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350.org on New York State’s Renewed Exxon Climate Resolution

350.org on New York State’s Renewed Exxon Climate Resolution

350.org on New York State’s Renewed Exxon Climate Resolution “Instead of negotiating with rogue oil corporations, DiNapoli should be protecting New Yorkers.” New York, NY — Today, New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli renewed the New York State Common Retirement […]

Bronx Chamber of Commerce invite you to attend a Free Small Business Financial Workshop: March 2nd

Bronx Chamber of Commerce invite you to attend a Free Small Business Financial Workshop: March 2nd

by · February 28, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Congressman Eliot Engel opposes JCPOA

STATEMENT-Engel on Administration Withdrawing Guidelines for Transgender Students

Engel Statement on the Administration Withdrawing Guidelines for Transgender Students Washington D.C.—Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a leading member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee and member of the House LGBT Caucus, issued the following statement on the Administration’s move […]

by · February 28, 2017 · Bulletin Board, LGBT Issues
Whose Birthday Is It? February 27, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? February 27, 2017

Hugo LaFayette Black (1886) Black was a US Supreme Court Justice for 34 years. A prominent supporter of the New Deal, he was also in the majority that struck down mandatory school prayer and guaranteed the availability of legal counsel […]

by · February 27, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: February 27, 2017

Quote of the Day: February 27, 2017

Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them. George Eliot (1819-1880)

by · February 27, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: February 27, 2017

Word of the Day: February 27, 2017

Fleecy Definition: (adjective) Having soft nap produced by brushing. Synonyms: Napped, Brushed Usage: Through the train was unbearably cold, she snuggled into the bleecy lining of her coat and promptly fell asleep.

by · February 27, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Former NY Giants (l-r): Justin Tuck and Stephen Baker sign autographs for fans during a Super Bowl viewing party at Empire City Casino on Yonkers, N.Y. Photo courtesy of Empire City Casino

Empire City Casino Hosts Giants and “Laugh Fest”

EMPIRE CITY CASINO HOSTS SUPERBOWL LI PARTY AND LAUGHFEST … Football fans turned out in droves to Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway as former players Justin Tuck and Stephen Baker hosted a Super Bowl viewing party held on Sunday, […]

by · February 26, 2017 · Bulletin Board, News
National Puerto Rican Day Parade Extends 2017 Scholarship Deadline

National Puerto Rican Day Parade Extends 2017 Scholarship Deadline

NATIONAL PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE EXTENDS 2017 SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE Applications now accepted through Friday, March 31. Download application form at NPRDPinc.org Organization To Grant Largest Number of Scholarships in Its History February 23rd, 2017, New York City – The National […]

by · February 25, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Congressman Serrano & Senator Serrano Invite You to a Black History Month Celebration

Congressman Serrano & Senator Serrano Invite You to a Black History Month Celebration

by · February 25, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Cultures, Holidays
Grandson Returns Home to Face the Music in Co-op City Killing

Grandson Returns Home to Face the Music in Co-op City Killing

by David Greene After seven long moths the NYPD has announced the arrest of a grandson wanted in connection with the brutal stabbing death of his elderly grandfather, murdered inside his Co-op City apartment. According to officials, Marcus Dobson, 37, […]

by · February 25, 2017 · Crime, Local News, News, Police Blotter
BRONX DA’S STATEMENT ON NYS CHIEF JUDGE JANET DIFIORE’S STATE OF JUDICIARY ADDRESS

BRONX DA’S STATEMENT ON NYS CHIEF JUDGE JANET DIFIORE’S STATE OF JUDICIARY ADDRESS

Chairman Crowley, Rep. Stephanie Murphy Call for DOJ, DHS Investigation into Threats Against Jewish Community Centers

Chairman Crowley, Rep. Stephanie Murphy Call for DOJ, DHS Investigation into Threats Against Jewish Community Centers

Chairman Crowley, Rep. Stephanie Murphy Call for DOJ, DHS Investigation into Threats Against Jewish Community Centers (Queens, the Bronx, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY), along with Florida Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy, urged the U.S. Department of Homeland […]

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ DELIVERS EIGHTH ‘STATE OF THE BOROUGH’ ADDRESS

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ DELIVERS EIGHTH ‘STATE OF THE BOROUGH’ ADDRESS

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ DELIVERS EIGHTH ‘STATE OF THE BOROUGH’ ADDRESS Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. delivered his annual “State of the Borough” address, his eighth since becoming borough president in 2009, today at the John F. Kennedy High School […]

by · February 25, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Chairman Crowley Statement on Trump Administration Plan for Mass Deportations

Chairman Crowley Statement on Trump Administration Plan for Mass Deportations

Chairman Crowley Statement on Trump Administration Plan for Mass Deportations (Queens, the Bronx, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement after President Donald Trump unveiled a memo that drastically changes U.S. immigration enforcement and […]

United by Blue and Bronx River Alliance Concrete Plant Park Cleanup – March 11th

United by Blue and Bronx River Alliance Concrete Plant Park Cleanup – March 11th

Date: March 11, 2017 Time: 10 AM – 12 PM Location: Concrete Plant Park 1372 Westchester Ave. Bronx, NY 10472 United By Blue is teaming up with The Bronx River Alliance for a cleanup of Concrete Plant Park! Originally, a […]

by · February 25, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Parks