WESTCHESTER, NY— Ossining Village Mayor Victoria Gearity reveals any additional information regarding Diego Ismael Puma Macancela, 19, will remain in custody pending deportation proceedings after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials alleged that he was involved in gang activity in his native Ecuador. Thereafter, Mayor Gearity speaks to the Board of Trustee’s concerns regarding housing. Discussion concerns housing needs, capacity, price points, safety concerns, accessibility, and inviting further input over the subject as well as finding financial resources, as well as grant funding to bring the projects full circle. Listen to this segment from 10-10:30am.
Yonkers Fire Local 628 President Barry McGoey speaks with respect to issues of whether building heights, materials used in construction, regulations, safety mitigating mechanisms, among other modalities are sufficient to maintain safety for residents, first responders, and property. Issues brought to the forefront of people’s consciousness by the 24-story Grenfell Tower fire. The building underwent exterior cladding in 2015 comprised of polyethylene, or a plastic core instead of an even more fireproof alternative, such as used his high-rise buildings in France, the UAE and Australia that had similar cladding and suffered fires that spread beyond one room, apartment, and floors, despite such work meeting fire regulations, building control, and safety standards. At issue is whether lobbyists have won legislative appeasement for developers and architects that has placed first responders and citizens alike at risk? This segment airs from 10:30-11:30m.
Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large Hezi Aris reviews the latest news and commensurate analysis from 11:30am-12Noon.
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