Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano Proposes FY 2021-2022 Executive Budget

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Budget Contains ZERO Percent Increase in Property Tax Levy; Maintains City Services and Positions & Provides Largest Contribution to Yonkers Public Schools YONKERS, NY – April 15, 2021 – Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano today released his Fiscal Year 2022 Executive Budget proposal, which contains a zero percent increase in the property tax levy, contains no reductions in City services and, …

TribuneYonkers Mayor Mike Spano Proposes FY 2021-2022 Executive Budget

How Not to Get Killed When Stopped By a Cop
By BOB WEIR

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FLOWER MOUND, TX — April 15, 2021 —  I’d like to take a rational look at the confrontations between cops, motorists and pedestrians. When we see incidents of cops shooting blacks (which are the only shootings the media covers), one thing becomes clear; resisting arrest often ends up with a loss of life. Something else is obvious, when a cop …

Bob WeirHow Not to Get Killed When Stopped By a Cop
By BOB WEIR

Mount Vernon Police Chief Exonerated of Overtime Abuse

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MOUNT VERNON, NY – April 15, 2021 — On September 5th, 2019, under the direction of former Acting Mayor Andre Wallace and former Police Commissioner Shawn Harris, Chief Ziadie was suspended without pay for alleged abuses of overtime. A portion of Chief Ziadie’s incurred overtime was approved by former Police Commissioner Shawn Harris while serving under former Mayor Richard Thomas. …

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Public Hearing Notice: Yonkers IDA Public Hearing – Horizon at Ridge Hill on Monday, April 19, 2021, at 1:00 PM Via Conference Call

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CITY of YONKERS INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY PUBLIC HEARING Because of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Emergency and State and Federal bans on large meetings or gatherings and pursuant to Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 220.1 issued on March 12, 2020 suspending  the Open Meetings Law, the Yonkers IDA Public Hearings scheduled for April 19, 2021 will be held electronically via conference call instead …

TribunePublic Hearing Notice: Yonkers IDA Public Hearing – Horizon at Ridge Hill on Monday, April 19, 2021, at 1:00 PM Via Conference Call

Public Hearing Notice: Yonkers IDA Public Hearing for 76 LOCUST HILL, Monday, April 19, 2021 at 1:25PM Via Conference Call

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CITY of YONKERS INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY PUBLIC HEARING Because of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Emergency and State and Federal bans on large meetings or gatherings and pursuant to Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 220.1 issued on March 12, 2020 suspending the Open Meetings Law, the Yonkers IDA Public Hearings scheduled for April 19, 2021 will be held electronically via conference call instead …

TribunePublic Hearing Notice: Yonkers IDA Public Hearing for 76 LOCUST HILL, Monday, April 19, 2021 at 1:25PM Via Conference Call

Public Hearing Notice: Yonkers IDA Public Hearing for KCT, INC., Monday, April 19, 2021 at 1:50 pm via Conference Call

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CITY of YONKERS INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY PUBLIC HEARING Because of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Emergency and State and Federal bans on large meetings or gatherings and pursuant to Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 220.1 issued on March 12, 2020 suspending the Open Meetings Law, the Yonkers IDA Public Hearings scheduled for April 19, 2021 will be held electronically via conference call instead …

TribunePublic Hearing Notice: Yonkers IDA Public Hearing for KCT, INC., Monday, April 19, 2021 at 1:50 pm via Conference Call

Bronxville Mayor’s Week of April 12, 2021st Column
by MARY MARVIN, Esq.

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BRONXVILLE, NY — April 13, 2021 — Now that the Bronxville Board of Trustees has ratified its operating budget for fiscal year 2021 -2022, it is time to focus on our capital plan for the same period. As a prelude, I will share some additional good budget news that at the Board of Trustees most recent meeting, just this past …

Mary MarvinBronxville Mayor’s Week of April 12, 2021st Column
by MARY MARVIN, Esq.

Collins-Bellamy Blasts Mike Khader for Using a Taxpayer Funded Employee to Perform Personal Political Errands

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YONKERS, NY — April 13, 2021 —  Yonkers City Council President candidate Lakisha Collins-Bellamy blasted incumbent Council President Michael Khader yesterday for using a taxpayer-funded employee to prepare court papers trying to knock Collins-Bellamy off of the ballot. “This reeks of corruption,” said Collins-Bellamy, “This is the kind of insider dealing that people are truly sick and tired of.” At …

TribuneCollins-Bellamy Blasts Mike Khader for Using a Taxpayer Funded Employee to Perform Personal Political Errands

Westchester County Board of Legislators Approve Bankruptcy Court Settlement Containing Improved County Controls and Financial Terms in Management Contract with Standard Amusements

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WHITE PLAINS, NY —  April 13, 2021 —The Westchester County Board of Legislators, by a vote of 13-4, approved a bankruptcy court settlement with Standard Amusements regarding the management of Playland. The settlement was negotiated by Westchester County and Standard Amusements, terms of which were previously approved by the bankruptcy court. The agreement gives Westchester wCounty significantly improved terms compared …

TribuneWestchester County Board of Legislators Approve Bankruptcy Court Settlement Containing Improved County Controls and Financial Terms in Management Contract with Standard Amusements

Nepperhan Community Center Has Yet to Disburse W-2 Forms Overdue Since January 2021
By HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY — April 12, 2021 — Nepperhan Community Center Executive Director Dr. Jim Bostic, and Mr. Shaka McLennon, the Chief Fiscal Officer of  Nepperhan Community Center, Inc. have informed staff that W-2 forms not issued  as required by law since January 2021, will be made available to be picked up at NCC on April 26, 2021 at the center …

eHeziNepperhan Community Center Has Yet to Disburse W-2 Forms Overdue Since January 2021
By HEZI ARIS