Eye On The Storm: Snowfall Projections Increase For North Salem

The latest snowfall projections for the storm system that will move through the area late Thursday into Friday morning have increased, particularly in northern areas, according to the National Weather Service. The snow is expected to begin late Thursday evening for far northwestern areas, and closer to midnight farther east in the Hudson Valley.

North Salem Students Present ‘Beauty And The Beast’

While a remake of “Beauty and the Beast” is opening in movie theaters this month, North Salem residents can also watch a live-action version closer to home. North Salem Middle/High School students will be performing in three renditions of the play, which is based on Disney’s original animated movie from 1992.

What A Locavore Chef Learned From His Bubbe

… has always stuck with me. I follow Bubbe’s classic recipe with no alterations. Our farm, Purdy’s Farm, is in North Salem (Northern Westchester County). I spend all winter doing a crop plan with my farmers for the next year’s crop. Come spring and …

North Salem Ambulance Corps Holding 5th-Annual Gala

The North Salem Volunteer Ambulance Corps is gearing up for its fifth-annual gala next month, which is a major fundraising event. The gala will take place on Saturday, March 4, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. It will be held at Salem Golf Club, which is at 18 Bloomer Road in North Salem.

Missing North Salem Wallaby Spotted Again

Indy, the 8-year-old North Salem wallaby that has been missing for almost three years, was recently spotted in Yorktown, according to its owner. Officials from the Department of Environmental Protection were inspecting Amawalk Dam with infrared lighting in the middle of the night on Jan. 29 and spotted Indy at Lake Drive near Ashton Road in Yorktown, according to Susan Bush, who cared for Indy with her husband, Warren Saks at their North Salem home.

Missing Westchester Wallaby Spotted Again

Indy, the 8-year-old North Salem wallaby that has been missing for almost three years, was recently spotted in Yorktown, according to its owner. Officials from the Department of Environmental Protection were inspecting Amawalk Dam with infrared lighting in the middle of the night on Jan. 29 and spotted Indy at Lake Drive near Ashton Road in Yorktown, according to Susan Bush, who cared for Indy with her husband, Warren Saks at their North Salem home.

Friends Of Karen Names Two New Board Members

Friends of Karen, a North Salem-based nonprofit organization that supports critically ill children and their families, has named Laura Salerno and Sara Colodner as the new members of its Board of Directors. Salerno is a communications and media relations strategist with nearly of decade of public relations experience.

Sweet! Valentine’s Day Bake-Off To Help North Salem Ambulance Corps

Bakers, judges and tasters, sharpen your sweet tooths; the North Salem Volunteer Ambulance’s Valentine Cookie Competition is about to begin. Well, actually, you still have plenty of time to shop for cinnamon, flour, chocolate and sprinkles; the bake-off isn’t going down until Sunday, Feb. 12. Contestants will be able to show off their own creations, or trot out old family favorites, but even if you’re not a baker, there’s plenty of fun to be had.

North Salem’s Cyril DeGrasse Tyson, Sociologist, Educator, Activist, 89

Cyril DeGrasse Tyson, a leading figure in the development of urban social policy in New York City, and who devoted his life to the empowerment of all those who were disenfranchised, died at his home in North Salem, N.Y., on Thursday, Dec. 29. He was 89. Born in New York City in 1927 to immigrant parents from the Caribbean islands of St. Kitts and Nevis, he embarked on his career in public service after earning a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from St. Francis College in Brooklyn and a master’s degree in Social Service from Columbia University.

Somers Teen Charged With Arson, Burglary Of North Salem Home

A Somers teenager is facing felony charges after he broke into a North Salem home and allegedly attempted to set the house on fire using gasoline. State Police announced Friday that Jeremiah Healy, 17, has been arrested and charged with felony counts of arson, burglary and criminal mischief after he was caught breaking in through a kitchen window and causing fire damage in the home.

Report: Crash of Danbury-bound plane remains a mystery

Val Horsa and Taew Robinson are believed to be the pilot and passenger of a small Cessna plane that went missing Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, as it was headed to Danbury Airport. New York State authorities spent hours Thursday and Friday searching for the plane in a reservoir in North Salem, where debris from a plane have been located.

North Salem Ambulance Corps Grew From Humble Beginnings

Phyllis Swidorski was waiting for the Somers Ambulance Corps to come to the aid of an injured child back in 1969 when she decided North Salem really needed its own emergency services. So together with a group of like-minded citizens, she sought donations and benefactors and was rewarded by the North Salem Lions Club, which funded the purchase of a secondhand ambulance.