Community Affairs

BRONX ELECTED OFFICIAL, YOUNGSTERS, COMMUNITY LEADERS UNITE AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE

BRONX ELECTED OFFICIAL, YOUNGSTERS, COMMUNITY LEADERS UNITE AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE

by · June 13, 2017 · Community Affairs, Crime
60th Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade Kicks Off at 11AM Sunday

60th Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade Kicks Off at 11AM Sunday

The 60th Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade will take place on New York City’s Fifth Avenue, Sunday, June 11, starting at 11am. The parade has been marred  by uproar over the controversial selection of ex-FALN leader Oscar Lopez Rivera for the inaugural […]

Bronx Terminal Market. Credit: Chun Lai Photography

Bronx Terminal Market 5th Annual Free Summer Series

  In May, the Bronx Terminal Market kicked off its annual series of free summer events. Mark your calendars for upcoming Saturday events on June 10th, July 15th and August 26th, 11am-1pm.   Bring the whole family to The Bridge at Bronx Terminal Market for music, games, giveaways, and a special interactive art project by […]

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Aquababies Learn to Swim at the New Settlement Community Center

By SusieQ Wong   “Swimming is awesome!” Swimming is fun.   Children, as young as 6 months old, are learning how to swim in the aquatics program at the New Settlement Community Center (NSCC) located on Jerome Avenue in the […]

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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 […]

Bronx American-Hispanic Community Partnership Summit on Sunday, May 21st

Bronx American-Hispanic Community Partnership Summit on Sunday, May 21st

by · May 17, 2017 · Community Affairs
Paloma Izquierdo-Hernandez
President and CEO, Urban Health Plan
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UHP’s Paloma Izquierdo-Hernandez Honored with ‘Above & Beyond’ Award

HONORING 25 OF NEW YORK’S MOST REMARKABLE WOMEN OF 2017 City and State NY’s annual Above & Beyond list put the spotlight on some remarkable women, including Paloma Izquierdo-Hernandez, president and CEO of Bronx-based Urban Health Plan. This year, C&SNY featured […]

Community Rally Amid Allegations of Child Sexual Assault

Community Rally Amid Allegations of Child Sexual Assault

Panel of legal experts will field immigration questions from concerned Muslim community members

Panel of legal experts will field immigration questions from concerned Muslim community members

SENATOR KLEIN HOLDS KNOW YOUR RIGHTS FORUM FOR IMMIGRANT COMMUNITIES Panel of legal experts will field immigration questions from concerned Muslim community members Bronx, NY — Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj (D-Bronx) and Councilman Ritchie Torres (D-Bronx), joined […]

UNITED AGAINST HATE: LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS AND RIVERDALE JEWISH COMMUNITY LEADERS RALLY AGAINST RECENT WAVE OF ANTI-SEMITISM

UNITED AGAINST HATE: LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS AND RIVERDALE JEWISH COMMUNITY LEADERS RALLY AGAINST RECENT WAVE OF ANTI-SEMITISM

UNITED AGAINST HATE: LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS AND RIVERDALE JEWISH COMMUNITY LEADERS RALLY AGAINST RECENT WAVE OF ANTI-SEMITISM Senator Klein highlights the IDC’s Religious Freedom Package aimed at combatting hate crimes Bronx, NY – As anti-Semitic hate crimes sweep the nation […]

Southwest Bronx Community Receiving New Sewers and Water Mains, Extensive Infrastructure Upgrades

Southwest Bronx Community Receiving New Sewers and Water Mains, Extensive Infrastructure Upgrades

Southwest Bronx Community Receiving New Sewers and Water Mains, Extensive Infrastructure Upgrades $46 Million Project Managed by NYC DDC (Bronx, NY –March 1, 2017) Residents who live near Southern Boulevard between Boston Road and Westchester Avenue in the Bronx will […]

BRONX ELECTED OFFICIALS WRITE LETTER TO MAYOR REQUESTING MORE INFORMATION ON PLANNED RECONSTRUCTION OF RODMAN’S NECK

BRONX ELECTED OFFICIALS WRITE LETTER TO MAYOR REQUESTING MORE INFORMATION ON PLANNED RECONSTRUCTION OF RODMAN’S NECK

BRONX ELECTED OFFICIALS WRITE LETTER TO MAYOR REQUESTING MORE INFORMATION ON PLANNED RECONSTRUCTION OF RODMAN’S NECK Bronx, NY— Following the city’s formal announcement to include $275 million in their preliminary budget for the reconstruction of the NYPD Rodman’s Neck training […]

Senator Klein Pens Letter to DOT Requesting Increased Pedestrian Safety Measures Outside Lehman High School

Senator Klein Pens Letter to DOT Requesting Increased Pedestrian Safety Measures Outside Lehman High School

SENATOR KLEIN PENS LETTER TO DOT REQUESTING INCREASED PEDESTRIAN SAFETY MEASURES OUTSIDE LEHMAN HIGH SCHOOL FOLLOWING LAST WEEK’S ACCIDENT Bronx, NY – State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) penned a letter to acting Bronx Borough Commissioner of the Department of Transportation […]

Muslim and Immigrant Coalition for Justice Forum, January 18

Muslim and Immigrant Coalition for Justice Forum, January 18

The next upcoming forum of the Muslim and Immigrant Coalition for Justice, January 18, 2017 at Hostos Community College, 120 East 149th Street (Walton Av), Bronx NY, 6-9pm.

BP Diaz hosts Bronx Diwali celebration

BP Diaz hosts Bronx Diwali celebration

BP Diaz hosts Bronx Diwali celebration   “Recognizing the Hindu Community” Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the 2nd Annual Diwali celebration observing the Hindu Festival of Lights and recognizing the growing Hindu community at the Vishnu Mandir Temple […]

by · November 2, 2016 · Community Affairs, Cultures, Holidays