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2017 Blizzard “Stella” in Pictures

by David Greene With some predictions for Winter Storm Stella as high as 2 feet, the five boroughs only received less than six inches during the storm that struck on Tuesday, March 15. Now many are questioning why school’s and […]

by · March 15, 2017 · Domestic News, Local News, Photos
NYC CELEBRATES THE FIRST OFFICIAL OBSERVANCE OF THREE-FIFTH CLAUSE AWARENESS DAY

NYC CELEBRATES THE FIRST OFFICIAL OBSERVANCE OF THREE-FIFTH CLAUSE AWARENESS DAY

NYC CELEBRATES THE FIRST OFFICIAL OBSERVANCE OF THREE-FIFTH CLAUSE AWARENESS DAY The City of New York observed for the first time “Three-Fifth Clause Awareness Day on Sunday, March 5th” with a special program that took place at The Schomburg Center […]

Abdul Razak Al-Kabili posts a sign of protest after shutting his Smoke Shop on East 207 Street in Norwood.--Photo by David Greene

Bodega Ghost-town: Hundreds of Deli Owners Protest Trump’s Immigration Policy

Bodega Ghost-town: Hundreds of Deli Owners Protest Trump’s Immigration Policy by David Greene Bodegas and delis around the city shut for eight-hours, as a silent protest to President Donald Trump’s “temporary” immigration ban that has so far detained or prevented […]

Trump Protests Spark Gridlock, Arrests

Trump Protests Spark Gridlock, Arrests

Trump Protests Spark Gridlock, Arrests by David Greene with photos by Andre Rivera A nearly week-long protest outside of Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue, the current home of President-elect Donald Trump, has created a gridlock nightmare of street closures in […]

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BREAKING NEWS:VP candidate Mike Pence’s plane skids off runway at LaGuardia

VP candidate Mike Pence’s plane skids off runway at LaGuardia airport.

Chris Fugazy, presently Chief Operating officer, North Bronx health Network, laying one of the wreaths in memory of those who dies on 9/11.

We Mourn: In Private and in Public

This morning, as soon as I awoke, memories of that horrific day fourteen years ago swirled through my mind. I am sure that everyone who is nineteen years or older remembers exactly where they were and what they were doing […]

The Iran Deal: Stop the dialogue of Hate

The Iran Deal: Stop the dialogue of Hate

The proposed Nuclear Arms deal with Iran has evoked a very emotional and at times a very negative debate with insults, words of hate and actual threats against those on the other side of the argument. Senator Charles Schumer and […]

Scott Stringer’s Eid Celebration

Scott Stringer’s Eid Celebration

From Voices of NY Scott Stringer’s Eid Celebration by Rahimon Nasa New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer hosted an Eid celebration in Queens where he honored prominent members of the Muslim community on July 23. The event took place at […]

SCOTUS Rules in Favor of Marriage Equality, the Jewish Community Reacts

SCOTUS Rules in Favor of Marriage Equality, the Jewish Community Reacts

In a monumental ruling, the Supreme Court of the United States proclaimed that marriage equality is now the law of the land. In a landmark decision, Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote the majority opinion, just as he did in the court’s […]

by · June 27, 2015 · Domestic News, LGBT Issues
NYC to Add 1,300 New Police Officers as Part of Yearly Budget

NYC to Add 1,300 New Police Officers as Part of Yearly Budget

Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Council agreed on a budget for the new fiscal year yesterday. with one major inclusion to hire 1,300 new police officers. “The 1,300 additional NYPD officers that will be hired next […]

Sigmund Rolat. Holocaust Survivor and Philanthropist receiving Proclamation from Mayor Bill de Blasio

Mayor de Blasio Honors Holocaust Survivor at Jewish Heritage Museum

Mayor Bill de Blasio honored Jewish Heritage at the magnificent Museum of Jewish Heritage in lower Manhattan on June 11th. The museum is a living memorial to the Holocaust that honors those who died by celebrating their lives through cherishing […]

JMC MENTAL HEALTH CONFERENCE SHOWS THE EXTREME NEEDS OF OUR VETERANS

JMC MENTAL HEALTH CONFERENCE SHOWS THE EXTREME NEEDS OF OUR VETERANS

At the Joint Jacobi Medical Center and North Central Bronx Hospital Community Advisory Board and the JMC Auxilary, Inc. conference the dire needs of our veterans and what is needed to combat their very serious issues.  All of the speakers […]

NYS Legislature Honors Albanians for Their Role in Saving Jews During the Holocaust

NYS Legislature Honors Albanians for Their Role in Saving Jews During the Holocaust

This past Tuesday, the New York State Legislature gave special recognition to the role that the people of Albania played in saving the entire Albanian Jewish population and the protection given to Jews from outside of Albania during the Holocaust. […]

by · May 7, 2015 · Domestic News, History
NYS Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda, 87th AD.

Bx Assemblyman Commends Swift Action In S.C. Police Shooting

In a brief email statement this morning, Bronx Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda commended the City of North Charleston, South Carolina and its Mayor, Keith Summey, for bringing murder charges against the officer involved in the shooting death of a fleeing, unarmed black […]

by · April 8, 2015 · Crime, Domestic News
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

Bergdahl Charged With Desertion

U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, a former Taliban prisoner in Afghanistan, was formally charged on Wednesday with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, and could be sentenced to life in prison if convicted of the most serious count, the Army […]

by · April 1, 2015 · Domestic News