YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. - Here are a few of the top stories from this week in Yorktown:
- A flood advisory was issued Thursday in Westchester County as thunderstorms moved through the region. Also, a severe thunderstorm warning was issued for Westchester County Thursday afternoon. Radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds of more than 60 mph. The storm was located near Bedford, N.Y., and moving northeast.
- Voters passed the Lakeland Central School District 2013-14 budget with little resistance Tuesday. Voters approved the proposed 2013-14 budget of $160,364,916 with 872 votes in favor and 334 votes against, school officials said. Incumbent Board of Education president Elizabeth Kogler and trustees Steve Korn and Steve Rosen also won re-election.
- Yorktown Police said Wednesday there have been no confirmed black bear sightings in Yorktown since May 17 . Last week an animal control officer was assigned to the Yorktown Heights area after a few reported sightings of a black bear roaming near local homes.
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