Government

Heastie To Make 3rd Statewide Tour

Heastie To Make 3rd Statewide Tour

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie just announced plans for a statewide tour of New York scheduled to begin this month. This will be Speaker Heastie’s third statewide tour since assuming the role of speaker in 2015. “These statewide tours offer a […]

by · May 7, 2018 · Government, News, Politics

Outdoors for Autism, June 2

Outdoors for Autism You bring a blanket, we’ll bring the fun! INCLUDEnyc invites you to our second annual Outdoors for Autism. Join us, as well as some of our amazing partners — including KEEN New York, Bronx Museum of the […]

City Subsidies Grow, Federal Cuts Delayed but Fiscal Challenges Remain for NYC’s Public Hospitals

City Subsidies Grow, Federal Cuts Delayed but Fiscal Challenges Remain for NYC’s Public Hospitals

by · March 20, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Health
Child Welfare: The Unintended Consequence of the War on Drugs

Child Welfare: The Unintended Consequence of the War on Drugs

Child Welfare: The Unintended Consequence of the War on Drugs Tuesday, March 13, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm The New School – Theresa Lang Student Center 55 West 13th Street This panel will focus on the intersection of child welfare […]

Deadly Flu Season

Deadly Flu Season

As influenza continues to spread across New York City, Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett and Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas reminded New Yorkers that they can limit the spread of influenza by seeking care from a […]

by · February 11, 2018 · Health, News
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joins Governor Cuomo, Speaker Heastie, AG Schneiderman in a rally against the ACA repeal in Manhattan on Monday July 17th, 2017. Edwin J. Torres /Mayoral Photography Office.

THE MAYOR’S PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT UNIT COMES TO THE BRONX

THE MAYOR’S PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT UNIT – FEBRUARY 10 – 28 Throughout February, Mayor de Blasio’s Public Engagement Unit has events planned in the Bronx to help residents access resources and information from the Tenant Support Unit, Home Support Unit, and […]

Profile America: House Rules

Profile America: House Rules

Friday, February 9th. On this date in 1825, our most unusual presidential election was held; with the winner receiving just 13 votes to the runner-up’s seven, and four to the third-place finisher. The election held in November 1824 saw only […]

by · February 9, 2018 · Government, Profile America
Pro-Charter Group FES Set to Dissolve

Pro-Charter Group FES Set to Dissolve

Today Bryan Lawrence, Board Chair of Families for Excellent Schools, put out a statement saying that the charter school advocacy group will be dissolving. The group has been under fire since its CEO Jeremiah Kittredge was fired last week after […]

by · February 5, 2018 · Education, News
Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj, Senator Jeff Klein and Senator Diane Savino announce a petition drive to save the statue of Christopher Columbus.--Photo by David Greene

IDC survey finds MTA riders want City to pay up

Straphangers say they want city to pitch in funds for MTA repairs, new Independent Democratic Conference survey finds IDC introduces legislation to have city match state’s commitment to fund phase 1 of MTA’s Subway Action Plan Albany, NY — A […]

by · February 5, 2018 · Government, News, Transportation
“To teach, to serve, and to inquire into the nature of things” is the motto of the University of Georgia, which on this date in 1785 became the young nation's first state-chartered university.

Profile America: America’s 1st Chartered University

Saturday, January 27th. “To teach, to serve, and to inquire into the nature of things.” That’s the motto of the University of Georgia, which on this date in 1785 became the young nation’s first state-chartered university. Royally chartered private universities […]

Firefighters used tower ladders and portable ladders to access the first three-floors after a deadly fire at 2363 Prospect Avenue in the Belmont section.--Photo by David Greene

FDNY: “Close The Door, Close The Door”

The FDNY released two new videos today urging all New Yorkers to “Close the Door” in response to recent major fires.

by · January 24, 2018 · Bulletin Board, News, Public Safety, Video
Profile America: Solar Power

Profile America: Solar Power

Sunday, January 14th. There’s been a lot of emphasis lately on making houses that are more energy efficient — with better insulation and windows that seal out heat and cold. Many feature the use of solar panels to capture the […]

by · January 14, 2018 · Energy, Profile America
Crowley to State/City Corrections: Revise Restrictions on Books

Crowley to State/City Corrections: Revise Restrictions on Books

Chairman Crowley Calls on New York Department of Corrections to Revise Restrictions on Books (Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) urged the New York City Department of Corrections Commissioner Cynthia Brann and New York State Department […]

by · January 12, 2018 · Government, News
Save the Date – Friday, February 9 | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Putting Community at the Center of Transforming our Bronx Health

February 9 – Bronx Hub Health Equity Conference

Save the Date – Friday, February 9 | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Putting Community at the Center of Transforming our Bronx Health A Groundbreaking Conference of the Bronx Hub of Communities Together for Health Equity (CTHE) at Hostos Community […]

Residents clear out the snow along Paulding Avenue.--Photo by David Greene

CITY ISSUES SNOW AND ICE MELT ADVISORY

Falling icicles and snow masses from buildings can be dangerous in a dense city such as New York

by · January 9, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Government, News