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UNION COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER JOINS FORCES WITH BRONX LGBTQ CENTER TO OFFER SUPPORT AND LEGAL ASSISTANCE

by · January 31, 2014 · Local News

Romanian-American Orphan Tells His Tale

Written by Adam Bermudez The Washington Post has produced a video about Romanian-American filmmaker Izidor Ruckel, who talks about his experiences and the task of documenting his story as an orphan brought to America in the wave of adoptions that […]

by · January 31, 2014 · Domestic News, World News

Giuliani Weighs In On Christie Scandal

Written by Adam Bermudez In a radio interview with Geraldo Rivera on Thursday, former New York City Mayor Rudy Guiliani said he thought there was a 50/50 chance New Jersey Governor Chris Christie knew inside details of the plans from […]

by · January 31, 2014 · Domestic News

Senate Delays Flood Insurance Hikes, Sandy Victims Relieved

Written by Adam Bermudez Photo c/o aoc.gov. The US Senate voted 67-32 on Thursday to wait four years to raises flood insurance premiums. “..The bill before us provides some relief for homeowners facing huge rate increases, while preserving rate decreases […]

by · January 31, 2014 · Domestic News

Gunmen Attack Iraqi Government Building, Over 20 Dead

Written by Adam Bermudez Photo c/o defense.gov. Armed gunmen attacked the Iraqi Transportation Ministry today, leaving at least twenty dead and many more injured. Al Jazeera reports: “The attack was mounted by eight armed men, said police and an interior […]

by · January 30, 2014 · World News

Georgia Governor Takes Responsibility For Snowpocalypse

Written by Adam Bermudez Video c/o The Associated Press. “No, I am not satisfied with the response that was made,” said Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, who spoke about a plan of action to rectify communications, logistics and funding problems that […]

by · January 30, 2014 · Domestic News

Now, 92 Implicated in Air Force Cheating Scandal

Written by Adam Bermudez Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force, announced today that 92 crew members had been involved in cheating on exams that test proficiency handling nuclear missiles. Video c/o The Associated Press. She stressed the cheating […]

by · January 30, 2014 · Domestic News
Einstein Med Students Meet With Assemblyman Gjonaj, Other State Legislators in Albany Trip

Einstein Med Students Meet With Assemblyman Gjonaj, Other State Legislators in Albany Trip

Written by Adam Bermudez (l-r)( Rebecca Mahn; Hannah Moreira; Hannah Keppler; Vijay Kotecha; Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj; Donald Apakama; Rebecca Touger; Travis Howlette) Photo c/o facebook.com On Tuesday January 28th, 14 medical students made the trip from Morris Park’s Albert Einstein […]

by · January 30, 2014 · Local News, Uncategorized

Mayor De Blasio Announces Stop and Frisk Agreement

Written by Adam Bermudez Photo c/o nyc.gov. An agreement was announced today in the years-long legal battle that found the overuse of stop-and-frisk unconstitutional. Mayor Bill DeBlasio explained the agreement which involves federal monitoring of the NYD. ┬áThe Mayor pledged […]

by · January 30, 2014 · Local News

Million Dollar (East) Bronx

Written by Adam Bermudez While many think of The Bronx as a borough of apartments and affordable housing, here are four houses for sale (not in Riverdale!) that break the million dollar mark. City Island: A two family on Tier […]

by · January 30, 2014 · Local News

DNAinfo: Tons of Counterfeit Hundreds On City Streets

Written by Adam Bermudez The new 100 dollar bill. Photo c/o newmoney.gov. According to investigative reporter Murray Weiss at dnainfo.com, the government has been dealing with a major counterfeit cash problem locally for years. “An international counterfeiting ring has been […]

by · January 30, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News

First “Urban Poets Society” Meeting At Bruckner Bar

Bruckner Bar. Photo c/o Charlie Samboy. On January 30th, the Urban Poet Society, a new Bronx based literary organization, will be meeting at Bruckner Bar for its first gathering from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The first book to be […]

by · January 30, 2014 · Local News

90s Sitcom Stars Reunite on Super Bowl Sunday

Written by Adam Bermudez Football and… Seinfeld and Full House? Oh my! The Bronx and the rest of the world are going to be partying like its 199something this weekend as two commercials featuring 90s comedic mainstays hit the airwaves. […]

by · January 30, 2014 · Domestic News

In New York, Cuddling Is The Newest Profession?

Written by Adam Bermudez Need a hug? Need more than a hug? Want to keep it legal and safe? Of course you do. The New York Daily News has gone under the covers with New York City’s first official professional […]

by · January 30, 2014 · Local News

Study Shows Obesity Begins Earlier In Childhood

Written by Adam Bermudez Video c/o The Associated Press. In a study released yesterday by the New England Journal of Medicine available here, Emory University researchers found that incident obesity between the ages of 5 and 14 years was more […]

by · January 30, 2014 · World News