Mayor’s Monday Message – October 14, 2019
By Ossining Mayor VICTORIA GEARITY

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OSSINING, NY — October 14, 2019 — Leaders in Infrastructure Investment Congratulations to the Ossining Water Department! You are leaders among your peers, and we are so grateful for your outstanding work. Last week’s award from the Westchester Water Works Conference for the dam at the Indian Brook Reservoir was well deserved. At last week’s work session we discussed two items …

Victoria GearityMayor’s Monday Message – October 14, 2019
By Ossining Mayor VICTORIA GEARITY

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Pledges Full Support for Mother Cabrini Memorial in New York City

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Governor Cuomo: “Let’s stand up and demand respect for our community. Let’s lead the way by taking action and let’s build a memorial to Mother Cabrini – and I pledge my full support tonight.” A rush transcript of the Governor’s remarks is available below: NEW YORK, NY — October 13, 2019 — Good evening, everyone. What a great event this …

eHeziGovernor Andrew M. Cuomo Pledges Full Support for Mother Cabrini Memorial in New York City

Yom Kippur Message
By New York Republican Party Chairman NICK LANGWORTHY

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NEW YORK STATE — October 8,2019 — Yom Kippur is the holiest day in the Jewish calendar. Over the course of the solemn day, Jews across New York State will spend their time in synagogue in worship, devotion, and atonement. They will ask forgiveness from God and from each other. Erin and I wish all of you a meaningful Yom Kippur and may you and your family be sealed …

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By New York Republican Party Chairman NICK LANGWORTHY

Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins’ Message for Yom Kippur – WishingYou Peace and Goodness!

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    I would like to wish everyone observing Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, a thoughtful holiday and an easy fast – Tzom kal. Yom Kippur is a time for reflection and repentance, and an opportunity to be open and honest with ourselves and others. It provides a chance to seek and grant forgiveness, and to enter the New Year with …

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Mayor’s Monday Message – October 7, 2019
By VICTORIA GEARITY

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OSSINING, NY — October 7, 2019 — Serving the Community & Reimagining Justice: Friday evening I visited with boy scouts to discuss local government and in particular, measures for improving energy efficiency. I was also invited to stay for their presentation about the history of the American flag, a topic I always enjoy learning more about. Opportunities to engage with …

Victoria GearityMayor’s Monday Message – October 7, 2019
By VICTORIA GEARITY

High Holidays With Rabbi Mendy Hurwitz At Chabad of Yonkers

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Governor Andrew Cuomo Directs NY State Police to Increase Security Presence Near Synagogues and Religious Centers During Jewish High Holy Holidays

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NEW YORK, NY — September 28, 2019 — “As members of the Jewish community prepare to celebrate Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, out of an abundance of caution and following a number of appalling anti-Semitic incidents over the past year I am directing the New York State Police to increase patrols at synagogues and other religious centers across our state. “We …

eHeziGovernor Andrew Cuomo Directs NY State Police to Increase Security Presence Near Synagogues and Religious Centers During Jewish High Holy Holidays

Westchester County Executive George Latimer Statement on Hate Words and Symbols Found at Scarsdale High School

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SCARSDALE, NY and WHITE PLAINS, NY — September 28, 2019 — “On the eve of high holy days in the Jewish faith, I am outraged and sickened that hate symbols and words have been discovered scrawl at Scarsdale High School for the second time this month. Hateful acts – of any kind- will not be tolerated and those who commit …

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Celebrating the 125th Anniversary of Labor Day
By Yonkers City Councilman JOHN RUBBO

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YONKERS, NY — September 2, 2019 — Today we celebrate the 125th anniversary of Labor Day. On June 28, 1894, President Grover Cleveland signed a law making the first Monday in September of each year a national holiday. Although the true founder of Labor Day is unclear, what is clear is that the Central Labor Union adopted a Labor Day …

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By Yonkers City Councilman JOHN RUBBO

When A Fast Day Becomes A Feast Day
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — August 28, 2019 — A miracle took place in Jerusalem this month.  On the surface, that’s not so extraordinary. Perhaps more than anyplace else, Jerusalem is the capital of miracles, in both biblical and modern times. This month, Jews worldwide observed what’s known the saddest day on the calendar, Tisha B’Av, the ninth of the Hebrew month …

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