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 […]

Help Your Teen Enjoy Fun, Safe and Drug-Free Prom and Graduation Parties

The Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) has partnered with Drug Free Action Alliance along with national sports icon and Parents Who Host, Lose The Most: Don’t be a party to teenage drinking honorary chair, Clark Kellogg to reinforce our community message that underage drinking is unsafe, unhealthy and unacceptable. “June is a month filled with many celebrations […]

Tricy Cushner Named to Women of Distinction Hall of Fame

Yorktown Patch— Yorktown’s community leader and volunteer Tricy Cushner has been nominated for the second annual Women of Distinction Hall of Fame. “It is a tremendous honor to receive the Women of Distinction Award for a community that has been so receptive and caring from the first day my family arrived here in 2001,” Cushner said. “It […]

Yorktown’s 24th Annual Community Day

Daily Voice— Thousands of Yorktown Heights residents kicked off the unofficial start to summer Saturday at the 24th Annual Community Day. The Alliance for Safe Kids hosted the 24th annual event featuring the Taste of Yorktown Saturday at Jack DeVito Veterans Memorial Field. Jewel of Himalaya won the Best Yorktown Signature Dish, Nuttin’ To It won the People’s […]

24th Yorktown Community Day Kicks Off Saturday

Daily Voice— The 24th annual celebration of Yorktown is set to draw thousands of people to Jack DeVito Veteran’s Memorial Field Saturday. Yorktown’s Community Day runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the field located on Veterans Road in Yorktown Heights. The event promises to feature “The Taste of Yorktown” focusing on local restaurants […]

Yorktown Prepares for 24 Annual Community Day and 8th Annual Cook-off

Yorktown Patch— The 24th annual Yorktown Community Day, which showcases local businesses and organizations, is set for Saturday, June 1 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Jack DeVito Memorial Field. The day will include music, entertainment, games and activities. It will also highlight the culinary creations of local restaurants and amateur chefs that will compete in the 8th annual […]

Yorktown Alliance for Safe Kids Work on Preventing Underage Drinking

Yorktown-Somers Patch– Yorktown’s Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) members completed the second Yorktown Sticker Shock Campaign which is designed to reinforce public awareness about the minimum drinking age law. “Preventing underage drinking is everyone’s responsibility within our community,” ASK Executive Director Lisa Tomeny said. “Limiting youth access to alcohol is one of the many ways […]


Yorktown Heights, NY – The Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) completes the second Yorktown Sticker Shock Campaign. The purpose of Sticker Shock is to reinforce public awareness about the minimum drinking age law by placing stickers on multi-packs of beer, wine coolers and any other alcohol products that appeal to underage drinkers.  The stores are […]

Third Annual Yorktown Save A Life Forum Set For Sunday

Daily Voice— YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The Yorktown community will once again come together to become first responders to support teens and families in crisis who are dealing with abuse, depression and violence. The Alliance for Safe Kids will host the third annual Save A Life forum from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Yorktown […]

Yorktown, Lakeland Students Graduate from Youth Court

The Northern Westchester Examiner– Forty-four students from the Yorktown and Lakeland school districts graduated from Yorktown Youth Court last week. The 2013 commencement ceremony was hosted by Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK), a non-profit organization that represents all sectors of the community working together to provide a safety net for youth and families. Founded in […]