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By MIKE SABINIFebruary 19, 2018
SHRUB OAK, N.Y.-Lakeland/Panas’ track squad continued its successful season at the Section 1 Class A championship meet at the Armory in New York City on Feb. 10.
“The boys and girls had some great performances at the sectional championships,” said Lakeland/Panas coach Ryan Johnson, whose boys finished sixth as a team with the girls taking ninth. “We knew that the title ...
By BRIAN MARSCHHAUSERFebruary 18, 2018
YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Romance was in the air at the 10th annual Valentine’s Day Swing Dance at Yorktown High School on Saturday, Feb. 10. The school’s bands hosted the event. Professional swing dancers provided dance lessons early in the evening before everyone showed off their new moves later on. Light refreshments were served.
All photos by Tabitha Pearson Marshall
By MIKE SABINIFebruary 18, 2018
YORKTOWN, N.Y.-Yorktown’s wrestling squad did an outstanding job at the Section 1 Division 1 wrestling tournament at Clarkstown South on Feb. 11 as it placed four grapplers in the top five of the tournament.
Patrick Patierno (145 pounds) and Connor Thomas (152) both placed second while Andrew Finateri (113) finished fourth and Mauricio Arango (138) fifth in their respective weight ...
By DOMINICK DEPOLEFebruary 17, 2018
SHRUB OAK, N.Y.-Lakeland/Panas/Putnam Valley’s gymnastics team placed second behind Mahopac at the Section 1 championships on Feb. 8 at Carmel High School. The Rebels scored 172.1 team points behind Mahopac’s 175.676.
“We certainly improved our scores this year,” said Lakeland/Panas/Putnam Valley coach Sorin Cepoi, whose team was also the Division 2 champion.
By LINDA SWIFTFebruary 16, 2018
The First Presbyterian Church of Yorktown has completed the requirements for GreenFaith certification (www.greenfaith.org). GreenFaith is an organization which helps religious communities grow in environmental leadership. GreenFaith certification was a two year process that required a number of accomplishments in the areas of stewardship, education, worship, environmental justice advocacy, and ...
By MIKE SABINIFebruary 16, 2018
YORKTOWN, N.Y.-Trailing by two goals against Lakeland/Panas, Brewster/Yorktown’s ice hockey squad scored the last four goals, including the game-winner by Justin Groux with 2:23 left in the contest, to wrap up a 6-4 victory on Feb. 11 at the Brewster Ice Arena.
Frank Vigiletti (3G, 1A), Connor Sullivan (1G), Chris Froessel (1G), Kevin Moroney (2A), Colin Dineen (2A), Thomas Mark (1A), an ...
By DR. LINDA SILBERTFebruary 15, 2018
Dear Dr. Linda,
I’ve been a third-grade teacher for over 20 years and have never allowed my students to celebrate Valentine’s Day in my class. I know my colleagues think I’m mean, but I’m refusing to celebrate it for many reasons.
1) Children hand out cards to each other and there’s always some child left out or who gets very few; 2) Children are always asked ...