Governor Cuomo Designates Westchester County D.A. DiFiore to Joint Commission on Public Ethics

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ALBANY, NY and YONKERS, NY — December 13, 2011 — Governor Andrew Cuomo has designated Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore to chair the new Joint Commission on Public Ethics. The  commission will be entrusted to scrutinize New York State’s lobbying industry and their interaction with elected officials. By accepting this new role, DiFiore is saddled with the formidable challenges …

eHeziGovernor Cuomo Designates Westchester County D.A. DiFiore to Joint Commission on Public Ethics

Desk of the D.A.: Public Integrity Bureau By Janet DiFiore

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eHeziDesk of the D.A.: Public Integrity Bureau By Janet DiFiore

My Campaign Effort to Represent the 3rd Yonkers City Council District By MICHAEL F. MEYER

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My name is Michael Francis Meyer. I am a Republican candidate for the 3rd district Yonkers City Council seat. I have entered this race because I care about the city where I was raised and where I am raising my own children. Over the last eight years I have seen the quality of life deteriorate, property taxes skyrocket to fund …

eHeziMy Campaign Effort to Represent the 3rd Yonkers City Council District By MICHAEL F. MEYER

New York Civic: Donkey, Elephant Play Chicken By HENRY J. STERN

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Debt Ceiling Crisis Impends, But Catastrophe Is Unlikely Unless Sides Are Obstinate The impending national debt crisis, now anticipated for August 2, nineteen days from today, is not taken extremely seriously by many Americans because of their lack of trust in our government and skepticism over the statements, particularly threats, made by public officials. The risk, however, is more substantial …

eHeziNew York Civic: Donkey, Elephant Play Chicken By HENRY J. STERN

DiNapoli Proposes Pension Forfeiture Bill

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Calls for Severe Penalties for Abuse of Public Trust Public officials stand to lose pension benefits if they commit a felony related to the performance of their duties under a bill proposed today by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. DiNapoli’s bill also imposes a penalty up to twice the amount a public official benefitted from the commission of a crime …

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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

Letter to the Editor: Public Hearing Notice of Charter Revision Commission BY Alan Smith

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Sent: 10/11/2010 6:56:09 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time Subj: Letter to City Council President Chuck Lesnick  City Council President Chuck Lesnick City Hall Yonkers, New York 10701  Dear Mr. Lesnick,  I am totally shocked by the conclusions outlined by Mr. Schorr in his letter to the City Council regarding public notice by the Charter Revision Commission. 

eHeziLetter to the Editor: Public Hearing Notice of Charter Revision Commission BY Alan Smith

Eric Schoen’s Address to the Members of the Charter Revision Commission

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Archival photo of a past Yonkers Charter Revision Commission meeting. Yonkers, NY, August 17, 2010, — The following statement was presented on Monday, August 17, 2010, before the Board of Directors of the Charter Revision Commission by Eric Schoen as follows: "The proposal for succession to the office of mayor before you is a bad one and should not be …

eHeziEric Schoen’s Address to the Members of the Charter Revision Commission

Sanitation Workers Institute a City-wide Slowdown on Garbage Pick-up BY JOHN M. MURTAGH

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 As I am sure you have seen this week, it appears that the union representing our sanitation workers has decided to respond to necessary budget cuts with a work slow down and job action.  It is unfortunate that, as Yonkers struggles with a 90 million dollar budget shortfall, our municipal unions have consistently resisted helping the taxpayers and residents get …

eHeziSanitation Workers Institute a City-wide Slowdown on Garbage Pick-up BY JOHN M. MURTAGH