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Yorktown Charity Honors Late Supervisor

December 13, 2018

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The Justin Veatch Fund, a Yorktown-based non-profit organization that provides scholarships to musically inclined graduating seniors, has named a scholarship in honor of Albert A. Capellini, a former Yorktown supervisor who died earlier this year.

Our Nov. 14, the Justin Veatch Fund and the Yorktown Small Business Association held a fundraiser in the White Hill Vineyard ...

Walk Like MADD Is a Reminder That Drunk Driving Kills

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The third annual Westchester Walk Like MADD event was held Saturday, Oct. 20, at FDR Park in Yorktown. The fundraiser benefits MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving), a non-profit organization that strives to end drunk driving and supports those affected by drunk driving.

The organization holds Walk Like MADD events throughout the nation, but 2016 marked the first year it ...

Christian's Courage: Yorktown Rallies for Boy with Muscular Dystrophy

 

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Two-year-old Christian Dunn can’t walk on his own, but the Yorktown community is helping him to gain a little independence.

Christian was born with a rare form of congenital muscular dystrophy, which weakens his muscles over time.

“He can’t sit unassisted, he can’t stand, he can’t walk,” said his mother, Christine.

Yorktown Residents Have Raised $102,000 to Cure Type 1 Diabetes

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown residents Bob and Kathi Kearney, after raising $19,000 at its 10th annual Drive to Cure Diabetes Golf Outing in July, have now donated more than $100,000 in their quest to cure type 1 diabetes, a condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin.

All $102,000 raised by the non-profit organization supports the work of Dr. Denise Faustman of ...

Yorktown Scout Builds Training Tool for Fire Department

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Kevin Byrnes III completed his Eagle Scout Project last week and it was destroyed within minutes—just as intended.

Byrnes, a Lakeland High School student and member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 174, built what is known as a “breach wall” for the Yorktown Heights Volunteer Fire Department. Firefighters train on these walls by breaking and crawling through ...

Turco’s in Yorktown Named ‘Employer of the Year’ by CAREERS

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Turco’s on Downing Drive was named Employer of the Year at CAREERS Support Solutions’ 31st anniversary celebration, held Oct. 25 at the Crowne Plaza in White Plains. The annual event celebrates the work anniversaries of 204 individuals with disabilities who receive job placement, training and support from CAREERS.

Yorktown Heights resident Ellen Culhane, who is ...

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