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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

Senator Klein and Miss USA Erin Brady Host 19th Annual “Valentines for Veterans” Event

Senator Klein and Miss USA Erin Brady Host 19th Annual “Valentines for Veterans” Event BRONX, NY – Senator Klein and Miss USA 2013 Erin Brady, joined by student choirs from P.S. 14 and P.S. 83 hosted “Valentines for Veterans” at […]

by · February 16, 2014 · Local News

Senator Jeff Klein Hosts Annual Black History Month Breakfast, Honoring African-American Leaders

Senator Jeff Klein Hosts Annual Black History Month Breakfast, Honoring African-American Leaders BRONX, NY – State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) hosted his annual Black History Month Breakfast at Villa Barone Manor this morning, honoring local black leaders and featuring a […]

by · February 16, 2014 · Local News

Senator Klein, Assemblyman Dinowitz and Council Member Cohen Celebrate Opening of C-Town Supermarket in Woodlawn

Senator Klein, Assemblyman Dinowitz and Council Member Cohen Celebrate Opening of C-Town Supermarket in Woodlawn BRONX, NY – Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), Assemblyman Jeff Dinowitz (D-Riverdale) and Council Member Andrew Cohen joined local residents and community leaders for the grand […]

by · February 16, 2014 · Local News
The Bronx Polar Bears 2014

The Bronx Polar Bears 2014

It was cold but they didn’t mind. In fact? They relished it! They rushed the water and downright attacked it.  

by · February 15, 2014 · Local News, Photos

President Launches New Initiative Targeting Young Minority Men

  President Barack Obama is rolling out an initiative called “My Brother’s Keeper” this week, a program focused on empowering young African American and HIspanic men in job programs, entitled “My Brother’s Keeper.” As Ebony reports, “The “My Brother’s Keeper” […]

by · February 15, 2014 · Domestic News, News, Uncategorized

City Island Bridge Project Information

by · February 14, 2014 · Local News

Volcano In Java Erupts, At Least 3 Dead

Photo c/o Agence France-Presse. A mass evacuation of tens of thousands is ensuing in east Java, Indonesia, where Mount Kelud erupted this morning. The explosion was so massive that debris and ash covered the city of Surabaya, a city of over […]

by · February 14, 2014 · News, World News

Bronx Chronicle NBA All-Star Weekend Primer

Where? Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, home of the New Orleans Pelicans When? Sunday, February 16, 2014, 8 p.m. but many events take place on the Friday and Saturday (see below)

by · February 14, 2014 · Domestic News, Sports

Cuomo and DeBlasio Join Forces To Push HIV/AIDS Housing Assistance Plan

Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill De Blasio have a plan to help the many people living with HIV/AIDS in emergency shelters and supportive housing who could live independently but cannot afford to move out because they would pay substantially […]

by · February 14, 2014 · Local News, News

Tosca Performed By New York Opera Forum at Bronx Library Center on Saturday

Opera in the Bronx! The New York Opera Forum will perform their rendition of Giacomo Puccini’s classic opera Tosca on Saturday afternoon at 2:30 p.m at the Bronx Library Center, located at Kingsbridge Road and Fordham Road, accessible by the BX […]

by · February 14, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News
State AG Overhauls National Puerto Rican Day Parade

State AG Overhauls National Puerto Rican Day Parade

Hilary Clinton and former Councilman Joel Rivera at the National Puerto Rican Day Parade. (Photo c/o facebook.com/riveraj78) A comprehensive settlement was reached today between State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and the National Puerto Rican Day Parade, Inc. and the  long-time exclusive […]

by · February 13, 2014 · Local News