Board of Ed. to Taxpayers: Drop Dead!

eHezi Archives 15 Comments

Murtagh Will Call on Council to Defer Action on Board of Ed. Capital Funding Request; Intervene in Lawsuit  Yonkers, NY — Responding to a lawsuit filed by the Yonkers Board of Education which seeks to block the Yonkers Inspector General from auditing the books of the Yonkers Board of Education, Councilman John Murtagh (R-5) said today that he will call …

eHeziBoard of Ed. to Taxpayers: Drop Dead!

Murtagh Criticizes Spano for Fear Mongering and Empty Gestures

eHezi Archives 42 Comments

Yonkers, NY — Yonkers City Councilman John Murtagh (R-5) (pictured) today criticized as “dangerous grandstanding” a letter (copy attached) sent by Assemblyman Michael Spano to Assembly Majority Leader Sheldon Silver which describes Yonkers as facing a “dramatic increase in violent crime”, “shootings”, “rape” and “robbery”. The letter, dated October 7, seeks $200,000-$300,000 in unspecified state funding in order to “control …

eHeziMurtagh Criticizes Spano for Fear Mongering and Empty Gestures

Councilman Murtagh’s Letter to Mayor Amicone Regarding Mayor’s Call for Inspector General to Resign

eHezi Archives 31 Comments

August 31, 2009  Honorable Philip A. Amicone City Hall Yonkers, NY  10701  Dear Mr. Mayor:              I am in receipt of a copy of Inspector General Philip Zisman’s letter to you dated August 31, 2009.              I am writing to convey to you my very deep concern with your attempt to force …

eHeziCouncilman Murtagh’s Letter to Mayor Amicone Regarding Mayor’s Call for Inspector General to Resign

Murtagh Reconsidering Support for SFC Downtown Redevelopment Project

eHezi Archives 26 Comments

Proposal to Gut City Landmarks Protection Leads Councilman to Rethink Support for Redevelopment   Yonkers, NY — Yonkers City Councilman John Murtagh (R-5) said today that a proposal to rewrite the City’s Landmarks Preservation law has led him to reassess his support for the current proposal to redevelop downtown Yonkers. 

eHeziMurtagh Reconsidering Support for SFC Downtown Redevelopment Project

Castro-Blanco’s First Fundraiser

eHezi Archives 40 Comments

Yonkers, NY — Jim Castro-Blanco held his first fundraiser event Thursday night at Dunwoodie Golf Course. Mr Castro was introduced to an enthusiastic crowd of supporters  by Yonkers City Councilman John Murtagh. “I’m running for a better future for my two children, and for the hard working, good people of Yonkers,” said the first time.”

eHeziCastro-Blanco’s First Fundraiser

Minority Leader Liam McLaughlin to Seek Office of Yonkers City Council President By Hezi Aris

eHezi Archives 50 Comments

 Yonkers, NY — Yonkers City Council Minority Leader Liam J. McLaughlin is slated to announce his candidacy for Yonkers City Council President tomorrow night, April 15, 2009, at 6:30 pm, at Tara Restaurant , 606 Mile Square Road, Yonkers, NY. 

eHeziMinority Leader Liam McLaughlin to Seek Office of Yonkers City Council President By Hezi Aris