NYS Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins Fulfills Ice Bucket Challenge with Help from Yonkersite Pat Quinn, Co-creator of ALS Fundraising Challenge

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YONKERS, NY – August 22, 2014 – New York State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins of Yonkers, the Democratic Conference Leader, accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge that Senator Dean Skelos nominated her for. She had help fulfilling the challenge today, August 22nd, from Yonkers-native 31-year-old Pat Quinn, who was diagnosed with ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, a year ago, and …

eHeziNYS Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins Fulfills Ice Bucket Challenge with Help from Yonkersite Pat Quinn, Co-creator of ALS Fundraising Challenge

King, McLaughlin, and Dr. Cohen on Westchester On the Level with Narog and Aris

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On Thursday, April 26th, we open the 10 a.m. hour with investigative reporter Nancy King for The Westchester Guardian  and Randolph McLaughlin, Esq., legal counsel representing the family of the now deceased U.S. Marine Kenneth Chamberlain, Sr, who was taunted by racial epithets by one White Plains Police Officer (Steven Hart) and thereafter shot to death by another White Plains …

eHeziKing, McLaughlin, and Dr. Cohen on Westchester On the Level with Narog and Aris

The Hezitorial: Anticipated Results Over Nick Spano May Evaporate By HEZI ARIS

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    Download Spano-020812-Plea Agreement It was late Thursday, February 9 when the Yonkers Tribune / The Westchester Guardian would come to learn of a lawsuit in which the United States of America v. Nicholas A. Spano would charge the former New York State Senator with tax evasion. The complaint was read to him Friday morning, February 10, upon his …

eHeziThe Hezitorial: Anticipated Results Over Nick Spano May Evaporate By HEZI ARIS

Lesnick Suggests Redistricting Task Force Keep Yonkers’ Senate District Undivided

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Risk of Losing Influence and State Aid if Plan Goes Through YONKERS, NY –  January 31, 2012 —  Yonkers City Council President Chuck Lesnick today testified before the Legislative Task Force on Demographic Research and Reapportionment at The Bronx Museum of the Arts and voiced his concern and the city’s need to keep the state’s senate district representing Yonkers undivided. …

eHeziLesnick Suggests Redistricting Task Force Keep Yonkers’ Senate District Undivided

The Albany Correspondent: Senate Democratic Leader John L. Sampson Weighs in on Republican Proposed District Lines By CARLOS GONZALEZ

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  ALBANY, NY – January 26, 2012 — The New York State Legislative Task Force on Demographic Research and Reapportionment released it's proposed lines for the New York State Senate and Assembly today. Please review the proposed maps here: http://www.latfor.state.ny.us/maps/?sec=prop2012a

eHeziThe Albany Correspondent: Senate Democratic Leader John L. Sampson Weighs in on Republican Proposed District Lines By CARLOS GONZALEZ

The Albany Correspondent: Oppenheimer Will Not Seek Re-election By CARLOS GONZALEZ

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ALBANY, NY – January 12, 2012 — I had an interview with State Senator Suzi Oppenheimer (D-Mamaroneck) during the end of the legislative session last year.  Something didn't seem right with the senator especially when I had questioned her on her real interest in running again for the seat.   After discussions with the editorial team of The Westchester Guardian, …

eHeziThe Albany Correspondent: Oppenheimer Will Not Seek Re-election By CARLOS GONZALEZ

Senate Passes MTA Payroll Tax Repeal and Forensic Audit of MTA Finances

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Statements from Senator Stewart-Cousins in Support ALBANY, NY — The New York State Senate passed legislation last night to repeal the MTA Payroll Tax. The bill redirects four existing revenue streams into the MTA’s operating budget to mitigate the short term financial impact of the payroll tax repeal. It does not raise or create any new taxes or fees. Senator Andrea …

eHeziSenate Passes MTA Payroll Tax Repeal and Forensic Audit of MTA Finances

State Senate Passes Klein’s Bill to Protect Domestic Violence Victims

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ALBANY, NY – Important legislation by Senator Jeffrey D. Klein, (D-Bronx/ Westchester), that would protect victims of domestic violence from their abusers was passed unanimously today by the State Senate. The measure, (S.1031B), requires insurance companies to give domestic violence victims the option of registering an alternative address, phone number, or any other contact information needed to receive bills and …

eHeziState Senate Passes Klein’s Bill to Protect Domestic Violence Victims

Council President Lesnick Introduces Resolution to Repeal State Mandates Before Legislature Approves Property Tax Cap

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Lesnick Calls for State to Make Fiscal Changes to Prevent City Layoffs and Service Cuts  Yonkers, NY, March 2, 2011 — Returning to Yonkers from the NYS Assembly Hearings on the proposed Property Tax Cap, Yonkers City Council President Chuck Lesnick yesterday introduced a resolution before the City Council that would have the State of New York repeal its mandates …

eHeziCouncil President Lesnick Introduces Resolution to Repeal State Mandates Before Legislature Approves Property Tax Cap