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Greek Heritage Month Celebration, April 4

Greek Heritage Month Celebration, April 4

You’re Invited to celebrate

BP DIAZ, COMMUNITY LEADERS RALLY  TO STOP BRONX JAIL PROPOSAL

BP DIAZ, COMMUNITY LEADERS RALLY TO STOP BRONX JAIL PROPOSAL

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., tenants of the Diego Beekman Houses and dozens of Bronx elected officials, advocates and community leaders will host a press conference and rally on the steps of City Hall to oppose the siting […]

Interfaith Prayer for New Zealand Victims

Interfaith Prayer for New Zealand Victims

By Robert Press The street in front of the Masijd Noorul Hoda Mosque on Young Street in the Bronx was filled with people who came to show solidarity with the shooting victims at a New Zealand Mosque last week. This […]

by · March 22, 2019 · News, Race and Culture
United Kingdom Parliament in  session. Source: parliament.uk

European Union Faces Severe Challenges

The European Union (EU) suffered a major setback as the British Parliament defeated, by a vote of 432 to 202, a “Brexit” deal which sought to negate the actual effect of the June 2016 vote by the British people to leave the […]

49th Precinct Clergy Council Dinner

49th Precinct Clergy Council Dinner

By Robert Press NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill was the featured keynote speaker at the recent 49th Precinct Clergy Council Dinner at Maestro’s on Bronxdale Avenue in the Bronx. And along with Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark and Councilwoman Vanessa […]

Three-fifths Clause Awareness Day, 3/5

Three-fifths Clause Awareness Day, 3/5

Bronx City Councilman Andy King is again hosting a 3/5 Awareness Day at Hostos Community College on Tuesday, March 5. The doors open at 6 PM and the program starts at 7 PM. Bronxnet Television host Daren Jaime will moderate […]

Budget Blueprint for a Better New York Offered by Assembly GOP

Budget Blueprint for a Better New York Offered by Assembly GOP

Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) and members of the Assembly Minority Conference hosted a press conference today calling on Gov. Cuomo and legislative leaders to include critical measures to reduce costs, boost economic growth and improve New Yorkers’ […]

by · February 27, 2019 · News
Boricua Power! US Reps. Nydia Velazquez (D-Brooklyn) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-Bronx/Queens) at the 2019 State of the Union. Credit: Twitter @NydiaVelazquez

The AOC: The State of Union, Trump superfans and ‘blackface’

Green New Deal Resonates Among Democrats The Washington Post’s Jeff Stein tweeted, “Critics say AOC can’t build consensus, but this looks like a big rollout.” State of the Union The New York Post AOC is NOT apologizing for her SOTU […]

by · February 27, 2019 · Bronx Politics, News, Politics, The AOC
Gov. Cuomo addressing the media during his SALT revenue decline press conference.

NEW YORK PRESS CLUB TO GOV. CUOMO: DON’T CURTAIL RELEASE OF MUG SHOTS AND ARREST REPORTS

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is seeking to curtail the public release of arrest reports and booking photos (“mug shots”), unless there is a reasonable law enforcement purpose in releasing them. The governor has suggested that the routine release of such photos […]

Leading Public Advocate candidates in Tuesday's nonpartisan special election.

Press Clips: Public Advocate Special Election, 2/26

Last month, twenty-three people filed petitions to run for the vacant position of New York City Public Advocate, and seventeen candidates (one suspended her campaign) made it onto Tuesday’s nonpartisan Special Election ballot. Because it is a City Charter-mandated nonpartisan […]

L - R, Michael Knobbe (Bronxnet General Manager), Nomiki Konst, Ron Kim, Michael Blake, Anthony Herbert, Host Gary Axelbank, Ydanis Rodriguez, Benjamin Yee, Dawn Smalls, Rafael Espinal, David Eisenbach, and Jared Rich at the recent Public Advocate debate.

Press Clips: Bronxnet Hosts Public Advocate Debate

Bronxnet Public Advocate DebateBy Robert Press Of the seventeen candidates running in the special election for NYC Public Advocate, only ten came to Lehman College Friday night, for a televised debate on Bronxnet Television. They were Assemblyman Ron Kim, journalist […]

Happy 40th Anniversary to the Guardian Angels. Photo credit: Robert Press

Guardian Angels 40th Anniversary Celebration

Guardian Angels Celebrate 40th Anniversary By Robert Press On February 10, 1979, thirteen young workers at a Bronx McDonald’s on East Fordham Road came together to do something about the steadily declining area around the IRT 4 train on Jerome […]

by · February 11, 2019 · Bulletin Board, News
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Mayor Announces Eastchester Gardens Facelift

Mayor de Blasio Announcers $3.7 Million Dollars to Renovate Eastchester Gardens Community Center By Robert Press Mayor Bill de Blasio came to the Eastchester Gardens Housing Complex with NY State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, State Senator Jamaal Bailey, and Councilman Andy King […]

by · February 7, 2019 · Bronx Politics, Housing, News
Office of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.

Diaz to Celebrate Dominican Heritage Month, February 28

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.invites you to celebrate Dominican Heritage Month at the Beverly Hills Manor (1700 Jerome Avenue) on February 28 at 6 PM. Doors to open at 5:30 PM For more information or to confirm your attendance […]

Assemblyman Mike Blake

Public Advocate candidates down to 17

It’s Down to 17 Candidates for the Special Election for Public Advocate By Robert Press It began with twenty-three people handing in petitions to run for the vacant NYC Public Advocate Special Election called for February 26, 2019. Through various […]