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New Firehouse Opens on Kitchawan Road in Yorktown

October 25, 2018

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – About six miles separate the Yorktown firehouse on Commerce Street from the new station on Kitchawan Road. In an emergency situation, that can make a world of difference.

That was the motivation for the Yorktown Heights Fire District Board of Commissioners more than two decades ago when it set out to build a firehouse to service the southern section of Yorktown, south of ...

Yorktown Man Charged with Rape

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Joseph Podesta, a 37-year-old Yorktown man, has been arrested and charged with third-degree rape, a Class E felony.

On Saturday, Oct. 13, the Yorktown Police Department investigated an allegation of a rape that had taken place in Yorktown earlier that day. Around 9:19 p.m., the Winchester Court resident was arrested by Det. Brian Shanahan and Officer Timothy ...

Taconic Rollover: Children Thrown from Car, Suffer Minor Injuries

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Three young children escaped with minor injuries after being ejected from a vehicle that rolled over on the Taconic State Parkway in Yorktown around 6 p.m. Saturday.

While driving southbound on the highway, a 2010 Honda Odyssey driven by a 51-year-old Queens man hit a guardrail at the 13.9-mile marker. The car overturned and three children, ages 12, 9 and 9, were ejected ...


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