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Bill Hopes To Ban Anonymous Political Campaign Attack Ads in City

Bill Hopes To Ban Anonymous Political Campaign Attack Ads in City

Anonymous attack ads like this one attacking now Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj in 2012 will become illegal if Councilman Garodnick has his way. A new bill sponsored by Councilman and former speaker hopeful Daniel Garodnick (D-Manhattan) attempts to ban the sort […]

by · February 4, 2014 · Local News, News

Bronx Young Dems Persevere Over Blizzard, First Networking Event in 2014 a Success

Despite over six inches of snow on Monday blanketing the Bronx, the Bronx Young   Democrats (BYD) drew nearly three dozen hardy souls to brave the weather and network with one another about work, politics, and current events in the […]

by · February 4, 2014 · Local News
Winter at Mosholu Parkway February 2014

Winter at Mosholu Parkway February 2014

Despite the winter and snow fatigue many of us are facing, the snowfall is very pretty, especially on Mosholu Parkway. There is a sense of serenity as one walks up and down the parkway in the snow. For more photos, […]

by · February 4, 2014 · Local News

The Face of The Immigration Policy Fight

Written by Adam Bermudez Photo c/o seiu.org. Eliseo Vasquez Medina, the secretary-treasurer and former executive vice president of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) who recently went on a publicized hunger strike, has been a very visible face of the […]

by · February 3, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News, World News

One Dead, 20, In Highbridge Houses Shooting Overnight

Written by Adam Bermudez Photo c/o nyc.gov. The Daily News has reported this morning that Marquis Brewer, 20, died last night at Bronx Lebanon Hospital, after being gunned down at approximately 2:30 a.m. at the Highbridge Houses on Dr. Martin […]

by · February 3, 2014 · Local News, Uncategorized

State To Recoup Hundred of Millions In Medicaid Dollars

Written by Adam Bermudez New York State’s Medicaid program,among the nation’s most expensive, may cost a little less than the projected $55.6 billion price ticket to taxpayers this year, as $851 million dollars was recovered after the state investigation’s audit. […]

by · February 3, 2014 · Local News

The Seinfeld Commercial

Photo c/o youtube.com On Thursday, Bronx Chronicle showed you a preview of The Full House reunion commercial, airing during the Superbowl and promised coverage of the Seinfeld reunion commercial Friday. Alas, the video was not leaked. But if you missed […]

by · February 3, 2014 · Domestic News

No Less School Shootings Since Sandy Hook

Written by Adam Bermudez Sandy Hook Elementary, Newtown, CT. Photo c/o abcnews.go.com School shootings are still occurring around the nation at the same frequency as before the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, which lead to increased movement around the nation […]

by · February 3, 2014 · Domestic News

Philip Seymour Hoffman, Oscar Winning Actor, Dead At 46

Written by Adam Bermudez Photo c/o wikipedia.org Born in 1967, Hoffman was best known for his Academy Award winning performance as Best Actor in the 2005 biographical film Capote, and received three Academy Award nominations as Best Supporting Actor. Hoffman’s […]

by · February 2, 2014 · Domestic News, World News
Rebuild by Design initiative gathers public input to envision a more resilient Hunts Point

Rebuild by Design initiative gathers public input to envision a more resilient Hunts Point

On January 28th, nearly a hundred residents from Hunts Point and surrounding communities came together to discuss how to make Hunts Point resilient against future storms and disasters. Co-hosted by The Point CDC, Sustainable South Bronx, and the NYC Environmental […]

by · February 2, 2014 · Local News

PA Groundhog Predicts More Winter

Written by Adam Bermudez Awoken at 7:28am, Punxsutawney Phil, the nations most famous groundhog, apparently arose from his tunnel and saw his shadow, leading to six more weeks of winter. Watch the ceremony in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania below. Video c/o The […]

by · February 2, 2014 · Domestic News

Obama Rolls Out MyRA Plan, Nation Responds

Written by Adam Bermudez Photo c/o youtube.com. (The White House) This week, the President rolled out a proposal to create the “MyRA”, a retirement account like an “IRA” for workers who don’t have access to an employer-sponsored retirement plan. The […]

by · February 1, 2014 · Domestic News

De Blasio Family Fun At Times Square Super Slide

Written by Adam Bermudez “Victory for the parents!” exclaims Mayor Bill De Blasio on Saturday morning, beating his son Dante down the Super Bowl Toboggan Run, a massive slide set up in Times Square this weekend. In video captured here […]

by · February 1, 2014 · Local News

Ukrainian Protester Tells Tale of Torture

Written by Adam Bermudez Dmytro Bulatov. Photo c/o aljazeera.com “They crucified me. They punctured my hands,” said Dmytro Bulatov, one of the leaders of mass anti-government motorcade protests, pointing to marks on the backs of his hands. As reported in […]

by · February 1, 2014 · World News

Violence In The Wake of Thai Elections

Written by Adam Bermudez The AP released this raw footage early Saturday morning of the strife in the streets in Bangkok, Thailand, where impending elections have pitted protesters against government loyalists. CNN has just reported: “Witnesses saw at least eight […]

by · February 1, 2014 · World News