BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ & AT&T HOST LITTLE LEAGUE AWARDS CELEBRATION

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ & AT&T HOST LITTLE LEAGUE AWARDS CELEBRATION

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ & AT&T HOST LITTLE LEAGUE AWARDS CELEBRATION Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and AT&T’s New York State President Marissa Shorenstein co-hosted a celebration for the Little League teams who participated in this year’s seventh annual Borough […]

by · December 13, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Chairman Crowley Statement on Hanukkah

Chairman Crowley Statement on Hanukkah

Chairman Crowley Statement on Hanukkah (Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement on the beginning of Hanukkah: “Tonight, Jewish people in Queens, the Bronx, and all over the world will light menorahs to […]

by · December 13, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Regional Economic Development Council Awards Booklet 2016

Where The Pols Are, December 13

Wednesday, December 13 Governor Andrew Cuomo is in Albany and New York City. Comptroller Scott Stringer has no public schedule. Public Advocate Letitia James has no publicly scheduled events. On Wednesday, Mayor de Blasio and First Lady McCray will be […]

Vernuccio’s View: Kurdish Independence: A Forgotten Story?

Vernuccio’s View: Kurdish Independence: A Forgotten Story?

Recently, Iraqi Kurdistan held a referendum on independence. According to Hndren Muhammad, the head of the Kurdistan Independent High Elections and Referendum Commission, the pro-independence side won an overwhelming victory. There were 4,581,255 eligible voters, of which 3,305,925  cast ballots,  a […]

by · December 13, 2017 · Vernuccio's View
Chairman Crowley Statement on Election of Doug Jones in Alabama

Chairman Crowley Statement on Election of Doug Jones in Alabama

Chairman Crowley Statement on Election in Alabama (Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on Doug Jones’ election to the U.S. Senate: “The people of Alabama have spoken. They have rejected extremism. They […]

by · December 13, 2017 · News
Word of the Day: December 12, 2017

Word of the Day: December 12, 2017

Dilatation Definition: (noun) The state of being stretched beyond normal dimensions. Synonyms: Distention Usage: He suffered from severe dilatation of the stomach, an abdominal swelling that left him writhing in pain.

by · December 12, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? December 12, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? December 12, 2017

John Jay (1745) Though Jay initially deplored the growing conflict between Britain and its American colonies, he became a staunch supporter of the revolution once it began. He was heavily involved in early US government and urged ratification of the […]

by · December 12, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: December 12, 2017

Quote of the Day: December 12, 2017

In the usual progress of things, the necessities of a nation in every stage of its existence will be found at least equal to its resources. Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804)

by · December 12, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Success Academy Rejects DOE’s Partial “Solution” To Space Requests, Demands Permanent Space For All Six Schools

Success Academy Rejects DOE’s Partial “Solution” To Space Requests, Demands Permanent Space For All Six Schools

Success Academy Rejects DOE’s Partial “Solution” To Space Requests, Demands Permanent Space For All Six Schools In A Letter To Mayor Bill de Blasio, Eva Moskowitz Urges DOE To Find Practical And Fair Solution For All Success Academy Scholars New […]

by · December 12, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Education News
Chairman Crowley Statement on Resolution Mandating Sexual Harassment Awareness Training

Chairman Crowley Statement on Resolution Mandating Sexual Harassment Awareness Training

Chairman Crowley Statement on Resolution Mandating Sexual Harassment Awareness Training (Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after the House passed a resolution mandating that all members and staff receive annual sexual harassment […]

by · December 12, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Sen. Diaz Annual Christmas in The Bronx Celebration, Dec. 19

Sen. Diaz Annual Christmas in The Bronx Celebration, Dec. 19

STATE SENATOR RUBEN DIAZ ANNOUNCES THE CELEBRATION OF CHRISTMAS IN THE BRONX Bronx, NY – State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, together with Mr. Edward Cox, President of the New York State Republican Party, Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda, Councilman Rafael Salamanca and […]

New Independent Study Reveals Scientific Basis for DEC’s Mute Swan Control Program is Unsound

New Independent Study Reveals Scientific Basis for DEC’s Mute Swan Control Program is Unsound

Goosewatch NYC, The Pegasus Foundation and The Pettus Crowe Foundation React to the Third Draft of the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Mute Swan Management Plan New Independent Study Reveals Scientific Basis for DEC’s Mute Swan Control Program is Unsound  […]

by · December 12, 2017 · Animal Issues, Bulletin Board
Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez, President of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade

WYSK: Oscar Lopez Rivera & Mark Gjonaj’s Assembly District

What You Should Know By State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz 32nd Senatorial District Oscar Rivera Lopez & Mark Gjonaj’s Assembly District You should know that since Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj, has been elected to the seat previously occupied by Council Member […]

Actor Chazz Palminteri returns to his old neighborhood of Belmont to announce a new memorabilia line based on the film and play, "A Bronx Tale."--Photo by David Greene

Chazz Palminteri Returns to Belmont with New “Bronx Tale” Collection

Chazz Palminteri Returns to Belmont with New “Bronx Tale” Collection by David Greene Actor Chazz Palminteri returned to his favorite bakery in his old neighborhood of Belmont, to announce a new memorabilia line based on his 1993 film and current […]

by · December 12, 2017 · Entertainment, News
Where The Pols Are, December 12 — Mayor de Blasio Makes Housing Announcement

Where The Pols Are, December 12 — Mayor de Blasio Makes Housing Announcement

Tuesday, December 12 Governor Cuomo is in Albany. Public Advocate Letitia James has no publicly scheduled events. 9:00 AM – Comptroller Scott Stringer delivers remarks at ParentJobNet Holiday Meet and Greet Breakfast. ParentJobNet, 8 West 126th Street, Manhatan. 9:30 AM […]