Archive for September, 2017

Organics Update: Curbside Collection in Bronx CB’s 8 &12; Bins delivered in Queens CB’s 7&8

Organics Update: Curbside Collection in Bronx CB’s 8 &12; Bins delivered in Queens CB’s 7&8

by · September 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Donations for Puerto Rico & Mexico

Donations for Puerto Rico & Mexico

At this time, no clothing or money will be accepted. Please bring donations to your nearest Precinct.    

by · September 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Congressman Joseph Crowley 14th Congressional District Bronx/Queens

Chairman Crowley Statement on Hispanic Heritage Month

Chairman Crowley Statement on Hispanic Heritage Month (Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement in commemoration of Hispanic Heritage Month: “During Hispanic Heritage Month, we pay tribute to the rich history, culture, and […]

by · September 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board
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on Saturday at around 11:05 pm a male was shot in the hands at 2167 Cruger Ave. between Lydig Ave. & Pelham Pkwy. South was taken to Jacobi Hospital. 3 Men fled the scene in a green Jeep Cherokee on Pelham Pkwy. South. unknown motive of shooting & police are investigating.

Three Sought in Cruger Avenue Shooting

Three Sought in Cruger Avenue Shooting by David Greene Police are looking for the gunman who open fired on an 18 year-old male along Cruger Avenue, in the Pelham Parkway section on Saturday, September 16. Officers from the 49th Precinct […]

by · September 23, 2017 · Local News, News
BRONX DA: TWENTY MEMBERS OF “SLATTERY AVENUE BOYS” GANG INDICTED IN CONSPIRACY INCLUDING TWO MURDERS

BRONX DA: TWENTY MEMBERS OF “SLATTERY AVENUE BOYS” GANG INDICTED IN CONSPIRACY INCLUDING TWO MURDERS

Chairman Crowley Marks Hispanic Heritage Month with Bronx and Queens Communities at 16th Annual Celebration

Chairman Crowley Marks Hispanic Heritage Month with Bronx and Queens Communities at 16th Annual Celebration

Chairman Crowley Marks Hispanic Heritage Month with Bronx and Queens Communities at 16th Annual Celebration (Queens, NY) – On Monday, September 18, Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Chairman of the Democratic Caucus, hosted an annual Hispanic Heritage Month celebration […]

by · September 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Cultures
Quote of the Day: September 22, 2017

Quote of the Day: September 22, 2017

Every artist makes himself born. It is very much harder than the other time, and longer. Willa Cather (1873-1947)

by · September 22, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? September 22, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? September 22, 2017

Michael Faraday (1791) Despite having little formal education, Faraday is responsible for some of the most significant scientific developments in history. His contributions include discovering electromagnetic induction, inventing the first electric motor and dynamo, developing the devices now known as […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Bulletin Board
NYC Green Carts Equipped for Wireless Food Stamp Transactions Encourage Healthier Shopping

NYC Green Carts Equipped for Wireless Food Stamp Transactions Encourage Healthier Shopping

NYC Green Carts Equipped for Wireless Food Stamp Transactions Encourage Healthier Shopping New research links the equipping of mobile fruit and vegetable stands with wireless banking devices programmed to accept food stamps to the buying of more healthy foods by […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Food & Restaurants, Health
Chairman Crowley Introduces 9/11 Heroes Medal of Valor Act of 2017 to Honor Responders Who Have Lost Their Lives to 9/11-Related Illnesses

Chairman Crowley Introduces 9/11 Heroes Medal of Valor Act of 2017 to Honor Responders Who Have Lost Their Lives to 9/11-Related Illnesses

Chairman Crowley Introduces 9/11 Heroes Medal of Valor Act of 2017 to Honor Responders Who Have Lost Their Lives to 9/11-Related Illnesses (Queens, NY) – Today, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY), along with members of the New York […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Free Mammogram Screenings for Women Age 40 and Over

Free Mammogram Screenings for Women Age 40 and Over

by · September 22, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Election News: Important Voter Registration Deadlines

Election News: Important Voter Registration Deadlines

Important Voter Registration Deadlines for 2017 and 2018   The last day to register to vote for the November 2017 election is October 13th. If you want to change party affiliation to vote in the 2018 primary, the deadline is […]

Black Expo America Presents the 1st Annual NYC Black Book Expo, 9/23

Black Expo America Presents the 1st Annual NYC Black Book Expo, 9/23

Black Expo America Presents the 1st Annual NYC Black Book Expo The 1st Annual New York Black Book Expo will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the National Black Theater located 2031 […]

Brian Martinez, ower of the newly-open Fresco’s Cantina restaurant in Astoria, is pleased to announce that his venue will host a dual fundraiser, benefiting the scores of people devastated by the earthquake and Hurricane Maria on Friday, September 22nd from 8 – 10PM. The money raised will […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Community Events
Borough President Diaz was joined at the event by (l) Ms. Beatrice Castiglia-Catullo, 100, founder of Regional Aid for Interim Needs (R.A.I.N.) and (r) Ms. Sarah Turner, who recently celebrated her 101st birthday at the R.A.I.N. Eastchester Neighborhood Senior Center.

Profile America: Centenarians Day

Friday, September 22 — The average age of the American population is on a steady climb, and the national median is a bit under 38 years. As people grow older, many tend to become a little vague about their exact […]