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Election News: Important Voter Registration Deadlines

Election News: Important Voter Registration Deadlines

Important Voter Registration Deadlines for 2017 and 2018   The last day to register to vote for the November 2017 election is October 13th. If you want to change party affiliation to vote in the 2018 primary, the deadline is […]

Black Expo America Presents the 1st Annual NYC Black Book Expo, 9/23

Black Expo America Presents the 1st Annual NYC Black Book Expo, 9/23

Black Expo America Presents the 1st Annual NYC Black Book Expo The 1st Annual New York Black Book Expo will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the National Black Theater located 2031 […]

Brian Martinez, ower of the newly-open Fresco’s Cantina restaurant in Astoria, is pleased to announce that his venue will host a dual fundraiser, benefiting the scores of people devastated by the earthquake and Hurricane Maria on Friday, September 22nd from 8 – 10PM. The money raised will […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Community Events
Where The Pols Are, September 22

Where The Pols Are, September 22

Friday, September 22 Following Governor Ricardo Rosselló’s official Governor to Governor request, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and a delegation of emergency management officials will travel to Puerto Rico to deliver supplies and assist with recovery efforts. Governor Cuomo will return […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: September 21, 2017

Word of the Day: September 21, 2017

Scrub Definition: (noun) Dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes. Synonyms: Chapparal, Bush Usage: The hikers slowly made their way through the dense scrub and reached the campsite by nightfall.

by · September 21, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? September 21, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? September 21, 2017

Heike Kamerlingh Onnes (1853) A Dutch physicist and professor at the University of Leiden, Onnes founded in 1884 a cryogenic laboratory that would become a renowned research center for low-temperature physics. He was the first to produce liquid helium, and […]

by · September 21, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: September 21, 2017

Quote of the Day: September 21, 2017

So the days pass, and I ask myself sometimes whether one is not hypnotized, as a child by a silver globe, by life, and whether this is living. Viginia Woolf (1882-1941)

by · September 21, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Congressman Joseph Crowley has not announced his position

Chairman Crowley Statement on North Korea’s Ballistic Missile Launch

Chairman Crowley Statement on North Korea’s Ballistic Missile Launch (Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after North Korea’s ballistic missile launch: “This launch is the latest in a series of actions that […]

by · September 21, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Partnerships Academy Workshop: NYC Street Resources

Partnerships Academy Workshop: NYC Street Resources

REGISTER HERE to attend NYC Street Tree Resources on Monday 10/2! This workshop is FREE to attend and dinner will be provided! Join us on Monday 10/2 from 6:30 – 8:30pm at Bushwick Inlet Park Building (Kent Ave & N 9th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249). Did you know that there are over 220,000 […]

by · September 21, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Parks
On the ground in the USVI was former NYC Mayor Mike Bloom with NBA allstar Tim Duncan and USVI Gov. Mapp, seeing the devastation firsthand and the resilience of those affected. http://www.usvirecovery.org  (Credit: Twitter @MikeBloomberg)

Bloomberg, Duncan Aid USVI After Hurricanes Irma & Maria

On September 6th, Hurricane Irma tore through the U.S. Virgin Islands, causing catastrophic destruction and killing more than 33 people across the Caribbean. The Category 5 storm brought 185 mph winds that caused untold damage and devastation to once idyllic […]

by · September 21, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Community Affairs, News
Chairman Crowley Statement on the 6th Anniversary of the End of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

Chairman Crowley Statement on the 6th Anniversary of the End of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

Chairman Crowley Statement on the 6th Anniversary of the End of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ (Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the 6th anniversary of the end of the discriminatory “Don’t […]

by · September 21, 2017 · Bulletin Board
BRONX DA: FEMALE INMATE INDICTED FOR SEXUAL ABUSE OF FELLOW INMATES ON RIKERS ISLAND; CHARGED WITH 136 COUNTS

BRONX DA: FEMALE INMATE INDICTED FOR SEXUAL ABUSE OF FELLOW INMATES ON RIKERS ISLAND; CHARGED WITH 136 COUNTS

NYC Mayor de Blasio joins former Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Cuomo at a ribbon cutting ceremony for the New Cornell Tech school on Roosevelt Island on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Edwin J. Torres/Mayoral Photography Office.

Where The Pols Are, September 21

Thursday, September 21 Governor Cuomo is in New York City. Mayor Bill de Blasio is in New York City. Comptroller Scott Stringer has no public schedule. On Thursday, Public Advocate James will be Washington, D.C. to attend the Congressional Black […]

Cuomo: “Happy Rosh Hashanah”

Cuomo: “Happy Rosh Hashanah”

On Twitter, Governor Cuomo offered his “warmest wishes for a sweet New Year.” To all those celebrating #RoshHashanah, I send my warmest wishes for a sweet New Year. L’Shanah Tovah. pic.twitter.com/NXvqPUhU6v — Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) September 20, 2017

by · September 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Holidays, Religion
Word of the Day: September 20, 2017

Word of the Day: September 20, 2017

Prophylactic Definition: (adjective) Acting to defend against or prevent something, especially disease; protective. Synonyms: Preventative Usage: The doctor prescribed a prophylactic antibiotic to the nervous patient.

by · September 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board