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"The city will open a new Tremont monkeypox vaccination clinic in the Bronx for first dose walk-in clients."

CITY OPENS NEW BRONX MONKEYPOX VACCINATION SITE

New York City is continuing to expand access to monkeypox vaccine by opening a new location, more appointments and expanding second dose appointments. A new Tremont vaccination clinic will open to first dose walk-in clients. The clinic will be able […]

by · September 9, 2022 · Health, News
Governor Kathy Hochul

Gov. Kathy Hochul: Child tax credit checks hitting mailboxes soon

Millions of dollars in tax relief checks will be hitting mailboxes in the coming weeks of New Yorkers eligible for the Empire State Child Credit or the Earned Income Credit, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced on Thursday. New Yorkers can expect […]

by · September 8, 2022 · News, Personal Finance
Guests pose for photos on the South Lawn of the White House Monday, July 4, 2022, during Fourth of July celebrations. (Official White House Photo by Katie Ricks)

Poll: Abortion rights divide Americans

Abortion has long been a contentious issue in the United States, and it is one that sharply divides Americans along partisan, ideological and religious lines. Today, a 61% majority of U.S. adults say abortion should be legal in all or […]

by · September 8, 2022 · News, Politics, Women
Tina Forte, NY-14 candidate

WYSK: AOC rival to visit Hispanic clergy group this week

This Thursday September 8th, Ms. Tina Forte, the Republican Party candidate for Congress (NY-14) opposing Democratic incumbent Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortes (aka AOC),  will meet with the Hispanic Clergy members at the Christian Community Neighborhood Church located at 1437 Longfellow Avenue, […]

Federal Monitor Investigating How Arsenic Got Into NYCHA’s Water | THE CITY

Federal Monitor Investigating How Arsenic Got Into NYCHA’s Water by Greg B. Smith, The City This article was originally published on Sep 3 8:39pm EDT by THE CITY The discovery of arsenic in the tap water of a Lower East […]

by · September 6, 2022 · Housing, News
NYCHA Found Arsenic in the Water Two Weeks Ago — Tenants Only Found Out Friday Night | THE CITY

NYCHA Found Arsenic in the Water Two Weeks Ago — Tenants Only Found Out Friday Night | THE CITY

NYCHA Found Arsenic in the Water Two Weeks Ago — Tenants Only Found Out Friday Night by Greg B. Smith, The City This article was originally published on Sep 2 10:42pm EDT by THE CITY [media = https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/mxCNlaijps2M3XsNedmL1GXmc4E=/0x0:3000×2003/3000×2003/filters:focal(1500×1002:1501×1003)/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_asset/file/22161297/riis_houses.0.jpg] The city’s […]

by · September 6, 2022 · Breaking News, Housing
Representatives from Camber Property Group, the non-profit Humanity Optimism Opportunity & Diversity (HOOD) and the Highbridge Tenant Association joined with Assembly Member Latoya Joyner to distribute backpacks and school supplies during a back-to-school event at the Highbridge Houses on Monday, August 29, 2022. Pictured are (l to r, bottom row) 
Ivy Paniagua, Camber Property Group; AM Latoya Joyner; Matthew Shuffler, Camber Property Group;  Sandra Thomas, President, Highbridge Tenant Association; (l to r, second row) Madimakan Magassa, HOOD; Jozef Nikaj, Camber Property Group; Mohammad Magassa, HOOD; Travis Seka; Alvin Poledore, Jr., Camber Property Group; Monique Nazario, Camber Property Group.  CREDIT: Camber Property Group.

BACK-TO-SCHOOL EVENT AT HIGHBRIDGE HOUSES

On Monday, August 29, Camber Property Group, Assembly Member Latoya Joyner and the Highbridge Tenant Association partnered with the non-profit Humanity Optimism Opportunity & Diversity (HOOD) to co-host a back-to-school celebration for the families at the Highbridge Houses, a two-building […]

Serena Williams won her first match of the 2022 US Open Monday night, defeating Danka Kovinic. Credit: Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office

Opening night of the U.S. Open Arthur Ashe Stadium

  New York City Mayor Eric Adams attended the opening night of the U.S. Open Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens. Adams was a guest of honor at the gala dinner and saw Serena Williams win her qualifying match to advance […]

by · August 30, 2022 · News, Sports
Governor Kathy Hochul speaks after being sworn in as New York’s 57th governor during a ceremony in the Red Room at the State Capitol. (Mike Groll/Office of Governor Kathy Hochul)

Gov. Hochul Congratulations Pour In

Shortly after Governor Kathy Hochul took the oath of office to become New York’s 57th governor and first female governor, congratulations came in from leaders around the state. Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie (D-Bronx) acknowledged Hochul as the state’s first woman […]

by · August 24, 2021 · News
TONIGHT: Community Vigil for George Floyd: One Year Later…What’s Next?

TONIGHT: Community Vigil for George Floyd: One Year Later…What’s Next?

Tuesday, May 25th marks the unfortunate 1 year anniversary of the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police in a horrific act of brutality, a stain within our law enforcement system. His passing is a constant reminder […]

Mayor Bill de Blasio at the National Action Network to deliver remarks for the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s death. Credit: Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office

Leaders Observe the Anniversary of George Floyd’s Death

Mayor Bill de Blasio joined Rev. Al Sharpton at the National Action Network in Harlem to deliver remarks for the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s death on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. The Mayor and Rev. Sharpton, along with other elected […]

by · May 25, 2021 · News
Democratic District Leader Marjorie Velázquez, candidate for the 13th City Council District.

NY’s DC 37 Endorses Bronx City Council Candidates

District Council 37, New York City’s largest public sector union representing 150,000 workers and 50,000 retirees, today endorsed eight new candidates for City Council, including four from the Bronx. These candidates add to the list of 31 candidates DC 37 […]

by · February 8, 2021 · Breaking News, News, Politics
Minimum Wage to Increase for Suburban and Upstate Workers

Minimum Wage to Increase for Suburban and Upstate Workers

Speaker Heastie Statement on Minimum Wage Increase The Assembly Majority believes that putting families first means ensuring that every hardworking New Yorker is able to earn a living wage. The fight to increase New York’s minimum wage began here in […]

by · December 30, 2020 · Government, Jobs, Labor, News
14th Congressional candidate John Cummings addresses the crowd.

AOC Opponent John Cummings nets $5.5 million from donors

Former NYPD officer and high school civics teacher John Cummings announced that he will be filing a 3rd quarter FEC report that shows he raised $5.5 million from 126,000 donors this quarter alone. He has raised $8.8 million throughout the […]

by · October 19, 2020 · Election News, News, Politics
A mock funeral deriding Gov Cuomo’s leadership, featured a hearse and a coffin filled with copies of his new book, written during the height of the pandemic. Credit: Lighthouse Public Affairs

GRIEVING FAMILIES DEMAND CUOMO APOLOGY

On Sunday, grieving family members, surrounded by supporters, gathered in front of the Cobble Hill Health Center to demand an apology from Governor Cuomo on behalf of loved ones lost due to his March Nursing Home Advisory. The event, a funeral […]