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Police: Three Men Steal from Yorktown Pharmacy, Crash Car

June 30, 2022

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. – Three men were taken into custody today in connection with a theft of drugs from Yorktown Pharmacy, Police Chief Robert Noble told Yorktown News.

The men allegedly entered the pharmacy, located on the corner of Commerce Street, around 4:30 p.m. One man was the lookout while the others went behind the counter to steal drugs, the police chief said.

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Yorktown Police Arrest Three Teens in Racist Graffiti Incident

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Three teenagers from Croton-on-Hudson are accused of spray-painting racist and anti-Semitic comments on a Yorktown bridge, the Yorktown Police Department announced Tuesday.

Two 17-year-olds and one 18-year-old were arrested and charged with third-degree criminal mischief (Class E felony) and second-degree criminal impersonation (Class A misdemeanor). A fourth Croton-on-Hudson ...

Racist, Anti-Semitic Graffiti Discovered in Yorktown

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Graffiti expressing racist and anti-Semitic comments was discovered over the weekend under a Yorktown bridge, the Yorktown Police Department said.

The graffiti, which has since been painted over, was reported to police at 11:23 a.m. May 21. It was located under the northbound Taconic State Parkway overpass on Croton Dam Road, said Town Supervisor Matt ...

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Can Cryptocurrency Harm the Environment?

Let’s start with some basics — like what is cryptocurrency and how does it differ from other currencies? Most currencies up until now were issued and backed by a specific nation. Cryptocurrency is an entirely digital currency that is not associated with or controlled by any nation, bank, or other financial institution. It is entirely virtual. The first cryptocurrency — Bitcoin ...

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Obituaries

Oct 18, 1918 - May 11, 2022
It could easily be said that Angelina Friedman lived a full life. A survivor of both the Spanish ...
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Jan 20, 1941 - Apr 26, 2022
William G. LaPierre passed away peacefully on April 26 at Glens Falls Hospital following a ...
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Marcy Yvonne Grabrovac, born in 1930, in New York, New York, passed away after living contentedly ...
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Concerns About Supervisor Slater's Credibility

June 30, 2022

Election season is approaching, and Supervisor Matt Slater fired an opening salvo in his campaign for State Assembly in an opinion piece for last week’s Yorktown News. Mr. Slater is a competent administrator and good with words. If he’s going to Albany, his views on policy issues, including state spending, gun control, reproductive rights, and public education are what really ...

Grossly Overprepared

My first impression of lawyering came at an early age from watching Perry Mason and “The Defenders” on television as well as Atticus Finch (“To Kill a Mockingbird”) at the movies. Of course, when I finally reached law school, I realized that the vast majority of lawyers never find themselves before a jury arguing for their client’s freedom. But, for me, trials were ...

A Question of Tuition

As other families who share our experience can attest, when you lose a child, there is yet something to be gained: the privilege of helping others in your child’s name.

That’s what we’ve tried to do since 2003 with our Harrison Apar Field of Dreams Foundation. Born with a rare dwarfism and an indomitable spirit, our 38-inches-tall son was 15 when he passed that year, after ...

Can Cryptocurrency Harm the Environment?

Let’s start with some basics — like what is cryptocurrency and how does it differ from other currencies? Most currencies up until now were issued and backed by a specific nation. Cryptocurrency is an entirely digital currency that is not associated with or controlled by any nation, bank, or other financial institution. It is entirely virtual. The first cryptocurrency — Bitcoin ...

PCSB Launches Express Loans for Businesses

June 30, 2022

-New online technology to provide faster, more flexible financing-

 Yorktown Heights, NY, June 23, 2022—PCSB Bank has announced the launch of Express Loans for small businesses, which feature streamlined online applications and quick turnaround. The product engages new technology to enable business owners to obtain fast and flexible financing to meet evolving needs such as ...