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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…

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Members of the Old Pound Road Ad-Hoc Advisory Committee unanimously agreed this week to move forward with a request for proposals from local engineering firms for a site survey to be conducted at 7 Old Pound Road. The results from the detailed site survey will help the Old Pound Road Committ…

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During a year when financial struggles are common, the Pound Ridge Land Conservancy is no different. In an interview with The Record-Review, President Michael Kagan shared that donations to the PRLC are down “substantially.” As of Dec. 1, the organization received 35% less than a year ago.  

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The Pound Ridge Volunteer Ambulance Corps has created its first promotional video to provide residents with a behind-the-scenes look at how its organization operates. The release of the video also coincides with PRVAC’s holiday fundraising drive.

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It’s no secret that this time of year is crucial for small business owners. Sales made during the holiday season can make or break their year. In the best of times, these businesses already struggle to compete against big-box stores and online retailers. Add a pandemic into the mix and, well…

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Pound Ridge released its tentative budget for 2021 this week, revealing a conservative approach to its finances following an unpredictable year. The town’s preliminary budget for next year plans for $9,314,328 in overall appropriations, which reflects a modest increase of less than $20,000, …

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The town’s Criminal Justice Reform Committee held its first public meeting last week, marking the beginning of a busy five months packed with near-weekly discussions. The committee is on a tight deadline to review local policing practices and deliver a policing reform plan for the town to ad…

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The Pound Ridge Town Board officially stacked its Old Pound Road Advisory Committee this week after its formation early last month. The Old Pound Road Ad-Hoc Advisory Committee is charged with evaluating recommendations for land use and development of property at 7 Old Pound Road. 

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Building on heightened desires to explore the outdoors, no doubt as a result of COVID-induced claustrophobia, the Westchester Land Trust is opening a newly established 3-acre arboretum adjacent to its existing 125-acre Westchester Wilderness Walk/Zofnass Family Preserve in Pound Ridge. 

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The Pound Ridge Nursery & Garden Center came to life last weekend with the sounds of children and music during the venue’s first Fall Picnic. If you closed your eyes, you might even have thought you had time-traveled back to the pre-COVID days of 2019.