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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, […]

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Media and Diaspora Strategies: Sub Saharan Africa, May 18

Is it worth it to engage journalists to expand democratic participation? Join the conversation on the participation of journalists in democratic expansion in Sub Saharan Africa with guest speaker, Dr. Michael Onolomemen. Sponsored by the Center for Media and Peace […]

Where The Pols Are, May 18

Where The Pols Are, May 18

Governor Andrew Cuomo is in Albany with no public schedule. 8:30 AM – New York City Public Advocate Letitia James attends the Eagle Academy Foundation Awards Breakfast, Gotham Hall, 1356 Broadway, Manhattan. 10:00 AM – “The Brian Lehrer Show” features […]

Bronx Week Concert 2018, May 20

Bronx Week Concert 2018, May 20

Bronx Week 2018 Concert – The Bronx is flourishing with an amazing diversity of talent. We want to continue this growth by encouraging everyone to come out and empower those taking center stage, showcasing their talents. The concert features Coro, […]

Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas. Photo Credit: Attorney General's Office

BREAKING: Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas Indicted on Larceny Charges

Today, Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas was been indicted by a grand jury on larceny charges for allegedly stealing campaign funds and failing to disclose funds that he used for personal expenses. Back on March 12, then-Attorney General Eric T. […]

PARADE, FOOD & ARTS FESTIVAL, AND CONCERT — Sunday, May 20

PARADE, FOOD & ARTS FESTIVAL, AND CONCERT — Sunday, May 20

PARADE, FOOD & ARTS FESTIVAL & CONCERT – Sunday May 20 The Parade – Bronx Pride is on display as celebrities, marching bands community organizations, schools, sports teams and civic groups march along Mosholu Parkway, highlighting the best of the […]

Breaking the Fast Together: Ramadan Iftar Dinner, May 31

Breaking the Fast Together: Ramadan Iftar Dinner, May 31

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Where The Pols Are, May 17

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in New York City with no public schedule. 8:00 AM – New York City Public Advocate Letitia James meets with the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors, Fortis Lux Financial, 277 Park Ave., Manhattan. 9:45 AM – […]

Sen. Klein Hosts Annual Education Leadership Breakfast, 5/16

Sen. Klein Hosts Annual Education Leadership Breakfast, 5/16

Senator Jeff Klein held his Annual Education Leadership Breakfast, which honors public, private and Catholic school parent leaders throughout the 34th District in the Bronx and Westchester County. The event was co-hosted by community partner, Healthfirst. The program included a breakfast […]

WYSK: WHAT’S ALL THIS FUSS ABOUT TAXI AND LIMOUSINE COMMISSION (TLC) FINES?

WYSK: WHAT’S ALL THIS FUSS ABOUT TAXI AND LIMOUSINE COMMISSION (TLC) FINES?

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Councilman Rev. Ruben Diaz WHAT’S ALL THIS FUSS ABOUT TAXI AND LIMOUSINE COMMISSION (TLC) FINES? You should know that on Monday, February 12th, 2018 I convened my first committee hearing for the newly created “For-Hire […]

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Where The Pols Are, May 16

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in New York City with no announced public schedule. Public Advocate Letitia James has no publicly scheduled events today. The state Legislature is in session and interviews for potential short-term replacement AGs continue in the morning.10:00 […]

Vernuccio’s View: Beijing’s Massive Military Threat

Vernuccio’s View: Beijing’s Massive Military Threat

While news of a potential nuclear deal with North Korea and the ending of the deeply flawed nuclear deal with Iran dominate the headlines, an even greater danger to international safety remains inadequately discussed. A series of jarring activities by […]

Ramadan is Near and Iftar is Almost Here! Elected Officials Share Greetings

Ramadan is Near and Iftar is Almost Here! Elected Officials Share Greetings

  Sen. Leroy Comrie (District 14/Queens) wished his friends, neighbors, and fellow New Yorkers who will begin celebrating Ramadan Tuesday night peace and blessing as they enter this holy, month-long holiday of fasting and prayer. “Ramadan is a special time during […]

First Lady Chirlane McCray delivers a Call to Action at the second annual Cities Thrive Conference. Credit: Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office.

NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray Speaks at Yankasa Masjid for Mental Health and Addiction Awareness Weekend

In an unprecedented appearance, First Lady Chirlane McCray will address the congregation at St. Patrick’s Cathedral this weekend as part of #ThriveTogether: A Weekend for Mental Health, a nationwide outreach effort by over 2,000 faith and community groups in all […]

City Hall. Benjamin Kanter/Mayoral Photo Office.

Where The Pols Are, May 14

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in Albany with no public schedule. Mayor Bill de Blasio is traveling to Washington, D.C. to deliver remarks at the Center for American Progress’ 2018 Ideas Conference, and later appears live on SiriusXM POTUS’ The Midday […]