Christian-Jewish Coalition Provides Support for Jerusalem’s Most Needy
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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EFRAT, ISRAEL — April 4, 2020 — Amid recent reports of which countries are the safest, and least safe to be in vis-a-vis the Coronavirus outbreak, Israel ranked first among the safest countries. This is partly due to strict measures and a high level of testing that came into effect relatively early. Today, Israel “only” has several thousand infected, and just …

eHeziChristian-Jewish Coalition Provides Support for Jerusalem’s Most Needy
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Civil Rights Group Tells National Guard Cuomo Order Violates 5th, 14th Amendments

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Cuomo’s state-mandated kleptomania of health care supplies amounts to COVID-19 induced euthanasia of upstate residents READ THE 2ANYS LETTER The letter communicates dire concern regarding a public comment made by Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday, April 3, 2020 in which he stated: “I’m going to sign an executive order that says the state can take ventilators and PPE from institutions …

TribuneCivil Rights Group Tells National Guard Cuomo Order Violates 5th, 14th Amendments

Retirees Urged to Sign Up for Direct Deposit; Updates Provided
NYS Comptroller THOMAS P. DiNAPOLI

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ALBANY, NY — April 4, 2020 — As the costs mount in the battle against the coronavirus, our team has worked tirelessly to ensure that millions of dollars in payments for desperately needed emergency medical supplies for hospitals are made as quickly as possible. The following is a reminder of important information for you to be aware of during these …

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NYS Comptroller THOMAS P. DiNAPOLI

What You Need to Know
By Westchester County Legislator RUTH WALTER

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Updated April 3, 2020 @ 4:15PM For any updates throughout the day, please check: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home. Governor Cuomo will issue an executive order to redistribute ventilators and PPE to hospitals with the greatest need. A new website provides New York’s comprehensive COVID-19 testing data to the public. A new drive-through mobile testing facility will open in Albany next week – the …

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By Westchester County Legislator RUTH WALTER

EMS Members Respond to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Claim ‘Now is Not the Time for Equal Pay’

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‘Even on the Frontlines of the Covid-19 Pandemic We are not Treated Equal’ FDNY EMS Respond to Mayors Claim Now is Not the Time for Equal Pay NEW YORK, NY — Three unions representing the more than 4,000 FDNY EMS First Responders issued a statement responding to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s public comment yesterday that “it’s not the time” to …

TribuneEMS Members Respond to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Claim ‘Now is Not the Time for Equal Pay’

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano Releases Statement on Yonkers Public Schools Funding in New York State’s Budget

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YONKERS, NY –  April 4, 2020 — Yesterday, Mayor Mike Spano said, “Thank you to Governor Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, and our entire Westchester state delegation for preserving state aid to Yonkers Public Schools. Foundation Aid was increased by $5.8 million in the Governor’s budget. In addition, a $12 million special appropriation that was initiated by Senator Stewart-Cousins last year …

TribuneYonkers Mayor Mike Spano Releases Statement on Yonkers Public Schools Funding in New York State’s Budget

Open Letter to State Comptroller: New York Municipalities Will Need “Tough Love” in the Absence of Fed Rescue Cash
By DERICKSON K. LAWRENCE

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  MOUNT VERNON, NY — APRIL 3, 2020 — “The state Comptroller’s Office is auditing Mount Vernon, where details of the city’s finances have been murky for at least the past two years and infighting continues…”, stated a LOHUD news story on February 23, 2020. The anticipated deliverable of the audit may follow formatted examples similar to those published on the …

TribuneOpen Letter to State Comptroller: New York Municipalities Will Need “Tough Love” in the Absence of Fed Rescue Cash
By DERICKSON K. LAWRENCE

Assemblyman Nader Sayegh Encourages City of Yonkers to Issue a Moratorium Suspending On-Street Meter Parking Enforcement for Duration of COVID-19 Outbreak, and Retroactively Dismiss Parking Violations

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YONKERS, NY — April 3, 2020 – Assemblyman Nader J. Sayegh (D-Yonkers) is encouraging the City of Yonkers and the Yonkers Parking Authority to suspend on-street meter parking enforcement for the duration of the COVID-19 outbreak. “The City of Yonkers already makes accommodations for residents who have to park their vehicles overnight under the presumption that they’re home,” said Assemblyman …

eHeziAssemblyman Nader Sayegh Encourages City of Yonkers to Issue a Moratorium Suspending On-Street Meter Parking Enforcement for Duration of COVID-19 Outbreak, and Retroactively Dismiss Parking Violations

2020-2021 State Budget Fails New Yorkers
By NYS Assemblyman BRIAN M. KOLB

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A Column by Assemblyman Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) ALBANY, NY — April 3, 2020 —  “We have the power, but do they have the will? It’s time for the Legislature to regain its mojo.” I said those words about three years ago. I was trying to inspire some urgency in my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to do what …

Tribune2020-2021 State Budget Fails New Yorkers
By NYS Assemblyman BRIAN M. KOLB

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano Call on Local Churches to Ring Bells in Support of Healthcare Workers and First Responders Combatting COVID-19 Outbreak

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Mayor Encourages Residents to Join in Appreciating Essential Workers by Clapping Outside Their Homes at 7PM YONKERS, NY – APRIL 3, 2020 – Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano today is calling on local churches and bell towers to ring their bells at 7pm every evening in support of Yonkers healthcare workers and first responders on the frontlines combatting COVID-19 outbreak. Residents …

TribuneYonkers Mayor Mike Spano Call on Local Churches to Ring Bells in Support of Healthcare Workers and First Responders Combatting COVID-19 Outbreak