Response to Comptroller Maureen Walker By Mount Vernon Mayor RICHARD THOMAS

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MOUNT VERNON, NY — September 29, 2016 — Comptroller Maureen Walker is distracting from the truth – pure and simple. The fact is: Mount Vernon homeowners have a right to tax relief and our budget will make it possible for them to get a break. Our smart and careful use of taxpayer dollars in the proposed 2017 budget allows homeowners …

Hezi ArisResponse to Comptroller Maureen Walker By Mount Vernon Mayor RICHARD THOMAS

Yonkers’ State of Affairs: The Pending, Unresolved, and Unacknowledged Issues and Concerns

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Blue Truth Revelations Demand Corrective Outcry by Yonkersites By HEZI ARIS HEZI ARIS 10:40PM • SEPTEMBER 1, 2016 Blue Truth Revelations Demand Corrective Outcry by Yonkersites By HEZI ARIS Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano Announces Plan for Demolition of Haas Mural By HEZI ARIS HEZI ARIS 9:00AM • AUGUST 27, 2016 Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano Announces Plan for Demolition of Haas …

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Westchester Should Prohibit Lawmakers from Accepting Contributions from Those Who Conduct Business with Westchester County By Hon. PAUL FEINER

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Follow-up to US Attorney Preet Bharara’s Investigation The recent announcement that US Attorney to the Southern District Preet Bharara has expanded his corruption probe into Westchester County and has issued subpoenas to County Executive Rob Astorino’s office highlights the need for Westchester County to adopt a law that has been on the books in the Town of Greenburgh since 2007. …

Hezi ArisWestchester Should Prohibit Lawmakers from Accepting Contributions from Those Who Conduct Business with Westchester County By Hon. PAUL FEINER

WEIR ONLY HUMAN: A Letter to the President By BOB WEIR

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Dear Mr. President; how many more police officers must be ambushed by violent thugs before you use your considerable power to stand firmly in support of the law-enforcement community? After the brutal murder of 5 cops in Dallas you used the memorial service to promote your same old tired narrative that the police must do more to lessen tensions between …

Hezi ArisWEIR ONLY HUMAN: A Letter to the President By BOB WEIR

Dear Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, Yonkers City Council Members, Yonkers Board of Education Board of Trustees, and Superintendent Dr. Edwin Quezada By LIONEL TURNER

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I am writing this letter to you on behalf of the 1,500 CSEA 9169 members and their families that I have been given the honor to represent. CSEA 9169 are composed of the most hard working and dedicated workers this city has. They are the BACKBONE of the Yonkers Public Schools District’s education and functions. They are the Nurses, Clerks, …

Hezi ArisDear Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, Yonkers City Council Members, Yonkers Board of Education Board of Trustees, and Superintendent Dr. Edwin Quezada By LIONEL TURNER

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Government Silence By LEONARD GOLDSTEIN

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To the Editor, At least once a week we get a mailing from the Town of Hempstead. Some do have good information, but they always include political propaganda. But what bothers me is that over the past six years, Supervisors Murray or Santino, Councilwomen Cullen or King-Sweeney never included in their mailers the fact that the Town constituted a water …

Hezi ArisLETTER TO THE EDITOR: Government Silence By LEONARD GOLDSTEIN

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Comments of Decorum and Facts By BARRY McGOEY

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I am asking all members (and retirees) of the Yonkers Fire Department to refrain from responding to these “anonymous” comments on this blog and also on social media. Please let me and Local 628 and John Flynn and UFOA respond to comments worthy of a response and to ignore the rest. Unlike some of the “political” class that believe they …

Hezi ArisLETTER TO THE EDITOR: Comments of Decorum and Facts By BARRY McGOEY

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A Scathing Letter By MICHAEL J. WARD

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I am a former Yonkers Fire Captain who is retired because of a job-related disability. Back in September of 2001, as a newly promoted fire lieutenant, I was sent by the Yonkers Fire Department to the FDNY‘s Officer Training Academy in New York City. All Yonkers Firefighters who get promoted to officer get sent to this school. Yes, I was …

Hezi ArisLETTER TO THE EDITOR: A Scathing Letter By MICHAEL J. WARD

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Nefarious Accusations Against DISABLED Yonkers Firefighters BY BARRY McGOEY

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Instead of sending DISABLED Yonkers Firefighters Christmas Cards this year, Mayor Spano sent them a letter telling them that he was going to be reducing their monthly benefits by hundreds of dollars a month. Many of the Firefighters who received the notices are suffering from disabling injuries and illnesses including Stage 4 cancer, serious burns, and 9/11 illnesses, along with …

Hezi ArisLETTER TO THE EDITOR: Nefarious Accusations Against DISABLED Yonkers Firefighters BY BARRY McGOEY