Upcoming Events

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Wed, February 01
07:30 PM — 07:30 PM

Yorktown

Community Housing Board

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Thu, February 02
11:30 AM — 09:00 PM

The Burger Barn , Somers

Fundraiser for Leukemia Lymphoma Society

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Thu, February 02
07:00 PM — 07:00 PM

Yorktown

Recreation Commission

Obituaries

Mar 8, 1967 - Dec 30, 2022
Dec 30, 1941 - Nov 29, 2022
Apr 16, 1931 - Nov 29, 2022

Out with the old, in with the new

January 26, 2023

Yorktown, NY has its 
“Peaceful Transfer of Power”
as Deputy Town Supervisor
Tom Diana becomes
Town Supervisor
Thomas Dianna
I asked Tom recently
whether he “was ready”
when he replied 
with a resounding
“Yes”
I knew that he was
Let the new chapter begin!

Article on Town Board minutes misses the point

January 26, 2023

To the Editor:

With all due respect to the Yorktown News, last week’s article on Town Board meeting minutes omitted several important facts. More egregiously, it failed to put the minutes issue in perspective, i.e., how a phony issue was created as part of an orchestrated political attack on the Town Clerk in advance of the November 2023 election.
Why, for example, did the article fail ...

Tell me your story

At the end of her life, my mother, Rose, resided in a Connecticut nursing home for almost four years. During that time, I did my best to visit her as much as I could. While spending innumerable hours at the nursing home, I got to meet and eventually know several of the other residents. From time to time, I asked them to tell me their story.

And tell me, they did. Some tales were elaborate, ...