The Intent May Be There , But “Happy Holidays” Doesn’t Cut It
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YONKERS, NY — December 22, 2018 — Few months present the multicultural celebrations and opportunities that December does!  The holiday season evokes festivities celebrated by many people who reside in Westchester County. Somehow the generic “Happy Holidays” greetings did not impress my sensibilities; it felt distant, uninvolved, uncaring, ignorant, demeaning, lazy, and most derogatory and disrespectful of our colleagues, friends, …

eHeziThe Intent May Be There , But “Happy Holidays” Doesn’t Cut It
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Happy Islamic New Year – 1433 A.H.

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The Islamic New Year (رأس السنة الهجرية‎ Ras as-Sanah al-Hijriyah) is the day that marks the beginning of a new Islamic calendar year. Today is that day, Saturday, November 26, 2011. It is the day on which the year count is incremented. The first day of the year is observed on the first day of Muharram, the first month in …

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Statement from Governor Andrew Cuomo on Jewish New Year

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"As New Yorkers around the state gather with their families and friends to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, I extend my best wishes to them for a healthy and prosperous New Year. "Rosh Hashanah marks the beginning of the High Holy Days, a time for both reflection and celebration. As communities come together to rejoice in the New Year, we must also …

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Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins Says Pass the Pledge

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Senate Supports “Heroes of Reform;” Ask the Promise be Kept by Passing the Pledge. New Yorkers Asked to  Join the Call for Immediate Action on Mayor Koch’s New York Uprising Heroes of Reform Pledge Albany, NY, January 10, 2011 — On the first day of the State Senate session, Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (35th District – D/I/WF) and senators designated “Heroes …

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37 Probationary Police Officers to be Sworn in on January 7, 2011

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Yonkers, NY — On Friday January 7, 2011 at 11:00 a.m., the City of Yonkers Police Department will be swearing in 37 Probationary Police Officers at the Riverfront Library located at 1 Larkin Center, Yonkers, N.Y.  Mayor Philip Amicone (left) and Police Commissioner Edmund Hartnett (right) will be attending the ceremony.  These new Probationary Police Officers will be attending the Westchester County …

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New York Civic: You Are What You Know By Henry J. Stern

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Quest for Objectivity in Articles on Politics: Writer Seeks to Be Fair but Does Have Values. A writer or columnist, to be taken seriously, must be perceived as being without bias. This is very difficult to do, because everyone has some preconceived attitudes and opinions on both issues and people. Moreover, most writers have prior or current relationships with many of the …

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The Hezitorial: Autumnal Ploys in Yonkers to Continue Past the Winter Months BY Hezi Aris

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The blast of Arctic winds sent by our Canadian friends have lessened in their intensity so far this year. It is postulated by some that the flow of air known as the Westerlies would change course this year for possibly a few more years hence. While conjecture and speculation grip the mind on disparate levels and disciplines, there is certainty …

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