Yorktown Police Launch Mental Health Registry to Minimize 911-Call Tragedies

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The Yorktown Tribune Edition YORKTOWN, NY — April 6, 2022 – The Yorktown Police Department launched on Wednesday its First Responders Resident Alert Registry, one of the first registries in New York designed to improve responses to the homes of residents with special needs. The registry’s goal is to reduce emotional trauma, fear and conflict when first responders have contact …

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Yorktown Officials Refer First Zoning Overlay Application to Planning Board

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The Yorktown Tribune Edition YORKTOWN, NY — February 23, 2022 – On Tuesday, February 22nd the Yorktown Town Board referred the first site-plan application under the Town’s recently adopted zoning overlay districts to the Planning Board. Underhill Soundview LLC is proposing to transform the former Soundview Preparatory School campus at 370 Underhill Ave. into a mixed-use development with 148 residential …

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Yorktown to Distribute Home Covid-19 Kits – Saturday, February 12th Starting at 8:00 a.m.

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The Yorktown Tribune Edition YORKTOWN, NY — February 11, 2022 — Yorktown officials will distribute 1,000 at-home Covid-19 tests on Saturday, February 12. The drive-thru distribution is at the Jefferson Valley Mall’s parking lot starting at 8 a.m. They will be distributed while supplies last to Yorktown residents ONLY. There is a one-kit limit per vehicle and recipients must present …

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Yorktown Adopts Overlay District Zoning

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YORKTOWN, NY — January 18, 2022 — In response to long lines for testing at local pharmacies and urgent care centers, a mobile testing site opened today in Granite Knolls Park. Yorktown officials responded to the surging demand for Covid-19 tests by partnering with Ridgewood Labs to offer drive-thru services in the park’s parking lot. This location is Ridgewood Lab’s …

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Yorktown Adopts Overlay District Zoning

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YORKTOWN, NY — December 29, 2021 – The Yorktown Town Board voted yesterday, Tuesday, December 28th  to adopt overlay district zoning for two business hamlets. The creation of overlay districts in the Yorktown Heights and Lake Osceola business hamlets will encourage the creative redevelopment of functionally outdated properties, a greater flexibility of permitted land uses and visually harmonious streetscapes. The …

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Yorktown Adopts Increase in Veterans’ Property Exemption Benefit

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YORKTOWN, NY — September 9, 2021 – The Town Board recently approved an expanded property tax benefit for military veterans. The amendment to the local Alternative Veterans Exemption and Cold War Veterans Exemption affects the following maximum property exemptions: Non-Combat Veteran exemptions will increase from $1,204 to $1,590, or 15% of the assessment, whichever is less. Combat Veteran exemptions will …

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Yorktown Under Water Conservation Order

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YORKTOWN, NY — July 6, 2021 – The Northern Westchester Joint Water Works (NWJWW) will implement a mandatory water conservation order for customers from July 12 through October 12. Customers in the NWJWW’s service region must restrict their water consumption by observing an odd/even system for outdoor water use. Residents or businesses at even-number addresses may water lawns, shrubs, plants and …

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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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2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid Limited AWD Review By John and Laurie Wiles

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PINEHURST, NC — June 23, 2021 — We had the 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited AWD “Hybrid” this week, and in three words, “I like it.” This labeled a ‘compact SUV’, but I found it plenty big enough for all the things we would normally do. You don’t hear me say that about ‘hybrids’ often, but as with most technology, …

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Voto Latinos Instagram Live Tomorrow, June 10th @11:00am ET 

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The Ad Council, Voto Latino and Univision Partner for a Round Table Discussion to Boost Awareness of Covid-19 Vaccines I. Latino Communities DATE: Wednesday, June 10th, 2021           WASHINGTON, DC – June 9, 2021 — The Ad Council, Voto Latino and Univision come together to participate in an INSTAGRAM LIVE discussion in English & Spanish about the importance of COVID 19 …

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