The Jewish Women’s Circle: Hamentash Bake – Monday, March 2, 2020 @ 6pm

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The Jewish Women’s Circle Hamentash Bake Monday, March 2, 2020 at 6 PM  @ Chabad of Yonkers, 600 N. Broadway. YONKERS, NY — February 29, 2020 — Come and bake delicious, traditional hamentashen and gain some insight about the holiday of Purim.  Suggested Donation: $10 For Women and Girl’s  Please RSVP by responding to this posting “Rabbi Hurwitz”<rabbi@jewishyonkers.com> or by …

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Purging With Ginni
By CLAY JONES

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YONKERS, NY — February 29, 2020 — ### Clay Jones is a self-syndicated political cartoonist whose work is distributed to newspapers and news sites across the United States and around the world. He also draws a weekly cartoon for CNN Opinion’s weekly newsletter, Provoke/Persuade. Clay was represented by Creators Syndicate (2000-13) until he left to start his own syndicate. His …

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The First Death by the COVID-19 Virus Was Reported in Seattle, Washington
By HEZI ARIS

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The fatality occurred in King County, the most populous in the state and home to Seattle, a city of more than 700,000 people The victim was a woman in her late 50s with a high medical risk. “It is a sad day in our state as we learn that a Washingtonian has died from COVID-19. Our hearts go out to …

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Pushback Against NYS Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Adamant Stand: “No Bail, No Budget”
By HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY — February 29, 2020 — Denis Slattery of the New York Daily News yesterday wrote that “Gov. Cuomo Says Changes to N.Y. Bail Laws Must Happen”. The opening paragraph was succinct, and to the point. “No bail, no budget. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said flat out for the first time Friday that he won’t approve a state budget …

eHeziPushback Against NYS Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Adamant Stand: “No Bail, No Budget”
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Statement From Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Coronavirus

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ALBANY, NY — February 29, 2020 — “When I spoke to Vice President Pence, I urged him to approve New York State’s Coronavirus test — we just received word that our test has been approved by the FDA (Federal Drug Administration).  New York State will begin testing immediately at Wadsworth Lab. “This approval will expedite wait time and improve New …

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Rose on Afghanistan Peace Deal: ‘an incredible step towards peace’

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Congressman Rose, who served in Afghanistan and who long called for and supported efforts to end the war, applauds President Trump’s Peace Deal STATEN ISLAND, NY — February 29, 2020 — Congressman Max Rose, an Army combat veteran who served in the war in Afghanistan, issued the following statement on the Afghanistan peace deal reached today: “After a generation of …

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Off My Meds: Alexander Graham Bell
By LES TAHA

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By LES TAHA

Engel Fights to Protect New York’s Health Care System

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Trump Administration decision not to renew critical New York health care program threatens access to care across the state Engel secures commitment from the head of HHS to address the issue WASHINGTON, DC — February 28, 2020 — This week, Congressman Eliot L. Engel, Co-Dean of the New York Congressional Delegation, participated in an Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing …

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Governor’s Misplaced Priorities in Plain Sight as Budget Talks Continue
By NYS Assemblyman BRIAN M. KOLB

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A column by Assemblyman Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I-Canandaigua) ALBANY, NY — February 28,  2020 — There are a lot of big-picture issues with our state budget process that are getting a fair amount of attention, and they should. How did the administration mismanage the Medicaid program so badly that it’s running billions of dollars in the red? How can the governor …

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New York’s Bail Reform Mess
By JOHN FASO

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ALBANY COUNTY, NY — February 27, 2020 — Last Friday, Albany County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 23-year old Schenectady man for driving without a license. According to the Albany Times Union, the man’s license had been suspended 26—yes 26— times. Such aggravated unlicensed operation is a felony under New York law. The license suspensions had been issued because the driver …

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