Yorktown's HamletHub https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown Thu, 20 Jun 2019 15:09:12 -0400 HamletHub.com TLC Meditation Flash Mob at the JV Mall https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/events/893-tlc-meditation-flash-mob-at-the-jv-mall893-tlc-meditation-flash-mob-at-the-jv-mall https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/events/893-tlc-meditation-flash-mob-at-the-jv-mall893-tlc-meditation-flash-mob-at-the-jv-mall

Join Tribe TLC for a Meditation Flash Mob in the Mall! This event is for everyone - the more the merrier - all ages welcome - and it’s free and FUN! No choreography required - just a willingness to SIT quietly for 10 minutes with a group of other meditators.

Our goal is to create this ‘spontaneous’ gathering - coming together in unity to spread awareness of meditation and share positive vibes into the world - creating a paradigm shift in our world.

We will gather in ‘The Yard’ at the JV Mall in Yorktown Heights at 1pm. You will hear drumming - indicating it’s time to sit. Then a gong will sound. This is your cue to meditate in silence for 10 minutes in your own style. An ending gong will sound. Disperse and walk your own separate ways.

Please bring your friends and family, and feel free to bring your own cushion but do not sit down on it until 1pm.

Saturday, June 22, 2019
1:00 PM 2:00 PM
JV Mall - 'The Yard'
650 Lee Blvd. Yorktown Heights, NY

And please help us share and spread the word about this event. The more the merrier!

For more information: Please call/text 203.856.9566 or e mail tlcbethleas@gmail.com

 

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commandercarey@gmail.com (Tribe TLC) Events Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:25:12 -0400
State Police in Troop K remove sixteen impaired drivers from public roadways over the June 15, 2019, weekend https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/publicsafety/886-state-police-in-troop-k-remove-sixteen-impaired-drivers-from-public-roadways-over-the-june-15-2019-weekend886-state-police-in-troop-k-remove-sixteen-impaired-drivers-from-public-roadways-over-the-june-15-2019-weekend https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/publicsafety/886-state-police-in-troop-k-remove-sixteen-impaired-drivers-from-public-roadways-over-the-june-15-2019-weekend886-state-police-in-troop-k-remove-sixteen-impaired-drivers-from-public-roadways-over-the-june-15-2019-weekend

New York State Police (Troop K, Somers) report that over the June 15, 2019 weekend they removed 16 Intoxicated or Impaired drivers from area roadways. Several of the arrests occurred in this area and are listed below.

On June 15, 2019, State Police from SP Brewster arrested Robert E. Pearman, age 62, of Farmersburg, IN, for DWI.  He was traveling on State Route 22 in the town of Southeast, when he was stopped for a violation of the vehicle and traffic law.  Investigation revealed he was under the influence of alcohol, and was subsequently arrested.

On June 16, 2019, State Police from SP Cortlandt arrested Jorge Tepan, age 40, of Haverstraw, NY, for Aggravated DWI with a prior conviction, a class E felony.  He was traveling on North Division Street in the town of Cortlandt, when he was stopped for a violation of the vehicle and traffic law.  Investigation revealed he was under the influence of alcohol, and was subsequently arrested.

On June 16, 2019, State Police from SP Cortlandt arrested Jaime S. Caiza Espejo, age 27, of Carmel, NY, for Aggravated DWI Leandra’s Law, a class E felony.  He was traveling on Oregon Road in the town of Cortlandt, when he was involved in a one car motor vehicle crash.  Investigation revealed he was under the influence of alcohol with a child in the vehicle, and was subsequently arrested.

On June 16, 2019, State Police from SP Somers arrested Christopher L. King, age 36, of Chicago, IL, for DWI.  He was traveling on State Route 123 in the town of Lewisboro, when he was involved in a one car personal injury crash.  Investigation revealed he was under the influence of alcohol, and was subsequently arrested.

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commandercarey@gmail.com (New York State Police) Public safety Thu, 20 Jun 2019 08:33:00 -0400
Guiding Eyes for the Blind Graduation Day https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/events/895-guiding-eyes-for-the-blind-graduation-day895-guiding-eyes-for-the-blind-graduation-day https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/events/895-guiding-eyes-for-the-blind-graduation-day895-guiding-eyes-for-the-blind-graduation-day

Please join us to celebrate the graduation of our class of June 2019 on Saturday June 22, at 1:15 PM – 3 PM. Graduation is free and open to the public at our Yorktown Heights, NY campus. The ceremony will be live-streamed from our YouTube page. After the ceremony, attendees are invited to enjoy refreshments in Rosie's Cafe, meet future guide dog puppies, and take a tour of our Training Kennels!

For more information visit the Guiding Eyes for the Blind website.

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commandercarey@gmail.com (Guiding Eyes for the Blind) Events Thu, 20 Jun 2019 06:53:45 -0400
Raising Awareness And Collecting Donations For Pets For Vets https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/charities/888-raising-awareness-and-collecting-donations-for-pets-for-vets888-raising-awareness-and-collecting-donations-for-pets-for-vets https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/charities/888-raising-awareness-and-collecting-donations-for-pets-for-vets888-raising-awareness-and-collecting-donations-for-pets-for-vets

Local High School Student Reaches Out to the Community to Help Veterans and Shelter Animals Help Each Other

Evan Schwartz, a junior and honors student at John Jay High School, in Cross River, NY, is helping to increase awareness for the needs of veterans and shelter animals through his fundraiser at the upcoming Sunset Market event at the Jefferson Valley Mall. He will be collecting donations for Pets for Vets, a 501c(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to match shelter animals with the companion needs of veterans in the area.

Evan’s goal is to raise over $500 for this charitable organization. He will be at Sunset Market on June 27th from 5:00pm to 8:30 pm at the Jefferson Valley Mall Community Hub located at 650 Lee Blvd, Yorktown Heights, NY. Evan will be giving away free home-made peanut butter based dog biscuits, while supplies last, to any dog owners who wants to take a tasty treat for his or her pet. He will also be passing out literature explaining about Pets for Vets and how they help local veterans adjust back to civilian life. Evan will be collecting donations for Pets for Vets at this event.

Evan says, “I wanted to find a way to give back to veterans who have given so much to this country. I have a dog and two cats at home and they are such an important part of my family. I wanted to help foster this bond between vets and shelter animals.”

Pets for Vets is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization created to improve the lives of both Veterans and animals by bringing them together in a thoughtful, caring way. The enduring bond humans share with animals has the power to reduce suffering, mitigate loneliness, improve mental well-being and bridge the gap between ourselves and others. For our returning troops, these benefits are especially important to help ease the transition into civilian life. 

Their goal is to give back to the brave servicemen and women who have given everything to our country, while finding homes for deserving shelter pets. By matching the right pet with the right Veteran, everyone wins! Shelter animals receive a second chance at life and Veterans receive a second chance at health and happiness.

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keytocomputing@gmail.com (Stand Out for College) Charities Thu, 20 Jun 2019 06:21:23 -0400
Voluntary Recall of Some Ragu Products https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/publicsafety/884-voluntary-recall-of-some-ragu-products884-voluntary-recall-of-some-ragu-products https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/publicsafety/884-voluntary-recall-of-some-ragu-products884-voluntary-recall-of-some-ragu-products

A nationwide voluntary recall was issued for certain Ragu pasta sauces that could contain fragments of plastic, parent company Mizkan America said. 

No consumers have reported injuries or complaints, the company said Saturday. 

The recall is for jars of Chunky Tomato Garlic & Onion (45-ounce and 66-ounce jars), Old World Style Traditional (66-ounce jars) and Old World Style Meat (66-ounce jars) with certain production codes. 

The jars were distributed nationwide, the company said. Retailers have already been notified
Customers are asked to look in their fridges and pantries for jars with the product codes below. Any recalled sauce shouldn't be eaten and should be discarded. 

Customers can call 800-328-7248 to receive a replacement. 

The recalled product codes are: 

RAGÚ® Chunky Tomato Garlic & Onion, 66 oz.

Flavor Description: RAGÚ® Chunky Tomato Garlic & Onion

Cap code: JUN0520YU2

Best Use by Date: JUN0520YU2

RAGÚ® Chunky Tomato Garlic & Onion, 66 oz.

Flavor Description: RAGÚ® Chunky Tomato Garlic & Onion

Cap code: JUN0620YU2

Best Use By Date: JUN0620YU2

RAGÚ® Old World Style Traditional, 66 oz. 

Flavor description: RAGÚ® Old World Style Traditional

Cap code: JUN0420YU2

Best Use By Date: JUN0420YU2

RAGÚ® Old World Style Meat, 66 oz.

Flavor description: RAGÚ® Old World Style Meat

Cap code: JUN0520YU2

Best Use By Date: JUN0520YU2

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commandercarey@gmail.com (Mizkan America Corp.) Public safety Thu, 20 Jun 2019 04:19:19 -0400
Our Salute To Summer Special – A Free Digital Organ Function Screening https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/life/891-our-salute-to-summer-special-a-free-digital-organ-function-screening891-our-salute-to-summer-special-a-free-digital-organ-function-screening https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/life/891-our-salute-to-summer-special-a-free-digital-organ-function-screening891-our-salute-to-summer-special-a-free-digital-organ-function-screening

Sophia Presents: “Our Salute To Summer Special – A Free Digital Organ Function Screening” 

Till the end of July, to help as many people as possible feel FABULOUS, we’re offering a FREE TEST at our office! With every complimentary Initial Office Visit, we will provide a Digital Organ Function Screening Evaluation!

This non-invasive screening tool measures what Chinese medical doctors call meridians. The meridians are pathways in the body that distribute oxygen and blood nutrition to the organs as well as communicate intricately with all systems.

The results of this computerized test can help us discover imbalances and the root of health problems for some, assist in developing a prevention program for others, and outline an individualized treatment strategy. Strategies include using acupuncture and its added therapies, nutrition, customized herbal/supplemental protocols as well as diet and lifestyle recommendations.

During the complimentary Initial Office Visit and testing, we will discuss your health priorities, explain the results of the testing and recommend a follow-up plan to assist you in creating better health.

To take advantage of this FREE offer, call us at (203) 720-6251 to schedule your appointment!

Promotional Valid: June – July, 2019
Where:  SOPHIA Natural Health Center, 31 Old Route 7, Brookfield, CT
Cost: Free

About SOPHIA Natural Health Center: SOPHIA Natural Health Center is the largest natural health and wellness clinic in Connecticut, combining the traditional healing arts of Chinese and Naturopathic Medicine with modern science – getting our patients results when nothing else has worked.

Dr. Kenneth Hoffman, DACM, L.Ac., Medical Director, has serviced thousands of patients since opening his practice in 2004. He also hosts “The Natural Medicine Connection”, Fairfield County’s only health talk radio show, on WLAD Danbury (800WLAD on the AM dial), every Saturday, from 10 to 11 a.m.

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keytocomputing@gmail.com (SOPHIA Natural Health Center) Life Wed, 19 Jun 2019 16:55:10 -0400
Kids and Oils on June 24 at the Jefferson Valley Mall https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/events/892-kids-and-oils-on-june-24-at-the-jefferson-valley-mall892-kids-and-oils-on-june-24-at-the-jefferson-valley-mall https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/events/892-kids-and-oils-on-june-24-at-the-jefferson-valley-mall892-kids-and-oils-on-june-24-at-the-jefferson-valley-mall

We feel that essential oils & plant based products are the ULTIMATE Parent Toolkit! We will be telling you how we use oils with our littlest newborns up through teenagers. We'll tell you about our favorite oils & products for our kids as well as why we use them & how we use them! There will also be a Make & Take available for those that bring their kiddos. The class is FREE and the Make & Take workshop is $5.00 (YL members) or $8.00 (non YL member). The class will start at 6:00pm on the upper level of the Jefferson Valley Mall by the escalator.

Monday, June 24, 2019 at 6 PM

Jefferson Valley Mall
Lee Blvd., Yorktown Heights, New York 10598

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keytocomputing@gmail.com (Dawn Kelly ) Events Wed, 19 Jun 2019 13:04:01 -0400
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Networking Event Officially Launches Yorktown HamletHub https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/events/816-ribbon-cutting-ceremony-and-networking-event-officially-launches-yorktown-hamlethub816-ribbon-cutting-ceremony-and-networking-event-officially-launches-yorktown-hamlethub https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/events/816-ribbon-cutting-ceremony-and-networking-event-officially-launches-yorktown-hamlethub816-ribbon-cutting-ceremony-and-networking-event-officially-launches-yorktown-hamlethub

The Yorktown HamletHub Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Networking Event will be held on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 5:30-7PM at the Jefferson Valley Mall "Hub" 2nd Floor, 650 Lee Blvd, Yorktown Heights, NY. The official ribbon cutting is scheduled for 6PM and the evening holds more in store!

Yorktown HamletHub is a free digital publication focused on Yorktown. All are welcome to read, submit, and share positive news about Yorktown on their interactive website. Visitors can sign up for a daily e-newsletter, browse the community calendar, and follow them on their social media platforms. Yorktown HamletHub joins over 50 HamletHub sites in NY and CT.

Since Yorktown HamletHub's location is in cyberspace, the Jefferson Valley Mall has offered the use of their "Hub" co-working space for the event which will include light refreshments, raffle prizes, a free 15 minute productivity workshop, and ample networking opportunities. "Boost Your Productivity: Clear Your Way to a Profitable Path" workshop will be presented by Lisa Zawrotny of Positively Productive Systems. Lisa is a Certified Life Coach specializing in Productivity & Organizing.

Margaret and Peter Carey have been HamletHub editors since 2015, starting with Brewster and expanding into New Fairfield, Carmel, Somers, and now, Yorktown. "Our mission is to share positive news and information about the communities we cover," explains Margaret, "Yorktown is filled with interesting places, businesses, community organizations, educational opportunities, events, and so much more. We are thrilled to have Yorktown as our latest HamletHub and look forward to helping people read and share stories about the community." 

Special thanks to sponsors, Master IT Media LLC, Yorktown Chamber of Commerce, and Jefferson Valley Mall.

RSVP at www.masteritmedia.com/yorktown. If you can't wait until the ribbon cutting, sign up for the Yorktown HamletHub free e-newsletter at www.YorktownHamletHub.com


Yorktown HamletHub online digital publication providing free information about the events, places and people in the five Yorktown hamlets of Mohegan Lake, Shrub Oak, Jefferson Valley, Crompond, and Yorktown Heights and the surrounding area. Yorktown HamletHub consists of a website, social media platforms, a daily e-newsletter and a free community calendar that is linked to the 50 other neighboring HamletHubs in NY and CT. Kerry Anne Ducey founded Ridgefield’s Talk of the Town in 2009, a small blog that showcased local happenings and stories in Ridgefield, CT.  In 2011, Kerry Anne decided to share the popular and successful "Talk Of The Town" online news model with other towns and founded HamletHub LLC, a network of hyperlocal news sites. From 2012 through 2019, HamletHub has earned prestigious Connecticut Press Club Awards for original journalism and storytelling on the Web. 

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kerry@ducey.org (Master It Media) Events Wed, 19 Jun 2019 11:59:38 -0400
CDC Advises Public on Voluntary recall of Pillsbury Flour https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/publicsafety/883-cdc-advises-public-on-voluntary-recall-of-pillsbury-flour883-cdc-advises-public-on-voluntary-recall-of-pillsbury-flour https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/publicsafety/883-cdc-advises-public-on-voluntary-recall-of-pillsbury-flour883-cdc-advises-public-on-voluntary-recall-of-pillsbury-flour

Hometown Food Company, in cooperation with ADM Milling Co., today initiated a voluntary recall of two specific lot codes of its Pillsbury® Best 5 lb. Bread Flour due to a potential presence of pathogenic E. coli. The product was manufactured by ADM Milling Co., at the company’s mill in Buffalo, NY.
 
The severity of E. coli infections vary among people and often include several symptoms, including severe stomach cramps, diarrhea (often bloody) and vomiting. People usually develop symptoms and get sick 3-4 days after ingesting the germ, and most recover within a week. In some cases, individuals may develop a serious illness called hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS, which can result in kidney failure, stroke, and even death). Young children, elderly individuals, pregnant women and those who are immunocompromised are more susceptible to foodborne illness. If you feel ill or are at all concerned about an illness, please contact your physician.
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commandercarey@gmail.com (CDC) Public safety Wed, 19 Jun 2019 05:48:49 -0400
Hundreds Turn out to Say Farewell to Judge Reitz https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/events/890-hundreds-turn-out-to-say-farewell-to-judge-reitz890-hundreds-turn-out-to-say-farewell-to-judge-reitz https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/events/890-hundreds-turn-out-to-say-farewell-to-judge-reitz890-hundreds-turn-out-to-say-farewell-to-judge-reitz

Putnam County turned out en masse Tuesday morning, despite the gloomy weather, to say their final goodbye to the Honorable James Reitz who passed away unexpectedly last Friday.

Local Fire Departments, County Sheriffs, NY State Court Officers and civilians lined Gleineda Avenue and packed St James the Apostle Church were the Funeral mass was held.

The procession from the Gargain Funeral Home a few blocks away was led by Motorcycle units from several departments and police crusiers from as far away as Yonkers. Judge Reitz close friends, including Putnam Count Health Commissioner Michael Nesheiwat, acted as pallbearers while judge Reitz Court Officers stood at attention nearby and the Knights of Columbus Lady of the Lakes Council #6318 Color Guard escorted the casket into the church as per the family’s request. The 6 Knights color guard were resplendent in their traditional tuxedos, capes and chapeaus. After the mass in which the judge was eulogized by his widow, Barbara, in front of packed crowd, a sole bagpiper played Amazing Grace as the casket was carried out of the church and the procession left for Judge Reitz’ final resting spot, St. Raymonds Cemetary on Rt 52 in Carmel.

The 57 yer old jurist passed away Friday June 14th while presiding in court of an apparent heart attack. He has been remembered by officials from both sides of the political aisle as fair, compassionate and a friend to everyone who always had smile.  He was a prominent member of several civic organizations including the Knights of Columbus and  the Mahopac Falls Volunteer Fire department and their members turned out in huge numbers to pay their respects.

On a side, note one member of the Fire Department contingent appeared to pass out just as mass started. He was quickly attended to by the several dozen Firefighters standing nearby and transported to a local hospital by Carmel Ambulance. As he was being loaded into the ambulance he appeared to be alert and talkative.

After the rituals of the day were done, family and friends gathered at the Carmel Fire house to share a meal and their fondest memories of Jim. May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.

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commandercarey@gmail.com (Peter Carey) Events Wed, 19 Jun 2019 05:44:36 -0400
Unlock the Inner Visionary Summer Workshop https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/events/887-unlock-the-inner-visionary-summer-workshop887-unlock-the-inner-visionary-summer-workshop https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/events/887-unlock-the-inner-visionary-summer-workshop887-unlock-the-inner-visionary-summer-workshop

Join us to celebrate the start of the Summer Season!

Beth Mendoza and Rhodella Hughes will combine Yoga, essential oils and journaling to work with our inner Vision to create purpose and our life dream.  
Sunday June 23
12 - 3pm
Golden Prana Yoga
223 Katonah Ave, Katonah, NY 10536
 
$45.00 includes Journal
 

 

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keytocomputing@gmail.com (Yoga in the Adirondacks) Events Wed, 19 Jun 2019 03:47:00 -0400
Hudson Valley Hockey Company Opens in JV Mall with Colton Orr https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/events/889-hudson-valley-hockey-company-opens-in-jv-mall-with-colton-orr889-hudson-valley-hockey-company-opens-in-jv-mall-with-colton-orr https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/events/889-hudson-valley-hockey-company-opens-in-jv-mall-with-colton-orr889-hudson-valley-hockey-company-opens-in-jv-mall-with-colton-orr

Frank Vazquez has been playing hockey in the NY area since he was 5 years old.  Now 28, he has done it all in the world of hockey. From working in a shop selling equipment and sharpening skates to being a player, coach, referee and a fan. He has seen hockey from all angles. Several years ago he opened  Hudson Valley Hockey Company. He sold new and used equipment and sharpened skates. Now he has a new store in the Jefferson Valley Mall and held the official Grand Opening this past Saturday June 15th. Dozens came out for the event to browse, buy and take a few shots at a goal he had set up in the walkway in front of his store. Participants scored by hitting targets in the goal and for each target hit they earned one chance into a raffle.

The store is located on the second floor just next to the food court and has everything the budding player could want. From Jerseys in sizes for the youngest player or fan to goalie pads for the budding collegiate players to several styles of sticks. A player can even get their skates sharpened using the store new technique called Flat Bottomed V Technology from Blackstone Sports. Stop by the shop, Mr. Vazzquez is more then happy o talk to you about this new technology which he calls “the greatest method of sharpening” skates.

Raffle and openings aside the real attraction for the day was ex-Ranger Colton Orr who dropped in to meet and greet die hard hockey fans and casual shoppers as well. Orr played for 3 NHL teams over a career that spanned from 2003 to 2016. He was a NY Ranger for 4 seasons from 2005 through 2009. His NHL totals were 477 games with 12 goals, 12 assists and 1186 penalty minutes. Orr was known as an enforcer for his physical style of play and for regularly fighting. 

Dozens of fans lined up to chat and get autographs and he was very accommodating to all but especially to one little boy. Nephrili Dooley brought her son and daughter early to the opening so as not to miss the former Ranger. Two years ago she and her husband, both huge Rangers fans, were trying to think of a good tough “Hockey” name for their soon to be born baby boy. They came up with Colton after remembering his physical style of play with the Rangers and thought it was the perfect "hockey" name . Now little Colton Dooley , along with his sister, Annelise, and his Mom, met his namesake in person. He was at first a bit shy and laid back but Mr. Orr brought out a few smiles and in a few minutes they were fist bumping like old teammates. Mr. Orr signed several items for the little guy and the whole family left with smiles. 

Hudson Valley Hockey Company is open 11am until 7pm Tuesday through Thursday. 11am - 6 pm on Friday and Saturday and 11am until 4pm on Sundays. They are closed on Mondays for the summer.

Visit their website at Hudson Valley Hockey Company or call them at 914-556-6501 for more information.

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commandercarey@gmail.com (Peter Carey) Events Wed, 19 Jun 2019 03:33:55 -0400
Summer Fundraising Swims to Turn the Tide on Cancer https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/charities/877-summer-fundraising-swims-to-turn-the-tide-on-cancer877-summer-fundraising-swims-to-turn-the-tide-on-cancer https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/charities/877-summer-fundraising-swims-to-turn-the-tide-on-cancer877-summer-fundraising-swims-to-turn-the-tide-on-cancer

Swim Across America’s Long Island Sound Chapter (SAA-LIS) is kicking off its 27th year of Westchester swimming events to raise critical funds for cutting-edge cancer research, prevention and treatment.

SAA-LIS, which raised almost $1.2 million last year, will offer eight opportunities to swim and volunteer in Westchester this season, says Chapter President Tony Sibio. The open-water signature swim will take place on July 27th in Larchmont’s Long Island Sound, with pool swims scheduled between July 12 and August 3.

“Every year hundreds of swimmers at every age and experience level and countless volunteers and sponsors come together as a community to raise funds to eradicate cancer,” says Mr. Sibio. “All of us have been touched by this insidious disease in some way, but we keep pushing forward because we know that hope has no finish line, and we will someday find a cure.”

Proceeds from the swims will support immunotherapy research at the Swim Across America Laboratory at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, pediatric oncology research at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York-Presbyterian and patient services with Westchester-based Cancer Support Team.

The summer program will encompass seven pool swims (with the option of half-mile and one-mile efforts) plus an open-water swim course on Long Island Sound that will offer participants the option of swimming 2K, 5K or 10K. The open-water swim, which starts at Larchmont Yacht Club and ends at Larchmont Shore Club, has been recognized by the World Open Water Swimming Association as one of America's Top 100 Open Water Swims.

The full roster of participating locations, dates and times is as follows:

  •       NYAC Travers Island, Pelham, NY

July 12 -- 6:00 p.m. to 9 p.m. (night swim and BBQ to follow)

  •       Westchester Country Club, Rye, NY

July 13 -- 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

  •       Orienta Beach Club, Mamaroneck, NY

July 20 -- 6:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

  •       Lakeside Field Club, North Salem, NY

July 21 -- 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (night swim and BBQ to follow)

  •       Coveleigh Club, Rye, NY

July 23 -- 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (members only)

  •       Long Island Sound Open Water, Larchmont, NY

July 27 -- 6 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

  •       Chappaqua Swim & Tennis Club, Chappaqua, NY

July 28 – 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. (night swim and BBQ to follow)

  •       Lake Isle Country Club, Eastchester, NY

August 3 -- 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Those interested in participating in 2019 Swim Across America-LIS events can register to swim, kayak, volunteer to help, or sponsor a swimmer at www.swimacrossamerica.org/long_islandDonations can be sent to SAA-Long Island Sound, P.O. Box 217, Larchmont, NY 10538.

“They say that heroes wear capes and can fly,” says Mr. Sibio, “but at SAA-LIS our heroes wear caps and swim. By participating in the pool and open water swims and raising important funds, our swim community once again has the opportunity to help save lives.”

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keytocomputing@gmail.com (Swim Across America) Charities Tue, 18 Jun 2019 13:52:36 -0400
New York State Golden Park Program https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/life/881-new-york-state-golden-park-program881-new-york-state-golden-park-program https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/life/881-new-york-state-golden-park-program881-new-york-state-golden-park-program

If you are a New York State resident 62 or older, on Monday - Friday (except holidays), you can obtain free vehicle access to most* state parks, boat launch sites and arboretums and fee reduction to state historic sites and state-operated golf courses.

Simply present your currently valid New York State Driver License or New York State Non-Driver Identification Card** at the park entrance. No application is required as your NY State Driver's License/Non-Driver ID Card serves as your pass. For locations with pay stations, please contact the facility directly for information.

For information about facilities where this program is valid, contact the nearest state park
state park regional office or:

New York State Parks
Albany, New York 12238
518-474-0456
TTY/TDD through 711 Relay Service

*free vehicle access not valid at Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, Earl W. Brydges Artpark State Park, Fahnestock Winter Park, and Oak Orchard State Marine Park.

** A New York State Driver License or a New York State Non-Driver Identification Card may be obtained from your local Motor Vehicle office. You may want to contact them first to be certain you bring the required forms of identification.

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commandercarey@gmail.com (NY State Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation ) Life Tue, 18 Jun 2019 11:15:33 -0400
Celebrate Summer at Sunset Markets at the Jefferson Valley Mall https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/events/874-celebrate-summer-at-sunset-markets-at-the-jefferson-valley-mall874-celebrate-summer-at-sunset-markets-at-the-jefferson-valley-mall https://news.hamlethub.com/yorktown/events/874-celebrate-summer-at-sunset-markets-at-the-jefferson-valley-mall874-celebrate-summer-at-sunset-markets-at-the-jefferson-valley-mall

Don't miss the FIRST ANNUAL SUNSET MARKETS coming this summer @JeffersonValley!!

With Food Trucks, Farmers Market, Peekskill Brewery Beer Garden, Live Music, Kids Fun Carnival Area, Various Vendors (Artists, Jewelry, Clothing, Holistic Wellness, Specialty Foods & Drinks + More) - THIS WILL BE THE PLACE TO BE!!

SAVE THE DATES and Don't miss the following:

June 27 - Outdoor Movie Night! (Avengers Infinity War - 8:45 PM)
July 25 - Hot Dog Eating Contest!
Aug 29 - Back to School Bash + Carnival! (Starts at 2:00PM)

These events are going to be EPIC. Come join the fun!!

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keytocomputing@gmail.com (Jefferson Valley) Events Tue, 18 Jun 2019 08:20:00 -0400