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ANALYSIS: Yonkers’ Financial Woes Reveal Past, Present, and Future By HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY – The City of Yonkers (CoY) issued a financial report Thursday, April 5, 2012, in which the third largest city in New York State divulged a budget shortfall that was as little as an $89 million gap, or as great as $150 million, which, when extrapolated over a three-year time frame would amount to a shortfall of between …

eHeziANALYSIS: Yonkers’ Financial Woes Reveal Past, Present, and Future By HEZI ARIS

INVESTIGATION: A Convoluted Tale of Corruption and Alleged Theft in Yonkers By HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY – The outcry is unnerving. It can’t be.  Perhaps it is. You decide. In the transparent world claimed and espoused to have taken root within the function of government in the City of Yonkers under former Yonkers Mayor Phil Amicone, the Yonkers Tribune / The Westchester Guardian have today concluded the definition of transparency as it was defined …

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Former Yonkers Mayor Phil Amicone Turns Restauranteur; Allegedly Holds Financial Interest in Brio Tuscan Grill Yonkers in Ridge Hill Complex By HEZI ARIS

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  YONKERS, NY – Reliable sources have advised Yonkers Tribune that former Yonkers Mayor Phil Amicone has an interest in the Brio Tuscan Grill Restaurant that opened its doors on Monday, March 5, 2012, in Ridge Hill.  On behalf of Brio Tuscan Grille, the “in-crowd” among Yonkersites were invited to partake in either a free lunch or dinner on Monday, …

eHeziFormer Yonkers Mayor Phil Amicone Turns Restauranteur; Allegedly Holds Financial Interest in Brio Tuscan Grill Yonkers in Ridge Hill Complex By HEZI ARIS

Investigative Report: The Grinch Who Stole Thanksgiving 2011 is Alleged to Be Lorraine Lopez By HEZI ARIS

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  Lorraine Lopez (left) and former Mayor Phil Amicone (right) during a past Thanksgiving Day distribution drive.>>> YONKERS, NY – February 6, 2012 — Lorraine Lopez worked as the food drive coordinator at the Yonkers Office of Constituent Services. It was claimed that under her aegis and effort over 3,000 Thanksgiving meals were provided in 2010.  The financial stress felt …

eHeziInvestigative Report: The Grinch Who Stole Thanksgiving 2011 is Alleged to Be Lorraine Lopez By HEZI ARIS

Westchester On the Level with Narog and Aris – January 11, 2012 Program

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YONKERS, NY – January 11, 2012 — Richard Narog is on a foreign assignment; Hezi Aris is your host today. March 20, 2012 has been proclaimed by NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo to be the date of the Special Election for four vacant Assembly seats and one seat for Senator. Upon the accession of former Assemblyman Mike Spano to that of Yonkers …

eHeziWestchester On the Level with Narog and Aris – January 11, 2012 Program

Inspector General Schorr Issues Report Regarding Mrijaj Appointment to Yonkers Parking Authority

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Download YPA Executive Director Report The report noted above was undertaken at the behest of Yonkers Mayor-elect Mike Spano and a majority of Yonkers City Councilmembers in a letter dated December 13, 2011, which request, in part, Inspector General Dan Schorr "Initiate a review of the recent action of the Yonkers Parking Authority, wherein a four year contract was granted …

eHeziInspector General Schorr Issues Report Regarding Mrijaj Appointment to Yonkers Parking Authority

The Hezitorial: The Melancholic Tragedy of Phil Amicone’s Slash and Burn Exit Strategy By HEZI ARIS

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A foreboding and agitating discomfort and melancholy has reared its ugly head in the closing days of Yonkers Mayor Phil Amicone. The benevolence expected from one raised within our midst to fall short of the trust bequeathed upon him when he was afford the honor of serving Yonkersites from their most august office is a tragedy that has diminished him …

eHeziThe Hezitorial: The Melancholic Tragedy of Phil Amicone’s Slash and Burn Exit Strategy By HEZI ARIS

The Hezitorial: Political Psychology 101 By HEZI ARIS

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Yonkers Mayor Phil Amicone must have taken a course in Political Psychology 101. How else would he have become so adept at the finger-pointing antics by which we have become familiar judging his temperament. He became proficient at engaging others to do his bidding. He was superb in nurturing strife over inconsequence. The superficiality of those engaged in those pointless …

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Yonkers Police Commissioner Edmund Hartnett’s Letter of Resignation

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November 14, 2011 Dear Mayor Amicone,          At this time, I respectfully tender this letter of resignation from my position as Police Commissioner of the City of Yonkers; effective midnight on December 31, 2011.  It is my desire to have my last day as Police Commissioner coincide with your last day in office.  You hired me in Nov 2006; it …

eHeziYonkers Police Commissioner Edmund Hartnett’s Letter of Resignation