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Former spokesman for President Ronald Reagan dies

BY ALEX DOBUZINSKIS Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:52pm EST Former White House Press Secretary (far right) before the start of a ceremony in the White House Briefing Room, February 11, 2000. CREDIT: REUTERS/LARRY DOWNING/FILES (Reuters) – Larry Speakes, who took […]

by · January 11, 2014 · Domestic News, News, Reuters

Arkansas lieutenant governor resigns over ethics violations

BY STEVE BARNES LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas Fri Jan 10, 2014 9:04pm EST (Reuters) – Arkansas Lieutenant Governor Mark Darr, under political siege from fellow Republicans as well as Democrats after admitting to numerous violations of state ethics laws, announced on Friday […]

by · January 11, 2014 · Domestic News, News, Reuters

Death of a Foodtown Employee

Captain McGeown of the 45th Precinct stated at last night’s 45th Precinct Community Council meeting that on December 17th, 2013, Michael Cavallari, an employee at Foodtown on Crosby Avenue, was assaulted and brutally beat. He needed surgery and had several […]

by · January 10, 2014 · Local News

CNN outlines Legal Woes for Chris Christie

Ben Brumfield of CNN has published a scathing story about Chris Christie’s legal problems in the wake of his recent bludgeoning political scandal regarding Fort Lee’s mayor, the busiest bridge in the country,  a re-election scorned, and political revenge. Brumfield’s […]

by · January 10, 2014 · Domestic News
Bronx Centennial Inauguration celebrates our past, present & future

Bronx Centennial Inauguration celebrates our past, present & future

On January 9, 2014, the Bronx Borough President’s office held the Centennial Inauguration at the Bronx County Court house.  Hundreds of people gathered for the festivities, including elected officials, business and community leaders and zealous citizens.

by · January 9, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News, News

Senator Klein Launches Satellite Offices Across the Bronx and Westchester

Starting Friday, January 10, 2014, Senator Klein will open satellite offices that will rotate weekly across various parts of Senator Klein’s district. Representatives from Senator Klein’s office will be at stationed locations, allowing for members of the community to have […]

by · January 9, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News

Wbnc New York Reports Teen, Dad Robbed After Answering Facebook Ad

This WNBC report was shared to us by one of our Facebook fans, Monica N. Meola. A 17-year-old teenage Connecticut boy has been accused of robbing another teen.  The victim had been answering a Facebook ad selling sneakers. Read the […]

by · January 9, 2014 · Domestic News

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo delivers 2014 State of the State address

Dear Friend, This afternoon, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo delivered his 2014 State of the State address, building on the successes of his first three years offering a comprehensive plan for the future of our state.

by · January 9, 2014 · Business, Domestic News

Mark-Viverito, a Puerto Rican native will be the city’s first Latina council speaker

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A liberal ally of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was unanimously chosen to be the next city council speaker on Wednesday, creating the most

by · January 9, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News, News, Reuters
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to cut taxes

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to cut taxes

By Edward Krudy ALBANY, New York (Reuters) – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo pressed signature issues such as cutting taxes, revitalizing worn infrastructure and boosting

by · January 9, 2014 · Business, Domestic News

Obamacare premiums have extended the payments deadline

By Caroline Humer NEW YORK (Reuters) – Some top U.S. health insurers are giving consumers more time to pay their  to

Panama Canal Authority has been fighting with the consortium led by Spanish builder Sacyr

By Lomi Kriel and Elida Moreno PANAMA CITY (Reuters) – The Panama Canal on Wednesday rejected a proposal that it pay $1 billion to continue work on expanding the waterway, and warned the building consortium behind the project that it […]

by · January 9, 2014 · Business, World News
Obama will create economic promise zones

Obama will create economic promise zones

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama is set to speak on Thursday about how he will target job creation, housing, law enforcement and education in the poorest U.S. communities, part of his pledge to narrow the gap […]

by · January 9, 2014 · Business, Domestic News

At least nine deaths have been reported across the country connected with the polar air mass

By Victoria Cavaliere and Brendan O’Brien NEW YORK/MILWAUKEE (Reuters) – A deadly blast of arctic air shattered decades-old temperature records as it enveloped the eastern United States on Tuesday, snarling

by · January 9, 2014 · Business, Domestic News

Important Notice – Unionport Bridge Eastbound, January 2014

Please see the attached Important Notice announcing closures of the eastbound Zerega Avenue entrance ramp and two eastbound lanes of the Unionport Bridge to replace the Southeast Warning Gate. This work is weather dependent and may be scheduled any single […]

by · January 7, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News