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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southeast New York north of New York City. Population: 198,000.

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  • proper n. A city of New York State, bordering New York City.

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  • YONKERS - As mayor of Westchester's biggest city, Phil Amicone is officially Yonkers 'highest-paid employee.

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  • YONKERS - Yonkers detectives are searching for the person who shot a 22-year-old city man on a west side street over the weekend.

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  • YONKERS - A 32-year-old Yonkers man found an intruder rummaging through tools in a rear room of his home in southwest Yonkers, police said today.

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  • YONKERS - Yonkers detectives are looking for a gunman who tried to rob RIA Money Transfer, a check cashing store, but was thwarted by an employee.

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  • YONKERS - One of five men being robbed by a gunman was shot last night when he tried to run away, Yonkers police said.

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  • YONKERS - A 48-year-old former Roosevelt High School teacher was arrested for stealing equipment from the science lab of the school, Yonkers police said yesterday.

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  • As a boy growing up in Yonkers, NY, I lived high on a hill above the world's largest carpet factory - Alexander Smith and Sons and opposite the factory were two streets of row houses designed especially as living quarters for some of the factory workers.

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  • The owners of this once abandoned estate in Yonkers, N.Y., spent a year and a half restoring the stone-walled home with salvaged pre-war materials from demolished homes in Connecticut.

    Yonkers Stone House Restoration

  • Born Stefania Gabrielle Germanotta in Yonkers, New York, this internationally known singer is best known as Lady Gaga.

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  • Monsignor William Smith, professor of moral theology at Saint Joseph's Seminary in Yonkers since 1971 and one of the leading Catholic voices in the U.S. on medical ethics, died yesterday at St. Joseph's Hospital in Yonkers.

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