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Mayor de Blasio and First Lady McCray will deliver remarks and march in the African American Day Parade.

Where The Pols Are, September 17

Sunday, September 17 Governor Cuomo is in New York City. Mayor de Blasio and First Lady McCray will deliver remarks and march in the African American Day Parade. 10:00​ ​AM PST Assemblyman Michael Blake preaches at Truevine of Holiness MBC Church​ ​Service, 12626 […]

Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray march in the 18th Annual Brooklyn Pride Parade on Saturday, June 14, 2014. Credit: Rob Bennett/Mayoral Photography Office

Where The Pols Are, September 15

Friday, September 15 At the request of Governor Kenneth Mapp, Governor Cuomo will travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands on an assessment tour and recovery mission. Governor Cuomo will return to New York in the evening. On Friday, Mayor Bill […]

by · September 15, 2017 · Where The Pols Are -- Calendar
Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

Friday, September 15 — Today marks the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month — a time to recognize the contributions and cultures of the nation’s fastest-growing population group. The idea started as a special week in 1968 and was expanded […]

Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr., is surrounded by supporters after defeating several challengers for the City Council seat in District 18.--Photo by David Greene

Photos from Primary Election Celebration at Maestro’s [Gallery]

by · September 14, 2017 · Bronx Politics, Photos
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Profile America: Premixed Paints

Thursday, September 14th — Types of paint have been used by people starting tens of thousands of years ago to enliven cave walls. In more recent centuries, paint was applied to make signs or decorated objects. Until 150 years ago, […]

by · September 14, 2017 · Profile America

Where The Pols Are, September 13

Wednesday, September 13 10:30 a.m. – Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio deliver remarks alongside elected officials, representatives from Cornell Tech, Cornell University and the Israel Institute of Technology to celebrate the official opening of the new […]

Takin’ It To The Streets

Takin’ It To The Streets

Takin’ It To The Streets by David Greene This week we asked Bronxites if President Donald Trump is a racist or is the media portraying him as a racist? “I believe the media is portraying him as a racist, I […]

by · September 13, 2017 · Interviews, Photos
The mushroom cloud of the first test of a hydrogen bomb is seen in a 1952 test blast.

Vernuccio’s View: Iran-North Korea: The Joint Nuclear Threat

The North Korean nuclear missile crisis, and the threat of Iran’s current advanced missiles and, due to the limitations of the Iran nuclear deal, the near future possession of atomic weapons may be two sides of the same dilemma. A Congressional […]

by · September 13, 2017 · Military, Vernuccio's View
Where The Pols Are, Primary Day

Where The Pols Are, Primary Day

Tuesday, September 12 Governor Cuomo is in Westchester County and New York City. Mayor Bill de Blasio voted in Park Slope at 7:30 a.m., stumps with Council candidate Alicka Samuel, Councilwoman Debi Rose and Assemblyman Francisco Moya, and holds his […]



Today is Primary Election Day in New York City. In Bronx County, there are contests for Mayor, Borough President and City Council. Polls are open from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM. The city’s official Voter Guide, available at http://voting.nyc/, has […]

by · September 12, 2017 · Editorials, Election News
One of two granite and marble plaques dedicated to the nearly 150 Bronxites who died in the attacks of 9/11.--Photo by David Greene

We Remember

We Remember By David Greene Nearly 100 turned out for a somber ceremony honoring the victims and heroes of the September 11th attacks, on Monday, September 11, the sixteenth anniversary of the terror attack. Nearly 150 individuals who were either […]

by · September 12, 2017 · News, Photos
New York Needs More Women in Public Office

New York Needs More Women in Public Office

Dear Editor, The undeniable “truth” – unlike the truths written by the seven key Founding Fathers who wrote our Constitution more than 200 years ago – is that Women are still not being treated equally in today’s world. But, why […]

by · September 11, 2017 · Letter to the Editor
The Lincoln Highway, The Great American Road Trip

The Lincoln Highway

Monday, September 11th — The route of the nation’s first coast-to-coast paved roadway was announced this week 105 years ago. Known as the Lincoln Highway, its combination of new roads linking existing metropolitan roads originally ran for nearly 3,400 miles […]

by · September 11, 2017 · History, Profile America
National September 11 Memorial & Museum

Where The Pols Are, September 11

Monday, September 11 Governor Cuomo is in New York City. 8:30 AM – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo will attend the September 11 Commemoration Ceremony. 1 World Trade Center, 200 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10006 8:30 AM – Mayor de […]

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb


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