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By MIKE SABINIMay 18, 2018
Yorktown’s girls lacrosse squad clinched its league title with a 10-4 victory at Fox Lane on May 9.
“Getting the win felt great,” Yorktown captain Ciara Frawley said. “Our team worked well with each other and we were connecting passes all over the field. We have been practicing so hard and winning the league was definitely an important goal for us ...
By BRUCE APARMay 17, 2018
While listening to an interview with a voter on my car radio, I thought I had excess ear wax that obstructed my hearing. The voter (whose name is Bruce) said this about one of the qualifications that a Senate or House candidate must have to earn his vote: “I don’t want anyone with ideas. We have enough of those already.”
I’m a journalist and have been one my entire ...
By TRACY BECKERMANMay 17, 2018
One morning, I had a big cup of coffee as I usually do, and then I got in the car and drove 40 minutes to a clothing store I had been curious to check out. I don’t normally drive 40 minutes to go shopping, but since I am a stay-at-home mom and everyone knows we stay-at-home moms just spend our time shopping and eating bonbons, I figured, “What the hey.”
Having had the ...
By YORKTOWN NEWSMay 17, 2018
The Board of Trustees of the John C. Hart Memorial Library is inviting applicants for a trustee’s position that will begin on Sept. 1. This is a volunteer position open to residents of the town of Yorktown. The term of office is for five years.
Library trustees are responsible for setting library policy and are entrusted with the responsibility of providing the best possible library ...
By MARK A. LIEBERMANMay 17, 2018
When every year is an election year, it’s hard to avoid “talking” politics—but business leaders need to try.
The problem is that talking politics changes relationships. You quickly go from business owner or salesperson to Democrat, Republican, etc.
Putting a political sign in front of your business is a clear sign (literally) of your views. Not only do you tell your ...
By JOHN SCAVARDAMay 17, 2018
In a letter to the editor that appeared in the Thursday, May 10, issue, David Witkowich writes in regards to Councilman Ed Lachterman’s complaint about a bizarre, anonymous postcard sent to him. What I find odd is Mr. Witkowich’s characterization of Councilman Lachterman’s complaint.
It was not about unfair criticism, but rather how it was presented. The unidentified person ...
By TONY GRASSOMay 17, 2018
In the front-page article of the May 3 issue (“Gilbert reflects on first 100 days”), Supervisor Gilbert seems to whine that the Grace administration didn’t leave him the projects in the pipeline gift-wrapped with bows. While he is correct that some of the projects were ongoing, the effort to bring these projects across the finish line is minimal; the heavy lifting had been ...