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Green City Leadership Awards presented

Yonkers has created new awards to recognize students and local community organizations for their efforts to promote environmental sustainability and create programs designed to...

Sapienza named police commissioner

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano has named Yonkers Police Deputy  Chief Chris Sapienza to be the city’s 23rd police commissioner. While awaiting Yonkers City Council confirmation, Sapienza started serving...

Ground broken for $585M Hudson Piers project

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02ykKRia-Ao The first building in Extell Development’s $585 million Hudson Piers mixed-use project along the Yonkers waterfront on a 17.4-acre parcel between Alexander Street and...

Hochul goes to school in Yonkers; announces more state aid

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJqVLGljfB0 Yonkers Public Schools will be receiving $360.1 million in state aid for the 2022-2023 fiscal year, Gov. Kathy Hochul told teachers, children and public...

Groundbreaking for Sotomayor school

Ground was broken March 25 for the first new Yonkers public school to be constructed in 20 years. It is to be named after...

Arts Weekend set

The 8th annual Yonkers Arts Weekend (YAW) festival has been set for Saturday, May 21. It’s a one-day event this year as in the...

Spano’s State of the City Address highlights ‘unstoppable Yonkers’

Yonkers May Mike Spano delivered his 2022 State of the City Address to invited guests on the evening of March 30. The event took...

Local leaders support Ukrainian people in wake of Russian invasion

As the Russian military intensified its attack on Ukrainian territory, support for the Ukrainian people was being voiced by numerous leaders in Westchester and...

Yonkers Arts Weekend scheduled for spring

Previous arts weekends each have attracted more than 10,000 visitors to city galleries, the Carpet Mills Arts District, Hudson River Museum and Untermyer Gardens.

Coming attraction: second movie/TV studio campus in Yonkers

Great Point Studios LLC, the builder and manager of the Lionsgate Studio campus on Wells Avenue in downtown Yonkers, is planning to build a second studio campus in the city. It is being planned for the Rising Ground campus at 463 Hawthorne Ave. and would have an additional 10 or 12 soundstages and support facilities.

Rally at Yonkers pharmacy presses Hochul to sign bills

The Grassy Sprain Pharmacy on Tuckahoe Road in Yonkers was the focal point for elected officials, business leaders and others pushing for New York Gov. Kathy Hochul to sign legislation that had been passed by the legislature in June and is designed to aid local pharmacies.

Lionsgate movie/tv studio in Yonkers expected to open Jan. 11

The long-awaited formal opening of the $100 million Lionsgate movie and TV production studio at iPark Hudson in Yonkers is expected to take place on Jan. 11.

The Ridgeway shows the way toward public housing’s future

The overall project will create more than 500 new and renovated apartments in the southwest Yonkers neighborhood along Warburton Avenue, north of Ashburton Avenue and south of Lamartine.

Yonkers completes latest addition to Ridgeway revitalization project

The construction of the 500-unit 172 Warburton Ave. building came in the fourth phase of the six-phase Ridgeway program, the entire cost of which has been estimated at $296 million.

Built under budget, new high school opens in Yonkers

The 76,000-square-foot high school includes a competition-size soccer field and oversized classrooms.