Cuts in State Aid Forces City of Yonkers to Reduce Costs by $21.6 Million

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YONKERS, NY – August 31, 2020 – Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano today announced that due to drastic cuts in state aid to municipalities and decreases in economically sensitive revenues, the City of Yonkers may be forced to reduce its costs by $21.6 million in the coming weeks. Slated cuts could include reductions in city programs, services and personnel. Yonkers’ potential …

TribuneCuts in State Aid Forces City of Yonkers to Reduce Costs by $21.6 Million

David Rubin, Author of “Trump and The Jews”, on United Arab Emirates and Israel Peace Agreement, Gail Baxter, Community Stakeholder, NYS Senator Pete Harckham (SD-40), and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Publisher / Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level – Tuesday, September 1, 2020 from 10am-12Noon EDT

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Listen to the broadcast “live” or “on demand” via the following hyperlink … http://tobtr.com/s/11798616  Listeners are welcome to share their perspective or speak on the subjects and issues discussed.  The CALL-IN NUMBER is 347-205-9201 The subject matter to be discussed is defined herein. PEEKSKILL, NY, SHILOH, ISRAEL, and YONKERS, NY — September 1, 2020 — David Rubin, author of “Trump …

eHeziDavid Rubin, Author of “Trump and The Jews”, on United Arab Emirates and Israel Peace Agreement, Gail Baxter, Community Stakeholder, NYS Senator Pete Harckham (SD-40), and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Publisher / Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level – Tuesday, September 1, 2020 from 10am-12Noon EDT

John Bailey, White Plains CitizeNetReporter Publisher / Editor, Michael Edelman, Esq., Political Analyst / Pundit, Judge Karen Best Democratic Candidate for Yonkers City Court Judge, Teamsters Local 456 President Louis Picani, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Publisher/Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level – Monday, August 31, 2020 @ 10am EST

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eHeziJohn Bailey, White Plains CitizeNetReporter Publisher / Editor, Michael Edelman, Esq., Political Analyst / Pundit, Judge Karen Best Democratic Candidate for Yonkers City Court Judge, Teamsters Local 456 President Louis Picani, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Publisher/Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level – Monday, August 31, 2020 @ 10am EST

Yonkers Mafia Boss Steven Crea Sentenced To Life In The Slammer
By BRIAN HARROD

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  YONKERS, NY — August 28, 2020 —Steven L. Crea, 73, who lived in the Crestwood neighborhood of Yonkers, was the underboss of the Luchese crime family that ran illegal rackets in Yonkers, Westchester, New York City and Long Island. Also 18 other Luchese “made men” and associates, including six other Westchester residents, were sentenced for various charges – including …

eHeziYonkers Mafia Boss Steven Crea Sentenced To Life In The Slammer
By BRIAN HARROD

In Order to End Racism, Stop Talking About It!
By BOB WEIR

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FLOWER MOUND, TX — AUGUST 28, 2020 — The term “racist” has been tossed around so often and so frivolously that it has lost its effect as a true statement about bigotry. If you’re white and you haven’t been called a racist, you’re either afraid to disagree with blacks on any issue, or you just have no contact with blacks …

Bob WeirIn Order to End Racism, Stop Talking About It!
By BOB WEIR

Buffalo Breweries Apologize and Discontinue Hindu God Beer Within Hours of Hindu Protest

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BUFFALO, NY — August 28, 2020 — Earlier this week Buffalo-based breweries— Pressure Drop Brewing and Big Ditch Brewing Company—apologized and discontinued their collaboration beer “Aqua Shiva” named after Hindu deity; within few hours of Hindu protest, who had called it “highly inappropriate”. Matt Kahn, President & Co-Founder of Big Ditch Brewing Company, in a “joint response” email to Hindu …

eHeziBuffalo Breweries Apologize and Discontinue Hindu God Beer Within Hours of Hindu Protest

CSEA Letter to Bus Monitors
By CSEA 9169 President DULANI TURNER

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This Letter Was First Issued on August 27, 2020 YONKERS, NY — August 28, 2020 — Good  afternoon  CSEA  9169  sisters  and  brothers,  last  night  the  YPS  Board of  Trustees  decided  to  furlough  over  400  Bus  Monitors  from  August  30th,  2020  to October  5th,  2020.  This  news  was  very  disappointing  and  heartbreaking  to  hear.  Our Bus  Monitors  are  close  to  …

eHeziCSEA Letter to Bus Monitors
By CSEA 9169 President DULANI TURNER

Getting Back Up When We Don’t Fall Well
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — AUGUST 28, 2020 — Perhaps it’s inappropriate for an Orthodox Jew to write about issues related to, and a consequence of, Jerry Falwell Jr.’s recent inappropriate social media post that suggested other inappropriate behaviors, and his taking a leave of absence as President of Liberty University.  Perhaps, you wonder, why would an Orthodox Jew even care. For someone …

Jonathan FeldsteinGetting Back Up When We Don’t Fall Well
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Lord & Taylor’s Files for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Protection
By HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY — August 27, 2020 —Lord & Taylor will close all its stores. Lord & Taylor was acquired last year by the clothing rental start-up Le Tote. Like Lord & Taylor, Le Tote also filed for Chapter 13 protection from their creditors in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Lord & Taylor has closed the …

eHeziLord & Taylor’s Files for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Protection
By HEZI ARIS

Nader Sayegh, NYS Assemblyman Representing AD-90, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Publisher / Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level – Friday, August 28, 2020 @ 10am EST

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Guests and listeners may share their perspective and / or inquiry on topic by calling: (347) 205-9201. Listen to the broadcast “live” or “on demand” via the following hyperlink: http://tobtr.com/s/11784533  The topics of discussion are defined herein. YONKERS, NY — August 27, 2020 — The broadcast opens with Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Publisher / Editor-at-Large in discussion of breaking hyperlocal …

eHeziNader Sayegh, NYS Assemblyman Representing AD-90, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Publisher / Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level – Friday, August 28, 2020 @ 10am EST