Westchester County Clerk Candidate Shanae Williams Condemns Political Pay Raises for Incumbent County Clerk

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YONKERS, NY – April 18, 2021 — Yonkers City Councilwoman and Westchester County Clerk candidate Shanae Williams today condemned recent moves by the Westchester County Legislature to vote an increase to County Clerk Tim Idoni’s salary by $42,000 per year. County Legislators voted themselves and other county officials substantial pay increases in December of 2019 while simultaneously raising the county sales tax by …

TribuneWestchester County Clerk Candidate Shanae Williams Condemns Political Pay Raises for Incumbent County Clerk

Things to Prep for in 2021 – Know the Art of Surviving
By STEVEN HAWK

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — April 17, 2021 — As we stepped into 2021, everyone hoped that this year would be better than the last one. However, there are many things experts are warning the globe about this year. With the pandemic sweeping countries and causing people to stay at home for social distancing, everyone’s primary goal is to protect their family …

TribuneThings to Prep for in 2021 – Know the Art of Surviving
By STEVEN HAWK

Bronxville Mayor’s Week of April 12, 2021st Column
by MARY MARVIN, Esq.

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BRONXVILLE, NY — April 13, 2021 — Now that the Bronxville Board of Trustees has ratified its operating budget for fiscal year 2021 -2022, it is time to focus on our capital plan for the same period. As a prelude, I will share some additional good budget news that at the Board of Trustees most recent meeting, just this past …

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by MARY MARVIN, Esq.

Westchester County Board of Legislators Approve Bankruptcy Court Settlement Containing Improved County Controls and Financial Terms in Management Contract with Standard Amusements

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WHITE PLAINS, NY —  April 13, 2021 —The Westchester County Board of Legislators, by a vote of 13-4, approved a bankruptcy court settlement with Standard Amusements regarding the management of Playland. The settlement was negotiated by Westchester County and Standard Amusements, terms of which were previously approved by the bankruptcy court. The agreement gives Westchester wCounty significantly improved terms compared …

TribuneWestchester County Board of Legislators Approve Bankruptcy Court Settlement Containing Improved County Controls and Financial Terms in Management Contract with Standard Amusements

Court Upholds FCC’s Changes to Media Ownership Rules
AMY HOWE

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WASHINGTON, DC — April 3, 2021 — The Supreme Court unanimously agreed on Thursday that the Federal Communications Commission could loosen restrictions on ownership of radio stations, television stations and newspapers. The justices rejected a challenge by public-interest and consumer-advocacy groups, which argued that the FCC had not adequately considered the effect that the changes would have on media ownership …

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AMY HOWE

American Rescue Plan is a Model for Leadership in the Coming Year
By ROB ABBOT

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CROTON, NY — April 1, 2021 — The American Rescue Plan, recently passed by the U.S. Congress and signed by President Biden, represents a massive investment to rebuild our economy and protect public health. The legislation, which builds on the CARES Act and two other bipartisan bills passed in 2020, shows that decisive action by our government can effectively respond …

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By ROB ABBOT

NYS Assemblyman Mike Lawler: Stop Playing Games; Distribute Renter and Landlord Relief Now!
By NYS Assemblyman MIKE LAWLER

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ALBANY, NY,  MARCH 31, 2021– Assemblyman Mike Lawler (R,C,I,SAM-Pearl River) joined his colleagues in the Senate and Assembly Minority Conferences today at a press conference urging state Democrats to take action and distribute $1.3 billion in federal aid to renters and landlords in need of assistance. Lawler, who is a member on the Housing committee, knows the importance of getting this …

TribuneNYS Assemblyman Mike Lawler: Stop Playing Games; Distribute Renter and Landlord Relief Now!
By NYS Assemblyman MIKE LAWLER

2021 Canyon 4WD AT4 Crew Cab
By JOHN and LAURIE WILES

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PINEHURST, NC — April 1, 2021 — The only disappointment I had in writing this article was the fact I couldn’t find a picture of the beautiful Cayenne Red Tintcoat 2021 GMC Canyon 4WD AT4 Crew Cab pick up truck we were driving. While it looks good in white above, it really looks good in Cayenne Red – trust me; …

John and Laurie Wiles2021 Canyon 4WD AT4 Crew Cab
By JOHN and LAURIE WILES

Bronxville Mayor’s Column of March 29th, 2021st
By MARY MARVIN, Esq.

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BRONXVILLE, NY — March 29, 2021 — Per New York State law, the Village has filed its tentative budget for fiscal year 2021-2022. As currently proposed, the budget requires a tax rate increase of $3.516 per thousand of assessed valuation resulting in a 3.69 percent increase in real property taxes. Summary ASSESSMENT TAX RATE TAX INCREASE (in dollars) TOTAL MEDIAN …

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By MARY MARVIN, Esq.

U.S.-Jordan Defense Pact Good for Israel, Stability in Mideast
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON

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AMMAN, JORDAN / JNS — March 26, 2021  — “The new agreement reflects Jordan’s increasing importance as a logistical and operative center in anticipation of further U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq and Syria at a time when the need for a U.S. military presence increases rather than decreases,” said Hillel Frisch.  The Jordanian government publicly acknowledged a new defense agreement …

eHeziU.S.-Jordan Defense Pact Good for Israel, Stability in Mideast
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON