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Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Photo Credit: Michael Palma/Bronxnet

Where The Pols Are, March 5: Diaz on BronxTalk

Monday, March 5 Governor Andrew Cuomo is in Albany with no public events scheduled. The state Legislature is in session. 1:00 PM — Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul discusses Women in Leadership at the NYS Council of School Superintendents Conference. Albany […]

The 90’s Block Party Invades MSG, March 10

The 90’s Block Party Invades MSG, March 10

The 90’s Block Party invades Madison Square Garden by Jason Gonzalez The Theater at Madison Square Garden will play host to “The 90’s Block Party” in just two weeks’ time. The promoters at G-Squared Events intend on bringing all of […]

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb

Opinion: Protecting Children At School Is Paramount

By  Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R-Canandaigua) The horrific tragedies witnessed in Parkland, Florida and Newtown, Connecticut were both devastating and eye-opening. The senseless, indiscriminate murder of school children is nearly impossible to understand and its impact is overwhelming. […]

by · March 4, 2018 · News, Opinion
Credit: Robert Press

Bronx Political Buzz: Impeach President Donald Trump?

Chippewa Democratic Club Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Endorse Congressman Crowley The Chippewa Democratic Club was established one hundred-twenty years ago in the very same place as was Saturday night’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration. The political club endorsed Congressman Joe […]

Women's History Month

NYC Comptroller Women’s History Event, 03/27

New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer cordially invites you to celebrate Women’s History Month on Tuesday, March 27, 2018.

In-depth: Alvarez Complaint Alleges Use of Straw Donors, Theft of $4500 in Public Money

In-depth: Alvarez Complaint Alleges Use of Straw Donors, Theft of $4500 in Public Money

Felony Complaint Alleges that Alvarez Knowingly Accepted Straw Donations; Stole at Least $4,500 in NYC Public Matching Funds   Last week, Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced the arrest of former New York City Council […]

by · March 1, 2018 · Bronx Politics, News
Above (l to r): City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, former Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley, 21 in'21 Executive Director Moira McDermott, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand​, former City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo, Public Advocate Letitia James, EffectiveNY Executive Director Morgan Pehme, Councilwoman Carlina Rivera, former City Council candidate Amanda Farias

Sen Gillibrand Event Highlights Momentum Behind 21 in ‘21 Initiative

The 21 in ’21 Initiative, a group that launched last year to elect more women to the New York City Council, is quickly gaining steam, fueled in part by activism inspired by Donald Trump and the #MeToo movement, as well […]

by · February 28, 2018 · News, Politics, Women
Hostos Community College

Momma’s Hip-Hop Kitchen–Fresh, Fearless and Woke

In honor of Women’s History Month, Momma’s Hip Hop Kitchen and the Hostos Center join forces again for this important and very popular annual free Hip-hop event. Experience a music, dance, spoken word, Hip-hop and arts showcase featuring NeNe Ali, […]

March For Our Lives Gun Control Rally

March For Our Lives Gun Control Rally

by · February 27, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Community Events, Guns, News
Bronx Jewish Center Hosts Purim Party, 3/1

Bronx Jewish Center Hosts Purim Party, 3/1

The Bronx Jewish Center invites you to a Purim party that will dazzle your mind, body and soul.

A Brooklyn pervert was released after a little more than 2-moths in jail, the mother fears he may return to the St. Mar'y Park Houses in Longwood. Photo by David Greene

Where The Pols Are, February 26: The New Flint

12:00 PM – Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner James O’Neill deliver remarks at a street sign dedication ceremony honoring Officer Edward Byrne. 103rd Precinct, 168-02 91st Avenue, Jamaica, New York. 12:00 PM – Senator Jeff Klein and members […]

CRAIN’S: HBO leases South Bronx bldg for ‘The Deuce’

CRAIN’S: HBO leases South Bronx bldg for ‘The Deuce’

Crain’s reports that HBO has leased a warehouse building in the South Bronx to produce the second season of The Deuce.

by · February 24, 2018 · Bulletin Board, News
A woman and her young daughter lead the crowd into the chilly waters of the Long Island Sound.--Photo by David Greene

Polar Bears Take Annual Dip for Homelessness

Polar Bears Take Annual Dip for Homelessness by David Greene A crowd of 100 participants and supporters turned out for the 4th Annual Dip Against Homelessness, held Saturday, February 17 at Orchard Beach. Joined by members of the larger and […]

by · February 23, 2018 · News
Nearly 40 NYPD police officers attended the annual "Blue" mass at St. Philip Neri Church in Bedford Park.--Photo by David Greene

“Blue” Mass Held for First Responders

“Blue” Mass Held for First Responders by David Greene Dozens of first responders from across the city were honored with a special mass at St. Philip Neri Church on Wednesday, January 31. Police officers, firefighters and paramedics arrived in uniform […]

by · February 23, 2018 · Local News, News
SOTBX 2018: “We are the new standard for revitalization”

SOTBX 2018: “We are the new standard for revitalization”

Thursday morning, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. delivered his ninth annual “State of the Borough” address to a crowded auditorium at the Bronx High School of Science. The audience was packed with elected officials, lobbyists, business leaders, heads of […]

by · February 22, 2018 · News