Articles by: Michael Benjamin

CUOMO ANNOUNCES $6.5 MILLION TO FUND CRIME VICTIMS PROGRAMS ACROSS NYS

CUOMO ANNOUNCES $6.5 MILLION TO FUND CRIME VICTIMS PROGRAMS ACROSS NYS

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $6.5 million in additional funding has been awarded to programs that assist crime victims across the state. The federal funding will support 172 providers administering 226 programs that provide counseling, crisis intervention, advocacy and […]

by · October 29, 2015 · Crime, Government, Public Safety
NYPD Offers Halloween Safety Tips

NYPD Offers Halloween Safety Tips

  The NYPD Community Affairs Bureau has some important Halloween safety tips for children, parents and guardians. Police want Halloween to be enjoyable, and above all safe. Halloween Safety   Halloween is one of the most enjoyable days of the […]

B.O.L.O. ALERT — Sexual Assault in 46th Precinct

B.O.L.O. ALERT — Sexual Assault in 46th Precinct

Police are seeking a sexual assault suspect wanted in the assault of an 8 year old girl near Walton Avenue and East 176th Street in the Mount Hope section.(46th Precinct). The suspect is described as a male, Hispanic or fair-complexion black […]

by · October 29, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Crime, Police Blotter
Judge of the Civil Court of the City of New York and Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York

BREAKING NEWS: Robert Siano, Republican Challenger for Bronx District Attorney Has Checkered Voting History

Robert Siano, Bronx Republican Challenger for Bronx District Attorney Has Spotty Voting History On the eve of the one and only forum for the two candidates squaring off for Bronx District Attorney, the Bronx Chronicle has learned that GOP candidate […]

FIFTH ANNUAL ‘SAVOR THE BRONX’ RESTAURANT WEEK KICKS OFF NOV. 2

“Savor The Bronx” Restaurant Week, produced by The Bronx Tourism Council and co-hosted by the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (BOEDC), showcases the borough’s best eateries by offering special values and discounts.  This 12-day event, which this year runs from […]

TONIGHT: Bronx District Attorney Candidates Forum, 7PM

(Bronx, N.Y. – October 27, 2015) Tonight, candidates for Bronx District Attorney, Republican Robert Siano and Democrat Judge Darcel D. Clark (invited, not confirmed) will participate in a Candidates’ Forum, hosted by Discovery for Justice, a nonprofit organization that focuses on nonpartisan […]

CUOMO ISSUES ANTI-DISCRIMINATION EXECUTIVE ORDER PROTECTING TRANSGENDER NEW YORKERS

CUOMO ISSUES ANTI-DISCRIMINATION EXECUTIVE ORDER PROTECTING TRANSGENDER NEW YORKERS

First Executive in the Nation to Issue Statewide Regulations Prohibiting Harassment and Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity, Transgender Status or Gender Dysphoria    Last week, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo introduced regulations through the New York State Human Rights Law […]

by · October 26, 2015 · Government, LGBT Issues
Reshma Saujani, Founder, Girls Who Code

International Women’s Forum Global Event Set to Unite, Ignite and Inspire 800+ Top Women Leaders

Attendees Convene to Address Imminent Solutions for Today’s Most Pressing Global Challenges BOSTON, Oct. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The International Women’s Forum (IWF), a global organization comprised of the world’s most dynamic women at the highest levels of professional achievement, will convene in […]

by · October 26, 2015 · News, Technology, Women
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DSNY Emergency Snow Laborers Jobs Available — Register Now

  Register TODAY  for Department of Sanitation (DSNY) Emergency Snow Laborers Jobs Help Clear Snow and Ice After Winter Storms New York City Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia announced that early registration has begun for emergency snow laborers for the upcoming snow […]

Judge of the Civil Court of the City of New York and Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York

Clark Announces VISTA Plan to Restructure Bronx District Attorney’s Office

Former Supreme Court Justice Darcel Clark, the Democratic candidate for Bronx District Attorney, announced the VISTA Plan – her vision on how to increase efficiency and expand accountability, improve operations and move cases forward on a more timely basis. “The […]

by · October 23, 2015 · Bronx Politics
AARP Teams with National Hearing Test to Provide Free Hearing Screening

AARP Teams with National Hearing Test to Provide Free Hearing Screening

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — AARP today announced an agreement between the AARP Hearing Center and the National Hearing Test that allows AARP members nationwide to take the telephone-administered test at no charge.  More than 37 million American adults […]

Congressman Conyers, GM, WSU, HFH Among ACE Award Winners

DETROIT, Oct. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Michigan’s top corporations and MBEs gathered this week at the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council’s 32ndAnnual Awards celebration, renamed the ACE (Ambassadors Championing Excellence) Awards and the Inaugural Hall of Fame at the Max M. Fischer Music […]

by · October 23, 2015 · Business

Son of Marcus Garvey to Receive Planet Africa Award

TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2015 /CNW/ – Dr. Julius W. Garvey, Vascular Surgeon and son of legendary figure,Marcus Garvey and others are set to receive prestigious Planet Africa Awards on October 24th at Pearson Convention Centre, 2638 Steeles Ave. E., Brampton. The awards program […]

by · October 22, 2015 · Non-Profit Organizations

Firefighters Union Endorses Keith Wright for Congress

The Uniformed Firefighters Association (UFA) representing more than 8,000 New York City Firefighters endorsed Assemblyman Keith L.T. Wright for election to New York’s 13th Congressional district (NY-13). The UFA is the largest firefighters union local in the world. In making […]

by · October 22, 2015 · Bronx Politics, Elections, Labor
Gallery Opening: Seis del Sur: BARRIOS

Gallery Opening: Seis del Sur: BARRIOS

Seis del Sur: BARRIOS is a photographic group exhibition featuring both the vintage and contemporary photojournalistic and social documentary work of the six members of the Seis del Sur photo collective: Joe Conzo, Ricky Flores, Ángel Franco, David González, Edwin Pagán, and Francisco Molina […]

by · October 22, 2015 · Arts & Artists, Arts and Culture