Earthquake Forecast for Puerto Rico: Dozens More Large Aftershocks are Likely
By Prof. RICHARD ASTER

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  Multiple strong and damaging earthquakes in southern Puerto Rico starting around Dec. 28, 2019 have killed at least one person, caused many serious injuries and collapsed numerous buildings, including a multistory school in the town of Guánica that luckily was empty at the time. These quakes are the most damaging to strike Puerto Rico since 1918, and the island …

eHeziEarthquake Forecast for Puerto Rico: Dozens More Large Aftershocks are Likely
By Prof. RICHARD ASTER

Westchester County Democratic Party Endorses Democratic Westchester District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. for Re-Election

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — January 30, 2020 — Democratic Westchester District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr.  was endorsed by the Westchester Democratic Party at yesterday evening’s convention. At a county party convention Wednesday night, Democratic delegates from towns and cities across Westchester selected the incumbent District Attorney as the designated Democratic Party candidate in the primary election on Tuesday June …

TribuneWestchester County Democratic Party Endorses Democratic Westchester District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. for Re-Election

The Plastic Bags Ban: Paper Bags 5 Cents Charge v Reusable Bags
By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

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BRONXVILLE, NY — January 28, 2020 —On March 1, New York State will ban plastic bags distributed by any business required to pay and collect New York State taxes. The bill also allows counties to decide to charge an optional five cent fee for customers who chose paper bags vs. reusable bags. Bags exempt from the law include those used …

eHeziThe Plastic Bags Ban: Paper Bags 5 Cents Charge v Reusable Bags
By Mayor MARY MARVIN, Esq.

Ten Questions About Two States
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — January 28, 2020 — With the release of the Trump Middle East peace plan, the “Deal of the Century,” there have been many questions and challenges posed about whether its good or bad, politically motivated or not, has potential to do anything toward achieving peace or make things worse, and much more.  One thing it does do is …

Jonathan FeldsteinTen Questions About Two States
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Former Mount Vernon Police Officer Indicted on Assault Charges

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — January 28, 2020 — Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. today announced that James Ready of Putnam Valley was arraigned following an indictment by a Westchester County Grand Jury for assaulting a defendant in his custody and other charges. At the time, Ready was a probationary officer with the Mount Vernon Police Department. He …

eHeziFormer Mount Vernon Police Officer Indicted on Assault Charges

Purchasing Votes with ‘Free Stuff’ is Really Contempt for Democracy
By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — January 28, 2020 – We hear a lot on the campaign trail these days about programs and new investment. We also hear lip service to the meaning of democracy. That is, in a democracy government gives the people what they want, and if the people want new programs, then that is precisely what being responsive to …

eHeziPurchasing Votes with ‘Free Stuff’ is Really Contempt for Democracy
By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN

Why It’s Safe to Declare Trump Victory Over the 2019 Migrant Crisis. But Violent Caravans Aim to Take It Away
By TODD BENSMAN

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TACUN UMAN, GUATEMALA – January 27, 2020 — Chanting “Hon-dur-as! Hon-dur-as! Hon-dur-as!” hundreds of migrants from the first U.S.-bound caravan of 2020 last week showed up at the Puente Rodolfo Robles International Bridge in this violent smuggler’s town on Guatemala’s northwestern border with Mexico, always a symbolic turnstile to the American goal line. Mexican officials on the other side had …

eHeziWhy It’s Safe to Declare Trump Victory Over the 2019 Migrant Crisis. But Violent Caravans Aim to Take It Away
By TODD BENSMAN

Bible Study Can Give Meaning to Your Life
By BOB WEIR

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Weir Only Human FLOWER MOUND, TX — January 28, 2020 — For the past few months some friends and I have been involved in the challenging pursuit of reading and understanding the Bible, Old and New Testaments. Although raised in the Catholic faith, my education in the Scriptures was more perfunctory than scholarly. I grasped the necessity for the Ten …

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By BOB WEIR

During Trip to Poland, Governor Cuomo Recommits to Series of Actions to Fight Anti-Semitism, Including Passing First-in-the-Nation Domestic Terrorism Law and Enacting a Diversity Curriculum for Schools

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Governor Joins World Leaders as Only U.S. Elected Official to Attend Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp Auschwitz-Birkenau Governor Tours Auschwitz-Birkenau, Lays Stones from NYS Capitol on Train Tracks as a Symbol of our Pledge to Never Forget Governor Meets with Holocaust Survivors and Their Descendants from New York State and All …

eHeziDuring Trip to Poland, Governor Cuomo Recommits to Series of Actions to Fight Anti-Semitism, Including Passing First-in-the-Nation Domestic Terrorism Law and Enacting a Diversity Curriculum for Schools

Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large, AJ Smith, SmartAsset VP of Financial Education, and Shawn Patterson-Howard, Mayor of Mount Vernon, NY on Westchester On the Level – Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 10am ET

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Guests and Listeners may share their perspective and / or inquiry when staying on topic and  using the following call-in number: (347) 205-9201. Listen to the broadcast “live” or “on demand” via … http://tobtr.com/s/11650939  MOUNT VERNON, NY, NEW YORK, NY and YONKERS, NY — The broadcast day begins this Tuesday, January 28, 2020 with Yonkers Tribune Publisher / Editor-at-Large Hezi …

eHeziHezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large, AJ Smith, SmartAsset VP of Financial Education, and Shawn Patterson-Howard, Mayor of Mount Vernon, NY on Westchester On the Level – Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 10am ET