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Yonkers Mayor Spano: It Starts With The Arts

Yonkers Mayor Spano: It Starts With The Arts

YONKERS, N.Y. – #ItStartsWithTheArts

Dave Steck of the Yonkers Film Festival – known as YoFiFest – often tweets that hashtag, and he’s right. Cities all across the region are riding a wave of growth built largely on the success of emerging arts and tech communities.

Artists, young people and st...

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Dorothy H. Picken, Former Science Teacher In Yonkers, 69

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Dorothy H. Picken, a lifelong resident of Yonkers, died on Sunday, Aug. 30, of cancer. She was 69.She was a school teacher for many years and retired as the head of the science department at Roosevelt High School in Yonk...

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Assemblywoman Paulin Praises Anti-Trafficking Bill Passage

Assemblywoman Paulin Praises Anti-Trafficking Bill Passage

SCARSDALE, N.Y. -- Based on the turmoil of high-profile indictments and resulting swift changes in leadership, many observers of what happens in Albany might have concluded early on that ...

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Astorino's Plan To Help Victims Of Sexual Attacks Does More Harm Than Good

Astorino's Plan To Help Victims Of Sexual Attacks Does More Harm Than Good

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- County Executive Rob Astorino unveiled his own four-point proposal to crack down on campus sexual violence, saying Gov. Cuomo’s own plan does not go “far enoug...

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Former Reporter, Editor Geoffrey Thompson Remembers Al DelBello

Former Reporter, Editor Geoffrey Thompson Remembers Al DelBello

Geoffrey Thompson, a native and resident of Croton-on-Hudson, is a co-founder of Thompson & Bender, a Briarcliff Manor-based marketing and public relations company. He was a reporter,...

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Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano: Every Day Is Earth Day

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano: Every Day Is Earth Day

Yonkers Mayor Spano: Focused On Public Safety

Yonkers Mayor Spano: Focused On Public Safety

YONKERS, N.Y. – Government has certain basic responsibilities. Chief among them is the responsibility to keep our residents safe. When people feel safe in your community, more businesses ...

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Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano Wishes To Inflict Property Tax Cap For Budget

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano Wishes To Inflict Property Tax Cap For Budget

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano reflects on protecting property taxpayers money by insisting on a property tax cap. Since being elected mayor, each of our budgets have stayed ...

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