City of Yonkers, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Yonkers 5-14-1957 by S.O. No. 152-1957. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The legal holiday known as "Memorial Day," being by general consent set apart for rest, repose and patriotic observances and uses, and the observance thereof being for the general welfare and health of the community, the doing of certain acts hereinafter specified, which are deemed serious interruptions and desecrations of the repose and patriotic liberty and sentiment of the community, are prohibited.
All labor, manufactures and trades on such holiday are prohibited, excepting the works of necessity and charity, which includes whatever is needful during the holiday for the good order, health or comfort of the community and which is performed in an orderly manner so as not to interfere with the repose or patriotic liberty and sentiment of the community. Nothing herein contained shall be deemed to prohibit public or private sports, exercises, games, recreation, concerts, dances, shows, entertainments or performances nor any necessary labor involved in such activities.
All manner of public selling or offering for sale of any property upon such holiday is prohibited, except as follows:
Articles of food may be sold, served, supplied and delivered at any time before 10:00 a.m.
Meals may be sold to be eaten on the premises where sold at any time of the day, and alcoholic beverages may be sold for on-premises or off-premises consumption at such times of the day as prescribed by law or by rule duly adopted for the locality pursuant to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law.
Caterers may serve meals to their patrons at any time of the day.
Prepared tobacco, bread, milk, eggs, ice, soda water, fruit, flowers, confectionery, souvenirs, newspapers, magazines, gasoline, oil, tires, drugs, medicine and surgical instruments may be sold and may be delivered at any time of the day.
Grocers, delicatessen dealers and bakeries may sell, supply, serve and deliver cooked and prepared foods between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., in addition to the time provided for in Subsection A(1) hereof.
The provisions of this section, however, shall not be construed to allow or permit the public sale or exposing for sale or delivery of uncooked fresh foods, or meats, fresh or salt, at any hour or time of the day. Delicatessen dealers shall not be considered as caterers within Subsection A(3) hereof.
[Amended 1-22-1963 by S.O. No. 23-1963.[1]]
A violation of this chapter is a Class III offense.
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.