I will identify & eliminate the “systemic waste” in the City and Education budgets by ascertaining non payroll expenditures related to policies, procedures and programs that are wasteful, inefficient duplicative or below standard. I will implement better, modern and technologically appropriate methods to streamline operations.
By doing so, real estate taxes can and will be reduced within four years and I affirm that I will not seek a second term if I fail.
I will improve the educational quality of our schools, fight crime aggressively and provide more courteous, efficient delivery of services.
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It’s confusing, but therein lies the fun of Yonkers favorite blood sport – politics. Evan Inlaw, Esq., is a candidate for Mayor of the City of Yonkers. Who knew? He is the designee of the Working Family Party. Evan inlaw is married to Tamika Inlaw, who, until but a few days ago presided over the Yonkers Chapter of the NAACP as its president. She advised she had to step down in order to afford Chuck Lesnick her endorsement for Mayor of Yonkers in the upcoming Democrat Primary of September 13, 2011. Mr Lesnick, is the president of the Yonkers City Council and is also engaged in a three way Democrat Primary challenge for the Democrat Party’s designation. Mr. Lesnick goes up against Bob Flower, and the Democrat Convention designee and present New York State Assemblyman Mike Spano.
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The city of Yonkers is currently under a FLOOD WARNING issued by the National Weather Service. Hurricane and Tropical Storm Warnings have expired.
Danger of high winds, falling trees and limbs, power outages and especially flooding persist. Residents are urged to take caution.
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The opening 10:00 am hour of BlogTalkradio’s Westchester On The Level with
co-hosts Richard Narog and Hezi Aris on Monday, August 29th will be a synopsis of the local news, followed by an interview with Bob Flower, a mayoral candidate vying for the Democrat Party designation in the upcoming September 13th Primary election. The Monday through Friday show concludes at 12:00 Noon. You can become part of the conversation by dialing us toll-free at 877-674-2436. Listen to the show live by clicking onto the hyperlink: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/westchesteronthelevel, recognizing that we shamelessly solicit your participation.
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Located at 524 Main Street, New Rochelle, Habitat of Westchester will keep its facilities open on Main Street for those in the area who need help. Water, food, and cots will be there for a number of people, and communication will be available. Direct email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or call Jim Killoran at 914-403-4821.
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UPDATE 3 (SUN - 9:00 AM): The Office of Emergency Management is consolidating Yonkers' two storm shelters into one location in order to conserve volunteer resources and because demand is not that great. The Lincoln High School storm shelter is now closed (effective immediately) and residents there have been transferred to the PAL storm shelter via YFD bus. Residents who need shelter should go to the PAL shelter. If you need a ride call 914-377-8010. Yonkers total storm shelter population is presently 42 people.
Con Edison has a manger stationed at the Yonkers Emergency Operations Center working with city departments to prioritize power outages and bring customers back online. Scattered outages continue to be reported. Overnight, customer outages peaked at 1,766. Most of those customers have been restored. Presently there are 353 customer outages in Yonkers citywide. More outages are expected with additional down wires.
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Governor Will Double Number of Troops Deployed
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that he has deployed an additional 1,000 New York National Guard troops to augment the state's Hurricane Irene response efforts, bringing the total number of New York National Guard members on state active duty to 1,900.
"It is important to take every precaution as we prepare for the impact of Hurricane Irene," Governor Cuomo said. "I have deployed additional members of the New York National Guard to make sure the evacuation process runs smoothly and to help with the emergency response efforts."
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