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MTA Derailment update

NYC Office of Emergency Management shared a link. 2 hours ago From Notify NYC: Amtrak Empire Line service is currently suspended between NYC and Albany due to a train derailment in the vicinity of Spuyten Duyvil in the Bronx. Metro-North Hudson Line […]

by · December 1, 2013 · Local News

Special request by Sonny Vataj from Assemblyman Mark Mark Gjonaj office:

The following is a special request by Sonny Vataj from Assemblyman Mark Mark Gjonaj office: To all our friends in the Morris Park, Pelham Parkway, and Van Nest communities, Mrs. Maria Lucaj is still under critical care as we pray for her […]

by · December 1, 2013 · Local News

Shoppers drawn by deep discounts, promotions and extended store hours

(Reuters) – U.S. shoppers visited more stores and spent more money at brick-and-mortar sites across Thanksgiving Day and “Black Friday” than they did in 2012 while online sales set records, data showed on Saturday. When compared with Thanksgiving on Thursday […]

by · November 30, 2013 · Business, Domestic News

White House facing mounting pressure to fix Obamacare

By Sharon Begley and Roberta Rampton (Reuters) – The rollout of President Barack Obama’s healthcare law entered a critical phase on Saturday, the deadline for

by · November 30, 2013 · Domestic News, Health & Nutrition

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif meets with Karzai

By Mirwais Harooni and Hamid Shalizi KABUL (Reuters) – Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif promised Afghanistan on Saturday that he would help arrange

by · November 30, 2013 · Business, World News

New York City appears poised for a resurgence of liberal policies.

By Victoria Cavaliere NEW YORK (Reuters) – With Bill de Blasio taking office as mayor in January, New York City appears poised for

by · November 30, 2013 · Domestic News, Local News

Jackpot is expected to grow to an estimated $257 million.

(Reuters) – Mega Millions rule changes aimed at creating bigger and faster-growing jackpots boosted the potential top prize for Friday’s drawing to an estimated $230 million, but no winning ticket had been sold, pushing higher the potential haul, lottery officials […]

by · November 30, 2013 · Domestic News

U.S. Winter Wheat Crop In Danger

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Bitter cold conditions expected to move through the U.S. Plains wheat belt next week will put the young crop at risk of

by · November 29, 2013 · Business, Domestic News

Iran expects January start date for sanctions relief

By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA (Reuters) – The implementation of a landmark deal between Iran and world powers to curb Tehran’s nuclear program in return for

by · November 29, 2013 · World News

Biofuel or Food EU has to choose

By Charlie Dunmore BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union governments are trying to raise a planned limit on the use of transport fuels made from food crops, despite warnings that

by · November 29, 2013 · Business, World News

Voluteers Planting Trees in Pelham Bay Park

Pelham Bay Park is the largest of all city parks. 2,772 acres, is it three times larger than Central Park. Volunteers play a critical role in its longevity. On Saturday, November 23, 2013, NYC Department of Parks and Recreation’s, Natural […]

by · November 27, 2013 · Bulletin Board, Local News, Uncategorized

National standards needed to reduce death and damage from tornados

By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) – National standards should be set for building construction, storm shelters and emergency communications to reduce death and damage from

by · November 27, 2013 · Domestic News

Italian Senate has expelled Silvio Berlusconi from Parliament

  The Italian Senate has expelled Silvio Berlusconi from Parliament over his tax fraud conviction, multiple media sources say. The vote halts 77-year-old Berlusconi’s legislative run for at least six years.

by · November 27, 2013 · World News

Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj Reminds Us Always Put Safety First

Greetings! I pray that you and your family will stay safe during the upcoming storms this week. Please stay informed and read this advisory from Con Edison. Please stay safe during the upcoming storms this week. Con Edison crews are preparing […]

by · November 27, 2013 · Bulletin Board, Local News, Uncategorized

A Hanukkah Message From Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

Dear Friend, Tonight, members of the Jewish community in New York celebrate the first night of Hanukkah. The Festival of Lights commemorates the courage and perseverance of the Jewish people, who never lost faith in the face of danger. The […]

by · November 27, 2013 · Bulletin Board, Local News, Uncategorized