Yonkers Mayor Phil Amicone Issues Statement Responding to State Legislators’ Action on Restoration of School Budget Cuts

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 YONKERS, NY — July 14, 2010 — Yonkers, N.Y. (July 14, 2010) — The following is an official statement from Yonkers Mayor Phil Amicone regarding the announcement made today by state legislators about the promised restoration of $36.4 million in funding for the Yonkers Public Schools.

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Mayor Amicone’s ‘Friends and Family Network’ Need Not Comply with DWI Checkpoint BY HEZI ARIS

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 Yonkers, NY — July 3, 2010 — Earlier this week Yonkers Mayor Phil Amicone (left) conducted a meeting of his “Friends and Family Network’ at the bar at Tara’s on Midland Avenue. Coincidentally, the Yonkers Police Department(YPD) had initiated a “Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)” checkpoint in the vicinity of the bar.  Upon hearing of the YPD checkpoint, and recognizing that …

eHeziMayor Amicone’s ‘Friends and Family Network’ Need Not Comply with DWI Checkpoint BY HEZI ARIS

The Hezitorial: Yonkers Mayor Amicone Exacts Pain on Deficit-Slammed City BY HEZI ARIS

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 Yonkers, NY, Thursday, July 1st 2010 — Management devoid  of leadership skills, and lack of planning have exacerbated the plight of Yonkers, a city deserving more than a “good enough” concern for its well being from Mayor Amicone and his non-existent “team.  Under his direction, or lack thereof, they have squandered the city’s coffers for failed lawsuits, econonomic development schemes, …

eHeziThe Hezitorial: Yonkers Mayor Amicone Exacts Pain on Deficit-Slammed City BY HEZI ARIS

Mayor Amicone to Close Two Yonkers Fire Department Companies BY HEZI ARIS

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Yonkers, NY — June 28, 2010 —  "I just was at a meeting this morning regarding the budget crisis in the City of Yonkers” to discuss the impact the budget crisis “on the Yonkers Fire Department (YFD),” conveyed an acid-tongued blogger to the Yonkers Tribune. The telling found herein is a recapitulation by an attendee of that meeting whose name …

eHeziMayor Amicone to Close Two Yonkers Fire Department Companies BY HEZI ARIS

The Hezitorial: Yonkers City Hall Deceives City Agencies to Cover Up Mayor’s $800,000 Blunder BY HEZI ARIS

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Phil Amicone’s conduct as Deputy Mayor seemed stellar, or so the spin extolled. Mr. Amicone was sworn in as Deputy Mayor of Yonkers in January 1996. He became Mayor of the City of Yonkers (CoY)in January 2005. His alleged ineptitude as deputy mayor did not reveal itself until June 2010. His alleged ineptitude in 2001 has mushroomed into a ‭ …

eHeziThe Hezitorial: Yonkers City Hall Deceives City Agencies to Cover Up Mayor’s $800,000 Blunder BY HEZI ARIS

What We Need in the Office of Yonkers City Council President By Dennis Robertson

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It has become quite obvious that Yonkers needs an honest, decisive, experienced leader in the office of City Council President. Clearly we do not presently have such a person and after much discussion with Democratic party leaders it is apparent that they recognize this fact and are looking for a candidate that embodies those qualities. The person who exemplifies those …

eHeziWhat We Need in the Office of Yonkers City Council President By Dennis Robertson

Lessons Unlearned in the Past May Dismember Yonkers’ Future By Hezi Aris

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The blood sport that defines Yonkers politics is guaranteed not to disappoint. All within and without our border who know of the City of Hills, will chuckle with derision or thrust their hands as if expecting a helping hand from above. Until that day comes to be, let us examine the protagonists that profess to have a handle on acceding …

eHeziLessons Unlearned in the Past May Dismember Yonkers’ Future By Hezi Aris