MTA contract means more jobs for Yonkers residents

February 5, 2018 by  

The board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) recently announced that it voted in favor of the purchase of more than 500 next generation subway cars. The cars will be put to use on the Staten Island Railway and on letter subway routes across the [Read more]

Yonkers ACME to get a makeover

January 16, 2018 by  

Usually, the news that a popular retailer is going to be closing its doors is not good. However, news that the ACME Market in Yonkers will be temporarily closing can be a cause for celebration.

The location on [Read more]

Yonkers renames street in honor of local advocate

December 7, 2017 by  

Officials in Yonkers recently decided to recognize the life and work of a philanthropist and longtime resident of the city.

Christopher Johnson, a member of [Read more]

Yonkers area charities gear up for #GivingTuesday

November 22, 2017 by  

Black Friday might be a big deal for savvy shoppers and Cyber Monday equally important for those who shop online, but for nonprofits, the upcoming Giving Tuesday might be the most important day of [Read more]

Yonkers pageant winner raising funds to help Puerto Rico

October 9, 2017 by  

In the wake of Hurricane Maria, a former pageant winner from Yonkers is doing what she can to raise money for relief efforts in Puerto Rico.

Layla Vazquez earned the [Read more]

Yonkers business helping victims of Harvey

September 7, 2017 by  

In Yonkers, residents and businesses have been swift to take action and to do what they can to help the victims of the Hurricane Harvey events in Texas. Grocery store Stew Leonard’s has two programs in place to help support [Read more]

Coyotes spotted in Yonkers

August 15, 2017 by  

Many people wouldn’t expect to see coyotes roaming around the suburbs of New York, but a number of the animals have been seen throughout [Read more]

Ride sharing comes to Yonkers

July 10, 2017 by  

Ride sharing services, made popular by companies such as Lyft and Uber, recently started operating in Yonkers and the rest of Westchester County.

However, the service looks [Read more]

Falcons in Yonkers receive new names

June 6, 2017 by  

Two falcons, who call the top of the Tappan Zee Bridge home, have gotten their names. [Read more]

Yonkers program boosted by grant

May 11, 2017 by  

A jobs training program that serves young people in Yonkers and other areas of Westchester county recently received a $4m grant from the federal grant to [Read more]

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