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Cindy Capitani

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  1. Yorktown Town Board Approves Grant Application For Depot Square

    Yorktown Town Board Approves Grant Application For Depot Square

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Development was among the major points of discussion at the Sept. 27 Yorktown Board Work Session.A $500K Restore New York grant application was approved by the board 5-0 toward a $2 million mixed use project for Depot Square on the corner of Underhill Avenue and Front Street. Funds would go toward demolishing the existing highway garage so that the property could be ...

  2. Yorktown Preschoolers Test Top Toys For Holidays

    Yorktown Preschoolers Test Top Toys For Holidays

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Students at The Goddard School in Yorktown Heights are joining tots nationwide as toy testers for preschool playthings. Children from infants to six years old are playing with interactive toys while teachers observe and document how the toys rate based on various criteria. Among the areas judged will be,Interactivity Child-initiated playSkill developmentCreative ...

  3. Community Leaders Brainstorm Roadmap For Healthy Westchester

    Community Leaders Brainstorm Roadmap For Healthy Westchester

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Community leaders are gathering on Friday at Pace Law School in White Plains with The Keep Westchester Thriving Coalition to discuss ways to keep the county strong. "Our Budget. Our Values: A Community Conversation," begins with coffee and networking at 7:45 a.m., followed by the program from 8:30-10:30 a.m.The program will be moderated by Laura ...

  4. Get Caffeinated, Yorktown, It's National Coffee Day

    Get Caffeinated, Yorktown, It's National Coffee Day

    Hopes and dreams taste like coffee and that's why we start our day with a cup, or two, or three ... but who's counting? Thursday, Sept. 29 is National Coffee Day, so say cheers to an entire pot.No one knows the origin of National Coffee Day but who cares? If any beverage deserves its own holiday, it's the perpetually "hot" cuppa joe.Americans drink about 146 billion cups of ...

  5. Get Set For Sweater Weather, Yorktown As Fall Begins

    Get Set For Sweater Weather, Yorktown As Fall Begins

    Summer's reign comes to an end on Thursday, even if the weather doesn't quite feel that way.The autumn equinox arrives at 10:21 a.m. ET on Sept. 22, marking the official beginning of fall in the Northern Hemisphere, according to the Old Farmer's Almanac.Like the spring equinox in March, the fall equinox marks an astronomical turning point of the seasons.People can watch a livestream ...

  6. Shir Chutzpah Performs At Yorktown Jewish Center

    Shir Chutzpah Performs At Yorktown Jewish Center

    YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Singalong with a rock-style band at the Sabbath service on Friday at the Yorktown Jewish Center. Shir Chutzpah will perform during the service Sept. 16 and provide music for the congregation and guests at 7:30 p.m. for a special Sabbath service. Light refreshments will be served at the end of the evening.This is a regular Friday night Sabbath service. However, members ...

  7. Meet Geo, SPCA's Pet Of The Week

    Meet Geo, SPCA's Pet Of The Week

    BRIARCLIFF, N.Y. -- The word 'Geo' is a scientific term but it's also in the middle of gorGEOus. What luck that Geo, a stunning, smart, two-year-old hound mix, is looking for a home.The SPCA says Geo turns heads when he's out and about, and his big, floppy energy is part of his loving personality. He's happy and friendly and adores people and other dogs alike. Cats? Not so much. He's ...

  8. Beacon Native Texas Cop Of The Month For Role In 'Ambush' Shooting

    Beacon Native Texas Cop Of The Month For Role In 'Ambush' Shooting

    BEACON, N.Y. -- Beacon native Ed Pietrowski was spared from Jorge Gonzalez's gun fire, as the just-released criminal hid in a Texas ditch waiting to gun down police he allegedly lured there.Pietrowski, a former New York City Police officer, responded to shots fired, along with fellow former NYPD cops Michael Sarro and David Hofer, all working for Euless, TX police.What happened next on ...

  9. Fry It Up On International Bacon Day, Yorktown

    Fry It Up On International Bacon Day, Yorktown

    Few smells wafting from a kitchen get mouths watering and tummies rumbling faster than bacon sizzling in a frying pan.And fewer side dishes have been concocted into so many off-label uses, undergone international shortages and experienced price spikes higher than shrimp and steak.International Bacon Day 2016 is Saturday, Sept. 3 and this is the time to indulge in every variety, from ...

  10. Graduation Day Provides Hope For Young Offenders

    Graduation Day Provides Hope For Young Offenders

    MOUNT PLEASANT, N.Y. -- Students behind bars were lauded for their academic accomplishments at the Sprain Brook Academy at the Westchester County Jail Four students graduated from the SWBOCES Sprain Brook Academy and others completed the Westchester County Department of Correction’s Young Offender Program.The students were commended for their drive to succeed despite the stress of ...

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