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Immigration Forum

Invite all friends, family members and neighbors who may benefit from this event! Experienced immigration attorneys will be present to answer all of your questions and concerns. Feel free to come and learn more information as these attorneys discuss the […]

by · March 2, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News
Bronx Pols Send A Message At Queens St. Pat’s Parade Today

Bronx Pols Send A Message At Queens St. Pat’s Parade Today

With many St. Patrick’s Day parades affiliated with the Catholic Church that does not support LGBT groups marching under their own banner, the  St. Patricks Parade for All in Sunnyside and Woodside, Queens has become the city’s “statement parade” as […]

by · March 2, 2014 · Local News

Alaska’s Iditarod sled-dog race begins

The famed Iditarod sled-dog started without a hitch, and will take its contestants through 1,000 miles of wilderness and icy conditions over the next week. The traditional 11-mile jaunt through the state’s largest city has ceremoniously started the race, which […]

by · March 2, 2014 · Domestic News, News

After Putin’s ‘declaration of war’, Ukraine mobilizes military

Tensions are mounting between the US, Russia, and Ukraine, and Ukrainian Prime Minister Arsey Yatseniuk has officially started to mobilize the military in defense from an expected attack from Russia. As a response to Vladmir Putin’s declaration of his right […]

by · March 2, 2014 · News, World News

Gay rights group gets OK to join Boston St. Patrick’s Day parade

A gay rights group in Boston, MA has gotten the OK to march in the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day parade. It seems to be unclear whether MassEquality, one of the largest gay advocacy groups in Massachusetts, will be permitted to […]

by · March 2, 2014 · Domestic News, News

2014 NJCAA Indoor Track and Field National Championships

Written by Gary Axelbank On March 7 and March 8 Monroe College will be hosting the 2014 NJCAA Indoor Track and Field National Championships at the Armory in Manhattan. It’s the first time the NJCAA has held a track and […]

by · March 1, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News

Senator Klein Delivers $100,000 in New Funding for State-of-the-Art Technology and Athletic Programming for Pelham Public Schools

PELHAM, NY– Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) delivered a $100,000 direct aid grant for Pelham schools that will be used to begin funding the “1:1 Technology Initiative,” a program that over the course of time aims to give every student a Chromebook specifically designed to promote 21st Century learning. This […]

by · March 1, 2014 · Local News

Councourse Village Open House Saturday

There will be an open house at Concourse Village, a Mitchell Lama cooperative housing development steps from Yankee Stadium, on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The units are shown are 1br and Junior 1br, and as co-op apartments, […]

by · March 1, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News
BP’s African American History Month Celebration Yesterday

BP’s African American History Month Celebration Yesterday

On Thursday, February 27, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted a celebration of Black History Month 2014 to honor community leaders in recognition of their valuable contributions to the residents of The Bronx and the city. This year’s honorees […]

by · February 28, 2014 · Local News
What You Missed At Community Board 11 Last Night

What You Missed At Community Board 11 Last Night

On Monday, Councilman James Vacca, former District Manager of Community Board 10, chaired a Council technology meeting involving legislation to stream community board meetings as well as Council hearings live on the Internet.  While one can obtain videos after the […]

by · February 28, 2014 · Local News, Uncategorized

Senator Klein Hosts Lunch and Discussion for Fleetwood Seniors

 Fleetwood Senior Meetings are held in conjunction with the Weschester Jewish Community Services’ Senior Programming in Mount Vernon MOUNT VERNON, NY – Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) hosted his first ‘Fleetwood Senior’ meeting of 2014 this afternoon at the Sinai Free […]

by · February 28, 2014 · Local News

Senator Klein Passes Resolution on State Senate Floor Honoring Pelham Manor Club’s 100th Anniversary

 President Joan Cornell, Manor Past-Presidents Travel to Albany to Commemorate Centennial of Manor Club ALBANY, NY – Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) honored the 100th Anniversary of Pelham Manor Club by passing a resolution on the floor of the State Senate […]

by · February 28, 2014 · Local News
Yankee Awards Ceremony at Community Board 11

Yankee Awards Ceremony at Community Board 11

Community Board 11 Chairman Anthony Vitaliano present 5 local youth with awards for civic involvement, sponsored by the New York Yankees.  All the winners were presented with citation she  from City Council Members Ritchie Torres and James Vacca, as well […]

by · February 28, 2014 · Local News, Uncategorized
Councilman Vacca Visits PS 108 Theater Program

Councilman Vacca Visits PS 108 Theater Program

Councilman James Vacca saw his member dollars being put to good work Wednesday at P.S. 108 Philip J. Abinanti School in Morris Park, stopping by to see the Inside Broadway program in action.

by · February 27, 2014 · Local News

High School Students Compete at Bronx SciFest Today at Lehman

  Selected high school students from around the Bronx gathered for the second year at Lehman College’s new $70 million dollar Science Hall to present their research projects to a panel of judges for the Bronx SciFest 2014.

by · February 27, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News, Uncategorized