Yonkers City Council Republicans Reluctantly Support Settlement Of “Guardian” Litigation

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Settlement is Distasteful but the Right Financial Decision for the Taxpayers Speaking on behalf of the Republican Caucus of the Yonkers’ City Council, Minority Leader John Murtagh said tonight that the Caucus would be voting in favor of the settlement of the lawsuit brought against the City and Mayor Amicone and by “readers” of The Westchester Guardian, a local tabloid.

eHeziYonkers City Council Republicans Reluctantly Support Settlement Of “Guardian” Litigation

Folkerts Throws Support Behind Breen Candidacy

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YONKERS, NY – Mike Breen, Republican designee for Yonkers 5th city Council District send out an email notice today upon receiving the support of John Folkerts. Mr Breen writes, “I have always been fully confident in my abilities to represent all members of the 5th District on Yonkers City Council.  Today, I am thankful to have the support of John Folkerts, the city of Yonkers Conservative Party Former Chairman, as …

eHeziFolkerts Throws Support Behind Breen Candidacy

Calvi Announces Campaign Headquarters Grand Opening

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Carlo Calvi, Independence Party candidate for Mayor of Yonkers, is pleased to announce the grand opening of his campaign headquarters. The Grand Opening details are: Date:  Sunday, October 16, 2011 Time: 1:30pm EDT Place: 837D Midland Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10704 Calvi will summarize his 10-Point Mayoral Platform and his vision for improving Yonkers.  Refreshments will be served.  

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Call for the Building of a Ridge Hill Fire House By MICHAEL F. MEYER

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I am concerned with the failure of the City of Yonkers to build a firehouse that will serve the Ridge Hill area.  If a fire apparatus is needed now, it will be pulled from Fire Station #9 on Shonnard Place.  This firehouse protects two high schools, two middle schools, several elementary schools, a hospital, a children’s residence, several nursing homes …

eHeziCall for the Building of a Ridge Hill Fire House By MICHAEL F. MEYER

Michael Rotanelli’s Statement Over Moody’s Downgrade of Yonkers’ General Obligation Bonds

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"Moody’s report findings are the result of years and years of frivolous spending. There has been years of putting the burden on the taxpayer and piling up the debt. The focus of my campaign from the beginning has been the budgetary issues facing Yonkers. Without repairing the budget this City cannot move forward. Until there is strong independent leadership on …

eHeziMichael Rotanelli’s Statement Over Moody’s Downgrade of Yonkers’ General Obligation Bonds

Carlo Calvi Responds to Moody’s Investor Service Downgrade of Yonkers Bond Rating

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This bond downgrade is a serious sign of the brink of financial disaster at which the City stands. “I told you so”, as far back as 1998, when as a City Council Member, I warned of excessive and unnecessary borrowing, excessive spending in city departments, waste in both city and education budgets and  lavish union contracts along with grossly exaggerated …

eHeziCarlo Calvi Responds to Moody’s Investor Service Downgrade of Yonkers Bond Rating

Westchester Putnam Central Labor Body Endorses Christopher Johnson for Yonkers City Council

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YONKERS, NY — One day after winning the Democratic Primary for Yonkers City Council in the First District, Christopher Johnson picked up the endorsement of the Westchester Putnam Central Labor Body at their September delegate meeting.   The Westchester Putnam Central Labor Body represents thousands of working men and women throughout the region, many specifically located in Yonkers’ First District. 

eHeziWestchester Putnam Central Labor Body Endorses Christopher Johnson for Yonkers City Council

Murtagh Opens Campaign HQ

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YONKERS, NY – Democrats, Republicans, Conservatives and Independents from across Yonkers traveled to John Murtagh’s (pictured left) new Campaign Headquarters Saturday morning, as he kicked off the fall campaign to become the city’s next Mayor The standing-room-only crowd spilled out on the street at 649 McLean Avenue, as Murtagh told supporters, “This city belongs to the people, not the politicians,” adding, …

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County Executive Rob Astorino Endorses John Murtagh
for Yonkers Mayor

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YONKERS, NY — Calling him "the one, the only real conservative in the race," Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino today endorsed John Murtagh for Mayor of Yonkers. "John Murtagh is the kind of conservative reformer Yonkers needs," said Astorino, who made the endorsement with Murtagh present at 11:30 AM today at Cook Field on Cook Avenue in Yonkers.

eHeziCounty Executive Rob Astorino Endorses John Murtagh
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The Hezitorial: Reflection Over Time By HEZI ARIS

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Remembering those who died on September 11, 2001, demands our attention. Those who perished were named to remember their contribution to community then and the loss felt by their demise.  In reading their names, which rushed by in a blur, the ache we suffer by their absence is evident. The audacious terrorist action that extinguished those we loved, learned to …

eHeziThe Hezitorial: Reflection Over Time By HEZI ARIS