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 Library to Expand Hours

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The John C. Hart Memorial Library announces it will expand its Porch Pickup Window service hours and offer in-person building hours on Saturdays beginning November 7, 2020. SHRUB OAK, NY — November 2, 2020 — The John C. Hart Memorial Library is proud to announce that it will expand its Porch Pickup Window service hours to include Monday and Saturday …

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Yorktown Reaches Labor Agreements With Two Unions

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YORKTOWN, NY — October 15, 2020 – Yorktown officials have concluded labor contract negotiations with the Police Benevolent Association and the Civil Service Employees Association. For the CSEA—the town’s largest union representing 189 employees—the contract calls for no salary increase in 2020 and four annual increases of 2.5%. The PBA’s contract, which covers 59 employees, calls for a 1.5% increase in …

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Health Officials Urge Stricter Covid-19 Precautions

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YORKTOWN, NY — October 14, 2020 – Supervisor Matt Slater held a virtual meeting Tuesday with officials from NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital about rising Covid-19 cases in Yorktown and other parts of Westchester County. “It does not bode well for how the fall and winter will go if we don’t continue to utilize the practices that we know work. And what …

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Yorktown Lions Launches Home Decoration Contest

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YORKTOWN, NY — October 3, 2020 — The search for the spookiest home in Yorktown began Thursday with the launch of a Halloween home decorating contest. The Halloween Crawl encourages residents with scary decorating skills to submit digital photographs of their handiwork to the Town of Yorktown’s submission page. “The Yorktown Lions will be the judges of this contest. We will …

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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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