Special Meeting of the Yonkers City Council – December 28, 2011

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A Committee Of The Whole Meeting Will Be Held Prior To This Special Council Meeting At 5:30 P.M. We, The Undersigned Members Of The City Council, Pursuant To Rule 1.2 Of The City Council Rules, Do Hereby Call A Special Meeting Of The City Council, To Be Held On Wednesday, December 28, 2011 At 6:00 P.M. In The City Council …

eHeziSpecial Meeting of the Yonkers City Council – December 28, 2011

Yonkers City Council Republicans Reluctantly Support Settlement Of “Guardian” Litigation

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Settlement is Distasteful but the Right Financial Decision for the Taxpayers Speaking on behalf of the Republican Caucus of the Yonkers’ City Council, Minority Leader John Murtagh said tonight that the Caucus would be voting in favor of the settlement of the lawsuit brought against the City and Mayor Amicone and by “readers” of The Westchester Guardian, a local tabloid.

eHeziYonkers City Council Republicans Reluctantly Support Settlement Of “Guardian” Litigation

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

5th Council District Candidate Joe Crotty Calls On All Candidates to Swear Off Taxpayer Financed Cars

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“The Overtaxed Residents of Yonkers Need Tax Relief, Not to Give Their Elected Councilmember A Free Ride Around the City” YONKERS, NY  – Joe Crotty, Republican candidate for Yonkers’ 5th Council district stated today that he will refuse a taxpayer funded car if elected to the Yonkers City Council and has called on all candidates seeking election for that City …

eHezi5th Council District Candidate Joe Crotty Calls On All Candidates to Swear Off Taxpayer Financed Cars

Yonkers City Councilmen Larkin, Murtagh, and Shepherd Call for Shared Sacrifice

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Estimated Saving Near $40,000,000 YONKERS, NY — Yonkers City Council Republicans today proposed a “Fairness Plan” aimed at restoring many of the cuts proposed for the Yonkers School System while keeping taxes and spending low.The three point plan calls upon all city employees to contribute to balancing the budget by means of shared sacrifice. Specifically the plan calls for:

eHeziYonkers City Councilmen Larkin, Murtagh, and Shepherd Call for Shared Sacrifice

Scenario Proven Untrue By Hezi Aris

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The political gauntlet was cast today in order to cause the first bloodletting to satisfy conjecture regarding the thought of the “old political families trying to carve up the City of Yonkers.” The prospect is alleged to be proven and grounded upon an alleged incident in which former Yonkers City Council President and Yonkers mayoral candidate Richard Martinelli, former Yonkers …

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Exclusive: Bernice Spreckman to Step Down By Hezi Aris – UPDATE May 8, 2011

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YONKERS, NY — Yonkers Tribune’s cadre of acid-tongued bloggers have learned Bernice Spreckman, Westchester County Board Legislator representing the 14th District will step down after completing this her final term in office since 1995. She is expected to make her intentions known within days. Her prowess as an advocate are well respected throughout Westchester.

eHeziExclusive: Bernice Spreckman to Step Down By Hezi Aris – UPDATE May 8, 2011

Murtagh to Hold “Beer, Burgers and Budget” Dinner Friday, March 4th By Hezi Aris

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Yonkers, NY, March 2, 2011 — Yonkers City Council Minority Leader John Murtagh (R), is promoting a “beer, Burgers and Budget" dinner this Friday, March 4th. The catalyst behind this last minute event is in response to what Mr Murtagh claims was his being abrasively disinvited  from attending a Police Benevolent Association sponsored dinner scheduled that same evening. Mr Murtagh …

eHeziMurtagh to Hold “Beer, Burgers and Budget” Dinner Friday, March 4th By Hezi Aris