Yorktown To Build New Adaptive Playground

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YORKTOWN, NY – June 30, 2021 — Yorktown has received $250,000 to build the first adaptive playground for children of all abilities in northern Westchester County. The playground at Granite Knolls is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act and will include swings, slides, and jungle gyms. Construction is expected to begin in September. Adaptive playgrounds have accessible play gear for …

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Yorktown Adopts New Zombie Home Law

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YORKTOWN, NY – March 4, 2021 — Yorktown Town Board approved new legislation / rules on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 for bank-owned properties known as zombie homes. The new law applies to properties whose owners are in mortgage default. Within 10 days of the date that a bank declares its mortgage on a particular parcel of property to be in …

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Yorktown Adopts Anti-drag Racing Laws

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YORKTOWN, NY — January 23, 2021 – The Yorktown Town Board is cracking down on drag racing with two new laws that include vehicle confiscation. On Tuesday, January 19, 2021, the Town Board amended a local law by adding specific prohibitions on drag racing. The fine for anyone caught drag racing ranges from $1,000 to $5,000. The Town Board also …

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Yorktown Approves Research and Development Project

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YORKTOWN, NY —  January 21, 2021 – On Tuesday night, January 19, 2021, the Yorktown Town Board approved a flex-space use on Front Street that will allow the construction of a research and development facility for green technology. SK Energy Holdings LLC asked the Town Board to amend a permitted use at 1600 Front Street. The applicant intends to use …

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Yorktown Approves Affordable Housing Agreement

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Deal includes new municipal senior center and recreation offices YORKTOWN, NY — November 18, 2020 — The Yorktown Town Board approved a 35-year agreement last night that will preserve and enhance 160 units of affordable senior housing at the Beaveridge apartments. The agreement stipulates that Beaveridge Housing Associates, L.P, the owner of Beaveridge, will continue to receive a property-tax exemption …

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Yorktown Awards Solar Array at Granite Knolls

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YORKTOWN, NY — November 8, 2020 — On Thursday night, November 6th, the Town Board awarded the installation of a milestone renewable energy project at the Granite Knolls Sports Complex to HESP Solar. The project includes a proposed solar canopy, energy storage system and four electric vehicle charging stations. The proposed solar array will be installed above a carport on the parking …

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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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Struggling Yorktown Residents to Receive Break on Fees for Late Tax Payments

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YORKTOWN, NY — April 22, 2020) – Residents struggling with their finances in the wake of the New York State on Pause measures will not be charged late fees if they do not make timely tax payments under a new emergency measure. Westchester County officials received permission today from Gov. Andrew Cuomo to remove late fees for county residents and …

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