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Photos: Yorktown Lions Club Installs New Officers

August 15, 2018

JEFFERSON VALLEY, N.Y. – The Yorktown Lions Club held its annual installation dinner in June at Vittoria’Z on the Lake, where the club named new officers, honored its top volunteers and donated money to local organizations.

Republican Club Feeds the Troops

The North Salem Republican Club recently helped feed homecoming troops and their families at the Camp Smith Military Base in Cortlandt Manor. The club helped set up and serve a barbecue, which was being held for the troops who recently returned from the Middle East. The North Salem Republican Club and others cooked, set up and served on the food line. These are the same troops for which the North ...

DEC Mum on Health Impact of Oil Spill

SOMERS, N.Y. - Tri-State Environmental is continuing the work of cleaning up an oil spill from a residential tank on Granite Springs Road that was compromised last week, sending hundreds of gallons of oil into nearby sewers and streams.

Though the spill originated from a leak in a home heating oil tank on Granite Springs Road, residents on Anita Road are still dealing with the ...

Community Values Coalition Encouraging Residents to Speak Out Against Hate

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Almost a month after residents started seeing flyers from Identity Evropa, a group classified by the Anti-Defamation League as a white supremacist organization, around Bridgewater and surrounding towns, residents have been banding together to spread a message against hate and bias – and a new group called the Community Values Coalition is designed to do just ...

Springfield School Board Discusses Legal Settlement, New Curriculums at August Meeting

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Monday evening, Jonathan Dayton High School was host to two events. While Gary Lewis and The Playboys performed in the auditorium, the Springfield School Board convened for their August meeting in the media center. 

The major announcement at the meeting came when school board vice president Marc Miller read a resolution stating that rather than go to litigation with ...

Mahopac Gets Messy For a Great Cause!

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The rain fell hard Saturday morning before the skies finally cleared. But that was OK—it just made the annual Mess Fest at Kiwi Country Day Camp even messier.

The event is hosted by the Muddy Puddles Project (MPP) for childhood cancer research and honors Ty Louis Campbell, who lost his battle with brain cancer at the age of 5.

y loved the kids’ TV character Peppa ...

Two File For Town Clerk Spot

Residents will have a choice between two candidates for town clerk come November.

Republican Maria Hlushko and Democrat Billy Morin filed by the July 12 deadline for the one-year unexpired term. The position will be up for election again in 2019 for the full four-year term.

Patti Butler, who had served as deputy town clerk since 2002, was appointed by the Town Board to fill the position in ...

Chase Branch Closing Aug. 23

SOMERS, N.Y. - Chase Bank is closing one of its branches and ATM locations in Somers.

In a letter to customers, the bank said it will be closing its offices at 265 Route 202—next to Taste Deli & Catering—and consolidating operations with its branch right across the road in the Somerstown Shopping Center on Thursday, Aug. 23.

Chase has been “opening new branches where ...

Photos: Inaugural Yorktown Irish Festival

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – For three days last week, everybody in Yorktown was Irish.

The first-ever Yorktown Irish Festival, held behind the Yorktown Firehouse, kicked off Thursday night with performances by Joanie Madden and Cherish the Ladies. Drinks, food, rides and live entertainment continued Friday and Saturday.

Originally planned to continue all weekend, organizers canceled the festival ...

Yorktown's Troop 165 Welcomes Two New Eagle Scouts

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Stephen Kopercinski and Alexander Borbas, both of Boy Scouts of America Troop 165, have earned the rank of Eagle Scout. To earn the rank, both completed Eagle Scout Service Projects to benefit the community.

Kopercinski’s project took place on the trails behind Hilltop Hanover Farm. The project was to help the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference maintain their ...

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