Yonkers Surprisingly Touts Positive Sales Tax Collections Growth of 4.38% By HEZI ARIS

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DiNapoli Report Shows Sales Tax Collection Growth Slowed                   in First Half of 2015 ALBANY, NY – July 25, 2015 — Local sales tax collection growth across New York State slowed to 1.6 percent in the first six months of 2015 from 3 percent growth in 2014 and was considerably lower than …

eHeziYonkers Surprisingly Touts Positive Sales Tax Collections Growth of 4.38% By HEZI ARIS

Astorino Gives Spirited Defense of Home Rule Against Latest HUD Assault

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Standing Outside Hillary Clinton’s home, Astorino Rips Abusive and Overreaching Federal Government  Calls on Mrs. Clinton to Stand with Her Hometown and County Against HUD NEW CASTLE, NY – July 24, 2015 — Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino today strongly defended the town of New Castle and Westchester County against federal accusations that it has discriminatory housing policies.   Astorino …

eHeziAstorino Gives Spirited Defense of Home Rule Against Latest HUD Assault

White Plains Firefighter Pleads Guilty to Vehicular Homicide

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — July 24, 2015 — Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore announced that Erik Refvik (DOB 12/17/79) of 42 Barker Avenue, White Plains, New York pled guilty today to the entire 16 count indictment that charged him with: four counts of Aggravated Vehicular Homicide, class “B” Felonies, one count of Manslaughter in the Second Degree, a class …

eHeziWhite Plains Firefighter Pleads Guilty to Vehicular Homicide

Westchester State Legislative Delegation Announces Passage of Flood Mitigation Council Act

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This bill establishes a statewide flood mitigation and flood prevention task force designed to improve coordination and prevention efforts among agencies and levels of government.   YONKERS, NY – July 23, 2015 — At a location with persistent flooding in East Yonkers, Assemblymember Shelley Mayer, Senator George Latimer, Assemblyman Gary Pretlow, along with local elected officials, residents, and community groups …

eHeziWestchester State Legislative Delegation Announces Passage of Flood Mitigation Council Act

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara’s Statement on the Guilty Verdict in U.S. v. Thomas Libous By HEZI ARIS

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WHITE PLAINS, NY and YONKERS, NY — July 22, 2015 —  New York State Senator Tom Libous, R-Binghamton, was deemed to be guilty when questioned years ago by the FBI over issues of corruption. The decision led to the immediate expulsion of Libous from the number 2 position he held after Senator John Flanagan acceded to New York State Senate …

eHeziU.S. Attorney Preet Bharara’s Statement on the Guilty Verdict in U.S. v. Thomas Libous By HEZI ARIS

EXCLUSIVE BREAKING NEWS: Political Strife at the Westchester County Board of Elections By HEZI ARIS

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WHITE PLAINS, NY and YONKERS, NY – July 22, 2015 — Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino’s County Attorney is Robert Meehan. Last Thursday, July 16, 2015, Nancy Meehan, Deputy Commissioner of the Westchester County Board of Elections and wife to Robert Meehan, stepped down as Deputy Commissioner of the Westchester County Board of Elections at the most pressing time and …

eHeziEXCLUSIVE BREAKING NEWS: Political Strife at the Westchester County Board of Elections By HEZI ARIS

Statement From Senate Democratic Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins on Minimum Wage Legislation

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WESTCHESTER, NY — July 22, 2015 — “One of the many issues left unaccomplished from this past Legislative Session is the need to raise the state’s minimum wage. For too long, over 1.1 million New Yorkers have been unable to adequately provide for themselves and their families because they do not receive fair compensation for their hard work. Today’s recommendations …

eHeziStatement From Senate Democratic Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins on Minimum Wage Legislation

Mount Vernon Man Pleads Guilty to the Murder of a Security Guard

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — July 22, 2015 —Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore announced that Dontan Jenkins (DOB 09/21/81) of 119 East 4th Street, Mount Vernon pled guilty today to: one count of Murder in the Second Degree, a class “A” Felony, one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, a class “C” Felony. The defendant …

eHeziMount Vernon Man Pleads Guilty to the Murder of a Security Guard

New York State Senator Thomas W. Libous Indicted by a White Plains Federal Grand Jury for Lying to the FBI

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Attorney Matthew Libous Also Separately Charged With Related Tax Offenses WHITE PLAINS, NY – July 13, 2015 — Preet Bharara, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, George Venizelos, the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Office and Andrew W. Vale the Special Agent in Charge of the Albany Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), …

eHeziNew York State Senator Thomas W. Libous Indicted by a White Plains Federal Grand Jury for Lying to the FBI

Boyfriend Arraigned in the Death of a Toddler

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — July 13, 2015 — Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore announced that Carlton Brown (DOB 12/18/83) of 2935 Holland Avenue, Bronx, New York, was arraigned today on a Felony Complaint charging him with: one count of Manslaughter in the First Degree, a class “B” Felony, relating to the death his girlfriend’s two and one half year …

eHeziBoyfriend Arraigned in the Death of a Toddler