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Yonkers, New York is located in Westchester County. Zip codes in Yonkers, NY include 10703, 10704, and 10710. The median home price in Yonkers is $220,000 which is roughly $245/per square foot. More Yonkers information.

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5 min ago | The Yonkers Daily Voice

Yonkers Police Take Part In Drug Take-Back Initiative

The Yonkers Police Department is taking part in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. YPD's four precincts will be drop-off points for any residents who would like to dispose of any unused or expired medication for safe disposal.

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2 hrs ago | The Yonkers Daily Voice

Yonkers Infant Dies Suddenly

YONKERS, N.Y. A 1-month-old boy died unexpectedly last weekend, according to police. Officials said it appears that the boy simply stopped breathing in an Elm Street apartment.

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10 hrs ago | The Yorktown Daily Voice

Yorktown's Friendly's Restaurant Closes

Friendly's locations in Mount Kisco, Yonkers and Yorktown were all closed on Friday, Sept. 12. The Yonkers location reportedly closed suddenly on Monday, Sept.

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14 hrs ago | News12.com

Mourners say goodbye to Boyce Coleman, 'hero' who died trying to save boy

Boyce Coleman died while helping save a 5-year-old boy with autism from the Hudson River. Hundreds of people gathered today to say goodbye to a Yonkers man who died while saving a 5-year-old boy with autism from the Hudson River.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

New York Daily News

Growing food in Astoria: no soil needed

Lee Mandell said an experience learning about hydroponics on a floating barge in the Hudson Valley turned him from a computer scientist to a hydroponicist over night. An enterprising group of green thumbs has been using the soilless growing method called hydroponics to cultivate artisanal produce through a method they say is more efficient for city life.

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The Yonkers Daily Voice

Sunshine Foundation Surprises Yonkers Child With Visit To Theme Parks

Sunshine Foundation, a wish-granting organization, presented Jaylene Rodriguez, a Fern Cliff Manor student, with her dream of visiting the Florida theme parks. Bearing balloons, Mickey doll and Sponge Bob, Fern Cliff Manor staff and Sunshine Foundation President Kate Sample will reveal to Rodriguez and her family that they will be visiting DisneyWorld, Universal Studios and Legoland, compliments of Sunshine Foundation on Tuesday, Sept.

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The Yonkers Daily Voice

Wake Held For Yonkers Man Who Attempted To Rescue Boy

Yonkers residents gathered to mourn a local man on Sunday, Sept. 14, who sacrificed his own life to save a boy who was drowning in the Hudson River, according to News 12 Westchester.

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Patch.com

Local Civil Air Patrol Squadron to Host an Open House

CONTACT: 1st Lt. Katherine Torres, CAP, Deputy Commander and Public Affairs Officer, Westchester Cadet Squadron 1 , 684-8744, kathyitorres@hotmail.com SCARSDALE : Civil Air Patrol is the official Auxiliary of the United States Air Force.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Hudson Horror Show screens Tourist Trap and Tombs of the Blind Dead

This coming Saturday night, September 20th, the Hudson Horror Show invades the Alamo Drafthouse in Yonkers, NY for an 8PM double feature of the creeptastic shocker TOURIST TRAP coupled with the frightening zombie classic TOMBS OF THE BLIND DEAD. Both movies will be presented off of rare, vintage 35mm film prints and will be preceded by the usual classic trailer madness.

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News12.com

Wake to be held for Boyce Coleman, who drowned while saving boy in Hudson River in Yonkers

Boyce Coleman died while trying to save a boy from drowning in the Hudson River off JFK Marina in Yonkers. Family and friends will gather today to attend the wake for a Yonkers man who drowned while trying to save a young boy in the Hudson River.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Patch.com

Mount Kisco Friendly's Closed: News Report

J & B Restaurant Partners of NY has closed several local Friendly's restaurants, including the one in Mount Kisco, according to The Journal News. The company holds the franchise for many Friendly's in the tri-state region.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

HarnessLink.com

Royal Cee Cee N, Somebody AS in Yonkers features

YONKERS, NY, Friday, September 12, 2014-Yonkers Raceway's Friday night $44,000 co-featured Open Handicaps-one for distaff pacers and one for trotters of any gender that's out there--were won by a from-last Royal Cee Cee N , out past a :27.1 opening quarter-mile and into Turn 2 before making the lead. The slight 2-1 choice then rated a :56.2 intermission before Classy Lane Rose moved from fifth.

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NewsOne

Sad: NY Man Died Rescuing An Autistic Child From the Hudson River

Boyce "Scoop" Coleman gave his life to help save a child from drowning Sunday. Today, his Yonkers community is mourning the loss of a hero.

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The Mount Pleasant Daily Voice

State Police At Hawthorne Charge Man, 25, With Driving While Impaired

Raymond Anderson, a 25-year-old Yonkers resident, was arrested and charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs by New York State Police in Hawthorne on Saturday, Sept. 6, about 1:39 a.m. Anderson was stopped on the Sprain Brook Parkway for an equipment violation and stopping in the lane of traffic, according to a release by the state police.

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The Peekskill Daily Voice

Peekskill Common Council To Vote On Property Revaluation

The Peekskill Common Council is considering approving a revaluation of city properties for the first time in 61 years, according to theexaminernews.com. If approved, Peekskill would join other Westchester municipalities including Greenburgh, Ossining, and Yonkers in approving revaluation measures.

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The Scarsdale Daily Voice

Dr. Rafael Torres Joins White Plains Hospital's Medical Staff

Torres is medical director of Emergency Medicine as of Sept. 2. Torres completed his undergraduate work at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md., and received his medical degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine, in Washington, D.C., where he received honors for academic achievement.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

HarnessLink.com

Jason Barlett talks about Night of Champions

YONKERS, NY, Thursday, September 11, 2014-With Yonkers Raceway hosting the 25th edition of the New York Night of Champions Saturday night, driver The $1.8 million event, richest night of racing in the state, offers eight, $225,000 sire stakes finals for 2-and 3-year-olds of both sexes and gait . Once again, each race is sponsored by a prominent Empire State breeding farm, and there is a $10,000 guaranteed pool Pick 5, 50-cent base wager races 5 through 9).

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News12.com

Ceremony honoring Yonkers residents killed in Sept. 11 attacks held on the waterfront

The names of those lost have been inscribed on a memorial, offering some solace to family and friends. A solemn tribute was held on the waterfront for the 26 men and women of Yonkers that were taken suddenly and unexpectedly.

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Sheepshead Bites

One Day After Sampson's Primary Win, Former Aide Found Guilty Of Fraud

State Senator John Sampson had just scant hours to celebrate his victory in Tuesday's primary elections before a former top aide and Democratic consultant was found guilty on Wednesday of conspiring with the pol to defraud the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee out of $100,000. Melvin Lowe, 52, was found guilty by a federal jury of wire fraud, tax violations and swindling the DSCC out of the cash in 2010.

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The Yonkers Daily Voice

Fire Leaves Six Yonkers Families Homeless

Six families were displaced from their homes when a Yonkers apartment building caught fire on Tuesday, according to News 12 Westchester. It took responders nearly an hour to put the fire out.

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