Archive for January, 2018

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Vernuccio’s View: America Under Threat: A New Assessment

The Department of Defense has just released its new National Defense Strategy. In essence, it formally announces that the cold war is back in full swing, with a disturbing difference: this time, U.S. enemies extend far beyond just Moscow. To add to […]

Chairman Crowley on Republican Government Shutdown

Chairman Crowley on Republican Government Shutdown

Chairman Crowley on Republican Government Shutdown (Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the Republican government shutdown: “There may be no better demonstration of President Trump’s lack of leadership and inability to […]

by · January 23, 2018 · Bulletin Board
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Spence Jr. Could Be Next Sugar Ray

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Promoter Lou DiBella said that Errol Spence Jr. is in that category of Hall of Famer Sugar Ray Leonard. The undefeated IBF welterweight champion at the Barclays Center Saturday night continued his dominance by stopping […]

by · January 22, 2018 · Sports
Bronx Parks Speak Up, February 24

Bronx Parks Speak Up, February 24

Bronx Parks Speak Up, February 24, Lehman College, Music Bldg, 11AM

OPINION: ‘SAFE Act’ Deadline Causing Concerns Across State

OPINION: ‘SAFE Act’ Deadline Causing Concerns Across State

SAFE ACT DEADLINE CAUSING CONCERNS ACROSS NY By Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R-Canandaigua) When the SAFE Act was passed in 2013, few expected its implementation to go smoothly. The secretive and offensive process by which the bill was […]

by · January 22, 2018 · News, Op Ed, Opinion
Profile America: Oatmeal Month Begins

Profile America: Oatmeal Month Begins

Monday, January 22nd. Many sumptuous foods get their day — or month — in the sun by way of some commemoration. But even very basic, traditional and unexciting foods get a salute. For example, this is National Oatmeal Month, recognizing […]

Attend Borough President Diaz’s 2018 State of the Borough Address

Attend Borough President Diaz’s 2018 State of the Borough Address

by · January 21, 2018 · Bulletin Board
2018 Element of Hip Hop Awards

Save-the-Date: 2018 Element of Hip Hop Awards

Hosted by Windows of Hip Hop and the Office of Bronx Borough President Rubén Diaz Jr.

by · January 21, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Entertainment, Music, News
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

NYC Bans Women Smoking

Sunday, January 21st. You may think the aversion to smoking is a recent development, but the more things change, the more they resemble 1908. On this date that year, the New York City council passed an ordinance that made it […]

Matters of Faith: An Unbreakable Bond!

Matters of Faith: An Unbreakable Bond!

It was an unlikely friendship because David was selected by God to be Israel’s next king, and Jonathan was the son of the reigning king (Saul) and heir apparent to the throne.

by · January 21, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Breaking News: McConnell Sets Vote to Re-open Government for Monday 1 AM

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced plans for a vote early Monday morning on a bill to fund the government through Feb. 8. The move appeared designed to force Democrats to either agree to reopen the government without concessions […]

by · January 20, 2018 · Uncategorized
Where The Pols Are, January 21

Where The Pols Are, January 21

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in the New York City area with no public schedule. 11:00 a.m. – New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer releases audit on the MTA’s Access-A-Ride program. St. Catherine’s Park, East 68th Street and First Avenue, Manhattan. […]

NYC Council Member Andy King calls out H&M over an advertisement slammed as racist

NYC Council Member Andy King calls out H&M over an advertisement slammed as racist

by · January 20, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump Allowing Banks to ‘Redline’ Poor, Minority Neighborhoods

Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump Allowing Banks to ‘Redline’ Poor, Minority Neighborhoods

Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump Allowing Banks to ‘Redline’ Poor, Minority Neighborhoods (Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on reports that the Trump administration will reverse a decades-old rule that protects […]

by · January 20, 2018 · Bulletin Board
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Profile America: National Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists Week

Saturday, January 20th. Surgery has been practiced since the Stone Age, but the fearsome pain suffered by the patients of such procedures held back the practice for ages. This began to be resolved in the 19th century with the advent […]

by · January 20, 2018 · Profile America