Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano’s Schizophrenic Housing Policies and Gentrification in Southwest Yonkers
By 461 RIVERDALE AVENUE TENANTS’ ASSOCIATION AVE – ZIP 10705

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YONKERS, NY — December 13, 2018 — Yonkers, the city’s poorest section, is experiencing a boom in luxury, high-rise residential buildings. On the face of it, such news is often greeted with great fanfare, as it is seen as a marker of economic development and revitalization. But a closer examination reveals some troubling facts. According to Groundwork Hudson Valley, which …

eHeziYonkers Mayor Mike Spano’s Schizophrenic Housing Policies and Gentrification in Southwest Yonkers
By 461 RIVERDALE AVENUE TENANTS’ ASSOCIATION AVE – ZIP 10705

Mayor’s Monday Morning Message – December 3, 2018
By VICTORIA GEARITY

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Honoring Veterans & Giving Thanks OSSINING, NY — December 3, 2018 — This afternoon I was pleased to attend a ceremony hosted by County Executive George Latimer and the County Board of Legislators honoring local first responders who are also veterans. Ossining is fortunate to have so many individuals who give so much of themselves in their service to our …

Victoria GearityMayor’s Monday Morning Message – December 3, 2018
By VICTORIA GEARITY

Simone Development President Joseph Simone Joined By Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano and City Officials for Tree Lighting at Boyce Thompson Center – Thursday, November 29th at 5pm EST

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 YONKERS, NY — November 28, 2018 — Kicking off the holiday season with a tree lighting ceremony at the Boyce Thompson Center are The Pearls Hawthorne School Choir singing Christmas Carols. The Tree lighting festivities take place at the Boyce Thompson Center, 1086 N. Broadway, Yonkers, NY. Dignitaries anticipated are Joseph Simone, President, Simone Development Companies; Guy Leibler, President, Simone …

eHeziSimone Development President Joseph Simone Joined By Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano and City Officials for Tree Lighting at Boyce Thompson Center – Thursday, November 29th at 5pm EST

LEAVING ON A JET PLANE: When It’s Sleepy Time Down South
By BARBARA BARTON SLOANE

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Touring the Charms of Shreveport, Natchitoches and Vacherie, Louisiana Bet you didn’t know that the State of Louisiana is now a major venue for film makers. New Orleans has always been a favorite spot for filming, but Hollywood has now discovered many other spots in this state that have much to offer. In Shreveport, for example there are lucrative tax …

Barbara Barton SloaneLEAVING ON A JET PLANE: When It’s Sleepy Time Down South
By BARBARA BARTON SLOANE

Stop & Shop to Celebrate Grand Re-opening of Yonkers Store on Friday, November 2nd

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Celebrations for the Newly Updated Store to Include Family-Friendly Entertainment, Product Giveaways & a Community Donation Yonkers, NY — October 31, 2018 — Stop & Shop, a neighborhood grocer for more than 100 years – and a proud member of the Yonkers community since 2001, will unveil a newly updated store on Friday, November 2. Located at 111 Vredenburgh Avenue, …

eHeziStop & Shop to Celebrate Grand Re-opening of Yonkers Store on Friday, November 2nd

Mayor’s Monday Morning Message – October 29, 2018
By VICTORIA GEARITY

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Holiday Fun, This Week and Beyond OSSINING, NY — October 31, 2018 — Were you one of the hundreds of folks who dared to visit the Forest O’ Fears last Friday? If you were sorry to miss it, the good news is that Saturday’s weather postponed the second night of the event until this Friday, November 2. So we’ll keep …

eHeziMayor’s Monday Morning Message – October 29, 2018
By VICTORIA GEARITY

An Anti-Semitic Wake-Up Call in Pittsburgh
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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Anti-Semitism thrives and is unleashed, among other things, when hate is fostered and allowed to go unchecked.  But anti-Semites rarely need an “excuse” to do so. Following the attack on the Pittsburgh synagogue this week, many blame the current president and his rhetoric for that. Perhaps. However no less significant is when former president Clinton shared the stage with and …

Jonathan FeldsteinAn Anti-Semitic Wake-Up Call in Pittsburgh
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Stop & Shop Commits to Removing Artificial Ingredients From All Private Brand Products by 2025

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Private brand items will contain no synthetic colors, artificial flavors, preservatives or sweeteners, MSGs or high fructose corn syrup  PURCHASE, NY — October 17, 2018 — Stop & Shop today announced a landmark commitment to make the private brand products it provides to its customers cleaner and more natural by 2025. Stop & Shop will remove all of the following …

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Bronxville’s Long-Term Comprehensive ‘To Do List’ Plan
By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.

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BRONXVILLE, NY — October 16, 2018 — As the Trustees continue with our week to week business, our overarching goal of an updated Village Comprehensive Plan remains the long-term focus.  The plan will serve as a policy guide for the Village’s future characteristics and development.  It will be the sixth such plan since their inception in 1971 and fulfills a …

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By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.

Great Groundwork’s Hudson Valley Honors Those Making Westchester More Green and Vibrant

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YONKERS, NY — October 15, 2018 — On the evening of September 26, almost 300 people gathered at X2O Xaviers on the Hudson Restaurant atop the Yonkers pier for Groundwork Hudson Valley’s Urban River Party, celebrating four people whose contributions have helped to further the mission of the organization. Honorees included Nanette Bourne, Principal and Director of Hudson Valley Services …

eHeziGreat Groundwork’s Hudson Valley Honors Those Making Westchester More Green and Vibrant