I Urge Registered Voters to Vote for Ron Matten for Yonkers City Council President
By Bob Stauf

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YONKERS, NY — October 21, 2021 — As a dedicated Democrat for well more than a half century , paradoxically I always admired folks like Barry Goldwater , author of “Conscience of a Conservative,’ and Bill Buckley, founder of “National Review” for their thought provoking analyses based on moral principles and a moral compass. In my decades of leadership in …

TribuneI Urge Registered Voters to Vote for Ron Matten for Yonkers City Council President
By Bob Stauf

Your November Vote
By Ron Matten

Tribune Archives, Campaign Trail, Community, Governance, History, People, Politics, Yonkers, NY 20 Comments

YONKERS, NY— October 21, 2021 — In a few short days, Yonkers residents will begin deciding on who will be their next council president. The Yonkers City Council President is the at-large councilmember representing the entire city. In addition to enacting legislation, the council president is the citywide ombudsman. The position advocates for all Yonkersites in an equitable manner. Based …

TribuneYour November Vote
By Ron Matten

Greenburgh to Expand Responsibilities of Police Advisory Panel to Authorize Independent Reviews of Police Misconduct
By Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner

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GREENBURGH, NY — October 17, 2017, 2021 — Greenburgh Police Chief Chris McNerney spoke with me earlier today to renew his support for legislation to expand the authority of the Greenburgh Police Community Advisory Commission. If the Chief’s recommendations are approved by the Town Board the Commission, now 30 years old, would be given added responsibilities to  review allegations of police …

Paul FeinerGreenburgh to Expand Responsibilities of Police Advisory Panel to Authorize Independent Reviews of Police Misconduct
By Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano to Endorse Tim Hodges, Candidate for Yonkers City Council District
By Hezi Aris

Tribune Archives, Campaign Trail, Governance, History, People, Politics, Yonkers, NY 43 Comments

YONKERS, NY — October 16, 2021 — Mayor Spano will be endorsing Tim Hodges, candidate for Yonkers 6th City Council District at the steps of Yonkers City this Monday, October 18, 2021 at 2:30pm. Insiders advise that some unions will also be in attendance to lend their support and endorsement of Tim Hodges’ candidacy.

TribuneYonkers Mayor Mike Spano to Endorse Tim Hodges, Candidate for Yonkers City Council District
By Hezi Aris

NYS Assemblyman Nader Sayegh (NYS-AD90-Yonkers) Endorses Tim Hodges for Yonkers City Council DIstrict 6

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YONKERS, NY — OCTOBER 15, 2021 — Click onto the hyperlink below to see and hear NYS Assmeblyman Nader Sayegh’s endorsement of Tim Hodges for Yonkers City Councilmemember to represent District 6. https://vimeo.com/631444331  

eHeziNYS Assemblyman Nader Sayegh (NYS-AD90-Yonkers) Endorses Tim Hodges for Yonkers City Council DIstrict 6

Petition for Piñera’s Impeachment Filed at Chile’s Lower House

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SANTIAGO DE CHILE, CHILE — October 14, 2021 —Deputies Wednesday filed for the impeachment of President Sebastián Piñera for his involvement in financial and entrepreneurial transactions disclosed earlier this month in the so-called Pandora Papers. Everything related to the Dominga deal had been disclosed during a 2017 judicial investigation which had acquitted Piñera For the impeachment to be approved in …

TribunePetition for Piñera’s Impeachment Filed at Chile’s Lower House

Hurricane Ida Exacts Damage in Yonkers’ “Sewer Department”
By Hezi Aris

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The  “Sewer Department” Hezitorial  YONKERS, NY — OCTOBER 13, 2021 — Warnings of Hurricane Ida’s pending ferocity was unequivocal. What was certain was that Ida would arrive; the exact location was unclear. As Ida meandered along the path of her choosing many communities more often prone to the horrific aftermath of hurricanes took whatever best practice precautions available. Yonkers was …

eHeziHurricane Ida Exacts Damage in Yonkers’ “Sewer Department”
By Hezi Aris

Marist New York State Poll: Governor Hochul Approval, October 2021

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Governor Kathy Hochul: So Far New Yorkers Approve, But No Guarantees for 2022 POUGHKEEPSIE, NY — October 12, 2021 — Fifty days after being sworn in, New York Governor Kathy Hochul enjoys positive support from state residents. More than half rate her favorably (55%), her approval rating is +18 percentage points (49% – 31%), and 56% say she is a “good leader” for the state. In contrast, the numbers are not encouraging …

TribuneMarist New York State Poll: Governor Hochul Approval, October 2021

Impeachment Investigation by the Judiciary Committee of the New York State Assembly
By Rita Galvin, Esq.

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ALBANY, NY — October 10, 2021 — There has been a lot of press around the conclusions reached in Attorney General Tish James’ report — however, the AG’s public comments and report have been rife with one-sided distortions, presented to generate scathing headlines and purposely mislead the public.  Tellingly, the AG has refused to answer any specific questions regarding the report while …

TribuneImpeachment Investigation by the Judiciary Committee of the New York State Assembly
By Rita Galvin, Esq.

Virtual Candidates Forum for Yonkers City Council President and Westchester County Legislator District 15 Sponsored by League of Women Voters Rivertowns – Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 7-8pm and 8-9pm Respectively

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BRONXVILLE, NY and YONKERS, NY — October 9, 2021 — The League of Women Voters Announces that It Will Sponsor a Virtual Forum for Candidates for Westchester County Board Legislator 15th District and Yonkers City Council President. The Forum, co-sponsored by the East Yonkers neighborhood associations will be conducted via a Zoom webinar on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021. The County …

TribuneVirtual Candidates Forum for Yonkers City Council President and Westchester County Legislator District 15 Sponsored by League of Women Voters Rivertowns – Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 7-8pm and 8-9pm Respectively