YONKERS, N.Y. — Yorktown and Somers competed at the third annual Westchester County Wrestling Championship on Saturday, Jan. 21.
Photos: Westchester County Wrestling Championships
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Antarctic-like temperatures on Dec. 31 canceled the chamber’s annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop. Much like Yorktown’s residents, the fireworks that were planned to welcome 2018 with a bang have been in storage ever since, waiting for the weather to warm up.
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By BRIAN MARSCHHAUSERMarch 20, 2018
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By BRIAN MARSCHHAUSERMarch 19, 2018
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By BRIAN MARSCHHAUSERMarch 18, 2018
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SHRUB OAK, N.Y.-The Lakeland Education Foundation honored two teachers and a group of community partners at its annual Casino Night, Silent Auction and Dinner Dance, at the Villa Barone in Mahopac on Saturday, March 10.
Last year, the foundation, founded in 1994, topped $1 million raised to benefit the district’s students.
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YORKTOWN, N.Y.-The Alliance for Safe Kids is asking residents to spend three hours on Sunday, March 18, to learn the skills necessary to save a life.
Save-a-Life Day, now in its eighth year, will run from noon to 3 p.m. at Lakeland High School. The goal of the event is to educate and empower high school students and adults to be “community allies” in supporting teens and ...