The Primary Election for New York State Senator to Represent District 35 Between Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Virginia Perez Marginalizes the Residents By Neither Candidate Endorsing Governor Andrew Cuomo for Re-election
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The Hezitorial Regarding Senate District 35 YONKERS, NY —August 16, 2018 — The battle for supremacy in New York State Senate District 35 is underway. Present 12-year incumbent NYS Senate Democratic Conference Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins faces a credible challenge from Westchester County Board Legislator Virginia Perez for supremacy by winning this contest. The process relegates the City of Yonkers and …

eHeziThe Primary Election for New York State Senator to Represent District 35 Between Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Virginia Perez Marginalizes the Residents By Neither Candidate Endorsing Governor Andrew Cuomo for Re-election
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The Failed Scrutiny of Mayor Mike Spano’s FY2019-2019 Budget – Part 1
By HEZI ARIS

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The Hezitorial Series on Outcome, Planning, and Vision The Yonkers City Council’s recent introspection into the onerous budget deficit proved to be as conjectured over prior months. Mayor Mike Spano’s FY2018-2019 Proposed Budget was a blueprint that threatened dismissal of over 400 employees. Mayor Spano’s projected shortfall was a ploy on many levels. It intended to cajole a “one-shot” infusion …

eHeziThe Failed Scrutiny of Mayor Mike Spano’s FY2019-2019 Budget – Part 1
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Yonkers Police Benevolent Association Requires New Leadership
By HEZI ARIS

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Business as Usual Revealed by Yonkers Fiscal Mismanagement During Budget Hearings The Blue Truth Hezitorial YONKERS, NY — June 22, 2018 — Yonkers FY2018-2019 Budget crisis reveals that governance in the City of Yonkers has not evolved in attitude or demeanor, continuing to fail itself and those of the people it is supposedly intended to serve. Instead of number crunching …

eHeziYonkers Police Benevolent Association Requires New Leadership
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Silence Continues to Deflect Yonkersites’ Ability From Learning of Yonkers City Hall’s Non-Existent Amended Budget and All It Entails
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The Smoke & Mirrors Hezitorial Yonkers Special City Council Meeting Convened to Vote Today on Sending Albany an Unexplained Home Rule Message Yonkers City Hall Continues to Hire “Family and Friends” Before a Balanced Budget Has Been Adopted Yonkers City Hall Desperate to Get Give Backs from Unions But Some Union Officials Claim that Issue Was Not Brought Up by …

eHeziSilence Continues to Deflect Yonkersites’ Ability From Learning of Yonkers City Hall’s Non-Existent Amended Budget and All It Entails
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Mayor Mike Spano Deceitfully Defers to Governor Cuomo’s Demand He Endorse Candidacy of Assemblymember Shelley Mayor Over Julie Killian for NYS Senate District 37
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The Political Hezitorial Mayor Spano to Focus Energy in Support of Julie Killian Instead     YONKERS, NY — April 1, 2018 — It was over six years ago when then New York State Assemblyman Mike Spano contemplated running for Mayor of the City of Yonkers. And one of the most important decisions he made was to change his party …

eHeziMayor Mike Spano Deceitfully Defers to Governor Cuomo’s Demand He Endorse Candidacy of Assemblymember Shelley Mayor Over Julie Killian for NYS Senate District 37
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Yonkers Fire Fighters – I.A.F.F. – Local 628 Presented a Donation of $10,000 to The Afya Foundation in Relief Efforts to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

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YONKERS, NY — December 9, 2017 — The International Association of Fire Fighters – Yonkers Firefighters Union Local 628, have been instrumental in Afya’s relief efforts to and on the islands. In the weeks following Hurricanes Maria and Irma, they purchased urgently needed supplies such as Ensure and Pedialyte, among others. The supplies, delivered to Afya’s warehouse, were presented in …

eHeziYonkers Fire Fighters – I.A.F.F. – Local 628 Presented a Donation of $10,000 to The Afya Foundation in Relief Efforts to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

Statement from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on the Conviction of Ahmad Khan Rahimi

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NEW YORK, NY — October 16, 2017 — “In the wake of the horrific bombing in Chelsea, New Yorkers showed their true character and demonstrated unparalleled bravery and resolve. The remarkable work of first responders and state, local and federal authorities saved lives. These attacks are meant to instill terror in New Yorkers, but time and time again, we have …

eHeziStatement from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on the Conviction of Ahmad Khan Rahimi

New York Stands by Its Union Workers, Despite Federal Government’s Shifting Policies
By GOV. ANDREW CUOMO

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Today as the federal government continues its efforts to compromise and undermine the rights of union workers, New York is doubling down on its commitment to protect them. Since January, this new administration and new Congress have taken measures against organized labor, reversing decades-old policies that have benefitted millions of workers and our national economy as a whole. In New …

eHeziNew York Stands by Its Union Workers, Despite Federal Government’s Shifting Policies
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Governor Cuomo Directs One World Trade Center to Be Lit the Colors of the Spanish Flag to Honor Victims of Barcelona Attack

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  NEW YORK, NY — August 17, 2017 — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo directed that the lights of One World Trade Center’s 408-foot spire be lit in red and yellow this evening, August 17, in solidarity with the people of Spain following the apparent terrorist attack in Barcelona. “On behalf of all New Yorkers, my heart goes out to the …

eHeziGovernor Cuomo Directs One World Trade Center to Be Lit the Colors of the Spanish Flag to Honor Victims of Barcelona Attack

New York Has No Place for Charlottesville-Style Hate
By Governor ANDREW CUOMO

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NEW YORK, NY — August 17, 2017 — The New York Daily News today published an op-ed by Governor Cuomo about the hate and violence that has emerged in the wake of the events that unfolded in Charlottesville last weekend. The text of that op-ed is replicated below. In the wake of the hateful language used and violence perpetrated by …

eHeziNew York Has No Place for Charlottesville-Style Hate
By Governor ANDREW CUOMO