Twelve Days of Christmas in Yonkers, the City of Gracious Living
By FRED POLVERE

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YONKERS, NY — January 4, 2019 —For the twelve days of Christmas, Mayor Spano, twelve questions: A partridge in a pear tree – Will you promise not to extend term limits again? Two turtle doves – Curious: Why did your election signs and Gordon Burrows’ re-election signs always happen to appear in tandem, at the same time, at each location? …

Fred PolvereTwelve Days of Christmas in Yonkers, the City of Gracious Living
By FRED POLVERE

Governor Cuomo Bolsters Security at Critical New York Infrastructure Points Amid Mounting Tensions in The Middle East

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Deploys National Guard to New York City Airports Directs State Department of Homeland Security and Other Agencies to Increase Security and Remain on Alert ALBANY, NY — January 4, 2019 — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday directed state public safety and emergency response agencies to increase security at critical infrastructure points amid mounting tensions in the Middle East, including deploying the National Guard to …

eHeziGovernor Cuomo Bolsters Security at Critical New York Infrastructure Points Amid Mounting Tensions in The Middle East

Westchester’s “News & Notes” New Year 2020 Edition
By MARK JEFFERS

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Welcome to “News & Notes,” where we look at the happenings here in Westchester County… WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY —  December 30, 2019 — We hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season; apparently, I was naughty in 2019, as Santa jammed enough coal in my stocking to heat all of Katonah… Once again, I have out smarted myself by making my New …

eHeziWestchester’s “News & Notes” New Year 2020 Edition
By MARK JEFFERS

America Is A Racist Country
By BOB WEIR

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Weir Only Human FLOWER MOUND, TX —December 29, 2019 —Thirty-eight years ago, a police officer was brutally murdered on the cold, dark streets of Philadelphia. Patrolman Daniel Faulkner, making a routine traffic stop at about three o’clock on the morning of December 9, 1981, was knocked to the ground and shot several times in his upper body and face. Four …

Bob WeirAmerica Is A Racist Country
By BOB WEIR

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Directs State Police Hate Crimes Task Force to Investigate Stabbing at Synagogue in Monsey, Rockland County, NY

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RAMAPO, NY — December 29, 2019 —Ramapo Police Chief Brad Weidel divulged that Grafton E. Thomas, 37, of Greenwood Lake, NY, stabbed and wounded five people attending a Hanukkah celebration at the residence of Rabbi Chaim Rottenberg. Governor Cuomo had stated that the incident was fed by intolerance that is a “cancer” in American politics. The “knife” used in the …

eHeziGovernor Andrew M. Cuomo Directs State Police Hate Crimes Task Force to Investigate Stabbing at Synagogue in Monsey, Rockland County, NY

Happy Holidays from All of Us!
By Westcester County District Attorney ANTHONY A. SCARPINO, JR.

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — December 24, 2019 — As 2019 rapidly comes to a close, indulge me as we share some of the work we have undertaken this year to lay the ground work for the year ahead to continue to keep Westchester safe. The State of New York enacted sweeping criminal justice reform with the biggest changes in law …

eHeziHappy Holidays from All of Us!
By Westcester County District Attorney ANTHONY A. SCARPINO, JR.

Sincere Smith Sentenced to 23 Years in Prison in Death of Trevon Boswell

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — December 23, 2019 — Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced that Sincere Smith of New Rochelle was sentenced Friday (12/20) to 23 years in prison for manslaughter in the 2017 death of Trevon Boswell in Mount Vernon. State Supreme Court Justice Barry Warhit presided. The sentence will run concurrently with his earlier prison …

eHeziSincere Smith Sentenced to 23 Years in Prison in Death of Trevon Boswell

Silent Nights for Christians in Bethlehem
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — December 23, 2019 — I live in the Judean Mountains south of Jerusalem.  Outside my front door, across the valley from my house, I see, and hear, Bethlehem.  How do I hear Bethlehem?  Twice a day, if the wind is blowing right and if I am paying attention, I hear church bells from Bethlehem.  Every time I hear …

Jonathan FeldsteinSilent Nights for Christians in Bethlehem
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Governor Cuomo Unveils 10TH Proposal of 2020 State of the State: Eliminating the Pink Tax

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Governor Will Advance Legislation to Prohibit Gender-Based Pricing Discrimination for Substantially Similar Goods and Services Builds on Governor’s Commitment to Addressing and Reducing the Gender Wage Gap, Key Component of the Governor’s 2020 Women’s Agenda Cuomo: “Women shouldn’t be nickel and dimed their entire lives because of their gender – it’s discriminatory and repugnant to our values and we’re putting an …

eHeziGovernor Cuomo Unveils 10TH Proposal of 2020 State of the State: Eliminating the Pink Tax

Governor Cuomo Unveils 11th Proposal of 2020 State of the State: Legislation to Prevent Sexual Predators from Using Social Media, Dating APPS, and Video Games to Exploit Children

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Proposal Builds on New York’s E-Stop Law to Further Protect Children From Online Predators ALBANY, NY — December 22, 2019 —  Cuomo: “Protecting New York’s children is our top priority and we cannot let technological advances become entryways that allow dangerous online predators to identify and prey on new victims. Our laws must keep pace with the world around us and with this …

eHeziGovernor Cuomo Unveils 11th Proposal of 2020 State of the State: Legislation to Prevent Sexual Predators from Using Social Media, Dating APPS, and Video Games to Exploit Children