OFFICE OF THE MAYOR

CITY HALL

40 S. BROADWAY

YONKERS, NY 10701

(914) 377-6300

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Mayor's Help Line

Have an issue requiring city assistance? Please call the Mayor's Help Line at 377-HELP (4357) for assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Heat Hotline

The City of Yonkers has issued a Heat Emergency Hotline for residents experiencing a heating issue in tenant-occupied residential buildings. Please call the hotline at 965-3331 to report a problem. 

Free AARP Tax Counseling

Mayor Spano announced that the TAX-AIDE program of the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) will be offered to seniors through the Yonkers Office for the Aging (Chema Center) and the Will Branch of the Yonkers Public Library. The program is available through Monday, April 15. CLICK HERE for details.

 

Report Illegal Dumping

In an effort to curb dumping, Mayor Spano has launched a new anti-dumping campaign including a new hotline, 377-DUMP, for residents to report dumping in their neighborhood. In addition, the city is offering a reward of up to $1000 for information leading to a conviction and has doubled fines for anyone caught dumping. If you see or have any information regarding illegal dumping in Yonkers please call the hotline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.   

Yonkers 2013 Residential Guide
The City of Yonkers 2013 Residential Guide is now available. The guide includes a city directory, information on waste and recycling, and an official city calendar.
 
Please CLICK HERE to download a copy.
 
Yonkers Celebrates Black History Month
  
Mayor Spano, Councilman Christopher Johnson and Yonkers' elected leaders celebrated Black History Month on Wednesday, February 13th, at City Hall. The Mayor and Councilman Johnson hosted a special ceremony honoring members of Yonkers' African American community who overcame adversity to help shape our city and our country.
  
One of Yonkers' residents honored was Corinne Thomas who has lived in Yonkers for over 80 years and is the first black female to graduate from Roosevelt High School, as well as the first black salesperson to work at Gimball's Department Store. See the video below...
  
Yonkers This Weekend 
  

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16

MOCK ELECTION

Philipse Manor Hall

29 Warburton Avenue

Take part in presidential quizzes, a scavenger hunt, a mock election and story times. Children 12 and under are free. For information or questions, call Philipse Manor Hall's Public Programs coordinator at 914-965-4027 x102.

 

URBAN H2O

7PM 

Beczak Environmental Center

35 Alexander Street

Award-winning singer/songwriter Joe Crookston will return to Urban H2O to play his second concert at the Beczak Environmental Education Center. He and musical partner Peter Glanville will perform story songs, stomping rhythms and a range musical scores. For more information, call Mark Miller at 914-377-1900.

 

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17

FAMILY ART PROJECT

1PM-4PM

Hudson River Museum

511 Warburton Avenue

Create large-scale panoramic murals with Teaching Artist-in- Residence Dahlia Broul.

 

THE GALLERY STAGE

1PM & 3PM

Hudson River Museum

511 Warburton Avenue

Get up and act against a moving backdrop of Hudson River Museum paintings! Sarah Lawrence College Theatre Outreach Program students, in costume, invite families to journey up the Hudson in a 20-minute performance they wrote for the exhibition The Panoramic River. An interactive adventure into early American and British cultures. Ages 6+.

Yonkers Got Talent 
 
Melinda Ademi: Road To Hollywood Interviews - AMERICAN IDOL SEASON 12
Mayor Spano and the City of Yonkers congratulate Yonkers own Melinda Ademi on her qualifying as a top 40 contestant on American Idol!
 
2013 "YONKERS GOT TALENT" KICKS-OFF CITY-WIDE TALENT COMPETITION SEARCH SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23
  
Mayor Mike Spano has announced the kick-off of the "Yonkers Got Talent" 2013 Talent Competitions, searching for the City's next singing and dancing sensations.
  
On Saturday, February 23, Yonkers Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation will host the kick-off party of this year's city-wide talent competitions for teens and pre-teens, "Yonkers Idol" and "Yonkers Best Dance Crew." The program is conducted in collaboration with the Untermyer Performing Arts Council.
  

"The time has come for our youth to showcase their talent to the City of Yonkers," said Mayor Spano. "These competitions provide immeasurable experience for our young residents and I encourage all those who have the dream to perform, to audition and show us just how talented Yonkers is."

 

Starting at 5:20pm at E.J. Murrays Skating Center at 378 Tuckahoe Road, the kick-off party will feature karaoke, ice skating, a competition information session and an opportunity for aspiring participants to practice for their auditions. Registration is free and open for Yonkers residents only. Residents can reserve attendance to the kick-off party by emailing yonkersgottalent@gmail.com.

 

This year, Yonkers is searching for stellar singers for its "Yonkers Idol" and "Junior Idol" search which is set to begin March 2 at the first-round live audition. Holding the titles for a year, "Yonkers Idol" and "Junior Idol" winners perform at various City of Yonkers ceremonies and events. Dancers also will have a chance to demonstrate their quick feet auditioning in the "Yonkers Best Dance Crew" competition. Video submissions are due by March 15.

 

"Yonkers Got Talent" is a city-run program, co-funded by sponsors. The Untermyer Performing Arts Council awards the winners with cash prizes from the Theresa Fund. Sound Associates Inc. & Altman Rentals provide professional sound and lighting for the finale show. Finalists are transported to the finale show by Top Class Limo Inc.

 

For more details on the talent search, visit www.yonkersgottalent.com, www.yonkersidol.com or visit the City's website at www.yonkersny.gov.

   
  Recognizing Yonkers Finest & Bravest
  
MAYOR SPANO SWEARS IN 32 NEW FIREFIGHTERS AND PROMOTES 5 TO LIEUTENANT AT THE YONKERS RIVERFRONT LIBRARY.
  
   
MAYOR SPANO PROMOTES TWO YONKERS POLICE OFFICERS AT CITY HALL.