Bronx Personalities

Senator Ruben Diaz to host “Abrazo Dominicano in New York,” July 22

Senator Ruben Diaz to host “Abrazo Dominicano in New York,” July 22

Senator Ruben Diaz to host “Abrazo Dominicano in New York” at 3371 Eastchester Road, Bronx, NY, on Friday, July 22, 2016.

Council Member Gibson Announces $21.9 Million Budget Enhancements for County District Attorneys 

Council Member Gibson Announces $21.9 Million Budget Enhancements for County District Attorneys 

​Council Member Gibson Announces $21.9 Million In Funding for County District Attorneys  by Koi Germany, Staff Writer On the sunny steps of the Bronx Court House Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson, joined by Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark, Richmond County […]

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In Memoriam: Former Assemblyman Murray Lewinter, December 12, 1926 – July 2, 2016

Bronx-born Murray Lewinter, a former state assemblyman who became a lobbyist after his political career, died Saturday at the age of 89. The World War II veteran passed away after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease, said his son-in-law Bruce Solitar. […]

American Hero: Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr. RIP

American Hero: Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr. RIP

Dr. Roscoe C. Brown — former president of the Bronx Community College, director of the Institute of Afro-American Affairs at New York University, professor at the CUNY Graduate Center, and Tuskegee Airman during World War II — passed away at […]

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie welcomed @NFL quarterback greats @JimKelly1212 & Vinny Testaverde to the People's House Tuesday.

Assrmbly Speaker Carl Heastie Meets Former NFL Greats Jim Kelly and Vinnie Testaverde

  Last week, two former NFL pro quarterbacks — Vinnie Testaverde (NY Jets) and Jim Kelly (Buffalo Bills) were in the Capitol to lobby on behalf of daily fantasy sports legalization bills. AG Eric Schneiderman declared DFS betting illegal gambling […]

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie welcomed @NFL quarterback greats @JimKelly1212 & Vinny Testaverde to the People's House Tuesday.

Assembly Speaker Heastie Meets Former NFL Greats Jim Kelly and Vinnie Testaverde

Assembly Speaker Heastie Meets Former NFL Greats Jim Kelly and Vinnie Testaverde   Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie met with former NFL quarterbacks Jim Kelly and Vinny Testaverde. The two former NFL pro quarterbacks were in the Capitol to lobby on […]

New York FBI agents  removing boxes of evidence from the Morris Park residence of Norman Seabrook, who was arrested this morning.  [via www.newyorkcityinformer.com]

UPDATED: NYC Corrections union head arrested in corruption probe | NY Post

Correction Officers’ union chief Norman Seabrook was busted by the feds Wednesday morning on corruption charges.

Remembering Kalief Browder – The New Yorker

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and Bronx Community College representatives held a press conference announcing the establishment of the Kalief Browder Memorial Scholarship, Bronx Community College. Kalief Browder, who was arrested at the age of sixteen for stealing […]

Watch “COBA STATE OF UNION”

Watch “COBA STATE OF UNION”

COBA President Norman Seabrook delivers the State of the Union address for 2016.

BP Diaz enjoying the many food from the Bronx

BP DIAZ , ‘SOPRANOS’ STAR VINCENT PASTORE & DANCE PIONEER EDUARDO VILARO TO KICKOFF BRONX WEEK 2016

BP DIAZ , ‘SOPRANOS’ STAR VINCENT PASTORE & DANCE PIONEER EDUARDO VILARO TO KICKOFF BRONX WEEK 2016   On Monday, May 2, 2016 (TOMORROW), Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and two Bronx Week 2016 honorees, actor Vincent Pastore and dance […]

Featured Veteran: Yesterday’s Immigrants Are Tomorrow’s Soldiers

Featured Veteran: Yesterday’s Immigrants Are Tomorrow’s Soldiers

Featured Veteran: Yesterday’s Immigrants Are Tomorrow’s Soldiers by Gonzalo Duran This week’s featured Veteran is Specialist Jose Javier Castro of the New York State Guard (NYSG). Jose was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in the Bronx. He is […]

Diaz Visits Fordham University College Democrats

Diaz Visits Fordham University College Democrats

    On Thursday, April 7, 2016, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. visited the College Democrats of Fordham University. During an hour-long conversation the borough president spoke with the students about his career in government, the resurgence of The […]

Alex Rodriguez, NY Yankees

What legacy will A-Rod have?

What legacy will A-Rod have? By Christopher Saunders This is the only way it could have ended.  It appears Alex Rodriguez has decided to conclude his baseball career on his own terms.  I expected nothing less from A-Rod.  If his […]

by · March 30, 2016 · Bronx Personalities, Sports
NYS Senator Adriano Espaillat, 31 SD.

Public Housing Chair Councilman Ritchie Torres Endorses Espaillat For Congress

PUBLIC HOUSING CHAIR RITCHIE TORRES  ENDORSES ESPAILLAT FOR CONGRESS Four NYCHA Tenant Association Presidents Endorse Espaillat (New York, NY ) Council Member Ritchie Torres, Chairman of the Committee on Public Housing, four NYCHA tenant association presidents and scores of NYCHA residents gathered on the steps of […]

Tech Sgt. Maribelle Hernandez, USAF

Women’s History Month: An NCO’s perspective

Women’s History Month: An NCO’s perspective by Senior Airman Areca T. Bell and Staff Sgt. Evelyn Chavez 31st Fighter Wing Public Affairs 3/18/2016 – AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy — Tech. Sgt. Maribelle Hernandez is a manpower analyst and Bronx, N.Y., native who has served […]