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

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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 …

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By BRIAN HARROD

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

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* 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.

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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 …

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By Yonkers City Council President MIKE KHADER, Esq.

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

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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

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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 …

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Governor Andrew Cuomo Signs Law Accelerating Funds for Yonkers Rebuild Efforts

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YONKERS, NY — December 19, 2017 — State Senate Democratic Conference Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins along with Assemblymember Shelley Mayer announced today that Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed into law a bill they sponsored which amends the computation of building aid for Yonkers Public Schools to allow for accelerated funding of their rebuild efforts. Bill A-7788A/S-6400A –  The bills provide an …

eHeziGovernor Andrew Cuomo Signs Law Accelerating Funds for Yonkers Rebuild Efforts

Lizbeth Morel of School 16 Wins 50th Annual Spelling Bee

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Yonkers 50th Annual Spelling Bee – (L-R) Jessica Abu, Kleanthis Plakas, and Lizbeth Morel. YONKERS, NY — School 16 fifth grade student Lizbeth Morel was named champion of the 50th Annual Spelling Bee, sponsored by Yonkers Public Schools and the Exchange Club of Yonkers. The event, which was held on Monday, June 2, welcomed 79 fifth graders from Yonkers public …

eHeziLizbeth Morel of School 16 Wins 50th Annual Spelling Bee

EXCLUSIVE HEZITORIAL ANALYSIS: Remedy to Financial Crisis at the Yonkers Board of Education By HEZI ARIS

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The writing herein is made in the Yonkers Tribune. The brilliant remedy and concept resides elsewhere. A respectful, Thank you!” is in order in deference to the person who shared it with us.  To appreciate the solution, permit the initial telling of what has transpired and that which is known.  What is known is that sometime within the last two weeks, …

eHeziEXCLUSIVE HEZITORIAL ANALYSIS: Remedy to Financial Crisis at the Yonkers Board of Education By HEZI ARIS

Education Committee Chairman Sabatino Calls Meeting for Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 5:30 p.m.

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YONKERS, NY — December 30, 2012 — Yonkers Education Chair Michael Sabatino (District 3) [RIGHT], has called for an Education Committee Meeting for Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at 5:30 p.m.. The purpose is to discuss the Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR) and the teachers’ contract. Yonkers Public Schools (YPS) Superintendent Bernard Pierorazio [CENTER] and Yonkers Federation of Teachers (YFT) President …

eHeziEducation Committee Chairman Sabatino Calls Meeting for Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 5:30 p.m.