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Where The Pols Are, July 12

Where The Pols Are, July 12

Thursday, July 12 Governor Andrew Cuomo is in New York City. Public Advocate Letitia James has no publicly scheduled event. 10:00 AM — Governor Cuomo Makes a youth policy announcement. Madison Square Boys & Girls Club — Columbus Clubhouse, 543 […]

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Crime Down Citywide But Murders Up in the Bronx

By Robert Press Mayor Bill de Blasio, Police Commissioner James P. O’neill, and Chief of Police Terrace Monahan came to the 40th police precinct on East 138th Street to announce the six-month crime statistics for 2018. Before they went into […]

by · July 11, 2018 · Crime, News
Police remain tight lipped after several fake pipe bombs were removed from this Taylor Avenue home on July 4th.--Photo by David Greene

Landlord-Tenant Dispute Almost Turns “Explosive” After Fake Pipe Bombs Recovered on Fourth of July

Landlord-Tenant Dispute Almost Turns “Explosive” After Fake Pipe Bombs Recovered on Fourth of July by David Greene Despite repeated requests, the NYPD remains tight-lipped after an Independence Day incident where “multiple” fake pipe bombs were recovered from a home in […]

by · July 11, 2018 · News
Bronx Summer Concert Series 2018

Bronx Summer Concert Series 2018, July 15

Musical lineup for Sunday, July 15
1PM-5PM, Main stage, Section 9

Bronx Political Round-Up, July 11: SCOTUS debate, Junior’s law and more.

Bronx Political Round-Up, July 11: SCOTUS debate, Junior’s law and more.

84th AD Debate Challenge Insurgent Assembly candidate Amanda Septimo has challenged longtime incumbent Assemblywoman Carmen Arroyo (D-Bronx) to a series of three debates across her South Bronx district. Septimo told supporters in an email that she wants “each debate to […]

Where The Pols Are, July 10

Where The Pols Are, July 10

Governor Cuomo is in Dutchess County, Suffolk County and New York City.

Legislation to Protect Children from Gang and Other Violence Unveiled

Legislation to Protect Children from Gang and Other Violence Unveiled

Small businesses would be required to be “Safe Havens” for injured or endangered youth seeking help under proposed legislation.

by · July 11, 2018 · Crime, News, Youth and Children
BronxNet – Bronx Connections Wins Award

BronxNet – Bronx Connections Wins Award

BronxNet, Norwood News and WFUV Radio are sharing the honor of an Ippie Award from CUNY School of Journalism’s Center for Ethnic Media.

New York City, NY- Governor Andrew Cuomo marches in the 2016 LGBT Pride Parade in New York City. (Courtesy: Office of the NYS Governor-Flickr)

WYSK: The Christian Community Should Be Upset With Cuomo, Not the Gay Community

What You Should Know By Councilman Rev. Ruben Diaz Christians Should Be Upset With Cuomo, Not the Gay Community You should know that Governor Cuomo is facing a democratic primary from a member of the LGBTQ community by the name […]

Trump picks federal appeals court Judge Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

Trump picks federal appeals court Judge Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

President Donald Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge in Washington, to succeed retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the US Supreme Court. Kavanaugh, 53, serves on the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, which often […]

by · July 10, 2018 · Government, Law, News
Letitia James, NYC Public Advocate

Where The Pols Are, July 10

First Lady Chirlane McCray will attend the Gracie Mansion Board of Advisors meeting. 11:30 AM – Gov. Andrew Cuomo rallies to protect reproductive rights, Teamsters Local 282, 2500 Marcus Ave., New Hyde Park. 11:30 AM – Mayor de Blasio and Police Commissioner […]

Where The Pols Are, July 9 – Update

Where The Pols Are, July 9 – Update

Monday, July 9 Governor Cuomo is in New York City. Mayor de Blasio will appear live on NY1’s Inside City Hall. 10:30 AM Cynthia Nixon and Jessica Ramos (13th district challenger against Sen. Jose Peralta, a member of the IDC) […]

Guardian Angel’s Founder Curtis Sliwa Weds Attorney Nancy Regula

Guardian Angel’s Founder Curtis Sliwa Weds Attorney Nancy Regula

The Red Beret-wearing Radio/TV personality and Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa married attorney Nancy Regula on her 35th birthday last Thursday. It was Sliwa’s fourth marriage and Regula’s first. The couple wed at the Howe Caverns in Upstate NY where […]

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Profile America: Roads Paved With Good Inventions

The first concrete road in America was completed on this date 126 years ago in Bellefontaine, Ohio.

Sandy E. Gresham Way Co-Naming Held

Sandy E. Gresham Way Co-Naming Held

By Robert Press Sandy Gresham was a school teacher and educator who wanted her students to learn and be able to thrive in society. She also fought for Civil Rights and injustices in communities across the country with her husband […]