No Turkeys Below! | Yonkers Situations

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By Eric W. Schoen I loathe to crack the terrible news to you! There might be a turkey lack, significantly in the under 16 pound group this Thanksgiving. Yes, blame it on output delays similar to Covid! Producers are having difficulties to retain up with need. One turkey producer instructed […]

By Eric W. Schoen

I loathe to crack the terrible news to you! There might be a turkey lack, significantly in the under 16 pound group this Thanksgiving. Yes, blame it on output delays similar to Covid!

Producers are having difficulties to retain up with need. One turkey producer instructed the New York Submit that the lack was the result of “continuing to manage limited labor marketplaces even though performing to hold staff members risk-free from the impacts of Covid-19 in the communities where they function.”

Birds weighing 16 lbs or fewer are more preferred because they take fewer time to defrost and cook than heavier types. Heavier turkeys will be extra commonly accessible. For lots of that indicates a great deal of leftovers. Be geared up! Go to the butterball web page, where you will discover a host of recipes for turkey leftovers.

I read in this fine newspaper very last 7 days that the Town of Yonkers is searching for bids for ‘City Hall Brass Cleansing and Sprucing.’ I don’t know substantially about brass, so I figured I would achieve out to City Hall Deputy Communications Director Akeem Jamal to uncover out what this was all about. Getting labored in Town Corridor for a lot of decades, I know there is a good deal of brass. Individuals use to steal the brass doorknobs from doorways at Town Corridor that had the metropolis seal on them.

Mr. Jamal responded rapidly and comprehensively. He claimed, ‘The scope of the function contains, cleaning the brass exterior doors and doorway knobs and some interior brass banisters and handrails. There are certain materials needed to execute the get the job done and may verify to be more expense-effective to deliver to bid.’

If you have encounter cleaning brass, this is your opportunity to bid on a city contract, make some revenue and make Metropolis Corridor more beautiful! So good to see that the Spano administration is trying to preserve Yonkers taxpayers some cash! Now if only we can get the very good Mayor to show up on my radio present on WVOX. So a lot of of you have emailed me thinking why he hasn’t made a grand appearance. The invite is generally open!

Can you feel the arrogance of outgoing Governor Andrew Cuomo. On Friday, timed just so he imagined no just one would read through it (Saturday papers are by considerably the the very least read through) Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie declared the suspension of the New York Point out Assembly’s probe of Governor Cuomo.

Cuomo’s reaction: ‘I’m not gonna drag the point out by means of the mud, by means of a 3 month, 4 thirty day period impeachment, and then get, and have created the State Legislature and the State governing administration look like a ship of fools.’ Which is our Andrew! The good news is as we go to press the Assembly has transformed system and will problem a report of the acquiring of its impeachment probe of Governor Cuomo.

Glad to see that the Assembly reacted to public stress and will carry on with their perform. Some come to feel Cuomo is positioning himself for another operate for office environment. As I have explained in advance of, his destiny if he decides to make a comeback is in the arms of ‘We the People’ who make our voice listened to at the ballot box!

The Delta variant has places to eat closing their seating areas and loos. Now aren’t we supposed to be usually washing our arms? I not too long ago saw a 94 12 months aged person be advised that he couldn’t sit at a table at the McDonald’s in Mount Vernon to get pleasure from his Significant Mac. The supervisor at the McDonalds on Sanford Boulevard should really be ashamed of herself. I was getting a cup of espresso and wandered on this. I despatched a online video of this incident to McDonald’s company offices by way of Twitter.

I, too was scolded for applying the lavatory on a warm, sunny day at the McDonalds on Central Avenue in Hartsdale/White Plains while I was selecting up a 200 calorie vanilla ice cream cone to interesting down. The employees response to me employing the amenities was like I was robbing the spot. If they are so anxious about their bogs spreading the coronavirus, then they truly want to shut the cafe.

Starbucks, as well has closed some loos telling shoppers ‘the lavatory is out of service’ or shut. It use to be you could constantly depend on Starbucks for a clean bathroom. All over again, people want to wash their arms as our moms taught us ahead of we consume. We realized to do this way in advance of Covid! A tip. CVS, Walgreens and other pharmacy chains ordinarily have clean up, open restrooms for you to use.

I adore canines. Never had just one, but if you invite me to your home your canine will be my greatest buddy. Pet dogs in grocery outlets or sites that provide or prepare meals. A large no no unless it is a service pet dog. Psychological aid pet dogs? New York State legislation precludes them from getting into food institutions.

Now most pet owners know the legislation. I was at a grocery store just lately and a lovable fluffy pet dog was sitting in the aspect of the grocery cart in which a baby normally sits. With almost nothing beneath it. The dogs proprietor experienced 3 little ones with him so I doubt it was a support doggy. It had no markings that it was a provider pet dog. And how cruel could the owner of the pet dog be to have him/her rest on the steel gratings in the grocery cart. Unsanitary for the pet and the next person who would use the cart and may not wipe it down with cart wipes that were on the scene way before Covid.

I sent this message via Twitter to the corporate business office for the grocery shop chain. To their credit, at the entrance doors to the grocery store they posted signals that say ‘Service Puppies Only.’ Twitter is a strong machine that all of us want to find out. It offers you a immediate line to America’s businesses, the the greater part of which will respond to your worries.

The 911 technique in WESTCHESTER is still damaged. I observed an crisis at a store in Pelham Manor which is in WESTCHESTER County, dialed 911 and received related to New York Town 911. Don’t blame it on my telephone which has a 914 WESTCHESTER location code. The procedure is damaged and desires to be set.

Just after enjoying video games on the cellular phone with impolite New York Town 911 operators I obtained through to the Pelham Manor Hearth Division. They have been grateful that I had called as they have been working with this crisis for a lengthy time and it is however to be corrected. Great when you are dealing with a municipality in an crisis scenario and they address you with regard!

Speaking of Pelham Manor, the village could be the very first one in WEstchester County with Pink Lights Cameras. Pals you know my inner thoughts about Crimson Mild Cameras. They are cash generating equipment for the municipalities exactly where they exist. With the insane drivers out there speeding As roadways are fewer clogged thanks to the pandemic we need to have Speed Cameras not Purple Gentle Cameras.

Interesting that there have been no incidents at in intersection Pelham Manor desires to area the Crimson Light Cameras. In accordance to a Journal Information report the City of Rye and Greenburgh are wanting at Red Light Cameras. These cameras lead to a lot more mishaps than solve issues. And of program are massive moneymakers wherever they are situated.

Dwell in Yonkers, Mount Vernon or White Plains. At minimum in Yonkers the destinations of the cameras are stated on the town internet site. Make a evaluate of the locations part of your summer looking at.

Well, no turkeys in this article. Just some superior stable information for these last days of summer time. Enjoy it whilst you can. Labor Working day is two months from Monday. Which is also when Rosh Hashanah begins. Get out there, take a stroll in our beautiful county parks or a swim or day of enjoyable at the crystal obvious WESTCHESTER County swimming pools. Get that summer season glow, but never neglect suitable sunscreen! Appreciate!

Access Eric Schoen at thistooisyonkers[email protected] Comply with him on Twitter @ericyonkers. Pay attention to Eric Schoen and Dan Murphy on the Westchester Increasing Radio Demonstrate Thursday’s from 10-11 a.m. On WVOX 1460 AM, go to and click on the arrow to pay attention to the are living stream or down load the WVOX application from the Application Shop free of demand.

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