The local newspapers and online information sources often write articles about our projects. This is important so the community can be made aware of needs, exciting new projects and other announcements.

Recent news

6/12/2021 Unveiling Mohegan Granite Quarry Interpretive Signs / Press Release
Press release about the ceremonial unveiling of the Mohegan Granite Quarry Interpretive Sign Project, “A Look Back at Yorktown’s Industrial Past.” This event will be held at 11 AM, Saturday June 12, 2021 at the Sylvan Glen parking lot on Stony Street. 
Press Release: PDF DOCX
Press article: Yorktown News 6/26/2021
Spotlight: Town of Yorktown 7/1/2021

2020 News

11/2/2020 Yorktown Trail Committee Seeks Funds to Showcase ‘Gem’  (Yorktown News )

This Yorktown News article is about Yorktown Trail Town announcing their plan for the quarry and trails at Sylvan Glen Park Preserve and outlining the potential costs.

2019 News

11/12/2019 – Committee Receives Grant for Sylvan Glen Park Preserve / Press Release

Press release about Yorktown Trail Town receiving a $5,000 National Heritage Area grant from the Hudson River Valley Greenway to document the history of the abandoned Mohegan Quarry at the Sylvan Glen Park Preserve with interpretive signs, vintage photographs and online resources.
Press Release PDF

9/28/2019 – Missing Trail Link Completed in Town of Yorktown (The Northern Westchester Examiner)  

A Northern Westchester Examiner article (page 4) describes the celebration of the completion of the Mohansic Trailway in Yorktown.
Press Release PDF

3/31/2019 – Work Resumes on Mohansic Trailway / Press Release

Press release about work resuming on the second and final phase of the Mohansic Trailway. Last week a dedicated group of volunteers moved dirt to prepare the area for the construction of two bridges over the trail’s stream. The earth moving will enable the volunteers to build the bridges and walls as well as widen the trail (treadway) on the north side of the stream.
Press Release PDF