Religions and Spirituality

December 6, 2018

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Last month, the Chabad of Yorktown celebrated the completion of a new Torah scroll, a lengthy process that includes writing all 304,805 letters by hand, using a feather, ink and authentic parchments. Rabbi Yehuda Heber said he started the project last year following the death of ...

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Father Tom Kreiser, a former priest at St. Patrick’s Church in Yorktown from 2011 to 2017, is being investigated for allegations of inappropriate behavior with a minor, according to Archdiocese of New York Director of Communications Joseph Zwilling, who confirmed media reports to Yorktown News.

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – It was a powerful and emotional evening at Yorktown’s Temple Beth Am on Thursday, April 12, for its annual Yom HaShoah Service, which commemorates the 6 million lives lost in the Holocaust perpetrated by Nazi Germany. “This was an extension of how we make sure that the Shoah, ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y.-Filling the shoes of a revered longtime pastor is no easy task. Luckily for Grace Lutheran Church’s new leader, Rev. Christopher Chantelau, it’s not his first time having to do so. The son of an Army colonel who’s lived in more than two dozen communities, Chantelau comes to ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y.-The Chabad of Yorktown held a Community Purim Party on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at Vittoria’Z on the Lake in Jefferson Valley. There was a dinner, a Megillah reading, cotton candy, fresh popcorn, hamentashen and a hypnosis show by Denny More. Guests were invited to come in costume to win ...

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MOHEGAN LAKE, N.Y.-An all-volunteer food pantry based out of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Mohegan Lake distributed toys and bountiful holiday meals to more than 500 local children and families this Christmas. The pantry, which provides groceries to about 125 families on a weekly basis, stepped ...

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