Post Tagged with: "Mayor Bill de Blasio"

Dwight "Doc" Gooden Day at City Hall. Pictured (left to right), Ray Negron, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Doc Gooden. Credit: Ray Negron.

Mayor Honors Doc Gooden With Key To The City

By Ray Negron In October 1986, the New York Mets won the World Series and were riding through the Canyon Of Heroes with then-Mayor Ed Koch as well as team co-owners, Fred Wilson and Nelson Doubleday. The lone person missing […]

by · April 29, 2017 · Sports
‘City Hall in Your Borough’ Comes to The Bronx in May

‘City Hall in Your Borough’ Comes to The Bronx in May

On Twitter, Bronx BP Ruben Diaz announced that the next stop on Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “City Hall in Your Borough” tour will be The Bronx. Sometime in late May, City Hall will relocate to 851 Grand Concourse for the week. […]

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Health Commissioner Mary Bassett and City Council Members announce sweeping legislation to curb smoking and tobacco usage. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office

New Efforts At Reducing Cigarette Smoking

  On Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a series of legislative proposals aimed at reducing the number of smokers in New York City by 160,000 over the next three years. De Blasio said, “big tobacco is public enemy […]

First Lady Chirlane McCray formally releases her baby book “Love Is/El Amor Es.” The First Lady and Deputy Mayor Richard Buery visit three city libraries to greet New Yorkers and read the new book aloud to young children and babies.  Brooklyn Central Library.  Wednesday, July 15, 2015.  Credit: Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office.

Opinion: Pulling Strings By Elites Isn’t Fair

By Patricia Huertas   When my oldest son, William, was entering first grade, I entered him in a lottery for one of New York City’s high performing public charter schools. I signed William up for a public charter school because […]

by · April 19, 2017 · Education, Op Ed
Mayor de Blasio Appoints Two to Rent Guidelines Board

Mayor de Blasio Appoints Two to Rent Guidelines Board

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced two new appointments to the Rent Guidelines Board: David Reiss, a Brooklyn Law School professor specialized in property law, and Hilary Botein, a professor at Baruch College’s Marxe School of Public and International Affairs. […]

by · March 30, 2017 · Housing, News
Op-Ed: Mr. Mayor, Treat Charter Schools Fairly

Op-Ed: Mr. Mayor, Treat Charter Schools Fairly

By Lester Long Accountability is one of the core values we instill in every scholar who walks through the doors of a South Bronx Classical Charter School. We teach our students that they should hold themselves, and those around them, […]

by · March 29, 2017 · Education News, Op Ed
A mourner holds memorial service program for fallen EMT member Yadira Arroyo. Photo by David Greene

Tears of Grief for Fallen EMT Yadira Arroyo

by David Greene Thousands of mourners lined University Avenue to say goodbye to fallen Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Yadira Arroyo, who was struck and killed as she attempted to stop a carjacker from stealing her ambulance in the Soundview section […]

by · March 27, 2017 · News
WINTER STORM WARNING: STELLA LOOMS

WINTER STORM WARNING: STELLA LOOMS

NYC Mayor’s Office declares state of emergency beginning at midnight.New Yorkers urged to stay off the streets.

by · March 14, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Government, News
Affordable Care Act Deadline Looms  — Sign up today

Affordable Care Act Deadline Looms — Sign up today

We can help you sign up for health insurance By Mayor Bill de Blasio A few weeks ago I met a man from the South Bronx named Wellington. He was diagnosed with cancer and lost his health insurance. The City […]

by · January 30, 2017 · Government, Health, Op Ed
Mayor de Blasio, City Pols Commemorate MLK Day at NAN

Mayor de Blasio, City Pols Commemorate MLK Day at NAN

Let us remember Dr. King as someone who was an activist, an agitator, [a man who] refused to back down.

by · January 17, 2017 · News, Politics
Together as One NYC Interfaith Event, January 26

Together as One NYC Interfaith Event, January 26

Special Invitation from the NYPD and Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit. Join police, clergy, community members, youth and business leaders for a special interfaith service, Together as One NYC, at the Latino Pastoral Action Center located at 14 West 170th Street (betw. […]

Happy New Year 2017

WYSK: My wishes and petitions for the New Year

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW: My wishes and petitions for the New Year By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz You should know that traditionally, the night of December 31st, we all get together with our families and close friends and when the clock […]

by · December 28, 2016 · What You Should Know
Political Buzz: Would-Be de Blasio Challengers Need To ‘Grow A Pair’, Blake Adds DNC Support

Political Buzz: Would-Be de Blasio Challengers Need To ‘Grow A Pair’, Blake Adds DNC Support

Union Leader: de Blasio’s Would-Be Challengers Need To ‘Grow A Pair’ During a recent cocktail party a boisterous anti-de Blasio labor leader growled that Comptroller Scott Stringer (and fellow Democrats: Diaz, Adams, James) should “grow a pair [of balls]” instead […]

It is a Disgrace that Phase 1 of the Second Avenue Subway has Taken 50 Years

It is a Disgrace that Phase 1 of the Second Avenue Subway has Taken 50 Years

It is a Disgrace that Phase 1 of the Second Avenue Subway has Taken 50 Years and Cost us $5B Dollars WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz You should know that the Official Groundbreaking to mark the […]

by · December 20, 2016 · What You Should Know
What Are Your Electeds Doing Today — Correction 

What Are Your Electeds Doing Today — Correction 

Monday, December 19 All 538 Electors from all 50 States and the District of Columbia will officially cast their ballots for President and Vice President of the United States today. 9:45​ AM — Governor Cuomo Makes an Announcement at the Museum of […]

by · December 19, 2016 · Bulletin Board, News