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 […]

Yorktown, Lakeland Students Graduate Youth Court, Ready to Prosecute Crimes

Yorktown Patch– In a mock arraignment Yorktown and Lakeland students sentenced a young man Wednesday night to 25 hours of community service for having stolen an iPhone and iPod from a Yorktown High School student’s locker. During that mock trail, students showcased to friends and family what they have learned about the various aspects of the law over the last weeks. They […]

Yorktown, Lakeland Students Graduate From Youth Court

Daily Voice — Dozens of students from Lakeland and Yorktown Central school districts were honored Wednesday night as graduates of Yorktown Youth Court’s class of 2013. The youth court was founded in 2007 and is organized and run by teens, adjudicating misdemeanor cases involving other teens with the goal of reducing juvenile delinquency. Youth Court members serve in […]

Alliance for Safe Kids Attends National Substance Prevention Conference

Yorktown Patch– Yorktown’s Alliance for Safe Kids will join nearly 3,000 substance abuse prevention and treatment specialists and advocates from throughout the country during the week of Feb. 6 to Feb. 9 in Washington, D.C. The meeting is part of Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America’s (CADCA) 22nd annual National Leadership Forum. CADCA’s National Leadership Forum is the […]