The Yonkers Public Schools Achievement Record Extolled Yet is Deficient of the Accolades Expressed
By HEZI ARIS

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“Impressive Assertions!” Falsehoods v Facts Hezitorial  Which Figures Are to Be Believed? FALSEHOOD: Yonkers Board of Education (YBoE) Celebrates Deceitful Assertion of  Positive Five Years Trajectory of Yonkers Public Schools Scores  Because the complexity of the issue herein cannot compare visuals side by side, it may be best to convulsively regurgitate that espoused by the YBoE who sent out the …

eHeziThe Yonkers Public Schools Achievement Record Extolled Yet is Deficient of the Accolades Expressed
By HEZI ARIS

NYS Attorney General James Files Lawsuit to Stop Trump Administration from Stripping Food Assistance from Nearly 700,000 Vulnerable Americans

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Unlawful Changes to SNAP Will Hurt Tens of Thousands of New Yorkers  NEW YORK, NY — January 16, 2020 — New York Attorney General Letitia James and District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine today filed a lawsuit to stop the Trump Administration from eliminating food assistance for nearly 700,000 Americans. The lawsuit, which was joined by 13 attorneys general …

eHeziNYS Attorney General James Files Lawsuit to Stop Trump Administration from Stripping Food Assistance from Nearly 700,000 Vulnerable Americans

As a Bronx Principal, I Witnessed Trauma on a Daily Basis. Now, I’m Running for Congress to Make My Students’ Lives Better.
By JAMAAL BOWMAN

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The majority of American children have been traumatized by the American political and economic system. And if you’re black, brown, or poor, the trauma is more pronounced. As a middle school principal in the Bronx, I personally experienced the suffering of my students and families and the secondary trauma of school staff. My school’s current PTA president lost her son …

eHeziAs a Bronx Principal, I Witnessed Trauma on a Daily Basis. Now, I’m Running for Congress to Make My Students’ Lives Better.
By JAMAAL BOWMAN

Joint Statement From Assembly Member Marcos Crespo, Assembly Member Maritza Davila, and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. on Federal Government’s Release of Disaster Aid Funding to Puerto Rico

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THE BRONX, NY — January 15, 2020 — “This morning we learned that the Trump Administration has belatedly agreed to provide some of the funding that Congress already authorized to help Puerto Rico repair the damage caused by Hurricane Maria. “This news comes as we and Governor Cuomo are wrapping up one of many trips we have taken together to …

eHeziJoint Statement From Assembly Member Marcos Crespo, Assembly Member Maritza Davila, and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. on Federal Government’s Release of Disaster Aid Funding to Puerto Rico

NYS Comptroller DiNapoli Cautions “Big Four” Cities (Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Yonkers) Fiscal Prudence in Local Budgeting

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School District Tax Levy Capped at 1.81 Percent for FY 2020-2021 YONKERS, NY — Property tax levy growth for school districts will be capped at 1.81 percent for the 2020-2021 fiscal year, down from a 2 percent cap in each of the two previous years, according to data released yesterday by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. “As the levy growth …

eHeziNYS Comptroller DiNapoli Cautions “Big Four” Cities (Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Yonkers) Fiscal Prudence in Local Budgeting

Congressman Rose’s Statement in Opposition to Non-Binding War Powers Resolution on Iran

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Congressman Rose: ‘I refuse to play politics with questions of war and peace and therefore will not support this resolution’   WASHINGTON, DC – January 9, 2020 — Congressman Max Rose, an Army combat veteran, issued the following statement on the War Powers Resolution on Iran before the House of Representatives today: “President Trump was justified in killing a terrorist …

eHeziCongressman Rose’s Statement in Opposition to Non-Binding War Powers Resolution on Iran

Yonkers Mayor Spano Calls Upon Governor Cuomo to Support Yonkers’ Push for New York City to Relocate MTA Bus Garage From Yonkers Waterfront

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YONKERS, NY – January 9, 2020 – In response to New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s recent announcement to relocate a tow pound off of New York City’s waterfront, Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano is now asking Governor Cuomo to also support Yonkers long-time push for New York City to relocate its MTA bus garage in Yonkers, which occupies nearly four …

eHeziYonkers Mayor Spano Calls Upon Governor Cuomo to Support Yonkers’ Push for New York City to Relocate MTA Bus Garage From Yonkers Waterfront

Columbia University School of Arts Launches the Three Concert Series: Bach From The Piano Curated by Simone Dinnerstein
By BARBARA BARTON SLOANE

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  “The brilliant pianist Simone Dinnerstein is one of my favorite collaborators, and I’m thrilled to welcome her back to the Miller stage with a three-concert Bach series that she curated. With her unique interpretation of Bach coupled with a stellar lineup of guest musicians, this series promises to be a special experience, beginning with this intimate evening of Sonatas.” …

Barbara Barton SloaneColumbia University School of Arts Launches the Three Concert Series: Bach From The Piano Curated by Simone Dinnerstein
By BARBARA BARTON SLOANE

Rose Statement on Tensions with Iran, President’s Remarks

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WASHINGTON, DC – January 8, 2020 — Congressman Max Rose, an Army combat veteran, issued the following statement on the situation in Iran and President Trump’s remarks today: “I support the President’s goal to ensure Iran never obtains a nuclear weapon and ceases its support for terrorist proxies, and am encouraged by his efforts to de-escalate military tensions in the wake …

eHeziRose Statement on Tensions with Iran, President’s Remarks

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano Rejects New York City’s Unfair Treatment of Yonkers

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City of Yonkers Demands Similar Conditions Given to Neighboring Communities in Regards to NYC’s Special One Time Assistance (SOTA) Program Impacting Yonkers’ Homeless Population YONKERS, NY – January 7, 2020 – In attempts to negotiate proper communication between New York City and Yonkers regarding the Special One Time Assistance (SOTA) homeless program, Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano today rejects New York …

eHeziYonkers Mayor Mike Spano Rejects New York City’s Unfair Treatment of Yonkers