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Westchester County Increases Age to Buy Tobacco Products to 21

June 21, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Beginning Aug. 5, proprietors in Westchester County cannot sell tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. A bill raising the minimum age of purchase from 18 was approved by the Westchester County Board of Legislators on June 4 and signed into law two days later by County Executive George Latimer.

At the June 4 meeting, where the bill passed by a 16-1 vote, ...

AFC Urgent Care in Yorktown is Looking Out For You

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. - Life is unpredictable, and accidents happened. But when misfortune strikes in the form of an illness or injury, where do you turn? Should you head to the hospital emergency room? Your primary care physician? How about an urgent care facility?

AFC Urgent Care in Yorktown knows it can be difficult making such a decision during a time of stress. They offer an emergency ...

Bethel Springvale Inn: Senior Living at its Best

CROTON ON HUDSON, N.Y. - The story of Bethel Homes and Services is more than a century old, but the programs and amenities it provides are strictly 21st century.
Founded in 1911, Bethel was named after a floating chapel, the Bethel Ship John Wesley, which had docked in New York Harbor in 1845 to help newly arrived Swedish immigrants. The ship was later replaced by the New Bethel Ship John ...

July Fourth Dog Safety Tips

July 4 is fast approaching, but many people start their celebrations early. More dogs go missing around July 4 than any other time of the year.

It's essential that you keep your dog in the house or on-leash with you when outside. With a 60 percent increase in lost pets around the holiday, do NOT rely on your fence to keep your dog from escaping. It is not uncommon for even the best-behaved ...

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