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Yonkers man charged with attempted murder hate crime https://bit.ly/37v4sDs
03/14/2022
Yonkers Man Charged in Brutal Asian Hate Crime

Yonkers man charged with attempted murder hate crime https://bit.ly/37v4sDs

Yonkers Police arrest local man in brutal hate-crime beating of Asian woman Yonkers, NY – On Friday, March 11th, 2022, at approximately 6:11 PM, members of the Yonkers Police Department responded to an apartment building in the confines of the 3rd Precinct on several reports of a dispute; informat...

How to opt out of the Yonkers electric bill scam slam. https://bit.ly/3okkHc6
02/02/2022
Yonkers Electric Bill Controversy

How to opt out of the Yonkers electric bill scam slam. https://bit.ly/3okkHc6

Yonkers residents recently received mail from Sustainable Westchester. It is a sustainable energy community electricity program established in 2016. The program claims to have a positive environment impact and boasts fixed rates compared to the variable Con Ed rates. Is it a scam or a slam? Con Ed ...

Westchester County Center Covid testing but no slots available https://bit.ly/32LiPkr
12/29/2021
Covid Testing But No Appointments Available

Westchester County Center Covid testing but no slots available https://bit.ly/32LiPkr

The omicron variant has picked up speed and threatens to infect a large segment of the populations throughout the world. Westchester County towns have been vigilant about testing and covid clinics have been popping up throughout the area. However, the messaging about the testing sites is sorely lac...

Black Yonkers woman creates Jewish bread https://bit.ly/3I4YKG9
11/30/2021
Black Woman Makes Jewish Bread

Black Yonkers woman creates Jewish bread https://bit.ly/3I4YKG9

Some people may think that De'Asia Collins' babka bread is a joke but it is as serious as the oven it is baked in. Collins started her company, Bitchin' Babkas two years ago in downtown Yonkers at the age of twenty six. No stranger to the challenge, she started her first business at the age of twen...

Astorino accused of antisemitism. https://bit.ly/3kIUCBs
11/16/2021
Westchester Pol Accused of Antisemitism

Astorino accused of antisemitism. https://bit.ly/3kIUCBs

Former Westchester County Executive, Rob Astorino, spoke at an anti vax rally in Riverdale, Bronx NY on November 14, 2021. Astorino is making his second run for the office of New York State governor. The rally took place outside the office of New York State Assemblyman, Jeff Dinowitz, a long establi...

Yonkers Auto Zone allows illegal business to operate https://bit.ly/3kaM9qD
11/08/2021
Yonkers Auto Zone Illegal Side Business

Yonkers Auto Zone allows illegal business to operate https://bit.ly/3kaM9qD

Hundreds of gallons of gasoline overflowed onto the intersection of Elm and Palisades Street in Yonkers. The incident happened on Sunday, November 7, 2021. The accident occurred across the street from Yonkers Fire Station #1. They responded immediately and prevented the gasoline from flowing into ...

Where are the jobs at Yonkers Lionsgate Studios? https://bit.ly/3whIXy5
11/05/2021
Where Are the Jobs At The New Yonkers Film Studio?

Where are the jobs at Yonkers Lionsgate Studios? https://bit.ly/3whIXy5

The doors of the Lionsgate Studios are about to open. The much anticipated launch of the 100,000 sq. foot entertainment production facility will herald a new venue for movie production houses in the New York metropolitan area. Already, another entertainment company has signed up for space in the Y....

A local Doctor offers kids covid vaccine https://bit.ly/3q3RmEk
11/04/2021
Local Doctor Offers Kids Covid Vaccine

A local Doctor offers kids covid vaccine https://bit.ly/3q3RmEk

Dr. Nitin Gupta has been a Covid warrior for many months. He is a husband, father and radio host. He is also a concierge pediatrician dedicated to helping and healing his patients. His social activist roots have made him the dedicated doctor that he is today. He writes the following: --------------...

Halloween party at Hudson River Museum https://bit.ly/3jTbANm
11/01/2021
Halloween at The Hudson River Museum

Halloween party at Hudson River Museum https://bit.ly/3jTbANm

As covid numbers decline, fun increases. Yonkers was lively once again with Halloween festivities and both the watchful eyes of YPD and a cooperativc community kept the event incident free. A first ever Halloween trunk party was held at the Hudson River Museum. The parking lot filled with revelers ...

Yonkers police chase suspects at Lionsgate Studios https://bit.ly/3BheYYd
10/28/2021
Yonkers Police Star in Car Chase

Yonkers police chase suspects at Lionsgate Studios https://bit.ly/3BheYYd

Lionsgate Studios has not opened yet in South West Yonkers but became the location of a lot of drama on the night of October 27, 2021. The much touted new biz on the block is slated to be an economic and cultural game changer for the City of Hills. The facility boasts 100,000 sq ft. of stages and ...

Video production studio opens in downtown Yonkers https://bit.ly/3vE3WLa
10/25/2021
Yonkers Video Production Studio Opens Downtown

Video production studio opens in downtown Yonkers https://bit.ly/3vE3WLa

Downtown Yonkers is the new frontier for movie making and commercials. Not only is the 100,000 sq.ft. Lionsgate Studio scheduled to open in November but another venue just rolled out the red carpet.. Steve Romano purchased 15 School Street in 2017. He converted the former banana warehouse into a sta...

Senator Biaggi has Covid https://bit.ly/2XAj3J2
10/22/2021
NY State Senator Biaggi Has Covid

Senator Biaggi has Covid https://bit.ly/2XAj3J2

NY State Senator Alessandra Biaggi has contracted covid. She issues the following statement: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 22nd, 2021 Press Contact: [email protected] SENATOR ALESSANDRA BIAGGI ISSUES STATEMENT ON COVID-19 DIAGNOSIS “Yesterday evening, I tested positive for COVID-1...

Riverdale residents rallied in protest to a shelter at the Yonkers border. https://bit.ly/3pbMzjN
10/17/2021
Riverdale Residents Protest Homeless Shelter at Yonkers Border

Riverdale residents rallied in protest to a shelter at the Yonkers border. https://bit.ly/3pbMzjN

Leafy North Riverdale has been described as, "the last bastion of gracious living in New York City." The neighborhood is affluent and mostly free of serious crime with the exception of automobile vandalism. It features a mixture of private residences and apartment buildings. The most northern porti...

Yonkers synagogue has fun with police https://bit.ly/3asfp6N
10/11/2021
Yonkers Synagogue Welcomes Police

Yonkers synagogue has fun with police https://bit.ly/3asfp6N

The rain did not stop the festivities at the Greystone Jewish Center/Chabad of Yonkers. The Yonkers community gathered to take part in the Faith in Blue weekend which promotes building bridges and breaking biases with law enforcement. The event was held at the synagogue which is located at 600 North...

Doula program for pregnant women in Westchester https://bit.ly/3A3XTAp
10/04/2021
Assistance for Pregnant Women

Doula program for pregnant women in Westchester https://bit.ly/3A3XTAp

In Westchester County, Black women are more likely to deliver babies with low birth weight, more likely to have premature births, and more likely to have their babies die. With those statistics in mind – and hoping to change them – the County has launched a pilot program with the Lower Hudson Va...

art show in New City https://bit.ly/39SgPaE
09/30/2021
Painted Mannequins Art Exhibit

art show in New City https://bit.ly/39SgPaE

Imagine a large front yard populated with one hundred decorated mannequins. No, it is not a harbinger of Halloween, it is the first exhibit of it's kind in New City, NY On October 8th, the Art Reborn exhibit will open. The exhibit is a collection of 100 mannequins designed and decorated by 140 diffe...

Drive by shooting in downtown Yonkers. Two injured https://bit.ly/3EjHM4R
09/15/2021
Drive By Shooting in Downtown Yonkers

Drive by shooting in downtown Yonkers. Two injured https://bit.ly/3EjHM4R

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Yonkers Police investigate Riverdale Avenue shooting incident PRESS RELEASE: Yonkers Police Officers and Detectives are currently investigating a shooting incident that occurred in the area of 83 Riverdale Avenue on September 14, 2021, at approximately 10:26 PM. YONKERS: ...

The Croton Point Park parking lot will be transformed into a drive-in theater, presenting Disney PIXAR's Soul this Frida...
09/07/2021
Watch SOUL this Friday Under the Stars at Croton Point Park

The Croton Point Park parking lot will be transformed into a drive-in theater, presenting Disney PIXAR's Soul this Friday, September 10 @WestchesterPark @WPHospital @WestchesterMag https://bit.ly/3DUCZqt

The Croton Point Park parking lot will be transformed into a drive-in theater, presenting Disney PIXAR's Soul this Friday, September 10 allowing movie-goers to enjoy a classic, family-friendly film in a socially-distanced way. The movie is presented by White Plains Hospital as part of Westchester Co...

email pleas from Afghanistan citizens https://bit.ly/3Bq7ra2
08/29/2021
Email Pleas From Afghanistan

email pleas from Afghanistan citizens https://bit.ly/3Bq7ra2

In a continuation of the previous post about letters from Afghanistan, SW Yonkers Hamlet Hub is committed to be the voice of those who speak in hiding. The following are the latest emails from Afghans who cannot escape the Taliban. They are people who have worked for the US Government and are now, ...

Afgan citizens plea for US help in emails https://bit.ly/3zbVVy4
08/24/2021
Letters From Afghanistan

Afgan citizens plea for US help in emails https://bit.ly/3zbVVy4

The plight of Afghan refugees becomes more dire each day. The chance to evacuate Americans and the Afghans that worked alongside them has dwindled down to a matter of only a few days. Their situation is dire. Attempts to reach the Kabul airport have been thwarted and murderous threats from the Tali...

Yonkers man arrested in brutal murder attempt https://bit.ly/37UGmyL
08/19/2021
Yonkers Man Arrested in Brutal Hatchet Attack

Yonkers man arrested in brutal murder attempt https://bit.ly/37UGmyL

A Yonkers man has been arrested for attempted murder. On Wednesday, the police arrested Aaron Garcia of Yonkers, N.Y., as the suspect in the attack, charging him with attempted murder and assault. Garcia entered a Chase Bank on Broadway near Beaver Street in Manhattan, on the night of August 15th, ...

Karen Hinton guest on WVOX 1460AM https://bit.ly/3g1bS2L
08/14/2021
Cuomo Accuser To Be on Local Radio Show

Karen Hinton guest on WVOX 1460AM https://bit.ly/3g1bS2L

Cuomo accuser, Karen Hinton, will be a guest on Westchester Eye on the Radio on Monday, August 16th, 2021. Hinton was a press aide and consultant for New York Governor Cuomo during his tenure as Housing and Urban Development secretary. She is not part of the group of eleven women that have accused...

Yonkers Riverfront Library voguing classes https://bit.ly/3sfDeHa
08/14/2021
Yonkers Library Offers New Dance Moves

Yonkers Riverfront Library voguing classes https://bit.ly/3sfDeHa

The voguing class at the Yonkers Riverfront Library was a big hit. Instructor, Eli Hibiscus guided the students through contortions, gyrations, and cool dance moves with attitude. Attendance was diverse and not strictly limited to LGBTQ members. Anyone is welcome to bust a move. The class is not j...

South Yonkers lot cleaned up. https://bit.ly/3xsFsDY
08/04/2021
Illegal South Yonkers Driveway Update

South Yonkers lot cleaned up. https://bit.ly/3xsFsDY

SW Yonkers Hamlet Hub published an article on 8/3/2021 about a Yonkers real estate owner that created an illegal driveway from a pedestrian sidewalk. This allowed large vehicles to enter and exit a lot at the corner of Warburton and Willow creating a hazard for pedestrians, especially young childre...

Westchester County Offers Free Back to School Vaccine Clinics @WestchesterGov https://bit.ly/2UzIYz5
07/21/2021
Westchester County Offers Free Back to School Vaccine Clinics

Westchester County Offers Free Back to School Vaccine Clinics @WestchesterGov https://bit.ly/2UzIYz5

Call Westchester County Health Department for an appointment and to determine eligibility The Westchester County Department of Health will now book appointments for its free back-to-school vaccine clinics in Yonkers on Mondays and Thursdays from July 26 through the end of August and on Friday in Wh...

Teenager fatally shot in south west Yonkers https://bit.ly/3BiGxBq
07/18/2021
Teenager Killed in South Yonkers

Teenager fatally shot in south west Yonkers https://bit.ly/3BiGxBq

Yonkers Police Investigate Fatal Shooting on Cliff Street ​2021-07-18 @1100; Preliminary information subject to change: Yonkers, NY – Just after 9:00PM on July 17, 2021, members of the Yonkers Police Department responded to the area of 53 Cliff Street in the confines of the 3rd Precinct on a rep...

Celebrate the South County Trailway’s 30th Anniversary with a bike ride. @WestchesterGov https://bit.ly/3rhEv00
07/14/2021
Celebrate the South County Trailway’s 30th Anniversary with a bike ride.

Celebrate the South County Trailway’s 30th Anniversary with a bike ride. @WestchesterGov https://bit.ly/3rhEv00

Put on your helmets, pump those tires and pack your water for a bike ride on the South County Trailway to celebrate its 30th anniversary, Wednesday, July 28, 11 a.m., where the trailway meets Tibbetts Brook Park in Yonkers. The South County Trailway boasts a long and rich history. The 14.1-mile pa...

Yonkers politics exposed. https://bit.ly/35ElNFP
06/19/2021
Yonkers Politics Exposed in New Book

Yonkers politics exposed. https://bit.ly/35ElNFP

Patricia Vaccarino is an American writer. She has published three novels and three nonfiction books. Ms. Vaccarino grew up in Yonkers, New York. At fourteen she began writing a novel about Yonkers that eventually became her first literary work, YONKERS Yonkers!: A story of race and redemption Her...

Yonkers man arrested for rape of underage girl https://bit.ly/3hFGQ1Y
05/22/2021
Yonkers Man Arrested for Rape

Yonkers man arrested for rape of underage girl https://bit.ly/3hFGQ1Y

On May 18, 2021, the New York State Police from the Cortlandt barracks in conjunction with the Putnam County Child Advocacy Center arrested Fabian Huiracocha Barbecho, age 36, of Yonkers, NY, for two counts of Rape in the 2nd degree, a class D felony. After receiving a law enforcement tip, members o...

A Yonkers developer ruins a local neighborhood flaunting the law. https://bit.ly/2RMhpAR
05/14/2021
Yonkers Developer Flaunts Local Laws

A Yonkers developer ruins a local neighborhood flaunting the law. https://bit.ly/2RMhpAR

The home made parking lot at the corner of 1 Willow Pl. and Warburton Avenue has been vacated. A lone diesel fueled truck remains as a reminder that the new lot owner still maintains dominance of that corner. He created his own driveway with a lock and a wire fence that neatly rolls to the side al...

A Yonkers developer has destroyed a local neighborhood corner. https://bit.ly/33pQEVx
05/09/2021
Yonkers Developer Ruins Neighborhood

A Yonkers developer has destroyed a local neighborhood corner. https://bit.ly/33pQEVx

The controversial developer of the Glenwood Power Plant shelved her bid last week to convert a JFK Marina green space into a parking lot. Community groups rallied to protect the cherished space and the developer, Lela Goren, respectfully bowed out from her proposal. This was a great example of comm...

Glenwood Power Plant parking plan is defeated. https://bit.ly/3###9s0
04/28/2021
Glenwood Power Plant Parking Shelved

Glenwood Power Plant parking plan is defeated. https://bit.ly/3###9s0

The disputed JFK Marina parking lot conversion has ended. The developer of the Glenwood Power Plant, Lela Goren, has withdrawn the proposal to build a parking garage in the JFK Marina with rooftop recreation and green park features. An assemblage of Yonkers community groups worked to prevent Goren...

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THE YONKERS HISTORICAL SOCIETY EXTENDS A SPECIAL EVENT INVITATION: Washington, Rochambeau & the Grand Reconnaissance Free tickets are still available for this special presentation.
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