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Comptrollers and Treasurers from Across the Country Band Together To Protect Census 2020

Comptrollers and Treasurers from Across the Country Band Together To Protect Census 2020

Comptroller Stringer brings together a bipartisan coalition of Comptrollers and Treasurers from California, Maryland, New York State, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Buffalo, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh   With just three years until the 2020 Census and […]

by · June 21, 2017 · Census, Government, News
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Health Commissioner Mary Bassett and City Council Members announce sweeping legislation to curb smoking and tobacco usage. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office

Where The Pols Are: June 21

Wednesday, June 21 Governor Cuomo is in Albany. Approximately 7:20 AM – Mayor Bill de Blasio Appears Live on WCBS 880 9:00 AM Lieutenant Governor Hochul Highlights NY’s Clean Energy Commitment at NY Solar (+Storage) Summit John Jay College, Gerald Lynch […]

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

Where The Pols Are, June 20

Tuesday, June 20 Governor Cuomo is in Albany. 9:00 AM – Comptroller Scott M. Stringer Delivers Remarks at P.S. 158 Bayard Taylor 5th Grade Graduation Ceremony P.S. 158 Bayard Taylor, 1458 York Avenue, New York, NY 9 a.m. – New […]

Despite promoting a new comedy night, the Beso Lounge shut it's doors after throwing a farewell party at the club on Saturday, June 10. Photo by David Greene

BESO LOUNGE CLOSING LEAVES LAST BAR IN NORWOOD

BESO CLOSING LEAVES LAST BAR IN NORWOOD      The once Irish neighborhood of Norwood that had more that 20 bars that thrived along Bainbridge Avenue and East 204 Street in the mid 1990’s, is down to it’s last bar […]

by · June 20, 2017 · Entertainment, News
The FDNY responded to the blaze with a massive response of manpower, including units from as far away as Manhattan. Photo by David Greene

7 INJURED IN NORWOOD APARTMENT FIRE

7 Injured in Norwood Apartment Fire by David Greene Seven people were injured including four children, after a fast moving fire broke out in a six-story, non-fire proof building on Perry Avenue. A massive response by police and fire officials […]

by · June 20, 2017 · News
Governor Andrew Cuomo, son of Governor Mario Cuomo

Is Governor Andrew Cuomo Ignoring the Hispanic Community

According to Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz, Governor Andrew Cuomo is ignoring the Hispanic Community when it comes to nominating appointees for key positions in New York State. In his morning email, What You Should Know, Sen. Díaz says “it is important to know […]

DNC Vice Chair Michael Blake will join former 2016 Senate Candidate Jason Kander and Author Zack Roth on June 22nd at NYDLC's annual Protect the Franchise Fundraiser

NYDLC Protect the Vote Fundraiser, June 22

Protect the Franchise w/ Jason Kander, Mike Blake & Zack Roth DNC Vice Chair Michael Blake will join former 2016 Senate Candidate Jason Kander (MO) and Author Zack Roth on June 22nd at NYDLC’s annual Protect the Franchise Fundraiser. Join the […]

Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises' next generation vessels improve sightseeing experience and on-board amenities 
and entertainment for New York City tourists and residents (PRNewsfoto/Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises)

Summer Fun from Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises

As temperatures begin to rise in New York City, Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises’ modern boats will host a lineup of summer programming sure to excite both travelers and locals alike. Highlights for the months ahead include:   July 4th Fireworks […]

Special guest Brooke Shields christened Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises' new vessels at a June 13th ceremony, which featured Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Staten Island Borough President James Oddo (PRNewsfoto/Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises)

Iconic Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises Receives And Operates New State-Of-The-Art Empire Class Fleet

NEW YORK/PRNewswire/ — New York Cruise Lines, parent company of iconic Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises, is adding a new fleet to their exemplary roster with the addition of the Empire Class of sightseeing vessels from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation. Circle […]

by · June 16, 2017 · News, Transportation
UA Builders Group Awarded Propco Holdings’ Latest Bronx Development Project

UA Builders Group Awarded Latest Bronx Development Project

Constructing 12-story Building in Partnership with Badaly & Badaly Architects   NEW YORK /PRNewswire/ — UA Builders Group, a privately held national construction firm headquartered in NYC, announced today it was awarded Propco Holdings’ ground-up development project located in the West […]

by · June 15, 2017 · Housing, News
Ft. Apache Cops Recall Good Times During the Bad Old Days

Ft. Apache Cops Recall Good Times During the Bad Old Days

Ft. Apache Cops Recall Good Times During the Bad Old Days by David Greene More than 100 former cops once stationed at the famed “Fort Apache” station-house on Simpson Street during the 1970’s, held their annual gathering as they reminisced […]

Longwood photographer Clarisel Gonzalez is interviewed next to some of her photographs featured in a new exhibit. Photo by David Greene

THE BRONX CAPTURED ON FILM

Some of the “Bronx Photographers” featured in a new photography exhibit at Metropolitan College. Photo by David Greene By David Greene   Photographer and organizer Walter Pofeldt is interviewed next to some of his work. Photo by David Greene A […]

HPD Representatives Meeting with Community Member in the 27th City Council District Office in Queens (Photo Credit: NYC HPD/Jonathan Patkowski)

HPD ANNOUNCES NEW SUMMER OFFICE HOURS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CITY COUNCIL

HPD’s Office of Enforcement and Neighborhood Services will hold sessions in City Council offices citywide to advise on concerns about building maintenance issues and code enforcement services     New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner […]

by · June 12, 2017 · Government, Housing, News
Attempted Bank Robbery Latest Stick-up along Pelham Parkway

Attempted Bank Robbery Latest Stick-up along Pelham Parkway

Attempted Bank Robbery Latest Stick-up along Pelham Parkway by David Greene Police are still looking for the armed gunman who attempted to make an early withdrawal at a bank in the Pelham Parkway section. More than a week after police […]

by · June 11, 2017 · Crime, Local News
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Teens Convene in Chicago to Compete for $10,000 Prize

Teens present ideas for tackling problems such as bullying, hunger and poverty CHICAGO/PRNewswire/ — Ten youth teams from around the country with creative approaches to addressing societal issues like bullying, homelessness and community violence will compete for $10,000 to put their […]

by · June 11, 2017 · News, Youth and Children