Federal Reserve Highly Committed to Bond-Buying Stimulus

By Jonathan Spicer and Jason Lange PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve is no less committed to highly accommodative policy now that it has trimmed its bond-buying stimulus, Ben Bernanke said on Friday in what could be

by · January 3, 2014 · Business

Crude Oil And Copper Drop As Dollar Value Rises

By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) – Copper futures dropped on Friday on concerns over Chinese growth and as the U.S. dollar strengthened, while crude oil extended recent losses and a global gauge of equities was little changed. Stocks ticked […]

by · January 3, 2014 · Business

MTA Subway Express Service Suspended.

Notification issued 1/3/14 at 3:55 PM. To facilitate snow removal and underground train storage, all express MTA Subway service will be suspended as of 5:45 PM tonight. Local service will remain in effect. Limited express service may resume tomorrow, Saturday, 1/4/14; however, […]

by · January 3, 2014 · Uncategorized

Manhattan Apartment Sales Boom

(Reuters) – Sales volumes of Manhattan apartments jumped 30 percent in the fourth quarter, a report on Friday showed, as buyers put aside concerns about the strength of the overall economy and pushed inventory levels to historic lows.

by · January 3, 2014 · Uncategorized
The U.S. Government Applies to The Supreme Court

The U.S. Government Applies to The Supreme Court

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government asked the Supreme Court on Friday not to allow Roman Catholic-affiliated groups a temporary exemption from a part of the Obamacare healthcare law that requires employers to

by · January 3, 2014 · Uncategorized

A heavy snowfall and dangerously low temperatures grip the northeastern United States

By Scott Malone and Victoria Cavaliere BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – A heavy snowfall and dangerously low temperatures gripped the northeastern United States on Friday, grounding flights, closing schools and

by · January 3, 2014 · Domestic News

Sledding in the Bronx

  Tomorrow, Saturday, January 4, 2014, from 11 – 3, there is FREE sledding at Crotona Park. This family friendly event is wonderful at this time of the year! Sleds will be provided by New York City Parks & Recreation. Please […]

by · January 3, 2014 · Uncategorized

Alternate Side Parking Regulations will be suspended citywide tomorrow, Saturday, January 4, 2014

Annie Boller 3:17pm Jan 3 Notification issued 1/3/14 at 3:05 PM. The New York City Department of Transportation has advised that Alternate Side Parking Regulations will be suspended citywide tomorrow, Saturday, January 4, 2014, to facilitate snow removal. Payment at […]

by · January 3, 2014 · Bulletin Board

The Bronx Council on the Arts & the Huntington Free Library present A “Journal Making” Workshop

The Bronx Council on the Arts and the Huntington Free Library present A “Journal Making” Workshop on Saturday, January 18, from 12:30-3:00pm. A Free, Family-Friendly Craft Workshop at Huntington Free Library (Bronx, NY – January 2, 2014) The Bronx Council […]

by · January 3, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Uncategorized

Tonight’s event has been CANCELLED

  Due to the weather, tonight’s event has been cancelled. If you’d like to donate a toy, please email  elais.m.rosado@facebook.com or veronice.verdad.3@facebook.com  

by · January 3, 2014 · Uncategorized

BronxMama Shares 50 Things To Do in the Bronx

50 Things To Do in the Bronx in 2014 December 30, 2013 By BronxMama Walk along one of the Bronx GreenWays Attend an Event at Bartow Pell Mansion  Museum Bring a sketch pad or camera to Wave Hill Hike in the Thain Family Forest […]

by · January 3, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Trebling tobacco tax globally would cut smoking by a third

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) – Trebling tobacco tax globally would cut smoking by a third and prevent 200 million premature deaths this century from lung cancer and other diseases, researchers

by · January 3, 2014 · Uncategorized

International lenders balk funding Solar Project in Morocco

By Aziz El Yaakoubi RABAT (Reuters) – A Moroccan solar project worth some $9 billion (6.6 billion euros) aimed at turning desert sun into lucrative power exports to Europe could be at risk as international lenders balk at

by · January 3, 2014 · Uncategorized

Community Support for Councilman Elect Richie Torres

This letter was originally posted on Facebook. Dear editor, We would like to express our full support for City Council Member-elect Ritchie Torres’ decision to back one of the most progressive and independent candidates for City Council Speaker

by · January 2, 2014 · Op Ed

Governor Cuomo Declares State of Emergency

Andrew M. Cuomo – Governor Governor Cuomo Declares State of Emergency as Winter Storm Hits New York State Printer-friendly version Separate winter weather storms combining to affect every corner of the State; road closures impacting Interstate 84, Interstate 87, and the Long […]

by · January 2, 2014 · Domestic News