‘Yorktown Community Partners’: Four Local Organizations to Promote Events and Raise Awareness in Town

Yorktown Patch– Four organizations partner to form “Yorktown Community Partners” in an attempt to help each other promote events and support each others’ programs in an attempt to raise awareness within the community. The Yorktown Chamber of Commerce has entered a new partnership with Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK), Support Connection and the D.A.R.E. program, Chamber of […]

‘Family Fun Festival’ in Cortlandt Educates Parents

Daily Yorktown– The Alliance for Safe Kids hosted a “Family Fun Festival” in Cortlandt, at the Colonial Terrace Mansion on Sunday. Incorporated in 2006, the agency has made it a goal to educate the Yorktown and Cortlandt area on hard-hitting adolescent issues like drugs, gangs and gambling. “We didn’t really have a goal in mind,” […]

Family Fun for a Great Cause in Yorktown Sunday

Daily Cortlandt– Leon Drogy, vice president of the Mansion at Colonial Terrace, is certainly not new at hosting fundraising events at his restaurant. However, this weekend he’s trying to reach an audience a bit different from his usual clientele. “We always do so many fundraisers for the kids where the parents are the ones at […]

Alliance for Safe Kids recognizes ’11 Youth Court grads

LoHud Blogs— The Alliance for Safe Kids honored the class of 2011 Youth Court graduates on Monday, Feb. 7. at Yorktown Justice Town Court.  Lakeland High School Junior Mary Alice Hall accepts her Youth Court certificate. From left, Police Det. Brian Shanahan, Town Justice Salvatore Lagonia, Hall, ASK President Tricy Cushner, ASK Special Projects Director […]

ASK programs offer resources for parents, teens

North County News– The Alliance For Safe Kids, a local nonprofit organization geared toward protecting and educating the community’s youth, plans to keep busy in February by screening two informational documentaries, distributing a student survey and co-sponsoring workshops for teens and adults, all free to the public. At 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 9, the […]

Yorktown Alliance Makes Community Safe for its Kids

Yorktown Patch– The Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) aspires to cast as wide and tight a safety net for any young person who lives in Yorktown, but doing so relies on a less direct approach compared to other youth support initiatives. “Our goal is to affect the environment and not individual choices,” said Lisa Tomeny, […]

21st Annual Yorktown Community Day

LoHud Blogs— The Yorktown Parks and Recreation Department and the Yorktown Central School District are hosting the 21st Annual Yorktown Community Day. The event is scheduled for Saturday May 15 from 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm – on the campus of Mildred E. Strang Middle School.  In case of inclement weather, activities will be held inside. The fair will […]

Hey Judge, Aren’t You in My Math Class?

New York Times— A HUSH descends on the courtroom as the judge pounds his gavel and calls his first case: The People vs. Missy DeMeanor. Ms. DeMeanor is accused of putting a CD in a shopping bag lined with aluminum foil, to throw off security sensors, and heading for the exit. The prosecutor’s key witnesses […]