YORKTOWN, NY. - Voters overwhelmingly approved the Yorktown School District's budget on Tuesday, June 16, and returned incumbent Trustees Michael Magnani and Anthony D'Alessandro to their seats on the Board of Education.

Magnani was the top vote getter with 2,360, followed by D’Alessandro with 2,163 votes. The two were challenged for a seat on the school board by newcomer Elizabeth Anderson Scully, who lost her bid for election with 1,458 votes.

Voters supported the district’s $99.7 million spending plan with 2,442 votes for its approval and 892 against.

The budget calls for an increase in spending of 1.55 percent over last year’s $98.2 million budget, with an increase of Yorktown school taxes by 1.15 percent and an increase in Cortlandt Manor of 1.98 percent.