MOUNT VERNON, NY — September 30, 2018 — Yonkers Tribune has learned that Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas may be contemplating appointing his wife to a judgeship. Such is the capacity and authority of the Mount Vernon Mayor. Upon his say so, Judge Kathie Davidson, who formerly served on the Westchester Family Court, becoming the first African-American administrative judge of New York state’s Ninth Judicial District in February 2018, knowing Hon. Adam Seiden will not be reappointed, is searching for a replacement. Will Mayor Thomas consider appointing Mount Vernon First Lady Cherish Thomas prudent?
Should Mayor Thomas so finalize on appointing his wife to a judgeship, Administrative Judge Kathie Davidson, in her capacity to New York’s Ninth Judicial District, provides the administrative support and supervision to all trial courts and agencies within the district that encompasses Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland and Westchester counties will designate to what court Cherish Thomas would be assigned.