Archive for January, 2015

Estate Planning & Taxes – Financial Focus : Income Tax Planning, Chapter 7

Estate Planning & Taxes – Financial Focus : Income Tax Planning, Chapter 7

E S T A T E  P L A N N I N G Seize opportunities while they’re available Now that estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer (GST) tax exemptions and rates no longer are scheduled to expire, estate planning may […]

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FYI-Earned Income Tax Credit “PHONE-A-THON”

DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS HOLDS FIRST-EVER “PHONE-A-THON” IN ALL FIVE BOROUGHS WITH MORE THAN 2,000 VOLUNTEERS REACHING OUT TO TENS OF THOUSANDS OF NEW YORKERS ELIGIBLE FOR REFUNDABLE TAX CREDITS   Unprecedented Push in Three Languages to Inform Families they […]

by · January 31, 2015 · Bulletin Board
REMARKS OF BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBEN DIAZ JR. INTRODUCING PRESIDENT REUVEN RIVLIN OF ISRAEL

REMARKS OF BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBEN DIAZ JR. INTRODUCING PRESIDENT REUVEN RIVLIN OF ISRAEL

Bronx Museum of the Arts—January 28, 2015   Ladies and gentlemen, thank you all for coming out here. This is truly a historic day. I don’t think you’ve ever seen the president of Israel visit the beautiful borough of The […]

by · January 31, 2015 · Bulletin Board
BP DIAZ HOSTS SUPERINTENDENTS MEETING

BP DIAZ HOSTS SUPERINTENDENTS MEETING

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and his Education and Youth Services Department hosted a meet and greet with elected officials and public school superintendents from across the borough.   Superintendents and their representatives from Districts 7, 8, 9, […]

by · January 31, 2015 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: January 31, 2015

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: January 31, 2015

by · January 31, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Photos
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Why I Personally Support Carl Heastie for Speaker of the NYS Assembly

It is with great enthusiasm that I wholeheartedly support Assemblyman Carl Heastie for Speaker of the New York State Assembly. I support him as a Reform Democrat from the 1960s, a gay man, a person with a disability and as […]

by · January 30, 2015 · Editorials
Picture the Park! Photo Contest

Picture the Park! Photo Contest

by · January 30, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Parks
Events for February at the City Island Library

Events for February at the City Island Library

by · January 30, 2015 · Bulletin Board
Wave Hill Events Jan 30–Feb 6

Wave Hill Events Jan 30–Feb 6

This Saturday, a sweetly scented workshop and lusciously lemony cooking demo pay tribute to the culinary and non-culinary aspects of this richly versatile citrus. Add a light repast in The Café between the two and make a day of it. […]

by · January 30, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Parks
The Economics of Sheldon Silver

The Economics of Sheldon Silver

Let me first start off by mentioning that I, of course, know the speaker. Being a founder of a local political organization, called “Northwest Bronx Democrats”, allows me, at least, once a year, to sit with , what many call, […]

by · January 30, 2015 · Crime, Editorials, Politics
Documentary screening of “The Coops” at Allerton – 1/31/15

Documentary screening of “The Coops” at Allerton – 1/31/15

by · January 30, 2015 · Bulletin Board
Council Member King to Host Funding Workshop on Monday, Feb. 9th

Council Member King to Host Funding Workshop on Monday, Feb. 9th

by · January 30, 2015 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: January 30, 2015

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: January 30, 2015

by · January 30, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Photos
Assemblyman and Chair, Executive Committee Bronx Democratic County Committee Carl Heastie, Chair NYS Assembly Labor Committee; Public Advocate Award

Assemblyman Carl Heastie Declares Candidacy for Speaker

Assemblyman Carl Heastie of the 83rd Assembly District has declared his candidacy for Speaker of the New York State Assembly. Assemblyman Heastie said: “Over the past week, the New York State Assembly has faced a profound crisis of leadership. But […]

by · January 29, 2015 · Local News, Politics
NYC Comptroller Stringer attended the launch of the first Services & Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Elders (SAGE) Center in the Bronx

NYC Comptroller Stringer attended the launch of the first Services & Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Elders (SAGE) Center in the Bronx

New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer attended the launch of the first Services & Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Elders (SAGE) Center to open in the Bronx at a ribbon cutting that took place on Wednesday January […]

by · January 29, 2015 · Bulletin Board