Yorktown Supervisor Slater Urges Residents to Oppose NYSEG Rate Increases

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YORKTOWN, NY — August 20, 2020 – Yorktown Supervisor Matt Slater is urging residents to oppose NYSEG’s proposed rate increases of more than 20 percent over three years because of its poor performance history. The New York Public Service Commission (PSC) will hold two public hearings on Wednesday, August 26 to receive feedback on the proposed rate increase. On Monday …

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Yorktown Recognized as One of the Safest Communities

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YORKTOWN, NY — August 15, 2020 – Yorktown is in the top 100 safest communities in the United States in a new survey. safewise.com placed Yorktown at number 74 in its analysis of crime and safety. The website’s analysts used FBI crime statistics and U.S. Census population data to rank communities nationwide. The “safest” communities rankings are intended to highlight …

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Yorktown Launches Food Security Initiatives

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YORKTOWN, NY — August 14, 2020 – The Yorktown Town Board approved the creation of the Yorktown Food Security Task Force to address hunger in the community on August 11th. The Yorktown Food Security Task Force’s work will consist of advising the Town Board on how best to address food security issues among the town’s residents, raising awareness of food …

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Where is Con Edison? Yorktown Awaiting Con Edison’s Response

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YORKTOWN, NY — August 7, 2020 – As of Friday morning a quarter of Con Edison’s customers in Yorktown were without power. One reason for the delay in power restoration is Con Edison’s failure to send adequate tree-removal crews to clear streets, despite the fact that Con Edison has used the FDR State Park in Yorktown as a staging area …

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New York State Lifts Golf Course Stoppage Work Order at Valley Fields Golf Course

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YORKTOWN, NY — July 25, 2020 – The New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) on Friday, July 24th lifted a cease and desist order at the Valley Fields Golf Course. Yorktown Supervisor Matt Slater received a letter from the DEC stating that the golf course has received a State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit. The permit means that a …

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Yorktown Approves New Retail Development

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YORKTOWN, NY — July 19, 2020 – In the latest example of the rapidly expanding business and economic revival in Yorktown, one of the community’s most prominent local stores has been given the go-ahead for a new home that will incorporate the downtown’s first “green roof,” as well as numerous environmental protections. Atlantic Appliance, a fixture in the town’s business …

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Yorktown to Hold Solar Law Public Hearing
By Yorktown Supervisor MATT SLATER

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YORKTOWN, NY — July 19, 2020 – This Tuesday, July 21st, at 7:30 p.m., the Town Board will reconvene a public hearing pertaining to a proposed solar law. Despite the challenges the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has caused, the Town Board has followed an aggressive schedule by convening 12 public hearings since May 12th with four more public hearings scheduled through …

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Yorktown Launches Independence Day Decorating Contest

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YORKTOWN, NY — July 2, 2020 – Yorktown residents and business owners are encouraged to decorate their properties for Independence Day and submit photos to a holiday contest. “The 4th of July Patriotic Decorating Contest is an opportunity for residents and business owners to demonstrate their creativity while at the same time boosting our community’s spirits during this difficult year,” …

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Yorktown Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) Release Diversity Resource

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YORKTOWN, NY — June 19, 2020 – The Yorktown Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) released a diversity guide today designed to help residents discuss racism and take positive action to eliminate racial inequality. The Yorktown Together! Resource Guide for Diversity & Inclusion is posted on the group’s website. The guide offers tools and resources to encourage mindful listening, facilitation of …

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Yorktown Planners Approve Reuse of Empty Bank Building in Heart of Yorktown Heights

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YORKTOWN, NY — June 17, 2020 –  The Yorktown Planning board yesterday approved the renovation of an empty bank in the heart of Yorktown Heights. The Ohio-based owner of 1961 Commerce St. submitted an application to the Planning Board to convert a former M&T Bank into a home improvement showroom for CST Kitchens & Baths, which is relocating from its …

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