In Memoriam: Stephen Joseph Kubasek Jr. – December 29, 1943 to June 9, 2019

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YONKERS, NY — June 9, 2019 — Stephen Joseph Kubasek Jr. passed away this Sunday morning, June 9, 2019, at the age of 75.  More information will be available from the Duchynski-Chervokas Funeral Home (www.dc-YPS.com), 601 Yonkers Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10704. Tel: 914-963-6121  

eHeziIn Memoriam: Stephen Joseph Kubasek Jr. – December 29, 1943 to June 9, 2019

Comfort and Pray for Israel’s President Reuben Rivlin
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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Most people at least recognize the name of Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu. But few outside Israel know the name of Israel’s President, or that Israel even has one. In Israel, the Prime Minister is the head of the government and the president is the head of State. Israel’s current, and tenth, President is Reuven (Ruby) Rivlin. He was elected …

Jonathan FeldsteinComfort and Pray for Israel’s President Reuben Rivlin
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Statement From Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Memorial Day

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NEW YORK, NY — May 27, 2019 — “As we spend time with our loved ones this Memorial Day, let us pause to remember and honor all the New Yorkers who gave their lives while defending our country, our freedom and our democracy. The men and women in our nation’s armed services have made unimaginable sacrifices while answering the call …

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Two Mount Vernon Residents Die in The Dominican Republic
By DAN MURPHY

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YONKERS, NY — April 29, 2019 — Westchester Congressman Eliot Engel and Rep. Adriano Espaillat wrote to FBI Director Christopher Wray calling for an FBI investigation into the deaths of Orlando Moore and Portia Ravenelle, two Mount Vernon, NY, residents who reportedly died while vacationing in the Dominican Republic. “We write to request an immediate investigation into the reported deaths …

eHeziTwo Mount Vernon Residents Die in The Dominican Republic
By DAN MURPHY

From a Lebanese Oud to a Fender Loud
By RICHARD CIRULLI, Ph.D.

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In Memory of Richard Anthony Monsour Before the term diversity became the politically correct lingua franca for defining multiculturalism Baby Boomers were taught during our school days that America was the melting pot of races, nationalities, and ethnicities, and that the greatness of the American dream would be achieved through this synthesis and jelling of our consummately unique character and …

Richard CirulliFrom a Lebanese Oud to a Fender Loud
By RICHARD CIRULLI, Ph.D.

In Memoriam: Thomas Goff, Jr. – 1986 to March 30, 2019

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YONKERS, NY — March 31, 2019 — Yonkers Police Officer Tom Goff, Jr., 33 years-of-age, assigned to Yonkers 4th Police Precinct, died yesterday.  He was raking leaves in his back yard, found by his father in a lifeless state, and was immediately transported to Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville where he was pronounced deceased.  An investigation as to the cause of …

eHeziIn Memoriam: Thomas Goff, Jr. – 1986 to March 30, 2019

In Memoriam: Omar B. Rabadi – February 27, 1980 – February 11, 2019

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Omar B. Rabadi, 38-years-old of Yonkers, NY, passed away on Monday, February 11, 2019, at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City, NY, battling cancer. Omar was born on February 27, 1980 in Yonkers, NY. He was the son of the late Bassam G. Rabadi and his living mother Diana B. Rabadi. He was survived by his mother and siblings …

eHeziIn Memoriam: Omar B. Rabadi – February 27, 1980 – February 11, 2019

IN MEMORIAM: Leonard N. Spano – August 5, 1930 – February 10, 2019

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YONKERS, NY — February 12, 2019 — Leonard N. Spano, former Westchester County Clerk and longtime County Legislator, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family early Sunday morning. Born on August 5, 1930 to Nicholas and Mary Spano, Leonard was one of four children who grew up in southwest Yonkers.  He attended St. Peter’s School and worked alongside his father, …

eHeziIN MEMORIAM: Leonard N. Spano – August 5, 1930 – February 10, 2019

Yonkers City Council Releases Statement on the Passing of Hon. Leonard Spano

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YONKERS, NY — February 10, 2019 —The Yonkers City Council is saddened to hear of the passing of Leonard N. Spano. Mr. Spano was a true public servant, serving Westchester County as a legislator and clerk in a career that spanned decades. He leaves behind his wife Josephine, 16 children including Mayor Mike Spano, 42 grandchildren and 18 grandchildren. Below …

eHeziYonkers City Council Releases Statement on the Passing of Hon. Leonard Spano

Engel Statement on the Passing of John Dingell

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Washington D.C.— February 7, 2019 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel issued the following statement on the passing of Congressman John Dingell II: “Pat and I are deeply saddened by the passing of our friend, John Dingell. John was a giant in Congress, whose wit and wisdom could light up a room. I served with John for many years and watched him …

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