Yorktown’s 25th Annual Community Day Set For June 7

Daily Voice – The 25th annual Yorktown Community Day is coming on Saturday, June 7. The Alliance for Safe Kids, Yorktown Organizations United and the Town of Yorktown will host the 25th annual Yorktown Community Day from noon to 4 p.m.  at Jack DeVito Veterans Memorial Field. The event will feature the annual Taste of […]

Yorktown Student Receives Gold Award for Prescription Drug Awareness

Yorktown-Somers Patch — Yorktown High School senior Samantha Greene has earned her Girl Scout Gold Award – the highest award in Girl Scouts – for her “Prescription Drug Awareness and Collection” project. The 17-year-old student has been a girl scout for 12 years and had previously earned Bronze and Silver Awards. Her leadership, Gold Award project consisted of more than 90 hours of […]

Lakeland School District Mailing

The Alliance For Safe Kids partnered with the Cortlandt Community Coalition to complete a community drug resource & information mailing to all of the Lakeland School District. Yorktown Senior Citizens and Yorktown and Lakeland High school students worked together to put stamps, return labels, address labels, collated and stuffed over 3,850 envelopes! Thank you to […]

20 Yorktown Businesses Pass Underage Drinking Enforcement Detail

Yorktown-Somers Patch — Twenty Yorktown establishments have passed an underage drinking enforcement detail after not selling alcohol to undercover, underage agents on Wednesday, Nov. 27, Yorktown Police Chief Daniel McMahon said. The enforcement detail, sponsored by the Alliance for Safe Kids, was part of a local, federally funded study to combat underage drinking. The Yorktown businesses that were checked and did […]

14 Yorktown Businesses Pass Underage Drinking Check

Daily Voice — Out of 14 Yorktown businesses recently subjected to a underage drinking check, not one sold alcohol to an undercover teen, police said. Undercover agents conducted checks at the 14 licensed locations around Yorktown and reported that all of the establishments refused to sell alcoholic beverages to the undercover agents during the test, […]

Yorktown Police Conduct Alcohol Compliance Checks at 14 Yorktown Businesses

Yorktown Patch— Yorktown police officers conducted alcohol compliance checks on Aug. 7 at 14 licensed locations within the town of Yorktown with the help of undercover, underage agents. The effort, sponsored by the Alliance for Safe Kids, was part of a local, federally funded study to combat underage drinking. According to police, all 14 of the establishments refused to sell alcoholic beverages […]

Help Yorktown Win National ‘Above the Influence’ Ad Contest

Yorktown Patch— Yorktown teens, through the local non-profit Alliance for Safe Kids, have submitted an original video to the “Above the Influence” ad contest, which was accepted along with 53 others from across the nation. They’re getting close to the top spot in winning the competition but they need your help in order to surpass the front runner by […]

Yorktown Police Charge 11 With Using Fake IDs At Bar

Daily Voice — The Yorktown Police Department arrested 11 minors recently and charged them with possession of fake IDs at Murphy’s Irish Restaurant and Bar. The arrests were made as part of a compliance check at Murphy’s just after midnight on July 19, according to police. The check was “part of an ongoing effort to […]

Yorktown Police: 11 Minors had Fake IDs at Bar

LoHud.com– Police charged eight teenagers and three 20-year-olds with holding phony licenses in Murphy’s restaurant and bar early Friday. Officers were making a compliance check at the 355 Kear St. establishment in Yorktown Heights as part of an effort to curb underage drinking, according to a statement by the Police Department. The operation was partly […]