The Most Ambitious Proposal in New Rochelle’s History By Mayor NOAM BRAMSON

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As you know, my monthly email bulletins typically contain an assortment of news items from the prior few weeks.  Today, I am making an exception by focusing on only a single vitally important subject. A few hours ago, the City Council received the most ambitious development proposal in New Rochelle‘s history — a sweeping, dramatic vision that would fundamentally transform …

eHeziThe Most Ambitious Proposal in New Rochelle’s History By Mayor NOAM BRAMSON

King, McLaughlin, and Dr. Cohen on Westchester On the Level with Narog and Aris

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On Thursday, April 26th, we open the 10 a.m. hour with investigative reporter Nancy King for The Westchester Guardian  and Randolph McLaughlin, Esq., legal counsel representing the family of the now deceased U.S. Marine Kenneth Chamberlain, Sr, who was taunted by racial epithets by one White Plains Police Officer (Steven Hart) and thereafter shot to death by another White Plains …

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RETROSPECTIVE: Symbol of Bigotry Used to Tie a Noose Around the Neck of a Mount Vernon Firefighter and Department By HEZI ARIS

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The dreaded noose that was hung from the tallest trees in the most vile historical pages of American lore have not abated. The festering pain of its being discovered in the locker of a Mount Vernon Firefighter on April 8, 2012, allegedly placed there by fellow Mount Vernon Firefighter Henry George Thomas as a practical joke has been allowed to …

eHeziRETROSPECTIVE: Symbol of Bigotry Used to Tie a Noose Around the Neck of a Mount Vernon Firefighter and Department 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 …

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Such a Deal: Murtagh Hired as Senior Counsel for Law Firm that Earned $50,000 Contract from Yonkers Board of Contract and Supply in Last Days of December 2011 By HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY – February 1, 2012 – Politics On the Hudson advised in a posting yesterday, January 31, 2012, that they were in receipt of a press release from former Yonkers City Council Minority leader John Murtagh announcing his joining the White Plains Law firm of Gaines, Gruner, Ponzini & Novick as a senior counsel. Our writing the following day reveals …

eHeziSuch a Deal: Murtagh Hired as Senior Counsel for Law Firm that Earned $50,000 Contract from Yonkers Board of Contract and Supply in Last Days of December 2011 By HEZI ARIS

Fuentes Calls on Mayor Spano to Include Latinos to Top Level Positions in Yonkers City Government”

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YONKERS, NY — Former Yonkers City Councilman Fernando Fuentes (D- 2nd District) late last week issued a press release calling on Mayor Mike Spano to include Latinos to top level positions within his administration. “Our Latino community has come a long way and for Mr. Spano to consider appointing someone as ‘Liaison to the Hispanic community’ is insulting,” said Mr. Fuentes. 

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Bill Nuckel Declares Candidacy for 93rd Assembly District

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YONKERS, NY – January 11, 2012 — Bill Nuckel, a lifelong Yonkers resident and former City Councilman, this morning announced his candidacy for the 93rd Assembly District recently vacated by Mike Spano who acceded to the office of Mayor o the City of Yonkers on January 1, 2012. “It’s about representation,” advided Mr Nuckel. “This district needs to be represented. …

eHeziBill Nuckel Declares Candidacy for 93rd Assembly District

CoY Dept of Housing and Buildings Issues Heat Hotline and Heating Regulations for Winter Season

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Image via Wikipedia YONKERS, NY – JANUARY 9, 2012 – The City of Yonkers Department of Housing and Buildings today announced its annual heat complaint hotline and heating regulations for the season for all tenant-occupied residential buildings.

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Special Rules Committee Meeting Called for January 10, 2012

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YONKERS, NY – January 6, 2012 – Committee Chair and City Council President Chuck Lesnick has called for a Special Rules Committee meeting to take place on  Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at 5:30PM in the Council Chambers, 4th Floor, City Hall. Items on the Agenda include:

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Yonkers City Council Reorganization Meeting is Deliberated for Over Thirteen Hours By HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY – January 3, 2012 —  The Yonkers City Council today convened a reorganization meeting, selecting Council Member Wilson Terrero (D-2nd District) as Majority Leader and Council Member John Larkin (R-6th District) as Minority Leader.     Council Members Christopher Johnson (D-1st District), Michael Sabatino (D-3rd District), and Mike Breen (R-5th District) were each elected to four-year terms that began on …

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