Klein, IDC Release Video: ‘Call the Roll’

Klein, IDC Release Video: ‘Call the Roll’

Counteracting President Trump; bolstering the Affordable Care Act; and publicly funding campaigns are the issues at stake for the Independent Democratic Conference in a video released Monday as the lawmakers in the breakaway bloc seek to re-affirm their support for liberal […]

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Weird Things Are Happening in New York’s Political Environment

What You Should Know By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz 32nd Senatorial District 718-991-3161 Weird Things Are Happening in New York’s Political Environment You should know that here in New York’s political world, a lot of weird things are happening. During […]

by · May 25, 2017 · Politics
Boy Injured by a Broken Bat at Yankee Stadium

Boy Injured by a Broken Bat at Yankee Stadium

Council Member Espinal Reiterates Calls to NYC Baseball Teams to Extend Protective Netting in Wake of Young Boy Injured by a Broken Bat at Yankee Stadium A boy was struck on the head by a broken bat during the New […]

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First Public High School: English Classical School

Thursday, May 25 — The first public high school in the U.S. was organized this month in 1820. The English Classical School opened in 1821 with 101 male students in Boston, which also was the seat for America’s first high school […]

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Bronx Political Buzz: Michael Blake Apologizes

Political Fallout Over Contribution Refund  “Michael Blake is dead to Senator Diaz,” reports a Bronx Democratic party operative after the Morrisania assemblyman and DNC vice chair rescinded a $1000 donation to Diaz’s city council campaign committee. The fierce backlash prompted […]

The Positive Coaching Alliance and the New York Yankees honored five incredible youth and high school athletic coaches Tuesday evening at Yankee Stadium. Credit: PCA - NY

Coaching Alliance Honors Youth At Yankee Stadium

By Lenny Ortiz The Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) and the New York Yankees honored five incredible youth and high school athletic coaches Tuesday evening at Yankee Stadium. These coaches were recognized as the PCA’s Double-Goal Coach Award winners, and were […]

by · May 24, 2017 · Sports, Youth and Children
Charles Barkley will host 'American Race' On TNT exploring American racial issues. (Credit: TNT)

CHARLES BARKLEY TACKLES RACISM IN TNT SERIES, “AMERICAN RACE”

By Luis Vazquez Charles Barkley has always been outspoken. The former NBA superstar has always understood the plight of African-Americans in the United States having grown up in Alabama in the deep South. But in producing his TNT series “American […]

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Vernuccio’s View: U.S. Media Ignores Trump Middle East Accomplishment

President Trump has radically changed the paradigm in the Islamic world, gaining extensive cooperation in the fight against terrorism, refocusing Arab hostility away from Israel and towards Iran, uniting regional nations against extremism, restoring America’s influence, and bringing home about […]

by · May 24, 2017 · Vernuccio's View
A Bronxite hit a $149,931 jackpot at Empire City Casino in the Gotham Palace section of the casino on the Wheel of Fortune slot.

Bronx Man Hits $150K Jackpot on Wheel of Fortune at Empire City Casino 

On Sunday afternoon (May 21) James M., a Bronx resident, hit a $149,931 jackpot at Empire City Casino in Yonkers.

by · May 24, 2017 · Local News, News
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FREE Pest Inspections

Resources for your families… The Healthy Homes Program at The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is offering FREE pest inspections to all families with a child under 21 years that has persistent asthma.  The family has […]

by · May 24, 2017 · Bulletin Board
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The Telegraph: A Telecommunications First

Wednesday, May 24 — In a way, today marks the 173rd birthday of the World Wide Web. Only it was electro-mechanical, not digital. On this date in 1844, Samuel F.B. Morse activated the first telegraph line, sending a dots-and-dashes code message […]

Passion For the Game in Long Island

Passion For the Game in Long Island

By William Coppola Down on the Duck pond in Central Islip, Long Island you will find a safe, fan-friendly, inexpensive and beautiful place to watch some pretty darn good baseball, with some pretty darn smart baseball fans. As I walked […]

by · May 23, 2017 · Sports
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Crawford Retains Titles With Pacquiao Next

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Terence Crawford made his statement again at Madison Square Garden Saturday night and may be headed for a clash with Manny Pacquiao. After stopping a determined Felix Diaz who could not come out for the 10th […]

by · May 23, 2017 · Sports
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Veterinary Medicine

Tuesday, May 23 — There are few bonds in nature as gratifying as that between pets and their owners. Most pets are rewarded for their loyalty and devotion with shelter, food and welcome attention. Though less welcome, they are also rewarded […]

by · May 23, 2017 · Pets, Profile America
SUGAR IS SWEET BUT LYNX JINX NEW YORK LIBERTY, 90-71

SUGAR IS SWEET BUT LYNX JINX NEW YORK LIBERTY, 90-71

By Luis Vazquez The New York Liberty talk about winning championships. There is no doubt that the desire and the material is there. But across from them were the Minnesota Lynx, three-time WNBA champions who showed what a championship team […]

by · May 23, 2017 · Sports