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Community readies for
uncertain school year
BY SARAH GAYDEN asking a lot of the commu- same time, he is looking for-
CONTRIBUTING WRITER nity. ward to many of the things
“We’re asking them to be that a new school year typi-
Ben Currie, 9, just doesn’t exible at a moment’s notice. cally brings, such as mak-
want to do anything wrong. My hope is that we can nd ing friends, having a great
e North Salem 4th- ways to support one another teacher and experiencing a
grader has a lot on his mind when this all gets to be too new classroom.
as the 2020-2021 school year much,” she said. “I expect that over the
gets underway: masks, stay- Flexibility is on the minds course of the school year,
ing safe, not getting others of many community mem- we may have to move from
sick. His concerns are shared bers right now. With so hybrid to remote learn-
throughout the school com- much uncertainty, teachers ing and back again,” said
munity. and parents alike are prepar- School Board President Deb
As this unusual school ing to be nimble. D’Agostino.
year gets underway, everyone Mandy and Andy Karam, While the possibility of
— from students and parents parents to a fth grader and needing to be fully remote
to administrators and teach- a third grader, advised their looms in everyone’s mind,
ers — is working through a kids to take things one day at Johnson wants families to
tremendous amount of stress a time. Karen Proctor, PTO know how much the sta
and anxiety. co-president and parent to wants to be with the chil- Several options for early
voting, absentee ballots
Donna Ulrich, a kinder- a fth-grader and a fouth- dren.
garten teacher at PQ, said grader, reminded her kids “We would prefer to be
that keeping everyone en- that they “can’t plan, but can in school with students ev-
gaged between the shift of only work on what is right ery day,” she said. However,
online and in person classes in front of us and start again given the realities we all face,
is her biggest concern. the next day while doing our she noted that “we are wor-
Emilie Currie, Ben’s mom, best.” ried about how instruction BY CAROL REIF
noted that the constant Sadie Karam, a third- may be interrupted multiple tee ballots only under limited circum-
e Nov. 3 elections are just around stances, such as illness, disability, or if
switching is di cult, and grader, is worried that she’ll times this year.” the corner. they were unable to be in their home
counties on Election Day.
that the inability to settle forget to social distance. Despite the challenges, Here’s what folks need to know
about absentee ballots and early vot- But that was before the coronavirus
into one given routine will Adrian Ortiz, a fourth- community members have ing options. pandemic raised concerns about
have repercussions. grader, also feels that social found silver linings. Many In the past, voters could use absen- SEE VOTING PAGE 4
PQ Principal Mary John- distancing will be hard, as families expressed relief at
son acknowledged that well as having fewer kids to SEE SCHOOL PAGE 6
school administrators are interact with in class. At the
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The Staff Library reopened enter and at all times in the li- sary to use the children’s room. out to you and leave it outside
July 27 brary. Patrons who do not wear Please call or email the library to on the bench or in the vestibule.
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Kai and his mom, North Salem resident Rebecca Bose
lifeHonoring the of Kai
BY CAROL REIF Bose was never surprised that a pig — is a trotting illustration PHOTOS COURTESY OF REBECCA BOSE
STAFF WRITER Kai took to his role as caregiver on food production and sup-
and protector like a duck does ply, Evers has said. And meet-
Who would have thought to water. German Shepherds ing him is a whole lot more fun
that a rough-and-tough-looking are naturally intelligent, curious, than some boring, old lecture on
working dog could love and care loyal and watchful. where meat or vegetables come
for an eclectic brood that in- from.
cluded wolves, pigs, owls, rabbits, “ ey need a job; something to
turkeys, geese, ducks … and an do,” Bose said. Kooney and Kai could often
emu? be spotted wowing the small fry
Kai also was a friend, traveling at Hay elds Market or Purdy’s
But Kai did, gladly. companion and body guard for Farmer and the Fish in North
e 90-pound German Shep- the late ambassador wolf Atka, Salem, or strolling along the
who, the center said, “instilled community’s open space trails.
herd had reined as the self-ap- compassion, understanding and
pointed sheri – and nanny – of awareness to the hundreds of Evers, who grew up in Darien,
all critters wild and domesticated. thousands of people he met over Conn., started out catching and
his storied career.” studying turtles and frogs in
Today his human and animal his backyard. He soon added a
companions are in mourning. Kai was a bit of a superstar python, chinchilla, iguana and
himself, Bose said. other exotic pets to his menag-
Kai passed away peacefully in erie. After graduating from col-
his sleep on July 19 at the ripe e photogenic pooch was lege and traveling the world, he
old age of 14-1/2, according to featured in a Subaru commercial worked for several rescue organi-
his grieving “mom,”North Salem titled “Best Friends,” and was zations before launching Animal
resident Rebecca Bose, curator at chosen by Westchester Maga- Embassy in 2003.
the Wolf Conservation Center in zine readers last year, along with
South Salem. porcine pal Kooney, as “most un- He met Bose shortly after-
likely to be friends.” wards. And that’s how Kai even-
Acting as the “bridge between tually got in with the other furred
canine and human worlds,” Kai Kooney, a kunekune pig, was and feathered crowd.
helped raise three of the cen- rescued by Bose’s longtime part-
ter’s now-grown wolves, Alawa, ner, Chris Evers, the founder and Bose grew up obsessed with
Zephyr and Nikai. director of Animal Embassy. horses. While a fourth-grader
at Pequenakonck Elementary
As the pups’ role model, friend, e North Salem organiza- School, she frequently sneaked
and, when needed, disciplinar- tion is dedicated to exotic animal over to Old Salem Farm across
ian, Kai’s presence was critical to rescue and environmental educa- the road where she would “beg,
their developing a basic comfort tion. borrow and steal to ride.”
level around people, Bose said
last week. Kooney is also an animal am- Bose had majored in pre-
bassador. He and Evers travel veterinary science in college.
As educational ambassadors, around New York and Con- After graduation, with the vision
the wild creatures needed that necticut conducting educational
skill in order to be able to pro- programs for children, as well as SEE KAI PAGE 10
mote the conservation of their parties and other events.
Kooney — who eats like, well,
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VOTING Electronically through the with their ballot. e application ey are: • Somers Town House, 335
FROM PAGE 1 New York State Absentee Ballot form must be completed and re- • Eastchester Public Library, Route 202, Somers, NY 10589.
Application Portal, absenteebal- turned with the ballot. 11 Oakridge Place, Eastchester, • Westchester County Board
lot.elections.ny.gov.; By sending If they cannot pick up a bal- NY 10709. of Elections, 25 Quarropas St.,
potential exposure at polling an email to BOE-WestAbsen- lot, or will not be able to receive • Dobbs Ferry Village Hall, White Plains, NY 10601.
places. [email protected]; By it through the mail, they have 112 Main St., Dobbs Ferry, NY • Grinton I. Will Library,
In August, Gov. Andrew sending a fax request to 914- the right to designate someone 10522. 1500 Central Park Avenue, Yon-
Cuomo signed legislation that 995-7753 or 914-995-3190; By to pick it up for them. Only the • Greenburgh Town Hall, 177 kers, NY 10710.
expanded the illness excuse to going in-person to the West- person designated on their ap- Hillside Ave., White Plains, NY • Riverfront Library, One Lar-
cover the risks of spreading or chester County Board of Elec- plication may pick up and de- 10607. kin Center, Yonkers, NY 10701.
contracting COVID-19. tions, 25 Quarropas St., White liver the ballot. • Veterans Memorial Build- • Yorktown Cultural Center,
In 2019, the governor, as part Plains, NY 10601; By mailing a e completed ballot can be ing, 210 Halstead Ave., Harri- 1974 Commerce St., Yorktown
of his “Justice Agenda,” signed a paper application to the West- returned in the following ways: son, NY 10528. Heights, NY 10598.
law establishing early voting. chester County Board of Elec- Putting it in the mail ensur- • Pound Ridge Town House, Westchester County election
is means folks with per- tions, 25 Quarropas St., White ing that it receives a postmark 179 Westchester Ave., Pound inspectors will use electronic poll
sonal or professional con icts on Plains, NY 10601; or by tele- no later than Tuesday, Nov. 3; Ridge, NY 10576. books and ballot-on-demand
Election Day, Nov. 3, that would phoning a request at the BOE bringing it to the Westchester • Mamaroneck Town Center, systems to facilitate early voting.
prevent them from physically o ce by calling 914-995-5285 County Board of Elections’ Of- 740 W. Boston Post Road, Ma- e 2020 dates and times for
being able to get to the polls, or 914-995-5291. ce no later than Tuesday, Nov. maroneck, NY 10543. early voting are:
have nine days to vote ahead of Voters must apply online, 3; bringing it to an early voting • Mt. Kisco Memorial Com- • Saturday, Oct. 24, noon until
that date. postmark, email or fax a com- center between Saturday, Oct. plex at Leonard Park, 1 Wallace 5 p.m.
e change was also intended pleted application or letter re- 24 and Sunday, Nov. 1; or bring- Drive, Mt. Kisco, NY 10549. • Sunday, Oct. 25, noon until
to reduce waiting times at poll- quest for the General Election ing it to an Election Day polling • Mt. Pleasant Community 5 p.m.
ing places. Absentee ballot by Oct. 27. ey site on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Center, 125 Lozza Drive, Val- • Monday, Oct. 26, 8 a.m. until
Early voting sites have been may apply in-person up until Election o cials are warn- halla, NY 10595. 4 p.m.
set. However, the Westchester Nov. 2. ing folks that the United States • Mt. Vernon City Hall, 1 • Tuesday, Oct. 27, noon until
Board of Elections is still in the Ballots will be mailed out af- Postal Service says that it cannot Roosevelt Square, Mt. Vernon, 8 p.m.
process of nalizing polling site ter Sept. 18. guarantee timely delivery of bal- NY 10550. • Wednesday, Oct. 28, 8 a.m.
locations for Election Day itself. When sending a letter to the lots applied for less than 15 days • New Rochelle City Hall until 4 p.m.
Once those are o cial, they Board of Elections, voters must before an election. Annex – 90 Beaufort Place, 90 • ursday, Oct. 29, noon until
will be posted at this website: include the following informa- Beaufort Place, New Rochelle, 8 p.m.
https://citizenparticipation. tion: Name and date of birth; EARLY VOTING NY 10801. • Friday, Oct. 30, 8 a.m. until
westchestergov.com/find-poll- address where they are regis- According to the Westches- • Joseph G. Caputo Commu- 4 p.m.
ing-place. tered; address where the ballot is ter County Board of Elections, nity Center, 95 Broadway, Os- • Saturday, Oct. 31, noon until
To get an absentee ballot, reg- to be sent; reason for the request; registered voters are eligible to sining, NY 10562. 5 p.m.
istered voters must rst apply and signature of the voter. cast early ballots at ANY of the • Peekskill Nutrition Center – • Sunday, Nov. 1, noon until 5
for one. is can be done several If voters apply by letter, an 17 designated early voting loca- Neighborhood Center, 4 Nelson p.m.
ways: application form will be mailed tions. Ave., Peekskill, NY 10566.
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The Schoolhouse 16, 10 a.m. T’ai Chi is an ancient with Robert Chuckrow, PhD., tors are invited to bring their Bisa Butler: Live in
Theater Chinese mind-body practice that a master teacher of T’ai Chi own picnic. Virtual Conversation
is often called a moving medita- and Kinetic Awareness. Paul
Upcoming Zoom readings in- tion. e relaxed, owing,low-im- has taught students and groups Tickets & Ground Passes: Tuesday, Sept. 29, from 5:30-
clude: pact movements improve balance, in Dr. Chuckrow’s classes since Caramoor as a Park: $10 per 7:30 p.m. Join artist Bisa But-
posture, exibility and strengthen 2014 and is a T’ai Chi Instruc- car (Members Free) ler as she returns for a dialogue
Sept. 10: Solo mom stories of muscles. T’ai Chi practice reduces tor at the JCC Tarrytown. More info & tickets at Car- with KMA Executive Direc-
grit, heart and humor stress, promotes inner calm and amoor.org tor Michael Gitlitz. rough
helps us rejuvenate. e health Fee: $20. Katonah Museum of Art her powerfully vivid portraits,
Sept. 14: Vieux Carre by Ten- and healing bene ts include the KMA Gala Butler reframes vintage pho-
nessee Williams prevention and rehabilitation of Caramoor Center tographs, inviting the viewer
many age related conditions. for Music e KMA’s 2020 virtual to examine contemporary Af-
Sept. 18: Sylvia, by A.R. Gur- Gala is planned for 7 p.m. Sat- rican American identity and
ney e class will focus on learning Caramoor is open to the urday, Oct. 3. is online event culture. In this virtual conver-
T’ai Chi movement and Qigong public as a park where visi- will feature live and silent auc- sation, Butler will explore her
Sept. 25: e Color of Light by exercises for relaxation, health tors can enjoy the renovated tions, professional dance per- artistic process—one rooted in
Jesse Kornbluth and balance. We will start with grounds and sound art. e formances and other surprises. portraiture and quilting—with
gentle stretching, work on capacity is imited to a hundred a focus on her most recent
Oct.2: An Enemy of the People learning the movements and guests with advanced reserva- Learn more about the event, works.
by Henrik Ibsen end with a relaxation Qigong. tions and timed entries. e donate to the evening’s paddle
park will open on Saturday, raise and register for the live $5 Registration required. All
For more information on how No equipment or special from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and on and silent auctions (Note: you proceeds from ticket sales and
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SCHOOL spent together for family meals, Now, as schedules ll up again to let us know if their children are like this,”said Ulrich. Everyone is
movie nights and simple activi- with the fall season in full swing, struggling. ere are support sys- working together to accomplish
FROM PAGE 1 ties like walks and bike riding. D’Agostino is asking parents “to tems in place if they are needed.” a common goal. Keep your head
be patient as we work out the up, stay positive and don’t let fear
having to let go of overscheduled “It’s forced us all to stop and kinks. I want to encourage them “ is is the rst time for any take the wheel.”
lives, replaced with more time slow down,” said Ulrich. of us to go through something
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Page 8 – North Salem News Opinion Thursday, September 10, 2020
Back to school JUST the store we went and waited in line
JO ANN at Customer Service.
The rst day of SEASONAL oor, throw them on and
anything is always TIDBITS head down the stairs to grab JO ANN “What can I do for you?” inquired
super exciting, but an EGGO from the toaster FRANCELLA a young girl behind the counter.
nothing beats the rst day and run to the bus.
When my sister and I were “I’d like to get back money for the
of school. It’s the best and LAURA Back to school clothes very young, we were bananas that I didn’t purchase.”
often regaled with stories
worst day of the school shopping was an exciting about my father’s childhood. One “If you didn’t purchase the banan-
year. It’s the worst because CAMPAGNA time in my home growing of my favorites was the one where as, how can I give you back money?
he took fteen bananas from the Do you have your receipt?” I could
that means you have to get up. It all began by sorting fruit bowl, went into his room tell she was already bored with this
and proceeded to eat every one of conversation as she tapped her long
up every day before the through last year’s fashion them. He told us how he threw the purple nails on the counter.
peels under his bed so his mother
rooster crows, do homework each evening trends, weeding out what we really wanted wouldn’t nd out; but a two day I handed over my receipt and she
stomach ache and the rotting peels took a nano-second to look at it.
and do it all again the next day. to keep hoping it would still be in style and gave him away.
“It says you purchased 8 lbs. of
It’s the best because you get to show o tossing out what we knew should never have My sister and I would laugh at bananas. If you have them, I’ll give
that outrageous story, but I realize you your money back.”
your best out t and accessories, at least that been a trend in the rst place. Luckily I was I must have taken that story into
my adult life, as I will buy only a few “I don’t have the bananas to return
is what my friends and I used to do. never into Garanimals. at was a cloth- bananas at a time and not every time because I never actually purchased
I shop. Could I possibly fear over- bananas, I just paid for them.”
I wonder if children on the rst day of ing line that allowed the parent to shop for dosing on bananas?
“Why would you do that?” she
school still painstakingly pick out their rst their child without having to drag the kid Several years ago when Wald- asked looking like she was trying to
baums still existed in Yorktown solve a math equation.
day of school out t. Do they match their to the mall. It was based upon basic cloth- Heights, I made a quick grocery stop
for bread and milk. Since I was in “I just want to get a refund for
bows to their shoelaces, their socks to their ing items that were interchangeable with a hurry, I quickly paid for the items, bananas I was charged for but never
and when I got home, I realized I actually purchased,” I tried to explain
shirts? Do they coordinate their backpacks other items in the line depending on the had paid over $15 for what should as she examined a chip on her pinky
have been a $5 purchase. nail.
with their sneakers and colored pencils? Or animal on the tag. You could take a pair of
I checked the receipt, and there “ e receipt says you purchased
do kids just hop out of bed, hit the alarm SEE CAMPAGNA PAGE 12 listed as the rst item I purchased bananas, milk and bread.”
and grab whatever clothes are piled on the was 8 lbs. of bananas. What? I don’t
think I’ve purchased 8 lbs. of bananas “Yes, I know that, but it’s only two
in a year! Furthermore, I didn’t even thirds correct.” Again she knitted
purchase bananas that day. So, after I her eyebrows
met my daughter at the bus, back to
“I’m sorry,” I o ered. “Maybe I’m
not explaining myself clearly, but I
was here about forty- ve minutes
ago and I checked out at that lane
with that check-out lady.”
“Mary, do you remember check-
ing out this lady about forty- ve
“Yeah,” replied Mary as she
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Page 9 – North Salem News OPINION Thursday, September 10, 2020
FRANCELLA at’s all I purchased. But, my receipt says
that I also bought 8 lbs. of bananas. I paid
FROM PAGE 8 the bill only to realize later that I paid too
much for just milk and bread. I would like
looked me up and down. a refund for the bananas that are on the
“Do you remember if she bought ba- receipt, but which I never purchased. Please
tell me you understand what I’m talking
“She says she didn’t buy bananas, but was “Do you remember if someone checked
out ahead of you?”asked Danny.
charged for them.”
“If the receipt says she bought bananas, “Yes, there was a man with two young
then she bought bananas,”declared Mary.
“Okay, this is getting crazy. Is there a “Okay, I know what must have happened.
We’ve been having some problems with
manager I can speak to?” our computers. It seems that the last item
“I am the manager.” checked-out sometimes goes onto the next
Oh boy! I was beginning to feel like I person’s order.”
should just turn around, walk out of the “You’ve got to be kidding me!”
store, go home and perhaps make some ba- “We’re correcting the problem right now,
nana bread. But wait, I can’t do that because but follow me and I’ll get you a refund.”
I DON’T HAVE ANY BANANAS! “I love you, Danny.”
“ at’s what all the ladies say.”
“Do you want to talk to my boss?”o ered Danny then told the young girl to give
the young manager. me a refund of $12.72. Truth be told, I had
my doubts that I would ever walk out of
“Yes, thanks, I would love to talk to your that store with a refund, or a smile on my
boss.” face. ank you Danny for saving me from
“Danny, can you come to the Customer
Service desk?”she announced into a phone. [email protected]
A short man with a kind face walked
straight toward me and said,“Hello Dear,
how can I help you?”
“Hi Danny. I was here about forty- ve
minutes ago and purchased milk and bread.
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Can’t Miss, Skip the Restaurant, CAMPAGNA that you were hunting for the twirling in front of the dressing
Egg Salad Recipe crown jewel, you were mining room mirror, my perfect pair of
FROM PAGE 8 for that perfect pair of pants. jeans was selected.
1/4 cup mayonnaise, at tad more if you like it shorts with an elephant on the e pants were placed in cub- So with my new out t care-
creamier tag and match it with any shirt bies according to size and style. fully hung in my closet, it was
1/4 cup Dill (if using fresh, ﬁnely chop) that had another elephant on Corduroys were in the front of time to decide how to wear my
2 TBS chopped scallions (if scallions are not on the tag, but if you matched the store where you could see hair on the rst day.
hand you can use 2 TBS celery for the crunch those same shorts with a shirt their colors by using the light
factor) that had a gira e on the tag you of the mall, painters’ pants with I decided that I wanted shiny
2TBS Dijon mustard looked like you dressed your kid that familiar side leg pocket straight hair on the rst day
Salt and Pepper to taste in the dark. It ran from toddler for your comb and that cool of school. After reading the
Add the eggs to a saucepan and ﬁll with cold to tween sizes. loop on the side of the other Seventeen magazine back to
water. Bring water to a boil and immediately leg to hang almost anything school issue from cover to cover,
remove from heat. Cover and let the eggs ankfully, in my house came next. In the middle of the I decide to follow one of their
stand for 10-12 minutes. Take the eggs out of we were able to choose our store were round racks of shirts, can’t miss, do it at home, skip
the water and let cool. own back to school ensemble, sweaters and sweatshirts. As the salon, hair care recipes.
Peel and chop the eggs and add them to a and that meant going to the you made your way farther into
medium sized bowl. Add mayonnaise, dill, only place in town, that if you the store it became darker and e morning of the rst day
scallions, Dijon mustard, salt and pepper. Mix wanted to start the school year you knew, you just knew that of school I was up early and
well. Spread on bread or use with your favorite right, you had to be seen shop- the denim was waiting. It was armed with my fresh from the
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be the light bleach wash, or the like the pictures in the maga-
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in back to school trends was boot cut or the straight leg pair
called the Denim Mine. e that would grace homeroom After settling in a seat on
name so t the store. It was and beyond. Each pair was the school bus and after a few
located in the bottom level of a tried on and carefully analyzed. stops, I couldn’t help but notice
mall. While the mall itself was Finally, after spinning and a smell that came over the seat
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e challenges of distant e search surge
as 8-11 p.m. Yet Google’s research
STRONG Dear Karen, BRUCE shows a 40-percent surge in stream-
LEARNING It is a great idea and thank you for THE BLOG ing from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
DR. LINDA sharing. I recently spoke to a teacher who BRUCE In other words, typical TV prime
SILBERT was also putting together toolkits for her APAR time has suddenly shifted to 10 hours
kindergarteners. Her school was not going sooner than before. (Hey, TV-watch-
Dear Dr. Linda, back to in- school classes in September So, how’s Google treating you ing can be strenuous work, so don’t
My children’s elementary school has set and would continue distance learning lately? I’m no psychic but it doesn’t judge.)
with each child using their own toolkit. In take a medium to gure out that all
up toolkits for each child lled with materi- the middle of October, they would as- of us are searching a lot more these Considering the onset of en-
als that the child will use during the rst sess where they were and then regroup if pandemically cloistered days than we nui that can stem from watching
quarter of the school year. If school opens, need be. If the school decided to have the were pre-pandemic. even your favorite TV programs for
each child is handed their own toolkit. In children back in the classroom, each child hours on end, is it any surprise that
case, schools need to be closed again, due would return with their own toolkit. What are we searching for? ings there’s been a 100-percent increase
to COVID-19, the child takes their toolkit to do. in searches for the word “boredom”?
home and the teacher continues with them As everyone learned, distance learn- After all, man cannot live by Net ix
online. ing for little ones doesn’t work that well. Join me on a tour of what’s trend- alone.
Unfortunately, many parents blamed the ing (Google-wise, and also YouTube-
I think it’s a great plan. My district is teachers, as your friend seems to be doing, wise, since it’s the same company), To cure the boredom, among the
keeping an open mind by preparing our but most of the teachers, if not all of them, as millions seek to ll their extended most popular products that have been
kids with toolkits that can be used in school had never taught young students online hours at home with activities that are searched 100-percent more since last
and at home. ey’re being realistic. I think before. Teachers had to learn what to do by turns productive and diverting, year are jigsaw puzzles, ping pong
it’s more important for everyone to be safe, overnight and that was a real challenge. and maybe even both at the same tables, tarot cards, gaming chairs, and
than for everyone to be in school. My friend School districts had to come up with time. 3D printers.
thinks it’s a horrible idea because she feels many innovative ideas during this time
her kids will lose everything in the toolkit or of crises. It was the opposite of “Don’t Being at home all day can only SIDEWALK CHALK
lose the toolkit itself! She keeps complaining reinvent the wheel!” Teachers and admin- mean one thing in our all-video-all- People don’t want to only keep
the teachers aren’t doing their jobs. istrators had to invent the wheel! the-time culture: binge, baby! View-
ers are streaming all the doo-dah day. busy in the friendly con nes of their
In my opinion, the teachers are doing a Suddenly, last March, educators, pre-k four walls, mind you. Moving to
great job. I don’t know what she wants. through college, had to gure out how to PRIME TIME IS ANY TIME the great outdoors, the 100-percent
educate millions of students. e good Prime time in TV land is de ned increase in online searches since last
Karen news is that their problem-solving skills, year also applies to telescopes, bug
collecting kits, hammocks, sidewalk
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Thursday, September 10, 2020 OPINION North Salem News – Page 14
SILBERT may prove to be so successful Educators will then have APAR golden years.
that they will open doors to to decide if the plan their FROM PAGE 13
FROM PAGE 13 a new paradigm in the eld school district comes up And that co ee spike has
of education. Others may be with, works for them. If it
creative thinking, and other complete disasters. works for the majority it will become grounds for milk froth
higher order thinking skills probably become the plan,
came through. It’s an ex- What educators are fol- however, if it doesn’t work Om. at’s my shorthand for machines also building up a head
ample that educators will be lowing is called the “scientif- for the majority it will prob-
able to use when teaching ic method.” ey’re following ably be put aside and a new segueing to the plus-100-percent of steam.
children how to problem- a number of steps, including plan will have to be devised,
solve and think creatively… observing what is occurring, again based on logic and enlightened mindfulness of online So, what are DIYers doing for
two critical skills needed for asking di erent questions supported by evidence.
successful lives. based on what they see, therapy, evidenced by these top themselves 100 percent more than
forming a hypothesis (a pre- Dr. Linda
Nationwide, school per- diction or educated guess), searches: yoga and Pilates mats, before, according to Google?
sonnel have put their heads testing the hypothesis based Dr. Linda is co-author of
together to gure out how to on data they’re collecting, “Why Bad Grades Happen balance trainers, exercise bands,
educate millions of students and as a result determining to Good Kids” and director of
across the country remotely if their hypothesis worked or Strong Learning Tutoring and light therapy lamps, and, of course, DIY DENTURE REPAIR
and in school safely. Did if they have to make a new Test Prep. Send your questions
they all agree on the perfect hypothesis. ey are seeking to [email protected] prayer cards. e search engine spits out these
plan? Are all the plans going answers that are logical and Find more articles on her blog
to succeed? We’ll nd out. supported by evidence. at StrongLearning.com. Loneliness is no laughing matter, top performers—piercing supplies,
Some of the innovations
pandemic or not. We’re nothing if carpentry and woodworking, plant
not a resourceful species, however, and herb growing kits, pet nail
and Google pinpoints March 1, tools, denture repair kits and, to lift
2020 as the rst time that a new our spirits, cocktail mixes.
social phenomenon was coined as a As long as we’re feeding our
search phrase: “quarantine dating.” hunger for hanging out in the
kitchen, chew on this stat: recipe
A BED FOR FIDO and cooking videos have seen a
Of course, there are other ways 45-percent surge in views in 2020.
to connect with people (and What else are we frothing at the
non-people) you care about, social mouth about on the food front?
distancing be damned! Hence, sales e 100-percent growth in
of dog beds, bicycle child seats, searches there is for breadmak-
webcams, fresh cut owers, and ers, pasta makers, woks, beer taps,
party streamers bene ted from sky- canned and jarred vegetables, and,
rocketing searches for those items. to once again lift our spirits, home-
Has there ever been a better brewing and winemaking kits.
time to be handy—or to teach Will the elevated interest in all
yourself to be handy? e answer the above interests continue, or
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Fall season delayed again
‘Lower risk’ sports can now begin Sept. 29
BY BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER further guidance from the state. If none
SPORTS EDITOR comes, Section 1 will consider moving to
a condensed season model “to a ord the
e high-school fall sports season was ability for those high-risk sports to have
initially slated to begin weeks ago on competitions.”
Monday, Aug. 24. But, in an e ort to al-
low schools to reopen safely before wor- “As always, the Section has made the
rying about extracurricular activities, the safety and wellbeing of our student-ath-
New York State Public High School Ath- letes, coaches, o cials, and communities
letic Association pushed the starting date its top priority,” said Todd Santabarbara,
back by four weeks until Monday, Sept. executive director of Section 1, on urs-
21. In that same vein, the Section 1 Ex- day, Sept. 3. “Today’s decisions by the
ecutive Committee has delayed fall sports Executive Committee represents a bal-
once again, declaring last week that its 82 ance between supporting schools as they
member schools can start their varsity and reopen amid this complex and unprec-
junior varsity seasons on Tuesday, Sept. edented time, while also providing for
29. the safe return for our student-athletes to
No open workouts or practices can be
held before that date. With that in mind, Santabarbara add-
ed, “ e Section continues to be guided
After consulting with district adminis- by a belief in the value that interscho-
trators, the Executive Council said, “It is lastic sports participation contributes to
evident there is a desire and focus on the student-athletes’ feeling of belonging and
reopening of schools and the safety of all overall social-emotional wellbeing.”
Not all Section 1 school districts are re-
Only four sports have been given the quired to begin the fall season Sept. 29,
green light to compete this fall: cross something the governing body noted in
country, eld hockey, girls tennis, and its press release: “A district may choose to
soccer. Girls swimming is also considered delay the start of their fall season beyond
a low/moderate-risk sport by New York Sept. 29 based on their individual district
State; however, the lack of available pool needs.”
facilities could derail the season.
Section 1’s Executive Committee will
“Section 1 may have to consider post- meet again before Sept. 29.
poning girls swimming to another sea-
son,” the committee said. Soccer, field hockey, girls
tennis, and cross country
Football, volleyball, and competitive can begin on Tuesday, Sept.
cheer are considered “higher risk.” Gov. 29, according to Section 1.
Andrew Cuomo, in a press conference last
month, said these sports can practice but FILE PHOTO/ROB DIANTONIO
not compete, leaving Section 1 to await
College Tigers win summer league
BY NICHOLAS DOLCE to open uplifted these young home run to open up the
GUEST WRITER men to play baseball, which
kids and coaches were happy lead. Some key hitters of the
e summer of 2020 was a to do.
pleasure for me to coach the game were Kevin Connolly,
young men on the North e Tigers of North Salem,
Salem Tigers baseball team, which played in the College who had 2 hits, and Anthony
who have been with me for Division, were in a “win-
a very long time, some since ner-take-all” championship Dolce, who had 2 hits and
kindergarten. is group has against Harrison on Sunday,
won the Greater Hudson Aug. 23, at Volunteer Park. caught a great game. Nate
Valley Baseball League sum- Starting pitcher Joe Christia-
mer and fall championships na, who was Tigers’ horse all Carminucci and Ryan Bal-
three times over a short span year on the mound, continued
of years. his great pitching by going bino also continued to get 2
the distance with 10 strike-
e challenge this year was outs in a 9-3 win for Tigers. hits apiece, as they have all
COVID-19 when we all ex-
pected “No Baseball” due to Tommy Brewer opened year.
restrictions. Because of the the scoring with a long shot
league taking all required o the fence to put Tigers up I have coached many of
precautions, we were allowed 2-0. e game stood close
to open the league. Being able for ve innings, at 2-1, until these kids since they were
Nicholas Dolce hit a 2-run
6 years old. I appreciate be-
ing able to coach all of these
kids, especially this year, be-
ing able to keep the kids busy
and focused on sports. I hope
to continue coaching until
ank you, North Salem. PHOTO COURTESY OF NICHOLAS DOLCE
It has been quite a run over The Tigers celebrate another championship.
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TAX NOTICE District and shown as Sheet 6, September 17th, 2020 at 7:30 TOWN OF NORTH SALEM At such hearing all persons
TOWN OF NORTH SALEM Block 1748, Lot 8, on the Tax P.M. or as soon thereafter as the BOARD OF APPEALS will have the opportunity to be
Assessment Map, for an Area public may be heard to consider heard. A copy of the application
The undersigned, Variance, per Article V, Section the following: PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE and related documents may
RECEIVER OF TAXES FOR 250-15 of the Zoning Ordinance be examined at the Board of
THE TOWN OF NORTH of the Town of North Salem. A Application BA20-36 of NOTICE IS HEREBY Appeals O ce at the North
SALEM, gives notice that she side yard setback variance of 24 Donna and Jorge Ferreiro,owners GIVEN that the Board of Salem Center, 274 Titicus Rd.
has received the warrants for the ft. is requested (75 ft. required; 51 of the property located at 329 Appeals of the Town of North North Salem, New York.
COLLECTION OF SCHOOL ft. proposed) for installation of a Nash Road, North Salem, New Salem will hold a Public Hearing
TAXES due September generator and propane tank. York, located in an R-2 Zoning remotely via Zoom, on ursday, Brian Ivanhoe, Chairman
1st, 2020 AND THAT SHE District and shown as Sheet 45, September 17th, 2020, at 7:30 North Salem Board of Appeals
WILL SIT FOR THE At such hearing all persons Block 1137, Lot 15, on the Tax P.M. or as soon thereafter as the
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AT HER OFFICE, LOBDELL heard. A copy of the application Variance, per Article V, Section the following: BOARD OF APPEALS
HOUSE, 270 TITICUS ROAD, and related documents may 250-15 of the Zoning Ordinance
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INSTALLMENTS AND IF Salem Center, 274 Titicus Road, to ve (5) horses for personal use, Application BA20-37 of 721
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IS RECEIVED IN GIVEN that the Board of barn and addition of a riding ring, property located at 721 Titicus
SEPTEMBER 2020 AND THE Appeals of the Town of North Brian Ivanhoe, Chairman per Article XIII, Section 250-72 Road, North Salem, New York,
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-28, and Article V, Section 250- in an R-4 Zoning District and
TEACHING ASSISTANTS 15 of the Zoning Ordinance of shown as Sheet 42, Block 1137,
and SCHOOL MONITORS – the Town of North Salem. e Lot 44 on the Tax Assessment
Continuous Recruitment following variances are requested: Map, for an area variance to
The Mahopac Central School allow construction of a retaining
district is currently seeking • To allow parking within the wall with pool barrier top and
applicants in the capacities required front and side yards. installation of pool equipment,
ofTEACHING ASSISTANTS per Article VI, Section 250-22
and SCHOOL MONITORS. • To reduce the number of and Article V, Section 250-15
These positions are located parking spaces from 96 required of the Zoning Ordinance of
within all of the District’s to 42 proposed. the Town of North Salem. e
school buildings. All following variances are requested:
applicants must apply via • To increase development
theThe Online Application coverage from 20% permitted to • Increase the maximum height
System for K-12 Education 21.3% proposed. of a wall/fence in a required front
(OLAS) by following the yard from 4 ft. permitted to 11 ft.
link: https://olasjobs.org/. At such hearing all persons proposed.
The District will continuously will have the opportunity to be
accept applications for these heard. A copy of the application • Decrease the minimum
positions. Applicants will be and related documents may be front yard setback from 75 ft.
hired based upon the stafﬁng examined at the Board of Appeals permitted to 40 ft. proposed.
needs of the District and o ce at the North Salem Center,
therefore, applicants will be 274 Titicus Road, North Salem, At such hearing all persons
contacted directly for further New York. will have the opportunity to be
movement in the hiring heard. A copy of the applications
process. The District will Brian Ivanhoe, Chairman and related documents may
retain applications on ﬁle for North Salem Board of Appeals be examined at the Board of
a period of up to one (1) year.
The Mahopac Central School TOWN OF NORTH SALEM SEE LEGALS PAGE 19
District provides equal BOARD OF APPEALS
employment opportunities to
all individuals. PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY
Thursday, September 10, 2020 BUSINESS & REAL ESTATE North Salem News – Page 19
Selecting LEGALS Salem Center, 274 Titicus Road, LLC FORMATION NOTICE
supplements for North Salem, New York.
FROM PAGE 18 Notice of Formation of Chips
your pet Brian Ivanhoe, Chairman Cottage Management, LLC.
Appeals O ce at the North Art. of Org. led with the SSNY
Five important questions to ask Salem Center, 274 Titicus Rd. North Salem Board of Appeals on 08/03/2020. O ce location:
North Salem, New York. Westchester County. SSNY
LLC FORMATION NOTICE designated as agent of the LLC
Brian Ivanhoe, Chairman upon whom process against it
BY DR. ANDREW FRISHMAN ketplace, just as consumers would, North Salem Board of Appeals Notice of Formation of MS. may be served. SSNY shall mail
GUEST WRITER to ensure the product meets label KEY THE SHOP, LLC. Art. process to: 377 Westchester Ave
claim, and possibly to con rm TOWN OF NORTH SALEM Of Org. led with SSNY on 5J, Port Chester, NY 10573.
Animal nutritional and health there are no contamination issues. BOARD OF APPEALS 10/08/2019. O ce Location: Purpose: any lawful purpose.
supplements can play an impor- WESTCHESTER. SSNY
tant role in keeping your pets 4) Is the product labeled PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE designated as agent of the LLC LLC FORMATION NOTICE
healthy and happy, particularly properly? upon whom process against it
when incorporated as an element NOTICE IS HEREBY may be served. SSNY shall mail Together Apart LLC, Arts
of whole animal care that also in- • Product claims: If a prod- GIVEN that the Board of process to: 6 ROCHELLE of Org. led with Sec. of State
cludes a high-quality diet, plenty uct label overtly claims—or even Appeals of the Town of North PLACE, NEW ROCHELLE, of NY (SSNY) 4/16/2020.
of exercise, regular checkups and a implies—the product will treat, Salem will hold a Public Meeting NY 10801. Purpose: ANY Cty: Westchester. SSNY desig.
loving home. prevent, mitigate or cure any dis- remotely via Zoom, on ursday, LAWFUL PURPOSE. as agent upon whom process
ease, the supplier is breaking the September 17th, 2020, at 7:30 against may be served & shall
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bers do not guarantee quality, they Salem, New York, consisting of of Organization led with the of NY (SSNY) 7/28/2020.
1) Who formulates the prod- do demonstrate that the manufac- approximately 36.2 acres in an Cty: Westchester. SSNY desig.
uct? turer likely complies with some R-4 Zoning District and shown Secretary of State of New York as agent upon whom process
type of quality standards requiring as Sheet 32, Block 1364, Lots 2 against may be served & shall
It is important to select prod- product traceability and 22 on the Tax Assessment (SSNY) on May 12, 2020. mail process to Stephen Ross,
ucts formulated by quali ed pro- Map, for an amendment of 525 Broadhollow Rd., Ste. 104,
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and expertise in formulating sup- be able to easily determine the in- the keeping of up to twenty- Purpose
plements for pets. You may also gredients in a product and exactly one (21) horses for personal use, designated as agent for service
want to ask how much of each ingredient is for construction of an unpaved LLC FORMATION NOTICE
contained in a unit of administra- driveway between the two (2) of process on LLC. SSNY shall
how long the company has tion. properties, per Article XIII, Iambas Cinema Productions
been in business. While there are Section 250-72 of the Zoning mail a copy of process to: LRAM LLC, Arts of Org. led with
great startup companies o ering 5) Does the product have the Ordinance of the Town of North Sec. of State of NY (SSNY)
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mulating and producing animal provides strict guidelines for will have the opportunity to be & shall mail process to Henry
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duction. To display the National and related documents may Rochelle, NY 10801 General
2) What quality standards Animal Supplement Council’s be examined at the Board of LLC FORMATION NOTICE Purpose.
does the company follow? Quality Seal on their products, a Appeals o ce at the North
supplier must pass a comprehen- Notice of Formation of
Any company producing ani- sive facility audit every two years Whyareyousomad LLC. Art.
mal nutritional or health supple- Of Org. led with SSNY on
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