There will be no football, volleyball and competitive cheerleading this fall.
A full program of virtual and in-person events is planned from Sept. 21 to 27 as Bedford 2020 celebrates Climate Week and marks its transformation into Bedford 2030.
On the Friday of Labor Day weekend, rather than relax by the pool, Pound Ridge Police Chief David Ryan and a half-dozen volunteers were busy sorting food at The Market at Pound Ridge Square for 150 families experiencing food insecurity.
As the New York State Public High School Association continues to meet on the immediate future of high school sports during the pandemic, there is evidence of slow but clear progress on solidifying plans.
Most fall high school sports should be a “go,” but a few will remain a “no” for now.
Police departments across the country, and their budgets in particular, are facing renewed scrutiny.
The Katonah-Lewisboro School District recently held three online community meetings to answer questions regarding plans for school reopening. The sessions were a requirement set forth by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in giving permission for schools to reopen.
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In what’s arguably the eleventh-hour of planning for school reentry this fall, the Bedford Teachers Association has thrown its weight behind an open letter to Westchester, Putnam, Orange and Rockland Counties from the leadership of over 50 teacher and staff unions.
When students finally return to John Jay High School’s campus next month, something will be noticeably missing from the walls sporting the purple-and-white school colors: Native American headdresses, arrowheads and any other reference to the school’s controversial, longtime Indians mascot.
With Gov. Andrew Cuomo having given his blessing on July 31 for school districts to move ahead with reopening this fall, Katonah-Lewisboro administrators are in the thick of figuring out the best options for doing so.
For most residents in Bedford, Lewisboro and Pound Ridge, the power finally came back over this past weekend, four or five days after Tropical Storm Isaias hit the area on Aug. 4 with ferocious winds and heavy rains.
Utility and highway crews worked to restore power and clear roads as part of a multi-day effort to repair the extensive damage caused by Tropical Storm Isaias.
Here’s the thing about beavers — they’re not very subtle. Their ability to alter the environment is nearly unparalleled in the animal kingdom, so when one of the semi-aquatic creatures comes around, it’s hard to miss.
A patron of the Lewisboro town pool has tested positive for COVID-19, the Town of Lewisboro said Wednesday in a community announcement. Town officials passed on the news shortly after they received notice from the Parks and Recreation Department, which learned of the positive test result.
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection announced July 23 that it will begin construction in coming weeks on a stormwater collection system that will enhance the city’s protection of Cross River Reservoir. The project will collect stormwater runoff from an area along Maple A…
Yoo Hyuk-kee, otherwise known as Keith Yoo, had spent the last six years successfully evading arrest from South Korean investigators, international police and U.S. Marshals, to become the most wanted man in South Korea.
The Lewisboro Democratic Committee announced that Richard Sklarin will be the party’s candidate for Lewisboro Town Board and endorsed incumbent John Pappalardo for town justice. These two races will be on the Nov. 3 ballot in Lewisboro.
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association announced this past week that it has pushed the start date for high school scholastic sports to Sept. 21. Practices for fall sports were originally scheduled to commence Aug. 24.
Jeffrey P. Haydon, CEO of Caramoor for the past eight years, will be leaving his post at the end of August.
Bedford Supervisor Chris Burdick is the winner of the Democratic primary for New York State Assembly in the 93rd District, according to unofficial final results.
At the Katonah-Lewisboro School District Board of Education reorganizational meeting July 9, both Marjorie Schiff and Julia Hadlock were unanimously reelected to their positions as president and vice president of the board, respectively, maintaining the leadership status quo.
“Everything is in a frenzy right now — an unbelievable frenzy.” So said Jill Miller, sales manager of the Katonah office of William Raveis Real Estate. “I’ve sold for 14 years and have never seen a market like this one.”
Lewisboro is home to many businesses that have become long-standing fixtures in the town. One of these, the Cardware Store in Goldens Bridge, will soon close its doors for good.
Preparing for reopening in some capacity this fall, 12 school districts within the Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES region are asking community stakeholders what they believe is most important to consider for re-entry. The Katonah-Lewisboro School District and Bedford Central School Distric…
The regional COVID-19 testing facility in Bedford Hills will close down next week, another sign that the pandemic, at least in New York, is easing.
As the reopening process continues in New York state, businesses are becoming better acquainted with health and safety protocols and fine-tuning operations for Phase 3 of reopening in Westchester and the rest of the Mid-Hudson Valley region.
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…
Prior to the school’s June 23 drive-in style graduation ceremony, John Jay Principal Steven Siciliano sent a letter to senior class families. In it, he gave a thorough rundown of required safety procedures at commencement, including how students and their families should position their cars …
Former Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, a Republican, has announced his candidacy for state Senate in the 40th District. The district includes Lewisboro and Pound Ridge, but does not include Bedford.
The Westchester Land Trust has accepted a conservation easement on Pound Ridge Land Conservancy’s Olesen Preserve, according to a statement released by the organization this week. The move helps ensure that the environmentally sensitive property will be preserved in perpetuity.
In the face of uncertainty, two new businesses in Pound Ridge have taken the ultimate plunge and opened up shops in Scotts Corners business district. The entrepreneurs behind these new establishments remain undaunted, even as the coronavirus outbreak persists.
The parking lot of Jefferson Valley Mall in Yorktown Heights was filled on Tuesday with families packed into their cars with the air conditioning and radios cranked all the way up.
On June 10, the Lewisboro Library Board of Trustees discussed the prospect of holding the annual library fair as an in-person event. After a lengthy discussion, the board voted against going forward with the usual format.
In the wake of the murder of George Floyd, a group named John Jay United For Racial Justice formed on Facebook and acquired 652 members in a little over a week. John Jay alumnus, Jeremy Zitomer, who graduated from the school in 2011, said he formed the group after an initial post on his own …