Articles by: Michael Benjamin

What began as National Automotive Service Professionals Day in 2005 has now expanded into a week-long celebration, honoring automotive service professionals.

Profile America: Celebrating Auto Mechanics

Sunday, June 11 — It used to be that cars were fairly simple to repair, but they often broke down. Modern automobiles have become very reliable. They’ve also gotten extremely complicated — with ABS brakes, traction control, navigation systems and even […]

by · June 11, 2017 · Labor, Profile America
CerealFest – Battle Creek Festivals

Cereal Festival

This year’s annual National Cereal Fest began last Thursday evening in Battle Creek, Michigan, the birthplace of America’s cereal industry. The highlight of the festival in the city that bills itself as the Cereal Capital of the World is the […]

Key To The City Family Resource Day, June 17

Key To The City Family Resource Day, June 17

Key To The City Family Resource Fair June 17 Need to talk to a lawyer_ Come to the #Bronx to for free resources for #immigrants!  

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BREAKING NEWS: BRONX UNEMPLOYMENT FALLS TO ALL-TIME LOW OF 5.7%

Nearly 116K More Bronx Residents Are Employed Today Than When Borough President Diaz First Took Office The Bronx’s unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest number ever recorded in the modern era.Unemployment in The Bronx fell to 5.7 percent in March […]

by · June 7, 2017 · Breaking News, News
Run JC, Run — J.C. Polanco Is Running For Public Advocate

Run JC, Run — J.C. Polanco Is Running For Public Advocate

  Errol Louis scored an exclusive interview with Bronx attorney and political analyst J.C. Polanco who officially announced his entry into the race for Public Advocate. Polanco appeared on Louis’ political news show, Road to City Hall on Tuesday at 7 and […]

Veterans Job Fair

Veterans Job Fair

The 3rd Annual #Veterans & Community Job Fair on June 9 at the Bronx Library Center, 310 East Kingsbridge Road, Bronx NY. 11am to 3pm 

START Treatment & Career Fair

START Treatment & Career Fair, June 9 and 10

START Treatment and Recovery Centers is looking for and inviting passionate individuals to join an organization’s whose vision and mission is critical.   At START we believe that the best way to treat people is “The right way to treat […]

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Free Concert by the Jazz Foundation, June 6

IN CELEBRATION OF THE RE-OPENING OF THE GROWNYC  FARMERS MARKET, THE JAZZ FOUNDATION WILL GIVE A FREE CONCERT TOMORROW TUESDAY, JUNE 6, 11 AM – 1 PM AT LORELEI FOUNTAIN, JOYCE KILMER PARK LOCATED ON THE GRAND CONCOURSE AT 161ST  STREET IN THE BRONX. ALL ARE WELCOME

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Rev. Abigail Serrano, 2017 Grand Marshall of the Christian Children’s Parade

The Grand Marshall of the 2017 Christian Children’s Parade will be the Widow of NYPD Chaplain Reverend Luis Serrano Sen. Rev. Rubén Diaz announced via his What You Should Know email that the Grand Marshall of this year’s Christian Children’s […]

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The Economist (s)

Monday, June 5 — This date is notable in the realm of economics, for it marks three significant anniversaries in that science. Political economist Adam Smith was born on this date in 1723 in Scotland. In 1883, the prominent 20th century […]

Bronx Political Buzz: Silent Serrano, OLR and more

Bronx Political Buzz: Silent Serrano, OLR and more

Serrano Silent on Oscar Lopez Rivera/National  PR Parade Controversy New York’s senior Puerto Rican elected official has been strangely silent about the drama surrounding the National Puerto Rican Parade’s controversial selection of ex-FALN leader Oscar López Rivera for the first-ever “National […]

Assemblyman Robert J. Rodriguez (NYS Assembly)

Rodriguez Takes on the Mark-Viverito Political Machine

East Harlem Assemblyman Makes Bid to Take on the Mark-Viverito Machine East Harlem Assemblyman Robert J. Rodriguez is making the necessary political moves in his bid replace the term-limited City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito in the 8th District, which includes […]

by · June 4, 2017 · Bronx Politics, News, Politics
The Culinary Institute of New York at Monroe College Wins Top Team and Individual Titles at Prestigious ACF Northeast Regional Competition

Monroe College Named 20 Best Online School for Hospitality Management Degree

            PRNewswire/ — Monroe College made Business-Management-Degree.net recently released list of the 20 Best Online Schools for Bachelors in Hospitality Management. The Monroe College School of Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts is physically located in New […]

Robert W. Patch's design for his toy truck.

A Precocious Patent Holder

Sunday, June 4 — Most little boys at the age of 5 are content to play with toy trucks without thinking about how they could be improved. This was not the case for Robert Patch. He designed a truck that could […]

It's National Candy Month!

Sugar Rush – It’s National Candy Month

Among the assorted observances in June is one that will be welcomed by a great part of the U.S. population — especially youngsters. It’s National Candy Month, although Americans consume about 22 pounds of candy year-round, much of it is […]

by · June 3, 2017 · Profile America