THE HEZITORIAL: Mayor Mike Spano Dismisses Yonkersites in High Stakes Political Power Play By HEZI ARIS

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Financial Armageddon Looms in Yonkers January 17, 2014 was the day Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano advised the City of Yonkers (CoY) his intent on making the Yonkers Board of Education (YBoE) a department of the City of Yonkers (CoY). It was also said on that day that Yonkers Public Schools (YPS) Superintendent Bernard Pierorazio had advised Mayor Spano that the …

Hezi ArisTHE HEZITORIAL: Mayor Mike Spano Dismisses Yonkersites in High Stakes Political Power Play By HEZI ARIS

IN MEMORIAM: Cornelis “Neil” Geldof, Jr., P.E.- April 1, 1946 ~ March 25, 2017

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Neil Geldof, 70, of Rocky Hill fought two tenacious battles with brain cancer and succumbed to the disease on Saturday, March 25. Neil was born on April 1, 1946 to Cornelis and Edith (Verrastro) Geldof in New York City. He grew up in Yonkers, NY, and was a 1964 graduate of Gorton High School, where he met his high school …

Hezi ArisIN MEMORIAM: Cornelis “Neil” Geldof, Jr., P.E.- April 1, 1946 ~ March 25, 2017

Co-hosts Richard Narog and Hezi Aris on Westchester On the Level with Narog and Aris – Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 10am DST

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WESTCHESTER, NY — Co-hosts Richard Narog and Hezi Aris engage in discussion this Tuesday, March 28, 2017th, from 10-11am DST, over and about President Donald Trump, the betrayal he suffered due to Speaker Ryan’s inability to deliver the vote to pass the repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act legislation. Does the failed effort undermine President Trump’s capacity to devise …

Hezi ArisCo-hosts Richard Narog and Hezi Aris on Westchester On the Level with Narog and Aris – Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 10am DST

Engel Responds to AG Sessions Refusal to Give Department of Justice Funding to Sanctuary Cities

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WASHINGTON, DC — March 31, 2017 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a top Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, released the following statement in response to Attorney General Sessions promising to withhold Department of Justice funding to sanctuary cities: “Today Attorney General Sessions took aim at New York City and hundreds of other municipalities across the country by …

Hezi ArisEngel Responds to AG Sessions Refusal to Give Department of Justice Funding to Sanctuary Cities

The Amorality of Markets
By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN, Ph.D.

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Prof. Oren M. Levin-Waldman will discuss this article, “The Amorality of Markets By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN, Ph.D.”, on Wednesday, March 29, 2017th at 10am DST on the Westchester On the Level with Narog and Aris radio broadcast. Listen “Live” or “On Demand”. Use the following hyperlink… http://tobtr.com/9879557 # # # # # The collapse of the Republican Healthcare reform bill …

Hezi ArisThe Amorality of Markets
By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN, Ph.D.

NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli Asserts Tax Breaks from IDAs Continue to Climb

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Recent Reforms Said to Improve IDA Transparency and Accountability City of Yonkers Spends Twice as Much as New York City (8,004/net cost of $4,320 per job)=$34,577,280 YONKERS, NY — March 27, 2017 — New York’s Industrial Development Agencies (IDAs) provided $695 million in net tax exemptions in 2015, an increase of 10 percent from the prior year, according to a …

Hezi ArisNYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli Asserts Tax Breaks from IDAs Continue to Climb

Mount Vernon School Board Trustee Candidate’s Town Hall Meeting with Arlene Torres, Israel Williams, and Stanley Russo – Thursday, March 30, 2017 @ 7pm

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Mount Vernon School Board Trustee Candidate’s Town Hall Meeting with Arlene Torres, Israel Williams, and Stanley Russo – Thursday, March 30, 2017 @ 7pm

Hezi ArisMount Vernon School Board Trustee Candidate’s Town Hall Meeting with Arlene Torres, Israel Williams, and Stanley Russo – Thursday, March 30, 2017 @ 7pm

New York Appeals Court Orders Cuomo Administration to Release School Improvement Grants

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YONKERS, NY — March 27, 2017 — A New York appeals court has ordered the State Division of Budget to immediately release over $37 million in improvement grants to 20 designated needy schools across the state. A year ago, the grants were frozen by Governor Andrew Cuomo‘s Budget Director, Robert Mujica, triggering a lawsuit by parents of students in three …

Hezi ArisNew York Appeals Court Orders Cuomo Administration to Release School Improvement Grants

Can an Annuity Be a Smart Choice in an IRA?
By KEN NUSS

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Is it a good idea to buy an annuity within an IRA or Roth IRA? At first blush, the answer would seem to be “no” because one of the biggest benefits of an annuity is tax deferral, which you already have in an IRA. But it’s not so simple. The answer really is, “It depends.” It depends on, your age, …

Hezi ArisCan an Annuity Be a Smart Choice in an IRA?
By KEN NUSS

Washington Republicans Must Get Smart or They’ll Lose Again
By Governor ANDREW M. CUOMO

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The New York Daily News has today, March 27, 2017th published an op-ed by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on the importance of Republicans to govern in partnership with Democrats in Washington as the agenda shifts from healthcare to tax reform and the federal budget. It reads as follows: “Republicans must get smart or they’ll lose again “Learn the lesson of last …

Hezi ArisWashington Republicans Must Get Smart or They’ll Lose Again
By Governor ANDREW M. CUOMO

Assemblyman Gary Pretlow Endorses Ken Jenkins for Westchester County Executive

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Jenkins Campaign Continues to Gain Support MOUNT VERNON, NY and YONKERS, NY — March 27, 2017 — Assemblyman Gary Pretlow today endorsed Ken Jenkins in the election for Westchester County Executive. “I have known and worked with Ken for several years, and he is one of the most effective and responsive leaders I have ever worked with,” said Pretlow. The …

Hezi ArisAssemblyman Gary Pretlow Endorses Ken Jenkins for Westchester County Executive