Police Arrests Alleged Leading Hezbollah Financier in the Triple Border of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay

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PUERTO IGUAZÚ, ARGENTINA and FOZ Do IGUAÇU, BRAZIL and CIUDAD Del ESTE, PARAGUAY — September 22, 2018 — Brazilian police on Friday arrested a Lebanese citizen on suspicions of raising funds for Lebanon-based Shiite military group Hezbollah, which the United States considers a terrorist group. Assad Ahmad Barakat, 51, was arrested on Brazil’s three-way border with Argentina and Paraguay, Ciudad …

eHeziPolice Arrests Alleged Leading Hezbollah Financier in the Triple Border of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay

Bronxville High School Seniors Jack Kochansky and Anton Tarazi Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

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BRONXVILLE, NY — September 22, 2018 — Distinguished Bronxville High School seniors Jack Kochansky and Anton Tarazi – who are known to seek out a wide range of academic and extracurricular opportunities – have been named semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship competition. Kochansky and Tarazi are among approximately 16,000 high school students nationwide who were awarded the distinction …

eHeziBronxville High School Seniors Jack Kochansky and Anton Tarazi Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Westchester County Leg. Kitley Covill Advises New Tobacco 21 Law Leads Action Against Mt. Kisco Vape Shop and Protect Kids

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — Westchester County Board Legislator Kitley Covill (D – Bedford, Lewisboro, Mount Kisco, North Salem, Pound Ridge, Somers) is happy to report that a new law raising the age for the purchase of tobacco and related products in the County from 18 to 21 is working in our communities. Recently, Westchester County Police sent a youth into …

eHeziWestchester County Leg. Kitley Covill Advises New Tobacco 21 Law Leads Action Against Mt. Kisco Vape Shop and Protect Kids

Engel Cosponsors Resolution to Overturn Trump’s Expansion of Junk Health Insurance Plans

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WASHINGTON, DC — September 20, 2018—  Congressman Eliot L. Engel has cosponsored a Congressional Review Act resolution, H.J. Res. 140, to overturn the Trump Administration’s expansion of junk health insurance plans that would allow insurers to deny coverage to people with pre-existing conditions. The resolution, authored by Congresswoman Kathy Castor, would nullify a Trump Administration rule permitting the expansion of skimpy …

eHeziEngel Cosponsors Resolution to Overturn Trump’s Expansion of Junk Health Insurance Plans

LEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Cleveland, The City On the Lake
By BARBARA BARTON SLOANE

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No water shortage here! I’m in Cleveland (Ohio, that is) and this astonishing city has just gob- smacked me once more.  Shortly after I arrived, I boarded the Nautica Queen, a dining cruise on Lake Erie and enjoyed a very good dinner and scintillating city views by the light of a silvery moon. Cleveland.  Yes. Comedians have ranked on this …

eHeziLEAVING ON A JET PLANE: Cleveland, The City On the Lake
By BARBARA BARTON SLOANE

Engel Statement on Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands One Year After Hurricane Maria

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Congressman Eliot L. Engel Issued the Following Statement: WASHINGTON, DC — September 20, 2018— “One year ago, Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, leaving nearly three thousand dead. Today, our fellow citizens on the islands are still reeling from the storm and its aftermath, struggling to recover due in no small part to the ineptitude of this …

eHeziEngel Statement on Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands One Year After Hurricane Maria

Four Jarring Omens and a Funeral
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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This week’s murder of a neighbor in a terror attack carried out by a teenage Palestinian Arab was glaring and jarring in many ways. First and foremost, his death is a great loss for our community and Israel on the whole, but mostly for his wife, four children, parents, siblings and many other family and close friends who survived him, …

eHeziFour Jarring Omens and a Funeral
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Village to Purchase Avalon Parking Lot; New Building Inspector Hired
By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.

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VILLAGE OF BRONXVILLE, NY — September 19, 2018 — As a result of multiyear discussions and negotiations, the village has finalized an agreement to purchase the Avalon parking lot adjacent to the Metro-North station. For a transfer price of $1.6 million, Avalon Corporation will demolish the asbestos-filled, dilapidated former filling station and remove the underground tanks and conduits. The cleanup …

eHeziVillage to Purchase Avalon Parking Lot; New Building Inspector Hired
By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.

Governor Cuomo Announces $2 Million Awarded to Environmental Education Centers in Urban Communities

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Groups in New York City, Yonkers, Albany and Troy Selected to Receive Environmental Justice Funds YONKERS, NY — September 18, 2018 — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that Environmental Justice grants totaling $2 million have been awarded to four organizations for Urban Environmental Education Centers in New York City, Yonkers, Albany, and Troy, NY. The grants are from the State’s …

eHeziGovernor Cuomo Announces $2 Million Awarded to Environmental Education Centers in Urban Communities

Mayor’s Monday Morning Message
By VICTORIA GEARITY

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Have you Pledged to Go Car Free on Fridays? OSSINING, NY — September 18, 2018 — Have you checked out Lime Bikes yet? Download the app and your first ride is free! The Lime pop-op will be in Ossining all week. It’s part of Ossining’s approach to participating in Car Free Day which is happening on Friday! Take the Car Free …

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By VICTORIA GEARITY