Support the Yonkers Brave and Force Football Teams
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  YONKERS, NY — May 22, 2019 — The Yonkers Public Schools merged football teams had a phenomenal inaugural year for the players in the District’s eight high schools. The season crescendo was the October Friday Night Lights game between the Brave and the Force attended by over 3,000 students, families and community members. For the first time, varsity football …

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Three Alarm Fire at 295 McLean Avenue Required Mutual Aid Assistance
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YONKERS, NY — January 13, 2019 — The fire alarm was sounded at 3:35pm. A four-story, multi-family apartment building  located at 295 McLean Ave was emitting a large volume of fire from the 2nd floor. 65 Firefighters were in attendance at the scene.  At the time this report came in, it had not yet been determined how many units are …

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Fire Forces 25 Residents to Gain Temporary Shelter at St.Peter’s School
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YONKERS, NY — January 13, 2019 —An 8-apartment, 4-story multi-family residential building situated at 137 Hawthorne Avenue was ravaged by fire Saturday, January 12th.  The alarm sounded at 2:44pm. The first Yonkers Fire Department Units responding were greeted with a voraciously large fire that emanated from a first floor apartment. Fortunately all residents self-evacuated. The fire quickly traveled to the …

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Structure Fire Displaces Two Families at 378 Hawthorne Avenue
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YONKERS, NY — December 7, 2018 — The Yonkers Fire Department got the call at 9:42pm last night. Twelve apparatus and 45 Firefighter were dispatched. Upon arrival they witnessed smoke from the rear of the building in proximity to the roof and companies found fire on the third floor extending to the enclosed attic area. Three hose lines were quickly …

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8 Families Displaced By Fire From 251 Warburton Avenue
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YONKERS, NY — December 5, 2018 — Last night, at approximately 7:17pm, a one-alarm fire hid from view, spreading aggressively as it traversed the wall cavity from the 1st and 2nd floors to reach and spread onto the roof area. Sections of the wall and ceiling, and parts of the roof had to be opened by Yonkers Firefighters as they …

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28 Families Displaced by Fire From 637 Van Cortlandt Park Avenue
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YONKERS, NY — December 2, 2018 — The fire at 637 Van Cortlandt Park Avenue was reported at 3:36pm, quickly escalating into a three-alarm. The ferocity of the flames was unrelenting but the main body of the fire was extinguished at 4:25pm. A Yonkers Firefighter rescued a female civilian stranded on the 4th floor of the building by pulling through …

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Yonkers Fire Department Promotions

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YONKERS, NY — November 17, 2018 —   Mayor Mike Spano and Fire Commissioner Robert Sweeney promoted and swore in the four newest Lieutenants of the Yonkers Fire Department. Antonio Rodrigues – 15 years of service – Ladder 73 on Kimball Avenue Anthony Tringali – 19 years of service – Engine 312 on Fortfield Avenue Richard Rodriguez – 19 years …

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Yonkers Fire Dept Among Others Help Two People From a Car in the Water

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YONKERS, NY — August 27, 2018 — Members of the Yonkers Fire Department, Westchester County Police, Yonkers Emergency Service Unit, and Empress Ambulance converged at approximately 6:15 pm this evening upon being notified of a car in the water. The incident took place at the confluence of the Bronx River Parkway northbbound by the Sprain Brook Parkway of a car …

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Is Incompetence From the Former Days of Fire Commissioner John Darcy Afoot, Forgetfulness, or a Veiled Threat From Yonkers City Hall Today to Blame for Unsecured Fire Fighters Personnel Files Left Prone to Identity Theft?
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The Hezitorial You Guessed It There is a Spano Connection! YONKERS, NY — June 23, 2015 — It was over three years ago, on June 5, 2015, when in fact, the Yonkers Tribune reported that the City of Yonkers Building Inspectors had condemned Fire Station 1 and required the facility to be evacuated of all personnel and equipment by the …

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Carpetbagger, “Yes Man” Bobblehead, Yonkers Fire Commissioner Robert F. Sweeney Awaiting a Waiver to Continue to Double Dip on the Taxpayer’s Dime

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The Red Truth Hezitorial YONKERS, NY — April 10, 2018 — It was back in July of 2014 when the Yonkers Tribune reported upon learning that one-time Yonkers Fire Commissioner George Kielb, a 30-year veteran of the YFD was appointed by Mayor Mike Spano upon the mayor’s accession to office in January 2012. Yet six months later, Commissioner Kielb resigned. …

eHeziCarpetbagger, “Yes Man” Bobblehead, Yonkers Fire Commissioner Robert F. Sweeney Awaiting a Waiver to Continue to Double Dip on the Taxpayer’s Dime