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 …

eHeziEngel Statement on the Passing of John Dingell

In Memoriam: Beth A. Bove – 1957-2019

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YONKERS, NY — January 28, 2019 — Beth A. Bove passed away peacefully on January 25, 2019 at the age of 61. Beth proudly served as the first female Yonkers Police Captain. She was the beloved wife of Andrew Lane. Loving mother of Andrew, Jr., cherished sister of Francine & Peter Bove. Funeral Mass Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 9:30AM at …

eHeziIn Memoriam: Beth A. Bove – 1957-2019

In Memoriam: Angelo Martinelli – September 13, 1927 – October 27, 2018

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Angelo Martinelli, the longtime former Mayor of Yonkers passed away peacefully in his sleep early Saturday morning. He was born in The Bronx on September 13, 1927 to Ralph and Rose Martinelli and grew up in Mount Vernon where he graduated from A.B. Davis High School. After serving his country in the Army, Angelo met the love of his life, …

eHeziIn Memoriam: Angelo Martinelli – September 13, 1927 – October 27, 2018

NYers Call on Gov. Cuomo to Create Drinking Water Safeguards

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State’s Drinking Water Quality Council a No-Show Since February ALBANY, NY — September 29, 2018 — Despite being convening nearly a year ago, and with an October 2 deadline looming, the state’s Drinking Water Quality Council has yet to make any recommendations for Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCLs) for toxic chemicals like PFOA, PFOS and 1,4-dioxane in drinking water. Governor Cuomo, …

eHeziNYers Call on Gov. Cuomo to Create Drinking Water Safeguards