Fighting the Abortion of Memorial Field’s New Life
By Mount Vernon MAYOR RICHARD THOMAS

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MOUNT VERNON, NY — June 9, 2018 — The road to road to Memorial Field’s rebirth has been met with forces who want an abortion over its new life. There is a line in the sand and on one side are the people of Mount Vernon who want Memorial Field back. On the other, are members of the City Council, who …

eHeziFighting the Abortion of Memorial Field’s New Life
By Mount Vernon MAYOR RICHARD THOMAS

Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas to Sue City Comptroller Deborah Reynolds for Failure to Act

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Mayor Seeks Enforcement of Court Order to Ensure Employee Health Benefits Planning Commissioner Chantelle Okarter   MOUNT VERNON, NY — May 5, 2018 —Repeated refusal by Mount Vernon’s Comptroller to pay employee health-care benefits is forcing Mayor Richard Thomas back to court to seek enforcement of a July 2017 injunction prohibiting interference by the Comptroller and City Council with the mayor’s …

eHeziMount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas to Sue City Comptroller Deborah Reynolds for Failure to Act

Mount Vernon: The Old vs New
By Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas

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  MOUNT VERNON, NY — April 18, 2018 — When I served on the Mount Vernon City Council, I got my first chance to see how our city’s government functioned and what I saw wasn’t pretty. I found systems that were old and outdated and a City Hall that operated as a patronage haven for many people, including rewarding those …

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By Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas

Redeeming Bad Loans; Protecting Taxpayers
By Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas

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    MOUNT VERNON, NY — April 18, 2018 — Two weeks ago the City of Mount Vernon and the Mount Vernon Urban Renewal Agency headed to federal court to protect the taxpayer. For years, investigators have been examining this agency which is funded in large part by federal grants. To my surprise, we recently discovered $6 million in bad …

eHeziRedeeming Bad Loans; Protecting Taxpayers
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Crime Rate in Mount Vernon Drops 32% Since 2011

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MOUNT VERNON, NY — February 5, 2018 — Mount Vernon was a safer place in 2017, according to the annual compilation of crime statistics by the city’s Police Department, which show overall crime is down a dramatic 32% since 2011 across seven major crime categories. Mayor Richard Thomas, joined by her, members of the department, and representatives of the New …

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Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas’ Statement on Attempted Budget Coup

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Thomas Administration Announces Budget Town Hall to Ensure Public is Fully Info   MOUNT VERNON, NY — November 18, 2017 — Yesterday, at a last-minute Board of Estimate and Contract meeting, outgoing Comptroller Maureen Walker attempted a fiscal coup and tried to sneak on the proposed 2018 budget for a vote without any prior notice to the public or to …

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Read The Westchester Guardian – June 2, 2011 Edition

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