Answering the Question “What Is Going On?”
By Mayor MARY MARVIN

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VILLAGE OF BRONXVILLE, NY — February 21, 2017 — At first glance, it appears no corner of the Village is free of construction or repair – often soliciting the question, “Mayor what is going on?” So here is a recap: Midland Avenue/Pondfield Road Intersection The major and most disruptive by far of course occurred at our busiest intersection. In essence, …

Hezi ArisAnswering the Question “What Is Going On?”
By Mayor MARY MARVIN

Legislative Topics Under Consideration by Fellow Mayors to Untangle State Aid to Municipalities in Governor’s FY2017 Consolidation Plans
By Mayor MARY MARVIN

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VILLAGE OF BRONXVILLE, NY — February 14, 2017 — As I write, I am in Albany with my fellow Mayors discussing legislative topics for the current 2017 legislature to consider. Chief among them is the untangling of state aid to Towns and Villages from a Governor’s “consolidation” plan that requires a November county by county state wide vote. I wrote …

Hezi ArisLegislative Topics Under Consideration by Fellow Mayors to Untangle State Aid to Municipalities in Governor’s FY2017 Consolidation Plans
By Mayor MARY MARVIN

She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not: A Kindle’s Valentine Lament
By GAIL FARRELLY

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The song claims “Love is a many splendored thing.” Rubbish! Okay, maybe it is “splendored” sometimes; but in my brief experience, well, not so much. It’s an on-again, off-again kind of thing. My name is Kenny. I’m an Amazon Kindle, one of those little electronic book devices that can hold tons of books. My owner is a twenty-something, self-proclaimed lover …

Hezi ArisShe Loves Me, She Loves Me Not: A Kindle’s Valentine Lament
By GAIL FARRELLY

Gov. Cuomo Urges New Yorkers to Prepare for Winter Storm

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Hudson Valley, New York City and Long Island Impacted by Storm Tonight Through Thursday Afternoon Tandem Trailers Banned on I-84 from Connecticut to Pennsylvania Border and New York State Thruway (I-87) South of Exit 17 Beginning Tonight at Midnight One to Two Inches or More of Snowfall Per Hour, Gusty Winds Make for Hazardous Driving and Near Blizzard Conditions Along …

Hezi ArisGov. Cuomo Urges New Yorkers to Prepare for Winter Storm

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Proposed New York State FY 2017-2018 Budget Looms By Mayor MARY MARVIN

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VILLAGE OF BRONXVILLE, NY — February 7, 2017 — It is that time of year again when Mayors across New York State hold their collective breath as the proposed State Budget is rolled out. From our perspective, it unfortunately always appears same old same old as the underlying cost drivers and needed reforms are never addressed. We sadly joke that …

Hezi ArisGov. Andrew Cuomo’s Proposed New York State FY 2017-2018 Budget Looms By Mayor MARY MARVIN

A Compilation of Inquiries of Village of Bronxville Staffer Received Over Last Few Months
By Mayor MARY MARVIN

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VILLAGE OF BRONXVILLE, NY — January 31, 2017 — The following is a compilation of inquiries Village staffer have received over the last few months, divided by area of responsibility. Department of Public Works • For a typical winter season, the Village budgets $110,000 for snow removal/ice storms. As of today we have spent $42,000. • During the same cold …

Hezi ArisA Compilation of Inquiries of Village of Bronxville Staffer Received Over Last Few Months
By Mayor MARY MARVIN

Keys to the Kingdom – Part III
By GAIL FARRELLY

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ICYMI… Read: “Keys to the Kingdom – Part I By GAIL FARRELLY” http://www.yonkerstribune.com/2017/01/keys-to-the-kingdom-part-i-by-gail-farrelly ICYMI… Read: “Keys to the Kingdom – Part II By GAIL FARRELLY” http://www.yonkerstribune.com/2017/01/keys-to-the-kingdom-part-ii-by-gail-farrelly # # # Double trouble? Fuhgeddaboudit! Make that a triple. I figured it was time to add 1-800-lawyers to my speed dial. Friday and beyond, the aftermath of the deed …………….. I figured right. When …

Hezi ArisKeys to the Kingdom – Part III
By GAIL FARRELLY

Village Assessor Gerry Iagallo Must Publish the 2017 Property Assessment Roll on February 1, 2017
By Mayor MARY MARVIN

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VILLAGE OF BRONXVILLE, NY — January 24, 2017 — It is that time of year again – the 2017 property assessment roll release and companion grievance opportunity. The process is entirely dictated by the State of New York and confusing at best. Our Assessor, Gerry Iagallo, must publish a “Tentative Assessment Roll” on February 1, 2017. This represents his determination …

Hezi ArisVillage Assessor Gerry Iagallo Must Publish the 2017 Property Assessment Roll on February 1, 2017
By Mayor MARY MARVIN

Keys to the Kingdom – Part I
By GAIL FARRELLY

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This story, herein replicated was published in Kings River Life Magazine on August 25, 2012. http://kingsriverlife.com/08/25/keys-to-the-kingdom-original-mystery-short-story/ # # # “Keys to the Kingdom – Part II By GAIL FARRELLY” will unfurl Wednesday, January 25, 2017th at 9am EST; “Keys to the Kingdom – Part III By GAIL FARRELLY” will unfurl Friday, January 27, 2017th at 9am EST # # # It …

Hezi ArisKeys to the Kingdom – Part I
By GAIL FARRELLY

People to Be Heard: Westchester County Legislator Virginia Perez
By JOHN BAILEY

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — January 21, 2017 — Westchester County Board Legislator (WCBoL) Virginia Perez (D-YONKERS-District 17), representing Southwest Yonkers, engages in discussion with White Plains CitizeNetReporter Publisher / Editor and “People To Be Heard” Moderator John Bailey, over the effort to deny the use of the Westchester County Center as a venue for the sale of guns, and the concerns …

Hezi ArisPeople to Be Heard: Westchester County Legislator Virginia Perez
By JOHN BAILEY