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Yonkers Council to consider backyard chickens and bees
On Tuesday, the Yonkers City Council will be abuzz with a controversial pair of ordinances that, if approved, would allow residents to keep beehives and chicken coops in their backyards.
Council President Chuck Lesnick, a Democrat, is pushing the move, arguing that beehives and chicken coops, like organic gardens, are increasingly popping up in urban backyards and that the city should be encouraging...