OPINION: Shining A Light On Transit Priorities

OPINION: Shining A Light On Transit Priorities

TRANSIT PRIORITIES NEED TO BE PUT IN A NEW LIGHT by Assemblyman Brian Kolb The “Summer of Hell” New York City commuters are facing makes upstate New Yorkers feel lucky. The deterioration of the city’s mass transit system has resulted in […]

by · July 23, 2017 · Op Ed, Transportation
Goumba Johnny Headlines Comedy Night at Empire City Casino on July 26th

Goumba Johnny Headlines Comedy Night at Empire City Casino on July 26th

Goumba Johnny Headlines Comedy Night at Empire City Casino on July 26th Yonkers, NY — Popular Bronx-born comedian and former football player turned entrepreneur turned radio host and more, Goumba Johnny, will perform at Empire City Casino’s Comedy Night on […]

Official Statement from Alliance to Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease Spokesperson Daryn Cline

Official Statement from Alliance to Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease Spokesperson Daryn Cline

Official Statement from Alliance to Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease Spokesperson Daryn Cline: The New York City Health Department announced that trace amounts of Legionella bacteria have been found in some of the cooling towers it recently tested in Lenox Hill. As […]

by · July 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Health
ul 19, 2017; New York, NY, USA; New York City FC defender Alexander Callens (6) heads the ball against Toronto FC forward Jordan Hamilton (22) during the second half at Yankee Stadium. Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

NYCFC Can’t Secure Win at Home

By Lenny Ortiz Toronto FC made their way into the Bronx Wednesday evening for a much anticipated Eastern semifinals rematch that saw the Reds embarrass NYCFC 7-0 on aggregate in the two game set. Both sides seemed eager to get […]

by · July 23, 2017 · Sports
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Where The Pols Are, July 23

Sunday, July 23 Governor Andrew Cuomo is in the New York City area. 11:00 AM – City Comptroller Scott Stringer delivers remarks at First Baptist Church of East Elmhurst Sunday Worship. 100-10 Astoria Boulevard, East Elmhurst, Queens 11:30 AM Mayor […]

Parents’ Day

Parents’ Day

Sunday, July 23 — Today is Parents’ Day — an annual public observance similar to Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, but not an official holiday with gifts and greetings cards. And because it dates only from 1994, not as well […]

by · July 23, 2017 · Profile America
Matters of Faith: AN UNUSUAL PAIR

Matters of Faith: AN UNUSUAL PAIR

Ecclesiates 3:1-4 (KJV) To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that […]

by · July 23, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Ground Breaking of Saw Mill Playground – July 24th

Ground Breaking of Saw Mill Playground – July 24th

by · July 22, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Parks
FIFTH ANNUAL BOLLYWOOD IN THE BRONX

FIFTH ANNUAL BOLLYWOOD IN THE BRONX

“Celebrating diversity and culture in the borough” On Saturday, July 29, 2017, The Westchester Square BID along with Council Member James Vacca, the Bharati Dance Academy and several Community Groups will be hosting the 5th Annual Bollywood in The Bronx, […]

Shoot Hoops Not Guns: Celebrity Basketball Game Presented by Councilman King – August 4th

Shoot Hoops Not Guns: Celebrity Basketball Game Presented by Councilman King – August 4th

by · July 21, 2017 · Bulletin Board
49th Precinct “34th Annual National Night Out Against Crime” – August 1st

49th Precinct “34th Annual National Night Out Against Crime” – August 1st

by · July 21, 2017 · Bulletin Board
BRONX DA: BRONX MAN INDICTED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER IN STRAY BULLET SHOOTING OF 5-YEAR-OLD BOY

BRONX DA: BRONX MAN INDICTED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER IN STRAY BULLET SHOOTING OF 5-YEAR-OLD BOY

Op-Ed: Combating Gun Violence by Senator Kevin Parker

Op-Ed: Combating Gun Violence by Senator Kevin Parker

by · July 21, 2017 · Op Ed
NY Liberty defeat Connecticut Sun,  96-80, on Camp Day in front of 17,443 at MSG.

NY LIBERTY: THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT

By Luis Vazquez The New York Liberty brought their special superpower to Madison Square Garden Wednesday afternoon to match up against the Connecticut Sun, the Eastern Conference frontrunners. It was kid power and when it’s unleashed, New York rarely fails. […]

by · July 21, 2017 · Sports
Heat Advisory in Effect

Heat Advisory in Effect

HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING