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When Are Taxes Due? It Depends!

April 12, 2018

Most individuals of legal age know April 15 as the date that taxes are due. But, when are they not due on April 15?

Before the Revolutionary War, taxes were mostly on whiskey and tobacco. During the Civil War, the federal government tried to collect taxes, but it was eventually declared unconstitutional.

On July 2, 1909, Congress passed and, on Feb. 3, 1913, the 16th Amendment was ratified ...

New Bank May Occupy Former Chase Building in Yorktown Heights

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – PCSB Bank is looking to fill the former Chase Bank building at 1990 Commerce St.

Bank representatives met with the Planning Board on Monday, March 26, to discuss the application. PCSB is proposing to eliminate the parallel parking spaces next to the bank to make way for a canopy and additional drive-thru and bypass lanes.

“That’s really the biggest ...

Halston Media Launches The Katonah-Lewisboro Times

SOMERS, N.Y.-Halston Media continues to beat the odds.

While other newspaper companies continue to shrink or fold, Halston, the parent company of Yorktown News, continues to grow.

On March 8, Halston rolled out its fifth publication—The Katonah-Lewisboro Times, which now joins the family of four existing papers: Yorktown News, Mahopac News, North Salem News and The Somers ...

Yorktown Small Business Association Marks Four Years

YORKTOWN, N.Y.-The Yorktown Small Business Association held its fourth anniversary celebration at Eda’s Garden in the Underhill Plaza on Saturday, Jan. 27. A tasting of many of the healthy organic foods and drinks served by Eda’s was provided. Newly elected town Supervisor Ilan Gilbert shared his first month’s experiences with the crowd. Additional speakers were Geri Schwalb of ...

Bagel Emporium Opens in Yorktown on Wednesday

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – On Wednesday, the Bagel Emporium will celebrate the opening of its new Yorktown shop, which will be its fifth location in Westchester County.

The bagel shop is owned by Michael Rozins along with the help of his son, Ryan. Their other shops are in Armonk, Chappaqua, Port Chester and Tarrytown.

Michael opened his first Bagel Emporium shop in 1983 in Hartsdale. He ...

Former PepsiCo Property Transitioning to 'Millennial' Co-Working Environment

SOMERS, N.Y.-In an effort to fill the 540,000 square feet left vacant in Somers by PepsiCo in 2016, Sebastian Capital CEO Roxana Girand is marketing the town of Somers and surrounding Westchester County as much as the building itself.

One of the first things she did to spotlight the community is renovate the lobby. Gone is the security desk visitors would first encounter, moved just off to the ...

Promotion By Burger King in Yorktown Raises $700 for Food Pantry

YORKTOWN, N.Y.-On Dec. 2, Burger King in Yorktown ran a “Dining to Donate” promotion to benefit Yorktown Community Help Food Pantry, earmarking 20 percent of all proceeds from that evening’s sales to help the local charity dedicated to assisting Yorktown residents in need.

“Yorktown Community Help would like to thank the management of our local Burger King for another ...

Yorktown Business Owners Aim to Create Harassment-Free Workplaces

YORKTOWN, N.Y.-To be sure, harassment in the workplace is not a new problem. However, the #MeToo movement that has turned the entertainment industry on its head and emboldened women everywhere to speak truth to power has businesses far beyond Hollywood revisiting their policies on the matter.

On Wednesday, Jan. 31, the Yorktown Chamber of Commerce hosted a seminar at Yorktown Town Hall at ...

Rainbow Bridge Pet Crematory Opens in Yorktown

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – After nearly a year in development, Rainbow Bridge Pet Crematory has opened on Front Street in Yorktown, making it just the second such business in Westchester.

The business is owned by Eric and Liz DiBartolo. Eric DiBartolo, a former town highway superintendent, is the president of the Yorktown Chamber of Commerce and has previous mortuary experience as co-owner of ...

Developer Acquires Mohegan Lake Rental Community

YORKTOWN, N.Y.-Valhalla-based Ginsburg Development Cos. has acquired The Landing on Mohegan Lake, a lakefront rental community featuring 207 one- and two–bedroom apartments.

Ginsburg bought The Landing for $54 million from New Chalet Apartments Inc., a private equity group based in Dallas. Jeffrey R. Dunne, of CBRE’s office in Stamford, Conn., brokered the deal.

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Houlihan Lawrence in Yorktown Welcomes Three New Team Members

April 10, 2018

Zef Camaj, brokerage manager, recently welcomed three salespersons to the team.

Marco Nogueras is an enthusiastic and dedicated professional who uses technologically advanced marketing techniques bringing the real estate experience to a new level. He values customer service and will ensure your goals are met while keeping you updated on current market conditions. Marco has spent the majority ...