Hudson River Sunset Fundraiser Sail on Restored Turn-of-the-Century Schooner

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Sunset on the deck of the A.J. Meerwald Yonkers, NY — Enjoy a two-and-a-half-hour Hudson River sail on the A. J. Meerwald, a beautifully restored turn-of-the-century schooner and New Jersey’s official tall ship, Thursday, July 15, at 6:00 – 8:30 PM. Tickets are $50 per person and support the work of Beczak Environmental Education Center. There are limited spots available: …

eHeziHudson River Sunset Fundraiser Sail on Restored Turn-of-the-Century Schooner

New York Civic: MTA Minions Face Axe BY HENRY J. STERN

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 BREAKING NEWS: Just as we are about to publish, Crain's New York informs us that the MTA's budget deficit is $105 million greater than the agency had previously estimated. Real estate tax revenues based on property transfers were far short of expectations for the first six months of 2010. This will further stress the financially beleaguered agency, which this Sunday …

eHeziNew York Civic: MTA Minions Face Axe BY HENRY J. STERN

Senate Passes Small Business Energy Assistance & Advocacy Services Program

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Image via Wikipedia June 23, 2010, Albany, NY — Legislation to reduce energy costs on small businesses in New York State, introduced by Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins, passed unanimously in the Senate. The bill is part of a legislative package that will significantly reduce the costs of energy for homeowners and businesses statewide, putting money back into the pockets of families …

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Paladino: Layoffs now!

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 NYS Gubernatorial Candidate Paladino says Paterson "Sticking to a foolish deal." June 22, 2010, Buffalo, NY — Carl Paladino (pictured), a Buffalo businessman and Republican candidate for Governor of New York, called upon Governor David Paterson to drop an unenforceable agreement with the state's employee unions and layoff state workers hired while the private sector shed jobs.

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Latimer Backs New Retirement Plan Reform

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June 22, 2010, Albany, NY —  A groundbreaking plan to dramatically reduce the costs and benefits of the New York State pension system has been crafted by Republican Assemblyman Mike Fitzpatrick (R-Suffolk, 7th A.D.) — and the Fitzpatrick Plan has just received strong support from Democratic Assemblyman George Latimer (pictured) of Westchester's Sound Shore (91st A.D.). The new pension plan …

eHeziLatimer Backs New Retirement Plan Reform

MAS Supports Grand Concourse Historic District in The Bronx

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 June 22, 2010, New York, NY –The Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS) testifies today before the Landmarks Preservation Commission to support a proposed Grand Concourse Historic District in The Bronx. This statement from MAS President Vin Cipolla is based on remarks to the Commission.

eHeziMAS Supports Grand Concourse Historic District in The Bronx

Excelsior Job Creation Program to Supplant Empire Zone Program

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Image via Wikipedia June 21, 2010, Albany, NY — The New York State Senate passed legislation creating the Excelsior Jobs Program, a targeted economic development initiative that create jobs, attracts new businesses and encourages investment.

eHeziExcelsior Job Creation Program to Supplant Empire Zone Program

Paladino and Stewart-Cousins On the Level on WVOX-1460 AM

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New Rochelle, NY — New York State Gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladin is Richard Narog and Hezi Aris’ guest Tuesday, June 22nd, on the On the Level radio show heard on WVOX-1460 AM on your radio dial and worldwide on www.WVOX.com, from 10:00 through 11:00 am. at a quarter to the hour New York State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins will speak to …

eHeziPaladino and Stewart-Cousins On the Level on WVOX-1460 AM

U.S. Files Voting Rights Lawsuit Against the Village of Port Chester, New York

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NEW YORK, NY — Michael J. Garcia, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Wan J. Kim, Assistant Attorney General of the United States Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, announced that the United States has filed a voting rights lawsuit in White Plains federal court today against the Village of Port Chester, New York, …

eHeziU.S. Files Voting Rights Lawsuit Against the Village of Port Chester, New York