Post Tagged with: "Mayor Bill de Blasio"

Where The Pols Are: De Blasio in the Bronx, June 27

Where The Pols Are: De Blasio in the Bronx, June 27

Tuesday, June 27 Governor Cuomo is in New York City. Comptroller Stringer has no public schedule.  8:00 AM – State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at an Association for a Better New York breakfast, Sheraton New York, Metro West Ballroom, 811 […]

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Where The Pols Are: Paul Massey In The Bronx, June 26

Monday, June 26, 2017 Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in New York City with no public schedule. Mayor Bill de Blasio visits a facility on Rikers Island and meets with correction officers and staff. 8:30 a.m. – New York City Public Advocate Letitia James delivers […]

Mayor Bill de Blasio does a resiliency walking tour of Sunset Harbour with Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine during the United States Conference of Mayors in Miami Beach, FL on Friday , June 23, 2017. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office

Where The Pols Are: De Blasio in Miami Beach, June 24

Saturday, June 24, 2017 Governor Cuomo is in the New York City area. Public Advocate Letitia James has no publicly scheduled events today. Comptroller Stringer has no public schedule. 10:45 AM — Mayor de Blasio will deliver remarks at the US […]

Where The Pols Are — June 23

Where The Pols Are — June 23

Friday, June 23 Governor Cuomo is in New York City. Comptroller Stringer has no public schedule. 9:00 AM – Public Advocate Letitia James Delivers Remarks at The Brooklyn School for Math and Research Commencement The Brooklyn School for Math and Research, […]

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

Where The Pols Are: June 21

Wednesday, June 21 Governor Cuomo is in Albany. Approximately 7:20 AM – Mayor Bill de Blasio Appears Live on WCBS 880 9:00 AM Lieutenant Governor Hochul Highlights NY’s Clean Energy Commitment at NY Solar (+Storage) Summit John Jay College, Gerald Lynch […]

OPINION: Public School Parents Deserve Transparency

OPINION: Public School Parents Deserve Transparency

Public School Parents Deserve Transparency By Devon Winston    When Bill de Blasio was Public Advocate, he talked a lot about transparency in government. Once, he even gave the NYC Department of Education a “D” in transparency for failing to […]

by · June 18, 2017 · Education News, Op Ed
OPINION: Bronx Public School Parents Want to be Heard

OPINION: Bronx Public School Parents Want to be Heard

By Cecilia Taveras When it comes to public education in the Bronx, Mayor de Blasio is better at talking than he is at listening. Last month, when the Mayor visited my borough for a week, he spent a lot of […]

by · June 18, 2017 · Education News, Op Ed
60th Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade Kicks Off at 11AM Sunday

60th Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade Kicks Off at 11AM Sunday

The 60th Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade will take place on New York City’s Fifth Avenue, Sunday, June 11, starting at 11am. The parade has been marred  by uproar over the controversial selection of ex-FALN leader Oscar Lopez Rivera for the inaugural […]

Rosanna Vargas, Esq, Bronx Commissioner, NYC Board of Elections.

Bronx Political Round-Up, May 14

                                The Dash For Cash in the Southeast Bronx  In District 18, Elvin Garcia leads in the dash for campaign cash. In his latest filing, […]

Opinion: School Safety

Opinion: School Safety

School Safety Op-Ed By Petra Milter Over the past few years, I’ve seen the name “Osman Couey” come up a lot in the local news. The Harlem teacher has repeatedly made headlines as a child abuser, accused of hurting numerous […]

by · May 10, 2017 · Education News, Op Ed
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers remarks at the end of the Castle Hill Little League Baseball ceremony in the Bronx on Saturday, May 1st 2017. Edwin J. Torres/Mayoral Photo Office.

Another Year and It’s Play Ball For Castle Hill Little League

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Little League Baseball gets exposure in mid August with a national televised event known as their World Series.  That only becomes part of the picture for youth baseball around the country and inner city because there […]

by · May 2, 2017 · Sports, Youth and Children
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