Mayor Phil Amicone
There’s high anxiety in New York’s fourth largest city, as Yonkers schools face crushing program cuts in a faceoff between the city and its teachers union.
Yonkers public schools played host to a pink slip blizzard on Friday, with 700 employees losing their jobs. The district made the cuts in the face of a $42 million budget gap.
Major layoffs are looming in New York’s fourth largest city. Yonkers is facing yet another budget crisis, with schools enduring much of the pain.
Years ago Yonkers may not have been the most desirable place to live, but Mayor Amicone says that’s changed.
The mayor of Yonkers has vetoed a bedbug-control bill that would have required old mattresses to be wrapped in plastic bags.
It was supposed to give first-time homebuyers in Yonkers a chance at “the American dream,” but they say when they say when they moved in, the nightmare began.