East Harlem and South Bronx NYCHA, Tenant, and Community Leaders Announce Support for Diana Ayala

East Harlem and South Bronx NYCHA, Tenant, and Community Leaders Announce Support for Diana Ayala

East Harlem and South Bronx NYCHA, Tenant, and Community Leaders Announce Support for Diana Ayala New York, N.Y. – 16 Tenant and community leaders from across the 8th City Council District announced their support for Democrat Diana Ayala today. Hailing from […]

by · July 28, 2017 · Bulletin Board
NYS Assemblyman Victor Pichardo, 86th AD

Statement on POTUS Decision on Transgendered Individuals to Serve in the Military: Assemblyman Victor Pichardo

Statement on POTUS’ decision on trans individuals to serve in the military President Trump’s decision to ban transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. military goes against everything our nation stands for. It’s a step backward that sends the wrong […]

by · July 28, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Russel Wetenkamp Sentenced to Two Years’ Probation, Fined More Than $25,000 for Environmental Crime

Russel Wetenkamp Sentenced to Two Years’ Probation, Fined More Than $25,000 for Environmental Crime

WASHINGTON — Russel Wetenkamp of Manitowoc, Wisc., pled guilty and was sentenced in the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Wisconsin to criminal violations related to the (PPA). Wetenkamp fraudulently marked wooden pallets indicating that they were compliant […]

National Latino Officer’s Association Endorses Elvin Garcia for City Council Garcia Campaign Continues to Build Community Ties

National Latino Officer’s Association Endorses Elvin Garcia for City Council Garcia Campaign Continues to Build Community Ties

National Latino Officer’s Association Endorses Elvin Garcia for City Council Garcia Campaign Continues to Build Community Ties National Latino’s Officer’s Association today announced its enthusiastic endorsement of Elvin Garcia for City Council District 18. “I am continually impressed with Elvin […]

City Parks Foundation Kicks-Off Free Summer Sports Programs for NYC Youth

City Parks Foundation Kicks-Off Free Summer Sports Programs for NYC Youth

CITY PARKS FOUNDATION KICKS-OFF FREE SUMMER SPORTS PROGRAMS FOR NYC YOUTH Programs include Tennis, Golf, Soccer, Track & Field and Multi-Sport/Fitness Instruction in NYC Parks Registration still open for programs in 11 Bronx Parks  New York, NY — City Parks Foundation […]

ILOVEKICKBOXING Fitness Studio Ribbon-Cutting Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 2:00pm

ILOVEKICKBOXING Fitness Studio Ribbon-Cutting Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 2:00pm

ILOVEKICKBOXING Fitness Franchise holds official Ribbon-Cutting for its first studio in the Bronx at 2007 Colonial Avenue Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 2:00pm   (Bronx, NY – July 26, 2017) ILOVEKICKBOXING Fitness Franchise is pleased to announce the official ribbon-cutting […]

by · July 27, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Op-Ed: The Key to Garifuna Unity? Garifuna Identity

Op-Ed: The Key to Garifuna Unity? Garifuna Identity

The Key to Garifuna Unity? Garifuna Identity  By José Francisco Ávila Haga Clic Para Leer En Español  In response to my latest article, one of the readers sent me a message stating, “This was an timely reminder of this prestigious event. […]

Whose Birthday Is It? July 26, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? July 26, 2017

Aldous Huxley (1894) Huxley was a British writer known for his works of witty and pessimistic satire, like Antic Hay (1923), which established his reputation as a novelist. In his acclaimed Brave New World, he envisions a nightmarish, scientifically controlled […]

by · July 26, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: July 26, 2017

Quote of the Day: July 26, 2017

Positiveness is a good quality for preachers and orators, because he that would obtrude his thoughts and reasons upon a multitude, will convince others the more as he appears convinced himself. Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)

by · July 26, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Diana Ayala (@DianaAyala2017) _ Twitter

Is Council Speaker Using City Resources to Tout Aide’s Campaign

On Monday, a tipster told the Bronx Chronicle that Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito was seen chauffeuring her handpicked heir Diana Ayala to campaign events in her city car (escorted by her NYPD security detail) last weekend. On Saturday, Speaker Mark-Viverito […]

by · July 26, 2017 · Bronx Politics, News
CM Vanessa L. Gibson (left); PBA president Patrick Lynch (right).

Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association PAC Hopes To Influence Council Races

With 44 city lawmakers up for re-election and seven open seats, the PBA hopes to shift the city council away from the far left.

Randy Abreu, Council candidate, CD 14

RANDY ABREU, CANDIDATE FOR CITY COUNCIL IN THE BRONX, RECEIVES ENDORSEMENT OF 1199 SEIU

RANDY ABREU, CANDIDATE FOR CITY COUNCIL IN THE BRONX, RECEIVES ENDORSEMENT OF 1199 SEIU Bronx, N.Y. – 1199SEIU healthcare workers, this week, endorsed Randy Abreu, candidate for the 14th City Council district. The progressive candidate in this race believes strongly […]

Summer Workshops to Enhance Your TNR Skills Hosted by NYC Feral Cat Initiative

Summer Workshops to Enhance Your TNR Skills Hosted by NYC Feral Cat Initiative

Tuesday, August 8th 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Infection Control Michael Berman, DVM, of On the Go Veterinary Services will present a program about practical infection control geared for individuals who work in animal rescue and those who perform Trap-Neuter-Return […]

A missing persons flyer announced the disappearance of Robert "Rico" Lane, who disappeared on July 3 and found found dead on July 10.--Photo by David Greene

Missing Man ID’d as Van Cortlandt Park Victim; Missing Teen Returned Home Safe

Missing Man ID’d as Van Cortlandt Park Victim; Missing Teen Returned Home Safe by David Greene The NYPD has announced that a missing man from Kingsbridge Heights, who disappeared on July 3, was in fact the man pulled from the […]

by · July 26, 2017 · Local News, News
Americans with Disabilities Act

Americans with Disabilities Act

Wednesday, July 26 — On this date 27 years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act became law. First introduced in Congress in 1988, the goal of the legislation was to guarantee equal opportunity for people with disabilities in public and […]

by · July 26, 2017 · Profile America