Statement from Mayor Patterson-Howard on State Comptroller Budget Review

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MOUNT VERNON, NY — April 19, 2021 — On  behalf  of  the  City  of  Mount  Vernon,  I’d  like  to  thank  the New  York  State  Comptroller’s  office  for  its  continued  efforts  to  improve  the  policies  and  processes  of our  city’s  finance  system.  The  State  Comptroller’s  review  of  our  budget  confirms  the  challenging conditions  under  which  we  were  forced  to  create  this  …

TribuneStatement from Mayor Patterson-Howard on State Comptroller Budget Review

Pitch In for Parks in Mount Vernon at Willson’s Woods

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Volunteers needed to plant, paint, and remove invasive plants at Willson’s Woods Park. No experience is necessary! MOUNT VERNON, NY — April 17, 2020 — In for Parks, the Westchester Parks Foundation’s annual clean up, spruce up day is scheduled for Wednesday, April 21 from 4:00pm-7:00pm at Willson’s Woods Parks in Mount Vernon, NY. Willson’s Woods Park and Pool is …

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Mount Vernon Police Chief Exonerated of Overtime Abuse

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MOUNT VERNON, NY – April 15, 2021 — On September 5th, 2019, under the direction of former Acting Mayor Andre Wallace and former Police Commissioner Shawn Harris, Chief Ziadie was suspended without pay for alleged abuses of overtime. A portion of Chief Ziadie’s incurred overtime was approved by former Police Commissioner Shawn Harris while serving under former Mayor Richard Thomas. …

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THE HEZITORIAL: After April Fuels Day – How Come Mount Vernon Lives Do NOT Matter?
By HEZI ARIS

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MOUNT VERNON, NY — APRIL 4, 2021 — April Fool’s Day became more serious than it needed to be with Mount Vernon Comptroller Deborah Reynolds playing a dangerous game of not paying the City’s bills – particularly the fuel bill. As a result, public safety was compromised. Fuel supply tanks hit empty. Emergency services were forced to ration 5-gallons a …

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Spring/Summer 2021 Fashion Trends
By BARBARA BARTON SLOANE

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Styles for Happy Days Here Again! PELHAM, NY — April 3, 2021 —  Certainly, thanks to the ongoing pandemic, this is a season like no other. And though it’s been a quiet year for the fashion world, it’s still never too early to perk up for summer – from shades and bathing suits to clogs, maxi skirts, and surprisingly comfy …

Barbara Barton SloaneSpring/Summer 2021 Fashion Trends
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Ketchan vs City of Mount Vernon, NY – Docket 20-14

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US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Opinions Opinion Date: March 29, 2021 Hon. Judge Pooler Areas of Law: Civil Rights, Constitutional Law MARCH 28, 2021 — The Second Circuit vacated the district court’s grant of summary judgment to defendants in an action brought by plaintiff, alleging excessive force under 42 U.S.C. 1983, as well as state law assault …

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Richard Thomas, Mount Vernon Candidate for City Comptroller, Westchester Family Care Spokesperson Glenn Lane, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Publisher/Editor on Westchester On the Level – Wednesday, March 17, 2021 from 10am-12Noon EST

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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://tobr.com/11912617  MOUNT VERNON, NY; and YONKERS, NY — March 17, 2021 — The broadcast opens with Richard Thomas, Mount Vernon candidate for City Comptroller. Discussion centers on lessons of  governance past that inform what …

eHeziRichard Thomas, Mount Vernon Candidate for City Comptroller, Westchester Family Care Spokesperson Glenn Lane, and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Publisher/Editor on Westchester On the Level – Wednesday, March 17, 2021 from 10am-12Noon EST

American Rescue Plan Means $188M for Westchester, $250M for Municipalities

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8MOUNT VERNON, NY and YONKERS, NY — March 16, 2021 — The $1.9 Trillion American Rescue Plan, which was signed into aw by President Biden earlier this month, includes nearly $440 million in direct funding for Westchester County and our municipalities, to help our recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Separately, the plan also includes money for local school districts; transportation, …

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Intellectus Preparatory Charter School Announces Proposed Fall 2022 Opening

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New Equitable Education Offering For Grades 6-12 Will Serve Families In Regions Surrounding Mount Vernon, NY. MOUNT VERNON, NY — March 16, 2021 — Announcing its proposed opening for Fall 2022 is the Intellectus Preparatory Charter School, a tuition-free public charter school whose purpose is to serve scholars in grades six through 12 residing in the downstate New York regions …

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Mount Vernon Police Reform Public Comment Forum – March 16 & 17

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MOUNT VERNON — March 16, 2021 — Public Comment Period for the Police Reform Report is Open. See below. It is being conducted via Zoom The final report is open for public comment through Sunday, March 21, 2021 at https://cmvny.com/2021/03/11/mount-vernon-police-reform-commission-report/ all comments can be submitted to communications@cmvny.com. The Mount Vernon Police Reform Commission will be hosting three listening sessions on the …

TribuneMount Vernon Police Reform Public Comment Forum – March 16 & 17