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

John and Laurie Wiles, the Driving Me Crazy Duo, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level – Thursday, December 13, 2018th @10am EST

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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/11112327 PINEHURST, NC and YONKERS, NY — December 12, 2018 — Driving Me Crazy duo John and Laurie Wiles review the 2019 Ram 1500 Laramie Quad Cab 4X2 Truck, in Delmonico Red Pearl, with all the SWEEET trimmings, and as an extra bonus, talk …

eHeziJohn and Laurie Wiles, the Driving Me Crazy Duo, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level – Thursday, December 13, 2018th @10am EST

Citing Impact on Communities of Color, National Urban League Urges Action of Criminal Justice Reform Legislation

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NEW YORK, NY— December 11, 2018 — Citing criminal justice reform as “critical to families and communities of color,” the National Urban League urged Congressional leaders to pass the First Step Act. Aimed at easing the mass incarceration crisis, the First Step Act would return 7,000 imprisoned people to their communities immediately and reduce the size of the federal prison …

eHeziCiting Impact on Communities of Color, National Urban League Urges Action of Criminal Justice Reform Legislation

Caribbean Israel Coalition: A Partner in United Nations Sustainable Development?
By REBECCA THEODORE

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NEW YORK, NY — December 12, 2018 — Since the introduction of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals nearly three years ago, the smaller states of the Caribbean region have been searching for sustainable development models to address the challenges they face. Aside from the fact, that, a stronger commitment to partnership and cooperation is needed to achieve the Sustainable …

eHeziCaribbean Israel Coalition: A Partner in United Nations Sustainable Development?
By REBECCA THEODORE

Mount Vernon Unveils First Arts, Culture & Heritage Master Plan

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Designed to Spur Economic Growth Capitalizes on City’s Rich Entertainment Legacy MOUNT VERNON, NY — December 12, 2018 — Mayor Richard Thomas unveiled Mount Vernon’s first Arts, Culture & Heritage Master Plan, a blueprint for economic development that capitalizes on the city’s rich history as a home to legendary singers, actors and entertainers, such as Nina Simone, Denzel Washington, Dick …

eHeziMount Vernon Unveils First Arts, Culture & Heritage Master Plan

Recognizing That New York State Is Old: As Are Its Underpinnings
By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.

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BRONXVILLE, NY — December 11, 2018 — Two weeks ago, I wrote about the legislation passed in Albany during the most recent session. The following are items that never made it to the Governor’s desk despite being beneficial to a majority of municipalities all across the State including Bronxville. While the primary role of local governments is to provide vital …

eHeziRecognizing That New York State Is Old: As Are Its Underpinnings
By Mayor MARY C. MARVIN, Esq.

Westchester County Executive Latimer Signs $1.94 Billion FY2019 Budget

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — December 10, 2018 — After today’s affirmative vote by the Board of Legislators, County Executive George Latimer signed the $1.94B FY 2019 County Operating Budget. The budget stays well below the New York State tax cap of 5.7%, maintains the County’s reserves, funds vital County services which taxpayers rely on and begins the process of restoring …

eHeziWestchester County Executive Latimer Signs $1.94 Billion FY2019 Budget

Richard Brega, Owner of Rockland County Bus Companies, Sentenced to More Than Four Years in Prison for Bribery and Fraud

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — December 10, 2018 —Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that Richard Brega was sentenced today to 50 months in prison for bribery, fraud, and theft from a program receiving government funds. Brega was found guilty of these crimes on May 2, 2018, by a jury at the …

eHeziRichard Brega, Owner of Rockland County Bus Companies, Sentenced to More Than Four Years in Prison for Bribery and Fraud

Dr. Douglas L. Ambler, Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital Medical Director and Norman Moore, Ph.D., Director of Scientic Affairs of Infectious Disease with Abbott Rapid Diagnostics, Delfim Heusler, Yonkers Insider Publisher /Editor, Nader Sayegh, New York State Assemblyman-Elect to District 90, Robert Kesten, recent NYS Senate Candidate, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level – Tuesday, December 11, 2018th at 10am EST

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Guests and listeners may share their perspective and / or inquiry using the following call-in number: (347) 205-9201. Listen to the broadcast “live” or “on demand” – http://tobtr.com/s/11096335  WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — As another flu season rapidly approaches, the need for fast, accurate flu testing is more important than ever. The flu is sometimes mistaken for the common cold, making it …

eHeziDr. Douglas L. Ambler, Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital Medical Director and Norman Moore, Ph.D., Director of Scientic Affairs of Infectious Disease with Abbott Rapid Diagnostics, Delfim Heusler, Yonkers Insider Publisher /Editor, Nader Sayegh, New York State Assemblyman-Elect to District 90, Robert Kesten, recent NYS Senate Candidate, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level – Tuesday, December 11, 2018th at 10am EST

The Feiner Report: The Concern Over Unaffordability of Assisted Living Facilities
By Greenburgh Town Supervisor PAUL FEINER

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GREENBURGH, NY — December 9, 2018 — Your help is wanted. I am planning to introduce legislation that would require 10% of all new beds in future assisted living facilities that have not yet been approved by the Town of Greenburgh to be affordable.  A few months ago I was speaking to a woman who told me that during the …

eHeziThe Feiner Report: The Concern Over Unaffordability of Assisted Living Facilities
By Greenburgh Town Supervisor PAUL FEINER