Fleetwood Neighborhood Association Welcomes Mount Vernon Police Commissioner Harris to Discuss the Pedestrian Safety Grant – Thursday, October 25, 2018 @ 7pm

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Police Commissioner Shawn Harris - October 25, 2018 @ 7pm at Riverside Memorial Chapel.
eHeziFleetwood Neighborhood Association Welcomes Mount Vernon Police Commissioner Harris to Discuss the Pedestrian Safety Grant – Thursday, October 25, 2018 @ 7pm

Mount Vernon Sues its Own Comptroller to Pay $1 Million Owed to Vendors

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Unpaid Bills by Comptroller Reynolds Grows Almost 10-Fold Putting City at Risk Environmental Cleanup Stalled; DPW Trucks Repossessed MOUNT VERNON, NY — September 25, 2018 — Attorneys for the Mayor of the City of Mount Vernon have gone to court to force Comptroller Deborah Reynolds to pay more than $1 million owed to vendors who do business with the city. …

eHeziMount Vernon Sues its Own Comptroller to Pay $1 Million Owed to Vendors

Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas’ Statement With Respect to Memorial Field

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MOUNT VERNON, NY — July 10, 2018 – Today, Mayor Richard Thomas released the following statement on Memorial Field. “We are fighting to fix Memorial Field and the good thing is everybody is interested in it. We have to remove and address what was illegally dumped there. That’s the issue at hand; there’s nothing more, nothing less. Illegal debris was …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Engel Announces $4,634,599 for Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center Network

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WASHINGTON, DC — June 13, 2018 — Congressman Eliot Engel today announced the Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center Network has been awarded a $4,634,599 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The funding will help the Network provide critical care to individuals in Mount Vernon, Yonkers, Greenburgh and the surrounding areas. “On behalf of the patients and …

eHeziEngel Announces $4,634,599 for Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center Network

Ethics in the City of Mount Vernon
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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 …

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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 …

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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