Guest Column

September 15, 2021

As an appointed member of the Westchester County Housing Opportunities Commission, I would like to comment on last week’s article, wherein Supervisor Slater expressed confidence that Yorktown will receive $15 million in funding in grants including $10 million through the Westchester County ...

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For the last year and half, we have seen time and again how the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated longstanding inequities for families across the nation. From the virus’ disproportionate toll on communities of color, to the impact on jobs in low-income communities, to learning loss for children who ...

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The remnants of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Ida brought devastating flooding and significantly damaged many homes in the area with localized damage to others. A non-material impact of Ida is that it has caused yet another shift in the already complex real estate market. I have already seen first hand ...

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The remnants of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Ida brought devastating flooding and significantly damaged many homes in the area with localized damage to others. A non-material impact of Ida is that it has caused yet another shift in the already complex real estate market. I have already seen first hand ...

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September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.   I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels ...

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September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.   I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels ...

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September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.   I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels ...

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September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.   I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels ...

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September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.   I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels ...

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Everyone remembers where they were and what they were doing—I was in Washington chairing a Veteran’s Affairs Committee hearing—when a group of radical jihadists hijacked 4 airliners to perpetrate the worst act of terrorism in American history. Today—20 years later—we remember the horror and pain ...

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September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.   I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels ...

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September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.   I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels ...

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September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.   I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels ...

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September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.   I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels ...

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September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.   I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels ...

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September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.   I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels ...

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September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.   I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels ...

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September 11, 2001, was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.   I was a rookie firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new squad and all personnel were at Station 2, training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie, I was sent to pick up ...

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September 11, 2001, was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.   I was a rookie firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new squad and all personnel were at Station 2, training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie, I was sent to pick up ...

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September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.   I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels ...

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September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.   I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels ...

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September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.   I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels ...

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KATONAH, N.Y. -- On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, I was teaching fourth-graders in Washington, DC., as part of the Teach For America program.  I will never forget that the grandmother of one of my students was working at the Pentagon that day, and the fear we felt in our classroom, as we were ...

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September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.   I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, I was teaching fourth-graders in Washington, DC., as part of the Teach For America program.  I will never forget that the grandmother of one of my students was working at the Pentagon that day, and the fear we felt in our classroom, as we ...

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YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, I was teaching fourth-graders in Washington, DC., as part of the Teach For America program.  I will never forget that the grandmother of one of my students was working at the Pentagon that day, and the fear we felt in our classroom, as ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. -- On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, I was teaching fourth-graders in Washington, DC., as part of the Teach For America program.  I will never forget that the grandmother of one of my students was working at the Pentagon that day, and the fear we felt in our classroom, as we were ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. -- On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, I was teaching fourth-graders in Washington, DC., as part of the Teach For America program.  I will never forget that the grandmother of one of my students was working at the Pentagon that day, and the fear we felt in our classroom, as we were ...

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September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.   I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels ...

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September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.   I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels ...

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