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YSBA Fundraiser

Wed, November 14, 6:00 PM

Wilkens Fruit and Fir Farm, Yorktown

YSBA Fundraiser

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The Yorktown Small Business Association is holding a fundraiser for the Justin Veatch Fund from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Wilkens Fruit and Fir Farm, 1335 White Hill Road, Yorktown Heights. There will be music performed by local students and musicians. There will also be refreshments. There will be an optional wine tasting for an additional $10 and the wines will be available for sale.

1335 White Hill Road Yorktown, NY 10598

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Think Like a Mountain

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I am a board trustee of the Yorktown Historical Society and have lived in Yorktown since 1955. At this time, I and a majority of the Yorktown Historical Society board members want to share with you our dismay and opposition regarding the decision made by the town supervisor and ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Diane Yang and Kevin Fink have been named the valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, of the Yorktown High School Class of 2019.

Both students credited much of their success to their experiences in the Yorktown Central School District. 

“I love all the classes that I am taking and the teachers at Yorktown are amazing,” Yang said. “There were ...