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World Class Skating Ring Headed to the Bronx

“Have you heard!” “We’re going to the Bronx.” Great food, friendly people, and the largest skating rink complex in the world. “Of course we’re going to the Bronx, it’s the only place to be.” The New York City Council today […]

by · December 10, 2013 · Domestic News

Weak Storm System Moving Across The Mid-Atlantic Region

By Carey Gillam (Reuters) – Fresh winter snow moved into theU.S. mid-Atlantic region on Tuesday, shutting schools and offices in the nation’s capital and

by · December 10, 2013 · Domestic News

Mandela recalled for gift of bringing enemies together.

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers his speech at the memorial service for late South African PresidentNelson Mandela at the FNB soccer stadium in Johannesburg December 10, 2013. World leaders, from U.S. President Barack Obama to Cuba’s Raul Castro, will pay homage to Mandela at the memorial that will recall his […]

by · December 10, 2013 · World News

50 years in the making! Mandela Causes the US and Cuba to Shake Hands

U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd L) shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro (C) in this still image taken from video courtesy of the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) at the First National Bank (FNB) Stadium, also known as Soccer City, during former South African President NelsonMandela’s national […]

by · December 10, 2013 · World News

South Africans brave the rain to hear U.S. President Barack Obama

South Africans brave the rain as they listen to U.S. President Barack Obama speak during a memorial service for Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa December 10, 2013. World leaders from Obama to Cuba’s Raul Castro joined thousands of South Africans to honour Mandela on Tuesday in a memorial celebrating his gift […]

by · December 10, 2013 · World News

South Africa Mourns Mandela

People sing and dance at the First National Bank (FNB) Stadium, also known as Soccer City, ahead of former South African President Nelson Mandela’s national memorial service in Johannesburg December 10, 2013. World leaders from U.S. President Barack Obama to Cuba’s Raul Castro joined thousands of South […]

by · December 10, 2013 · World News

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

FROM The Desk Of Bronx BOROUGH PRESIDENT Rubin DIAZ

          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

Cash-strapped Iranian students in U.S. hope nuclear deal will ease tuition woes

BY JONATHAN KAMINSKY Sun Dec 8, 2013 8:08am EST U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (R) shakes hands with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif after a ceremony at the United Nations in Geneva November 24, 2013. CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE […]

by · December 8, 2013 · Business, Domestic News, News, World 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
Freezing weather head to the Bronx

Freezing weather head to the Bronx

By Jana J. Pruet DALLAS (Reuters) – Freezing weather gripped parts of the United States on Saturday, with hundreds of thousands of people in Texas andArkansas coping in the cold without power after a winter storm made roads impassable and caused severe flight delays. The Arctic […]

by · December 8, 2013 · Domestic News

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

World War Two Era Japanese Submarine Found Off Hawaii Coast

By Suzanne Roig  (Reuters) – HONOLULU  Scientists plumbing the Pacific Ocean off the Hawaii coast have discovered a World War Two era Japanese submarine, a technological marvel that had been

by · December 7, 2013 · Domestic News, Uncategorized