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Re Jin Lee had been a city dweller all her life. She was born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil, studied in London and Milan, and as a young professional, lived in Los Angeles before moving to New York City in the early 2000s. For years, she thrived off the hustle and bustle of urban living. T…

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Plans to sell the single-family home on the town’s Old Pound Road property to the Pound Ridge Fire Department appear to be falling through, according to several people familiar with the situation.

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The Pound Ridge Library Board held a public hearing last week on its proposed expansion of the library’s adjacent parking lot. The hearing, held June 24, represented the culmination of at least six years of work. “This is a project that we’ve been working on for quite a long time,” said Boar…

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Engineering plans for the future village green at 77 Westchester Ave. will go to bid soon, according to sources involved with the project. This development brings the Town of Pound Ridge one step closer toward transforming the vacant lot in Scotts Corners into a multi-purpose village green. 

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In a rather unorthodox move, the Town Board this week authorized a request from the Highway Department to advertise for a position that has yet to be vacated. Although not yet officially retired, Frank Luppino, who has served as a full-time laborer with the Highway Department since June 2000…

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Break out the American flag and folding chairs because Memorial Day weekend is officially on this year. After being forced to mark the federal holiday in solemn isolation last summer, residents can look forward to the customary Memorial Day parade and ceremony in Pound Ridge next Monday, May 31.

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The Zoom room was packed Tuesday night, May 11, for the Pound Ridge Town Board’s special work session on pedestrian safety projects. If the meeting had been held in the Town House, it would have been standing room only.

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Teenage girls are having a moment right now. From Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai, to gun control advocate Emma González, to Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg — young women are finding their place at the forefront of progress. 

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The Pound Ridge Town Board approved a promotion within the Pound Ridge Police Department during its meeting Tuesday, May 4, following a discussion about command structure held in executive session last week. 

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In the beginning of the pandemic, we all made promises to ourselves — lose 10 pounds, learn a second language, write a book — but few of us actually stuck to these ambitious goals. That’s not the case for Lori Toppel Sarnoff, who emerged from quarantine with a newly published novella under h…

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The Pound Ridge Historical Society is set to unveil its newest exhibition, “Time Capsule 2020,” at the Pound Ridge Museum next month. First announced by the group in July 2019, Time Capsule 2020 is a project that brings together objects, writings and other significant items for a special cur…

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Looking for a crash course in composting? Curious how to upcycle all those old mason jars? Need advice on how to reduce household waste? You can do all that and more during this weekend’s Low Waste Exhibition on Saturday, April 24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Pound Ridge Square. Organized by …

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Ahead of its contract renewal with Westchester Power, the Pound Ridge Town Board received an update at its meeting Tuesday from Jasmine Graham of Sustainable Westchester. Sustainable Westchester operates the Westchester Power Program, also known as Community Choice Aggregation. 

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Going into fall 2020, Lauren and Danny Moskovitz found their spirits low, fatigued by the unrelenting realities of COVID-19. They had just purchased a beautiful home on Gorge Lane the previous year and spent the ensuing one repairing it, only to find themselves now unable to share the spoils…

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What better antidote for another summer of social distancing than a newly-installed pool, outdoor patio or firepit? Under COVID-19, homeowners are finding ways to turn their property into a great escape from the pandemic.

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If you’ve been in Scotts Corners at all the past few months,  you’ve probably heard about Pennies for Posies. The fundraising campaign, organized by Growing Pound Ridge, the Pound Ridge Partnership and the Pound Ridge Business Association, wants to turn your pocket change into perennials for…

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Julia Vining was riding out the pandemic, adjusting to life back at her parent’s house in Pound Ridge as well as any New York City transplant could. She enjoyed spending time with her family and being closer to nature. Yet the artist yearned for a connection with other creatives.

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After six months of arduous discussions, the Pound Ridge Town Board voted Tuesday, March 30, to adopt the Pound Ridge Criminal Justice Reform and Reinvention Committee’s final report and recommendations. To a large extent, this week’s vote represents the formal conclusion of the CJRR committ…

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The Pound Ridge Democratic Committee has announced its full candidate slate for the 2021 election cycle. Supervisor Kevin Hansan and Pound Ridge Town Board members Dan Paschkes and Diane Briggs will seek reelection, while Drifa Segal and Renee Motola are first-time candidates, for receiver o…

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The Pound Ridge Town Board approved a request this week from the Criminal Justice Reform and Reinvention Committee to reschedule its public hearing for next Tuesday, March 16, at 8 p.m. “I think this is just too important for them to rush,” Supervisor Kevin Hansan said. “They just need more …

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After three years at 65 Westchester Ave., Tami McCarthy is moving her business Kahlo out of Scotts Corners. Come July 1, her eco-friendly beauty, fashion and lifestyle business will be housed at the Pound Ridge Nursery and Garden Center.

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Bedford Town Supervisor MaryAnn Carr this week announced that, pursuant to an executive order from Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the town will not charge any penalty for tax payments that were received by Feb. 22. 

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The Old Pound Road Ad-Hoc Advisory Committee met this week to continue evaluating recommendations for land use and development of the property at 7 Old Pound Road. During a meeting on Monday, the committee reviewed a draft of its preliminary community survey, examined access points for a bik…

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The Criminal Justice Reform Committee in Pound Ridge is feeling the pressure, with the deadline for its first draft of recommendations just two weeks away. “I know what our deadline is here, but to rush through something as important as this seems ridiculous to me,” said Pound Ridge Police C…

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Community members of Pound Ridge Elementary School met virtually with their newly-appointed interim principal, Teresa Letizia, last week. Ms. Letizia officially assumed her new role Monday, Feb. 8.

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The Pound Ridge Town Board announced this week it approved the hiring of its first town prosecutor, Arthur Del Negro Jr. “The plea by mail is really what’s driving us to do this and it seems like the best solution,” Supervisor Kevin Hansan said this week. 

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The owners of Plum Plums Cheese, the popular gourmet cheese shop on Westchester Avenue that is a Scotts Corners destination for residents and visitors from other towns, officially announced last week they would be leaving their storefront of nearly seven years for a new location in New Canaa…

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With a vacancy currently looming over the Pound Ridge Justice Court, the town board finds itself charged with appointing an individual to carry out the remainder of the late Justice Ira S. Clair’s term. Mr. Clair died last week at the age of 67 after presiding over the Pound Ridge Justice Co…

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The Pound Ridge Volunteer Ambulance Corps announced that its president, Robert Feuerstein, has stepped down from his position and is retiring from the ambulance corps. He is succeeded by Mark Feeley, a PRVAC trustee and EMT.

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The Pound Ridge Criminal Justice Reform and Reinvention Committee met via Zoom last week to discuss the results of a community survey it distributed electronically between Nov. 24 and Dec. 11, 2020.

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The Pound Ridge Town Board meeting on Tuesday began on a somber note, with Supervisor Kevin Hansan announcing the death of Town Justice Ira S. Clair on Tuesday, Jan. 12. Board members shared their own fond memories of Mr. Clair, who was a larger-than-life figure in town during his 22 years o…