Judge Mary Smith Dismisses Former Mayor Richard Thomas’ Case Against the Westchester Board of Elections, John-Carlo Bautista, and Norina Clowney

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MOUNT VERNON, NY –  April 22, 2021 — An update to the election litigation between John Carlo Bautista, Norina Clowney, the Mount Vernon Board of Elections and Richard Thomas. Judge Mary Smith’s decision does not permit Thomas the right to appeal or mount a write-in campaign. Read the order. SOURCE: John Carlo Bautista

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Israel’s Fourth Election: The Longer View
By MICHEL GURFINKIEL

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On the face of it, the latest Israeli general election, which took place on March 23, was just further confirmation of systemic political deadlock. For the fourth time in less than two years, the Knesset seems evenly divided between supporters and adversaries of Benjamin Netanyahu, and the prospects for a viable parliamentary coalition or a stable national unity administration look …

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Yonkers Community Development Agency Board Meeting Notice – Monday, April 19, 2021 at 4:30 PM EST

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Yonkers Community Development Agency YONKERS, NY — April 17, 2021 — A board meeting of the YONKERS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AGENCY will be held MONDAY, APRIL 19, 2021 at 4:30 PM. The meeting will be conducted VIRTUALLY in accordance with the Executive Order issued by the Governor of New York State. To join the meeting, please use the meeting access information …

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New York Knicks Executive Team Puts Covid-19 On the Bench

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President, General Manager and Head Coach Receive Vaccine; Encourages Others to Follow Their Lead VALHALLA, NY — APRIL 6, 2021 —Members of the New York Knicks Executive Team participated in a public service announcement put together by Westchester County encouraging people to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Westchester County Executive George Latimer said: “I want to thank the New York Knicks …

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The Assault on Winston Churchill
By Dr. GARY SCOTT SMITH

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Editor’s note: Dr. Gary Scott Smith is the author of the new book, “Duty and Destiny: The Life and Faith of Winston Churchill.” GROVE CITY, PA — April 2, 2021 —During his long life, Winston Churchill suffered several indignities. He was dismissed from his position as the head of the Royal Navy in 1915 because of the disastrous defeat Anglo-French …

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Ketchan vs City of Mount Vernon, NY – Docket 20-14

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US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Opinions Opinion Date: March 29, 2021 Hon. Judge Pooler Areas of Law: Civil Rights, Constitutional Law MARCH 28, 2021 — The Second Circuit vacated the district court’s grant of summary judgment to defendants in an action brought by plaintiff, alleging excessive force under 42 U.S.C. 1983, as well as state law assault …

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American Rescue Plan is a Model for Leadership in the Coming Year
By ROB ABBOT

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CROTON, NY — April 1, 2021 — The American Rescue Plan, recently passed by the U.S. Congress and signed by President Biden, represents a massive investment to rebuild our economy and protect public health. The legislation, which builds on the CARES Act and two other bipartisan bills passed in 2020, shows that decisive action by our government can effectively respond …

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By ROB ABBOT

2021 Canyon 4WD AT4 Crew Cab
By JOHN and LAURIE WILES

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PINEHURST, NC — April 1, 2021 — The only disappointment I had in writing this article was the fact I couldn’t find a picture of the beautiful Cayenne Red Tintcoat 2021 GMC Canyon 4WD AT4 Crew Cab pick up truck we were driving. While it looks good in white above, it really looks good in Cayenne Red – trust me; …

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IT’S OFFFICIAL: Following the New York State Legislature’s Overwhelming Approval, Governor Cuomo Signs New York Marijuana Legislation Into Law

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The Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act Centers Community Reinvestment, Social Equity and Justice – Setting the Gold Standard for Reform ALBANY, NY — March 31, 2021 — In response to Governor Cuomo signing marijuana legalization into law, following the New York State Legislature’s overwhelmingly approval of the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (S.854-A/A.1248-A) last night, Melissa Moore, New York State …

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