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Councilman Andy King (D-Bronx)

Bronx Political Round Up: State of the City’s Juvenile Justice System

Political Independent Gene DeFrancis Readies GOP Bid for State Assembly New York Assembly candidate (8oth AD) Gene DeFrancis became the official nominee of the Republican Party of Bronx County back February 13, 2018. DeFrancis joins Democrat Nathalia Fernandez in the […]

What is Rosh Hashanah 

What is Rosh Hashanah 

Tonight at sundown, Jews in New York and across the world began observing the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah. This is a time of reflection over what the past year has brought, and a time of prayer, hope, and optimism […]

by · September 20, 2017 · Cultures, Holidays, Religion
Where The Pols Are, September 20

Where The Pols Are, September 20

At 9AM Rep. José Serrano hosts a ceremony renaming the Morris Heights Post Office for Dr. Roscoe Brown, 2024 Jerome Ave., Bronx.

by · September 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Community Events, News
Where The Pols Are, September 18

Where The Pols Are, September 18

Monday, September 18 Governor Andrew Cuomo is in New York City. 11:00 AM Governor Cuomo is Guest on The Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC. Listen live here 11:00 AM Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. speaks at the groundbreaking ceremony […]

Where The Pols Are, July25

Where The Pols Are, July25

Tuesday, July 25 Governor Andrew Cuomo is in New York City. Mayor Bill de Blasio will be in New York City and there are no public events scheduled. 9:00 AM – Public Advocate Letitia James delivers remarks at the Shema […]

Bronx Political Buzz: Silent Serrano, OLR and more

Bronx Political Buzz: Silent Serrano, OLR and more

Serrano Silent on Oscar Lopez Rivera/National  PR Parade Controversy New York’s senior Puerto Rican elected official has been strangely silent about the drama surrounding the National Puerto Rican Parade’s controversial selection of ex-FALN leader Oscar López Rivera for the first-ever “National […]

Assembly Member Robert J. Rodriguez, NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito, and NYS Senator Jose Serrano. (NYS Assembly)

Bronx Political Buzz — Another Albany Lawmaker Gets Bronx Dems Nod

Assemblyman Robert Rodriguez Wins Bronx Dems Nod Bronx County Dems led by Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, have given their nod to another Albany lawmaker seeking a vacant Bronx City Council vacancy. East Harlem Assemblyman Robert Rodriguez is looking to replace Council […]

Credit: NY Daily News

Bronx Political Buzz: Michael Blake Apologizes

Political Fallout Over Contribution Refund  “Michael Blake is dead to Senator Diaz,” reports a Bronx Democratic party operative after the Morrisania assemblyman and DNC vice chair rescinded a $1000 donation to Diaz’s city council campaign committee. The fierce backlash prompted […]

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, […]

(Pictured) Public Advocate Letitia James, REBNY President John Banks, Mayor Bill de Blasio and developer Hal Fetner of Fetner Properties.

Political Buzz: REBNY Gala, Blake and the IDC

  Republican Bizman John Cerini to Announce 13th Council Bid Tomorrow Local small business owner, John Cerini, will announce his candidacy for New York City Council during the Bronx GOP’s field office grand opening/open house this Saturday, January 28 at […]

Senator Gillibrand Boards the Blake for DNC Vice-Chair Train.

Senator Gillibrand Boards the Blake for DNC Vice-Chair Train.

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) endorses Bronx Assemblyman Michael Blake for DNC Vice-Chair. In a statement circulated by Assemblyman Michael Blake, Sen. Gillibrand explained her endorsement of his run for vice-chair of the Democratic National Committee: “Michael Blake has the determination, […]

by · January 24, 2017 · News, Politics
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Northwestern Makes a Statement: New Era Pinstripe Bowl Champion

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Pittsburgh came up short  in their ninth straight Bowl appearance as Northwestern won their second consecutive bowl game, 31-24.  The New Era Pinstripe Bowl once again had a feel of championship contest from the opening kickoff to […]

by · December 29, 2016 · Sports
NY City Hall -- Council Chambers, East Wing

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 […]

Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) is a DNC Vice Chair, Assistant Whip for House Democrats, and is currently running for re-election as DNC Vice Chair.

Two NY Lawmakers Declare for DNC Vice Chair Posts

Interesting political buzz surrounds Assemblyman Michael Blake’s highly publicized run for Democratic National Committee (DNC) Vice Chair. Queens Rep. Grace Meng — NY’s first Asian American Member of Congress — is a current vice chair who was elected last year […]

by · December 22, 2016 · News, Politics
Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj

Bronx Political RoundUp,: Gjonaj Announces Council Run

Council District 13 in Morris Park Race Heats Up Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj, as expected, has thrown his hat into the ring in the contest to replace popular but term-limited City Councilman Jimmy Vacca in the Bronx’s 13 District. Gjonaj made […]

by · December 14, 2016 · Bronx Political Round Up, Politics