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Archived from the original on October 18, Retrieved October 10, Retrieved October 12, Retrieved 10 June Shopping malls in the New York metropolitan area. NorthPark Mall Southridge Mall. Deptford Mall Freehold Raceway Mall. Valley River Center Washington Square. Tysons Corner Center Valley Mall. This is not surprising as southeastern Yonkers is largely within walking distance of the Riverdale , Woodlawn , and Wakefield sections of the Bronx.
Many residents regard eastern McLean Avenue, home to a vibrant Irish community shared with the Woodlawn section of the Bronx, to be the true hub of Yonkers. Getty Square is Yonkers' downtown and the civic center and central business district of the city. Much of southwest Yonkers grew densely along the multiple railroads and trolley now bus lines along South Broadway and in Getty Square , connecting to New York City.
Clusters of apartment buildings surrounded the stations of the Yonkers branch of the New York and Putnam Railroad and the Third Avenue Railway trolley lines and these buildings still remain although now served by the Bee-Line Bus System. The railroad companies themselves built neighborhoods of mixed housing types ranging from apartment buildings to large mansions in areas like Park Hill wherein the railroad also built a funicular to connect it with the train station in the valley.
Off South Broadway and Yonkers Avenue one can find residential neighborhoods, such as Lowerre, Nodine Hill, Park Hill , and Hudson Park off the Hudson River with a mix of building styles ranging from dense clusters of apartment buildings, blocks of retail with apartments above, multifamily row houses , and detached single-family homes. Other neighborhoods of these types, although with a larger number of detached houses, are Ludlow Park, Hudson Park, and Van Cortlandt Crest, off Riverdale Avenue, right over the Riverdale border - the former alongside the Hudson River.
Many residents are of African , Caribbean , Italian , or Mexican descent while an influx those from other cultural backgrounds has continued to shape a culturally diverse community.
Some neighborhoods right on the Riverdale border are increasingly becoming home to Orthodox Jews. The revitalization of the Getty Square area has helped to nurture growth for Southwest Yonkers.
In the early s several new luxury apartment buildings, such as 66 Main , were built along the Hudson. There is also a new "Sculpture Meadow on the Hudson," renovation of a Victorian-era pier, and a new public library housed in the remodeled Otis elevator factory. Peter Kelly 's award-winning fine dining restaurant X 2 0 - Xaviars on Hudson is located at the renovated pier with much success.
Yonkers is governed via a mayor-council system. The Yonkers City Council consists of seven members, six each elected from one of six districts, as well as a Council President to preside over the council. The mayor and city council president are elected in a citywide vote. Yonkers is typically a Democratic stronghold just like the rest of Westchester County and most of New York state on the national level.
In , Yonkers voted for George H. At the federal level, Democratic representative Eliot Engel represents the city. Public schools in Yonkers are operated by Yonkers Public Schools. Libraries are operated by the Yonkers Public Library. Academy for Jewish Religion , a rabbinical and cantorial school, is located in the Getty Square neighborhood of Yonkers.
Yonkers is the top origin and destination for the Bee-Line Bus service area, including Westchester and the northern Bronx, with the Getty Square intermodal hub seeing passenger levels in the millions annually. Yonkers is served by two heavy-rail commuter lines. Ludlow , Yonkers , Glenwood and Greystone. The Yonkers station is also served by Amtrak.
Several Harlem Line stations are on or very near the city's eastern border. These include Wakefield , Mt. A third commuter line dating from the late 19th century, the Putnam Division , was shut down in phases with the final passenger trains making their last runs in Yonkers began a dockless bikeshare program operated by LimeBike in May US 9 , NY 9A and are important surface streets.
The main line of the former New York and Putnam Railroad running through the middle of Yonkers has been converted into a paved walking and bicycling path, called the South County Trailway. It runs north-south in Yonkers from the Hastings-on-Hudson border in the north to the Bronx border in the south at Van Cortlandt Park where it is unpaved as of [update] and is referred to as the Putnam Trail.
The historic Croton Aqueduct tunnel has a hard-packed dirt trail, called the Old Croton Aqueduct Trailway , running above it for most of its length in Yonkers, with a few on-street routes on the edge of the Getty Square neighborhood. Founded in , the YFD operates out of 11 Fire Stations, located throughout the city in 2 Battalions, under the command of 1 Assistant Chief per shift. The YFD responds to approximately 16, emergency calls annually.
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the county tax bills are due on monday, april 9th, the mobile satellite tax office dates will be available: THE MOBILE SATELLITE TAX OFFICE DATES WILL BE AVAILABLE: TUESDAY, APRIL 3RD, - GRINTON I. WILL LIBRARY AT PARK HILL AVE. Find Yonkers New York assessor, assessment, auditor's, and appraiser's offices, revenue commissions, GIS, and tax equalization departments. Assessors provide information on property and land tax assessment, property listings, values, valuations, property search, and records. Cross County Shopping Center, also known as Cross County Center, is an open-air shopping mall located in Yonkers, New York, United States. The mall hosts over stores and restaurants, including anchor stores Macy's, Old Navy and Sears, and is managed by Macerich.