Swyonkers's HamletHub http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers Mon, 24 Jul 2017 20:34:19 -0400 HamletHub.com Celeb Photographer Talks About The Beatles http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/life/2112-celeb-photographer-talks-about-the-beatles2112-celeb-photographer-talks-about-the-beatles http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/life/2112-celeb-photographer-talks-about-the-beatles2112-celeb-photographer-talks-about-the-beatles

The Madelyn Jordon Gallery in Scarsdale, NY is hosting a new exhibit by Allan Tannenbaum. The artist has also written a book detailing his celeb photos. Book signing was held at the gallery on Thursday, 7/20/2017. The gallery is located at 37 Popham Road in Scarsdale. 

Tannenbaum will be the guest on Westchester Eye on The Radio this Monday, July 24. 2017. Tune in to hear his stories about life with The Beatles, tales of Studio 54, Debbie Harry and more. WVOX 1460 AM or online wvox.com. 3-4pm. Call in for questions or comments at 914-636-0110.

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aseward100@aol.com (Ardina Seward) Life Sun, 23 Jul 2017 11:47:22 -0400
Toss Your Trash Get A Ticket http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/publicsafety/2111-toss-your-trash-get-a-ticket2111-toss-your-trash-get-a-ticket http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/publicsafety/2111-toss-your-trash-get-a-ticket2111-toss-your-trash-get-a-ticket

Litterbugs, beware. Yonkers has adopted an ordinance sponsored by Council President Liam McLaughlin dubbed the 'Litter Free Streets Act of 2017' which will allow for the use of recorded images as evidence of littering or dumping. The item was passed at a special meeting of the City Council on Thursday.

"The Litter Free Streets Act will help make our City cleaner and is the next step in our Citywide anti-litter campaign," McLaughlin said. "Today we're sending a message that if you dump or litter in Yonkers, we will catch you and will we will prosecute you. I'm proud to continue working with Mayor Spano and my colleagues on the Council Majority to keep our streets tidy."

The ordinance creates liability in any instance where a recorded image is obtained showing an occupant of a vehicle throwing or depositing litter from a vehicle. Litter is not only a blight on our neighborhoods, but a time and equipment intensive burden on the Department of Public Works which is a cost transmitted back to local taxpayers.

The ordinance was already adopted in the town of Yorktown and is intended to be used for cameras to be installed at littering "hot spots" to record driver's licenses plates. Even without installing the cameras, Yorktown was successfully able to prosecute one litter bug when a concerned citizen took a video of the act and captured the offender's license plate.

The item was adopted 4-3. It now heads to the Mayor's desk for his signature.

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aseward100@aol.com (City of Yonkers) Public safety Tue, 18 Jul 2017 14:32:40 -0400
Man Injured After Leap from Moving Vehicle Downtown Yonkers http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/publicsafety/2109-man-injured-after-leap-from-moving-vehicle-downtown-yonkers2109-man-injured-after-leap-from-moving-vehicle-downtown-yonkers http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/publicsafety/2109-man-injured-after-leap-from-moving-vehicle-downtown-yonkers2109-man-injured-after-leap-from-moving-vehicle-downtown-yonkers


YPD responded to  a report on July 17, 2017 of a man who was either pushed from or voluntarily exited a moving vehicle in the downtown Getty Square area. The incident occurred at 5:30 pm.

Witnesses at the scene state that he was not pushed but exited the vehicle on his own volition at the intersection of Palisades and New School Street. Neither account could be confirmed.


He was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Check out www.yonkersvoice.com for further info.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZvpxlFAuTBI

Palidades & New School Street

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aseward100@aol.com (Ardina Seward) Public safety Mon, 17 Jul 2017 18:24:46 -0400
Electrician Apprentice Jobs Available http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/life/2107-electrician-apprentice-jobs-available2107-electrician-apprentice-jobs-available http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/life/2107-electrician-apprentice-jobs-available2107-electrician-apprentice-jobs-available

Electricians Recruit Apprentice

The Westchester-Fairfield Joint Electrical Apprenticeship Training Committee (WFJEATC), Local Union #3, will conduct a recruitment from August 21, 2017 through September 1, 2017 for 50 electrician apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

Applications can be obtained by sending a registered letter toWFJEATC, P. O. Box 408, White Plains, NY 10602. The registered letter must contain the applicant’s name and address including zip code (please print). The request letters will be accepted for 10 business days or until 1,000 registered letters have been received, whichever occurs first. Please do not include any documents or money with your registered letter. It is the responsibility of the applicant to retain the post office receipt for the registered letter. Requests for applications will be accepted by REGISTERED MAIL ONLY. Requests for applications received by any other means, including any other mail classifications, will not be accepted. Registered letters requesting an application must not be postmarked earlier than August 21, 2017, but no later than September 1, 2017.  All registered letters postmarked August 21, 2017 will be honored with an application even if the number of letters received exceeds the 1,000 limit.

If you receive an application, there is a non-refundable application fee of $25.  Please note, you may request that this fee be waived. Fee waivers will be approved upon showing verifiable proof of financial need. Completed applications must be mailed to WFJEATC, 200 Bloomingdale Road, White Plains, NY 10605 and postmarked no later than October 13, 2017.    

The WFJEATC requires that applicants:

  • Must be at least 18 years old as of September 1, 2017.
  • Must have a state-accredited high school diploma or a high school equivalency diploma (such as GED or TASC), including successful completion of one year of algebra or one year of High School Regents math. An official transcript will be required upon application.
  • Must be physically able to perform the work required as determined by a complete physical examination by a physician, at the committee’s expense, after selection and prior to indenture.
  • Must be a resident, of at least two years, within the Greater New York Metropolitan area (within a 60-mile radius of White Plains, NY). 
  • Must have access to reliable transportation to and from various job sites and related instruction classes.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license. Apprentices may be required to operate company vehicles.
  • Must take and pass the electrical trades aptitude test.

For further information, applicants should contact their nearest New York State Department of Labor office or Local Union #3 at (914) 946-0472.

Apprentice programs registered with the Department of Labor must meet standards established by the Commissioner. Under state law, sponsors of programs cannot discriminate against applicants because of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or marital status. Women and minorities are encouraged to submit applications for apprenticeship programs. Sponsors of programs are required to adopt affirmative action plans for the recruitment of women and minorities.

 

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aseward100@aol.com (NYS Dept. of Labor) Life Mon, 17 Jul 2017 15:29:22 -0400
How to Get Rid of Fat Fast http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/life/2106-how-to-get-rid-of-fat-fast2106-how-to-get-rid-of-fat-fast http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/life/2106-how-to-get-rid-of-fat-fast2106-how-to-get-rid-of-fat-fast

Vladimir is back! Spa owner Vladimir Byhovsky of Studio Esthetique will be the guest on Westchester Eye on the Radio tomorrow, July 17th at 3 pm.

He will talk about Cool Sculpting, the newest and painless way to reduce the nuisance fat that spills over your waistline, blows up your thighs, and hijacks your arms. No more need for spanx when you can say thanx to cool sculpting.

Tune in to 1460 AM or listen online at wvox.com. Call in for comment and questions 914-636-0110.

http://www.coolsculpting.com/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYCMJ5BZvU8

 

Studio Esthetique: 718-543-5050

CoolSculpting. That's Cool.

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aseward100@aol.com (Ardina Seward) Life Sun, 16 Jul 2017 16:34:36 -0400
Free Counseling and Mediation for Yonkers Community http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/life/2105-free-counseling-and-mediation-for-yonkers-community2105-free-counseling-and-mediation-for-yonkers-community http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/life/2105-free-counseling-and-mediation-for-yonkers-community2105-free-counseling-and-mediation-for-yonkers-community

The Purchase College center in Yonkers is sponsoring the P4 Empowerment Group at the PC4 center located at 16 Warburton Avenue in downtown Yonkers.

The Empowerment Group is a free program to benefit teens, and adults in the Yonkers community. The group provides anti bullying workshops, counseling and mediation services when a neutral referee is needed to intervene in a conflict. 

Programs are scheduled every other Wednesday of the month. Next scheduled event will be held on July 26th from 5:30-6:30 pm. 

Call 914-246-0762 or email p413empower@gmail.com for more info. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Umltt-emj4

 

 

 

 

Bullying Prevention

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aseward100@aol.com (Ardina Seward) Life Thu, 13 Jul 2017 13:50:41 -0400
Gun Activity in Downtown Yonkers http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/publicsafety/2104-gun-activity-in-downtown-yonkers2104-gun-activity-in-downtown-yonkers http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/publicsafety/2104-gun-activity-in-downtown-yonkers2104-gun-activity-in-downtown-yonkers

Plenty of artillery on Yonkers' streets this past weekend. Traditionally, the summer season signals an increase in street violence.

The Yonkers Police Department asks for the public's help.  A crime can be reported anonymously and in some instances, there is a

reward for info.

 
1) 7/8/17 at around 8:30pm shots fired on/around 25 Summit St
2) 7/9/17 at around 1:00am shots fired on Schroeder St
3) 7/9/17 at around 3:50am shots fired around 145-147 Waverly St

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aseward100@aol.com (Ardina Seward) Public safety Sun, 09 Jul 2017 22:50:59 -0400
Yonkers Job Fair Coming Up http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/events/2103-yonkers-job-fair-coming-up2103-yonkers-job-fair-coming-up http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/events/2103-yonkers-job-fair-coming-up2103-yonkers-job-fair-coming-up

There will be a job and career fair at the downtown Yonkers Public Library on Larkin Plaza. The job fair will take place on July 24th from 10:00-2 pm. 

The fair is sponsored by the NYS Department of Transportation. 

Event Type: Adult Program
Date: 7/24/2017
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 2:00 PM

Description:
 NYS Department of Transportation Job Fair

Library: YONKERS PUBLIC LIBRARY - RIVERFRONT BRANCH
Location: Community Room A & B

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aseward100@aol.com (Ardina Seward) Events Sun, 09 Jul 2017 17:31:37 -0400
Shots Fired in Yonkers Downtown Housing Projects http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/publicsafety/2102-shots-fired-in-yonkers-downtown-housing-projects2102-shots-fired-in-yonkers-downtown-housing-projects http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/publicsafety/2102-shots-fired-in-yonkers-downtown-housing-projects2102-shots-fired-in-yonkers-downtown-housing-projects


YPD responded to multiple calls of shots fired at 5 Schroeder Street in the Schlobohm Housing complex in the downtown Yonkers area. The incident occurred on 7/9/17 at 12:45 am.

 
Multiple bullet casings were found and unidentified sources state that blood splatter was also discovered, however, no victim(s) has been located.

The housing complex was the scene of a shooting in January 2016 and was also featured in the HBO documentary, "Show Me a Hero."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67Uvq3quOOQ


If you have any information about this crime, please call the YPD at 914.377.7723

Check out www.yonkersvoice,com for more info.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oytXHEy98co

Shots fired on Schroeder St

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aseward100@aol.com (Ardina Seward) Public safety Sun, 09 Jul 2017 09:12:22 -0400
Entergy Screenings Under the Stars presents Secret Life of Pets TONIGHT! http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/events/15-todays-events/2101-entergy-screenings-under-the-stars-presents-secret-life-of-pets-tonight2101-entergy-screenings-under-the-stars-presents-secret-life-of-pets-tonight http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/events/15-todays-events/2101-entergy-screenings-under-the-stars-presents-secret-life-of-pets-tonight2101-entergy-screenings-under-the-stars-presents-secret-life-of-pets-tonight

Editor's note: HamletHub is proud to be a sponsor of this family-friendly event! Thanks to Sharc Creative for all you do for communities in Westchester and Fairfield Counties.

Rain? What rain? The weather is expected to clear by this evening and a FREE movie awaits you at Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla TONIGHT, July 7.

Entergy Screenings Under the Stars presents Secret Life of Pets TONIGHT!

The fun starts at 5:30 pm with with live performances Downtown Saturn. Enjoy a BBQ dinner under the stars courtesy of Tasty Cue.

The movies will be projected on a 50 ft screen and guests are welcome to arrive before showtime and set up their seating. Entrance has been made free thanks to host Westchester County Parks, Produced by Sharc Creative and truly made possible by Entergy. All other sponsors inclu

Westchester Parks Foundation, ENT and Allergy, Applebee’s Grill + Bar, JP McHale Pest Management, Zaccagnino Electric, Metro North Railroad, along with media partners including 100.7 WHUD, 107.1 The Peak, HamletHub, Inspiria Outdoor, Westchester Magazine and Westchester Talk Radio.

Special thank you to Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino and Westchester County Commissioner Kathleen O'Connor for helping to make all of this possible.

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kerry@ducey.org (submitted) Todays events Fri, 07 Jul 2017 08:19:04 -0400
Man Loses Fingers in Fireworks Accident http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/life/2100-man-loses-fingers-in-fireworks-accident2100-man-loses-fingers-in-fireworks-accident http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/life/2100-man-loses-fingers-in-fireworks-accident2100-man-loses-fingers-in-fireworks-accident


A man has lost his fingers in a fireworks explosion in the aftermath of the July 4th celebration. 

The accident occurred at 75 Bruce Avenue in south Yonkers at 1:30 am on July 5th.

Checkout www.yonkersvoice.com for more info. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajII4wmibsg

Man loses fingers on 4th of July

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aseward100@aol.com (Ardina Seward) Life Tue, 04 Jul 2017 23:33:15 -0400
Two Men Shot on July 4th in Yonkers http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/publicsafety/2099-two-men-shot-on-july-4th-in-yonkers2099-two-men-shot-on-july-4th-in-yonkers http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/publicsafety/2099-two-men-shot-on-july-4th-in-yonkers2099-two-men-shot-on-july-4th-in-yonkers

A shooting incident occurred on July 4th at approximately 11:45 pm.  A car approached 25 Van Cortland Park Ave at Elm and multiple shots were fired from inside the vehicle. The shots were aimed at a crowd and hit two males.

One man was struck in the neck and stomach and the other on the leg.


The male who sustained  the leg injury appeared to be in stable condition. However, the man who was shot in the neck and stomach appeared to be in very serious condition. 

 

Check out www.yonkersvoice.com for more info.               https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ztGM4Pwm-hw

Drive by shooting in Yonkers

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aseward100@aol.com (Ardina Seward) Public safety Tue, 04 Jul 2017 23:16:14 -0400
Radio Show About Yonkers http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/politics/2098-radio-show-about-yonkers2098-radio-show-about-yonkers http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/politics/2098-radio-show-about-yonkers2098-radio-show-about-yonkers

Tune in to Westchester Eye on the Radio tomorrow, July 3rd at 3:00 pm for an insightful show about Yonkers.  Producer, Robbie Mann of Yonkers Voice Video will share the 411 on the Y.O. 

Yonkers politics, culture and crime will be topics of discussion.  Keep the dial on 1460 AM from 3-4 pm or listen online at wvox.com. 

Call in to comment. 914-636-0110.

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aseward100@aol.com (Ardina Seward) Politics Sun, 02 Jul 2017 17:11:56 -0400
Uber Now in Yonkers http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/life/2097-uber-now-in-yonkers2097-uber-now-in-yonkers http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/life/2097-uber-now-in-yonkers2097-uber-now-in-yonkers

 Governor Cuomo and the State Legislature passed a bill in April to bring ridesharing to the Empire State. On June 5th, ridesharing companies were cleared to operate in New York State.

Good news for riders in need of transportation  on the July 4th weekend, when many New Yorkers are out celebrating.

If you want to register as a driver or learn more about using Uber, check out this link. 

https://www.uber.com/signup/drive/nystate/?utm_source=AdWords_Brand&utm_campaign=search-google-brand_1_-99_us-national_d_txt_acq_cpc_en-us_uber_kwd-169801042_199350918373_37017645119_e_c&cid=723383651&adg_id=37017645119&fi_id=&match=e&net=g&dev=c&dev_m=&cre=199350918373&kwid=kwd-169801042&kw=uber&placement=&tar=&gclid=CjwKCAjw7dfKBRAdEiwAch0egUtYfYxjf5bkj8ThywYGg5U1ovvayfA5jJ2JjB7dmk7r6btaJvClexoCSBoQAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds&dclid=CLevjbjY5dQCFWG4swodqaMFbg

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aseward100@aol.com (Ardina Seward) Life Sat, 01 Jul 2017 10:27:04 -0400
White Plains Lights Up TONIGHT & Features Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/life/2095-white-plains-lights-up-tonight-features-bruce-springsteen-tribute-band2095-white-plains-lights-up-tonight-features-bruce-springsteen-tribute-band http://news.hamlethub.com/swyonkers/life/2095-white-plains-lights-up-tonight-features-bruce-springsteen-tribute-band2095-white-plains-lights-up-tonight-features-bruce-springsteen-tribute-band

City of White Plains Independence Day Celebration is TONIGHT, Friday, June 30 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

White Plains will host its Annual Independence Day Celebration on Friday, June 30, from 6:00-10:00 PM at White Plains High School. Come early, bring blankets & chairs, enjoy a fun-filled evening of music, games, entertainers, food and of course, fireworks.  This year's celebration will feature a performance by Tramps Like Us, a Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band, on the main stage before the fireworks display.

Please visit the City of White Plains website for additional information.

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kerry@ducey.org (City of White Plains) Life Fri, 30 Jun 2017 10:47:48 -0400