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State BOE Releases Voter Files to Trump Election Commission

State BOE Releases Voter Files to Trump Election Commission

On Wednesday, in response to the New York State Board of Elections turning over information to President Trump’s Election Commission, both Governor Andrew Cuomo and Assemblyman Michael Blake (D-Bronx) released separate statements. The President’s Election Commission initially requested voter information, […]

by · August 3, 2017 · News
Memorial Grows for Two Murdered Toddlers as Case Goes Cold, Quiet

Memorial Grows for Two Murdered Toddlers as Case Goes Cold, Quiet

Memorial Grows for Two Murdered Toddlers as Case Goes Cold, Quiet by David Greene The memorial for two young children murdered inside the Amalgamated Houses in Kingsbridge Terrace continues to grow, as detectives say their investigation is being hampered due […]

by · August 2, 2017 · News
3rd annual New York Unity Race, September 16

3rd annual New York Unity Race, September 16

Third annual New York Unity race, September 16, 2017, 10 AM. Register today at NY Unity race. Raffle prizes valued at up to $2,000. New this year: Register by 8/26 get your name on your bib. Register Now.

NYC CAMPAIGN FINANCE BOARD ANNOUNCES 2017 CANDIDATE COMMUNITY FORUM SPONSORS

NYC CAMPAIGN FINANCE BOARD ANNOUNCES 2017 CANDIDATE COMMUNITY FORUM SPONSORS

This fall, New Yorkers are voting for their next city officials, including their City Council members. Eight of these City Council races are in districts in which the incumbents are not seeking reelection. NYC Votes, the voter engagement initiative of the […]

Senator Ruben Diaz joins Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda, City Councilman Rafael Salamanca and Assemblyman Victor Pichardo in honoring one of the evening's honorees, Mike LaVallie, owner of GVC school bus company, a major employer of  borough women. Photo credit: Bob Kappstatter

Sepulveda, Electeds Celebrate Borough’s Dominican-Americans 

Bronx electeds  celebrated the borough’s Dominican-Americans and their accomplishments at the annual Abrazo Dominicana (Dominican Embrace) celebration on Friday, July 28 at Maestro’s caterers. With 500 invited guests in attendance, Senator Ruben Diaz, Assemblymembers Luis Sepulveda, Victor Pichardo, Marcos Crespo, and […]

City Council 2017: Who’s Raising & Spending

City Council 2017: Who’s Raising & Spending

Who’s Raising and Spending? By Jon Reznick | Shaking News Want to know which City Council campaigns are raising and spending the most? Check out the report assembled by Jon Reznick. Reznick looked at the  recent July 2017 periodic campaign […]

AM Mark Gjonaj (l); Martin Shkreli (r).

Bronx Political Round Up, 7/30

NOTE: This post has been updated to note that Bronx Council District 13 candidate Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj did not receive a campaign donation from “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli. He DID not. Did Gjonaj Accept $1000 From Infamous ‘Pharma Bro’? Shaking […]

Diana Ayala (@DianaAyala2017) _ Twitter

Is Council Speaker Using City Resources to Tout Aide’s Campaign

On Monday, a tipster told the Bronx Chronicle that Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito was seen chauffeuring her handpicked heir Diana Ayala to campaign events in her city car (escorted by her NYPD security detail) last weekend. On Saturday, Speaker Mark-Viverito […]

by · July 26, 2017 · Bronx Politics, News
CM Vanessa L. Gibson (left); PBA president Patrick Lynch (right).

Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association PAC Hopes To Influence Council Races

With 44 city lawmakers up for re-election and seven open seats, the PBA hopes to shift the city council away from the far left.

A missing persons flyer announced the disappearance of Robert "Rico" Lane, who disappeared on July 3 and found found dead on July 10.--Photo by David Greene

Missing Man ID’d as Van Cortlandt Park Victim; Missing Teen Returned Home Safe

Missing Man ID’d as Van Cortlandt Park Victim; Missing Teen Returned Home Safe by David Greene The NYPD has announced that a missing man from Kingsbridge Heights, who disappeared on July 3, was in fact the man pulled from the […]

by · July 26, 2017 · Local News, News
Mayor de Blasio Advances 5-Point Subway Plan

Mayor de Blasio Advances 5-Point Subway Plan

Governor Cuomo has given MTA Chairman Lhota until July 31 to present a plan to stop the dramatic slide in subway performance, improve predictability and reliability, and restore New York City residents’ faith in their transit system. And on Monday, […]

by · July 25, 2017 · Government, News, Transportation
CANDIDATES FILE DISCLOSURES WITH CAMPAIGN FINANCE BOARD

CANDIDATES FILE DISCLOSURES WITH CAMPAIGN FINANCE BOARD

Updated and detailed information for the 228 candidates running for NYC public office can be found on the NYC Campaign Finance Board website’s financial summary page and in the Follow the Money | NYC searchable data portal. The amounts listed […]

Who’s Running in The 2017 NYC Primary Elections — Bronx Guide

Who’s Running in The 2017 NYC Primary Elections — Bronx Guide

Who’s Running in The 2017 NYC Primary Elections by Jerry Skurnik (July 18, 2017) Politics wonk and election consultant, Jerry Skurnick tells us ‘Who’s Running in The 2017 NYC Primary Elections’ and which Bronx Democrats filed petition signatures with NYC […]

Goumba Johnny AKA John Sialiano brings his stand-up comedy routine to Empire City Casio at Yonkers Raceway on July 26.

Goumba Johnny at Empire Casino, 7/26

Goumba Johnny brings his stand-up comedy routine to Empire City Casio at Yonkers Raceway on July 26.

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