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Thursday, June 27, 2019 North Salem News – Page 3
Town Supervisor Warren Lucas and Ambulance Corps
Captain Maria Hlushko, Lieutenant Lew Mead, and Senator
Peter Harckham’s representative, David Zeiger congratulate
Ron Hendrie and his students on a job well done.
Students make podium for ambulance corps
BY JODI WEINBERGER their teacher Ron Hendrie pre- trainings and also when the building it was the podium that “ ese guys were a pleasure
EDITOR sented the podium to the ambu- building is used as a shelter for made us look really good be- to work with.” Hendrie said,
lance corps at the Board of Ed- residents during bad weather. cause we were not in the best “ ey really took the initiative.
ree North Salem High ucation meeting on Wednesday, place,” Lucas said. You can’t get that at Kohl’s.”
School students were honored June 19. It was fully constructed David Zeiger, a community
for their work in making a po- but waiting on a coat of paint liaison for Sen. Pete Harck- He recounted a story he was Ambulance Corps Captain
dium for the North Salem Vol- and the ambulance corps logo. ham, presented certi cates of told about how one of the stu- Maria Hlushko also thanked
unteer Ambulance Corps. achievement to the students. dents who made the podium for the students for their work.
e podium will be used by Town Hall in 1996 later ended
Students Brett Itchkow, Kurt the corps when it hosts speak- “We want to thank you for up in court for some kind of “I want to thank the school
Guldan, and Ryan DePaoli and ers, community groups and the work you did,” Zeiger said. tra c ticket but was let o and Ron Hendrie on behalf of
“It’s incredible the e ort you when he told the judge how he the Ambulance Corps,” Hlush-
put in.” helped construct the podium. ko said. “We appreciate all the
hard work, there is nothing in
Supervisor Warren Lucas Don’t get any ideas, he joked our ambulance corps that will
said students in the 1990s had with the students. be as beautiful.”
made podiums for Town Hall
and the Croton Falls Fire De- Ron Hendrie, the teacher “ ese three young men
partment and those have held who oversaw the students, said deserve to be congratulated,”
up “phenomenally well.” more than 200 work hours were School Board President An-
put into the podium. drew Brown said.
“Before we got the new
David Zeiger presents a Certiﬁcate of Achievement to the students. PHOTOS: CHRIS AQUINA
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New rules in place for measles vaccination
BY JODI WEINBERGER and respect freedom of religion, our rst County had contracted measles, County care exclusions issued by the Depart-
EDITOR job is to protect the public health and by Executive George Latimer said. ment of Health have proven e ective in
signing this measure into law, we will help ensuring parents get their children vac-
North Salem parents will get letters prevent further transmissions and stop e children, who are between the ages cinated with MMR. e Department of
from the district soon about the state’s this outbreak right in its tracks.” of six months and 14 years old, hail from Health’s ongoing e orts, including mes-
new law removing non-medical exemp- Bedford and Mount Kisco. None of them saging about the importance of vaccina-
tions from school vaccination require- Although the State can claim high im- attend public schools, Latimer said. tions in several languages, have resulted
ments for children. munization rates overall, preventable dis- in a drastic uptick in vaccinations. Since
eases like measles remain a public health Since October 1, 2018, the Depart- the measles outbreak began last fall, more
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed threat when administrative loopholes ment of Health has worked closely with than 49,000 doses of the MMR vaccina-
the legislation on June 13. allow children to go unvaccinated, carry- local o cials to launch an unprecedented tion have been administered in Rockland,
ing the potential to harm communities— public health response to the current Orange and Westchester Counties.
e United States is currently expe- and especially our most vulnerable resi- measles outbreak—the largest in New
riencing the worst outbreak of measles dents—throughout the state. Statewide, York State since 1991. School and day-
in more than 25 years, with outbreaks in 96 percent of school-age children have
pockets of New York primarily driving the been inoculated against measles, mumps
crisis, the state said in a press release. As a and rubella, with the “MMR” vaccine, but
result of non-medical vaccination exemp- a measles outbreak continues to a ect
tions, many communities across New York communities in several parts of the state
have unacceptably low rates of vaccination, where the rate is lower. New York State
and those unvaccinated children can often currently allows both medical and reli-
attend school where they may spread the gious exemptions to the MMR and other
disease to other unvaccinated students. vaccines for students attending school.
is new law will help protect the public “Governor Cuomo’s leadership has
amid this ongoing outbreak. continually raised the standard of public
health and well-being across New York
e Board of Education said they have State,” New York State Health Commis-
some students who are not vaccinated in sioner Dr. Howard Zucker said. “Immu-
the district and those families were con- nizations give children the best protection
tacted about the law, which went into ef- from serious childhood diseases and are
fect immediately. safe and e ective. e e orts taken today
stand in stark contrast to the disturbing
“ e science is crystal clear: Vaccines are anti-vaccination trends nationwide and
safe, e ective and the best way to keep our underscore New York’s commitment to
children safe. is administration has tak- protecting public health.”
en aggressive action to contain the measles
outbreak, but given its scale, additional In April, Eight children in Westchester
steps are needed to end this public health
crisis,” Cuomo said. “While I understand
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WESTCHESTER COUNTY BOARD OF LEGISLATORS
Covill touts county accomplishments
Katonah resident seeks second term
BY BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER of the delays there has been the top speed sign it because of procedural issues. e
CONTRIBUTING EDITOR of electric vehicles, which might put of- home-rule request was approved again at
cers at a disadvantage should they nd the board’s June 3 meeting.
Two years after helping Democrats themselves in a high-speed pursuit, for “I think there was some hesitation,
reclaim a majority on the Westchester example. Covill, though, said the county although in the end, because we have
County Board of Legislators by ousting a is looking at its options. structural de cits in the budget, we have
Republican o cial, Kitley Covill is hop- Last year, the Board of Legislators also to address it,” Covill said of the increase.
ing to keep District 2 blue. voted to raise the age of purchase for to- Covill said infrastructure projects are
In an interview, the Katonah resident bacco from 18 to 21. One of the reasons also coming to her district: Bedford,
touted the county’s environmental initia- for this, Covill said, was to target vap- Lewisboro, Mount Kisco, North Salem,
tives during the last two years, such as the ing products because of their popularity Pound Ridge and the southwesternmost
board’s recent ban on expanded polysty- among teenagers. portion of Somers. A 1.2-mile stretch of
rene, a white foam material often used for “People were very supportive of that,” Long Ridge Road in Bedford is being
co ee cups and carryout containers. Covill said. “I think people see how much paved, which cost $1.2 million, she said.
Covill, who said she regularly volun- it has been marketed to kids.” “It’s expensive to pave,” she added. PHOTO: FACEBOOK
teers to keep her Katonah street clean e next step, Covill said, is for the Also being repaired by the county are County Legislator Kitley Covill
of litter, said the county board was also county to ban all avored vaping products. the bridge on June Road (North Salem)
working on a plastic bag ban before New “ e only fault line is menthol; if we and salt domes in Lewisboro and Somers. She said she is also looking into the
York State beat them to the punch. e should ban menthol,” Covill said. “We’re Other projects under review include re- possibility of solar panels at the farm.
environment, she said, has been a big trying to gure out if that’s viable to placing the roof of the main building at Covill said she is eager to win a second
piece of what lawmakers have tackled at do. As we speak, there’s a couple people Mountain Lakes Camp (North Salem) term in November to “ nish what [she]
the county level “because we set a tone.” working on it, to get that polished up and and repairing buildings at Ward Pound started.” She said the favorite part of her
“Sometimes I think Westchester sends a ready to go.” Ridge Reservation (Lewisboro). job is talking with her constituents to see
message to the rest of the state on what e county is also working to approve a e county is also working on renova- how she can address their issues.
you can do,” Covill said. penny-per-dollar rise in local sales taxes, tions at Muscoot Farm (Somers), which, “If you have a problem, contact me,”
e county factors green concerns into from 7.375 percent to 8.375 percent. A she said, needs new fencing and a solu- she said. “I may not be able to solve it, but
nearly all of its decisions, she said, in- home-rule request by the Board of Leg- tion to its drainage problem. I might know someone who might know
cluding the purchase of new equipment. islators was approved by both the state “We want good fencing to protect the how to solve it. We can bring it to the at-
Westchester has even looked into buying Senate and Assembly but was sent back animals,” Covill said. “And we want to tention of other people. Just call, you’d be
electric police cruisers, Covill said. One to the county before the governor could make sure we can use the pastures.” surprised how responsive we are.”
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Wallauer Paint and Design
has got you covered
Business has been family-run
for nearly 100 years PHOTOS COURTESY OF WALLAUER PAINT AND DESIGN
The Duncan family
BY BOB DUMAS six new stores last year bringing the total said. “We sell a lot of paint. It’s 75 percent Wallauer’s has 14 designers on sta who
to 17 locations, including 14 in Westches- of our business.” do a lot of in-home color consultations.
ter County and two in Putnam and one eir paint departments o er an exten- “A lot of customers want the designers
Summer is here—a time when many in Rockland. Wallauer’s has been helping sive line of interior, exterior and specialty to come to their home, rather than having
homeowners and other DIY weekend homeowners with their paint and decorat- paints, stains and everything else needed to come to the store,” Klein said. “We do
warriors nally get around to taking on ing needs since 1921. for just about any decorating project. a lot of color and design consultations and
those long-awaited home improvement Klein said all the Wallauer stores carry But Klein says one shouldn’t think of the trend is building.”
projects. Paving the way and making those a full spectrum of paint and decorating Wallauer Paint and Design as a big-box So, what sets Wallauer’s apart from
tasks a little less intimidating is Wallauer products and services. Services Wallauer chain store. It’s a local family-owned busi- other home-improvement paint and hard-
Paint and Design. ey have you covered o ers include in-store and at-home color ness that prides itself on its customer ser- ware stores?
from start to nish for all your home-im- and/or design consultations, and profes- vice and o ers all the clout of a large chain ‘ e major di erence is our people,”
provement needs. sional installation for all window cover- but with a mom-and-pop-store ambiance Klein said. “ e average tenure of our em-
e business was started by the Wal- ings, including blinds, shades, shutters and that provides a personal touch from a ployees is 20 years and they know this cat-
lauer/Duncan family in White Plains 98 draperies. ey also carry major brands knowledgeable, experienced, friendly sta . egory inside out. Our customer service is
years ago, according to Ed Klein, Wallau- such as Hunter Douglas, Benjamin Moore “We are opening a new Ace Hardware the No.1 di erentiator We view ourselves
er’s chief operating o cer. ey acquired paint and stains as well as franchised Ace store in New Rochelle in July,” Klein not- as a family-owned go-to place for both
H a r d w a r e ed. “We have been involved with Ace for contractors and homeowners.”
stores. In fact, about ve years.” Klein said he’s very optimistic about the
Wallauer’s is Klein said Wallauer’s is poised to help future of Wallauer Paint and Design as the
the largest Ben- not just the DIYers and contractors, but business continues to grow.
jamin Moore the growing trend of Do-It-For-Me “We have a business plan for both or-
paint dealer in (DIFM) crowd as well. ganic growth and potential acquisitions,”
We s t c h e s t e r, “Our product knowledge and service Klein said. “Rockland and Putnam coun-
Putnam, and are very unique,”Klein said.“We deal with ties are a big target as well as further lever-
Rockland coun- all types of projects. For the DIFMs, they aging and growing our Outside Paint and
ties. are very involved in picking the colors and Design teams throughout Westchester.
“We are one asking for advice—and then hand the job e number of outlets we have in total are
of Benjamin o to the contractor. When it’s something solid. It now comes down to serving the
Moore’s Top 10 like window treatments and they know changing needs of the consumer and con-
dealers in North what their expectations are, they leverage tractors in the future and having a great
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Wallauer is one of Benjamin Moore’s Top 10 dealers in North of our scale and fessionally measured and installed for the
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Thursday, June 27, 2019 OPINION North Salem News – Page 9
Managing your kids’ screen time this summer
Dear Dr. Linda, other people, developing friends and Try these ideas for starters:
Summer is a great time for playing games as a family
I’m writing on behalf of my friends STRONG deepening relationships with family such as Scrabble, Monopoly, and card games. Get them
and myself. We’re dreading sum- LEARNING members? Again, there’s not enough interested in crossword puzzles, word nds, and Sudoku.
mer vacation because we know how research out there yet, but common You can nd some that can be played online or purchase
the puzzle books themselves.
dangerous too much screen time is, DR. LINDA sense would tell you it’s probably bet- Check out your local historical society and museums
SILBERT to nd out where you can take them to learn about the
but we also know our kids will prob- ter to keep the hours to a minimum history of your state and local area. Find out what special
programs are being planned for the summer.
ably spend most of the summer on because sitting in front of a screen for Plan several day trips for historical sightseeing and
museums with hands-on activities. Longer vacations to
their phones, watching TV, or playing hours deprives children from much historical sites are fun for the whole family and educa-
video games. We’ve even read that it needed physical exercise and social Spend a day at an amusement park, at the beach, at a
park, going shing, hiking in the woods or mountains.
can cause depression. interactions. Your phone can’t hold you if you’re crying Talk about what you’re seeing and doing?
Summer is a good time for children to start music
Do you have any suggestions on how to get kids o or give you a hug if you win a game. e brain stimula- lessons, take a kids’ course at a local college, enroll in a
basketball day camp, take swimming lessons, or do an
their phones, away from the TV and away from video tion is of a di erent sort. arts and crafts class. ey could learn how to play golf or
games over the summer? erefore, instead of dreading summer vacation, sit Without leaving home, they can learn to cook, paint
their bedrooms, build something, clean out the garage,
Kristen and friends down with family and friends and brainstorm places mow the lawn, and have a garage sale after decluttering
their bedrooms. Some kids love to plant and take care of
you can go, places to see, and things you can do over their own garden. And don’t forget reading a good book!
Dear Kristen and friends, the vacation. Include things you can do as a family, or ey’ll wake up their brains, have a great summer, and
be ready for school in September.
You probably are speaking for more parents than with other families or things your kids can do on their
just you and your friends. Screen time has become a own. You’ll be amazed at how their brains will wake
Dr. Linda is co-author of “Why Bad Grades Happen to Good
big issue for many parents. But it doesn’t a ect just the up. is doesn’t mean no TV and no video games, but Kids,” and director of Strong Learning Tutoring and SAT/
ACT Test Prep. Send your questions to Linda@stronglearning.
children. It also a ects adults as well. summer frees up time just to be together. com. Find more articles at StrongLearning.com.
Unfortunately, there is not enough research about
the e ects of too much screen time over time for
children (and adults) because it’s a relatively new phe-
nomenon. Researchers need more time. However, what
we’re learning so far is that it may not be the amount of
time on screen time, but what you’re watching on TV,
or who you’re on Facebook with or what video games
Some research has shown that children and adults
who are on their devices for an excessive amount of
time seem to be more depressed. e question is, are
these people on their devices so much because they are
depressed to begin with? Is screen time their way to
avoid the depression? Or does the amount of screen
time detract from adequate time interacting with
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A letter to my leggings
Dear Leggings, awesome. Now it seems and jeans. It wasn’t you… none of this was your fault. But I expected
I think we need to talk. ere was a time you to stick with me through the tough
as if you’ve given up the LOST IN it was me. Gravity took times, not turn your back on me when I
when you always had my back... or, at least, cause. Was it something SUBURBIA over my midlife body needed you most, during menopause.
my backside. You made me look darn good I said? Was it the Mom and suddenly those parts
in boots and in sneakers, at the gym and on Come on, leggings… We used to be so
the street. You stuck by me through college, Jeans I bought? It was TRACY that used to look good in good together! Can we put aside our petty
through babies, and after babies, which was BECKERMAN leggings were now rebel- di erences and come together for a mutu-
in nitely worse, and never let so much as a an impulse purchase, I ally bene cial arrangement? I’ll keep you
mu n top come between us. I always knew fashionably relevant, and you keep me from
I could count on you to hold up your end, swear. ling in unfortunate ways. looking lumpy in the trunk. It’s a win-win
or rather, my end, and keep things looking for both of us!
good back there. We were a great team. I know we’ve spent less Chubby thighs in tights
anks so much for considering.
But lately, you haven’t really been there time together lately. Back on a toddler is cute. On a Your partner in polyester,
for me. Ever since I hit a certain age, it Tracy
seems like you’ve been somewhat less sup- in the day I had many versions of you—stir- middle-aged mom? Not so much.
portive. I’ve noticed there have been times For more Lost in Suburbia, become follow
when I bend over and you take a dive, or rups, capris, bike shorts… Lycra, cotton, I’m not sure exactly when the tide began Tracy on Twitter @TracyBeckerman and
suddenly become see-through, or simply become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.
sag in the seat. You used to make me look Spandex… black, blue, and racing striped. to turn for us. Perhaps it was after my com/LostinSuburbiaFanPage.
I’ve dropped a bundle at Bloomies and second child when I started pairing my
pledged my allegiance to Lululemon. But leggings with Uggs and a bathrobe to drive
over the years I guess I’ve scaled back on my to the grocery store. Or maybe it was later,
lust for leggings, opting instead to follow when my rst kid went o to college and I
the ckle fashion trends of cargo pants and got depressed and wore the same leggings
high-rise jeans. I even traded in leggings for a week while I ate Doritos on my sofa
for jeggings, the ugly stepsister of leggings and binge-watched “Breaking Bad.” I know
MELEN and that’s why I owe him $500 e girls in my band think I exercises and stretches to do, at the Fred Astaire Dance Studio
bucks. By the way, my adjusted should try yoga, they swear by it. and I do them for two minutes who thought that my article on
FROM PAGE 8 annual income really IS gross, I get the feeling that if I tried it every morning while my dog sits the Annual Extravaganza was
you should see the nasty face I I would swear AT it. It sounded on my face. My dog went to his in any way disparaging. I think
My friend Lex thinks I should make when I catch a glimpse great at rst- a class of 15 moms own physical therapist, who told that my function here is to lift up
try his inversion table, which of it. I want to try lying on the wearing spandex, and they think him to sit on somebody’s face for the conversation and have a little
is a form of traction designed inversion table face down, that it’s so CUTE that a guy as youth- two minutes each morning. It fun, but I refuse to do that at the
to decompress the spine, and I way my bottom is at the top, ful-looking, smart and delightful doesn’t cure anything but it does expense of anyone’s feelings. And
might just do that. An “inversion my front is in the back, and my as I am can’t lift both feet into the even up the food chain a little. if I do, I’ll apologize for it, and I
table” sounds to me like some- inner GPS is recalculating a new air. But then that fantasy turned After two minutes of stretching am. I truly enjoyed the show, and I
thing an accountant would use route to the doctor’s o ce, with- into the reality of a six foot-two now I’m six foot-four, so my face applaud everyone who accomplishes
to show me that my gross annual out tolls. I picture myself upside uncoordinated idiot slowing isn’t where it was two minutes something that the rest of us, and
adjusted income divided by my down, all the blood rushing to down the whole group while I try ago and my dog and I both rise maybe even they themselves didn’t
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Thursday, June 27, 2019 OPINION North Salem News – Page 11
Someday is now LETTERS
“Life is too short.” No Four months later, Kim and To the editor:
doubt you’ve heard ank you for your article “Sustainability is in their
that saying. It’s what JUST I were o to Venice; and since
people in their senior years say JO ANN that amazing trip in 2002, we’ve ber” ( June 13), which shined a light on Lynn Edens’s
when they become philosophical traveled to nineteen countries extraordinary initiatives at Little Creek Farm in
and no longer want to wait for North Salem, which is partnering with the Watershed
“someday.” JO ANN together and have made memo- Agricultural Council to restore wetlands and initiate
FRANCELLA ries that will last a lifetime. We’ve climate-smart farming practices like composting
My moment came about seven- systems, nutrient management and rotational grazing.
teen years ago. Ken and I would laughed, we’ve learned and we’ve
be celebrating our 25th anniversary in June, 2002. anks also to Lynn Edens for saluting our Town’s
We both wanted to do something special for the pushed each other to do more commitment to protecting open space. We appreciate
occasion, and I suggested we take a trip to Venice. her recognition of the North Salem Open Land
Ken said we’d talk about it, and we did. He talked than we ever thought we would or Foundation’s 45 years of e orts in preserving and
about not really enjoying our last trip to Europe maintaining land around town to sustain healthy
in the 1980’s and that he was pretty sure he didn’t could. We’ve also made wonderful friends along water, foster the growth of woodlands, enhance
want to go back. “Really?” I thought. “Who wildlife habitat and migration corridors, and protect
wouldn’t want to go to Europe?” I understood the way. While touring Switzerland one year, scenic vistas.
what he was saying. After all, it was his anniver-
sary too, and I wanted him to enjoy whatever we we met a beautiful Australian couple, Mala and We are grateful to Lynn and Little Creek Farm for
planned. all your e orts on behalf of our town and the natural
Graham. When our tour was over and good-byes world that sustains us all.
Enter our daughter, Kim, who, upon hearing
the news, suggested that she and I take the trip were being said, Mala told Kim that some day she Pam Pooley
ourselves. My ears perked up and a Cheshire Cat Chairman of the Board,
smile spread across my lips. would dance at her wedding. Several years later North Salem Open Land Foundation
“Don’t toy with me, Kim.” when Kim was married, Mala and Graham did
“I’m not. I would love to see Venice!”
Good Lord, what could be better than this, I indeed travel from Australia to see her walk down
thought. Ken could stay home and play golf non-
stop with small breaks to feed, water and walk our the isle. ey are friends I will cherish always.
dog, and I would get to see Venice and have my
daughter all to myself for ten days. is sounded When the discussion of which country we
like a win/win to me.
We celebrated our 25th anniversary with a ca- should visit next came up, Kim, of course, wanted
tered party at our home. It was a night to remem-
ber, and I was happy to be surrounded by family to include her husband, Seth, in our plans. I
and friends who mean so much to me.
wondered how this new dynamic would a ect our
travel experience. It didn’t. e three of us have
traveled to several countries so far; and what was
once “our trip” has become “their trip.”
I’m grateful that I was able to pass along this
love of travel to my daughter, and I can imagine
her doing the same for her own family some day.
Ken will be retiring soon and we plan on doing
some traveling of our own closer to home. We live
in a big, beautiful country and I know we have so
much to see and learn in the coming years.
So forget about saying, “someday” and take the
time to do what you want to do. Someday is now.
Fun Facts Travel is scientiﬁcally proven to make you happier.
by Jo Ann It relieves stress and boosts mental health. Even the
process of planning a trip has a beneﬁcial effect on the body.
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What makes a landmark? And what criteria Pe a 46 Cha mb e r Some believ
prompt members of the Commission to research a or are situa
structure and then recommend designation to the ch Pond Stone Road we had pre
Town Board? A building,place or natural structure traditions f
might be worthy of designation if it was the home 955 Peach Lake
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of a prominent family or person, is a stunning ex-
ample of a particular style or period of architecture, throughout
is associated with an important event or reveals
cial story hidden in your home, barn or stone wall?
Landmark designation and preservation of our past
does not end with publication of the book!
You can purchase your copy in the Town Clerk’s
o ce in Delancey Hall or the Town Historian’s of-
ce in Lobdell House for $15.
e members of the Historic Preservation Com-
mission are: Gail Pantezzi, Chair; Debby Moore,
Vice chair; Linda Gracie; Steve LaRocca; John
Malone; Marcia Rockwood; Francis Tuoti; Susan
ompson, Town Historian, ex o cio.
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e Ruth Keeler Library would like to thank Butler Excavating/ Hardscrabble Supply for donating their services and expertise in repairing our drainage system.
Ruth Keeler Memorial Library is located at 276 Titi- Book Bingo on Tuesdays, July 9 & 23 at 4 p.m. Play from birth to 2-1/2.
cus Road. For more information on any of these events, book bingo and win book prizes! Children younger than Wednesdays
call 914-669-5161 or visit keelerlibrary.org. Kindergarten must have an adult helper. Story Time at 10:30 a.m.; family story time for kids
Family Fun Day. Come out to Keeler Library on Ecology Hike for the Whole Family on Wednesday, of all ages.
Sunday, July 14, from 1-4 p.m. for a great afternoon of July 10 at 10:30 a.m. Hike the Durand Trail behind the ursdays
FUN for the entire family! Get a balloon sculpted and library with Andrew Middlebrook from the North Sa- Books and Puppets at 10:30 a.m.; family story time
race down the in atable water slide! Enjoy a hot dog lem Open Land Foundation. Rain or shine. No registra- for kids of all ages.
and a refreshing ice cream sundae! All activities are free, tion required. Saturdays
but contributions are always welcome. The Nature of Things on Monday, July 22 at 4 p.m. Story Time at 10:30 a.m.; family story time for kids
Charcoal Workshop. Learn beginner charcoal tech- for ages 4+. See and touch exotic animals up close. Learn of all ages.
niques and draw a variety of objects from observation on about endangered species and conservation hands-on. (Bilingual stories and songs on some Saturdays.)
Tuesday, July 9, and ursday, July 11, from 10 a.m. to 1 Registration required. ( e Nature of ings is an envi- Writers workshop
p.m. at this workshop for adults and teens. No experience ronmental outreach program.) is workshop is from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and
is necessary and materials will be provided. e workshop LEGO Challenge. We challenge you to make space- led by Maryanne D’Amato the rst Wednesday of the
is free, but space is limited so registration is required. themed LEGO creations like the Mars Rover, space month. It is open to all writers and aspiring writers who
Register for one or both dates at the Library or by calling. aliens, and rocket ships. is event, open to all ages, will are invited to share their work or desire to write in a
Bagels & Books take place on ursdays, July 11, July 18, & July 25 at 4 supportive atmosphere.
Keeler Library’s Bagels & Books book club will be p.m. No registration required. Free Museum Passes
meeting on the rst ursday of each month at 10:30 a.m. Mahjong for Beginners taught by Joan Staudinger North Salem is surrounded by many world-class
through June. Extra copies of the books are available at the on Wednesday, July 10 from 3 - 5 p.m. Contact the Li- museums. You can visit some of these free of charge by
library for checkout. e books that will be discussed are brary if you are interested in participating in the pro- simply going to the library and checking out passes to
Varina by Charles Frazier on July 11; A Place for Us by gram. No registration required. the museums. Just ask for the passes at the front desk.
Fatima Farheen Mirza on August 1; and e Man with Edible Insects on Tuesday, August 6 at 4 p.m. Stam- You may call the library to reserve a pass for a particular
No Borders by Richard Morais on September 19. ford Museum and Nature Center is coming to Keeler week. Passes must be returned within seven days. Passes
A Creative Moment every ursday from 6 - 8 p.m., Library. Meet edible insects and invertebrates, and brave may not be returned to any other library, nor put in the
ages 10 to adult. Facilitated by Jen Armbruster and Deb- kids will also get the chance to eat a bug! Open to all book drop. It is possible to renew a pass for an additional
bie Rizo. Work on a creative, artistic project with fam- ages. No registration required. week, provided no one else is waiting for it, by calling
ily or friends. e project may be your own or an easy, Story time and crafts the library. Loss of a museum pass will result in you be-
self-directed project provided by one of the library’s Art Mondays ing charged the full replacement cost.
Boxes. Plenty of supplies will be available from the Art Stories and Songs – 10:30 a.m., for babies from birth ey are available for Keeler Library card holders only.
Cart. Share your work with other creative individuals in to 2-1/2. Don’t have a library card? Show the library proof that you
a fun, supportive atmosphere. School-age children must Tuesdays live, work, go to school, or own property in North Salem
come with an adult. Mother Goose for Babies – 10:30 a.m., for babies and we can issue you a library card in about three minutes.
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ROCK Ages 3 & 4 (Beginning Soc- Falls. For more information, the clay room daily. ey will terns for your scarf. Limited to
FROM PAGE 2
cer) – 9:00 am - 10:30 am. Reg- visit railyardartsstudio.com explore a variety of art materials only 8. students. Silk scarf and
istration Fee: $140 ($170 after Summer 7-week classes for and learn techniques while they supplies are included! ursday,
notice, as circumstances require. June 1st) adults, teens, tweens, and kids have fun developing their own July 11. From 9 a.m. to noon.
All agendas and live meetings For more info: hendriesoccer begins the week of July 8. Try style of art here with our certi- Visual Literacy Bookmak-
are posted on the Town web- academy.wix.com/hendriesoc- something new in a relaxed, cre- ed art teachers. ere are 4 one ing Workshop for Educators
site at: http://northsalemny.org/ ceracademy ative environment or enjoy fa- week sessions Monday-Friday, 9 and other creative people
town-board/agenda. East Coast Panthers Bas- vorites in the company of other a.m. to noon. taught by Michelle Mullaly. Are
Town Clerk Maria Hlushko ketball Camp: August 19-22. 9 creative people! Enjoy seven Create Your Own Monsters, you looking for a way to get your
has a notary license. Residents a.m. - 3 p.m. at PQ Elementary week classes in stained glass, wa- Play with Your Food, The Mad students excited about writing?
are welcome to come to Town School. Girls and boys entering ter color and oil / acrylic paint- Artist, and STEAM Summer Do you want to include a hands
Hall if they need documents grades 3 through 9. Fee: $250 ing, mixed media, printmaking, College Portfolio Intensive for on and creative activity into
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North Salem Rec at 914-669- Gladstone Hollow The For new moms and moms with studio space to work. and other creative people Sun-
5665 Farm Play by Dorothy Lyman, pre-schoolers, learn to knit / Silk Scarf Painting taught day, July 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (1
Summer Camps June 13-30 crochet with other new moms or by Michelle Mullaly. Design, hour lunch) $80.
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High School Studio classes Summer In The Yard! Sum- dye and resist to create a long Democratic
Entering Grades K-9 - 8:30 mer Intensives for Kids 6-12 rectangular silk scarf that can Committee
a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Registration Railyard Arts Studio is lo- years old. Young artists will cre- be worn year round. Just bring
Fee: $190 ($220 after June 1st) cated at 621 Route 22, Croton ate in both the art room and some sketches of designs or pat-
Volunteers needed. ere are
a few open seats on the town
committee and the Democrats
would love to have some new
volunteers come forward. It’s a
great way to meet new people
and be involved in who and
what shapes our community. If,
on the other hand, you may be
interested in serving on a town
committee we suggest you keep
an eye on the Town’s website,
northsalemny.org, and send an
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Page 18 – North Salem News HEALTH & WELLNESS Thursday, June 27, 2019
Did you know?
Sports are a great way to meet people and engage in team-
building physical tness.
Injuries can occur even when safety measures are followed.
Awareness of certain conditions common to sports injuries can
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• Hip exor strain
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• Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) strain
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Thursday, June 27, 2019 HEALTH & WELLNESS North Salem News – Page 19
Yes, you can lose weight – and keep it off
If you’re like most Americans, you’ve years without knowing So what happens when live with enjoyably for a lifetime. is is a
tried to lose weight. they have an underlying marathon, not a sprint. We’re in it for the
thyroid condition. GUEST you walk in? long term.
If you succeeded,you probably had a hard CORNER After a comprehen-
time keeping it o . Unfortunately, there’s a Because there are mul- Let’s say you’ve reached your goal weight.
good chance you ended up just where you tiple causes for weight sive physical exam and Now you bene t from a continuation of the
started — or heavier. gain (and regain), any ef- services we provided to help you achieve
fective solution needs to RACHEL medical history, we iden- weight loss. Maintenance coaching is per-
Now, Northern Westchester Hospital’s address all of these. e sonalized, like everything else at the center.
innovative new Center for Weight Man- solution needs to be com- GOLDMAN tify issues you’ve had with It can involve regular meetings with our
agement invites you to get o the diet prehensive, multidisciplinary and highly weight loss. You receive nutritionist, ongoing psychological support,
merry-go-round and start losing weight in personalized. medical evaluations, and medication to sus-
a new and e ective way, one that can keep any hormonal/metabolic tain your loss.
you at your desired weight for a lifetime. Enter NWH’s Center for Weight Man-
agement, which opened in March at our testing that’s appropriate. Permanent weight loss is possible for
Read on to see how the center can help Chappaqua Crossing campus. e center’s you. ere are evidence-based therapies
you reach your goal. approach puts today’s new understanding We then set up a healthy weight-loss goal. and changes you can make that can help
of the many facets of permanent weight loss you lead a happier, healthier, possibly lon-
Why is it so hard to lose weight? Out into practice,o ering new hope for everyone, Depending on your emotional connection ger life. We hope you reach out to us. We
with the old answer...In with the new. whether you want to lose a modest amount are there for you.
or you’re looking for major weight loss. to eating, a psychologist or nurse practi-
e old answer was that weight loss was a ARE YOU AT A HEALTHY WEIGHT?
matter of willpower. But that answer didn’t At the center, we’ve assembled all the tioner helps you develop skills to deal with Did you know that nding out your
work. More Americans are heavier than pieces of the puzzle. What does that look
ever. Today’s answer is much smarter. It’s like? Your team includes a nurse practitioner, your emotional triggers for overeating. We BMI, which is based on your height and
informed by decades of research into why a nutritionist and, optionally, a psychologist. weight, is one way to see if you’re at a
we gain weight, which has led to a rich- We can refer you to our bariatric surgeon if can o er you medications that help with healthy weight?
ness of new knowledge. is has yielded a appropriate, and, if that path feels right to
far more accurate – and nuanced – picture you. Working with your primary care physi- the psychological aspect of eating, such as If your BMI is:
of the issue. Our relationship with food is cian,we might manage medications you take • 18.5-24/9, you’re a healthy weight
very complicated. ere are many possible for other conditions. We often nd weight- an FDA-approved medication for binge • 25-29.9, you’re overweight
factors at play: neutral alternatives to medications that have • 30 or higher, you’re obese
contributed to weight gain. And if, for ex- eating disorder. You also learn how to use
• Emotional issues ample,we discover a hormonal condition,we To calculate your BMI, visit nwhc.net/
• Lack of time to cook meals for ourselves refer you to an endocrinologist. cognitive behavioral therapy to successfully WeightManagement. To learn more about
• Lack of time to exercise the Center for Weight Management, or to
• Underlying medical conditions (typi- Another innovation is that after you manage trigger situations. schedule a consultation, call 914-223-1720.
cally hormonal or metabolic conditions that reach your goal, we continue to support Rachel Goldman, FNP-BC, CDE, is a Nurse
make weight loss hard and unsustainable) you through individualized maintenance And there’s more. Practitioner and Coordinator of the Center
• Even side e ects of medications we coaching. for Weight Management.
take for other things. I’ve seen people You see a nutritionist for a personalized
who’ve been struggling to lose weight for
nutritional evaluation and dietary recom-
mendations. Depending on your health
situation, we can prescribe FDA-approved
weight-loss medication to help with weight
loss. And since activity is an important
piece of the puzzle, we help you set realistic
goals to increase activity.
ere’s another way your plan from the
center will di er from any diet plan you’ve
You won’t lose as rapidly as on, say, the
low-carb Keto or Atkins diet. We don’t
want a 10-pound weight loss the rst week.
We’re making slight changes that you can
How does Obesity put
Women’s Health at Risk?
Know the medical conditions – and best treatments…
Ask the Doctor Q: Why do people become obese? Obesity also increases the risk of irregular or painful
A: Obesity is now recognized as an energy storage periods, high-birth-weight babies, gestational diabetes,
Dr. Mitchell S. Roslin disease that’s hormonally based. It can develop when and miscarriages. There’s a greater risk of breast cancer,
Director, Bariatric Surgery Program we eat large quantities of simple carbohydrates that especially post-menopause. Sixty percent of cancers
Northern Westchester Hospital break down fast to sugar, such as bread, pasta and of the uterine lining are caused by obesity, as are a
white rice. In response, your body produces excess signi cant number of uterine broids. Obese women
Learn more about insulin to keep the right level of glucose in the blood – with cancer have a higher rate of mortality and
Dr. Roslin, visit a condition called insulin resistance. recurrence because treatments, typically tested on
nwhsurgicalweightloss.org/ non-obese people, may not be as eﬀective.
DrRoslin Excess insulin production is a serious problem because
insulin prevents fat breakdown, so more food converts Q: What are the best remedies for obesity?
400 East Main Street | Mount Kisco, NY 10549 to fat, promoting fat storage. High insulin also reduces A: Weight-loss (bariatric) surgery can work because it
(914) 666-1200 | www.nwhc.net the eﬃciency of the brain hormone, leptin that tells helps establish a new weight set point , which is the
your brain you should eat less. In women, there’s an weight range your body is genetically programmed for
extensive, complex interaction between the hormonally and that it tries to maintain. However, you must also
based reproductive cycles and insulin system, so subtle eat more protein and vegetables – foods that break
hormonal changes have a greater eﬀect on women. down more slowly. FDA-approved medications help
some people lose weight. We now know that the best
Q: Are obese women at risk for certain treatment for obesity is multi-pronged. Beside surgery,
health problems? I use medications, behavioral therapy, and special
A: Absolutely. Most problems revolve around excessive exercise machines that make it possible for anyone to
production of insulin. Obese women have more diﬃculty run. Exercise greatly improves insulin resistance.
conceiving due to problems ovulating, and are more likely
to have abnormalities during pregnancy, such as high Did you know?
blood pressure. Obesity is the number one cause
of female infertility in the U.S. Obesity is the number one cause of
female infertility in the U.S.
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PHOTO COURTESY OF KRISTEN CONNOLLY
Student athletes feted at awards dinner
Student athletes from the graduating North Salem Class of 2019 were celebrated during an awards ceremony and dinner June 3.
Hudson Valley sports radio show celebrates 25 years
BY LUKE BUGONI Carl Garofolo PHOTO COURTESY OF CARL GAROFOLO pendence,” Garofolo said.
HALSTON MEDIA INTERN Garofolo Jr. hasn’t had the easiest path
e idea grew into a weekly sports talk often give back to the community.
e radio program “Hudson Valley show held at WHVW’s station in Hyde “Just to name a few, we’ve worked with into sports radio, but through hard work,
Sports-Talk celebrated its 25-year anni- Park. From there, the show continued to e Special Olympics, Leukemia and dedication and support from others
versary this month and shows no signs of grow. around him, he was able to make the im-
slowing down. Lymphoma Society, Habitat for Human- possible possible.
In addition to providing coverage to the ity, Hoops for Hope, Miles for Hope, XP
e show is run by Dutchess County Hudson Valley, Garofolo and his co-hosts Society and Taconic Resources for Inde- “A lot of the credit goes to my family.
resident and Mahopac Chamber of Com- My wife, Marie, our children, my broth-
merce member Carl Garofolo Jr. It also ers and my late parents all supported me,”
features co-hosts Tony Navarro, who’s Garofolo said. “I wasn’t trying to become
been on the show for eight years, and Carl famous or make money.”
Lindberg, who’s been on for ve. e show
discusses sports from Putnam, Westches- With sports communications being a
ter, Dutchess, Orange, Ulster, Sullivan and major that’s rising in popularity among
Rockland counties. All types of sports are colleges in today’s society, Garofolo has
talked about, but the show often features some tips for people who hope to have a
events and athletes from Section 1 and career in sports radio.
they’ve featured athletes from Mahopac,
Somers, Yorktown and John Jay-Cross “You’re going to have to put in your
River. time, work hard and be determined,” he
said. “It’s not easy and when I was start-
Garofolo, who was born prematurely ing out, you couldn’t get the information
and grew up with polio, was raised in the as easy as you can today.”
Bronx and attended Archbishop Stepinac.
He started at WHVW by reading com- Although Garofolo isn’t paid for the
mercials on “ e Irish Hour with Jim show, he feels lucky for having the oppor-
Johnson”, and was given the opportunity tunity.
to break into the radio business thanks to
Johnson, radio station manager J.P. Fer- “I love what I do,” he said. “Ninety-
raro and former president/CEO of the ve to 99 percent of people will never do
Dutchess County Regional Chamber of what they really wanted to do. I will never
Commerce, Charlie North. He was also have that regret. I will never say ‘I wish, I
featured on WKIP, reading the weather should’ve.’”
report every half hour.
e show can be heard at 10a.m. on
Garofolo’s. rst opportunity to create WGHQ 920 AM in Kingston; W22CR
sports radio talk show came at Coppola’s 92.5 FM, also Kingston;WBNR 1260
Restaurant in Hyde Park. He was rst as- AM in Beacon; and WLNA 1420 AM in
signed to interview the patrons at the res- Peekskill.
taurant, and he decided to name the show,
“Live from Coppola’s: It’s Sports-Talk.” “As long as I’m physically capable of
doing it,” Garofolo said when asked how
much longer the show will go. “I didn’t
think it would ever get to 25 years, and
here we are.”
Thursday, June 27, 2019 LEISURE North Salem News – Page 21
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14. A way to act 39. Once-ubiquitous 65.Tropical tree 29. English football
15. Double-reed department store 66. Nervous tissue squad
instrument 41. Portray precisely compound 30. Fish-eating
16.Type of acid 44.Thick piece of 67. Body part aquatic mammals
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them 43. Fencing swords
7. Diverse 47. Inches per
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highest peak ﬁsh
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Skewered chicken goes great on the grill
Grilling chicken is an easy way to transform this versatile food into something even
more delicious. Various cultures serve chicken in kebab form after grilling it over an open
ame, and taste is a big reason this particular method of cooking chicken is so beloved.
While you might not expect to see kebabs on the menu at your favorite Italian restau-
rant, spiedini is Italian for little skewers, proving that Italian chefs recognize how deli-
cious chicken can be when served in kebab form. In this recipe for Spiedini of Chicken
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herbs and citrus, which makes for the perfect complement to the smoky grilled avor.
Spiedini of Chicken and Zucchini with Almond Salsa Verde
Makes 6 servings
Salsa: Soak 12 (10-inch) wooden skewers in water for 30 minutes to prevent burning.
1 cup chopped at parsley Bring the grill to medium-high heat
2 tablespoons chopped almonds, toasted To prepare the salsa, combine the rst 12 ingredients; set aside.
2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives To prepare the spiedini, thread the chicken and zucchini alternately on each of the
3 tablespoons capers, chopped 12 skewers. Coat the spiedini with cooking spray; sprinkle evenly with 1/4 teaspoon
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Place on a grill rack; grill 6 minutes or until done,
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice turning once. Serve with salsa.
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil Tip: Prepare the salsa up to a day ahead, and assemble the skewers earlier in the
1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme day. Coat with the seasonings just before grilling.
1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 garlic clove, minced
11/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch pieces
6 small zucchini, cut into 1-inch slices (about 11/4 pounds)
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
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St. Columbanus St. Elizabeth Ann Seton St. Patrick’s Bedford St. Elizabeth Ann Seton St. Elizabeth Ann Seton St. Patrick’s Yorktown St. Elizabeth Ann Seton St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
John Jay College Of
Binghamton University Fairfield University University Of Scranton Binghamton University Criminal Justice Fairfield University Siena College UMASS Amherst
Olivia Frantzeskos Vincent Galati David Galvao Liam Gerrity Victoria Hunt Anna Keller Raven Kirby Grace Kokasko
St. Patrick’s Bedford St. Patrick’s Yorktown St. Elizabeth Ann Seton St. Elizabeth Ann Seton St. Patrick’s Yorktown St. Columbanus St. Patrick’s Yorktown St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
Fordham University Pace University Hamilton College SUNY Maritime Sullivan CCC Marist College University At Albany Hofstra University
Scott Murdock Debra Nichels Nicholas O’Mara Marina Passero Dylan Peters Nayeli Picon Kristen Quarless Jan Rivera
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
St. Patrick’s Yorktown St. Patrick’s Yorktown Sacred Heart University St. Elizabeth Ann Seton St. Patrick’s Yorktown St. Elizabeth Ann Seton St. Patrick’s Yorktown St. Patrick’s Yorktown
Stevens Institute Of
Technology Providence College Villanova University University Of Connecticut La Salle University University Of Tampa University Of Connecticut
Alyssa Sayegh Joseph Tock Mia Troetti Alexandra Vespucci Eric Volpi Gwyneth Warn Erin Wolter Adriana Zuzarte
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton St. Elizabeth Ann Seton St. Patrick’s Yorktown St. Patrick’s Yorktown St. Elizabeth Ann Seton St. Elizabeth Ann Seton St. Patrick’s Bedford St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
Savannah College Of Art
Marist College Sacred Heart University Sacred Heart University James Madison University Lander University NC State University Seton Hall University
Congratulations to the Kennedy Catholic Class of 2019 and
Northern Westchester County and Putnam County Catholic
elementary schools Class of 2015. God bless you and may you
achieve great things in your future.
To learn more contact Mr. Brian Bruder, Director of Admissions
54 Route 138, Somers, NY (914) 232-5061 Ext. 137
KennedyCatholic.org/Admissions | Enrollment@KennedyCatholic.org