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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Mainstream Economics Too Often Ignores the Power Imbalance in Labor Markets
By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN

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  NEWARK, NJ — June 2, 2021  — As the nation begins to emerge from the pandemic and the economy improves, it might behoove us to reflect on the so-called “natural” process of wage determination. According to the neoclassical model of competitive markets, a market clearing wage is achieved when the demand for labor is exactly equal to the supply of …

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Man Faces $10,000 Fine for Illegal Dumping in Yorktown

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YORKTOWN, NY – March 24, 2021 — CHRISTOPHER CURRY was arrested Sunday at police headquarters and charged with a town code violation. He was accused of leaving a large, broken desk at the end of Decatur Road on February 20. If found guilty, Curry faces a fine up to $10,000. The Town Court has scheduled a hearing for Curry on …

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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 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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