CLSA Vote for Union Contract by 2-1 Margin By HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY – June 5, 2014 – CLSA President Thomas Phelan today advised the Yonkers Tribune that the Yonkers Captains, Lieutenants, Sergeants Association on Tuesday voted to accept the contract offered to the 126 person membership. 78 members voted for approval of the contract which mimics the Yonkers Police benevolent Association (PBA) , while only 44 cast a dissenting vote. …

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Consolidation Effort Ties Anthony Mangone to Joseph J. Savino’s Law Firm By HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY — January 7, 2012– It was 2011; it was the last meeting of the Clarkstown Town Board. Supervisor Alex Gromack demanded a vote to eliminate the position of deputy town attorney in order to hire a private law firm to handle the workload. This, on the basis of an ongoing effort to reduce government services costs through consolidation. In …

eHeziConsolidation Effort Ties Anthony Mangone to Joseph J. Savino’s Law Firm By HEZI ARIS

Desk of the D.A.: Public Integrity Bureau By Janet DiFiore

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eHeziDesk of the D.A.: Public Integrity Bureau By Janet DiFiore

EXCLUSIVE: 1 Percent Tax Increase to Pay Off Yonkers Mayor Amicone’s Hubris in First Amendment Rights’ Violations By HEZI ARIS

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The Honorable Cathy Seibel in her final modification of what was initially an $8 million lawsuit over the issue of First Amendment Rights was yesterday reduced to a judgment of $170,000 plus legal fees in the suit brought against Phil Amicone by Guardian News Corp on behalf of 17litigants. Those 17 litigants now stand to receive $10,000 each with the balance …

eHeziEXCLUSIVE: 1 Percent Tax Increase to Pay Off Yonkers Mayor Amicone’s Hubris in First Amendment Rights’ Violations By HEZI ARIS

Yonkers Gang Takedown

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Prepared Remarks for U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara August 9, 2011 "Good afternoon. My name is Preet Bharara, and I am the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York. "Today, we announce the largest joint federal-local law enforcement action in memory in Yonkers, New York. We have taken this dramatic step because we all believe that the citizens …

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Yonkers Mayoral Candidate Murtagh Asserts Candidate Martinelli Running Illegal Gambling Operation

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John Murtagh, the Republican Party designee for Mayor in this year’s Yonkers Mayoral race today called upon the NYS Attorney General's Bureau of Public Integrity and the Westchester County Board of Elections to investigate illegal fundraising by Richard Martinelli, who is challenging Murtagh in the September Primary. The Martinelli campaign is running a $1,000 per ticket raffle next Tuesday, August …

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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

Assemblyman Spano: Lessons to be Learned from Casey Anthony Trial

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Assemblyman Mike Spano (D – Yonkers) yesterday said the trial of Casey Anthony should serve as a reminder of the importance of notifying law enforcement when a child is missing. “For most parents notifying law enforcement, as well as neighbors, when your child is missing is almost an immediate instinct,” Spano said. “The earlier law enforcement is aware of a …

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Mayor Amicone Vetoes Overtime Law Citing Legal Flaws

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Mayor Pledges to Work with City Council on Alternate Legislation YONKERS, NY – June 30, 2011 —  Yonkers Mayor Phil Amicone today vetoed the Overtime Reduction Law sent to him earlier this month by the City Council, saying it would have been indefensible in court against impending legal challenges from the city's unions. The mayor praised the Council for its …

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DiNapoli’s Bill Targeting Pension Abuse Passed by State Legislature

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ALBANY, NY — The New York State Legislature passed legislation Monday night, June 20, 2011,  to boost State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli’s ability to catch those who abuse the state pension system. The bill grants the Comptroller’s office access to State Department of Taxation and Finance's wage reporting system to identify New York State and Local Retirement System retirees working …

eHeziDiNapoli’s Bill Targeting Pension Abuse Passed by State Legislature