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A.G. ERIC SCHNEIDERMAN REMEMBERS 9/11 ATTACKS

A.G. ERIC SCHNEIDERMAN REMEMBERS 9/11 ATTACKS

NEW YORK – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman released the following statement today on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks: “As New Yorkers and Americans, we stand united in remembering the lives lost 16 years ago today. We grieve […]

by · September 11, 2017 · News
Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb

OPINION: SKILLED WORKERS CREATE MORE JOBS

SKILLED WORKERS CREATE MORE JOBS Legislative Column by Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R-Canandaigua) The ingenuity and perseverance of the American workforce has been changing the world since the Industrial Revolution, and on the first Monday of every September, […]

by · September 10, 2017 · News, Op Ed
Success Academy founder and CEO Eva Moskowitz.

Charter School Advocates and Parents Demand Action From Mayor de Blasio

Data Shows City Has Sufficient Space to Fulfill All Open Space Requests from Charter Schools New York, NY – On Wednesday morning, public charter school leaders and more than 100 public charter school parents took to the steps of City […]

by · September 6, 2017 · Education News, News
48th Annual African American Day Parade, 9/17

48th Annual African American Day Parade, 9/17

48th Annual African American Day Parade kicks off in Harlem on Sunday, 9/17 at 1pm.

48th Annual African American Day Parade, 9/17

48th Annual African American Day Parade, 9/17

48th Annual African American Day Parade kicks off in Harlem on Sunday, 9/17 at 1pm.

A Daily News article recalls the life and work of Bronx photojournalist Michael Schwartz

Local Photojournalist Remembered

Local Photojournalist Remembered by David Greene Friends and competitors alike gathered to remember the life and work of Riverdale’s Michael Schwartz, who died Tuesday, August 15, after a 3-month battle with cancer. Schwartz, 73, spent the better part of four […]

by · September 5, 2017 · News
WWE Stars Visit Sick Children at Montefiore before Annual Summerslam Event

WWE Stars Visit Sick Children at Montefiore before Annual Summerslam Event

WWE Stars Visit Sick Children at Montefiore before Annual Summerslam Event by David Greene WWE superstars Becky Lynch, “Bayley,” Xavier Woods and “Big E” joined WWE ambassador Dana Warrior as the group paid a special visit to sick and chronically […]

by · September 1, 2017 · Local News, News, Youth and Children
GJONAJ, COMMUNITY LEADERS SUE CITY OVER SUPPORTIVE HOUSING BURDEN

GJONAJ, COMMUNITY LEADERS SUE CITY OVER SUPPORTIVE HOUSING BURDEN

Complaint Declares the City to be in Violation of Its Fair Share Provision and Failing to Report a Required Annual Community Impact Index; Public Data Shows that the Bronx has a Dramatically Higher Rate of Supportive Facilities   BRONX, NY […]

by · August 31, 2017 · Breaking News, Bronx Politics
Christopher Columbus statue in Columbus Circle, NYC. (Wikipedia)

NEW: Los Angeles Cancels Columbus Day | NY Post

by · August 31, 2017 · Breaking News, News
An NYPD missing persons flyer announcing the disappearance of  Silvia Cave, 63, of Chicago who was last seen August 9 in Wakefield.--Photo by David Greene

Missing Chicago Woman Found Wandering in Manhattan

Missing Chicago Woman Found Wandering in Manhattan by David Greene A Chicago woman who disappeared from a relatives home in the Wakefield section of the borough, has been found safe and has returned home to Chicago. Police and family members […]

by · August 31, 2017 · Local News, News
Political Candidate Michael Beltzer on Ringside Politix

Political Candidate Michael Beltzer on Ringside Politix

Political Candidate Michael Beltzer on Ringside Politix Political discussion group, Ringside Politix, will interview Michael Beltzer, political candidate in the 18th council district, as part of its weekly podcast series, on Thursday, August 24th. Beltzer previously served as a former […]

by · August 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Local News
The bust and name plate of Confederate General Robert E. Lee was gone by Sunday afternoon.--Photo by David Greene

BCC Takes Down Busts of Confederate Generals Days after Reporters Arrest

BCC Takes Down Busts of Confederate Generals Days after Reporters Arrest by David Greene Workers at Bronx Community College in University Heights have quickly removed the busts of two Confederate Generals of the Civil War, after Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered […]

by · August 23, 2017 · Local News, News
An NYPD missing persons flyer announcing the disappearance of  Silvia Cave, 63, of Chicago who was last seen August 9 in Wakefield.--Photo by David Greene

Missing Chicago Woman Disappeared During Visit to Wakefield

Missing Chicago Woman Disappeared During Visit to Wakefield by David Greene A Chicago woman visiting relatives in Wakefield has not been heard from in a week, after she mysteriously disappeared after a trip to a local store. Police and family […]

by · August 17, 2017 · Crime, Local News, News
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Where The Pols Are, August 17

Thursday, August 17 Comptroller Scott Stringer has no public schedule. 10:00 AM — Public meeting of the New York City Campaign Finance Board (CFB) to vote on the 2nd round of public funds payments, The Joseph A. O’Hare, S.J. Board Room, […]

Where The Pols Are, 8/16

Where The Pols Are, 8/16

11 a.m. – New York City mayoral candidate Sal Albanese holds a press conference on the increase in homeless students.