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Treasuring Fatherhood

Father’s Day is the perfect time to take a moment to treasure our dads and reflect on how they’ve affected our lives. For many of us, it’s also an opportunity to take stock on how we are doing as fathers. 

As for my dad, his beginnings were truly humble. By the time my father was 12 years old he was an orphan. Taken in by his older sister and her husband, he was startled ...

On Stage: There’s Something About Rosemary

When Lenny comes on stage at the start of the cunning and quirky play, “Companion Piece,” he is nervously trying to knot a necktie while addressing an unseen person in the bedroom from which he just emerged. Her name is Rosemary. 

As the play progressed, I began wondering what happened to the unseen Rosemary, who seems to disappear from out of sight. It’s not until more ...

What Does the Yorktown Zoning Board Do?

June 5, 2019

If you’re reading this, chances are you’re familiar with the Town Board and its often headline-grabbing actions. But did you know about the town’s nearly two-dozen other boards and committees?

You might not see them at any ribbon cuttings, but the town relies on these hundreds of volunteers, many of whom spend long nights and weekends reviewing issues of signage, zoning, ...

The Return of Super Grillman

When we moved to the suburbs 22 years ago, a superhero was born. He couldn’t leap tall buildings with a single bound, but not long after we moved in, my husband became empowered with delusions of barbeque grandeur. He took on the alter ego, Super Grillman, had his own monogrammed, titanium grill tools case, and wore a costume, or rather, an apron, in red, white, and blue imprinted with an ...

A Waste of Money

June 14, 2019

To the editor,

Attention all Yorktown politicians, members of the sports community, and all residents of sound mind and good will: Shouldn’t we begin thinking about and planning for another multi-acre “state of the art” sports complex?

John Sorgini

Yorktown Heights

Yorktown Lions Club Announces Lineup for 25th Summer Concert Series

June 12, 2019

The 25th annual Yorktown Lions Club Summer Concert Series will return with six Sunday concerts beginning June 30.

Sunday concerts will begin at 6 p.m. at Jack DeVito Veterans Memorial Field in Yorktown Heights. Food and refreshments will be available.

In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be held at the Yorktown Stage. No food, drinks or coolers are allowed inside the ...