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New York's 29 electors are bound by rules and tradition dating back about 200 years. The electors fill out paper ballots and submit them into a wooden box. The electors must sign the ballots, which are counted manually at the state Capitol.

Where The Pols Are, January 9

Tuesday, January 9 Governor Andrew Cuomo is in Albany. Public Advocate Letitia James has no publicly scheduled events. 8:30 AM – The Citizens Crime Commission of New York City holds a breakfast forum to discuss a 21st century prosecutor’s role […]

Klein Proposes New Protections for Pedestrians

Klein Proposes New Protections for Pedestrians

In the wake of the horrific terrorist attack that occurred recently in Lower Manhattan, Senator Jeff Klein is proposing new legislation that will help  prevent tragedies. The proposal, called the Vehicle Ramming Prevention Act, is made up of four component […]

by · January 8, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s $18 Billion Border Wall

Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s $18 Billion Border Wall

Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s $18 Billion Border Wall (Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the funding request from President Trump to build his border wall: “President Trump has no […]

by · January 8, 2018 · Bulletin Board
DA Clark announces woman pleads guilty to assaulting DOC captain

DA Clark announces woman pleads guilty to assaulting DOC captain

BP DIAZ HOSTS ‘BRONX JEWISH HALL OF FAME’ CEREMONY

BP DIAZ HOSTS ‘BRONX JEWISH HALL OF FAME’ CEREMONY

BP DIAZ HOSTS ‘BRONX JEWISH HALL OF FAME’ CEREMONY Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and the Bronx Jewish Historical Initiative honored the Bronx Jewish Hall of Fame’s Class of 2017 at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, highlighting the rich […]

by · January 7, 2018 · Bulletin Board
New Community Board District Managers

New Community Board District Managers

New Community Board District Managers by Robert Press Bronx Community Board 7 hired a new district manager Ischia Bravo, and Community Board 8 is in the process of hiring a new district manager. Former CB 8 district manager Patrica Manning […]

by · January 7, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Local News, News
My Legislative Priorities for 2018 – Congressman Eliot Engel

My Legislative Priorities for 2018 – Congressman Eliot Engel

As 2018 progresses, I wanted to give you an update on the some of the things I have been working on in D.C., and tell you a little about what my priorities are heading into the new year. I believe the […]

by · January 7, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Statement from BP Diaz on Governor Cuomo’s State of the State Address

Statement from BP Diaz on Governor Cuomo’s State of the State Address

STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ RE: Gov. Cuomo’s ‘State of the State’ Address “In his speech today, Governor Cuomo outlined a clear progressive vision for protecting our most vulnerable citizens, continued economic development and job creation, a fairer criminal justice […]

by · January 7, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Join us at The Bronx Chamber of Commerce’s MEET UP!

Join us at The Bronx Chamber of Commerce’s MEET UP!

by · January 6, 2018 · Bulletin Board
A NYC Sanitation plow seen on East 187th street in the Bronx. Photo courtesy of Gonzalo Duran.

New York City Department of Sanitation to Resume Limited Collection on Saturday

New York City Department of Sanitation to Resume Limited Collection on Saturday The Department of Sanitation will resume limited collection tomorrow evening, starting with Saturday material. Residents should remove any snow and ice from around bags and cans to make […]

by · January 6, 2018 · Bulletin Board
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DSNY is Now Hiring Emergency Snow Laborers

DSNY is Now Hiring Emergency Snow Laborers; Register Now to Help Clear Snow and Ice After Major Winter Storms The New York City Department of Sanitation has announced that people interested in working as emergency snow laborers should register at […]

by · January 6, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Klein Delivers Holiday Cheer for the YMCA of Greater New York

Klein Delivers Holiday Cheer for the YMCA of Greater New York

Just in time for the holidays, Senator Jeff Klein announced critical funding for the YMCA of Greater New York’s Family Ties Program. The $50,000 in state funding secured by Senator Klein will support the community engagement program in which parents […]

by · January 6, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Word of the Day: January 5, 2018

Word of the Day: January 5, 2018

Suppositious Definition: (adjective) Based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence. Synonyms: Conjectural, Divinatory, Hypothetical, Suppositional Usage: Theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly suppositious and involve much educated guessing.

by · January 5, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? January 5, 2018

Whose Birthday Is It? January 5, 2018

Constanze Mozart (1762) When famed Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart died in 1791, he left his beloved 29-year-old wife, Constanze—herself a musician—with two young children and an uncertain financial outlook. Constanze went to work. She arranged for a pension from […]

by · January 5, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: January 5, 2018

Quote of the Day: January 5, 2018

I shall be like that tree,—I shall die at the top. Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)

by · January 5, 2018 · Bulletin Board