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 …

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

Yonkers Board of Education Trustees Unanimously Adopt a Five Year contract for Superintendent of Schools Dr. Edwin M. Quezada

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YONKERS, NY – February 27, 2020 — At the February 26, 2020 Stated Meeting of the Yonkers Board of Education, the Trustees unanimously adopted Resolution 10.8 appointing Dr. Edwin M. Quezada to a new five year term as superintendent of schools. The new contract commences February 1, 2020 through January 31, 2025. Yonkers Board of Education President Rev. Steve Lopez …

eHeziYonkers Board of Education Trustees Unanimously Adopt a Five Year contract for Superintendent of Schools Dr. Edwin M. Quezada

John Bailey, White Plains CitizeNetReporter Publisher/Editor; Michael Edelman, Esq., José Román, Political Activist, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Publisher / Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level, Monday, February 24, 2020 @10am ET

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Participate by calling: (347) 205-9201. Listen to this broadcast “Live” or “On Demand” via the Internet … http://tobtr.com/s/11673151  Please note the broadcast goes “live” at 10am ET sharp  and is archived within 15 minutes after the !” Noon conclusion of the broadcast. The topics/subjects of discussion are defined herein:  BOCA RATON, FL, WHITE PLAINS, NY, and YONKERS, NY — February …

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Senator Biaggi, Mount Vernon Superintendent Dr. Hamilton, and Mount Vernon Mayor Patterson-Howard Celebrate Allocation of $1M for Mount Vernon High School Culinary Arts Program

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MOUNT VERNON, NY – February 6, 2020 — New York State Senator Alessandra Biaggi conducted a press conference today to announce the allocation of $1 million in capital funding from the 2019-2020 budget cycle for the revitalization of the Mount Vernon High School Culinary Program. She was joined by Mount Vernon Schools Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Hamilton, Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard, City …

TribuneSenator Biaggi, Mount Vernon Superintendent Dr. Hamilton, and Mount Vernon Mayor Patterson-Howard Celebrate Allocation of $1M for Mount Vernon High School Culinary Arts Program

Ossining Mayor Victoria Gearity, The Unvarnished Blog Publisher / Editor-in-Chief Gabrielle M. Etzel, Dennis Richmond, Jr., Founder and Director of The New York-New Jersey HBCU (Historically Black Colleges & Universities Initiative), and Hezi Aris Yonkers Tribune Publisher / Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level – Friday, January 31, 2020 @ 10am ET

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Share your perspective and/or make inquiry on topic. Call: (347) 205-9201 Listen to this broadcast “Live” or “On Demand” via the Internet …  http://tobtr.com/s/1165091 WESTCHESTER, NY — January 30, 2020 — On Friday, January 31st, Victoria Gearity, Ossining Mayor, speaks to concerns that engage the village, housing, infrastructure, the impact rather has on infrastructure, school budget shortfall, and more, time …

TribuneOssining Mayor Victoria Gearity, The Unvarnished Blog Publisher / Editor-in-Chief Gabrielle M. Etzel, Dennis Richmond, Jr., Founder and Director of The New York-New Jersey HBCU (Historically Black Colleges & Universities Initiative), and Hezi Aris Yonkers Tribune Publisher / Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level – Friday, January 31, 2020 @ 10am ET

Purchasing Votes with ‘Free Stuff’ is Really Contempt for Democracy
By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — January 28, 2020 – We hear a lot on the campaign trail these days about programs and new investment. We also hear lip service to the meaning of democracy. That is, in a democracy government gives the people what they want, and if the people want new programs, then that is precisely what being responsive to …

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By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN

Former Secretary of Puerto Rico Department of Education Julia Keleher Indicted with Another Individual for Bribery, Conspiracy, and Wire Fraud

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SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – January 28, 2020 — Julia Beatrice Keleher, former Secretary of the Puerto Rico Department of Education (“PR DoE”), and Ariel Gutiérrez-Rodríguez have on January 15, 2020 been indicted for their participation in a bribery scheme and conspiracy to commit honest services fraud, announced U.S. Attorney for the District of Puerto Rico W. Stephen Muldrow. The …

eHeziFormer Secretary of Puerto Rico Department of Education Julia Keleher Indicted with Another Individual for Bribery, Conspiracy, and Wire Fraud

Bible Study Can Give Meaning to Your Life
By BOB WEIR

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Weir Only Human FLOWER MOUND, TX — January 28, 2020 — For the past few months some friends and I have been involved in the challenging pursuit of reading and understanding the Bible, Old and New Testaments. Although raised in the Catholic faith, my education in the Scriptures was more perfunctory than scholarly. I grasped the necessity for the Ten …

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By BOB WEIR

Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large, AJ Smith, SmartAsset VP of Financial Education, and Shawn Patterson-Howard, Mayor of Mount Vernon, NY on Westchester On the Level – Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 10am ET

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Guests and Listeners may share their perspective and / or inquiry when staying on topic and  using the following call-in number: (347) 205-9201. Listen to the broadcast “live” or “on demand” via … http://tobtr.com/s/11650939  MOUNT VERNON, NY, NEW YORK, NY and YONKERS, NY — The broadcast day begins this Tuesday, January 28, 2020 with Yonkers Tribune Publisher / Editor-at-Large Hezi …

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Two of New York’s Sacred Cows are About to Lock Horns
By RICHARD BRODSKY

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — January 26, 2020 —What’s different about this year’s budget proposal from Gov. Andrew Cuomo has nothing to do with the size of the looming $6 billion budget gap. Albany has successfully wrestled with larger gaps often. The problem is that for the first time we’re headed for a collision between the two sacred cows of state …

Richard BrodskyTwo of New York’s Sacred Cows are About to Lock Horns
By RICHARD BRODSKY