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Trader Joe's Officially Announces Yorktown Location

March 30, 2022

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Trader Joe’s has finally broken its silence regarding its Yorktown store.

Last week, the grocery store chain formally added Yorktown to the list of locations on its website, confirming what Yorktown News first reported nearly a year ago.

Building plans filed with the town in May 2021 revealed that Trader Joe’s will be the tenant of the 12,500-square-foot ...

Osceola Garage is now Proper Service 

Joe Marconi’s 41-year-old legacy changes hands 

After owning Osceola Garage for 41 years, founder and owner Joe Marconi, has sold the business to longtime friend, Joe Ferone.

The garage celebrated its grand opening as Proper Service on Saturday, Jan. 8, attended by New York State Assemblyman Kevin Byrne, customers, family and friends. The event was also a farewell and retirement ...

Sen. Harckham Touches on Tough Topics During Podcast

YORKTOWN, N.Y.  Host Brett Freeman was joined by New York State Sen. Pete Harckham of the 40th Senate district in this week's episode of Hudson Valley Uncensored. 

You can listen to it by clicking HERE. 

The senator answered questions on topics ranging from bail reform to his bill on ADUs (Accessory Dwelling Units) to redistricting.

Joining Freeman in asking ...

Yorktown Food Truck Owner to Customers: ‘Pay What You Want’

JEFFERSON VALLEY, N.Y. – Lyle Puente is one of a kind—with an emphasis on kind.

The Cortlandt resident is the owner and sole employee of the Put Some Meat on Your Bones food truck. In addition to a recent TV appearance, the grilled cheese chef is encouraging his customers to “Pay What You Want.”

Puente launched the initiative in 2020 during the height of the Covid-19 ...

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Obituaries

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Let's Stop Hiding from the Lakeland BOE Drama

May 6, 2022

Let’s be honest, folks, those who have participated in Board of Education comings and goings have their mind set on who to vote for in the upcoming election. They most likely know if they are going to vote “yes” or “no” for the 2022-23 school budget. Perhaps, some may be open to listening to opposing candidates. But let’s be real – nothing is going to ...

Critics Stand in the Way of Progress

May 8, 2022

It’s always easy to find people opposed to change. They’ll throw everything at the wall and see what sticks. This irresponsible behavior is without regard for people that have built solid reputations and track records.

In the case of Unicorn Contracting Corp., and their plans for Underhill Farm in Yorktown, a few outspoken residents, opposed to any change, have made false and ...

Your Own Litmus Test

In the spring of 1974, the then United States President Richard Nixon was feeling the heat brought to bear by the Senate Watergate Committee. As the walls seemed to be closing in, it is reported that he had a meeting with good friend and super political promoter, Roger Ailes. Nixon was frantic because the Senate Committee had presented on national television both his incriminating taped ...

On Stage: Let’s Do the Twist

Aspiring playwrights are taught the use of reversal. Something unexpected happens that catches both the protagonist and the audience off guard and can lead to upending our expectations and the character’s subsequent actions. It’s also known as the “third act twist.”

Writer Lauren Gunderson has learned that lesson especially – and effectively – well. There is ...

Northwell Health Walk Returns to Westchester  

May 4, 2022

The event will benefit both Northern Westchester Hospital and Phelps Hospital

MOUNT KISCO, NY – The Northwell Health Walk will be on Sunday, May 22, at 10 a.m. at the Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park in Yorktown Heights and will unite thousands of people across five different New York locations who believe in supporting quality health care that’s close to home. And ...