Archive for January, 2018

Remembering Late, Great Yankees Catcher and Captain Thurman Munson 

Remembering Late, Great Yankees Catcher and Captain Thurman Munson 

Jorge Posada, Carlos Beltran, David Robertson, T.J. Rivera and Justin Tuck to Receive Honors at 38th Annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner Tuesday night, February 6th in New York City ***Gala Benefits AHRC New York City Foundation*** New York — A […]

by · January 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Chairman Crowley Introduces  ‘A Better Deal for Queens and the Bronx’

Chairman Crowley Introduces ‘A Better Deal for Queens and the Bronx’

Chairman Crowley Introduces ‘A Better Deal for Queens and the Bronx’ (Queens, N.Y.) – Today, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) introduced A Better Deal for Queens and the Bronx – a collection of concrete legislative and advocacy efforts […]

by · January 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s Inaugural Ceremony – January 21

Councilman Mark Gjonaj’s Inaugural Ceremony – January 21

by · January 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
NYS Senator Adriano Espaillat, 31 SD.

State of the District Event — Rep. Adriano Espaillat, 2/1

Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) will hold his first State of the District Forum on Thursday, February 1, at the Vagelos Education Center Columbia University Medical Center located at 104 Haven Avenue in Upper Manhattan from 6:30 – 8:00 PM. The […]

Where The Pols Are, January 19

Governor Cuomo is in Albany with no public schedule. Comptroller Stringer has no public schedule. Approximately 10:00 AM – Mayor Bill de Blasio will appear live on WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show. 1:00 PM – Public Advocate Letitia James delivers […]

BP Diaz Announces “Hour New York Challenge”

BP Diaz Announces “Hour New York Challenge”

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ CHALLENGES NEW YORKERS TO GET CIVICALLY ENGAGED   BP Diaz announces “Hour New York Challenge” in partnership with the Civic engagement platform OrangeUGoing.com Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is kicking off the New Year by tackling […]

by · January 19, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Profile America: Hot Tea, Anyone?

Profile America: Hot Tea, Anyone?

Friday, January 19th. In the depths of winter, many Americans find soothing warmth in a cup of hot tea, be it herbal, ginseng, black, green or some exotic specialty blend. Lumped together, this appreciation of the brew underlies January’s National […]

by · January 19, 2018 · Profile America
Bronx Political Round Up: Salamanca Hits Gold

Bronx Political Round Up: Salamanca Hits Gold

Bronx Councilman Salamanca Lands Prestigous, Powerful Land Use Committee Last week, the New York City Council held its first Stated meeting of the year, where Council Members were assigned their new committee memberships. As chairman of the powerful and prestious […]

Actor Chazz Palminteri holds a framed street sign from his new collection.--Photo by David Greene

A Real Bronx Tale

By Ray Negron Last week there was a horrific fire in the Belmont section of the Bronx. Seven people perished in the blaze. Families destroyed forever.   When something like this happens, as a human being, you want to help out […]

by · January 18, 2018 · Entertainment, News
Bronx Arts Ensemble’s benefit concert honoring the 70th year of music legend Paquito D’Rivera

Bronx Arts Ensemble’s benefit concert honoring the 70th year of music legend Paquito D’Rivera

by · January 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Chairman Crowley Congratulates Recipients of Fulbright Award

Chairman Crowley Congratulates Recipients of Fulbright Award

Chairman Crowley Congratulates Recipients of Fulbright Award (Queens, N.Y.) – On Friday, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) congratulated Queens residents Alexandria Garcia, Jennifer Spindler, and Chelsea Raymond on the successful completion of the prestigious Fulbright Program. Additionally, Congressman […]

by · January 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Alex Rodriguez, NY Yankees

PEDs, Steroids and Cooperstown

By William Coppola The results of the voting for the 2018 class of new inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown will be announced next Wednesday.  Heading the list are Chipper Jones and Jim Thome, who are on […]

by · January 18, 2018 · Sports
Poison Control Prevention and Awareness Event – February 24

Poison Control Prevention and Awareness Event – February 24

by · January 18, 2018 · Bulletin Board
Americans got their first glimpse of an x-ray machine on this date in 1896 in an exhibit in New York City.

Profile America: X-Ray Machine

Thursday, January 18th. The X-ray machine, the first medical imaging device, was invented in Europe in the late 19th century. Americans got their first glimpse of this medical marvel on this date in 1896 in an exhibit in New York […]

by · January 18, 2018 · History, Profile America, Technology
Coalition of Constituent Groups Condemn Senator Klein’s Alleged Sexual Misconduct

Coalition of Constituent Groups Condemn Senator Klein’s Alleged Sexual Misconduct

Coalition of Constituent Groups Condemn Senator Klein’s Alleged Sexual Misconduct Bronx, NY – A coalition of grassroots groups joined forces Friday evening outside of Senator Klein’s Morris Park office to denounce both his alleged sexual misconduct as well as his personal attacks […]

by · January 18, 2018 · News