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Westchester Square Civic Association 1st Annual Holiday Dinner

The Westchester Square Civic Association hosted its 1st Annual Holiday Dinner on Saturday, December 14, 2013.  Despite the snowfall and cold weather, dozens of folks gathered for the festivities.

by · December 16, 2013 · Local News, News

Press Release – Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: Paris Elections & Bronx Stereotypes

“The tired, ancient stereotypes about the Bronx continue to unfairly cloud the minds of people as far away as Paris, France. We in the Bronx have had enough. “Crime has steadily dropped in the Bronx. Last year, the Bronx had […]

by · December 16, 2013 · Local News, Uncategorized

State Senate Co-Leader Jeff Klein’s “Affordable NY” Agenda with the IDC Releases Video

State Senator Jeff Klein recently unveiled the IDC’s “Affordable NY” agenda, affecting all New Yorkers, particularly students, seniors, and working families.  The video presentation that was shown at the unveiling is now available for public view. Click here to download […]

by · December 15, 2013 · Bulletin Board, Local News, News

Young man suffers seizure on bus

  Young man suffers seizure on 42 bus towards Throggs Neck at 5:30  pm today. He didn’t know his name nor address. FDNY  responded quickly and EMT took him to hospital.

by · December 15, 2013 · Local News, News

Storm packing heavy snow bears down on Midwest, Northeast

BY VICTORIA CAVALIERE NEW YORK Sat Dec 14, 2013 11:22am EST  An employee walks to her vehicle in heavy snow in the parking lot of New Era Cap Company in Evans, New York, December 11, 2013. CREDIT: REUTERS/DON HEUPEL (Reuters) – […]

by · December 14, 2013 · Domestic News, Local News, News
State Senator Jeff Klein unveils bold new IDC Agenda “Affordable NY”

State Senator Jeff Klein unveils bold new IDC Agenda “Affordable NY”

At the Metro Center today, State Senator Jeff Klein unveiled an auspicious new Independent Democratic Conference Agenda entitled “Affordable NY” to an audience of over 200 attendees.    This new agenda focused on many key points looking to improve the […]

by · December 13, 2013 · Domestic News, Local News, News, Photos

Koppell Report

BRONX ZOO EVENTS A. A week-long celebration at the Bronx Zoo, from December 26- 31, features professional ice carving demonstrations, wildlife-themed ice sculpture displays, an interactive play area and the popular Salute to Wildlife Ice Carving Contest. For full schedule, […]

by · December 12, 2013 · Local News
Santa hears a child's requests

Santa visits Pelham Bay BOLD Nursery School

Santa, his helpers, and neighborhood dignitaries , including Bronx Deputy Borough President Aurelia Green, visited a BOLD (Bronx Organization for the Learning Disabled) Nursery School today.  Everyone enjoyed fun and festivities with Santa as he listened intently so what the […]

by · December 12, 2013 · Local News, News, Photos
Van Nest Christmas Tree Lighting

Van Nest Christmas Tree Lighting

Today, at the convent cross between Unionport Rd. and Victor Street, was a wonderful Christmas Tree lighting.  Community patrons gathered to sing carols and share sweets.  There was also a toy collection for children of Jacobi Hospital.  

by · December 11, 2013 · Local News, News, Photos

Governor Cuomo Launches Anti-Hunger Task Force

Andrew M. Cuomo – Governor Albany, NY (December 9, 2013)                                                                 […]

by · December 9, 2013 · Bulletin Board, Local News

Nativity HOLIDAY Bazaar in the Bronx

Come on out to the Nativity HOLIDAY Bazaar! This event will be held on Sunday, December 15, from 11 – 4 pm at Nativity of Our Blessed Lady, 3893 Dyre Avenue, Bronx. Vendors will be selling clothing, jewelry, toys, bags, […]

by · December 8, 2013 · Local News


          STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ Re:   Mayor-Elect de Blasio picks Bill Bratton for Police Commissioner “With his choice of Bill Bratton as Police Commissioner, Mayor-Elect de Blasio is poised to continue decades of progress that have […]

by · December 8, 2013 · Local News
Waterbury LaSalle Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

Waterbury LaSalle Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

And a great time was had by all…

by · December 8, 2013 · Local News

Senate Majority Coalition Leader Jeff Klein (D-34th) on the Passing of Nelson Mandela

  “Today the world has lost one of the greatest humanitarians and civil rights leaders in history. As he led his country from deep racial divides to democracy, Nelson Mandela chose forgiveness over vengeance and reconciliation over conflict. His legacy will […]

by · December 8, 2013 · Local News, Uncategorized

Bronx Borough President’s Christmas Tree Lighting With Borough President Rubin Diaz

President Diaz with Santa and Mrs. Claus welcoming the children of the Bronx To Borough Hall Plaza President Diaz with Senator Reverend Diaz welcoming the community to the Bronx Christmas Tree lighting Ceremony   The  Christmas Tree is  lit celebrating the coming […]

by · December 7, 2013 · Features, Local News