Westchester News and Notes: The Counting My Nickels Edition
By MARK JEFFERS

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Welcome to “News & Notes,” where we look at the happenings here in Westchester County… BEDFORD HILLS, NY — October 8, 2020 — Maybe I should clean our couch more often…I found over two dollars in change the other day, I rushed over to the matching chair, but had no luck, so after checking all the other pieces of furniture …

Mark JeffersWestchester News and Notes: The Counting My Nickels Edition
By MARK JEFFERS

Once A Rising Star: Yonkers City Council Democratic Majority Leader Corazon Pineda-Isaac Has Lost Her Way
By ANNETTE YARBER

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YONKERS, NY — October 1, 2020 — The world of Yonkers politics is constantly abuzz with gossip. Many self-interested politicians have already positioned themselves for reelection. None have been as shameless as Democratic Majority Leader Corazon Pineda-Isaac. Declaring in a recent News 12 profile that she plans to run for a third City Council term and sees a future for …

TribuneOnce A Rising Star: Yonkers City Council Democratic Majority Leader Corazon Pineda-Isaac Has Lost Her Way
By ANNETTE YARBER

Why You Should Vote for Evelyn
THOMAS HOLLENHACH, Ph.D.

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HIGHLAND PARK, NJ — June 20, 2020 — I am writing this letter to strongly urge the voters of New York’s 17th Congressional District to make Evelyn Farkas their Congresswoman, and to say why I believe we need her. Before this year I did not know Dr. Farkas or even know of her, and I don’t reside in the district or …

TribuneWhy You Should Vote for Evelyn
THOMAS HOLLENHACH, Ph.D.

The Land of the Free
By HOUGH

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The Land of the Free by Hough This land is no home of mine The “forefathers” don’t look like me Their skin white as the lies Their lips not big Their nose not wide Their hair not crowns Their chains don’t shine Their culture don’t sell Their justice is crime Their guns don’t hide Their racism disguised Their laws not equal …

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By HOUGH

Statement from Engel Campaign on Independent Expenditures

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THE BRONX, NY — June 18, 2020 — “We have seen reports that link independent political action committee expenditures to our campaign. To be clear: as required by Federal law, the Engel campaign has no control, contact, or coordination with these committees. We would ask the same of our opponents, and we trust that election law is being adhered to …

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Enthusiastic Support of Mimi Rocah for District Attorney of Westchester County
By James Martorano, Sr., Esq.

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To the Editor: WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — June 17, 2020 —   In 1964, Kenneth Keating, one of New York ’s United States senators, was up for re-election. Senator Keating had served one term and was considered a non-controversial and moderate Republican Senator earning the respect and endorsement for re-election of many of the prominent New York ’s newspapers including the New York …

TribuneEnthusiastic Support of Mimi Rocah for District Attorney of Westchester County
By James Martorano, Sr., Esq.

Evelyn Farkas is Tough as Steel
By MARIANNA STOUT

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PEEKSKILL, NY — June 15, 2020 — In the last ten days of the race for the Democratic Nomination for Congress in New York’s 17th District, the campaign is getting tough. Some candidates, apparently threatened by the strength of Evelyn Farkas, have started spreading false accusations about her. To correct the record, Dr. Farkas is not taking “dark money” from …

TribuneEvelyn Farkas is Tough as Steel
By MARIANNA STOUT

Letter to the Editor: In Support of Mimi Rocah for Westchester County District Attorney
By KIM McGREAL

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To the Editor: PELHAM, NY — June 15, 2020 — One of the most important things we can do to institute lasting change is vote. I am writing to share my support for Mimi Rocah for Westchester County District Attorney. With her dedication to oversight and transparency, she is the only candidate who can lead through the structural change needed …

TribuneLetter to the Editor: In Support of Mimi Rocah for Westchester County District Attorney
By KIM McGREAL

Open Letter to Westchester Board on Voting Machines
By ROB ABBOT

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TO:   Hon. George Latimer, Westchester County Executive Hon. Benjamin Boykin II, Chair of the Westchester Board of Legislators FROM: CCoHOPE Indivisible DATE:  Sent on June 3, 2020 – Published herein on June 6, 2020 RE:   Proposed purchase of Dominion ICE Hybrid Voting Machines CROTON-On-HUDSON, NY — June 6, 2020 — Now is not the time for Westchester County to …

TribuneOpen Letter to Westchester Board on Voting Machines
By ROB ABBOT

Letter to the Editor
By JULIE MORGILLO

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CROTON-ON-HUDSON — June 3, 2020 — Hello. my name is Julie Morgillo. I’m a 17-year-old student at Croton Harmon High School, and lately I’ve been thinking a lot. When I was a kid, I was always taught America was a place where if anyone worked hard, their dreams could come true. I was taught that slavery and racism were events …

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By JULIE MORGILLO