Changing the World with Words: Resident Writes Educational Texts, Fictional Tales

April 10, 2018

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Growing up in Jamaica, Olive Peart would often write stories for her own enjoyment, but didn’t consider taking her hobby to the next level until she was much older.

“It was actually my children who influenced me to start writing,” she said. “I actually felt there was not enough fiction geared towards boys. In my experience, my girls were reading but my ...

Yorktown Chamber Throws ‘Ethnic’ SpringFest on March 24

YORKTOWN, N.Y.-The Yorktown Chamber of Commerce is sick and tired of winter.

Antarctic-like temperatures on Dec. 31 canceled the chamber’s annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop. Much like Yorktown’s residents, the fireworks that were planned to welcome 2018 with a bang have been in storage ever since, waiting for the weather to warm up.

On Saturday, March 24, a fireworks show ...

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