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Tai Chi for Women with Cancer

Wed, January 29, 10:00 AM

Yorktown Community Cultural Center, Yorktown Heights

Tai Chi for Women with Cancer

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 01/29/2020 10:00am 01/29/2020 9:00pm America/New_York Tai Chi for Women with Cancer

Open to people living with breast, ovarian or gynecological cancer. To learn more or to pre-register (pre-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED) call Support Connection at 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290.

The basic principle of Tai Chi is to cultivate what the Chinese allude to as the 3 treasures: mind, body and spirit. The practice includes a series of exercises called Silk Reeling (slow, repetitive, ...

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Perhaps it’s my frequent visits to an array of medical specialists, whose number (eight thus far) has so increased that I worry I’ll forget which body part is about to be examined, or worse!  Or maybe it’s my upcoming 50th year Fordham College reunion where I’ll earn, by not dying, the title of “golden ram.” Whatever the reason, the fact is that I ...

Issur Danielovitch, Hollywood legend

As Tom Hanks walked off the stage at the recent Oscars, he could be heard proclaiming, almost as a line he casually cast away, “I am Spartacus!” 

That was the classy and clever Hanks’s impressionistic way of paying tribute to a protean presence of 20th Century cinema, a rugged star who epitomizes old Hollywood: Issur Danielovitch—better known as Kirk Douglas. The ...

Four Chaplains Celebrated

February 12, 2020

          The members of Yorktown American Legion Post #1009 took some time away from busy Super Bowl Sunday to remember four US Army chaplains whose heroic actions cost them their lives one freezing February night in 1943. 
This annual Chapel of the Four Chaplains Ceremony honors the four US Army chaplains who were aboard the US troopship, Dorchester, in February ...

Yorktown Elks Initiate New Members

February 19, 2020

6 new Members were initiated into Yorktown Lodge #2324 on Wednesday evening February 12th in a ceremony administered by Mid-Hudson District Deputy Paul Crumb. From left to right: Yorktown Exalted Ruler Steve Brawitsch, Gregory Siklos, Patrick Moore, Tim Stewart, Peter Butler, Denise Potenza, James Wall, Mid-Hudson District Deputy Paul Crumb.