Articles by: Sal Conforto

STATEMENT FROM BP DIAZ RE: Upcoming Forum on Ebola

“While we are extremely happy today to hear the news that the five-year old boy in Soundview has tested negative for the Ebola virus, we are just as saddened to learn that two young children were bullied in their school […]

by · October 28, 2014 · Bulletin Board

The Bronx-Manhattan North Association of Realtors (BMNAR) celebrated its 90th Anniversary Annual Banquet

Last night, The Bronx-Manhattan North Association of Realtors (BMNAR) celebrated its 90th Anniversary Annual Banquet. Over 400 guests joined us in celebrating this special evening. Among our guests were my NYSAR friends: JP Endres, President of NYSAR; Michael Smith, NYSAR […]

by · April 26, 2014 · Uncategorized

Georgia Governor Signs ‘Unprecedented’ Gun Rights Bill

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal (R) signed a sweeping gun rights bill on Wednesday. House Bill 60, also known as the Safe Carry Protection Act, will allow licensed gun owners to carry their firearms into public places, including bars, nightclubs, schools, […]

by · April 24, 2014 · Domestic News

NYPD’s Twitter photo contest backfires with images of aggressive police force

NYPD’s Twitter photo contest backfires with images of aggressive police force By Nathan Ingraham on April 22, 2014 05:59 pm The New York Police Department attempted to harness Twitter to drum up support today, but things haven’t exactly gone as planned. […]

by · April 23, 2014 · Local News

Silver Alert

by · April 21, 2014 · Uncategorized

South Korean Prosecutor: 4 More Crewmembers Of Sunken Ferry Detained

  MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean prosecutor says four more crewmembers from a sunken ferry have been detained on allegations of failing to protect passengers. Senior prosecutor Ahn Sang-don told reporters Monday that two first mates, one […]

by · April 21, 2014 · World News

Teenager survives flight over Pacific in jet wheel well: FBI

(Reuters) – A teenage boy who ran away from home survived a five-hour flight in the freezing wheel well of a jetliner that reached 38,000 feet as it traveled from California to Hawaii, the FBI said. The 16-year-old, from Santa […]

by · April 21, 2014 · World News

Iranian rape victim to be hanged unless she apologizes for sex assault claims

Iranian rape victim to be hanged unless she apologizes for sex assault claims Interior designer Reyhaneh Jabbari killed Moreteza Abdolai Sarbandi after Jabbari was called to do some for work and was allegedly assaulted by Sarbandi. Now his 26-year-old son, […]

by · April 21, 2014 · World News

Florida man charged with murdering son so he could play video games

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/04/18/us-usa-videogames-killings-idUSBREA3H0K620140418 By Barbara Liston Cody Wygant, 24, is seen in an undated booking photo released by the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office in Inverness, Florida, after being arrested on the evening of April 17, 2014, and charged with third degree murder. […]

by · April 19, 2014 · Uncategorized

Grand Concourse to Be Planned ‘Slow Zone’ as Part of Vision Zero

http://www.ny1.com/content/news/207193/grand-concourse-to-be-planned–slow-zone–as-part-of-vision-zero A part of the Bronx with a history of car crashes is getting a safety makeover. Officials announced that Grand Concourse will follow Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn as the second of 25 planned slow zones throughout the city. It’s […]

by · April 19, 2014 · Local News

8 Things Even New Yorkers Don’t Know About New York City

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/17/new-york-history-facts_n_5107337.html?utm_hp_ref=fb&src=sp&comm_ref=false#sb=671224b=facebook   New York was the Big Orange before it was the “Big Apple.”

by · April 18, 2014 · Uncategorized

Dog Rescues Newborn Baby

Dog Rescues Newborn Baby

by · April 17, 2014 · Uncategorized

An Editorial On Assemblyman Jose Rivera’s Inappropriate Sexual Comments On Video

I am a grandfather and love spending time with my granddaughter.  After seeing the news about the videos that Assemblyman Jose Rivera has taken where he can be seen ogling underage girls and saying sexual things to these individuals,  I […]

by · March 6, 2014 · Editorials

U.S. justices ask for Obama’s views in September 11 case against banks

BY LAWRENCE HURLEY WASHINGTON Mon Dec 16, 2013 10:32am EST People walk outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington December 3, 2013 CREDIT: REUTERS/JONATHAN ERNST (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday asked President Barack Obama’sadministration to weigh in on whether […]

by · December 17, 2013 · Domestic News, News

“I did not kill Meredith”, Knox pleads in email to Italian court

BY CRISTIANO CORVINO FLORENCE, Italy Tue Dec 17, 2013 8:52am EST Amanda Knox looks on before speaking on NBC News’ ”Today” show in New York September 20, 2013. CREDIT: REUTERS/BRENDAN MCDERMID (Reuters) – U.S. student Amanda Knox pleaded her innocence in […]

by · December 17, 2013 · Domestic News, News, World News