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Photos: Beatlemania Comes to Yorktown

July 13, 2018

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – “Here Comes the Sun,” indeed.

The Hofners, a Beatles tribute band, opened the Summer Concert Series on Sunday, July 1, performing a two-hour set in near-triple-digit temperatures. Hundreds of lawn chairs were strategically scattered around Jack DeVito Veterans Memorial Field, as concert-goers looked for any shade they could find.

Despite the sweltering ...

Yorktown Graduates Serve in Marines

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Six members of the Yorktown High School Class of 2017 have enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and are now stationed in their home bases. The 2017 graduates are:

• Pfc. Cameron DaRos

• Pfc. Thomas Littleton

• Pfc. Spencer Pagliuca

• Pvt. Alice Jednak

• Pfc. James Schiavo

• Pfc. Richard Heckett

Jednak’s brother, Thomas, ...

Photos: 2018 Yorktown Fire Department Parade

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - The annual Fireman’s Day Parade, one of Yorktown’s oldest traditions, returned Wednesday, June 20.

Yorktown was joined at its parade by many other departments throughout the county, including Mohegan Lake, Bedford Hills and Pleasantville.

After the parade wrapped up, many made their way over to the Fundraising Carnival located at Commerce Street and Veterans ...

Yorktown's Hilltop Hanover Celebrates Farm Fest

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – On Saturday, June 2, Hilltop Hanover Farm of Yorktown Heights hosted its fifth annual Farm Fest. More than 1,000 people attended the event, which was highlighted by “Farm and Farmer Appreciation Day” proclamations read by Ilan Gilbert, Yorktown town supervisor, and David Kvinge, director of environmental planning for Westchester County. Both also addressed the ...

Yorktown Man Picks up the Javelin Again, 61 Years Later

SHRUB OAK, N.Y. - There are some memories from high school that stick with you your whole life. Back in 1953, Tom Maroselli earned a letter for winning medals in the javelin throw at track and field meets at his school in the Bronx.

The now 82-year-old, who lives in Shrub Oak with his wife, Anne, after raising his family in Yorktown, remembers the feeling well.

“In high school, you ...

Fieldhome Couple Celebrates 72 Years of Marriage

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Bill and Mimi Cohen, a couple who lives at the Seabury at Fieldhome, celebrated 72 years of marriage on Friday, June 8.

A close family—they have one son, two daughters and two grandchildren—the Cohens lived two blocks from Fieldhome for 30 years before moving to Assisted Living at The Seabury in May 2017.

Bill attended DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx.

Capoccia Named Grand Marshal of Yorktown Feast of San Gennaro

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Mary Capoccia has been named the grand marshal of the 2018 Yorktown Feast of San Gennaro, which will return for its third year from Sept. 12 to 16. Capoccia, the assistant to former Supervisor Michael Grace from 2011 to 2017, was instrumental in launching the feast in 2016, said Tom Pomposello, one of the event's organizers.

Taconic Lifesaver Awarded New York State Liberty Medal

ALBANY, N.Y. – Brian Geary, a Hopewell Junction resident who pulled a Yorktown woman from a burning car on the Taconic State Parkway, has been awarded the New York State Liberty Medal, the state’s highest honor.

Around 2:30 a.m. on April 19, Geary, an MTA employee, was driving on the southbound Taconic State Parkway in Yorktown when he noticed an overturned SUV engulfed in flames.

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