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SENATE PASSES BILL EXPEDITING INVESTIGATIONS OF MISSING CHILDREN

Measure Would Facilitate CPS Record Release to Law Enforcement When Needed (Albany,  NY) On Monday, the New York State Senate gave final passage to legislation that would expedite access to critical information in missing child cases. The bill (S3520A), sponsored […]

by · March 17, 2015 · Crime, Government, News
Bronxites Split on ‘Going Green’ Initiative

Bronxites Split on ‘Going Green’ Initiative

Residents of the Bronx generally seem to favor the move towards a more environmentally friendly and sustainable means of living and production in the United States. Picking up steam in recent years, the ‘going green’ initiative seeks to shrink and […]

by · March 16, 2015 · Environment
Easter Festivities Begin In Rome

Easter Festivities Begin In Rome

CHIAVARI, Italy – For the past few days the Italian television airwaves have been taken over by the religious Easter festivities in Rome. Here in Italy the celebrations officially start on Holy Thursday with the Mass of Chrism, (holy anointing oil).  […]

by · March 15, 2015 · Faith, Religion
MATTERS OF FAITH: People in Your Life, Your Life in People

MATTERS OF FAITH: People in Your Life, Your Life in People

I was privileged to attend the homegoing services for a man who truly transformed lives and impacted communities on an international level. I called this man “friend.” As I reflected on the more than 30 years I’ve known him, I […]

by · March 15, 2015 · Daily Living, Faith
Lenore Skenazy: We are using too broad a definition of sex offender.

Free Range Kids: Is a 21 yr-old With a 15 yr-old Girlfriend a “Sex Offender” for the Next 25 Years?

If you think of all kids under the age of 18 as the same, you get crazy laws like no child under 18 can be left unsupervised. Wacky. You also get sex offender labels that make no sense. In Ohio, […]

by · March 15, 2015 · Crime, Family
Congressman José E. Serrano stands in solidarity with members of 32BJ SEIU at a rally outside Bronx Borough Hall to demand fair wages and work benefits. (03/11/2015)

Serrano and 32BJ Residential Workers Rally

(The Bronx, NY)  Congressman José E. Serrano joined hundreds of 32BJ SEIU residential workers on Wednesday March 11 at a rally outside Bronx Borough Hall to demand fair wages and work benefits. Thousands of residential service workers who work in […]

Bronx Jobs and the Environment: Beyond the Zero Sum

Bronx Jobs and the Environment: Beyond the Zero Sum

On Wednesday March 18, the Center for Bronx Nonprofits presents a public conversation on Bronx Jobs and the Environment, 11:30 AM -1:00 PM, on the second floor of the Savoy Building, 120 East 149th Street in the Bronx. Christina Ficicchia, Executive Director, Empire […]

The Politics of Obama and Netanyahu

By Richard Brodsky The Netanyahu speech was smart and informative. It crystallized two parallel problems. First, and most important: what’s the right thing to do about Iran and its nuclear capacity? There are big, big questions to be answered. Would […]

by · March 13, 2015 · Op Ed
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.

BP Diaz Teams Up with Big Brothers, Big Sisters

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joins Big Brothers Big Sisters  for Day of Service (Bronx NY) Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. recently joined Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City (BBBS of NYC) for a Day of […]

Judge Rules For Bronx Mom In Teacher Tenure Suit

Judge Rules For Bronx Mom In Teacher Tenure Suit

SI Judge Denies Teachers Union’s Motion To Dismiss Davids v. New York  (Bronx, NY) Opponents of New York State’s teacher tenure laws won a small but important victory when a Staten Island judge allowed Davids v. New York, a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality […]

by · March 13, 2015 · Education News
BronxTalk: Jerome-Cromwell Re-Zoning, Part 1 (Video)

BronxTalk: Jerome-Cromwell Re-Zoning, Part 1 (Video)

‘The Jerome Avenue Study’, plans to create a new Bronx community on 73 blocks along Jerome Avenue.

Demystifying development for the Jerome Avenue Rezoning project

Demystifying development for the Jerome Avenue Rezoning project

What should take place on Jerome Avenue  By Fernando P. Tirado At the Bronx Parks Speak Up event at Lehman College on February 28th, I was very surprised to find members of the Department of City Planning discussing the proposed […]

by · March 9, 2015 · Op Ed
Why call the cops when you could lend a hand?

Free Range Kids: Would You Call 911 on a Parent?

Shouldn’t We Trust Parents To Make The Right Decision Post by contributor, Lenore Skenazy This excellent essay by Tracy Cutchlow in The Washington Post talks about how can we create community, trust and kindness — not to mention some kiddie self-reliance — instead […]

by · March 9, 2015 · Crime, Family
Elected Officials Mourn The Passing of Cardinal Egan

Elected Officials Mourn The Passing of Cardinal Egan

Statement of Governor Andrew Cuomo “I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Edward Cardinal Egan. Throughout his life, Cardinal Egan encouraged others to devote themselves to the greater good. His thoughtful and compassionate stewardship helped New Yorkers […]

Sheikh Moussa Dremmeh Remembers Cardinal Egan

Sheikh Moussa Dremmeh Remembers Cardinal Egan

Parkchester Imam Sheikh Moussa Dremmeh Remembers Cardinal Egan Our deepest condolences to a great Father I made smile twice. Edward Cardinal Egan was a public figure humble enough to say sorry. We will forever remember his tall and gentle loving […]

by · March 6, 2015 · Op Ed