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Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carranza visit Pre-K and 3-K classrooms at P.S. 25, The Bilingual School, Bronx. Credit: Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office.

On First Day of School, Chancellor Carranza Hops a School-Bus with Kids

  Chancellor Carranza briefly exchanged his chauffeured SUV for a standard yellow school bus Wednesday morning and accompanied a pair of Queens tots on their inaugural 15-minute trip to PS 377. Climbing aboard at 7:30 a.m. on 159th Avenue in […]

by · September 5, 2018 · Election News, News
BP Diaz Allots $10 Million for School

BP Diaz Allots $10 Million for School

With the new school year set to begin, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced today that his office has provided nearly $10 million in new capital funding to public schools in every corner of the borough. “Our public schools […]

by · September 4, 2018 · Education News, News
Sepulveda, Blake and Gibson Tour Water-damaged NYCHA Building

Sepulveda, Blake and Gibson Tour Water-damaged NYCHA Building

SENATOR SEPULVEDA, OTHER BRONX ELECTEDS WORKING WITH NYCHA TO HELP RESTORE FLOOD-DAMAGED APARTMENTS, COMPENSATE TENANTS State Senator Luis Sepulveda said today that he, Assemblyman Michael Blake and City Councilmember Vanessa Gibson are working with the New York City Housing Authority […]

by · August 29, 2018 · News
Passing Of Neil Simon, Bronx Icon of plays and Screen

Passing Of Neil Simon, Bronx Icon of plays and Screen

By Rich Mancuso The entertainment world and Bronx was sad to hear this morning about the passing of  Neil Simon the Pulitzer and Tony Award writer and most known for the “Odd Couple”, “Barefoot In The Park” and “Lost In […]

by · August 26, 2018 · Entertainment, News, Television, Theater
Parkland Survivors meet Local Anti-Violence Advocates and March Through Forest Houses

Parkland Survivors meet Local Anti-Violence Advocates and March Through Forest Houses

Parkland Survivors meet Local Anti-Violence Advocates and March Through Forest Houses by David Greene A handful of Parkland, Florida student-survivors spent a day meeting with local elected officials and joined Bronx anti-violence demonstrators as they marched through the NYCHA’s Forest […]

by · August 18, 2018 · News
A happy girl enjoys the free face-painting during the 52nd Precinct's National Night Out at Poe Park.--Photo by David Greene

Annual National Night Out Halted Crime, But not Thunder Storms

Annual National Night Out Halted Crime, But not Thunder Storms by David Greene Thousands across the borough and around the city participated and enjoyed the NYPD’s 35th Annual National Night Out Against Crime, held at 70 locations around the city […]

by · August 17, 2018 · News
Artistic Rendering Credit: Office of the NYC Mayor

BREAKING: City Unveils Plan for Bronx and Other Borough Jail to Replace Rikers Island Facilities

Modern facilities will be designed to be integrated into surrounding neighborhoods and promote safety and support for the people who work and reside within them The de Blasio administration today unveiled plans for the building of four modern, community-based jails […]

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 09:  New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at a press conference on new corruption legislation on April 9, 2013 in New York City.  Cuomo announced the Public Trust Act which would establish a new class of corruption crimes and require officials to report corruption. New York State politicians were arrested in two bribery cases last week.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

BUFFALO BILLION II: SAME SAD VERDICT

BUFFALO BILLION II: Convicted, Again By Brian M. Kolb Jurors handed down guilty verdicts to four high-profile executives involved with an economic development pet project of Gov. Cuomo’s that came to highlight nearly everything wrong with how New York does […]

by · August 15, 2018 · News, Op Ed, Opinion
1199SEIU Endorses Amanda Septimo for Assembly

1199SEIU Endorses Amanda Septimo for Assembly

Amanda Septimo, Democrat for Assembly in the 84th District, has been endorsed by 1199SEIU.

by · August 15, 2018 · Bronx Politics, Election News, News
Parkland High School students visit The Bronx on Friday

Parkland High School students visit The Bronx on Friday

Today, Assembly Member Michael A. Blake (D-79th District, The Bronx) will host a group of student leaders from Parkland High School for a gun violence prevention and voter mobilization Day of Action in the South Bronx, as an installment of […]

Police officials in New York and California confirm 2 bodies have washed up along Trump golf courses in the last month.--Photo by David Greene

Dead Man Washes up Near Trump Golf Course at Ferry Point Park

Dead Man Washes up Near Trump Golf Course at Ferry Point Park by David Greene The “badly decomposed” body of a man washed up along the rocks near the Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point Park, after reportedly being found […]

by · August 4, 2018 · Local News, News
WYSK: Rev. Diaz Remains Unbowed in Face of Council Ethics Inquiry

WYSK: Rev. Diaz Remains Unbowed in Face of Council Ethics Inquiry

What You Should Know By CM Rev. Rubén Diaz, Sr. You should know that tomorrow, Monday, July 30th at 12 noon, I am supposed to appear in front of the New York City Council Ethics Committee. The Ethics committee is […]

Profile America: Coffee Rationing

Profile America: Coffee Rationing

Decreed in 1942, coffee rationing proved very unpopular.

Teamster Nation News

Teamster Nation News

Listen to the latest episode of Teamster Nation Podcast & learn how Teamsters are fighting for pension reform for workers & retirees. Listen to Teamster Nation here.

by · July 28, 2018 · Labor, News, Podcasts
New York Unity Race 2018

New York Unity Race 2018

Run, jog, walk. Sign up for the New York Unity Race in the Bronx. Race day on September 8 sponsored by the Crotona Park Running Club. Register online at NY Unity Race 2018. $25 registration fee. Free Race day t-shirt.