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Meet Jeremy Newberger: Documentary Filmmaker and Self-Styled Satirist

September 15, 2018

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Jeremy Newberger has a theory about finding one’s path in life.

“There is a chart I have up here in my head,” he said. “It’s like what you want to do and what you are good at: as soon as you find the point where that criss-crosses, it is your career.”

For this Yorktown resident, the intersection came in the form of story-telling and ...

Yorktown Resident Assists with Hurricane Florence Evacuation Efforts

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Fred Rogers once said, “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’ To this day, especially in times of disaster, I remember my mother’s words and I am always comforted by realizing that there are still so many helpers—many caring ...

Photos: On 9/11, Yorktown Vows to ‘Never Forget’

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Every year on Sept. 11, Americans come together and vow to “never forget.”

In addition to remembering the nearly 3,000 people who died that day and years later from complications, it also means never forgetting how that tragedy bound most Americans. That unity, however, was short-lived, said Supervisor Ilan Gilbert.

“It seems like so long ago since ...

Photos: Yorktown Holds 230th Birthday Bash

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Yorktown celebrated its 230th birthday in style on Sunday, Aug. 26, with a baseball game, a parade down East Main Street, concerts, presentations, historical home tours and fireworks. The last-minute celebration, spearheaded by Councilman Tom Diana and Councilwoman Alice Roker, was organized with community input. The festivities joined the already-scheduled Yorktown Lions Club ...

Photos: Yorktown Lions Club Installs New Officers

JEFFERSON VALLEY, N.Y. – The Yorktown Lions Club held its annual installation dinner in June at Vittoria’Z on the Lake, where the club named new officers, honored its top volunteers and donated money to local organizations.

Photos: Inaugural Yorktown Irish Festival

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – For three days last week, everybody in Yorktown was Irish.

The first-ever Yorktown Irish Festival, held behind the Yorktown Firehouse, kicked off Thursday night with performances by Joanie Madden and Cherish the Ladies. Drinks, food, rides and live entertainment continued Friday and Saturday.

Originally planned to continue all weekend, organizers canceled the festival ...

Yorktown's Troop 165 Welcomes Two New Eagle Scouts

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Stephen Kopercinski and Alexander Borbas, both of Boy Scouts of America Troop 165, have earned the rank of Eagle Scout. To earn the rank, both completed Eagle Scout Service Projects to benefit the community.

Kopercinski’s project took place on the trails behind Hilltop Hanover Farm. The project was to help the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference maintain their ...


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