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Lakeland, Yorktown Varsity Roundup (5/9-5/15)

May 16, 2022

Track and Field

Glenn D. Loucks Games

May 12-May 14 (White Plains High School)

Lakeland/Panas' girls sprint medley relay team, Brooke Sayre, Kailey Burdett, Grace Adeyeye, and Kiara Williams ran a season-best time of 4:16, finishing eighth in the East Coast Challenge, to qualify for nationals, at the prestigious Glenn D. Loucks Games.
Adeyeye (100-meter high hurdles, sixth ...

Baseball: Lakeland Wins Out-Bracket Playoff Game

SHRUB OAK, N.Y. - Led by Boston College standout Joe Vetrano, the Lakeland Hornets were poised to christen its brand-new turf field in 2020, on their way to a third straight Section 1 Class A title, but the pandemic wiped that out.

Then last season, Lakeland's opening-round Section 1 Class A1 playoff game as the No. 9 seed was on the road, where they lost at No. 8 John Jay-Cross ...

BACK-TO-BACK: Yorktown Wins Another Softball League Title

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Yorktown (18-1, 10-0) finished its regular season with a 3-0 triumph against visiting Harrison on May 14, led by Maya Servedio (7 innings, 1 hit, 10 strikeouts/homer), Charlotte Constantine (triple, 2 RBI), Adrianna Albano (single, run) and Hailey Moran (walk, run).

The Huskers clinched back-to-back league championships a day earlier with a 14-0 win at John Jay-Cross ...

Softball: Yorktown’s Salveggi Homers for Mom in Victory

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown beat visiting Somers, 9-5, on May 5, but more importantly, raised more than $1,000 for the American Heart Association, in honor of Kim Salveggi, an active volunteer with the AHA, who died four years ago.

“Raising all that money was amazing, more than I ever could’ve asked for,” said Yorktown coach Samantha Fernandez. “I was so happy with ...

Boys Lacrosse: Griff's OT Winner Bring Murphy Cup Back to Yorktown

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown senior All-American Harry Griff (4G, 1A) made himself a Husker legend by scoring a goal with just 48 seconds remaining in the first overtime, to give host Yorktown an exhilarating 6-5 victory versus Lakeland/Panas in the Murphy Cup game on May 7.

Griff’s goal gave the Huskers a win in the Murphy Cup, named after the founder of the Yorktown boys lacrosse ...

Athlete Spotlight – Kayla Howell, Yorktown Golf

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown senior Kayla Howell is currently in her fifth season on the varsity girls golf team.

Howell is two-sport standout, as she has been named All-League in both golf and winter track and field, All-Section in golf, All-County in track, and a team captain in both.

How old were you when you started playing golf and what got you started?

I started playing golf ...

Lakeland, Yorktown Varsity Roundup (5/2-5/8)

Yorktown Baseball (9-9)

Yorktown 10, Mahopac 5

Thursday, May 5 (Yorktown High School)

Mahopac scored four runs in the top of the first inning, but Yorktown came back for a 10-5 victory, sweeping the season series against the Indians.

“It felt amazing to come back against Mahopac there,” said Yorktown's Dylan Koch. “The team really started to play together and ...

Boys Lacrosse: Yorktown Beats Rival John Jay on Senior Night

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown came up with a big 10-4 victory against visiting John Jay-Cross River on senior night, giving first-year Husker coach Tim Schurr a victory against his former team on April 26.

“Beating our rivals tonight really meant a lot,” said Yorktown’s Harry Griff. “Since our new coaches originally coached at John Jay, we really wanted to win and ...

Lakeland, Yorktown Varsity Roundup: Lacrosse, Flag Football, Baseball

Yorktown Girls Lacrosse (4-8)

Hen Hud 13, Yorktown 7

Thursday, April 28 (Hendrick Hudson High School)

Alex Scialdone (3G, 1A), Brie Gaccino (2G), Ava Cunneen (1G), Kaitlin Regan (1G), and Maggie Appelle (12 saves) led the Huskers in their 13-7 loss to Hendrick Hudson.

Yorktown 14, Lakeland/Panas 9

Saturday, April 30 (Lakeland High School)

Scialdone (5G, 1A) assisted Alison ...

Softball: Yorktown's Servedio Shuts out Lakeland

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Yorktown, the No. 4 ranked Class A team in the state, continued its strong season with a 10-0 victory over visiting Lakeland on April 28.

The Huskers got their ace, Maya Servedio, an early lead by scoring four runs in their half of the first inning. Three of those runs came home on back-to-back hits, which were a two-run RBI single by Lauren Strauss and an run-producing base ...

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Obituaries

Marcy Yvonne Grabrovac, born in 1930, in New York, New York, passed away after living contentedly ...
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Audrey S. Longo of Poughquag and formerly of Ossining passed away peacefully on Feb. 16 after a ...
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Let's Stop Hiding from the Lakeland BOE Drama

May 6, 2022

Let’s be honest, folks, those who have participated in Board of Education comings and goings have their mind set on who to vote for in the upcoming election. They most likely know if they are going to vote “yes” or “no” for the 2022-23 school budget. Perhaps, some may be open to listening to opposing candidates. But let’s be real – nothing is going to ...

Critics Stand in the Way of Progress

May 8, 2022

It’s always easy to find people opposed to change. They’ll throw everything at the wall and see what sticks. This irresponsible behavior is without regard for people that have built solid reputations and track records.

In the case of Unicorn Contracting Corp., and their plans for Underhill Farm in Yorktown, a few outspoken residents, opposed to any change, have made false and ...

Your Own Litmus Test

In the spring of 1974, the then United States President Richard Nixon was feeling the heat brought to bear by the Senate Watergate Committee. As the walls seemed to be closing in, it is reported that he had a meeting with good friend and super political promoter, Roger Ailes. Nixon was frantic because the Senate Committee had presented on national television both his incriminating taped ...

On Stage: Let’s Do the Twist

Aspiring playwrights are taught the use of reversal. Something unexpected happens that catches both the protagonist and the audience off guard and can lead to upending our expectations and the character’s subsequent actions. It’s also known as the “third act twist.”

Writer Lauren Gunderson has learned that lesson especially – and effectively – well. There is ...

Northwell Health Walk Returns to Westchester  

May 4, 2022

The event will benefit both Northern Westchester Hospital and Phelps Hospital

MOUNT KISCO, NY – The Northwell Health Walk will be on Sunday, May 22, at 10 a.m. at the Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park in Yorktown Heights and will unite thousands of people across five different New York locations who believe in supporting quality health care that’s close to home. And ...