Derickson Lawrence Sues to Stop Mount Vernon from Placing $42M in the Water Department

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Westchester Supreme Court Judge Signs Order to Show Cause MOUNT VERNON, NY — MAY 16, 2021 — Mount Vernon Comptroller candidate Derickson K. Lawrence is the Plaintiff in a lawsuit filed this past week to prevent the transfer of emergency federal American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds by the Mount Vernon City Council that would circumvent the Office of the Comptroller …

TribuneDerickson Lawrence Sues to Stop Mount Vernon from Placing $42M in the Water Department

The Argument that Labor Shortages are Due to Additional Unemployment Benefits is Overly Simplistic
By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN

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NEWARK, NJ — May 19, 2021 — The latest jobs report is weak noting that there are labor shortages, and that employers are having a hard time filling jobs. Of course the typical conservative response has been that because the federal government has extended Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits and have added to the payments an additional supplemental benefit, unemployed workers …

Oren M. Levin-WaldmanThe Argument that Labor Shortages are Due to Additional Unemployment Benefits is Overly Simplistic
By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN

Ron Matten Calls on the Yonkers City Council to Investigate Quid Pro Quo Allegation in Council President Khader’s Affairs
By RON MATTEN

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YONKERS, NY— May 15, 2021 — Recent allegations have appeared in the Yonkers Tribune alleging Yonkers City Council President Mike Khader and attorney Jeff Buss are involved in a quid pro quo scheme. It is a fact that Council President Khader has his law office and campaign headquarters at the premise of Smith Buss & Jacobs LLP. It is also …

TribuneRon Matten Calls on the Yonkers City Council to Investigate Quid Pro Quo Allegation in Council President Khader’s Affairs
By RON MATTEN

Why Are They Fighting in The Middle East? Because Hamas Is Dedicated to Killing Jews
By AVI MAYER

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Jerusalem, Israel — May 14, 2021 —I was sitting on the couch in my Jerusalem apartment working on my laptop with the door to my garden open when I heard air raid sirens rising in the distance. Just a few hours earlier, Hamas had issued Israel an ultimatum, threatening to attack the Jewish state if Israeli personnel deployed to secure …

TribuneWhy Are They Fighting in The Middle East? Because Hamas Is Dedicated to Killing Jews
By AVI MAYER

Mount Vernon City School District Holds the Line on Spending in $260 Million 2021-2022 Budget

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Spending plan remains the same as 2020-2021; 0.5% increase in tax levy will help District build reserve funds, continue forging towards academic excellence. MOUNT VERNON, NY — May 14, 2021 — The Mount Vernon City School District Board of Education adopted the 2021-2022 school year budget at a meeting held on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. The budget totals $259,601,834 and includes a …

TribuneMount Vernon City School District Holds the Line on Spending in $260 Million 2021-2022 Budget

Statement by Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro Following Today’s CDC Guidance Regarding Masks

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POUGHKEEPSIE, NY — May 14, 2021 — “With yesterday’s announcement from the CDC that fully vaccinated individuals no longer need to wear masks or practice physical distancing in the vast majority of situations comes another return to normalcy we expected mass vaccination to bring. As we continue to see active cases, hospitalizations and deaths steadily dropping day by day, we …

TribuneStatement by Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro Following Today’s CDC Guidance Regarding Masks

How Israel’s Iron Dome Saves Arab Lives
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — MAY 13, 2021 — I have been hosting a variety of briefings and doing media interviews this week, putting into perspective many of the complicated, frustrating, and scary things that Israel is undergoing and enduring this week. Today I read a vile comment that Israel’s goal is “dead Palestinians and bombed out buildings.” There are abundant ways that …

Jonathan FeldsteinHow Israel’s Iron Dome Saves Arab Lives
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John and Laurie Wiles, Driving Me Crazy Automotive Reviewers, 2021 Cadillac CT4 V-Series, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Publisher/Editor on Westchester On the Level – Thursday, May 13, 2021 from 10am-12Noon

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Listeners Are Welcome to Participate When Staying on Topic The CALL-IN number is 347-205-9201 Listen to this broadcast “Live” or “On Demand” via the Internet … http://tobtr.com/s/11941103  PINEHURST, NC, and YONKERS, NY — MAY 13, 2021 — Discussion opens to the Driving Me Crazy duo John and Laurie Wiles’ automotive review of the 2021 Cadillac CT4 V-Series. From 10-10:30am EST …

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The Westchester County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) Votes Final Approval of Financial Incentives for Acquisition of Natural Food Distribution Center in Mount Vernonites, NY

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MOUNT VERNON, NY and WHITE PLAINS, NY — May 12, 2021 — The Westchester County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) voted final approval on May 6 . 2021 of financial incentives for the acquisition of a wholesale natural food distribution center in Mount Vernon. The acquisition will retain 47 jobs and create 12 new jobs. “Companies such as Ace Natural, which …

TribuneThe Westchester County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) Votes Final Approval of Financial Incentives for Acquisition of Natural Food Distribution Center in Mount Vernonites, NY