The Hezitorial: The Catalyst Behind the Charter Revision Commission’s Referendum May Be an Impending Indictment of Mayor Amicone By Hezi Aris

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The rumor mill has been rife for over a month’s time. The “chatter” is insistent and has become louder and louder. It is also being kept under wraps. Calls and inquiry of Yonkers City Hall continue to go unanswered. Awaiting a response is tantamount to the absurdity described in Samuel Beckett’s “En attendant Godot", that is, “Waiting for Godot”. City …

eHeziThe Hezitorial: The Catalyst Behind the Charter Revision Commission’s Referendum May Be an Impending Indictment of Mayor Amicone By Hezi Aris

The Hezitorial: Quid Pro Quo Steals America’s Hopes and Dreams BY Hezi Aris

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There has always been more than one facet to every issue and to every concern. There is right, and there is wrong; there is benevolence; and there is vindictiveness; there is freedom, and there is imprisonment. Those were the principals upon which I was weaned. Without ever a waver I could detect in her as her child, my mother’s ability …

eHeziThe Hezitorial: Quid Pro Quo Steals America’s Hopes and Dreams BY Hezi Aris

The Hezitorial: Mayor Amicone Extinguishes Barbato’s and Murtagh’s Political Options BY Hezi Aris

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The many officially unnoticed meetings conducted by the Charter Revision Commission at the behest of Yonkers Mayor Amicone under the aegis of Chairman Julius Walls to formulate protocol for accession to Mayor of Yonkers were concluded on August 2, 2010. The catalyst that brought about Mayor Amicone’s request for a “revision” to accession to the mayoralty outside the standard Election …

eHeziThe Hezitorial: Mayor Amicone Extinguishes Barbato’s and Murtagh’s Political Options BY Hezi Aris

Yonkers Breaks Ground on Croton Heights Phase II

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 Nearly 150 New Affordable and Senior Housing Units Rise on Former Mulford Garden Site and Ashburton Avenue YONKERS, NY, July 20, 2010 — City of Yonkers celebrated the ceremonial groundbreaking of two significant housing developments at the former site of the historic Mulford Gardens Public Housing Complex and Ashburton Avenue approximately two weeks ago. Mayor Philip A. Amicone presided over the …

eHeziYonkers Breaks Ground on Croton Heights Phase II

Yonkers City Council Pass Mayor Amicone’s FY2010-2011 Budget BY HEZI ARIS

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 YONKERS, NY, July 15, 2010 — The Yonkers City Council met tonight is Special Session to vote on Mayor Amicone’s FY2010-2011 Budget. That was the star billing. What was anticipated would come after the opening expression of thought by those in attendance. But that part of the opening session began poorly and mushroomed into disgust and disappointment. Five of the …

eHeziYonkers City Council Pass Mayor Amicone’s FY2010-2011 Budget BY HEZI ARIS

Yonkers Firefighters Detail Cost Savings Offered and Rejected by Yonkers Mayor Amicone BY HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY, July 14, 2010 — The Yonkers Fire Department was saddled with the closing of fire house Station # 8, situated at 571 Warburton Avenue, the disbanding of Ladder Company 70, the relocation of Tower Ladder 75, and the layoff of 36 Firefighters. José Caraballo, president of the Yonkers Fire Fighters Local 628, IAFF, and Augie Nigro, president of …

eHeziYonkers Firefighters Detail Cost Savings Offered and Rejected by Yonkers Mayor Amicone BY HEZI ARIS