PUBLIC NOTICE: A General Ordinance Amending the Code of The City of Yonkers by Adding a New Chapter 37 Entitled “Plastic Straw Free Yonkers”

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PUBLIC NOTICE A GENERAL ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF THE CITY OF YONKERS BY ADDING A NEW CHAPTER 37 ENTITLED “PLASTIC STRAW FREE YONKERS” Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Yonkers has adopted the abovementioned legislation that seeks to reduce the use of plastic straws, except upon request by customers.  The penalty for violation …

eHeziPUBLIC NOTICE: A General Ordinance Amending the Code of The City of Yonkers by Adding a New Chapter 37 Entitled “Plastic Straw Free Yonkers”

Shawyn Patterson-Howard, Mount Vernon Mayor-Elect, Announces Transition Team 

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MOUNT VERNON, NY — December 9, 2019 — After a historic win in November, Mayor-Elect Shawyn Patterson-Howard, the first woman elected mayor in Mount Vernon and first woman of color elected mayor in Westchester County, has gathered a hand-picked team of committed residents and community stakeholders with deep roots in Mount Vernon to lead her transition team. The Transition Team’s …

eHeziShawyn Patterson-Howard, Mount Vernon Mayor-Elect, Announces Transition Team 

John and Laurie Wiles, the Driving Me Crazy Duo Review / Test Drive the 2019 Genesis G80 RWD 3.3T Sport, Michael Greenberg, Mighty Earth Spokesperson, Don Trumbull, Expert on EMP (Electro Magnetic Pulse) and Author of SAFE STATES, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Publisher / Editor-at-Large, on Westchester On the Level – Thursday, December 5, 2019 @10am DST

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Call-in telephone number for Guests and Listeners: (347) 205-9201. Broadcast Heard “Live” or “On Demand” via the Internet … http://tobtr.com/s/11590583  The subject matter to be discussed is defined herein. Please note the broadcast goes “live” at 10am DST sharp  and is archived by 12:15PM BROOKLYN, NY, COEUR D’ALENE, ID, PINEHURST, NC, and YONKERS, NY — John and Laurie Wiles open …

eHeziJohn and Laurie Wiles, the Driving Me Crazy Duo Review / Test Drive the 2019 Genesis G80 RWD 3.3T Sport, Michael Greenberg, Mighty Earth Spokesperson, Don Trumbull, Expert on EMP (Electro Magnetic Pulse) and Author of SAFE STATES, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Publisher / Editor-at-Large, on Westchester On the Level – Thursday, December 5, 2019 @10am DST

NYSDEC Announces that Cleanup of Contamination is Complete at Brownfield Site on Pondfield Road in Bronxville, NY

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BRONXVILLE, NY — December 1, 2019 — This link opens a fact sheet that announces that cleanup action has been completed to address contamination related to the Spic and Span Cleaners, site ID #C360130 (Bronxville, Westchester County, NY), within New York’s Brownfield Cleanup Program:  http://www.dec.ny.gov/data/der/fact sheet/c360130cucomp.pdf   The fact sheet provides highlights of the cleanup activities and discusses next steps. …

eHeziNYSDEC Announces that Cleanup of Contamination is Complete at Brownfield Site on Pondfield Road in Bronxville, NY

Riverkeeper Demands Nuclear Regulatory Commission Deny Transfer of Indian Point’s License to Holtec International

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OSSINING, NY — November 25, 2019 — On Friday, Entergy, the operator of the Indian Point nuclear power plant, and Holtec International, a New Jersey-based firm with a scandalous corporate past, asked the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to approve a transfer of the plant’s license and its $2 billion decommissioning trust fund to Holtec.  Holtec’s recent history makes it the wrong …

eHeziRiverkeeper Demands Nuclear Regulatory Commission Deny Transfer of Indian Point’s License to Holtec International

Investors Urge Fiat Chrysler, General Motors, and Toyota to Reconsider Their Opposition to California’s Waiver Authority On Auto Emission Standards

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Investor letter argues the companies are actively opposing standards that are good for business, shareholders, consumers, and the environment. NEW YORK, NY — NOVEMBER 23, 2019 – In a letter sent this week to automakers Fiat Chrysler Automobiles ($FCAU), General Motors ($GM), and Toyota North America ($TM), investor members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility urged the companies not …

eHeziInvestors Urge Fiat Chrysler, General Motors, and Toyota to Reconsider Their Opposition to California’s Waiver Authority On Auto Emission Standards

Groups Encourage Governor Cuomo To Ban Neurotoxic Pesticide Chlorpyrifos

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NEW YORK, NY — November 21, 2019 — Public health, environmental and consumer organizations today rallied outside Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s office to urge him to sign S.5343, which would ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos in the state of New York. The bill would make New York just the third state to ban the neurotoxic pesticide after U.S. Environmental Protection Agency …

eHeziGroups Encourage Governor Cuomo To Ban Neurotoxic Pesticide Chlorpyrifos

Bronxville Moves To More Eco-Friendly Conduct and Recommendations Over Months Ahead 
By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

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BRONXVILLE, NY — November 19, 2019 — As temperatures continue to plunge and winter fast approaches, this is an opportune time to refresh as to Village fall and winter procedures as well as ways to be more eco-friendly in the coming months. Our leaf collection continues until mid-December.  Almost incredulous, our annual leaf removal costs regularly top $100,000 per season …

Mary MarvinBronxville Moves To More Eco-Friendly Conduct and Recommendations Over Months Ahead 
By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

FEMA Delaying Implementation of Changes to Pricing Formula for Flood Insurance
By ELIOT L. ENGEL

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WASHINGTON, DC — November 9, 2019 — “FEMA’s decision is a welcome one for our region and will help thousands of my constituents living in the Sound Shore communities and along the coastlines. Homeowners that live in high-risk flood zones are already strained by the effects of global warming, which have made sea levels rise and storms more powerful. Adding …

eHeziFEMA Delaying Implementation of Changes to Pricing Formula for Flood Insurance
By ELIOT L. ENGEL

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Return in the Guise of Westchester County Legislator Candidate Ruth Walter
By HEZI ARIS

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The Jekyll & Hyde Scenario That Defines Ruth Walter Hezitorial The Yonkers Tribune begins this telling by harkening back to  the Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, a gothic novella written by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, first published in 1886. The work is also known as The Strange Case of Jekyll Hyde, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, …

eHeziDr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Return in the Guise of Westchester County Legislator Candidate Ruth Walter
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