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Restrictions on landscaping
tools receives blowback
BY TOM BARTLEY electric blowers. “Where am I supposed to Several options for early
CONTRIBUTING WRITER nd $48,000 just to get leaf blowers to do voting, absentee ballots
A proposed summertime ban on gas- my job?” he asked. BY CAROL REIF In the past, voters could use absen-
powered leaf blowers took a test drive last Like other landscapers joining the dis- STAFF WRITER tee ballots only under limited circum-
week and found a bumpy road lined with stances, such as illness, disability, or if
vocal Lewisboro residents. cussion, Matt said he was “never informed” e Nov. 3 elections are just around they were unable to be in their home
about the board session. “I learned about it the corner. counties on Election Day.
In an online Town Board discussion, on Facebook, of all places,” he said.
they tattooed a draft of the ordinance with Here’s what folks need to know But that was before the coronavirus
words like “bizarre” and “harsh” and sug- Parsons had earlier said he was delaying about absentee ballots and early vot-
gested it lacked popular support. a formal public hearing on the measure in ing options. SEE VOTING PAGE 6
hopes he would hear proposals for di erent
e ordinance, similar to one Bedford approaches from landscapers. “Very few of
put in place in 2018, would outlaw blowers them,” he acknowledged before the public-
powered by internal combustion engines. It comment period, “had much patience with
would extend from May 1 to Sept. 30. Su- this proposal.”
pervisor Peter Parsons called the move an
e ort to curb the pollution that adversely Still, Councilman Daniel X. Welsh said
impacts both asthma su erers and the en- in the earlier board exchange, “It’s incum-
vironment. bent on us to say, ‘OK, we can make these
moves. . . . We do need to take these steps.”
But residents weighing in at the Aug. 31
board meeting called the proposal misguid- Welsh called the draft ordinance a “very
ed, asking in some cases why the town did modest step,” but noted that the board
not also restrict the operation of gas- red would likely hear “nanny state” accusations
lawn mowers, weed whackers and genera- if it enacted the restrictions.
tors. Others called the alternative electric
leaf blowers too underpowered to perform Later, Simone Petromelis of Vista took
lawn-maintenance duties. that tack, asking, “Why does this Town
Board feel the need to regulate every aspect
Landscapers, for their part, opposed of our lives?”
the measure on economic grounds as well.
One, who identi ed himself only as Matt, a e proposed ordinance would impose a
23-year-old Waccabuc resident and owner ne of up to $250 for violating the May-
of a landscaping business, questioned the September ban. “ e use of gasoline-pow-
price tag for acquiring the newly needed ered leaf blowers increases air pollution,”
the ordinance maintains, “which can have
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Kai and his mom, North Salem resident Rebecca Bose
Honoring thelife of Kai
BY CAROL REIF Acting as the “bridge between Kai also was a friend, traveling PHOTOS COURTESY OF REBECCA BOSE
STAFF WRITER canine and human worlds,” Kai companion and body guard for
helped raise three of the cen- the late ambassador wolf Atka,
Who would have thought ter’s now-grown wolves, Alawa, who, the center said, “instilled
that a rough-and-tough-looking Zephyr and Nikai. compassion, understanding and
working dog could love and care awareness to the hundreds of
for an eclectic brood that in- As the pups’ role model, friend, thousands of people he met over
cluded wolves, pigs, owls, rabbits, and, when needed, disciplinar- his storied career.”
turkeys, geese, ducks … and an ian, Kai’s presence was critical to
emu? their developing a basic comfort Kai was a bit of a superstar
level around people, Bose said himself, Bose said.
But Kai did, gladly. last week.
e 90-pound German Shep- e photogenic pooch was
As educational ambassadors, featured in a Subaru commercial
herd had reined as the self-ap- the wild creatures needed that titled “Best Friends,” and was
pointed sheri – and nanny – of skill in order to be able to pro- chosen by Westchester Maga-
all critters wild and domesticated. mote the conservation of their zine readers last year, along with
species. porcine pal Kooney, as “most un-
Today his human and animal likely to be friends.”
companions are in mourning. Bose was never surprised that
Kai took to his role as caregiver Kooney, a kunekune pig, was
Kai passed away peacefully in and protector like a duck does rescued by Bose’s longtime part-
his sleep on July 19 at the ripe to water. German Shepherds ner, Chris Evers, the founder and
old age of 14-1/2, according to are naturally intelligent, curious, director of Animal Embassy.
his grieving “mom,”North Salem loyal and watchful.
resident Rebecca Bose, curator at e North Salem organization
the Wolf Conservation Center in “ ey need a job; something to
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The Staff THE HISTORIC HAMLET An iSpy feature for kids is part borolibrary.org/event/historic- computer sessions or curbside
EDITORIAL TEAM HUNT IS COMING! of the fun. Along with the booklet, hamlet-hunt, or by mailing a service - https://lewisborolibrary.
Although the threat of Co- children will receive a small trea- check for $25.00 to the Lewis- org.
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BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER brary to cancel the annual Library booklet stickers in every hamlet. Salem, NY 10590. CHILDREN’S ROOM
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BRUCE HELLER On Sunday, September 13 be- Koehl will take place at the end of Children’s Room browsing ap-
[email protected] ginning at noon, the Library is the tour, back on the Library lawn LIBRARY HOURS FOR THE pointments by family are now
LISA KAIN hosting the “Historic Hamlet at 4:00pm. FALL available. To schedule a 30-min-
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the town. mailed out in late August. e and 10 am to 4 pm on Saturdays. make appointments for browsing
TABITHA PEARSON MARSHALL Registered participants will ar- raindate for the event is Sunday, e Library will remain closed as a group or consulting with Miss
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and 2 p.m. to pick up a treasure e “Historic Hamlet Hunt” the year. Please remember the For those who need quiet study
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VOTING ing in-person to the Westchester County County Board of Elections’ O ce no later Square, Mt. Vernon, NY 10550.
FROM PAGE 1 Board of Elections, 25 Quarropas St., than Tuesday, Nov. 3; bringing it to an early • New Rochelle City Hall Annex – 90
White Plains, NY 10601; By mailing a pa- voting center between Saturday, Oct. 24 and Beaufort Place, 90 Beaufort Place, New Ro-
pandemic raised concerns about potential per application to the Westchester County Sunday, Nov. 1; or bringing it to an Election chelle, NY 10801.
exposure at polling places. Board of Elections, 25 Quarropas St., Day polling site on Tuesday, Nov. 3. • Joseph G. Caputo Community Center,
In August, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed White Plains, NY 10601; or by telephon- Election o cials are warning folks that 95 Broadway, Ossining, NY 10562.
legislation that expanded the illness excuse ing a request at the BOE o ce by calling the United States Postal Service says that it • Peekskill Nutrition Center – Neighbor-
to cover the risks of spreading or contract- 914-995-5285 or 914-995-5291. cannot guarantee timely delivery of ballots hood Center, 4 Nelson Ave., Peekskill, NY
ing COVID-19. Voters must apply online, postmark, applied for less than 15 days before an elec- 10566.
In 2019, the governor, as part of his email or fax a completed application or tion. • Somers Town House, 335 Route 202,
“Justice Agenda,” signed a law establishing letter request for the General Election Ab- Somers, NY 10589.
early voting. sentee ballot by Oct. 27. ey may apply in- EARLY VOTING • Westchester County Board of Elec-
is means folks with personal or pro- person up until Nov. 2. According to the Westchester County tions, 25 Quarropas St., White Plains, NY
fessional con icts on Election Day, Nov. 3, Ballots will be mailed out after Sept. 18. Board of Elections, registered voters are eli- 10601.
that would prevent them from physically When sending a letter to the Board of gible to cast early ballots at ANY of the 17 • Grinton I. Will Library, 1500 Central
being able to get to the polls, have nine days Elections, voters must include the follow- designated early voting locations. Park Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10710.
to vote ahead of that date. ing information: Name and date of birth; ey are: • Riverfront Library, One Larkin Cen-
e change was also intended to reduce address where they are registered; address • Eastchester Public Library,11 Oakridge ter, Yonkers, NY 10701.
waiting times at polling places. where the ballot is to be sent; reason for the Place, Eastchester, NY 10709. • Yorktown Cultural Center,1974 Com-
Early voting sites have been set. How- request; and signature of the voter. • Dobbs Ferry Village Hall, 112 Main St., merce St., Yorktown Heights, NY 10598.
ever, the Westchester Board of Elections is If voters apply by letter, an application Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522. Westchester County election inspectors
still in the process of nalizing polling site form will be mailed with their ballot. e • Greenburgh Town Hall, 177 Hillside will use electronic poll books and ballot-
locations for Election Day itself. application form must be completed and re- Ave., White Plains, NY 10607. on-demand systems to facilitate early vot-
Once those are o cial,they will be posted turned with the ballot. • Veterans Memorial Building, 210 Hal- ing.
at this website: https://citizenparticipation. If they cannot pick up a ballot, or will not stead Ave., Harrison, NY 10528. e 2020 dates and times for early vot-
westchestergov.com/ nd-polling-place. be able to receive it through the mail, they • Pound Ridge Town House, 179 West- ing are:
To get an absentee ballot, registered vot- have the right to designate someone to pick chester Ave., Pound Ridge, NY 10576. • Saturday, Oct. 24, noon until 5 p.m.
ers must rst apply for one. is can be it up for them. Only the person designated • MamaroneckTown Center,740 W.Bos- • Sunday, Oct. 25, noon until 5 p.m.
done several ways: on their application may pick up and deliver ton Post Road, Mamaroneck, NY 10543. • Monday, Oct. 26, 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Electronically through the New York the ballot. • Mt. Kisco Memorial Complex at Leon- • Tuesday, Oct. 27, noon until 8 p.m.
State Absentee Ballot Application Portal, e completed ballot can be returned in ard Park, 1 Wallace Drive, Mt. Kisco, NY • Wednesday, Oct. 28, 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
absenteeballot.elections.ny.gov.; By sending the following ways: 10549. • ursday, Oct. 29, noon until 8 p.m.
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chestergov.com; By sending a fax request receives a postmark no later than Tues- Lozza Drive, Valhalla, NY 10595. • Saturday, Oct. 31, noon until 5 p.m.
to 914-995-7753 or 914-995-3190; By go- day, Nov. 3; bringing it to the Westchester • Mt. Vernon City Hall, 1 Roosevelt • Sunday, Nov. 1, noon until 5 p.m.
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Back to school Going bananas
time in my home grow- was called the Denim Mine. at Customer Service.
e name so t the store. It “What can I do for you?” inquired a
SEASONAL ing up. It all began by JUST
TIDBITS sorting through last year’s was located in the bottom JO ANN young girl behind the counter.
fashion trends, weed- level of a mall. While the “I’d like to get back money for the
mall itself was well lite, the JO ANN
ing out what we really Denim Mine was dimly lit FRANCELLA bananas that I didn’t purchase.”
to give you the feel that you “If you didn’t purchase the bananas,
LAURA wanted to keep hoping were hunting for the crown When my sister and I were
jewel, you were mining for very young, we were often how can I give you back money?
CAMPAGNA it would still be in style that perfect pair of pants. regaled with stories about Do you have your receipt?” I could
and tossing out what we my father’s childhood. One of my tell she was already bored with this
e pants were placed in favorites was the one where he took conversation as she tapped her long
The rst day of any- knew should never have cubbies according to size purple nails on the counter.
thing is always super and style. Corduroys were in fteen bananas from the fruit bowl,
exciting, but nothing been a trend in the rst the front of the store where went into his room and proceeded I handed over my receipt and she
place. Luckily I was never you could see their colors by to eat every one of them. He told us took a nano-second to look at it.
into Garanimals. at was using the light of the mall, how he threw the peels under his bed
painters’ pants with that so his mother wouldn’t nd out; but a “It says you purchased 8 lbs. of
beats the rst day of school. a clothing line that allowed familiar side leg pocket for two day stomach ache and the rotting bananas. If you have them, I’ll give
your comb and that cool peels gave him away. you your money back.”
It’s the best and worst day the parent to shop for their loop on the side of the other
leg to hang almost anything My sister and I would laugh at that “I don’t have the bananas to return
of the school year. It’s the child without having to drag came next. In the middle of outrageous story, but I realize I must because I never actually purchased
the store were round racks of have taken that story into my adult bananas, I just paid for them.”
worst because that means the kid to the mall. It was shirts, sweaters and sweat- life, as I will buy only a few bananas
shirts. As you made your at a time and not every time I shop. “Why would you do that?” she
you have to get up every day based upon basic clothing way farther into the store Could I possibly fear overdosing on asked looking like she was trying to
it became darker and you bananas? solve a math equation.
before the rooster crows, do items that were interchange- knew, you just knew that the
denim was waiting. It was Several years ago when Waldbaums “I just want to get a refund for
homework each evening and able with other items in the such a wonderful experience still existed in Yorktown Heights, I bananas I was charged for but never
mining for that perfect rst made a quick grocery stop for bread actually purchased,” I tried to explain
do it all again the next day. line depending on the ani- day of school pair of jeans. and milk. Since I was in a hurry, I as she examined a chip on her pinky
Would it be the light bleach quickly paid for the items, and when nail.
It’s the best because you mal on the tag. You could wash, or the stone wash, I got home, I realized I had paid over
the bell bottoms, boot cut $15 for what should have been a $5 “ e receipt says you purchased
get to show o your best take a pair of shorts with or the straight leg pair that purchase. bananas, milk and bread.”
would grace homeroom and
out t and accessories, at an elephant on the tag and beyond. Each pair was tried I checked the receipt, and there “Yes, I know that, but it’s only two
on and carefully analyzed. listed as the rst item I purchased thirds correct.” Again she knitted her
least that is what my friends match it with any shirt that Finally, after spinning and was 8 lbs. of bananas. What? I don’t eyebrows
twirling in front of the think I’ve purchased 8 lbs. of bananas
and I used to do. had another elephant on the dressing room mirror, my in a year! Furthermore, I didn’t even “I’m sorry,” I o ered. “Maybe I’m
purchase bananas that day. So, after I not explaining myself clearly, but I
I wonder if children on tag, but if you matched those SEE CAMPAGNA PAGE 14 met my daughter at the bus, back to was here about forty- ve minutes ago
the store we went and waited in line and I checked out at that lane with
the rst day of school still same shorts with a shirt that that check-out lady.”
painstakingly pick out their had a gira e on the tag you “Mary, do you remember checking
out this lady about forty- ve minutes
rst day of school out t. Do looked like you dressed your ago?”
they match their bows to kid in the dark. It ran from “Yeah,” replied Mary as she looked
me up and down.
their shoelaces, their socks to toddler to tween sizes.
SEE FRANCELLA PAGE 9
their shirts? Do they coor- ankfully, in my house
dinate their backpacks with we were able to choose our
their sneakers and colored own back to school ensem-
pencils? Or do kids just hop ble, and that meant going to
out of bed, hit the alarm the only place in town, that
and grab whatever clothes if you wanted to start the
are piled on the oor, throw school year right, you had
them on and head down the to be seen shopping in this
stairs to grab an EGGO store. It was about a 40 min
from the toaster and run to drive from my house, but it
the bus. was well worth the trek. e
Back to school clothes place to shop for the latest
shopping was an exciting in back to school trends
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FRANCELLA receipt says that I also bought Fun Facts by Jo Ann
FROM PAGE 8 8 lbs. of bananas. I paid the
“Do you remember if she bill only to realize later that
I paid too much for just milk
bought bananas?” and bread. I would like a
“Why?” refund for the bananas that The strings on a banana are called phloem and are just as
“She says she didn’t buy are on the receipt, but which
bananas, but was charged for I never purchased. Please tell nutritious as the rest of the fruit.
them.” me you understand what I’m
“If the receipt says she bought talking about.”
bananas, then she bought “Do you remember if some-
bananas,” declared Mary. one checked out ahead of you?”
“Okay, this is getting crazy. asked Danny.
Is there a manager I can speak “Yes, there was a man with
to?” two young children.”
“I am the manager.” “Okay, I know what must
Oh boy! I was beginning have happened. We’ve been
to feel like I should just turn having some problems with our
around, walk out of the store, computers. It seems that the last
go home and perhaps make item checked-out sometimes HAIR SALON SHpianeicrKiCaidulistzs’ing
some banana bread. But wait, I goes onto the next person’s
can’t do that because I DON’T order.” Back to
HAVE ANY BANANAS!
“You’ve got to be kidding me!”
“Do you want to talk to “We’re correcting the problem
my boss?” o ered the young right now, but follow me and I’ll
manager. get you a refund.”
“I love you, Danny.”
“Yes, thanks, I would love to “ at’s what all the ladies say.”
talk to your boss.” Danny then told the young
“Danny, can you come to the
Customer Service desk?” she girl to give me a refund of School
announced into a phone. $12.72. Truth be told, I had my
doubts that I would ever walk
A short man with a kind out of that store with a refund,
face walked straight toward me
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I help you?” you Danny for saving me from with a
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Under the big top
I would be able to pop some made to look like a box of popcorn bought it. I gured we could all I plunked the machine on
you’d get at a circus. I assumed have a good laugh about it when- the counter and red it up. I
TRACY packing materials for some the idea was to make you feel ever we made popcorn, and it I waited for my husband to no-
BECKERMAN gifts I had to mail out. like you were actually at a circus. could hide it in the closet if some- tice the circus elephant in the
However, since there was no guy one came over so they didn’t think room, but he seemed oblivious.
Unfortunately, some other swallowing a aming sword in my we had a secret desire to become Finally, I brought the popcorn
house, clowns getting out of cars the Amazing Flying Beckermans. over to him. As he grabbed a
people must have read the in my garage, or people in tights couple of handfuls and chowed
swinging from my chandeliers, I Of course, I was less concerned down, I said reluctantly, “You
same articles I did because just didn’t see the need to have a with what our company might didn’t say anything about the
popcorn popper that was trying to think than what my husband popcorn popper. What do you
the rst two stores I went to recreate the circus experience. would say. He is not a big fan of think?”
oversized, cheesy-looking circus-
After some serious de- were completely sold out of I thought it would look great themed appliances. I was pretty He looked over at the ashy red
liberation, I decided to in a college dorm room or next sure he would veto the popcorn and white-striped appliance and
make the switch from hot air-popcorn poppers. e to an Easy Bake Oven. But on popper and insist that I bring shrugged.
third store had a fancy version for my kitchen counter, next to my it back to whichever clown sold
several hundred dollars, which, I modern appliances, it just looked it to me. “It’s OK,”he said.“But the
bizarre… like I’d decided to popcorn tastes like Styrofoam.”
microwave popcorn to hot air- assumed, must have popped gold change careers and go to Clown I managed to keep the pop-
School. All I needed was a tent per hidden from him until If you’d like to nd something to
popped popcorn. Is it as yummy as bullions along with the popcorn. and some elephants in my living the weekend and then when laugh about EVERY DAY, come
room to complete the look. movie night rolled around, I join my Lost in Midlife community
microwave popcorn? Honestly, no. e fourth store had a couple of announced that I had gotten on Facebook at facebook.com/
Still, there were no other op- a hot air popcorn popper and groups/lostinmidlife.
But I thought it would be healthi- poppers left in one brand. ere tions and I was out of time so I would make some for us.
er and tasty in a plastic, Styrofoam, was one problem: It was, without
packing material kind of way. a doubt, most de nitely, the ugliest
ere were plenty of cool-looking hot air popcorn popper on the face
hot air-popcorn poppers to choose of the planet. Maybe in the whole
from on the internet, but I decided hot air popcorn-popping universe.
to pick one up while I was out is particular machine was
running my other errands so we freakishly big, decorated with
would have it for our movie night bright red and white striped
that weekend, or at the very least, plastic strips all around it, and
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FROM PAGE 3
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Can’t Miss, Skip the CAMPAGNA
Restaurant, Egg Salad
Recipe FROM PAGE 8
8 eggs perfect pair of jeans was selected.
1/4 cup mayonnaise, at tad more So with my new out t carefully hung in my closet, it was
if you like it creamier
1/4 cup Dill (if using fresh, finely time to decide how to wear my hair on the rst day.
chop) I decided that I wanted shiny straight hair on the rst
2 TBS chopped scallions (if
scallions are not on hand you can day of school. After reading the Seventeen magazine back
use 2 TBS celery for the crunch to school issue from cover to cover, I decide to follow one
factor) of their can’t miss, do it at home, skip the salon, hair care
2TBS Dijon mustard recipes.
Salt and Pepper to taste
Add the eggs to a saucepan and e morning of the rst day of school I was up early and
fill with cold water. Bring water armed with my fresh from the refrigerator hair care recipe
to a boil and immediately remove ingredients, I hit the shower. I dressed and coi ed my hair
from heat. Cover and let the eggs just like the pictures in the magazine. It was perfect!
stand for 10-12 minutes. Take
the eggs out of the water and let After settling in a seat on the school bus and after a few
cool. stops, I couldn’t help but notice a smell that came over the
Peel and chop the eggs and add seat next to me. e more I concentrated on the odor the
them to a medium sized bowl. more it became familiar and disturbing. e aroma reminded
Add mayonnaise, dill, scallions, me of the Denny’s omelet bu et that I went to over summer
Dijon mustard, salt and pepper. vacation. I grabbed a handful of my hair and discovered that
Mix well. Spread on bread or use I in fact was the Denny’s omelet bar. I soon realized knowing
with your favorite crackers. there was absolutely nothing I could do, sunk down further
in my seat, and hoped that no one would notice the sulfur
aroma that surrounded me. ere was just too much excite-
ment surrounding the rst day of school, that no one took
notice of my hen house ode de parfum, and I survived the
As soon as school was over, the bus home could not move
fast enough. When I was nally at my stop, I jumped o the
bus and ran to the shower to rinse what was now the rotten
to the core egg smell from my hair.
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First step in years-long project for sewers
Referendum set for Oct. 19
BY TOM BARTLEY ties in Katonah’s historic district the Oct. 19 date for a sewer vote. agreed to chip in $7.7 million to los from Ashby Place and Mar-
CONTRIBUTING WRITER as well as businesses along Rail- Details of how voting will pro- protect the quality of its drink- ga Spiller on Edgemont Road,
road Avenue and multifamily ceed in a pandemic are expected ing water, drawn in part from spoke at the environmental
Even if homeowners approve units in Bedford Hills. An ap- to be announced this month. the reservoirs here. hearing. Both of them thanked
sewers for their downtown Ka- proval would establish Bedford’s the board for moving forward
tonah neighborhood in a vote second municipal sewer district. If approved, the upgrade in Sewers are expected to be a with the project and recalled be-
next month, toilets likely will their wastewater disposal would marked upgrade in wastewater ing told when they moved here
wait years for the rst ush. Phase I, a $22 million proj- cost homeowners an estimated disposal and help protect the decades ago that sewer installa-
ect now under construction, $580 annually plus the initial town’s groundwater supply, last tions were “imminent.”
Before any construction could is meant to serve commercial hookup charge, the town’s sew- month’s public hearing on the
begin, Bedford o cials would properties in Katonah and Bed- er-project consultant said. sewers’ environmental impact In the second hearing, to de-
have to negotiate a number of ford Hills. was told. termine whether the Phase II
steps next year, Public Works e consultant, Ken Kohl- district was in the public inter-
Commissioner Kevin Winn said e proposed Phase II envi- brenner, an engineer with In the hearing, required under est, Rachel Asher, who lives on
last week. Shovels would then sions a non-contiguous district Woodard & Curran (White the State Environmental Qual-
go into the ground in the spring comprising the Railroad Avenue Plains), said the town would re- ity Review, town Planning Di- e Terrace, said it was “impera-
of 2022, he said, and the work and multifamily properties and a duce homeowners’ costs by run- rector Je rey Osterman said the tive” the town provide sewers
would be “completed in mid-to- network of downtown Katonah ning connections from the main project did not have a signi cant and questioned the need for a
late 2023.” streets. e sewers would replace sewer to within a few feet of a ecological downside. e im- mandatory referendum.
septic systems and some cess- house or septic system. Ordinar- pacts it did have—digging up
at assumes a positive vote pools serving homes on Ashby ily, municipal pipe ends at the streets, for example—were eas- Supervisor Chris Burdick
Oct. 19. A select electorate of Place and parts of e Terrace, property line and homeowners ily dealt with and temporary, he said the alternative, a permissive
Katonah residents will be among Valley Road, Bedford Road and pay the remaining charges. said. referendum, would take longer
those who decide whether the Edgemont Road. to mount and carried additional
town can introduce the rst ex- Almost all of the project’s “I do not see a signi cant chances for rejection. He defend-
tensive home hookups to its bur- After back-to-back public estimated $13,088,000 cost [adverse] environmental im- ed the mandatory referendum ap-
geoning sewer system. hearings on Aug. 17, the Town will come from outside sources, pact,” Osterman said in calling proach, saying, “We felt strongly
Board o cially declared the Kohlbrenner said, with Bedford for a negative declaration by the that because we’re asking people
at voting bloc includes the project would not adversely im- borrowing only $175,000 as its board. to spend money . . . that they
owners of 94 residential proper- pact the environment and set share. New York City alone has should have a voice in it.”
Only two residents, Susan Po-
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Sept. 10: Solo mom stories of grit, Caramoor is open to the public as a Vista-Lewisboro Pack 101
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Henrik Ibsen are invited to bring their own picnic. planned for 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3. is
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the Zoom readings, visit eSchool- Tickets & Ground Passes: 5th grade. auctions, professional dance performanc-
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Activities: Attend campouts, hikes, and
Hammond Museum Art from the Bisa Butler exhibit. Learn more about the event, donate to
KATONAH MUSEUM OF ART the evening’s paddle raise and register for
Learn the ne art of Japanese culinary the live and silent auctions (Note: you can
culture. still participate in the silent auction if you
are not attending the event). Questions?
Special instructions and demonstra- Contact [email protected]
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food presentations. Learn the techniques Bisa Butler: Live in Virtual
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Enjoy the experience of preparing your Join artist Bisa Butler as she returns for a
own fresh sushi rolls for dinner with your dialogue with KMA Executive Director
family Michael Gitlitz. rough her powerfully
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koro New York, will be your host and in- amine contemporary African American
structor. She is an expert in the ne arts identity and culture. In this virtual con-
of Japanese culinary presentations and versation, Butler will explore her artistic
handmade design accessories. Many of process—one rooted in portraiture and
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The Sanctuary Series streams Concert of Remembrance for 9/11
On ursday, Sept. 10 at 7 p.m., Courtenay, a New Orleans native cycle events for individuals of all ued support and assistance. An essential workers by joining with
e Sanctuary Series will pres- and veteran of many American denominations. ordained Rabbi and director of members of the community to
ent a concert of Remembrance to opera venues. He and his wife music at Shaaray Te la, she is also ring the steeple bells each evening
honor those who su ered and died Shalyn, perform as cantorial so- e September 11th tribute is a chaplain at Greenwich Hospital at 7 p.m.
on September 11th, streamed live loists at Temple Shaaray Te la in the fourth in a series of concerts and he praised the church congre-
from the sanctuary of the South Bedford, and regularly cross lines hosted by the Church during the gation for the support they show Questions or comments may be
Salem Presbyterian Church. e of faith to create meaningful life pandemic. Newman thanked Pas- to medical personnel and other directed to in[email protected]
event which will be closed to the tor Mark Salmon for his contin- Series.org.
public will be webcast on the Se- Anthony and Jane Newman
ries’ Facebook page: www.Face- PHOTO COURTESY OF SANCTUARY SERIES
Organized by the piano recital
series’ artistic director Mary Jane
Newman who is the director of
music at the Church, the perfor-
mance will feature a medley of
popular hymns showcasing the
American spirit, including “Varia-
tions on Battle Hymn of the Re-
public,” arranged by her husband
the internationally renowned key-
boardist Anthony Newman and
performed by him on the Church’s
Russell & Co. pipe organ.
e concert will also include
several works with Newman, who
is herself an acclaimed conductor,
pianist and organist, performing
on the piano with guests Vince
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Soccer, ﬁeld hockey, girls tennis, and cross country can begin on Tuesday, Sept. 29, according to Section 1.
Fall season delayed again
‘Lower risk’ sports can now begin Sept. 29
BY BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER reopening of schools and the safety of all are considered “higher risk.” Gov. Andrew “Today’s decisions by the Executive Com-
SPORTS EDITOR mittee represents a balance between sup-
those involved.” Cuomo, in a press conference last month, porting schools as they reopen amid this
e high-school fall sports season was ini- complex and unprecedented time, while
tially slated to begin weeks ago on Monday, Only four sports have been given the said these sports can practice but not com- also providing for the safe return for our
Aug. 24. But, in an e ort to allow schools student-athletes to interscholastic competi-
to reopen safely before worrying about ex- green light to compete this fall: cross coun- pete, leaving Section 1 to await further tion.”
tracurricular activities, the New York State
Public High School Athletic Association try, eld hockey, girls tennis, and soccer. guidance from the state.If none comes,Sec- With that in mind, Santabarbara added,
pushed the starting date back by four weeks “ e Section continues to be guided by a
until Monday, Sept. 21. In that same vein, Girls swimming is also considered a low/ tion 1 will consider moving to a condensed belief in the value that interscholastic sports
the Section 1 Executive Committee has participation contributes to student-ath-
delayed fall sports once again, declaring last moderate-risk sport by New York State; season model “to a ord the ability for those letes’feeling of belonging and overall social-
week that its 82 member schools can start emotional wellbeing.”
their varsity and junior varsity seasons on however, the lack of available pool facilities high-risk sports to have competitions.”
Tuesday, Sept. 29. Not all Section 1 school districts are re-
could derail the season. “As always, the Section has made the quired to begin the fall season Sept. 29,
No open workouts or practices can be something the governing body noted in its
held before that date. “Section 1 may have to consider postpon- safety and wellbeing of our student-athletes, press release: “A district may choose to delay
the start of their fall season beyond Sept. 29
After consulting with district admin- ing girls swimming to another season,” the coaches, o cials, and communities its top based on their individual district needs.”
istrators, the Executive Council said, “It is
evident there is a desire and focus on the committee said. priority,” said Todd Santabarbara, executive Section 1’s Executive Committee will
meet again before Sept. 29.
Football,volleyball,and competitive cheer director of Section 1, on ursday, Sept. 3.
‘Today’s decision by the Executive Committee represents a balance between
supporting schools as they reopen amid this complex and unprecedented
time, while also providing for the safe return for our student-athletes to
Executive Director, Section 1
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Halloween treats take center stage in October. What can be better this time of year than a fresh autumn apple coated in a sweet candy
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