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STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ RE: Updated Hurricane Maria Death Toll in Puerto Rico

STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ RE: Updated Hurricane Maria Death Toll in Puerto Rico “It has been crystal clear since just days after Hurricane Maria that we were not getting the complete story when it came to the death toll […]

by · August 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Yankees Show Queen Aretha Respect.

Yankees Show Queen Aretha Respect.

By Ray Negron Ever since George Steinbrenner purchased the Yankees in 1973 he has always given respect to the great artist from the world of entertainment. From  the eyes of the Boss it has always been the Yankee way. Yesterday […]

by · August 17, 2018 · Sports
Bronx Jewish Center Announces Holiday Schedule

Bronx Jewish Center Announces Holiday Schedule

Please join the Bronx Jewish Center High Holiday Services to be held on Rosh Hashana 9, 10, 11. Bring in the Jewish New Year with The Bronx Jewish Center. Join us for a warm, inspiring and meaningful service led by […]

by · August 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board
A happy girl enjoys the free face-painting during the 52nd Precinct's National Night Out at Poe Park.--Photo by David Greene

Annual National Night Out Halted Crime, But not Thunder Storms

Annual National Night Out Halted Crime, But not Thunder Storms by David Greene Thousands across the borough and around the city participated and enjoyed the NYPD’s 35th Annual National Night Out Against Crime, held at 70 locations around the city […]

by · August 17, 2018 · News
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Gleyber Torres #25 of the New York Yankees hits and RBI single in the fourth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Yankee Stadium on April 24, 2018 in the Bronx borough of New York City.   Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

No Judge, No Sanchez, No Runs

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Wednesday night the Yankees went 0-for-9 with runners in scoring position and Thursday afternoon they went 1-for-11 against the Tampa Bay Rays. The Thursday 3-1 loss was the first series loss for the Yankees at […]

by · August 16, 2018 · Sports

No Judge, No Sanchez, No Runs

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Wednesday night the Yankees went 0-for-9 with runners in scoring position and Thursday afternoon they went 1-for-11 against the Tampa Bay Rays. The Thursday 3-1 loss was the first series loss for the Yankees at […]

by · August 16, 2018 · Sports
CARNIVAL TIME – COME ONE, COME ALL – FREE ADMISSION * GAMES * RIDES * FOODS * BRONX PARK EAST & LYDIG AVE. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15th THRU TUESDAY, AUGUST 28th.

CARNIVAL TIME – COME ONE, COME ALL – FREE ADMISSION * GAMES * RIDES * FOODS * BRONX PARK EAST & LYDIG AVE. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15th THRU TUESDAY, AUGUST 28th.

by · August 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? August 16, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? August 16, 2018

Dame Mary Gilmore (1865) Gilmore was a prominent Australian socialist poet and journalist who gained a reputation as a champion of the working class and the oppressed. In the late 1890s, she moved to the New Australia utopian socialist settlement […]

by · August 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: August 16, 2018

Quote of the Day: August 16, 2018

Brains are at a discount in the married state. There is no demand for them, no appreciation even. Jerome K. Jerome (1859-1927)    

by · August 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Local Bronx Players Head To National Team Tryouts

Local Bronx Players Head To National Team Tryouts

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Three student athletes from the Baseball Training Institute in the Bronx have arrived in Cary North Carolina for tryouts with the USA National Team at the USA National Training Complex. Jose Silva, Matthew Mercado, and […]

by · August 16, 2018 · Sports
Word of the Day: August 16, 2018

Word of the Day: August 16, 2018

rret Definition: (noun) Floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage. Synonyms: attic, loft Usage: There was yet an upper staircase, of a steeper inclination and of contracted dimensions, to […]

by · August 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board
30th Anniversary of Garifuna Advocacy and Giving Back!

30th Anniversary of Garifuna Advocacy and Giving Back!

30th Anniversary of Garifuna Advocacy and Giving Back! By José Francisco Ávila “We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community… Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of […]

by · August 16, 2018 · Cultures
Negron: Almost Elvis

Negron: Almost Elvis

By Ray Negron I remember walking into the Yankee clubhouse. I went to my locker which was next to Reggie Jackson and third base coach Dick Howser. Batboy Hector Pagan came up to me and told me that Elvis Presley […]

by · August 16, 2018 · Sports

BP DIAZ INVESTS OVER $3M IN NEW AFFORDABLE HOUSING

BP DIAZ INVESTS OVER $3M IN NEW AFFORDABLE HOUSING Funding will help create more than 700 new affordable units throughout The Bronx Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has announced that his office has allocated more than $3 million in […]

by · August 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Bronx DA: Man Indicted For Stabbing Grandmother’s Home Health Aide

Bronx DA: Man Indicted For Stabbing Grandmother’s Home Health Aide