The crescent moon that determines the start of the Islamic New Year

The Islamic New Year and Eid

Tomorrow night, October 24, the Hijri New Year, also known as The Islamic New Year (Arabic: رأس السنة الهجرية‎ Ras as-Sanah al-Hijriyah) begins. The date of the New Year is determined by the position of the moon. The first sighting […]

by · October 23, 2014 · Editorials, Religion
Congressman Crowley Celebrates Italian Heritage Month with Bronx-Queens Italian-American Community

Congressman Crowley Celebrates Italian Heritage Month with Bronx-Queens Italian-American Community

On Tuesday, October 21, Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, Bronx) celebrated Italian Heritage Month by hosting an event to pay tribute to the extraordinary contributions Italian-Americans have made not only in his district but across the country. During the annual reception, […]

by · October 23, 2014 · Bulletin Board
Update Regarding Ebola in New York City

Update Regarding Ebola in New York City

  NYC Citizen Corps – Please read the following update regarding Ebola in New York City.  As more information becomes available we will be sure to disseminate it to you as quickly as possible.  Please forward this information and other […]

by · October 23, 2014 · Bulletin Board
Sister Thomas, S.C. Street Re-naming

Sister Thomas, S.C. Street Re-naming

by · October 23, 2014 · Bulletin Board
BP Diaz Brokers Deal, Barnes & Noble to Stay in The Bronx

BP Diaz Brokers Deal, Barnes & Noble to Stay in The Bronx

BARNES & NOBLE TO REMAIN IN BAY PLAZA BP Diaz Brokers Compromise Between Bookseller & Prestige Properties   Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. today joined representatives of Barnes & Noble and Prestige Properties to announce that the bookseller’s location […]

by · October 23, 2014 · Bulletin Board
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Free Events

Urban Park Rangers: The Night Sky Saturday, October 25, 6:00 pm Pelham Bay Nature Center, enter park at Bruckner Blvd. & Wilkinson Ave. New York City parks are great places to discover the wonders of the universe. The Rangers will […]

by · October 23, 2014 · Bulletin Board
BPECA Halloween Block Party 10/25/14

BPECA Halloween Block Party 10/25/14

by · October 23, 2014 · Bulletin Board
Cut The Cable: Save $$$ And Still Watch TV? – Part II

Cut The Cable: Save $$$ And Still Watch TV? – Part II

Post by Columnist Anthony Rivieccio Well, after two weeks ago writing an article (Part 1) encouraging and sharing with you FREE internet sites to watch your: News, TV shows , Sports and Movies (of which makes up today’s TV); NOW, […]

by · October 22, 2014 · Editorials, Personal Finance
Congressman Serrano Helps Inaugurate New Home for Center for Sustainable Energy

Congressman Serrano Helps Inaugurate New Home for Center for Sustainable Energy

On Friday October 17, 2014, Congressman Serrano helped inaugurate the Center for Sustainable Energy’s new home at the Bronx Community College Center’s Snow Hall. The event took place at the end of the 2nd Annual Sustainable Energy & Design Conference, […]

by · October 22, 2014 · Bulletin Board
A horrible murder by terrorists; a creative opera.

The Death of Klinghoffer: Creativity, Not Anti-Semitism

There has been quite an uproar regarding the Metropolitan Opera’s staging of the opera “The Death of Klinghoffer”. I for one defend its presentation and the creativity of this opera. I object to those who are protesting, calling for a […]

by · October 22, 2014 · Arts & Artists, Editorials