YORKTOWN, N.Y. - A decades-old tradition continued Sunday as Santa returned for the Yorktown Heights Volunteer Fire Department’s annual Candy Cane Run. Santa and the fire department stopped by dozens of Yorktown neighborhoods, handing out candy canes and posing for pictures with excited children.
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By MIKE BRODERFebruary 20, 2018
Lakeland senior Michael Nardelli is a member of the track and field team for Lakeland/Panas and competes during the winter and spring seasons.
How old were you when you started doing track and how did you get started?
I first started doing track when I was 15 in the winter season of 10th grade. I began trying to stay in shape for the other two sports that I played, baseball and soccer. I ...
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 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 BRIAN MARSCHHAUSERFebruary 15, 2018
YORKTOWN, N.Y.-Four town employees credited with going above and beyond their job descriptions were honored last week for quick-thinking actions that likely saved the lives of several Yorktown seniors.
Noreen O’Driscoll, director of nutrition at the Yorktown Community and Cultural Center, said the town drivers, who also deliver meals to homebound seniors, have disregarded protocol by ...