Red Cross Begins Phase 2 of Smoke Detector Installations in Mount Vernon Home Fire Safety Campaign

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MOUNT VERNON, NY — June 19 2015 — Mount Vernon Fire, Police and Emergency Services/Civil Defense Departments will join Red Cross volunteers in installing smoke detectors in homes the city, “We had a successful first campaign in one of the areas most plagued by fire,” said Mayor Ernest D. Davis. “We’re going to keep up the momentum with the help …

eHeziRed Cross Begins Phase 2 of Smoke Detector Installations in Mount Vernon Home Fire Safety Campaign

MAYOR MARVIN’S COLUMN: Seasonally Specific Subject Matter By Hon. MARY C. MARVIN

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This week’s column is season specific as the school year comes to a close and many begin to prepare for summer vacations. With many residents traveling for extended periods of time, it is important that one’s home looks occupied. Even when mail is stopped, Pennysavers and phone books left in the driveway are a telltale sign of an empty house. …

eHeziMAYOR MARVIN’S COLUMN: Seasonally Specific Subject Matter By Hon. MARY C. MARVIN

EARTHTALK: Tide Turning Against Plastic Microbeads in Toiletries By SARAH “STEVE” MOSKO

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There are signs that the era where plastic microbeads from personal care products pollute bodies of water worldwide and aquatic food chains might be drawing to a close. Microbeads are miniscule spheres of plastic commonly added as abrasives to personal care products like face scrubs, shower gels and toothpaste. They’re designed to wash down the drain, but because of their …

eHeziEARTHTALK: Tide Turning Against Plastic Microbeads in Toiletries By SARAH “STEVE” MOSKO

Department of Motor Vehicles Announces Yonkers Office to Reopen on Monday, June 8th

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YONKERS, NY — June 5, 2015 — New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Deputy Commissioner Timothy Lennon today announced that the Yonkers DMV Office, located at 1 Larkin Plaza in Yonkers, will reopen for business on Monday, June 8, after temporarily closing for renovations in late April. The Yonkers DMV office, which served more than 180,000 New Yorkers in …

eHeziDepartment of Motor Vehicles Announces Yonkers Office to Reopen on Monday, June 8th

WikiLeaks Divulges Trade in Services Agreement

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YONKERS, NY — June 5, 2015 — WikiLeaks, on Tuesay, June 2, 2015, released 17 secret documents from the ongoing TISA (Trade In Services Agreement) negotiations which cover the United States, the European Union and 23 other countries including Turkey, Mexico, Canada, Australia, Pakistan, Taiwan & Israel — which together comprise two-thirds of global GDP. “Services” now account for nearly …

eHeziWikiLeaks Divulges Trade in Services Agreement

CURRENT COMMENTARY: No Freedom Act for Snowden By LARRY M. ELKIN

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History will note the irony that Congress would never have passed the USA Freedom Act without Edward Snowden – whose own prospects for freedom in the USA are extremely distant at best. Almost exactly two years after Snowden first revealed information about the National Security Agency’s surveillance of phone metadata collected in bulk, along with other far-reaching and previously secret …

eHeziCURRENT COMMENTARY: No Freedom Act for Snowden By LARRY M. ELKIN

Public Outcry and Revealing Information at NRC Annual Meeting Regarding FERC’s Approval of Spectra’s Massive Algonquin Pipeline Next to Indian Point Nuclear Facility

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Major Hazard at Troubled Plant TARRYTOWN, NY — May 20, 2015 — Despite serious safety and security issues, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued its approval on March 3, 2015 for Spectra Energy‘s proposed high pressure gas pipeline to be sited alongside Indian Point. The siting of this massive pipeline within 105 feet from vital structures at the aging …

eHeziPublic Outcry and Revealing Information at NRC Annual Meeting Regarding FERC’s Approval of Spectra’s Massive Algonquin Pipeline Next to Indian Point Nuclear Facility

Public Policy Professor Oren M. Levin-Waldman, Rising Media Editor Dan Murphy, and Rolls Elevator Safety Founder Yoram Madar on Westchester On the Level with Narog and Aris – Wednesday, May 20, 2015 @ 10am

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YONKERS, NY — May 19, 2014 — The “featured” BlogTalkRadio program “Westchester On the Level with Narog and Aris” opens the Wednesday, May20, 2014th broadcast day at 10:00 a.m. EST with Dr. Oren Levin-Waldman, professor of public policy in the School for Public Affairs at Metropolitan College of New York. At 11:00 a.m., Rising Media Group Editor Dan Murphy, Wednesday co-host …

eHeziPublic Policy Professor Oren M. Levin-Waldman, Rising Media Editor Dan Murphy, and Rolls Elevator Safety Founder Yoram Madar on Westchester On the Level with Narog and Aris – Wednesday, May 20, 2015 @ 10am

Peekskill Middle School Students Present Sustainability Project at Wheelabrator Symposium

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PEEKSKILL, NY — May 15, 2015 — Students from Peekskill Middle School traveled to Maryland last week to present their community sustainability project at the 21st annual Wheelabrator Symposium for Environment and Education. The annual Symposium tasks student teams from 12 middle schools across the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Florida with identifying an environmental issue in their local communities and developing and …

eHeziPeekskill Middle School Students Present Sustainability Project at Wheelabrator Symposium

Governor Cuomo Issues Update on Spill Clean-Up and Investigation at Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant

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ALBANY, NY – May 15, 2015 — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today issued an update on the spill cleanup and investigation into the recent transformer fire at Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant in Westchester. “Since last week’s fire at Indian Point, our administration has taken an aggressive, hands-on approach to investigating the cause of the accident and overseeing a thorough …

eHeziGovernor Cuomo Issues Update on Spill Clean-Up and Investigation at Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant