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Newcomer Karines Reyes Announces for 87th Assembly District Vacancy

Newcomer Karines Reyes Announces for 87th Assembly District Vacancy

In what was another worse kept secret by the Bronx Democratic County organization, Karines Reyes announced her intention to run for the former assembly seat of Luis Sepulveda.

by · June 5, 2018 · Bronx Politics, News
Judge of the Civil Court of the City of New York and Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York

New Yorkers Urged to Make Their Voices Heard on Cop-Killer’s Parole

Act Now to Keep Cop Killer Anthony Bottom in Prison; Up for Parole This Month; Visit NoParoleforAnthonyBottom.com to Sign the Petition Calling on Cuomo Parole Board to Deny Murderer’s Release Senate Majority Leader John J. Flanagan today urged New Yorkers […]

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Trump Proclaims June as National Caribbean-American Heritage Month

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims June as National Caribbean-American Heritage Month On May 31, 2018, President Donald J. Trump issued a Proclamation designating June 2018 as National Caribbean-American Heritage Month. Throughout the month, Caribbean Americans and friends of the Caribbean are encouraged to […]

Property Tax Reform Advisory Commission Named

Property Tax Reform Advisory Commission Named

MAYOR DE BLASIO AND SPEAKER JOHNSON ANNOUNCE ADVISORY COMMISSION TO RECOMMEND REFORMS TO NEW YORK CITY’S PROPERTY TAX SYSTEM   Commission, to be co-chaired by Vicki Been and Marc Shaw, will develop proposals to make property taxes more fair, straightforward, […]

Bronx Science Alumni Reunion Weekend, June 2-3

Bronx Science Alumni Reunion Weekend, June 2-3

The Bronx High School of Science is pleased to announce ALUMNI REUNION WEEKEND. Alumni Reunion Weekend is a terrific time for classes to celebrate milestone reunions by connecting with friends, reminiscing and celebrating Bronx Science. All classes celebrating milestone reunions […]

City Agency Delays put Non-Profits at Risk

City Agency Delays put Non-Profits at Risk

By New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer New Yorkers rely on hundreds of non-profits to deliver vital services throughout the five boroughs every day. From providing housing for homeless families to home-delivered meals for our seniors, non-profit organizations are on […]

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo honored the retirement of Assemblyman Herman "Denny" Farrell Jr. by dedicating the most visited State Park in New York City as Denny Farrell Riverbank State Park.

Former Assemblyman Herman “Denny” Farrell Jr. Remembered

Over the Memorial Day weekend, New York State lost an exemplary statesman with the passing of Herman Daniel “Denny” Farrell Jr. He died on Saturday in a Manhattan hospital. He was 86. The cause was heart failure, his son, Herman […]

by · May 30, 2018 · Bulletin Board, News, Obituary
A highway patrolman documents the hit-and-run crash that injured 5 people on the Grand Concourse.--Photo by David Greene

Hit-and-run Driver Injures Five on Grand Concourse

Hit-and-run Driver Injures Five on Grand Concourse by David Greene At least five people are recovering after a fleeing hit-and-run driver hit several vehicles and critically injuring an elderly woman crossing the busy roadway in the Mount Hope section. Cops […]

by · May 26, 2018 · News
At least one automobile is now a convertible after a fallen tree crushed the vehicle along Van Cortlandt Park South.--Photo by Stacey Busch

Powerful Storm Wrecks Havoc Across Area

Powerful Storm Wrecks Havoc Across Area by David Greene Officials say at least six people were killed after a powerful storm rolled through the area on Tuesday, May 15. The National Weather Service confirmed that two tornado’s touched-down in Putnam […]

by · May 26, 2018 · News
The honorees with BP Diaz, co-host Valentin, and Councilman Andy King.

Bronx Week Parade 2018

Bronx Week Parade 2018 By Robert Press Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and his co-host for the Bronx Week Parade Bronxnet television personality Ms. Rhina Valentin arrived before the parade began, so they warmed up the people arriving as […]

by · May 24, 2018 · Local News, News
Ed Mulraine is a pastor and author.

OPINION: God, Guns and the Mentally Ill

GOD, GUNS AND THE MENTALLY ILL It is sad to note the number of men, young and old, who are suffering from some form of mental illness. From paranoid schizophrenia to bipolar disorder, men are literally going insane. Their minds […]

Bronx Annual Dominican Heritage Celebration 2018

Bronx Annual Dominican Heritage Celebration 2018

Bronx Annual Dominican Heritage Celebration 2018, May 29, 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Bronx County Bldg, 851 Grand Concourse. RSVP ssanabria@bronxbp.nyc.gov.

Where The Pols Are, May 21

Where The Pols Are, May 21

CM Vanessa Gibson calls on the de Blasio Administration to build more affordable senior citizen housing on vacant NYCHA land.

Josefina Medina, 95, and her daughter Lydia Cardona were reunited after a 5-year separation.--Photo by David Greene

Mother, 95, and Daughter Reunited After 5-Years

Mother, 95, and Daughter Reunited After 5-Years by David Greene Many of the elderly residents at the 65-bed ArchCare at St Vincent’s Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, celebrated Mother’s Day with a special brunch held for residents, who were joined by […]

by · May 18, 2018 · News
Bronx Terminal Market. Credit: Chun Lai Photography

Spring Into Fitness at Bronx Terminal Market

  “SPRING INTO FITNESS” AT BRONX TERMINAL MARKET A FREE HEALTH AND WELLNESS EVENT SERIES THURSDAYS IN MAY! May is Wellness Month in the Bronx! Bronx Terminal Market is celebrating with the introduction of a new health and wellness experience, […]