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Wed, August 15, 6:30 PM

2881 Crompond Rd , Yorktown Heights

Bocce Open Play

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Add to My Calendar 08/15/2018 6:30pm America/New_York Bocce Open Play

Come out for Bocce Open Play on Mondays and Fridays from 6:30pm - Dusk

Location:

John Downing Park

2881 Crompond Rd

Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

Would another day be more convenient for you? Please let us know (email: info@ysaleagues.com or phone: 914.962.8390 ext 10) what day works for you. As soon as we have a group of 4 or more people for that day, we will set up the game and ...

John Downing Park Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
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Sun, August 19, 6:30 PM

2881 Crompond Rd , Yorktown Heights

Bocce Open Play

Sports

Add to My Calendar 08/19/2018 6:30pm America/New_York Bocce Open Play

Come out for Bocce Open Play on Mondays and Fridays from 6:30pm - Dusk

Location:

John Downing Park

2881 Crompond Rd

Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

Would another day be more convenient for you? Please let us know (email: info@ysaleagues.com or phone: 914.962.8390 ext 10) what day works for you. As soon as we have a group of 4 or more people for that day, we will set up the game and ...

John Downing Park Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

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Thinking About Thinking...

Over the centuries, one of the questions that has plagued philosophers and scientists alike is the mystery of consciousness. What is it? What does it do? How did it evolve?

Of course, philosophers and neuroscientists approach the question in vastly different ways. Twenty years ago, there was a conference dedicated to this very topic. After spending a long day attending lectures, neuroscientist ...

A Gen Z’s View of ‘Fake News’

Every year in this season of diplomas and mortarboards, the local charity we host in memory of our son—Harrison Apar Field of Dreams Foundation—awards a scholarship to a high school senior whose well-rounded pursuit of excellence echoes Harrison’s. He was born with a rare form of dwarfism, but his 3-foot, 38-pound frame was the only thing small about him. In his 15 years, ...

Yorktown's Trader Joe's Woes

August 15, 2018

Of all the bad news that broke in our small community last week, the story that seemed to generate the most reaction from our readers was that of a new Popeyes chicken restaurant being proposed.

This didn’t surprise me very much because I learned long ago that Yorktown residents care deeply about their storefronts and what’s in them. What did surprise me, however, was that so many ...

The Tale of the Goat with a Coat

One day as I was walking through my town, I noticed a guy coming toward me walking his dog. I peered ahead and tried to figure out what breed the dog was. He didn’t look like any dog I’d ever seen before. As they got closer, I realized he didn’t even look like a dog. He actually looked like…

A goat.

“Mom, is that a goat?” asked my son.

“Looks ...

Represent Residents, Not Corporations

August 15, 2018

Terrence Murphy, our state senator running for re-election, has received more than $6,000 from Yorktown JAZ LLC. (According to the Board of Elections: $2,000 on 8/1/16; $2,500 on 11/17/17; and $2,000 on 7/12/18.)

This corporation—now doing business as Retail Store Construction Company Inc.—is owned by Breslin Realty, the developer for Lowe’s, and formerly for Costco, in ...

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