Yonkers Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Association

Yonkers Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument

Yonkers Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Association Yonkers Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Committee On June 12, 1888, a committee of twenty-five citizens, to be known as the “Yonkers Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Committee,” was formed to insure the accomplishment of the object of their appointment — the erection of a suitable monument in memory of the Union…

Fowl Ideas

Just A Couple Of Chickens …said Hubby. I just read somewhere that bees are the gateway drug to chickens, and it was for Hubby. In my case, chickens led to peacocks. The price for new chicken coops was ridiculous and we went to pick up a used one. It just so happened the lady selling…

Cannoli Dip

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Monticello’s Great Fire

On Tuesday, August 10, 1909, an explosion at the Murray Electric Light & Power Co. left Monticello’s business section ravaged. Flames quickly engulfed the power plant and rapidly spread to the Palatine Hotel and Casino, the Strong & Co’s book store, the S. L. Strong’s grocery store, the T. H. Dougherty’s harness store, and John Lyon’s law office. Traveling…