Kitley Covill Begins Responsibilities as Yonkers’ Inspector General Today By HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY – June 11, 2012 — Kitley Covill, Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano’s nominee for Yonkers’ Inspector General begins the term vacated by the unexpected departure of Dan Schorr today. Covill’s term begins today and ends on December 31, 2013, filling out the remainder of former IG Dan Schorr’s term.  Covill is responsible for overseeing investigations of alleged waste, fraud, …

eHeziKitley Covill Begins Responsibilities as Yonkers’ Inspector General Today By HEZI ARIS

Kitley Covill Illegally ‘Confirmed’ Next Yonkers Inspector General By HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY –  Kitley Covill, Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano’s nominee for Inspector General, was yesterday confirmed by the Yonkers City Council to the office recently vacated office by the now departed former Inspector General Dan Schorr. The Yonkers City Council, absent Yonkers City Councilman Michael Sabatino’s (District 3) presence, voted 6-0 in confirming her to the Office of Yonkers Inspector …

eHeziKitley Covill Illegally ‘Confirmed’ Next Yonkers Inspector General By HEZI ARIS

Investigative Report: The Grinch Who Stole Thanksgiving 2011 is Alleged to Be Lorraine Lopez By HEZI ARIS

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  Lorraine Lopez (left) and former Mayor Phil Amicone (right) during a past Thanksgiving Day distribution drive.>>> YONKERS, NY – February 6, 2012 — Lorraine Lopez worked as the food drive coordinator at the Yonkers Office of Constituent Services. It was claimed that under her aegis and effort over 3,000 Thanksgiving meals were provided in 2010.  The financial stress felt …

eHeziInvestigative Report: The Grinch Who Stole Thanksgiving 2011 is Alleged to Be Lorraine Lopez By HEZI ARIS

Mayor Spano and Inspector General Schorr Announce New Online Site for Anonymous Tips

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YONKERS, NY – January 30, 2012 — As part of an on-going effort to better detect and deter fraud, waste and abuse in government, Mayor Mike Spano and Inspector General (IG) Dan Schorr have launched  a new online site today, www.YonkersIGTips.com, for Yonkers residents to anonymously post any information and tips as it relates to the city government.

eHeziMayor Spano and Inspector General Schorr Announce New Online Site for Anonymous Tips

Yonkers Board of Education Responds to the Inspector General’s Report on Overtime

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Yonkers Inspector General Dan Schorr's (IG) report concerning overtime at the Board of Education (BOE) detailed no findings of substance, but, rather, tended to confuse the overtime policy with contractually mandated extra pay and summer pay. This confusion persisted even after the BOE held several meetings with him and his staff to explain the distinctions between these policies, as well as the …

eHeziYonkers Board of Education Responds to the Inspector General’s Report on Overtime

Yonkers Federation Of Teachers Denounce the False and Inflammatory Statements Made by Yonkers Mayor Amicone Regarding Judge Giacomo’s Recent Court Ruling

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YONKERS, NY — Yonkers Federation of Teachers President Pat Puleo said, “As usual Mayor Amicone has his facts wrong. The teachers union had little to nothing to do with the recent court ruling; the issue was between Office of Inspector General Dan Schorr and the YFT Welfare Fund. The Welfare Fund is a totally separate entity from the union. The …

eHeziYonkers Federation Of Teachers Denounce the False and Inflammatory Statements Made by Yonkers Mayor Amicone Regarding Judge Giacomo’s Recent Court Ruling

Murtagh’s Campaign Literature Deceives Voters by Historical Rewrite By HEZI ARIS

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Yonkers City Council Minority Leader and 2011 Republican mayoral candidate John Murtagh in literature dated July 17, 2011, “applauded the recent NYS Supreme Court Ruling that stipulated the Yonkers Inspector General had the right to audit the books and records of the Teacher's Welfare Fund.” So far so good. Murtagh’s perspective becomes “untrue” when it is stated, “Councilman Murtagh has taken the lead on the …

eHeziMurtagh’s Campaign Literature Deceives Voters by Historical Rewrite By HEZI ARIS

EXCLUSIVE: Flim Flam Conclusions by Yonkers Ethics Board over Majority Leader McDow By Hezi Aris

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It was in May of 2010 when the  Yonkers Tribune  was tipped off to the many years Yonkers  City  Council  Majority Leader Patricia McDow utilized a parking spot to store her unregistered, unlicensed BMW, at no cost to her for which we requested an accounting of her conduct. It took months for the Yonkers Parking Authority (YPA) to respond to our inquiry …

eHeziEXCLUSIVE: Flim Flam Conclusions by Yonkers Ethics Board over Majority Leader McDow By Hezi Aris

The Westchester Guardian – April 7, 2001 Edition

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Click to read The Westchester Guardian – April 7, 2011 edition  Click onto the hyperlink above to open the virtual paper onto you screen. Please be patient as it may take about 30 seconds for the document to be displayed onto your computer screen. You will need Adobe Reader to view the document. Get the latest, fully functioning  Adobe Reader …

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Analysis: Court Ejects Rahm Emanuel from Chicago Mayoral Ballot By Hezi Aris

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Jenkins, Perez, Schorr, Soto, and Stokes in Tenuous Political Circumstance Chicago, IL — An Illinois State Appeals Court today ruled that Rahm Emanuel, declared candidate for Mayor of Chicago is not qualified for the office because he was found not to be a resident of the city for the required minimum of one year prior to the election. The ruling …

eHeziAnalysis: Court Ejects Rahm Emanuel from Chicago Mayoral Ballot By Hezi Aris