Westchester County Board of Legislators Approve Bankruptcy Court Settlement Containing Improved County Controls and Financial Terms in Management Contract with Standard Amusements

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WHITE PLAINS, NY —  April 13, 2021 —The Westchester County Board of Legislators, by a vote of 13-4, approved a bankruptcy court settlement with Standard Amusements regarding the management of Playland. The settlement was negotiated by Westchester County and Standard Amusements, terms of which were previously approved by the bankruptcy court. The agreement gives Westchester wCounty significantly improved terms compared …

TribuneWestchester County Board of Legislators Approve Bankruptcy Court Settlement Containing Improved County Controls and Financial Terms in Management Contract with Standard Amusements

Court Upholds FCC’s Changes to Media Ownership Rules
AMY HOWE

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WASHINGTON, DC — April 3, 2021 — The Supreme Court unanimously agreed on Thursday that the Federal Communications Commission could loosen restrictions on ownership of radio stations, television stations and newspapers. The justices rejected a challenge by public-interest and consumer-advocacy groups, which argued that the FCC had not adequately considered the effect that the changes would have on media ownership …

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AMY HOWE

American Rescue Plan is a Model for Leadership in the Coming Year
By ROB ABBOT

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CROTON, NY — April 1, 2021 — The American Rescue Plan, recently passed by the U.S. Congress and signed by President Biden, represents a massive investment to rebuild our economy and protect public health. The legislation, which builds on the CARES Act and two other bipartisan bills passed in 2020, shows that decisive action by our government can effectively respond …

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By ROB ABBOT

NYS Assemblyman Mike Lawler: Stop Playing Games; Distribute Renter and Landlord Relief Now!
By NYS Assemblyman MIKE LAWLER

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ALBANY, NY,  MARCH 31, 2021– Assemblyman Mike Lawler (R,C,I,SAM-Pearl River) joined his colleagues in the Senate and Assembly Minority Conferences today at a press conference urging state Democrats to take action and distribute $1.3 billion in federal aid to renters and landlords in need of assistance. Lawler, who is a member on the Housing committee, knows the importance of getting this …

TribuneNYS Assemblyman Mike Lawler: Stop Playing Games; Distribute Renter and Landlord Relief Now!
By NYS Assemblyman MIKE LAWLER

2021 Canyon 4WD AT4 Crew Cab
By JOHN and LAURIE WILES

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PINEHURST, NC — April 1, 2021 — The only disappointment I had in writing this article was the fact I couldn’t find a picture of the beautiful Cayenne Red Tintcoat 2021 GMC Canyon 4WD AT4 Crew Cab pick up truck we were driving. While it looks good in white above, it really looks good in Cayenne Red – trust me; …

John and Laurie Wiles2021 Canyon 4WD AT4 Crew Cab
By JOHN and LAURIE WILES

U.S.-Jordan Defense Pact Good for Israel, Stability in Mideast
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON

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AMMAN, JORDAN / JNS — March 26, 2021  — “The new agreement reflects Jordan’s increasing importance as a logistical and operative center in anticipation of further U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq and Syria at a time when the need for a U.S. military presence increases rather than decreases,” said Hillel Frisch.  The Jordanian government publicly acknowledged a new defense agreement …

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By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON

What Effect Has COVID-19 Had on Speeding, Accidents, and DUI Rates?

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — March 25, 2021 — The COVID-19 pandemic has been an unprecedented global health crisis, affecting the entire planet and changing life as we know it. The virus has claimed a huge number of lives across the world, as well as triggering the closure of entire countries, the halting of economies, and the development of strict new …

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Israeli Arabs Are the Big Winners in Israel’s Election
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — March 25, 2021 — With most of the votes counted and no decisive outcome as far as who the next Prime Minister will be, or if Israel will be headed to an unprecedented fifth national election in less than three years, one thing is clear, the big winners in Israel’s national election this week were Israeli Arabs.  …

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By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Justices Will Decide Whether to Reinstate Death Penalty for Boston Marathon Bomber

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WASHINGTON, DC — March 24, 2021 — Nearly eight years after two homemade bombs detonated near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring hundreds of others, the Supreme Court announced on Monday that it would review the case of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was sentenced to death for his role in the 2013 bombings. The U.S. …

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We Can’t Let Women Get Set Back For a Generation
By Lieutenant Governor of New York State KATHY HOCHUL

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ALBANY, NY — March 23, 2021 — Equal Pay Day marks the date in the calendar when women are finally able to catch up to what men earned the year before. It’s sad, but not surprising, that women in the US still earn far less than men, and the pandemic has only heightened the economic hardships for women. The fact …

TribuneWe Can’t Let Women Get Set Back For a Generation
By Lieutenant Governor of New York State KATHY HOCHUL