BRONX DA: Cases of Interest for the week of Dec. 11th, 2017

BRONX DA: Cases of Interest for the week of Dec. 11th, 2017

Cuomo: No guns for domestic abusers

Cuomo: No guns for domestic abusers

In an email to supporters and a series of tweets, Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced legislation to remove all firearms from those persons who commit any domestic violence crimes. Cuomo declared on Twiter : “Given the inextricable link between domestic […]

by · December 13, 2017 · Crime, Domestic Violence, Guns, News
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Statement from BP Diaz on Terror Attack in Times Square

STATEMENT FROM BP DIAZ RE: Terror Attack in Times Square Subway “The people of New York City remain united against terror. While today’s attack on our subway system reinforces our need to be vigilant, it will not break our resolve […]

by · December 13, 2017 · Bulletin Board
The Bronx Opera Announces it’s 51st Season

The Bronx Opera Announces it’s 51st Season

THE BRONX OPERA ANNOUNCES ITS 51st SEASON BxO follows up on their acclaimed 50th season with a pair of productions: Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio in January and Weber’s Der Freischütz in May 2018 BxO’s Board has also appointed Managing […]

by · December 13, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Entertainment, Music
Honorees with their awards. Photo credit: ASPCA

Bronx NYPD Officers Honored at ASPCA Appreciation Luncheon

NEW YORK — The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) recently honored 16 members of the New York City Police Department (NYPD) and one Assistant District Attorney for their tireless efforts to help animals through […]

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