WESTCHESTER’S OLDEST AND MOST RESPECTED NEWSPAPERS
Formerly The Eastchester Record - Rising Media Group, LLC
Vol 118 Number 27 Friday, July 17, 2009
MHS Student Wins Third Place Colavita Kicks Off Re-Election
at the National FBLA Conference with Marcotte and Salanitro
Eastchester Supervisor Anthony S. Colavita announces his re-election
surrounded by family, friends, supporters and running mates Sheila Marcotte (left)
and Fred Salanitro (right)
On Wednesday, July 8, at Lake Isle Coun- for the future of the town and its two villages.
try Club, Supervisor Anthony S. Colavita an- He went on to cite an excellent tax record de-
nounced his bid for re-election as town super- spite sky rocketing mandates and plummeting
Ben Silverstein, of Mamaroneck, accepts his third-place award at the Future visor together with Town Councilwoman Sheila revenues. Additionally, he indicated that the
Business Leaders of America National Leadership Conference. Marcotte and former Town Councilman Fred cornerstone of his administration has been the
Salanitro. participatory role of the town’s citizenry and the
Ben Silverstein, who just completed his MHS FBLA activities and achievements this Colavita, a Republican serving his third open and transparent form of government that
sophomore year at Mamaroneck High School past year. term as supervisor, is running unopposed but they have established.
(MHS), won third place at the Future Business “When the top 10 ﬁnalists for my category will be campaigning hard to elect Republicans Colavita stated, “Many elected ofﬁcials
Leaders of America (FBLA) National Leader- were announced to come up on stage, includ- Marcotte and Salanitro to the Town Board. would be satisﬁed with the record of accom-
ship Conference in Anaheim, Calif. this past ing me, it totally surprised me. Then in front of Many family members, residents and friends plishments that we have established, but that has
June. Silverstein competed in the Local Chap- 7,500 FBLA national competitors yelling and attended the event in support of the candidates’ never been our way. We will continue to make
ter Annual Business Report category for which screaming, the announcer counted down in re- run. Colavita enumerated an extensive list of ac- Eastchester better together and our future vision
he submitted a 30-page report summarizing the Continued on Page 8 complishments and announced the slate’s vision Continued on Page 8
Bongiovi Opens Local Night Club! Local Seminarian Delivers First Sermon
Eastchester native, uate of Concordia College
Christopher Kollmann, son and also a 2003 graduate
of Herbert and Marcia Koll- of Tuckahoe High School.
mann, delivered his ﬁrst The four-year training for
homily recently at his home the Pastoral Ofﬁce of the
congregation, Village Lu- Holy Ministry includes
theran Church in Bronxville. two years of graduate
Kollmann is on summer break study, one year of intern-
from his studies at Concordia ship and a ﬁnal year back
Seminary in St. Louis, Mo. at seminary preparing for
where he is studying for his graduation and ordination.
Master’s of Divinity degree Kollmann admitted
and ordination into the Of- being nervous but excited
ﬁce of the Holy Ministry in about his ﬁrst sermon at his
the Lutheran Church — Mis- home church. “It is amaz-
souri Synod. ing how different it feels to
Rev. Dr. Robert Hartwell, be the preacher instead of
senior pastor of the church, Seminarian Christopher the one listening. And of
84 Park, Matthew Bongiovi’s new Kollmann (left), who delivered
commented on the excellent course it is not just deliv-
local night club, boasts changeable LED his ﬁrst homily at the Village
job Kollmann did delivering Lutheran Church in Bronxville, ering the sermon but mak-
lighting and an elegant, upscale ﬂair.
his ﬁrst sermon. “The read- and Rev. Dr. Robert Hartwell ing sure the message is an
ings for the day were perfect. encouragement to God’s
Jesus shares his reﬂection on and among their won kin, and people for their lives to-
preaching to the hometown in their own house.’ Chris did day. It gives me an insight into
crowd when he said in chap- an excellent job of actually do- the challenging yet rewarding
ter six of the Gospel of Mark, ing what Jesus spoke about as role a pastor plays in today’s
’Prophets are not without hon- he spoke about Jesus.” world,” he said.
or, except in their hometown, Kollmann is a 2008 grad-
Pelham Mets Diary - See Page 5
See story by Liz Ehrlich
on Page 8
Giveaways Rigged Meet the Author Rosina Curti
by Employees at Empire of ‘Mom’s Time Out!’ Is New Larchmont
City-Yonkers Raceway Rotary Club President
Alicia Murray Terrence Osborne Donna Cronin
By Dan Murphy motional giveaways at Empire
Empire City Casino at Casino at Yonkers Raceway
Yonkers Raceway, the most have been rigged.
proﬁtable and successful “ra- Three Empire City em- Cover of Pam Mickatavage’s “Mom’s Time Out”
ceino” (raceway and casino) in ployees were charged with
New York state, had employ- grand larceny and scheming to
ees rigging their promotional defraud felony charges: Donna On Tuesday, July 21, Westchester.
giveaways, which included ﬂat Cronin, 44, of Yonkers; Alicia Pam Mickatavage, “Author of Festivities begin at 7 p.m.
screen TV’s, laptop computers, Murray, 32, of the Bronx; and Rosina Curti, of the Larchmont branch of TD Bank, was
Mom’s Time Out!,” will ap- with refreshments from Mar-
hotel and Broadway getaways, Terence Osborne, 24, of Yon- elected as the new president of the Larchmont Rotary Club.
pear at Truly Yours, Kelly, a tine’s bakery, and then at 8:30
to friends and family, on at kers.
least 75 occasions over a two- unique, new store at 269-272 p.m., a gift basket of goodies Rosina Curti, manager based architect James Fleming,
The DA’s investigation
year period. found that over an 18-month Columbus Ave. in Tuckahoe will be rafﬂed off from Truly of the Larchmont Village TD two-term president for 2007-9.
Westchester County Dis- period — between December (across from Crestwood Sta- Yours, Kelly and the author. Bank, has been elected the in- The Larchmont Rotary
trict Attorney (DA) Janet Di- 21, 2006 and August 19, 2008 tion). Meet Mickatavage and For more information and coming president of the Larch- Club, active since 1929, con-
Fiore recently announced a — the defendants often provid- see why “Moms Time Out!” directions, call 914-361-1149 mont Rotary Club for 2009- sists of local business people
10-month investigation which ed friends, family and acquain- is quickly becoming a fa- or visit www.trulyyourskelly. 2010. and sponsors the SafeRides
found that almost all of the pro- Continued on Page 9 vorite bedtime story across com. Curti succeeds Larchmont- Continued on Page 10
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Blythedale Groundbreaking Mighty Oaks from Little Acorns Grow
The Little Garden Club of Rye
and the Rye Garden Club recently
kicked off a special ﬁve-year joint
Centennial Tree project by planting a
white oak (Quercus alba) in the Rye
“The Rye Town Park (RTP) is
such an asset to the community with
its open spaces and impressive tree
collection. We are particularly appre-
ciative of Bill Lawyer’s leadership in
this important undertaking. He really
made this happen, coordinating with
the park staff, the Friends of Rye Town
Park and securing the generous help
of Bartlett Tree Experts,” said Chris
Murray of the Little Garden Club.
Lawyer is the RTP assistant di-
rector for park development.
Both garden clubs are members
State and county ofﬁcials joined Westchester County Executive Andy of an active national organization,
with executives and board members Spano; Larry Levine, president and the Garden Club of America (GCA), Back row (l to r): Frazer Pehmoeller (Bartlett), Fred Gioffre (RTP), Rye
of Blythedale Children’s Hospital for CEO of Blythedale Children’s Hospi- which boasts membership of some Mayor Steve Otis, Chris Duncan (LGCR), Geri Moore (RGC),
the recent groundbreaking of a $63.5 tal; John Furth, chairman of the board Frank DeLeo (RTP) and Rita Schubert (LGCR);
17,000 in about 200 clubs. In 2013, Front row (l to r): Chris Murray (LGCR), Stephanie Hoover (LGCR),
million modernization project. at Blythedale Children’s Hospital; As- the GCA will celebrate its 100th anni- with her son, and Bill Lawyer (RTP)
Pictured above are (l to r): State semblyman Adam Bradley; and State versary. To mark this important date,
Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins; Senator Suzi Oppenheimer. GCA member clubs across the coun- the Rye Garden Club, “The white oak community.”
try will be designing and carrying out was chosen for its beauty, strength, The oak is an important historic
tree projects as part of its Centennial longevity and high ecological value. tree that is native to eastern North
Trees initiative, “Trees, Our Living Throughout time, the oak tree has America. Specimens are known to
Legacy.” symbolized strength and endurance, have lived over 600 years and usu-
By Morris Gut According to Kristina Bicher of so this is a ﬁtting tribute to our great Continued on Page 8
Robust Flavors of Calabria
at Da Giorgio in New Rochelle First Graders at YWCA Teach a Powerful Lesson
About Working Together to Stand Against Racism
This past April, the
Alliance for Just Solu-
tions, a social justice
project of the Young
of White Plains and
and the United Way
of Westchester and
a unique event called
Stand Against Racism.
Held at the YWCA,
the event offered a full
day of activities and
presentations to raise
awareness of racism
Chef Giorgio Giacinto of Da Giorgio in New Rochelle in the local commu-
nity. This included a
I was very impressed with a re- patrons are the beneﬁciaries. moving panel discus-
cent tasting dinner I had at Da Giorgio. So be seated and enter Da Gior- sion, “Personal Per-
Chef Giorgio Giacinto and his partner gio’s culinary world with a compli- spectives: Racism in
Carlo Volpe have spent 17 months re- mentary serving of tasty homemade
Westchester and Pos-
furbishing their bustling 50-seat res- rolls and eggplant caponata. His sea-
sible Solutions” and a
taurant in the Quaker Ridge section sonal dinner menu offers titillating
of New Rochelle and now offer new starters, homemade pastas with robust
paign through which Maria Imperial, CEO of the White Plains YWCA, celebrates with students
lunch and dinner menus highlighting gravies, signature dishes and hearty
17 participating sites who participated in the Stand Against Racism art poster contest
authentic “new Italian” specialties main courses. At lunch, the house of-
from the Calabria region of Italy. The fers pizzettes and wraps as well. Daily
well over 200 signa-
eatery is at the same spot that previ- specialties augment the regular menu. understanding the importance of elimi- hands of different colors around a solid
ously housed La Trattoria. Special hint: If you call Giacinto tures of commitment to
Giacinto, a graduate of the New in advance with a special request, promoting peace, justice, freedom and nating hate and intolerance was more object with the quote, “We become not
York Restaurant School, has trav- he will pick it up at the market and dignity for all people. In addition, the important than winning. a melting pot, but a beautiful mosaic.
special day had a lasting impact upon While the goal of the poster con- Different people, different beliefs, dif-
eled and worked extensively in the prepare it for you. How’s that for per-
Calabria region of Italy, learning the sonal service? some of the youngest members of our test was for every child to have an ferent yearnings, different hopes, dif-
cuisine and culture of the fabled area. Da Giorgio is located at 77 community through a Stand Against opportunity to individually win the ferent dreams.”
He knew that one day he would open Quaker Rd. in New Rochelle. The Racism art poster contest held among contest, the ﬁrst-grade class decided to The class serves as an example
the classes in the YWCA’s after school work together to make a collaborative for all of the other classes and all who
a restaurant that truly represented the restaurant is open for lunch Tuesday
program, Kids Connection. class poster. Together they learned the took part in the activity. By coming to-
“place.” Da Giorgio is named after through Friday, from 12 to 3 p.m.
Giacinto’s father and his dream come Dinner is served Tuesday through This month, the participating Kids “No Room for Hate Pledge,” which gether and each placing a hand print on
true. Saturday, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., and Connection classes enjoyed a special states: “I pledge to treat everyone with their poster, they reminded us all that
Sit and talk with Giacinto about Sundays, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. For pizza party to celebrate their great kindness and respect. I will treat oth- we each play a part in fostering peace,
his work and he is quite passionate, more information, call 914-235-2727 work on the project and to award the ers the way I like to be treated. And by justice and dignity for our communi-
telling stories about his various intern- or visit www.dagiorgiorestaurant. student with the best poster. But in the showing friendship everywhere, I will ties and the world and we can make
ships while in Italy, sometimes work- com. end, one special ﬁrst-grade class taught help make the world a better place!” an even bigger difference by working
ing just for food and board, but with About the author: Morris Gut is the group that working together and They modeled this through painting together.
the goal of learning what goes into a restaurant consultant and former
true southern Italian cuisine. He talks restaurant trade magazine editor. He
about his personal trips to the market,
many on Arthur Avenue, where he
often shops at Cosenza Fish Market
has been tracking and writing about
the dining scene in the Bronx and
Westchester for over 25 years. He can
Adopt a Cat Today!
and Vincent’s Meat Market. The ven- be reached at: 914-235-6591 or gut
erable Italian goods supplier Teitlel firstname.lastname@example.org. Cat Assistance has issued an alert
Brothers is on his list too. Giacinto’s that it is experiencing a dramatic in-
crease in the number of pet cats be-
ing surrendered or abandoned and, as
a result, the homeless adoptable cat
situation has ﬁnally reached critical
Proudly serving the Town of Eastchester, Tuckahoe & Bronxville mass. The nonproﬁt rescue organiza-
tion, based in Ardsley, believes this is
Nick Sprayregen, Publisher a county-wide trend.
email@example.com Animal shelters and rescue
groups are overloaded as not enough
Daniel J. Murphy, Editor-in-Chief people are coming forward to adopt.
firstname.lastname@example.org “Unfortunately, many people who ei-
ther need to or want to relinquish their
Millie Gutierrez, Managing Editor cats simply don’t understand the des-
email@example.com perate situation we’re in,” said Sarah
Hart, president of Cat Assistance.
Elisabeth Ehrlich, Copy Editor/Staff Writer “Sadly, there’s just no place for these
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This dire circumstance is il-
Sue A. Witt, Assistant to Editor-in-Chief lustrated in the sad case of Chewie Chewie and Mocha, two-year-old brothers in need of a loving home
email@example.com and Mocha, two 12-year-old broth-
ers who are currently being fostered York City area, but they were over- making a provision in their will. This
Rebecca Bertoldi, Art Director at Cat Assistance. Their owner was a whelmed and not able to ﬁnd suitable will ensure that the cats will be able to
firstname.lastname@example.org newly married woman living in New new homes for Chewie and Mocha. live out the rest of their lives in good
York City. The young couple had been Mocha and Chewie need to be homes should their owner become un-
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In Your Backyard
Passport Applications Accepted New Rochelle Public Library
Now Throughout Westchester Library’s Latin American
Film Series Continues
This presentation is also ﬁrst-come,
ﬁrst served basis, to the 145-seat ca-
for Preschool Children
with Movie from Argentina pacity of the theater. The free programs Children’s entertainer Zev Haber
On Monday, July 20, the 2007 are made possible by the Partnership will be the featured performer at a free
Argentine ﬁlm, “XXY,” will be shown for the Huguenot Children’s Library show for preschoolers at the New Ro-
in the Ossie Davis Theater of the New and the Friends of the New Rochelle chelle Public Library, on Wednesday,
Rochelle Public Library at 7 p.m. Public Library. July 29, at 11 a.m. Children ages three
Just as 15-year-old intersex child Charney is not only a magician and to ﬁve and their parent or caregiver
Alex (Ines Efron) begins to explore her ventriloquist, but also a radio personal- are invited to attend the interactive
sexuality, her mother invites friends ity, author, musician and songwriter. He musical performance, on a ﬁrst-come,
from Buenos Aires to come for a visit at has written dozens of songs for "Bear ﬁrst-served basis, to the capacity of the
their house on the gorgeous Uruguay- in the Big Blue House" a national TV Ossie Davis Theater.
an shore, along with their 16-year-old show produced by Jim Henson Produc- Using stories and songs with lots
son Álvaro (Martin Piroyanski). Alex tion. "Bear" airs around the world on of audience participation, Haber intro-
is immediately attracted to the young the Disney Channel. His latest book is duces unique instruments and sounds
man, which adds yet another level of “Mr. Potatohead’s Upside Down Joke to tantalize as well as entertain. His
complexity to her personal search for World,” by Sterling Publishing, a divi- original songs provide multiple ways
Westchester County Clerk Timothy Idoni with mobile ofﬁce staff, identity, and forces both families to sion of Barnes and Noble. for kids of all ages to connect, enjoy
(l to r): Tracy Colavito, Amani Marji and Joseph Klatt face their worst fears. Charney will be performing at the and learn, as he blends music of many
Directed by Lucia Puenzo, the New Rochelle Public Libraries with cultures by drawing on his varied ar-
Westchester County Clerk Timo- 5:30 to 8 p.m. ﬁlm is in Spanish with English subti- Harry, who sprang from Charney’s ray of musical experiences. Haber
thy C. Idoni’s community outreach If you need to apply for a U.S. tles. A bilingual discussion led by CNR imagination 24 years ago and has been is a children’s performer and music
staff will be in Hastings-on-Hudson, passport, staff can take your photo professor Yvette Nieves and librarian going like gangbusters ever since. He educator in the New York/New Jersey,
in front of Village Hall, on Saturday, and process your passport application. and screen writer Chris Poggiali fol- is the personiﬁcation of rebellion, non- Westchester and Long Island area, who
July 25, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.; A certiﬁed copy of your birth certiﬁ- lows each ﬁlm. conformity and self containment. His has been delighting children in concert
Pound Ridge at Scotts Corner Market cate, a valid driver’s license and the The series will conclude on July interests include everything except and at various schools, camps, and li-
on Friday, July 17, from 11 a.m. until 2 fee is usually all you need. If you are 27, with the Peruvian ﬁlm, “Madei- whittling. He doesn’t like being called braries since 1997. He performs and
p.m.; Harrison at Riis Park, on Thurs- planning to apply, call 914-995-3086 nUSA.” a dummy, but rather a “Wooden Amer- records on a wide variety of musical
day, July 23, from 5:30 to 8 p.m.; and or visit www.westchesterclerk.com ican.” instruments, including the banjo, gui-
in West Harrison at The Mall on the for speciﬁc requirements. Library’s International Music tar, piano, berimbau and didgereedoo,
Green on Wednesday, July 29, from and Dance Series Continues Exuberant Klezmer Music creating a truly unique form of music
with Middle Eastern Program Featured in Library’s International for children.
Music and dance of the Middle Music and Dance Series Free Creative Films for Children
Additional College-Sponsored East will be performed at the New Ro-
chelle Public Library on Tuesday, July
A free family concert of rousing
Klezmer music will be performed by
Free ﬁlms for children ages 5 to
12 years will be shown at the Huguenot
Merit Scholarship Winners Named 21, at 7 p.m., as part of the library’s
26th annual International Music and
the talented duo of Sruli and Lisa at
the New Rochelle Public Library on
Children’s Library and at the Main Li-
brary on Wednesday, July 29, at 11 a.m.
Dance series. In full costume, oriental Tuesday, July 28, at 7 p.m., as part of and 1 p.m. The G-rated movies have
An additional 2,000 winners of for up to four years of undergraduate dance specialist Aszmara Sherry will the library’s 26th annual International been selected to highlight the theme of
National Merit Scholarships ﬁnanced study at the institution ﬁnancing the present a number of traditional dances, Music and Dance series. The multi- the 2009 Summer Reading Program,
by colleges and universities have been scholarship. a classic Oriental Dance with Veil. Ar- instrumentalists and vocalists will play “Be Creative @ Your Library.”
announced by National Merit Schol- Carly B. Boxer, Scarsdale, Scars- menian musicians Haig Manoukian on the clarinet, violin, accordion, bass re- Two award-winning “claymation”
arship Corporation (NMSC). These dale High School, Scarsdale; National the oud, Souren Baronain on G-clari- corder, cello and drum, as they engage ﬁlms based on classics, “The Little
Merit Scholar designees join over Merit Tufts University Scholarship; net and Mal Stein on dumbek, will per- the audience in joining in the music Prince” and “Rip Van Winkle,” will be
2,800 other college-sponsored award Probable career ﬁeld: Undecided form the music for the dances as well and in dance. shown at the Huguenot Children’s Li-
recipients who were announced in David S. Rosen, Scarsdale, Ed- as selections of Armenian, Turkish and Suri and Lisa, the stage name brary from 11 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. Seat-
late May. gemont High School, Scarsdale; Na- Arabic traditional and folkloric music. of the husband and wife team live in ing for the movie is on a ﬁrst-come,
Ofﬁcials of each sponsor college tional Merit Grinnell College Schol- Admission is free and limited to Scarsdale, have traveled the world with ﬁrst-served basis to the 25-seat capac-
selected their winners from among ﬁ- arship; Probable career ﬁeld: Law the capacity of the Ossie Davis The- their exuberant music that originated in ity of the Huguenot Children’s Library,
ater, on a ﬁrst-come, ﬁrst-served basis the shetls (villages) of Eastern Europe. lower level. The full length feature
nalists in the David S. Schuman, Scarsdale,
beginning at 6:45 p.m. They performed live on Polish Na- “claymation” ﬁlm, “Chicken Run,”
National Merit Scholarship Pro- Ardsley High School, Ardsley; Na-
tional Television and Radio, were the will be presented in the 145-seat Ossie
gram who will attend their institution. tional Merit Vanderbilt University
Ventriloquist Steve Charney featured Klezmer performers on PBS- Davis Theater of the main library, from
College-sponsored awards provide Scholarship; Probable career ﬁeld:
and ‘Harry’ to Appear at Libraries TV’s "Another Mitzvah," performed 1 to 2:25 p.m.
between $500 and $2,000 annually Psychology Magician and ventriloquist Steve the klezmer soundtrack for the Show- The free programs are made pos-
Charney and his sidekick, “Harry” will time Movie “The Devil’s Arithmetic,” sible by the Partnership for the Hugue-
MHS Boys’ Baseball Team entertain children ages ﬁve through
12 at both of the New Rochelle pub-
lic libraries on Wednesday, July 22.
and frequently perform live on Nation-
al Public Radio. Sruli and Lisa played
sold-out runs of both "A Klezmer’s
not Children’s Library and the Friends
of the New Rochelle Public Library.
The free program is made possi-
Is ‘News 12 Westchester The ﬁrst presentation will be at 11 a.m.
at the Huguenot Children’s Library
Tale" and "Kids and Yiddish" at the
Folksbiene Yiddish Theatre.
ble by the Friends of the New Rochelle
Public Library and the New Rochelle
Team of the Week’ (HCL), on a ﬁrst-come, ﬁrst-served
basis to the 25-seat capacity of HCL’s
Admission is free and limited to
the capacity of the Ossie Davis The-
The New Rochelle Public Library
lower level room. Charney will repeat ater, on a ﬁrst-come, ﬁrst-served basis is located at One Library Plaza in New
The Mamaroneck High School 12 Westchester “Team of the Week,”
the performance in the Ossie Davis beginning at 6:45 p.m. Rochelle. For more information, call
(MHS) boys’ baseball team in Mama- segments appear every Tuesday be- Theater of the Main Library, at 1 p.m. 914-632-7878, ext. 34.
roneck has been honored as the “News ginning at News 12 Westchester’s 5
12 Westchester Team of the Week.” p.m. newscast. These popular seg-
The MHS boys’ baseball team
has won the state high school cham-
ments, which highlight the area’s top
local sports teams, have been a regu-
Town of Eastchester
pionship for the second year in a row.
In the semiﬁnals against Massapequa,
lar part of the News 12 Westchester
evening newscast for more than three
Senior Citizen Programs and Services
they were losing the game at ﬁrst, and years. The teams that are selected are
then the game was forced into extra teams who are playing above average The Center at Lake Isle 12:30 Kathy Gorup, Atria, 12:30 Intermediate Computer
innings when three runs were scored or had a recent upset win over an op- Monday, July 20 Senior Living Options Lessons with Vincent
in the fourth inning. Senior Michael ponent. 7:00 Depart for Block Island Wednesday, July 22 Antonelli
Rosenfeld won the game in the 11th “Success on the ﬁeld is the culmi- 8:00-9:30 Early Bird Swim 8:00-9:30 Early Bird Swim 12:30 Hot Topics, Discussion
inning with his scored RBI single. nation of rigorous preparedness, disci- 9:30 Line Dancing with Theresa 9:30-10:30 Tai Chi with Master Friday, July 24
In the championship game, Ma- pline and dedication, hallmarks of the Kover and Pat MacLeod Domingo Colon 8:00-9:30 Early Bird Swim
maroneck turned out 14 hits and 12 Mamaroneck High School boys’ base- 12:15 Exercise with Patricia 12:30 Mahjong with Miriam 9:30 Lite Exercise with Mary
runs against Clarence (from the Buf- ball team, earning them the honor of Aurrichio Roschell Ann Scrobe
falo region). The Tigers’ strong de- the News 12 Team of the Week,” said 12:30 Intermediate Computer 12:30 Beginners Computer 10:45 Gilda Press, Information
fense allowed only seven hits in seven Janine Rose, news director for News Lessons with Vincent Lessons with Vincent and Conversation
innings. Number three starter senior 12 Westchester. “We congratulate Antonelli Antonelli 11:00 Rain Date Poolside Sale
Eric Windsor played an important each of the players and we wish them 1:15 Bob Moynihan, Musical 12:30 Yoko Morito Demonstrates 12:30 Bridge and Cards
role in the team’s victory. much continued success throughout Memories, CDs and DVDs Japanese Flower 12:30 Bob Moynihan, Musical
Throughout the school year, News the season and beyond.” Tuesday, July 21 Arrangements, “Ikebana” Memories
8:00-9:30 Early Bird Swim 12:30 Bob Moynihan, Musical
8:30 Early Bird Aerobics, Video Memories, CDs and DVDs The Senior Center at Lake Isle
Gallows Hill Road Bridge 9:30 Exercise w/ Paige Brodsky
12:30 Trip Committee
Thursday, July 23
8:0-9:30 Early Bird Swim
is located at 660 White Plains Rd.
in Eastchester. For more information
Rehabilitation Begins 12:30 Bridge and Cards
12:30 Beginners Computer with
9:15 Country Western Dancing
with Pat MacLeod
or transportation, call 914-337-0390.
The Garth Road Center is closed for
Vincent Antonelli 10:00 Yiddish Class the summer. It will reopen on Wednes-
The Gallows Hill Road Bridge Avenue to Bear Mountain Parkway to 12:30 Guest Speakers & Special 11:00 Annual Poolside Sale day, September 9.
over the Peekskill Hollow Brook be- Division Street/Oregon Road. Interest Programs 12:30 Pokeno and Cards
tween Pump House Road and Hill- Motorists are advised to seek al-
side Road in the Town of Cortlandt
is closed to vehicular trafﬁc now
ternate routes to avoid delays.
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local entrepreneurs are ﬁnding a sil- Garry of Cybermania, a Bronx-based ful networking event at Morton’s The
ver lining in the Westchester Busi- graphic design company, helped es- Steakhouse in White Plains, and last
ness Connection (WBC), a thriving tablish this innovative group, which month, the group hosted two profes-
ANTHONY J. COLAVITA, P.C. new networking group that’s been
using good old-fashioned networking
has grown by more than 100 associ-
ates since June 1.
sional development mini-seminars at
the Royal Regency Hotel in Yonkers.
along with the newer, more sophisti- Olsen said the chances of ﬁnding To further promote the group’s
cated social networking tools, such business are much greater because online presence and to entice others to
as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter the networking itself is not random, join, segments from both events have
to help drum up new business for this but rather a coming together of pro- been posted to YouTube. The link
250-strong group, which was recently fessionals who have already become can be found at the WBC Web site at
General Civil Practice highlighted in the Westchester County acquainted online. www.wbconnection.com.
Business Journal. Visibility is created on LinkedIn This month, WBC will host two
Personal Injury Probate “It’s like online dating in a way,” as participants post comments and additional events, one at the Pour Café
said Shebna Olsen, vice president/ﬁ- start up discussions of interest to the and Wine Bar in Mount Kisco on July
Negligence Real Estate nancial advisor at HSBC in New York group. But promotion doesn’t stop 21, and another networking event at
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In Your Backyard
Mets Limp Into the Second Half Pelham Mets Baseball Diary
By Zach Shapiro uns and four RBI in the ﬁrst 16 games
The Mets began the second half after Beltran’s injury. But as the only
of their season with more losses than “star” in the lineup, Wright has to
wins for the ﬁrst time since 2003. step up, or at least ﬁnd a way to hit a
In ’03, the Mets were full of talent homerun once in a blue moon.
but underachieved, ﬁnishing 66-95, Clearly, the injuries are also put-
thanks to the likes of Roberto Alo- ting a lot of pressure on the Mets’
mar and Mo Vaughn, who struggled starters too. Night after night they
mightily and suffered injuries during must be thinking to themselves, “If I
the season. This year, it’s again un- give up more than a couple runs, we
derperformance and injuries that are got no shot tonight.” So all it takes is
By Moe Resner
taking a toll on the team and sending one bad pitch in the ﬁrst inning with
Pelham Mets Upset Collegians Again
them in the wrong direction. a couple of runners on base that can
Wednesday, July 1, Glover Field at 7:34 p.m.
The problems began in early May seemingly end the game right then
Paying no attention to the weather, which threatened rain, the Mets came
when Oliver Perez went down with and there.
from behind to defeat the Verdero Collegians, 5-4, in Tri-County League action,
right knee tendinitis and culminated David Wright While their ace, Johan Santana,
as the temperature hit a chilly 60 degrees. It was an unusual game. Starting pitcher
with Beltran suffering a bone bruise didn’t end the ﬁrst half on a strong
Jake Rabinowitz pitched a two-hitter for his ﬁve innings and struck out eight. His
in late June. But during the month and note, he certainly did improve to-
problem, though, is that he walked 11. He got away easily in the very ﬁrst inning
a half injury plague, as more players abled List would be better than any wards the end. Santana and second
when he issued ﬁve free passes. Only Jonathan Holzer scored, with the Mets’
went down, no one who was already player he can get in a trade. Plus, he starter, Mike Pelfrey, have to carry
walk rally hindered by a double play. The Mets got their ﬁrst hit, a single to right
hurt could come back to replace them, doesn’t want to totally ruin the farm the pitching staff until the hurt players
by Zach Small, in the third, but he was left stranded.
putting the Mets at a severe disadvan- system, which is something he’s spe- start coming back.
The Collegians tied it in their second inning when Robert Rodriguez doubled
tage. cialized at since joining the Mets in The Mets have been very un-
to left and scored when Rabinowitz also smacked a double to left. They went
General Manager Omar Minaya’s trades for players such as Carlos Del- clear about when they expect a major-
ahead 4-1 in the fourth, featuring a single by Noel Guerna and a double by Jay
hands are tied. He could try to make a gado and Johan Santana. ity of their injured players to return,
Espona. The third run came across on a Mets error at short.
trade for a good player, but other gen- So with many players out and which has driven the Flushing Faith-
The Mets went ahead to stay in their fourth as the marathon of walks contin-
eral managers realize the Mets’ situa- little offensive presence in the lineup, ful insane. With the Phillies quickly
ued, as four runs scored. Ramon Bautista’s double for an RBI was the only hit, as
tion and how desperate they are for a David Wright has taken the brunt of improving and the Marlins starting
the Mets got four more walks and the gift of a wild throw from short, producing
bat so they are asking for plenty. the pressure, and failing miserably. to ﬁgure things out, the Mets have to
two more. Strangely, Rabinowitz struck out the side.
A deal could make a difference, Since Beltran’s injury at the end of get better on and off the ﬁeld soon, or
The third Mets reliever, Chris Basso, got the last six outs, ﬁve on strike outs,
although Minaya feels that the players June, Wright has taken a beating at the things may end just like they did in
as Paul Gardella picked up the win.
the Mets can get back from the Dis- plate, batting just .220 with no homer- 2003.
The Mets had hits by Kevin Leighton and Small in the sixth, but didn’t score.
Maybe it was because they didn’t draw a walk. The Mets got only four hits in
the game while the Collegians got eight. The Mets left 12 men on base, the Col-
WJO Names Westchester Resident legians eight.
In their ﬁnal at-bat, Robert Martinez cracked a long double to center, leading
to Board of Directors off. But Rodriguez fanned, Joe Pareres grounded out and Guerna struck out to end
the weirdly played game.
Emily Tabin, executive director of nition recently with the release of its The Mets are now 5-2 in the Tri-County, and 14-0 in the Westchester Base-
the Westchester Jazz Orchestra (WJO), debut CD, “All In.” WJO will begin ball Association (WBA).
recently announced that Andrew Mor- its 2009-10 performance season on
ris has been elected to WJO’s Board of Saturday, September 26, with a special
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Directors. Morris is president of the ﬁ- guest, guitarist John Scoﬁeld.
Verdero Collegians 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 -4 8 1
nancial consulting ﬁrm Sycamore Cap- A Briarcliff resident, Morris has Pelham Mets 1 0 0 4 0 0 x -5 4 2
ital Corporation. He graduated from the also served hundreds of local youth as BATTERIES: Rabinowitz, Panares (6) & R. Martinez, Volpe, Gardella, (4)
Wharton School of the University of director and coach of numerous soccer Torres (5) Basso (6) & Small
Pennsylvania and recently spearhead- and, more recently, basketball organi- WP: Gardella, 2-0 LP: Rabinowitz
ed the formation of the Wharton Club zations, roles he continues today. He 2B: R. Bautista
of New York Community Partnership said, “Jazz music is a unique American SB: M. Kramer
Committee, a Wharton alumnae group treasure, and WJO provides a great fo- Pelham Conquers Gothams Twice
that provides volunteer consulting ser- rum to spread this rich culture. I look Andrew Morris Saturday, July 4, Glover Field at 10:10 a.m.
vices to nonproﬁt organizations. forward to opportunities that showcase The Pelham Mets had to get a game-winning home run from Jerry DeFabbia
WJO is a world-class local re- the musical talent of the Orchestra and in the bottom of the seventh to beat the New York Gothams, 7-4. The Mets then
Arts, ArtsWestchester and the Aaron
source made up of 17 musicians who expand the programs of this important routed the Gothams in the second game, 13-1.
Copland Fund for Music as well as by
are among today’s jazz greats. The organization.” The Mets had no picnic in the ﬁrst contest. They had to overcome three
orchestra, which has been thrilling WJO is a nonproﬁt organization Gotham leads before DeFabbia’s three-run blast, breaking a 4-4 tie. DeFabbia
For more information, visit WJO’s
Westchester residents with concerts and concerts are partially funded by helped in the second game as well, getting three more hits, including a second
Web site at www.westjazzorch.org.
since 2003, received national recog- the New York State Council on the home run of the day, and ﬁve runs batted in, making it a total of 9 RBI’s on four
hits for the day.
Week of Philanthropy Kicks Off August 3 In the ﬁrst game, Gotham got two runs in the very ﬁrst inning on an error at
second and RBI singles from Carter Salem and AJ Triano. It was only the second
time this year that the Mets were behind 2-0 before scoring.
at Morton’s The Steakhouse The Mets ﬁnally broke out with two runs in the fourth on an error at short, a
double by Ed Betances, an RBI groundout by DeFabbia, and a single to center by
Morton’s The Steakhouse is kick- us to combine two things that, as a August 4: Gilda’s Club Jeremy Torres. That tied it at two runs each.
ing off its ﬁrst “A Steak in Our Com- company, Morton’s takes great pride Westchester In the ﬁfth, Gotham went ahead when Ray Klaber smashed a rocket homer
munity,” a seven-night fundraiser to in: supporting the local community August 5: Police Benevolent As- over the right center ﬁeld fence. Bob Carrion followed with an inﬁeld single and
beneﬁt a total of eight area nonproﬁt and creating exceptional dining ex- sociation of the City of White Plains Randy Adames singled to right, but Sammy Dominguez hit into a double play,
organizations. Beginning August 3, periences for our guests,” said Kim and The White Plains Professional ending the rally.
eight local nonproﬁt organizations — O’Donnell, sales and marketing man- Fireﬁghters Association The Mets tied the game again in the sixth when Zach Small singled to left
Monday through Sunday — will reap ager at Morton’s White Plains loca- August 6: March of Dimes and scored on a double to center by Calvin Sigelbaum.
a share of the proceeds at the White tion. “We hope to make this an annual August 7: Make a Wish of Hud- In the sixth, Gotham went ahead for the third time. Sigelbaum booted Sa-
Plains restaurant location. event. There are so many deserving son Valley lem’s grounder and then stole second. With one out, Zach Karson singled in Sa-
A sumptuous three-course meal nonproﬁt organizations in town, and August 8: Blythedale Children’s lem. It could have been worse.
(featuring a choice of salad, entrée we’re excited about working with Hospital With the score 4-3, the Mets tied the game at 4-4 when Small singled to left
and dessert) will be available to diners eight organizations this time around.” August 9: Habitat for Humanity and Sigelbaum doubled to center.
during the week for $75, with $25 of The lineup of nonproﬁts and their Reservations for the evening of In the Gotham’s ﬁnal at-bat, Klaber bunted safely to the left side, but Car-
each dinner donated to that evening’s scheduled evenings are as follows: choice are recommended and can be rion slammed into a double play the hard way. After the catcher to ﬁrst base out,
designated charity. August 3: Food Bank for made by calling 914-683-6101. Klaber broke for third and was easily tagged out.
“This is a great opportunity for Westchester In the Mets’ big seventh, Ted Kramer grounded to third but Bautista walked
and went to second on a wild pitch. The strategy was to intentionally walk Be-
tances, and then, on the ﬁrst pitch, DeFabbia uncorked the big game winning
Historical Re-Enactment Group to Headline LINE SCORE:
Entertainment at Polish Heritage Festival Team
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
2 0 0 0 1 1 0 -4 8 2
A historical re-enactment group astery during the 1655 Swedish del- can also meet this year’s Pulaski Day Pelham Mets 0 0 0 2 1 1 3 - 7 10 2
will open a portal into history when uge. Dressed in costumes of the time Parade marshal and the reigning Miss Batteries: Ferguson & Dominguez, Darcy, McFarlin (6) & Small
they perform for visitors at this year’s period, they portray characters who Polonia. WP: Mcfarlin, 2-0 LP: Ferguson
32nd Annual Polish Heritage Festival one would have encountered in a Pol- Admission and parking for the HR: DeFabbia
on Sunday, July 19, from 11 a.m. to ish Lithuanian Commonwealth during festival are free. 2B: Betances, Sigelbaum, Gelston
7 p.m., at Kensico Dam Plaza in Val- the 17th century. In addition, the fes- This event is sponsored by SB: Gelston
halla. tival will also feature live Polka music Westchester County Parks and the DP’s: Bautista, Kramer & Betances
The Banner of Jasna Gora will by the Gemtones and the Polonaise Westchester Pulaski Association.
Second Game, at 12:12 p.m.
present a rare opportunity for visitors Dancers of Maspeth, Queens, cos- The Kensico Dam Plaza is located
The Mets got four consecutive hits in the ﬁrst inning, good for two runs. The
to learn about and interact with a pe- tumed dancers in traditional dress who at the northern end of the Bronx River
Gothams got one back in their ﬁrst frame when Rob Shimaski and Sam Domin-
riod of Polish history that is largely will perform folk dances. The children Parkway in Valhalla, and is acces-
quez both singled. But that was it as the Mets continued to pound away. DeFabbia
unknown to modern society. The group of the Polska Subotnia Szkola group, sible via the Westchester BEE-LINE
hit a two-run blast in the third and then the Mets put the game out of reach with
comprises historical re-enactors from a heritage group from the Church of bus system, Route #6 from the White
six runs in the fourht on four consecutive hits. They unloaded again in the ﬁfth on
New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania Saint Casimir in Yonkers, will recite Plains TransCenter. For more informa-
four more hits, ending the abbreviated game, 13-1.
and Delaware and is named in honor of famous Polish poetry and sing tradi- tion, call 914-864-PARK or visit www.
The Mets are now 16-0 in the WBA. They are 5-2 in the Tri-County League,
the defenders of the Jasna Gora Mon- tional children’s folk songs. Visitors westchestergov.com/parks
with tons of games in the next two weeks.
Playland Introduces ‘Stimulus’ Plan for Visitors LINE SCORE:
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Pelham Mets 2 0 2 6 3 x x - 13 15 1
Ride a little or ride a lot — Play- Playland is open on Tuesdays a Fun Band, a non-rider band or can
NY Gothams 1 0 0 0 0 x x- 1 5 1
land makes it easy to visit the famed and Thursdays, from 12 to 10 p.m.; be used to go on rides. Resident Fun
BATTERIES: Gazzola, Martinez (5) & M. Samela, Gallo, Adames (4) Faith-
amusement park in Rye and has the Wednesdays and Fridays, from 12 Band purchases include entry for mini
ful (5) & Dominguez
most economical entrance fees around. to 11 p.m.; Saturdays, from 12 p.m. golf and Playland Beach and Pool.
WP: Gazzola, 2-0 LP: Gallo
And now, visitors can take advantage to midnight; and Sundays, from 12 Acceptable proof of residency
of a new value package, as Playland to 10:30 p.m. The park is closed on is a Westchester County Park Pass,
2B: Volpe, Sigelbaum (2)
announces its new “Stimulus 2009,” Mondays except for Labor Day. a New York State driver’s license or
HB: Volpe, Sigelbaum
which gives them entry and four rides Playland’s other low pay- non-driver I.D., a county school photo
of their choice for only $12. one-price admission bands include I.D., report card or credit card with
The stimulus deal is designed unlimited ride Fun Bands for $25 for zip code veriﬁcation.
for those who want to visit for a Westchester residents and $30 for Parking is $4 weekdays and $5
Lou Vendetti/Venbro Industries
short time and visit often. The new non-residents. Twilight Fun Bands weekends and holidays.
$12 Stimulus Band can be purchased sold after 6 p.m. are discounted by $5. Playland can be reached by tak- Sat. July 18th 10:00 AM
separately or in combination with any Junior Fun Bands for children under ing the New England Thruway (I-95)
other entry bands offered. The Stimu- 36 inches are free with an adult Fun to Playland Parkway exit 19. Call
lus Band is valid the day of purchase Band purchase (maximum two Junior 914-813-7010 or visit www.RyePlay- Full Payment Auction Day Within 30-Minutes of Auction By Cash or Check W/Bank Letter of Guaranteed Payment. Cash Purchasers: $200.00 Cash
only and can be purchased any day Fun Bands per adult Fun Band). Non- land.org for more information. Deposit At Registration. 13% BP. Subject To Deletions. Check Web Site for Updates.
Entirety Bid: Tract 1 & 2. Tract 1: 2-4 Sarnowski Dr, Commercial Warehouse w/Offices. Tract 2: 6 Sarnowski Dr. Scotia, NY, Commercial
during the season. Fun Band upgrades riders pay $3 for Westchester residents For Bee-Line bus routes to Play- Warehouse w/Offices. Both shall be offered as an entirety package and individually. Tract 3: “Skyway Plaza”, 14 Saratoga Rd, Scotia, NY . Visit Web Site or Call for
More Details. Entirety Bid: T-1 & T-2: $20,000.00 Down Payment Plus 12% Buyer’s Premium.
Individual Bids: Tract 1, 2 & 3: $10,000 Down Payment Plus 12% Buyer’s Premium . Auction Day in Cash or Guaranteed Funds ONLY. No Credit
and the park’s weatherproof policy do and $5 for non-residents. Fun Card land, visit www.westchestergov.com/ Cards. Funds Must Be Shown at Registration. Tract 3-Sells From Tract 1 at 12:00 Noon. Close By 9-10-09.
not apply. Rides are subject to height points from prior seasons, valued at beelinebus.
restrictions. $1 a point, can be used to purchase (518) 895-8150 x103
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Harrison Donut Shop Worker
Gets Three Years for Sexual Abuse
Westchester County District At- Shop on Halstead Avenue in Harrison, ately thereafter. DNA evidence col-
torney Janet DiFiore announced that followed a 14-year-old girl into the lected from the defendant conﬁrmed
Catamount Adventure Park Kamal Ahmed, 41, of New Rochelle, store’s bathroom. the child’s account of the incident.
Route 23, Hillsdale, NY 12529 was sentenced recently to a determinate He then restrained the victim A permanent order of protection
or S. Egremont, MA 01258 sentence of three years in state prison by pushing her up against a wall and in favor of the victim will remain in ef-
on his April 2009 guilty plea to one pinned her there using his body. At that fect until July 8, 2023.
count of sexual abuse point the defendant repeatedly touched Upon release from prison, the de-
in the ﬁrst degree, a and sexually assaulted her. fendant will be required to register as
class “D” felony. The victim fought off the defen- a convicted sex offender under New
On July 30, dant and ﬂed from the bathroom. York State’s Sex Offender Registry
2008, at approxi- Police were immediately called Act, commonly known as Megan’s
mately 7:45 p.m., and the victim provided the police with Law.
the defendant, an a description of the defendant. Assistant District Attorney Fredric
employee of The The defendant was arrested by Green, chief of the Sex Crimes Bureau,
Harrison Donut Harrison police in his store immedi- prosecuted the case.
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Seniors and Health Care
New Center Brings Pediatric Specialty Westchester Medical Group
Services Close to Home Signs Purchase Lease
A Full Spectrum nization efforts. “We have a unique coordination of care between special- The Westchester
of Pediatric Specialists opportunity to serve the community ists, primary care physicians, patients Medical Group (WMG),
Opening this summer, the new with this pediatric specialty center,” and their families. Community pedia- one of Westchester
Children’s Health and Wellness Cen- said Arguello. For now, the center will tricians need only make one phone County’s largest multi-
ter at Danbury Hospital will bring a include physicians associated with call to access a full gamut of pediatric specialty medical prac-
number of pediatric subspecialists to- Danbury Hospital and Maria Fareri subspecialties for their patients. tices, has signed a lease
gether under one roof, making it more Children’s Hospital in New York, al- • Provides convenient access to to occupy 31,662 square
convenient for families in Connecti- though specialists from other institu- physician ofﬁces and services with feet at 2700 Westchester
cut and nearby New York to access tions may eventually join, as well. ample, ground-level parking, a plus Ave. in Purchase. This
space will serve as the
high-quality, specialized care for their High-Quality Care for families with strollers and wheel A rendering of WMG’s proposed corporate
company’s corporate headquarters, to be built in Purchase
children and adolescents. is the Top Priority chairs.
headquarters and will
Located at 79 Sand Pit Rd. in “It’s important to note that pa- Diabetes, an Epidemic
provide ease of access to
Danbury, the center will have pedi- tients and their families will continue Among Children other properties that WMG occupies team to provide coordinated, efﬁcient
atric specialists in endocrinology, receiving the same high-quality care Dr. Arguello hopes Danbury within the county. Frank Tomasulo, and quality care to its patients through
pulmonology, cardiology, genetics, they are accustomed to — just in a Hospital’s pediatric specialty center senior vice president of CB Richard a state-of-the-art system of electronic
psychiatry, physiatry and gastroenter- more child-friendly and convenient will serve as a regional resource for Ellis’ Westchester/Fairﬁeld operation, medical records and onsite radiol-
ology. The 4,000-square-foot facility setting,” emphasized Greg Dworkin, families and physicians. Future plans represented WMG in the transaction. ogy and laboratory testing. WMG
includes examination and consulta- MD, chief of pediatric pulmonology include recruiting additional special- Dr. Simeon Schwartz, president has ofﬁces conveniently throughout
tion rooms, physicians’ ofﬁces and at Danbury Hospital. Dr. Dworkin is ists as community needs change and of WMG, said he expects to move Westchester County, — in White
a conference center for community director the hospital’s long-standing working toward accreditation from administrative departments in Octo- Plains, Rye, Purchase, Scarsdale and
educational forums. Laboratory ser- asthma management program, which the American Diabetes Association. ber after the Purchase ofﬁce space is Yonkers — as well as two Urgent
vices are conveniently located on-site, is also moving to the new center. “We’re seeing an epidemic in built out. About 15,000 square feet of Care Centers open seven days a week.
as well. A virtual, interactive ﬁsh tank, type two diabetes that correlates to the vacated ofﬁces at the WMG main of- WMG’s physicians are afﬁliated with
Coordinated, Comprehensive Care computer stations, three-dimensional increasing rate of childhood obesity,” ﬁces at 210 Westchester Ave. will then White Plains Hospital Center, Green-
be converted to clinical services. wich Hospital and Lawrence Hospi-
in a Child-Friendly Setting murals and contemporary furnishings he said. “We hope to make signiﬁcant
“The opening of the center dem- are among the many child-friendly strides in the prevention, diagnosis With more than 150 physicians tal.
in its 11 locations, WMG works as a For more information, visit www.
onstrates Danbury Hospital’s commit- design elements at the center. “We and treatment of obesity and diabe- westchestermed.com.
ment to strengthening pediatric ser- wanted to create a non-threatening, tes in the region.” Danbury Hospital
vices in the community by improving
soothing environment where children began offering pediatric endocrinol-
access to high-quality, subspecialty and teens can feel comfortable about ogy services just a few months ago
pediatric care,” said Raul A. Arguello, visiting the doctor,” said Arguello. and already the caseload exceeds 100
MD, chairman of the Department of
Pediatrics at Danbury Hospital. Ar-
Having Pediatric Specialists
at One Central Location:
patients. The hospital plans to recruit
a second pediatric endocrinologist
Hosts Annual Health Fair
guello, who joined the hospital a year • Makes it easier for parents to to keep up with the demand for ser- New York-Presbyterian Hospital’s ing depression, anxiety management,
ago, is a pediatric endocrinologist schedule timely appointments with vices. Westchester division will present its substance abuse and related disorders,
with a specialty in childhood diabetes one or more specialists. Having spe- Although diabetes poses serious second annual Community Behavioral as well as on available treatment servic-
and obesity. cialists close to home eliminates the consequences, the disease can be ef- Health Fair on Thursday, July 23, from es. The fair is open to the public and free
The new outpatient center builds stress and lost time from work and fectively managed with proper patient 12 to 3 p.m., on the hospital’s campus at of charge. No registration is required.
upon Danbury Hospital’s many pe- school that comes with traveling great education. “Our goal is to empower 21 Bloomingdale Rd. in White Plains. In addition to hospital staff being
diatric initiatives, from its highly ef- distances to see a specialist or tap oth- children and their parents so they can The event, sponsored by the hospi- on hand to answer questions about men-
tal’s Patient Care Services Department, tal health issues and providing behav-
fective asthma management program er resources make decisions that will improve the
is intended to provide information on ioral health information, there will be
to its successful childhood immu- • Enhances communication and quality of their lives,” said Arguello.
various behavioral health issues, includ- giveaways and refreshments.
Federal Stimulus Money Awarded
to Open Door Family Medical Centers Cash for
Open Door Family Medical Cen-
ters recently announced that they have
• Installation of an elevator pro-
viding access to the second ﬂoor
results and communication between all
Open Door ofﬁces, providers and pa- Clunkers
received $1.3 million from the Ameri- • Creation of a central patient re- tients directly
can Recovery and Reinvestment Act cord room About Open Door Family Medi- The government’s Cash For Clunkers voucher.
(ARRA). The stimulus funds will be • Creation of three dental exam cal Centers: Open Door serves a program can help get gas guzzlers off the • If you trade in a pickup or SUV (in-
used to make physical improvements rooms vast multi-cultural community and road and shave thousands of dollars off the cluding a minivan) that gets 18 mpg or less,
at three of the federally qualiﬁed com- • Provide access for 1,000 dental has provided top-quality medical and price of a new vehicle. your new vehicle must get at least 5 mph
munity health center’s four sites in patients. (Currently an estimated 1,000 dental care and social services to the Passenger vehicles that are traded in higher to qualify for a $4,500 voucher.
Westchester County. people from the Sleepy Hollow com- Westchester community, particularly must be newer than 1984 models and get • Trucks and vans weighing between
“We are delighted to receive this munity travel to Ossining for dental the economically disadvantaged, for less than 18 mpg. For certain trucks, the 6,000 and 8,500 pounds that get 15 mpg
second wave of stimulus funding,” services) 37 years. The organization has four model year must be 2001 and 15 mpg. The qualify for vouchers of between $3,500 and
vehicle must be drivable. You can’t take an $4,500.
said Lindsay Farrell, Open Door’s Port Chester centers in Westchester located in Os-
old vehicle from a junkyard and use it to • Finally, if an older vehicle has a
president and CEO. “Access to capital • Expansion of medical services sining, Port Chester, Mt. Kisco and
trade in. All vehicles that are traded in are trade-in value greater than the amounts
has been an enormous challenge for us to allow for three additional providers Sleepy Hollow. In addition, Open Door to be scrapped to get them off the road. being offered, you won’t beneﬁt from the
for so many years, these funds from the and 11 additional exam rooms operates school-based health centers in Here are some speciﬁcs for the pro- vouchers.
Recovery Act will be put to immediate • Provide access for 3,000 new Port Chester at The Edison Elemen- gram: If a dealer is offering incentives such
and good use.” patients tary School, Kennedy Magnet School, • You must buy your new vehicle be- as thousands of dollars off the price of a
The ARRA funds will be used for • Completion of Wellness Center Port Chester Middle School and Port tween July 1 and November 1, 2009. vehicle, you can add that discount to the
the following projects: for rollout of new Living Well Pro- Chester High School. In 2008, approx- • The new vehicle must cost less than voucher amounts. The dealers themselves
Ossining gram imately 40,000 patients were treated $45,000. will get the vouchers from the government
• Addition of two new family IT Improvements at Open Door, making 178,000 pa- • You must have been the owner of via electronic access.
medicine and pediatric exam rooms • Improve speed, access and reli- tient visits. Over 9,000 children were record of the old vehicle for a minimum of If you’re unsure what gas mileage
• Provide access for 1,000 new ability for electronic patient medical treated during that same year. Funding one year. your current vehicle gets, go online to
patients records (EMR) to accommodate addi- for the federally qualiﬁed community • If you trade in a passenger car that www.fueleconomy.gov for information.
• Improvement of patient ﬂow on tional providers health center comes from local, state gets 18 mpg or less, the new vehicle must Any new vehicle will have the mileage on
ﬁrst ﬂoor • Rollout of pilot project for a “Pa- and federal grants as well as private get 10 mpg more to qualify for the $4,500 the window sticker.
Sleepy Hollow tient Portal” that will provide access to foundations and individuals. voucher. David Ufﬁngton regrets that he can-
• If you trade in a passenger car that not personally answer reader questions,
gets 18 mpg or less, the new vehicle must but will incorporate them into his column
Social Security Column get 4 mpg more to qualify for a $3,500
whenever possible. Write to him in care of
King Features Weekly Service, P.O. Box
Questions and Answers • If you trade in a pickup or SUV
(including a minivan) that gets 18 mpg
536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475, or send
e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
or less and you buy a similar vehicle that
By Susan Sobel, Social Security change could result in a penalty being calling 800-772-1213 (TTY 800-325- (c) 2009 King Features Synd., Inc.
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the past few years. We are proud of
all our competitors —competing
Bongiovi Opens Local Night Club!
at the national level gives students
verse order the ﬁnal winners. When the opportunity to compete with the
my name was announced for third most gifted and talented students in
place, it was a great feeling of ac- the nation — what an incredible ex-
complishment after a year of hard perience for all students involved.”
work and with my Dad watching The other MHS students who
from the front row.” competed at the national conference
Eileen Multari, advisor to MHS in various speaking, digital video
FBLA, which has won ﬁrst place in and computer events were Matt
the New York State Chapter of the Kanterman, Rory O’Connor, Sam
Year competition for the past two Saideman and Josh Saideman.
years, was also there to share in Sil- FBLA has over 250,000 mem-
verstein’s achievement. "We have bers worldwide and the National
been very successful in the state Leadership Conference is hosted in a
competitions for a number of years. different city each year in the United
Several of our members have placed States.
in FBLA national competitions over
Mighty Oaks tions going on this year. “With proper
care and a little luck the tree can be
Continued from Page 2 around for the park’s 500-year cel-
ebrations in 2409,” Lawyer said.
ally reach heights of 65 to 85 feet. In Second, this represents the ﬁrst
open areas such as RTP, white oaks step in the park and Friends of Rye
develop into a massive broad-topped Town Park’s goal of planting new
tree with great limbs striking out at shade trees to replace some of the 19
wide angles. dead trees that were removed from the
Many other educational initia- park in 2008. By Liz Ehrlich feeling further heightened by the el- the club’s mood each night. “I believe
tives are planned leading up to the And ﬁnally, the Bartlett Tree Ex- Matt Bongiovi, brother to fa- egant atmosphere the venue provides. this is the next generation of an ultra
2013 GCA centennial. The two clubs perts Company has co-sponsored the mous singer/songwriter Jon Bon Jovi, “Whether you’re a multimillionaire lounge. What was hot a few years ago
plan to publish an online tree identi- planting as part of their commitment recently announced the opening of his or working a labor job and saved up may not be today. I’m a big believer
ﬁcation guide, undertake tree propa- to sustainable tree care. Bartlett was new ultra lounge/boutique nightclub, money to take out a date, you should in leading the parade; not being at the
gation projects for elementary school founded in 1907 with the mission of 84 Park. Located just around the cor- be treated the same,” Bongiovi said. tail end of it,” Bongiovi stated.
children, including collecting and providing preventive care that would ner at 84 West Park Pl. in Stamford, “You should be feeling like you’re the “Whether you are the young
planting acorns, sponsor tree identiﬁ- assure good health, longevity, beauty Conn., 84 Park offers a venue for the reason for the party; you’ve earned it professional, 21 and over, looking
cation walks and publish an ongoing and safety for their clients’ trees. young professional — complete with one way or another, and we’re here to for a place to unwind after work or
series of articles on trees including The new white oak tree can be dancing and DJ-driven music — that, provide that service.” the trend-setter, 84 Park will be ’the
their care and culture. found in the northwestern section of according to Bongiovi, sports “an 84 Park is on the cutting edge place’ to be seen,” he added.
Rye Town Park Celebrates the 28-acre park, not far from the For- upscale ﬂair with a New York/South of nightclub technology, boasting an For further information regard-
a Milestone est/Rye Beach pedestrian entrance. Beach feel.” entire ceiling covered in LED change- ing club hours, reservations, bottle
The tree is an important addition Persons interested in helping in the Bottle service, ﬁne wines and li- able lights and offering a variety of service and more, call 203-973-0300
to the park for many other reasons. park’s tree planting project can con- quors are offered to the club’s clientele, wall textures and lighting; the possible or visit www.84park.com.
First, it is being planted in 2009 as tact the park at 914-967-0965. who are treated like celebrities — a colors are unlimited and meant to set
part of the park’s centennial celebra-
News from the City of Mount Vernon
View your favorite paper online On Thursday, July 2, Mt. Ver- source of funding for this ﬁrst-of-its- individuals who donated time, exper-
non Mayor Clinton I. Young, Jr. and kind partnership between the City of tise and/or materials: Peter Waczel &
... log on to risingmediagroup.com Planning Commissioner Jeff Wil- Mount Vernon, local volunteers and Anna Snider of Cornell Cooperative
liams held a ceremony at the Third community organizations. Construc- Extension; Russ LeCount of Bissel
Street Firehouse to dedicate the City tion of the planting beds was com- Gardens; Chris Tessein of Commo-
of Mount Vernon’s ﬁrst community pleted by workers in training from the dore Construction Co.; K&B Signs;
garden. However, city’s Construction Trades Program. Windy Farms; Rev. Beverly Fuller of
Notice of formation of RE- Notice of formation of WPS Notice of Formation of Au- it was a group of Representatives from Cornell Uni- Faith Christian Assembly; Leonard
BERT SALES LLC, Arts. MARKETING AND CON- rora Consulting Experts young children versity Cooperative Extension, Bissel Hunter of the NYS Black Farmers
Of Org. ﬁled with the Sect’y SULTING, LLC Arts. Of LLC Arts. Of Org. ﬁled with from the Mount Gardens of the Bronx and the NYS Assoc.; Mount Vernon YMCA; Com-
of State of NY (SSNY) on Org. ﬁled with the Sect’y the Sect’y of State of NY Vernon Y, eager to Black Farmers Association lent their munity Service Associates; Senior
5/18/2009 Ofﬁce location, of State of NY (SSNY) on (SSNY) on 5/29/2009 Of- get their hands dirty expertise in consulting roles. Program of the Doles Center; volun-
County of Westchester. 5/14/2009 Ofﬁce location, ﬁce location, County of and plant seeds, Although overall planning and teers Mary Cameron, Elizabeth Jor-
The Street address is: 7 County of Westchester. Westchester. The street ad- who were the stars oversight of the project was through dan, Paul Davis and Damian Davis;
Ramapo Trail, Harrison, NY The Street address is: 40 dress is none. SSNY has of the event. the city’s Department of Planning and Department of Public Works and the
10528.. SSNY has been Turner Lane, Mount Kisco, been designated as agent A Commu- Community Development, this was Mount Vernon Fire Department.
designated as agent of the NY 10549. SSNY has been of the LLC upon whom nity Development a true cooperative effort with thanks
LLC upon whom process designated as agent of the process against it may be Block Grant was the going out to the following groups and
against it may be served. LLC upon whom process served. SSNY shall mail
SSNY shall mail process against it may be served. process served to: The
J & I Real Estate LLC, Ar-
served to: Rebert Sales
LLC, 7 Ramapo Trail, Har-
SSNY shall mail process
served to: The LLC, 40
LLC, Attn: Aaron Boyajian,
Esq., One North Broadway,
ticles of Org. ﬁled N.Y. Sec
of State (SSNY) 19th day
Change of Hours
rison, NY 10528. Purpose: Turner Lane, Mount Kisco,
any lawful act.
NY 10549. Purpose: any
Ste. 800, White Plains, NY
10601. Purpose: any lawful
of February 2009. Ofﬁce
in Westchester Co. at 38
lawful act. act.
Notice of formation of OT
Stratton Road, New Ro-
chelle, New York 10804. at Glen Island Beach
D & G Flooring LLC Notice of Formation of a SSNY designated agent
Notice of formation of D Plus of NY: OT, PT and Limited Liability Company Beginning Saturday, July only. The hours during the week
upon whom process may
& G Flooring LLC. Arts of Speech Services, PLLC, a (LLC). Name: Grande Nat- 11, the hours of operation at will remain at 11 a.m. to 6:30
be served. SSNY shall mail
professional service limited urals, LLC, Articles of Orga-
Org. ﬁled with the Secretary copy of process to 38 Strat- Glen Island Beach in New Ro- p.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays
liability company. Date of nization ﬁled with the sec-
of State of NY (SSNY) on ton Road, New Rochelle, chelle will be 10 a.m. to 5:30 and Fridays. The beach is closed
ﬁling the articles of forma- retary of state of New York
5/19/2009. Ofﬁce Location: New York 10804. Reg. p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays Mondays and Tuesdays.
Westchester. The street tion with the Department of (SSNY) n 5/21/2009. Of- Agt. Upon whom process
address is: 2595 Mercer State: May 25, 2009. Coun- ﬁce location: Westchester may be served: Spiegel &
ty in which company’s ofﬁce County. SSNY has been
Ct., Yorktown Heights, NY
10598. SSNY has been is located: Westchester. designated as agent of the
Utrera, P.A., P.C. 1 Maiden
Lane, NYC 10038. 1- 800-
Colavita Joseph Villanueva are the two
Democrats running for Town
designated as agent of the Principal business loca-
tion street address” 1034
LLC upon whom process 576-1100. Purpose: any Re-Election Board. Last year, Doody-Do-
against it may be served,
LLC upon whom process
N. Broadway, Suite 205,
lawful purpose. Continued from Page 1 herty was elected to the Town
against it may be served. SSNY shall mail a copy of #6006 6-12-17
Yonkers, NY 10701. The process to: C/0 Grande for this town will include senior Board, defeating Salanitro by
SSNY mail process served
to D& G Flooring LLC, Secretary of State has Naturals, LLC, 24 Rid- citizen housing, improvements several hundred votes, with high
2595 Mercer Ct., Yorktown been designated as agent geview Ave, White Plains, Notice of Formation of 107 at Lake Isle, even more beau- numbers of Eastchester Demo-
Heights, NY 10598. Pur- of the company upon whom NY 10606. Purpose: Any Holdings, LLC Arts.of Org, tiﬁcation, remediation of ﬂood crats coming out to vote for Ba-
pose: any lawful act. process against it may be Lawful Purpose. Latest ﬁled with the Sec’t of State problems and most importantly rak Obama in the presidential
# 6021 (7/3-8/7) served. Post ofﬁce address date upon which LLC is to of NY (SSNY) on 2/24/2009 keeping Eastchester affordable. race and Doody-Doherty.
to which the Secretary of dissolve: No speciﬁc date. Ofﬁce location, County of That is what we will deliver as This year, Eastchester Re-
State shall mail a copy Westchester. The street our community progresses.” publicans are hoping to have a
NOTICE OF FORMATION
of any process against it address is: 107 West Post “Tough economic times better chance at victory without
served upon him or her: Notice of Formation of Road, White Plains, NY call for competent leadership Obama at the top of the ticket.
of DarkSide Dubs, LLC.
1034 N. Broadway, Suite Crimson Partners LLC Arts. 10606. SSNY has been “Last year we had the
Article of Organization ﬁled and that is exactly what this
205, Yonkers, NY 10701. Of Org. ﬁled with the Sect’y designated as agent of the Obama factor. This year we
with the Secretary of State ticket will provide the good cit-
The character of the busi- of State of NY (SSNY) on LLC upon whom process
of NY (SSNY) on 03/03/09. izens of Eastchester, Tuckahoe have the Colavita factor,”
ness: the practice of occu- 5/18/2009 Ofﬁce location, against it may be served. Salanitro said.
Ofﬁce location: Westchester and Bronxville,” he said.
pational therapy, physical county of Westchester. The SSNY shall mail process Colavita thanked everyone
County. SSNY has been Marcotte focused on her
therapy and speech/lan- street address is: 4 Lon- served to: Mario Aloia, 107 for their continued support and
designated as agent upon accomplishments as a Town
guage pathology. gledge Drive, Rye Brook, West Post Road, White
whom process against it
NY 10573. SSNY has been Plains, NY 10606. Purpose: Board member and leader of pledged to campaign vigorously
may be served. SSNY shall
#6025 7-3/8-7 designated as agent of the any lawful act. the community. She pledged to along with Marcotte and Salani-
mail a copy of any process
LLC upon whom process #6003 6/12-17 continue her hard work and de- tro in the upcoming months.
against the LLC served termination to make Eastchester Republicans currently hold
against it may be served.
upon him is 12 Scenic Dr. even better. “I will be running a 4-1 majority on the Town
SSNY shall mail process
Apt E, Croton-On-Hudson, Notice of Formation of a on my record of hard work, im- Board, with Doody-Doherty
served to: The LLC, 4 Lon- PELLEGRINI & MENDOZA
NY 10520. Purpose: Any Limited Liability company
gledge Drive, Rye Brook, LLP, a registered limited lia- plementing new initiatives and the lone Democrat. Look for
lawful act or activity. (LLC): Name: KJ LIFE NY 10573. Purpose: any bility partnership (LLP) ﬁled constantly trying to improve the Colavita, Marcotte and Salani-
BRANDS LLC, Articles lawful act. its Cert. of Reg. with the quality of life for our residents tro to review their successes
of Organization ﬁled with #5793 (5/29-7/3) Sec of State of NY (SSNY) while keeping taxes down and in town government and look
Notice of formation of PAUL the Secretary of State on 4/24/09. NY Ofﬁce loca- services intact,” she said. ahead with a speciﬁc plan to
BALL REALTY, LLC Arts. of New York (SSNY) on Notice of formation of KATH-
tion: Westchester County. Salanitro declared his can- build on the successes. “We will
Of Org. ﬁled with the Sect’y 06/17/2009. Ofﬁce loca- LEEN TRAYNOR ENTER-
SSNY is designated as didacy for the council based continue to keep Eastchester af-
of State of NY (SSNY) on tion: Westchester County, PRISES, LLC Arts. Of Org.
agent upon whom process upon his professional back- fordable, and we are not afraid
7/2/2009 Ofﬁce location, SSNY has been designated ﬁled with the Sect’y of State
against the LLP may be
ground, community involve- to make the cuts and improve-
County of Westchester. as agent of the LLC upon of NY (SSNY) on 6-25-2009
served. SSNY shall mail a
ment and his record of achieve- ments to keep taxes down. We
The street address is: 141 whom process against it Ofﬁce location, County of
copy of any process against
ment during his past year of are better off that we were six
South Main Street, Port may be served. SSNY shall the LLP served upon him/
Westchester. The street ad- service to the town. He pledged years ago,” said Colavita.
Chester, NY 10573. SSNY mail a copy of process to: dress is: none. SSNY shall
her to the LLP, 721 For- Colavita is also running on
to continue the initiatives he
shall mail process served C/O KJ LIFE BRANDS LLC, mail process served to: c/o
est Ave. Mamaroneck, NY the Conservative and Indepen-
developed and stated, “I will
to: The LLC, 141 South 229 A. Heritage Hills, Som- 10543. Purpose: Law prac-
Main Street, Port Chester, ers, NY 10589. Purpose:
McCarthy Fingar LLP, 11
tice. always put the best interests of dence party lines.
Martine Avenue, 12th Floor, More to come on Doody-
NY 10573. Purpose: any Any Lawful Purpose, Latest White Plains, NY 10606-
#6007 6-12-17 Eastchester ﬁrst, always.”
Doherty and Villanueva in an
lawful act. date upon which LLC is to Town Councilwoman
#6030 (7/17-8/21) dissolve: No speciﬁc date. 1934. Purpose: any lawful Christine Doody-Doherty and upcoming issue.
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Who, What, Where & When
COUNTY PARKS PROGRAMS Cost: $10 for museum members; $15 of the event will be Dan Montez, the Netsational Senior Dancers from the a Blue Dress;” Movies for Kids (and
July 19 - Kensico Dam Plaza - for nonmembers; children under 12 artistic director of the Taconic Opera. ﬁlm “Gotta Dance” chronicles the de- their Families) at Noon - August 1
Annual Polish Heritage Festival, 11 free and North Salem Residents free. The selection will include choruses by but of the New Jersey Nets’ ﬁrst-ever and 2: “A Night at the Opera;” tickets:
am to 7 pm; music, dance, poetry, folk Join us for a delightful performance of the opera greats: Verdi, Bizet, Puccini, senior hip-hop dance team, 12 women www.burnsﬁlmcenter.org or call 747-
songs and more; admission and park- giant puppets and live music by Arm of Wagner and more. You may also be the and one man, all dance team newbies, 5555; Manville Road, Pleasantville.
ing are free; information: 864-PARK the Sea Theatre celebrating the Quad- lucky winner of a rafﬂe to play the an- from auditions through to center court
or www.westchestergov.com/parks. ricentenniel. Tales of Henry Hudson’s vil in the Anvil Chorus. Admission is stardom; July 29” “Cold Souls” at 7:30 LIBRARY PROGRAMS
July 25 - Lasdon Park & Arbo- journey based on his ship’s log and the $10 and includes refreshments and the pm, $1, with special guest writer-direc- July - White Plains Public Li-
retum - Hold onto your picnic blankets people he encountered along the way use of scores. Don’t miss what will be tor Sophie Barthes; In the surreal com- brary - For Adults - Summer Foreign
as the grounds of Lasdon Park resound will provide a fun and educational eve- the most entertaining choral event of edy “Cold Souls,” Paul Giamatti plays Film Festival: “Brothers” at 2 and 7
to a “Festival of Brass and Percussion: ning for all. the summer season. For further infor- an actor named Paul Giamatti. Stum- pm; For children - July 27 at 7 pm and
Fanfare and Superman,” performed by July 18 - BeanRunner Café - mation, call 944-8109 or visit www. bling upon an article in The New York- July 31 at 4 pm - Trove Summer Flicks:
the Ridgeﬁeld Symphony Orchestra classical rock violinist Daisy Jopling TaconicOpera.org. er about a high-tech company that ex- “High School Musical 3 - Senior Year”
on Saturday night, July 25, from 6 to returns at 7:30 pm, special guests in- tracts, deep-freezes and stores people’s (rated G); July 28 at 4:30 pm – Fairy
8 pm. The concert is part of Lasdon’s clude her new live band with their ﬁrst EDUCATION/INSTRUCTION souls, Giamatti very well might have Fest, an afternoon of fairy magic, with
“Midsummer Night Music” series, a performance; admission is $10 per July 21 - Greenburgh Hebrew found the key to happiness for which games, crafts and fairy feasting (wear
salute to the brass and percussion sec- person, limited seating, call 737-1701; Center - will host a prospective mem- he’s been searching. But complica- a special outﬁt and bring your wings
tion, with works that highlight these 201 S. Division St at Esther, Peek- ber open house on Tuesday, July 21, tions arise when he is the unfortunate and wand, if you care to; for children
two dramatic aspects of the orchestra. skill. from 7:30 to 9:30 pm at the synagogue. victim of “soul-trafﬁcking.” Giamatti’s going into 1st grade through 4th grade;
Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for chil- July-August - Westchester Anyone interested in learning about journey takes him all the way to Russia July 29 at 7 pm: “Count Me In” Fam-
dren 6-12 and seniors. Admission is Broadway Theatre - One night spe- the two-day a week religious school, in hopes of retrieving his stolen soul ily Math Night at 7 pm, an evening of
free for children under age 6. All pro- cials - July 20: “Blondes Have More Sunday school (for younger children), from an ambitious but talentless soap- fun and games using all kinds of math,
ceeds from sales of tickets beneﬁt the Fun;” a Rod Stewart Tribute featur- nursery school, teen youth group opera actress. Information, tickets and play “How Many in a Minute,” “Size
Friends of Westchester County Parks, ing Rick Larimore; July 18: Doo Wop (USY), sisterhood, social action or oth- ﬁlm trailers available at www.emellin. Them Up,” “Guess Which One?” and
Inc. for the purpose of constructing Evening: The Platters, Cornell Gunt- er educational and fun social activities org; box ofﬁce 698-0098; located 153 more, moms and dads welcome; 100
a Glass House Conservatory, a large er’s Coasters; August 11: “The Laughs for adults and children, is encouraged Library Ln. in Mamaroneck; informa- Martine Ave. in White Plains; informa-
greenhouse at Lasdon Arboretum. Are On Us” outstanding adult comedy to attend. Free courtesy synagogue tion: 698-3045, adrien.goulet@eme tion: 422-1489.
Seating at the park is informal and with six of stand-up’s best comedians, membership is now available to fami- lin.org or www.emelin.org.
concert-goers should bring blankets or featuring the comedy of Angel Salazar, lies who enroll their oldest child in the August - Mt. Pleasant Commu- SINGLES EVENTS
chairs for seating on the lawn. Refresh- Dan Wilson, Brad Lowery, Eric Tarta- Gan, Aleph or Bet classes (grades K, nity Theatre - presents “Annie Get & PROGRAMS
ments will be available for purchase glione, Tim Krompier and Mark Ricca- 1 or 2) at the religious school or in the Your Gun” at Westlake High School, July 18 - Parents Without Part-
throughout the concert. For more in- donno; August: 25 “Hotel California” nursery school. Children can enjoy fun Westlake Drive in Thornwood, at the ners - monthly dance at 8 pm at Toton-
formation, call 864-7263 or log on to the Eagles Tribute Band, 6:15 pm; for activities at the open house. Desserts John S. Whearty Theatre (take Saw no’s at the Ramada Inn, 125 Tuckahoe
www.westchestergov.com or www. tickets go to www.Broad wayTheatre. and beverages will be served. Informa- Mill Parkway to Thornwood - Maple Rd. in Yonkers. Meet other single par-
ridgeﬁeldsymphony.org. com or call 592-2222; 1 Broadway tion: 693-4260 to RSVP and for travel Ave. exit); August 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15 ents and learn about Parents Without
Plaza, Elmsford. directions; www.g-h-c.org. at 8 pm and August 9 at 3 pm; ticket Partners, a nonproﬁt, non-sectarian or-
DANCE & MUSIC July 28 - Taconic Opera - will be prices are $20 for adults, $17 for se- ganization dedicated to single parents
July 17 - Hammond Museum & hosting its ﬁrst Summer Sing, Beloved FILMS & PLAYS niors and students; for reservations, and their children. Admission is only
Japanese Stroll Garden - 28 Deveau Opera Choruses, at 7:30 pm at the Mu- July - Emelin Theatre - preview call 769-0958. $18 and covers buffet dinner, coffee
Rd. in North Salem; 669-5033 – “Mu- sic Conservatory of Westchester, 216 screenings of upcoming ﬁlms, each August - Jacob Burns Film Cen- and dessert. A 50/50 rafﬂe drawing
tual Strangers - Henry Hudson & the Central Ave. (one block from the Coun- features a question and answer with ter - International Noir - August 7 and to beneﬁt children’s activities in the
River that Discovered Him.” Garden ty Center) in White Plains. Come and ﬁlmmakers and stars, moderated by 10: “Double Indemnity;” August 8: greater Westchester area will be held;
opens at 6:30 pm for picnicking. Per- sing some of the most popular opera Marshall Fine; July 22: 7:30 pm “Got- “The Fourth Man;” August 8 and 13: contact Ben at 552-4781 or Phyllis at
formance begins at 7:30 pm. In case choruses with a real opera company, ta Dance,” $15, special guest director “Heatwave;” August 9 and 11: “High 391-3964 for further information.
of rain, performance will be indoors. or just come and listen. The conductor Dori Berinstein and a couple of the and Low;” August 9 and 12: “Devil in
Rigged Giveaways lected the winners.
The fraud operated in the follow-
promised, regular players had limited
ability to win the weekly promotions.
Cronin is charged with grand lar-
ceny in the second degree, a class felo-
Cronin faces a maximum of ﬁve
Continued from Page 1 ing fashion: the defendants would tell Donna Cronin, the promotions ny, because of the 75 separate incidents to 15 years in state prison. Murray and
winners of rigged contests to come to manager of Empire City Gaming, not of larceny totaling a theft of approxi- Osborne face a maximum of two and
tances with the opportunity to win the Empire City to obtain a “player’s card” only arranged for friends and fam- mately $100,000. one third to seven years in state pris-
promotional contests that consisted of from the promotions booth and then ily members to win promotions, but Terence Osborne is charged with on.
winning money, ﬂat screen televisions, give them the date and time to be on also had numerous recruiters who also a class “D” felony of grand larceny in Assistant District Attorney Steven
Apple laptops, hotel stays and tickets a slot machine with their player’s card brought people in to Empire City to the third degree due to his role in eight Vandervelden, chief of the Organized
to Broadway shows. inserted into the machine to be eligible win promotions. separate incidents of larceny totaling in Crime and Criminal Enterprise Bureau
On many of these occasions, the to win a promotion. The winners of these promotions excess of $10,000. and Assistant District Attorney Mi-
defendants requested kickbacks, most- The winners would then be seated would share the winnings with the re- Murray faces four counts of felo- chael Curti, of the OCCEB will pros-
ly in the form of cash. at a slot machine and their name would cruiters and then the recruiters would ny class “D” grand larceny in the third ecute the case.
The rigged promotions consisted be announced over the public address share a large proportion of a prize with degree. The investigation was conducted
of both virtual drawings, drawings in system that they had in fact won and Cronin. All were recently arraigned on the by the DA’s ofﬁce, the New York State
which the winner was allegedly select- that they should report to the stage to Ironically, many of these “win- indictment. Police, the New York State Lottery and
ed by the MGAM computer, and paper claim their prizes. ners” ultimately lost money after they, Bail was set at $7,500 for Cronin Empire City Gaming Commission.
drawings, in which entrants placed en- While the integrity of playing the as required by law, paid taxes on the and $2,500 for Osborne and Murray.
tries in a drum and the defendants se- slots at Empire City was never com- full amount of their winnings. Their next court date will be on August
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Angie Rubino Band to Entertain Isaiah Thomas — Back in Westchester
at Rye Town Park Pavilion for a Worthy Cause
Local Youth Chosen to Receive Personal Triathlon Training
Two promising, lo- athletes. There are, howev-
cal teenage athletes have er, spots available for pro-
been selected by the Jarden fessional, CAF and charity
Westchester Triathlon (JWT) spots. Approximately 1,200
Committee to participate in a professional and amateur
pilot training program to pre- athletes are expected to par-
pare them for the September ticipate in the annual multi-
27 event. Kiaria Bedon, 15, sport event, which consists
and James Pasqua, 16, both of a swim 9/10ths of a mile
Port Chester High School in Long Island Sound; a
students, will receive compli- 25-mile scenic bike course
mentary personalized training through Rye, Port Chester,
over the next three months Greenwich, North Castle,
from Ray Kelly, a USA Tri- Harrison and Rye Brook;
athlon Certiﬁed Coach. and a 6.2-mile run through
Bedon and Pasqua were Rye.
recommended for the program This year marks the
by Nancy Haneman, devel- L to r: Kiaria Bedon, Isaiah Thomas 25th anniversary of the
The Angie Rubino Band opment director of the Port and James Pasqua Westchester Triathlon as
Chester Carver Center, the one of the northeast’s ma-
The Port Chester-based Angie keyboard/bass player and female vo- community center where both teens will follow a training plan de- jor Olympic distance races,
Rubino Band will be entertaining the calist. students spend time after school. They signed for triathlon success, which awarding over $10,000 in prize money
public at Rye Town Park on Tuesday, Angie Rubino is the band’s lead were formally selected following inter- includes swimming, biking, running to male and female pro athlete win-
July 21, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Rubino singer as well as a sax player. views with JWT ofﬁcials, who deter- and strength training. They will also ners. The Jarden Corporation of Rye,
The audience will be encouraged mined that they have sufﬁcient athletic be taught open water swimming, tran- a leading provider of niche consumer
has been leading bands for more than
backgrounds and live close enough to sitions, nutrition and hydration. They products for the home, is the triathlon’s
35 years, performing at hotels, ball- to sing and dance along with the mu-
facilitate frequent training sessions. will train once or twice a week at the lead sponsor along with other generous
rooms and many other venues around sic. The band performs a wide range
Kiaria Bedon will enter the 11th Carver Center, the Rye YMCA and on sponsors as Specialized, Toga, Jack
Westchester and Fairﬁeld counties. of musical styles from the 1940’s to
grade in the fall. She participates on the public roads of Rye, Greenwich Rabbit, Slow-Mag and Sotheby’s, The
The concert will be held, rain or the 90’s — everything from “In the and Port Chester.
her school’s track team and cheerlead- Center for Podiatric Care and Sports
shine, in the pavilion at Rye Town Mood” to “I Will Survive.” Their ing squad. She is also a member of Kelly, a Rye resident and invest- Medicine and Doral Arrowwood.
Park. The park entrance for parking musical selections include big band TOP (Teen Outreach Program) and the ment banker at Banco Santander, has More info about the Westchester
is at 95 Dearborn Ave. in the City of dance tunes, soft rock, Doo-wop, and National Honor Society. trained over 100 athletes, ranging from Triathlon is available online at www.
Rye. Both the parking and the concert Latin pop. James Pasqua is also entering the ﬁrst timers to Hawaii Ironman partici- westchestertriathlon.org.
are free, and open to the public. The Some seating will be available, 11th grade. He has participated in ju- pants. He teaches individuals privately, The triathlon is produced by the
concert is co-sponsored by the Friends but people are encouraged to bring nior varsity cross country track for the and also as a coach at the Rye YMCA. Rye YMCA, located at 21 Locust Ave.
of Rye Town Park. their own lawn chairs or blankets. past two years, and also enjoys swim- The Jarden Westchester Triathlon, in Rye.
The Angie Rubino Band includes Picnicking is welcome, and dining is ming and biking. He is being spon- scheduled for Sunday, September 27,
six performers: two saxophone play- available at the nearby Seaside John- sored in the JWT by Isaiah Thomas. already sold out, is open to individuals,
ers, a drummer, guitar player and a nie’s restaurant. Under Ray Kelly’s direction, the professional triathletes and challenged
Serving Our Country Harrison Lightning Goes Undefeated
Navy Seaman Recruit Brian K.
Dunne, son of Nanci F. Mace of Hast- Navy Reserve Seaman Recruit
ings On Hudson, recently completed Tian N. Richards Johnson, daugh-
U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit ter of Ann M. and Clifton E. Peart of
Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill. Mount Vernon, recently completed U.S.
During the eight-week program, Navy basic training at Recruit Training
Dunne completed a variety of training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.
which included classroom study and During the eight-week program,
practical instruction on naval customs, Richards Johnson completed a variety
ﬁrst aid, ﬁreﬁghting, water safety and of training which included classroom
survival and shipboard and aircraft study and practical instruction on naval
safety. An emphasis was also placed on customs, ﬁrst aid, ﬁreﬁghting, water
physical ﬁtness. safety and survival, and shipboard and
The capstone event of boot camp aircraft safety. An emphasis was also
is “battle stations.” This exercise gives placed on physical ﬁtness.
recruits the skills and conﬁdence they The capstone event of boot camp
need to succeed in the ﬂeet. Battle sta- is “battle stations.” This exercise gives
tions is designed to galvanize the basic recruits the skills and conﬁdence they
warrior attributes of sacriﬁce, dedica- need to succeed in the ﬂeet. Battle sta-
tion, teamwork and endurance in each tions is designed to galvanize the basic
recruit through the practical application warrior attributes of sacriﬁce, dedica-
of basic Navy skills and the core values tion, teamwork and endurance in each
of honor, courage and commitment. Its recruit through the practical application
distinctly ’’Navy’’ ﬂavor was designed of basic Navy skills and the core values
to take into account what it means to of honor, courage and commitment. Its
be a Sailor. distinctly ’’Navy’’ ﬂavor was designed
Dunne is a 2007 graduate of Hast- to take into account what it means to
ings High School of Hastings On Hud- be a Sailor.
Dobbs Ferry Synagogue
to Hold Open House Top (l to r): Nichole Waldman, Ally Platte, Jessica Hart, Theresa Shanahan and Lulu Wein; Middle (l to r):
Stephanie Starker, Olivia Ferraro, Kate Ryan, Hailey Gibbs and Kendall Gaynes; Seated (l to r): Natalie
Alpert, Krizia Franciosa, Riya Mital, Caroline Toal and Paris Cipollone; Far back: coaches Jim Shanahan
The Greenburgh Hebrew Center bership is now available to families and Leah Platte
(GHC), located at 515 Broadway in who enroll their oldest child in the
The Harrison Lightning Girls record of four wins, four ties and no by Jim Shanahan, of Harrison, and
Dobbs Ferry, will be hosting an open Gan, Aleph or Bet classes (grades K,
Under 10 went undefeated this past losses. They played teams from Rye, Leah Platte, of Purchase.
house for prospective members on 1 or 2) at the religious school or in the
spring. They played eight exciting Scarsdale, Eastchester, Rye Brook
Tuesday, July 21, from 7:30 to 9:30 nursery school.
games and ended the season with a and Chappaqua, and were coached
p.m. at the synagogue. Attendees will Children can enjoy fun activities
meet Rabbi Barry Kenter, Cantor at the open house. Delicious desserts
Amy Kanarek, Religious School Di- and beverages will be served.
rector Sandy Zisser, Nursery School
Director Jackie Binstock and various
GHC is a conservative syna-
gogue and has daily services that are
Rye Resident Serves as Panelist
lay leaders. Members will give tours
of this beautiful and contemporary
spirited, egalitarian and participatory.
The membership is a friendly and
at WCBS Small Business Breakfast
synagogue. welcoming community. Opportunities Rye resident Andrew N. Karlen, too often comes at the cost of forgo-
Anyone interested in learning abound to get involved in all facets of Esq., partner in the White Plains- ing legal counseling and advice that
about GHC’s two-day a week re- synagogue life, such as young family based law ﬁrm Karlen, Stolzar, Rei- can yield the greatest and most lasting
ligious school, Sunday school (for activities, sisterhood, men’s club, so- mann, LLP, recently served as a pan- value.
younger children), nursery school, cial action, youth, education, culture, elist at the sold-out WCBS 880 Small The other panelists echoed the
teen youth group (USY), sisterhood, to name a few. Business Breakfast. common theme of value. Each contin-
social action or other educational and Kindly call the synagogue of- WCBS/Wall Street Journal busi- ues to enhance the value proposition
fun social activities for adults and ﬁce at 914-693-4260 to RSVP and for ness reporter Joe Connolly hosted the of their services or product and to ar-
children, is encouraged to attend. travel directions. Web site is www.g- breakfast and moderated the panel, ticulate that value from the perspec-
Free courtesy synagogue mem- h-c.org. whose members addressed how their tive of their clients or customers.
businesses are faring in the current Other panelists included Pe-
economy and how they are position- ter X. Kelly, chef and restaurateur;
Andrew Karlen (left)
Rosina Curti service, maintain high ethical stan-
dards in business and professions, the
ing themselves for success.
Karlen cited innovative retainer
Gina Gore, owner of Greeley Home
and Hardware; Ryan A. Duques, co-
and Joe Connolly
Continued from Page 1 recognition of the worthiness of all and other fee structures developed by founder of TutaPoint LLC; and Sha-
useful occupations and the dignifying KSR as alternatives to hourly billing, ron Rowe, founder/CEO of Eco-Bags For more info, visit www.karlen
program at Larchmont High School, noting that control of hourly legal fees Products, Inc. stolzar.com or www.wcbs880.com.
the annual Hommocks and D.A.R.E.
Rotarian’s occupation as an op-
Essay contests, as well as various
fundraising efforts and participation
either by providing volunteers or ﬁ-
portunity to serve, the application
of these ideals in one’s personal and Rye Historical Society Presents
community life and the advancement
nancial help to local civic activities
of international understanding, good- ‘The Birth of Rye Town Park’
will and peace through a world fel-
Rotary, a business-based service The Rye Historical Society is exhibit brings to life the debates and ages 7-13 on Wednesday, August 5,
lowship of business and professional
organization, is best described by its pleased to announce a new exhibition, controversies that surfaced in 1893 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. This unique
persons united in service. “The Birth of Rye Town Park,” which when several prominent Westchester workshop will provide children with a
mission statement of fostering the
The Larchmont Rotary Club commemorates the creation of Rye citizens ﬁrst proposed the creation of brief overview of how parks are cre-
ideal of service as a basis of worthy
meets at the Larchmont Yacht Club Town Park 100 years ago. This exhibit a public park on desirable shore land ated, and they will design their own
enterprise, and in particular, to en-
on Fridays at 12:15 p.m. is open to the public at the Society’s on Long Island Sound. Through visual miniature park using a variety of ma-
courage and foster the development
of acquaintance as an opportunity of Knapp House Archives, located at 265 representations, visitors will be able to terials. The cost of the program is $15
Rye Beach Ave. in Rye, and will run examine the proposed location of the per child and includes all materials.
through November 30. The Knapp park and how the area and landscape Children should bring a bagged lunch.
House is open Mondays, Wednesdays of this public space have evolved in the Registration is required and can be
Send us your Letters! and Saturdays, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 100 years since made by calling the Rye Historical So-
Admission to the exhibition is free. In conjunction with the exhibit, ciety at 914-967-7588.
E-mail email@example.com Through archival newspapers, there will be a special summer work- For more information, visit www.
postcards, photographs and murals, the shop at the Knapp House for children ryehistoricalsociety.org.
FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2009 - EASTCHESTER RISING - PAGE 11
Stimulus Funds Pay Habitat for Humanity Makes
for Odell Avenue Bridge Repair Dreams Come True in Yonkers
The demolition of parts of the Odell Avenue Bridge in Yonkers is the ﬁrst
project in Westchester to be funded by federal stimulus funds.
The ﬁrst Westchester County said Spano. creating instant jobs in a declining
project funded by the American Re- “I fought for federal assistance economy and improving the safety
covery and Reinvestment Act broke for these investments because they and efﬁciency of our infrastructure.”
ground July 1 in Yonkers with the will create jobs and ease travel for Westbound trafﬁc and all pedes-
demolition of parts of the Odell Av- commuters in our region. The Ameri- trian access to the bridge will contin-
enue Bridge. The $2.2 million con- can Recovery and Reinvestment Act ue for the duration of the project.
tract to rebuild the aging bridge over will help turn around our national and A detour route for eastbound
the Saw Mill Parkway is part of fed- local economy and the improvements trafﬁc will be posted as follows: Nep-
eral stimulus funding designed to put in our infrastructure will pay divi- perhan Avenue, south to Roberts Av- This vacant lot at 5-7 Orchard St. will be transformed into a new home
like the one pictured (top), by Habitat for Humanity
America back to work and stimulate dends for years to come. I am pleased enue, left to Old Nepperhan Avenue
the national economy. the ﬁrst project in Westchester Coun- and left to Saw Mill River Road. Po-
Westchester County Executive ty funded by the federal stimulus is lice will be on hand to assist trafﬁc.
Andy Spano, Ross J. Pepe, president under way,” Lowey stated. The Odell Avenue Bridge, locat-
of the Construction Industry Coun- “Westchester County, its Depart- ed between Nepperhan Avenue and
cil of Westchester & Hudson Valley, ment of Public Works and New York Saw Mill River Road, will be closed Habitat for Humanity’s
Inc., unions and representatives of State Department of Transportation until early September. The construc- Jim Killoran (left),
Congresswoman Nita Lowey were are to be congratulated for their ex- tion portion of the project was sched- pictured with ﬁnan-
on hand for the event. cellent collaboration in bidding this uled for the summer, when trafﬁc cial center manager
“We want to thank Congress- and other stimulus projects soon after volumes are lower and school trafﬁc of Yonkers Citibank,
Martin Ball, keeps
woman Nita Lowey and all our fed- federal funds were available,” said will not be disrupted.
eral representatives for helping to Pepe. “This is what Congress envi- dreams of home own-
bring this money to Westchester,’’ sioned in ’shovel-ready’ projects, ership in Yonkers and
Westchester a reality.
Experienced IP Litigation Attorney By Phaedra Pinkston
Habitat for Humanity, a nonproﬁt
Building costs are kept at mini-
mum through the labor of volunteers
Joins Leason Ellis organization dedicated to sheltering
those in need, is up to its good deeds
aided with contractor donations, indi-
viduals, corporations and tradesmen.
again in Yonkers. Habitat will be building the ﬁrst
Yuval H. Marcus, an intellectual Patent and Trademark Ofﬁce.
Recently, the city sold the lots lo- zero-energy home in the Yonkers area.
property litigator with 15 years of ex- A seasoned litigator, Marcus coun-
cated at 5-7 Orchard Street, Block 2079 Yonkers has previously given
perience, has joined Leason Ellis, LLP, sels domestic and international clients
and lots 21 and 22 to Habitat for the Habitat property for the minimal con-
the largest IP law ﬁrm based in White on how to utilize effective strategies to
price of $1, anticipating the organiza- sideration of $1, considering the good
Plains, the county seat of Westchester strengthen intellectual property rights in
tion’s construction of “simple, decent, work the organization does in providing
County. Marcus is co-chair of the In- advance of litigation and how to mini-
affordable housing” for needy Yonkers affordable homes for city residents.
tellectual Property Committee of the mize the risk of any necessary litigation.
residents. According to Habitat for Human-
Westchester County Bar Association He works closely with his clients to un-
Habitat for Humanity of ity Executive Director James Killoran,
and a co-chair of the IP Committee of derstand their short- and long-term busi-
Westchester is an associate of an in- “Habitat for Humanity welcomes the
the Westchester/Southern Connecticut ness objectives and develops programs
ternational Christian housing minis- continued support of the City of Yon-
Chapter of the Association of Corporate designed to take advantage of the vari-
try. Founded in 1976 by Millard and kers in making homeownership afford-
Counsel. ous IP tools available.
Linda Fuller, Habitat is coordinated in able for all.”
Marcus joins the ﬁrm as partner Marcus has a broad range of expe-
Americus, Ga. In the future, Habitat hopes to
and will focus on litigating patent, trade- rience in many different ﬁelds, includ-
The Westchester associate was work with the Kindness Project in
mark, trade dress, copyright and trade ing computers, software, children’s
founded in 1988. The organization’s an effort to help seniors rehabilitate
secret cases in federal court; Uniform toys, publishing, entertainment, res-
concept is to make accessible a section their homes, and Habitat for Human-
Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Pol- taurant, hotel, apparel, jewelry, luxury
of funds for the construction of eco- ity wishes to expand their affordable
icy proceedings in the World Intellectual goods, cosmetics, furniture and other Yuval H. Marcus
nomical permanent homes for families housing on Willow Street and Purser
Property Organization; and oppositions consumer goods.
whose income is at or below 50 percent Place in Yonkers.
and cancellations in the United States
of the area median income.
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