Comptrollers DiNapoli and Liu Team Up to Audit MTA

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    Audit Will Examine Fiscal Impact of Service Disruptions, Management Efficiency May 13, 2010, New York, NY — New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli (left) and New York City Comptroller John C. Liu (right) today announced their offices would conduct a joint audit of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). The comptrollers said the audit would review the fiscal and …

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The Wall Street Journal: Gasping for Air on Yonkers Waterfront

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 May 13, 2010, Yonkers, NY — Read Anton Troianovski’s article published in today’s Wall Street Journal. the opening paragraph reads, “Dreams of attracting high-rise apartment building development to the blighted Hudson River waterfront here have run aground, hitting investors big and small. For background information and analysis read the Yonkers Tribune’s February 19, 2010 article or the Westchester Herald's February …

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The Hezitorial: Lesnick Must Rescind Controversial Raises for Key Aides BY HEZI ARIS

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 May 13, 2010, Yonkers, NY — The New York Post today reports “Governor David Paterson’s top spokesman today said that the administration would reverse the decision to give promotions and raises to to five Executive Chamber employees” Yonkers City Council President Chuck Lesnick should do likewise regarding the $14,000 pay increase slated to come into effect this week on his …

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Judge Blocks State Workers Furlough

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 May 13, 2010, New York, NY — The Gotham Gazette report “a federal judge yesterday temporarily blocked the furlough on state workers planned for next week. U.S. District Judge Lawrence Kahn issued the temporary restraining order while a suit filed by public unions against it was heard. Kahn also barred any other furloughs until the hearing on May 26. The …

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Yonkers Police Department Blotter – May 13, 2010 BY DET. SGT. PATRICK McCORMACK

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 May 13, 2010, Yonkers, NY — On 5/12/10 a 15 year old male had his cell phone stolen from him. At approximately 3:34 pm the victim was followed by three suspects while in  front of 53 Highland Ave. They told him to “give up the phone’ and began to punch the victim when one suspect removed the victim’s cell phone …

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Yonkers IDA Approves Economic Package for Chrysler Dealership

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May 13, 2010, Yonkers, NY – The Board of Yonkers Industrial Development Agency (IDA) unanimously approved an economic development package for Central Avenue Chrysler Jeep Dodge Inc. that will allow for significant renovation and expansion of its current facility, as well as gain approval for Fiat dealer status. Fiat owns a 20 percent interest in Chrysler Corp.

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Councilman Larkin Schedules Legislation, Codes and Intergovernmental Committee Meeting

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May 13, 2010, Yonkers, NY — Please be advised that a Legislation, Codes and Intergovernmental Committee Meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 8PM (new time) Yonkers City Hall, 4th Floor.   The following items will be on the Agenda:

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Yonkers Budget Hearings Mask Mayor’s Mental Paralysis BY HEZI ARIS

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 Mayor Amicone’s Negative Poll Ratings Exceed 50 Percent May 12, 2010, Yonkers, NY — The Yonkers Budget Hearings conducted live before a viewing audience on Tuesday afternoon, from 1:00 pm though 5:00 pm, on May 11, 2010, was an exercise  meant to scrutinize the budgets of the Office of Constituent Services, the Office of the Inspector General, the Department of …

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FreshDirect Delivery to St. John’s Riverside Hospital

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May 12, 2010, Yonkers, NY — On May 11th, FreshDirect delivered 100 ready-to-heat-and-serve 4-Minute Meals to St. John’s Riverside Hospital in Yonkers to celebrate Nurse Appreciation Week 2010 (May 6 – 12). In this photo, (L-R): are Kathleen Cronin, Director 7 West; Greg Sadowski, Director NSG; Joyce Strauss, Director of Critical Care and Step Down; Roberto Lewis, Assistant Director Critical …

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Brodsky Seeks Rice Clarification of Position on Rockefeller Drug Law Reform

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 May 12, 2010, White Plains, NY — In the face of a dispute about her actual record, earlier today Richard Brodsky sent a letter to Kathleen Rice asking her to clarify her position on Rockefeller drug law reform and invited her to share in an open and candid discussion with the people of New York. 

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