Call for the Building of a Ridge Hill Fire House By MICHAEL F. MEYER

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I am concerned with the failure of the City of Yonkers to build a firehouse that will serve the Ridge Hill area.  If a fire apparatus is needed now, it will be pulled from Fire Station #9 on Shonnard Place.  This firehouse protects two high schools, two middle schools, several elementary schools, a hospital, a children’s residence, several nursing homes …

eHeziCall for the Building of a Ridge Hill Fire House By MICHAEL F. MEYER

Murtagh’s Press Conference By Joan Gronowski

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"Yonkers Councilmember John Murtagh recently held a press conference to call for the Yonkers City Council to take a voluntary 5% salary cut, further boasting that he took a 10% cut in salary last year.   Although I cannot answer for my colleagues, I, myself, was not invited to this press event.  Moreover, Mr. Murtagh mentioned nothing of this concept to …

eHeziMurtagh’s Press Conference By Joan Gronowski

Deputy Mayor Regan Publicly Demeans Majority Leader McDow with a Vile Slur BY Hezi Aris

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It was last week when Deputy Mayor William Regan demeaned Majority Leader Patricia McDow at an open air dedication. Unconcerned or unaware that the microphones were “live,” attendees heard him say, "I hope that fat bitch washed herself!” Deputy Mayor Regan was referring to Majority Leader Patricia McDow who is known to have heard the comment. Interestingly, many in Yonkers …

eHeziDeputy Mayor Regan Publicly Demeans Majority Leader McDow with a Vile Slur BY Hezi Aris

Inspector General Schorr Report on Ongoing Oversight of Community Based Organizations

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Yonkers, NY, August 5, 2010 — This report (published August 4, 2010) is issued in response to City Council Resolution No. 52-2008, which directed the Inspector General to "develop an ongoing oversight program to monitor CBOs [Community Based Organizations] and other entities that receive grant funding from the City of Yonkers," and Resolution No. 94-2008, which directed the Inspector General …

eHeziInspector General Schorr Report on Ongoing Oversight of Community Based Organizations

Yonkers Police Department Blotter – July 20, 2010 BY DET. SGT. PATRICK McCORMACK

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YONKERS, NY, July 20, 2010 — On 07-19-10 two burglaries were reported in the 2nd Precinct at two different businesses located within 945 Yonkers Avenue.  An office manager at “R and A Process Serving” reported at 8:22 a.m., that unknown person(s) entered the business between 3:00 p.m. on 07-18-10 and 8:00 a.m. on 07-19-10.  It was unknown what items were …

eHeziYonkers Police Department Blotter – July 20, 2010 BY DET. SGT. PATRICK McCORMACK

Special Yonkers City Council Meeting for July 9, 2010 at 3:00 PM

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APPENDED 2210 hours: Comments by Yonkers City Council president Chuck Lesnick and Yonkers City Counil Minority Leader John Murtagh YONKERS, NY, July 8, 2010 — Attached is the Agenda and the call for a Special City Council Meeting to be held tomorrow, July 9, 2010 at 3 p.m.  Click to read the Yonkers City Council Special Agenda for July 9, …

eHeziSpecial Yonkers City Council Meeting for July 9, 2010 at 3:00 PM

Councilwoman Gronowski Questions City Council Bonding to Pay Parking Authority Settlement

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YONKERS, NY, July 6, 2010 — Yonkers Third District Councilmember Joan Gronowski is criticizing a plan that calls for the Yonkers City Council to bond an $800,000 settlement facing the Yonkers Parking Authority stemming from its 2001 seizure of property through Eminent Domain.   The property is a parking lot at 310 Saw Mill River Road.  According to Deputy Mayor …

eHeziCouncilwoman Gronowski Questions City Council Bonding to Pay Parking Authority Settlement