Yonkers Public Library Planning for Reopening Beginning June 15, 2020
By YPL Director JESSE MONTERO

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Libraries are considered part of the Phase 4 (arts, education, recreation and culture) of NY Forward, the state’s reopening plan. The Mid-Hudson region is still in Phase 1, and we don’t expect to fully reopen until early July. However, we have been approved to start restoring some services. On Monday, June 15th, we will begin to offer contact-free pickup. You can learn …

TribuneYonkers Public Library Planning for Reopening Beginning June 15, 2020
By YPL Director JESSE MONTERO

Three Men Facing Multiple Felony Charges in Fraud Scheme

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Accused of stealing more than $100,000 worth of merchandise HAWTHORNE, NY – June 6, 2020 — Westchester County Police have charged three men with stealing people’s identities to open fraudulent credit accounts and purchase more than $100,000 worth of merchandise. The suspects are facing multiple felony charges, including Identity Theft and Grand Larceny. The investigation into the fraud is continuing …

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THE GOTHAMIST: The Mount Vernon Police Tapes: In Secretly Recorded Phone Calls, Officers Say Innocent People Were Framed
By GEORGE JOSEPH

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    MOUNT VERNON, NY — June 6, 2020 —The Mount Vernon police tapes, obtained exclusively by Gothamist/WNYC, were recorded from 2017 to this year by Murashea Bovell, a 12-year veteran of the department who has been blowing the whistle on misconduct for years. LISTEN TO and READ THE REPORT divulged by George Joseph in The Gothamist via this hyperlink: …

eHeziTHE GOTHAMIST: The Mount Vernon Police Tapes: In Secretly Recorded Phone Calls, Officers Say Innocent People Were Framed
By GEORGE JOSEPH

Engel Calls for Independent Investigation in New Rochelle Shooting

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NEW YORK, NY — June 6, 2020 — Congressman Eliot Engel called for a state investigation into the police shooting last night in New Rochelle, requesting that Attorney General James lead the inquiry into the death of an African-American man after a traffic stop. “Particularly in the aftermath of the George Floyd murder, as so many people are marching for justice …

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Governor Cuomo Renews Call for Passage of ‘Say Their Name’ Agenda: ‘Police Have To Do Their Jobs, But They Don’t Have the Right To Abuse, to Hurt, to Use Unnecessary Force’ – ‘No Tolerance for Delay in Justice’

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Cuomo: “Police have to do their jobs, protect public safety. There’s also police abuse. There’s abuse of power. Protestors – most of the protestors are peaceful — they are indignant. It is righteous indignation. I don’t see anybody who can see the Mr. Floyd video and not be indignant. I don’t understand how you can see that murder on video …

TribuneGovernor Cuomo Renews Call for Passage of ‘Say Their Name’ Agenda: ‘Police Have To Do Their Jobs, But They Don’t Have the Right To Abuse, to Hurt, to Use Unnecessary Force’ – ‘No Tolerance for Delay in Justice’

Open Letter to Westchester Board on Voting Machines
By ROB ABBOT

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TO:   Hon. George Latimer, Westchester County Executive Hon. Benjamin Boykin II, Chair of the Westchester Board of Legislators FROM: CCoHOPE Indivisible DATE:  Sent on June 3, 2020 – Published herein on June 6, 2020 RE:   Proposed purchase of Dominion ICE Hybrid Voting Machines CROTON-On-HUDSON, NY — June 6, 2020 — Now is not the time for Westchester County to …

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By ROB ABBOT

Westchester County Legislators Back New York State Effort to Change Law That Shield Police Records

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — June 6, 2020 — Members of the Westchester County Board of Legislators have written to Westchester’s state legislative delegation, urging lawmakers to pass legislation pending in Albany that will end secrecy of disciplinary records of police officers. “We, the undersigned members of the Westchester County Legislature, urge you to work to pass Senator Bailey and Assemblyman …

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WARNING: A Title Wave of Money Is Rolling Across the Country Toward Us to Buy Your Vote in Congressional District 16
By CHRIS FINK

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I, Chris Fink, Candidate for Congressional District 16 am NOT for Sale PELHAM, NY — June 5, 2020 — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) donors from  outside  Congressional District 16 have  announced plans  to spend $500,000 in ads  to elect  Jamaal  Bowman. It’s  time  to stop outsiders  from  controlling our Congressmembers  with their fat  checkbooks and self interests.  Visit  chrisfinkforcongress.com  to see  …

eHeziWARNING: A Title Wave of Money Is Rolling Across the Country Toward Us to Buy Your Vote in Congressional District 16
By CHRIS FINK

Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Congresswoman Maxine Waters Endorse Eliot Engel

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NEW YORK, NY — June 5, 2020 —  Solidifying his support across Democratic Congressional leadership, Congressman Eliot Engel was endorsed by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Congresswoman Maxine Waters, both of California. The lawmakers cited Congressman Engel’s “extraordinary progressive record of service to New York and the nation” and pledged support for his reelection campaign in the 16th District, which includes …

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Yonkers Police Benevolent Association Endorses Former Public Defender Karen Best for Yonkers City Court Judge

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Statement from Administrative Law Judge Karen Best “The symbolism of Lady Justice and her balanced scales represents impartiality and the obligation to weigh the evidence presented to the court. As a former public defender with the Legal Aid Society of Westchester County, for years I worked in Yonkers City Court. As an attorney, I advocated for my client’s rights, which …

eHeziYonkers Police Benevolent Association Endorses Former Public Defender Karen Best for Yonkers City Court Judge