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Yorktown News 09.12.19

Vol. 8 No. 24 Visit for the latest news. Thursday, September 12, 2019

Back to Lawmakers push back on
proposed NYSEG rate hike
STAFF WRITER ‘What we need from
Anderson Amin on his rst day of preschool.
See more photos on pages 14, 15 and 16. NYSEG customers feel that the com- NYSEG is a reliable,
pany hasn’t performed well enough to resilient electrical grid
ask for an increase in rates.
that does not leave
e New York State Public Service residents in the dark
Commission held a hearing on Sept. during the worst days of
5 at the Yorktown Town Hall for New
York State Gas and Electric customers of our year.’
Northern Westchester. ere, residents
were able to voice their concerns about -Ilan Gilbert
and objections to the proposal to increase Yorktown Supervisor
rates by 23.7 percent.

“We’re angry because we feel that

there’s this great vacuum of no informa- An appeal led by Yorktown Supervisor
tion, no communication, no accountabil- Ilan Gilbert, however, brought a hearing
ity and nothing coming out of the lines to Westchester-Putnam customers.
all too frequently,” said County Legisla-
tor Mike Kaplowitz (D-Somers). “We are at the end of NYSEG service

NYSEG has proposed the almost 24

percent rate increase to cover labor costs territory and the way that we are treated
and vegetation management, according sometimes re ects that fact. at’s read-
to the company. ily apparent when the commission rst
scheduled these public statement hear-
“ ere’s been a history of poor perfor- ings, with the closest one over 125 miles
mance, unreliability, poor communica- north of here,” Gilbert said.
tion and you hear it directly from the cus-

tomers. If there is a rate increase, there’s It’s not only customers who seem to

a lack of credibility that the investments have been disregarded by the company.

are going to be made where NYSEG e Brewster division, which serves

says they’re going to be made,” said state Westchester and Putnam NYSEG cus-

Sen. Pete Harckham (D-District 40). tomers, also seems to be neglected, with

Originally, there was no hearing Assemblyman David Buchwald (D-

scheduled in Westchester County, with White Plains) likening it to the “orphan

the closest being held in Binghamton, of the company.”

over 100 miles away from the county and SEE NYSEG PAGE 6
NYSEG’s southernmost customer base.


17 e latest updates
2 on fall sports.

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Page 2 – Yorktown News TOWN GREEN Thursday, September 12, 2019

The Staff The Rockettes at their snow globes to create a zler, Director of Sales and Mar- p.m. at the Yorktown Town Hall.
Hart Library memorable keepsake. e visits keting for e Knolls, a continu- e guest this month will be Dr.
EDITORIAL TEAM are free and open to the public. ing care retirement community. omas R. Hickemell, orthope-
Join the Rockettes for a fes- Tri-State Social and co ee at 1pm, meet- dic surgeon, who will talk about
EDITOR: 914-302-5830 tive arts and crafts at the John C. ing at 1:30pm. Contact info: advancements in hip replace-
[email protected]
Hart Memorial Library, 1130 E. IBM Retirees Peg Ryan (914)528-5915. ment surgery and rehabilita-
BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER Main St, Shrub Oak, from 3:30- tion. Also speaking will be Mr.
SPORTS EDITOR: 914-302-5628 4:30 p.m. Children and families e Tri-State IBM Retirees Senior Advisory John Kinkart, Yorktown Plan-
[email protected]
will be able to take photos with resume their meetings on urs- News ning Board member, who will
ADVERTISING TEAM the Rockettes, which will be in- day, September 26, 2019 at the discuss housing options avail-
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[email protected] side a snow globe. e Rockettes E Main St, Shrub Oak, NY. e sume regular monthly meeting complimentary light lunch will
will join local kids in decorating scheduled speaker is Rick Dan- on Friday, September 20, at 1 be provided by NY Presbyte-
[email protected] rian/Hudson Hospital. Seniors,

CORINNE STANTON please join us for an interesting
and informative event.
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greens fees, carts, 18 holes of
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Kmart in Yorktown closing shop

BY KATHERINE BORCHERT Holdings over our purchase agreement and a generally ere was a discussion about the entire complex, Gil-
STAFF WRITER weak retail environment. ese challenges have unfor- bert said, and the Kmart closing seems to be “a blessing
tunately a ected our performance and limited our stra- in disguise.”
Kmart in the Yorktown Green Shopping Center is tegic choices.”
closing it doors for good in December. “I’d never hope for a business to close, but the fate of
According to a statement from the company, a liqui- Kmart has been lingering for some time,” Gilbert said.
Kmart and Sears holding company TransformCo an- dation sale is expected to begin in mid-September and
nounced the closure of 26 stores last month. the store will close by mid-December. With Kmart closing, there is now hope for a greater
chance for development within the shopping center
is announcement comes less than a year after the e decision leaves one Kmart left in Westchester, lo- since there is less big-name competition, Gilbert said.
company announced the closure of 142 stores nation- cated o Tarrytown Road in White Plains.
wide, in October. e complex with Kmart and Food Emporium, along
However, the decision to close the Kmart in York- with the entire shopping center, is in a C-1 commercial
“After careful review, we have made the di cult but town came as no shock to residents, and some even see zone, which means that potentially any business, restau-
necessary decision to close the Kmart store in the Yor- it as a positive for the community. rant, o ces or retailers could take over the space.
ktown Green Shopping Center, New York,” company
spokesman Larry Costello said. “We have faced a num- According to Yorktown Supervisor Ilan Gilbert, the Yorktown Chamber of Commerce President Sergio
ber of challenges returning our stores to sustainable property manager has been trying to come to an agree- Esposito did not return calls for comment.
levels of productivity, including di erences with Sears ment to ll the vacant Food Emporium but nothing has
come to fruition. Oster Properties Management, which owns the shop-
ping center, declined to comment on the closure.

Recycling Day All parking
at FDR Park prohibited on

Westchester County’s Department of Environmental Facilities will be conducting a Commerce
Household Recycling Day Event on Saturday, September 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at
Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park, 2957 Crompond Road, Yorktown Heights. e next Parking will soon be prohibited on both sides of Commerce
Household Recycling Day Event will be held on Saturday, November 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 Street from Saw Mill River Road to Hanover Street.
p.m. at Rye Playland, 1 Playland Parkway, Rye.
e Town Board voted on the move at its Sept. 3 meeting.
In addition to properly labelled household chemicals and other special wastes found in a e state needs to rst approve the action, and then signs warn-
typical household, residents can bring documents for shredding and expired or unwanted ing of no parking will go up; this is expected to take two to three
medications for disposal to the September 28 event. weeks.

Generally, the following items are accepted for safe disposal or recycling: e board sought input from the Yorktown Police Depart-
Properly labelled household chemicals, such as: Household cleaning product; most au- ment before making its decision.
tomotive uids (antifreeze, brake uid, gasoline but not motor oil); Flammable liquids
(kerosene, butane, lighter uid, turpentine); metal, jewelry and furniture polishes and wax- Yorktown police o cer Robert Rohr told the board he saw a
es; wood preservatives; Fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides, herbicides; Photographic and motorist almost collide with a cyclist coming out of the Star-
swimming pool chemicals; Batteries – only vehicle, rechargeable, or button cell; Fluores- bucks parking lot. e two individuals were unable to see each
cent light bulbs & CFLs; Fire extinguishers; BBQ propane tanks (up to 20 lbs.); Mercury other due to vehicles parked on Commerce Street.
containing devices (thermometers and thermostats); Electronic waste (TVs, computer
monitors and towers); Expired or unwanted medications, both OTC and prescription; “Not only does it cause a safety issue, but it also impedes the
Personal documents for shredding (limit of four (4) le-size boxes per household); Tires ow of tra c for larger vehicles trying to go through Com-
Items that will not be accepted and should not be brought merce Street,” Rohr said.
to the Household Recycling Day include paint (both latex
and oil), non-rechargeable alkaline and carbon zinc batteries
(they can be safely discarded in the trash), motor oil, smoke
detectors, cell phones, explosives ( ares, reworks, am-
munition), construction debris and hypodermic needles.
Also, waste from businesses, schools or other institu-
tions will not be accepted.
For more information on what to bring to this
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William Andrew Marcon

William Andrew Marcon, 97, died ursday August 29, 2019 at Val-
ley Terrace Assisted Living in Wilder, VT.

Bill was born March 6, 1922, a son of John William and Delphine
Paviol Marcon. He grew up with his parents and two older sisters, Lena
and Alice,in Canaan,Connecticut. He graduated from Housatonic Val-
ley Regional High School, president of the class of 1940 and was hon-
ored when the school asked him to speak at commencement ceremo-
nies 50 years later. After graduation he left for Rensselaer Polytechnic
Institute in Troy, NY where he earned his degree in Civil Engineering.

College was interrupted by World War II. Bill enlisted in the US
Army Air Forces and proudly served as a navigator on B29s in the Pacif-
ic. After returning from his military service and nishing his education
he married his high school sweetheart Eve Consolini. He worked for
Standard Oil in Texas and for the State of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg
before settling in Yorktown Heights, NY where Bill became the young-
est Town Engineer in Westchester County.Together Bill and Eve raised
their daughter, Linda and lived a life full of joy, dining and dancing.

Bill continued his professional career as a civil engineer, establishing
his own consulting o ce in Yorktown Heights,NY working in the areas
of municipal engineering, water supply and land development eventual-
ly establishing William A. Marcon Associates with his son-in-law Tom.
He served as the oldest Town Engineer in Westchester County for the
Town of Somers, NY. He was a member of the American Society of
Civil Engineers,National Society of Professional Engineers and Ameri-
can Water Works Association as well as Rotary International.

Bill was overwhelmed when Eve died in 1967. Amazingly he met
Lucille Wolf and they were married in 1969. ey moved to Ossin-
ing, NY where they enjoyed blended family activities, playing tennis and
traveling together. Lucille died in 1976 and he once again found love
and was married to Margaret Scheu Owens in 1977. Bill and Marge
lived in Heritage Hills in Somers, before retiring to Fairway Village on
the golf course at Quechee Lakes, VT in 1990. ey moved to Valley
Terrace in 2013 where Marge died in 2016.

Bill met Charlotte Yoder and spent three wonderful years together
laughing, watching the birds and enjoying local music concerts. Often
after dinner, he would entertain fellow residents while taking requests at
the grand piano.

Bill was musically gifted. If he could hum it he could play it on the pi-
ano, banjo or mandolin. He spoke French and Italian and enjoyed skiing
and riding his Harley Davidson. Bill was an accomplished golfer and was
proud when he shot his age at 80. His positive outlook on life inspired
everyone he met. Bill encouraged everyone to enjoy life to the fullest.

He leaves behind his special friend Charlotte Yoder of Valley Terrace;
a daughter Linda Davis and her husband Tom of Randolph,VT; grand-
daughter, Emily Marotto and family Mike, Eva and Max Marotto of
Duxbury, VT; grandson, Andrew Davis and family Veola and Renata
Davis of Miami, FL; step-children, Helene Rutledge, Carole Davis,
Russ Wolf, Sue van Nooy, Jean Klaus and many more step-grandchil-
dren and great-grandchildren.

We raise a glass of champagne to you Bill. Condolences to his family
may be made in an online guestbook at

ere will be a celebration of his life on a date to be announced at
Valley Terrace. Burial in Yorktown will be held later this fall.

Elks welcome
new members

In a ceremony held on Wednesday August 21st, 7 new Lodge members were
initiated into Yorktown Elks Lodge #2324. From left to right: Exalted Ruler
Steve Brawitsch, New Members Geraldine Mechutan, Rob Kramer, Bryan Guss,
Mark Brawitsch, Steven Bonifacio, Larry Cassidy, Anthony Boyle.

Thursday, September 12, 2019 Yorktown News – Page 5

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NYSEG problems within the Brewster During powerful rain storms who are complaining about the poor planning on the part of
headquarters. or winter weather, residents ex- outage the previous night.” infrastructure degradation,” said

“ ey took everybody out of perience frequent power outages. Flo Brodley, a Heritage Hills Chris Zaberto, a member of the

“ e fact that there wasn’t the Brewster o ce. We were “We’re still dealing with out- resident of 18 years, said that Somers NYSEG task force.

a need to address the implica- down to, as far as I saw, one or two ages. I have had to install an almost all residents of Heritage Assemblyman Kevin Byrne

tions of this rate hike here in trucks. at was it,” North Salem alarm clock which will go o Hills rely solely on electricity, so (R-Mahopac) asked the com-

the Brewster division, I think, Supervisor Warren Lucas said. regardless of power cuts be- the rate increase would be much mission in a letter to not increase

is potentially emblematic of a “ e customer service system that cause it goes out so often dur- higher for people living in the the rates.

broader history of neglect,” Bu- they have when you call is terrible. ing the night that one plugged Somers community. “We implore you to do the

chwald said. I have more people calling me at in is pretty pointless,” Lewisboro “Many of the people in Heri- right thing and not approve the

He pointed out that the pro- town hall to nd out when their Supervisor Peter Parsons said. “I tage Hills are over 55. In fact, NYSEG increase so the burden

posal does not include an alloca- power is coming on because they am expected to be in my o ce to many of them are over 70, and of their mistakes is not placed

tion of speci c funds to x the can’t get to NYSEG.” answer phone calls from people when there are several days upon the very people that su er

5 ANNUAL YORKTOWN FEAST OFTH where we have to go to the ac- from them,” Byrne said.

tivities center to sleep or to eat “It is absolutely clear that
food delivered by the Salvation NYSEG should rst perform,

Army because we are out of show positive results and then,

SAN GENNARO power for several days, to me, perhaps at that point, the com-

that’s neglect,” Brodley said. mission could consider an in-

One resident who operates a crease,” Bedford Supervisor

business out of their home said Chris Burdick said.

SEPTEMBER they lost thousands of dollars in “What guarantee do custom-
11-15, 2019
STATUE revenue due to the inconsistent ers in Northern Westchester

PROCESSION power and has even considered have that this increased revenue
moving out of the area because will go to improving service in
6:30pm of the outages. our area?” Gilbert asked. “What

Many customers also spoke we need from NYSEG is a reli-

about having to buy generators able, resilient electrical grid that

to maintain power. One Yor- does not leave residents in the

ktown resident, Joan Brodsky, dark during the worst days of

said that she lived in her home our year.”

for over 40 years before having County Legislator Kitley

to purchase a generator to power Covill (D-Bedford) stressed a

her residence. need to restore trust between the

County Executive George company and customers.

Latimer suggested granting the “I urge you on behalf of all

GRAND YSTOARRTKSTBOEHWINND company a 12-month period in your customers to review current
MARSHAL: FIREHOUSE which NYSEG could improve practices and update those prac-
Hon. Sal its quality of service before it is tices, particularly in the com-
Lagonia WEDNESDAY- granted a rate increase. munication area with estimated
FRIDAY times of restoration, which was
COMMERCE “In the private sector, no com- wildly o , telling people their
5pm-11pm pany could get away with charg- power was back on when it
ing more if the quality of their wasn’t and asking them to use
service declined,” Latimer said. an app that’s outdated and looks
like Pac-Man,” Covill said. “I re-
Some also pointed out that ally urge you to consider restor-
this mismanagement should not ing that public trust and look
be rewarded. carefully before you give NY-
SEG a rate increase.”
“It should not be the resi-
dents who bear the burden of

nancial mismanagement and

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Our rst big case Happily Ever After

MY responsible. Anticipating my
PERSPECTIVE response, ADA Dillon further
insists that even if Pinocchio

JAMES were able to change its pro-
MARTORANO gramming, the extent to which
it could do that was set by my

client. She ends the conversa-

Just for fun, let’s imagine tion with a line I have heard a
that years from now, you
and I form a law rm. Like thousand times before— “this
case is a dead loser for you, you
better talk to your client about a

many startups, we hope to plea deal.”

land the “big case” that will e case is before a judge the

put us on the map. But after following day. e ADA is now Growing up in Israel, she ‘learned
how to live under missiles’
months of trying, we have no asking that my client’s bail sta-

success and we start to feel tus be changed to “remand”—

hopeless—until, that is, one that is, incarceration pending

fateful day when a potential trial, without any possibility to

client walks through our door bail out—since, after consulting

with just the case we’ve been with experts, she is certain that

waiting for! Pinocchio has no freewill and area to discuss the group’s hard-
won e orts pushing back against
Our potential client, Dr. Gary that G. Petto is, therefore, guilty Anti-semitism that has found
a virulent voice among college
Petto, explains to us that he is a of the murder. After she nishes BRUCE students.
brilliant (his words) computer her impassioned plea, I am al- She considers what’s happening
BRUCE in academe an especially insidious
scientist who has created the rst lowed to address the court. APAR form of anti-Semitism, because it
hides behind the political posi-
ever android (Pinocchio) capable “Your honor,” I say, “if Pinoc- Avery strong case can be tion of “blaming the only Jewish
made that anti-Semitism state for all the wrongdoings in the
of duplicating human character- chio lacks freewill because of is not simply about preju- world.
dice towards a particular ethnic
istics to a T. Unfortunately, Pin- his original construction and group—those of Jewish extraction. “One may criticize Israel as they
wish,”she says,“but it is when
occhio killed a human being and his environment, then humans, A very strong case can be made you criticize only Israel, and hold
that anti-Semitism is in fact em- the only Jewish state to a higher
the police have now arrested the including my client, lack it as blematic of what quickly can turn standard than all the rest, that the
into the hatred of peoples of all purpose is clear. is is evident
good doctor, and charged him well.” As that comment is being stripes. If hatred of one is in amed, today across all America and de -
history shows it soon spreads like nitely on college campuses.’
with murder. G. Petto says that digested, I continue; “Aren’t we wild re into hatred of many, and of
any. No one is immune. No one is Professors Who Preach Hate
he has enjoyed reading my col- all the products of our genetic protected. No one is safe. Ms. Zahger alleges that “Co-
lumbia, like Berkeley and many
umns over the years and now makeup, physical characteris- Dalia Zahger is an ardent advo- others, is a hotbed for professors
cate of making such a case. She is who preach hate.”
wants to hire me. tics, upbringing, experiences, the co-founder of the Columbia She o ers examples...
University chapter of Students “One professor posted on his
Agreeing to take his case for and environment? Aren’t we, Supporting Israel. Its mission is to public Facebook page that behind PHOTO COURTESY OF BRUCE APAR
“promote a better understanding every horrible thing in the world, if
a nominal fee, I immediately get like the android, programmed of Israel throughout America, with you wait a few minutes, Israel’s ugly Dalia Zahger, co-founder of
a right to exist as a Jewish, demo- name will come up.” “Students Supporting Israel” at
to work. My rst step is to call by forces over which we have no cratic state, within secure borders. “Another professor chose to Columbia University, will speak
We are changing the anti-Israel teach about the Israel-Palestinian Sept. 15 in Ridgefield, Conn., at
the assigned Assistant District control? But who would deny climate many students encounter con ict with a mandatory reading Congregation Shir Shalom.
on campus.” of a book called “ e Invention
Attorney (ADA) to ask what that we have freewill? If this of the Jews,”claiming Jews are in- and studying to practice interna-
Rare Area Appearance vented people with no connection tional law, adds,“ at’s only the
this is all about. ADA Dillon court does, then you have no On Sept. 15 at 3 p.m., at to their historical homeland.” beginning. I can share stories about
Congregation Shir Shalom in Demonization and Bullying on harassment, demonization, and
informs me that the prosecution business punishing people for Ridge eld, Conn., Ms. Zahger will Campus bullying of pro-Israel students who
be making a rare appearance in this choose to stand up for our indig-
has an open and shut case (like I actions that they cannot control. e Columbia University senior, enous rights.”
who is majoring in political science,
haven’t heard that before!). She But if you agree with me that She makes no bones about her
sentiments toward the rst-term
states that my client is guilty we have freewill, then so did Pi- congresswoman from Minnesota
whose remarks harshly critical of
of murder since he alone pro- nocchio and my client is guilty Israel have made international
headlines: “Ilhan Omar represents
grammed Pinocchio. I reply of nothing.” the modern face of anti-Semitism,”
says Ms. Zahger,“just like those I
that this android was uniquely Our ctional courtroom col- face on campus.

created to make its own choices. loquy highlights a longstanding “By casually tweeting anti-
Semitic statements about Jewish
She then insists that the special- philosophical question. While
ists in her o ce have explained scienti c developments over the

to her that Pinocchio could last century have opened our

not possibly have freewill since eyes to the fact that we are the

its choices are the direct result products of our genes and en-

of its original construction and vironment, we still want to be-

its subsequent modi cations lieve that our actions are free. So

caused by its environment. “ e much of our societal beliefs and

android has no say in either,” institutions are dependent on

she maintains. Since Pinocchio’s that very notion. is seeming

choices and actions have been contradiction between recent

determined by forces beyond its SEE MARTORANO PAGE 13
control, G. Petto, its creator, is

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Thursday, September 12, 2019 OPINION Yorktown News – Page 9

at’s not my name

into my home, and I needed a is what they call at the DMV, anything like this situation was Social Security card to prove
new driver’s license to do that. the Circle of Hell.”
LOST IN when I was born, and even then, SEE BECKERMAN PAGE 11
SUBURBIA And that’s where things got e last time I had been in I had a birth certi cate and a
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e homework horror nightmare

STRONG chronically experience assignments ment and forget the book? Or, he Not only does this harm kid’s self- Many kids simply cannot keep
LEARNING or directions that they perceive forgets both. Also, does he have esteem, it denies them of the op- up with the projects, tests, quizzes,
are confusing, they are likely to di culty with time management? portunity of taking responsibility reading and other assignments
DR. LINDA become frustrated and/or anxious, Sometimes kids may have the best for their own work. Or, is your son they are given. Here is a general
SILBERT eventually avoiding such assign- intentions to get the homework the child of a Pandora’s Box parent. guide for the typical amount of
ments. Parents usually respond to done, but somehow it gets lost in Kids of Pandora’s Box parents tend time children should be expected
Dear Dr. Linda, these children by asking,“Weren’t their time-maze. It is so di cult to deny the existence of any home- to spend on homework each
It’s here! e Homework Hor- you listening? Or “Just read the for disorganized children to get work they don’t understand be- school day. Grades K-2, about
directions!” ey were listening or their homework done that some cause asking mom or dad even the 10-20 minutes. Grades 3-6, about
ror Nightmare! Our 14-year-old reading, but they might not be able of them would rather lie, insisting simplest question opens Pandora’s 30-60 minutes. Grades 7-12 will
son just won’t do homework. He’s to process the information. is that there is no homework, than Box. Solution: Give short answers, vary considerably, depending on
only in school for one week and can happen if the child is in a class be criticized and punished. Help not a long-winded treatise. subjects, projects due, tests, etc.,
we already have emails saying that working at too high a level for him. him by having a set of books at but a reasonable average is about
he’s missing homework. He’s in It can also occur if the child has home, by contacting his teachers 4. e child is unmotivated. two hours, with more on weekends
the 11th grade and no matter how a learning disability that has not for help and by trying out di erent Most children don’t want to do as needed for major projects and
much we tell him that his grades be diagnosed.Talk to his teacher electronic aides. homework. But while they may exams. If your child spends consid-
are a ected by this, and how this and if the problem is class-wide, put up quite a fuss, somehow, they erably more than this on home-
behavior is going to impact which hopefully the teacher will evalu- 3.Too much parent involve- manage to get the work done. work, have a conversation with the
college he’s going to go to, he still ate and adjust the nature of his or ment. Many children appear unmotivat- teacher. If the problem is class-
won’t do homework. I know you’ve her homework assignments. If the ed when in fact they avoid home- wide, hopefully the teacher will
written about this before, but I problem is limited to your child, he Are you too involved in your work to protect their egos. How’s adjust. If the problem is limited to
really didn’t cut out your column may require additional help from son’s homework or were you ever? that? Because these children your child, perhaps because your
because I felt it was going to get the teacher after school, from you, Overinvolved parents tend to drive erroneously equate failure with child works slowly, or has other is-
better on its own, but it’s just as from a sibling, from a teenager you their children toward avoidance, stupidity; their logic is as follows: sues slowing him down, talk to his
bad. What do I do? hire, or from a tutor. Have your lying and deception. e “Perfec- If they try and fail, it is a re ection teacher and see what can be done
child evaluated by a professional tionists”parent demands picture- of their intelligence. If they don’t to modify his assignments.
Desperate Mom in or out of school. If a disability is perfect-homework. eir children try and fail, it is not a re ection of
Dear Desperate Mom, found, you will receive suggestions hate to let them see their home- their intelligence; it is due to lack Dr. Linda
and support from the evaluator work papers out of fear that they of motivation or irresponsibility.
Here’s a few reasons why many and the professionals at your son’s will judge the work unworthy, tear ese labels they can live with; the Dr. Linda is co-author of “Why Bad
kids won’t do homework and what school. it up, and make them do it again. label “stupid,”they can’t! Let your Grades Happen to Good Kids” and
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BECKERMAN tal footprints to prove it. While I was who everybody said I was with my picture on it was my library book.
there had been some discussion and would continue to be until I library card. So, I couldn’t travel, For more Lost in Suburbia,
FROM PAGE 9 over the years that I may have wasn’t anymore. open a bank account, register my
actually been switched at birth car or in any other way prove to follow Tracy on Twitter @Tracy-
that I was the 7-pound, 6-ounce (a rumor started by my broth- As I went about my daily life, the world who I was. Beckerman and become a fan on
bundle of joy that my parents ers), the truth, probably, was that it occurred to me that the only Facebook at
said I was. I even had the hospi- piece of identi cation that I had But at least I could borrow a LostinSuburbiaFanPage

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and shopperies line the bustling I asked. “I can’t tell you that, but

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scienti c ndings and our experience of making free big booty when I return.

choices is what philosophers call the problem of free- e next day we went to Easton Beach, and

will vs. determinism. is quandary warrants a closer there was so much tra c on Memorial Boulevard

look. that it was like a parking lot, so when you do nally

As with any philosophical enterprise, we need to park your car you’ll hardly notice the di erence.

begin our analysis by trying to examine our problem ere was a lot of pressure to be gorgeous, since

with some degree of precision. It is obvious to me that now we were part of the gorgeous view from up

we are inclined to believe that every event has a cause. on the Cli Walk, and I didn’t want them look-

Statements like,“everything happens for a reason,”are ing down on us. ere is plenty to do at the beach

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the causes of an event, we generally think that, even if the poor suckers up on the Cli Walk. ere are

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Similarly, we also imagine that our actions—that go.

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Yorktown’s student fan section ‘The Crop’ came out in full force to support the Huskers in their season opener.

Somers nips Huskers
in thriller
e Crop in mid-season form on opening night

BY MIKE SABINI O’Connor tied the game at 1-1 with 11:30 remain-

CONTRIBUTING WRITER ing in the rst half, about four minutes after Somers

tallied the rst goal of the game.

Yorktown boys soccer coach Ed Polchinski could’ve “It was the team, all a team e ort,” O’Connor said.

scheduled any team for his own tournament opener, “George (Popovic) had a great pass. Everyone was

which also happened to be the Huskers’ season opener, moving well. I just had the nish.”

on Sept. 3. O’Connor thought it was important to score right Yorktown goalie Dylan
Lopez makes a save.
Polchinski decided to go right for the jugular and after Somers did.

schedule rival Somers, with the Tuskers coming out on “It was great,” O’Connor said. “It de nitely gave us

top, 2-1, in a thriller. a little boost. ey came up on top but

e two local squads also played last year in the quar- I feel like as a team, we are going to be

ter nals of the Section 1 Class A tournament, with the ne. It’s just the rst game, win or lose.”

Tuskers winning 2-0. e two title contenders could Somers took the lead with 32:37 left

very well meet again in this year’s postseason. in the second half and held on after that

“We could’ve played someone else in the tournament for the victory.

if we wanted to, but I gured let’s get right to the heart Polchinski said that he was very

of it,” Polchinski said. “ ey are in our league, we know pleased with the way his squad played,

they are going to be very competitive. I gured it would especially goalie Dylan Lopez, who

be a good tune-up for us and a good match to see where made 8 clutch saves.

we stand. I think we were pretty evenly matched.” “We told them that if we were go-

Along with the high level of play, what also added to ing to lose, it probably would be by a

the evening was the incredible support by the Crop, the set-piece and that’s what happened,”

Yorktown student body. e Crop was at full throttle Polchinski said. “We had our opportuni-

even before the game started, storming into the stands ties, they had theirs. Dylan played great

boisterously as a group before the start of the game. in the back, he made a couple of great,

Senior Yorktown striker Mikey O’Connor was ap- big saves. We had a couple of opportu-

preciative of their support. nities that we just didn’t capitalize on.

“It’s great,” O’Connor said. “It de nitely fuels every- at won’t happen [again in the future],

one. Win or lose, they are always there for us. ey are hopefully.”

our school.” Lopez also made four saves in the

Polchinski said that he was very pleased with the Huskers’ 3-0 loss to visiting Pearl River

support the Crop gave his squad. on Sept. 5. Bennett Leitner of
Somers gets by a
“Our boys, I know our boys do that in return for their Yorktown (1-2) won the consolation Husker defender.

sports and all that but it was very overwhelming,” Pol- game of its tournament with a 2-1 vic- PHOTO: ROB DIANTONIO

chinski said. “I mean I have never seen a crowd like this tory against Mahopac on Sept. 7, led by

in quite a while. Plus it was Somers, so that put a little Timmy O’Callaghan (1G, 1A), Popovic

bit of icing on the cake to play.” (1G, 1A) and Lopez (4 saves).

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Daly earns MVP as Lakeland wins tourney
Pagliaro gets game-winner against Huskers

BY MIKE SABINI citement,”Pagliaro said.“So for Hailian to tie it and for me

CONTRIBUTING WRITER to nish it o , it felt really good.”

For Lakeland, it was a sweet comeback victory.

Lakeland’s Linda Daly, who recorded 2 assists, was “Yorktown’s our rival, we always want to beat them, so

named MVP of the Yorktown Girls Soccer Tournament, we really wanted to work hard, play together and we were

which the Hornets won with a 3-1 victory against Roy C. able to do that,” Pagliaro said. “We scored and we won.”

Ketcham in the championship game of the tournament on Lakeland coach Shawn Sullivan was proud of his team’s

Sept. 7. e ort.

“It was a great feeling going into the season because it “It was great,” Sullivan said. “ ey are a tough group of

just shows that our hard work paid o ,” Daly said. kids, a tough group of girls so I wasn’t really worried when

Nicole Haughney (1G), Francesca Gerbasi (1G), Al- we were down one. I knew we would keep ghting but we

lison Sabatino (1G), Nadia Parisi (1A), Caley Doell (5 didn’t want them to get a second one. So I’m just proud.

saves) and Hailian Rowan, who was named All-Tourney, is really came down to e ort and they just stuck with

all contributed to the victory. it, kept ghting and it was just a great win based on their

“We were able to beat Ketcham because we had good desire and determination at the end of the game.”

team spirit and were able to work together,” Daly said. Julianna Vano gave Yorktown (1-2) a 1-0 advantage with

Yorktown won the consolation game the same day with 18:32 to go before halftime.

a 1-0 victory against Arlington B, with Abby Passarella “She’s a pretty tenacious forward, so we know that if we

recording a rst-half unassisted goal and Erisa Krasniqi can nd her, whether it’s balls to feet or balls to space, she’s

garnering two saves. going to be a problem to be reckoned with up top,” Arm-

Lakeland and Yorktown met in an opening-round con- strong said. “Kid works real hard, got us that rst goal to

test on Sept. 4, with the Hornets winning 2-1 on a goal by get us on the board. Unfortunately, we ended up letting

Ava Pagliaro with four minutes left in the game. them get a goal to tie it and ultimately get a goal to go PHOTO: BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER
“I mean, that was crazy,” said Pagliaro, as her teammates ahead here.”
Lakeland’s Francesca Gerbasi is defended by Yorktown’s
chanted her name. “Francesca Gerbasi had a great cross. Armstrong thought that Lakeland (2-0) certainly had Grace Tian.
Hailian Rowan, she had it, but she lost it kind of, so she out-possessed the Huskers in the rst half.

dropped it to me and I one-touch, left-foot it and it went “I thought their ball skills and control were better than fortunately, we couldn’t clear a ball and it bounced around

right over the goalie.” ours,”Armstrong said.“ ey worked a little bit better. Sec- four or ve or six times and that allowed them to get on

Rowan, making her varsity debut, had tied the game, o ond half, we came out, and de nitely played a little bit of the board and that kind of changed momentum for them.”

an assist from Nadia Parisi, with 15:49 left in the contest. a di erent match. We really didn’t get a chance to test the Krasniqi (7 saves) and Doell (6 saves) did the job in goal

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Yorktown footballVARSITY ROUNDUP (9/3-9/9) rolls to opening-day victory

BY MIKE SABINI Yorktown will travel to rival

CONTRIBUTING WRITER Somers in its next game at 7

p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, and the key

Two rst-quarter touchdown to avenging last year’s two losses

runs of 50 and 14 yards by Dylan to the Tuskers will be everyone

Smith (3 rushes, 66 yards), put doing their jobs, Smith said.

Yorktown up 14-0 and ignited “We are just coming for ven-

the Huskers to a 47-6 opening geance, revenge,” Smith said.

day football triumph at Peekskill “ e coaches are doing their job.

on Sept. 7. ey’re working 24/7. As you

“Everyone was doing their can see, our line looks amazing, I

job,” Smith said. “ e line and would say it’s the best in the sec-

meshes were perfect. Split ends tion.”

were stalk blocking like I have Lakeland Football
never seen before and the holes,

they were just perfect as well.” (0-1)
e linemen were Joe Gentile,

Jack Tinari, John Bowen, Ed-

die Capone, Matteo Cermele LAKELAND 0 BREWSTER 18

and split ends Sean Vogel, Nick Friday, Sept. 6 PHOTO: BOB CASTNER/CASTNERPHOTO.NET

Mehta and Evan Makar. Lakeland opened the season The Huskers swarm on defense.
“Also the blocking with our getting shut out on the road, 18-

slots and F-backs were unreal— 0, at Brewster. Lakeland Volleyball
Ben Robinson, Dean Patierno, “We de nitely didn’t play to On o ense, quarterback Tyler keepsie in their home opener at (0-1)
and Keith Boyer,” Smith said. our potential,” said Lakeland Santucci completed just 5 of 19 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13.

Boyer, Vogel, Patierno, Trev- Head Coach Mike Meadows. passes for 77 yards. Matt Makar “We need to stick together as a

von Johnson, and Anthony Cici- “Brewster was big and physical ran 17 times for 20 yards and family and learn from the loss, see

nelli also scored touchdowns for and extremely well-coached. We Landon Ruggieri had 2 catches what we did wrong and what we LAKELAND 0 VS. JOHN JAY

Yorktown with Josh Le el con- knew it was going to be a tough for 45 yards. did right and get better,” Mead- CROSS RIVER 3

necting on 5 extra points. game. However, we had too many Leading the way defensively ows said. “On defense, we have to Tuesday, Sept. 3

Defensively, Ryan O’Connor breakdowns on both sides of the were Danny Libretti (9 tackles), shore up our tackling. And on of- Lakeland fell to one of the top

and Vincent Cappelli led Yor- ball and we need to all do a bet- Jason Green (7 tackles) and Ma- fense, we need to nish our drives teams in Section 1, visiting John

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ROUNDUP back and win three sets in a row. e team
chemistry was boosted by the energy on

the bench. Our team wanted to win so bad

Jay (Cross River) in three sets—25-18, 25- because we know what we’re capable of

19, 25-20—in their opener on Sept. 3. when we play our game. Our composure

“Playing a strong team like John Jay on the court and con dence in our abilities

helped us see where our team needed to helped us come back from the one-set

improve which I think will really help de cit for a win over Ardsley.”

us with the upcoming season, which

will hopefully result in future wins,” said YORKTOWN 3 VS. CLARKSTOWN

Lakeland’s Emily Kubicsko. SOUTH 0

Kayla Jennings (8 kills, 9 digs, 3 aces) and Thursday, Sept. 5

Kubicsko (6 kills 15 digs 2 aces) paced the e next day, Yorktown swept visiting

Hornets. Clarkstown South (25-19, 25-15, 25-23).

“Kayla and I knew we had to step up our

game against John Jay and with good sets YORKTOWN 3 EASTCHESTER 0

from our teammates we were able to score Monday, Sept. 9

points for our team,” Kubicsko said. Yorktown girls volleyball beat Eastchester

Yorktown Volleyball (3-0) in straight sets (25-14, 25-20, 25-22). Kayla Jennings
of the Hornets
YORKTOWN 3 VS. ARDSLEY 1 Lakeland Field Hockey

Wednesday, Sept. 4 (3-0) PHOTO: ROB
Yorktown defeated Ardsley in four sets DIANTONIO

(21-25, 25-17, 25-15, 25-17).

“I feel like today’s win was a statement LAKELAND 9 VS. HEN HUD 0

game,” said Yorktown’s Jackie Cane. “After Tuesday, Sept. 3 “ is is really positive for our team tournament championship on Sept. 7,

losing so many seniors, I’m sure no one Lakeland blanked visiting Hendrick to have success this early in the season,” with Magnus winning the title on a corner

expected this from us. is big win against Hudson, 9-0, in its home opener, led by McCrudden said.“Mamaroneck is always a after a scoreless 10-minute sudden victory

Ardsley, however, is the rst showcase of all Jenna McCrudden (2G, 2A), Emma Fon strong opponent for us and we always enjoy overtime.

the hard work we’ve been putting in during (2G), Lauren Salazar (1G, 1A), Erin Daly a competitive game. I’m really optimistic “We played as well as we did against

the o season.” (1G), Keirra Ettere (1G), Nancy Pagliaroli for the rest of our season. Shutting them Magnus because we really wanted to

Cane added, “We had complications (1G), Emma Ryan (1G), Jaden Ray (1A) out shows our back eld is solid.” win the tournament we were hosting,”

with our rotations during the rst set and goalkeeper Celeste Pagliaroli. McCrudden (3G, 1A), Ettere (1G) and McDonnell said. “Although we didn’t win

of the match, so everyone had to adjust Pagliaroli (1 save) produced for Lakeland. it like we wanted to, we fought the whole

accordingly. And you can’t beat a strong LAKELAND 4 VS. MAMARONECK 0 “We are really focused on staying relaxed game until the last second.”

team like Ardsley playing catch up. I think Saturday, Sept. 7 and sticking to our game plan,”McCrudden It was the second year in a row Magnus

a fresh start and a clear head going into the Host Lakeland defeated Mamaroneck, said. “We knew that Mamaroneck had a has won the tournament.

second set was what we needed to come 4-0, in a battle of Section 1 heavyweights. steady goalie and we had to do more to get e game o cially goes down as a

the ball in the goal today. Our defense and tie since Section 1 does not recognize

Putnam/Northern Westchester mid eld did a good job possessing the ball tiebreakers during the regular season.
and giving us a lot of opportunities to score McDonnell (1G, 1A), O’Donnell (1A),

today. We came into the game knowing Iavarone (1G) and Araneo (10 saves)

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Tuesday, Sept. 3 Lakeland blanked visiting Saunders 5-0

Yorktown defeated host Putnam Valley, on Sept. 5, with Nick Bassani (3 saves)

2-1, on Sept. 3, with Kelsey McDonnell registering the shutout.

(1G, 1A), Melina Iavarone (1G), Julia “Defensively we were able to shut them

Ferone (1A) and Addy Araneo (2 saves) out because we work on our defense so much

leading the Huskers. in practice,” Lakeland’s Austin Bergen said.

“We also have so many talented defenders

YORKTOWN 4, SLEEPY HOLLOW 0 that really played well today.”

Help Make A Difference! Thursday, Sept. 5 Austin Bergen (1G,1A),Bryam Jaramillo

Yorktown broke open a halftime tie with (1G, 1A), Sonny Karaqi (1G, 1A), Augie

Sunday, September 22, 2019 4 second-half goals in a 4-0 victory against Karaqi (1G) and Nicholas DeSantis (1G)
visiting Sleepy Hollow in the opening did the job o ensively.

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saves) and Nicole Peters (2 saves) propelled Karaqi (1G,1A),DeSantis (1A) and Bassani

the Huskers to victory. (5 saves) paced the Hornets in a 4-1 victory

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Lakeland’s Daly is UConn-bound

BY MIKE SABINI favorite part. All of us are really Who has been your biggest
role model over the years and
CONTRIBUTING WRITER close on and o the eld. Having what have you learned from
such a great group of girls to play
My biggest role model over the
Senior captain Erin Daly is with makes practices more enjoy- years has been Coach Sarsen. Her
dedication and self-sacri ce to the
in her third full season on the able and helps us succeed. sport is inspiring. She’s showed
that it may not always be conve-
Lakeland eld hockey team. She What is your favorite team nient or easy but in order to suc-
ceed you have to put in the work
has played on two state and three activity or pregame or post- and the time.

sectional championship team. game ritual that you share with Do you plan on continuing
playing eld hockey in college?
Last year, she was All-State, All- your teammates? What about a
I’m continuing to play at
Section and All-League for Lake- personal pregame or postgame UConn. When I was at the
school, I loved the campus and
land. ritual? the atmosphere. e team closely
resembled the family environment
My favorite team one is when that I love in my current team. e
school also gave me the opportu-
How old were you when you the captain hands out stickers nity to major in both engineering
and business.
started playing eld hockey and with meaning before every game
Do you know what you want
what got you started? for us to put on our shin guards. to study in college?

I started playing in third grade My personal pregame ritual is I want to study mechanical en-
gineering and go on to study aero-
because my mom played for coach braiding my friend’s hair. For me, space in grad school. I am going
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istration is $40. for its 25th annual Support-A- Oct. 12 at the Yorktown Fire- rienced poets alike. Further in-

Dance For more information on how Walk for Breast and Ovarian house Fair Grounds. ere will formation may be obtained from
to register or become a spon- Cancer, scheduled for 9 a.m. be beer, music, food and games. [email protected]

e sixth annual Harvest sor, visit or to noon, Oct. 6, rain or shine. It is rain or shine. Call 914-488- Bingo at
Square Dance will be held at 5 email [email protected] Community Ambassadors are 4185 or email yorktownlionsev-

p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at Far- org. volunteers who help by bringing [email protected] Elks Lodge

away Farm. Support Connection information about the Support- Community of Zen Play Bingo every ursday
Tour the alpaca farm and en- A-Walk to their local communi-

joy food, alcoholic beverages and ties. Support Connection pro- at the Yorktown Elks Lodge at

desserts, including ice cream Support Connection, a not- vides yers and brochures for the Join in creating a community 590 Waverly Road. Bingo starts

from the Blue Pig in Croton. for pro t organization that pro- volunteers to distribute to stores, of zen practitioners under the at 6:45 p.m. and doors open at 5

e event is being sponsored vides free, con dential support businesses, houses of worship study of Rev. Paul Tesshin. e p.m. All are welcome.

by the Sierra Club Lower Hud- services for people a ected by etc. e time commitment for group meets at 9 a.m. every Sat- Bridge Game

son Group. breast and ovarian cancer, o ers each person is minimal, but by urday at Fourth Unitarian Uni-

For more information or to free support groups for women having ambassadors in many dif- versalist Congregation of West-

buy tickets, visit harvestsquare- with breast and ovarian cancer. ferent communities, word of the chester, 1698 Strawberry Road, A weekly bridge game is Groups focus on topics pertain- Support-A-Walk can be shared Mohegan Lake. Anyone inter- played from 1 to 4 p.m. every

Run 4 Recovery ing to living with cancer through across the Hudson Valley.Any- ested should contact yorktown- Wednesday at the Sparkle Lake
all stages of diagnosis, treatment one interested in learning more [email protected] or visit york- recreation building. e games,

and post-treatment. ey are of- about being a Community Am- ere is no cost to sponsored by the Yorktown Se-

e Run for Recovery 5K fered in Westchester, Putnam bassador can call us at 912-962- participate in this program. nior Center, are played at the

intermediate level. New players

are welcome.

Temple Beth Am

Add Value Temple Beth Am is located
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Chabad of Yorktown

Chabad of Yorktown is locat-
ed at 2629 Old Yorktown Rd,
Yorktown Heights. For more
information, call 914- 962-1111
or visit

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Bake, ursday, September 26

Rosh Hashana Services, Sep-
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Kippur Services, October 8-9

Sukkot Dinner under the
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Thursday, September 12, 2019 LEISURE Yorktown News – Page 25

CLUES ACROSS 30. Force unit 58. Cunning intelligence 24. Academy Award
1. Google certification 31. Repaired shoe 59. Blood disorder statue
4. Cloths spread over coffins 33. English theologian 60. Disgraced CBS newsman 25. Distinct unit of
9. Disorderly 37. Commercial 64.Tax collector sound
14. “Star Wars” hero Solo 38. Exchange money for 65.Type of grass common to 26. Relative on the
15.Toward the rear goods or services the Orient female side of the family
16.The order of frogs 39. Give off 66. Cosmic intelligence 27. Passover feast and
17. Alternative pain treatment 41. One from Utah 67. No (Scottish) ceremony
(abbr.) 42. Computer department 68. People who rely on things 31.The brightest star in
18. “Wolf of Wall Street” star 43. Begets 69. Stairs have them Virgo
20. Evoke 44. English navigator 70. Mathematical term (abbr.) 32. Made with oats
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the Hudson River State (abbr.)
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in Laos 47. Become involved in
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Thursday, September 12, 2019 LEGAL NOTICES Yorktown News – Page 27

LEGALS of Yorktown on Thursday, ZISSEL per 300-13F of the Town Zoning PUZZLE
September 26, 2019 at 6:30 Property Address: 350 Code. is property is located in SOLUTIONS
FROM PAGE 26 P.M. or as soon thereafter a R1-40 zone.
as is practicable in the Town London Rd. Corresponding to
PENALTY OR COLLETION Board Room, Town Hall, 363 Section 17.17, Block 3, Lot 32 PANBAR Last Week’s
FEE, thereafter, SCHEDULE Underhill Avenue, Yorktown is is an application to allow Property Address: 1285
OF PENALTIES to be added as Heights, New York as follows: September 5 Issue
follows: a 6’ fence in a side yard where a Aspen Rd.
3717 CROMPOND ROAD LLC maximum of 4.5’ is required as Section 5.17, Block 1, Lot 11
1ST HALF/2ND HALF Property Address: 3717 per 300-13F of the Town Zoning is is an application for a
• September: None/None Code. is property is located in
• October: 2%/None Crompond Rd. a R1-20 zone. proposed single family dwelling
• November: 5%/None c/o Law Office of Grace & on a lot with no frontage on a
• December-January: 7%/ MINTZ improved town road where a
Grace Property Address: 3501 minimum of 100’ is required as
None Section 35.08, Block 1, Lot 13 per 300-21 and Appendix A of
• February-March: 10%/10% Application for a Special Use Frost Rd. the Town Zoning Code. is
• ereafter to Date of Sale: Section 16.10, Block 1, Lot 2 property is located in a R1-20
permit to allow the use of an is is an application for zone.
12%/12% approved parking lot (site plan)
By resolution of the Town to be used for parking of vehicles an existing shed with a side DINEEN, KATHLEEN
and/or in the alternative for a yard setback of 10’1” where a Property Address: 2090
Board these taxes may be paid in variance to allow for the accessory minimum of 12’ is required as
two equal installments. Dated at use of the subject property for per 300-21 and Appendix A of Crompond Rd.
the Town of Yorktown this 30th purposes of parking without an the Town Zoning Code. is Section 37.14, Block 2, Lot 8
day of August 2019 active main use. property is located in a R1-10 Application for the renewal of
Barbara A. Korsak SPIRELLI 3545 LLC a special use permit to operate a
Receiver of Taxes Property Address: 3545 SPILLANE nursery school. e property is
Property Address: 152 Loder located at 2090 Crompond Road,
NOTICE TO BIDDERS Buckhorn St. Yorktown Heights, NY a/k/a
Two–lot subdivision Rd. Section 37.14, Block 2, Lot 8 on
Sealed bids will be received by Section 16.10, Block 4, Lot 10 Section 27.19, Block 1, Lot 28 the Tax Map of Yorktown.
the Town Clerk of the Town of Application for a de nitive is is an application to allow
Yorktown, Westchester County, Saving a Life EVERY 11 MINUTES
New York, at the Town Hall, interpretation by the Zoning a landing and stairs with a side
363 Underhill Avenue, Yorktown Board as whether the condition yard setback of 10’2” where a aloneI’m never
Heights, New York, until 11:00 by the Planning Board, within minimum of 20’ is required and Life Alert® is always
A.M., on Wednesday, October the previous decision, which a combined side yard setback of here for me even when
9, 2019 for Various Chemicals states that no further subdivision 16.6’ where a minimum of 50’
for the Yorktown Heights Water is allowed is binding and is required as per 300-21 and away from home.
Pollution Control Plant. should have any bearing on the Appendix A of the Town Zoning
application before them. Code. is property is located in One touch of a button Help at Home FIRST AID
Speci cations and standard a R1-40 zone. sends help fast, 24/7. FREE! KIT
proposals for the bid may be MENDOZA GwPiSth!
obtained at the o ce of the Town Property Address: 1824 SARLO ® WHEONRDYOERU!
Clerk at said Town Hall. Bid Property Address: 675 Saw Help On-the-Go
documents may also be obtained Hanover St. I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!
on the Town of Yorktown’s Section 37.19, Block 3, Lot 32 Mill River Rd.
website at is is an application for a Section 59.14, Block 1, Lot Batteries Never Need Charging.
(under Bids & RFPs link) and
www.EmpireStateBidSystem. renewal of a special use permit 20, 21, 22 For a FREE brochure call:
com. for an accessory apartment. is applicant is requesting
e bidder assumes the ANTINI a special use permit for having
risk of any delay in the mail Property Address: 2222 a contractor’s yard and parking
or in the handling of mail by commercial vehicles.
the employees of the Town of Crompond Rd.
Yorktown. Whether sent by mail Section 37.09, Block 1, Lot 68 YORKTOWN ENERGY
or means of personal delivery, the is is a special permit use STORAGE 1 LLC
bidder assumes the responsibility
for having bids in on the time application for the renewal of an Property Address: 3901
and the place speci ed above. accessory apartment. Gomer Ct.

e Town of Yorktown AMERICAN CUSTOM Section 6.17, Block 1, Lot 24
reserves the right to waive any BUILDERS is is an application for a
informalities in the bids, to
reject any or all bids and reserves Property Address: 2599 special use permit for a Public
the right to accept that bid Gregory St. Utility Substation as per 300-57
which it deems most favorable of the Town Zoning Code.
to the interests of the Town Section 27.14, Block 1, Lot 32
of Yorktown. No bidder may is is an application for a HANLEY
withdraw his bid within sixty Property Address: 791
(60) days after the actual date of proposed front porch with a front
the opening thereof. yard setback of 38.66’ where a Pinesbridge Rd.
minimum of 40’ is required as Section 70.14, Block 1, Lot 11
If mailed, sealed proposals per 300-21 and Appendix A of is is an application for an
must be addressed in care of the the Town Zoning Code. is
Town Clerk at the above address. property is located in a R1-40 addition with a side yard setback
zone. of 21’ where a minimum of 30’ is
DIANA QUAST, RMC, CMC required and a front yard setback
Town Clerk GENCARELLI of 34’ where a minimum of 41’
Property Address: 1525 Ivy is required as per 300-21 and
Town of Yorktown Appendix A of the Town Zoning
Rd. Code. is property is located in
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE Section 16.13, Block 1, Lot 48 a R1-80 zone.
is is an application for a
GIVEN that a public hearing special use permit as required per Property Address: 2293
will be held by the Zoning 300-62(B) of the Town Zoning
Board of Appeals of the Town code to park an RV on the Haymaker
property. is property is located Section 37.06, Block 1, Lot 50
in a R1-20 zone. is is an application to allow

a 5.5’ fence in a side yard where a
maximum of 4.5’ is permitted as

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