Right of the Inspector General to Conduct Audits and Investigations at the Yonkers Public Schools BY PHILIP ZISMAN

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Yonker, NY, July 3, 2010 — In a strongly worded decision, New York State Court Justice William Giacomo, confirmed that the Yonkers Inspector General has the independent "power and authority to investigate and/or audit  [the School District] in respect to matters that are not strictly educational…" the Court recognized that the Inspector General is completely independent of the Board of …

eHeziRight of the Inspector General to Conduct Audits and Investigations at the Yonkers Public Schools BY PHILIP ZISMAN

Supreme Court Justice Validates Inspector General’s Purview Over Yonkers Board of Education BY HEZI ARIS

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(L-R): YPS Superintendent Bernard Pierorazio, former Yonkers Inspector General Philip Zisman, and present Yonkers Inspector General Dan Schorr. Exclusive: Court Ruling Herein Yonkers, NY, July 2, 2010 – Supreme Court Justice William J. Giacomo has validated the Yonkers Inspector Generals’ purview over the Yonkers Board of Education (YBoE) in a ruling that supercedes the YBoE’s assertion that had denied Inspector General …

eHeziSupreme Court Justice Validates Inspector General’s Purview Over Yonkers Board of Education BY HEZI ARIS

Mike Spano and State Legislature Must Apologize for Budget Failures

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 Yonkers, NY, July 2, 2010 — Mike Ramondelli, the challenger to sixteen-year incumbent Assemblyman Mike Spano, today challenged Spano to admit the failure of the legislature to adopt a responsible budget and his own failure to protect the citizens and taxpayers of Yonkers.  

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Yonkers Police Department Blotter – July 2, 2010 BY DET. SGT. PATRICK McCORMACK

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 Yonkers, NY, July 2, 2010 –‭ On July 1, 2010 at approximately 9:55 p.m. members of the Yonkers Police Gang Unit, Narcotics Unit and 3rd Precinct Anti-Crime Unit set up a surveillance in the Elm Street area in an effort to stem the tide of gang violence. Officers observed a Silver Mercedes stop at the intersection of Elm Street and …

eHeziYonkers Police Department Blotter – July 2, 2010 BY DET. SGT. PATRICK McCORMACK

Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins’ Legislation to Provide Additional Funding to Yonkers School District Approved by the Senate

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Albany, NY, June 30, 2010 — Today, Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D/WF – 35th District) announced that two pieces of legislation (S7190 and S7189) she introduced  to provide additional aid to the Yonkers City School District passed in the Senate. Senate bill 7190, if enacted into law, would provide $4.8 million i additional aid to the District for its successful full day …

eHeziSenator Andrea Stewart-Cousins’ Legislation to Provide Additional Funding to Yonkers School District Approved by the Senate

Ugly Budget, But a Pretty Precedent BY EDMUND J. McMAHON

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What just happened in Albany, anyway? Did Gov. Paterson skillfully maneuver New York's Legislature into adopting a tighter and more timely state budget than it was capable of producing on its own? Or did he help the Legislature dig the state government into an even deeper fiscal hole, hammering New York's economy with even more new taxes as part of …

eHeziUgly Budget, But a Pretty Precedent BY EDMUND J. McMAHON

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

Paladino: Layoffs now!

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 NYS Gubernatorial Candidate Paladino says Paterson "Sticking to a foolish deal." June 22, 2010, Buffalo, NY — Carl Paladino (pictured), a Buffalo businessman and Republican candidate for Governor of New York, called upon Governor David Paterson to drop an unenforceable agreement with the state's employee unions and layoff state workers hired while the private sector shed jobs.

eHeziPaladino: Layoffs now!