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Joanne DeMarco

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Joanne earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Speech Communication from SUNY Oneonta and Master of Arts degree in Media and Communication Arts from Pace University. She's currently the Assistant Director of Assessment at the College of Health Professions at Pace University in Pleasantville. Throughout her professional career, she has held positions in both data management and communication. She loves to write, blog and is very active on social media. Joanne lives in Yorktown Heights with her husband and two daughters and has called Yorktown "home" for over 30 years. She is active in her community, with a keen interest in issues that affect education and local government.

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  1. Yorktown Supervisor Says He Will Pay His Back Taxes

    Yorktown Supervisor Says He Will Pay His Back Taxes

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Yorktown Supervisor Michael Grace says that he will pay the town the almost $12,000 in back property taxes he owes, according to lohud.com.Grace has been behind on his taxes on the land he owns on Hanover Street dating back to 2013 according to the town's receiver of taxes, Barbara Korsak, said lohud.com.According to lohud.com, in the past, Yorktown was different than ...

  2. Suit Accuses Yorktown Of Violating Americans With Disabilities Act

    Suit Accuses Yorktown Of Violating Americans With Disabilities Act

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Yorktown officials are being accused of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act in a lawsuit that alleges that additional parking spaces pledged to bring the building toward compliance were removed, according to lohud.com.Westchester Disabled on the Move and its board president, Gail Cartenuto Cohn, of Yorktown Heights, filed the suit in federal court in ...

  3. Trump Name Removed After Repeated Vandalism Of Signage In Yorktown

    Trump Name Removed After Repeated Vandalism Of Signage In Yorktown

    The Trump name has been removed from the signage of a local apartment complex after repeated incidents of vandalism, according to Yorktown News.In a report this week, Yorktown News said President Donald J. Trump’s surname was removed from the Trump Park Residences sign, though whether the full name was removed by vandals or the development’s owners was not clear.Yorktown police said the ...

  4. Police Investigate After Fetus Found At Water Treatment Plant In Shrub Oak

    Police Investigate After Fetus Found At Water Treatment Plant In Shrub Oak

    SHRUB OAK, N.Y. -- A fetus found at a wastewater treatment plant in Shrub Oak has prompted a police investigation, according to News 12.The fetus was found at the pump station of the County Wastewater Treatment plant on Thursday morning, according to News 12.Investigators do not believe the fetus was alive at any time and could not describe its sex, according to News 12.Click here to ...

  5. Man Reported Missing In Yorktown's Sparkle Lake

    Man Reported Missing In Yorktown's Sparkle Lake

    This story has been updated.YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Emergency responders are searching for a man in a small floating device who went missing in Sparkle Lake in Yorktown Heights Monday afternoon, according to multiple reports.Divers have been employed in the search for the unidentified man, who went missing around 2 p.m.Yorktown Heights Fire Department, Mahopac Falls Volunteer Fire ...

  6. Yorktown Celebrates Annual Fireman's Parade, Carnival

    Yorktown Celebrates Annual Fireman's Parade, Carnival

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown kicked off its annual fireman's fundraiser carnival on Wednesday night with a parade, per tradition.The parade marked the beginning of the five-day event, where money is raised for the Yorktown Heights Engine Company.

  7. Yorktown's My Brother Vinny Assists 300th Veteran In Yonkers

    Yorktown's My Brother Vinny Assists 300th Veteran In Yonkers

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Members of Yorktown's My Brother Vinny organization spent Memorial Day helping their 300th veteran since June, 2013, when the group was formed by Paula Miritello in memory of her brother Vinny Miritello who suffered from cerebral palsy.Since forming, the organization has become a mainstay known for helping everyone from veterans to the homeless and all in ...

  8. Car Crashes Into Yorktown CVS, Injuring Five

    Car Crashes Into Yorktown CVS, Injuring Five

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Five people were injured when a car drove into the CVS at the Triangle Shopping Center in Yorktown Tuesday night.Yorktown Police believe the driver suffered a medical condition that contributed to the crash, which occurred at about 6:30 p.m. None of the injuries were serious and police said there is no criminal investigation.It may take several days to fix the ...

  9. Hilltop Hanover Hosts Easter Egg Hunt

    Hilltop Hanover Hosts Easter Egg Hunt

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Hilltop Hanover Farm will hold an Easter Egg Hunt on March 19. Families can hunt for eggs, meet the animals, tour the farm, observe seeds sprouting in the hoop house, participate in a scavenger hunt, witness birds returning after winter and more beginning at 10 a.m.Admission is $5 per car, or free for members. Click here to register in advance.Hilltop Hanover is ...

  10. Hart Library Discusses 'Valiant Female Patriots'

    Hart Library Discusses 'Valiant Female Patriots'

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- The Yorktown Historical Society will celebrate Women's History Month with "Valiant Female Patriots" at J.C. Hart Library on March 17.Monica Doherty, Yorktown Historical Society Board Member, will lead the free program about Deborah Sampson, Margaret Cochran Corbin, Mary Ludwig Hays, Sybil Ludington and Anna Strong. The five women unrelated women served their ...

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