Attorney General James Releases Statement in Support of Buffalo Starbucks Employees’ Efforts to Unionize

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NEW YORK, NY —  November 16, 2021 —New York Attorney General Letitia James released the following statement in support of Starbucks employees in Buffalo and their efforts to unionize: “I fully support Starbucks employees in Buffalo for bravely exercising their fundamental right to unionize. They are courageously standing up to a multi-billion-dollar company to demand better pay and protections. But …

TribuneAttorney General James Releases Statement in Support of Buffalo Starbucks Employees’ Efforts to Unionize

New EANY Report Points Way Forward to Upgrade Water Infrastructure

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More State Funding is Needed to Fix New York’s Pipes  ALBANY, NY – November 16, 2021 — Environmental Advocates NY (EANY) published a new report today, titled Untapped Potential: Building the Next Generation of Water Infrastructure. The report, the latest in EANY’s Untapped Potential series, finds that the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act (New York’s largest water infrastructure grant program, also known …

TribuneNew EANY Report Points Way Forward to Upgrade Water Infrastructure

There Is A Great Migration To South Carolina, and Perhaps It Is Time To Invest

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — November 16, 2021 — Real estate investors know that the best thing is to follow the trends as much as possible. If they can identify where people want to move, they can capitalize on those movements and profit. They want to purchase properties in locations where people are moving to in a big way, and one …

eHeziThere Is A Great Migration To South Carolina, and Perhaps It Is Time To Invest

Will Islam Survive Islamism?
By Daniel Pipes

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More Muslims Fear and Reject a Radical Version of Islam YONKERS, NY — November 16, 2021 — Islamist movement, which seeks to apply medieval Islamic laws and build a worldwide caliphate, has expanded massively in the past half-century. But it now faces a significant and growing counter-movement, especially in Muslim-majority countries. Growing numbers of Muslims, spurred by shocks like the …

TribuneWill Islam Survive Islamism?
By Daniel Pipes

By Design the American Party System Follows the Broker Model
By Socio-Economic Research Scholar Oren M. Levin-Waldman

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NEWARK, NJ — November 16, 2021 — Unlike European countries, the United States has never had a responsible party model. Instead, it has had what is known as a broker party model. The tension between Progressive Democrats and moderate Democrats in Congress to a certain extent mirrors the tension between the two models. A responsible party model is usually ideological …

Oren M. Levin-WaldmanBy Design the American Party System Follows the Broker Model
By Socio-Economic Research Scholar Oren M. Levin-Waldman

Yonkers Police Arrest and Charge 15-year-old Gang Member with Attempted Murder

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Detectives from the Major Case Squad and Crime Scene Unit responded to the scene and interviewed subjects and witnesses, recovered surveillance video, and processed forensic and ballistic evidence. Within hours investigators were able to trace the victim’s movements back to where the shooting incident occurred, in the parking lot of the White Castle restaurant at 257 South Broadway. Investigation yielded …

eHeziYonkers Police Arrest and Charge 15-year-old Gang Member with Attempted Murder

“Census 2020: Spotlighting Change in the Rivertowns-Yonker to Croton”
By Rivertowns LWV President Susan Maggiotto

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To the Editor: RIVERTOWNS, WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — November 14, 2021 — “Census 2020: Spotlighting Change in the Rivertowns – Yonkers to Croton” was the subject of a Zoom presentation sponsored by the Rivertowns League of Women Voters on Oct. 27, 2021. Westchester County Planning Commissioner Norma Drummond did an excellent job highlighting the changes in the demographics of all …

Tribune“Census 2020: Spotlighting Change in the Rivertowns-Yonker to Croton”
By Rivertowns LWV President Susan Maggiotto

Rob Astorino to Relaunch His Political Focus for New York State Comptroller
By Hezi Aris

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YONKERS, NY — November 14, 2021 — Political insiders with knowledge have informed the Yonkers Tribune that Rob Astorino will focus his political attention and effort by redirecting his campaign focus for New York State Comptroller against incumbent Thomas DiNapoli. Astorino’s revised political focus for NYS Comptroller is seemingly a more plausible undertaking than his languishing effort against the overwhelming …

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By Hezi Aris

Could UAE Opening to Syria Mark Major Shift for Region?
By Seth J. Frantzman

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — November 14, 2021 — The United Arab Emirates foreign minister’s meeting with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus this week is raising eyebrows around the region and in Washington. The visit is symbolic and important, and could mark a shift in the region. The UAE and other countries have made quiet overtures to Damascus for years, and …

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By Seth J. Frantzman

NYC’s New Mayor Won’t Be Bullied By Thugs!
By Bob Weir

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FLOWER MOUND, TX — November 14, 2021 — When NYC Mayor-elect Eric Adams ran for the job, his platform promised to significantly reduce crime and bring the Big Apple back to its better days. That is, the days before a left wingnut named De Blasio got elected, presumably, if actions demonstrate intent, to destroy the residents, the businesses, and the tourist …

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By Bob Weir