Yorktown Approves Affordable Housing Agreement

Tribune Business, Community, Governance, History, Housing, Law, People, Westchester County, NY, Yorktown, NY Leave a Comment

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 …

TribuneYorktown Approves Affordable Housing Agreement

Yorktown Revives State of Emergency Declaration mandating Face Covering at All Parks and Town Property

Tribune Community, COVID-19, Governance, Health, History, Law, People, Yorktown, NY Leave a Comment

YORKTOWN, NY — November 12, 2020 – The Town Board voted today, Thursday, November 12, 2020 to revive a state of emergency declaration in response to rising cases of Covid-19. The state of emergency declaration was originally made on March 13 and it expired in the summer. The declaration of a local state of emergency gives the town supervisor the …

TribuneYorktown Revives State of Emergency Declaration mandating Face Covering at All Parks and Town Property

Yorktown Reaches Labor Agreements With Two Unions

Tribune Budget, Community, Governance, History, Police Department News, Unions, Westchester County, NY, Yorktown, NY 2 Comments

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 …

TribuneYorktown Reaches Labor Agreements With Two Unions

Health Officials Urge Stricter Covid-19 Precautions

eHezi Community, COVID-19, Governance, Health, History, Medicine, White Plains, NY, Yorktown, NY Leave a Comment

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 …

eHeziHealth Officials Urge Stricter Covid-19 Precautions

Yorktown Lions Launches Home Decoration Contest

eHezi Automotive, Business, Governance, History, Holidays, People, Yorktown, NY Leave a Comment

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 …

eHeziYorktown Lions Launches Home Decoration Contest

Yorktown Approves framework for Future Solar Arrays and Energy Storage Systems

Tribune Community, Environmental, Governance, History, People, Westchester County, NY, Yorktown, NY Leave a Comment

YORKTOWN, NY — September 18, 2020 – On Tuesday night the Town Board adopted new laws regulating solar panel arrays and solar power storage devices. The new laws establish orderly rules for property owners who want to install solar panel arrays and solar power storage devices. The laws take effect immediately. “We are moving Yorktown to the frontlines of renewable …

TribuneYorktown Approves framework for Future Solar Arrays and Energy Storage Systems

Yorktown Supervisor Slater Urges Residents to Oppose NYSEG Rate Increases

Tribune Archives, Budget, Business, Community, Ernie Garcia, Governance, History, Law, New York State, People, Yorktown, NY 1 Comment

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 …

TribuneYorktown Supervisor Slater Urges Residents to Oppose NYSEG Rate Increases

Yorktown Recognized as One of the Safest Communities

Tribune Ernie Garcia, History, National, New York State, Police Department News, Westchester County, NY Leave a Comment

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 …

TribuneYorktown Recognized as One of the Safest Communities

Yorktown Launches Food Security Initiatives

Tribune Charity, Community, History, House of Worship, Yorktown, NY Leave a Comment

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 …

TribuneYorktown Launches Food Security Initiatives

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

eHezi Archives, Community, Ernie Garcia, Governance, History, Westchester County, NY, Yorktown, NY 2 Comments

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 …

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