The Hezitorial: Yonkers City Hall Deceives City Agencies to Cover Up Mayor’s $800,000 Blunder BY HEZI ARIS

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Phil Amicone’s conduct as Deputy Mayor seemed stellar, or so the spin extolled. Mr. Amicone was sworn in as Deputy Mayor of Yonkers in January 1996. He became Mayor of the City of Yonkers (CoY)in January 2005. His alleged ineptitude as deputy mayor did not reveal itself until June 2010. His alleged ineptitude in 2001 has mushroomed into a ‭ …

eHeziThe Hezitorial: Yonkers City Hall Deceives City Agencies to Cover Up Mayor’s $800,000 Blunder BY HEZI ARIS

Working Towards a Budget BY CHUCK LESNICK

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The time for posturing is over.  While minimizing increases in state taxes, our state legislative delegation has squeezed out every last drop to get us most of the municipal aid that the Mayor had assumed in his April 15 budget proposal.  While we are still waiting for the State to finalize its budget with respect to the school budget – …

eHeziWorking Towards a Budget BY CHUCK LESNICK

New York Civic Apartment of Mental Health BY HENRY J. STERN

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 City Budget: Agreement; State Issues: Unresolved; Court Decision to Raise Mental Health Expense      Today is Friday, June 25, 2010. Day 86 without a budget.      86 – to ignore, cancel or get rid of, with prejudice; 86 – atomic number of radon, working our way up to uranium, which is 92. (July 1)      Mayor Bloomberg …

eHeziNew York Civic Apartment of Mental Health BY HENRY J. STERN

Two Murders; Several Shootings in Five Days By Det. Keith Olson

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In light of the recent dramatic increase in violence throughout the City of Yonkers, and on behalf of the beleaguered citizens of Yonkers, the Yonkers PBA is demanding that cuts to the Yonkers Police Department be restored and that the layoffs of Yonkers Police Officers be averted.

eHeziTwo Murders; Several Shootings in Five Days By Det. Keith Olson

Yonkersites Recognize Present and Future Challenges BY HEZI ARIS

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June 24, 2010, Yonkers, NY — The heat of the day had not had time to dissipate. Still Yonkersites came to fill the cavernous air-conditioned room. On one side were long collapsible tables lined in a long vertical arrangement; on the other side was an arrangement of chairs stationed in rows one after the other before a simple dais. Upon …

eHeziYonkersites Recognize Present and Future Challenges BY HEZI ARIS

Chaos, Business as Usual, White Rats, Robotics, Layoffs, and the “F” Word at Yonkers City Council BY HEZI ARIS

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June 23, 2010, Yonkers, NY — The Yonkers City Council chamber windows were open. The muggy, irritating feeling from outside the normally stuffy environment within those walls had invaded the environs. Captured within were men and women who work for the Department of Public Works, the Department of Parks and Recreation, and the Yonkers Fire Department, among others. Slithering about …

eHeziChaos, Business as Usual, White Rats, Robotics, Layoffs, and the “F” Word at Yonkers City Council BY HEZI ARIS

SEIU Local 704 to Stage Rally Before Yonkers City Hall

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RALLY!  The Yonkers City Council will be voting in the proposed retirement incentive tonight.  Be there to show support of the retirement incentive! 5:00 pm City Hall This will benefit many union members!

eHeziSEIU Local 704 to Stage Rally Before Yonkers City Hall