Local Legislators Conduct ‘Sit-In’ Outside Governor’s Office – Update By Assemblywoman Paulin

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 May 12, 2010, Albany, NY — More than 20 legislators are staging a sit-in since approximately 4 pm today outside of Gov. Paterson's office to demand progress on budget negotiations. 

eHeziLocal Legislators Conduct ‘Sit-In’ Outside Governor’s Office – Update By Assemblywoman Paulin

Mistrial in Keith Phoenix’s Trial Sends a Message that We are Not Safe BY SHARON STAPEL

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May 12, 2010, New York, NY — Hakim Scott and Keith Phoenix were charged with committing a hate crime in the murder of Jose Sucuzhañay which occurred after a brutal attack, during which the attackers yelled anti-gay and anti-immigrant epithets, on Jose and his brother Romel.  Last night, Phoenix’s trial for his part in the brutal attack resulted in a …

eHeziMistrial in Keith Phoenix’s Trial Sends a Message that We are Not Safe BY SHARON STAPEL

Sen Gillibrand Makes Known Banks Penalizing Customers Who Don’t Switch to Electronic Banking

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 But Many New Yorkers Do Not Have Adequate Access to the Internet May 12, 2010, Washington, D.C. –- As the U.S. Senate moves forward on legislation to protect taxpayers and set new rules of the road for banks and lenders to keep our economy stable, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is pushing an amendment that would make sure seniors and families …

eHeziSen Gillibrand Makes Known Banks Penalizing Customers Who Don’t Switch to Electronic Banking

The Village of Bronxville Hosts eWaste Day

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 May 12, 2010, Bronxville, NY — The Village of Bronxville and the Bronxville School (pictured) will hold an eWaste Day, Sat, May 15th from 9:00 – 3:00 at the Bronxville School entrance on Midland Avenue in conjunction with Westchester County. Residents can dispose of all electronic equipment as well as large household appliances at no cost.  For further information contact …

eHeziThe Village of Bronxville Hosts eWaste Day

NBA Approves Sale of New Jersey Nets to Mikhail Prokhorov

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May 12, 2010, Brooklyn, NY — The NBA Board of Governors late yesterday approved the the sale of the New jersey Nets to Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov (pictured). The team will take up residence in the Barclays Center, presently under construction at Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn.

eHeziNBA Approves Sale of New Jersey Nets to Mikhail Prokhorov

Yonkers Police Department Blotter – May 12, 2010 BY DET. SGT. PATRICK McCORMACK

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 May 12, 2010, Yonkers, NY —  On 5-10-10 at approximately 08: 55 a.m., a male, later identified as 20 year old Ryan Brzycki, from Charlotte, North Carolina, entered a private home on New Ave. without permission. When he was confronted by the homeowner, Brzycki left and then entered another home on New Ave. He was again confronted by the homeowner …

eHeziYonkers Police Department Blotter – May 12, 2010 BY DET. SGT. PATRICK McCORMACK

Cuomo to Pick Running Mate before Democratic Convention BY HEZI ARIS

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May 17, 2010, Yonkers, NY — New York Daily News Albany Bureau Chief Kenneth Lovett today reports that Attorney General and gubernatorial hopeful Andrew Cuomo will announce his running mate before next week’s Democratic convention Lovett quotes a Cuomo source who said, "This will not be a political pick. It's all about whether this person has competence and integrity, and …

eHeziCuomo to Pick Running Mate before Democratic Convention BY HEZI ARIS

Power Restoration in Westchester Continues

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New York, NY — Approximately 6,000 customers in southern Westchester County have had their electrical power restored from the violent storm that swept the county overnight. More than 15,000 customers still remain without electricity as of 10 a.m. today. Most of the affected customers should be restored later today, with the remainder restored tomorrow (Thursday).Approximately 300 Con Edison employees and …

eHeziPower Restoration in Westchester Continues