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BY KATHERINE BORCHERT
NYSEG customers feel that
the company hasn’t performed
well enough to ask for an increase
e New York State Public
Service Commission held a hear-
ing on Sept. 5 at the Yorktown
Town Hall for New York State
Gas and Electric customers of
Northern Westchester. ere,
residents were able to voice their
concerns about and objections to
the proposal to increase rates by
“We’re angry because we feel
that there’s this great vacuum of
no information, no communica-
tion, no accountability and noth-
ing coming out of the lines all too
frequently,” said County Legisla-
tor Mike Kaplowitz (D-Somers).
NYSEG has proposed the al-
most 24 percent rate increase to
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The Staff CLARIFICATION SWC Tag Sale
EDITORIAL TEAM In “Daughter publishes late father’s memoir,” (Aug. 29, Page 1), our drophead referencing e Annual Somers Women’s
JODI WEINBERGER the Holocaust was inaccurate. e memoir referenced the author’s shame about his heritage, Club Tag Sale is from 9 a.m. to
with his father having served in the German military during World War II. e author 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, at Reis
EDITOR: 914-302-5830 himself didn’t experience the Holocaust, but rather lived as a German citizen during World Park on Route 139 in Somers.
[email protected] War II, and recognized the atrocities committed by the Nazis during that war.
ere will be a huge sale of new
BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER YOUROUNREIDGOHCBTOORRHSO. OD. and used items featuring books
SPORTS EDITOR: 914-302-5628 and toys, housewares, small fur-
[email protected] Now in Somers at 325 Route 100 niture, collectibles, baskets and
jewelry/boutique, as well as a
ADVERTISING TEAM White Plains Hospital Physician Associates is pleased to offer pediatrics gardening table, ra es, bake sale,
LISA KAIN and otolaryngology/ENT in our new office located in the heart of Somers. and many outside vendors.
914-351-2424 Same-day appointments are often available. Interested vendors should call
[email protected] 914-841-7842 or email [email protected]
CRAIG BERZOFSKY, MD MASON GOMBERG, MD AMEET KAMAT, MD somerswomensclub.com. To
PAUL FORHAN OTOLARYNGOLOGY/ENT PEDIATRICS OTOLARYNGOLOGY/ENT make a donation, or for more in-
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845-621-4049 table community club activities,
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JENNIFER CONNELLY ing/supplies, holiday food/gifts
914-334-6335 WHITE PLAINS HOSPITAL IS A MEMBER OF THE MONTEFIORE HEALTH SYSTEM for area families, high school and
[email protected] summer day camp scholarships,
BRUCE HELLER as well as continued cooperation
914-202-2941 with community service groups
[email protected] such as Support Connection,
PRODUCTION TEAM Women’s Shelter, Community
TABITHA PEARSON MARSHALL Center of Northern Westchester,
and Friends of Karen.
DESIGNER/PHOTOGRAPHER Ben Fest
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CHRISTINA ROSE e Westchester Bluegrass
ASST PRODUCTION MANAGER will be having Ben Fest on Sat-
urday September 21, celebrat-
DESIGNER ing the Life of our dear friend
[email protected] Ben Freed. e Day will in-
clude a Slow Jam hosted by Jay
EXECUTIVE TEAM Grabowski and Randi Carboni,
BRETT FREEMAN Mandolin Workshop with Mike
Sassano and Wayne Fugate. e
PUBLISHER: 845-208-8151 Sleepy Hollow String band will
[email protected] host the event along with various
friends playing a couple of sets of
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VP OF SALES: chairs and a snack to share for
the festivities and their choice of
845-621-1116 drinks. e event will take place
[email protected] in the Lake Purdys Clubhouse
located at 33 Lake Way, Purdys,
Deadlines form 3-10 p.m. Donation: $10.
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Sewer district discussions draw input Somers
BY CAROL REIF gineers, pointed out that the $10 million Luciano also asked if there would be a Seniors
CONTRIBUTING WRITER being allocated by the county is “spe- public vote on the sewer project. Adult services are through the Van Tassell
House in Somers. For more information,
ci cally targeted for sanitary sewer infra- According to town attorney Roland A. contact program director Barbara Taberer
at 914-232-0807 or [email protected]
At least one resident of Lake Lincoln- structure improvements.” Baroni Jr., the formation of the district is com. You can also visit Somersny.com or
on Facebook at Somers Senior Services. All
dale is hopeful there might be ways to Steven C. Robbins of Woodard & subject to what’s called a “permissive ref- services are for ages 60 and up.
improve water quality and restore recre- Curran assured Lux that the sewer proj- erendum.” Nutrition
ational opportunities before a proposed ect is “part of one big picture.” “If the residents wanted to bring on a Meals on Wheels: if you are having trou-
ble preparing meals or getting out to shop,
multi-million dollar sewer system is built. “You are getting nutrients even if the vote, there is a process,” he said. we can help out by delivering a hot meal to
your home. $2.00 donation suggested.
George Lux was among a handful of bacteria isn’t quite getting there because Luciano wanted to know why the sub-
Lunch at Van Tassell House: a hot meal
property owners who spoke ursday, of the vegetation adjacent to the lake and ject hasn’t been “brought up” so far. is served Monday through Friday at noon.
$2.00 donation. Activities and outings avail-
Sept. 5, at a hearing on the town’s three- (for) other reasons,” he pointed out. “We’re just not there yet,” Baroni said able to all. Transportation is available to
those in need.
pronged strategy for revitalizing Lake “ e sewer aspect of this, although it after explaining that the resolution would
Lincolndale and Lake Shenorock. feels like it’s coming lately, is 30 years in include wording that the district’s forma-
Wheelchair accessible vans are available
Both water bodies have been designat- the making at this point.” tion will be “subject” not only to the state for transport to all destinations.
ed “impaired” by the state Department Holding things up has been a long- comptroller’s approval, but a “permissive Medical Appointments: Transporta-
tion to medical, dental and physical thera-
of Environmental Conservation because running political situation, town o cials referendum,” as well. py appointments is available on Tuesdays,
Wednesdays and ursdays between the
they are su ering the e ects of eutrophi- say. at means that Somers’sewer project If enough residents sign petitions, hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. for Somers
adults who are unable to drive. Door to
cation, a process that can result in dense could be dead in the water unless it gets the town could schedule a special elec- door. $5 round trip fee
growth of plant life, leading to a shallow- the go-ahead from the county to send ef- tion. e number of signatures necessary Shopping: Mondays transportation is
available to clothing/gift shopping plazas
ing, murkiness and reduced oxygen levels uent to a treatment plant in Peekskill. is 5 percent of the property owners in including JV Mall and the Danbury Mall,
Christmas Tree; Fridays transportation to
for animal life and which is frequently e “window of opportunity” to use the proposed district, or 100 properties, area grocery stores. Destinations include
Turco’s, Stew Leonard’s and Stop and Shop,
due to runo . the $10 million the DEP is allocating whichever “is fewer,” he said. Shoprite, Door to door.
e federal Environmental Protection for sewering lake districts is narrowing e initial project costs include the Library: Hop aboard our alternate Tues-
day run to the Library. Door to door.
Agency (EPA) considers an area with because, Robbins explained, water qual- construction of the sewers, pump sta-
more than 40 septic systems per square ity proposals in other Westchester com- tions and connections. Once hooked
Creative writing class with Jo Ann:
mile “high” density. Lake Shenorock and munities are “gaining momentum” and up, property owners would have to pay Mondays 10:30 to noon beginning Sept. 9.
Lake Lincolndale have 2,150 and 1,780, they could “call dibs” on the $10 million annual operation and maintenance fees. is will be a six week series.
Ballroom and Latin Dancing with
respectively. earmarked for Somers if the town doesn’t Additional phases wouldn’t go forward Frank Elia: ursdays at 10:30 a.m. start-
ing Sept. 12.
e town has already installed storm- show some forward motion of its own. unless grant funding is available to main- Tai Chi for Arthritis Sept. 10 through
Nov. 1 with Melanie Sloane. Classes are
water catching devices at Lake She- “Now is the time,” he said. tain an average O&M cost of $1,200 or 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 10:45-11:45
norock and is pursuing state funds for a However, Robbins allowed, address- less. e actual property costs on assessed Water Color Class: Join Diana and Ja-
net every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
similar project at Lake Lincolndale. It is ing water quality requires a “holistic ap- value could range from $500 to $2,200 a Free.
also hoping to obtain $10 million from proach,” meaning stormwater improve- year, the town says.
the county already earmarked for sani- ments have big impacts, as well. Clinchy said this could be tough on a
tary sewer projects. Councilman Richard Clinchy, noting lot of people’s pocketbooks and asked if
that the stormwater project at Lake She- there wasn’t any way to “soften the blow”
WHAT TO DO NOW? norock went quickly once it was under for certain groups, such as veterans. Rob-
Lux said ursday that he wasn’t a way, wondered about a timeline for simi- bins promised to bring the topic up with
“water-quality expert,” but contended lar retro ts in Lake Lincolndale. his rm’s grant specialists.
that Lake Lincolndale’s problems don’t As soon as grants become available, Under the plan, the cost of bringing
appear to be linked to leaking septic and the usual surveying, engineering the sewer line up to within ve feet of
elds. Regular tests have found that E. and permitting processes are completed, a building is covered. But the property
coli bacteria levels there are so low they’re the town could “move forward quickly,” owner has to hire a private contractor to
barely detectable, the Lake Lincolndale Robbins said. bridge the gap and x plumbing inside.
Property Owners’ Association says. It could be done concurrently with the Clinchy suggested looking into the
It only takes a stroll around Lake Lin- sewer project, he added. town’s ability to engage in a “Costco,
colndale to know what the problem is— Councilman Anthony Cirieco asked mass-buying” kind of thing, like what’s
runo from lawns, or maybe even grey- Robbins if any “stopgap” measures could done with home heating oil programs.
water from dry wells, the relatively clean be taken in the meantime. Robbins said “Would that be something we could
stream from sinks, baths and kitchen ap- he would discuss this with the town’s consider, to help the homeowner?” he
pliances, Lux said. Highway Department. asked.
Even though the town is seeking state Baroni said the town could put to-
funding for Lake Lincolndale’s storm- PUBLIC VOTE? gether a “preferred list” of plumbers who
water project, it still seems to “be taking Shenorock homeowner Joseph Lu- have agreed “to a certain price structure.”
it on the tail end instead of dealing with ciano wanted to know how many Town Property owners could pick from the list
what the issue is, which is runo from Board members have property in the or hire their own.
lawns, not septics,” Lux said. “It seems to proposed sewer district. at way the town could avoid having
me that we should rectify that before we None, it turns out, although Council- to go out to bid on each job, he said, sug-
go after the secondary problem.” man Tom Garrity joked,“But if they ever gesting that Woodard & Curran could
Ken Kohlbrenner, a project manager want to give me sewer and water…Come help the town determine prices.
with Woodard & Curran, the town’s en- on, bring it on over the hillside.” “But that’s a ways down the road.”
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NYSEG neglect,” Buchwald said. people living in the Somers community. the burden of nancial mismanagement
FROM PAGE 1
He pointed out that the proposal does “Many of the people in Heritage Hills are and poor planning on the part of infra-
not include an allocation of speci c funds over 55. In fact, many of them are over 70, structure degradation,” said Chris Zaberto,
cover labor costs and vegetation manage- to x the problems within the Brewster and when there are several days where we a member of the Somers NYSEG task
ment, according to the company. headquarters. have to go to the activities center to sleep or force.
“ ere’s been a history of poor perfor- “ ey took everybody out of the Brews- to eat food delivered by the Salvation Army Assemblyman Kevin Byrne (R-Ma-
mance, unreliability, poor communication ter o ce. We were down to, as far as I saw, because we are out of power for several days, hopac) asked the commission in a letter to
and you hear it directly from the customers. one or two trucks. at was it,” North Sa- to me, that’s neglect,”Brodley said. not increase the rates.
If there is a rate increase, there’s a lack of lem Supervisor Warren Lucas said. “ e One resident who operates a business out “We implore you to do the right thing
credibility that the investments are going to customer service system that they have of their home said they lost thousands of and not approve the NYSEG increase so
be made where NYSEG says they’re going when you call is terrible. I have more people dollars in revenue due to the inconsistent the burden of their mistakes is not placed
to be made,”said state Sen. Pete Harckham calling me at town hall to nd out when power and has even considered moving out upon the very people that su er from
(D-District 40). their power is coming on because they can’t of the area because of the outages. them,” Byrne said.
Originally, there was no hearing sched- get to NYSEG.” Many customers also spoke about hav- “It is absolutely clear that NYSEG
uled in Westchester County, with the clos- During powerful rain storms or win- ing to buy generators to maintain power. should rst perform, show positive results
est being held in Binghamton, over 100 ter weather, residents experience frequent One Yorktown resident, Joan Brodsky, said and then, perhaps at that point, the com-
miles away from the county and NYSEG’s power outages. that she lived in her home for over 40 years mission could consider an increase,” Bed-
southernmost customer base. An appeal “We’re still dealing with outages. I have before having to purchase a generator to ford Supervisor Chris Burdick said.
led by Yorktown Supervisor Ilan Gilbert, had to install an alarm clock which will power her residence. “What guarantee do customers in North-
however,brought a hearing to Westchester- go o regardless of power cuts because it County Executive George Latimer sug- ern Westchester have that this increased
Putnam customers. goes out so often during the night that one gested granting the company a 12-month revenue will go to improving service in our
“We are at the end of NYSEG service plugged in is pretty pointless,” Lewisboro period in which NYSEG could improve its area?” Gilbert asked. “What we need from
territory and the way that we are treated Supervisor Peter Parsons said. “I am ex- quality of service before it is granted a rate NYSEG is a reliable, resilient electrical grid
sometimes re ects that fact. at’s readily pected to be in my o ce to answer phone increase. that does not leave residents in the dark
apparent when the commission rst sched- calls from people who are complaining “In the private sector, no company could during the worst days of our year.”
uled these public statement hearings, with about the outage the previous night.” get away with charging more if the quality County Legislator Kitley Covill (D-
the closest one over 125 miles north of Flo Brodley, a Heritage Hills resident of of their service declined,” Latimer said. Bedford) stressed a need to restore trust
here,” Gilbert said. 18 years, said that almost all residents of Some also pointed out that this misman- between the company and customers.
It’s not only customers who seem to Heritage Hills rely solely on electricity, so agement should not be rewarded. “I urge you on behalf of all your custom-
have been disregarded by the company. e the rate increase would be much higher for “It should not be the residents who bear ers to review current practices and update
Brewster division, which serves Westches- those practices, particularly in the commu-
ter and Putnam NYSEG customers, also ‘It should not be the residents who bear the burden of nication area with estimated times of resto-
seems to be neglected, with Assemblyman ration, which was wildly o , telling people
nancial mismanagement and poor planning on the part their power was back on when it wasn’t and
David Buchwald (D-White Plains) liken-
ing it to the “orphan of the company.” of infrastructure degradation.’ asking them to use an app that’s outdated
“ e fact that there wasn’t a need to ad- and looks like Pac-Man,” Covill said. “I re-
dress the implications of this rate hike here —Chris Zaberto ally urge you to consider restoring that pub-
in the Brewster division, I think, is poten- Somers NYSEG task force lic trust and look carefully before you give
tially emblematic of a broader history of NYSEG a rate increase.”
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TRUNK ere is no charge although Volunteer Drivers dation Golf Outing is on Wednes- you have any questions, please call
donations are appreciated. For Needed day, Sept. 18 at the Anglebrook 914-232-8441 or [email protected]
FROM PAGE 2 further information call (914) Golf Club. ere is a shotgun start ny.com.
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e Road to Rhode Island An ode to print
Right up Route 84 and MAN streets laid in Newport in The demise of daily newspa- THE
over to the east is OVERBOARD 1654. Here you can nd all pers makes me very sad, but SEASONED
nice little spot called RICK the goods and services you perhaps the Weekly News in CITIZEN
Newport, Rhode Island. You MELÉN need during the day, and all print will be the ‘keeper of the ame’!
may have been there but I the trouble you might need
haven’t, and I’d certainly like at night. When we showed As the dailies become thinner and ADRIENNE
to know why. It’s not too far, up after dinner for some eve- thinner I see the weeklies becoming KAVELLE
maybe about three hours by ning cocktails there was an more robust, lled with not only local
car if there’s no tra c. We ambulance already waiting at items but touching on the national
encountered tra c however, which slowed us the side of the street, and I should have gone as well. With an important election
to a standstill. I expected there to be a good over there and given them my name for later, waiting in the wings the weeklies may be the stage to watch.
reason for this, such as a 20-car pile-up or an in case it was rst come, rst served. Voting is personal and intimate. It’s good to be able to hold opin-
accident where somebody hits a Brinks truck On Saturday we bicycled over to the Cli ions in your hand, to compare them again and again. Electronic news
and everybody stops to pick up the money so Walk, which is a beautiful paved trail over- may be the way we’re going, but the whole idea of it is to read quickly
that they can say that they were planning to looking Easton Bay and curving south around and move on to something else. To this Seasoned Citizen it somehow
give it back the whole time and were just wait- Boathouse Gully. e 3.5 mile walk begins doesn’t seem as real as words printed on a page of paper. An early
ing for their plans to rm up. But then when up the road from Easton Beach and ends in morning cup of co ee or tea and reading the newspaper is not apocry-
we got to the place where a pile-up should be an oxygen tent at the hospital. ere are great phal, it’s absolutely authentic. We lean back, sip our rst cup of morn-
piled up, there was nothing there and the cars views of the shore, and you can see across to ing brew, and leisurely read our newspaper. No buttons to push, no dials
just started moving again. As far as I’m con- the Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge to switch, no keys to punch…just pick it up and enjoy.
cerned those people should be arrested for not from here. at’s also where the Sakonnet Even writing letters has become a long lost art. I understand many
sticking to the speed limit, which was 65. River Shell sh Management Area is. I’ve been schools do not even teach cursive writing any more, just keyboard typing
I’ve never been to a bed and breakfast be- thinking of getting into shell sh manage- instead. I’m sorry, but saying “I love you” on a computer is just print-
cause it seems so much like staying at some- ment, since they are too shell sh to manage ing out letters. Writing “I love you” by hand conveys warmth and deep
body’s house, and I’ve always been afraid that things on their own. Along the way opportu- feeling. It’s one heart speaking to another, not texted or typed on email.
I’ll break something or somebody’s mom will nities for sel es abound, but don’t be one of When I read a book I become one with the story. As I turn the pages
come down the hall and tell me I’m making those idiots who gets too close to the cli and I join in the life and characters conceived by the author. e book itself
too much noise and can’t I break things more tumbles down the rocks into a cormorant nest becomes an extension of my hand…it becomes part of me. I read one
quietly. But we checked into a charming place or something. How many times do you hear book at a time, giving it my full attention. Many people I know who
right on Newport Harbor across from Goat about somebody taking a sel e on a safari in read on electronic devices divide their attention between two or three
Island. We were with our trusted companion the middle of a herd of rhinoceros, and they or even four stories, diluting them and seemingly giving each one less
Gidget, e Prettiest Dog in the World, who get the shot of a lifetime but the lifetime is importance. is, of course, goes along with doing everything as fast
seemed disappointed that her breakfast was suddenly shorter than expected? as possible. Perhaps that is the only way in our electronic age because
not included and her bed was the oor. Newport is a great place to visit if you enjoy there is so much more to learn and a day is still only 24 hours! Also,
e place to see and be seen is ames the sport of tennis. Once they took our money not printing newspapers and books may be seen as preserving energy,
Street, which is where all the action is. Eater- at the front desk, we were o cially inducted but how about all that electricity being used? Remember, paper can be
ies, drinkeries and shopperies line the bustling into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. recycled and used over and over and over.
avenue which was named after the river in e place is a working club, and we signed up Here’s to our Weekly Newspapers! Keep on lling the void!
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APAR to their historical homeland.” sentiments toward the rst-term such statements with public sup-
Demonization and Bullying congresswoman from Minnesota port of the [Palestinina-led] BDS
FROM PAGE 10 whose remarks harshly critical of Movement [Boycott Divestment
on Campus Israel have made international Sanctions], which was outlawed
Facebook page that behind every e Columbia University headlines: “Ilhan Omar represents by about 24 states because it was
horrible thing in the world, if you the modern face of anti-Semi- found anti-Semitic.”
wait a few minutes, Israel’s ugly senior, who is majoring in political tism,” says Ms. Zahger, “just like
name will come up.” science, and studying to practice those I face on campus. Commander of Israeli Field
international law, adds, “ at’s Intelligence
“Another professor chose to only the beginning. I can share “By casually tweeting anti-
teach about the Israel-Palestinian stories about harassment, demoni- Semitic statements about Jew- Dalia Zahger grew up in Israel.
con ict with a mandatory reading zation, and bullying of pro-Israel ish money controlling the U.S. “In eighth grade,” she says wryly,
of a book called “ e Invention students who choose to stand up government, she is reviving the though without hyperbole, “I
of the Jews,” claiming Jews are in- for our indigenous rights.” oldest prejudices by enhancing learned how to live under mis-
vented people with no connection siles.” At 18, she joined the
She makes no bones about her Israeli Defense Forces, rising to
the rank of commander in eld
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to Central America, and “learned
SAN GENNARO even there I need to stand up for Dalia Zahger, co-founder of
my country.” “Students Supporting Israel” at
SEPTEMBER STATUE Columbia University, will speak
11-15, 2019 PROCESSION She exhorts her audiences to Sept. 15 in Ridgeﬁeld, Conn., at
“not turn a blind eye believing Congregation Shir Shalom.
THURSDAY this does not concern you. Hate
is hate... and we must ght it and and her compatriots have only
THE 12TH act against it in all its shapes and served to steel her resolve and re
6:30pm forms. e consequences can be up her erce pride for the rich
unimaginably severe for everyone heritage of her country: “I feel
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FROM PAGE 10
e next day we went to
to play a match of lawn tennis, Easton Beach, and there was
since I’m a bit of a tennis enthusi- so much tra c on Memorial
ast myself, which is a nice way of Boulevard that it was like a park-
saying I suck at it. Playing tennis ing lot, so when you do nally
is not the dumbest thing I’ve ever park your car you’ll hardly notice
done while on grass, but it ranks the di erence. ere was a lot of
right up there. ey say it’s the pressure to be gorgeous, since now
fastest surface, but I was a able we were part of the gorgeous view
to slow it down to a moderate from up on the Cli Walk, and I
crawl. My serve was actually quite didn’t want them looking down
dangerous on the turf because I on us. ere is plenty to do at the
think I killed a bee, but that’s the beach the locals call “First Beach.”
way the ball bounces.
ere’s a snack bar, an aquarium
We walked down Bowen’s and even a carousel. e sand
Wharf and there was a HUGE itself is expansive even at high
yacht parked there. e guy at the tide, with gorgeous views of the
marina gate wouldn’t tell me who poor suckers up on the Cli Walk.
it belonged to. I threatened to tor-
ture the information out of him, ere are sometimes reports of
which seemed to cheer him up.“Is red algae, so check before you go.
it a hedge fund guy?”I asked.“I
can’t tell you that, but no,”he said. e end of the three day
“ at means it’s a celebrity. Is it weekend came much too soon,
Tom Cruise? e name certainly but it was ne with me because by
that time I was ready to go home.
ts.”“I can’t tell you if it is or isn’t. I was sick of all the nice weather,
It isn’t.”“Tell me one thing and I the beautiful views and the end-
won’t ask anymore questions- is it less things to do. I couldn’t wait to
who I think it is?”“I’m not allowed get out of there and feast my eyes
to say anything about who owns on somebody homely.
the yacht, but it’s someone with
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‘Hole in the
“There’s a hole in the
world tonight; there’s WHATWAS
a cloud of fear and I THINKING?
ere’s a hole in the world RUTHANN
tonight, don’t let there be a hole in SCHEFFER
the world tomorrow.
ey say that anger is just love
disappointed, they say that love is
just a state of mind, but all this ghting over who is anointed, oh how
can people be so blind?
ere’s a hole in the world tonight; there’s a cloud of fear and sor-
ere’s a hole in the world tonight, don’t let there be a hole in the
e Eagles wrote this song after returning from a successful tour
of Russia and Eastern Europe. ey started the composition on the
evening of September 11, 2001. eir message? Love is the ultimate
savior in a world damaged and corrupted by evil and hatred. It
also conveys parents’ dreams and hopes for their children in such a
My very rst column for e Somers Record, “What have they
done to my city?,” was published September 13, 2012. Because it cap-
tures the horror and deep personal feelings of this never-to-be-for-
gotten tragedy, I have rerun it each year since in memory of our fallen
heroes, family, friends and strangers who perished that day and who
are still sacri cing their lives years later from 9/11-related illnesses.
CLARK ASSOCIATES I share a few excerpts from that column:
“On that bright, clear September 11, 2001 morning, I was in our
o ce cafeteria getting co ee when the cafeteria manager came out
and said that a plane had hit one of the Towers at the World Trade
By the time I returned to my desk, my co-workers told me it was
the North Tower that was hit and that the South Tower had also
been struck. I then knew that these strikes were not accidents, some-
thing terrible and horri c was happening.
“Who could hate us so much?”
Little did I know the horror and devastation wasn’t over, that the
Pentagon was targeted by these terrorists and that another plane
would go down in a quiet eld in Shanksville, PA. I did the only
thing I could: pray.
Later, our vice president called me into his o ce and asked that I
go to each member of the sta and quietly tell them to pack up and
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9/11. He wouldn’t speak about or discuss the tragedy. One evening
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Tuskers prepare for Week 2
showdown with rival Yorktown
BY ROB DIANTONIO
Somers football went on the road for their season opener and Somers’ Cole Tusker quarterback Jackson Kossow
made quick work of host Horace Greeley in a 55-0 victory on Fri- Zampaglione heads looks for an open receiver.
day, Sept. 6. for the end zone in
the ﬁrst quarter. Tired of leaving your car in the shop
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we had put in throughout preseason has prepared us for game time Come to Mavis Tire of Mahopac
situations and that our game plan for Greeley contained little aws,” Jack Kaiser picks up yards after the catch. We get you in & out quickly!
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Balancia had just two carries but he made the most of them. He No Appointment Necessary
scored the rst touchdown of the game on a 59-yard burst and then
made it 28-0 when he jetted 62 yards with 11.7 seconds left in the
“My line did everything for me,” Balancia said. “All I had to do
was cut o of their blocks and it was a foot race to the end zone.”
T.J. Deagan and Cole Zampaglione also had rushing touchdowns
in the rst quarter to get the Tuskers out to the big lead.
Jack Kaiser had two touchdown runs of 4 and 6 yards in the sec-
ond quarter. He nished with nine carries for 49 yards and caught
a 34-yard pass.
Backup quarterback Matt Kapica had a 42-yard touchdown run
in the third quarter. Lorenzo Sessa closed out the scoring with a
16-yard touchdown scamper in the fourth.
Starting quarterback Jackson Kossow was 4 of 6 on pass attempts
for 90 yards. He also had two carries for 34 yards. Daniel Rios (25
yards), Zach Lupinacci (17 yards) and Zampaglione (14 yards) had
one reception each.
On defense, Charlie Grinrod (2 sacks) and Dominic Cheek (1
sack) tallied 5 tackles each. Deagan had 2 sacks. Dan Curran re-
corded 4 tackles.
Somers welcomes rival Yorktown for a Week 2 match-up at 7
p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13. In their last meeting, the Tuskers defeated
the Huskers, 26-7, in the qualifying round last season.
“ e team is absolutely amped up for Yorktown,” Balancia said.
“ ey are no doubt our biggest rival in every sport, so this is a very
important game for us. Also, playing in front of the crowd at a
Somers-Yorktown football game is like nothing else.”
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FIELD HOCKEY Somers falls
in tourney ﬁnal
Tuskers get wins over
Pawling and Rye
Haley Dineen BY ROB DIANTONIO chipped in.
CONTRIBUTING WRITER “Our team did a great job of
PEARSON MARSHALL is year, Somers eld hockey communicating on and o the
continued the tradition of opening ball,” said Clark, a senior co-cap-
their season by hosting a tourna- tain. “Also, we were able to move
ment. the ball fast to the open players
to move the ball up the eld. Our
In their season opener, the Tusk- shots during the Pawling game
ers cruised past Pawling, 8-0, in the were on target and very hard, al-
lowing us to score a lot.”
rst round of the tournament on
Sept. 4. Nicole Garrity only had to make
one save in net as the Tusker de-
Erin Clark sparked Somers with fense held the Tigers at bay.
3 goals and 2 assists. Nieve Ma-
hood and Mackenzie Ryan each e next day, Somers fell to
tallied 2 goals. Isabella Del Vecchio Scarsdale 4-1 in the championship
dished out 3 assists.Nadia Pennella game of the tournament.
(1G) and Maddy Combs (1A) also
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Garrity had a busy day in net
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Julia Sirchia tallied two goals
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Somers broadcasts athletic competitions
BY BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER ere are other bene ts for (pan-tilt-zoom) cameras by “We have grown from 10 Roman Catalino, the district’s
SPORTS EDITOR players and coaches. All broad- connecting an Xbox controller schools in 2017 to 30 in 2018 to athletic director, said it “gives
casted games will be archived to their computer. 80 in fall 2019,” said Devaney, a the opportunity for friends and
e Somers Tuskers are ready on LocalLive’s website, making e game producers are paid former reporter for e Journal family members who can’t get
for primetime. it easier to review game foot- per game and their skills are News and MSG Varsity. to a game, awards ceremony or
Somers is the latest local age. It also allows players to rated by LocalLive. e better “We have schools in 15 a concert to be able to watch
school district to contract the make highlight reels for use in the rating, the more jobs and states,” Devaney added, with events even if they can’t physi-
services of LocalLive, a Con- recruiting. high-pro le games they get. the largest focus in southern cally be there.
necticut-based company that Other area districts, such as e company was founded in New York, northern New Jer- “It’s something that I think
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and fanatics to watch their fa- also contracted LocalLive to Santos, who is also CEO. necticut). added.
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Somers boys storm to ﬁrst at Big Red
Tuskers’ top seven all nish in Top 25
BY ROB DIANTONIO
More than midway through the PHOTO COURTESY OF MIKE LACKO
race, Somers’ boys cross-country
team could be seen running to- The Tuskers’ top seven ﬁnishers: Nicola DeMarinis, Tommy Spencer,
gether on its home course. It’s Cole Willman, Matt Reimann, Peter MacNeil, Connor Fucci and Colin
unusual for most teams, as one or Brooks with boys head coach Mike Lacko.
two runners will usually separate
from the group. it back in 2016. is 2019 team the end of last year and picked up
But Somers sticks together. PHOTOS: ROB DIANTONIO shows a lot of the same attributes where she left o . I expect her to
at pack mentality helped lead
Somers team captain Peter MacNeil leads the Tuskers up a hill. as that team. is is going to be have a big season. Katie Hill was
Somers to the Division 2 team ti-
tle at its home meet, the Big Red a special year for Somers cross a pleasant surprise as well. She’s
Invitational, on Sept. 7. Somers
last won the meet in 2017. time of 18:05. Matt Reimann, Torre (28th) nished in the top country.” a senior who just joined the team
“It meant so much to win this a senior co-captain, was the top 30. e Tusker girls were led by this year. is was her rst 5k and
meet and for it to be at home was
even better,” said Somers boys nisher in sixth (17:46.2). Senior e goals are high for the boys Gabby Parisi, who took 21st in she ran herself into a varsity spot.”
coach Mike Lacko. “Last year left
a bad taste in the team’s mouth. So co-captain Peter MacNeil crossed team this season. 22:39.9. Katherine Olsen was Somers’ girls squad placed fth
to come out and get a win like this
is huge. I try not to look at rank- the nish line in eighth in a time “I go into every season tell- 25th (22:59.6), Ella Lansky out of 11 teams in Division 2.
ings but we beat some teams on
Saturday that are ahead of us in of 17:56. 3. Nicola DeMarinis ing our team the goal is to win placed 29th (23:43.4), Katie Hill “As always, our goal this season
the Class B rankings. is was big
for our young team.” (10th, 18:05), Colin Brooks (11th, leagues, place Top 3 in Westches- was 36th and Maeve Janecka took is to keep improving and run our
e Tuskers’ top seven runners 18:05.5), Tommy Spencer (17th, ter County and win the Section 42nd. best at the end of the year in the
all nished in the Top 25. Somers,
which posted 52 team points for 18:35.4), Cole Willman (23rd, 1 Class B championship,” Lacko “I thought the girls ran well,” championship meets,” Vegliante
the win, outscored second-place
Brewster by 20 points. 18:46.3) and Connor Fucci (25th, said. “Last year, we nished ninth Somers coach John Vegliante said. “We want to be ready for the
Somers netted an average team 18:50.4) rounded out the top 25 in Class B and deep down inside said. “It was a promising start to league, county and sectional meets
nishers. myself and this team we can win the season. Gabby Parisi had a big and look to place as high as pos-
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BOYS SOCCER Somers edges Yorktown in opener
BY ROB DIANTONIO “ e kid’s been playing soccer since he Somers’ Drew Lasher makes pair of Yorktown defenders and placed it
CONTRIBUTING WRITER was 3 years old and it’s just a no-brainer his move while Yorktown’s top shelf with 15:24 left in the rst half.
for him to hit something like that,”he said. Zakary Stanik defends.
ere’s no better way to open the season Yorktown answered a few minutes later
than in front of a big crowd—and when Declan Foley, a sophomore goalie, PHOTO: ROB DIANTONIO when O’Connor dribbled to his right and
Somers and Yorktown get together on the subbed in at halftime and came up with 8 shot left past a diving Anthony Tucci.
soccer pitch, that’s usually the case. big saves. He stopped a point-blank shot “ at one save against O’Callaghan was
on a rocket by Timmy O’Callaghan with beautiful, man,” Lanzetta said. “Credit to “We were talking about even before the
As per usual, it was a nip and tuck con- 17:30 to go. e ball de ected right to my assistant coach Robbie Carreira. He game that if we tie or go down a goal that
test, but Somers came out on the winning Mikey O’Connor, who sent it over the bar. was the MVP when he was a senior here we have to keep pushing,” Mazzola said.
end, 2-1, in the opening round of York- and he’s been working with the goalies. He “From the back to the front, everybody has
town’s tournament on Sept. 3. knows what he’s doing back there so we to play their role.”
have con dence in our goalies.”
“It was just a great team e ort and the SOMERS 4,TAPPAN ZEE 1
boys worked extremely hard,” Somers e Tuskers got on the board rst when e Tuskers went on the road and gen-
coach Brian Lanzetta said. “It’s just the Bennett Leitner used his speed to beat a
team composure. ey’re really jelling and erated an impressive 4-1 win over host
getting along. ey’re great friends and I’m Tappan Zee on Sept. 5.
excited for these guys for sure. But credit
to Yorktown, too. ey’re legit.” Leitner assisted on a Derek Marques
goal midway through the rst half, but the
Senior Evan Mazzola’s deep free kick Dutchmen answered with a penalty kick
goal was the di erence. After some misdi- goal to tie the game.
rection with Somers players running in all
sorts of directions, Mazzola placed the ball Jose Giron blasted a beauty of a goal,
in the top left corner from 22 yards out to curling his shot into the top left corner to
give the Tuskers the 2-1 lead with 32:27 put the Tuskers up 2-1 with 24 seconds
left in the second half. left in the rst half.
“It didn’t work out how we wanted it to. Mazzola and Ethan Cukaj added goals
It’s not usually a shot on that play,” Maz- in the second half. Drew Lasher had an
zola said. “But I saw that one of our guys assist. Foley and Tucci made 3 saves each.
I was passing to was marked, so I had to
take the shot. is was a huge game and SOMERS 5, ARLINGTON B 0
a huge win. Yorktown and Somers have a In the championship game of York-
very deep rivalry and it’s always been that
way. It’s a very good way to start out the town’s tournament, Somers (3-0) cruised
season.” past Arlington B 5-0 on Sept. 7.
Lanzetta wasn’t surprised by the goal. Cukaj netted 2 goals while Leitner,
Giron and Freddy Gonzalez had a goal
each. Marques, Zane Bramson, Giron and
Lasher dished out 1 assist apiece.
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VARSITY SPORTS RGOUiNrDlUsP soccer(9/3-9/9) blanks Harrison, Gorton
BY ROB DIANTONIO swept Harrison in straight sets: Killeen (2 aces), Spencer
CONTRIBUTING WRITER 25-14, 25-16, 25-13. (2 aces) and Somoza (13
digs) sparked Somers.
Somers girls soccer got their Rao (7 kills), Vitale (22 assists),
season o to a 2-0 start last week.
e Tuskers opened with a 3-0
win over host Harrison on Sept. 4.
e Tuskers, who scored all
three of their goals in the second
half, received goals from Dahlia
Pepe, Ella Kittredge, and Megan
Dineen. Karlene Kurtz, Meghan
Blanch and Jessica Rodriguez
Rachel Ross kept a clean sheet
in net with ve saves.
SOMERS 8, GORTON 0 PHOTOS: ROB DIANTONIO Defender Jordan May Somers goalie Rachel Ross
e Tuskers cruised past visit- looks up the ﬁeld. and the Tusker defense posted
Somers’ Noelle DeMarinis sends in a pass during a home game with shutouts in their ﬁrst two games.
ing Gorton 8-0 on Sept. 6 in their Gorton.
home opener. Somers jumped
out to a 4-0 halftime lead.
Noelle DeMarinis (1A) and
Ilaria Adornetto tallied two goals
each. Alexa Vanga, Rodriguez
(1A), Victoria Righetti (1A)
and Ella Kittredge scored a goal
apiece. Pepe, Dineen and Blanch
Ross had a slow day in net as
Gorton wasn’t able to muster
one shot on goal against a stout
SOMERS 3, CROTON
Somers’ volleyball squad has
had a busy start to the season and
opened with a 3-1 road win over
Croton-Harmon on Aug. 30.
Pooja Rao (12 kills), Sabrina
Somoza (6 digs), Jen Acocella
(6 digs) and Delaney Killeen (5
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SOMERS 3, EASTCHESTER 0
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Thursday, September 12, 2019 LEGAL NOTICES The Somers Record – Page 29
LLC FORMATION NOTICE Special Exception Use Permit opportunity to be heard. Block: 2, Lot: 25. this application is located in an
Platinum Strategy Group, under Section Schedule 170-70. BY ORDER OF THE All persons having any interest R-40 Residential District at 10
LLC, Arts of Org. led with e property included in this ZONING BOARD OF in the application are invited Lovell Street, Mahopac and is
Sec. of State of NY (SSNY) application is located in an R-80 APPEALS to attend and will be given an known and shown on the Town
5/30/2019. Cty: Westchester. Residential District at 20 Elmer VICTOR CANNISTRA opportunity to be heard. Tax Map as Section: 16.12,
SSNY desig. as agent upon Galloway Road, Katonah and is CHAIRMAN BY ORDER OF THE Block: 1, Lot: 38.
whom process against may be known and shown on the Town Denise Schirmer, Secretary ZONING BOARD OF All persons having any interest
served & shall mail process to Tax Map as Section: 38.06, September 5, 2019 APPEALS in the application are invited
26 Kiscona Road, Mt. Kisco, NY Block: 1, Lot: 10. VICTOR CANNISTRA to attend and will be given an
10549. General Purpose. All persons having any interest PUBLIC NOTICE CHAIRMAN opportunity to be heard.
LLC FORMATION NOTICE in the application are invited PLEASE TAKE NOTICE Denise Schirmer, Secretary BY ORDER OF THE
to attend and will be given an
September 5, 2019 ZONING BOARD OF
Ased Production, LLC, Arts opportunity to be heard. that the Zoning Board of APPEALS
of Org. led with Sec. of State BY ORDER OF THE Appeals of the Town of Somers, PUBLIC NOTICE VICTOR CANNISTRA
of NY (SSNY) 5/30/2019. Cty: ZONING BOARD OF Westchester County, New York CHAIRMAN
New York. SSNY desig. as agent APPEALS will conduct a Public Hearing PLEASE TAKE NOTICE Denise Schirmer, Secretary
upon whom process against may VICTOR CANNISTRA on Tuesday, September 17, that the Zoning Board of September 5, 2019
be served & shall mail process CHAIRMAN 2019 at 7:30 P.M. at the Somers Appeals of the Town of Somers,
to Anderson Registered Agents, Denise Schirmer, Secretary Town House, 335 Route 202, Westchester County, New York LLC FORMATION NOTICE
7014 13th Ave., Brooklyn, NY September 5, 2019 Somers, New York, 10589 on will conduct a Public Hearing
11228. General Purpose. the application of Robert and on Tuesday, September 17, NOTICEOFFORMATION
LLC FORMATION NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE Ellen Hansen for the renewal of 2019 at 7:30 P.M. at the Somers of 20 BH, LLC. Arts. Of Org.
a Special Exception Use Permit Town House, 335 Route 202, led with SSNY on 7/29/19.
Notice of Formation of Saltire PLEASE TAKE NOTICE under Section Schedule 170-70. Somers, New York, 10589 on O ce location: Westchester
LLC. Art. Of Org. led with that the Zoning Board of e property included in this the application of Robert and County. SSNY designated
SSNY on 07/29/2019. O ce Appeals of the Town of Somers, application is located in an R-40 Barbara Ann Wade, and John agent upon whom process may
Location: County of Westchester. Westchester County, New York Residential District at 3 Gwynne and Louise Jacob for the renewal be served and shall mail copy
SSNY designated as agent of the will conduct a Public Hearing Drive, Yorktown Heights and is of a Special Exception Use of process against LLC to
LLC upon whom process against on Tuesday, September 17, known and shown on the Town Permit under Section Schedule SEE LEGALS PAGE 31
it may be served. SSNY shall mail 2019 at 7:30 P.M. at the Somers Tax Map as Section: 27.05, 170-70. e property included in
process to: 352 Myrtle Avenue, Town House, 335 Route 202,
Brooklyn, NY 11205. Purpose: Somers, New York, 10589 on BUSINESS OWNERS:
any lawful purpose. the application of Claudio and
LLC FORMATION NOTICE Gabriela Conti for the renewal
of a Special Exception Use
Notice of Formation of D.I.Y. Permit under Section Schedule
Slime!, LLC. Art. Of Org. led 170-70. e property included in
with SSNY on 5/20/19. O ce this application is located in an LSLCHCOORRSPA?
Location: Westchester County. R-40 Residential District at 193
SSNY designated as agent of Route 118, Yorktown Heights
the LLC upon whom process and is known and shown on
against it may be served. SSNY the Town Tax Map as Section:
shall mail process to: 713 Munro 16.09, Block: 1, Lot: 15.
Ave, Mamaroneck, NY 10543. All persons having any interest
Purpose: any lawful purpose. in the application are invited
NOTICE OF COMPLETION to attend and will be given an 401
OF FINAL ASSESSMENT opportunity to be heard.
ROLL (PURSUANT TO NY
BY ORDER OF THE
ZONING BOARD OF
STATE RPTL§516) APPEALS
NOTICE IS HEREBY CHAIRMAN
GIVEN that the Final Denise Schirmer, Secretary
Assessment Roll for the Town September 5, 2019
of Somers, in the County of PUBLIC NOTICE IRA
Westchester, State of New York,
for the year of 2019, has been PLEASE TAKE NOTICE
completed by the undersigned
Assessor and a certiﬁed copy that the Zoning Board of YOU HAVE THE CONCERNS...
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Leaving your job? What happens to your 401(k)?
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