President Obama Announces Full Troop Withdrawal by End of 2011.

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The BBC report President Barack Obama has announced "all US troops will be pulled out of Iraq by the end of 2011 – nearly nine years after the invasion." For more details: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news>>>

eHeziPresident Obama Announces Full Troop Withdrawal by End of 2011.

Ed Koch Commentary We Have the Power. A Constitutional Amendment to Take Back Our Government By ED KOCH

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Money has taken over our political system in a way that is simply horrifying.  Special interest groups in particular corporations, unions, Wall Streeters and bankers dominate our politics.  They have devastated this country economically, yet they have gotten away with it because they choose and finance our candidates for low and high public office.  We complain but do nothing about …

eHeziEd Koch Commentary We Have the Power. A Constitutional Amendment to Take Back Our Government By ED KOCH

Horse Trader Chuck Lesnick Makes His Moves in Anticipation of Party Convention By Hezi Aris

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It never quite ceases to overwhelm my sensibilities when I hear what goes on in the political environment we find ourselves in locally in the City of Yonkers. I will admit that to this day I still walk about not ever imagining the tales unearthed and verified by a cadres of acid-tongued bloggers or by myself. The reality is stranger …

eHeziHorse Trader Chuck Lesnick Makes His Moves in Anticipation of Party Convention By Hezi Aris

Response to Mayor Amicone’s Landmarks Preservation Board Letter By Chuck Lesnick

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Yonkers, NY, March 23, 2011 — "Adaptive re-use of historic buildings is one of the best ways to stimulate economic development, help the environment and preserve the unique character of our cities. The land marking process with the Yonkers Landmarks Preservation Board ("LPB") is one of the best in the region, despite the efforts by the mayor to gut the …

eHeziResponse to Mayor Amicone’s Landmarks Preservation Board Letter By Chuck Lesnick

‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Repealed by President Obama’s SignatureBY Hezi Aris

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Washington, DC — December 22, 2010 — President Barack Obama today excised the tenets of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" from the conduct of America’s armed forces will for the first time permit gays and lesbians to serve openly.  Rescinding “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" has not assuaged all critics who charge implementation of the new standard may hamper combat readiness. To …

eHezi‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Repealed by President Obama’s SignatureBY Hezi Aris

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

Redlich Proposes Privatization of MTA

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Albany, NY, September 28, 2010 — Gubernatorial candidate Warren Redlich proposed that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority be privatized. The move would reduce operating costs dramatically, allowing for fare reductions and improved service. "The MTA chronically overspends and underperforms," Redlich said. "It's yet another example of government failure in New York State."

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Mayor Amicone Welcomes Paxos Grill & Café to Main Street Yonkers

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(L-R): Yonkers city Council President Chuck Lesnick, Yonkers City Democratic Committee Chairwoman Symra Brandon, Yonkers City Council Majority Leader Pat McDow, Yonkers Groundworks Executive Director Rick Magder, Yonkers Mayor Phil Amicone, Proprieters Lou & Rita Vlahopolous, Yonkers Downtown Waterfront Business Improvement District Executive Director Steve Sansone, NYS Senator Andrea Cousins, and V.Rev.Fr. Sylvester Berberis, from the Zoodohos Peghe Greek Orthodox …

eHeziMayor Amicone Welcomes Paxos Grill & Café to Main Street Yonkers

Current Commentary: A Redundant Choice, A Wasted Opportunity By Larry M. Elkin

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President Obama could have sent an exciting message to the business community last week by choosing, as his top economic guru, someone with a deep understanding of how the private sector works. Instead, Obama looked no further than his own inner circle to select Austan Goolsbee to chair the Council of Economic Advisers.

eHeziCurrent Commentary: A Redundant Choice, A Wasted Opportunity By Larry M. Elkin