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Top 50 Best Schools for Hispanic Students

Top 50 Best Schools for Hispanic Students

With over 50 million Hispanic people in the United States, and only 48% planning on pursuing a higher education (according to the Pew Research Center in 2009), it is imperative that Hispanic students are lifted up, accepted, and supported fully […]

Where The Pols Are, July 7: De Blasio at G20

Where The Pols Are, July 7: De Blasio at G20

On Friday, Mayor de Blasio will be in Hamburg, Germany. In the morning, he will appear live on WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show.

Mayor Bill de Blasio does a resiliency walking tour of Sunset Harbour with Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine during the United States Conference of Mayors in Miami Beach, FL on Friday , June 23, 2017. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office

De Blasio Departs NYC for G20 Protests

Mayor de Blasio departs JFK and heads to G20 Summit to participate in the Hamburg Zeigt Haltung rally on Saturday.

by · July 6, 2017 · News
Bronx Summer Concert Series at Orchard Beach

Bronx Summer Concert Series at Orchard Beach

Bronx Summer Concert Series at Orchard Beach, Sunday, July 9, Main Stage, Section 9, 1-3:00PM featuring Ismael Miranda and TKA.

Members of the Epiphany Lutheran Church hold an open house along Decatur Avenue in honor of Gay Pride Week. Photo by David Greene

Gay Pride Celebration in Norwood

GAY PRIDE CELEBRATED IN NORWOOD… In honor of 2017 NYC Pride Month, members of the Epiphany Lutheran Church, located at 3127 Decatur Avenue held an open house on Sunday, June 25. The church holds an open house every year during […]

The Vigil will be Thursday, July 6th from 3:00pm to 9:00PM on the Grand  Concourse and Mount Eden. 

Anti-Gun Violence Vigil at Bronx Lebanon, Thursday 7/6

The Candlelight Vigil for Peace and Reconciliation and against Gun Violence will be tonight July 6th from 3:00pm to 9:00PM on Grand Concourse and Mount Eden.

Congressman jose Serrano supports JCPOA

Where The Pols Are, July 6

Thursday, July 6 Governor Andrew Cuomo is in Niagara County, Monroe County and Onondaga County. On Thursday, Mayor Bill de Blasio will be in New York City. There are no public events scheduled. Comptroller Scott Stringer has no public schedule. […]

P.O. Miosotis Familia, NYPD 46th Precinct

Fallen NYPD Hero: P.O. Miosotis Familia

  “Our hearts are broken following the death of Police Officer Miosotis Familia. Please keep her family in your thoughts and prayers. May she rest in peace.”

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Bronx Mourns Murdered NYPD Officer

An NYPD officer was shot and killed early on Wednesday while sitting in a temporary police mobile command center on East 183rd Street and Morris Avenue in the Bronx in what Commissioner James O’Neill called an “unprovoked attack.” The gunman, […]

by · July 5, 2017 · Crime, News
A small army of heavily armed officers and detectives investigate the assassination of police officer Miosotis Familia. Photo by 
Edwin Soto

Patrolwoman Executed in Fordham Heights; Gunman Shot Dead by Fellow Officers

Patrolwoman Executed in Fordham Heights; Gunman Shot Dead by Fellow Officers by David Greene A police officer was shot and mortally wounded inside a marked NYPD temporary command center, shot through a window by a gunman on the street. According […]

by · July 5, 2017 · News
Universal Studios Hollywood Despicable Me Minion Mayhem

Despicable Me 3 Tops Weekend Box Office

Universal’s animated ‘Despicable Me 3’ from Illumination Entertainment tops the global box office chart taking in $171 million this weekend while enjoying its North American debut and a total to date of $192.3 million. Notably, Paramount’s ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ […]

by · July 4, 2017 · Entertainment, News
US Census Bureau Chief Retires

US Census Bureau Chief Retires

US Census Bureau Chief Retires As his tenure at the U.S. Census Bureau came to an end, Director John H. Thompson wrote an agency blog piece recognizing “the hard work and notable achievements that Census Bureau employees have accomplished over the […]

by · July 4, 2017 · Census, Government, News
ILLEGAL BAR-B-QUE’S START EARLY ALONG MOSHOLU PARKWAY

ILLEGAL BAR-B-QUE’S START EARLY ALONG MOSHOLU PARKWAY

Pictured: A man and woman prepare an illegal grill along Mosholu Parkway North.

by · July 3, 2017 · Local News, News, Parks
Mount Vernon Fireworks Spectacular

2017 Mount Vernon Fireworks Spectacular

Last week, Mount Vernon held its 2nd annual Fireworks Spectacular at the Mount Vernon High School Football Field.

by · July 3, 2017 · News
UPDATED: Bronx Electeds React to BLHC Shootings

UPDATED: Bronx Electeds React to BLHC Shootings

Horror at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center On Friday afternoon, a disgruntled former hospital worker armed with an AR-15 rifle sneaked into the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center on the Grand Concourse where he opened fire, wounding six people, one fatally, before killing […]

by · July 1, 2017 · Crime, Guns, News