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Putnam Orthodontics Continues to Grow

August 1, 2017

CARMEL, N.Y. - Now, area residents have an even bigger reason to smile.

Putnam Orthodontics, a cutting-edge orthodontic practice that employs state-of-the-art technologies and procedures, has added a new member to its team.

Dr. Yonatan (Yoni) Cohen, who grew up in neighboring Yorktown and is a YHS Class of 2001 graduate, joined the growing practice last summer.

“We have two ...

The Rights of a Nursing Home Resident

Because there is a possibility that either you or a loved one will spend time in a nursing home, it is important to know the basic rights of a nursing home resident.

The 1987 Nursing Home Reform Act established quality standards for nursing homes nationwide. These regulations represent minimum standards for long-term care facilities, and the general goals are to:

a) promote and enhance the ...

Mohegan Lake Closed for Swimming After Reports of Harmful Algal Blooms

MOHEGAN LAKE, N.Y. – Harmful algal blooms have been reported at Mohegan Lake, according to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

According to the state, Mohegan Lake is one of 39 waterbodies in New York—and one of two in Westchester (Lake Rippowam in South Salem)—that has had reports of harmful algal blooms. A sample taken on July 4, according to the ...

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Yorktown Elks to Sponsor Blood Drive

August 5, 2017

The Yorktown Elks Lodge No. 2324 will host a blood drive for the New York Blood Center from 4 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25, at 590 Waverly Road in Yorktown Heights. There is currently a blood shortage.

Though walk-ins will be accepted, making an appointment helps the New York Blood Center plan for staffing needs. Appointments can be made ...