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The Katonah-Lewisboro Times 1.17.19

VOL. 1 NO. 45 Visit for the latest news. THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2019

‘Low-level’ marijuana Lewisboro properties
offenses decriminalized permanently preserved

BY BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER lasting negative consequences disproportion- Two properties totaling 36 acres “We are deeply honored to protect

EDITOR ate to the minor nature of the o ense,” the within the town of Lewisboro will be lands with high conservation value in-

DA’s o ce said. permanently preserved by the West- cluding those that increase public access

e Westchester County District Attor- e o ce will continue to review the chester Land Trust. to the outdoors,” said founding Susan

ney’s O ce said it will no longer prosecute prosecution of other “lower-level” marijuana ese parcels expand an open space Henry, a Westchester Land Trust Di-

what it deems to be “low-level” marijuana of- o enses. Additional changes may be an- corridor near the 370-acre Leon Levy rector and longtime Lewisboro resi-

fenses. nounced. Preserve, which is protected in perpe- dent. “Lewisboro lies in the midst of a

Under this new policy, the possession of “After a careful review of marijuana cases tuity by a conservation easement held key conservation corridor, and there is

two ounces or less of marijuana will no longer in Westchester, as well as discussions with by Westchester Land Trust and owned still much important land we need to

result in a criminal conviction. police, community leaders and advocates, we by the town of Lewisboro. In 2018, protect here.”

Two laws will be a ected by this change, have made the decision to change how we Westchester Land Trust preserved nine e acquisition of a 33-acre parcel

which took e ect Jan. 14: prosecute such o enses,” said District At- properties totaling 600 acres, making encompassing a segment of the Mill

• Criminal Possession of Marijuana in the torney Anthony Scarpino. “ is decision not one of the most successful years since River, near Route 123, is the 30th na-

Fifth Degree (Class B misdemeanor): A per- to prosecute speci c cases will allow many the organization’s founding in 1988, ture preserve to be owned and managed

son convicted of this crime was guilty of ille- people to move forward with their lives with- and bringing its total preserved lands to SEE LANDTRUST PAGE 2
nearly 8,400 acres.
gally possessing marijuana in a public place or out the stigma attached to criminal records of

having more than 25 grams of marijuana on any kind, records that cause discrimination in

them (there are about 28 grams to an ounce). housing, job and school applications. Much

• Unlawful Possession of Marijuana (vio- of this has burdened our minority communi-

lation): A person in violation of this law il- ties and we believe it is time to rectify that.”

legally possessed any amount of marijuana, Scarpino said this will bene t police de-

regardless of whether that person was in a partments and prosecutors who can make

public place. better use of their resources.

e violation will no longer be prosecuted, “What has been spent on arrests and pros-

the DA’s o ce said. ecutions can now be used to focus on more

e misdemeanor charge will only be pros- serious crimes,” Scarpino said.

ecuted when a person possesses marijuana Scarpino, in the press release, also urged

that is either burning or viewable in a public Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state legislators PHOTO COURTESY OF WESTCHESTER LAND TRUST

place, provided it is their lone o ense. to “create a uniform approach to prosecuting The Westchester Land Trust has acquired a 33-acre parcel encompassing a
segment of the Mill River, near Route 123.
“ is will avoid the stigma of a criminal re- marijuana o enses and end the disparity cur-

cord for many of our young people with long- rently in place from county to county.”

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The Staff LAND TRUST Trust’s newest open space parcel is contigu- tion values. e Westchester Land Trust holds
ous to the Leon Levy Preserve, which is a local 208 conservation easements throughout West-
EDITORIAL TEAM FROM PAGE 1 treasure and enjoyed by thousands of hikers chester and eastern Putnam counties and has
BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER each year,” said Brendan Murphy, Westches- the responsibility to monitor each easement at
EDITOR: 914-302-5628 by the Westchester Land Trust. e land was ter Land Trust’s director of stewardship. “ e least once annually in perpetuity.
[email protected] deeded to Westchester Land Trust in order to Mill River parcel expands this corridor and
preserve a sensitive portion of a larger property protects the viewshed from Leon Levy trails. “We made the decision to conserve our
GABRIELLE BILIK that will ultimately be developed with several property with Westchester Land Trust because
SPORTS EDITOR: 914-214-4285 homes. e land trust pointed to this as an ex- e vast wetlands are home to a diverse array we love these habitats, views and woods—
ample of conservation and development work- of local plants and animals. Westchester Land oaks, hickories, maples, beech and other spe-
[email protected] ing together to mitigate environmental harm. Trust is excited that the Lewisboro Trail Vol- cial trees,” said Paul Schreiner, the landowner
unteers has so generously o ered to partner who donated the easement in November
ADVERTISING TEAM e parcel is adjacent to the eastern bound- with us to create an extension from the nearly 2018. “We grew up exploring and enjoying
LISA KAIN ary of the Leon Levy Preserve and o ers the them and wanted to ensure their permanent
opportunity for public hiking trail expansion. ve-mile trail network within Leon Levy Pre- protection. is land has always been very spe-
914-351-2424 It boasts a mature hardwood forest, a major serve. is future trail will serve as the connec- cial to us; it was acquired by my family nearly
[email protected] wetland complex, and the Mill River, which tion between the two properties, giving the 50 years ago for the purpose of conservation
is a tributary of the city of Stamford (Conn.) public access to unique and beautiful habitats.” then when we rst moved to town. My father
PAUL FORHAN drinking water supply. Preservation of the par- is long deceased,but the land—now the Heinz
914-202-2392 cel provides no-cost “natural infrastructure”for In addition to the Mill River parcel, West- R. Schreiner Preserve in his name—and the
[email protected] chester Land Trust has also completed the views remain as beautiful as ever. We learned
CORINNE STANTON ood mitigation and the protection of public conservation of a 3-acre property on Ridge- early in the easement process that its proximity
845-621-4049 drinking water. e property was one of many to already protected open space is a key factor
[email protected] originally identi ed by the town’s Conserva- eld Avenue located between the Leon Levy that made this a priority parcel for WLT to
JENNIFER CONNELLY tion Advisory Council in its greenway inven- Preserve and the Gossett Conservation Area, work on with us. We are quite happy to know
914-334-6335 tory as providing especially important habitat a 31-acre nature sanctuary. e property will this land will be protected forever.”
[email protected] and connectivity to the Eastern Westchester remain in private ownership and will not be
NANCY SORBELLA Biotic Corridor (EWBC). e EWBC is a open to the public. e land features a mixed- For more information about Westchester Land
914-205-4183 state and locally recognized biodiversity cor- age woodland and wetland that will now be Trust’s preservation e orts, call John Baker, land
[email protected] ridor comprising much of the towns of Lewis- protected entirely by a conservation easement. conservation projects manager, at 914.234.6992
BRUCE HELLER boro, Pound Ridge and North Salem, notable or email him at [email protected].
914-202-2941 for its diversity of wildlife habitat. A conservation easement is a voluntary legal
[email protected] agreement between a landowner and a land trust
“We’re thrilled that Westchester Land that permanently restricts the development of a
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A resident of Mount Holly
Resident: Stop sign obstructed Road said the recently
installed stop sign is partially
Was recently installed on Mount Holly Road hidden behind a tree.

BY TOM BARTLEY tions on its unpaved Katonah roadway.

CONTRIBUTING WRITER “ e sign or a warning could easily have been

better placed,” McInerney told e Katonah-Lew-

Drivers can’t see a stop sign recently installed to isboro Times. In an email, he expressed safety con-

bring Mount Holly Road’s southbound tra c to a cerns, noting that “my wife and I have walked the

halt at Mount Holly Road East, a nearby Katonah 4.5 mile Mount Holly block every day for 25 years

resident complains. and we see it all.”

Francis McInerney, whose home overlooks the “ is corner is so dangerous,” he said, “that the

“T” intersection, said the sign was “placed behind wonder is that many people have not been killed

a tree cannot be seen by southbound drivers.” here over the years. Amazingly, we have seen none

For years, westbound motorists have encountered so far.”

a yield sign on Mount Holly Road East, a Lewis- Bedford Public Works Commissioner Kevin

boro thoroughfare, where it intersects a 90-degree Winn acknowledged the stop sign’s half-hidden lo-

turn in Mount Holly Road, a Bedford artery. at cation. But he pointed out that a separate sign, far-

yield sign was the lone tra c control until some ther north on Mount Holly Road, had been installed

Lewisboro residents petitioned the town last year. to alert southbound drivers to the upcoming full stop.

Subsequently, in separate but coordinated ac-

tions, Lewisboro’s Town Board voted to scrap the PHOTOS: TOM BARTLEY
yield sign in favor of a full stop and Bedford’s board
voted stop signs for tra c moving in both direc- Bedford Public Works Commissioner Kevin Winn said
this sign alerts motorists to stop at the intersection.


Government at Work Baseball on the Lewisboro Baseball web- to age 5. At 4:30 p.m. ursday, Jan. 24, MONTHLY DUNGEONS AND

site ( or email the the library begins a new monthly “Book DRAGONS GROUP

e following is a list of Bedford and LBA at [email protected]. Club for Grades Four and Five.” e book A new “Dungeons and Dragons” pro-

Lewisboro meetings that are scheduled Square Dancing selection for January is Keir Gra ’s “ e gram for teens in middle and high school
to take place from ursday, Jan. 17, to
Phantom Tower.” will meet monthly a Saturdays at 4 p.m.,

Wednesday, Jan. 23. Families are invited to the library at 5 beginning Jan. 26. Dungeon Master Al

• ursday, Jan. 17, 7:30 p.m.—Kato- e Friendly Squares Dance Club will p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, for the second Pezone will lead this popular fantasy

nah-Lewisboro School District Board of host two Free Square Dancing Fun Nights annual “Pie Party!” Celebrate National game, guiding heroes through quests for

Education, John Jay High School, Library, on Monday, Jan. 28, and Monday, Feb. 4, Pie Day by sampling a lot of pies. Contact treasure, battles with deadly foes, daring

60 North Salem Road, Cross River from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Katonah Methodist Ms. Anna if your child has a food allergy. rescues and more. Refreshments will be

• Tuesday, Jan. 22, 7:30 p.m.—Lewis- Church Parish Hall, 44 Edgemont Road, A newly added “Owl-Centric Storywalk” served. New and experienced players are

boro Town Board, Town O ces, 79 Bou- Katonah. Singles, couples and families are for families takes place at the Leon Levy welcome.

ton Road, South Salem welcome. For more information, call 914- Preserve from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan.

Spring Baseball 433-2919. 25. Find out “Whooos” in your backyard PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS
Registration Open
Lewisboro at this fun night-time program. Learn e movie “Leave No Trace” will be
Spring in-town baseball in Lewisboro is Library Events
about owls, hear the story “Owl Babies” shown at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, as part

and enjoy some hot cocoa. Make sure to of the Brown Bag Film Series. It tells of

bring a ashlight. e event is co-spon- an Iraq War veteran su ering from PTSD

open to all boys and girls from rst grade e Lewisboro Library is located at 15 sored by the Westchester Land Trust. who lives with his teen daughter in a pub-

up to 12 years old (any player who turns 12 Main St., South Salem. For details or to lic park in Oregon, teaching her survival

years old on or after May 1). register for events, visit lewisborolibrary. TEENS, COMMUNITY SERVICE AND skills and how to elude the authorities.

e early registration fee is $225. Reg- org or call 914-875-9004. THE COLLEGE APPLICATION eir lives are turned upside down when

istrations after Feb. 28 are $250. Multiple Attention high school teens looking they are nally discovered.

registrants per family receive $20 discount LIBRARY CLOSED JAN. 21 ahead to college: Want to know how to e library’s Annual Meeting takes

per additional registrant. Payment is re- e Lewisboro Library will be closed create a unique community service project place at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. e guest

quired at the time of registration. on Monday, Jan. 21, in observance of Dr. that makes your college application stand speaker is Kacey Morabito Grean of 100.7

Evaluations will be in mid-March; Martin Luther King Jr. Day. out? Come to the “Community Service WHUD’s “Mike & Kacey in the Morn-

teams will be announced in April; and and the College Application” workshop ing.”Her presentation is called “Shine On!

games will begin as soon as the elds be- PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN at the Library at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. Lessons from a Lifetime on the Radio.”

come available, usually in mid-April. AND FAMILIES 26. is program is for rising freshman Kacey has interviewed hundreds of ex-

Practice is once a week. Games are twice e monthly “Fiesta Storytime” takes through rising seniors (and parents). It fo- perts to compile the best advice on how to

a week, with one weekday and one Satur- place at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22. Flor cuses on matching up a student’s passion live life happier and healthier. e presen-

day game. Bromley teaches Spanish through mu- with community service opportunities tation will be preceded by a short business

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Affordable housing deadline looms
Complex to be voted on by Feb. 26; extra meeting scheduled

BY BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER unit a ordable housing complex as eral “problematic”issues with Lew- was the possibility of the complex at or hasn’t been considered, it has,”

EDITOR they attempt to decide the project’s isboro Commons, the name given making a bad situation worse on Bainlardi said.“It’s passed muster…”

fate by their self-imposed Feb. 26 the government-subsidized com- Route 22 and I-684. Lewisboro LaSorsa said the tra c situation

Planning Board members have deadline. plex proposed by the Elmsford- Commons is proposed for 35 acres on Route 22 during rush hour has

scheduled an extra meeting for At the Dec. 18 meeting, mem- based Wilder Balter Partners. o Route 22, a state road, in Gold- been designated a “Level F” (the

ursday, Jan. 24, to review a 42- ber Greg LaSorsa identi ed sev- Chief among LaSorsa’s concerns ens Bridge. lowest grade) by tra c consultants.

“To just go ahead and let this Bailnardi acknowledged the

tra c situation go unheeded, it road’s poor rating during rush hour,

PROPERTY TAXES will be a nightmare,” LaSorsa said. but said tra c added by Wilder

“Tra c is a nightmare in Goldens Balter occupants will be inconse-

Bridge right now and it’s not going quential.

to get any better. We have to ad- ough LaSorsa said a desig-

OUTRAGEOUS? dress this.” nated right-hand turn lane into the

LaSorsa, a Goldens Bridge resi- complex would help,he said it might

dent who frequently traverses the be prudent to ban left-hand turns

roads in question, said it’s illogical into the property from Route 22.

to place a tra c light at the com- “I think that’s a potential for di-

plex’s entrance on Route 22, just a saster,”he said.

PROPERTY TAX GRIEVANCES few hundred feet after motorists ese are among the issues that

exit I-684. will be further explored at the Jan.

“I don’t know if everyone under- 24 meeting. is meeting as well

HOMES FROM stands how di cult that’s going to as the board’s regular meeting on
be,” he said. “You’re making a left Tuesday, Jan. 15, will begin at 7:30
turn [o Exit 6A] and then you’re p.m. at the former Lewisboro Ele-

$1 MILLION AND ABOVE going to have to stop.” mentary School (79 Bouton Road).

John Bainlardi, vice president of Members also expressed con-

Wilder Balter, said the tra c situ- cern with the number of children

ation has been vetted and approved being added to the school dis-
When it comes to your to-doengineers, and town consultants budget would increase as a result.
by the state,private consultants and trict and how much the school’s
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Joan Dusenberry berry; her brother, John Doyle; her City. He was a Scout Master of John Robertson Blair Leader of Troup 1, Lewisboro,
niece, Barbara Gi ord; and her Boy Scouts Troop 29; volunteered Truesdale Beach Club Board, and

Joan Dusenberry, née Doyle, a grandchildren, Maya Wescott and as a docent at the Hudson River John Robertson Blair passed founder of the Truesdale Sun sh

long-time resident of South Sa- Jacob Wescott. Museum, Yonkers; was a member away peacefully at his home on Sailing Fleet (nationally regis-

lem, passed away peacefully at her Memorial donations can be made of Tri-State Corvettes; taught and New Year’s Day surrounded by tered).

home on Saturday, Dec. 29, at the to ARC of Westchester, 265 Saw tutored Photoshop in many loca- family. He was 97 years old. He John was a founding committee

age of 90. She was surrounded by Mill River Road, Hawthorne, N.Y. tions; and taught marching for grew up in New Rochelle.John was member of the Lewisboro Parks

her family at the time of her death. 10532, or at Revolutionary War re-enactment an avid sailor and rowed crew com- and Recreation commission, an ac-

Joan was a devoted and loving John Pardo at Meadow Pond School, South petitively in his early years. He was tive member of the South Salem
mother. She loved holidays, birth- Salem. John loved books, movies, a veteran of WWII serving in the Presbyterian Church, Lewisboro

days, and any occasions that provided TV, watching New York sports Army Air Corps as a bombardier. Library, and life member of both

an opportunity to spend time with John Pardo,of South Salem,for- teams and professional soccer and He ew in a B-17 (Flying Fortress) Lewisboro Volunteer Ambulance

her family. She hosted weddings, merly of Yonkers, passed away on to travel with family. and was discharged with a rank of Corps and Lewisboro Lions. His

graduations, and countless other get- Wednesday, Dec. 19, at Westches- John is survived by his loving captain. John received numerous volunteer ethic was a role model

togethers at her home. As she grew ter Medical Center after a brief ill- wife, Barbara Revellese Pardo; medals during his tour including for his family.

older, she relinquished hosting re- ness. He was 81 years old. Born in three children, John (Elizabeth) the Distinguished Flying Cross John is survived by his son, John,

sponsibilities to her children, but she Staten Island, John was the son of Pardo, of Yonkers, Michael ( Jen- and the Air Medal with ve oak and wife, Deborah, of Mineral,Va.;

still cheerfully participated, whether the late Juan and Natalia Pardo. nifer) Pardo, of South Salem leaves representing 25 missions. son, Peter, and his wife, Barbara, of

it was allowing her white hair to John attended Port Richmond and Steven (Bridget) Pardo, of After John’s time in the service, Cross River; seven grandchildren

be colored green for Mardi Gras or High School, SI, City College of Latham; as well as eight cherished he returned to his job at the Bow- and six great grandchildren. He

competing from her wheelchair in a New York and Pratt Institute. At grandchildren, John, omas, Mi- ery Savings Bank in NYC, where was predeceased by his wife, Irene,

backyard “Family Olympics.” CCNY, he was a member of the chael, James, Emily, Steven, Ryan he retired after 41 years as a vice and sons, Paul and Christopher.

She was born in 1928 in New Pershing Ri es Fraternity. John and Olivia Pardo, and many other president. John and his wife, Irene, A memorial was held for him

York City and raised in White served in the U.S. Army and was loving members here, in Spain and moved to Truesdale Lake in 1951 in the spring. Memorial donations

Plains. She was predeceased by her honorably discharged. John was in France. He was predeceased by where they raised their four sons. may be made to LVAC P.O. Box

husband, Edward Dusenberry. She an industrial/package designer his sister, Natalie Pardo Moody. He was an outdoorsman, hiking, 41, South Salem, N.Y. 10590 and

leaves behind her children, Nancy and worked for Walter Dorwin In lieu of owers,memorial con- camping, ice skating and sailing. South Salem Presbyterian Church

Dusenberry, Peter Dusenberry, Jill Teague Associates and Donald tributions may be made to a charity He was an active member of his P.O. Box 399, South Salem, N.Y.

Dusenberry, and Linda Dusen- Deskey Associates of New York of your choice in John’s memory. community serving as a Boy Scout 10590.

HOUSING e Planning Board, by resolution, said it will vote warned that the town could face a federal lawsuit if the
on the project “no later” than Feb. 26. e board set a complex is not approved soon.
rm timeline after hearing from Councilman John Pap- Robinson, on Dec. 14, told e Katonah-Lewisboro
e board wants to see the town indemni ed against palardo at its November meeting. e councilman, who Times via email that he is “concerned” with the board’s
any lawsuit that Wilder Balter may le and to have a had met with Stephen Robinson, the federal monitor delay in approving the project and that the situation
broader plan for a ordable housing in Lewisboro. tasked with analyzing a ordable housing in Westchester, “bears watching.”

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The president of a house of worship in What are some best practices boards can adopt to Flipping through the channels READING,
Connecticut told me that a congregant, minimize the “Do-as-I-say-but-don’t-ask-me- to-do” the other night, I ended up WRITING &
well past retirement age, who said he had syndrome? How does a board, to the best of its ability, watching Lidia Bastianich

been a very successful marketing do its part to extract the most making meatballs on her Ital- CHOCOLATE

executive, stood up at its annual value it can from board members? ian cooking show. Lidia’s homey KIM
recipes and thick Italian accent KOVACH
meeting to comment on the Chuck has some wise thoughts

need for a better marketing plan BRUCE on that, based on his extensive reminded me of the Italian side of
to attract more members. THE BLOG experience sitting on and working
with boards of directors. my family.
His remarks were not received
BRUCE When I was very young, my par-
well by the president. It had For future board members… ents drove us from our home in Queens to visit relatives in Brooklyn
nothing to do with the merit • Prospective board members
once or twice a year. My mother’s paternal grandfather and a host of

of his ideas. “ at’s great” she must go through an interview Uncle Tonys and Aunt Marys always greeted us warmly. e hallways

replied, at rst. “Can you take and vetting process. What’s not of their four-story brick row house smelled of freshly simmering

charge of putting a plan together wanted are merely warm bodies tomato sauce. Di erent family members lived in apartments on each

and managing it?” to occupy a seat. What is wanted oor. A pigeon coop was up on the roof.

His reply is what rankled her: “I don’t have time.” are people who actively seek opportunities to serve My great-grandfather had emigrated from Italy in 1900. After

She then gently but clearly scolded him and put on a board and who not only bring ideas, but who working in construction for decades, a fall o of sca olding left him

him down, literally: “You get up every year at this are ready to work on those ideas. severely injured. I remember a pleasant, smiling elderly man sitting

meeting and say the same thing, telling us you don’t • A key question for prospective board members is up in bed. Aunt Mary spoke to him in Italian. He always handed one

have the time to do what you suggest we should how long they can commit to serve. It’s particularly dollar each to my brother and me at the end of our visit. We stopped

do. ank you, but we have to move along with our relevant to know that for o cers (i.e. president, vp, making the trek to see the Italian relatives after my great-grandfather

meeting now.” Next. treasurer, etc.) who serve on the board’s so-called ex- passed away.

Similar scenarios are repeated countless times ecutive committee. e standard succession sequence My next Italian immersion experience growing up was on Saturday

at meetings like that. ere’s someone like the is that o cers move up, as Chuck says,“through the afternoons. My brother and I tagged along when my dad drove to Mer-

marketing maven above at every board of directors chairs.” Serving as a secretary for two years could be curio’s, the Italian deli located a couple of blocks from our elementary

meeting that ever was held. a prelude to becoming a vp, then president. at’s school. e minute you opened the front door—wham!—the pungent

At a plenary meeting I attended as an o cer of a tenure that could continue for at least six or more smells of cheese and curing meats let you know that this was not the

a new arts organization in formation, one of my years, so reliability, dedication, and perseverance are supermarket or the German deli down the street. I remember gazing

colleagues o ered his advice on how we should be crucial qualities to look for in a board member. up at the salamis and sausages hanging from the ceiling. e counters

mindful when building out the board with new • Make sure future board members clearly and shelves were over owing with chunky breads, bottles of olive oil,

members. understand the “Give or Get”expectation and agree antipasto salads, trays of olives, and freshly made mozzarella balls. I liked

As an independent insurance agent and broker, in writing. at refers to a nancial commitment the tiny licorice candies that you scooped up out of a barrel.

based in Peekskill, Chuck Newman handles group toward the organization by each board member, one We ate typical American food for dinner in my house—steak, pork

health coverage and bene ts, among other services, way or another. One way is to donate a minimum chops, hamburgers, hotdogs, chicken, turkey, and meatloaf. My mom

for lots of companies, including dozens of nonpro ts. amount each year, personal nances permitting. was a good cook. Sometimes she made baked ziti or stu ed shells

He has more experience than just about anyone Another way is to help generate a baseline dollar for Sunday dinner. A couple of times a year, Mom made a fantastic

I know sitting on boards, including Peekskill’s amount through work on committees, fundraising, lasagna lled with Italian sweet sausage, ricotta, mozzarella cheese,

Paramount Center for the Arts and Hudson Valley creating new revenue streams, and so on. and meat sauce. at delicious lasagna took hours for Mom to make,

Gateway Chamber of Commerce, as well as other For sitting board members… yet mere minutes for us to devour!

groups to which he has brought his earnest and • At the start of each meeting, ask members to e rst few years that I lived in Manhattan after college, I remem-

endless energy. He has been president of the Lake- put away phones. Ringing or pinging cell phones ber going down to Little Italy for the San Gennaro festival. I stopped

land Education Foundation and of First Hebrew during a board meeting are not conducive to focus- going when the crowds became so overwhelming that I felt trapped

Congregation. At any point in time, I too nd my- ing on the agenda and getting business done as inside a wall of hungry humanity inching towards the zeppoli vendor.

self sitting on the boards of various organizations, e ciently as possible. A gelato or cappuccino here or there was my only semblance of Italian

including some Chuck and I are on together. • Meetings need to start on time and end on time food after that.

It is a rewarding way to serve the community with clear direction, following a prepared agenda ese days, my connection to Italian food is when I eat a slice of

and to keep yourself squarely in the center of local everyone has at least a day or two in advance. delicious garlic pizza at La Familia in Katonah or indulge in a few

social activity and commerce, which can bene t • Meeting duration should be maximum 90 Perugina Baci chocolates (dark chocolate covered hazelnuts).

your own business along the way as you meet new minutes. When boards are not considerate toward Imagine my delight upon stopping by Nico’s Italian Deli on Route

people at a variety of events. Besides, volunteerism the directors’ time, board members become right- 123 in South Salem. Longtime Lewisboro residents, owners Linda

for its own sake is salve for the soul. fully resentful. and Lou Iacomini, along with Lou’s brother, Anthony, o er Italian

It’s not to say that boards don’t get frustrating at • Let board members know that they should specialties and Arthur Avenue breads. All of the food is made on the

times. Just ask that house of worship president who think twice about recommending a new project un- premises, including the homemade tomato sauce. Italian combos,

grew tired of hearing from someone who was more less they are prepared to take on the project person- chicken cutlets and eggplant parm are among the deli’s most popu-

eager to ponti cate than to roll up his sleeves and ally and also solicit others to help them manage it. lar sellers. “Everybody loves our chicken cutlets,” says Lou proudly.

act out his own ideas. “We’ve been feeding the community for 20 years.”

Chuck charitably calls that identi able type an Bruce “ e Blog” Apar promotes local businesses, Stop into Nico’s Italian Deli to pick up lunch or ask them to cater

“opiner.” Others might use earthier words, like organizations, events and people through public relations your next party. e Iacomini family will make you feel like you have

blowhard or a pain in the butt. Every board has agency APAR PR. He also is an actor, a community Italian relatives, too.

‘em. (I don’t doubt that some of my fellow board volunteer, and a contributor to several periodicals.

members through the years have called me that on Follow him as Bruce e Blog on social media. Reach Kim Kovach enjoys writing about food. She also likes to write about gardening,
interesting people and unusual experiences. Learn more at
occasion, I’m sure deservedly so.) him at [email protected] or 914-275-6887.

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A New Year’s resolution
for everyone

BY FATHER JOE CAMPO politics today—that one must never compromise?
GUEST WRITER One must win and this means one must destroy
the other? I told her that political practitioners
Ilong ago stopped making New Year’s resolu- might not express their thoughts so crassly, but it
tions, since I tend to break them so easily. is hard to not see this being played out day after
However, this year I am proposing one for day in the public arena.
myself and anyone else who has the courage to
take the challenge. As often happens in my un- Although I am tugging at her to come in out of
usual life as an adoptive Border Collie parent, this the rain, she digs in her paws and asks: So is that
resolution is born from a conversation Abby and why some people leave their respective groups (be
I had during one of our cold, wet early morning that group a “family,” a “church,” a “club,” etc.)? If
walks. I can’t get my way all the time, then I quit? Again,
I tried to explain that this is a rather simplistic
Dodging rain drops, Abby asked me what “zero way of viewing things, but to be honest, for some,
sum” means as it refers to politics or economics. this is exactly why they move on. Others may
Now, what I know about either discipline would have tried and tired of compromise.

t in a thimble, but this I do know: the phrase So here is my resolution for 2019: I am going
assumes that there is only a nite and limited to religiously try to avoid “zero sum” thinking! If I
amount of “x” in the world (and “x” can be food, do not get my own way, I will be at peace with the
power, money, love or anything for that matter).
Whatever I possess will take away from you. ere nal decisions of others. I will not treat my oppo-
is no middle ground. If I win, you must lose! If I nent as my enemy. I will try to imitate our beloved
have authority, you must submit. If they “love” me, Master who wishes us to love others, even our
they must “hate” you. enemies, with the same steadfast love that God
always has for us. Now, I do have one advantage
As I tried explaining what I barely understand, as I hope to live out this resolution: I know who
and do not believe in, to my far-too-inquisitive will be watching me each morning and asking if I
collie, her theological acuity kicked in. She am keeping my resolution. Of course, then she’ll
wanted to know if I believed that God was simi- more than likely ask me to slip her more food for
larly limited; that is, if God in nitely loves me, breakfast as long as Mommy doesn’t nd out.
then God must love someone else less. I explained
that, strictly speaking, that’s what the theory Father Joe Campo is the rector of St. John’s Episcopal
would hold, but I can’t buy that. She then asked Church in South Salem and St. Paul’s Chapel in Vista.
me: Does this kind of thinking undergird all our
e parish celebrates its 260th anniversary this year.

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BY SARAH GAYDEN lar culture—Bose is adamant that there are more Rebecca Bose with her
CONTRIBUTING WRITER myths than truths. 12-year-old German
shepherd, Kai. Her
Rebecca Bose emerges from a wooded, rain- “Wolves have a bad rap,” she said. “We grew up dog is on staff
soaked hilltop wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with ‘Little Red Riding Hood.’ In Disney movies, at the Wolf
that says, “got wolves?” in the style of the ’90s-era the wolf is always the bad guy.” Conservation
“got milk?” campaign. e North Salem native and Center and
head curator at the Wolf Conservation Center in She insists it’s a reputation they don’t deserve. works as a
South Salem may see it the other way—that the “Wolves are just like people,” she said. “ ey’re “nanny” to help
wolves got her. social; they care for one another; they live in family socialize the
units.” wolves.
As a child growing up in North Salem, her rst She shared the example of how wolf mothers
love was horses. behave when center sta enter a den to do well 2
checks on wolf pups. TRACKS
“I remember in fourth grade, school would “ ey’ll run away,” she said. “ ey’re that afraid
get out and I’d walk across the street from PQ of us that they won’t come and protect their young.”
(Pequenakonck Elementary School) over to Old Bose hopes that the programming at the Center
Salem Farm. I was obsessed,” Bose said. “And I will help open the public’s eyes to a new way of
would beg, borrow and steal to ride.” looking at them.
When she’s away from work, Bose and her part-
After graduating from North Salem High ner, Chris Evers, like to travel around the world.
School, she majored in pre-veterinary science at “We go one big trip a year,” she said.
Miami University (Ohio) with the hopes of one Evers has his own slate of animals to look af-
day becoming a veterinarian. ter as well. He’s the founder of Animal Embassy, a
company dedicated to exotic animal rescue, adop-
Upon graduating from college, Rebecca applied tion and environmental education.
to veterinary school. When that didn’t pan out,
she began volunteering at the newly opened Wolf e two have been to Africa, Mongolia, Gala-
Conservation Center in South Salem, using her pagos, Borneo, Alaska and Belize. Her criteria for
training as a veterinary technician to care for the travel destinations? “Anywhere that’s wild; as wild
wolves at the Center. as possible.”

“I didn’t apply to vet school a second time be- At home, Bose maintains a deep love for
cause it looked like I had a future here. And, what North Salem. On days o , she loves
a unique place to be,” Bose said. “I was able to use to ride her horse on one of the
my love of veterinary medicine and my love of many trails maintained by the
wolves and the environment and put it all in one.” North Salem Bridle Trails
Association. And, like many
A part-time role quickly evolved into a full-time in town, she loves to stop in at
sta position. Hay eld’s to rest and refuel.

“You never know where life is going to put you “It’s my favorite
and, who knew there would be wolves in my back- market for food and
yard?” she said. community,” she
said. “We are very
Today, the Wolf Conservation Center has 11 privileged to
sta members and 48 wolves. Bose is responsible live where we
for overseeing the health, nutrition and enrich- live.”
ment of all the wolves at the center, a job that has
taken her to places across the country including
Washington, D.C., and New Mexico, educating
others about wolves at museums, schools and na-
tional parks.

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Ford, Murphy Guide lead John Jay

BY: DOMINICK DEPOLE Brett Paulsen recieves the pass and Charles Murphy goes up for two.
looks to make a move. Chris
CONTRIBUTING WRITER Bryce Ford looks for an open teammate. Walsh

After a blazing start to the season, John looks to
Jay isn’t looking to cool o at the half- pass in
way point despite a 67-66 home loss to traffic.
Somers on Tuesday, January 8.
In a close match between two of the top Martinson
teams in the Section, the Indians couldn’t makes his
maintain several leads they built before move past
crunch time. Yorktown’s
Roni Brucaj.
Trailing by a point during the nal
minute of regulation, John Jay came away
empty on two possessions before the
buzzer sounded.

All-Section shooting guard Bryce Ford,
scored a career-high 25 points that in-
cluded ve 3-pointers.

Senior point guard Charlie Murphy
tallied 19 points, while junior forward
Shane Martinsen chipped in with nine.

“ ey are tremendous athletes,” head
coach Patrick Heaton said of Murphy
and Ford. “Bryce is an All-Section athlete
in three sports (football and lacrosse) and
Charlie is a two-sport athlete (lacrosse).

ey bring a lot of versatility and they are
our leading rebounders as well.”

On Friday, Jan. 11, the Indians bounced
back against Yorktown with a 61-51 vic-
tory at the high school.

“We played a strong fourth quarter,”
Heaton said. “Toward the end of the
third, they were cooking.”

Steering the late-game success was
Murphy, who notched seven of his 17
points in the nal quarter.

e senior Ford and junior guard Ma-
son DeFalco scored 10 points apiece as
the big man Martinsen added eight. Se-
nior Brett Paulsen netted six points and
Brian Nussbaum had ve in the team win.

e Indians (7-3) played at Brewster on
Monday and will host Panas on Friday at
4:30 p.m.

“We’re kind of happy with that (7-3 re-
cord midway through the season),” Hea-
ton said. “We need to improve executing
our half-court o ense tremendously if we
want to succeed in the second half. We
also have to eliminate defensive break-
downs that we are having far too often.”

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Indians rally past Byram, to Pawling

BY ROB DIANTONIO to cut Jay’s lead to a goal, but were unable to force Smith said the team has “gained some chemistry Charlie Oestreicher
CONTRIBUTING WRITER overtime. and our depth is starting to show.” receivers a pass.

John Jay-Cross River’s hockey team trailed “I thought Byram Hills did a good job bottling “Our goaltending and defense have been very PHOTOS: DEENA BELL
Byram Hills by a goal in the third period, but a late up the neutral zone,” John Jay coach Alex Smith dependable as well,” he said. “ e freshmen have
surge propelled the Indians to a 5-4 win on Jan. 11 said. “And they were opportunistic. Once they adjusted to high-school hockey very nicely. Our
at Brewster Ice Arena. went ahead 3-2,we just tried to stay with our game. schedule gets more di cult in the second half of
With all the penalties, we thought we had time to the season. We still have a long way to reach our
Danny Marschke notched the equalizer, tying get some more chances and the puck bounced our team potential. e playo s are about a month
the game at 3-3 on a feed from Justin DeLucia way.” away and if we want to go deep into February we
with 10:03 left in the third period. Just 13 seconds need to be more consistent and stay out of the
later, Ryan Linthicum Oram gave the Indians the Byram took a 2-0 lead in the rst period before penalty box.”
lead. Charlie Oestreicher and McKeon tallied goals for
the Indians to tie the game. Marschke had an assist
Mike McKeon capped o the 3-0 run when he on Oestreicher’s goal.
scored with just 2:43 to play. Tyler Petschek had
the assist. e Bobcats scored with 31 seconds left Nick Petrella made 21 saves for John Jay.

Wishart e Indians cruised past Pawling 5-1 the next
takes a
shot on day at Brewster Ice Arena. ey had ve di erent
scorers with McKeon, Will Hasapis, Jack Browne,
goal. Tyler Wishart and Anthony Protomastro doing
the honors.

DeLucia, Protomastro, Wishart, Browne and
Linthicum Oram had assists.

“Our passing was crisp against Pawling,” Smith
said. “We ran four lines for much of the game and
every line created chances.”

Petrella made 13 saves while Eric Sasimovich
stopped three shots.

John Jay (8-3) was scheduled to face Rye on Jan.
16. It then takes on Mahopac at 8 p.m. on Friday,
Jan. 18, at Brewster Ice Arena.

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John Jay tops Yorktown in dual meet

BY ROB DIANTONIO “I’ve been telling these guys, Ian Gallagher goes for the pin.
CONTRIBUTING WRITER that match here is practice,” Ian Gallagher focuses during a 182-pound match with Yorktown.
Swertfager said. “Everything
John Jay’s wrestling team de- is practice until the divisionals
feated host Yorktown 58-20 in a and sectionals. at’s what we’re
dual meet on Wednesday, Jan. 9. shooting for. I don’t care if they
get points scored against them.
“Yorktown graduated a lot of But I need them to continue to
seniors last year and they beat get better and they are.”
us last year,” John Jay coach Bill
Swertfager said.“ ey’re a young John Jay competed in Hen-
and scrappy group. ey did give drick Hudson’s tournament on
a couple of my better kids a go Jan. 11, nishing 11th as a team.
for a while. Our experience and
training helped us overcome it.” Jake Kern (99 pounds, third),
Gallagher (170, sixth), Matt
After two forfeit wins, Jason Ferrer (220, fth) and Andrade
Salton picked up a rst-period (285, fth) placed for Jay.
pin at 113 pounds to extend the
lead to 18-0. e Indians returned to dual
meet action when they host
Yorktown got on the board Lakeland/Panas at 4:30 p.m. on
with a technical fall, but a
40-second pin from Chris Cook ursday, Jan. 17.
made it 24-5 Indians.
Max Grzymala goes for the reversal.
e Huskers gained back nine
points with a pin and a decision
to cut the de cit to 24-14.

Max Grzymala followed with
a majority decision victory at
145 pounds. Another forfeit
stretched the lead to 34-14.

Tied at 7-7 late in the third
period, Jimmy Norris got an es-
cape and takedown to grind out
a 10-7 win at 160 pounds.

Gavin Fiacco won by decision
at 170 pounds. Ian Gallagher
followed with a pin at 3:52 in
the 182-pound weight class.

Phoenix Pagan’s forfeit win
at 195 pounds gave John Jay a
commanding 52-14 lead.

Max Andrade closed out the
match in style with a 38-second
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