Westchester Legislators Sworn-in and Begin New Two-Year Session

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The 2012-2013 Westchester County Board of Legislators: Front row: John Testa, Alfreda Williams, Bernice Spreckman, Sheila Marcotte, Judy Myers, Virginia Perez, Bill Ryan, Catherine Borgia and Michael Kaplowitz. Back row: Michael Smith, Gordon Burrows, Jim Maisano, Ken Jenkins, Peter Harckham, MaryJane Shimsky, Lyndon Williams and David Gelfarb. Photo by Tom Staudter and courtesy of the Westchester County Board of Legislators. Jenkins and Williams Re-Elected to …

eHeziWestchester Legislators Sworn-in and Begin New Two-Year Session

Positions Filled in Yonkers Mayor Spano’s Administration By HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY – January 9, 2012 – Yonkers Tribune has confirmed recent hires to Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano’s Administration. Gail Burns (Pictured right), former Westchester County Conservative Party Chairwoman and long-time friend and supporter of Mayor Spano spanning many years will serve as the head of Constituent Services.  Former Westchester County Legislator José Alvarado, in what must have been a …

eHeziPositions Filled in Yonkers Mayor Spano’s Administration By HEZI ARIS

The Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra Announces the 34th Annual Concerto Competition

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Preliminary auditions for the 34th annual Concerto Competition will be held on February 5, 2012 for high school students, grades 9 through 12, who are residents of, or who study music in, Westchester County. Five prizes are offered ranging from $200 to $1,000. The five winners will be presented as soloists with the Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra in the special concert, …

eHeziThe Yonkers Philharmonic Orchestra Announces the 34th Annual Concerto Competition

Black Democrats of Westchester and Hispanic Democrats of Westchester Endorse Mike Spano’s Candidacy for Mayor of Yonkers

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Mike Spano, the Democratic deignee for Yonkers Mayor, was joined at the steps of City Hall today by the Black Democrats of Westchester and Hispanic Democrats of Westchester where he accepted both organizations’ endorsement of his candidacy for Mayor. “We are excited to join Mike Spano here today to endorse his candidacy for mayor,” said David Ford, Chairman of the …

eHeziBlack Democrats of Westchester and Hispanic Democrats of Westchester Endorse Mike Spano’s Candidacy for Mayor of Yonkers

Hispanic Leader Bikkal Joins Alvarado Campaign

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YONKERS, NY — The José Alvarado for County Legislator campaign today announced Robin Bikkal as the organization’s Communication Coordinator.  Robin Bikkal is the president of Hispanic Democrats of Westchester. “The people of southwest Yonkers need to know just how much is at stake,” says José Alvarado. “I have long known Robin Bikkal to be a wise and trustworthy advocate.  I …

eHeziHispanic Leader Bikkal Joins Alvarado Campaign

Democrats Must Stand and Be Accountable to Taxpayers By Jim Maisano

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After a series of exchanges at a Board of Legislators Committee of the Whole (C.O.W.) meeting this week, Republican Legislators today called on the Board to condemn the political poisoning of the CSEA lawsuit by Chairman Ken Jenkins and level with the public as to whether they are on the side of the union or taxpayers in the lawsuit. 

eHeziDemocrats Must Stand and Be Accountable to Taxpayers By Jim Maisano

County Board Minority Whip Gordon A. Burrows Seeks Re-election By Hezi Aris

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Yonkers, NY – Westchester Manor was the venue. The event promised to be “star studded." It would be short and sweet. It did not disappoint. Those who would gather Thursday night, March 3, 2011, came with funds, admiration and support for the lifelong Yonkers resident who since 2005 has served the 15th Westchester County Legislator District consisting of parts of the …

eHeziCounty Board Minority Whip Gordon A. Burrows Seeks Re-election By Hezi Aris

Westchester County Board Chairman Jenkins to County Executive Astorino

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Enough with the Republican Hypocrisy!  White Plains, NY, December 22, 2010 —  Westchester County Board of Legislators Chairman Ken Jenkins (D-Yonkers) (pictured left) released a statement pointing out the hypocrisy of Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino (pictured right) who recently vetoed a transfer of $500,000 from the County Attorney’s office to the Board of Legislators operating budget to offset costs …

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BREAKING NEWS EXCLUSIVE: Senator Leibell Steps Down as New York State Senator By Hezi Aris

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Yonkers, NY — Vincent L. Leibell, representing the 40th Senate District, whose constituency reside within parts of Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, and Dutchess Counties, has stepped down as New York State Senator. The Yonkers Tribune has learned that Mr Leibell has accepted a plea bargaining agreement worked out with the Feds. By accepting the plea bargaining agreement, Mr Leibell will avoid …

eHeziBREAKING NEWS EXCLUSIVE: Senator Leibell Steps Down as New York State Senator By Hezi Aris

Yonkers Police Department Blotter – November 15, 2010 BY Detective Sergeant Patrick McCormack

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Yonkers, NY, November 15, 2010 —  There will be a $5,000.00 reward offered for the arrest and conviction of homicide suspect Ronnell Jones.  He is wanted for a double homicide which occurred on July 6, 2010 at 77 Locust Hill Avenue.  Four other victims were injured in this incident, including a small child who was wounded by the gunfire.   …

eHeziYonkers Police Department Blotter – November 15, 2010 BY Detective Sergeant Patrick McCormack