Shelley Mayer on Westchester On the Level with Narog and Aris

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YONKERS, NY – Shelley Mayer won the endorsement of the Democratic, Independence and Working Family Parties to emerge a strong contender to succeed the open 93rd Assembly District seat that was abdicated upon Mike Spano acceding to the office of Mayor of the City of Yonkers on January 1, 2012. Officially declaring her candidacy yesterday night, Mayer will share some thoughts …

eHeziShelley Mayer on Westchester On the Level with Narog and Aris

Shelley Mayer Wins Democratic Support for NYS Assembly in Yonkers Special Election

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Broad Coalition of Support Includes Independence Party and Working Families Party Mayer Officially Announces Her Campaign for 93rd Assembly District  YONKERS, NY — The Yonkers Democratic Committee overwhelmingly endorsed Shelley Mayer for the remaining term in representing the 93rd Assembly District. Mayer was nominated by Ward Leaders Ann Muro and Roberta Robinson-Frazier, both of whom praised Mayer for her experience and …

eHeziShelley Mayer Wins Democratic Support for NYS Assembly in Yonkers Special Election

The Hezitorial: The Political Femme Fatale By HEZI ARIS

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Transparency, Respect, Arrogance, Strategy, Honesty. It was Election Day, November 8, 2011. New York State Assemblyman Mike Spano had won the office of Mayor of Yonkers among a pejorative political landscape. Yonkersites would be consumed by the disparaging words that were meant to detract and diminish the successful battle for accession to the most prominent position in Westchester County. Reality …

eHeziThe Hezitorial: The Political Femme Fatale By HEZI ARIS

Educator Nader Sayegh to Chair Yonkers Charter Revision Commission Among Notables By HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY — January 7, 2012 — The Yonkers Tribune has learned that the Yonkers Charter Revision Commission was formulated within the last weeks of 2011. One of the first to be sworn in were former New York State Assemblyman Lou Mosiello, and former Deputy Commissioner of Westcehster County Board of Elections Melissa Nacerino, and wife to Mayor Mike Spano's …

eHeziEducator Nader Sayegh to Chair Yonkers Charter Revision Commission Among Notables By HEZI ARIS

EXCLUSIVE: Commissioners Kirven and Meyer Forced to Step Down BY HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY — Yonkers Tribune has learned that Office of Economic Development Commissioner Louis C. Kirven and The Department of Housing & Buildings Commissioner John P. Meyer, P.E., have been advised that their services are no longer required. They are among the many that have been told to depart. They will not be part of Mayor-elect Mike Spano’s administration. They …

eHeziEXCLUSIVE: Commissioners Kirven and Meyer Forced to Step Down BY HEZI ARIS

New York Civic: Defining Democracy Down By HENRY J. STERN

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Cuomo the Conqueror; Where Will He Take Us? The agreement reached by Governor Cuomo and the legislative leaders of both houses on taxation is an achievement of sorts, in that it shows that somewhere, in some circumstances, and in some fashion, state government is capable of making decisions. 

This puts Albany far ahead of Washington, where partisan gridlock has so …

eHeziNew York Civic: Defining Democracy Down By HENRY J. STERN

Mayor-Elect Spano Announces Transition Team

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YONKERS, NY — Yonkers Mayor-elect Mike Spano  announced the names of his transition team on Friday, November 18, 2011. Spano said the members of the team will meet with City Hall staff during the next several weeks to recommend organizational and policy initiatives so that Spano can hit the ground running when he is sworn in on January 1st. This …

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Virginia Perez Thanks her Supporters for Electing Her to the 17th District of the Westchester County Board of Legislators

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Virginia Perez today thanked her many supporters, volunteers and the voters of her community for electing her to represent the 17th Westchester County Board of Legislators District.  "I am both honored and humbled by the overwhelming support that was given to me by the voters," she said.

eHeziVirginia Perez Thanks her Supporters for Electing Her to the 17th District of the Westchester County Board of Legislators

Yonkers Mayoral-elect Mike Spano on Westchester On the Level

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YONKERS, NY — Alast minute change will have Hezi Aris discuss the public relations assault speculating the prospect of an upset in the vet-proof hold held by Democrats in the Westchester County Board of Legislators possibly in jeopardy before the vote has been counted or officially concluded and validated. In the midst of that discussion, Yonkers Mayoral-elect Mike Spano will …

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Majority Leader McDow Uses the Back Door to Get Into the Blue Door Art Gallery By HEZI ARIS

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Yonkers City Council Majority Leader Patricia McDow has crossed the line again. She has stepped beyond the parameters defined for her and all other elected officials by the Yonkers City Charter. She has become involved in a side deal involving The Blue Door Art Gallery by way of Blue Door Artist Association Director Luis Perlman, and herself that is unbeknown …

eHeziMajority Leader McDow Uses the Back Door to Get Into the Blue Door Art Gallery By HEZI ARIS