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Arbor Day Reminds Yorktown of the Importance of Trees

May 4, 2018

YORKTOWN, NY. – “What do we get when we plant a tree? We get a home for the birds and the bees. We get fruit and nuts to eat. We get wood to build our fleet. We get clean air we need to breath. We get shade on a summer’s day. We get a place to climb and play. What do we get when we plant a tree? A better world for you and me.”

A group of first-grade students from ...

Photos: Yorktown Collects 11 Tons of Roadside Litter

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – On Saturday for the 30th annual Battle of Yorktown, residents once again donned their brightly colored vests, grabbed garbage pickers and filled thousands of orange bags with trash that had been discarded on Yorktown’s roadsides.

Though the event is held annually, and the Refuse and Recycling Department cleans throughout the year, tons of garbage manages to ...

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