Archive for April, 2018

APHIS Proposes to Amend Import Regulations for Peppers from the Republic of Korea

APHIS Proposes to Amend Import Regulations for Peppers from the Republic of Korea

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is proposing to amend its import regulations for peppers from the Republic of Korea. This commodity is currently allowed into the United States if it […]

by · April 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Yankees Community Honor Roll Initiative

Yankees Community Honor Roll Initiative

NEWS FROM NEW YORK YANKEES YANKEES ANNOUNCE ‘YANKEES HONOR ROW’ INITIATIVE TO HIGHLIGHT COMMUNITY GROUPS IN JUDGE’S CHAMBERS THIS SEASON Yankees to Honor Local Community Organizations with Judge’s Chambers Seats Throughout 2018  The New York Yankees today announced the creation […]

by · April 19, 2018 · Sports
Dobson A New Fighter With Evander Holyfield

Dobson A New Fighter With Evander Holyfield

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Evander Holyfield saw the struggles and knows something about the trials and tribulations of the boxing game. The former heavyweight champion and Hall of Famer needs little introduction and it’s common for “The Real Deal” […]

by · April 19, 2018 · Sports
Veterans Brunch Awards – Hosted by Community Board 7

Veterans Brunch Awards – Hosted by Community Board 7

by · April 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Chairman Crowley Urges MTA to Prioritize Expansion of Metro-North Railroad Service into the Bronx

Chairman Crowley Urges MTA to Prioritize Expansion of Metro-North Railroad Service into the Bronx

Chairman Crowley Urges MTA to Prioritize Expansion of Metro-North Railroad Service into the Bronx (Queens, NY) — House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) is urging the MTA to prioritize expansion of the Metro-North Railroad into the East Bronx […]

by · April 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Mayor de Blasio with school children

A Speedier Expansion of 3-K While Early Childhood Programs Are Consolidated in the Education Department

Original article can be found here

by · April 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Negron: Living the Dream

Negron: Living the Dream

By Ray Negron Don’t feel badly for Giancarlo Stanton. He may have been the only Yankee without a hit but on the field he has had good at bats and actually just missed hitting a tremendous homer that just went […]

by · April 19, 2018 · Sports
Mets Take Finale over Nats; Never Do They Quit

Mets Take Finale over Nats; Never Do They Quit

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor It seemed for sure the Mets were headed to a three game series sweep at the hands of the Washington Nationals Wednesday night at Citi Field. But this this Mets team has shown during the […]

by · April 19, 2018 · Sports
The consequences of fossil fuels.

New York City & State propose to #DivestNY’s massive pensions from fossil fuels

Recently, after over five years of community campaigning for New York to divest from fossil fuels, City Comptroller Scott Stringer and Governor Andrew Cuomo each released separate proposals to freeze all current fossil fuel investments, divest New York’s public pension […]

by · April 18, 2018 · News
Bruno Sammartino: My hero and How We Met

Bruno Sammartino: My hero and How We Met

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor My “Living Legend” passed away this morning. And Bruno Sammartino, the pro wrestling legend was appropriately labeled with that title because he was professional wrestling and a hero to  yours truly and many others. The […]

by · April 18, 2018 · Sports
Pennsylvania to Receive $841,000 in USDA Farm Bill Section 10007 Funding

Pennsylvania to Receive $841,000 in USDA Farm Bill Section 10007 Funding

Funding Supports Local Projects to Protect Agriculture and Plants from Pests and Diseases WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is allocating $841,000to Pennsylvania from Section 10007 of the 2014 Farm Bill as part of its effort to strengthen the nation’s infrastructure for […]

by · April 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Chairman Crowley Demands Board of Elections Drops Efforts to Move LeFrak Polling Sites

Chairman Crowley Demands Board of Elections Drops Efforts to Move LeFrak Polling Sites

Chairman Crowley Demands Board of Elections Drops Efforts to Move LeFrak Polling Sites (Queens, NY) – Today, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) urged the New York City Board of Elections to immediately drop their misguided effort […]

by · April 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Last Friday night, US warships launched airstrikes against Syrian research, storage and military targets.

Vernuccio’s View: Learning the Wrong Lessons From Mideast Military Successes

The United States has completed another Mideast military endeavor with little or no loss of life or damage to equipment. It is important that this does not lead to a false sense of confidence. The true test of American military […]

PHOTOS: BP DIAZ TOURS SCHOOL WITH CHANCELLOR CARRANZA, HOSTS ANNUAL GOSPEL CONCERT & MORE

PHOTOS: BP DIAZ TOURS SCHOOL WITH CHANCELLOR CARRANZA, HOSTS ANNUAL GOSPEL CONCERT & MORE

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joins New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza on a tour of P.S. 359, the Concourse Village Elementary School, on Monday, April 9, 2018.  Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. speaks at an event […]

by · April 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board
APHIS Publishes Final Rule to Allow the Importation of Fresh Lemons from Chile into the Continental United States Under a Systems Approach

APHIS Publishes Final Rule to Allow the Importation of Fresh Lemons from Chile into the Continental United States Under a Systems Approach

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is updating its regulations to allow the importation of fresh lemons (Citrus limon) from Chile under a systems approach.  The systems approach is a combination of […]

by · April 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board