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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

Somber remembrances mark anniversary of Sandy Hook shooting

BY EDITH HONAN NEW YORK Sat Dec 14, 2013 7:59pm EST A heart is emblazoned with crosses to commemorate the 26 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims in Sandy Hook village in Newtown, Connecticut December 13, 2013. CREDIT: REUTERS/CARLO ALLEGRI (Reuters) […]

by · December 15, 2013 · Domestic News, News

Colorado school shooting victim remains in critical condition

BY KEITH COFFMAN DENVER Sun Dec 15, 2013 3:12pm EST Students gather and reunite with their families at a fast food joint across from Arapahoe High School, after a student opened fire in the school in Centennial, Colorado December 13, 2013. […]

by · December 15, 2013 · Domestic News, News

South Africa buries ‘greatest son’ Mandela

BY ED CROPLEY QUNU, South Africa Sun Dec 15, 2013 11:12am EST The coffin of former South African President Nelson Mandela is prepared to be buried during his funeral ceremony in Qunu, Eastern Cape in this December 15, 2013 handout picture […]

by · December 15, 2013 · News, World News

Chinese unmanned spacecraft lands on moon

BY PETE SWEENEY SHANGHAI Sat Dec 14, 2013 11:47am EST A giant electronic screen displays the mission operation information of China’s Chang’e-3 lunar probe as researchers work at the Beijing Aerospace Control Center, in Beijing, December 14, 2013. CREDIT: REUTERS/STRINGER (Reuters) […]

by · December 14, 2013 · News, World 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

Kerry says Israeli-Palestinian deal possible by end-April

BY LESLEY WROUGHTON TEL AVIV, Israel Fri Dec 13, 2013 4:01pm EST U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry dribbles a soccer ball on the tarmac at the airport in Aqaba, during a refueling stop, December 13, 2013. CREDIT: REUTERS/BRIAN SNYDER (Reuters) […]

by · December 13, 2013 · News, World News

White House says no plans to split NSA, Cyber Command

BY WARREN STROBEL WASHINGTON Fri Dec 13, 2013 6:37pm EST U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) Director General Keith Alexander testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington December 11, 2013. CREDIT: REUTERS/GARY CAMERON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s administration said on […]

by · December 13, 2013 · Domestic 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
Federal Budget Agreement

Federal Budget Agreement

  By Richard Cowan and David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bipartisan budget deal announced in the U.S. Congress on Tuesday, though modest in its spending cuts, would end three years of impasse and fiscal instability in Washington that culminated in

by · December 11, 2013 · Business, Domestic News
Time Magazine’s Man Of The Year Pope Francis

Time Magazine’s Man Of The Year Pope Francis

By Elizabeth Dilts (Reuters) – Time magazine named Pope Francis its Person of the Year on Wednesday, crediting him with shifting

by · December 11, 2013 · World News