Patrick Joyce Memorial Fund: Living his Legacy

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Yonkers, NY, September 9, 2010 — On October 2, 2009, 39 year old Patrick Joyce Jr., a 16 year veteran of the Yonkers Fire Department, heroically lost his life as he rushed into a burning building with the intent of saving people who were unable to save themselves.

eHeziPatrick Joyce Memorial Fund: Living his Legacy

Statement from Senate Majority Conference Leader John L. Sampson on Rosh Hashanah

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"On behalf of my family and my colleagues in the Senate Majority Conference, I want to wish our Jewish friends and neighbors everywhere a ‘Shana Tova.’  “New York’s Jewish community continues to make great contributions to the heart and soul of the Empire State, and as the Jewish calendar turns to 5771, we hope that the sound of the shofar …

eHeziStatement from Senate Majority Conference Leader John L. Sampson on Rosh Hashanah

Malpass Criticizes Gillibrand for Taking Money from Ground Zero Mosque Investors

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Questions Senator's Support of Project  New York, NY, September 9, 2010 —  U.S. Senate candidate David R. Malpass (R-NY), yesterday criticized Senator Gillibrand for accepting political contributions from one of the investors behind the proposed Ground Zero mosque. Mr. Malpass called into question her support of a project that is opposed by most New Yorkers. [Reference is made to My …

eHeziMalpass Criticizes Gillibrand for Taking Money from Ground Zero Mosque Investors

Current Commentary: Obama Offers to Hold the Football BY Larry M. Elkin

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President Obama desperately wants American businesses to play ball. His latest economic game plan is aimed largely at tapping into nearly $2 trillion reportedly parked in corporate coffers. But when the president calls on executives to get in the game, they immediately picture Lucy offering to hold the football for Charlie Brown – with themselves as the round-headed fall guy. Business leaders …

eHeziCurrent Commentary: Obama Offers to Hold the Football BY Larry M. Elkin

The Spoof: Lady Gaga Gets Makeup Tips from Raccoons Invading NYC BY Gail Farrelly

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Thursday, September 9, 2010 There have been so many raccoons spotted in New York City lately that a bill has been introduced in the City Council requiring the city to be responsible for trapping these uninvited visitors. 

eHeziThe Spoof: Lady Gaga Gets Makeup Tips from Raccoons Invading NYC BY Gail Farrelly

Weir Only Human: Gray Area between Black and White BY Bob Weir

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If I hear one more politician, news anchor, or talk show host say that the first thing we must do to stop illegal immigration is “secure the border,” I think I’m going to be sick. Moreover, if I hear the term “comprehensive immigration reform” again, I’ll probably begin to retch with disgust. The reason for my stomach-turning impulse comes from …

eHeziWeir Only Human: Gray Area between Black and White BY Bob Weir

Yonkers Police Department Blotter – September 9, 2010 BY Det. Sgt. Patrick McCormack

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Yonkers, NY, September 9, 2010 — On 09-07-10 at approximately 12:39 a.m., 3rd Precinct units responded to 124 Herriot Street on a report of a past robbery.  A 45 year old male area resident related that he entered his building and he was followed upstairs by a black male suspect.  The suspect followed the victim to the victim’s apartment door, …

eHeziYonkers Police Department Blotter – September 9, 2010 BY Det. Sgt. Patrick McCormack

Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins’ IDA Accountability and Oversight Legislation Signed Into Law

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Albany, NY, September 9, 2010 — Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (35th District – D/WF) introduced and passed legislation (S7876) which was signed into law last week to enable the Yonkers City Council to appoint one member to the Yonkers Industrial Development Agency (YIDA).  Most cities across the State of New York require a specific number of members of Industrial Development Agency …

eHeziSenator Andrea Stewart-Cousins’ IDA Accountability and Oversight Legislation Signed Into Law

Burning Koran Is Deadly Wrong

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New York, NY, September 9, 2010 —  Catholic League president Bill Donohue yesterday commented on reports that a Florida pastor is planning to burn a copy of the Koran on 9/11:  Minister Terry Jones wants to show his anger at radical Muslims by burning a copy of the Koran on September 11. He is wrong morally, and he is literally …

eHeziBurning Koran Is Deadly Wrong