THE HEZITORIAL: Politicking has Become an Exclusive Affair BY HEZI ARIS
This IS the definition of conflict of interest. The stench is real; the in your face, who gives a damn attitude, dismissive of the standards long accepted in Westchester County’s political arena have instead been tossed to the curb.
MDG’s projects consist of College Arms, a 164 family units development in Sleepy Hollow, NY; Village Green, a 136 family and senior units development in Glens Falls, NY; Lake Street, a 375 family and senior units development in Newburgh, NY; Tallman Tower, 83 family units development in Nyack, NY; Peekskill Plaza, a 168 senior units development in Peekskill, NY; Jackson Terrace, 181 family units development in Yonkers, NY; and Fairview Manhattan, 192 family units development in Greenburgh, NY, among many other in New York State, and beyond.
Management Development Group (MDG), a “Family and Friends Network” member in good standing in Yonkers, Westchester County, among other places.
The invitation is so blatant, that even those that would normally not attend such an “arm twisting” effort by MDG feel compelled to do so to stay in the running to maintain or become a member of the “Friends and Family Network”. It seems merit carries no weight in today's stae of economic development affairs.
Who next will throw a fundraiser for Mr Astorino?
Westchester County GOP Chairman Doug Colety must endorse this message and its subtle, thought in your face demand to participate or become part of the political diaspora removed from future participation under an Astorino Administration. Pity, he is expected to conduct himself better than that, if alas, only for show.
For those who feel compelled to participate in this venture, see the following: