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Veterans Day: We thank all who served and who serve today

Veterans Day: We thank all who served and who serve today

“Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be.” — Douglas MacArthur Veterans Day 2018 was on Sunday, November 11th, 2018 and designated as a Federal Holiday […]

by · November 12, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Holidays, News, Veterans
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Veterans Day 2018

Presidential Proclamation on Veterans Day, 2018 On November 11, 1918, the United States and its allies signed an armistice with Germany to end hostilities in World War I. The Great War exacted a tremendous toll on our Nation. More than […]

by · November 12, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Holidays, News, Veterans
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New York Fed President Williams to Visit the Bronx this Month

New York Fed President Williams to Visit the Bronx on November 19 November 7, 2018 NEW YORK — Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John C. Williams will visit the Bronx on Monday, November 19, to meet with leaders […]

Assembly Speaker Welcomes New Members of Assembly Majority

Assembly Speaker Welcomes New Members of Assembly Majority

I am proud to lead a growing majority in the most diverse legislative body in the country, our members are a true reflection of their constituents. In a year in which there was a historic number of women running for […]

by · November 7, 2018 · Bronx Politics, Bulletin Board, News
Volunteers from Friends of Mosholu Parkway held their 4th Annual Fall Festival at Kossuth Playground.--Photo by David Greene

Fall Festival Held at Kossuth Playground

Fall Festival Held at Kossuth Playground by David Greene Children of all ages enjoyed an afternoon of fun activities during the 4th Annual Fall Festival, hosted by Friends of Mosholu Parkway on Saturday, October 6. Youngsters enjoyed free face-painting, music […]

by · October 26, 2018 · Local News, News
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WYSK: Is the Caravan the Democratic Party’s Achilles Heel?

The Caravan has become the Democratic Party’s Achilles Heel You should know that according to the Greek mythology, Achilles was a powerful and immortal semi-god. The story says his mother, in order to make her son immortal, immersed him in […]

Mei-Ling McNamara. Credit: Center for New York City Affairs

Feet in Two Worlds Announces New Managing Editor

Mei-Ling Mcnamara, Fi2W’s New Managing Editor The Center for New York City Affairs at the New School and the staff at Feet in Two worlds are thrilled to welcome Mei-Ling McNamara to the editorial team. Mei-Ling is Assistant Professor of […]

Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson, State Senator Jose Serrano Jr. and newly elected Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner at Bronx Democratic County Committee.

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration, October 18

Kids and families get copies of The Crossover and Surf’s Up signed by author Kwame Alexander. At Success Academy’s Robertson Center in Hudson Yards, Manhattan, on June 28, 2018.

Nation’s Educators Study Middle School Literacy

Free, Two-Day Literacy Convening Draws Teachers and Administrators from 10 States to Success Academy’s Robertson Center Educators from California, Connecticut, DC, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Texas, Tennessee and Wisconsin convened yesterday for a deep dive on middle school literacy […]

by · October 16, 2018 · Education News, News
Injured Firefighter in Pelham Bay

Injured Firefighter in Pelham Bay

By Rich Mancuso FDNY answered a 911 call and responded to a fire before 9pm Sunday night on the third floor of a building at 1656 Mayflower Avenue in Pelham Bay. Numerous units responded along with emergency personnel. A firefighter […]

by · October 15, 2018 · News
Protesters disrupt a press conference by local elected officials on the steps of the Bronx County Courthouse.--Photo by David Greene

Jail Protesters Shutdown Local Officials Protest of New Jail

Jail Protesters Shutdown Local Officials Protest of New Jail by David Greene In one of the more bizarre press conferences in recent memory, several local elected officials were shouted down and heckled by young protesters– despite both groups being against […]

by · October 14, 2018 · News
Comptroller Stringer Holds Lead Hearing Today

Comptroller Stringer Holds Lead Hearing Today

Comptroller Stringer Launches Public Hearings and Family Complaint Hotline as Lead Crisis Continues As part of his ongoing investigation into the City’s response to lead poisoning in children citywide, Comptroller Scott M. Stringer announced today the first in a series […]

by · September 17, 2018 · Bulletin Board, News
A lone reef is placed at the foot of a memorial dedicated to Bronxites who were killed in the Twin Towers.--Photo by David Greene

The Bronx Remembers It’s Own

The Bronx Remembers It’s Own by David Greene A damp and dreary day didn’t stop a crowd of 100, who gathered at Jacobi Hospital to remember those who died in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Residents and elected […]

by · September 14, 2018 · News
A woman was assaulted and robbed of a shopping cart along Perry Avenue and Holt Place.--Photo by David Greene

One Suspect in Custody, Two Other Sought in Unrelated Assault-robbery Cases in Norwood

One Suspect in Custody, Two Other Sought in Unrelated Assault-robbery Cases in Norwood by David Greene The NYPD is reporting one suspect is in custody and two others are sought for two recent, unrelated assault and robberies cases in the […]

by · September 14, 2018 · News
BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL 9/11 ‘DAY OF REMEMBRANCE’

BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL 9/11 ‘DAY OF REMEMBRANCE’

BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL 9/11 ‘DAY OF REMEMBRANCE’ On Friday, September 14, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the Supreme Court of Bronx County will co-host the borough’s annual ‘Day of Remembrance’ to commemorate the families, friends and […]

by · September 13, 2018 · Bulletin Board, News