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Published by Halston Media, 2020-03-17 19:28:12

North Salem News _03.19.20

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

Vol. 5 No. 51 Visit for the latest news. Thursday, March 19, 2020

We are here for the community
during this uncertain time

Dear Beloved Community, of the Facebook post was to replace the neighbors, and how we act as leaders. addresses that you can contact at this
phrase “atomic bomb” with “coronavi- My own response has been far from newspaper, and we encourage you to
Iwant to avoid the pitfalls that may rus,” and Lewis’ argument remains the do so.
come with writing a front-page let- same. perfect. roughout this crisis, I’ve
ter about COVID-19, the disease been incredibly concerned about the A newspaper is no ordinary business.
caused by coronavirus. “ is is the rst point to be made: state of the local economy and how We have the ability to make a positive,
and the rst action to be taken is to it will impact our clients, and frankly, and in fact, life-saving impact on our
I don’t want to contribute to a panic, pull ourselves together,” Lewis wrote. how it will impact us. I’ve probably community. An example of this was a
nor do I want to downplay the serious- “If we are all going to be destroyed by caused undue alarm for my children, story we published on March 5, on the
ness of this either. [coronavirus], let that [virus] when it my wife, and my employees. front page of our sister publication, e
comes nd us doing sensible and hu- Somers Record, about a local woman
I aim to speak from the heart and man things—praying, working, teach- But over the last week, I’ve been in- in need of a kidney and liver donation.
to be candid with you. I write this as a ing, reading, listening to music, bathing credibly inspired by the leadership I’ve
fellow member of the community, as a the children, playing tennis, chatting seen by my colleagues in each depart- After publishing the article, three
local business owner, and as the pub- to our friends over a pint and a game ment of our business. One colleague residents in Somers contacted the
lisher of the leading source of hyper- of darts—not huddled together like who received a rare piece of good news woman to say that they would donate a
local news in this town. I also write frightened sheep and thinking about last ursday sent an email to the en- kidney to her, should they be a match.
this as a father, husband, son, employer [coronavirus]…” tire sales team as an inspirational note, What a blessing that we could share
and friend. and as an attempt to boost my mood this vital information, and what an
is is not a perfect analogy, be- and the mood of others. amazing testament that we had readers
I’m confused about this crisis. I read cause sadly, in the case of coronavirus, respond with such an amazing o er of
con icting articles and analyses, where our own bodies may unknowingly be Meanwhile, my editorial colleagues sel essness.
some compare coronavirus favorably carrying the deadly weapon that could have become leaders in communicating
to the u, and some say coronavirus is cause harm to someone else. But our breaking news through our TAPinto. at is the spirit that is alive and
far worse, and that our country will be overriding concern, especially for those net community websites and through well in our communities. is is the life
completely shut down in a few weeks, of us relatively young and healthy, our pages on Facebook. Because of that C.S. Lewis was calling us to live.
just like Italy. It’s also a bit perilous to should not be focused on our own per- their leadership, we’ve become an
write my thoughts in a weekly paper, as sonal safety, but how our actions may important pipeline of information to I know these health and economic
the situation is fast-moving, and from impact the elderly and other vulnerable the community. scares are frightening. We will pull
the time this paper went to press to the people. through this stronger than before.
time it arrived in your mailbox, things And the rest of our team has stepped
may have changed drastically. But what But to Lewis’ point, as we are chal- up by simply being present, working roughout this temporary crisis, it
I write about is timeless. lenged as individuals, families and hard, and trying to ignore all the pes- is our pledge to you that we will be a
communities, and also as a country, our simism surrounding us. calm, unifying force for good in the
A Christian pastor and friend of focus should not be entirely on how community.
mine reposted a column on Facebook we prevent sickness and death, but I want the community to know that
by the late, brilliant C.S. Lewis, who how we live our lives, how we treat our we are here for you. Each week, either -Brett Freeman
wrote an essay in 1948 called “On on Page 2 or Page 4, we provide a
Living in an Atomic Age.” e point directory of phone numbers and email CEO & Publisher of

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The Staff Residents should warn first responders of COVID-19 symptoms

EDITORIAL TEAM e Croton Falls Fire District tions before entering your home. suspected or con rmed coronavi- and pass any needed resolutions.
JODI WEINBERGER and North Salem Volunteer Am- e Fire District needs to protect rus patient, the ambulance will be e State of Emergency will allow
bulance Corps remind residents out of service for four hours after
EDITOR: 914-302-5830 to notify the 911 dispatcher and its crews to continue to meet the the call “for the decontamination the town to make special decisions
[email protected] emergency needs of the community. procedure.” as needed such as closing town of-
rst responders of any quarantined
BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER (mandatory or self-imposed) situ- “ e emergency responders “ e town, O ce of Emergen- ces to the public.
SPORTS EDITOR: 914-302-5628 ation in your home due to possible (police, re and EMS) are be- cy Management, police, re and e Westchester County Ad-
[email protected] or con rmed COVID-19 exposure. ing trained to assess the situation EMS o cials have been gathering
from the doorway, stay 6-8 feet every other day for conference calls min Judge has closed all courts in
ADVERTISING TEAM Residents should also tell the from a patient prior to entering with Westchester County,”Hlush- Westchester County for 45 days.
LISA KAIN 911 dispatcher if anyone in the the home,” said NSVAC Captain ko said. “ is gives us an opportu-
home has u-like symptoms, if Maria Hlushko. “If any of the nity to address the ever changing e Ruth Keeler Memorial Li-
914-351-2424 they have traveled to any of the symptoms exist, the crew will be situation.” brary is closed.
[email protected] a ected areas, or been exposed to donning the proper personal pro-
anyone who has traveled or tested tective equipment. Many hospitals UPDATES FROMTOWN HALL e Town buildings are current-
PAUL FORHAN positive to COVID-19. are expecting all ambulance crews Governor Cuomo has closed all ly open but special protocols need
914-202-2392 and patients to be wearing surgical to be followed by any individuals
[email protected] Residents can notify the Cro- masks upon entering the emergen- restaurants in the state except for who visit the facilities. Any docu-
CORINNE STANTON ton Falls Fire Department, either cy departments.” take-out. mentation provided to the Town’s
845-621-4049 con dentially by emailing [email protected] for building permits, planning
[email protected] crotonfalls or by placing Hlushko said NSVAC is having Supervisor Warren Lucas is call- board or other licenses or permits
JENNIFER CONNELLY a sign/note on your front door to issues getting certain types of med- ing for a special Town Board meet- should submit that documentation
917-446-7757 alert our re ghters and EMTs to ical supplies, and, if an ambulance ing ursday, March 16, at 7:30 electronically.
[email protected] take infection-prevention precau- does transport someone who is a p.m. to set a State of Emergency
BRUCE HELLER All town sport elds are being
914-202-2941 posted as closed as of Monday,
[email protected] March 16.
Coronavirus updates
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School district closed Gas station gets approvals
until March 29 to move forward

BY JODI WEINBERGER BY CAROL REIF ently had been aware of was discovered. And
EDITOR STAFF WRITER it was leaking, contaminating the soil.

North Salem schools are prepared to close through March 29 with e honkin’ big holes in the ground at e state Department of Environmental
a plan to reopen on Monday, March 30, if it is safe to do so, said Su- the corner of Hardscrabble Road and Fields Conservation was called in. e expensive
perintendent Dr. Ken Freeston. Lane have fueled lots of water cooler talk in process of digging and testing and more dig-
North Salem in the last year. ging and testing commenced.
As of Monday, March 16, there were no con rmed cases of CO-
VID-19 in North Salem. Freeston said he made the decision based on But the eight-pump gas station and con- en on Tuesday, March 10, Supervisor
“social distancing recommendations.” venience store that’s supposed to be there Warren J. Lucas announced that the project
has been in the town’s headlights for much had gotten the “ nal approval from the DEC
e March 18 Board of Education meeting was canceled, as well. longer. to move forward.”
e March 25 board meeting is expected to take place, but at a loca-
tion yet to be announced. In 2017, the Planning Board approved a e DEC, which is overseeing the cleanup
site plan for the property owned by Joseph to “ensure public health and the environ-
e April vacation has been moved from the week of April 6 to the Bryson. No progress was made until Febru- ment are protected,” acknowledged on Fri-
week of March 16. ary 2018, when engineer Marc Petroto of day, March 13, that it had approved lling
Armonk-based site planning consultants the holes, which are so humongous that,
“We are following directives given by the state education depart- JMC introduced amended plans. Planning Board member Bill Monti recently
ment and using spring vacation and unused snow days rst to make joked, they could “probably be seen from the
up days,” Freeston said. “As previously announced, we will then apply e changes were minor; tra c studies (International) Space Station.”
days gained by converting May 22 and the PQ parent conference day and stormwater management plans stayed
to school days.” the same. But the developer needed to seek But, the DEC added, “additional investi-
variances from the zoning board. gation to determine groundwater impacts is
e district is developing distance learning websites to be launched planned.” Developers purchased guaranteed
Monday, March 23, and this week is expected to distribute devices to In June 2018, the Planning Board - clean soil from the DEC to do the job.
families in need. A survey is available on the district’s website which nally greenlighted the proposal by devel-
families should ll out if they need a device or internet access. oper North Salem Food Mart Inc., formerly e craters were expected to begin their
known as Fuelco. disappearing act this week, Lucas said.
Additionally, the state has extended the window for ELA testing; in
North Salem, the new test dates are March 31 and April 1. Plans included a 1,800-square-foot store Once all the t’s are crossed and the i’s are
and a revitalized auto repair and towing op- dotted, it won’t take long to get the prefab
Athletic practices, scrimmages and games are suspended and will eration. Permits were issued in 2019. Resi- building set up. It reportedly is sitting in a
resume March 30. dents and commuters who use Exit 8 o warehouse somewhere all ready to go.
Route 684 were excited. Work began to re-
e Westchester Food Bank will bring its mobile food pantry to move old fuel tanks and prepare the site for at means that, if not this fall, then may-
North Salem on Wednesday, March 25, for free food distribution for the new gas station. be the next, apple-pickers at nearby Harvest
those in need. e pantry will be on the middle school/high school Moon Farm and Orchards may have a new
campus. More information can be found at en last fall, a tank that no one appar- place to gas up before heading home on
Route 684.

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Learn more about stage 4, seeking treatment immediately may improve
Dr. Chaterji, visit your outcome and ultimate quality of life. Q: How can I nd support during this difficult time?
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mastectomy is the best option? Andrea Yablon Cancer Health and Wellness Program
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surgery you feel most comfortable with. The survival complement medical treatment. You can choose
data of lumpectomy with radiation is equivalent to free integrative medicine services, including reiki,
that of a mastectomy, so we’ve learned that more acupuncture, massage, nutrition planning, tness
surgery is not necessarily better. and exercise plans, mindful wellness and emotional
support, and a survivorship program.
Q. How soon does surgery need to be done?
A: Typically, we try to operate within a month of a We also partner with Support Connection, a group
diagnosis – you don’t have to decide immediately. that offers free emotional, social and educational
You can learn about breast cancer, understand your support services to women and their families
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with. A woman’s gut feeling is most important. My I encourage my patients to take part in these
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it’s not about me — it’s what the woman wants and each other and empowers them to become their
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Page 6 – North Salem News Thursday, March 19, 2020

Ruth Keeler Library closed through March

BY CAROL REIF e organization has 38 mem- longer be receiving “holds” from items that are within their library’s cess overdrive, kanopy, rb digital,
STAFF WRITER bers across the county, including: other libraries (whether within the
Somers Library in Somers; John C. system or from without, such as collection, but are checked out by hoopla,, TumbleBooks,
Bookworm alert! Hart Memorial Library in Shrub the New York City Library) and
e Westchester Library Sys- Oak; Ruth Keeler Memorial Li- libraries will no longer be sending another patron. eBooks for eKids, Libby, pressread,
brary in North Salem; Lewisboro items to other libraries.
tem is temporarily suspending all Library in South Salem; and Ka- ey can still use their home ABC for libraries.
intra- and interlibrary holds in an tonah Village Library in Katonah. Patrons can still place items on
e ort to protect patrons and sta hold, but won’t get them until the library card to check out items at Patrons can call their library for
members during the current coro- is means that—for the im- suspension is lifted.
navirus crisis. mediate future—folks will no any library within the system and help if needed.
ey can also put holds on
return items to any library. In North Salem, the library

e WLS issued the following closed at 5 p.m. on Saturday,

statement on ursday, March 12: March 14, and will remain shut

“As several of our communities until Monday, March 30. All

are now compromised by CO- programs have been canceled, in-

Enjo A Al Yo Ca Ea VID-19, and very little is known cluding the monthly Dementia

Cruis -Lik Brunc Bu e ! de nitively about how long the Caregivers Support Group and
An Indulg I A Arra ...
virus lives on nonporous surfaces, Babysitting Class. ey hope to
of Freshly Prepared Hot Dishes and Breakfast Selections Enhanced with
Carving, Antipasto and Pasta Stations, Fresh Fruits and Our Renowned Dessert Display! we believe it is in the best interest have them up and running again

Soda, Espresso, Cappuccino, Coffee and Tea included. of our sta , patrons and the public in April.

health of the county to take this It inde nitely postponed its

step immediately.” popular Nibble & Nosh, a Friends

It added that it realized how of the Library fundraiser that of-

much patrons valued the service fers samples of international cui-

and promised to implement it sine made by townsfolk. Also on

again as soon as “is reasonable.” hold are the library association’s

Easter Mother’s Da Meanwhile, individual librar- annual get-together, gardening
Sunda Ma 10t
Sunda Apri 12t $49.95 Per Person ies are hunkering down trying to group meetings, and a talk by
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Kid Friendly Menu
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3 & under, No Charge 12:00, 12:30 & 3:00
4-8 years old, $19.95 toys from the children’s sections, Memoir with Recipes.” It will be
Reservation Times:
12:00, 12:30, 3:00 & 3:30 ratcheting up cleaning routines, rescheduled for the fall.

and canceling or postponing adult, According to director Carolyn

teen’s and children’s programs and Resnick, sta had been disinfect-

special events. ing common surfaces several times

Libraries are urging patrons to a day. Its crews are giving all the

explore their digital collections in- upholstery and bathrooms a deep

cluding streaming movies,TV, and cleaning.

Villa Barone music. Prior to announcing the clos-

Hilltop Manor A library card number and PIN ing, Resnick said that attendance

466 US 6, Mahopac (the last four digits of the patron’s seemed to be signi cantly down at
For Reservations Please Call (845) 628-6600 phone number) are needed to ac- all libraries in the system.


Town Historians NS Rec Department
need your help programs

e Town Historians need All registration forms available

your help for a joint Somers- at:

North Salem history project.We tions? Contact North Salem Rec-

are looking for old photos, draw- reation at 914-669-5665

ings, maps, postcards, etc., that North Salem Senior Citizens

show or mention Dean’s Bridge, Club: Residents 50 and older are

sometimes called Casey’s Cross- eligible to join our senior group.

ing. If you have something we Meetings are held at 11:30am on

can borrow and scan, please let the second Tuesday of the month

us know. Contact Doris Jane at the North Salem Fire House.

Do you know what the cost of your long-term care Smith in Somers at Smithdoris- JOIN TODAY!
will be if you are not eligible for Medicaid?
[email protected] or Susan Some of our events this year

ompson in North Salem at have included: Visit to the Bud-

S [email protected] dhist Monastery,Meet-and-Greet

• Asset Protection • Elder Law • Past Chair of Elder Law Section of Support Group with the Candidates,earring mak-
NYS Bar Association ing, Irish Dancers, Penny Social,
• Medicaid Applications
(Nursing Home/Home Care) • “Super Lawyer” In Elder Law food drive, Educated Palate Lun-
for 10 consecutive years
• Guardianships Parents of children with spe- cheon, AARP Defensive Driving
(Contested/Non-Contested) Contact ANTHONY J. ENEA, ESQ.
cial needs are invited to a support course, Westchester Broadway
• Wills, Trusts & Estates Managing Member
Fluent in Italian group to share ideas and experi- eatre, speakers from our local
ences in a safe and welcoming en- town o ces, 90th Birthday Party
vironment. Learn about resources picnic and music, Fascia’s Choco-
for your family and strategies for late Factory, Trip to Brotherhood

you children. e support group Winery and 1839 Restaurant &

is at St. James Episcopal Church, Bar, Trip to Westchester Broad-

262 Titicus Road, North Salem way eatre for “An American In

on March 26, April 23, May 28 Paris”, Holiday Party at Primav-

and June 25. era, musical events, speakers from

the community, and more!

Thursday, March 19, 2020 North Salem News – Page 7

Putnam Hospital Center
is now part of
Nuvance Health.

A promising new health system.

At Nuvance Health, we’re rethinking your healthcare
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We invite you to experience that promise for yourself.

© Nuvance Health

Page 8 – North Salem News Opinion Thursday, March 19, 2020


Scout’s Honor

Harrison Apar played basketball against opponents nearly twice his size. PHOTO COURTESY OF BRUCE APAR READING, with the annoyed troop leader
WRITING & until my mom was called to
Bigger than life CHOCOLATE fetch me.

BRUCE Elyse, daughter Elissa, and me— moment, soul-crushing the next. KIM Recently I read about a
THE BLOG the fragrance is bittersweet. What we never will stop reveling KOVACH 98-year old woman in Pennsyl-
in is the gift of a lifetime: His. vania who has proudly been a
BRUCE Seventeen years ago, on March Iremember being a Girl Girl Scout since 1932. Veronica
APAR 20, the portal to spring (and his Harrison entered the world Scout in elementary school “Ronnie” Backenstoe joined
dad’s birthday), Harrison was with a rare form of dwar sm. and wearing that un at- the Girl Scouts when she was
The sweet smell of spring is rolled in to the third open-heart tering green uniform dress. I ten years old after watching
in the air. surgery of his young life. As a high school student, he enjoyed reading the Girl Scout her brothers in their Boy Scout
For our family—my wife stood all of 38 inches and weighed manual for fun at home. But I uniforms go o to their weekly
Harrison came out of the oper- an equal number of pounds. draw a blank regarding any Girl meetings. Ronnie rose up the
ating room thumbs up. e next Scout activities. ranks and even served as a Field
24 hours turned our lives upside SIZE DOESN’T MATTER Director in the 1950’s. At 98
down. e day after my birthday Harrison’s can-do attitude Our troop met in a dark years of age, Ronnie is still part
was Harrison’s goodbye day. church basement across a busy of a local troop. e young girls
was “size doesn’t matter.”And street from my school. On Girl even join Ronnie, decked out in
We were riding the roller- Scout days, I wore my uniform her green uniform and jaunty
coaster of life: Celebratory one SEE APAR PAGE 13 to school. After the school day beret, for a Girl Scouts cookie
ended, the other Girl Scouts sale at her retirement home.
in my class all walked to the
corner together. We looked both When Ronnie rst started
ways and then ran shrieking selling Girl Scout cookies with
across the busy road to the white her troop in 1932, there were
church building. I cannot tell only three cookie varieties priced
you a single thing that went on at fteen cents per box. Ronnie
in those Girl Scout meetings. says that she learned a lot selling
Girl Scout cookies over the
But I do remember the years. “Girls learn a little sales-
last meeting I attended. e manship, they learn to balance
co-leader of our troop was a their budgets and they learn to
neighbor. Her daughter attended be courteous when they go door
a di erent elementary school. to door to introduce themselves.”
Mrs. A. said that it was silly for Ronnie’s favorite Girl Scout
my mom to drive to pick me cookie is peanut butter.
up each week. Mrs. A said that
she would be happy to bring in Mints are my absolute
me home after the meeting. My favorite. Did you know that sell-
mom reluctantly agreed. Well, ing cookies as a way to nance
Mrs. A and her daughter never troop activities began in 1917,
showed up for our next meeting
(strep throat). I was left sitting ve years after Juliette Gordon
in that dingy church basement Low started the Girl Scouts in
the U.S.? Legend has it that a
Girl Scout troop in Muskogee,


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Thursday, March 19, 2020 North Salem News – Page 9

KOVACH A bag within a bag

FROM PAGE 8 something small enough to ing to need a bag just to keep my box was my bag,
brain in after my head exploded …and 99 more just like it.
Oklahoma, baked cookies and TRACY t in my handbag but still from all the bag options. I was dumbfounded, and
sold them in the high school
cafeteria as a service project. big enough to carry all my I nally selected the material, quickly went back online to check
BECKERMAN groceries. print, and closure I wanted and my order. I scanned the informa-
Whether sold door to door “I need a bag for my bag,”I ordered one, just to make sure I tion and realized I had indeed
or with tables set up in front of liked it before I ordered more. ordered one. One case. One case
local stores, the iconic Girl Scout told my husband. of 100 bags. I now needed a suit-
cookies are always a big hit. Four days later my package case to carry all my small reusable
“Excuse me?” arrived. It was the size of a small tote bags.
e avors and selections have pony.
changed over the years – Sa- “I need a small bag that Unfortunately, the bags had
moas, Do-Si-Dos,Tagalongs and “What the heck is that?”asked a no return policy, which did
Trefoils are sometimes known by When I lived in the becomes a big bag that I can my husband. not seem like a big deal when I
other names in di erent parts of suburbs, I used to thought I was ordering one small
the U.S. ere is a new lemon keep a dozen reus- t in my regular bag.” “Remember I told you I nylon bag. But now that I had
cookie for 2020. e updated “Still not following you,”he needed a small bag that would 100 bags, it was more of an issue.
packaging states “ e Girl Scout said. become a big bag that I could t
Cookie Program is the largest in my regular bag?” When I explained my error
girl-led entrepreneurial program able grocery bags in my car to “Ugh!”I said. I was frustrated to my husband, he looked at the
in the world.” “Vaguely,”he said.“I thought bags and shook his head.
replace the disposable plastic that my husband didn’t get it that was just a bad dream.”
Famous Girl Scouts over the “So, now what are you going
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APAR DR. LINDA child in front of him. Of course, the children he’d bump into al-
ways turned around and said things like, “jerk,” “idiot,” or “What
FROM PAGE 8 FROM PAGE 12 are you doing?”

he proved it, repeatedly. In the class- • Seems to lack common sense Joey had no idea what the children in front of him were com-
room. On the playing eld. On stage. • Sees speci cs, but often misses the bigger picture plaining about, nor did he understand what he was doing to elicit
In his witty way with words. His • Relies on the spoken word, but misses cues from body lan- the response. He had trouble with spatial relationships among
tongue and his pen were rapier-sharp. guage, facial expressions other things. Unfortunately, these children very often fall under
• Has di culty with sarcasm the radar as kids who get into “trouble.”Teachers will pull them
March 20, 2003 was quite event- • Has di culty understanding visual information out of line for doing something wrong, but they have no concept
ful, having nothing to do with • Has di culty with spatial relationships and judging distance of what they did wrong.
spring’s arrival—or my birthday. e • Has poor organizational and planning skills
U.S. had just invaded Iraq. Facing • Has di culty following multi-step instructions When children can’t read because they have dyslexia, we don’t
an operation the next day that he • Continuously asks questions yell at them. Yet, being yelled at is common for children such as
knew was high-risk, yet inescap- Joey, who spend much of their time confused. ey’re accused of
able, Harrison, ever stoic and wry, STRATEGIES: something they’re not guilty of and are at a loss for how to change
wrote in his diary that evening, “I • Practice getting from place to place their behavior because they don’t understand what they’re doing.
only hope Saddam doesn’t disguise • Minimize transitions and before each transition; give verbal
himself as my surgeon.” Having said that, if a child has many of these symptoms, it
cues no matter how small the transition. doesn’t mean that he or she has NLD, but an assessment by a quali-
His disarming humor lifted • Point out connections, di erences, explain directions and
him—and those around him. ed professional would be bene cial. As with any other neurologi-
Before they ushered him into the multiple meanings. cal disorder, once the source of a child’s di culty is identi ed or at
OR, a male nurse didn’t see what • To answer continuous questions, explain to the child that you least narrowed down, we can provide e ective support.
was coming when he gently asked,
“Now, Harrison, do you know will answer a speci c number now, and then let’s say, three more ank you for contacting me about this disorder. Even though
what’s going to happen next?” at 3 o’clock. it still isn’t addressed as a “real” disorder, children who show
evidence of NVLD seem to do better when their symptoms are
With an innate sense of comic • If the child shows signs of overload, gently remove him or her addressed, and they are assisted in developing compensatory
timing, Harrison looked him in the from the activity. strategies.
eye and said, drily, “You’re going to
put me to sleep, I hope.” • Don’t assume the child understands what you or someone else Dr. Linda
has said simply because they can repeat it. Rephrase it to be sure
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Page 14 – North Salem News SCHOOLS & CAMPS Thursday, March 19, 2020

‘The Sound of Music’

A limited audience was allowed in to see the Golden Stage Society’s
performance of “ e Sounds of Music” on Friday, March 13. While the
district is now closed with plans to open again on Monday, March 30, if
it is safe to do so, the students hard work on the musical is applauded!


The behind-the-scene crew of ‘The Sound of Music’ worked hard so Dress rehersal got the cast ready for the big night.
the cast could shine on stage!

CORONAVIRUS Science research
earns teen top spot in
Canceled donor drives creates science competition
blood shortage
e following is from Sacred Heart Greenwich:
BY BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER this,” Rocco said. “Right now, we need to help
CONTRIBUTING EDITOR our people.” Science research senior Caroline Badagliacca, from North
Salem, has been named a top 300 scholar in the Regeneron
e New York Blood Center receives 75 per- e New York Blood Center is seeking to Science Talent Search, the nation’s oldest and most presti-
cent of its blood donations from drives hosted by double its blood reserves to prevent shortages. gious science competition for high school seniors. Students
schools, organizations and businesses. As CO- enter the Regeneron Science Talent Search with original
VID-19 continues to spread, nearly all drives are “Every donation at every blood drive is criti- research, and the 300 chosen scholars are recognized based
being canceled, leaving the non-pro t organiza- cal,” said Dr. Christopher D. Hillyer, president on their exceptional research skills, commitment to academ-
tion with a signi cant shortage in its blood supply. and CEO of New York Blood Center. “As ics, innovative thinking, and promise as scientists. e 300
healthy, eligible donors, we have a responsibility scholars and their schools will be awarded $2,000 each. e
Desperate for donations, the Blood Center to our neighbors to keep the blood supply safe scholars were selected from 1,993 applications received from
has been calling its top donors, requesting they and robust. A resilient health care system is more 659 high schools across 49 states.
contribute in person at a donor center. e near- important than ever and we’re counting on ev-
est donor centers are located in Elmsford and eryone to help maintain that.” Forty nalists will now be selected from among the 300
Hopewell Junction. scholars to attend the Regeneron Science Talent Institute
Donors can also make platelet or red blood cell from March 5-10, 2020 in Washington, D.C., to compete
“ ey pretty much begged me to come in donations, the latter of which Rocco did. for $1.8M in additional awards, including the top award of
which I did,” said David Rocco, a Yorktown resi- $250,000. Finalist information will be released on January
dent who has donated 23 gallons of blood in his “I was told at the center that [my donation] 22. Caroline’s research, Music and Memory: e Ideal Dos-
lifetime. was going to help seven people,” Rocco said. age of Music for Improved Cognition and Quality of Life
in Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia, is the
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Thursday, March 19, 2020 Sports North Salem News – Page 15

Strange days ahead

Normally around this time of year, School closures MARSH time you read it. tough times together.
you’d ip to the sports section and MADNESS People often turn to sports in
expect to nd interviews with players typically result So, in this time of
and coaches talking about their goals in sports being BRIAN uncertainty, it feels moments of turmoil because of the
for the upcoming spring season. canceled. But can MARSCHHAUSER strange to pick up a comfort and distractions they provide.
sports continue if phone to ask players It’s one of the reasons why people get
But right now, the goal is to simply classes are be- and coaches about so upset when politics or other divisive
have a spring season. topics permeate their sports coverage.
ing taught digi- spring games that
Fears of the coronavirus are creating With that in mind, we’ll do our
uncertainty around the globe and in tally? Can practice may not happen. best to “stick to sports” over these
our towns. With con rmed cases on next several months, even as we face
the rise every day, especially in West- requirements be I have decided to the unthinkable: entire seasons being
chester County, it seems unavoidable wiped out by a highly contagious and
that our schools will remain closed for reduced or waived? Can teams play pause any team previews until we get sometimes deadly disease.
weeks if not months.
into July? It’s di cult to answer ques- some clarity on how the spring season Nobody knows what tomorrow
Municipalities and schools are being holds, but we’ll be here every week—
advised to limit gatherings, at least for tions that nobody had ever thought to is going to look. ere are too many even if there are no games to cover.
a few weeks. e virus won’t be eradi-
cated by then, but it gives everyone ask before last week. I don’t envy the unknowns at this point. Brian Marschhauser is the sports editor
time to reassess and gure out creative of Halston Media. He can be reached at
solutions to these new problems. people who have to make these deci- I have instead told our reporters to [email protected]

sions. focus their e orts on hard news on

We’re in uncharted territory. Every how the virus is a ecting teams and

day brings new realities, which, as you players, feature stories about the people

can imagine, creates challenges for a in our districts, and other creative

weekly newspaper. Even this column ideas that will keep us entertained and

could be laughably outdated by the distracted as we try and navigate these


Spring sports seasons to be delayed


e spring sports season will not start on was canceled last minute. Salazar was also scheduled to compete at FILE PHOTO
time. at much is certain. But what hap- “It’s really a bummer that this has hap- the New Balance Nationals with the Lake-
pens beyond that is anybody’s guess. land/Panas 4x200 relay team. throughout the world and having so many
pened,” Gould said. “But I’m hoping by the people from across the nation in attendance
“I’m very anxious to get underway,” said end of the month when all is said and done, “I honestly think their decision to can- at the Armory [Track and Field Center]
Bob Middlestadt, North Salem softball that we’re going to see this outbreak start cel the meet was for the best,” said Salazar, was a hazard. Of course, my team and I
coach. “ is virus has really put any short- to dissipate.” who has been a Rebels captain for the last were very upset because of how much we
term projections in a real bind.” two years. “ ere is so much going on all
Lakeland High School senior Lauren SEE CORONAVIRUS PAGE 16
Many school districts have been moni-
toring the spread of COVID-19 on weekly
basis and making decisions independent of
county, state or federal governments. And
because sports cancellations are tied to
school closings, they are generally the sec-
ond domino to fall. ese factors make it
di cult to get any clear picture on what an
abbreviated spring season could look like.

Seasons for baseball, golf, lacrosse, soft-
ball, tennis, and track and eld were slated
to begin the week of Monday, March 23.
But many schools are closed until at least
Monday, March 30, wiping out scheduled
practices and games.

e North Salem track and eld team,
for example, was scheduled to open their
season at Somers High School’s Twilight
Invitational on Friday, March 27.

“It’s just disappointing all around, but
I trust that they’re making the right deci-
sion,” said Chris Gould, coach, track and

eld. “I feel bad for the seniors.”

e virus has also a ected the end of the

winter sports season. North Salem junior
Ava Jolley was scheduled to compete Fri-
day, March 13, at the New Balance Nation-
als Indoor in New York City, but the event

Page 16 – North Salem News SPORTS Thursday, March 19, 2020

CORONAVIRUS before the school closures were announced. hopac Schools, is not giving up on the coronavirus, the team and I are trying our
But many neighboring schools have gotten spring season just yet. “Our athletes have best to focus on our goals for the season,”
FROM PAGE 15 in far fewer, in and some cases none at all. worked hard to enjoy their spring season said Boyer, who is committed to play at
and I will do whatever I can to make this a Duke University. “We are making the most
were looking forward to run one last time At this point, most high school students reality,” Miele wrote on Twitter. of the situation, trying to stay in shape and
together during the winter season. But ulti- are just hoping for “a scrap of a season,”said continue lifting. It’s de nitely not the way
mately, we had a feeling it was coming, and Geo Curtis, baseball coach, John Jay High MEMORIES MISSED we all wanted to start the season, but we are
we understood the decision.” School, which is closed until at least Mon- Yorktown boys’lacrosse canceled a trip to just trying to keep a positive mindset and
day, March 23. However, the coach expects hoping to get an opportunity to get on the
Salazar was also scheduled to run with an even longer closure when the dust settles. Seattle scheduled for March 26-29. York-
Lakeland/Panas in the spring. town was scheduled to play at Mercer Is- eld this spring.”
“ is is not a one- or two-week chal- land on Friday, March 27, and Lake Owe- Yorktown senior Kelsey McDonnell,
“Everything is very chaotic right now, and lenge that we’re all facing,” Curtis said. go, from Oregon, on Saturday, March 28. also an All-American in lacrosse in 2019,
there is a lot of confusion and uncertainty, if “I’ve told the boys to keep that in mind as is committed to play next year at Virginia
we will have a complete spring track season or they’re managing their disappointment. It’s “My hope is we play [the season], but I Commonwealth University.
even school for that matter,”said Salazar, who nothing like I’ve ever seen in my life or in am very concerned right now,” said Sean “It’s de nitely something I never thought
was also a captain on Lakeland’s state cham- education.” Carney, coach, Yorktown boys lacrosse. “I would be happening with my senior sea-
pionship eld-hockey squad this fall. “Of love my boys and want them to have the son,” McDonnell said. “With everything
course, I really hope to have my senior track Schools that have announced weeks- opportunity. But safety rst, of course.” still up in the air for this upcoming spring
season intact, but if it comes down to it and long closures are being responsible, Curtis season, I’m trying to maintain a positive
we are unable to, I will work hard to stay in added. “But that doesn’t make it easier for John Jay baseball also canceled a trip to outlook and attitude about it, to not jump
shape and do my best to get ready for college.” the kids to know it’s the right thing.” Walt Disney World (Orlando) that was to conclusions, and just take it day by day
scheduled for April 4-8. with any updates we get. I’m keeping up
Salazar said this situation is a reminder e baseball team was able to practice with conditioning and skills, with the hope
to not take things for granted, especially several times last week, but Curtis, know- Most youth leagues, including the West- that we just get to hop back into the regu-
juniors and underclassmen who will have ing the end was near, gave his players their chester Youth Soccer League, have also lar routine as soon as possible. And lastly,
another chance to suit up for Lakeland. baseball caps a week earlier than usual. postponed the start of their spring seasons. I want us to keep building the team bond
during this time that we have.”
“If this past winter season was my last “I might have waited until the rst “We are disappointed to have to take Lakeland baseball pitcher Joe Vetrano,
with my team,” she said, “I know we ended scrimmage,” Curtis said. “But you want to this step, but the safety and wellbeing of who was named the New York Gatorade
it o on a good note, and I am so thankful acknowledge their preparation and making our players, coaches, parents, and referees Player of the Year last spring and has com-
for my teammates, coaches, and Lakeland- the team.” makes this decision necessary at this time,” mitted to play at Boston College next year,
Panas track for the last four years.” the Westchester Youth Soccer League said he’s handling the uncertainty the best
Curtis has told his players to continue wrote in an email to parents. “If future cir- he can.
‘A SCRAP’ OF A SEASON training on their own. If a season is played, cumstances allow, we will attempt to con- “Our whole team is trying to stay posi-
Another factor that could a ect the he wants them to be ready. “You’ve got to duct a spring season, even if it may be on an tive through all of this,” Vetrano said. “All
abbreviated basis.” we can do is hope this changes sometime
spring season is minimum practice re- nd a way to do that, even if it’s throwing soon so we can get back out on the eld.”
quirements. e New York State Pub- [a ball] against a wall,” he said. HOW PLAYERS ARE FEELING
lic High School Athletic Association Yorktown’s Keith Boyer, a junior lacrosse Mike Sabini contributed to this story
(NYSPHSAA) requires a minimum of six Unlike professional leagues, which have
practices before the rst scrimmage/game the opportunity to push their seasons back, player who was named All-American a
for all spring sports but baseball, which re- school seasons are played within a nite year ago, is hoping for a chance to suit up
quires 10. North Salem teams, which began timeline. Still, Curtis has faith that those in this year.
practicing last week were able to get in ve charge are working on “creative solutions”
to play abbreviated seasons. “With everything going on with the

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LLC FORMATION NOTICE June Road, North Salem, New after receipt of Bids, and only if informality in any bid, and to A copy of the complete

66 St. Andrews Realty LLC, York approximately as shown on documents are returned in good award the Contract to other than proposed Local Law may be

Arts of Org. led with Sec. of exhibits attached herewith. e condition or from the Town the lowest Bidder if deemed in viewed in the o ce of the Town

State of NY (SSNY) 12/10/2019. building shall be approximately Clerk at the Town website at the best interest of the Town to Board at 266 Titicus Road,

Cty: Westchester. SSNY desig. 100 feet wide and 24 feet deep. do so. North Salem, NY 10560. At

as agent upon whom process e Contractor must supply all Bids shall be made on the By Order of e Town Board said hearing all interested parties

against may be served & shall work designed by a fully licensed separate Bid Proposal forms By Maria C. Hlushko, may attend and will be heard.

mail process to 30 Garth Rd., architect or engineer currently furnished with the Speci cations Town Clerk e Town of North Salem is

Unit 2R, Scarsdale, NY 10583. licensed by the State of New and must be accompanied by committed to equal access for

General Purpose. York and will be responsible to a Bid Bond acceptable to the NOTICE OF PUBLIC all citizens. Anyone requiring
HEARING accommodation to attend or
LLC FORMATION NOTICE obtain all Town of North Salem Town or a certi ed cashier’s participate in this meeting is

building permits. check drawn on a solvent bank in

Augustin Dynamics, LLC, e Contractor shall provide the amount of not less than 5% NOTICE IS HEREBY urged to call the Town Clerk’s

Arts of Org. led with Sec. of all professional services required of the total amount of the Bid. GIVEN, that the Town Board o ce in advance.

State of NY (SSNY) 1/22/2020. for the entire project and include Checks shall be made payable of the Town of North Salem will BY ORDER OF THE TOWN

Cty: Westchester. SSNY desig. but not limited to design of the to the Town of North Salem, hold a public hearing on Tuesday, BOARD OF THE TOWN OF

as agent upon whom process footings, foundation, concrete New York, and are to be held by April 14,2020 at 7:30 p.m.or soon NORTH SALEM

against may be served & shall oor slab and necessary the Town as a guarantee for the thereafter at the North Salem Maria C. Hlushko

mail process to 109 Stonewall appurtenances to be coordinated proper execution and delivery of Town Meeting Room, 66 June Town Clerk

Circle, West Harrison, NY with the pre-engineered structure the Contract and Bonds to secure Road, North Salem, New York

10604. General Purpose. Latest and coordinate site work with the the faithful performance thereof. for the purpose of hearing the PLLC FORMATION NOTICE
Date To Dissolve: 1/31/2050 Town’s Highway Superintendent. In default of such execution public with regard to proposed

NOTICE TO BIDDERS e pre-engineered building and delivery of Contract and Local Law amending Chapter Notice of Formation of Ink
system supplier shall provide Bonds, the amount of the deposit 40, Numbering of Buildings of Landscape Architects, PLLC,

Sealedproposalsforperforming all structural design data for represented by the check shall the Code of the Town of North a professional service limited

the work herein described will be coordination with the foundation be forfeited to and retained by Salem. e proposed Local liability company (PLLC).

received by the Town Board of design. All work shall comply the Town of North Salem as Law will update and clarify the Arts. Of Org. led with SSNY

North Salem, New York, at the with the following codes of New liquidated damages. standards and requirements on 2/13/20. O ce Location:

O ce of the Town Clerk, Town York State to become e ective Proposals shall be enclosed for numbering buildings and Westchester County. SSNY

Hall, 266 Titicus Road, North on May 12, 2020, and must be in in a sealed envelope bearing the properties to promote clear 911 designated as agent of the PLLC

Salem, New York 10560 until compliance with speci cations. name and address of the Bidder, identi cation for emergency upon whom process against it

April 17, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. and Contract Documents may be addressed to the Town of North service providers. e proposed may be served. SSNY shall mail

immediately thereafter the bids obtained at the above o ce of the Salem, Town Hall, 266 Titicus Local Law consists of a legislative process to: c/o Ink Landscape

will be publicly opened and read Town Clerk on or after March Road, North Salem, New York action which will not cause nor Architects, PLLC, 381 Old

aloud in said o ce. 19, 2020, upon payment of a 10560 and endorsed “Proposed result in any direct changes to Army Road, Scarsdale, New York

e work consists of providing cash deposit of $50.00 for each Police Car Storage Building.” the environment, or involve any 10583. Purpose: For the practice

all labor and materials to design set, which will be refunded upon e Town of North Salem construction, land alteration or of the profession of Landscape

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