Yorktown Begins Maple Sugaring Season

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YORKTOWN, NY — February 24, 2021 — White Oak Farm, Yorktown Supervisor Matt Slater, and other Yorktown officials will observe the start of the maple sugaring season by demonstrating the tapping process for the farm’s 2,400 sugar maple trees. Tap lines will begin running this weekend. For the sap to flow, there must be a day-night temperature fluctuation above and …

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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 Seeks Resolution to U.S. Mail Disruption

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YORKTOWN, NY — January 9, 2021 —  Supervisor Matt Slater yesterday asked a regional postal official to resolve erratic mail service in Yorktown. In recent weeks Town Hall has received more than 40 complaints about erratic and delayed mail service. The complaints are coming from most of the eight zip codes in Yorktown, but they particularly concern service out of …

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Yorktown Accepting Letters for Santa

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YORKTOWN, NY — December 12, 2020)—Yorktown will have a direct line of communication with Santa Claus this season thanks to the Yorktown Museum. Children are invited to write letters to Santa and drop them off at a holiday mailbox at Town Hall. Any child who would like to receive a response from Santa should deliver their letter with a return …

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

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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 …

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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 Approves framework for Future Solar Arrays and Energy Storage Systems

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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 …

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