Yonkers Riverfest Ends Tragically for Mayor Mike Spano and His 22-Year-Old Deputy Communications Director Akeem Jamal
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Yonkers Reality Check Hezitorial YONKERS, NY — October 28, 2019 —Yonkers’ Riverfest celebration took place on Saturday, September 14, 2019. It was the 27th reincarnation that celebrates a resurgent waterfront rising along the majestic Hudson River that draws over 15,000 people to Yonkers Downtown, one of Westchester’s biggest events. Riverfest is replete with musical entertainment, a diverse choice of international …

eHeziYonkers Riverfest Ends Tragically for Mayor Mike Spano and His 22-Year-Old Deputy Communications Director Akeem Jamal
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New Luxury Waterfront High Rise Apartments in Yonkers

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Ideal Location, Panoramic Views of NY, Steps from Greystone Train Station, Attracting Millennials and Empty Nesters YONKERS, NY — December 13, 2018 — RMS Companies, a Connecticut based real estate development company, launches first development in ideal, North Yonkers location offering the highest standard of apartment living – waterfront rentals with breathtaking floor to ceiling views of the Palisades and …

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An Act of Civil Disobedience
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CORTLANDT, NY — December 6, 2018 — On October 10, 2016, several of us climbed over the fence surrounding the Spectra pipeline construction adjacent to the Indian Point nuclear power facility on the banks of the Hudson River in Cortlandt Manor, NewYork. The purpose of our civil disobedience was to delay the placement of 42-inch diameter pipes under the Hudson …

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Riverkeeper Statement Regarding AIM Pipeline/Indian Point Risk Assessment

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OSSINING, NY — June 23, 2018 — Late yesterday afternoon, four New York State agencies released the executive summary of a long-awaited risk assessment of the Algonquin Incremental Market pipeline near Indian Point Energy Center in Westchester County. The agencies, the State Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Services, Department of Public Service, Department of Health, and the Department of …

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ENERGY MATTERS: Strike Threat Looms at Indian Point By ROGER WITHERSPOON

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Representatives of Entergy Nuclear and the union representing control room operators and other technical workers are preparing for around the clock bargaining sessions beginning Wednesday to avoid a strike at the two Indian Point nuclear plants on the banks of the Hudson River some 25 miles north of Manhattan.

eHeziENERGY MATTERS: Strike Threat Looms at Indian Point By ROGER WITHERSPOON

Small Plane Crashes Near Glenwood Metro North Train Station By HEZI ARIS

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UPDATE: 10:00 p.m. Pictured is one of the victims being taken off the rescue boat at the scene of rescue.  YONKERS, NY – January 27, 2013 — A Piper Cherokee, six seat propeller airplane, with two occupants aboard, a man and a woman, was seen to crash late Sunday afternoon, determined to be nearby the Glenwood Metro North Train Station at …

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ENERGY ISSUES: Federal Judges Tour Indian Point (Part 1) By ABBY LUBY

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It was Tuesday, May 8, 2012, in the early morning, a small group carrying large yellow and black signs stood their ground in front of the main gates of the Indian Point nuclear power plant. Photo by Abby Luby, courtesy of Abby Luby Photo. BUCHANAN, NY  — A week before the NRC annual safety assessment for Indian Point, a small …

eHeziENERGY ISSUES: Federal Judges Tour Indian Point (Part 1) By ABBY LUBY

Ed Koch Commentary: Power to The People – They Have It Now but Haven’t Used It By ED KOCH

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Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday.  Its very name, “Thanks Giving,” a day to give thanks, makes it unique.  For 364 days a year, we take for granted how lucky we are to live in this special land we call America, a country of amazing energy and variety. When Thanksgiving arrives – which we usually celebrate as a five-day holiday weekend, …

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Senator Stewart-Cousins Calls for Mass Transit on Tappan Zee Bridge Replacement

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TARRYTOWN, NY — Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D/WF/ I – 35th District) is calling on Federal and State officials to include mass transit  in plans to rebuild the Tappan Zee Bridge. This comes in the wake of President Obama’s selection of the 3-mile Hudson River crossing as one of fourteen nationwide infrastructure projects to receive expedited federal review and approval. Her …

eHeziSenator Stewart-Cousins Calls for Mass Transit on Tappan Zee Bridge Replacement

Governor Cuomo Announces Closure of the Tappan Zee Bridge

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  Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced that the Tappan Zee Bridge is closed due to flooding on the New York State Thruway. The Thruway northbound between Exits 8 (Tarrytown) and 17 (Harriman) and southbound between Exits 17 (Newburgh) and 12 (West Nyack) continue to be closed due to flooding.  The Hudson River bridges north of the Tappan Zee Bridge remain …

eHeziGovernor Cuomo Announces Closure of the Tappan Zee Bridge