Makeshift Legal and Political Scaffolding of SFC Project Robs Yonkers its Future Success by Hezi Aris

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The legal and political wrangling has taken four years to define and construct. Its structure, originally the vision of Yonkers Mayor Phil Amicone, languished in thought for years.Before evaporating into a mirage, a triumvirate of developers were courted into our realm, enticed with the promise of Yonkers' booty and treasure. They would come to relish the vision; they would extrapolate …

eHeziMakeshift Legal and Political Scaffolding of SFC Project Robs Yonkers its Future Success by Hezi Aris

Cappelli: “…It is Unclear if the Project Can Proceed” By Hezi Aris

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Heavy moving equipment litter the prophesized $1 billion resort set to rise above the Concord hotel in Kiamesha Lake , in the Catskills, but the steel girders and concrete frames of a new racino and hotel complex is situated under a tarp, covering an incomplete foundation . The ruling by Supreme Court Judge Burton Ledina on behalf of the Department …

eHeziCappelli: “…It is Unclear if the Project Can Proceed” By Hezi Aris

The Times They Are a Changin’ By Hezi Aris

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 The Yonkers City Council Real Estate Committee Meeting came to order before a an interested crowd of citizens, lawyers representing one concern or another, various City Hall officials and the entire City Councilmembership, but for Councilman John Murtagh who was introducing Jim Castro-Blanco at his first fundraiser at Dunwoodie Golf Course. There was a sense of foreboding about the evening. …

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What is the Common Denominator in the Evolving Economic Development Scene in Yonkers? By Hezi Aris

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The financial markets have collapsed nationwide. Its impact was exacted upon Yonkers Mayor Phil Amicone in his telling of the financial crisis. Mr Amicone gave a PowerPoint presentation to the Yonkers City Council Membership in Executive Session. Excluded from attending the Executive Session that took place in the Mayor’s Conference Room on Tuesday, April 7, 2009, it is understood that …

eHeziWhat is the Common Denominator in the Evolving Economic Development Scene in Yonkers? By Hezi Aris

The Flight from Chicken Island to Fantasy Island By Vox Populi

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This Chicken Island Project is about to resemble Fantasy Island. You know, “dee plane, dee plane,” except this time it will be “dee stadium, dee stadium.” This unfortunately is the culmination of six years of inexperienced management under the occupation of the Mayor’s office by Phil Amicone.

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Land Disposition Agreement on Real Estate Committee Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, April 7, 2009

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Yonkers, NY — A Real Estate Committee Meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, April 7, 2009 at 5:30 PM in the Council Chambers, , 4th Floor, Yonkers City Hall. The following items will be on the Agenda:

eHeziLand Disposition Agreement on Real Estate Committee Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, April 7, 2009