Archive for September, 2015

Sen. Diaz Questions Brooklyn Legionnaires’ Death

Sen. Diaz Questions Brooklyn Legionnaires’ Death

Late Wednesday afternoon, Bronx State Senator Reverend Ruben Diaz, Sr. released a statement challenging information about the┬áLegionnaires Disease outbreak in the Morris Park section of the Bronx and the death of a Brooklyn man from the disease. In a news […]

by · September 30, 2015 · Community Affairs, Government, Health, News
Nature & Outdoors – Meteor showers, the Amazing Maize Maze, and more

Nature & Outdoors – Meteor showers, the Amazing Maize Maze, and more

nyc.gov/parks Connect with NYC Parks Nature & Outdoors: Oct 1, 2015 – Oct 6, 2015 Citywide Highlights Amazing Maize Maze Make your way through the three-acre labyrinth at Queens Farm, an autumn tradition that takes place each weekend until October […]

by · September 30, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Parks
One dead, 12 Infected from Morris Park Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak

One dead, 12 Infected from Morris Park Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak

One person has died in connection to the recent Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in the Morris Park section of the Bronx, city officials said Wednesday. On September 28th, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announced that seven […]

An Open Letter on Overdevelopment from Councilman James Vacca

An Open Letter on Overdevelopment from Councilman James Vacca

by · September 30, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Community Affairs
Anti-Muslim Sentiment from Presidential Candidates to Schools to Grass Root Citizens

Anti-Muslim Sentiment from Presidential Candidates to Schools to Grass Root Citizens

Anti-Muslim sentiment, often referred to as Islamophobia, Anti-Islam, or Anti-Muslim, is as horrible, hostile and dangerous as any other term denoting hate of one group. Personally, I dislike the term Islamophobia because it implies a severe mental illness affecting a […]

by · September 30, 2015 · Ethics, Op Ed, Religion
Town Hall Meeting About Legionnaires’ Disease – October 1st at Maestro’s Caterer’s

Town Hall Meeting About Legionnaires’ Disease – October 1st at Maestro’s Caterer’s

Walk for our Water Event 10/3/15

Walk for our Water Event 10/3/15

by · September 29, 2015 · Bulletin Board
Spare Cells Save Lives — Jaden’s Law Fundraiser, 9/30

Spare Cells Save Lives — Jaden’s Law Fundraiser, 9/30

Tomorrow, September 30, join Preserve Our Legacy Inc. as they host a fundraising event for young people afflicted with sickle cell anemia.┬áThe fundraiser will be held at Sofrito Restaurant located at 679 Riverside Drive in Harlem, NY. Honorees include Bronx […]

New Master’s Degree Programs at Monroe College

New Master’s Degree Programs at Monroe College

Monroe College, a national leader in urban and international education, today announced that its King Graduate School will be offering Master’s programs in Accounting and Computer Science to meet heightened demand from employers for professionals with advanced expertise in these […]

by · September 29, 2015 · Bulletin Board
“Stop the Violence Town Hall” Tonight with Councilmember Ritchie Torres

“Stop the Violence Town Hall” Tonight with Councilmember Ritchie Torres

To address the growing number of gang related and other acts of violence in Community Board 7, A town hall “Stop The Violence” will take place at Our Lady of Refuge Parish Center at 290 East 196th Street. at 6:30 […]

by · September 29, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Community Affairs
Historic Amusement Parks at Bartow-Pell Tues 9/29 7:30pm Reception after the talk.

Historic Amusement Parks at Bartow-Pell Tues 9/29 7:30pm Reception after the talk.

Nothing says end of Summer better than saying goodbye to the Amusement Parks and getting back to school or work. However, come out to Bartow Pell and enjoy and explore the “Historic Amusement Parks of Long Island“ If you are […]

by · September 29, 2015 · Bulletin Board
Featured Veteran: Therapy Through Hip Hop

Featured Veteran: Therapy Through Hip Hop

Featured Veteran: Therapy Through Hip Hop by Gonzalo Duran In my new regular column I have sought out veterans to share their stories and recognize their community work. This week I would like to introduce Petty Officer 3rd Class Adrian […]

by · September 29, 2015 · Bronx Personalities, Military, Veterans
Free workshop on Medicare at the NY Public Library Pelham Bay branch Sat., Oct. 10 @ 2pm

Free workshop on Medicare at the NY Public Library Pelham Bay branch Sat., Oct. 10 @ 2pm

http://www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/10/10/mystified-medicare  

by · September 29, 2015 · Bulletin Board
Liberty Democratic 8th Annual Awards Dinner

Liberty Democratic 8th Annual Awards Dinner

by · September 29, 2015 · Bulletin Board
AmVets Fundraiser 11/7/15

AmVets Fundraiser 11/7/15

by · September 29, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Veterans