Archive for March, 2017

Nearly two dozen former inmates remove blocks of ice from a bus stop at East Tremont Avenue and the Grand Concourse on Saturday. Photo by David Greene

Rikers Inmates Aid in Snow Removal

New York City Department of Corrections officials were on hand as recently released inmates of Rikers Island joined officials from the Department of Sanitation in removing blocks of ice and snow from the streets on Saturday, March 18. The road […]

by · March 23, 2017 · News
New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada, whose leg was broken in a hard slide by Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley in Game 2, tips his cap during baseline introductions for baseball's Game 3 of the National League Division Series, Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Didi Gregorius Void For Yankees, Tejada Needs to Fill The Role

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Perhaps the World Baseball Classic became a blessing for Ruben Tejada. The former Met with a minor league contract is in New York Yankees camp. Manager Joe Girardi has to make decisions without Didi Gregorius who […]

by · March 23, 2017 · Sports
Reform Party Hosts 2017 Mayoral Candidates Forum, March 28

Reform Party Hosts 2017 Mayoral Candidates Forum, March 28

REFORM PARTY MAYORAL CANDIDATE FORUM Reform Party leadership and members will listen to all of the candidates who are currently seeking the Reform Party nomination for Mayor of New York City. Questions and topics will focus on reform related issues […]

TONIGHT: Self-Defense, Rape Prevention Class, March 23

TONIGHT: Self-Defense, Rape Prevention Class, March 23

Free self-defense, rape prevention workshop TONIGHT at 6:30 PM. Women’s Empowerment Self Defense Academy 2132 E. Tremont Avenue Bronx, New York  10462 6:30 – 8:30 PM Register by calling 347-810-7330 or emailing WESDAONLINE@gmail.com  

Vernuccio’s View: Russia Continues Threats vs. Europe, NATO responds

Vernuccio’s View: Russia Continues Threats vs. Europe, NATO responds

Russia is increasingly threatening the security of Europe. Putin is continuing his massive investment in modern weapons. He has formed wholly new military divisions, and has deployed theater nuclear weapons to his borders with European states. The threats extend beyond […]

by · March 23, 2017 · Vernuccio's View
The phrase “OK” — appeared in public for the first time on this date in 1839 in the Boston Morning Post.

Profile America: Coining A Phrase

Thursday, March 23 — One of the most distinctive and near universal American colloquialisms — the affirmation “OK” — appeared in public for the first time on this date in 1839. There have been claims that “OK” derives from languages as […]

by · March 23, 2017 · Profile America
LEHMAN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS presents Global Tour Concert of the Hit Salsa Album “Indestructible”

LEHMAN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS presents Global Tour Concert of the Hit Salsa Album “Indestructible”

DIEGO EL CIGALA Special Guests: Tito Allen, John “Dandy” Rodriguez, Jimmy Bosch, Ricky Gonzalez and Jimmy Delgado Lehman Center for the Performing Arts is proud to present four-time Latin GRAMMY Winner DIEGO EL CIGALA in his global tour concert of […]

by · March 22, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Tears Flow for Fallen EMT as Gang Member is Charged

Tears Flow for Fallen EMT as Gang Member is Charged

Tears Flow for Fallen EMT as Gang Member is Charged by David Greene Hundreds of firefighters and paramedics from across the state joined community residents as well as local civic and clergy leaders in mourning the death of the young […]

by · March 22, 2017 · Local News, News
Chairman Crowley on President Trump’s FY18 Budget Proposal

Chairman Crowley on President Trump’s FY18 Budget Proposal

Chairman Crowley on President Trump’s FY18 Budget Proposal (Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after President Trump released today a $1.1 trillion budget that makes deep cuts to education, innovation, veterans, and […]

by · March 22, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Congressman Eliot Engel opposes JCPOA

Engel Statement on Latest District Court Ruling Against President Trump’s Travel Ban

Engel Statement on Latest District Court Ruling Against President Trump’s Travel Ban Washington D.C.— Congressman Eliot L. Engel issued the following statement on the U.S. District Court ruling which froze President Trump’s latest travel ban: “In spite of the Administration’s […]

by · March 22, 2017 · Bulletin Board
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BRONX DA: CASES OF INTEREST FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 20,2017

BRONX DA: CASES OF INTEREST FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 20,2017

Profile America: State Ban on Discrimination

Profile America: State Ban on Discrimination

Wednesday, March 22 — The Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibited discrimination based on sex as well as race in hiring, promoting, and firing. While this act is a famous landmark in the national effort to assure equality of treatment, its […]

by · March 22, 2017 · Profile America
Heather Hardy working out. Credit: DiBella Entertainment Premier Boxing Champions

Heather Hardy: More Than Just A Fighter

By Hans Themistode Heather Hardy stepped back into the ring March 4th in Brooklyn New York at the Barclays Center against opponent Edina Kiss and delivered her normal terrific performance when she easily outpointed her opponent over eight rounds. Heather […]

by · March 21, 2017 · Sports
Credit Prairie View University.

Profile America: Single Parents Day

Tuesday, March 21 —  This is Single Parents Day– observed on this date every year since 1984 to recognize all those women and men who are raising children without partners.  Single parent families may result not just from out-of-wedlock births, […]

by · March 21, 2017 · Profile America