YONKERS, NY — June 17, 2015 — WHYT Radio’s Thursday, June 18, 2015th, programming day begins this and every Thursday at 10am with “Driving Me Crazy” duo Laurie and John Wiles engaging the listener’s with respect to their recent trip to Argentina. The subject? You guessed right if you said automobiles
Richard Thomas, Mount Vernon Mayoral candidate speaks about concerns impacting the City of Mount Vernon. We’ll speak to the opening funding allocations intended for stressed public school systems like Mount Vernon and Yonkers, who are awaiting final word on passage of and approval of the FY2015-2016 funding source Governor Andrew Cuomo advised he would create because the need was so great. We’ll discuss the impact, one way or the other. Councilman Thomas joins the program at 10:30am.
Gail Baxter, African-American Advisory Committee Chair and Yonkers Public Schools Parent Coordinator speaks to New York State Education Regent Judith Johnson’s admonition of New York State’s takeover of Roosevelt High School within a year’s time. At issue, should the Yonkers Public School District relinquish control and cede its stressed school to New York State in deference to the student population. What conclusions may be drawn from one consideration or another.
Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano was host to NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo this past Sunday, June 14, 2015. The Governor aware of Yonkers education funding plight formulated a concept that would go toward satisfying the urgent funding needs of communities, such as Yonkers and Mount Vernon, communities north of The Bronx border, representing all of New York City, the most stressed and largest public school district that upon reassessment revealed the needs of the rest of the state. Mayor Spano will present us with an update and its impact on the City of Yonkers.
Yonkers Tribune has learned that the New York State Legislative session, expected to conclude its governance tonight, is likely to continue its focus into the upcoming weekend.
Hezi Aris is your host today.
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