Runners make their way from the outer boroughs before reaching the Bronx and heading to the finish line in Central Park.--Photo by David Greene

Hundreds Support Marathon Runners

Hundreds of Bronxites greeted the 50,000 expected participants of this year’s New York City Marathon, held on Sunday, November 5. Two-time world champion Geoffrey Kamworor of Kenya won the race with a time of 2:10:56. Fellow Kenyan Wilson Kipsang was […]

by · November 7, 2017 · Sports
Sanitation Service Alerts for Election Day and Veterans Day

Sanitation Service Alerts for Election Day and Veterans Day

Sanitation Service Alerts for Election Day and Veterans Day Election Day: The New York City Department of Sanitation announced that there would be no garbage, recycling nor organics collection on Election Day, Tuesday, November 7, 2017. Residents who normally receive Tuesday garbage and organics collection should place their […]

by · November 7, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Chairman Crowley Statement on the Start of Open Enrollment

Chairman Crowley Statement on the Start of Open Enrollment

Chairman Crowley Statement on the Start of Open Enrollment (Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement on the start of the open enrollment period for 2018: “Today marks the beginning of the open […]

by · November 7, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Endor Community Gardens

Senator Klein, Assemblyman Dinowitz & Council Member Cohen successful in push for better lighting at Riverdale site where 9/11 memorial plaque was stolen

Senator Klein, Assemblyman Dinowitz & Council Member Cohen successful in push for better lighting at Riverdale site where 9/11 memorial plaque was stolen Bronx, NY – After Senator Jeff Klein, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and Council Member Andrew Cohen wrote a […]

by · November 7, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Taking It To the Street’s: NFL Players Kneeling During the National Anthem

Taking It To the Street’s: NFL Players Kneeling During the National Anthem

Taking It To the Street’s by David Greene This week we asked sports fans their thoughts on the NFL players protest of kneeling during the National Anthem. “There kneeling for a good cause. The way the world is right now, […]

by · November 7, 2017 · Opinion, Photos
Word of the Day: November 6, 2017

Word of the Day: November 6, 2017

Odoriferous Definition: (adjective) Having a natural fragrance. Synonyms: Sweet-smelling, Perfumed, Scented, Odorous, Sweet Usage: There were large bottles filled with serpents, ticketed according to their species; dried lizards shone like emeralds set in great squares of black wood, and bunches […]

by · November 6, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Whose Birthday Is It? November 6, 2017

Whose Birthday Is It? November 6, 2017

Joanna the Mad (1479) Joanna was the first queen regnant of both Castile and Aragon, which would become modern Spain. Though Joanna likely suffered from depression, the extent of her mental illness may have been exaggerated for political reasons. Throughout […]

by · November 6, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Quote of the Day: November 6, 2017

Quote of the Day: November 6, 2017

The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words. George Eliot (1819-1880)

by · November 6, 2017 · Bulletin Board
7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Wrath

7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Wrath

By Ruth Papazian   7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Wrath Numerous media reports about Mayor Bill de Blasio (a/k/a De Zastero) include the words “lashed out” in the hed or lede, and New York Post calls him “America’s […]

by · November 6, 2017 · Opinion
7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Sloth

7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Sloth

By Ruth Papazian   7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Sloth Rolling into his City Hall office at 10 a.m. after working out at a gym near his home in Brooklyn, Mayor Bill de Blasio (a/k/a De Zastero) habitually crashes […]

by · November 6, 2017 · Opinion
Senator Jeff Klein announces $1 million in funding for Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Senator Jeff Klein announces $1 million in funding for Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Senator Jeff Klein announces $1 million in funding for Albert Einstein College of Medicine Grant will be used for upgrades to The Rose F. Kennedy Center to support new Brain Sciences Initiative Bronx, NY – Senator Jeff Klein announced $1 […]

by · November 6, 2017 · Bulletin Board
7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Pride

7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Pride

By Ruth Papazian   7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Pride Mayor Bill de Blasio’s (a/k/a De Zastero) time is simply more valuable than yours—unless you’re a donor:   He arrived 20 minutes late to the 13th annual memorial ceremony for the 265 […]

by · November 6, 2017 · Opinion
Chairman Crowley Statement on the Shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs

Chairman Crowley Statement on the Shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs

Chairman Crowley Statement on the Shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs (Queens, N.Y.) – House Democratic Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement on the mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas that killed at least 26 […]

by · November 6, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Developing Business Partnerships Workshop – November 13

Developing Business Partnerships Workshop – November 13

REGISTER HERE to attend Developing Business Partnerships on Monday 11/13! In this workshop, you’ll gain the skills to build strong relationships with small and large businesses. Learn how to engage local businesses in the work of your park group, including providing in-kind donations, supporting […]

by · November 6, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Parks
7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Lust

7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Lust

By Ruth Papazian   7 Deadly Sins of Mayor De Zastero: Lust Mayor Bill de Blasio (a/k/a De Zastero) deeply desires national name recognition. So much, that he spent four days in Iowa to caucus for Hillary Clinton in early […]

by · November 6, 2017 · Opinion