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A Great Opportunity for Yorktown Is Here

April 14, 2021

The American Rescue Plan brings $3.98 million to Yorktown.

Let’s use it to improve our way of life and to stimulate local business.

The American Rescue Plan provides $350 billion for states, territories, tribal governments, cities, counties, and towns “to mitigate the fiscal effects stemming from the public health emergency.”

These are the areas targeted by the Rescue ...

Leave the Politics out of Planning

April 14, 2021

The April 8 edition of Yorktown News had two articles or commentaries published concerning the Underhill Farms/Soundview site. As Mr. Marschhauser pointed out, legislation concerning overlay districts has not been enacted, nor have formal plans been submitted for review.  However, innuendo and accusations have been made. Also published in the same edition was an opinion piece authored by ...

Moving on Is Bittersweet (Part Two)

My career as a public defender started almost 45 years ago. In my starting class, I was as one of 11 new recruits assigned to the criminal defense practice of the Legal Aid Society in the South Bronx. None of my original colleagues still work there: three passed away, one went into private practice, and the rest retired long ago. But on April 9, it was my turn to say adieu to the job that became ...

Taking Care of Business

As grim as the number is, it also shouldn’t come as a shock that it’s reported 2020 saw about 100,000 small businesses shut down—for good, which obviously is very bad.

A survey by WalletHub of the states whose small businesses have the best prospects for recovery does not bring especially encouraging news for New York State—or for the state of New York small ...

Yorktown Named a Tree City

April 17, 2021

Yorktown has been named a 2020 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.

Yorktown achieved the recognition because of its tree ordinance, an annual community forestry budget of at least $2 per capita and other benchmarks.

“From tree planting to solar panel installation or water quality improvement, Yorktown is committed ...