Johnson for Westchester
By KAREN EDMONSON

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  “After last year’s turbulent presidential election and its tumultuous aftermath, every citizen now faces a painful and clarifying truth.  In order to ensure that our country and our communities thrive, we must choose our elected officials carefully and wisely.  That means thinking long and hard about the leaders who will best represent our interests and fight to protect our …

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By KAREN EDMONSON

Yonkers City Councilman Chris Johnson’s Campaign Bid for County Legislator to District 16 Wins Support from Mayor Mike Spano on the Down Low
By HEZI ARIS

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Will Spano Support Bring About a Johnson Win?   The Hezitorial Telling YONKERS, NY — August 2, 2017 — Yonkers political landscape is strewn with the carcasses of those first marginalized, ostracized, undermined, and when all else fails, politically assassinated. The schism between Councilman Chris Johnson representing District 1 and Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano had evolved into being distant and …

eHeziYonkers City Councilman Chris Johnson’s Campaign Bid for County Legislator to District 16 Wins Support from Mayor Mike Spano on the Down Low
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POLITICS: Camouflaging Redistricting Concerns with Fowl and Bees By HEZI ARIS

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Reference to Third Comment Posted Requires Adendum One must reflect on the day when former Republican turned Democrat Assemblyman Mike Spano won the nomination for Mayor of Yonkers over Yonkers City Council President Chuck Lesnick to recognize the ingredients that would consume the demeanor of Yonkers governance in a manner which should make Yonkersites proud were it not diminished by …

eHeziPOLITICS: Camouflaging Redistricting Concerns with Fowl and Bees By HEZI ARIS

Backroom Antics Consume Yonkers City Council’s Assertions of Transparent Governance By HEZI ARIS

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The Yonkers City Council has become consumed in outmaneuvering one another in a power play over succession to the retiring Joan Deierlein. Animosity and one-upmanship has reared its ugly head while lines have been drawn in the sand over whether making the public aware of the circumstances or not. Yonkers City Council President Chuck Lesnick, and Councilmembers Christopher Johnson and  …

eHeziBackroom Antics Consume Yonkers City Council’s Assertions of Transparent Governance By HEZI ARIS

Yonkers Budget Chair Johnson to Conduct a Budget Committee Meeting – Tuesday, June 26, 2012

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YONKERS, NY – June 25, 2012 — The Yonkers Budget Committee Chair has today advised they will conduct a meeting on Tueday, June 26, from 6 – 7 p.m., in the Council Chambers, Fourth Floor of Yonkers City Hall. Agenda items include the following: 1.      FY 2013 Budget 2.      Any other item(s), which may properly come before this Committee  

eHeziYonkers Budget Chair Johnson to Conduct a Budget Committee Meeting – Tuesday, June 26, 2012

THE HEZITORIAL: Reviving the Non-Aggression Pact with a Twist of Hushed Deception By HEZI ARIS

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Yonkers City Democratic Committee Chair Symra Brandon has convened the Democratic Caucus with regard to the conduct expected of the Yonkers Democratic Councilmembers with respect to voting for a Yonkers City Clerk to succeed the retiring Joan Deierlein. Attempts to keep the process under wraps have failed when considering the Yonkers Tribune has uncovered the scheme and plot.

eHeziTHE HEZITORIAL: Reviving the Non-Aggression Pact with a Twist of Hushed Deception By HEZI ARIS

Joint Education and Budget Committees to Convene on Wednesday, February 8

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YONKERS, NY — February 6, 2012 — Education Committee Chair and  Councilman Michael Sabatino (3d District) and Budget Committee Chair and Councilman Christopher Johnson have called their respective committee portfolios to a joint meeting on February 8, 2012, at 5:30 pm, at the Yonkers City Council Chambers, 4th Floor, Yonkers City Hall. Items on the Agenda are to include updates …

eHeziJoint Education and Budget Committees to Convene on Wednesday, February 8

Majority Leader McDow Uses the Back Door to Get Into the Blue Door Art Gallery By HEZI ARIS

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Yonkers City Council Majority Leader Patricia McDow has crossed the line again. She has stepped beyond the parameters defined for her and all other elected officials by the Yonkers City Charter. She has become involved in a side deal involving The Blue Door Art Gallery by way of Blue Door Artist Association Director Luis Perlman, and herself that is unbeknown …

eHeziMajority Leader McDow Uses the Back Door to Get Into the Blue Door Art Gallery By HEZI ARIS

Yonkers Federation of Teachers Endorses Christopher Johnson for City Council

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YONKERS, NY — On September 15th, the Yonkers Federation of Teachers voted to endorse Christopher Johnson for Yonkers City Council in the First District.  Johnson has a Masters Degree in Education from Fordham University and has worked with students directly as a volunteer counselor in the College Career Center at Roosevelt High School, as well as being a member of …

eHeziYonkers Federation of Teachers Endorses Christopher Johnson for City Council

Signatures for Ballot Placement in Upcoming Elections at Beginning Stage of Tabulation

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The deadline for petition gathering ended on July 14, 2011. Some candidates personally handed in their filings with the Westchester County Board of Elections. Despite the deadline date, as long as filings were mailed by the July 14, 2011 deadline, such mailings will be expected to be delivered by early next week.

eHeziSignatures for Ballot Placement in Upcoming Elections at Beginning Stage of Tabulation