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Save the Date – Friday, February 9 | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Putting Community at the Center of Transforming our Bronx Health

February 9 – Bronx Hub Health Equity Conference

Save the Date – Friday, February 9 | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Putting Community at the Center of Transforming our Bronx Health A Groundbreaking Conference of the Bronx Hub of Communities Together for Health Equity (CTHE) at Hostos Community […]

Residents clear out the snow along Paulding Avenue.--Photo by David Greene

CITY ISSUES SNOW AND ICE MELT ADVISORY

Falling icicles and snow masses from buildings can be dangerous in a dense city such as New York

by · January 9, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Government, News
Happy New Year from the Folks at Profile America

Happy New Year from the Folks at Profile America

On Monday, some 326 million Americans of all ages and backgrounds greeted the year 2018. A hundred years ago, the nation’s population was just a bit over 103 million. Fifty years ago, it was around 200 million. The 2010 Census […]

by · January 6, 2018 · Census, Profile America
Profile America: New Year’s Day in History

Profile America: New Year’s Day in History

How history will judge 2017 can’t yet be known, but last year’s anniversaries are woven into the fabric of today. 

by · January 1, 2018 · Census, History, News, Profile America
Marricka Scott-McFadden | LinkedIn

Diaz Names Scott-McFadden New Deputy BP

Last week, the Bronx Chronicle cited sources naming Scott-McFadden as the likely pick for Deputy BP to replace the recently retired Aurelia Greene.

State of the District Event hosted by Rep. Adriano Espaillat, 12/27

Congressman Espaillat Hosts State of the District Event, 12/27

Rep. Adriano Espaillat will hold his first State of the District Forum on Wednesday, December 27 at 809 Restaurant located at 112 Dyckman Street in Upper Manhattan from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Espaillat invites his Bronx and Manhattan constituents […]

Women Pols Demand Council Speaker Candidates Commit to ’21 in ’21’

Women Pols Demand Council Speaker Candidates Commit to ’21 in ’21’

Letter Sent to Every Candidate for City Council Speaker Demanding Commitment to Gender Parity on City Council in 2021 In a letter to each of the, all-male, candidates currently running for City Council speaker, Council Members Elizabeth Crowley and Margaret […]

by · December 23, 2017 · Government, News, Politics, Women
NY City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (Bronx - CD 8)

Council Members To Rally Against Cassano Re-hiring By FDNY

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council Member Andy King, members of the City Council’s Black Latino and Asian Caucus and the Council’s Jewish Caucus, along with members of the Vulcan Society Inc., NAACP, and National Action Network will […]

by · December 11, 2017 · News, Public Safety
Senator Charles Schumer opposes JCPOA

SCHUMER: CHRISTMAS AIRLINE PASSENGERS COULD BE SOCKED WITH HIGH BAG FEES

Schumer: USDOTs Last-Minute Christmas Gift To Airlines Hurts Consumers & Simply Cannot Fly On Sunday, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer called on the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to reconsider its recent scrapping of a critical consumer protection that would […]

BP Diaz Approves Jerome Avenue Rezoning

BP Diaz Approves Jerome Avenue Rezoning

On Monday, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. issued an affirmative recommendation, with conditions, for the proposed rezoning of Jerome Avenue, as part of his charter-mandated responsibilities in the Uniform Land Use Review Process (ULURP).   “The plan for the […]

by · December 7, 2017 · Government, Housing, News
State and City Elected Officials Call for Independent Monitor to Oversee NYCHA

State and City Elected Officials Call for Independent Monitor to Oversee NYCHA

State and City Elected Officials Call for Independent Monitor to Oversee NYCHA New report shows long wait time for lead and mold complaints New York, NY — Members of the New York State Senate, Assembly and New York City Council […]

by · December 6, 2017 · Environment, Health, Housing
Trump Greeted by Protesters During Fundraising Event

Trump Greeted by Protesters During Fundraising Event

Trump Greeted by Protesters During Fundraising Event by David Greene President Donald Trump returned home briefly for a victory lap as he attended three campaign fundraisers in Manhattan, just hours after Senate Republicans passed the first tax overhaul in 30 […]

OCTOBER IS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

OCTOBER IS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

Women aren’t the only ones to get breast cancer — men are diagnosed with it, too. In fact, in 2017, about 2,470 men are expected to be diagnosed with the disease.

by · October 10, 2017 · Health, Health & Nutrition, Opinion
Energetic Felling of the Old Kosciuszko Bridge. Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin/Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

ICYMI: ENERGETIC FELLING OF THE OLD KOSCIUSZKO BRIDGE (Video)

AERIAL DRONE FOOTAGE OF ENERGETIC FELLING OF THE OLD KOSCIUSZKO BRIDGE STEEL TRUSS SPANS On Sunday, Governor Cuomo and hundreds of New Yorkers assembled to watch the energetic felling of the old steel truss spans of the Kosciuszko Bridge in […]

by · October 4, 2017 · Government, News, Video
NYC Green Carts Equipped for Wireless Food Stamp Transactions Encourage Healthier Shopping

NYC Green Carts Equipped for Wireless Food Stamp Transactions Encourage Healthier Shopping

NYC Green Carts Equipped for Wireless Food Stamp Transactions Encourage Healthier Shopping New research links the equipping of mobile fruit and vegetable stands with wireless banking devices programmed to accept food stamps to the buying of more healthy foods by […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Food & Restaurants, Health