NYCFC Hosts South Bronx Street Soccer Block Party

NYCFC Hosts South Bronx Street Soccer Block Party

PHOTOS: NYCFC Saturday afternoon,, New York City FC (NYCFC) hosted a street soccer block party on the mini-pitch at P.S. 49 in the South Bronx that has become known as ‘La Canchita.’ NYCFC’s block party celebrated street soccer culture and featured […]

by · July 22, 2018 · Sports
Bronx Democratic County Dinner 2018

Bronx Democratic County Dinner 2018

The high point of this year’s Bronx Democratic County Dinner came when ex-assemblywoman and former Bronx Deputy Borough President Aurelia Greene got a Lifetime Achievement Award and portrait.

Profile America: Happy Parents’ Day

Profile America: Happy Parents’ Day

Sunday, July 22nd. Today is Parents’ Day — an annual public observance similar to Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, but not an official holiday with gifts and greetings cards. And because it dates only from 1994, not as well known. […]

by · July 22, 2018 · Census, Family, Profile America
Matters of Faith: Sand, Too Numerous to Count, But Still Loved

Matters of Faith: Sand, Too Numerous to Count, But Still Loved

Hosea 1:10 Yet the number of the children of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured nor numbered; and it shall come to pass, that in the place where it was said unto them, […]

by · July 22, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Intense TBT Tournament Ends In Ejections

Intense TBT Tournament Ends In Ejections

By Brandon Colon The Basketball Tournament (TBT) was back in the Long Island University – Brooklyn Campus Friday and things were intense. The second game of Friday nights double-header featured 16th seed South Jamaica Kings against the 17th seed Philadelphia […]

by · July 21, 2018 · Sports
Latest Bronx Shooting

Latest Bronx Shooting

By Robert Press Just before eleven Thursday night a man was shot in the face near the corner of Morris Park Avenue and Van Buren Street in the 49th Precinct. Police did not identify the unknown victim who was rushed […]

by · July 20, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Crime, News
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Profile America: Rocky Mountain Locusts Swarm

On this date in 1874, the largest swarm of Rocky Mountain Locusts ever recorded blackened the skies from the Dakotas to Texas.

by · July 20, 2018 · History, Profile America, Science
Congressman Crowley Statement on Passage of Bail Reform in the New York State Assembly

Congressman Crowley Statement on Passage of Bail Reform in the New York State Assembly

Congressman Crowley Statement on Passage of Bail Reform in the New York State Assembly (Washington, D.C.) — Congressman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement on the passage of a New York […]

by · July 20, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Orchard Beach Concert Series Lineup, July 22

Orchard Beach Concert Series Lineup, July 22

Orchard Beach Concert Series July 22 lineup: Ricardo Jerome & The Fusion Band
plus Fuerza Positiva, 1-5 PM on the Main Stage at Section 9.

Governor Cuomo Rallies to Protect Reproductive Rights (Flickr)

Where The Pols Are, July 20: Queens-Midtown Tunnel, Bronx Economic Snapshot and Senior Health Fair

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli holds a press conference and releases the Bronx Economic Snapshot, Arthur Avenue Retail Market, 11 AM.

Negron: Columbia Ray

Negron: Columbia Ray

By Ray Negron The nicest thing to happen to me during the AllStar Break was to get invited to speak at Columbia University. The reason that it meant so much was because as a little boy I remember watching the […]

by · July 20, 2018 · Sports
Frances Perkins, FDR’s Secretary of Labor and the first woman to serve as a cabinet secretary, was the principal architect of the New Deal. (Credit: francesperkinscenter.org.)

Frances Perkins and Today’s Progressives

Where are today’s progressives? By Gary Tilzer Today’s elected progressives have converted the progressive movement into identity politics away from the original values and mission of its founding woman Frances Perkins.  The progressive movement started during in the 1890’s under […]

by · July 19, 2018 · News, Op Ed, Opinion
Bronx DA: Bronx Man Indicted In Attempted Murder Of Pregnant Fiancée

Bronx DA: Bronx Man Indicted In Attempted Murder Of Pregnant Fiancée

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SUCCESS ACADEMY SHARES ITS PATHBREAKING LITERACY CURRICULUM AND FIRST E-COURSES WITH THOUSANDS OF EDUCATORS

SUCCESS ACADEMY SHARES ITS PATHBREAKING LITERACY CURRICULUM AND FIRST E-COURSES WITH THOUSANDS OF EDUCATORS The new release makes SA’s complete K-8 literacy program — which has led to exceptional reading achievement for kids — available for free to educators New […]

by · July 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
5TH ANNUAL BRONX CAN SENIOR HEALTH FAIR!

5TH ANNUAL BRONX CAN SENIOR HEALTH FAIR!

Fifth annual Bronx Can Senior Health Fair, Friday, July 20 at Monroe College, 2501 Jerome Avenue, Bronx. 12-3PM