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  • Yonkers passes trash cam law

    YONKERS, NY - 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.

    07/06/2017 6:05 PM

  • Council President McLaughlin Takes Inaugural Uber Ride

    Yonkers, New York - As Uber launched its ridesharing service across Westchester County, Yonkers City Council President Liam J. McLaughlin took the inaugural Uber ride.

    06/29/2017 2:39 PM

  • Council Democrats vote to protect dumpers

    YONKERS, NY - Litterbugs earned a reprieve today as Democrats on the Yonkers City Council voted down a law which would have provided for the use of recorded images as evidence of littering or dumping.

    06/28/2017 11:20 AM

  • City Council adopts 2017 Yonkers budget

    YONKERS, NY - The Yonkers City Council passed the City's $1.154 billion budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year on Thursday. The on-time budget stays within the property tax cap while restoring vacant positions in vital emergency services thanks to changes proposed by the Council Majority.

    06/02/2017 3:48 PM

  • Yonkers anti-litter contest winners announced

    YONKERS, NY - Yonkers officials, tired of seeing litter on city streets, have been taking action. Led by Council President Liam McLaughlin, the City has expanded its anti-litter campaign to area students by launching an anti-litter contest. The winners of the contest received awards at City Hall on Tuesday.

    05/02/2017 7:29 PM

  • Council passes contracts for educators

    YONKERS, NY – The Yonkers City Council unanimously approved new long-term labor agreements with the Yonkers Council of Administrators (YCA) and the Yonkers Federation of Teachers (YFT) on Tuesday. The latter contract had been held up by the Council pending an agreement on the immediate implementation of an e-mail policy requiring teachers to respond to parent’s and administrator’s e-mails.

    02/15/2017 3:48 PM