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Yorktown Nurse Celebrates 50 Years

October 20, 2018

SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Helen Arnold celebrated 50 years as a nurse on Friday, Aug. 31. On Saturday, Sept. 29, she was recognized by town, county and state officials, who awarded her proclamations during a celebration at Trump Park Residences in Yorktown.

For 50 years, Arnold has been involved in the nursing profession; she has served in pediatrics for over four decades.

She earned her ...

Photos: Katonah American Legion Clambake

KATONAH, N.Y. – Katonah American Legion Post 1575 hosted its annual clambake on Saturday, Sept. 15.

The veterans organization served up clams, steak, calamari, chicken, steamers, burgers, hot dogs, beer, wine, soda and more. There was also music and a 50/50 raffle.

Photos: 10th Annual Yorktown Festival and Street Fair

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - The Yorktown Chamber of Commerce’s 10th annual Yorktown Festival and Street Fair, an autumn tradition that draws thousands of residents and out-of-towners, was held Sunday, Oct. 7.

Throughout the day, nearly 200 vendors lined Commerce Street, Veterans Road and Jack DeVito Veterans Memorial Field. Highlighting the festival was a senior luncheon, a dog costume parade and a ...

Three from Yorktown Earn Eagle Scout Rank

Nicholas John DeMarsh and Arjay Rajesh Mirchandani

Nicholas John DeMarsh and Arjay Rajesh Mirchandani are the newest Eagle Scouts from Boy Scouts of America Troop 165 in Yorktown.

For his Eagle Scout Service Project, DeMarsh built new and reinforced existing fencing around Wildflower Island at Teatown Lake Reservation. The fence serves as a protective barrier to keep beaver from accessing ...

Waccabuc's William Donaldson, Former SEC Chair, Writes First Book

WACCABUC, N.Y. – Following a career that spans more than five decades, with high-ranking jobs in industries ranging from the public sector to Wall Street, William H. Donaldson knows a thing or two about leadership. So, when he decided to take the plunge and write a book, he knew that leadership was the subject he wanted to tackle.

“A lot of people would say to me, ...

Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey Presents Medal of Honor to Maplewood Girl, Age 10

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Sonia Zenobi, age 10, was recently honored by the Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey (GSHNJ) with the Medal of Honor for saving her mother’s life last year when Zenobi was just nine.

The Medal of Honor is a Lifesaving Award given by Girl Scouts of the United States of America to a Girl Scout who has saved or attempted to save a human life under circumstances that ...

Get Your Motors Runnin'! K of C Holds Annual Car Show

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Mahopac Knights of Columbus Father Mooney Council 5743 held its annual car show on Sunday, Oct. 7, in the parking lot of Arturo's Tavern. The show featured classic cars, muscle cars, hot rods, lowriders, antiques, trucks and more. The K of C's Bob Olszewski, who chaired the event, said nearly 100 cars were on display - a record for the fledgling show. He said that ...

Town Readies for Winter

North Salem got three new plow trucks last week, preparing early for a winter of snow and ice.

Sen. Terrence Murphy presented the town with a $100,000 grant to purchase the trucks. Supervisor Warren Lucas said Highway Superintendent Ward Hanaburgh keeps up with maintenance on the trucks but the “rigors associated with winter” took its toll on the older vehicles. 

“I ...

Town Seeks Grant for Sewer Improvements

The Somers Town Board hit the road last week to fill residents in on the status of a number of important things, including pending sewer and stormwater projects in the hamlets of Shenorock and Lincolndale.

The Thursday, Oct. 11, meeting was held at the Somers Community Center’s Crystal Hall.

Town engineer Joe Barbagallo told the two dozen attendees that the town has applied for a ...

Experts on Aging and Disability Come Together at JESPY House Symposium

SOUTH ORANGE,NJ - JESPY House, a non-profit organization in South Orange that works to advance independence among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), recently held a two-day symposium, “Aging in Place: Innovative Strategies to Support Adults with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities," at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC).

According to ...

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