Comptroller Responds To How He Will Deliver On Homelessness In The Bronx

In a Q and A at the Bronx Clergy Roundtable event earlier this week, Rev. Jim Fairbanks, who was until recently chief of staff to now former City Councilwoman Helen Diane Foster, brought up the Comptroller Scott Stringer’s commitment to advocating […]

by · February 20, 2014 · Local News, News
Watch BP Ruben Diaz Jr.’s State of the Borough Address Here at 11:30 a.m.

Watch BP Ruben Diaz Jr.’s State of the Borough Address Here at 11:30 a.m.

Our friends at BronxNet will be streaming the speech live from Hostos Community College.  Click on the button at 11:30 to watch.  

by · February 20, 2014 · Local News, News

Ukrainian Peace Ends, At Least 28 Protesters Dead

Video c/o The Associated Press. New fighting in Kiev, despite a reported truce, has led to some reporting 18, some reporting 20, some reporting 28, but all reporting a likelihood for many more deaths in the streets as chaos has […]

by · February 20, 2014 · News, World News

“Celebrate Black History”

As part of the “Celebrate Black History” event hosted by US Congressman Jose E. Serrano and NY Senator Jose M. Serrano, three outstanding Honorees were presented with awards.

by · February 19, 2014 · Local News

3 wounded, including 79 year old woman, in Morris Park Ave shooting

A 79 year old woman and two teens were wounded during a shooting on Morris Park Ave. and White Plains Rd that happened today at 2:42pm. According to eyewitnesses, the woman was unfortunately caught in the crossfire of the shooting, […]

by · February 19, 2014 · Local News, News

Night Before the Fights, Pop’s Boxing Gym in Bedford Park to Host Bronx Golden Gloves Prelims

Tucked away along Jerome Avenue adjacent to the 4 train, just north of Bedford Park Blvd., I thought I was heading to see the local Golden Gloves preliminary competition, hosted by the New York Daily News. As luck would have […]

by · February 19, 2014 · Local News, Sports
Momma’s Hip Hop Kitchen

Momma’s Hip Hop Kitchen

  Celebrating its 7th year, you don’t want to miss out this year’s “7 Pillars of Sisterhood”.

by · February 18, 2014 · Local News
Comptroller Stringer Speaks This Morning At Clergy Roundtable in Baychester

Comptroller Stringer Speaks This Morning At Clergy Roundtable in Baychester

At the Bronx Christian Fellowship Church, at 1015 E. Gun Hill Road in Baychester this morning, Comptroller Scott Stringer joined many prominent Bronx clergy members, as well as other activists and political staffers,  in a public discussion on the progressive […]

by · February 18, 2014 · Local News

Green Dot/Money Gram Scams

All, The  message below is from Inspector Maguire, Commanding Officer of the 109th Precinct.  Please read and forward his message to everyone on your distribution lists, your family and friends. Ask them to forward as well.  We need to give […]

by · February 18, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News

Questions Arise About Cuomo’s State Homeland Security College

It has been a month and a half since Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a plan for New York to build the nation’s first college focused specifically on training leaders for emergency management and many still wonder what the next step […]

by · February 18, 2014 · Local News, News

An Open Letter on Prison Education and The Bronx

This recent Facebook status of Fordham University professor and long time outspoken community activist Prof. Mark Naison highlights what has become the theme of the recent transition in city government in our fair city, the tale of two cities, of […]

by · February 18, 2014 · Local News, News, Op Ed, Special Sections

Ethiopian Jet Hijacked, Lands Safely And Hijacker Arrested

Photo c/o Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone/AP. A hijacked jet has landed safely in Switzerland with no casualties and the culprit in custody. Geneva airport CEO  Robert Deillon told reporters Monday that the co-pilot — a 30 year old Ethiopian man locked […]

by · February 17, 2014 · News, World News

Wealthy Progressive New Yorkers Ask Cuomo For More Taxes

Who asks for more taxes?  Those who are already rolling in it. A group called Responsible Wealth project has circulated a letter specifically for high income New Yorkers to sign a petition asking Governor Cuomo  to support Mayor De Blasio’s plan […]

by · February 17, 2014 · Domestic News, News
Serranos Honor Bronx African Americans

Serranos Honor Bronx African Americans

Senator José M. Serrano and Congressman José E.Serrano fwill host their Annual Black History Month Celebration on Wednesday, February 19 from 10:30am-1:00pm at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, located at 1040 Grand Concourse (between 165th & 166th Streets). This year’s honorees are Kelly Terry, Executive Director of The Point C.D.C.; […]

by · February 17, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News, Uncategorized

Hundreds of Miners Trapped in South Africa, Dozen Freed As of 4PM EST

Hundreds of South Africans are trapped in a mine in Benoni, a suburb of Johannesburg, after illegally entering a Chinese gold mine, and may be prosecuted if rescued.  Reportedly more than 200 are still underground and at least twelve have […]

by · February 16, 2014 · News, World News