Former Eliot Engel Aide Tyrae Woodsen-Samuels Declares: “These Are Times That Challenge Us All to Do More, To Take Action”

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MOUNT VERNON, NY — August 22, 2020 —  On the night that the national Democratic Party sent the Biden-Harris ticket out to take on Trump and his bigotry, Mount Vernon Democrats nominated 27-year-old Tyrae Woodson-Samuels as the next Westchester County Legislator, signaling a strong investment in the next generation of Democratic leadership. “I want to thank the Mount Vernon Democratic …

TribuneFormer Eliot Engel Aide Tyrae Woodsen-Samuels Declares: “These Are Times That Challenge Us All to Do More, To Take Action”

Mount Vernon Deputy City Clerk Lauren Carter Dismissed Without Any Vote Ever Being Cast by the City Council as Required by the City Charter
By HEZI ARIS

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We suffered a glitch. This article was posted on February 8th, the addendum to this article is posted in another article which has an addendum and update to this one. Find the other with comments by readers by way of this hyperlink… sorry for the confusion. — Kindly, Hezi Mount Vernon Deputy City Clerk Lauren Carter Dismissed Without Any Vote …

eHeziMount Vernon Deputy City Clerk Lauren Carter Dismissed Without Any Vote Ever Being Cast by the City Council as Required by the City Charter
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Mount Vernon Deputy City Clerk Lauren Carter Dismissed Without Any Vote Ever Being Cast by the City Council as Required by the City Charter
By HEZI ARIS

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U P D A T E  of  F E B R U A R Y  9, 2020 FEBRUARY 9, 2020 — Yonkers Tribune / Mount Vernon Tribune has learned through reliable sources that Mount Vernon City Council President Lisa Copeland, pressured by an online petition circulating, as noted in yesterday’s telling, herein / below, was compelled to convene the City …

eHeziMount Vernon Deputy City Clerk Lauren Carter Dismissed Without Any Vote Ever Being Cast by the City Council as Required by the City Charter
By HEZI ARIS

Mount Vernon City Council President André Wallace Letter to Mayor Richard Thomas

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ANDRÉ WALLACE CITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT CITY COUNCIL ONE ROOSEVELT SQUARE, ROOM 104 MOUNT VERNON, NY 10550 (914) 665-2352 · FAX (914) 668-6044 www.cmvny.com   May 22, 2019   CITY COUNCIL ONE ROOSEVELT SQUARE, ROOM 104 MOUNT VERNON, NY 10550   Re: “Special” City Council Meeting – Bank Account Allegations   Dear Mayor Thomas: We write in response to your letter …

eHeziMount Vernon City Council President André Wallace Letter to Mayor Richard Thomas

Latest Kiley Group Poll Reveals Mount Vernonites Fully Engaged In Sharing Their Views and Perspectives on The City of Mount Vernon
By HEZI ARIS

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E X C L U S I V E MOUNT VERNON, NY — April 14, 2019 — The Tom Kiley Group, Veteran Democratic Pollster, continue to gain greater insight into Mount Vernonites’ views and perspectives on various issues. The poll defined herein was tabulated between March 27th and April 11th, 2019,  from among 747 Democrats. The results are recognized to …

eHeziLatest Kiley Group Poll Reveals Mount Vernonites Fully Engaged In Sharing Their Views and Perspectives on The City of Mount Vernon
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City Council Vote Exacerbates Mount Vernon’s Problem
By DERICKSON K. LAWRENCE

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MOUNT VERNON, NY — February 28, 2019 — The Mount Vernon City Council vote of February 27, 2019, overriding Mayor Thomas’ veto, does not fix the problem, it exacerbates it. Here’s why. Even under the duress of time — the rationale given to override the veto — the vote is a highly irresponsible decision by our elected leaders, especially at …

eHeziCity Council Vote Exacerbates Mount Vernon’s Problem
By DERICKSON K. LAWRENCE

The Mount Vernon Sewer Crisis Explained
By Mount Vernon Mayor RICHARD THOMAS

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MOUNT VERNON, NY — July 9, 2018 — Bringing Mount Vernon’s sewers into federal compliance comes down to seven words. (Warning: they are all F-words, but they are not dirty.) Forward: Please join me at this Wednesday’s City Council meeting in City Hall at 7 p.m. Our environmental attorneys and representatives from the federal government have been invited to lay …

eHeziThe Mount Vernon Sewer Crisis Explained
By Mount Vernon Mayor RICHARD THOMAS

Mount Vernon Facing Crippling Fines for Longstanding Failure to Upgrade Sewer System
By Mount Vernon MAYOR RICHARD THOMAS

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Mayor Urges Prompt Action by Council and Comptroller to Fund the Necessary Upgrades MOUNT VERNON, NY — June 30, 2018 — To stave off crippling fines and tax hikes, Mayor Richard Thomas has asked the Comptroller and City Council to approve the funding – a net cost of $122,000 for taxpayers – for the jobs and equipment needed to bring Mount …

eHeziMount Vernon Facing Crippling Fines for Longstanding Failure to Upgrade Sewer System
By Mount Vernon MAYOR RICHARD THOMAS

Right v. Wrong
By Mount Vernon MAYOR RICHARD THOMAS

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Dear Mount Vernon Friends and Family… MOUNT VERNON, NY — June 30, 2018 — I write to you this morning (press notice arrived yesterday, June 29, 2018) because Mount Vernon needs your voice. My administration has partnered with grassroots and Blue-Chip organizations, obtained millions in grants, and aggressively sought to implement tax saving solutions; however, other branches of local government …

eHeziRight v. Wrong
By Mount Vernon MAYOR RICHARD THOMAS

Ethics in the City of Mount Vernon
By HEZI ARIS

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One of society’s biggest problems is the existence of double standards. With all the focus on ethics in Mount Vernon, I thought it appropriate to review the integrity of other campaign filings to see if they would come up with questionable ethical concerns. For starters, I looked at former Mayor Ernest Davis’ and City Council President Lisa Copeland’s recent submissions …

eHeziEthics in the City of Mount Vernon
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