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 […]

Mother’s Day Has Yorktown Merchants Hopping

The Daily Yorktown– Every day is Mother’s Day, according to moms everywhere, but this Sunday is when special attention is shown to women with children. In Yorktown, business owners are busy helping kids and husbands choose the right gift. Yorktown Jewelers, located in the Roma Building, is donating 10% of its proceeds from Saturday’s sales to […]

Hundreds Attend Yorktown Community Day

The Examiner— Hundreds of Yorktown residents converged on Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park three community building events on Saturday. The Yorktown Chamber of Commerce started the day’s activities with the HealthYorktown 5K run that benefited the Yorktown and Lakeland education foundations. Following the race the Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) held organized Yorktown Community Day and the seventh annual Taste of […]

Yorktown Welcomes New Arrival in the Police Department!

The Alliance for Safe Kids, Inc. invites you to stop by anytime, day or night to visit the newest addition in the lobby of the Yorktown Police Department.  Our community is extremely fortunate to now have a dedicated Prescription Drug Drop-Off Box available to residents twenty four hours a day, seven days a week.  ASK […]

Safe Kids Raise Awareness for Drinking Age

Daily Yorktown– It’s not often a group of teenagers get together to discourage underage drinking, but that’s exactly what the Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) did. As part of its first Yorktown Sticker Shock Campaign, teams of ASK youth, accompanied by an adult chaperone, placed stickers on multi-packs of alcoholic beverages at participating stores that […]

Alliance for Safe Kids Raise Awareness about Underage Drinking

Yorktown Patch– The campaign consisted of teams of young people, accompanied by an adult chaperone, placing stickers on multi-packs of alcoholic beverages (beer, wine coolers, etc.) at participating stores. The stickers read, “Hey You!! It is ILLEGAL to provide alcohol for people under 21! This year’s participating stores were: DeCicco’s,Yorktown Beer and Soda, Mobil Mart. The purpose […]

Community Comes Out for Second Save a Life Program

www.TheExaminerNews.com– The Save a Life program is designed to teach and give strength to teens and adults so they may assist others in crisis. By informing people of the warning signs that indicate trouble, community members learn when to step in to help. In the past seven years, there have been over 25 deaths in the […]

Yorktown’s Save a Life Aims to Make Everyone a ‘First Responder’

The Daily Yorktown– The Rev. Claire Woodley-Aitchison, Rector at the St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, said she was quite frankly tired of funerals in Yorktown, specifically those of young Yorktown residents. As a member of the Yorktown Interfaith Ministerial Association, she worked to create last year’s Save a Life program, aimed at doing just that. “We […]

Prior to Prom, a Panel for Yorktown Students and Parents

Daily Yorktown– Before prom dresses are bought and tuxedos are fitted, Yorktown officials and community members are making sure students stay safe and parents stay informed for many high school seniors’ most anticipated evening. Now mandatory for the second year, both the Yorktown senior looking to purchase a ticket as well as one parent are […]