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Scarsdale10583.com is your community website, for Scarsdale, Edgemont and Hartsdale, New York. Content includes village and school news, events, people, real estate, food, arts, sports, entertainment and opinion. Founded in January 2009, the site has become a vital community resource. Content, advertisements, classified ads, photos and letters are welcome and should be sent to the site email address: scarsdalecomments@gmail.com .

Contributors:

Joanne11 19Joanne Wallenstein: Before launching Scarsdale10583.com in January 2009, Joanne worked in magazine publishing, advertising and internet marketing. A Scarsdale resident for over 20 years, she volunteered for many community organizations including the PTA, and the League of Women Voters and was elected to serve on the School Board Nominating Committee and the Citizens Nominating Committee. Her three children are graduates of the Scarsdale Public Schools and she lives in Greenacres. Contact her at scarsdalecomments@gmail.com.

Stacie Waldman: Stacie Waldman's background is in sales, marketing, and public health. She worked for big pharma for 9 years then earned he master's degree in public health at Johns Hopkins. She then combined her interest in public health with her industry experience to build public private partnerships for health. She volunteers with the Junior League of Central Westchester and is their social media chairperson. She loves to write, hike, and travel. She is married with two children.

Laura Halligan is a writer, editor, and marketing professional with over 25 years of experience in corporate communications. Her background includes 10 years with UBS, where she served as manager of branding and marketing services, and work as a publicist for clients such as Mitsubishi Motors and Janssen Pharmaceutica. Laura has been an active volunteer in Scarsdale for years, and currently serves as a consultant for The Acceleration Project and a member of the Scarsdale Village Advisory Committee on Communications. She has lived Heathcote with her husband and two daughters since 2009.

Food Columnist Judie Dweck: Before writing for Scarsdale 10583, Judie taught second grade in NYC and later taught creative cooking for children at Edgewood and Fox Meadow Schools and at the Scarsdale Day Camp. She authored food related articles for Jack and Jill Magazine, The Pleasure of Cooking and Scarsdale Inquirer. Her three grown children are graduates of the Scarsdale Public Schools.

Sportswriter Ray Cooper is an investment banker at Citi in New York. He has lived in Scarsdale for 20 years. He coached travel basketball and softball for several years and is an active member of Westchester Reform Temple. He lives in Heathcote and his two children are graduates of Scarsdale High School. Ray received a BS from Lehigh University and an MBA from the University of Chicago. He can be reached at Raymondcooper@optonline.net.

 

 


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Rocah Announces Bid for Westchester County District Attorney

Rocah Announces Bid for Westchester County District Attorney

Scarsdale’s Mimi Rocah , who has developed a big following from her appearances as a legal analyst on MSNBC, announced that she is running for Westchest...

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Around Town

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Letter from Mayor Marc Samwick: The Community is Invited to a Meeting About Proposed Development at Freightway

Letter from Mayor Marc Samwick: The Community is Invited to a Meeting About Proposed Development at Freightway

To the Editor: The Village Board of Trustees is pleased to invite residents, merchants, and others to a community meeting about the proposed redevelop...

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On Our Minds

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The 2019 Guide to Holiday Tipping and Gifting

The 2019 Guide to Holiday Tipping and Gifting

Christmas tunes are playing on the radio, you took advantage of the Black Friday super-sales and you gave generously on Giving Tuesday …. so what’s ne...

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On Our Radar

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2019 Guide to Great Gifts and Food From Local Merchants and Restaurants

2019 Guide to Great Gifts and Food From Local Merchants and Restaurants

With Christmas and Chanukah just a few weeks away, take a look at what local merchants and restaurants are offering for holiday gifts, catering, celeb...

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Parenting

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Sarah Wolfson Marries Joseph Butler III in Nashville

Sarah Wolfson Marries Joseph Butler III in Nashville

On November 23, 2019, Sarah Elizabeth Wolfson, a native of Scarsdale, married Joseph Daniel Butler III, originally of Elon, NC. The wedding took place...

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Village Voices

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BOT Announces Finalists for Freightway Development

BOT Announces Finalists for Freightway Development

A rendering of the proposed development from Avalon - November, 2018 Planning for the redevelopment of the Freightway site reached another milestone on...

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Shout it Out

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Eighth Grade Jazz Band Performs at Scarsdale Woman's Club

Eighth Grade Jazz Band Performs at Scarsdale Woman's Club

The Scarsdale Middle School eighth grade jazz band brought joy to the Scarsdale Woman’s Club at their tenth annual concert on Wednesday December 4. Un...

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Schools

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Former SHS Teacher Maggie Favretti Continues Groudbreaking Work in Design Thinking and Community Resilience

Former SHS Teacher Maggie Favretti Continues Groudbreaking Work in Design Thinking and Community Resilience

Kids and recycling cop learn about recycling Longtime teacher and innovator Maggie Favretti retired in June, after teaching for 33 years. But it appear...

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The Goods

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Scouts Make Cookie Jars for Midnight Run and the Pediatric Cancer Foundation

Scouts Make Cookie Jars for Midnight Run and the Pediatric Cancer Foundation

48 jars ready for purchase. Photo Credit Jason Eisenberg On Saturday December 7th, Scarsdale Cub Scout Pack 440 met at Hitchcock Church, to make cookie...

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Real Estate

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Scarsdale Featured in NY Times Real Estate Section

Scarsdale Featured in NY Times Real Estate Section

This Sunday you'll see some familiar scenes in the New York Times Real Estate section. The "Living In" column features us... Scarsdale that is, discus...

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Today's News

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Police Report: Burglaries and Car Break-ins over Holiday Weekend

Police Report: Burglaries and Car Break-ins over Holiday Weekend

Burglaries: A burglar alarm alerted police to a burglary attempt at a Franklin Road house at 5:38 p.m., Nov. 29. Police found the door kicked in. Nothin...

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Arts and Entertainment

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America’s Favorite Food At Westchester Burger Co. In Scarsdale

America’s Favorite Food At Westchester Burger Co. In Scarsdale

Garth Road is quickly becoming the place to visit for a large variety of restaurants. Most recently, I stopped at the new Westchester Burger Co. Manag...

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People

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Scarsdale Alum Publishes Children’s Book

Scarsdale Alum Publishes Children’s Book

Rachelle Gage, SHS’12 has just published her first book. She both wrote and illustrated “ The Fantastic Pups ,” a children’s book about three adorable p...

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Health

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What to Eat When You Have a Cold: Power-Packed Foods to Make You Feel Better Faster

What to Eat When You Have a Cold: Power-Packed Foods to Make You Feel Better Faster

This article is written by Diane May, a nutritionist at White Plains Hospital.
With the cold and flu season upon us, there are other protective measure...

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