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The River’s Edge Theatre Company, founded in August 2019, isn’t letting the Covid-19 pandemic obstruct its mission of using theater “to reflect the human experience, spark conversation, and inspire social change” while raising funds for nonprofit organizations. 

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Councilwoman Diana Juettner’s service as a member of the Greenburgh Town Board will end in 2021. In a letter to Democratic district leaders on Nov. 25, the 80-year-old resident of Ardsley announced she will not seek re-election to the postion she has held since 1992.

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An Ardsley Conservation and Environmental Advisory Committee (CEAC) presentation via Zoom on Dec. 9 and 14 made it easy to understand how to think globally and act locally to help alleviate the climate crisis.

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Leslie Kimmelman’s latest book, “The Eight Knights of Hanukkah,” tells the story of a diverse group of children — mounted on steeds and clad in armor — who save the Jewish holiday that marks a miracle: a menorah burning for eight days and nights on a single night’s worth of lamp oil.

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Diners who’ve avoided eating out during the pandemic may well be tempted to explore “Westchester’s First Hybrid Restaurant,” as The Shop Ardsley was described in a recent press release. 

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On a Friday afternoon in October, an 11-year-old boy collided with a car in the crosswalk at the intersection of Saw Mill River Road (Route 9A) and Center Street in Ardsley. The boy was unharmed, and the driver was not issued a summons.

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The coming year, 2021, is the Village of Ardsley’s 125th anniversary, and in preparation for the occasion the Ardsley Historical Society is “going global,” as a recent press release termed its new burst of activity.

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Ardsley property owners received their first quarterly sewer rent bill in September, and some of them are now challenging what they consider an arbitrary and badly timed charge.

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Ardsley High School junior Joyce Lu is the winner of a 2019-20 Ambassador Award — the highest-level National Student Award for Community Service Impact — from the United Nations Association of the United States of America (UNA-USA). 

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There was a heavy police presence outside the Starbucks on Saw Mill River Road last Saturday, Sept. 12, but not because a crime was committed. Instead, men in blue from the Village of Ardsley, Town of Greenburgh, and Westchester County socialized with members of the community for four hours.

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“Tchotchkes” — the Yiddish word for objects that have no function, but are dear to their collectors — is the name and subject of an innovative course that will be taught remotely by Andy Wainer of Ardsley as part of Westchester Community College’s fall lineup. 

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For Ana L. of Ardsley, the death of 26-year-old Breonna Taylor of Louisville felt personal. Taylor was shot by police on March 13, 2020, during the execution of a no-knock search warrant of the apartment she and her boyfriend shared.

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House of Sports and Life, The Place To Be — two private recreation facilities in Ardsley — will each day programs for children who need supervision while their parents are working outside the home. 

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“This is a discussion, not a debate,” was the refrain during the virtual town hall conducted by Ardsley’s Racial Advocacy Committee for Equity (R.A.C.E.), on Tuesday, Sept. 1.

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A new organization called R.A.C.E. (Racial Advocacy Committee for Equity) is hosting a virtual town hall through Zoom, on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 6:30-8 p.m., to address issues of race, inclusion, and understanding in the Ardsley schools.

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During the Town of Greenburgh’s 12th annual summer internship program, 45 high school and college students from different neighborhoods and school districts produced video PSAs (public service announcements) about critical issues: Covid-19 protection, motorist and pedestrian safety, the U.S.…

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The Ardsley Multicultural, Diversity and Inclusion Committee is continuing its attempts to stimulate conversation about race, sexual orientation, and other social issues with the formation of a virtual book club.

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To celebrate the diversity of their community, the Ardsley Multicultural, Diversity and Inclusion Committee (AMDIC) recently unveiled a lawn sign commissioned for that purpose. The sign has one large circle that contains many smaller circles of different colors and the words “We are a commun…

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The Westchester Medical Center Health Network has awarded Family Services of Westchester (FSW) a grant of $133,000 for a collaboration with the Ardsley-based nonprofit The Harris Project. The funds will be used to expand the regional system for addressing the needs of teens and young adults …

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Public interest in the Village of Ardsley’s progress on updating its 1964 Comprehensive Plan is high. More than 60 people joined a June 24 Zoom session to view slide presentations by Tiffany Zezula, deputy director of the Land Use Law Center at Pace University, and Dan Stevens, senior projec…

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As Juneteenth was celebrated nationwide on June 19, two Ardsley High School juniors, Fiker Zewdie and Maya Levine, and 2016 graduate and University of Michigan student Juliet Wishner, helped their hometown participate.