Merante Was the Lone Councilmember to Vote “No!” On Yonkers FY2020-2021 Budget With Tax Increase

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YONKERS, NY — June 1, 2020 — On Friday, May 29th, the Yonkers City Council adopted the City’s $1.24 billion budget for FY2020/21 that would increase PROPERTY TAXES by 1.58%. Councilmember and Chairman of the Yonkers Council Budget Committee Anthony Merante said “ I found this to be an insult to Yonkers taxpayers, so I emphatically voted NO. I thought …

eHeziMerante Was the Lone Councilmember to Vote “No!” On Yonkers FY2020-2021 Budget With Tax Increase

United States Second Circuit Court of Appeals Rules that the District Court Erred in Dismissal of Fourth Amendment Claims Against White Plains, N.Y. Police Officers Who Forcefully Entered the Home of Kenneth Chamberlain, Sr.

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Chamberlain Was Shot and Killed by Officer Anthony Carelli After the Police Unlawfully Entered Chamberlain’s Apartment NEW YORK, NY — June 1, 2020 —  On June 1, 2020, the Second Circuit reversed the district court’s dismissal of claims against the White Plains Police that they unlawfully forced their way into Mr. Chamberlain’s apartment and that they used excessive force against …

TribuneUnited States Second Circuit Court of Appeals Rules that the District Court Erred in Dismissal of Fourth Amendment Claims Against White Plains, N.Y. Police Officers Who Forcefully Entered the Home of Kenneth Chamberlain, Sr.

Westchester County Police Charge Two Men in Racist, Anti-Semitic Graffiti Incident Near Scout Field

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Westchester County Executive George Latimer condemned the hateful vandalism BRONXVILLE, NY, WHITE PLAINS, NY, and YONKERS, NY — May 31, 2020 — Westchester County Police had on Monday, May 27, 2020, charged two men with spray-painting the racist and anti-Semitic graffiti that was found spray-painted on Monday on Westchester County-owned property on the Bronxville-Yonkers border. The graffiti, including a swastika …

TribuneWestchester County Police Charge Two Men in Racist, Anti-Semitic Graffiti Incident Near Scout Field

Demystifying Medicare ONLINE
By JULIE WOODWARD

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — May 30, 2020 — Because COVID  has forced libraries and community centers to  cancel  their  events this spring,  WSOS’s  light-hearted and interactive  “Demystifying Medicare” workshops have  also been postponed.  But, the Westchester Library System does  not  want  anyone  to lose  out on  this ongoing opportunity to learn how  Medicare works,  since  a complete understanding of  the …

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By JULIE WOODWARD

District Attorney Scarpino Announces Key Endorsements from City of White Plains

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — May 30, 2020 — “As DA, Tony Scarpino has been forward-thinking and progressive. He understands that his role is not just to prosecute cases, but to solve problems and improve lives. And the results have been clear – a 20% reduction in violent crime and innovative programs and policies that serve as models for other DAs …

TribuneDistrict Attorney Scarpino Announces Key Endorsements from City of White Plains

Engel Statement Demanding Justice for George Floyd

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NEW YORK, NY — May 30, 2020 — Congressman Eliot Engel has issued the following statement on the murder of George Floyd: “Our system is broken. When I saw the video of George Floyd essentially being murdered while saying “I can’t breathe” it took me right back to the Eric Garner case In New York six years ago. “Same scenario. …

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Evelyn Farkas is Fully Prepared to Serve Rockland and Westchester in Congress
By MARIANNE STOUT

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PEEKSKILL, NY — May 29, 2020 — “Don’t change horses in midstream.” So goes the old saying. Sadly, that is exactly what the voters in New York’s 17th Congressional District must do, since our beloved Nita Lowey is retiring. Fortunately, we have the opportunity to elect a highly qualified and experienced woman to take up the torch from Congresswoman Lowey. …

TribuneEvelyn Farkas is Fully Prepared to Serve Rockland and Westchester in Congress
By MARIANNE STOUT

BREAKING NEWS HEZITORIAL: Yonkers City Council Prepared to Vote on Mayor Mike Spano’s Proposed FY2020-2021 Budget Before Knowing How Much Aid the New York State Legislature Will Eventually Approve
By HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY — May 29, 2020 — Yonkers Tribune has learned that the Office of the Yonkers Clerk worked into the wee hours last night formulating a proposal for the adoption of Mayor Mike Spano’s proposed budget before knowing what amount of allocation will be afforded the City of Yonkers upon passage of New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s …

eHeziBREAKING NEWS HEZITORIAL: Yonkers City Council Prepared to Vote on Mayor Mike Spano’s Proposed FY2020-2021 Budget Before Knowing How Much Aid the New York State Legislature Will Eventually Approve
By HEZI ARIS

Scarpino Campaign Statement Regarding ther League of Women’s Debate

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY  — May 29, 2020 — “Last night, DA Scarpino came out as the clear winner. This race comes down to who has the experience and the record to make Westchester safer and lead the DA’s office through this unprecedented crisis. Scarpino demonstrated tonight that the answer is unequivocally him. In his three years as DA, he has …

TribuneScarpino Campaign Statement Regarding ther League of Women’s Debate

Mimi Rocah Crushes Anthony Scarpino in League of Women Voters Debate

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — May 28, 2020 — Mimi Rocah, Democrat running for Westchester District Attorney, dominated tonight’s League of Women Voters Candidates Forum against incumbent Anthony Scarpino, who was reading prepared statements for most of the event. Tonight’s debate confirmed what so many Democrats already know: we need change in our DA’s office. Mimi Rocah is a progressive, experienced …

TribuneMimi Rocah Crushes Anthony Scarpino in League of Women Voters Debate