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Police Report: Firefighters Shore up Central Avenue Apartment After Car Crashed through Wall

Police Report: Firefighters Shore up Central Avenue Apartment After Car Crashed through Wall

Scarsdale firefighters who are part of Technical Rescue Squad 36 assisted in sho...

Storytellers Showcase Their Talent at the Second Annual Tales from the 'Dale and Beyond

Storytellers Showcase Their Talent at the Second Annual Tales from the 'Dale and Beyond

Nabiha Qadir explains the struggle to integrate her Pakistani and A...

Residents Object to Renaming PA High School for Donor Steven Schwarzman

Residents Object to Renaming PA High School for Donor Steven Schwarzman

Though Board President William Natbony insists that the method of r...

Thorough Nominating Committee Process Yields Two Excellent School Board Candidates

Thorough Nominating Committee Process Yields Two Excellent School Board Candidates

SBNC Chair Elizabeth Guggenheimer This statement was sent to Scarsda...

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The Mother of All Shows

HollyFinkBecoming a mother is hard enough, but imagine giving birth to a show about motherhood that would become a national sensation? That’s exactly what happened to Ann Imig, creator of the show Listen to Your Mother, which expanded from her hometown of Madison, Wisconsin to 10 cities nationwide including New York City. Listen To Your Mother is a series of readings by New York writers in celebration of all aspects of motherhood.

Westchester moms, Holly Rosen Fink of Larchmont, and Betsy Cadel of Edgemont, are both Associate Producers of the New York City Event. Fink, founder of MamaDrama and long-time passionate theater-goer said, “I could not be more honored and awed by the women that I'm working with to bring this production to the stage." Cadel, is a writer, author and blogger in her own right, many of you may even be familiar with her popular book KidSavvy Westchester: A Parents’ Guide of Information & Inspiration .

Through a rigorous audition process the cast was ultimately narrowed down to 13 engaging authors, performers, high-profile bloggers and journalists each telling their own story. “The themes are so diverse that there is definitely something that will resonate with every mom.” Cadel said. Westchester mom and television personality, Rene Syler of Chappaqua, will be hosting the event. She is best known as an anchor on The Early Show on CBS and through her book and website BetsyCadel GoodEnoughMom.com.

In the spirit of the community of motherhood each show has chosen a local charity to donate to. The NYC show will donate 10% of the ticket sale proceeds to the Room to Grow Organization.

The performance is May 6th at the JCC of Manhattan at 2pm. This is a great idea for a moms’ day out in the city, but definitely leave the kids at home as the material, while perfect for you, is not suitable for them.

The show is nearly sold out so to order tickets or find out more information go to: Listentoyourmothershow.com.

 

 

 

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Donate Childrens' Books in Memory of the Steinberg Family

Donate Childrens' Books in Memory of the Steinberg Family

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Around Town

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Thorough Nominating Committee Process Yields Two Excellent School Board Candidates

Thorough Nominating Committee Process Yields Two Excellent School Board Candidates

SBNC Chair Elizabeth Guggenheimer This statement was sent to Scarsdale10583 by Elizabeth M. Guggenheimer, 2018 SBNC Chair
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Girls Varsity Lacrosse Team Weathers Stormy Season

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On Our Minds

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Earth Day Giveaway: Free Food Scrap Compost on April 21

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Residents Object to Renaming PA High School for Donor Steven Schwarzman

Residents Object to Renaming PA High School for Donor Steven Schwarzman

Though Board President William Natbony insists that the method of recognizing donors to the Scarsdale Schools is at the sole discretion o...

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Parenting

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Scarsdale’s Raiders Baseball Team Off to a Strong Start

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Village Voices

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Wear Denim on April 25 to Raise Awareness about Sexual Violence

Wear Denim on April 25 to Raise Awareness about Sexual Violence

The Scarsdale Coalition on Family Violence and Healthy Relationships is again encouraging community members, elected officials, businesse...

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Andrew Weber to Speak on Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction at League Luncheon

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School Board Allocates $1.9 mm for Replacement of Synthetic Turf

School Board Allocates $1.9 mm for Replacement of Synthetic Turf

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School Board Approves 2018/19 Budget with Funding for Synthetic Turf and Additional Security

School Board Approves 2018/19 Budget with Funding for Synthetic Turf and Additional Security

The Board of Education approved the resolution for a $157,849,407 budget for the 2018/2019 school year at their April 16 meeting with six...

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LWVS To Hold Candidates Forum April 30 for Contested School Board Election

LWVS To Hold Candidates Forum April 30 for Contested School Board Election

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Real Estate: Sotheby's Donates $6,500 to Build a Home in Haiti Plus Sales and Featured Listings

Real Estate: Sotheby's Donates $6,500 to Build a Home in Haiti Plus Sales and Featured Listings

William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty has partnered with New Story, a 501c3 non-profit, to build communities in Ha...

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Police Report: Audi Windshield Damaged with Bullet Holes found on Bell Road

Police Report: Audi Windshield Damaged with Bullet Holes found on Bell Road

On April 8, around 9:30 p.m., a caller reported an Audi S4 with damage to the windshield, parked near the intersection of Bell and Spragu...

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The Sun Shines on the SHS Carnival

The Sun Shines on the SHS Carnival

An annual rite of spring, the Scarsdale High School carnival took place Friday, April 13th and Saturday, April 14th. The weekend’s beauti...

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People

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Storytellers Showcase Their Talent at the Second Annual Tales from the 'Dale and Beyond

Storytellers Showcase Their Talent at the Second Annual Tales from the 'Dale and Beyond

Nabiha Qadir explains the struggle to integrate her Pakistani and American identities. There are so many great tales from the ‘Dale and a ...

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