Shrub Oak Fitness Centers Go 10,000 Rounds for Charity

March 19, 2018

SHRUB OAK, N.Y.-Two Shrub Oak fitness centers, United Martial Arts Center and Team Moljo, joined forces on Saturday, March 10, to complete 10,000 Rounds of Fitness at the Jefferson Valley Mall. From burpees to jump rope, participants tallied every round of exercise they completed until the group reached 10,000. Demos, raffles and prizes helped raised $12,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma ...

Lakeland Education Foundation Raises Thousands at Casino Night

SHRUB OAK, N.Y.-The Lakeland Education Foundation honored two teachers and a group of community partners at its annual Casino Night, Silent Auction and Dinner Dance, at the Villa Barone in Mahopac on Saturday, March 10.

Last year, the foundation, founded in 1994, topped $1 million raised to benefit the district’s students.

This year’s community honoree was the Alliance ...

Alliance Shares Life-Saving Skills at March 18 Event in Yorktown

YORKTOWN, N.Y.-The Alliance for Safe Kids is asking residents to spend three hours on Sunday, March 18, to learn the skills necessary to save a life.

Save-a-Life Day, now in its eighth year, will run from noon to 3 p.m. at Lakeland High School. The goal of the event is to educate and empower high school students and adults to be “community allies” in supporting teens and ...

Troop 173 in Yorktown Welcomes Four New Eagle Scouts

YORKTOWN, N.Y.-Boy Scouts of American Troop 173 welcomed four new Eagle Scouts in January.

To earn the rank, the young men completed an Eagle Scout service project to benefit the community or a local organization.

• Ross Miller painted classrooms at Temple Beth Am;

• Ian Schwartz painted curbs and sidewalks to enhance safety at Guiding Eyes for the Blind;

• Jarrett ...

Yorktown Legion Honors the Four Chaplains

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - The World War II Four Chaplains Memorial Ceremony was held Sunday, Feb. 4, at the Yorktown American Legion Post 1009. In February 1943, four U.S. Army chaplains on board a torpedoed and sinking troopship in the North Atlantic made the ultimate sacrifice helping their fellow soldiers. One was a rabbi, one a Dutch Reformed minister, the third a Lutheran minister, and the last a ...

Promotion By Burger King in Yorktown Raises $700 for Food Pantry

YORKTOWN, N.Y.-On Dec. 2, Burger King in Yorktown ran a “Dining to Donate” promotion to benefit Yorktown Community Help Food Pantry, earmarking 20 percent of all proceeds from that evening’s sales to help the local charity dedicated to assisting Yorktown residents in need.

“Yorktown Community Help would like to thank the management of our local Burger King for another ...

Writing Couple Are Yorktown Rotary Guest Speakers

YORKTOWN, N.Y.-Yorktown writers Susan and Larry Berliner were guest speakers at the Yorktown Rotary Club’s weekly meetings on back-to-back weeks.

Susan, a novelist who has published five books, was the guest speaker at the club’s Jan. 10 meeting. She discussed how she got the ideas for each of her books as well as the creative writing process. Visit her website at ...

Yorktown Nonprofit Support Connection Elects New Board President

YORKTOWN, N.Y.-Gary Wawrzycki has been elected president of the board of directors at Support Connection, a Yorktown-based non-profit organization that provides free support services to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer.

Wawrzycki has strong ties to the Hudson Valley as a lifelong resident of Garrison, where his parents still live. For the past five years, he has been the regional ...

Murphy's Turkey Trot Raises Nearly $3,000 for Mohegan Lake Food Pantry

YORKTOWN, N.Y.-State Sen. Terrence Murphy’s Turkey Trot 5K, held Thanksgiving in Yorktown Heights, made a near-$6,000 donation to local food pantries, the senator revealed last month. The money was raised through T-shirt purchases and race registration fees.

On Wednesday, Jan. 24, St. Mary’s Food Pantry in Mohegan Lake and St. John’s food pantry each received a check for ...

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Seton Holds First Social Fundraiser

March 14, 2018

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton school, 1375 East Main St., Shrub Oak will be hosting it's first ever Social Fundraiser on Friday, May 4th, 2018 in the Seton school gym.  Seton extends it's invitation to all to join in a night of food, fun, and dozens of raffles and silent auctions.  Entry tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets purchased by April 6th will be $35 per person; ...