A mother and daughter in Bedford Park seek food and water donations along Webster Avenue for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico and earth quake victims in Mexico.--Photo by David Greene

NY Check Cashers Join Western Union Foundation to Donate $30,000 to American Red Cross

NEW YORK CHECK CASHERS JOIN WESTERN UNION FOUNDATION TO DONATE $30,000 TO AMERICAN RED CROSS FOR DISASTER RELIEF & RECOVERY PROGRAMS IN PUERTO RICO      The Financial Service Centers of New York (FSCNY), the trade organization that represents the check-cashing […]

by · January 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Begin 2018 with Lots of Laughs at Empire City Casino’s Comedy Nights On January 17th & 31st Headlined by Yannis Pappas & Paul Virzi

Begin 2018 with Lots of Laughs at Empire City Casino’s Comedy Nights On January 17th & 31st Headlined by Yannis Pappas & Paul Virzi

Begin 2018 with Lots of Laughs at Empire City Casino’s Comedy Nights On January 17th & 31st Headlined by Yannis Pappas & Paul Virzi Yonkers, NY—Make a New Year’s resolution to laugh a priority with Empire City Casino the destination […]

by · January 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board
15 Allstate agency owners and financial specialists earn $15,000 grant for New York City’s Building Blocks Foundation

15 Allstate agency owners and financial specialists earn $15,000 grant for New York City’s Building Blocks Foundation

15 Allstate agency owners and financial specialists earn $15,000 grant for New York City’s Building Blocks Foundation The Allstate Foundation grant to support nonprofit’s work to aid homeless children NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2017 – Fifteen Allstate agency owners and […]

by · January 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Members of the Garabedian clan pose for a photo outside of their home on Pelham Parkway.--Photo by David Greene

Holiday Lights Return to Pelham Parkway

Holiday Lights Return to Pelham Parkway by David Greene Despite a serious car accident this year, the Garabedian family that owns the “Christmas House” on Pelham Parkway at Westervelt Avenue in the Pelham Gardens section were delayed in setting up […]

by · January 17, 2018 · News
Opinion: The Re-education of President Trump

Opinion: The Re-education of President Trump

By Uchenna Ekwo It is easy for Trump’s critics to label him as racist, narcissistic, ignorant, bigot, arrogant, misogynist, controversial, and suffering from intellectual disability and so on. Regardless of the opinion of his detractors, what is clear is that […]

by · January 16, 2018 · Immigration Issues, News, Opinion
In Memory of Vincent Napoli, Jr.

In Memory of Vincent Napoli, Jr.

by · January 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Mets May Have KO’d Dominic Smith

Mets May Have KO’d Dominic Smith

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Dominic Smith heads to Port St. Lucie in four weeks and is back to ground zero. It is obvious the Mets first round draft pick has to fight for his job at first base now that […]

by · January 16, 2018 · Sports
APHIS Recognizes Mexico as Free of Classical Swine Fever

APHIS Recognizes Mexico as Free of Classical Swine Fever

WASHINGTON, January 12, 2018 – The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is recognizing Mexico as free of classical swine fever (CSF). At the request of Mexico’s government, APHIS completed a thorough review, which included […]

by · January 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Chairman Crowley Statement on Suggestion that Queens Upbringing Led to President Trump’s Racist Views

Chairman Crowley Statement on Suggestion that Queens Upbringing Led to President Trump’s Racist Views

Chairman Crowley Statement on Suggestion that Queens Upbringing Led to President Trump’s Racist Views (Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on comments made by Sen. Rand Paul: “I am incredibly disappointed that […]

by · January 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board
NYS Senator Gustavo Rivera, SD 33

Statement from State Senator Gustavo Rivera on Package Directive 4911A

Statement from State Senator Gustavo Rivera on Package Directive 4911A “I am very pleased that Governor Cuomo is directing the Department of Corrections to rescind Package Directive 4911A. This Directive would have resulted in only a handful of pre-approved vendors […]

by · January 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board
DSNY Issues ‘Snow Alert’ for Tuesday, January 16 at 8 a.m.

DSNY Issues ‘Snow Alert’ for Tuesday, January 16 at 8 a.m.

DSNY Issues ‘Snow Alert’ for Tuesday, January 16 at 8 a.m.   The New York City Department of Sanitation has issued a Snow Alert for Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 8 a.m.   In a snow alert, DSNY coordinates with the […]

by · January 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Profile America: Financial Wellness Month

Profile America: Financial Wellness Month

Tuesday, January 16th. January is Financial Wellness Month, appropriately timed to the confluence of New Year’s resolutions and holiday bills. It’s a time to set new goals for financial freedom and moderation in spending — for people to understand the […]

BRONX DA CASES OF INTEREST FOR THE WEEK OF JAN. 15, 2018

BRONX DA CASES OF INTEREST FOR THE WEEK OF JAN. 15, 2018

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Profile America: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Monday, January 15th. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would have been 89 years old today. The civil rights leader, minister, and recipient of the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize was born in 1929 and assassinated in 1968. Today is the national […]

by · January 15, 2018 · History, Holidays, Profile America
Profile America: Solar Power

Profile America: Solar Power

Sunday, January 14th. There’s been a lot of emphasis lately on making houses that are more energy efficient — with better insulation and windows that seal out heat and cold. Many feature the use of solar panels to capture the […]

by · January 14, 2018 · Energy, Profile America