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Klein, IDC Release Video: ‘Call the Roll’

Klein, IDC Release Video: ‘Call the Roll’

Counteracting President Trump; bolstering the Affordable Care Act; and publicly funding campaigns are the issues at stake for the Independent Democratic Conference in a video released Monday as the lawmakers in the breakaway bloc seek to re-affirm their support for liberal […]

Boy Injured by a Broken Bat at Yankee Stadium

Boy Injured by a Broken Bat at Yankee Stadium

Council Member Espinal Reiterates Calls to NYC Baseball Teams to Extend Protective Netting in Wake of Young Boy Injured by a Broken Bat at Yankee Stadium A boy was struck on the head by a broken bat during the New […]

The English Classical School, Boston, MA.  Credit: Intellectual Takeout

First Public High School: English Classical School

Thursday, May 25 — The first public high school in the U.S. was organized this month in 1820. The English Classical School opened in 1821 with 101 male students in Boston, which also was the seat for America’s first high school […]

Brian Benjamin (at podium), candidate for State Senate, joins NYC Council Member Rory Lancman (left) to unveil a new three-point strategy for closing Rikers Island in three years as Akeem Browder (right) and advocates look on

Benjamin, Lancman Propose Strategy to Close Rikers in Three Years

Benjamin, Lancman Propose Strategy to Close Rikers in Three Years Standing with community leaders and criminal justice reform advocates, Democratic nominee for State Senate Benjamin and Council Member Lancman outline three-point strategy to close Rikers Island in three years; proposal […]

During WWII, there was a nation wide Victory Speed Limit of 35 mph. | Retronaut | Pinterest

Profile America: Gasoline Rationing and “Victory Speed”

Friday, May 19 — Gas prices are a frequent cause for consumer complaint — but at least purchases aren’t restricted, as they were beginning this month in 1942. That’s when 17 states began rationing gasoline to help the fight World War […]

WYSK: It’s About Time for Democrats Jeff Klein and Mike Gianaris to have a serious conversation

WYSK: It’s About Time for Democrats Jeff Klein and Mike Gianaris to have a serious conversation

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz 32nd Senatorial District, Bronx, New York You should know that it is sad to see the way in which the Leaders of the New York State Senate Democratic Conferences are allowing […]

Community Board 11 Health Fair – May 6th

Community Board 11 Health Fair – May 6th

by · May 3, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Health
NYC Suicide Council “Conversation about Suicide: Living with Emotional Pain, Abuse and Depression” – May 1st

NYC Suicide Council “Conversation about Suicide: Living with Emotional Pain, Abuse and Depression” – May 1st

Bronxites…Your Voice Is Needed…Important Community Discussion to Discuss Strategies to Reduce Poverty!

Bronxites…Your Voice Is Needed…Important Community Discussion to Discuss Strategies to Reduce Poverty!

Bronxites…The Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative needs your voice…Important Community Discussion to Discuss Strategies to Reduce Poverty! It’s an important opportunity for people who live, love, and support the Bronx to build on our strengths and combat the scourge of […]

Chairman Crowley on Republicans’ New Premium-Raising Health Care Proposal

Chairman Crowley on Republicans’ New Premium-Raising Health Care Proposal

Chairman Crowley on Republicans’ New Premium-Raising Health Care Proposal (Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after it was reported that congressional Republicans are considering an amended health care repeal bill that would […]

by · April 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Health
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Health Commissioner Mary Bassett and City Council Members announce sweeping legislation to curb smoking and tobacco usage. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office

New Efforts At Reducing Cigarette Smoking

  On Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a series of legislative proposals aimed at reducing the number of smokers in New York City by 160,000 over the next three years. De Blasio said, “big tobacco is public enemy […]

First Lady Chirlane McCray formally releases her baby book “Love Is/El Amor Es.” The First Lady and Deputy Mayor Richard Buery visit three city libraries to greet New Yorkers and read the new book aloud to young children and babies.  Brooklyn Central Library.  Wednesday, July 15, 2015.  Credit: Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office.

Opinion: Pulling Strings By Elites Isn’t Fair

By Patricia Huertas   When my oldest son, William, was entering first grade, I entered him in a lottery for one of New York City’s high performing public charter schools. I signed William up for a public charter school because […]

by · April 19, 2017 · Education, Op Ed
ATTENTION BRONX WOMEN–FREE CERVICAL AND BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS–See Test Treat – Saturday, May 13th

ATTENTION BRONX WOMEN–FREE CERVICAL AND BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS–See Test Treat – Saturday, May 13th

ATTENTION BRONX WOMEN — FREE CERVICAL AND BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS See, Test & Treat – Saturday, May 13th, 9AM – 2PM Montefiore Imaging Center, 3400 Bainbridge Avenue, Lower Level Suite 300, Bronx NY 10467 To register, call 718-920-4600 With breast […]

Moving For Life Expands Program Offerings to Breast Cancer Survivors with Support from State of New York

Moving For Life Expands Program Offerings to Breast Cancer Survivors with Support from State of New York

by · April 16, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Health
Firefighter Exam Filing Now Open Till April 25th

Firefighter Exam Filing Now Open Till April 25th

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by · April 15, 2017 · Jobs