New York Online Bar Exam: A Hit or a Miss
By ANNA SEVCHIK

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NEW YORK, NY — October 26, 2020 — New York was one of the first states to administer the online bar exam in the country’s history. Whether the exam was a success or not will depend on whom you ask.  According to the Bar examiners, the New York BAR exam was quite successful. In fact, Judith Gundersen, the NCBE president, …

TribuneNew York Online Bar Exam: A Hit or a Miss
By ANNA SEVCHIK

Mask Up America
By BILLY CRYSTAL

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By BILLY CRYSTAL

Mount Vernon Man Indicted for Murder

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Defendant: Johnathan Jeanty (DOB 11/20/98) WHITE PLAINS, NY — October 14, 2020 —  Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced that Johnathan Jeanty of Mount Vernon, NY, was indicted by a Westchester County Grand Jury for the murder of Tremell Robinson in Mount Vernon in April. Jeanty appeared in court Tuesday (10/13) via video conference before Judge Anne Minihan …

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Yonkers Police Officer Arrested; Charged in Fraudulent Attempt to Purchase of a Firearm

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YONKERS, NY – October 13, 2020 — An active duty member of the Yonkers Police Department was arrested and charged today in connection with his attempt to purchase a firearm from a gun shop located in the City of Mount Vernon by fraudulent means. Police Officer Sanjay Richards, a 5-year veteran of the Department, turned himself in to members of …

eHeziYonkers Police Officer Arrested; Charged in Fraudulent Attempt to Purchase of a Firearm

Tuesday: Wm. O. Wagstaff III, Esq., Member of Newly-Formed Mount Vernon Police Reform Commission, Joins MVPD’s Community Conversations Event Hosted by Deputy Commissioner Jennifer Lackard

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MOUNT VERNON, NY — October 12, 2020 — The second installment of Mount Vernon Police Department’s Community Conversations event coincides with the official start date of the Mount Vernon Police Reform Commission. Under the leadership of Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard and Police Commissioner Glenn Scott, the Commission will be tasked with addressing areas outlined by Governor Andrew Cuomo, including functions the police should perform, …

eHeziTuesday: Wm. O. Wagstaff III, Esq., Member of Newly-Formed Mount Vernon Police Reform Commission, Joins MVPD’s Community Conversations Event Hosted by Deputy Commissioner Jennifer Lackard

Why Nothing Gets Done in Mount Vernon: Lack of Accountability in Government in Mount Vernon
By Former Mount Vernon Mayor Andre Wallace

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Part 3 of a 5-Part Series   MOUNT VERNON, NY — October 9, 2020 — When it comes to politicians and city government officials, it would not be unfair to classify some as probably insane, some others as probably incompetent, and a few of them as too new to tell just yet.  Unfortunately, for a place like Mount Vernon, those …

eHeziWhy Nothing Gets Done in Mount Vernon: Lack of Accountability in Government in Mount Vernon
By Former Mount Vernon Mayor Andre Wallace

Silence Above Honor: Lack of Accountability in Government in Mount Vernon
By Former Mount Vernon Mayor André Wallace

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Part 2 of a 5-Part Series MOUNT VERNON, NY — October 7, 2020 — The cornerstone of a government is the length to which it goes to protect the weakest and most vulnerable of its citizens.  Often, that responsibility falls to a government’s law enforcement divisions.  It’s a hard job, to be sure.  And, it’s an important one.  Because, if …

eHeziSilence Above Honor: Lack of Accountability in Government in Mount Vernon
By Former Mount Vernon Mayor André Wallace

Westchester IDA Votes Preliminary Approval of Over $912,000 in Financial Incentives for Renovatioms of Affordable Housing Projects in Mt. Vernon and Tarrytown

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Westchester IDA to Provide Tax-Exempt Bond Financing WHITE PLAINS, NY — October 5, 2020 — The Westchester County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) recently voted preliminary approval of $912,062 in financial incentives for the renovation of two affordable housing developments in Mount Vernon and Tarrytown. The two projects comprise a total of 250 units of affordable housing. The IDA Board gave …

eHeziWestchester IDA Votes Preliminary Approval of Over $912,000 in Financial Incentives for Renovatioms of Affordable Housing Projects in Mt. Vernon and Tarrytown

Guilty Bystanders: Lack of Accountability in Government in Mount Vernon
By Former Mayor André Wallace

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Part 1 of a 5-Part Series MOUNT VERNON, NY — October 5, 2020 — A lot has happened since I last sat down to write an article like this. It is important that we take time to critically look at topics, particularly ones that impact our lives and our institutions.  In this series, we’re going to tackle the lack of …

TribuneGuilty Bystanders: Lack of Accountability in Government in Mount Vernon
By Former Mayor André Wallace

Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of $95 Million Mixed-Use Affordable Housing Development in Mount Vernon, NY

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SUMMARY: 22 South West Street Brings 189 Affordable, Energy-Efficient Apartments to Downtown Mount Vernon Adjacent to Metro-North Train Station MOUNT VERNON, NY — October 1, 2020 — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced the completion of 22 South West Street in downtown Mount Vernon, a nearly $95 million, 189-apartment mixed-use development with ground floor retail space that is immediately adjacent to …

eHeziGovernor Cuomo Announces Completion of $95 Million Mixed-Use Affordable Housing Development in Mount Vernon, NY