Bagel Emporium Opens in Yorktown on Wednesday

February 20, 2018

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.

Located in the ...

New Democratic Majority in Yorktown Makes Personnel Changes

YORKTOWN, N.Y.-Tempers flared last week as Democrats on the Town Board made two personnel changes that were unpopular with their Republican colleagues.

Moments after accepting the resignation of Town Attorney Michael J. McDermott, who was brought on two years ago by a Republican-controlled board, Supervisor Ilan Gilbert asked the board to award a contract to the Marc Oxman Law Group to provide ...

Exclusive: Sources Say Yorktown Sober Living Home Still Operating

YORKTOWN, N.Y.-Two health care professionals have confirmed to Yorktown News that a sober living operation is still in business at 482 Underhill Ave., months after the Town Board revoked the facility’s special-use permit.

A health care professional told Yorktown News that they have done business with Release Recovery, which is owned by Zachary Clark and Justin Gurland, and their company ...

A 'Rose' Grows in Yorktown Mall

YORKTOWN, N.Y.-Come and smell the roses at the Jefferson Valley Mall.

Stone Rose Steakhouse and Sushi Lounge, owned by Jack Xiao, celebrated its grand opening Saturday, Dec. 30. Xiao also owns Wild Fusion restaurants in Mohegan Lake and White Plains.

The restaurant is located near the main entrance of the mall, where J.B. Danigan’s was once located.

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Yorktown Considers Consequences of Acquiring JV Mall Road

YORKTOWN, N.Y.-At his final meeting last month, then-Town Supervisor Michael Grace warned the incoming administration against “souring” a deal with the Jefferson Valley Mall that, he said, would save the mall millions and help spur even more renovation.

The construction of an 8,000-square-foot retail building in a rarely used area of the mall’s parking lot, which has been ...

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Yorktown Sets All-Time Monthly Traffic Record With More Than 2.3M Pageviews In January 2018

February 3, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - In January 2018, set an all-time record for the most traffic in any single month since its inception 9 years ago.   

From Jan. 1, 2018 to Jan. 31, 2018, TAPinto registered 913,468 readers and 2,328,707 pageviews, up from 799,995 readers and 1,934,413 pageviews during the same period a year ago. 

"Since Facebook relegated news to ...