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New York State Attorney General Letitia James

Attorney General James Calls for Action to Support Puerto Rico

New York Attorney General Letitia James released the following statement calling for increased action to support Puerto Rico in the face of Hurricane Fiona: “I am fully supportive of all efforts to send resources to Puerto Rico during this time […]

by · September 19, 2022 · News
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 […]

FDNY Medal Day, June 2018.  Credit: Mayoral Photography Office.

Rally for Equity, Opportunity and Improved Workplace Culture in the FDNY

Bronx Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson and New York City Council Member Kevin C. Riley are joining New York City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams, and the Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus of the New York City Council on the City Hall […]

by · September 16, 2022 · FDNY, Government, News, Public Safety
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 […]

Gregory Russ, Chair of the New York City Housing Authority. Credit: Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office

NYCHA CEO To Step Down

Chair and CEO Roles Will Be Split, With National Search Underway for Permanent CEO Current NYCHA General Counsel Lisa Bova-Hiatt Will Serve as Interim CEO Mayor Eric Adams today announced a new leadership structure at the New York City Housing […]

by · September 15, 2022 · Breaking News, Housing, News
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
Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association September General Meeting

Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association September General Meeting

Join the Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association as we host our September General Meeting! Guests this month include the 49th Precinct Community Affairs Team, Crime Prevention Officers and a representative from the Explorers Program. The meeting will be September 13th at […]

by · September 9, 2022 · Bulletin Board, Community Events, News
You're invited to an exciting week-long series of curated events celebrating the life and times of Dr. Evelina Antonetty.

Celebrate the memory of Dr. Evelina Antonetty, Sept. 12-19

E100 Centennial Celebration Committee invites you to attend a series of week-long events celebrating the life and times of Dr. Evelina Antonetty SEPTEMBER 12–19, 2022 MONDAY, September 12 Hostos Community College/CUNY A Building Atrium 11 AM | Opening Ceremonies 12 […]

EVELINA 100 VOTE! Voter Drive & All-Women Concert

EVELINA 100 VOTE! Voter Drive & All-Women Concert

As part of the 100th birthday anniversary of famed community organizer, educator and activist Evelina Antonettyy (aka “The Hell Lady of the Bronx”), the E100 Centennial Celebration Committee—and its partners—are conducting a citywide voter registration campaign entitled “EVELINA 100 VOTE!” […]

"The city will open a new Tremont monkeypox vaccination clinic in the Bronx for first dose walk-in clients."

CITY OPENS NEW BRONX MONKEYPOX VACCINATION SITE

New York City is continuing to expand access to monkeypox vaccine by opening a new location, more appointments and expanding second dose appointments. A new Tremont vaccination clinic will open to first dose walk-in clients. The clinic will be able […]

by · September 9, 2022 · Health, News
Governor Kathy Hochul

Gov. Kathy Hochul: Child tax credit checks hitting mailboxes soon

Millions of dollars in tax relief checks will be hitting mailboxes in the coming weeks of New Yorkers eligible for the Empire State Child Credit or the Earned Income Credit, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced on Thursday. New Yorkers can expect […]

by · September 8, 2022 · News, Personal Finance
Guests pose for photos on the South Lawn of the White House Monday, July 4, 2022, during Fourth of July celebrations. (Official White House Photo by Katie Ricks)

Poll: Abortion rights divide Americans

Abortion has long been a contentious issue in the United States, and it is one that sharply divides Americans along partisan, ideological and religious lines. Today, a 61% majority of U.S. adults say abortion should be legal in all or […]

by · September 8, 2022 · News, Politics, Women
Tina Forte, NY-14 candidate

WYSK: AOC rival to visit Hispanic clergy group this week

This Thursday September 8th, Ms. Tina Forte, the Republican Party candidate for Congress (NY-14) opposing Democratic incumbent Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortes (aka AOC),  will meet with the Hispanic Clergy members at the Christian Community Neighborhood Church located at 1437 Longfellow Avenue, […]

Federal Monitor Investigating How Arsenic Got Into NYCHA’s Water | THE CITY

Federal Monitor Investigating How Arsenic Got Into NYCHA’s Water by Greg B. Smith, The City This article was originally published on Sep 3 8:39pm EDT by THE CITY The discovery of arsenic in the tap water of a Lower East […]

by · September 6, 2022 · Housing, News