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Councilman-Elect Cohen’s swearing-in ceremony in Lehman College’s historic Music Building’s Lovinger Theatre.

PRODUCED BY THE LEHMAN COLLEGE OFFICE OF MEDIA RELATIONS & PUBLICATIONS Lehman College congratulates Andrew Cohen, the Bronx’s newest City Council member representing District 11, which includes the College. On January 5,

by · January 13, 2014 · Local News

City Island’s Bridge-Gate

This meeting is tonight – January 15th at 7:30pm What is this hearing about? The public hearing on January 15 is being hosted by Community Board 10 as part of a process called ULURP (Uniform Land Use Review Procedure), in […]

by · January 12, 2014 · Local News

NYPD ALERT: WANTED for RAPING a 7 y/o girl in Soundview section of the Bronx.

The NYPD’s Twiter account @NYPDNews has posted an extremely troubling account of a perp who is currently at large.  The NYPD is in search of the man pictured below, who is described as being a male of medium build at 5 feet 7 […]

Documents reveal anger, chaos in Christie bridge scandal

BY DAVE WARNER TRENTON, New Jersey Sat Jan 11, 2014 9:10am EST New Jersey Governor Chris Christie reacts during a news conference in Trenton January 9, 2014.  CREDIT: REUTERS/CARLO ALLEGRI (Reuters) – Documents related to the bridge closure scandal engulfing New […]

by · January 11, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News, News, Reuters
Governor Cuomo Signs Groundbreaking Puppy Mill Legislation.

Governor Cuomo Signs Groundbreaking Puppy Mill Legislation.

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on January 9th, signed law which authorizes local municipalities to enact more stringent laws to regulate pet dealers Governor Cuomo stated “While existing state laws will be upheld , today’s legislation will give support to the […]

by · January 11, 2014 · Local News, News

West Virginia chemical spill leaves 300,000 without tap water

BY ANN MOORE CHARLESTON, W., Virginia Sat Jan 11, 2014 5:44am EST Water is distributed to residents at the South Charleston Community Center in Charleston, West Virginia, January 10, 2014. CREDIT: REUTERS/LISA HECHESKY (Reuters) – Up to 300,000 West Virginia residents […]

by · January 11, 2014 · Domestic News, News, Reuters

Former spokesman for President Ronald Reagan dies

BY ALEX DOBUZINSKIS Fri Jan 10, 2014 10:52pm EST Former White House Press Secretary (far right) before the start of a ceremony in the White House Briefing Room, February 11, 2000. CREDIT: REUTERS/LARRY DOWNING/FILES (Reuters) – Larry Speakes, who took […]

by · January 11, 2014 · Domestic News, News, Reuters

Arkansas lieutenant governor resigns over ethics violations

BY STEVE BARNES LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas Fri Jan 10, 2014 9:04pm EST (Reuters) – Arkansas Lieutenant Governor Mark Darr, under political siege from fellow Republicans as well as Democrats after admitting to numerous violations of state ethics laws, announced on Friday […]

by · January 11, 2014 · Domestic News, News, Reuters

Death of a Foodtown Employee

Captain McGeown of the 45th Precinct stated at last night’s 45th Precinct Community Council meeting that on December 17th, 2013, Michael Cavallari, an employee at Foodtown on Crosby Avenue, was assaulted and brutally beat. He needed surgery and had several […]

by · January 10, 2014 · Local News

CNN outlines Legal Woes for Chris Christie

Ben Brumfield of CNN has published a scathing story about Chris Christie’s legal problems in the wake of his recent bludgeoning political scandal regarding Fort Lee’s mayor, the busiest bridge in the country,  a re-election scorned, and political revenge. Brumfield’s […]

by · January 10, 2014 · Domestic News
Bronx Centennial Inauguration celebrates our past, present & future

Bronx Centennial Inauguration celebrates our past, present & future

On January 9, 2014, the Bronx Borough President’s office held the Centennial Inauguration at the Bronx County Court house.  Hundreds of people gathered for the festivities, including elected officials, business and community leaders and zealous citizens.

by · January 9, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News, News

Senator Klein Launches Satellite Offices Across the Bronx and Westchester

Starting Friday, January 10, 2014, Senator Klein will open satellite offices that will rotate weekly across various parts of Senator Klein’s district. Representatives from Senator Klein’s office will be at stationed locations, allowing for members of the community to have […]

by · January 9, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News

Wbnc New York Reports Teen, Dad Robbed After Answering Facebook Ad

This WNBC report was shared to us by one of our Facebook fans, Monica N. Meola. A 17-year-old teenage Connecticut boy has been accused of robbing another teen.  The victim had been answering a Facebook ad selling sneakers. Read the […]

by · January 9, 2014 · Domestic News

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo delivers 2014 State of the State address

Dear Friend, This afternoon, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo delivered his 2014 State of the State address, building on the successes of his first three years offering a comprehensive plan for the future of our state.

by · January 9, 2014 · Business, Domestic News

Mark-Viverito, a Puerto Rican native will be the city’s first Latina council speaker

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A liberal ally of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was unanimously chosen to be the next city council speaker on Wednesday, creating the most

by · January 9, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News, News, Reuters