STOPUPS.ORG Takes Their Fight to Yonkers City Hall

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YONKERS, NY – August 19, 2020 – Councilmember Anthony Merante yesterday joined StopUPS.org Founder Clare Gallagher, and Winchester Village Vice-President and community leader Nick Plakas, along with other community members to demand Yonkers Planning Board stay their vote on UPS’ expansion plans until community concerns are addressed. Councilmember Anthony Merante, representing Yonkers City Council District 6 said the following at yesterday’s rally. …

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Yonkers Residents to Rally Against UPS Planned Expansion Today, Wednesday, August 12th at 3:30PM

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YONKERS, NY — August 12, 2020 — Anthony Merante, Yonkers 6th District Councilman  will be joined by residents, members of StopUPS.org and other elected officials to protest the planned expansion of this UPS facility. Organizers fear that UPS’s plans, if approved by the Yonkers Planning Board would produce a safety hazard with its above ground gasoline tanks, excessive traffic and …

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Yonkers Residents to Attend Press Conference Decrying Planned Expansion of Yonkers’ UPS Facility

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YONKERS, NY — August 4, 2020 — Anthony Merante, Yonkers 6th District Councilman will be joined by other elected officials at the planned August 5th Rally: * Mike Khader, Yonkers City Council President * Ruth Walter, Westchester County Legislator District 15 * Mike Breen, Minority Leader, Yonkers City Council * Shanae V. Williams, Councilmember, 1st District * Yonkers residents * Members …

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Councilman Merante, Residents, Homeowners, Members of StopUPS.org Among Other Elected Official to Rally Against UPS’s Planned Expansion

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YONKERS, NY — July 31, 2020 — Yonkers 6th District Councilman Anthony Merante will be joined by residents, homeowners, members of StopUPS.org, and other elected officials to protest the planned expansion of this UPS facility.  Organizers fear that UPS’s plans, if approved by the Yonkers Planning Board, would produce a safety hazard with its above ground gasoline tanks, excessive traffic …

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Merante Was the Lone Councilmember to Vote “No!” On Yonkers FY2020-2021 Budget With Tax Increase

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YONKERS, NY — June 1, 2020 — On Friday, May 29th, the Yonkers City Council adopted the City’s $1.24 billion budget for FY2020/21 that would increase PROPERTY TAXES by 1.58%. Councilmember and Chairman of the Yonkers Council Budget Committee Anthony Merante said “ I found this to be an insult to Yonkers taxpayers, so I emphatically voted NO. I thought …

eHeziMerante Was the Lone Councilmember to Vote “No!” On Yonkers FY2020-2021 Budget With Tax Increase