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New York State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D-Yonkers) will become the first-ever woman Senate Majority Leader in January 2019.

State Senate Democrats Elect Stewart-Cousins as 1st Female Majority Leader

Spectrum News reported that Democratic Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins on Monday was formally designated the next majority leader in the state Senate by her colleagues in a conference that could have as many as 40 members at the start of the […]

by · December 21, 2018 · Bulletin Board, News
Bronx House  and Pelham Parkway Menorah Lightings

Bronx House and Pelham Parkway Menorah Lightings

At Bronx House Howard Martin from Bronx House, Councilman Mark Gjonaj, Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez, and State Senator Alessandra Biaggi lit the Bronx House Menorah. Rabbi Fuchs said the Chanukah prayer. Children from the Bronx House after school program sang. At […]

by · December 21, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Community Events, News
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza join students, families, and teachers for the first day of the 2018-19 school year at PS 377 in Ozone Park, Queens. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office

Where The Pols Are, December 10

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in Albany with no public schedule. Mayor Bill de Blasio visits an injured police officer at Staten Island University Hospital North. 9:30 AM – Rep. Adriano Espaillat and state Sen.-elect Robert Jackson hold a press conference […]

A crime scene investigator leaves the home of Wendy Martinez, 45, who was shot dead as she answered her front door.--Photo by David Greene

Reward offered for Gunman who shot Mom through Front Door of Grand Concourse Apartment

Reward offered for Gunman who shot Mom through Front Door of Grand Concourse Apartment by David Greene The NYPD has released a surveillance video and is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the […]

by · December 8, 2018 · Crime, News
DEP contractors spent several days patching a leak leading to two apartment buildings along Hull Avenue.--Photo by David Greene

Hull Avenue Shut Due to Waterline Break

Hull Avenue Shut Due to Waterline Break by David Greene Just days after a 4-alarm fire shut down a section of Hull Avenue, Hull Avenue was also shut between East 209 Street and East Gun Hill Road due to a […]

by · December 8, 2018 · News
A Woman and Girl Wounded in Crossfire of Wild Shootout Between Police, Masked Gunman

A Woman and Girl Wounded in Crossfire of Wild Shootout Between Police, Masked Gunman

A Woman and Girl Wounded in Crossfire of Wild Shootout Between Police, Masked Gunman by Edwin Soto Police shot a gunman after a foot chase and wild shootout on a Bronx street Wednesday night that also left a woman and […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Crime, News
NYPD's Auxiliary Inspector David Wong of the 52nd Precinct (left) joins Santa Clause and members of the Emergency Services Unit on the Grand Concourse.--Photo by David Greene

Santa Makes Early Appearance at St. Philip Neri

Santa Makes Early Appearance at St. Philip Neri by David Greene Family members and nearly 60 children living in the local community that are family members of members of the NYPD, were treated to an early Christmas party with Santa […]

by · December 5, 2018 · News
Nearly 200 firefighters battled to halt the spread of the blaze on Hull Avenue on November 20.--Photo by Toby Norwood

Fire Destroys 3 Homes Before the Holidays in Norwood

Fire Destroys 3 Homes Before the Holidays in Norwood by David Greene Instead of preparing for the celebration of the upcoming holidays, residents of three homes on Hull Avenue are looking for a place to stay and are now picking […]

by · December 4, 2018 · Local News, News
Public Advocate Candidate Michael Blake Announces First Set of Endorsements in Campaign for Public Advocate. Photo credit: Michael Blake for NYC

Supporters endorse Assemblyman Blake for Public Advocate

On Wednesday, Michael Blake held a press conference rolling out his first set of endorsements from supporters across the city in his campaign for Public Advocate, including: Assembly Member Tremaine Wright, 56th District (Bed Stuy) Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright, 76th […]

Congregants of all ages march in the rain towards the Grand Concourse in support of Bishop John Jenik.--Photo by David Greene

Jenik’s Flock Look to Rome to Return Beloved Pastor

Jenik’s Flock Look to Rome to Return Beloved Pastor by David Greene Despite a steady rain several hundred parishioners of Our Lady of Refuge on the Bedford Park – Kingsbridge border, turned out for a march through the streets– in […]

by · November 27, 2018 · News
Family members hold the new street sign unveiled naming the intersection of East Mosholu Parkway South and Perry Avenue "Mary Vallati Place."--Photo by David Greene

Street Renaming Honors Neighborhood Matriarch

Street Renaming Honors Neighborhood Matriarch by David Greene A large crowd turned out on a rainy day to remember and honor a tireless community activist, Mary Vallati, who passed away a year earlier, from pneumonia, on September 13, at the […]

by · November 18, 2018 · Local News, News
Veterans Day: We thank all who served and who serve today

Veterans Day: We thank all who served and who serve today

“Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be.” — Douglas MacArthur Veterans Day 2018 was on Sunday, November 11th, 2018 and designated as a Federal Holiday […]

by · November 12, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Holidays, News, Veterans
Credit: va.gov

Veterans Day 2018

Presidential Proclamation on Veterans Day, 2018 On November 11, 1918, the United States and its allies signed an armistice with Germany to end hostilities in World War I. The Great War exacted a tremendous toll on our Nation. More than […]

by · November 12, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Holidays, News, Veterans
Credit: Federal Reserve Bank of New York

New York Fed President Williams to Visit the Bronx this Month

New York Fed President Williams to Visit the Bronx on November 19 November 7, 2018 NEW YORK — Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John C. Williams will visit the Bronx on Monday, November 19, to meet with leaders […]

Assembly Speaker Welcomes New Members of Assembly Majority

Assembly Speaker Welcomes New Members of Assembly Majority

I am proud to lead a growing majority in the most diverse legislative body in the country, our members are a true reflection of their constituents. In a year in which there was a historic number of women running for […]

by · November 7, 2018 · Bronx Politics, Bulletin Board, News