Retiring Bronx Deputy Borough President Aurelia Greene.

DEPUTY BOROUGH PRESIDENT GREENE ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT

DEPUTY BOROUGH PRESIDENT GREENE ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT Deputy Bronx Borough President Aurelia Greene announced today that she would be retiring at the end of the year, following more than four decades of dedicated public service to the people of The Bronx […]

by · December 16, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Statement from BP Diaz on FCC Actions on Net Neutrality

Statement from BP Diaz on FCC Actions on Net Neutrality

STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ RE: FCC Actions on Net Neutrality “Today’s vote by the FCC to roll back Net Neutrality is a complete catastrophe. Technology, data and free access to both is ingrained into every facet of our lives, and this […]

by · December 16, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Chairman Crowley Statement on House Republicans’ Higher Education Bill

Chairman Crowley Statement on House Republicans’ Higher Education Bill

Chairman Crowley Statement on House Republicans’ Higher Education Bill (Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement after House Republicans introduced a hollow reauthorization of the Higher Education Act: “This proposal from House Republican […]

by · December 16, 2017 · Bulletin Board
The Garabedian home on Westervelt Avenue remains dark after the family recently suffered a car crash.--Photo by David Greene

Christmas Delayed on Pelham Parkway

Christmas Delayed on Pelham Parkway by David Greene Bronxites visiting the Pelham Parkway “Christmas House” at 1605 Westervelt Avenue at Pelham Parkway North, were disappointed to learn that the mannequins and lights are not yet ready. According to homeowner Gary […]

by · December 16, 2017 · Local News, News
STATEMENT FROM COUNCIL MEMBER ANDY KING REGARDING EX-COP MICHAEL SLAGER FACING PRISON FOR SHOOTING DEATH OF WALTER SCOTT

STATEMENT FROM COUNCIL MEMBER ANDY KING REGARDING EX-COP MICHAEL SLAGER FACING PRISON FOR SHOOTING DEATH OF WALTER SCOTT

STATEMENT FROM COUNCIL MEMBER ANDY KING REGARDING EX-COP MICHAEL SLAGER FACING PRISON FOR SHOOTING DEATH OF WALTER SCOTT “Today in South Carolina, a white officer will be sentenced to decades behind bars for killing an unarmed black man and this […]

by · December 15, 2017 · Bulletin Board
East Bronx History Forum Meeting 12/20 – “Hunt for the Lost John Wilkes Booth Diary Pages”

East Bronx History Forum Meeting 12/20 – “Hunt for the Lost John Wilkes Booth Diary Pages”

The Huntington Free Library and Reading Room is pleased to host the 126th meeting of The East Bronx History Forum on Wednesday, December 20th   2017 at 7:30 pm.    The Forum’s will have special guest presenter Robert Diamond return, this time discussing the […]

by · December 15, 2017 · Bulletin Board
BRONX DA: FIFTEEN RIKERS ISLAND INMATES INDICTED IN BRUTAL GANG ASSAULT OF NYC DOC CAPTAIN ON THANKSGIVING DAY

BRONX DA: FIFTEEN RIKERS ISLAND INMATES INDICTED IN BRUTAL GANG ASSAULT OF NYC DOC CAPTAIN ON THANKSGIVING DAY

Chairman Crowley on Net Neutrality Repeal

Chairman Crowley on Net Neutrality Repeal

Chairman Crowley on Net Neutrality Repeal (Queens, NY) — House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after the Federal Communications Commission voted to dismantle net neutrality protections: “A free and open internet has been a driving […]

by · December 15, 2017 · Bulletin Board
New Mets Manager Sets Expectations

New Mets Manager Sets Expectations

By Nick Singh LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL – New Mets manager Mickey Callaway said on Tuesday afternoon that one of his main goals he wants to see happen, entering his first season managing a big league team, is the feel […]

by · December 15, 2017 · Sports
Chairman Crowley Statement on Pentagon’s Decision to Allow Transgender Individuals to Serve in the Military

Chairman Crowley Statement on Pentagon’s Decision to Allow Transgender Individuals to Serve in the Military

Chairman Crowley Statement on Pentagon’s Decision to Allow Transgender Individuals to Serve in the Military (Queens, N.Y.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the Pentagon announcement that it will allow transgender individuals to […]

by · December 15, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Yankees Win The Meetings

Yankees Win The Meetings

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor  The exodus to get out of town was early for a majority of baseball officials Thursday morning at the Baseball Winter meetings at a Disney resort in Lake Buena Vista Florida. And this exodus is common […]

by · December 15, 2017 · Sports
Where The Pols Are, December 15

Where The Pols Are, December 15

Friday, December 15 Governor Andrew Cuomo is in New York City. 10:00 AM Lt Governor Kathy Hochul announces 1500 new jobs at Strategic Financial Solutions Ribbon Cutting. 115 Lawrence Bell Drive, Amherst, NY 10:00 AM – Mayor de Blasio will appear live on WNYC’s […]

Whose Birthday Is It? December 14, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? December 14, 2017

Margaret Chase Smith (1897) Smith served as her husband’s secretary following his election as a US representative. After he died in 1940, she was elected to finish his unexpired term, becoming Maine’s first congresswoman. Noted for her integrity and independence, […]

by · December 14, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: December 14, 2017

Quote of the Day: December 14, 2017

A new philosophy generally means in practice the praise of some old vice. Gilbert Chesterton (1874-1936)

by · December 14, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Chairman Crowley Statement on the Passing of General Jim Cullen

Chairman Crowley Statement on the Passing of General Jim Cullen

Chairman Crowley Statement on the Passing of General Jim Cullen (Queens, N.Y.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the passing of General Jim Cullen, the former President of Friends of Sinn Fein: “Jim […]

by · December 14, 2017 · Bulletin Board