Yorktown Police Install Prescription Drug Drop Box

Yorktown Daily Voice— A permanent prescription-drug drop box, sponsored by the Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) and the Yorktown Police Department, has been installed at police headquarters at 2281 Crompond Road. The box, which is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, will allow residents to safely dispose of unused, unwanted and expired […]

Outdoor Movie, Concert Slated In Yorktown Thursday

Daily Voice– The Yorktown Parks and Recreation Department’s ninth annual Outdoor Movie and Concert is scheduled for 7:15 p.m. Thursday at Jack DeVito Field behind the Yorktown Community and Cultural Center on Veterans Road. The free event will kick off with a children’s concert by Zev & Pretzelstein, followed by the movie “Puss in Boots” […]

Murphy’s and Alliance for Safe Kids Hold Teen Nights

Yorktown-Somers Patch– Every Tuesday at Murphy’s this summer is Teen Night! Just for kids 16-20, the outdoor area and restaurant is closed off! A DJ will play music from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Food and drinks will be served. All this and more is included under the $10 cover charge. Come hang out with your friends […]

ASK, WestMed host Yorktown After-Prom Party

Yorktown News– The Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) and WestMed Medical Group hosted their first After-Prom Party following Yorktown High School Prom, June 21. Yorktown seniors were surveyed by ASK regarding the most ideal drug- and alcohol-free after-prom party and ASK, along with local businesses and community members, made it happen, according to ASK representatives. […]

Yorktown Girl Scout Warns About Dangers of Texting and Driving

Yorktown Patch– Whiz Kid: Elizabeth Brennan School: Yorktown High School Accomplishment: Working toward a Girl Scout Gold Award by launching a “No Texting and Driving” campaign. For most 16-year-olds, texting is just a part of their daily routine. But Liz Brennan, a new driver herself, who finished her junior year at Yorktown High School, wants her peers to know that no matter […]

After Prom Party to Be Held for Yorktown Seniors

Yorktown Daily Voice— After Yorktown seniors enjoy their prom at The Surf Club in New Rochelle on Thursday night, many fun-filled activities await them at an After Prom Party at Bounce The Party Place on Front Street in Yorktown. For the first time, the Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) and WestMed Medical Group will be […]

YHS Junior Tries to Curb Texting

The Examiner— If you text and drive, don’t worry about Yorktown High School junior Elizabeth Brennan judging you: After all, she used to do it, too. But after beginning to research the accidents and injuries associated with the practice as part of her Girl Scout Gold Award project, Brennan, 16, said she changed her tune. “Once I went online […]

After Prom with a Twist at Bounce

Yorktown Patch– As I write this, there are eight days left in my high school career. This is crazy to think about… and a few weeks after that is prom and graduation. I am extremely excited about both of these events. When discussing plans for after prom with my group, we saw a void of […]

Yorktown Community Day Reminds Us What’s Important

The Northern Westchester Examiner– Our modern lives are so hectic and fragmented that it can be difficult to remember the real value of community, a virtue on display in spades at Saturday’s Yorktown Community Day and Alliance for Safe Kids Taste of Yorktown event in Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park. The event was an explosion […]

Yorktown Community Day Celebrated With Food, Fun

The Daily Yorktown– The spirit of Yorktown was on display Saturday at the 23rd annual Yorktown Community Day and seventh annual Alliance for Safe Kids Taste of Yorktown at Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park. Hundreds of residents took advantage of the sunny skies and warm temperatures to visit booths manned by local businesses and organizations […]