CSEA 9169 Letter Addressing Members, Families, and the Greater Yonkers Community Family
By CSEA 9169 President LIONEL TURNER

Tribune Bias / Bigotry, Community, COVID-19, Culture, Education, Governance, Health, History, Law, New York State, People, Political Analysis, Radio, Unions, Yonkers, NY 38 Comments

YONKERS, NY — April 8, 2020 — We have just received news that one of our Member has passed away from COVID 19. We have lost a Colleague, Friend, a Mother and a Special Spirit today. We are devastated and alarmed of her death. CSEA 9169 has followed the guidelines laid down by Yonkers Public Schools Superintendent Edwin Quezada  and …

TribuneCSEA 9169 Letter Addressing Members, Families, and the Greater Yonkers Community Family
By CSEA 9169 President LIONEL TURNER

Yonkers Public Schools to Close Friday, March 13th to Develop Instructional Continuity Plans

Tribune Community, Education, Emergency Services, Governance, Health, History, People, Politics, Westchester County, NY, Yonkers, NY Leave a Comment

City of Yonkers Cancels City Sponsored Programs in Effort to Contain the Spread of the Coronavirus YONKERS, NY – March 12, 2020 – Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano today announced several closures and cancellations of city sponsored events and programs in its efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Edwin M. Quezada …

TribuneYonkers Public Schools to Close Friday, March 13th to Develop Instructional Continuity Plans

Yonkers Board of Education Trustees Unanimously Adopt a Five Year contract for Superintendent of Schools Dr. Edwin M. Quezada

eHezi Education, Finance, Governance, History, New York State, People, Politics, Westchester County, NY, Yonkers, NY 44 Comments

YONKERS, NY – February 27, 2020 — At the February 26, 2020 Stated Meeting of the Yonkers Board of Education, the Trustees unanimously adopted Resolution 10.8 appointing Dr. Edwin M. Quezada to a new five year term as superintendent of schools. The new contract commences February 1, 2020 through January 31, 2025. Yonkers Board of Education President Rev. Steve Lopez …

eHeziYonkers Board of Education Trustees Unanimously Adopt a Five Year contract for Superintendent of Schools Dr. Edwin M. Quezada

Assemblyman Nader Sayegh Urges Governor Cuomo To Increase Education Funding in 2021 Executive Budget
By NYS Assemblyman NADER SAYEGH

eHezi Budget, Education, Finance, Governance, History, Law, New York State, People, Political Analysis, Politics, Westchester County, NY, Yonkers, NY 12 Comments

ALBANY, NY and YONKERS, NY — January 24, 2020 — On Tuesday, January 21st, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo unveiled his proposed FY2021 Executive Budget to the New York State Legislature. In the budget, the Governor proposed an increase of $826 million in total education funding, with an estimated $704 million going towards Foundation Aid. Assemblyman Nader Sayegh pointed out that this …

eHeziAssemblyman Nader Sayegh Urges Governor Cuomo To Increase Education Funding in 2021 Executive Budget
By NYS Assemblyman NADER SAYEGH

The Yonkers Public Schools Achievement Record Extolled Yet is Deficient of the Accolades Expressed
By HEZI ARIS

eHezi Community, Education, Governance, Hezitorial, History, Law, New York City, People, Political Analysis, Politics, Westchester County, NY, Yonkers, NY 41 Comments

“Impressive Assertions!” Falsehoods v Facts Hezitorial  Which Figures Are to Be Believed? FALSEHOOD: Yonkers Board of Education (YBoE) Celebrates Deceitful Assertion of  Positive Five Years Trajectory of Yonkers Public Schools Scores  Because the complexity of the issue herein cannot compare visuals side by side, it may be best to convulsively regurgitate that espoused by the YBoE who sent out the …

eHeziThe Yonkers Public Schools Achievement Record Extolled Yet is Deficient of the Accolades Expressed
By HEZI ARIS

MOODY’S: Fiscal Constraints Bring a Negative Outlook for Yonkers
By BRIAN HARROD

eHezi Budget, Business, Education, Finance, Governance, History, New York State, People, Politics, Westchester County, NY, Yonkers, NY 27 Comments

YONKERS, NY — July 5, 2019 — Narrow reserves drove the City of Yonkers’ bond rating to be downgraded despite recent momentum attracting new residents through transit-oriented development. Moody’s Investors Service revised its credit outlook for Yonkers’ A2-rated debt from STABLE to NEGATIVE on Tuesday, July 3, 2019, citing a weak fund balance and liquidity levels.  Yonkers is also facing …

eHeziMOODY’S: Fiscal Constraints Bring a Negative Outlook for Yonkers
By BRIAN HARROD

All Yonkers Public Schools Are On a Two-hour Delayed Opening Schedule for Monday, March 4, 2019.

eHezi Community, Education, Westchester County, NY, Yonkers, NY Leave a Comment

* Schools that open at 7:30am will open at 9:30am * Schools that open at 8:30am will open at 10:30am * Children who use yellow bus transportation are asked to report to the bus stop two hours later than regular pick up time.

eHeziAll Yonkers Public Schools Are On a Two-hour Delayed Opening Schedule for Monday, March 4, 2019.

Year 2018 in Review
By Yonkers City Council President MIKE KHADER, Esq.

eHezi Finance, Governance, History, Law, Politics, Westchester County, NY, Yonkers, NY 5 Comments

Happy New Year! YONKERS, NY — January 5, 2019 —I would like to thank you for everything that we were able to accomplish together in 2018. As I look ahead to 2019, I cannot help but be proud of what we achieved last year. In my first year as your City Council President, I am proud to say that I have …

eHeziYear 2018 in Review
By Yonkers City Council President MIKE KHADER, Esq.

The Time For Change Is Now At The Board Of Education
By MIKE KHADER, Esq.

eHezi Education, Finance, Governance, History, New York State, People, Politics, Westchester County, NY, Yonkers, NY 2 Comments

YONKERS, NY — January 2, 2018 — In my eleven months as your City Council President, and four years as a proud Yonkers Public Schools parent, I have gained a lot of insight into the operations of Yonkers Public Schools. In Yonkers, our schools have withstood the storms of lawsuits, toxic mold, weather emergencies, budget shortfalls, insufficient state funding, crowded …

eHeziThe Time For Change Is Now At The Board Of Education
By MIKE KHADER, Esq.

Sayegh Receives NYSUT Endorsement

eHezi Campaign Trail, Community, Education, Governance, History, New York State, People, Politics, Westchester County, NY, Yonkers, NY Leave a Comment

YONKERS, NY — August 15, 2018 — Nader Sayegh, candidate for the 90th Assembly District, announced today that he has earned the support of New York State Union of Teachers (NYSUT). With more than 600,000 members across New York State, the union has an established record of supporting their endorsed candidates with unmatched resources and a highly successful political advocacy …

eHeziSayegh Receives NYSUT Endorsement