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Fri, March 24
01:00 PM — 01:00 PM


Senior Advisory Committee


Sat, March 25
10:00 AM — 04:00 PM


Yorktown Lions Baked Treats with the ...


Sun, March 26
02:00 PM — 02:00 PM


Hart Library Theater: INSIGNIFICANT


Jan 29, 1952 - Feb 10, 2023
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Traffic: another flawed Underhill Farm study

March 23, 2023

Add traffic to the growing list of problems with the proposed 148-unit Underhill Farm mixed use development on the former Soundview property at the intersection of Route 118 and Underhill Avenue.

Planning Board members need to remove their rose-colored glasses and take a hard look at the serious shortcomings in the developer’s traffic study.

While traffic was not on the agenda for the ...

Court to judge garbage contract

March 19, 2023

Dear Editor,

Yorktown’s former garbage hauler, AAA Carting, has filed a lawsuit against Yorktown’s Town Board alleging favoritism, not doing their due diligence and improprieties in the process that awarded a multi-year and multi-million-dollar garbage contract to Competitive Carting. 

Competitive Carting’s first two months of operation was off to a very rocky ...

One person can make a difference

If you think that one person can’t make a difference, I present to you in my counter argument as Exhibit 1, an extraordinary human who did precisely that. 
In fact, her name is pronounced “human” but spelled Heumann.

Judy Ellen Heumann was born in 1947 and unfortunately was the victim of the polio epidemic of 1949. After three months in an iron lung, Judy survived, but ...

The short play's the thing

Say, for argument’s sake, you’re at one of those cocktail parties where the servers amble about the crowd with offerings of small bites to whet your appetite. 

Eat enough of ‘em and it’s almost like a full meal. That’s one way to think of one-act plays staged sequentially – they are the passed hors d’oeuvres of theater. 

If there are seven ...

Phelps Hospital Health, Wellness and Medical Experts Present Virtual Classes to Help Improve and Protect Well-Being

March 10, 2023

SLEEPY HOLLOW, NY – This March and April Phelps Hospital, part of Northwell Health, will feature several online programs focused on improving your health and well-being. There will be an online nutrition program for cardiac wellness presented by a registered dietitian, a colorectal cancer lecture discussing the latest screening methods and prevention recommendations with expert colorectal ...