Ron Matten Calls on the Yonkers City Council to Investigate Quid Pro Quo Allegation in Council President Khader’s Affairs
By RON MATTEN

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YONKERS, NY— May 15, 2021 — Recent allegations have appeared in the Yonkers Tribune alleging Yonkers City Council President Mike Khader and attorney Jeff Buss are involved in a quid pro quo scheme. It is a fact that Council President Khader has his law office and campaign headquarters at the premise of Smith Buss & Jacobs LLP. It is also …

TribuneRon Matten Calls on the Yonkers City Council to Investigate Quid Pro Quo Allegation in Council President Khader’s Affairs
By RON MATTEN

Yonkers City Council President Mike Khader, Esq., and Yonkers City Council President’s  Counsel Jeff Buss, Esq. Seem to Define “Quid Pro Quo” By Their Conduct
By HEZI ARIS

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The Quid Pro Quo Hezitorial/Op-Ed Background: Before Yonkers City Council President Mike Khader, Esq. was elected to office over some three years ago, Mr. Khader had been renting office space from the firm of Smith, Buss, and Jacobs LLP (https://www.sbjlaw.com) situated at 733 Yonkers Avenue, Suite 200, Yonkers, NY 10704. Khader Law is also situated at 733 Yonkers Avenue, Suite …

eHeziYonkers City Council President Mike Khader, Esq., and Yonkers City Council President’s  Counsel Jeff Buss, Esq. Seem to Define “Quid Pro Quo” By Their Conduct
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Community and Mental Health Services Committee Meeting Has Been Scheduled for May 11th, 2021 at 5:30PM

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YONKERS, NY — May 10, 2021 — Please be advised that the Community and Mental Health Services Committee Meeting has been scheduled for  May 11th, 2021 at 5:30PM and the meeting will be held via Web Ex. Full Agenda Attached Below.             1. A Resolution of the City Council of Yonkers Calling on Mayor Spano …

TribuneCommunity and Mental Health Services Committee Meeting Has Been Scheduled for May 11th, 2021 at 5:30PM

Mike Khader: An Insider’s Perspective Revealed by Karen
By HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY — May 9, 2021 — What began as a self-serving effort to gain praise, even adulation, requested in a passive-aggressive manner, seemed the ploy. The scenario revealed that Yonkers City Council President Mike Khader beseeched an employee by the name of Karen to share her feedback while under his employ before moving on to a position elsewhere. Karen’s …

eHeziMike Khader: An Insider’s Perspective Revealed by Karen
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Taconic Opera FREE Chamber Performance in Mt. Kisco: Whimsical Birdsong: Masters of Impression

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Featuring piano, violin and vocal, and a world premiere violin sonata MT. KISCO, NY — May 8, 2021 — Currently in its 23nd season and past recipient of the ArtsWestchester Arts Organization of the Year Award, Taconic Opera will be showcasing three exceptionally gifted musicians in a challenging and beautiful concert program, Whimsical Birdsong: Masters of Impression. One performance only …

TribuneTaconic Opera FREE Chamber Performance in Mt. Kisco: Whimsical Birdsong: Masters of Impression

Addressing Later-Life Sleep Problems

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — May 8, 2021 — Some changes in our sleep patterns are perfectly normal as we grow older. Older adults tend to go to sleep earlier in the evening, and wake up earlier in the morning. Research shows that older adults may need a little less sleep than they did in younger years. This is good to …

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Unexpected Venues of Strange Bedfellows: Canada, China, Connecticut, and a Mexican Bakery Coalesce in Yonkers, NY Embroiled in Unexpected Intrigue Over TikTok Lawsuit
By HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY — May 8, 2021 — Westchester & Fairfield County Business Journals’ Bill Hoeltzel was first to reveal how Bev Standing, a Canadian-based voiceover actress,  China’s short form video sharing social network TikTok, owned by Chinese company ByteDance brought international interests to bear in a bevy of connecting dots of international intrigue certain to captivate the attention of the …

eHeziUnexpected Venues of Strange Bedfellows: Canada, China, Connecticut, and a Mexican Bakery Coalesce in Yonkers, NY Embroiled in Unexpected Intrigue Over TikTok Lawsuit
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Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) Between Yonkers Fire Department (YFD), Local 628, IAFF, AFL-CIO (Union) vs City of Yonkers (CoY) Finds Against the City of Yonkers
By HEZI ARIS 

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YONKERS, NY — May 8, 2021 — Arbitrator Jay M. Siegel. Esq. presided over the issue of whether the City of Yonkers violated Article 31 (Maintenance of Benefits) defined in Appendix C of the Collective Bargaining Agreement by excluding night differential, check-in pay, and holiday pay for bargaining unit members who retired on or after December 9, 2015 who were …

eHeziCollective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) Between Yonkers Fire Department (YFD), Local 628, IAFF, AFL-CIO (Union) vs City of Yonkers (CoY) Finds Against the City of Yonkers
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Yonkers City Council Meeting – Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 7pm

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YONKERS, NY — May 7, 2021 — Attached is a copy of the Yonkers City Council Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Committee of the Whole ………… @ 6:30pm Yonkers City Council Meeting … @ 7:00pm 05-11-2021 Agenda.PDF # # # SOURCE: Mike Ramondelli | Yonkers City Clerk’s Office | Deputy City Clerk 

TribuneYonkers City Council Meeting – Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 7pm

Arkansas Medical Marijuana – The Process in Detail

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — May 6, 021 — Medical marijuana divides opinion among many but is a growing presence across the United States. Legalizing marijuana for recreational purposes has become common in some States in addition to the medical provision specific states have in place. Despite the increase in its use, the disparity remains due to the conflicting options throughout …

TribuneArkansas Medical Marijuana – The Process in Detail