2018 Element of Hip Hop Awards

Save-the-Date: 2018 Element of Hip Hop Awards

Hosted by Windows of Hip Hop and the Office of Bronx Borough President Rubén Diaz Jr.

by · January 21, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Entertainment, Music, News
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Health Commissioner Mary Bassett and City Council Members announce sweeping legislation to curb smoking and tobacco usage. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office

NYC Bans Women Smoking

Sunday, January 21st. You may think the aversion to smoking is a recent development, but the more things change, the more they resemble 1908. On this date that year, the New York City council passed an ordinance that made it […]

Matters of Faith: An Unbreakable Bond!

Matters of Faith: An Unbreakable Bond!

It was an unlikely friendship because David was selected by God to be Israel’s next king, and Jonathan was the son of the reigning king (Saul) and heir apparent to the throne.

by · January 21, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Breaking News: McConnell Sets Vote to Re-open Government for Monday 1 AM

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced plans for a vote early Monday morning on a bill to fund the government through Feb. 8. The move appeared designed to force Democrats to either agree to reopen the government without concessions […]

by · January 20, 2018 · Uncategorized
NYC Council Member Andy King calls out H&M over an advertisement slammed as racist

NYC Council Member Andy King calls out H&M over an advertisement slammed as racist

by · January 20, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump Allowing Banks to ‘Redline’ Poor, Minority Neighborhoods

Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump Allowing Banks to ‘Redline’ Poor, Minority Neighborhoods

Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump Allowing Banks to ‘Redline’ Poor, Minority Neighborhoods (Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on reports that the Trump administration will reverse a decades-old rule that protects […]

by · January 20, 2018 · Bulletin Board
National CRNA Week. 
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

Profile America: National Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists Week

Saturday, January 20th. Surgery has been practiced since the Stone Age, but the fearsome pain suffered by the patients of such procedures held back the practice for ages. This began to be resolved in the 19th century with the advent […]

by · January 20, 2018 · Profile America
Remembering Late, Great Yankees Catcher and Captain Thurman Munson 

Remembering Late, Great Yankees Catcher and Captain Thurman Munson 

Jorge Posada, Carlos Beltran, David Robertson, T.J. Rivera and Justin Tuck to Receive Honors at 38th Annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner Tuesday night, February 6th in New York City ***Gala Benefits AHRC New York City Foundation*** New York — A […]

by · January 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Chairman Crowley Introduces  ‘A Better Deal for Queens and the Bronx’

Chairman Crowley Introduces ‘A Better Deal for Queens and the Bronx’

Chairman Crowley Introduces ‘A Better Deal for Queens and the Bronx’ (Queens, N.Y.) – Today, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) introduced A Better Deal for Queens and the Bronx – a collection of concrete legislative and advocacy efforts […]

by · January 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s Inaugural Ceremony – January 21

Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s Inaugural Ceremony – January 21

by · January 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
NYS Senator Adriano Espaillat, 31 SD.

State of the District Event — Rep. Adriano Espaillat, 2/1

Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) will hold his first State of the District Forum on Thursday, February 1, at the Vagelos Education Center Columbia University Medical Center located at 104 Haven Avenue in Upper Manhattan from 6:30 – 8:00 PM. The […]

Where The Pols Are, January 19

Governor Cuomo is in Albany with no public schedule. Comptroller Stringer has no public schedule. Approximately 10:00 AM – Mayor Bill de Blasio will appear live on WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show. 1:00 PM – Public Advocate Letitia James delivers […]

BP Diaz Announces “Hour New York Challenge”

BP Diaz Announces “Hour New York Challenge”

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ CHALLENGES NEW YORKERS TO GET CIVICALLY ENGAGED   BP Diaz announces “Hour New York Challenge” in partnership with the Civic engagement platform OrangeUGoing.com Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is kicking off the New Year by tackling […]

by · January 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Profile America: Hot Tea, Anyone?

Profile America: Hot Tea, Anyone?

Friday, January 19th. In the depths of winter, many Americans find soothing warmth in a cup of hot tea, be it herbal, ginseng, black, green or some exotic specialty blend. Lumped together, this appreciation of the brew underlies January’s National […]

by · January 19, 2018 · Profile America
Bronx Political Round Up: Salamanca Hits Gold

Bronx Political Round Up: Salamanca Hits Gold

Bronx Councilman Salamanca Lands Prestigous, Powerful Land Use Committee Last week, the New York City Council held its first Stated meeting of the year, where Council Members were assigned their new committee memberships. As chairman of the powerful and prestious […]