Announcements

National Voter Registration Day in the Bronx, 9/20

National Voter Registration Day in the Bronx, 9/20

Tuesday, September 20 is National Voter Registration Day and there will be in-person registration events in the Bronx tomorrow. An  estimated 18,000 Bronx residents will turn 18 this year and become eligible to vote. National Voter Registration Day is a […]

Feds Award $110 Million Grant for Hunts Point Produce Market

Feds Award $110 Million Grant for Hunts Point Produce Market

USDOT Grant Will Help Fund Significant Redevelopment of Produce Market, Protect Jobs, and Improve Community’s Air Quality Mayor Eric Adams today announced that the Hunts Point Produce Market has been selected for a $110 million federal grant to upgrade and […]

African Heritage Celebration and Festival, 9/17

African Heritage Celebration and Festival, 9/17

Join The NYC Commission on Human Rights and Bronx Borough President Vanessa Gibson to celebrate African Communities and their heritage. The event will bring people from all backgrounds together to showcase their cultures and heritage through a parade, resource fair, […]

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program  Here’s what you need to know about the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) Waiver: it’s available to anyone who works in the government or nonprofit sectors. If you have worked for 10 years, you […]

by · September 13, 2022 · Announcements, News, Personal Finance
Today, Bronx Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson will be hosting a Pride Flag Raising Event in honor of LGBTQIA+ Pride Month.

Gibson To Host Pride Flag Raising Today

Pride Flag Raising Event Update Later this afternoon, Bronx Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson will be hosting a Pride Flag Raising Event in honor of LGBTQIA+ Pride Month. Due to the inclement weather, she will now be hosting the event […]

Kathleen A. Benjamin was 86 at the time of her death.

In Memoriam: Kathleen Benjamin, a retired Bronx teacher

Former Bronx assemblyman Michael Benjamin announced that his mother Kathleen A. Benjamin, nee Conton, passed peacefully away at 3:35 a.m. at Calvary Hospital on October 28, 2021. She was 86 and a native of Christiansted, St. Croix, USVI. She came […]

by · October 31, 2021 · Obituary
Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson

CM Gibson Announces Funding to Combat Maternal and Infant Mortality

On Tuesday, Councilwoman Vanessa L. Gibson joined with advocates and healthcare leaders in announcing over $400,000 in City Council funding to combat high rates of infant and maternal mortality in the Bronx. Data shows that New York State has a […]

Former Manhattan DA Robert Morgenthau dies at 99

Former Manhattan DA Robert Morgenthau Dead at 99

by · July 22, 2019 · Breaking News, Obituary
5-5-5-5 LODD Active Firefighter Christopher A. Slutman Wake and Funeral

5-5-5-5 LODD Active Firefighter Christopher A. Slutman Wake and Funeral

by · April 17, 2019 · Bulletin Board, Obituary
HINDU COMMUNITY MOURNS DEATH OF HINDU PRIEST

HINDU COMMUNITY MOURNS DEATH OF HINDU PRIEST

On Wednesday, February 20, 2019, family members, friends, devotees and community members are deeply saddened following the passing of Pandit Vishnu Sukul, Hindu Priest of the Vishnu Mandir in The Bronx. He survived 30 days after a massive heart attack […]

WYSK: GERRI B. LAMB FUNERAL AND CELEBRATION OF LIFE

WYSK: GERRI B. LAMB FUNERAL AND CELEBRATION OF LIFE

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOWBy Councilman Rubén Díaz Sr. GERRI B. LAMB FUNERAL AND CELEBRATION OF LIFE You should know that the Funeral and Celebration of Life Service for Gerri Lamb will be held on Saturday, August 18, 2018, at 1:00 […]

by · August 15, 2018 · Obituary, What You Should Know
Guardian Angel’s Founder Curtis Sliwa Weds Attorney Nancy Regula

Guardian Angel’s Founder Curtis Sliwa Weds Attorney Nancy Regula

The Red Beret-wearing Radio/TV personality and Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa married attorney Nancy Regula on her 35th birthday last Thursday. It was Sliwa’s fourth marriage and Regula’s first. The couple wed at the Howe Caverns in Upstate NY where […]

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo honored the retirement of Assemblyman Herman "Denny" Farrell Jr. by dedicating the most visited State Park in New York City as Denny Farrell Riverbank State Park.

Former Assemblyman Herman “Denny” Farrell Jr. Remembered

Over the Memorial Day weekend, New York State lost an exemplary statesman with the passing of Herman Daniel “Denny” Farrell Jr. He died on Saturday in a Manhattan hospital. He was 86. The cause was heart failure, his son, Herman […]

by · May 30, 2018 · Bulletin Board, News, Obituary
First Lady Chirlane McCray delivers a Call to Action at the second annual Cities Thrive Conference. Credit: Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office.

NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray Speaks at Yankasa Masjid for Mental Health and Addiction Awareness Weekend

In an unprecedented appearance, First Lady Chirlane McCray will address the congregation at St. Patrick’s Cathedral this weekend as part of #ThriveTogether: A Weekend for Mental Health, a nationwide outreach effort by over 2,000 faith and community groups in all […]

National Action Network 2018 Convention. April 18-21, 2018

National Action Network’s 2018 Convention, April 18-21 — Register today!

National Action Network’s 2018 Convention will take place April 18-21 at the Times Square Sheraton [811 7th Av, New York, NY 10019] in New York City. It offer an opportunity to revisit the current state of the national civil rights movement in America. We […]