Jody Rollins Joins the Board of Directors at Leake & Watts

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YONKERS, NY—April 7, 2015… Jody Rollins, a senior vice president for Chubb & Son in Westchester County, has been appointed to the Board of Directors at Leake and Watts Services, Inc., Leake & Watts CEO Alan Mucatel announced today. She joins one of the nonprofit world’s most active boards, known for members who are deeply engaged in oversight and intensely …

eHeziJody Rollins Joins the Board of Directors at Leake & Watts

St. Christopher’s, Inc. Announces Honorees for Annual Superhero Gala

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Ceremony to be held at Tappan Hill Mansion on April 30th DOBBS FERRY, NY — April 7, 2015 — Six outstanding individuals will be honored at the Annual Superhero Gala hosted by St. Christopher’s, Inc. on Thursday, April 30 at Tappan Hill Mansion in Tarrytown. This year’s honorees are Michael Aisner of the Torch Foundation; Jessica Manfro and Christine Wexler of …

eHeziSt. Christopher’s, Inc. Announces Honorees for Annual Superhero Gala

Please Support Jewish Special Needs Programs By Dr. OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN

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In the middle of May, I will again be taking on the challenge of the 2015 Tikvah Israel Bike Ride to support one of the premier Jewish special needs programs in the county. This time Renee will be joining in on the challenge by doing the companion hike. As many of you know, our oldest son, Avi has been involved …

eHeziPlease Support Jewish Special Needs Programs By Dr. OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN

MAKE IT FUN! Would You Rather be Organized or Happy? By PAM YOUNG

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You Can Be Both Being disorganized made me frustrated and angry with myself. That anger and frustration would send me off to the “Organizer” store to buy shelves, filing cabinets, stacking bins and label guns. Being genetically disorganized (I got the gene from my dad); I’d end up with a disorganized stash of more organizing tools and more guilt. I …

eHeziMAKE IT FUN! Would You Rather be Organized or Happy? By PAM YOUNG

“The Grandparent Scam” – A Community Alert From Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — April 1, 2015 — Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore wants to let the public know about trends in crime and criminal behavior that can have an impact on the safety and well being of the citizens of Westchester County. This is the first in a series of “Community Alerts” which will identify and explain those topics, …

eHezi“The Grandparent Scam” – A Community Alert From Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore

Rahm Emanuel Is Andrew Cuomo: Hillary Are You Listening? By Hon. RICHARD BRODSKY

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Rahm Emanuel is in trouble. His re-election as Mayor of Chicago is no longer a lock. His challenger has come out of nowhere, parlayed unease with his right-wingish economic policies, and a big controversy, to gain real traction in the April 7 run-off. Her name is Zephyr Teachout. Wait, that’s wrong. His name is Jesus Garcia. But if you’re looking …

eHeziRahm Emanuel Is Andrew Cuomo: Hillary Are You Listening? By Hon. RICHARD BRODSKY

MIDDLE EAST FORUM: The Kobani Precedent By JONATHAN SPYER

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Recently, I attempted to undertake a reporting trip into the Kurdish Kobani enclave in northern Syria. It would not have been my first visit to Syria or Kobani. For the first time, however, I found myself unable to enter. Instead, I spent a frustrating but, as it turns out, instructive four days waiting in the border town of Suruc in …

eHeziMIDDLE EAST FORUM: The Kobani Precedent By JONATHAN SPYER

BREAKING NEWS: Ron Tocci to Succeed Vito Pinto as Westchester County Veterans Service Agency Commissioner

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YONKERS, NY – March 23, 2015 — New Rochellean Ron Tocci, 12-year veteran of the New York State Assembly will, within days, be announced to take the helm as Commissioner of Westchester County’s Veterans Service Agency succeeding the retiring Vito Pinto. Ron Tocci also serves as the former Commissioner for Veterans Affairs for New York State. Westchester County Executive Ron …

eHeziBREAKING NEWS: Ron Tocci to Succeed Vito Pinto as Westchester County Veterans Service Agency Commissioner

Archbishop of Mosul Weeps for His Flock in Iraq

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His Eminence Mor Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf, the Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of Mosul, broke down during a recent interview conducted by a German reporter. While explaining an annual tradition for the feastday of a local saint, the Archbishop wept with emotion: the feast had been kept uninterrupted for 1,500 years, despite many invasions, persecutions, and war, but this year the Syriac …

eHeziArchbishop of Mosul Weeps for His Flock in Iraq

Iraqi Bishop: Make War on ISIS – Lara Logan Report on 60 Minutes – Sunday, March 22, 2015 @7pm EDT

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An Iraqi bishop says waging war against ISIS fighters is the only way to save the Christian Church in Iraq. The leader of one of Christianity‘s oldest communities reluctantly says that waging war against ISIS – killing their fighters – is the only way to stop the radical Islamists from destroying Christianity in Iraq. Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil speaks …

eHeziIraqi Bishop: Make War on ISIS – Lara Logan Report on 60 Minutes – Sunday, March 22, 2015 @7pm EDT