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Published by Halston Media, 2019-06-26 15:23:28

The Katonah-Lewisboro Times 06.20.19

VOL. 2 NO. 14 Visit TapIntoKLT.net for the latest news. THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2019

Veterans memorial unveiled in Katonah

BY BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER candidate Aidan Cryan and from Dick Schmidt, a Bedford ford’s three hamlets that lacked a who was a captain in the U.S.
EDITOR the Bedford Veterans Advisory resident and veteran. permanent tribute to veterans of Army Special Forces from 1992
Committee, the idea for the me- the con icts of the 20th and 21st
A veterans memorial honor- morial came nearly decade ago Schmidt recognized that Ka- centuries, said Clark Petschek, SEE MEMORIAL PAGE 6
ing those who saw active duty in tonah was the only one of Bed-
all American wars and con icts
post-World War I was unveiled
Saturday, June 15, in Katonah’s
Village Green.

ough it was brought to
the nish line by Eagle Scout

The monument was the Eagle The monument consists of a single block of
Scout Service Project of Aidan granite that was quarried in Vermont.
Cryan, of Troop 1
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THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2019 YourNeighbor THE KATONAH LEWISBORO TIMES PAGE 3

NEW YORK STATE SENATE Vietnam veteran Art Hanley, right,
nominated by state Sen. Pete

Harckham, left, is inducted into the
New York State Senate Veterans’
Hall of Fame on Tuesday, May 21.

PHOTO COURTESY OF SEN. HARCKHAM’S OFFICE

Katonah native inducted into Veterans Hall of Fame

BY BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER a ground sensor operator with the Americal today if it weren’t for them.” in Vietnam, as well as his decades of com-
EDITOR Division in Chu Lai, Vietnam. He is the outgoing commander of Brew- munity service and business accomplish-
ments, since his return,” Harckham said.
Instead of a traditional ringtone, any- Hanley’s service didn’t end when he came ster Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 672, a “He typi es our heroic war veterans—self-
body who calls Art Hanley’s cellphone will home in 1972. Along with buying Healy’s position he has held for the last four years. less and always giving”
be treated to a snippet of Lee Greenwood’s Deli (which he sold in 2002), he joined the He also has served as Veterans of Foreign
song, “God Bless the U.S.A.” Katonah Volunteer Fire Department, of Wars county commander and Veterans of Hanley said news of the honor left him
which he is a past captain. He is also a past Foreign Wars district commander. “speechless.”
e lyrics of Greenwood’s popular patri- president of the Katonah-Bedford Hills
otic tune describe Hanley to a T. Volunteer Ambulance Corps. For his military service, he received the “And for me, that’s really something,”
Bronze Star, Army Commendation Medal, Hanley said. “I never thought I would re-
And I’m proud to be an American As a volunteer, Hanley has involved him- Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Cam- ceive such an honor. I don’t do what I do
Where at least I know I’m free self in a seemingly endless list of organiza- paign Medal, New York State Conspicu- to receive such honors. I do it for the love
And I won’t forget the men who died tions and projects. On three occasions in ous Service Cross and National Defense of veterans.”
Who gave that right to me 2011, 2015 and 2018, he helped bring the Medal.
Every morning, the 70-year-old Kato- Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall to Put- Hanley said he is proud to be in the same
nah native comes to work as deputy direc- nam County. But it was his volunteer service that company as the veterans inducted before
tor of veteran a airs in Putnam County earned Hanley his latest honor: an induc- him, including his boss, Karl Rohde, direc-
and thinks of his friend, Howard J. Alaimo, Hanley is a life member of the Veterans tion into the New York State Senate Veter- tor of Putnam County Veterans Service
who died in Vietnam on May 31, 1968, just of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Vet- ans Hall of Fame. Agency. Rohde was inducted in 2011.
a week shy of his 19th birthday. erans, and the Americal Division Veterans
“I say, if I help one veteran today, I’ve Association; a member of the American On Tuesday, May 21, he was honored at “I’m just honored to be among my peers,”
honored Howard’s life,” Hanley said of his Legion and Military Order of the Cootie, the Legislative O ce Building in Albany Hanley said.
fellow John Jay High School graduate. and the treasurer of the Putnam County with 62 other veterans—one for each New
Hanley,who now lives in Brewster,began Joint Veterans Council. York State Senate district. Hanley was in- Hanley lives in Brewster with his wife of
his service in the U.S. Army in June 1969. ducted by Sen. Peter Harckham, who rep- 42 years, Pam. ey have two sons, Brian
From May 1970 to April 1971, he served as “I love veterans of every era,” Hanley resents the 40th District. (Melissa) and Michael, and three grandchil-
said. “ e WWII and Korean War vets are dren,Brendan,Sara and Avery.Hanley’s son,
my heroes. We wouldn’t be where we are “I’m proud to honor Art Hanley’s invalu- Brian, is an active duty o cer with the U.S.
able and highly decorated military service Army who has done two tours in Iraq.

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KINDNESS OVER MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY

Local charity raises $200k at annual gala
Conner Curran, 8, battling muscular dystrophy

Captain Lawrence Brewing terventions.” enne.

Co., founded by South Salem Duchenne muscular dystrophy e Currans are trying to raise

native Scott Vaccaro, has now is a progressive muscle-wasting even more money to hit the $1

helped raise more than a half- disease that primarily a ects million mark. To learn more

million dollars for the charity of a boys. Currently, most do not sur- about Duchenne or to contact

Lewisboro town employee. vive past early adulthood. them, visit kindnessovermd.org

Seeking to raise funds to help However, “scientists are on e “gold sponsor” of the June

their son, Conner, now 8, Chris- the cusp of actually nding a 8 event was Saudi Petroleum In-

topher Curran, a maintenance cure,” according to Kindness over ternational out of New York; and

worker, and his wife, Jessica, Muscular Dystrophy. “Exciting bronze sponsors were Fortis Lux

launched Kindness over Muscu- new research and gene therapy Financial, Sports Tech Construc-

lar Dystrophy four years ago. clinical trials are currently being tion, Ack Beverage, Amy Mosley

Since then, an annual gala conducted that may change the and Partners, LMS Entertain-

hosted at Captain Lawrence’s El- course of this disease forever.” ment and Melissa Barca, First

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MEMORIAL e monument was funded entirely with many agencies, elected o cials and
through private donations. All donors will advisory boards. e Bedford Town Board
FROM PAGE 1 remain anonymous. approved the project in March 2018.

to 2000. “So, he embarked on a project to “ e purpose there was to ensure the fo- e ceremony’s keynote speaker was Ka-
bring a new veterans memorial here to Ka- cus of the memorial remained on the vet- tonah resident Hank Bergson, a captain in
tonah.” erans being honored, not the benefactors U.S. Army armor, 1967 to 1970. e mon-
of the project,” Petschek said. ument, Bergson said, “is a visual reminder
Since 2017, the Bedford Veterans Ad- that each of us owes an obligation to give
visory Committee, which sponsored the Described as “modest and digni ed,” the back to our country for the freedoms that
project, partnered with Cryan, a Scout monument consists of a single block of we enjoy, and that we in future generations
with BSA Troop 1. granite that was quarried in Barre, Vt. It is have an obligation to serve our country in
inscribed with the insignias of the armed a meaningful capacity.”
“ ey worked for the next two years service branches, along with the names of
with members of the community—vet- con icts and wars in which Ameri- Scout Aidan Cryan leads
erans and non-veterans alike—to design, cans fought since WWI. the “Pledge of Allegiance.”
fund, and ultimately construct the memo-
rial,” said Petschek, who is also a member e project was also a lesson in
of Bedford’s Zoning Board of Appeals. government for Cryan, who met

Veterans fire a salute Clark Petschek, captain, U.S. Army,
following the playing of taps. special forces (1992-2000)

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If the shoe ts On Stage: ere’s Something
About Rosemary
Iwear running shoes every day. have been worn by a stern German
Am I preparing to run a mara- governess in the 1950s. When Lenny comes
thon or 5K race? No. I just like on stage at the
e popularity of mass-produced start of the cun-
ning and quirky play, “Com-
to wear comfortable shoes. rubber-soled shoes for sports and panion Piece,” he is nervous- keeps us thinking… about
relationships: how essential
e choice of footwear can say leisure activities dates back to the they are to a ful lling exis-
tence; how elusive meaning-
a lot about a 1870s in England BRUCE ful relationships can be; how
THE BLOG
person. ink- where children

ing back to my READING, and adults wore

choices over the WRITING & Plimsolls. About ly trying to knot a necktie BRUCE we manipulate relationships
CHOCOLATE 20 years later, APAR
years, comfort while addressing an unseen to suit our sel sh motives

usually won KIM Keds became the person in the bedroom from and our convenience.
out over style. I KOVACH best known brand
which he just emerged. Her Lenny is a computer

started wearing of sneakers in name is Rosemary. repair guy. A ladies’ man he

sneakers most the U.S. Unlike As the play progressed, I is not.

days in high leather shoes began wondering what happened to the un- Far from a cliched romantic comedy, this is a

school and college. Suede or bright worn for hundreds of years, sneak- seen Rosemary, who seems to disappear from refreshingly o -beat and original rom-com.

red or patterned to stand out a ers (also called tennis shoes, gym out of sight. It’s not until more than half way Lenny’s friend and client Kip ( addeus

little. My college wardrobe con- shoes, trainers or athletic shoes) through the story that the riddle of Rosemary McCants), who appears in one memorable

sisted of ripped jeans and t-shirts. were comprised of a exible rubber is solved, and it’s a doozy. I will not divulge scene, is a smooth and fast talker who tries to

Other students would often stop sole and an upper part made out of spoilers here, because it’s too much fun to nd mentor his pal in the rigors of romancing. His

me to ask where I got my sneakers. cloth or leather. out for yourself why there’s something about basic philosophy is to stay out of trouble by

Of course, I do remember Recently, Nike has introduced Rosemary. keeping the truth to yourself. Kip’s truth is that

clomping around in platform a new app to measure your feet Later still, near the end of the play, we get to he’s married, with an infant, and cheats. He ex-

sandals to attend graduations and using a smartphone so that you can meet the mystery woman (though not in the cuses the dalliance as “a little shot of novocaine

weddings. But I never owned a pair order the perfect t on-line. is esh, exactly) and she is quite a sight. e su- and then I go home.”When Kip tells Lenny,

of stiletto high heel shoes. I did invention, of course, is the result perb actor who plays Rosemary, Emma Simon, “Everyone deserves someone they can be really

own hiking boots for actual hiking of market research which showed makes an indelible, if eerie, impression, without happy with,” Kip doesn’t sound like he’s refer-

treks and sandals or ip ops to that close to 30 percent of shoes moving a muscle. In fact, what she does with ring to his spouse.

wear to the beach or pool. I wore ordered online are returned because her body control is so remarkable, it is hard to Lenny seems most comfortable and con -

winter boots for walking in the of customer dissatisfaction with the process. If that sounds salacious, it is anything dent when toying with the inanimate objects

snow and ice. But mostly I wore way the running shoes t. but. ere’s nothing tasteless whatsoever. of technology. We learn that when his dad

running shoes. Prior to this new foot-scanning e regional premiere of “Companion Piece” cautioned him not to “knock up” his rst date,

When I lived in Manhattan, I application, the standard way of is on stage through June 30. For tickets: Deni- in junior high, Lenny wondered why he ever

walked to work from the East 70s measuring shoe size was with the zen eatre.com; 845-303-4136. would “want to hit her.” He’s that naive—

to the lower 30s. Another job had Brannock Device. is draconian- Part of the charm and the drama of the and adulthood hasn’t seasoned his romantic

me hitting the pavement clear across looking metal device that we all absorbing piece is that playwright Kevin instincts much. SEE APAR PAGE 9

to West 57th street to work and remember from childhood trips Armento keeps us guessing. More than that, he

back each day. I enjoyed the exer- to the shoe store was invented by

cise, the ability to make good time Charles Brannock. Charles’ fa-

(compared to the slow city buses) ther, Otis, was co-owner of a shoe

and the freedom to stop at the fruit store in downtown Syracuse. As

market or deli or dry cleaner to get a student at Syracuse University,

my errands accomplished during my Charles had an idea to create a

pedestrian commute. more accurate way of measuring

At those o ce jobs, I kept sev- feet for shoes. He built a prototype

eral pairs of leather “dress shoes” in using an Erector set and in 1927

my desk drawer. When I arrived at patented the device.

work with my co ee and bagel or Charles Brannock started a

chocolate croissant, I would change company to manufacture his new

into my work shoes and keep my invention out of durable steel and

running shoes under my desk. then sold the device to local shoe

In the 1990s, I discovered a truly stores. During World War II, the

comfortable line of shoes manu- U.S. Army used Charles Brannock’s

factured by the Rieker company foot measuring device to ensure

in Germany. ese funky old-lady the best t of boots and shoes for

looking leather and suede shoes enlisted men. e Brannock Device

were perfect to wear to work and has been used by the world’s foot-

felt like wearing bedroom slippers. wear industry ever since.

I bought pairs in di erent styles

and colors, including a buckled pair Kim Kovach appreciates the customer

in turquoise suede. I loved wearing service at Squires in Katonah when PHOTO COURTESY OF DANIEL KELLY

my Riekers, despite the fact that purchasing her New Balance running Lenny (Harry Lipstein) shares a dinner table with online dating match Dolores (Suzy Kimball)
and Rosemary (Emma Simon)
they looked like shoes that might shoes. kimkovachwrites.com.

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FROM PAGE 8 skillset for a writer to wield. e result is theater that on a residential street in the
is both illuminating -- in its treatment of a familiar
As we meet him in his barebones bachelor pad, subject, relationships—and illusory—in how it il- hamlet of South Salem.
Lenny is getting ready to welcome a woman with lustrates that relationships can take many forms that We have been serving the
whom he has struck up an online relationship in a go outside the norm. community for over 89 years.
business forum. She is paying him a visit while she’s in
town for a conference. Despite her best e orts, com- e actors at times articulate their bodies in crisp, Spring Specials
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Welcome to summer

You wine drinkers have probably un ltered double IPA THE announcement of Sam made me hesitant to jump in. Examples
heard or used the phrase, “rosé all that kicks all the juici- KATONAH Adams and Dog sh include “Peanut Butter French Toast with
day.” Well, with the rst o cial ness up several notches BEER MAN Head breweries!) Banana and Strawberry” and “Orange
day of summer only hours away, I would and logs in at 8.2% abv. Cream Pop.” I should not have judged a
like to o er up my own phrase: “summer JOHN BART Brooklyn Summer beer by its label!
ale all day”. Decadent Ales Citra: Ale 2019: Kudos also
Also in my top percen- to Brooklyn Brewery I can vouch that the avors in sev-
eral of their beers are more subtle than
I credit Pete’s Brewing Company, one tile is Decadent’s Citra for both longevity and expected, well balanced, and delicious!
With almost 20 beers on tap to choose
of the rst craft beers to hit the market (4.8% abv), which is a quality. To me, their from, we worked through a nice variety in
convenient and very cool 4-ounce tasting
way back in 1986, with blazing the sum- really terri c full- a- Brooklyn Lager (5.2% glasses. All the brews we had were excel-
lent and it inspired me, as a homebrewer,
mer ale trail with Pete’s Summer Ale, vored citrusy session ale (more on Deca- abv) is the gold standard of American of the endless possibilities for avors that
go well in beer.
which included a hint of lemon, unheard dent Ales later in the column). Amber Lager. But I digress. Let’s get
But wait, there’s terri c food as well!
of and bordering on heretical for that Captain Lawrence E ortless Grapefruit back to the beach with some of their e Hapa Food Truck has set up resi-
dence inside the taproom and delivers its
time in beer history. IPA: You may be thinking, “Grapefruit in Summer Ale (5% abv). If you’re just not unique blend of American Street Food
with Traditional Asian Paci c Cuisine
Fast forward to present day and sum- my beer? at is going too far.” But hold into fruit in your beer but don’t want across a broad and appetizing menu that
includes crispy cauli ower, many kinds of
mer ales are a nice annual accompaniment on, aside from grapefruit being chock something watery, this is refreshing pale tacos, and quite possibly one of the best
burgers I’ve ever had: e Hapa Burger:
to the hot, hazy days of summer. ey full of vitamins, this beer strikes a perfect ale is the answer. grass-fed beef, Vermont cheddar, pork
belly, caramelized onion, lettuce, tomato,
are session ales (lower alcohol) at heart balance between the hops and grapefruit All of the above are available in cans, house aioli, all on an optional gluten-free
bun. (I’m keenly aware of the obvious
but with a plethora of light, refreshing and clocks in at a sessiony 4.5% abv. I’d making them easy to pack into the car irony of me washing down a gluten-free
bun with beer...)
citrus compliments such as lemon, lime, suggest kicking up your golf cooler sev- and schlep to the beach. It was de nitely an all-around fantastic
outing. Visit Decadent at 139 Hoyt Ave.,
and orange. A dedicated reader shared a eral notches and bringing this delicious Mamaroneck (decadentales.com).

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tor, e New York Times, highlighting Sam Adams Summer Ale 2019: For as BREWING TAPROOM

the movement where folks want lighter long as I can remember, Sam Adams My lovely soulmate and I took a eld

tasting beer and avor. Summer ales t has always produced an annual satisfy- trip to Mamaroneck recently to visit the

that bill—and who doesn’t like avor? ing summer ale with ingredients di er- Decadent Brewing Taproom and it was

ing slightly from year to year. is year’s awesome! Located on Hoyt Avenue and

SOME RECOMMENDATIONS version is a Citrus Wheat Ale (5.3% abv) adjacent to Half Time Beverage, Deca-

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Stratford, Conn., makes great beer. eir peels, grains of paradise, and lemon puree. stainless steel design that includes tall

Lil’ Juicy (5.2% abv) is a fantastic session ere’s a lot going on in there, and once I ceilings, a long bar, and plenty of seating.

IPA with notes of tropical juicy fruits, looked up what “grains of paradise” were, How about the beer, you ask? I must

orange, lemon-lime and orals. I highly I agree that this mélange of spices giving admit to having a misguided precon-

recommend this beer for the aforemen- o a peppery/citrus avor works well in ceived notion about Decadent’s o erings.

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Having a ball

Two Saturdays ago, we went to the an idiot. I was and I didn’t have too old to do. ere was a group of young
Fred Astaire Dance Studio Show- students doing a group routine, and some
case Extravaganza at the Somers Dance lessons are MAN to bend down to hear of them obviously had a lifelong passion
Middle School, and it was a twirl-wind of never a bad idea, because OVERBOARD her if she said anything ahead of them. My friend Diana danced
activity. ere were twists, turns, bumps, I see a lot of couples try- when I stepped on her with her partner to “Circle of Life” from
grinds and dips, and that was just in the “ e Lion King.” It was a pretty com-
parking lot. irty-four students of all ing complicated moves RICK foot. “You smell nice,” plicated routine, and she performed it
ages and sizes danced the night away in MELÉN beautifully.
well-choreographed two and a half-minute on a crowded dance I o ered. Even then I
routines to all di erent types of music, We met with some of the contestants
along with their instructors. ere were oor, and they’re swing- had the gift of human after the show. One had false eyelashes and
tales of love lost, tales of love found, and couldn’t wait to get them o . “ ese things
tales of love lost and found at the lost and ing each other around, interaction. She replied, are like windshield wipers,” she said. Her
found. ere were full costumes: Snow real eyelashes were a little upset, and if they
White, Pocahontas, a harem girl, a Spanish testing out the laws of “You smell like carbure- had known she wanted windshield wipers,
senorita—you can dance to just about any they could have handled the job. Diana
fantasy. e professional instructors took physics, and eventually the laws of phys- tor parts, but at least ones that have been was dressed in kind of a feline costume,
it all in sweeping stride, and they didn’t and I didn’t want to get too close because
seem to mind lifting a student or two that ics win. ese people who think they can recently ushed.” I’m allergic.
had been o the keto diet for a couple of
weeks. just waltz right in and take over the place e teacher, Mr. Richard, would cas- e moral of the story is that it doesn’t
matter what age you are, what shape you
Ballroom dancing has become a lost are in for a rude awakening. So, it pays to cade around the room, one hand in the air are, what size you are or whether you
art, because there just aren’t a lot of balls have two left feet, you can probably dance
to go to these days. Back in Cinderella’s know what you’re doing. Once I saw two holding his imaginary partner’s hand, the better than I can. If I could meet up with
day, they had a lot of balls. If I had the Cinderella after the ball I have a few ques-
balls that Cinderella’s evil stepmother had fully imbibed lasses trying to tango, and in other on his stomach. He looked like a tions for her. Like, can you really become
I’d never get anything done.To me, the princess if a glass slipper happens to t
weirdest part of that story is not that you 30 seconds they had each other in a clove little teapot, short and stout, there was his your foot? If so, that’s interesting, because
could train mice to pull a pumpkin that Kate Middleton and I both wear the same
turns into a carriage—all of that seems hitch. It takes two to tango, three if neither handle, there was his spout. When it came shoe size.
plausible. But who would design footwear
made of glass? If they play the “Mexican of them knows how to untie a clove hitch. time for us to mimic the moves, I couldn’t Join Rick and the Trillium vocal group
Hat Dance” there’s going to be carnage for some love and harmony at 12 Peekskill
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for dancing class, thinking that it would with someone when, ushed with relief,

make me more poised around adults or they say, “Wow, that could have been way

something. What it did do was activate worse.”

my hormones, and all of a sudden my Anyway, the exhibition was really fun,

entire endocrine system, which had been and there were some participants who

sitting around playing cards, nally had could really dance. ere was one guy

something to do. ey made the girls wear with a bunch of tattoos that picked up his

white gloves, probably to see if us guys had instructor and held her aloft like he was

been recently dusted. ey should have about to throw her 20 yards down eld in

made them wear full haz-mat suits, be- a perfect spiral. Another guy looked as if

cause who knows what we were up to right he might keel right over if his instructor

before class? I was probably out working left him alone for more than three seconds.

on my mini-bike. I always made a bee-line You could feel the joy some of them felt

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TIX: SchoolhouseTheater.org | June 13th-30th Park Road parking compromise
(914) 277-8477 | 3 Owens RD. Croton Falls, NY | [email protected]
To the editor, mise that would put this issue to
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ing on Park Road in Goldens ways on Park Road, and visitors
Bridge. is action unleashed to the neighborhood and the
neighbor-to-neighbor hostilities Wild Oaks Preserve.
due to parking space scarcity and
the additional parking conges- e board is also considering
tion that a ected the three pri- a compromise presented from
vate courts along the road in this the resident who spearheaded
townhouse community. Visitors the parking ban. It would restore
could not understand why they
were forbidden to park their car ve spaces and would continue
in the empty spot right in front to ban much-needed parking in
of their destination. front of his townhouse. is pro-
posal would concentrate parking
e Town Board is consider- along a small portion of the road
ing restoring some parking along instead of spreading parked cars
this road. e residents of the along a larger section to create a
neighborhood are equally split natural and sparser distribution
on this issue. Some enjoy the of parked cars. It is an unfair
park-like ambiance. Some want compromise that will shift, not
needed parking restored on Park heal, community resentments.
Road and parking congestion
on their court alleviated. At the I urge the board to sup-
June 10 Town Board meeting, port a compromise that will be
I proposed a 50-50 solution to perceived as fair and serves the
the board that would equitably needs of the entire community.
address the parking needs of the Restoring parking on Park Road
community and restore parking south from Dogwood Court is
along half of the road. a compromise that will work to
reduce neighbor tensions and
Restoring seven parking spots, would begin to heal the divide in
from Dogwood Court south to our neighborhood.
the private road of e Glen
townhouses is the only compro- Ellen Brief

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In praise of the public library

Dear Dr. Linda, brary seems to have been dimin- places for free “mommy and while others provide resources
me” groups, free story times for for people with disabilities. For
Please remind your readers ished because of technological STRONG preschoolers, book club meet- example, some libraries have sta
to visit their public library this advancements. People have all LEARNING ings, community plays, concerts, members uent in sign language.
summer. We, along with our the knowledge they can imagine art displays and senior citizen
get-togethers. In other words, Finally, libraries provide teens
neighboring libraries are o er- literally at their ngertips. Yet, DR. LINDA they are where people of similar with opportunities to do vol-
SILBERT interests and needs can meet unteer work, internships and
ing a variety of programs for every little town and big city still others in the community—and jobs, and a ord little children
membership doesn’t cost a thing the opportunity to learn about
preschoolers, children, teens has a library and they’re still alive (unless you don’t return your sharing which is essential to child
checked-out books on time) development.
and adults. Unfortunately, many and well and needed more than
In addition to lending books, e public library has lasted
people only think of the library ever. libraries across the country also this long because it serves the
lend books on tape, videos, cake needs of the community. And
as a place to go if you want to e public library is just that— where local laws and issues are pans, framed posters, tools, unless we fail to support the
as well as original art. Special institution as it has supported
borrow books. We o er much public. As a result, it’s open to addressed. collections grow out of speci c the community itself, it will
community needs. continue to be the heart of every
more. Just contact us to learn everyone in the community and e public library is the only city, whether urban, suburban, or
ey also have become in- rural.
about our summer programs. not just those who can a ord community municipality that is volved in providing support for
residents—partnering with local Support and celebrate your
anks so much. to purchase books. It o ers free devoted to the intellectual and agencies to address social issues public library!
like providing meals for hungry
Lauren, a dedicated librarian access to books and other forms social welfare of the community. children or by providing tutoring Dr. Linda
for immigrants in order to learn
of education and culture. It’s the e original idea was to provide English. Many libraries that Dr. Linda is co-author of “Why
provide reading help or help with Bad Grades Happen to Good Kids,”
Dear Lauren, center of the community where access to books of all kinds— tax return preparation. Some and director of Strong Learning
even provide video conferenc- Tutoring and SAT/ACT Test Prep.
ank you so much for con- residents can meet face to face. books from which to acquire ing for small start-up businesses, Send your questions to [email protected]
stronglearning.com. Find more
tacting me because it gives me a Each community has public knowledge, books with informa- articles at StrongLearning.com.

chance to talk about the impor- schools designed speci cally to tion to help us solve problems,

tance of public libraries. educate the children. Each com- books with stories for our enter-

When Benjamin Franklin munity has a police station and a tainment and development, or all

founded the rst library in 1731, re department (also created by three. Libraries today still provide

he could never have imagined Benjamin Franklin) to protect books and they provide, more

that 288 years later, libraries and assist everyone in emergen- importantly even, a meeting place

would not be as valued because cies. Each community has a post where people have a chance to

of the Digital Age. Back in o ce (also created by Benjamin meet others. ere actually is no

Franklin’s time, next to schools, Franklin) so its residents can other place in a community for

the library was the hub of knowl- send letters, packages, etc. to this to occur outside of houses of

edge in the community. others around the world. And, worship or schools.

Brother VicsBut now, the value of the li- each community has a town hall Libraries today are meeting
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KVIS awards TOWN CROSSING
student
Government at Work
scholarships
e following is a list of Bedford and Lewisboro meetings that
e Katonah Village Improvement So- are scheduled to take place from ursday, June 20, to Wednesday,
ciety awarded the inaugural Rewilding June 26
Summer Program scholarships to Caitlyn
Brennan and Nate Becker, fourth-grade • ursday, June 20, 1 p.m.—Bedford Wetlands Control Com-
students at Katonah Elementary School, mission, Second-Floor Conference Room, 425 Cherry St., Bedford
on ursday, June 13. Hills

Jill Miller, manager of William Raveis • Monday, June 24, 7:30 p.m.—Bedford Planning Board, Bedford
Real Estate in Katonah, gave the third Courtroom, 325 Bedford Road, Bedford Hills
scholarship (a summer learning experience
at the Crane-Beshar Rhinoceros Creek • Monday, June 24, 7:30 p.m.—Lewisboro Town Board, Lewis-
Reservation in Somers) to Ava Cronin, boro Library, 15 Main St., South Salem
also a fourth grader at KES.
• Wednesday, June 26, 7:30 p.m.—Lewisboro Zoning Board of
ese three students wrote essays and Appeals, 79 Bouton Road, South Salem
did art projects as part of the application
process. Fireworks Spectacular

Jill Miller, William Raveis Katonah sales e 21st annual Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular will be
manager; Ava Cronin, Caitlyn Brennan held Saturday, June 29, at Onatru Farm Park (Fields 3, 4 and 5). e
event is presented by the town of Lewisboro and Mercedes Benz of
and Nate Becker, scholarship winners; and Goldens Bridge.
Donna Garr, KVIS scholarship chairperson
Designated parking begins at 5 p.m. Tra c on Elmwood Road
PHOTO COURTESY OF ROBERTA GAUDREAU will be restricted to one direction (north). Use Route 123 to Shady
Lane.

e cost of admission is $20 per car.
Entertainment begins with live musical performances from De-
tour (7 p.m.) and Vince Castellucci and the Locals (8:15 p.m.). e
reworks display begins at dusk.

ere will also be food trucks.
Pets, smoking, open ames, barbecues and personal reworks are
all prohibited.
Attendees are advised to bring their own blankets, lawn chairs
and insect repellant.

e rain date is Saturday, July 6.

Book Launch Party

e Katonah Village Library will host a launch party for the re-
lease of Katonah author Lauren Acampora’s new novel, “ e Paper
Wasp” at 6 p.m. Friday, June 21.

e book has already been named a Best Summer Read by e
New York Times Book Review and Publishers Weekly. Her debut
collection of linked stories, “ e Wonder Garden,” was published
by Grove in May 2015. It was named a Barnes & Noble Discover

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CROSSING “to increase awareness of death how to download free eBooks and celebrate with ice cream moon. is new documentary
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tion and was chosen as one of for this free event. Co ee and Users must know their de- and incentives. Kindergarten Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and
the best books of the year by snacks will be provided. vice ID and password. through grade two receive a Michael Collins embark on a
Amazon and NPR. It won the prize for every ve books read historic trip to the moon. In
GLCA New Writers Award, Lewisboro Library LEARN THE MAORI and logged in their Summer addition, attendees can also see
was a nalist for the New Eng- Programs STICK DANCE Reading Log, up to 20 books. a preview of an upcoming PBS
land Book Award, and was on Grades three through ve re- miniseries Chasing the Moon,
the longlist for e Story Prize. e Lewisboro Library is At 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, ceive a prize for every four an in-depth look at those in-
located at 15 Main St., South children in preschool through hours of reading time logged volved in the historic “race to
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OBITUARIES

Michael Nash John Van Valkenburg John C.
Slonczewski
Michael Nash died ursday, May 30, John Van Valkenburg passed away on Saturday, June 15, in Somers. He was
in Williamsport, Pa. He was 78. 79. John C. Slonczewski, of
Katonah, passed away peace-
He was preceded in death by his wife, John was a longtime resident of South Salem and spent his entire life in fully in his sleep on May 31.
Joan R. Nash, and his brother, James Westchester County. He was born Dec. 18, 1939, and was raised in Larchmont. He was 89.
Nash.
John leaves behind many dear friends in Westchester County, and he cher- Born July 26, 1929, in New
He was born July 4, 1940, in Katonah. ished those friendships greatly. Also among his friendships were not just his York City to addeus and
Michael received his bachelor’s degree in dear friends, but numerous animals over the years that he had either befriend- Carolina, his childhood was
agriculture from the University of Rhode ed, or taken in, which often included nursing them back to health. spent in the Upper West Side
Island. He was an insurance executive and on Long Island. After
and a proud member of the Lions Club John was exceptional and special in his qualities as a friend to people and high school, John attended
for more than 30 years. animals alike. John was also a professional photographer, selling many of his Worcester Polytechnic Insti-
photographs to local merchants, collectors, or to publications such as e New tute, graduating in 1950. He
Surviving are his sons, Kevin G. Nash York Times. He also did photographic work for the New York Rangers. John received his Ph.D in physics
(Tara), of Williamsport, and Michael F. was also an accomplished musician, playing in several bands during his lifetime. from Rutgers University in
Nash Jr., of Bay Shore, N.Y.; a grand- 1955.
daughter, Livia M. Nash; a brother, John John is survived by his brother, George Van Valkenburg Jr. of Jacksonville,
Nash (Midge), of Massachusetts; and a Fla.; his sisters, Joan, of Charleston, W.V., and Ann, of Bradenton, Fla.; as well at year also saw the be-
sister, Barbara Hudgins, of Virginia. as 13 nieces and nephews. ginning of John’s career as a
theoretical physicist working
In lieu of owers, memorial contribu- He was pre-deceased by his parents, George Van Valkenburg and Catherine for IBM, the leading com-
tions may be made in Michael’s name to Ryan Van Valkenburg, of Larchmont, and his sisters, Mary and Arlene. puter development company
your local Lion’s Club. at the time. His career there
Services were held at Clark Associates Funeral Home, Katonah. Burial took lasted from 1955 until his re-
place on Wednesday morning at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne. tirement in 2002, and encom-
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John enjoyed classical mu-
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the violin and cello, and had a
special interest in cosmology.
He loved traveling and study-
ing languages from around
the world. He will be remem-
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humor, and undivided atten-
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for many patient hours spent
in games and activities with
his children and grandchil-
dren.

John is survived by his wife,
Esther (Lepore), and three
children, Joan, Craig and Di-
ane. In addition, he has three
grandchildren, Daniel, Mat-
thew and Odessa.

Services were held at Clark
Associates Funeral Home,
Katonah.


THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2019 SCHOOLS & CAMPS THE KATONAH LEWISBORO TIMES PAGE 19

Kennedy Catholic
HS graduates the
CLASS OF 2019

The Kennedy Class of 2019
and their friends and family.

BY RICH KIRBY
GUEST WRITER

Kennedy Catholic held its commencement June 8, at St.

Joseph’s Church in Somers, graduating 144 students.

Following the familiar strains of “Pomp and

Circumstance” and an invocation delivered by Anthony

Sanseverino from the graduating class, Patricia Curtin, the

salutatorian who lives in Hawthorne, took to the podium.

Curtin, a National Merit Scholarship winner who will be

attending Notre Dame, delivered an alternately whimsical

and moving speech that lit upon the transience, and

importance, of memories made in high school.

Diplomas were then conferred by e Most Reverend

Peter Byrne, auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of New

York, and Rev. Mark G. Vaillancourt, Ph.D, president and Valedictorian Eileen Cooney
principal of Kennedy Catholic.

A number of local businesses and service groups

rewarded nearly two dozen members of the graduating class

for both their scholarship and public service. e Somers

Women’s Club, Somers Democratic Club, Somers Police

Benevolent Association, Weinstein Pharmacy of Katonah,
Lincoln Hall Foundation, Northeast Westchester Rotary Salutatorian Patricia Curtin

Club, Knights of Columbus of Somers, and the Carmel-

Kent Lions Club were among those acknowledged as the awards were made to the graduates. All that local money

went to lining the graduates’ pockets on top of the nearly $42 million in merit-based college scholarships already

awarded to the Class of 2019.

In her valedictory speech, Ossining native Eileen Cooney thanked the school’s faculty for their focus upon

developing her “moral compass.” Cooney, headed for Providence College, was also the recipient of a NY State

Scholarship for Academic Excellence.

Kennedy maintains a very active and invested alumni community, and the school wastes no time in bolstering

its ranks. Fred Compton, director of advancement and alumni relations, formally inducted the Class on 2019 into

the Kennedy Catholic Alumni Association just before the newly-minted grads led out of the church.

From the invocation through the valedictory, the name of the 145th graduate was continuously invoked during

the ceremony. Brendan Maguire, member of the Kennedy Class of 2019 until his death from cancer last summer,

was a beloved presence in the classroom and on the ball eld. Maguire’s family has established a scholarship in

his name.

Rev. Mark G. Vaillancourt, Ph.D, president and principal of Kennedy Catholic.

PHOTOS COURTESY OF RICH KIRBY


PAGE 20 THE KATONAH LEWISBORO TIMES SCHOOLS & CAMPS THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2019
Christen Ferrara
JOHN JAY HIGH SCHOOL

Teen of the Month:
Christen Ferrara

BY KATE BELDERS
CONTRIBUTING WRITER

PHOTO: KATE BELDERS For Christen Ferrara, graduating John Jay High School senior, responsibility and
hard work are at the core of everything she does, whether that involves caring for a
1,400-pound horse or managing the John Jay varsity football team.

Born in Mount Kisco, Ferrara resided in both Hawthorne and Pleasantville before
moving to the Lewisboro School District in the sixth grade. After entering John Jay
High School, Ferrara gravitated toward mathematics and English. For Ferrara, math
is a subject that not only comes naturally to her but one she enjoys.

It would be her interest in mathematics that would lead her to take a senior intern-
ship at the A2 Salon, in Ridge eld, Conn. At the A2 Salon, Ferrara learned about
advertising, marketing, and running a small business. She states that her “internship
experience has been really interesting,” and it has allowed her to “get a feel of how a
small business operates.”

In addition to her fondness of math and English, Ferrara is known for her strong
work ethic. Renee Psihountas, John Jay High School math teacher, said, “I have
watched Christen persevere in math and grow tremendously. At this time of year,
while some of her peers are having some signi cant ‘senioritis,’ she has shown steady,
consistent, exceptional e ort. She always has a mature and thoughtful approach to
her studies.”

In addition to her studies this year, Ferrara served as the team manager for the
John Jay varsity football team. Starting with summer training camp and throughout
the football season, Ferrara was responsible for setting up drills and sideline equip-
ment, collecting uniforms, and lming practices. Before games, she was in charge
of stocking the sideline with everything the team could need for the game from
footballs to water.

James Clark, head coach of the John Jay varsity football team, said that Ferrara was
an “integral part of the team’s success this season.” He describes Ferrara as a team
manager who was always prepared no matter what came her way.

“I can remember asking her on a rainy game day if we had plastic bags for our
towels and sideline equipment. She just laughed at me and said, ‘already done,’” to
which Mr. Clark replied, “of course it was.”

Ferrara feels that serving as the manager of the football team taught her responsi-
bility and the importance of being a team player.

When not in school, she can be found at Echo Farm in South Salem, which Fer-
rara describes as “like a home to her” and the people “like family.” For Ferrara, horse
riding is a signi cant part of her life as she has been riding since she was 5 and a part
of the Echo Farm family since the age of 9. When speaking about riding, she says
that it is her love of horses and the connection that she feels with them that drives
her to work hard and to compete at her highest possible level.

During the competition season, Ferrara participates in at least three shows a
month. She enjoys competing, stating that “going into the ring, you get a rush of
nerves in a good way” and “you get to show the world” who you are as a rider. When
not competing, she spends her time at Echo Farm riding, training, and working.
During her time at Echo Farm, Ferrara has ridden and trained three Echo horses:
Bullet, Justice, and JB. In the summer, she works as a counselor at the farm’s summer
camp where she provides an example to younger riders.

Callie Bauer, owner and head trainer at Echo Farm said, “Not only do the younger
kids look up to her now as a role model” but “she is also an example to them of proper
barn etiquette and correct horsemanship.” Bauer goes on to say that she is “proud of
the young lady Christen has become” and that she “looks forward to seeing all the
great things Ms. Ferrara will accomplish.”

is fall, Ferrara will be attending Penn State to major in advertising. In college,
she wants to focus on working with marketing statistics and what attracts people to
particular advertisements and the psychology around how products are targeted to
speci c demographics. She hopes that once she completes her college degree that she
can work for an advertising agency.

Looking back at her time at John Jay, her experience working with the football
team has served to shape lasting memories, especially the games and pep rallies.
Additionally, she credits the support of John Jay teachers who not only made classes
interesting but brought fun into learning.

Ferrara is the daughter of Michael and Donna Ferrara. Michael is a banker with
UBS and Donna is a homemaker.

e Katonah Lewisboro Times would like to congratulate Ferrara and all the students
pro led during the 2018-2019 school year on their graduation. We also want to send a
special thanks to Assistant Principal Vincent Bell and the sta and faculty at John Jay
High School for their support of this column.


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Joe LaSorsa, a LaSorsa circa 2007,
Katonah native, when he played on
was drafted by the the 9U Lewisboro
Tampa Bay Rays. travel team.

PHOTOS COURTESY OF ST. PHOTO COURTESY OF
JOHN’S ATHLETICS ROBERT CUMMINGS

Katonah’s LaSorsa drafted by Rays
Left-handed pitcher selected in 18th round of MLB draft

BY ROB DIANTONIO but eventually the Rays picked named to the American Baseball love for the game. look to get better each and every
CONTRIBUTING WRITER me and I was ecstatic because I Coaches Association/Rawlings “ ey crafted and polished me day and always give 110 percent.”
was so excited to nally have my All-Northeast Region Second
Joe LaSorsa, a Katonah native, name called,” he said. “I saw it on Team. into the pitcher I am today,” he
was drafted by the Tampa Bay the computer and then the Rays said.
Rays in the 18th round of the area scout called me and told me As a sophomore at St. John’s,
MLB draft on June 5. they loved me and congratula- LaSorsa made a team-high 26 LaSorsa’s family and friends
tions.” appearances in relief and went may get to see him pitch at the
“It meant the world to me and 4-0 with seven saves and a 2.09 minor league level in the near
my family,” said LaSorsa, a left- e 6-foot-5 southpaw just ERA. He struck out 36 batters future. e Rays’ Class A short-
handed pitcher. “Ever since I wrapped up a sensational junior over 51.2 innings. season minor league team is the
started baseball I told my family season with St. John’s University. Hudson Valley Renegades, who
I wanted to play Major League After spending his freshman and LaSorsa graduated from Iona play their home games in Wap-
Baseball and the Rays are helping sophomore years as a reliever, Prep (New Rochelle) in 2016, pingers (Dutchess County).
me get one step closer to that.” LaSorsa shifted into a starting where he led the Gaels to a
role. He had a 1.66 ERA while CHSAA title in his senior year. “Every day now when I show
LaSorsa said he was elding a striking out 67 batters over 86.2 up to the stadium I love being
lot of phone calls from di erent innings. He held opposing bat- LaSorsa credited his father, there and it’s a huge step forward
teams on the day he was selected. ters to a .199 average and was brother and coaches at both St. in the right direction to be play-
John’s and Iona Prep for instruct- ing every day with a professional
“I kept dropping (in the draft) ing him and helping to mold his baseball team,” LaSorsa said. “I

Ellie Kalman begins
etching name in history

Harvey freshman averages eight goals per game

BY DOMINICK DEPOLE our team bonding is so special playing for a few years before

CONTRIBUTING WRITER and it’s fun to be with everyone. starting back up.

Playing with them makes me “My coach (Greg Janos) is the

As a freshman in high school, feel so amazing.” one who really made me love

it’s hard to even make a varsity e North Salem native, the sport,” Kalman said. “He is

squad, never mind lead to an originally from Pound Ridge, the man. I watched the team

HVAL title while dominating has practiced with the varsity play and said, ‘that looks like so

o ensively. team since the sixth grade and much fun.’ When I got on the

Ellie Kalman, who attends the has played since the seventh. team I was really nervous and

e Harvey Schoo, has de ed all “I really love the sport and I he made me feel so welcomed.

odds, scoring almost eight goals practice a lot,” Kalman said. “I He is intense, but just the right

Ellie Kalman per game this year on the girls take a lot of my time doing wall amount intense. It is so much

PHOTO lacrosse team. ball or anything to get myself fun.”
COURTESY OF
THE HARVEY “It’s really exciting (being moving. I’m really aggressive and Her love of the game has
SCHOOL
a younger player on varsity),” make a good e ort at cutting for propelled her into the record

Kalman said. “It’s really cool. the ball.” books already at a young age.

Lacrosse is my favorite sport Introduced to the sport in the SEE KALMAN PAGE 23
for sure. I love the fastness and third grade, Kalman stopped


THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2019 SPORTS THE KATONAH LEWISBORO TIMES PAGE 23

Youth soccer team wins Westchester Cup

BY LUKE BUGONI
CONTRIBUTING WRITER

e U10 John Jay boys

youth soccer team was

crowned champions of

the Westchester Cup

Tournament June 8.

e tournament follows

a round-robin divisional

format in the fall and the

top two seeds from each

division advance to the

knockout stages which

take place in the spring.

After nishing second

in their group, the Indians

earned the right to move

on to the rst round of

the knockout stages, where

they took on and defeated

Riverdale by a score of 3-2.

e Indians kept things

rolling in the semi- nals

as they defeated a strong

Beekman team on the road,

3-2.

“ e Beekman game

was a great, physical game.

Absolute nail biter,” said

assistant coach Mike

Ciarcia.

After winning two

straight elimination games,

John Jay moved onto the

nal at Purchase College PHOTO COURTESY OF MIKE CIARCIA
and played number one The John Jay U10 soccer team
2019 NYXFC
seeded Eastchester, who
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Sapadin. John Jay would not the nals as well, losing

Eastchester would later relinquish that lead 1-0. Two other JJFC teams

respond with a goal of their again and would later be made it to the knockout

own thanks to a penalty crowned champions of e rounds,” said Ciarcia.

kick. Westchester Cup. “ is team in particular

e two teams then While the o ense was has been playing very well

traded goals once again as fantastic, so was John Jay since forming as second

John Jay’s Jacob Dost gave goalie Zach Goldstein. graders. ey’ve moved

the Indians a 2-1 lead, but Goldstein nished with up a division after each

Eastchester would tie the 12 saves and coach Ciarcia season and are currently in

game again thanks to a said Goldstein, “played Division 2. Led by coach

de ected goal. incredibly well.” Elliot O’Sullivan, the boys

With the score tied 2-2 After defeating such a play a strong team game

late, John Jay needed a great Eastchester team, it’s and trust each other.”

hero and got just that in clear that John Jay FC has

KALMAN awesome to also get an knocked o Wooster in
opportunity to play in the HVAL championship
FROM PAGE 22 college.” in which Kalman had
another vintage outing in
She has now tallied After quickly climbing early May.
152 career goals and was the ranks from the seventh
selected as an HVAL all- grade until now, Kalman Harvey’s program has
star in 2018. ere has only continues to polish her been undefeated for two
been one other player at game as a high school years now, but something
Harvey to ever score 200 student. about this season was
goals, as Kalman will go di erent.
after the record for the next Playing on a travel team
three years. named ‘91,’ as well as “We had a lot of good
working out with a trainer moments this year,”
“ at’s really exciting helps Kalman stay on top Kalman said. “ is year,
to me,” Kalman said of of her game. our dynamic was really
the record. “It would be strong.”
As a team, Harvey


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Top row, from left: Alexis
and Dr. Leo Leiderman,
Chamber co-President Alan
Eifert, Robert Knowlton,
Andrew and Erica Baren
and Chamber co-President
Anne Hanley; bottom row,
from left: Sharon and
Jonathan “Yoni”
Leiderman, Emily and
Debra Knowlton.

PHOTO: BRETT
FREEMAN

Two students awarded Chamber scholarships
County Executive George Latimer attends as guest speaker

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Commerce awarded two schol- brother’s memory, and was par- with the Lewisboro Ambu- ment has bureaucracy that needs And that’s where the Chamber
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