RETROSPECTIVE: Symbol of Bigotry Used to Tie a Noose Around the Neck of a Mount Vernon Firefighter and Department By HEZI ARIS

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The dreaded noose that was hung from the tallest trees in the most vile historical pages of American lore have not abated. The festering pain of its being discovered in the locker of a Mount Vernon Firefighter on April 8, 2012, allegedly placed there by fellow Mount Vernon Firefighter Henry George Thomas as a practical joke has been allowed to …

eHeziRETROSPECTIVE: Symbol of Bigotry Used to Tie a Noose Around the Neck of a Mount Vernon Firefighter and Department By HEZI ARIS

10-13 Fundraiser for Sgt. Edward DiCaprio By Lt. THOMAS PHELAN

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A friend and co-worker of mine has been diagnosed with cancer.  I, along with other members of the Yonkers Police Department have planned a benefit for him.  His name is Sergeant Edward DiCaprio. Eddie has been a member of the police department for over 21 years.  He is a single father of three.  The benefit will help him with the …

eHezi10-13 Fundraiser for Sgt. Edward DiCaprio By Lt. THOMAS PHELAN

Yonkers Mayor-elect Mike Spano Appoints First Deputy Chief Gardner to Police Commissioner By HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY — The august chambers of the Yonkers City Council was chosen to be the venue within which Yonkers Mayor-elect Mike Spano would make public his appointment of First Deputy Chief Charles Gardner to that of Police Commissioner. Spano said, Chuck Gardner will be an outstanding Police Commissioner for the City of Yonkers (CoY). He started as a Police …

eHeziYonkers Mayor-elect Mike Spano Appoints First Deputy Chief Gardner to Police Commissioner By HEZI ARIS

From the Desk of Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore: Skimming

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As Westchester County’s chief law enforcement officer, I want to share with you my concern about an emerging trend here in our county and across the country known as “skimming.” This form of electronic theft involves the planting of illegal card reading devices and hidden cameras in and around ATMs to capture account information and PINs from unsuspecting customers. Bank …

eHeziFrom the Desk of Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore: Skimming

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

Bogus “Official Police Business, Yonkers Police” Parking Tag By HEZI ARIS

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The Yonkers Tribune has been able to find an allegedly bogus “Official Police Business, Yonkers Police” parking tag. It is known to offer protection for those who must avoid parking tickets, especially in light of the tyranny of alternate side of the street regulations for the rest of the population despite their need of a respite from the Parking Violations …

eHeziBogus “Official Police Business, Yonkers Police” Parking Tag By HEZI ARIS

Ed Koch Commentary 1,163: Some of Those Making the Laws Are Corrupt, And Some of Those Enforcing the Laws Are Corrupt By ED KOCH

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What this country needs is a Congress and a President who will investigate the corruption that Americans feel is rampant. The Occupy Wall Street crew, unfocused and inarticulate, unwashed and motley, nevertheless has captured support because of the uneasiness of Americans, conservative and liberal, that our lawmakers at every level of government have been compromised, if not purchased and that …

eHeziEd Koch Commentary 1,163: Some of Those Making the Laws Are Corrupt, And Some of Those Enforcing the Laws Are Corrupt By ED KOCH

YPD Sponsors a Citizens Police Academy By Lt. Richard R. Ruyack Jr.

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YONKERS, NY — The Yonkers Police Department will be sponsoring a Citizens Police Academy beginning June 22nd, 2011 and concluding September 12, 2011. The 12 week program will meet on Wednesday nights from 6:30 to 9:30 PM. Citizens Police Academies are effective in improving police – community relations and provide participants valuable insight into the comprehensive training that police officers …

eHeziYPD Sponsors a Citizens Police Academy By Lt. Richard R. Ruyack Jr.

Yonkers Residents Must Follow the Budget Process By Keith Olson

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Recently Gov. Andrew Cuomo released his executive budget for New York State for the fiscal year 2011-12. This is a reminder that City of Yonkers Mayor Philip Amicone and his staff have likely begun working on the City of Yonkers budget for the upcoming fiscal year as well. As a lifelong resident of Yonkers and a 22 year member of …

eHeziYonkers Residents Must Follow the Budget Process By Keith Olson

Yonkers In Search of Police Commissioner

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One of Yonkers Tribune's acid -tongued bloggers advised that the City of Yonkers is in search of a Police Commissioner to replace YPD Commissioned Edmund Hartnett (pictured). True to form, they are correct. Here is the information: Police Commissioner-Job Opening Salary/Pay Rate: $161,132.

eHeziYonkers In Search of Police Commissioner