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.

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

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino’s Message of Having Not Raising Taxes Questions the Method
By BETTINA MAYER

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Two term County Executive Rob Astorino’s big message is that he has not raised taxes in Westchester County. But what is questionable about this message is the method. Last November, Astorino announced a proposal to develop and privatize Westchester County Airport with Oaktree Capital Management LP, a company who specializes in distressed properties. This proposal was announced without seeking out …

Hezi ArisWestchester County Executive Rob Astorino’s Message of Having Not Raising Taxes Questions the Method
By BETTINA MAYER

GDC Celebrates Entry into White Plains with Debut of The Metro, a Luxury Rental Located Just Steps from White Plains Train Station

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — March 20, 2017 — Ginsburg Development Companies (GDC), Westchester County’s leading developer of luxury rental apartments, today joined with White Plains officials to celebrate the debut of GDC’s first residential rental property in downtown White Plains. The 124-unit, 12-story building, formerly known as Halstead White Plains, was recently purchased from DSF Group for $35.25 million and …

Hezi ArisGDC Celebrates Entry into White Plains with Debut of The Metro, a Luxury Rental Located Just Steps from White Plains Train Station

Europe’s Turkish Awakening
By BURAK BEKDĪL

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Turkey, officially, is a candidate for full membership in the European Union. It is also negotiating with Brussels a deal that would allow millions of Turks to travel to Europe without visa. But Turkey is not like any other European country that joined or will join the EU: The Turks’ choice of a leader, in office since 2002, too visibly …

Hezi ArisEurope’s Turkish Awakening
By BURAK BEKDĪL

Spoof News: Bull Wanders into Irish Pub, Doesn’t Give It a Rave Review
By GAIL FARRELLY

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  The sign on the door of a pub in County Cavan reads “A Thousand Welcomes,” but a bull who stopped there for a pint after a long day of grazing claims it’s false advertising. “I didn’t even receive ONE welcome,” he whined. The bartender claimed he didn’t serve him because he wasn’t of drinking age, but the bull’s not …

Hezi ArisSpoof News: Bull Wanders into Irish Pub, Doesn’t Give It a Rave Review
By GAIL FARRELLY

Senate Intelligence Chairmen Assert No Wiretapping of Trump Tower
By REMA RAHMAN

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WASHINGTON, DC — March 16, 2017 — Economist Group Business division RollCall.com reporter Rema Rahman, in here lede today divulged, “The top two lawmakers on the Senate Intelligence Committee joined their House counterparts on Thursday to confirm there is no evidence to back President Donald Trump’s claim that he was under surveillance by the prior administration. Rema Rahman writes, “The …

Hezi ArisSenate Intelligence Chairmen Assert No Wiretapping of Trump Tower
By REMA RAHMAN

Driving Me Crazy with John and Laurie Wiles, Bugsy ‘NPR’s CarTalk’ Lawlor, and Win Morrow; Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas; Young at Arts Founder Sharyn Pirtle, and Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large Hezi Aris on Westchester On the Level with Narog and Aris – Thursday, March 16, 2017th @10am DST

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PINEHURST, NC and WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — Driving Me Crazy duo John and Laurie Wiles, ably joined by Bugsy ‘NPR’ CarTalk‘ Lawlor, and Win Morrow, open the Thursday, March 16, 2017th broadcast at 10am DST. Tune in to this segment to engage in automotive reviews and life every Thursday from 10-10:30am. Mount Vernon Mayor Mayor Richard Thomas speaks to DPW …

Hezi ArisDriving Me Crazy with John and Laurie Wiles, Bugsy ‘NPR’s CarTalk’ Lawlor, and Win Morrow; Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas; Young at Arts Founder Sharyn Pirtle, and Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large Hezi Aris on Westchester On the Level with Narog and Aris – Thursday, March 16, 2017th @10am DST

Bee-Line Bus Services to Be Suspended MornIng, March 14, 2017

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YONKERS, NY — March 13, 2017 — Due to the coming winter storm, all Bee-Line Bus services will be suspended, until further notice, at 4:30 A.M. on Tuesday, March 14. All Bee-Line Bus services will continue as scheduled tonight until 2:30 A.M. For further information about services, visit our website at www.westchestergov.com/beelinebus or call the Bee-Line at (914) 813-7777.

Hezi ArisBee-Line Bus Services to Be Suspended MornIng, March 14, 2017

Dispatch from Mosul
By JONATHAN SPYER

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EASTERN MOSUL, IRAQ — “So I’m a sniper, right, and I see four Islamic State (IS) guys approaching. I’m on a roof. I take down two of them. Then the rifle jams. And they’re coming forward. So I make it down the stairs, and I throw a grenade as they’re in the courtyard of the house. One of them is …

Hezi ArisDispatch from Mosul
By JONATHAN SPYER