John and Laurie Wiles, and Winston Morrow, Automotive Reviewer of the Driving Me Crazy Crowd, Richard Thomas, Mount Vernon Mayor, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large, on Westchester On the Level – Thursday, April 19, 2018th @10am EDT

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PINEHURST, NC and WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — John and Laurie Wiles, the Driving Me Crazy duo, ably assisted by Automotive Reviewer Winston Morrow, open the Thursday, April 19, 2018th broadcast at 10am EDT. Tune in to this segment to engage in automotive reviews and the complexities of life every Thursday morning from 10-10:30am. Mount Vernon Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas attends …

eHeziJohn and Laurie Wiles, and Winston Morrow, Automotive Reviewer of the Driving Me Crazy Crowd, Richard Thomas, Mount Vernon Mayor, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large, on Westchester On the Level – Thursday, April 19, 2018th @10am EDT

Engel Named Most Effective Democratic House Lawmaker by the Center for Effective Lawmaking

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NEW YORK, NY — April 18, 2018 — Congressman Eliot Engel has been named the #1 most effective Democratic lawmaker in the U.S. House of Representatives by the Center for Effective Lawmaking. “Congressman Engel is a champion of effective Lawmaking,” the Center wrote. “The Center for Effective Lawmaking commends Congressman Engel on his hard work to improve efficiency in Congress!” …

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Mount Vernon: The Old vs New
By Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas

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  MOUNT VERNON, NY — April 18, 2018 — When I served on the Mount Vernon City Council, I got my first chance to see how our city’s government functioned and what I saw wasn’t pretty. I found systems that were old and outdated and a City Hall that operated as a patronage haven for many people, including rewarding those …

eHeziMount Vernon: The Old vs New
By Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas

Redeeming Bad Loans; Protecting Taxpayers
By Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas

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    MOUNT VERNON, NY — April 18, 2018 — Two weeks ago the City of Mount Vernon and the Mount Vernon Urban Renewal Agency headed to federal court to protect the taxpayer. For years, investigators have been examining this agency which is funded in large part by federal grants. To my surprise, we recently discovered $6 million in bad …

eHeziRedeeming Bad Loans; Protecting Taxpayers
By Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas

Yonkers Captains, Lieutenants, and Sergeants Association President Chris Sapienza Sets the CLSA Membership on a Pre-determined Path of Union Concessions to Appease and Please Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano
By HEZI ARIS

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More Blue Truth – From the CLSA An excerpt from an email sent out by CLSA President Chris Sapienza yesterday, April 17, 2018 reads as follows:   YONKERS, NY —  “Despite what has been reported in the news and social media, we have neither offered nor been asked by the mayor or city council to give concessions to help with …

eHeziYonkers Captains, Lieutenants, and Sergeants Association President Chris Sapienza Sets the CLSA Membership on a Pre-determined Path of Union Concessions to Appease and Please Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano
By HEZI ARIS

Yonkers City Council Votes 6-0 to Approve Mayor Mike Spano’s Request of Them Approving A Comprehensive Review By the New York State Financial Restructuring Board
By HEZI ARIS

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The Hezitorial Over Yonkers FY2018-2019 Fiscal Debacle YONKERS, NY — April 18, 2018 — The Yonkers City Council was requested to engage in a special meeting tonight to discuss and take action on a resolution requesting a comprehensive review by the New York State Financial Restructuring Board (hereinafter referred to as the “Board”) for Local Governments. Advocating for the Yonkers …

eHeziYonkers City Council Votes 6-0 to Approve Mayor Mike Spano’s Request of Them Approving A Comprehensive Review By the New York State Financial Restructuring Board
By HEZI ARIS

Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level – Wednesday, April 18, 2018 @10am EDT

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large Hezi Aris delves into hyperlocal, national, and international concerns and issues this Wednesday, April 18th morning. This segment airs from 10am-12Noon. Callers are asked to stay on topic and maintain their civility. Call: (347) 205-9201. Listen to this broadcast “Live” or “On Demand” by accessing the following Internet address … http://tobtr.com/s/10723319  

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Seven New Independent Progressive Grassroots and Democratic Party Groups in Putnam and Westchester Counties Endorse Robert Kesten Candidacy for NYS Senator

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New Endorsements Show Increased Momentum for NYS SD 40 Campaign Latest Group of Endorsements Confirm Accelerating NYS Senate District 40 Campaign DUTCHESS, PUTNAM, and WESTCHESTER COUNTIES, NY — April 17, 2018 — A new group of seven Democratic Party political and independent progressive grassroots groups based in Putnam and Westchester counties have endorsed Democratic candidate Robert Kesten in the New …

eHeziSeven New Independent Progressive Grassroots and Democratic Party Groups in Putnam and Westchester Counties Endorse Robert Kesten Candidacy for NYS Senator

Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level – Tuesday , April 17, 2018 @10am EDT

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large Hezi Aris delves into hyperlocal, national, and international concerns and issues this Tuesday, April 17th morning. This segment airs from 10am-12Noon. Callers are asked to stay on topic and maintain civility. Call: (347) 205-9201. Listen to this and subsequent Westchester On The Level broadcasts “Live” or “On Demand” by accessing the following Internet …

eHeziHezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level – Tuesday , April 17, 2018 @10am EDT

The History of Israel Through the Eyes of a Tree
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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Seeing trees blossom and grow fruit in the Land of Israel as I leave my house every late winter and early spring morning makes me realize another way in which I am grateful to be able to live and raise my family here. When we built our house, it was important not only to plant trees, which Jews have done …

eHeziThe History of Israel Through the Eyes of a Tree
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN