Health Officials Urge Stricter Covid-19 Precautions

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YORKTOWN, NY — October 14, 2020 – Supervisor Matt Slater held a virtual meeting Tuesday with officials from NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital about rising Covid-19 cases in Yorktown and other parts of Westchester County. “It does not bode well for how the fall and winter will go if we don’t continue to utilize the practices that we know work. And what …

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YFT (Yonkers Federation of Teachers Releases Letter to Community Highlighting Ongoing School Reopening Issues

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SUMMARY: YFT cites ventilation and window work, lack of key protocols and procedures, inadequate access to PPE as top concerns that still must be addressed YONKERS, NY — The Yonkers Federation of Teachers today released an open letter to the Yonkers Public Schools community to raise awareness of ongoing issues related to the reopening of school buildings this coming Monday …

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YFT Member Action Needed Now!

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Dear YFT Members, The Yonkers Public Schools have only been open a few days and already COVID 19 positive cases are being identified. Any hope that Superintendent Quezada was going to make the health and safety of the district’s employees a priority is quickly dimming. Since the opening of schools at least four schools have COVID positive cases or cases …

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Cuts in State Aid Forces City of Yonkers to Reduce Costs by $21.6 Million

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YONKERS, NY – August 31, 2020 – Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano today announced that due to drastic cuts in state aid to municipalities and decreases in economically sensitive revenues, the City of Yonkers may be forced to reduce its costs by $21.6 million in the coming weeks. Slated cuts could include reductions in city programs, services and personnel. Yonkers’ potential …

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Governor Cuomo Announces Lowest Number of COVID-19 Hospitalizations Since March 17th and New Record-High Numbers of Reported Tests

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Hospitalizations Hit New Low—523—Since March 17 88,668 Tests Results Reported Yesterday; 0.83 Percent Were Positive 5 COVID-19 Deaths in New York State Yesterday # # # SLA and State Police Task Force Observes Violations of State Requirements at 22 Establishments # # # Confirms 734 Additional Coronavirus Cases in New York State – Bringing Statewide Total to 424,901; New Cases …

TribuneGovernor Cuomo Announces Lowest Number of COVID-19 Hospitalizations Since March 17th and New Record-High Numbers of Reported Tests

Did Corona Kill Sovereignty
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — July 27, 2020 — At the beginning of July, all eyes and pundits were focused on Israel’s plan to apply sovereignty to portions of Judea and Samaria (the West Bank), with speculation about when Israel would do it, over what territory, and what the political, diplomatic, and military fallout would be.  What a difference a month makes! Albeit …

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By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Joseph Stalin Explains Covid-19, BLM
By RAYMOND IBRAHIM

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  JUNE 26, 2020 — “One death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic.” This pithy aphorism—variants of which have been attributed to several historical figures, mostly Joseph Stalin—is key to understanding the hysteria that has dominated the first half of 2020 in the USA. Its meaning seems simple enough: death only matters inasmuch as the ones dying …

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New York State Attorney General James Fights to Ensure States Have the Right to Protect Residents from Gun Violence

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NEW YORK, NY — June 22, 2020 — New York Attorney General Letitia James, as part of a coalition of 16 attorneys general, is fighting to ensure states have the right to use various means to protect their residents from gun violence. In an amicus brief filed in support of the State of California in Rhode v. Becerra, Attorney General …

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House Passes Rose Bill to Compensate Public Safety Officers who are Disabled or Die from COVID-19

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Bill would presume officers contracted the coronavirus on-duty; Congressman: ‘we’re not cutting red tape, we’re stopping the red tape from happening in the first place’ Watch Rose’s speech delivered on May 28, 2020th HERE. WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Max Rose’s legislation last night to expand an existing federal program to ensure that public safety …

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Amid Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, Governor Cuomo and Mayor Michael Bloomberg Launch Nation-Leading COVID 19 Contact Tracing Program to Control Infection Rate

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New York’s Contact Tracing Program Will Be Done in Coordination with Downstate Region as well as New Jersey and Connecticut Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University to Build Online Curriculum and Training Program for Contact Tracers NYS DOH Will Work with Bloomberg Philanthropies Team to Identify and Recruit Contact Tracer Candidates, Including DOH Staff, Investigators from State …

TribuneAmid Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, Governor Cuomo and Mayor Michael Bloomberg Launch Nation-Leading COVID 19 Contact Tracing Program to Control Infection Rate