Articles by: Michael Benjamin

The Muslim Democratic Club of NY met with and welcomed NYS gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon to the Islamic Cultural Center of New York on Monday, June 11. Photo courtesy of MDCNY.

Gov Candidate Nixon Visits City Islamic Center

Last Monday evening, the Muslim Democratic Club of NY (MDCNY) hosted and welcomed gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon to the Islamic Cultural Center of New York. During the visit, Nixon greeted and interacted with diverse Muslim New Yorkers, observed prayers, participated […]

by · June 17, 2018 · Cultures, News, Politics
Where The Pols Are, June 16 — Celebrate Dads

Where The Pols Are, June 16 — Celebrate Dads

Council Member Gibson and the NYPD Guardians will celebrate fathers by throwing a baby shower in honor of dads (until 2 PM). Mulally Park Recreational Center

Newcomer Karines Reyes Announces for 87th Assembly District Vacancy

Newcomer Karines Reyes Announces for 87th Assembly District Vacancy

In what was another worse kept secret by the Bronx Democratic County organization, Karines Reyes announced her intention to run for the former assembly seat of Luis Sepulveda.

by · June 5, 2018 · Bronx Politics, News
Judge of the Civil Court of the City of New York and Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York

New Yorkers Urged to Make Their Voices Heard on Cop-Killer’s Parole

Act Now to Keep Cop Killer Anthony Bottom in Prison; Up for Parole This Month; Visit NoParoleforAnthonyBottom.com to Sign the Petition Calling on Cuomo Parole Board to Deny Murderer’s Release Senate Majority Leader John J. Flanagan today urged New Yorkers […]

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Trump Proclaims June as National Caribbean-American Heritage Month

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims June as National Caribbean-American Heritage Month On May 31, 2018, President Donald J. Trump issued a Proclamation designating June 2018 as National Caribbean-American Heritage Month. Throughout the month, Caribbean Americans and friends of the Caribbean are encouraged to […]

Bronx Science Alumni Reunion Weekend, June 2-3

Bronx Science Alumni Reunion Weekend, June 2-3

The Bronx High School of Science is pleased to announce ALUMNI REUNION WEEKEND. Alumni Reunion Weekend is a terrific time for classes to celebrate milestone reunions by connecting with friends, reminiscing and celebrating Bronx Science. All classes celebrating milestone reunions […]

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo honored the retirement of Assemblyman Herman "Denny" Farrell Jr. by dedicating the most visited State Park in New York City as Denny Farrell Riverbank State Park.

Former Assemblyman Herman “Denny” Farrell Jr. Remembered

Over the Memorial Day weekend, New York State lost an exemplary statesman with the passing of Herman Daniel “Denny” Farrell Jr. He died on Saturday in a Manhattan hospital. He was 86. The cause was heart failure, his son, Herman […]

by · May 30, 2018 · Bulletin Board, News, Obituary
HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY AS WE REMEMBER THOSE WHO MADE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE

HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY AS WE REMEMBER THOSE WHO MADE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE

Outdoors for Autism, June 2

Outdoors for Autism, June 2

You bring a blanket, we’ll bring the fun! INCLUDEnyc invites you to our second annual Outdoors for Autism. Join us, as well as some of our amazing partners —including KEEN New York, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Extreme Kids and […]

Bronx Annual Dominican Heritage Celebration 2018

Bronx Annual Dominican Heritage Celebration 2018

Bronx Annual Dominican Heritage Celebration 2018, May 29, 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Bronx County Bldg, 851 Grand Concourse. RSVP ssanabria@bronxbp.nyc.gov.

Where The Pols Are, May 21

Where The Pols Are, May 21

CM Vanessa Gibson calls on the de Blasio Administration to build more affordable senior citizen housing on vacant NYCHA land.

Bronx Terminal Market. Credit: Chun Lai Photography

Spring Into Fitness at Bronx Terminal Market

  “SPRING INTO FITNESS” AT BRONX TERMINAL MARKET A FREE HEALTH AND WELLNESS EVENT SERIES THURSDAYS IN MAY! May is Wellness Month in the Bronx! Bronx Terminal Market is celebrating with the introduction of a new health and wellness experience, […]

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Media and Diaspora Strategies: Sub Saharan Africa, May 18

Is it worth it to engage journalists to expand democratic participation? Join the conversation on the participation of journalists in democratic expansion in Sub Saharan Africa with guest speaker, Dr. Michael Onolomemen. Sponsored by the Center for Media and Peace […]

Where The Pols Are, May 18

Where The Pols Are, May 18

Governor Andrew Cuomo is in Albany with no public schedule. 8:30 AM – New York City Public Advocate Letitia James attends the Eagle Academy Foundation Awards Breakfast, Gotham Hall, 1356 Broadway, Manhattan. 10:00 AM – “The Brian Lehrer Show” features […]

Bronx Week Concert 2018, May 20

Bronx Week Concert 2018, May 20

Bronx Week 2018 Concert – The Bronx is flourishing with an amazing diversity of talent. We want to continue this growth by encouraging everyone to come out and empower those taking center stage, showcasing their talents. The concert features Coro, […]