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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. 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 ...

  2. 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.

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Hunt For Easter Eggs In Yorktown's Downing Park

    Hunt For Easter Eggs In Yorktown's Downing Park

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Yorktown Parks and Recreation will hold an Easter Egg Hunt at Downing Park on Saturday, March 19. Children 12 and under can hunt for colored eggs, have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny and participate in the jelly bean guess. Prizes will be awarded to all participants, with special honors for the finders of special eggs.The free hunt begins at 10:30 a.m. and ...

  8. Violinist Berlinsky Performs At Yorktown Presbyterian Church

    Violinist Berlinsky Performs At Yorktown Presbyterian Church

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Dmitri Berlinsky, internationally acclaimed violinist, will appear in concert as part of the First Presbyterian Church’s 16th annual Concert Series on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.Berlinsky burst on the international scene as the youngest winner in the history of the prestigious Paganini International Violin Competition and made subsequent triumphs at the Montreal ...

  9. Jefferson Valley Mall Features Easter Bunny To Celebrate The Season

    Jefferson Valley Mall Features Easter Bunny To Celebrate The Season

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Jefferson Valley Mall will host its annual Easter festivities, giving shoppers the chance to participate in both traditional and unique seasonal celebrations. Families are invited to capture lasting memories and purchase professionally produced photos Saturday, March 26. “We’re excited to continue this family tradition which creates memories for a lifetime,” ...

  10. Jefferson Valley Mall Features Storytime With Easter Bunny

    Jefferson Valley Mall Features Storytime With Easter Bunny

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- As part of its annual Easter festivities, the Jefferson Valley Mall will host a story time with the Easter Bunny event Saturday from noon-1:30 p.m.The event is free and will take place in the mall's center court.During the event, a special guest from Sharon's Barefoot Books and Small Cooks will read springtime stories to local children. Plus, families are invited to ...

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