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Carolynn Sears, arguably a force of nature in own right serving as chair of the Pound Ridge Conservation Board, plans to step down from the position at the end of the year. In her five years as chairwoman, Ms. Sears has supported groundbreaking initiatives, enlarged the board’s role in the c…

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Residents will soon be asked to decide the fate of an important election — no, not that one. The Pound Ridge Library Board of Trustees has two seats to fill in its election next Tuesday, Sept. 22. Sitting President Richard Esman is hoping to secure another term on the board and resident Anne…

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Those who missed the festivities of Food Truck Fridays this summer are in for a surprise — the Pound Ridge Partnership has received approval to hold one Food Truck Friday event Sept. 25, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Scotts Corners.

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Residents enrolled in the Westchester Power Community Choice Aggregation will most likely not reap savings this year, as intended, through the renewable energy program. Instead, participants can expect a 3.8% rate increase. The information was confirmed earlier this week in comments made to …

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The long, winding roads of Westchester and the area’s stunning scenery have long made the region a popular destination for cyclists. Especially in the summer months, it’s not uncommon to come across a caravan of cyclists when driving along Route 137. 

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Resident Paula Cappa first began noticing intermittent issues with her mail a few months ago, either receiving someone’s else mail or missing pieces of her own. She reached out to Pound Ridge Postmaster Tom White and informed her own letter carrier of the mix-ups, but the problems persisted.

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Interns for the Pound Ridge Land Conservancy shared the work they completed on the town’s preserves over the summer during a virtual presentation held via Zoom last week. Although it was an unusual season due to COVID-19, Land Steward Andrew Morgan said interns Jacob Adams, Andrew Miller and…

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Despite a highly infectious virus, mammoth weather events and a string of power outages, Pound Ridge Day Camp wrapped up another season last week. Recreation and Parks Superintendent David Goldberg, Camp Director Jeff Nurenberg and the rest of the day camp staff managed to deliver a jam-pack…

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In addition to his job leading the Pound Ridge Highway Department, Vinnie Duffield also serves as the town’s cemetery commissioner. In this role, he meets with people who are interested in buying plots and walks the grounds with them to help them select particular gravesites. He also helps p…

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When the coronavirus outbreak took hold in Westchester County, Sonali Costa, local pharmacist and owner of the Pound Ridge Pharmacy, knew she wanted to help stem the tide of infection. Once New York announced in April it would expand testing to include independent pharmacies, Ms. Costa saw h…

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The Pound Ridge Town Board officially expanded the town’s assets after closing a deal to acquire the parcel at 7 Old Pound Road on July 23. The transaction was relatively quick for the board, which first announced its intent to purchase the property in May. 

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The construction workers that have been a staple in Scotts Corners since March have officially packed up their hard hats and completed work on the town’s sidewalk improvement project. Con-Tech Construction Technology Inc., the town’s appointed contractor for the Transportation Enhancement Pr…

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The Pound Ridge Town Wide Tag Sale is back by popular demand to insert some thrifty fun into the doldrums of a summer under quarantine. Hosted by the Pound Ridge Business Association, the event will take over the town from Friday, Aug. 7, to Sunday, Aug. 9.

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The Pound Ridge Women’s Republican Club awarded Fox Lane High School senior Natanya Stark the Wilma C. Rogalin Leadership Scholarship during this year’s online FLHS Scholarship Presentation last month. As part of this honor, Ms. Stark received $1,500.

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The Pound Ridge Town Board approved a special use permit and parking map plan for a proposed drive-in movie series organized by the Pound Ridge Partnership during its meeting on Tuesday. 

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If there were a title for “master monarch butterfly whisperer,” University of Connecticut’s Alice Ely would have already taken the prize. In addition to being an advanced master gardener, UConn Master Composter 2018, and gardens chair at Westport’s Wakeman Town Farm, Ms. Ely is also the crea…

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The Town of Pound Ridge has announced that the Westchester County Board of Health on June 12 released official guidance regarding allowable operations for both camp and swimming pools. 

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The Pound Ridge Town Board approved a proposal to create a Village Green at the former Texaco gas station site located at 77 Westchester Ave. during a special work session on Tuesday. The decision brings finality to a site in the middle of Scotts Corners that has sat in limbo on the tax roll…

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There’s something sinister spreading in Westchester that can only be curtailed with early intervention, and no, it isn’t COVID-19. The threat is invasive plant species, which continue to be a serious risk to the environment, the economy and human health.

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This time of year, an otherwise quiet backyard can transform into a bustling wildlife hub for a family of house finch or a herd of deer. In the midst of all this activity, it’s not uncommon to come across injured or abandoned wildlife on your property. The Pound Ridge Conservation Board offe…

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Construction on the Transportation Enhancement Project is one of the only projects that has not been disrupted by the coronavirus outbreak. Work on the sidewalk improvement project in Scotts Corners has continued unabated since early March and is on schedule to be completed by July, accordin…

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Scotts Corners is usually humming at this time of year as volunteers prepare for one of the town’s biggest annual events, the Pound Ridge Partnership’s Pride Day. Of course, that’s all changed now due to the coronavirus restrictions on social gathering.

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The Market at Pound Ridge Square has always served as a central focal point for residents in the community, but never has it been more “essential” than during the outbreak of COVID-19. Since the beginning of the pandemic in February, grocery stores have been among the few retail businesses t…

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The Pound Ridge Partnership is moving into phase two of its #SupportPoundRidgeBiz small business program, following two virtual town halls hosted for the Pound Ridge business community in April. The online forums were just one part of PRP’s mission to provide small businesses with guidance a…

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The Pound Ridge Town Board addressed public comments regarding its approval of a $1.3 million bond resolution to pay for the acquisition of 7 Old Pound Road during its virtual board meeting on Tuesday. This comes one week after Town Supervisor Kevin Hansan first announced the town’s plans to…

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COVID-19 put a lot of things on pause, but it didn’t stop the Pound Ridge Town Board from approving a $1.3 million bond resolution during its virtual meeting Tuesday. The bond will pay for the acquisition of 7 Old Pound Road, approximately 21 acres of vacant land eyed by the town as a potent…

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The sidewalk improvement project in Scotts Corners is generating less than favorable buzz this week, following a post on the Pound Ridge Community Facebook page that appears to show a series of construction errors.

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Like most of us, the daily routine for David Goldberg is different now than it once was. As superintendent of Recreation and Parks for Pound Ridge, Mr. Goldberg is usually occupied with planning many different types of programs and activities for residents of all ages. He’s in charge of the …