Archive for January, 2014

Community Information Session-The Canvas Academy-Proposed Bronx Charter School

On February 1, 2014 from 2-4pm at the Morris Park Library, The Canvas Academy-Proposed Bronx Charter High School will be having a public information session. We would like to present our mission and welcome questions, ideas, and concerns from the […]

by · January 31, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News

Mayor De Blasio Interviewed On Hot 97, City’s Premier Rap and Hip Hop Station

Written by Adam Bermudez Watch the city’s new mayor speak with Morning Show host Peter Rosenberg and program director Ebro Darden this morning, his first Friday morning radio interview. New York Magazine described the move as continuing to “un-Bloomberg his […]

by · January 31, 2014 · Local News

Van Nest Library Events – February 2014

Some highlights: * Open Book at the Library – Our monthly guide to the library for adults 50 years and older–with refreshments! This month’s topic of interest will be The Great American Songbook, and our special guest expert will be […]

by · January 31, 2014 · Local News

Community Board #4’s February 2014 Meeting Calendar

CB4 FEBRUARY 2014 MONTHLY CALENDAR HOUSING & LAND USE COMMITTEE MEETING: Monday, FEBRUARY 3, 2014 at 6PM. At Bronx Lebanon Hospital-Murray Cohen Auditorium. PARKS COMMITTEE MEETING: Monday, FEBRUARY 3, 2014 at 6:30PM. At Bronx Lebanon Hospital-Murray Cohen Auditorium. MUNICIPAL SERVICES […]

by · January 31, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News

Bronx History Lecture, Part of County Centennial Celebration

Written by Adam Bermudez On Saturday, March 29, 2014, Bronx County Historical Society Educator Angel Hernandez will present an illustrated show and lecture on the early history of The Bronx entitled “Birth of The Bronx”. It will focus on achieving […]

by · January 31, 2014 · Local News

UNION COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER JOINS FORCES WITH BRONX LGBTQ CENTER TO OFFER SUPPORT AND LEGAL ASSISTANCE

by · January 31, 2014 · Local News

Romanian-American Orphan Tells His Tale

Written by Adam Bermudez The Washington Post has produced a video about Romanian-American filmmaker Izidor Ruckel, who talks about his experiences and the task of documenting his story as an orphan brought to America in the wave of adoptions that […]

by · January 31, 2014 · Domestic News, World News

Giuliani Weighs In On Christie Scandal

Written by Adam Bermudez In a radio interview with Geraldo Rivera on Thursday, former New York City Mayor Rudy Guiliani said he thought there was a 50/50 chance New Jersey Governor Chris Christie knew inside details of the plans from […]

by · January 31, 2014 · Domestic News

Senate Delays Flood Insurance Hikes, Sandy Victims Relieved

Written by Adam Bermudez Photo c/o aoc.gov. The US Senate voted 67-32 on Thursday to wait four years to raises flood insurance premiums. “..The bill before us provides some relief for homeowners facing huge rate increases, while preserving rate decreases […]

by · January 31, 2014 · Domestic News

Gunmen Attack Iraqi Government Building, Over 20 Dead

Written by Adam Bermudez Photo c/o defense.gov. Armed gunmen attacked the Iraqi Transportation Ministry today, leaving at least twenty dead and many more injured. Al Jazeera reports: “The attack was mounted by eight armed men, said police and an interior […]

by · January 30, 2014 · World News

Georgia Governor Takes Responsibility For Snowpocalypse

Written by Adam Bermudez Video c/o The Associated Press. “No, I am not satisfied with the response that was made,” said Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, who spoke about a plan of action to rectify communications, logistics and funding problems that […]

by · January 30, 2014 · Domestic News

Now, 92 Implicated in Air Force Cheating Scandal

Written by Adam Bermudez Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force, announced today that 92 crew members had been involved in cheating on exams that test proficiency handling nuclear missiles. Video c/o The Associated Press. She stressed the cheating […]

by · January 30, 2014 · Domestic News

Bronx Diva JLo’s video “Same Girl”

  As previously reported, Jennifer Lopez was spotted in December and January at several Bronx locations filming the video to her new single “Same Girl” off her eighth studio album. Earlier today the video was posted on “complex.org”. http://www.complex.com/music/2014/01/video-premiere-jennifer-lopez-same-girl Check […]

by · January 30, 2014 · Uncategorized
Einstein Med Students Meet With Assemblyman Gjonaj, Other State Legislators in Albany Trip

Einstein Med Students Meet With Assemblyman Gjonaj, Other State Legislators in Albany Trip

Written by Adam Bermudez (l-r)( Rebecca Mahn; Hannah Moreira; Hannah Keppler; Vijay Kotecha; Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj; Donald Apakama; Rebecca Touger; Travis Howlette) Photo c/o facebook.com On Tuesday January 28th, 14 medical students made the trip from Morris Park’s Albert Einstein […]

by · January 30, 2014 · Local News, Uncategorized

Mayor De Blasio Announces Stop and Frisk Agreement

Written by Adam Bermudez Photo c/o nyc.gov. An agreement was announced today in the years-long legal battle that found the overuse of stop-and-frisk unconstitutional. Mayor Bill DeBlasio explained the agreement which involves federal monitoring of the NYD. ┬áThe Mayor pledged […]

by · January 30, 2014 · Local News