distanc- be updated as new information is pub- invited to join Maryanne D’Amato, local resident and published
plex process,”Johnson said. ing on a bus, you’re going to be dead lished and vetted by the committee. author, for a supportive meeting. Send us an email and we will
in the water right away because our send you an invitation to join this Zoom session on ursday,July
Johnson said that the school has 66-passenger buses can only accom- Superintendent Ken Freeston indi- 23, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
been running multiple back-to- modate 11 kids, if it comes to that.” cated it will also include resources out-
school scenarios, such as what school side the district for people struggling Culinary Literacy, Summer Food and Drink with Debbie
would look like if buildings are able Public transportation is a hot with mental or at-home issues and who Rizzo: July 29, 3-4 p.m., Tomatoes: For the Love of Tomatoes!
to resume at full capacity, operating at topic when districts discuss back-to- may feel more comfortable with seek- Tomato Sunset Refresher, Shrim & Avocado Ceviche.
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Katonah Museum of Art to reopen July 26

After temporarily closing its “ e pandemic has had a dev- ingful to welcome the public to

doors on March 13 to protect the astating impact in our commu- experience the works of artist Bisa

health and safety of visitors, sta nity, and while we are grateful to Butler in a physical setting.”

and volunteers, the Katonah Mu- reopen, our priority continues to roughout the initial phase of

seum of Art will o cially reopen to be the health and safety of our visi- reopening, the galleries, exhibits

the public on Sunday, July 26. tors, sta and our community,”said and experiences will be available

Following New York Governor Michael Gitlitz, KMA Executive with controlled attendance to allow

Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Order, Director. “Over the past weeks, we for social distance between visitors,

‘New York on PAUSE’ and subse- have carefully developed reopen- especially within galleries. At each

quent guidelines, the Museum will ing protocols with the guidance visit, guests will arrive through one

operate at 25 percent of its total of health and government sources entrance, follow a guided path, and

capacity while enacting new safety at the local, state and federal levels leave through a designated exit

measures,including advance online and have taken into consideration to prevent visitors from crossing

ticket purchases, social distancing their respective parameters for re- paths.

throughout galleries and outdoor opening. Our Facilities sta have Cleaning will be enhanced

areas, and enhanced sanitizing and also worked hard to gather nec- throughout the Museum, includ-

cleaning protocols. essary safety supplies, including ing increased frequency of disin- COURTESY OF THE BILL AND CHRISTY GAUTREAUX COLLECTION

To help ensure public safety and masks, gloves, plexiglass guards, fecting high-tra c surfaces. Hand Southside Sunday Morning, 2018
to prevent crowds, timed ticket touchless sanitizing stations and sanitizer stations will also be avail-

purchases will be required. All directional signage. ese new pro- able across the Museum’s campus. ed. As recommended by state and rst solo museum exhibition of the

visitors must pre-purchase mu- cedures will ensure we are meeting In accordance with guidelines, the city o cials, seniors and people artist’s work and features her vivid

seum admission tickets online in the highest public health standards Museum’s sta and volunteers, as with serious medical conditions and larger-than-life quilts that

advance. Details regarding the re- while maintaining the excellence of well as all visitors, will be required will be able to reserve time slots capture African American identity

opening and the purchase of online the KMA’s visitor experience. We to wear face coverings during the speci cally designated to accom- and culture. Originally intended to

tickets will be made available on are looking forward to reopening, initial reopening phase; compli- modate their needs. open on March 15, the Museum

the museum’s website. and it will be particularly mean- mentary masks will not be provid- “Bisa Butler: Portraits” is the was forced to make the decision to

close on the day before the open-

There is no better place ing. However, the museum was
able to extend the exhibition from
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Art Institute of Chicago (AIC).

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Thursday, July 16, 2020 North Salem News – Page 7

THE HARVEY SCHOOL

Elianna Kalman, Michael DiVestea Temidara Colpa Ian Kalman
Area students earn academic honors

e Harvey School in Katonah has have been recognized for earning a Temidara Colpa, grade 12, Purdys, Ian Kalman, grade 9, North Salem,

announced the names of area students grade-point average of 4.0 or higher Cavalier Scholar Head’s List

who have earned academic honors for (Cavalier Scholar), or a 3.7 or higher Michael DiVestea, grade 12, North Elianna Kalman, grade 10, North Sa-

the spring term. Several area residents (Head’s List): Salem, Cavalier Scholar lem, Head’s List

Students win commencement awards for music

Harvey School graduates Ryan Piken Duncan Music Awards for excellence in in vocals and DiVestea, for excellence in Harvey created to celebrate the graduation

of Baldwin Place and Michael DiVestea the eld of music. instrumental, received their awards at the of the 67 members of the school’s Class of

of North Salem have won the Ronald W. Piken, who won the award for excellence conclusion of the special campus car parade 2020 on commencement day June 4.

His two tiny babies spent twelve days in
Northern Westchester Hospital’s Level III NICU,
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Page 8 – North Salem News Opinion Thursday, July 16, 2020

Happily
Ever
After

e escape room

JUST when we entered the “escape with its own set of instructions Fun Facts by Jo Ann
JO ANN room,” and although I was a and key and each one with a
bit disappointed that I hadn’t brick wall waiting for us as we Japan was the first country to have escape rooms. There
JO ANN received the Hope Diamond tried to leave. are three times more escape rooms in Europe than there
FRANCELLA or some other wonderful piece
of jewelry, I was a bit excited “I’ve been around the room are in the U.S. or all of Asia.
I’ve seen it on television and about the game. three times and I’ve counted
in movies, e Escape Room. four doors on each wall. I’m another wall. Where did that crazy woman on your hands.”
All I knew about it was that “Is it just us?” I asked? asking, no, pleading with you one come from? I thought we “Got it. Ok, let’s search for
it was a new craze in which you “Yep, just me and you,” Ken to keep track of the ones we were in a square box.
paid money to enter a room and said. have successfully unlocked.” I the last key.”
in order to get out of it you had began sounding shaky. “Ken, I thought we were in a Suddenly some of the furni-
to solve clues along the way. e room was completely square box and suddenly there’s
Simple, right? dark as we entered and then I “Each time I think I know a free standing wall in front ture began to shift and slide to
heard the door slam shut. which wall I’m standing in of me. Ken? Where are you? one side of the room. I grabbed
Kim and her friends had done front of, you drag me some- Ken? Are you here? Just so onto a chair as it passed me. I
it a few times and I listened “What do we do now?” I where else and I’m lost again.” you know, I’m probably going realized that I hadn’t checked
with rapt interest every time she asked. to murder you when we get out that chair and began swiping
told me about it. I must have “Lighten up, Hon, we’re of here.” my hand around its back, legs
indicated that I would love to “Try to nd our way out.” supposed to be having a good and under the seat. My nger
try it sometime - at least that “Well, that should be easy,” I time; and they’re supposed to be “Ok, ok, I paid extra for felt metal and I quickly grabbed
was what Ken thought. So, for said as I turned to reopen the scaring us.” a more complicated room. I for it. Finally, the elusive key. I
our anniversary last year, Ken door behind me, but, the door thought it would be fun being was so busy examining the chair
decided to blindfold me and was no longer there. “We’ve been in this room way alone with you.” that I didn’t realize how still the
take me to play in an escape “Did we move?” I asked over an hour, Ken! I’m really room had become. I heard Ken
room. He didn’t tell me what reaching for Ken. starting to freak out!” “We can be alone anytime!! speak from behind a wall and
the surprise was, so when I was “No, I think the doors and is isn’t romantic, it’s just plain realized that he had been let out
blindfolded, I imagined go- walls move in order to make “ at’s the idea. Can’t you creepy. Please tell me you didn’t of the room.
ing to a wonderful restaurant it more interesting. Don’t you just try to have a good time?” pay for extra time too.”
or having some major piece of love it?” “Um, I may have. Look, I As I listened to him chuckle
jewelry dropped into my lap I nally found the door and “ ere are pieces of furniture found a sofa, let’s just sit and as he told me that I was so close
somewhere along the way. it was locked, but Ken, who had that I’ve bumped into in the enjoy it until they unlock the to getting out, I knew that I was
shu ed away from me, said that middle of the room. I’m going doors.” listening to a dead man because
“Um, I’ll need to take o this he had also found a door and it to start feeling around every “Have you lost your mind? when I nally did get out of
blindfold soon, Hon. I’m get- too was locked. ere were two chair and under the cushions. at’s the last thing I want to there, I was de nitely going to
ting nauseous sitting in a mov- escape doors? No, that would You check the legs of the tables do. Don’t upset me Ken. I need murder him.
ing car with my eyes covered.” be too easy. ere were twelve and under the table tops. We to keep it together until they let
escape doors. As we felt around have to nd the last key or I’m us out or you’re going to have a [email protected]
“Just ve more minutes,” he the room, we found and tried to afraid I’m going to lose it.” I
said enthusiastically. follow all the instructions which tried to be as serious and stern
were written in neon crayon as I could with Ken, but he was
My eyes were uncovered on pieces of paper around the in a playful mood. e man had
room. We counted, touched been married to me for 42 years.
and tried to open all twelve Didn’t he realize that I don’t
doors in the room, each one like being this scared?

I began walking toward my
left and quickly hit my face into

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Page 10 – North Salem News OPINION Thursday, July 16, 2020

Lord of the fruit ies

belittle that issue, but in our In the past, the culprit has usually He looked around. rotting fruit or vegetables.”
been a bunch of bananas that had “What fruit ies?” I looked at my husband sitting
house, I’ve had to do battle begun to turn. When I noticed “Are you kidding me?” I
the fruit ies around the bananas, exclaimed. “ ey’re everywhere. on the sofa. “Do couch potatoes
TRACY with stink bugs, cave crickets, I would throw out the bananas, Don’t you see them?” count?”
BECKERMAN and little children, so I know and then, voila, no more fruit “No,” he responded. “Hey,
a thing or two about dealing where are all the bananas?” “And put out some wine.”
ies. is time, however, toss- “You don’t see a million “Wine?” I repeated.
with pests. But my problem ing the bananas did not solve fruit ies, but you noticed that “Yeah, red wine works best.”
the problem. rowing out the the bananas are gone?” I asked I shook my head. “You want
this week was neither murder garbage with the bananas did incredulously. me to serve them wine?!? I want
not solve the problem. For some “I don’t want to eat the fruit them to leave; I don’t want them
hornets or stink bugs or jit- reason, the fruit ies were linger- ies. I want to eat the bananas.” to stay. You want me to serve
ing and even though we had no I sighed. “Could you please them some appetizers, too?”
There’s been a lot of press terbugs or bugs that are snug bananas, we still had fruit ies. just help me with the fruit ies?” After the pest control guy
lately about the sudden Lots of them. And it was mak- “What fruit ies?” explained to me how to catch the
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Thursday, July 16, 2020 Sports North Salem News – Page 11

Rising senior Anthony
Foglia plays with the
Taconic Rangers.

FILE PHOTO/DEENA BELL

Robbie
Gilchrist
fields his
position.

FILE PHOTO/
ROB DIANTONIO

Baseball is back in North Salem
Varsity athletes play summer ball after missing spring

BY BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER “ ose three guys, because they want to play at the next PHOTO: PREP BASEBALL REPORT
SPORTS EDITOR level, they’re on competitive travel teams,” Gilchrist said.
“ ey’re going to showcase events on the weekends, they’re Rising senior Jake Torres showed off his
After missing their spring season, some of North Salem’s going to tournaments, they’re staying in game shape because pitching skills last week.
brightest baseball stars have been eager to get back on the of the summer teams.”

eld and showcase their skills. Many other North Salem baseball players are competing
Anthony Foglia (Class of 2021), Jake Torres (2021) and this summer in the Greater Hudson Valley Baseball League.
Robbie Gilchrist (2022) got that opportunity last week ( July
6-8), when they were invited to participate in Prep Baseball e North Salem Tigers are 2-1 as of Monday, with more
Report’s New York State games in Cortland, N.Y. All three games scheduled for Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday.
played on North Salem’s varsity team in 2019 and have aspi-
rations of playing at the college level, said their coach, Rob “At least these kids can get back on the eld,” Gilchrist
Gilchrist. said. “At least these kids are out playing sports right now.”
At the invitational event, players showcased their indi-
vidual hitting, pitching, and elding skills before playing in Under some of the scenarios currently being reviewed by
a simulated game. the state’s COVID-19 task force, the summer baseball season
Baseball and other low- to medium-risk sports have been could actually be a tune-up for the fall. High school baseball
allowed to resume competition in New York State. Foglia is usually played in the spring, but because it is viewed as a
and Gilchrist are playing this summer with the Taconic lower risk sport, it could be moved to the fall as higher risk
Rangers club team and Torres is playing with the 9ers club sports, like football and soccer, are shifted to the spring. No
team. decisions have been made about 2020-21 school year.

“I’ll be ready for whatever happens,” Gilchrist said. “It’s
one of the scenarios. I think if that ever did happen, we
would be prepared.”

Golfing in the era of social distancing

Golfers enthusiastically look forward to the day when ing requires a collective e ort on the part of everyone to playing partner’s new driver for a spin on the rst hole.

their favorite courses reopen to players each year. at keep vulnerable people safe, and golfers are no exception. • Refuse valet service. Many courses have temporarily

anticipation was even greater in 2020, when social dis- Golfers young and old who are under the weather or ex- stopped o ering valet services to help prevent the spread

tancing measures forced many courses to stay closed even periencing even mild symptoms of COVID-19 should of COVID-19. Golfers who visit a club that is not tak-

as the weather warmed up. ankfully for golfers, golf avoid golf courses until they feel better. In addition, young ing such precautions can opt to refuse the service. Doing

courses were among the rst businesses given the green golfers can choose tee times when they’re less likely to so decreases the risk of getting or spreading the virus by

light to reopen as governments began to lift restrictions. come into contact with older golfers. Early morning tee limiting the number of people with whom you come into

Gol ng in the era of social distancing may not be quite times tend to be popular among older golfers, but speak direct contact.

the same as it was prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, with sta at the course to see if they have rules in place • Pack supplies. Contact the course in advance to de-

but golfers can still have fun as they hit the links. at’s to safeguard older golfers. If they do, respect those rules. termine if the dining room is open and if the course is

especially true when they take steps to understand just If they don’t, work with sta to choose a tee time when providing hand sanitizer at each tee. At-risk golfers may

what it means to golf while social distancing prior to tee- you’re less likely to be around older golfers. want to skip dining at the course after their round is over,

ing o . • Disinfect clubs before or after playing. Disinfecting opting to pack their own lunch or eat when they arrive

• Assess your personal health before going to the golf clubs and other equipment before and after playing is a home after playing. If the course is not o ering hand san-

course. Golf attracts athletes from all age groups, includ- simple measure that can reduce golfers’ risk of getting the itizer at each hole, pack your own as an extra precaution.

ing some that are more vulnerable to COVID-19 than virus or spreading it if they have it but are asymptomatic. Gol ng in the era of social distancing may be di erent,

others. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Simply wipe down clubs and other equipment with dis- but there’s no reason golfers cannot still enjoy a summer

Prevention, age is a risk factor for COVID-19, as older infectant or an alcohol-based cleanser that is at least 60 on the links.

adults are more vulnerable to severe illness if they are in- percent alcohol. If playing with a friend, resist the urge to

fected with the virus than younger adults. Social distanc- share clubs, no matter how tempting it may be to take your is article was provided by Metro Creative Connection.


Page 12 – North Salem News SPORTS Thursday, July 16, 2020

Why the water matters
to novice kayakers

PHOTO: METRO CREATIVE CONNECTION

Kayaking is a fun way to spend an af- in a body of water before pushing them-

ternoon, particularly in summertime. selves and their kayakers into the current.

If smiles on the faces of kayakers aren’t • Size: Novices should avoid vast bod-

enough to convince you just how fun this ies of water, such as oceans, rivers or large

sport can be, perhaps statistics can con- lakes, until they gain more experience.

vince you how enjoyable it is to paddle Large ponds and small lakes can be great

away in a kayak. places to gain some experience and famil-

According to the Physical Activ- iarize oneself with the nuances of paddling.

ity Council, which each year conducts • Demeanor: Demeanor might not be

the largest single-source research study of a trait one normally associates with water,

sports, recreation and leisure activity par- but looking at a body of water in this way

ticipation in the United States, recreational can be a great way to determine if it’s the

kayaking is the most popular paddlesport right place for a novice. If a body of wa-

in the United States, attracting more than ter is raging, with choppy waters and rapid

11 million participants each year. waves, then steer clear. If the water is calm,

People who have never before been in a then it’s likely a safe spot for novices.

kayak may be intrigued by those statistics • Tra c: Novices may be intimidated

and tempted to follow the example set by by crowds, but other kayakers can serve

millions of kayakers who take to the wa- as something of a safety net for novices.

ter every day when the weather permits. Kayaking is a fun group activity, and nov-

Safety should be a top priority for all kay- ice paddlers should never go it alone.

akers, and especially for novices. A kayak- • Variety: Novices should steer clear of

ing course can be a great way for novices waters that allow power boats. Such ves-

to familiarize themselves with the basics sels can alter paddling conditions quickly,

of kayaking, including the best practices and that can put novices in potentially

in regard to staying safe on the water. Lo- precarious positions. Stick to waters that

cal watersports retailers and recreational allow only canoes or other boats that

organizations that take watersports en- won’t a ect water conditions.

thusiasts out on the water may o er safety • Access: Until they get more com-

courses, and these courses can be great re- fortable in their kayaks, novice kayakers

sources while also helping people get their should stay close to shorelines so they

feet wet before paddling away. have quick and simple access to land

When kayaking for the rs time, it’s should they struggle to get acclimate to

important that novices choose the right the water and being in a kayak.

type of water for their experience level. Kayaking is a popular activity that even

Rough, choppy waters can prove chal- novices can enjoy, especially when they

lenging to even the most skilled kayakers, take certain measures to ensure their safety.

and these same waters can be deadly for

novices. e following are some charac- is article was provided by Metro Creative

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Thursday, July 16, 2020 LEISURE North Salem News – Page 13

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creativity 31. Look of disapproval

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7. Hurtful remarks (abbr.)

8. Marine mollusk 36. Hindu cymbals

9. The habitat of wild 38. Young women (French)

animals 40. Swiss river

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bones 43. Inwardly

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browser (abbr.) east

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Think outside the backyard barbecue box

While backyard barbecue menus are often dominated by hot dogs and hamburgers, fried chicken is a natural complement to popular backyard fare. Store-bought
fried chicken can su ce in a pinch, but why not go the extra mile and o er a delicious homemade meal using the following recipe for “Kansas City Fried Chicken,”

courtesy of Neal Corman’s “Virgil’s Barbecue Road Trip Cookbook” (St. Martin’s Press).

Kansas City Fried Chicken

Serves 4 to 6

Ingredients: 3 1/2 tablespoons our and towels, allow to cool slightly before
of the Fried Chicken slide into the skillet. serving.
• 1/2 cup buttermilk Spice Mix in a medium
• 1/2 cup hot sauce bowl. 6. Fry the chicken for 4 to 5 minutes Fried Chicken Spice Mix:
• 5 1/2 tablespoons Fried Chicken on each side, or until the internal
Spice Mix (see below), divided 4. In a large and deep pan, or an electric temperature reaches 165 F. Fry the Makes 2 cups, plus 2 tablespoons
• 2 tablespoons kosher salt skillet, add enough canola oil to ll the chicken in batches, being careful not to
• 2 4-pound whole roaster chickens, pan one-third full. Heat the oil to 350 F. crowd the skillet and to maintain the • 6 tablespoons kosher salt
cut into 10 pieces each right temperature. • 6 tablespoons sweet paprika
• 5 cups all-purpose our 5. Set the marinated chicken next to the • 5 tablespoons onion powder
• 2 1/2 cups canola oil bowl of our,close to the skillet.Remove 7. Remove the fried chicken to a sheet • 5 tablespoons garlic powder
a piece of chicken from the marinade, pan covered with three or four layers • 3 tablespoons dry mustard
Directions: allow any excess to drain, then dredge of paper towels. When all the chicken • 3 tablespoons cracked black pepper
in the our mix. Shake o the excess has been fried and dried on the paper • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
1. In a large mixing bowl, thoroughly • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
blend the buttermilk, hot sauce, 2 • 1 tablespoon poultry seasoning
tablespoons of the Fried Chicken Spice • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
Mix, salt, and 1 cup cold water. • 1 tablespoon dried sage
• 1 tablespoon chili powder
2. Press the chicken pieces into the
marinade. Place in a covered container oroughly blend all of the ingredients
(ensuring that the chicken is covered in a medium mixing bowl and transfer
with marinade), and refrigerate for 24 to a covered container. Keep in a cool,
hours. dry place until needed.

3. oroughly combine the our with is recipe is provided by Metro Creative
Connection.


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