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Photos: Yorktown Veterans Day Parade

November 11, 2018

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Yorktown celebrated its veterans Sunday afternoon with a parade down East Main Street in Shrub Oak.

All photos were taken by Brian Marschhauser of Yorktown News.

Photos: Sierra Club Hosts Harvest Square Dance in Yorktown

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - The fifth annual Harvest Square Dance sponsored by the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group was held Saturday, Sept. 22, at Faraway Farms on Baptist Church Road. Dozens in attendance enjoyed old-time square and line dancing with friends and fellow “greenies.”

Dinner and dancing was preceded by a tour of the farm, where people met alpacas and Icelandic horses. Food dishes ...

Photos: Yorktown Celebrates Halloween at Community Center

YORKTOWN, N.Y.. - Despite strong winds and heavy rain, hundreds of families still enjoyed Halloween in Yorktown on Saturday, Oct. 27. The parade was canceled, but costumed kids were invited inside the Albert A. Capellini Community and Cultural Center to enjoy the festivities and get some candy. The event was sponsored by the Yorktown Lions Club and the town of Yorktown.

Photos: Yorktown Has Scary Good Time at Pumpkin Carving Competition

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Some seriously talented artists turned out for the first-ever Battle of the Jack-o-Lanterns, held Oct. 19-20 at the Yorktown Grange Fairgrounds. All artists, who displayed dozens of Jack-o-Lanterns and performed live painting, carving or sculpting demonstrations, selected charities of their choice, with the four winners earning $1,000 for the organizations.

Best ...

Yorktown Woman Honored by United Way

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown resident Noelle Wolfson was honored by the United Way of Westchester and Putnam at its United We Rock event on Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Whitby Castle in Rye. Wolfson was one of five recipients of the United Way’s Rock Star Award, which recognizes young professionals who are active for the good of their communities.

“Our Rock Stars epitomize the ...

Yorktown Trail Signs Unveiled

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - The Yorktown Trail Town Committee has installed signs along many roads in Yorktown to help motorists and cyclists find the access to many parks and trails that have, until now, been hard to find. Designed to be clear but unobtrusive, the signs, with an icon of a hiker or cyclist, direct people to Sylvan Glen, Granite Knolls, Woodlands, Turkey Mountain and the Yorktown Trailway.

Lakeland High School Graduate on Fast Track to Become Formula 1 Racer

MAHOPAC, N.Y. – Nicholas Leone was born with racing in his blood. Since he was 2 years old, he’s had the need for speed.

Leone, 19, grew up in Mahopac and graduated from Lakeland High School in 2016. Coming from a “very Italian family,” Leone’s father and uncle seamlessly passed their passion for Formula 1 racing onto the young boy, indelibly stamping it on his ...

Yorktown Nurse Celebrates 50 Years

SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – Helen Arnold celebrated 50 years as a nurse on Friday, Aug. 31. On Saturday, Sept. 29, she was recognized by town, county and state officials, who awarded her proclamations during a celebration at Trump Park Residences in Yorktown.

For 50 years, Arnold has been involved in the nursing profession; she has served in pediatrics for over four decades.

She earned her ...

Photos: 10th Annual Yorktown Festival and Street Fair

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - The Yorktown Chamber of Commerce’s 10th annual Yorktown Festival and Street Fair, an autumn tradition that draws thousands of residents and out-of-towners, was held Sunday, Oct. 7.

Throughout the day, nearly 200 vendors lined Commerce Street, Veterans Road and Jack DeVito Veterans Memorial Field. Highlighting the festival was a senior luncheon, a dog costume parade and a ...

Three from Yorktown Earn Eagle Scout Rank

Nicholas John DeMarsh and Arjay Rajesh Mirchandani

Nicholas John DeMarsh and Arjay Rajesh Mirchandani are the newest Eagle Scouts from Boy Scouts of America Troop 165 in Yorktown.

For his Eagle Scout Service Project, DeMarsh built new and reinforced existing fencing around Wildflower Island at Teatown Lake Reservation. The fence serves as a protective barrier to keep beaver from accessing ...


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