Air Quality Health Advisory issued for New York City Metropolitan Area, Westchester County, and Long Island

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In Effect for Sunday, July 5, 2020  ALBANY, NY — July 5, 2020 — York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos and State Department of Health (DOH) Commissioner Howard Zucker, M.D., J.D. issued an Air Quality Health Advisory for the areas of Long Island and New York City Metro for Sunday, July 5, 2020. The pollutant of …

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The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro
By FREDERICK DOUGLASS

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A speech given at Rochester, New York, July 5, 1852 Mr. President, Friends and Fellow Citizens: He who could address this audience without a quailing sensation, has stronger nerves than I have. I do not remember ever to have appeared as a speaker before any assembly more shrinkingly, nor with greater distrust of my ability, than I do this day. …

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By FREDERICK DOUGLASS

Statement from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Communications Director Dani Lever on Schools

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ALBANY, NY — July 4, 2020 — “The state law governing schools and business closings or openings has been in effect since the pandemic first started and all such decisions are made by state government and not local government. Of course the state consults with local stakeholders and when it comes to opening schools in New York City we will …

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Engel Authored Health Bill to Prevent Suicides Featured in Committee Hearing

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WASHINGTON, DC — July 4, 2020 — Congressman Engel Authored Health Bill to Prevent Suicides Featured in Committee Hearing that gained passage on Friday, July 3, 2020. “Before the coronavirus pandemic, suicide rates were rising in New York and across the country, making them the 10th leading cause of death,” said Rep. Engel. “There is a growing consensus among public …

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Islamists Appropriate Black Lives Matter Movement, Despite History of Anti-Black Bigotry
By HESHAM SHEHAB and BENJAMIN BAIRD

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They are using the Floyd tragedy to advance an intersectionalist worldview that imagines the United States and Israel as the common enemy of all oppressed people.   CHICAGO, IL — July 4, 2020 — Following the killing in police custody of Minneapolis resident George Floyd, several radical Muslim American organizations have joined in nationwide protests to show solidarity with black …

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By HESHAM SHEHAB and BENJAMIN BAIRD

Yonkers Police Arrest, Charge Suspect in Fatal Domestic Shooting Incident
By HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY — July 4, 2020 — On Friday, July 3rd, 2020, at approximately 6:19 PM, members of the Yonkers Police Department responded to a single-family residence at 31 Oakland Avenue on a report of shots fired with a victim down. Upon arrival Patrol and Emergency Service Unit officers located an unresponsive female down on the ground on the front …

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OFF MY MEDS: Godzilla
By LES TAHA

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# # # Leslie Taha is an African American writer, author, artist, and guest columnist for the Yonkers Tribune.  He is the author of the book, “The Architects of Rap”, “Off My Meds” cartoonist, and he runs the website, “NewAfricaRadio.com”. lestaha@gmail.com  

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By LES TAHA

Fourth of July A Needed Reminder of National Unity
By NYS Assemblyman BRIAN M. KOLB

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A Column by Assemblyman Brian M. Kolb (R,C,-Victor) VICTOR, NY — July 4, 2020 — In the moment, John Adams had a sense of how profound it was. He knew he was living through history. On July 3, 1776, he wrote his wife a letter detailing the Second Continental Congress’s vote the day before declaring the United States independent from …

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By NYS Assemblyman BRIAN M. KOLB

Happy Fourth of July

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The Statue of Liberty poem as it is known, was written by Emma Lazarus and is named “The New Colossus”. The Statue of Liberty poem is actually a sonnet by Lazarus written to raise money for the building of the base and is now engraved on a bronze plaque and contained inside of the Statue of Liberty. At first, Lazarus …

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Vacation is All I Ever Wanted
By MARK JEFFERS

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Welcome to “News & Notes,” where we look at the happenings here in Westchester County… WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY —  July 3, 2020 — We are on our way to the beaches of old Cape Cod for our annual family vacation.  Six feet away, sunburn, soggy clothes, and sandy sandwiches, can’t wait…if I’m not eaten by a shark please enjoy this week’s …

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By MARK JEFFERS