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Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library Events – September 2014

Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library Events – September 2014

The September 2014 calendar of events for the Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library, located on Barnes Avenue between Pelham Parkway South and Lydig Avenue, is attached.  As usual, please post, distribute, and promote as you please.Some highlights: * How Do I Get Paid For… Who I […]

by · September 2, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Education News

Bronx Borough President Diaz, Jr. & the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Here is our own Bronx Borough President taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. WAY TO GO, BP Diaz, Jr.!!!

Honda Thefts – Be Aware!

Hello All, I’ve noticed as of late an increase in the thefts of Honda’s in the Bronx in the past two weeks or so. Thieves are stealing Civic’s and Accord’s model years 1990 through 2000. These Honda models have been […]

by · August 20, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Education News

Bill Twomey, Bronx Historian, Remembered

I am sad to report that a dear good friend and hero of mine, Bill Twomey (2nd from left) has passed away. He was one of the first people to get me addicted to Bronx History and learning more about […]

2 Free NY Public Library programs at the Pelham Bay branch in June

June 7 – “The History of the American Flag” – in celebration of the upcoming Flag Day celebration, American Legion Commander Joseph Mondello will give a brief history of our American flag, followed by a video presentation and a free […]

1ST Annual Patrol Borough Bronx Youth Poetry Slam

1ST Annual Patrol Borough Bronx Youth Poetry Slam Youth & NYPD Communicating   For the 1st time ever youth and community got the opportunity to communicate with the New York Police Department in the Annual Patrol Borough Bronx Youth Poetry […]

Bronx Walk Now for Autism Speaks Draws Thousands of Families to Orchard Beach

On a brisk and bright morning, thousands of families and supporters for autism research participated in today’s walk at Orchard Beach for Autism Speaks, an organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders, to funding research into the causes, […]

Senator Klein, Other Bronx Politicians Advocate Plan Making College Affordable at Fordham Event

Senator Jeff Klein organized a press conference yesterday at Fordham University, where he outlined a plan he is putting forward in the state senate to make college more affordable for New York families.   “This plan will help New York […]

Meet the Farmer

Come and see the farmer Cheryl Rogowski. Learn about community supported agriculture.

Federal Agency Hearing Case on College Athletes Seeking Unionization

This video from the AP shows a press conference featuring  Bob Rowley, spokesperson for Northwestern University, arguing that students are simply students, and scholarships suffice as compensation. John Adam is also featured representing the “employees” of the College Athlete’s Players […]

by · February 13, 2014 · Domestic News, Education News, News, Sports
Councilman King Hosts Mayor Dinkins, NAACP NYS President Hazel Dukes at Evander Child’s Black History Youth Empowerment Event

Councilman King Hosts Mayor Dinkins, NAACP NYS President Hazel Dukes at Evander Child’s Black History Youth Empowerment Event

New York City Councilman Andy King and the Bronx Youth Empowerment Program hosted a “Celebrating Our History” program at 11 a.m Wednesday at Evander Childs High School Campus in the Northeast Bronx, honoring former Mayor David Dinkins and activist NAACP New […]

by · February 12, 2014 · Education News, Local News, News, Photos

The 20th Annual Bronx Parks Speak Up “Bronx Parks: A 20/20 Vision”

  On February 22, 2014, the 20th Annual Bronx Parks Speak Up conference will be held at the Music Building of Lehman College. The free event will run from 11am – 5pm. Organized by the Bronx Coalition for Parks and […]

by · February 10, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Education News, Local News

Join Bronx Volunteer Coalition’s MLK Jr. Day of Literacy

Tomorrow in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Bronx Volunteer Coalition is offering free word worship at the Bronx Museum of the Arts.   The Bronx Museum of the Arts is located at Grand Concourse and 165th St.

Free 2 hour Course to Understand & Improve Your Credit

Free, 2 hours long course on understanding and improving your credit. Course is being offered free by New York City Business Solutions.  Register via this link before the course is filled or closed. There is a course being offered on […]

by · January 15, 2014 · Education News

Italics The Italian American Television Experience

ITALICS   TELEVISION FOR THE ITALIAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE    – NIAF’s 38th Anniversary Gala in Washington, D.C. – John Viola, NIAF President & COO – Frank J. Guarini, NIAF Chair Emeritus & Fmr. U.S. Congressman – ILICA CE Annual Conference and Gala – New videos up on […]

by · November 27, 2013 · Bulletin Board, Education News