YONKERS, N.Y. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Yonkers this week:
- City Council President Liam J. McLaughlin and his colleagues on the City Council called on Friday, Jan. 17 for passage of a home rule request creating a Department of Education in the City of Yonkers.
- Yonkers Police have issued an alert about recent reports of men entering or attempting to enter residences by posing as City of Yonkers Water Department (DPW) employees.
- Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano announced Tuesday, Jan. 21, that he has appointed former Westchester County Board of Legislators Chairman Ken Jenkins as the new president/chief executive officer of the Yonkers Industrial Development Agency.
- Yonkers is mourning the death of 52-year-old firefighter Jef Campion, who committed suicide last week, according to News 12.