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January 29, 2023

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Jan. 21 could have been any gray Saturday between the Christmas holidays and Valentine’s Day; the dull lull between two of the year’s busiest seasons for businesses such as Cardsmart & Gifts of Mahopac. But a touch of melancholy hung in the air on this particular afternoon, and ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - The New York State road repair project on Saw Mill Road has concluded, according to Christian Schienle, owner of Nadine’s Restaurant in Yorktown Heights. This means the road is no longer closed and easy access to the Nadine’s parking lot has returned.  “It tremendously affected ...

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Step into a farm market that is set to impress. Cortlandt Farm on Crompond Road in Cortlandt Manor has been around for a long time and has recently changed hands. The new owners and staff have certainly taken it up a notch with a refreshingly new look and attention to detail, offering superior ...

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Russell Girolamo Sr. sold his first insurance policy in 1962. At that time, Russ was a new agent for Nationwide®, and although he had a very small office in the heart of Yorktown, he had a very big vision for the future that still serves as the blueprint for today’s agency. Through hard work and ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Donuts might be dunked at a new location in Yorktown soon.  A new Dunkin’ establishment was discussed to take over vacant property at 3735 Compond Road.  The 3,069 square foot Dunkin’ drive thru had completed its pre-preliminary application and met with the planning board on ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - The Yorktown Chamber of Commerce now calls the Jefferson Valley Mall home.  The chamber has a new space on the first level of the JV Mall and kicked it off with a premier night on Thursday, Nov. 10. Attendees enjoyed a DJ, Monte Carlo games, snacks, and beverages.  “My vision ...

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MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. - Break out the popcorn, film fans. The revived Mount Kisco Movie Theater could be just the ticket for folks looking for something fun to do in the big little village’s downtown other than shop or dine out. The iconic entertainment venue on Main Street was shut two years ago ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. Christina and Lee Vataj, former finance and pharmaceutical executives, opened Countryside Kitchen in Mahopac 14 years ago. During that time, the funky little diner has developed a loyal Hudson Valley-wide following for its unique selection of flavored-pancake combinations and ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Yorktown is home to a new family-owned pizzeria.  Slice, Yorktown’s newest pizzeria, celebrated its grand opening on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 3224 Crompond Road. The restaurant has been open to the public since Sept. 8. Cousins Tim and Sean Tetaj partnered to bring Slice to ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Lawrence Zacks celebrates 40 years of helping over 3,000 families realize their real estate dreams throughout New York state. He would like to thank everyone for their support and professionalism, especially his clients and friends. Throughout his illustrious career, Zacks has ...

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Being attuned to the individual needs of its residents makes The Greens at Greenwich stand out among assisted living and memory care communities in the region. The intimate and all-inclusive care community is located on the border of Westchester and Greenwich on an easy-to-navigate campus, and ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Everyone who knew Judy Johnson refers to her as an icon in the real estate community. Johnson was a hard-working, dedicated, real estate broker who was passionate about Heritage Hills in Somers. A professional businesswoman, she was often introduced as “The Judy Johnson.” Why? ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Residents welcomed the new and improved Uncle Giuseppe’s Marketplace with its grand opening on Friday, Aug. 26 in the Yorktown Green Shopping Center. The nearly 50,000-square-foot supermarket now occupies the space that was once Food Emporium over a decade ago.  After moving ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Business partners Stephanie Small and Brian Moss truly had the recipe for success when they launched UnWined Wine Bar & Kitchen in Somers Commons four years ago. The 60-seat restaurant had an industrial chic decor, an eclectic seasonal menu, handcrafted cocktails, and a ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. - Tractor Supply has its eye on greener pastures. But don’t worry, its proposed new Somers store won’t be going very far at all -- about half a mile to the east, in fact. Last year, the rural lifestyle retail giant announced that it hoped to build a 22,000-square-foot store off ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Long Island’s leading specialty grocer, Uncle Giuseppe’s Marketplace, proudly announces the debut of its newest store at 329 Downing Drive in Yorktown Heights. A grand opening is planned for Friday, August 26. The full-service supermarket, renowned for its high-quality, Italian ...

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Rye, NY, July 28, 2022: The Osborn Pavilion announced it has received an overall 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The rating is based on a nursing home's performance on health inspections, staffing, and quality measures. “Families want their loved ones to ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - The new Trader Joe’s on Crompond Road in Yorktown opened at 8 a.m. on Thursday, July 21. The first customers started lining up nearly two hours before that. Consistently ranked among the most popular grocery stores in America, Trader Joe’s has developed a passionate fanbase ...

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - The Hudson Gateway REALTOR® Foundation, the charitable arm of the Hudson Gateway Association of REALTORS®, recently presented a check for $2,500 to Drug Crisis in Our Backyard, based in Somers, but serving the Hudson Valley. Drug Crisis in Our Backyard was founded in 2012 by ...

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Burke Rehabilitation Hospital announced the appointment of Scott Edelman as its interim Executive Director. Mr. Edelman succeeds Jeffrey Menkes, who retired at the end of June after leading Burke for more than five years. Mr. Edelman, who previously served as Burke’s Senior ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Mark your calendars. Trader Joe’s is set to open in Yorktown on Thursday, July 21, the company announced. The store will be open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day. The popular specialty grocer will occupy a new 12,500-square-foot building in the shopping center at 3240 Crompond ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Trader Joe’s is coming, and along with it comes an in-depth plan to battle traffic. Set to open in the next four to six weeks in the Lowe’s shopping center, town officials are taking precautions to avoid an anticipated traffic overflow as a result. The specialty grocer’s new ...

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YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. – Extreme Makeover: Burger King Edition. The fast-food restaurant on Downing Drive is proposing an external facelift and a complete interior renovation, a second drive-through lane, and updated parking. The changes were presented to the town’s Planning Board on May 23.

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YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. – Rob’s Poultry Supply Store and its baby chicks are moving from Cortlandt to Yorktown Heights.  June 4 will be the grand opening of the new location at 2013 Crompond Road. The shopping center is also home to Yorktown Pizza & Pasta and G&G Euro Market & ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - A coffee shop called Common Ground is moving into a vacant storefront on Hill Boulevard in Jefferson Valley. The commercial building, located next to Jefferson Valley Lanes, is also home to Jefferson Valley Pharmacy, A&S, Hair Liberation, and Westchester Putnam ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The nearly century-old windmill building on Route 202 would be preserved as part of a new development, according to plans presented to the Yorktown Planning Board on Monday, Jan. 10. Located near the Cortlandt border, the property is slated to be redeveloped with a new ...

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