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

Inspector General Schorr Issues Report Regarding Mrijaj Appointment to Yonkers Parking Authority

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Download YPA Executive Director Report The report noted above was undertaken at the behest of Yonkers Mayor-elect Mike Spano and a majority of Yonkers City Councilmembers in a letter dated December 13, 2011, which request, in part, Inspector General Dan Schorr "Initiate a review of the recent action of the Yonkers Parking Authority, wherein a four year contract was granted …

eHeziInspector General Schorr Issues Report Regarding Mrijaj Appointment to Yonkers Parking Authority

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

The Hezitorial: Majority Leader McDow Steals Use of Yonkers City Council Owned Email System to Illegally Promote Only Endorsed Democrat Designees in Primary Election By HEZI ARIS

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Yonkers City Council Majority Leader Patricia McDow (District -1) this afternoon sent an email promotion to constituents on the Yonkers City Council owned Constant Contact email list to promote Democrat endorsed designees vying for office in Tuesday’s Primary Day Election. The  email list consisted of those residents within the 1st City Council District.  

eHeziThe Hezitorial: Majority Leader McDow Steals Use of Yonkers City Council Owned Email System to Illegally Promote Only Endorsed Democrat Designees in Primary Election By HEZI ARIS

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

Mayor Amicone’s Statement Over NYS Supreme Court Ruling Demanding Yonkers Federation of Teachers Comply with Inspector General’s Subpoena

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Yonkers, NY — The following is an official statement by Mayor Phil Amicone regarding the ruling issued on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, by Judge William J. Giacomo of the New York State Supreme Court ordering the Yonkers Federation of Teachers (YFT) Welfare Fund to comply with the Yonkers Inspector General subpoena for documents by this Friday, July 29 at Noon.

eHeziMayor Amicone’s Statement Over NYS Supreme Court Ruling Demanding Yonkers Federation of Teachers Comply with Inspector General’s Subpoena

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

Yonkers Mayor Amicone’s Ineptitude Exposed in Alleged Firefighter’s Theft of Gasoline Inquiry By HEZI ARIS

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<<<Yonkers Mayor Phil Amicone, Yonkers Fire Commissioner Anthony Pagano, and Human ResourcesCommissioner Brian Lucyk are on the same page. They want a Yonkers Firefighter alleged to have been involved in the stealing of gasoline approximately 13 months ago to be now fired. The accused individual will in approximately 3 weeks time have completed the required number of years of service on the force to qualify …

eHeziYonkers Mayor Amicone’s Ineptitude Exposed in Alleged Firefighter’s Theft of Gasoline Inquiry By HEZI ARIS

The Hezitorial: In the Dead of Night and in the Light of Day By HEZI ARIS

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Legislation demanded to set the City of Yonkers on a “balanced” course to win the validation of New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s signature required almost two hours of hurry and wait protocol. The meeting that was called for 4:30 p.m. would not take place until approximately 7:15 p.m., Thursday night, June 23, 2011. At that propitious time, the Yonkers …

eHeziThe Hezitorial: In the Dead of Night and in the Light of Day By HEZI ARIS