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Congressman Joseph Crowley 14th Congressional District Bronx/Queens

Rep. Crowley Comments on the Passing of Mary Lu Plunkett

Congressman Crowley Statement on the Passing of Mary Lu Plunkett, A Pillar of the Queens County Democratic Organization On Sunday, Congressman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Chair of the Queens County Democratic Organization, issued the following statement on the passing […]

Bronx mourns Jake ‘Raging Bull’ LaMotta

Bronx mourns Jake ‘Raging Bull’ LaMotta

The late great boxing legend Jake LaMotta was a Class of 2003 Bronx Walk of Fame inductee.

by · September 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board, News, Obituary
Candlelight Memorial for Ms. Louella Hatch

Candlelight Memorial for Ms. Louella Hatch

Candlelight Memorial for beloved community leader Louella Hatch. Today, Tuesday, July 25th, 6pm, 2200 Tiebout Avenue, Bronx, NY.

Heat Advisory Warning For July 13

Heat Advisory Warning For July 13

MAYOR DE BLASIO ISSUES HEAT ADVISORY WARNING FOR NYC The National Weather Service has now issued a heat advisory that’s going to go all the way until 6 pm tomorrow. So, we’ve got temperatures in the low 90’s, but there […]

Commissioner James P. O'Neill, NYPD

POLICE COMMISSIONER O’NEILL REMARKS AT FUNERAL OF NYPD DETECTIVE MIOSOTIS FAMILIA

TRANSCRIPT: NYPD COMMISSIONER O’NEILL REMARKS AT FUNERAL OF NYPD DETECTIVE MIOSOTIS FAMILIA Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill: Good morning, everybody. Barbara, I’m not sure if I’m ready to celebrate yet. I have to work on it.   Members of the NYPD […]

by · July 12, 2017 · Crime, News, Obituary, Police Affairs
Fort Drum soldier kills state trooper, woman at upstate home

Fort Drum soldier kills state trooper, woman at upstate home

STATEMENT FROM GOVERNOR ANDREW M. CUOMO ON THE DEATH OF STATE TROOPER JOEL DAVIS “The entire New York family grieves today for Trooper Joel Davis, who was shot and killed in the line of duty Sunday night in Theresa, Jefferson […]

The Vigil will be Thursday, July 6th from 3:00pm to 9:00PM on the Grand  Concourse and Mount Eden. 

Anti-Gun Violence Vigil at Bronx Lebanon, Thursday 7/6

The Candlelight Vigil for Peace and Reconciliation and against Gun Violence will be tonight July 6th from 3:00pm to 9:00PM on Grand Concourse and Mount Eden.

P.O. Miosotis Familia, NYPD 46th Precinct

Fallen NYPD Hero: P.O. Miosotis Familia

  “Our hearts are broken following the death of Police Officer Miosotis Familia. Please keep her family in your thoughts and prayers. May she rest in peace.”

Photo: Staton Rabin for the New York Press Club. June 5, 2017. New York Press Club Journalism Awards dinner. The Water Club, NYC

Legendary Bronx-born Reporter, Gabe Pressman Dead at 93

New York Press Club Statement on the Passing of Gabe Pressman New York journalism has lost a legend and a moral compass with the passing of our friend Gabe Pressman. A tenacious seeker of the truth, there was no greater […]

Late Bronx attorney William J. Madonna, Esq.

Funeral Arrangements For William Madonna

The family of Morris Park attorney William J. Madonna have shared the dates and times for the wake and funeral as follows: The wake location and times: Schuyler Hill Funeral Home 3535 East Tremont Avenue Bronx, NY 10465 Tuesday, June […]

Will Madonna (right) - via Facebook (Sonny Vataj)

Morris Park Attorney William Madonna Found Dead

Tragedy stuck today when Morris Park attorney William J. Madonna, Esq., “Will” as some friends called him, was found dead in his home. The cause of death, although unconfirmed, is believed to be a massive heart attack.   Since 1994, William […]

by · June 11, 2017 · Announcements, Law, News, Obituary
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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 […]

Funeral Details for Joseph Penasso

Funeral Details for Joseph Penasso

CORRECTION: Joseph Penasso is survived by Michele Avallone Pisciotta, his wife of 15 years, and stepsons, Nicholas J. Pisciotta Jr. and Michael Pisciotta. He is survived by his children, Jennifer Penasso Member, Giuseppe Penasso and Stephanie Penasso. He has 8 grandchildren and […]

Father of the New York’s Check Cashing Industry – and renowned Collector of Italian Ceramics — Dies at 96.

Father of the New York’s Check Cashing Industry – and renowned Collector of Italian Ceramics — Dies at 96.

Father of the New York’s Check Cashing Industry – and renowned Collector of Italian Ceramics — Dies at 96. Howard I. Stein, founder of RiteCheck in 1949 and founder in 1957 of the Check Cashers Association of New York (FSCNY) […]

by · February 11, 2017 · Announcements, Obituary
Photo credit: Nicholas Karahalios

Former Bronx Congressman Robert “Bobby” Garcia Dead at 84

Fmr. Congressman Robert “Bobby” Garcia by Norelie Garcia Former Congressman Robert “Bobby” Garcia passed away the evening of January 25, 2017 at the VA Hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where he had moved from the mainland in 2013 due […]