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Joanne DeMarco

Community Advisor

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.

Joanne DeMarco's Contributions

  1. Yorktown Announces Approval For New Hallock's Mill Sewer Hookups

    Yorktown Announces Approval For New Hallock's Mill Sewer Hookups

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- For decades, thousands of residents in Yorktown have paid sewer taxes, yet were prohibited by law from hooking up to the sewer district. State Sen. Terrence Murphy, joined by Yorktown Supervisor Michael Grace, local officials and residents who have been influential in the effort to bring sanitary sewerage systems to Yorktown, recently announced Yorktown's approval to ...

  2. Yorktown Grange Fair To Feature TasteNY Food Vendors

    Yorktown Grange Fair To Feature TasteNY Food Vendors

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Fairgoers at the Yorktown Grange Fair will get to try TasteNY food vendors from Sept. 10-13 at the Grange Fairgrounds.“We’re excited to welcome the TasteNY program to the Grange Fair this year,” said Josh Davies, Grange Fair president. “This state-wide program, focusing primarily on small, local NY State vendors, ties in nicely with the theme of this year’s ...

  3. Duran Duran Rocks Capitol Theater In Port Chester

    Duran Duran Rocks Capitol Theater In Port Chester

    PORT CHESTER, N.Y. – Duran Duran rocked the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester over the weekend, playing two sold out shows Saturday and Sunday. Fans were treated to signature Duran Duran songs such as “Rio,” “Hungry Like the Wolf” and “Planet Earth.” The band also sang their new song “Pressure Off” from their upcoming album “Paper Gods,” which will be released Sept. 11. The group will ...

  4. Peekskill Marks July 4 With Parade

    Peekskill Marks July 4 With Parade

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- A busy day of Independence Day events began with a parade in Peekskill on Saturday. The parade got under way at 10 a.m. Later Saturday, there will be a free concert series at 7 p.m., followed by 9 p.m. fireworks in the waterfront area.  

  5. Danger Lurks At Many Westchester Intersections

    Danger Lurks At Many Westchester Intersections

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- At some intersections in Westchester, just making a left turn can be a perilous adventure. One particular dangerous intersection is at Route 22 and the Cross Westchester Expressway by Stop and Shop. "When I was a volunteer firefighter and EMT in North White Plains, we regularly had accidents there," Aimee Nichols said. Nichols, a Mount Pleasant resident, ...

  6. Parade Kicks Off Yorktown Fireman's Carnival

    Parade Kicks Off Yorktown Fireman's Carnival

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown’s Fireman’s Carnival kicked off Wednesday night with a parade. Yorktown Engine Co. No. 1 hosts the annual event. The Yorktown Fireman’s Carnival runs until Sunday.

  7. Student Loans 101 Workshop Offered In Yorktown

    Student Loans 101 Workshop Offered In Yorktown

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. --  Learn about options for financing your education, including different loan programs at the Yorktown Library on Thursday, June 11 at 7 p.m. This workshop will teach attendees about the difference between a private and a federal loan as well as repayment options and options for borrowers who are struggling or in default. Leader Chris Dlugozima will also cover some of ...

  8. Mobile Shredder Comes To Yorktown

    Mobile Shredder Comes To Yorktown

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The Westchester County Mobile Shredder is coming to Yorktown Town Hall on Friday, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Westchester County wants to help protect residents from identity theft by offering residents the opportunity to destroy unwanted personal papers and documents with personal identifying information. Old documents and bills are a gold mine for identity thieves. One of ...

  9. Yorktown Jewish Center Selling Former Nursery

    Yorktown Jewish Center Selling Former Nursery

    YORKTOWN – The Yorktown Jewish Center, at 2966 Crompond Road, filed court papers on May 19, seeking permission from the state to sell its former nursery for $275,000, lohud.com has reported. The synagogue is in negotiations to sell the former nursery to local residents Leonardo and Olga Mora, lohud reported. The deal requires approval because the state oversees nonprofit organizations, ...

  10. Yorktown Residents Protest Proposed Spectra Pipeline

    Yorktown Residents Protest Proposed Spectra Pipeline

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Yorktown residents rallied at town hall last week to speak out against a proposed pipeline that has drawn the ire of residents. The expansion of the Spectra Algonquin pipeline recently received approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.  The project involves replacing about 20.1 miles of natural gas pipeline that is 26 inches in diameter with larger ...

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