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Chairman Crowley Statement on U.S. Airstrikes in Syria

Chairman Crowley Statement on U.S. Airstrikes in Syria

Chairman Crowley Statement on U.S. Airstrikes in Syria (Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the U.S. airstrikes in Syria: “The recent chemical weapons attack against the Syrian people is an affront […]

by · April 12, 2017 · Bulletin Board, News
Job fair organized by Sepulveda draws more than a thousand job seekers

Job fair organized by Sepulveda draws more than a thousand job seekers

Job fair organized by Sepulveda draws more than a thousand job seekers The lines were long and hopes high at a local job fair organized by Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda that recently drew up to 1,200 job seekers and 72 potential […]

by · April 11, 2017 · Bulletin Board, News
Budget Deal Reached, Assembly Passes Education, Direct Care, Spending Plan

Budget Deal Reached, Assembly Passes Education, Direct Care, Spending Plan

Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie announced that the Assembly fulfilled its pledge to raise the age of adult criminal responsibility in New York State. New York will finally join 48 other states in our nation. “We are confident that this […]

by · April 8, 2017 · News
A Williamsbridge resident wakes up to a massive crime scene along East 214 Street after a young woman was found shot to death. Photo by David Greene

Killing Spike Arrives Early, 3 Shot Dead in Bloody Week in Norwood, Morisania and Williamsbridge

Killing Spike Arrives Early, 3 Shot Dead in Bloody Week in Norwood, Morisania and Williamsbridge by David Greene Traditionally police see an uptick in the murder rate as the warm weather arrives in late May, but this year the rash […]

by · April 4, 2017 · Crime, Local News, News
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Aspiring Model Shot Dead in Forest Houses

by David Greene An aspiring model was shot dead after a dispute inside the stairwell at the Forest Houses in the Morrisania section of the borough. Police say Aaliyah Alder, 21, of Mott Haven, was discovered by officers on the […]

by · March 31, 2017 · Crime, News
Mayor de Blasio Appoints Two to Rent Guidelines Board

Mayor de Blasio Appoints Two to Rent Guidelines Board

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced two new appointments to the Rent Guidelines Board: David Reiss, a Brooklyn Law School professor specialized in property law, and Hilary Botein, a professor at Baruch College’s Marxe School of Public and International Affairs. […]

by · March 30, 2017 · Housing, News
The President-elect shares an update on the Presidential Transition.

BREAKING NEWS: Federal judge in Hawaii extends order blocking Trump travel ban

Federal judge in Hawaii extends order blocking Trump’s so-called travel ban NBC News is reporting that U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson agreed to turn his original temporary restraining order blocking Trump’s revised executive order on immigration into a longer lasting […]

by · March 30, 2017 · Breaking News
Police: Shootout, Crash Leaves Two Injured

Police: Shootout, Crash Leaves Two Injured

SHOOTOUT, CRASH LEAVES TWO INJURED… Police continue to investigate the shooting that sent bullets flying across Webster Avenue on Sunday, March 26. Officers from the 52nd Precinct were called to the corner of East 198 Street and Webster Avenue at […]

by · March 28, 2017 · Crime, News
A mourner holds memorial service program for fallen EMT member Yadira Arroyo. Photo by David Greene

Tears of Grief for Fallen EMT Yadira Arroyo

by David Greene Thousands of mourners lined University Avenue to say goodbye to fallen Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Yadira Arroyo, who was struck and killed as she attempted to stop a carjacker from stealing her ambulance in the Soundview section […]

by · March 27, 2017 · News
A dead dolphin was seen in the Hutchinson River near Glover Field in Pelham, March 24, 2017. (Photo: Lohud.com)

Dolphin found dead in Hutchinson River

The Mount Vernon Daily Voice reported Sunday on “the discovery of a dead dolphin in the Hutchinson River near the Mount Vernon/Pelham border is bringing attention to the Mount Vernon sewer system.”   According to the Journal News, the dolphin was […]

Nearly two dozen former inmates remove blocks of ice from a bus stop at East Tremont Avenue and the Grand Concourse on Saturday. Photo by David Greene

Rikers Inmates Aid in Snow Removal

New York City Department of Corrections officials were on hand as recently released inmates of Rikers Island joined officials from the Department of Sanitation in removing blocks of ice and snow from the streets on Saturday, March 18. The road […]

by · March 23, 2017 · News
Reform Party Hosts 2017 Mayoral Candidates Forum, March 28

Reform Party Hosts 2017 Mayoral Candidates Forum, March 28

REFORM PARTY MAYORAL CANDIDATE FORUM Reform Party leadership and members will listen to all of the candidates who are currently seeking the Reform Party nomination for Mayor of New York City. Questions and topics will focus on reform related issues […]

Tears Flow for Fallen EMT as Gang Member is Charged

Tears Flow for Fallen EMT as Gang Member is Charged

Tears Flow for Fallen EMT as Gang Member is Charged by David Greene Hundreds of firefighters and paramedics from across the state joined community residents as well as local civic and clergy leaders in mourning the death of the young […]

by · March 22, 2017 · Local News, News
Cops guard the scene as detectives investigate the death of a woman outside of Woodlawn Cemetery on Jerome Avenue. Photo by David Greene

Cold Case: Woman Found Dead in Snowbank Outside Woodlawn Cemetery

Coldest Case: Woman Found Dead in Snowbank Outside Woodlawn Cemetery by David Greene Police were called to a long and desolated stretch of Jerome Avenue, between Bainbridge Avenue and East 233 Street on the Woodlawn Heights – Norwood border, after […]

by · March 20, 2017 · Crime, News, Police Blotter
One of two bullets fired into a deli, striking a 28 year-old man in the chest.--Photo by David Greene

Chill In The Air: 3 People Shot, Two in Livery Cab on East 183rd Street

Chill In The Air: 3 Wounded in Fordham Heights Shooting by David Greene Three people were wounded, one critically as a still-unknown assailant shot three people in broad daylight along a bustling street in Fordham Heights. Police sources say that […]

by · March 19, 2017 · Crime, News, Police Blotter