The words you are searching are inside this book. To get more targeted content, please make full-text search by clicking here.
Discover the best professional documents and content resources in AnyFlip Document Base.
Search
Published by Halston Media, 2019-10-31 17:07:25

The Katonah-Lewisboro Times 10.31.19

VOL. 2 NO. 21 Visit TapIntoKLT.net for the latest news. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2019

Lime Rock
Raceway
Scout Day
The Vista-Lewisboro Cub Scouts Pack 101
participated in the Lime Rock Raceway Scout PHOTO COURTESY OF BILL BONGIORNO
Day last month. “It was our first time camping
out and watching the car races at Lime Rock

Raceway Scout Day. It was incredibly
beautiful waking up to the hillsides in
magnificent colors near Kent, Conn., at
Lime Rock and getting to see rare and
incredibly valuable cars actually take
the track and race,” said Bill Bongiorno,
Cubmaster. “The scouts also had their own
mini pinewood derby race at the campsite
and had a ball with the whole experience.”

Treasure hunting at the Katonah Thrift Shop

BY JESSICA JAFET the work of the Women’s Civic Club (orig- e shop is lled with donated artwork, cated to the men and women of Katonah
CONTRIBUTING WRITER inally the Katonah Su rage Club, formed jewelry, antiques, clothing, household who served in World War I and is owned
in 1913), a local organization of about 130 items and more. by the club.
With a spruced-up look that makes it members. e club’s original purpose was
feel like a country boutique, the Katonah “aiding the women of the United States Co-manager of the thrift shop, Ursula “We give out scholarships to Fox Lane,
to obtain their full rights of citizenship.” Martin, said funds raised from the sale of JFK and Katonah-Lewisboro schools,”
rift Shop welcomes shoppers seeking To help further their philanthropic goals, items are given to a long list of charitable Martin said, and she acknowledged the
unique nds—and their purchases are by creating a lasting source of income, the and educational causes including local generous donors from the area who con-
supporting many worthy organizations in thrift shop was opened in 1945. In 1984, schools, ambulance corps, libraries, muse- tribute a huge variety of items to the store.
the community. it moved to its current location at 71 Bed- ums, Girl Scouts and others. Some of the
ford Road. income is also used to maintain the Ka- “People come in and can nd some
Located on the lower level of the Ka- tonah Memorial House, which was dedi-
tonah Memorial House, the shop sustains SEE THRIFT SHOP PAGE 17

Sales Vice President | Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker

Country Charm Cell: 914.714.0090

A storybook setting with rolling lawns and flowering trees, this warm classic 4 BR Center hopemazzola@gmail.com | hopemazzola.com
Hall Colonial offers an open flow that’s ideal for everyday living and extra special holiday
entertaining. Set on a sprawling 1.06 acres located near park, schools & shopping. $750,000 95 Katonah Ave | Katonah NY 10536

PRSRT STD CLASSIFIEDS 23
US POSTAGE LEISURE 22
OPINION 8
PAID SPORTS 18
TOWN CROSSING
WEST CALDWELL, NJ 2 JOHN JAY FOOTBALL
PERMIT #992
Win over Lourdes.
pg 18


PAGE 2 THE KATONAH LEWISBORO TIMES TOWN CROSSING THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2019

The Heights at new name. e Chip Andrus or delivering it to the church of- Cost: $65.00 per person. Soda

The Staff Brother Vic’s Chili Cook–o will be held on ce. Entry deadline is ursday, or Iced tea included, cash bar for
Saturday, November 2, at 6 p.m. Oct 31. For questions and to wine or alcoholic beverages. e
EDITORIAL TEAM
JODI WEINBERGER e Nerds will be playing at e event has been re-named in register email sspcchilicooko @ lunch menu includes appetizers,

EDITOR: 914-302-5830 e Heights at Brother Vic’s on memory of the Church’s beloved gmail.com—no entry fees for entrees and desserts. Musical En-
WEINBERGER@HALSTONMEDIA.COM
Friday, November 8th at 8pm. pastor Rev. Dr. Charles Andrus, Chefs; 25% of proceeds will go tertainment provided by Danny
BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER
SPORTS EDITOR: 914-302-5628 Dinner seating reservations for a liturgical scholar, musician and directly to support local individu- Russo. Ra e donations provided
MARSCHHAUSER@HALSTONMEDIA.COM
6:30 p.m. 7 p.m., and 7:30 p.m., Arkansas raised chef who passed als and families who are a ected by local merchants. Sign up by
ADVERTISING TEAM
LISA KAIN can be made online at theheight- away last year at the age of 51. by Alzheimer’s Disease. November 20 or call 914-232-

914-351-2424 satbrothervics.com. Tickets are Once again, the family friendly South Salem Presbyterian 6162.
KAIN@HALSTONMEDIA.COM
$40. e Heights is located at community event will be held in Church is located at 111 Spring
PAUL FORHAN
914-202-2392 Women’s Civic Club920 Oakridge Commons, to the partnership with Alzheimer’s As- St. in South Salem.
FORHAN@HALSTONMEDIA.COM left rear of the shopping center. sociation Hudson Valley NY. of Katonah
CORINNE STANTON Tickets for tasters can be pur- Lewisboro Seniors
845-621-4049 South Salem e Women’s Civic Club of
STANTON@HALSTONMEDIA.COM chased the day of the event for
JENNIFER CONNELLY
914-334-6335 Presbyterian Church’s $20, $5 for children 12 and un- Come celebrate the season at Katonah is back in action af-
CONNELLY@HALSTONMEDIA.COM Chili Cook-off der. Chefs can register by down- this beautiful local gem recently ter their annual August break.
BRUCE HELLER loading the entrance form from renovated. e event is Wednes- Members used the respite to
914-202-2941
HELLER@HALSTONMEDIA.COM the church’s website: SouthSa- day, Dec. 11 from noon to 4 p.m. thoroughly clean and reorganize

PRODUCTION TEAM e South Salem Presbyterian lemPC.org and returning an im- at Le Chateau, 1410 Old Post Rd SEE CROSSING PAGE 4
TABITHA PEARSON MARSHALL
Church’s Chili Cook-o has a age of the signed form via email (Route 35), South Salem
PRODUCTION MANAGER
DESIGNER/PHOTOGRAPHER CORRECTION
MARSHALL@HALSTONMEDIA.COM
anks to several loyal readers, we discovered that we inadvertently published old crossword puzzles the past four weeks. We are truly
CHRISTINA ROSE sorry about this error, but there is a silver lining. roughout November, we will publish two crossword puzzles each week. And we
ASST PRODUCTION MANAGER promise that all the puzzles will be new!

DESIGNER VOTE NOVEMBER 5th
ROSE@HALSTONMEDIA.COM
PRISCO4COUNTY.COM
EXECUTIVE TEAM
BRETT FREEMAN ROBERT

PUBLISHER: 845-208-8151 PRISCO
FREEMAN@HALSTONMEDIA.COM

SHELLEY KILCOYNE
VP OF SALES:

845-621-1116
KILCOYNE@HALSTONMEDIA.COM

Deadlines for WESTCHESTER COUNTY COURT JUDGE

THE KATONAH-LEWISBORO TIMES Robert Prisco ENDORSED BY:
DEADLINE
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: - Westchester County Democratic Party
THE DEADLINE FOR ADVERTISEMENTS - Westchester County Assistant District - Westchester County Conservative Party
- Westchester County Independence Party
AND EDITORIAL SUBMISSIONS IS THE Attorney for 32 years - Westchester County Working Families Party
- Chief of Local Criminal Courts and - Serving America Movement (SAM) Party
THURSDAY BEFORE THE NEXT - Affiliated Police Association of Westchester, Inc.
PUBLICATION DATE. Grand Jury Division - Westchester County Detectives Association
- Chief of Major Case Bureau - Yonkers Captains, Lieutenants & Sergeants Association
FOR MORE INFORMATION, - Deputy Chief of Homicide Bureau - Yonkers PBA
CALL JODI WEINBERGER AT - Tried to verdict: murder, attempted murder, - Westchester Hispanic Law Enforcement Association (WHLEA)
914-302-5830 OR EMAIL - Westchester County DA Investigators PBA
KLT@HALSTONMEDIA.COM kidnapping, robbery, burglary, assault and - Westchester Corrections Superior Officers Association
weapons possession cases. - Westchester Corrections Officers Benevolent Association
Location - Violent Felony Coordinator - Westchester Probation Officers Association
- Mental Health Court Coordinator - IAFF Local 628, Yonkers Firefighters Union
BAILEY COURT - Member of Criminal Justice Advisory Board - Yonkers Uniformed Fire Officers Association
334 ROUTE 202, UNIT C1S - Member of the Raise the Age Committee - Hispanic Democrats of Westchester
- Hudson Valley Stonewall Democrats (LGBTQ)
SOMERS, NY 10589 EDUCATION: - Westchester/Putnam Central Labor Body AFL-CIO
- Albany Law School, Juris Doctor, 1986 - Building & Construction Trades Council of Westchester and Putnam
PUBLISHED WEEKLY BY - Villanova University, B.A. Economics, 1983 - MPACnow (Mediterranean Political Action Committee)
HALSTON MEDIA, LLC - Up 2 Us
BAR ADMISSIONS: - Rated 100% Pro-Choice by WCLA - Choice Matters
©2019 HALSTON MEDIA, LLC - New York State - Rated “Well Qualified" by the Westchester County Bar Association
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of NY - Rated “Well Qualified” by the Westchester Women’s Bar Association

Paid for by Prisco 4 County


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2019 THE KATONAH LEWISBORO TIMES PAGE 3

KATONAH MUSEUM OF ART

Bringing art to the world
Himmel Award honors former director of e Metropolitan Museum

BY TOM BARTLEY gagement” of museum and visitor. “ e Katonah Museum is not a Philippe de Montebello
CONTRIBUTING WRITER “Each has to understand the other,” collecting institution. It didn’t intend
to be and it doesn’t...It was created in
When the Katonah Museum of he said. “ e museum has to under- order to have programs. e Louvre
Art honors Philippe de Montebello stand who its public is and have a Museum in Paris was intended as a
with the Himmel Award next month, combination of accessibility—not repository for works of art. [But] it has
the director emeritus of the Metro- just physical but intellectual.” started to do more education, more
politan Museum of Art will discuss engaging of the public than essen-
signi cant changes remaking the Visitors, for their part, need to tially [being] containers for artwork.
world of art and museums. maintain “a certain level of demand-
ing,” he said. ey must require the ey’re not in the same category.”
ey’ve always been educational museum to teach and inform, “so that He called two qualities critical
institutions, of course, but de Monte- by coming to the museum they’re go- to any program successes. “What-
bello nds today’s museums focus less ing to learn something, [that] they ever you do, whether it’s short-term
on their traditional role as reposito- see art that is new to them. or long-term, whether you collect,
ries of ne art and more on a hard-to- whether you’re doing exhibitions or
match ability to provide visitors with “At the same time,” de Montebello classwork [or] bringing slides into
an active learning experience. added, “the museum has to under- school,” he said, you must “keep a
stand—the museums do it all the level of seriousness and excellence.
De Montebello will be this year’s time, through surveys, their friends No matter what it is that you do, it
featured speaker, discussing the groups, memberships—what inter- has to be done so that your audience
changing world of museums and art, ests their public.” has a sense that there is an author-
at the Himmel Award & Lecture, ity, and they can relax and enjoy what
scheduled for Nov. 10 at Crabtree’s As big-name, big-city institutions they see.”
Kittle House, 11 Kittle Road, Chap- retool their appeal to the public, they
paqua. A ticket can also be purchased increasingly are seen to be adopting e Himmel Award is given each
that includes a post-lecture dinner approaches associated with their sub- year in honor of Betty Himmel, a
with de Montebello. urban counterparts. “ e larger mu- longtime museum volunteer, to rec-
seums, the ones with collections...are ognize “creators, conceivers, radical
A rewarding learning experience more and more resembling the Ka- thinkers and risk-takers” who pro-
comes about, de Montebello said in tonah Art Museum. ey’re putting voke new thinking in art and design.
an interview, through “mutual en- much more of an emphasis on what is
temporary,” de Montebello said.

Lewisboro Library trition/weight management, create and htm. Rain date is Monday, November 11. in mixing energizing herb teas can do so
maintain an exercise routine, plus tips for At 2 p.m. that afternoon the Library at an optional Tea Workshop at the end of
e Lewisboro Library is located at 15 positive mental health/de-stressing and the lecture. ere is a $10 fee for the Tea
Main St., South Salem. For more informa- keeping your mind active through games is holding an “Election Day Scavenger Workshop. Sponsored by the Lewisboro
tion or to RSVP, visit lewisborolibrary.org. and puzzles. Hunt” for children in grades three through Garden Club.

Beatles Fans Rejoice! On Sunday, No- Schools are closed on Tuesday, Novem- ve. Miss Anna will be teaching Civics – Estate Planning and Cutting the
vember 3 at 2 p.m., take a trip back in time ber 5, but the Library is open and has fun in a fun way – by having students scavenge Cord. On Saturday, November 9 the Li-
with John, Paul, George and Ringo! In the activities planned. At 10:30 that morning, through the Library in search of clues. brary is bringing back two of its popular
multimedia program “Beatles ‘68”, Mark teens in middle and high school are in- educational seminars. At 11 a.m., Michael
Hasskarl, a huge Beatles fan and collec- vited to meet at the Leon Levy Preserve What if the Beatles Never Existed? Martin will give a presentation on “Estate
tor, will examine 1968 in the Beatles’ story for a “Teen Adventure Hike and Pizza On Tuesday, November 5 at 1 p.m., the Planning: Protect Your Parents & Your-
through the use of photos, music, and video. Party.” Take a guided three to four-mile Library will be showing the romantic self.”
hike to the Black Mansion and ruins of rock and roll comedy “Yesterday.” Rated
e Inside Scoop on Health Apps. a 19th century farmhouse, ending with PG-13. Viewers are encouraged to bring “Cutting the Cord” takes place at 2
Overwhelmed by the number of health a pizza party at the native plant garden. a lunch or snack. p.m. that day. At this seminar, people will
apps – and wonder which ones are the Co-sponsored with the Lewisboro Land learn cost-saving alternatives to cable and
best? Get your answers at “How to Use Trust. All hikers must turn in a waiver Herb Lecture and Tea Workshop. e satellite television, what new streaming
Health Apps,” taking place Saturday, No- signed by a parent before setting o on the Library is hosting an “Herb Lecture and services are available, and how to deter-
vember 2 at 2 p.m. Learn how to access hike. To register and download the waiver Tea Workshop” on ursday, November mine what services are best for you.
and use the best-reviewed & free iPhone/ go http://www.lewisborolibrary.org/teen. 7 at 7 p.m. Xenia Dambrosia, a landscape
Android apps designed to: improve nu- artist and herb specialist, will address SEE LIBRARY PAGE 6
growing, selecting and drying of herbs to
maintain their quality. Anyone interested

HAPPY HALLOWEEN

Please look out for the little trick-or-treaters!

Gary Forbes Chris Radding HOME, AUTO, BUSINESS, LIFE & HEALTH

The Forbes Insurance Team 914-232-7750 • www.forbesinsurance.com


PAGE 4 THE KATONAH LEWISBORO TIMES TOWN CROSSING THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2019

CROSSING Vista Fire House shops on Etsy.com, the global, featuring the great preludes and ($15 students) for general ad-
e-commerce website for hand- fugues of J.S, Bach arranged for mission in advance and can be
FROM PAGE 2 For more information, visit made goods, announces its sec- two pianos, plus one pieces per- purchased on the Series website
vistafd.org. ond annual Holiday Market at formed on the pipe organ by Mr. www.thesanctuaryseries.org. For
their rift Shop, site of donat- the Katonah Village Library to Newman who is internationally more information email info@
ed sales that raise money for the Toys for Tots Holiday Toy take place on Saturday, Novem- renowned on the instrument. thesanctuaryseries.org or call
club’s many charities. Drive ber 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 914 763 5402.
Holiday shoppers can discover e performance will take place
Ongoing social activities in- Join the Fire Department and shop for exceptional, unique in the Sanctuary of the South Over the Hill
clude the knit-crochet group on Saturday, December 7, for handmade gifts including jew- Salem Presbyterian Church at 4 Players and
every Monday at 2 p.m., Mah the annual “Toys For Tots” Toy elry of all kinds, pottery, fabric PM followed by an artist recep-
Jongg every Tuesday at 1 p.m. Drive between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.! accessories, handbags, home dé- tion. Singers
and bridge on the third Tues- Please donate a NEW and UN- cor, soaps, original artwork and
day of the month at 10 a.m., a WRAPPED toy to the Vista more! e library is located at Now entering its seventh sea- At 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6,
book club on the fourth urs- Fire Department (377 Smith 26 Bedford Road. Admission son, e Sanctuary Series re- the Over the Hill Players and
day at 10:30 a.m. and the Civic Ridge Road in South Salem, is free. For more information, mains committed to presenting Singers will present the “Sor-
Singers on Friday’s at 10 a.m. NY) to help a child this holiday email at northeastetsyartistsas- “extraordinary keyboard recitals cerer’s Apprentice” at the South
All events are held at Memorial season! At the Vista Firehouse soc@gmail.com or on Instagram in the pastoral setting of north- Salem Firehouse, 1190 Route
House. we will have the following going @northeastetsyartists and Face- ern Westchester’s historic South 35, South Salem.
on during the toy drive: Donate book facebook.com/Northeast- Salem Hamlet.” e six-concert
Holiday Boutique a toy and you can get a picture EtsyArtistsCollective. series will also feature pianists Members of the Lewisboro
at KES with Santa Claus; Cookie deco- Je rey Biegel in a special Holi- Seniors Group will be singing,
rating; A tour of the Vista Fire The Sanctuary Series day concert on December 15, dancing, playing the harmonica
Katonah Elementary School’s Department Firetrucks and Michael Brown (March 1, 2020), and entertaining the audience
4th Annual Holiday Boutique Ambulances. Mary Jane and Anthony Simone Dinnerstein (March with comedy and suspense. e
to be held Saturday, Novem- Newman kick-o the 2019- 29), Dominic Cheli (April 19) show is free.
ber 23 from 10 a.m. to 3p.m. Northeast Etsy 2020 Season of e Sanctuary and Fei-Fei (May 10).
Come by for holiday shopping, Artists Collective Series on Sunday afternoon, No- Bedford Chamber
music, food & fun! Katonah El- vember 10, 2019, with “Newman South Salem Presbyterian Concerts
ementary School is located at e Northeast Etsy Art- and Newman play Bach” a recital Church is at 111 Spring Street,
160 Huntville Road, Katonah. ists Collective, a group of lo- South Salem, NY, just 4 miles Bedford Chamber Concerts
Event hosted by KES PTO. cal and regional artisans with West of the fountain in Ridge- launches its 19th season with
an all-Bach concert featuring
eld CT. Tickets begin at $25 Carter Brey, the principal cellist
of the New York Philharmonic
Have your heating system checked now before the cold weather comes! Orchestra, and series director
Anthony Newman.
"Service was fast, courteous
and professional." Mark C All concerts are held on
Wednesday evenings, starting
In business for over 35 years! at 8 p.m., in Fellowship Hall
at St. Matthew’s Church, 382
(845) 628-2580 Cantitoe Street, Bedford. Tick-
ets for the October concert are
WE NOW PROVIDE DUCT CLEANING AND SEALING $40 per person; student tick-
$50 OScFheFduPlReEnSoEwA&SOSNAVCEH! ECKUPEXTREENCCCDDLChChAhuIHCleCUnh1eTedebhcshceEacHje0CkeupkcenkEAcsMekcEAaPk&&tckTLolRmtflToIHt&AAuIeOAFophNefddirplEEeRrenlljjiGreuur&egPEAatOmrssperlagBefttTelrToSteacaesBBYisIucntanYs&utNeoregarutnilruSictmtrnGpnACseraeCeTrgioolre-rEasntCEC*ssUFolCqtisouirOrbMulspunsottroierSlnampseretsmFsTicio*ltt!eneirosnEntxst!ra ets, $10 per person. Discounted
season tickets are also available.
50 OFF100%ALGLUWAROARNKTEED Refreshments are served during
When scheduled by Ask us about our service contract intermission. For more infor-
Nov. 30, 2019 mation or to order tickets, visit
Coupon must present at time of service. Cannot be combined with any other offer. bedfdordchamberconcerts.org,
or call 914-522-5150.
$ Any Repair
Sign up for
Cannot be combined with any other offers NY-Alert Lewisboro

Coupon must present at time of service. Cannot be combined with any other offer. NY-Alert is Lewisboro’s of-
cial public noti cation system.
100 OFF Coupon must present at time of service. Cannot be combined with any other offer.
$ New Heating System Replacement e town strongly encourages
everyone to enroll in this public
noti cation system. Sign up at
alert.ny.gov or 518-292-2299.
New Yorkers can subscribe for
NY-Alert to receive critical in-
formation and emergency alerts
on what is happening in their
area. NY-Alert contains critical,
emergency-related information
including instructions and rec-
ommendations in real-time by
emergency personnel. Informa-
tion may include severe weather
warnings, signi cant highway
closures, hazardous material
spills and other emergency con-
ditions. All areas of New York
State are included in the sys-
tem, and you can decide which
area you would like to receive
alerts about. Signing up is free,
and messages can be received by
phone, email, text and fax.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2019 THE KATONAH LEWISBORO TIMES PAGE 5


 

you understand
climate change is a local issue

so do we


 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Michelle Blum Photo
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Michelle Blum Photo

Paid
 for
 by
 
 
Lewisboro
 2019
 

make your vote count:

Vote row a ★ lewisboro democrats


PAGE 6 THE KATONAH LEWISBORO TIMES THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2019

Katonah’s KEEP
connects with
author who inspired

the charity

e following is from KEEP Inc: repeated violence has on women

and their community. Kristof

Last month, the Katonah brought to light the remarkable

Education Exchange Program e ect this one man has had on the

(KEEP) raised more than $1,100 lives of so many people. And we

to support girls’ education at an learned about his choice to return

event called “Ending Violence to the country where his life is at

Against Women,” featuring Pulit- risk so he can continue his work.

zer-prize winning journalist from After the program, the KEEP

e New York Times Nicholas board members had the pleasure

Kristof interviewing Nobel Peace of meeting and taking a photo PHOTOS COURTESY OF KEEP, INC

Prize winner, Dr. Denis Mukwege. with Kristof. He is co-author of Nicholas Kristof (center) with the board members of KEEP (from left): Cynthia Braun, Elena Rover,
e ve co-founders of KEEP “Half the Sky,” the book that in- Celeste Crosby, Ruthie Rosenberg, Elizabeth McGoldrick
and 15 supporters attended the spired the founding of KEEP.

session at Grace Farms in New He signed copies of the book and will cover a full year of tuition for that Kristof was inspired by the raised money to prevent the sex

Canaan, Conn. posed for photos. Board member three KEEP-supported girls at group as well. Writing about the tra cking of approximately 130

e powerful talk covered the Elena Rover told him: “When the Kakenya Center for Excel- event in his weekly newsletter for girls in Bihar, India, supported the

precarious situation for women our book club read your book, lence (www.kakenyasdream.org) e New York Times, he talked Kakenya Center for Excellence

in Congo. Against all odds, Dr. we had to do something, so we in Kenya, ensuring that they con- about our encounter: for rural girls in Kenya, and taken

Mukwege’s success in treating founded KEEP. Since then we’ve tinue their education, avoiding fe- “Denis was an inspiration, but other steps to help girls around

women with devastating injuries, raised more than $100,000 in do- male genital mutilation and child so were a group of ve women I the world. Sheryl and I are thrilled

and his tireless advocacy to end nations from our generous sup- marriage. met at the event. ey are from when we hear of things like this.

gender-based violence, make him porters, with 100 percent going www.keepgirlsinschool.org A Katonah, N.Y., and after read- We don’t just want readers to put

a true hero. e speakers discussed directly to help girls.” anks to 501(c)3 non-pro t organization ing our book ‘Half the Sky,’ they our books down and sigh appre-

the assassination attempt on Dr. the generosity of supporters, the 88 Todd Road, Katonah, NY, started an organization called the ciatively; we want to galvanize

Mukwege, the murder of his group raised $1,170 in donations 10536 Katonah Education Exchange them to do things, as this group

protégé, and the impact that the related to the event. is amount Five days later, KEEP learned Program, or KEEP. ey have did.”

LIBRARY Committee for seven years (and counting!),
and is a longtime volunteer-cum-supervisor
FROM PAGE 3 of the library’s annual and ever-popular Oc-
tober Book Sale.
Katonah Village Library
is year’s Harvest Table premium ra e
Death Cafe Westchester: Advance di- gives entrants a chance to win a packet of
rectives workshop is from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, four $250 gift cards ($1,000 total value)
Nov. 10. to local ne-dining establishments: e
Farmhouse at Bedford Post; Peter Pratt’s
Join the Death Café Westchester volun- Inn (Yorktown); Pour (Mt. Kisco); and
teer team in an interactive workshop where Purdy's Farmer & the Fish. Raf-
participants will discuss, review, and com-
plete their own personal New York state e tickets are $40 each, and only 125 tickets
advance directives. o cial forms will be will be available for sale at .katonahlibrary.
provided free of charge. these forms include org.
both the health care proxy and living will.
Take the opportunity to have your ques- e evening’s live auction will feature
tions answered about this essential part of unique and fun “experience” items, includ-
end-of-life planning and also to implement ing a paddle tennis party at Bedford Golf
a plan of your own to ensure that your nal &Tennis, and a children’s party at
wishes will be honored. the Library hosted by the KVL Children’s
Room librarian and sta .
Free to all. Cake and co ee served.
Harvest Table Cocktail Bene t and Event tickets purchased online before 5
Auction to be held on Saturday, November p.m. on Nov. 1 are $100 each; $125 at the
2. Katonah Village Library’s Harvest Table door.Tickets are limited due to capacity.To
bene t cocktail party will again delight purchase event or ra e tickets, become an
patrons with food, drink, and live music event sponsor, or for more information, visit
on Saturday, November 2nd from 7:30 to katonahlibrary.org, or call (914) 232-3508.
11 p.m. A variety of delicious, seasonally-
inspired foods will be complemented by Katonah Native and Artist John Dono-
craft beer and hard cider on tap, ne wines, hue Presents Drawings from His New
and soft beverages. Guests will enjoy in- Book“All the Restaurants in New York”
strumental jazz from ToddSquad Trio, with November 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Adam Morrison on keyboard, David Finck
on acoustic bass, and Todd Isler on drums. Donohue will present slides from the
Uber-volunteer Gail Ames will be hon- book and talk about his work with Julia
ored at the event. She served for six years as Sexton, the editor-in-chief of Edible West-
Treasurer on its Board of Trustees, has sat chester. e evening is cosponsored by the
as community volunteer on KVL’s Finance Katonah Village Improvement Society and
the Katonah Village Library. Refreshments
will be provided. For more information visit
www.katonahVIS.org.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2019 THE KATONAH LEWISBORO TIMES PAGE 7


 

★ Lewisboro democrats ★
Experience you can trust
★ Re-elect ★

supervisor peter councilman john councilman dan
Parsons ★ pappalardo ★ welsh

Infrastructure focused: Michelle Blum
Photo
ü New Cross River cell tower
ü Improvements to Town Parks, including pickleball courts and composting toilets
ü Regularly scheduled repaving of town roads
ü Making badly needed renovations to Town House and Town Pool

ü Reconstructed town salt dome with grant funds
ü Pursuing grant money for Goldens Bridge sidewalks

Environmentally conscious:
ü Led the way on Reusable Bags
ü Town-wide composting coming soon

  ü Action agenda to combat climate change

Fiscally responsible:

ü Improved bond rating by rebuilding town budget reserves

ü Working hard to attract new businesses and retain others important to our tax base

Putting Lewisboro first:

ü Working diligently with school district to utilize Lewisboro Elementary space
ü Focused, professional town police force led by locally-born Chief David Alfano
ü Pressuring NYSEG and state DOT for improved service

ü Laying the groundwork for new 21st century Master Plan

Proud of Our Work Together!

Vote row a ★ lewisboro democrats

Vote Tuesday, nov. 5

Or early voting, now until nov. 3 at pound ridge town house Paid
 for
 by
 
 Lewisboro
 2019
 


PAGE 8 THE KATONAH LEWISBORO TIMES Opinion THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2019

Trick or treat Nora! Nora! Nora!

When I was a little kid, READING, “ADoll’s House,”by immortal dra-
my rst Halloween WRITING & matist Henrik Ibsen, sent shock
costume was a witch CHOCOLATE waves through strait-laced, late-
out t. e costume consisted of an 19th Century European society by having an

ugly-looking greenish plastic face KIM oppressed mother of two leave her family as
mask with a black hat attached KOVACH
the curtain came down, leaving audiences of

and a long black skirt to complete the time in disbelief.

the ensemble. I think my brother “A Doll’s House Part 2”(ADH2) by Lucas

wore a skeleton costume. Hnath imagines what might happen if Nora

Halloween was much simpler in those days. We wore the same returned 15 years later. e one-act play (with-

costumes for a few years in a row to trick or treat up and down our out intermission) can be seen through Nov.

block after school. As we got older, we put together our own cos- 2 in Armonk. It is being

tumes from items in our parents’ closets. One year I dressed in a long presented by Hudson Stage

bathrobe and pink plastic hair curlers, another year I wore my dad’s at North Castle Library’s

U.S. Navy uniform. Whippoorwill Hall e- BRUCE their children without a mother (with
atre. (For ticket informa- THE BLOG live-in nanny Anne Marie sacri cing
e year we lived in Florida, there was a torrential rainstorm on tion: A Doll’s House 2— the care of her own child to serve as

Halloween. My brother and a neighbor kid decided that we should

still go trick or treating despite the downpour. We cut holes in large Brown Paper Tickets). BRUCE Nora’s surrogate); and that he never
APAR
trash bags to pull over our t-shirts and jeans and grabbed another Mr. Hnath’s imaginative led for divorce from Nora, which

plastic trash bag each to use as our trick or treat bags. e neighbors and provocative creation is now is causing her potential legal

were surprised to see us on their doorsteps in such bad weather. ey both a celebration of wom- trouble that could undermine her

gave us extra candy since no other children had ventured out in the anhood and a consideration lucrative literary career, compelling her

rain storm. Our plastic bags were heavy with all of that Halloween of victimhood. It is wrought to seek Torvald’s help.

candy. I remember excitedly dumping my bag of candy onto the with the rigor of a blacksmith setting o sparks. Torvald’s “truth” here is that he owes Nora noth-

living room rug and watching a puddle of rain water pour out of the What resonates with people like me in this ing, not even an apology; she chose to leave him

trash bag along with the candy. Tony-winning 2017 play is the writer’s timely and their kids. In his mind, Nora, far from being

As you may know, Halloween has its origins in ancient Celtic fes- agenda—and obvious facility—in challenging an innocent victim, manipulated and mocked him

tivities. People wore costumes and masks, lit bon res and carved tur- hoary assumptions about stubbornly persistent during their marriage.

nips and rutabagas to place in windows and doorways to ward o evil social standards that were morally benighted 140 is is not to say some of the aforementioned

spirits. When Irish immigrants sailed to America in the 1800’s, they years ago when Ibsen unleashed Nora on an un- “truths” don’t evolve before the curtain falls, but

brought their Halloween traditions including the old folktale of Stingy suspecting world. Call it a male-dominated world’s I’m not into spoilers.

Jack. As the legend goes, old Jack tricked the devil twice and was shotgun marriage to misogyny. at the divorce

cursed to spend eternity wandering the earth carrying a carved turnip is long overdue is but one of Lucas Hnath’s many WHAT MEN & WOMEN WANT

as his lantern.To celebrate All Hallows Eve in their new country, large musings on the subject. e playwright gets tremendous mileage from

American pumpkins were carved into Jack-O-Lanterns (instead of I’m a rm believer that any open-minded, curi- riding Ibsen’s coattails to examine a range of

turnips) for a more dramatic e ect when lit from within. ous individual can honestly present two or more timeless issues that inform how men and women

By the early twentieth century, Halloween became a celebration sides of almost any issue without prejudice. Mr. co-exist.

for children. Colorful costumes, parades and haunted houses were in- Hnath is one of those persons. He nimbly nds We are reminded how seemingly innocent

troduced in towns and cities across the U.S. Instructions for making several ways to hypothesize the consequences—15 cat-and-mouse games can quickly ignite nuclear

children’s costumes were printed in women’s magazines. en in the years hence—of Nora’s derring-do. attacks of mutually assured destruction (shades of

early 1900’s commercially manufactured costumes became avail- George and Martha in Edward Albee’s “Who’s

able. Ghosts, skeletons, devils and witches were the most common FACT MEETS TRUTH Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”)

costumes for children. Early costume companies in Massachusetts What I took away from his entertaining exercise Mr. Hnath adroitly and entertainingly presents

and Pennsylvania began making paper costumes in 1910. e Ben is that, while facts may not be arguable, we humans the four characters’ varied perspectives on the

Cooper Company in Brooklyn expanded into Halloween costumes since time began love to argue, with hidebound, sacrosanct institution of marriage. It all happens

in addition to the theatrical costumes they produced for the Cotton defensive ferocity, over what each of us sees as ob- so fast, the 90-minute play ew by in what seemed

Club and Ziegfeld Follies dancers in 1937. jective “truth.”You know -- that word we like to use like half that time, a credit to director Margarett

I like costume parties and candy as much as the next person, but as a convenient euphemism to elevate -- or cloak Perry and the very skillful cast.

the idea of bobbing for apples turns my stomach. Did you know -- what in fact is a wholly subjective “opinion.”

that the tradition of bobbing for apples in a tub lled with water In ADH2, there are a lot of truths ying across SKILLFUL CAST

dates back to the Roman invasion of Britain? e conquering army the stage, in every direction, not only between As Nora, Denise Bessette (co-producer of Hud-

incorporated apples into the Celtic traditions as part of All Hallows Nora (Denise Bessette) and Torvald (Kurt son Stage) smoothly journeys through a gamut of

Eve festivities. e Romans brought the apple tree to Britain, a rep- Rhoades), but among their now-adult daughter guises. Her Nora plays victim, role model, blamer,

resentation of the goddess of plenty, Pomona. e idea of a group of Emmy (Rachel Kent) and housekeeper Anne confessor, shamer, survivor. She knows how to hold

strangers taking turns trying to grab oating apples with their teeth Marie (Mary Stout). a stage, in this case a strikingly austere room, de-

sounds like a germ-fest to me. Nora’s “facts” here are that she’s become a signed by David L. Arenault, with but two chairs,

Speaking of germs, don’t forget to sanitize your doorbell on prominent author of books that encourage women walls, and a door (plus cleverly used neon lighting).

November 1st after all of those trick or treaters have pressed their to assert their independence, even if it means leav- Kurt Rhoades brings to Torvald a suitably dour

ngers on it on Halloween night! ing their husband. dose of impassive gravitas, joined by a vulnerability

Nora’s “truth” here is that Torvald owes her for and repressed rage on the verge of detonation. He

Kim Kovach enjoys eating candy every day of the year. Treat yourself to a his years of treating her like chattel instead of as a speaks volumes without saying a word. It all adds
creative experience in Kim’s writing classes for adults, children and teens.
www.kimkovachwrites.com life partner with free will. SEE APAR PAGE 12

Torvald’s “facts” here are that he had to raise

BRETT FREEMAN, PUBLISHER 2 Letters to the editor and op-ed submissions may be edited. The views
JODI WEINBERGER, EDITOR TRACKS and opinions expressed in letters and op-eds are not necessarily those
TABITHA PEARSON MARSHALL, PRODUCTION MANAGER of Katonah-Lewisboro Times or its affiliates. Submissions must include a
BAILEY COURT, 334 ROUTE 202, UNIT C1S phone number and address for verification. Not all letters and op-eds will
Editorial Office: (914) 302-5830 SOMERS, NY 10589 necessarily be published. Letters and op-eds which cannot be verified or
Fax: 914-617-8508 are anonymous will not be published. Please send your submissions to
klt@halstonmedia.com ©2018 HALSTON MEDIA, LLC
the editor by e-mail at klt@halstonmedia.com.
For more information, call the editor at (914) 302-5830


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2019 OPINION THE KATONAH LEWISBORO TIMES PAGE 9

Library cocktails and more! APAR

Welcome to News & sports teams, leagues associations FROM PAGE 8
Notes, where we look at
the happenings here in NEWS & and agencies. up to a Bryan Cranston vibe that is the perfect foil for Ms. Bes-
Westchester County. NOTES Bedford Playhouse presents sette’s emancipated, extroverted Nora.

It appears that my children’s “ e Pollinators” from their Envi- Adding immeasurably to the success of this production is the
favorite question “How do we do marvelous (dare I say scene-stealing?) performance of Mary Stout
this, Dad” is now being answered, MARK ronmental Film Series on Monday as Anne Marie. Every move she makes, every line she utters is
more times than not, by Google, oh JEFFERS November 4 at 7 p.m. in partnership beautifully articulated for maximum e ect, to the delight of the
well I guess it gives me more time audience. She is an actor’s actor.
to write this week’s “Missing those quizzes” edition with Bedford 2020 and e Weeden
of “News & Notes.” I was intrigued by Rachel Kent’s take on Emmy, Nora and Torvald’s
Foundation. Following the screen- daughter. She toys mischievously with her absentee mother, a ecting a
e Katonah Library is hosting their annual decidedly smug demeanor, replete with highly animated facial expres-
HarvestTable Cocktail Party and Auction Saturday, ing there will be a panel discussion sions that signaled mock interest, overlaid with thinly-disguised disdain.
November 2, from 7:30 to 11 p.m. We always get a
kick out of imbibing in a library, must sip quietly. with Director, Peter Nelson and Stone Barns Farm DE COUPLED CONVERSATIONS?
I recommend this play highly, with the cautionary note that
More library news, Katonah native John Dono- Manager, Jack Algiere, moderated by Kim Eireman,
hue will present slides from “All the Restaurants couples whose relationship might be on less-than- rma terra will
in New York” and talk about his work with Julia author, horticulturalist and founder of EcoBene cial. either have a lot to talk about as they leave the theater -- or won’t
Sexton, the editor-in-chief of “Edible Westches- be talking at all, at least for a little while, until they can process the
ter,” on November 8, 7:30 to 9 p.m. is free event My wife and I recently saw a wonderful show shock of recognition that just played out in front of them.
is cosponsored by the Katonah Village Improve-
ment Society and the Katonah Village Library. “An American in Paris” at the Westchester In seeing A Doll’s House Part 2, we are moved to assess our own
Refreshments will be provided. treatment of a partner. Are we kind or cruel? Are we considerate or
Broadway eatre, this lavish production runs self-serving? Are we content or complacent?
e internationally-acclaimed Music from Co-
peland House ensemble will relocate to John Jay through November 24, a good time was had by all. Mr. Hnath succeeds with artful exuberance in doing what any
Homestead in Katonah for the 2019-20 season, quality playwright is obliged to do: he makes us dig deep to ques-
the rst performance is set for November 3. e As this year ies by, I can’t believe I am already tion our own values and behavior. As half of a relationship, just
move is due to Merestead’s closure for renovations. what kind of human being am I being?
mentioning the annual Katonah Elementary
A congratulations shout out to our good friend ere may not be any question in life more di cult than that to
Caroline Raue as she was recently inducted into School Holiday Boutique is set for November 23. answer with complete candor and humility.
the Fox Lane Hall of Fame in cross country/track,
joining Caroline were three other athletes: Danny 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with so many fun things for the MAYHEM IS
Fontana football/baseball, Michelle Kowalski soc- EXPENSIVE.
cer, Nyasha Miller volleyball/basketball and coach whole family. ALLSTATE
Vincent Minotti Sr. IS NOT.
With anksgiving just around the corner, the
Our friends at Manhattanville College are hold- Philip Eifert
ing their annual sports business career fair on American Legion of Katonah will be ra ing 914-232-0330
Friday, November 22. is event was developed by 200 Katonah Avenue
the Manhattanville Sport Business Management a turkey every hour from noon until 8 p.m. on Katonah, NY
Degree Program, and is being o ered to anyone peifert@allstate.com
interested in pursuing a career in the $500 bil- Saturday, November 23. Stop in to the Jay Street
lion sport business industry. More than 30 hiring
managers will be on hand, including numerous location, enjoy a cold draft, buy a ra e ticket and

support our veterans.

e good folks at the Paramount Hudson Valley

eatre in Peekskill present “Almost Queen,”

on November 16 at 8 p.m. e most authen-

tic Queen live show since the days of Queen

themselves. A deliberate 4 piece band, “Almost

Queen” delivers a live show consisting of signature

four-part harmonies and genuine costumes while

recapturing the live energy that is the ultimate

Queen experience.

e Mount Kisco Village Board has approved

the creation of the Suzanne Grant Garden in

honor of this beloved community member who

recently passed away, a well deserved honor.

We hope everyone will take time on November

11 to remember and honor our veterans, we can

never thank you enough.

Subject to terms, conditions and availability. Allstate Fire and Casualty Insurance Co. 9633881
© 2013 Allstate Insurance Co.

Do you know what the cost of your long-term care Does your dog have Osteoarthritis
will be if you are not eligible for Medicaid? or a Tendon/Ligament Injury?

• Asset Protection • Elder Law • Past Chair of Elder Law Section of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
NYS Bar Association offers a safe and natural cell
• Medicaid Applications therapy to relieve the pain of joint
(Nursing Home/Home Care) • “Super Lawyer” In Elder Law disease or injury, promote healing
for 10 consecutive years and reduce recovery time using
• Guardianships
(Contested/Non-Contested) Contact ANTHONY J. ENEA, ESQ. your dog’s own blood!

• Wills, Trusts & Estates Managing Member Call us today
Fluent in Italian
WHITE PLAINS • SOMERS for more information!

914.948.1500 Dr. Andrew Frishman, D.V.M.

WWW.ESSLAWFIRM.COM Progressive Animal Hospital

149 Route 202 & Lovell St. Somers, NY 10589
914-248-6220 • Progressive-Vet.com


PAGE 10 THE KATONAH LEWISBORO TIMES OPINION THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2019

Home alone

My wife told me that she’s going Cocoa Pu s perhaps I day. I took Gidget for feelings. And it’s not until you are a male
away for the weekend to my alone at home for the weekend that you
sister’s house in the Poconos. should add some milk MAN a walk out back in the experience what a truly remarkable and
I hope it’s not to get in touch with her too, but I’m late for a powerful resource that the internet is.
feelings or anything like that, because tennis match. OVERBOARD woods, and I could
every time somebody I know gets in immediately see that I was getting a little stir crazy by myself
touch with their feelings, it’s always MY so I decided to go out, see a band, sup-
feelings that get hurt. If I want to get in When I got back RICK there was no discipline port live music. It was pretty crowded at
touch with my feelings I usually just do MELÉN the bar, and judging from what I could
it by email. However, this will be a great the cat had left a nice whatsoever. is dog is see, designated drivers had yet to be
opportunity to do some things around designated. e lead singer declared that
the house that I’ve been meaning to do, present for me on the obviously used to do- they were going to play 50 songs in 50
maybe compose a song or, who knows? minutes. Either they were going to play
Maybe I’ll write my autobiography. is rug under the dining ing whatever it wants, them four times faster than usual, or this
small sliver of freedom could be a nice was going to be one of those annoying
change. For instance, I can wear any- room table. I don’t even whenever it wants, medleys. I guess that bands probably
thing I want. If I want to I can wear a T-
shirt with holes in it instead of a T-shirt know which side of the cat it came out wherever it wants because it’s so ador- gure they’re doing me a favor and saving
with stains on it. me some time with those medleys, but
of, but it was more than I fed it in the able, and that was going to end starting just when you get to the part of the song
I’m supposed to feed the cat, but what when something good happens, they’re
do they eat? I had a cat when I was a kid rst place. I can see that there need to be now. From here on out, the dog refers onto the next one. And nothing says, “My
and it used to bring home rodents and lead guitarist sucks!” better than a medley.
mice and all kinds of things, I guess to some changes around here, and I make a to me by saying “SIR, YES SIR!” In “Hey guys, just wondering, how come at
put in the refrigerator? But our cats don’t the end of every second verse when my
go outside, because we’re afraid that note to put the cat on the Keto Diet. My barks or tail wags or whatever, I’ll get the lead break is supposed to start, we switch
they’re too dumb to run away. So I take to another song?” “Oh wow, really? Gee,
a look around the pantry, there must be wife adopted these two black cats from picture. And every time you stray outside I hadn’t noticed that. Any of you guys
food in the house somewhere for them, notice anything like that?” Nobody makes
maybe some mice in a Tupperware jar. the vet’s o ce years ago, at least she says the trail, BOOM! Drop down and give any eye contact. en the singer opened
And BEHOLD! ere’s a container that this big canister that looked like a live
says “CAT.” In spite of the o -chance it’s only two- every time I turn around me 20 push-ups. By the time we got torpedo, and all this blue smoke came out,
that there may be a cat inside of it, I and I could see the ozone layer depleting
open it up and it seems to be cat food, I’m tripping over one of them, and that’s back from our walk, was there discipline? right before my eyes. I had to get out of
even though it looks more like Cocoa there before the sea level started rising.
Pu s than anything else. If they ARE why I don’t turn around anymore. Who You bet there was, I did everything that
SEE MELEN PAGE 15
even knows where they came from? damn dog wanted.

Clearly they were from a broken home I can see why people ght so hard for

and would bene t from medication. freedom—it’s intoxicating. I get to eat

Time to do the laundry. I actually whatever I want for now, but I know I’ll

know more about money laundering have to answer questions later. When my

than clothes laundering, but from what wife comes home she’ll ask me with a

I understand, the key to successful smirk, “So what did you have for din-

garment-washing is to separate ev- ner?” In my defense, I would bet that

erything correctly. My technique is to there is a diet out there somewhere that

separate items that are worn on the top allows you to eat exactly what I did, and

from items that are worn on the bottom. you lose 40 pounds in one week dur-

ere are some things which I’m not too ing a hospital stay. After dinner I can

sure which end they go on, so I put those watch episodes of “It’s Always Sunny

aside for further testing. in Philadelphia” until even Alexa can’t

All I have to do now is feed the dog take it anymore and tells me she needs

take and her out, and I’m done for the some time alone to get in touch with her

Breast Cancer Screening

What you need to know about mammograms
& other imaging…

Ask the Doctor Q: Why is it important to have routine seen on the mammogram by letting us distinguish
screening mammograms? between solid and cystic tissue. The breast MRI can be
Stefanie Zalasin, MD A: Early detection with a screening mammogram can used to screen women at high risk for breast cancer due
Breast-imaging Specialist catch cancer years before it becomes discernible by to genetic factors, family history or previous high-risk
Site Director, Yorktown Imaging touch. It is important to catch cancer earlier, because
Northern Westchester Hospital the size of the tumor and its stage in uence treatment ndings, or used as an additional tool to look for further
and prognosis. abnormalities in women recently diagnosed with cancer.
Schedule your mammo today, Advanced imaging technologies are offered at Northern
Yorktown: 914.245.5200 Q: During what ages should I have Westchester Hospital’s women’s imaging sites in Mt. Kisco
Mt. Kisco: 914.666.1445 annual mammograms? and Yorktown.
A: Starting at age 40, this screening tool saves the
400 East Main Street | Mount Kisco, NY 10549 most lives. There is no de ned upper age limit to stop Q: Should women with dense breast tissue
914.666.1200 | www.nwhc.net mammography. The incidence of breast cancer increases receive special screenings?
with age: 30 percent of invasive breast cancers occur A: About 40 to 50 percent of women have dense breast
in women over the age of 70. We recommend that tissue. There are two components of breast tissue: fatty
annual screenings continue as long as the patient is tissue and broglandular tissue. Fibroglandular tissue
in otherwise good health and willing to undertake appears white on a standard mammogram, as do tumors,
additional testing if an abnormality is detected. so tumors can be obscured. If you have dense breasts, ask
about supplemental screening with a breast ultrasound. This
Q: How do I bene t from advanced technology increases detection by a rate of approximately
breast cancer screening technologies? four cancers per 1,000 screenings over that achieved by a
A: The latest mammogram screening technology standard mammogram.
is the 3-D mammogram (digital mammogram with
tomosynthesis), which lets us see through tissue Did you know?
and nd more cancers than does a standard digital
mammogram. Another newer technology is the 30 percent of invasive breast cancers occur
supplemental screening ultrasound for dense breasts, in women over 70 years old. The annual
which helps us evaluate dense breast tissue and masses screening mammogram saves the most lives.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2019 THE KATONAH LEWISBORO TIMES PAGE 11

SEPTEMBER 9, 2019 | 2:00 PM | FINDLAY RESIDENCE

VIGNETTE® MODERN ROMAN SHADES

Don’t wait to get your home holiday ready
with beautiful Hunter Douglas shades.

WHIWTEHPITLEAPINLASIN-SSC• ASCRASRDSADLAELE- P• OPORRTTCCHHEDESeSsTTiEgERnRL-•oOOcSSatSSioIINNnIsINNGG•-MMOOHHEGEGANANLALKAEK•EB-EBDFEODRFDOHRIDLLHSILLS

1 Luminette® Privacy Sheer 2 Vignette® Modern Roman Shades

PLUS $100 REBATE PER ADDITIONAL UNIT PLUS $50 REBATE PER ADDITIONAL UNIT

2 Pirouette® Window Shadings 4 Duette® Honeycomb Shades

PLUS $50 REBATE PER ADDITIONAL UNIT PLUS $25 REBATE PER ADDITIONAL UNIT

2 Silhouette® Window Shadings 4 Sonnette™ Cellular Roller Shades

PLUS $50 REBATE PER ADDITIONAL UNIT PLUS $25 REBATE PER ADDITIONAL UNIT

Roman Shades - Motorization- Designer Fabrics wallauer.com

Drapery Panels - Designer Wallcoverings

Bedding - Reupholstery

914-948-4000 ext. 4


PAGE 12 THE KATONAH LEWISBORO TIMES

Three times the fun Brian, Susan,
e Katonah Chamber of Commerce held the Tri-Festa on Sept. 21 with Bedford Hills, Bedford Village and Katonah.
Event goers were treated to a day of food, drinks, music and games for the whole family.

2
TRACKS

PHOTOS: KEVIN ARUILIO

Gery and Robin

Ella and Quinn

Jessie working hard at the Big Fish Food
Truck from Mt. Kisco Seafood

Silvio Peselli, Karen Greco, Helen Magnotta

musical vocal group

Layla on the police motorcycle

DENTAL Insurance
Physicians Mutual Insurance Company
FREE
playing an eclec�c mix of favorites, old and new A less expensive way to help Information Kit
get the dental care you deserve!
trilliumacoustic@gmail.com 914-248-5135
CALL 1-855-225-1434
join Lauren, Colleen and Rick and bring a li�le NOW!
harmony to your next event!
Get help paying dental bills and keep more money in 1-855-225-1434
your pocket Frank Figliuzzi, Nick Bueti, and Kyle Brown
This is real dental insurance — NOT just a discount plan Visit us online at
You can get coverage before your next checkup www.dental50plus.com/nypress

Don’t wait! Call now and we’ll rush you a FREE MB17-NM003Ec
Information Kit with all the details.

Insurance Policy P150NY
6129


S THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2019 PAGE 13

, and William, BFFLs

Ben Malmed with his guitar

Gideon enjoying an Italian Ice

Laren Drois raising awarness for Bedford 2020

Ashley working the Longford’s Ice Cream truck

a, and Steve Carroll Anthony and owner Joe working the Sloppy Joe’s food truck
n from the Bedford Fire Department
200 OFF$ anpyurNcEhWasestoafirlift Regain Your Independence!

Owned & Operated by EazyLift Albany, LLC

(518) 393-2274 or (888) 558-LIFT

Locally Owned & Operated
New and Reconditioned Lifts

• Sales • Rentals • Service • Buybacks Same Day Installation

Visit Our Display Center at 836 Troy-Schenectady Road. Latham, NY, 12110


PAGE 14 THE KATONAH LEWISBORO TIMES OPINION THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2019

Chill’n Out ere’s no
Remember when you were a kid and understand my dad’s autumnal chants of, one-size- ts-
you wanted to turn up the heat in all approach
fall and your father said, “Not until JUST “No heat until November 1.” to parenting
November 1. at’s when landlords turn JO ANN As a child, my husband, Ken, and his
on the heat.”
family lived in the rst oor apartment of
No? You don’t recall that? You mean
my dad was the only one who said that? JO ANN his grandparents’ home. His grandparents
FRANCELLA were very generous with the heat, so Ken
I recall that transitional time between always enjoyed being warm and comfort-
mid-September and October 31 when the
temperatures would gradually fall and the house felt like an able. Early in our marriage, he often
icebox. One by one my three sisters and I would approach
my dad and tell him we were freezing. First, he would tell complained that our house was too cold.
us that apartment building landlords wouldn’t turn up the
heat until November 1, and then he’d tell us to put on a My response? “Put on a sweater.” I didn’t have the heart
sweater.
to tell him that he had to wait until November 1 for some Dear Dr. Linda,
“But we don’t live in an apartment building, Dad; we live
in a private house.” We were whistling into the wind. No heat. at was a family joke I was sure he wouldn’t under- My wife
heat until November 1.
stand or appreciate. probably STRONG
“Um, Dad, I think I have ice crystals on my eyelashes.” bought every LEARNING
“Nice try. November 1!” Of course, November 1 was When we moved into our second home, Ken insisted on book that’s
also my birthday, so I liked to think that my present would
be the gift of warmth. Complaining about the heat, or keeping all the rooms heated just to see what it would cost
lack of, became a tradition my sisters and I performed
each fall with our dad. Ah, the fun we had as we shivered. us on a monthly basis. Our new home was all electric and out there DR. LINDA
But, truth be told, I loved the cozy feeling of snuggling up and has read SILBERT
under a blanket with my sisters in our pajamas as the whole three times the size of our rst home. Ken quickly learned every article
family watched television at night; but we weren’t going to
let Dad know that. to turn down the thermostat when our rst electric bill
Fast forward twenty years and I was married. Suddenly
with one child, my own home and monthly bills, I began to was way more than he had anticipated. It was a “chilling” online on

lesson. how to make

I enjoyed writing this column and loved the “warm” our kids A+ students so that they go to the top

thoughts as I traveled down memory lane. anks Dad colleges and compete in the global economy.

for the “fall fun” and the heating lesson. We certainly all is goal began before they were born! She’s

survived, and the family warmth and love made up for the not exactly “a tiger mom,” but she’s de nitely

lack of heat. Dad is no longer with us, and my sisters and controlling.

I never did let on that we knew he didn’t wait until No- e results of her obsession at this point in

vember 1 to turn up the heat. And Ken, hold on just a bit time is as follows: our 10th grade son is failing

longer…it’s almost November 1. two courses. Our 7th grade daughter is having

one meltdown after another and our 4th grade

joannfrancella@aol.com daughter is the “perfect student.” My question

to you is…Did my wife mess up our two older

Fun Facts kids with her, “I know what to do attitude
by Jo Ann
The Romans were among the first people to create heated floors. More because I did soooo much research on this” or
than half of American homes are heated by natural gas, and the U.S. uses
did I mess up because I kept saying, “Leave
more than one quarter of the world’s total oil.
SEE DR. LINDA PAGE 15

CLARK ASSOCIATES Discove You Oute Beauty
FUNERAL HOME

Serving all Faiths since 1858

Cremations and Burials

FUNERAL PREARRANGEMENT

Both pre-payment and no-payment options

• Only 1/4 mile from 684 exit 6. • Only 1 block from the Katonah Learn about Coolsculpting
Free Consultation
• Less than 60 minutes from N.Y. City. • Railroad station.
MedAesthetics
• Parking facilities for over 100 cars. • Monuments & inscriptions available.
914-864-2140 • www.bellavaspa.com
4 Woods Bridge Road, Katonah • (914) 232-3033 182 Rte 117 Bypass Rd. | Bedford Hills

www.clarkassociatesfuneralhome.com

DANIEL B. McMANUS ~ Proprietor BRUCE E. REISDORF ~ Licensed Manager
JOSEPH M. MCMANUS ~ Director RONALD P. CERASO ~ Director
MARISA A. GIULIANO ~ Director ADNER J. MONTENEGRO-LEE ~ Director


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2019 OPINION THE KATONAH LEWISBORO TIMES PAGE 15

DR. LINDA older children. appointment with the teacher need to talk to someone. Some- dren’s problems need to be ad-
So, how do parents know and your son. Be sure your son times, Aunt Sally or Grandpa dressed as a family—with mom,
FROM PAGE 14 is on board and happy to get Joe can save the day, but usually dad, siblings and many times
what to do? It has been shown your input. At the meeting nd you need to talk to a counselor, grandma and grandpa. If the
them alone…they’ll be ne.” that the best parenting is to out where the test questions are social worker, psychologist or parents and extended family are
Finally, the big question is why respond to the child’s needs and coming from. en help your psychiatrist to rst identify the not involved, the child’s goes for
is our 4th grader doing so well? do what you feel is right at each son learn how he learns so he problem and then address it. therapy and then goes back to
stage. ere are many di erent can better prepare for the tests the same situation at home and
Doug approaches that are healthy, or perhaps do the homework ese are professionals who at school and nothing changes.
Dear Doug, kind and right. Since parent- he may be missing. However, if are there for you and they do
ing involves human beings, not your son is not on board, angry help. However, like everything Dr. Linda
You probably know the robots, each parent has to follow or depressed, seek help from his else, you must nd the one that
answer already. Each child is their child’s unique personality school counselor or get outside Dr. Linda Silbert is the author
di erent and therefore will react (and theirs) and respect it, even support. ts your family. And yes, your of “Why Bad Grades Happen to
to each situation they face dif- though followers of this or that family. Good Kids” and “Building Strong
ferently. No matter how many guru will make you want to Now, let’s talk about your Students.” Submit questions
books or online articles your believe there is only one way. daughter. If she is having melt- Many parents send the child using the contact form at www.
wife reads and decides to follow, down after meltdown, then she who is failing or having the StrongLearning.com.
the bottom line is how the child Now, let’s talk about your is having trouble coping. It can meltdowns to counseling when
reacts to what he’s presented children. Your wife may have be coping with school, home or the problem is systemic. Chil-
with. In other words, it depends been busy following books and not feeling well. She may not
on your child’s personality and articles when she needed to be getting enough sleep, eating DONATE YOUR CAR
needs. follow her instincts and not well, or having peer problems.
someone else, who does not Or, it can be a combination of Wheels For Wishes
When a child and par- know your children. Since a all of this. Again, you need to benefiting
ent have similar personalities, child’s education is a learned seek help from school personnel
whatever the parent decides behavior, unlike learning to walk and/or outside support. Make-A-Wish®
to do will usually be ne for and talk, which is innate, you do Hudson Valley
the child. at may be the case have some control. e bottom line is that when
with your 4th grader, but she’s a child or adult is failing or * 100% Tax Deductible
probably doing well because her First, let’s address the two having meltdowns day after day, * Free Vehicle Pickup ANYWHERE
personality ts perfectly into the failing subjects your son is ex- something is wrong. And you * We Accept Most Vehicles Running or Not
structure of today’s educational periencing. Begin by making an * We Also Accept Boats, Motorcycles & RVs
system.
WheelsForWishes.org Call:(914)468-4999
However, when a parent and
a child have di erent personali- * Car Donation Foundation d/b/a Wheels For Wishes. To learn more about our programs or
ties or may even have opposing financial information, call (213) 948-2000 or visit www.wheelsforwishes.org.
needs, things may not work
out as the parent had planned,
no matter how much research,
good intentions and time are
put into it. at’s probably
what’s happening with your two

MELEN Add Value
to Your Home
FROM PAGE 10
When we’re done, there is nothing left to do.
Back home I was getting a
little lonely watching Forensic • Bathroom Remodeling • Kitchen Remodeling • Durable Vinyl Siding • Room Additions • Add-a-Levels •
Files, and the dog and cats were • Replacement Windows • General Carpentry • Basement Finishing • Painting • Interior Trim • Handy Man •
asleep. I’m beginning to real-
ize how much my wife actu- Sero’s Contracting
ally does around this place- I
wonder if she would take a We specialize in targeted home improvements — both big and small —
lateral promotion? I hope she’s
not having a good time without to maximize your home’s value,comfort and beauty.
me, but I fully believe that she
will come back. After all, home Licensed & Insured • Local References • Brewster, NY • 845-216-1955 • 845-279-6977 • Sero910@comcast.net
is where the heart is. It’s also
where a huge mess is, that one
end or the other of the cat left
under the dining room table
and that I’m pretending not to
notice. I never got around to
writing my autobiography, but
isn’t that the story of my life?

Support live music! Join Rick and
the No Options band for some
real live Halloween Party rock &
roll on Saturday evening, 11-02-
19, 9:00PM at the Back Nine,
2050 East Main St. (Route 6)
Cortlandt Manor

Say hello at: rlife8@hotmail.com

To advertise in The Katonah
Lewisboro Times, call
Brett Freeman at 845-208-
8151 or email freeman@
halstonmedia.com.


PAGE 16 THE KATONAH LEWISBORO TIMES THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2019

Lions donate funds for new ambulance Police
Blotter
Lewisboro Lions Club President Dave Phillips presents a check to Jim Reilly, Lewisboro Lewisboro Lions Club donated
Volunteer Ambulance Corps president, when Councilman Tony Goncalves and Town Clerk $5,000 for Lewisboro Volunteer e following information is from
Janet Donohue applaud. The $5,000 donation is toward the purchase of a new ambulance. Ambulance Corps toward the the Lewisboro Police Department:
purchase of a new ambulance. e
lions club President Dave Phillips OCT. 16
presented the check to Jim Reilly, Police were called to Todd
LVAC president, on Sept. 26.
Road where a tree had fallen and
In response to the donation, knocked down the power lines
Reilly wrote in a follow-up email and blocked o a portion of the
that once again, LVAC is indebted road. NYSEG was noti ed.
to the Lewisboro Lions Club
for their continued support and OCT. 17
generosity. A car traveling on Oscaleta

“In the past they have funded Road in South Salem when a tree
specialized stretcher equipment, branch fell and hit the car. ere
carbon monoxide diagnostic was heavy damage to the wind-
devices, tactical emergency kits shield and roof. No injuries.
for mass casualty events and now
a very welcome donation for our OCT. 18
new state-of-the-art ambulance. Police responded to a report

ey continue to be a valued of a dog choking at a home on
partner to LVAC and to the Branch Street. e dog was no
Community,” Reilly said. longer choking when police ar-
rived and the homeowner was
PHOTO: HELU WANG advised of veterinary practices in
the area in case of an emergency.
Saints & Sinners: Saving a Life EVERY 11 MINUTES
OCT. 24
The Most Magical aloneI’m never A resident of Brundige Drive
Potion of Them All Life Alert® is always
here for me even when in Goldens Bridge called police
Available at to say that every once in a while
The Hair Wharf away from home. a helicopter ies over his home at
4 a.m. and made a formal noise
One touch of a button Help at Home FIRST AID complaint.
sends help fast, 24/7. FREE! KIT
GwPiSth! OCT. 24
® WHEONRDYOERU! Police received a report of van-
Help On-the-Go
I’ve fallen and I can’t get up! dalism at Leon Levy Preserve in
South Salem. ere was spray
Batteries Never Need Charging. paint on trees in the blue, orange
and yellow trails.
For a FREE brochure call:
OCT. 25
special 1-800-404-9776 Police were called to Green

To make your hair Velvet Divine Styling Potion: Way Markets and arrived to nd
that "Do Everything" Product 40 high school kids hanging out
SHINE, that will make you a BELIEVER! in front of the store. State police
were called for backup. e store
add Clear Gloss to manager said a large number of
any color service. high school kids entered the store
and began to grab candy and throw
ONLY $10 objects around the store. e kids
then ran out. e store manager
The Hair Wharf said its the third time this has hap-
pened and believes it occurs at half
914-232-7271 time during the football team. e
manager was not sure how much
Kerry, Madi, Lesli Salon Hours: Tues-Fri: 10-5, Thurs: 10-8, candy was stolen.
Sat: 9:30-4, Sun: 10-12 (By Appt. Only),
OCT. 26
Closed Mon. Police helped a resident of

20 Valley Road | Katonah | NY 10536 Scotts Lane in South Salem turn
o the re alarm after the resi-
The Hair Wharf Family is Growing! dent microwaved food too long,
causing smoke to come billowing
Introducing Toni, formerly of Mount Kisco! out when the door was opened.
Come in any Tues. 10am-3pm or Thurs. 2-7pm
OCT. 27
for her SPECIAL $50 CUT & BLOWOUT Police helped a woman who

had driven o the road into
a ditch on Route 22 near the
North Salem town line. A passer
by drove the woman to her home
and her car was moved out of the
ditch.


Click to View FlipBook Version
Previous Book
Push Button Hotels
Next Book
Venues