Articles by: Joseph Oddo

Mark-Viverito, a Puerto Rican native will be the city’s first Latina council speaker

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A liberal ally of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was unanimously chosen to be the next city council speaker on Wednesday, creating the most

by · January 9, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News, News, Reuters
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to cut taxes

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to cut taxes

By Edward Krudy ALBANY, New York (Reuters) – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo pressed signature issues such as cutting taxes, revitalizing worn infrastructure and boosting

by · January 9, 2014 · Business, Domestic News

Obamacare premiums have extended the payments deadline

By Caroline Humer NEW YORK (Reuters) – Some top U.S. health insurers are giving consumers more time to pay their ┬áto

Panama Canal Authority has been fighting with the consortium led by Spanish builder Sacyr

By Lomi Kriel and Elida Moreno PANAMA CITY (Reuters) – The Panama Canal on Wednesday rejected a proposal that it pay $1 billion to continue work on expanding the waterway, and warned the building consortium behind the project that it […]

by · January 9, 2014 · Business, World News
Obama will create economic promise zones

Obama will create economic promise zones

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama is set to speak on Thursday about how he will target job creation, housing, law enforcement and education in the poorest U.S. communities, part of his pledge to narrow the gap […]

by · January 9, 2014 · Business, Domestic News

At least nine deaths have been reported across the country connected with the polar air mass

By Victoria Cavaliere and Brendan O’Brien NEW YORK/MILWAUKEE (Reuters) – A deadly blast of arctic air shattered decades-old temperature records as it enveloped the eastern United States on Tuesday, snarling

by · January 9, 2014 · Business, Domestic News

China arrests seven for selling doctored lamb

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China has held seven people in southern Guangdong province for injecting dirty pond water into lamb meat to

by · January 7, 2014 · Business, Health & Nutrition, World News

U.S. trade deficit fell to its lowest level in four years

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. trade deficit fell to its lowest level in four years in November as exports hit a record high and

by · January 7, 2014 · Business

Jihad Jane sentenced to 10 years in prison

    Colleen LaRose, known as “Jihad Jane” By John Shiffman PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Monday sentenced an American woman who called herself Jihad Jane to 10 years in prison – at least a decade less than […]

by · January 7, 2014 · World News

Janet Yellen confirmed to lead the U.S. Central Bank

By Thomas Ferraro and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Janet Yellen, a key force behind the Federal Reserve’s unprecedented and controversial efforts to boost the U.S. economy, was confirmed by the Senate on Monday to lead

by · January 7, 2014 · Business, World News
Pope Francis

Pope Francis is set to name new Cardinals

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis is set to make the most important decisions of his young papacy in the next few weeks by naming new cardinals – the “princes of the Church” who will help him […]

by · January 7, 2014 · World News

A Message From NYC Office of Emergency Management for Jan. 6, 2014

Notification issued 1/6/14 at 8:30 PM. As temperatures are expected to drop well below freezing tonight & tomorrow, NYC OEM reminds all New Yorkers that prolonged exposure to extreme cold weather can be deadly. The NWS is forecasting bitterly cold […]

by · January 6, 2014 · Bulletin Board

Affordable Housing in NYC – An Ongoing Crisis

Lunch with the League: Thursday January 9, 2014, 11AM – 2PM Affordable Housing in NYC – An Ongoing Crisis Everyone wants it. The question is how to get it. PLEASE NOTE NEW MEETING LOCATION see below Featuring Guest Speaker RuthAnne […]

by · January 6, 2014 · Bulletin Board

The Bronx Chronicle Endorses Melissa Mark-Viverito to be New York City’s next City Council Speaker.

As we all know the position for New York City Council Speaker is to be filled this Wensday , January 8th. Of the candidates who have actively campaigned for the post, the management of The Bronx Chronicle under the leadership […]

by · January 6, 2014 · Editorials, Local News

New York City will suspend Alternate Side Parking Regulations citywide tomorrow, Monday, January 6, 2014

Annie Boller Reports: Notification issued 1/5/14 at 2:55 PM. The New York City Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Department of Sanitation, will suspend Alternate Side Parking Regulations citywide tomorrow, Monday, January 6, 2014, to facilitate snow removal. Payment […]

by · January 5, 2014 · Bulletin Board