Independent Bakers’ Association President Nicholas A. Pyle Asserts Rep. Eliot Engel Is In the Pocket of the Sugar Cartels and Votes for Their Interests

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Dear Editor-at-Large Hezi Aris, WASHINGTON, DC — October 24, 2017 — Congressman Eliot Engel (D-NY-16) is in the pocket of the nation’s beet and cane sugar cartels!  Engel continually votes to maintain the U.S. Sugar program.  Why? It is really quite simple, Congressman Engel received well over $101,000 in political donations from the sugar cartels since coming to Washington in …

Hezi ArisIndependent Bakers’ Association President Nicholas A. Pyle Asserts Rep. Eliot Engel Is In the Pocket of the Sugar Cartels and Votes for Their Interests

End More Mass Shootings Now
By BOB K. BOGEN

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — October 5, 2017 —Stop the endless, useless conventional moaning and official Republican twittering.  The media is full of it. Surely we know the basic cause.  The recent and most obscene mass shooting in Las Vegas should at long last move us to demand action. Let us insist on the obvious law. Are there truly one million …

Hezi ArisEnd More Mass Shootings Now
By BOB K. BOGEN

Cut Taxpayers Some Slack Over 2% Insurance Law, Not Fire Union
By Mayor MIKE SPANO

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A recent editorial urging reform of the law that specifies how the Yonkers Fire Fighters Union — as well as others around the state — can spend a 2 percent tax on insurance premiums was on target except for one thing: There is no reason to “cut the union some slack” because it claims ignorance of a 1912 law that …

Hezi ArisCut Taxpayers Some Slack Over 2% Insurance Law, Not Fire Union
By Mayor MIKE SPANO

Yonkers Tribune Transition to Moderated Comments During Political Season
By HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY — May 25, 2017 –Yonkers Tribune offers news from and about Westchester County, offering political news, perspectives, and analysis based on ethical standards and human decency. We do so in an effort to engage everyone. Our purpose is to acknowledge and respect viewpoints despite agenda driven dogma that is not always on an even keel. Historical facts cannot …

Hezi ArisYonkers Tribune Transition to Moderated Comments During Political Season
By HEZI ARIS

Telling It Like It Is
By ANONYMOUS*

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YONKERS, NY — May 14, 2017 — In an effort to show a lack of involvement with City Hall, the shrinking band of YFT Reform Slate candidates have done just the opposite.  They have taken up the union bashing mantra of City Hall and they continue to dredge up the monotonous feud between Yonkers City Council President Liam McLaughlin and …

Hezi ArisTelling It Like It Is
By ANONYMOUS*

Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large Hezi Aris on Westchester On the Level – Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 10am DST

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WESTCHESTER, NY — Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Larger Hezi Aris opens Westchester on the Level at the top of the 10am DST hour this Tuesday, April 25, 2017th, delving into the hyperlocal, County, state, national , and international news and analysis. the broadcast is likely to be truncated prior to the normal 12Noon conclusion of the broadcast. Share your perspective or inquiry …

Hezi ArisYonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large Hezi Aris on Westchester On the Level – Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 10am DST

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

Gorsuch Appointment Hearing Threatens Democracy
By BOB K. BOGEN

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — March 21, 2017 — Trump’s First One Hundred Days are half gone and we’ve been cursed with day after day of grotesque insults, errors, and threats of disastrous appointments. Some are only consequences of ignorance and result of foolish, embarrassing missteps that which may be corrected over the months Trump manages to stay in office Others …

Hezi ArisGorsuch Appointment Hearing Threatens Democracy
By BOB K. BOGEN

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 …

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