Post Tagged with: "NY City Council"

Bronx Political Buzz: Ayala Appears as Only Woman to Win

Bronx Political Buzz: Ayala Appears as Only Woman to Win

After taking a summer hiatus, The Bronx Chronicle’s Political Buzz column is back. Only One of Three Women Candidates Emerged Victorious Bronx County Democrats took one on the chin as it appears the organization failed to deliver the Bronx portion […]

Former Council Candidate Julio Pabon Testifies at CFB Meeting

Former Council Candidate Julio Pabon Testifies at CFB Meeting

On Thursday morning, former Council District 17 candidate Julio Pabon offered testimony about his campaign’s experience participating in the NYC Campaign Finance Board’s matching funds program. Mr. Pabon offered compliments to the CFB compliance staff and was mildly critical of […]

NYC Council District 8 Debate, 8/24

NYC Council District 8 Debate, 8/24

Residents of El Barrio, East Harlem, South Bronx, Randall’s Island or Mott Haven are invited to Thursday’s debate between the democratic candidates running for New York City Council in District 8. Be part of the live audience at Manhattan Neighborhood […]

Diana Ayala (@DianaAyala2017) _ Twitter

Is Council Speaker Using City Resources to Tout Aide’s Campaign

On Monday, a tipster told the Bronx Chronicle that Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito was seen chauffeuring her handpicked heir Diana Ayala to campaign events in her city car (escorted by her NYPD security detail) last weekend. On Saturday, Speaker Mark-Viverito […]

by · July 26, 2017 · Bronx Politics, News
Community Voices Heard City Council Forum, 7/26

Community Voices Heard City Council Forum, 7/26

Join Community Voices Heard, WeACT and DREAM on July 26, 6-8pm for our Council District 8 candidate forum,where local residents are hearing directly from the candidates. Come to 1991 2nd Avenue in East Harlem. Bring your concerns and questions. And […]

John “Bronx Tax Man” Cerini Announces For City Council

John “Bronx Tax Man” Cerini Announces For City Council

Last Saturday, local small business owner, John Cerini declared his candidacy for New York City Council at the Bronx Republican County Committee’s Grand Opening of its field office open house event in Pelham Bay.   Cerini, owner of the well-known 30 […]

by · February 3, 2017 · Bronx Politics
WYSK: Kudos to State Senators for Blocking Nickle Plastic Bag Tax

WYSK: Kudos to State Senators for Blocking Nickle Plastic Bag Tax

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW:  Kudos to Senator Simcha Felder and Senator José Peralta By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz District 32 Bronx  You should know that on January 17, 2017, the New York State Senate voted to protect our senior citizens, […]

by · January 23, 2017 · What You Should Know
Join the City Council At The West Indian-American Day Parade, 9/5

Join the City Council At The West Indian-American Day Parade, 9/5

Looking for something fun and cultural to do this Labor Day Monday (September 5)? Then come march with the New York City Council in the 49th Annual West Indian-American Day Parade! This annual celebration of Caribbean culture and pride is one […]

Op-Ed — Council Pay Raise and Populist Anger

Op-Ed — Council Pay Raise and Populist Anger

It’s obscene that the NY City Council voted itself a 32%, $36,0000 retroactive pay raise.

by · February 7, 2016 · Op Ed
We Stay/Nos Quedamos, Bronx Chronicle and Others Are Hosting 17th CO Candidates Forum, 1/27

We Stay/Nos Quedamos, Bronx Chronicle and Others Are Hosting 17th CO Candidates Forum, 1/27

BRONX, NY — Nos Quedamos, Bronx Chronicle, Bronxnet and other community organizations are sponsoring a 17 City Council District Candidates Forum on Wednesday, January 27 at Pregones Theater (575 Walton Avenue), 5:30 – 9:00 PM. Due to the venue’s limited […]

Letter To The Editor — AirBnB

Letter To The Editor — AirBnB

Dear Editor, Last Friday, our community gathered together at City Hall to speak out against an extreme home sharing bill aiming to discourage New Yorkers from sharing their homes. This bill unfairly targets New Yorkers and their families by seeking to […]

Today’s Verdict: LEVELING THE PLAYING FIELD FOR TENANTS IN HOUSING COURT

Today’s Verdict: LEVELING THE PLAYING FIELD FOR TENANTS IN HOUSING COURT

LEVELING THE PLAYING FIELD FOR TENANTS IN HOUSING COURT By David Lesch, Esq.  As our New York sports teams enter the postseason, and as of this morning the Yankees now have an extended vacation, it is clear that when a […]

by · October 11, 2015 · Housing, Today's Verdict
Polanco Politics: Donald Trump, Criminal Aliens and Our City Council

Polanco Politics: Donald Trump, Criminal Aliens and Our City Council

Polanco Politics by Juan Carlos Polanco, Esq., MBA Hard to think the man whose name shrouds so many places in Gotham could be so sophomoric as to make awful and reckless statements about Mexicans and undocumented immigrants. What’s even more […]

by · July 10, 2015 · Polanco Politics