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Posted on: October 19, 2023

Manor of Speaking Weekly 10/19/23

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New Board of Trustee Appointment.

Malcolm Netburn is our newest Trustee on the Village Board. Malcolm has lived in the Chilmark neighborhood for eight years after moving from Pleasantville where he, his wife Susan, and four daughters lived for 30 years.

Malcolm has served our community as Chairman of the Planning Board for almost two years. In Pleasantville, he had served on both the Village Board as well as on the Planning Commission. He brings a lot of community service experience to the Briarcliff Manor Board of Trustees.

Malcolm also brings extensive business experience as the former CEO of a large technology and distribution company with over 3,000 employees. 

He is very excited about joining the Board of Trustees and in serving the community. 

Mobile Shredder.

The highly popular and much utilized Westchester County Mobile Shredder is returning to Briarcliff this Saturday, October 21, 2023 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.  The shredder will be stationed at our DPW, 10 Buckhout Road.  For more information please click here

Two Huge Shout Out of Thanks!  

  1. For all the families that braved the chilly rainy Saturday to make scarecrows that now decorate our Law Park – the people love them – the dogs . . . I am not quite so sure.
  2. Thank you to all who donated Halloween costumes in September and October.   You all had such incredible generosity!   The Halloween costume swap event was a smashing success.  This zero-waste event was organized by the Briarcliff Sustainability Advisory Committee and the Briarcliff Recreation Department. Families were able to choose from over 120 costumes all from donations and over 80 Halloween masks.  All were excited to save money and time while promoting sustainability in the community!

Holiday Crafting. 

Celebrate the holidays by creating themed art masterpieces to use as decoration or as a gift for the season!  We will enjoy seasonal sensory art and play led by early childhood educator and Macaroni KID publisher, Kelly Fitzpatrick.  For more information, please click here

Save the Dates!

Scalding Safety Tips.

The Fire Chief would like remind you of how to prevent getting scalded.  A scald injury can happen at any age.  Children, older adults and people with disabilities are especially at risk.   Hot liquids from bath water, hot coffee and even microwaved soup can cause devastating injuries.  Scald burns are the second leading cause of all burn injuries.

Scald Safety 

  • Teach children that hot things can burn.   Install anti-scald devices on tub faucets and shower heads. 
  • Always supervise a child in or near a bathtub. 
  • Test the water at the faucet.  It should be less than 100° Fahrenheit (38° Celsius). 
  • Before placing a child in the bath or getting in the bath yourself, test the water. 
  • Test the water by moving your hand, wrist and forearm through the water.  The water should feel warm, not hot, to the touch. 
  • Place hot liquids and food in the center of a table or toward the back of a counter. 
  • Have a “kid-free zone” of at least 3 feet around the stove and areas where hot food or drink is prepared or carried. 
  • Open microwaved food slowly, away from the face. 
  • Never hold a child while you are cooking, drinking a hot liquid, or carrying hot foods or liquids. 
  • Never heat a baby bottle in a microwave oven.   Heat baby bottles in warm water from the faucet. 
  • Allow microwaved food to cool before eating. 
  • Choose prepackaged soups whose containers have a wide base or, to avoid the possibility of a spill, pour the soup into a traditional bowl after heating.

Treat a burn right away.  Cool the burn with cool water for 3–5 minutes.  Cover with a clean, dry cloth.  Get medical help if needed.

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Our Passion Is Helping Our Community

The Harlem Magic Masters Are Back!  November 3rd at 7:00 PM!

The Briarcliff Rotary Club will again be sponsoring their annual fundraiser, a wonderful event featuring the world-famous Magic Masters basketball team playing against a local all-star team of Briarcliff area parents, teachers, and local celebrities.  It will take place at the Briarcliff High School Gymnasium on Friday, November 3rd at 7:00 PM!  Attendees can see a game filled with trick shots, half-court three-pointers, mesmerizing ball handling, and just a ton of laughs for all ages. There will be concessions sold by the Rotary Club, and souvenir clothing, basketballs and more sold by the Magic Masters.  As always, the halftime show will include participation by some of the children from the crowd.  Tickets for the Basketball Extravaganza are only $18 in advance, $20 at the door. They will be available at the Briarcliff Recreation Department up until the day of the event, and you can also reserve seats with tickets to be held at the door by calling, texting or emailing Eric Lebenson at 914-924-3596 or

Briarcliff Manor Scarborough Historical Society Presentation.

Have you ever wondered why the area so called Chilmark is so named?  Join the Briarcliff Manor Scarborough Historical Society this Sunday, October 22nd at 2 PM at the William J. Vescio Community Center to hear a story on Briarcliff residents V. Everit Macy and his wife Edith.   Refreshments will be provided.

Sustainability Advisory Committee/Briarcliff Manor Library Clean Bin Project Documentary.

Join us tomorrow, Friday, October 20th from 7 – 9 PM at the Briarcliff Manor Library to see The Clean Bin Project, a documentary film about waste and consumption.


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