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Published by Halston Media, 2019-12-26 16:43:59

The Katonah-Lewisboro Times 12.26.19

VOL.h2NOH.2o9 laipdpayys! Visit TapIntoKLT.net for the latest news. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2019

JOHN JAY HIGH SCHOOL

New mascot could
be chosen by spring

BY TOM BARTLEY boro School District’s 2020-2021 aca-
CONTRIBUTING WRITER demic/athletic year begins.

A stakeholder committee of students, In an email interview, he said the
parents, administrators and district sta steering committee “will be charged with
will oversee the retiring of John Jay High gathering a great deal of input from the
School’s venerable but controversial Indi- broader community, input related to cri-
an mascot and help in choosing a new one. teria for a new mascot, as well as sugges-
tions for the mascot itself.”
Schools Superintendent Andrew Se-
lesnick says the goal is to have a succes- But, the superintendent made clear,
sor chosen by April, in time to replace the committee’s members will not
the “Indians” nickname and associated choose the new mascot. “When the time
symbolism before the Katonah-Lewis-
SEE MASCOT PAGE 3

DOT asks for feedback
on 684/84 traffic study

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CONTRIBUTING WRITER crumbling pavement, and it has a plan
PHOTO: SARAH BUSSINGER to address other tra c woes in northern
Controversial even before its rst yard Westchester and Putnam counties.
of concrete was poured a half-century
ago, Interstate 684 today remains con- It has, in fact, several potential solu-
troversial as well as crowded and (in tions for complaints about the six often-
spots) crumbling. high-speed lanes running from Exit 5,
where the Saw Mill River Parkway joins
After years of organized pressure from
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The Staff Councilman steps in as new town justice

EDITORIAL TEAM BY KATHERINE BORCHERT this month. Parsons said in a statement. Councilman Pappalardo is highly
JODI WEINBERGER STAFF WRITER “Due to the recent vacancy cre- Parsons did not immediately re- quali ed to ll the position of
town justice, and we are con dent
EDITOR: 914-302-5830 e Lewisboro Town Board has ated in the town justice position, sponds to questions about the ap- that the appointment of Jennifer
[email protected] appointed Councilman John Pap- the Town Board has considered pointment. Castelhano to the Town Board will
palardo to the position of town jus- the matter and intends to appoint serve as a bene t to the town and
BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER tice to replace Marc Seedorf. current Town Councilman John Pappalardo stepping into the we look forward to working with
SPORTS EDITOR: 914-302-5628 Pappalardo to the position of town town justice’s created a vacancy her,”said Parsons.
[email protected] Seedorf was removed from his justice and administer his oath of on the Town Board, which Par-
position after pleading guilty to o ce at a Town Board meeting to sons said will be lled by Jennifer Pappalardo said he’s looking for-
ADVERTISING TEAM federal income tax evasion earlier be held in 2020,” Supervisor Peter Castelhano. ward to serving the town in a dif-
LISA KAIN ferent role.
“ e Town Board feels that
914-351-2424 “While I am incredibly upset
[email protected] The Stepping Stones Foundation over the circumstances that created
this new opportunity for me, I am
PAUL FORHAN 40 Years of Inspiring Worldwide Recovery nevertheless very excited and hon-
914-202-2392 ored to accept the appointment. I
[email protected] By Preserving the Historic Home of Bill & Lois Wilson, Bedford, NY enthusiastically look forward to
CORINNE STANTON serving the town in this new ca-
845-621-4049 In 1979, Lois Wilson, cofounder of Al-Anon Family Groups and wife of pacity and hope to bring a positive
[email protected] Alcoholics Anonymous cofounder Bill Wilson, established the Stepping Stones energy and some innovative initia-
JENNIFER CONNELLY Foundation to continue the legacy of hope and recovery that imbued their home, tives to our court,”Pappalardo said.
914-334-6335 Stepping Stones, since they moved to Bedford in 1941. Just as the Wilsons did, “Of equal importance is I am very
[email protected] for 40 years the Stepping Stones Foundation has preserved this special site for con dent that the Town Board
BRUCE HELLER visitors who make pilgrimages from around the world. The meaningful and often is being left in remarkably good
914-202-2941 spiritual experience includes touring the house, writing studio, and grounds that hands with my existing colleagues
[email protected] were designated a National Historic Landmark in 2012. and the addition of Jennifer
Castelhano, who collectively will
PRODUCTION TEAM work successfully on completing
TABITHA PEARSON MARSHALL the important projects that have
been initiated.”
PRODUCTION MANAGER
DESIGNER/PHOTOGRAPHER Seedorf, a Lewisboro town jus-
[email protected] tice for more than two decades,
pleaded guilty Friday, Dec. 6, to
CHRISTINA ROSE federal income tax evasion, accord-
ASST PRODUCTION MANAGER ing to the United States Attorney’s
O ce for the Southern District of
DESIGNER New York.
[email protected]
All cases before Seedorf were
EXECUTIVE TEAM reassigned e ective immediately,
BRETT FREEMAN according to Lucian Chalfen, di-
rector of public information for the
PUBLISHER: 845-208-8151 New York Uni ed Court System.
[email protected]
Seedorf will be sentenced by
SHELLEY KILCOYNE U.S. District Judge Cathy Seibel in
VP OF SALES: White Plains federal court at 2:30
p.m.Tuesday, March 24. He faces a
845-621-1116 maximum ve years in prison.
[email protected]
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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2019 THE KATONAH LEWISBORO TIMES PAGE 3

MASCOT At the board’s next meeting, on Nov. 21, she said. CROSSING
two supporters of the Indian mascot, Lor- Gallagher, for her part, said she was “dis-
FROM PAGE 1 raine Gallagher and Liz Katz, spoke sepa- FROM PAGE 2
rately but expressed similar disappointment appointed that none of the board members
is appropriate, they will report on their with the decision to retire that symbol. or their families that are on these pages Tuesday, January 28: Jazz Concert
progress and we’ll determine best next have stepped in to stop this reverse hate (Snow Date 2/5/20)
steps at that point. ey will also be o er- Gallagher, while applauding what she speech.”
ing guidance on the selection process and called the superintendent’s “thoughtful e Winter Series concludes with
on a respectful manner in which to retire presentation [of his decision],” said she was Describing evenings with “student ath- performances by the jazz bands and
the current mascot.” “surprised” by the absence of a vote by the letes sitting around my kitchen table dis- vocal jazz ensemble. ere will also
elected school board. “Leadership,” Galla- cussing this issue,”she said, they feel “disre- be a showcase of three student-led
e Indian imagery has been a revered gher declared, “would have been voting— spected by the [school] board.” a-capella groups: e Noteables, e
identi cation for generations of John Jay and standing behind your decision.” Rolling Tones, and e Treblemakers.
athletes. Supporters of the long-established “ ey wish that they were respectfully
symbolism call it an homage to the area’s Both women assailed what they de- treated like the young adults that they are,” KLSD ArtsALIVE
Native American heritage while critics in- scribed as online vili cation of those who Gallagher said. “ ey’re good kids, dedi-
sist it’s a racist a ront. want to retain the long-established Indian cated to representing their school proudly.” KLSD ArtsALIVE is excited to
iconography. announce the return of Encore Caba-
Propelled by the latter charge, the mas- e superintendent said he expects “sig- ret on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at
cot went from cherished symbol to bitter- “ ere are social media posts out there... ni cant input” from students as John Jay 7 p.m. at the John Jay High School
sweet memory in a remarkably short time. claiming that the rest of the school popula- transitions to a new standard.
In late September, school board members tion who are against the change [of mascot] eatre. It’s a special night at JJHS
questioned the propriety these days of an are white supremacists, bigots and without Selesnick, in the interview, pledged as current students and alumni share
Indian mascot, then left it up to Selesnick conscience,” Gallagher said. “ ey deni- an open process, saying of the commit- the stage and create Broadway magic!
to provide an answer. In early November, grate our school community merely for be- tee members, “ ey will work as trans- Andre Catrini, JJHS Class of 2007,
he did. Invoking the provisions of a state ing white.” parently as possible and will gather input will return as this year’s Musical Di-
anti-bullying statute, the superintendent both through an open, public meeting and rector. Joining him on stage will be the
said the law required a change. Katz said she had been driven to tears through electronic means.” Encore House Band compromised of
by seeing “people I look up to or volunteer JJHS students. In addition, a lm of
e board unanimously supported his with” disparaged in that way. “ e name- e committee is expected to number original artwork and music created by
decision, but only with individual state- calling on social media by those who are about 18 people, half of them students and the students from the JJHS Visual Art
ments, not a formal vote. for the change is very worrisome to me,” the rest adults. “We’re making every e ort and Music Technology Departments
to be as representative as possible of all the will be shown.
various stakeholder groups,” Selesnick said.
Encore Cabaret features music, art,
DOT that hadn’t been resurfaced in decades (the priciest proposal would construct a pair ra es, food and more! All proceeds
project that is now underway) and more of reversible “ ex” arteries. Sandwiched from Encore Cabaret VIII will ben-
FROM PAGE 1 park-and-ride locations to encourage com- between today’s travel lanes, the new con- e t the mission of KLSD ArtsAlive.
muters to carpool, vanpool, bus or take a struction would use existing median real KLSD ArtsAlive wishes all a very joy-
up in Katonah, to Exit 9, the lanes’ termi- train to work (now among DOT’s propos- estate or today’s travel lanes, largely sepa- ous holiday and a happy New Year! For
nus at I-84 in Brewster. All of the proposed als in the I-684 study). rated by guardrails, would have to be re- tickets, visit https://encoreviii.bpt.me/.
solutions were on public display this month aligned. Both ex lanes would be marked
during a workshop sponsored by the state Lewisboro Supervisor Peter Parsons, for travel in one direction only to meet People of
Department of Transportation (DOT). reporting to his Town Board after the su- peak demand. Westchester
pervisors’ 2014 meeting, said the goal of
Bedford Supervisor Chris Burdick wel- the “I-684 and I-84 Municipal Consor- At the other cost extreme, the “cheap- CB Gallery, Katonah’s cutting-edge
comed about 50 people—residents, local tium” would be “working to improve the est” of these solutions, at $500 million to contemporary art gallery, is pleased to
government o cials and DOT sta ers interstate roadways, tra c ow and the $600 million, would convert the shoulders announce its next exhibition of a group
and consultants—to the Dec. 12 meeting impacts they have on the towns involved.” on both sides of the interstate into rush- show by seven local artists includ-
in the town hall courtroom. On display hour-only drive lanes. But that approach ing Carol Bouyoucos, Ilsa Bouyou-
was what DOT called its I-684 & I-84 More than ve years after that rst would do nothing to improve o -peak op- cos, Loren Eiferman, Adam Handler,
Transportation Corridor Study. It out- meeting, says Somers Supervisor Rick erations and would require some enforce- Autumn Martin, Eden Neleman and
lines a series of concepts designed more to Morrissey, “What you are witnessing...is ment mechanism. Christopher Rubin. “Pow!” is a show
gauge public reaction than provide a de- the NYS DOT beginning to outline and comprised of photographs by Carol
tailed blueprint of any future project. ‘study’many of the concerns we brought to Sliding comfortably between those ex- Bouyoucos, colorful miniature sculp-
their attention.” tremes, a conventional fourth driving lane tures by Ilsa Bouyoucos, wood sculp-
Still, the proposals spelled out clear ad- would be added in each direction. Esti- tures by Loren Eiferman, paintings by
vantages as well as drawbacks for each. e state is seeking the public’s input for mated to cost $800 million to $900 mil- Adam Handler, collage and paintings
a variety of schemes, including ways to ac- lion, the new concrete would come with a by Eden Neleman and sculptures by
ey focused on several approaches for commodate growing tra c on that stretch range of options for its use. It could simply Christopher Rubin.
adding lanes and for improving four in- of I-684, which already carries anywhere give all drivers an additional path to their
terchanges along that stretch “to try to from 65,000 to 96,000 vehicles a day. destination. But it might also encourage Gallery hours are Wednesday 11-
eliminate the tie-ups at pinch points like carpooling by restricting its use to high- 5; ursdays 11-5 Friday 11- 7 Sat-
the intersections of I-684 and the Saw Additional driving surface would be occupancy vehicles (HOV) or buses and urday 11- 5 and Sunday 12 – 4 or by
Mill River Parkway and the intersection achieved in several possible scenarios, each other specialized vehicles for mass transit. appointment. For more information,
at I-84,” Burdick said. with escalating costs. New drive paths please visit CB Gallery on Facebook
could be created either by using the high- Anyone who could not attend the and Instagram @cbartgallery or con-
ose problems and a host of others were way shoulder for travel, pouring concrete workshop but wishes to address DOT’s tact Christopher at [email protected]
already on the minds of the supervisors of for fourth driving lanes both north- and proposals can contact Sandra Jobson, the gmail.com or 917 520 3234.
Somers, Bedford, Lewisboro, North Salem southbound, or creating a pair of exible study manager who conducted the Bed-
and Southeast when they met in 2014. lanes that would change direction to meet ford workshop, at 845-431-5853 or email
rush-hour demands. [email protected]
eir concerns also included added tra c
spilling onto local roads to escape highway With a billion-dollar price tag, the
congestion, a crumbling stretch of I-684

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5 things I was so happy to have when I gave birth

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GUEST COLUMNIST for the labor and delivery team. Lorraine born classes and all the other resources avail- with my own recovery, he could go to the
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My birth plan was simple. and gave me a tour of the hospital. meeting with Lorraine, I went from feeling well. Fortunately, we were able to keep our
I expected to have a natural birth in the frightened about my potential induction to son in the room with us, and the nurses re-
hospital with which my doctor was a li- In the process, Lorraine introduced me feeling informed about the process. I be- peatedly checked in to make sure we were
ated, without any real complications. After to several things I hadn’t thought about, but gan to relax and focus on the excitement of all doing well.
all, my pregnancy had been smooth. I was which made all the di erence in my child- meeting my baby boy.
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reached a week past my due date, a surpris- about induction, I was scared. However, privacy especially important during breast- could to put me at ease and tend to me and
ing reality hit me: I was most likely going to knowing that I was at a facility with a state- feeding. For a rst-time mother, nursing Henry, but they also helped my husband.
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if there are complications during delivery? me a sense of comfort as I faced the un- I adjusted to this new—and sometimes after our son was born.Left alone to care for
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Happily Ever After Sweet and spicy

Welcoming in 2020 Ilove the holiday scent in the air. READING,
Outside is the smell of crisp WRITING &
Welcome to “News NEWS & [email protected] cold air, pine trees and smoke CHOCOLATE
& Notes,” where NOTES e gang at John Jay Homestead from neighbors’ wood-burning
we look at the KIM
happenings here in West- is o ering a “Historic House re places. Inside is the delightful KOVACH
Tour for Families” every Saturday aroma of baking or the wonderful
blend of cinnamon, cloves, pine ant gingerbread house as a gift for
chester County… MARK morning at 11 a.m. through Jan. 25. cones, eucalyptus and other sea- my friend, Ellen. We had started a
JEFFERS What was life like 200 years ago, no sonal delights in holiday potpourri. tradition of hosting a “holiday tea”
We hope everyone had a each December to invite friends for
e Cross River Post O ce has hot mulled cider and lots of sugary
wonderful holiday season; I was not around…compare your that holiday scent going on. It home-made baked goods. I did all
makes me want to linger a while of the baking since that was my
apparently, I was naughty everyday life with the way the Jay longer when buying stamps or col- favorite hobby at the time. I de-
lecting my mail. signed the components needed for
last year, as Santa jammed family lived in the early 1800s. is this giant gingerbread house, cut
e taste and scent of all things out the stencils, made the dough,
enough coal in my stocking to heat all of 25-minute tour of the historic house, designed gingerbread has gained in popular- rolled out and cut out the walls and
ity over the last few years. Co ee roof, and then set about assembling
Katonah… for families with children 10 and under, will shops o er gingerbread avored everything on my kitchen table.
lattes. Bakeries display gingerbread
Once again, I have out smarted myself by focus on the lack of modern conveniences and cakes, cookies and decorative crea- I designed the gingerbread house
tures to munch on. to look like a replica of our summer
making my New Year’s resolution, not to make its impact on everyday life through examining share house in the Berkshires. After
I am a big fan of ginger. e the structure was glued together
any resolutions, just saying that broke the reso- objects such as chamber pots and open-hearth spicy ginger root has been a key with white icing sugar, the fun
ingredient in culinary traditions part was decorating with frosting
lution, so please sit back and enjoy this week’s toasters. around the world. Ginger has and candies to create the doors,
been used for thousands of years windows and chimney. I added an
“resolution free” edition of “News & Notes.”, Our annual “Clubhouse Christmas Spec- in Greece, Egypt, India and China outdoor picnic table made out of
for ceremonies and medicinal graham crackers and used food col-
My fellow Lions at the Bedford Hills tacular” radio show food drive to bene t the purposes. oring for the green grass and blue
lake water. is gingerbread house
Lions Club are sponsoring a Coat Drive Community Center of Northern Westchester’s In Europe in the 1500’s, dough was impressive!
made with ginger and spices was
that was kicked o at the Tree Lighting Food Pantry was held at Grand Prix NY in rolled out and then pressed into However, that year Ellen was
carved wooden molds. Legend has hosting our holiday tea at her 5th
Ceremony at the Bedford Hills Train Station Mount Kisco where over 815 pounds of food it that Queen Elizabeth had her
bakers create decorative gingerbread oor walk-up apartment in the
Saturday, Dec. 7. Clean and serviceable coats and $950 in cash donations were collected for West 20’s. I lived in a fourth- oor
gures to present to visiting digni- walk-up apartment in the East
may be donated in their container located in the Center. anks to all! taries. Soft, moist gingerbread cakes 70’s. e logistics of moving this
edible creation had not occurred to
the Bedford Town House until January 10. Come and discover the many ways you can avored with ginger, cinnamon, me. On the day of the holiday tea,
nutmeg, cloves and cardamom and I placed my gingerbread house on
e collected coats will be donated to the help to feed birds this winter. e program sweetened with molasses or honey a sturdy cardboard platform and
were popular across Europe. carefully descended my apartment
Community Center of Northern Westchester will be held on January 12 at 2 p.m. at Lasdon steps, securely balanced the struc-
Baked gingerbread cookies in ture on the backseat of a friend’s
in Katonah. For more information contact: Park in the Main House, call 914-864-7264 the shapes of stars, hearts, owers car for the ride downtown and
and animals were sold as treats at then slowly carried this decorative
George Rosamond, President, Bedford Hills for more information. fairs and festivals across Europe in facsimile of our summer house up
the 1600’s and 1700’s, as well as to the ve ights of stairs to Ellen’s
Lions Club 914- 907-5693. Our friends at under Ridge Ski Area will hang on trees as Christmas decora- apartment. I had brought a few ex-
tions. tra pieces of gingerbread and some
On January 20 at 10 a.m. the Harvey open soon! Located in the rolling hills of Pat- additional icing to quickly x a
In the 1800’s, baking and deco- partial roof collapse that happened
School in partnership with the New York terson with 22 trails, 3 chairlifts and 4 magic rating gingerbread houses became in transit. at giant gingerbread
popular in Germany, especially af- house was too pretty to eat!
Rangers invites your child ages 5 to 9 with SEE JEFFERS PAGE 10 ter the Brothers Grimm fairy tale,
Hansel and Gretel, was published. Kim Kovach also enjoys chocolate-
little or no skating and hockey experience to German immigrants brought their covered gingerbread cookies. www.
love of gingerbread and traditions kimkovachwrites.com
try hockey for free. For more of decorated gingerbread houses to
the U.S.
information and to register email
In my baking heyday (the 1980’s
A food drive and benefit radio show & 1990’s), I made lots of fun des-
for the Community Center of Northern serts with ginger for the holidays.
My gingerbread sou é was deli-
Westchester’s Food Pantry was held cious! I remember the year that I
recently. “Clubhouse” crew: Mark decided to bake and decorate a gi-

Jeffers and Dave Torromeo along with
Maryellen Mclaughlin and Ellen Devey
at the annual “Clubhouse Christmas
Spectacular” at Grand Prix NY in Mount
Kisco where over 815 pounds of food
and $950 in cash donations were col-

lected for the Center.
PHOTO: MARK JEFFERS

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On Stage: Singing the Praises
of AM Radio and 45s

The Marvelous Wonder- BRUCE music chops with a sassy, full- “The Marvelous Wonderettes” brings back the hit songs of the
ettes, a jukebox musical on THE BLOG throated rendition of “Son of a ‘50s and ‘60s, at Ridgefield Theater Barn through Jan. 4.
stage weekends through Preacher Man.”
Jan. 4 at the wonderfully intimate, BRUCE band on stage is led by musical PHOTO: PAULETTE LAYTON
fun, and friendly Ridge eld e- APAR Broadly comic moments that director and keyboardist Benja-
ater Barn (RTB), in Connecticut, occur between, and sometimes min McCormack, with Nathan Bruce Apar is a writer, actor,
is an intimate, fun, and friendly reunion, where the generational during, musical numbers are Huvard on guitar, Sabrina Mason consultant, and community
show that tugs at the memories soundtrack features tunes like bolstered by the e usive antics on keyboard 2, Jordan Tulley on volunteer. He can be reached at
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remember the days when AM Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin’s Jean (aka BJ) and Lauren Nicole
radio ruled the airwaves and 45- “Respect.” Sherwood as Suzy (who has a Happy
rpm single records were stacked, “bump”at the reunion), who also
not unlike pancakes, on a phono- Along with the set ( Joanne bring a lot of vocal verve to their New Yea !
graph spindle. It is directed with Gorenstein), the wigs and ward- lead-singer assignments.
purposeful pacing and well-placed robes (by Brenda D. Renfroe) Start the New
mischief by Foster evans Reese. heighten the show’s cutesy sense Together, the ladies’four-part Year with a
(Tickets: https://ridge eldtheater- of camp, evoking the late ‘50s with harmonies get the job done by
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the era’s pop anthems, from e e four performers all exude
Chordettes’“Mr. Sandman”and Strong Lead Vocalists
Dusty Spring eld’s “Son of a e Wonderettes are led by strong stage presence, and even
Preacher Man”to e Bobbettes’ reach beyond the stage, to enlist
“Mr. Lee”and e Shangri-Las’ the notably strong voices of Rena the help of a couple of strategical-
“Leader of the Pack.” Gavigan, as shy, sweet-natured ly-placed audience members, and
Missy, who self-e acingly keeps to collect ballots placed at each
e latter is a sure re highlight everyone in line, and Sarah Giggar, seat for the Prom Queen voting.
of the show, staying faithful to as self-regarding, preening Cindy
the 1964 recording, replete with Lou, whose dreams of Hollywood In this way, Ridge eld e-
leather jacketeted lead singer and stardom boomerang, landing her ater Barn is delightfully savvy at
the visceral mating roar of a mo- back in Spring eld. creating a thematic ambience for
torcycle revvin’up to own the road. every one of its productions. Here,
Ms. Gavigan (who I shared the Wonderettes show program
From Prom to Reunion a stage with nine years ago in is supplemented by an authenti-
Act I is the 1958 senior prom of Fiddler on the Roof at Yorktown cally down-and-dirty senior prom
Spring eld High, with songs true Stage) has a beautiful high register pamphlet listing the prom’s menu
to that era, such as Doris Day’s while Ms. Giggar aunts country and schedule of events. RTB
“Teacher’s Pet”and e Everly doesn’t just put on a show; it con-
Brothers’“All I Have to Do Is jures a palpable mood that breaks
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John Jay fields
competitive

bowling teams

Boys A team o to 5-2 start;
girls team 5-1

BY BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER WALTER PANAS 7

SPORTS EDITOR ursday, Nov. 21

• Total Pins: Walter Panas

After struggling to eld a 2,429, John Jay 1,920

competitive team the last few • High Game: CJ Polworth

years, John Jay’s bowling squad (166), Miles Capobianco (151),

has a promising roster of new- Miles Capobianco (145)

comers for the 2019-20 season, • High Series: Miles Capobi-

said Coach Paul Plutzker. anco (424), CJ Polworth (415),

“We don’t have any bowling Owen Morabito (383)

alleys that are really close to us,

so we’ve never been a big school JOHN JAY BOYS A 7, JOHN JAY

with kids who actually bowl,” BOYS B 0 FILE PHOTO/PAUL PLUTZKER

Plutzker said. Wednesday, Dec. 4 Senior Emma Fine returns on the girls team.

Still, the coach has seen some • Total Pins: John Jay A 2,034, Boys B

“elite” bowlers come through the John Jay B 1,613 JOHN JAY BOYS A 5, Hendrick Hudson 1,301 (1-5)

school, the most recent graduat- • High Game: Jack Lawton YORKTOWN 2 • High Game: Amelia Maio-
rana (169), Emma Finne (150),
ing three years ago. (204), CJ Polworth (167), CJ ursday, Dec. 12

“So, we’ve been trying to re- Polworth (145) Total Pins: John Jay 2,067, Amelia Maiorana (148)

cover a bit after that,” Plutzker • High Series: Jack Lawton Yorktown 1,802 • High Series: Amelia Maio- JOHN JAY BOYS B 0,

said. “It’s been a struggle the last (460), CJ Polworth (453), Owen • High Game: Miles Capobi- rana (462), Emma Finne (438), HENDRICK HUDSON 7

couple of years.” Morabito (399) anco (167), Jack Lawton (165), Zoey Feldman (321) Wednesday, Nov. 20

But this year’s tryouts brought Owen Morabito (154) • Total Pins: Hen Hud 2,163,

out some quality bowlers on the JOHN JAY BOYS A 2, • High Series: Miles Capobi- JOHN JAY GIRLS 7, John Jay 1,622

boys’ side. Each varsity team has HENDRICK HUDSON 5 anco (448), Jack Lawton (447), BRIARCLIFF 0 • High Game: Dante Joseph

six bowlers. ursday, Dec. 5 Owen Morabito (411) Monday, Dec 9 (139), Ben Bartley Cohen (137),

“ ere were eight new boys,” • Total Pins: Hendrick Hud- Girls • Total Pins: John Jay 1,749, Zach Gonzalezz/Ben Bartley
Plutzker said. “And ve of the son 2,169, John Jay 2,012
Briarcli 589 Cohen (133)

new boys are comprising the • High Game: CJ Polworth (5-1) • High Game: Amelia Maio- • High Series: Ben Bartley
varsity team” in addition to one (185), Miles Capobianco (175), rana (158), Amelia Maiorana Cohen (368), Dante Joseph

returning bowler. CJ Polworth (171) (156), Zoey Feldman (137) (364), Zach Gonzalezz (331)

With too many boys bowlers, • High Series: CJ Polworth JOHN JAY GIRLS 7, • High Series: Amelia Maio-

John Jay had to create a varsity (493), Miles Capobianco (437), NORTH SALEM 0 rana (418), Zoey Feldman (367), JOHN JAY BOYS B 7,

“B” team. Jack Lawton (386) Wednesday, Nov. 20 Sammi Goldstein (359) HORACE GREELEY 0

John Jay plays their matches at • Total Pins: John Jay 1,768, ursday, Nov. 21

Cortlandt Lanes every Wednes- JOHN JAY BOYS A 7, North Salem 1,642 JOHN JAY GIRLS 7, • Total Pins: John Jay 1,864,

day and ursday. BRIARCLIFF 0 • High Game: Amelia Maio- PEEKSKILL 0 Horace Greeley 1,556

e girls team is also in re- Monday, Dec. 9 rana (202), Zoey Feldman (155), Wednesday, Dec. 11 • High Game: Ben Bartley

building mode, Plutzker said, af- • Total Pins: John Jay 1,968, Amelia Maiorana (142) • Total Pins: John Jay 1,832, Cohen (181), Zach Gonzalezz

ter their top bowlers graduated Briarcli 1,463 • High Series: Amelia Maio- Peekskill 1,059 (177), Dante Joseph (147)

in 2019. • High Game: CJ Polworth rana (480), Zoey Feldman (426), • High Game: Amelia Maio- • High Series: Ben Bartley

Boys A (202), CJ Polworth (202), Jack Emma Finne (306) rana (175), Amelia Maiorana Cohen (442), Dante Joseph
Lawton (166)
(154), Zoey Feldman (145) (420), Zach Gonzalezz (405)

(5-2) • High Series: CJ Polworth JOHN JAY GIRLS 0, • High Series: Amelia Maio-
(554), Jack Lawton (453), Miles WALTER PANAS 7 rana (466), Zoey Feldman (418), JOHN JAY BOYS A 7,

Capobianco (373) ursday, Nov. 21 Emma Finne (366) JOHN JAY BOYS B 0

JOHN JAY BOYS A 7, • Total Pins: Walter Panas Wednesday, Dec. 4

NORTH SALEM 0 JOHN JAY BOYS A 7, 2,059, John Jay 1,694 JOHN JAY GIRLS 7, • Total Pins: John Jay A 2,034,

Wednesday, Nov. 20 PEEKSKILL 0 • High Game: Amelia Maio- YORKTOWN 0 John Jay B 1,613

• Total Pins: John Jay 1,969, Wednesday, Dec. 11 rana (157), Amelia Maiorana ursday, Dec. 12 • High Game: Zach Gonza-

North Salem 1,567 • Total Pins: John Jay 1,991, (145), Zoey Feldman (144) • Total Pins: John Jay 1,834, lezz (140), Ben Bartley Cohen

• High Game: CJ Polworth Peekskill 1,479 • High Series: Amelia Maio- Yorktown 1,405 (135), Gavin Wagner (128)

(174), Jack Lawton (155), Miles • High Game: Miles Capobi- rana (422), Zoey Feldman (375), • High Game: Amelia Maio- • High Series: Gavin Wagner

Capobianco (146) anco (159), CJ Polworth (148), Emma Finne (307) rana (178), Amelia Maiorana (358), Ben Bartley Cohen (353),

• High Series: CJ Polworth Jack Lawton/Miles Capobianco (163), Amelia Maiorana (143) Zach Gonzalezz (349)

(428), Miles Capobianco (427), (146) JOHN JAY GIRLS 7, • High Series: Amelia Maio-

Jack Lawton (417) • High Series: Miles Capobi- HENDRICK HUDSON 0 rana (484), Zoey Feldman (375), Stats for the John Jay Boys B team

anco (445), CJ Polworth (415), ursday, Nov. 21 Kiera Ellison (354) were not provided for the Dec. 9,

JOHN JAY BOYS A 0, Owen Morabito (375) • Total Pins: John Jay 1,761, 11 and 12 matches.


PAGE 12 THE KATONAH LEWISBORO TIMES SPORTS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2019

ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT – KELLY NOLAN

Senior brings positive energy to sideline

BY RICH MONETTI talent, our goal is to play hard every Telekinesis, so I could close my FILE PHOTO/ROB DIANTONIO
CONTRIBUTING WRITER game and get better as a team every door without moving after my mom
day. leaves it open when she leaves my Kelly Nolan attacks the basket in a February 2019 game.
Senior co-captain Kelly Nolan room.
is the lone returning starter for this Who has been your biggest role
year’s girls basketball team. She is model over the years and what have If you could pick one place to visit
still recovering from an ACL injury, you learned from them? on vacation that you’ve never been
which forced her to miss the entire to, where would you go and why?
soccer season. Since fth grade, my biggest role
model has been Ana Dorta. She’s an e Maldives. It’s just really pretty
How old were you when you unbelievable leader and knows how to and seems super relaxing.
started playing basketball and how support everyone around her.
did you get started? Favorite food to eat before a
Tell us one thing about yourself game?
ird grade. I played for St. Mary’s that not a lot of people know.
Church in Katonah. A pack of gushers.
I am terri ed of sh. Favorite place to eat locally?
How do you see your role on the Do you plan to play basketball in Peppino’s Ristorante (Katonah).
team, and how do much do you college? If yes, where are you going My family always eats there or gets
value being a leader? and why did you choose that school? takeout.
No, but I will be playing lacrosse at Favorite Social Media platform?
Currently injured, my role is to Sacred Heart University. I chose this Why?
pass on my four years of experience, school because it is an amazing ath- Tik Tok. It’s so entertaining. I could
help our young team and be a posi- letic environment and has great aca- stay on that app for hours.
tive energy from the sideline. Having demics. I will be studying in the busi- What would you tell younger
played under so many great captains ness school, but I am not sure what in John Jay athletes about your experi-
and leaders, I see how important it is speci c. ence with the basketball program?
to step up and lead. Who is your favorite professional John Jay basketball programs are
athlete? one of the most inclusive and fun
What is your favorite activity, Russell Wilson. communities I’ve ever been apart
pregame or postgame ritual that you What is your favorite music to of. I would never trade my past four
share with your teammates? listen to while warming up for a years with this program for anything.
game? I would tell every young player to
Getting to hear Jess Le sing the Anything by Trippie Redd or Meek continue to play all the way through
national anthem. Mill. high school. It is 100 percent worth
If I could have one power it would it. e culture and environment is one
Do you or the team have any goals be? of a kind.
for this season?

I really believe this team will make
a good run in the postseason. A lot of

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e Katonah-Lewisboro Times Wrestling
went to press early because of the
holidays. erefore, only the results UPCOMING SCHEDULE
of games played from Monday, John Jay was scheduled to par-
Dec. 16, to Wednesday, Dec. 18,
are included in this issue. Visit us ticipate in a tournament at Clark-
on Twitter (@Halston_Sports) for stown North High School on
more timely results. Saturday, Dec. 20, after this paper
went to press. After the holiday
Girls Basketball break, the Indians will participate
(4-2) in a tournament at Peru High
School (Clinton County) on Sat-
urday, Jan. 4.

JOHN JAY 33 PELHAM Shannon Nolan shoots
MEMORIAL 45 from the corner against
Blind Brook on Dec. 14.
Wednesday, Dec. 18
e Indians saw their four- FILE PHOTO/RICH MONETTI

game winning streak snapped
on the road against the Pelicans
from Pelham Memorial High
School.

John Jay Stat Leaders
• Mia Puccio: 8 points
• Kendall Miller: 7 points, 9 re-
bounds, 3 blocks
• Sarah Pieratti: 7 points, 3 as-
sists, 2 steals

UPCOMING SCHEDULE
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Rye High School on Friday, Dec.
20, too late to be included in this
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