What Is the Role of Parents in the Yonkers Public Schools (YPS)?
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Is partnership with parents limited to some? Why would you exclude parents if it is about education and not Politics? Who exactly has access and why? Why do systems of power get away with not following the law? YONKERS, NY — December 27, 2020 — As a person who grew up in Yonkers, and attended the Yonkers Public Schools (proud …

eHeziWhat Is the Role of Parents in the Yonkers Public Schools (YPS)?
By CHRISTINE PETERS

Richard Narog and Hezi Aris Discuss Public Private Partnership Modality on Westchester On the Level – October 16th @ 10 a.m.

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The Westchester on the Level show is heard on the BlogTalk Radio platform from Monday through Friday, from 10:00 a.m. to 12 Noon. On Tuesday, October 16th, co-hosts Richard Narog and Hezi Aris review the Public Private Partnership concept specifically as it relates to the $1.7 billion concept for reviving the long deteriorated schools that make up the Yonkers Public School infrastructure. The …

eHeziRichard Narog and Hezi Aris Discuss Public Private Partnership Modality on Westchester On the Level – October 16th @ 10 a.m.

Yonkers Mayor Spano Calls for Submissions to Fill Board of Education Vacancy

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YONKERS, NY – April 25, 2012 – Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano has today called for submissions to fill an upcoming vacancy with regard to the Yonkers Board of Education Board of Trustees.  Mayor Spano asks interested applicants to apply online at www.yonkersny.gov where the Education Redesign Team (ERT) will serve as a blue ribbon panel and review all submissions. As …

eHeziYonkers Mayor Spano Calls for Submissions to Fill Board of Education Vacancy

Breaking News Exclusive: Yonkers Mayor Amicone Finds $25 Million

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YONKERS, NY — Yonkers Mayor Phil Amicone has somehow found almost $25 million  and assisting his effort, Yonkers Public School Superintendent Bernard Pierorazio has found another $7 to $10 million. The numbers may be off a bit. At minimum the combination of funds founds equal $25 million. At issue is not that the funds were found but rather who audited …

eHeziBreaking News Exclusive: Yonkers Mayor Amicone Finds $25 Million

On the Level with Narog and Aris on WVOX-1460 AM: Teach-Tony Danza

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New Rochelle, NY, September 29, 2010 — The On the Level with Richard Narog and Hezi Aris program of September 28, 2010 is available herein in two parts. The first half hour of the program was a discussion among the co-hosts with input from the public regarding the political landscape in Westchester County. The second MP3, cover the balance of …

eHeziOn the Level with Narog and Aris on WVOX-1460 AM: Teach-Tony Danza

Letter to the Editor: Open Letter to New York State and Local Government Retirement System BY Alan Smith

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Yonkers, NY, August 24, 2010 — The Yonkers Board of Education (YBoE) has not posted their agenda online for the meeting this Wednesday, August 25, 2010. The agenda will be contracts for certain YBoE retirees in violation of Retirement System guidelines specific to school districts (see below).

eHeziLetter to the Editor: Open Letter to New York State and Local Government Retirement System BY Alan Smith

Reps. Engel and Lowey Announce Preliminary Funding for Yonkers Public Schools

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WASHINGTON, DC, July 19, 2010 — Congressman Eliot Engel (D-NY-17) (pictured left) and Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY-18) together secured a preliminary $400,000 in funding for the Yonkers Public Schools, as part of the FY 2011 Labor, Health and Education Appropriations bill. 

eHeziReps. Engel and Lowey Announce Preliminary Funding for Yonkers Public Schools

Council Passes City Budget – FY 2010-11 BY WILSON TERRERO

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 YONKERS, NY, July 15, 2010 — The City Council passed the budget that the Mayor has proposed.  This budget gives the Mayor the necessary resources required to help restore the essential municipal services that the citizens of Yonkers deserve.  This budget includes additional funds for the Yonkers Public Schools that also restores all city school busing and universal Pre-K. The …

eHeziCouncil Passes City Budget – FY 2010-11 BY WILSON TERRERO

Lesnick on Yonkers City Council’s Approval Vote of Mayor Amicone’s FY2110-2011 Budget

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 YONKERS, NY,  July 14, 2010 — The Yonkers City Council tonight voted 6-1 to approve the City’s FY 2010-11 Budget and provide the mayor with the necessary financial resources to restore essential services and jobs. Councilmember Joan Gronowski voted against its adoption. The budget’s passage follows an announcement earlier today by NYS Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins, NYS Senator Jeff Klein, NYS …

eHeziLesnick on Yonkers City Council’s Approval Vote of Mayor Amicone’s FY2110-2011 Budget

Yonkers Mayor Phil Amicone Issues Statement Responding to State Legislators’ Action on Restoration of School Budget Cuts

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 YONKERS, NY — July 14, 2010 — Yonkers, N.Y. (July 14, 2010) — The following is an official statement from Yonkers Mayor Phil Amicone regarding the announcement made today by state legislators about the promised restoration of $36.4 million in funding for the Yonkers Public Schools.

eHeziYonkers Mayor Phil Amicone Issues Statement Responding to State Legislators’ Action on Restoration of School Budget Cuts