Statement from Borough President Diaz: Upcoming Tax Lien Sale

Statement from Borough President Diaz: Upcoming Tax Lien Sale

STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ RE: Upcoming Tax Lien Sale “The New York City Department of Finance’s tax lien sale scheduled for this Friday must be postponed. Dozens of non-profit organizations in my borough, including many houses of worship, have […]

by · May 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board
National Organization for Women NYC Endorses Amanda Farias for 18th City Council District

National Organization for Women NYC Endorses Amanda Farias for 18th City Council District

NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN NYC ENDORSES AMANDA FARIAS FOR 18TH CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT Momentum Continues to Build for Farias (Bronx, NY) Today, the National Organization for Women New York City (NOW-NYC) announced their support for Amanda Farias, Democratic Candidate for […]

Senator Klein Honors Community Leader Antonia Figueroa at Annual New York State Women of Distinction Celebration

Senator Klein Honors Community Leader Antonia Figueroa at Annual New York State Women of Distinction Celebration

Senator Klein Honors Community Leader Antonia Figueroa at Annual New York State Women of Distinction Celebration Albany, NY – Senator Jeff Klein honored Antonia Figueroa, Female Democratic District Leader in the 85th Assembly District, at the annual Women of Distinction […]

by · May 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Chairman Crowley on FBI Director James Comey

Chairman Crowley on FBI Director James Comey

Chairman Crowley on FBI Director James Comey (Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on President Trump’s decision to fire FBI Director James Comey: “Director Comey’s dismissal is extremely troubling. President Trump fired […]

by · May 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board
BP DIAZ KICKS-OFF BRONX WEEK 2017

BP DIAZ KICKS-OFF BRONX WEEK 2017

BP DIAZ KICKS-OFF BRONX WEEK 2017 Prince Royce, Funkmaster Flex, Selenis Leyva & Dr. Manny Villafaña Make Up the 20th Class of the Bronx Walk of Fame Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. was joined by hundreds of proud Bronxites […]

by · May 19, 2017 · Bulletin Board
NYS DEPARTMENT OF LABOR RECOGNIZES BRONX DA OFFICE FOR RETURNING $1.1 MILLION FROM UNEMPLOYMENT FRAUD CASES

NYS DEPARTMENT OF LABOR RECOGNIZES BRONX DA OFFICE FOR RETURNING $1.1 MILLION FROM UNEMPLOYMENT FRAUD CASES

by · May 19, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Op-Ed: Electronic Payment Technology Paving the Road for Economic Opportunity

Op-Ed: Electronic Payment Technology Paving the Road for Economic Opportunity

Electronic Payment Technology Paving the Road for Economic Opportunity For millions of people across New York City’s five boroughs, each morning begins with an essential commute via bus, subway or train. But for the 20 percent of New Yorkers living […]

by · May 19, 2017 · Op Ed
Chairman Crowley on Israeli Independence Day

Chairman Crowley on Israeli Independence Day

Chairman Crowley on Israeli Independence Day (Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley issued the following statement on Israeli Independence Day: “Today, the people of Israel are celebrating Yom Ha’atzmaut, 69 years after the founding of the State […]

by · May 19, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Bronx Week Parade & Festival – May 21st

Bronx Week Parade & Festival – May 21st

by · May 19, 2017 · Bulletin Board
Judge of the Civil Court of the City of New York and Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York

Civil and Supreme Court Judicial Screening Interviews, Saturday, May 13

In early May, the Independent Judicial Screening Committee of Bronx Democratic County Committee (IJSC) concluded the application submission period for candidates interested in the elected judicial positions that will occur in the 2017 election cycle in and for the County […]

Red-Tailed Hawks now watch over the students and faculty of Bronx Community College in University Heights.--Photo by David Greene

Hawk Sightings on the Rise [PHOTOS]

Hawk Sightings on the Rise by David Greene Sightings of Red-tailed Hawks along Webster Avenue in Claremont Village or near the DeWitt Clinton High School along Mosholu Parkway have been regular occurrences for years however, in the last several weeks […]

by · May 19, 2017 · Local News, News, Photos
Truman’s Pearl Fletcher goes for pin during 112lb. championship match against Cardozo’s Nian Chen, during the Welcome Wolverine Tournament at the Bronx High School of Science in the Bronx, on Saturday April 8, 2017. (Photo credit: Robert Cole)

Truman Girls Sweep ‘Beat The Streets’ Wrestling Tourney

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Chloe Cabrera was introduced on a hot day in the middle of Times Square in midtown. The 15-year old was on a mat  late Wednesday afternoon and in the spotlight representing Truman High School as the […]

by · May 19, 2017 · Sports, Women, Youth and Children
Bronx officials led by Democratic County Chairman Marcos Crespo, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Senator Jeff Klein, Senator Jamal Bailey, Council Member Cohen, Council Member Gibson, Council Member Palma, Council Member Salamanca, Assemblyman Dinowitz, Assemblyman Michael Benedetto, and Assemblyman Victor Pichardo announced their support for Democrat Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj in his campaign for City Council.

Bronx Dems Endorse Gjonaj For City Council Seat

Bronx Democratic County Committee Announces Support for Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj for New York City Council On Thursday, the Bronx County Democratic Committee gathered at their Eastchester Road headquarters to announce their support for Assembly Member Mark Gjonaj in his campaign […]

Fordham Soccer Player Awarded by A-10 Conference

Fordham Soccer Player Awarded by A-10 Conference

Fordham University Soccer Player is a Recipient of A-10 Scholarship   The Atlantic 10 Conference announced Wednesday its A-10 Postgraduate Scholarship recipients for 2017. Fordham University soccer player, Turner Block, a psychology major,  was a recipient of the A-10 Scholarship. […]

by · May 19, 2017 · Sports
During WWII, there was a nation wide Victory Speed Limit of 35 mph. | Retronaut | Pinterest

Profile America: Gasoline Rationing and “Victory Speed”

Friday, May 19 — Gas prices are a frequent cause for consumer complaint — but at least purchases aren’t restricted, as they were beginning this month in 1942. That’s when 17 states began rationing gasoline to help the fight World War […]