Mike Spano

Boyce "Scoop" Coleman (credit: CBS 2)

Community Mourns Loss Of Yonkers Man Who Died Trying To Rescue Child In Hudson River

A Yonkers community is mourning the loss of man many are calling hero after he died trying to save a child from drowning.


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Inspector General: Bad Estimates Leave Yonkers Schools In $55 Million Hole

The Yonkers Public Schools system overestimated state-aid projections by $55 million over two years, leading a preventable budget gap, the city’s inspector general has found.


Snow surrounds a car on Feb. 5, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

NYC’s Northern Suburbs Take Brunt Of Storm

One of the biggest obstacles come on I-84, where Gov. Andrew Cuomo implemented a full vehicle ban between the Connecticut and Pennsylvania borders for about six hours,


Firefighters battle a 4-alarm blaze in Yonkers, NY on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Yonkers Residents Displaced By 4-Alarm Fire Allowed To Return Home

It took firefighters hours to put out the blaze that started at the Dollar K discount store just before 4 p.m. Thursday. Smoke from the flames could be seen for miles.


Yonkers is distributing free kits for parents to collect DNA from their children in the event they go missing. (credit: CBS 2)

Free DNA Kits Aim To Find Missing Kids In Yonkers

On Thursday, Mayor Mike Spano and police Commissioner Charles Gardner announced a voluntary initiative called the Yonkers Missing Children DNA Program.


Falling Lego bricks mark the start of construction at Legoland Discovery Center Westchester at Ridge Hill in Yonkers - Oct. 17, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Construction Begins On Legoland At Ridge Hill In Yonkers

A $12 million, 32,000-square-foot investment began Wednesday with a shower of millions of Legos.


A piece of World Trade Center steel arrives in Yonkers - Aug 29, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Yonkers Gets Piece Of WTC Steel For Memorial

Mayor Mike Spano said the 34-foot rusted steel beam will be erected and installed at Conor Park for families who lost loved ones


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Roads Reopened, Water Flowing In Yonkers After Water Main Break

The Cross County Parkway and all but one lane of the Saw Mill River Parkway have been reopened and workers have completed pipe work on a broken water main in Yonkers.


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Progress Being Made After Yonkers Water Main Break; Boil Water Advisory Remains In Effect

The city is providing drinking water to senior and nursing homes. A list of water distribution stations can be found inside this post.


Lincoln Navigator/Yonkers Car Store (credit: Yonkerscarstore.com)

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano Auctions Off Cars, City-Owned Items On eBay

Bidding to help increase a town’s revenue? It’s true and it’s happening in Yonkers, N.Y.


2008 Lincoln Navigator (credit: City of Yonkers)

Yonkers Auctioning Off City Property To Generate Revenue

The city of Yonkers wants to get rid of stuff it doesn’t need anymore and make money at the same time, WCBS 880’s Paul Murnane reported.


A sign at a gold buying counter in Getty Square - Yonkers, NY - May 17, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Yonkers Cracks Down On Unscrupulous Second-hand Dealers

The city of Yonkers has tightened regulations to make sure second hand businesses are all on the up and up, especially those in gold and silver business, WCBS 880’s Paul Murnane reported.


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Yonkers Police Dept. Investigates Breach Of City Computer Systems

The investigation is focused on Management Information Systems Department offices next door to city hall, where there is no outward sign of law enforcement on the job and the offices are sealed.


Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano speaks about cuts - Yonkers, NY - Feb 1, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Yonkers Mayor Cuts Official Car Use

Where does a mayor begin when it comes to whittling down a $72 million deficit he inherited from the previous administration?


A dispute over a Parking Authority job in Yonkers has gotten ugly. (Credit:CBSNY)

Parking Authority Job Causes Political Scuffle In Yonkers

A Parking Authority job in Westchester County has started an ugly fight, raising charges of patronage and nepotism. It’s a struggle that is pitting an incoming mayor-elect against the outgoing mayor.