Bronx Political Round Up

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Press Clips: Crime Spikes in The Bronx

Bronx Police Statistics for Year Ending 2018 Show big increase over 2017 By Robert Press The year-end 2018 NYPD Comp Stat report shows a 25 percent increase in murder, and an 14+ percent increase in rape over 2017 in the […]

by · January 13, 2019 · Crime, News, Police Blotter, Press Clips
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Instagram)

Press Clips: Looking Back on 2018 and Ahead to 2019

Looking Back on 2018 and Ahead to 2019 In looking back on 2018 term limits were not needed to retire two long time incumbents. Ten-term incumbent Congressman Joseph Crowley who didn’t have a primary since 2004 lost to an unknown […]

by · January 2, 2019 · News, Political Buzz, Politics
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 […]

Young protester Carla Cruz gets into the face of Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., on the steps of the Bronx County Courthouse.--Photo by David Greene

Where The Pols Are, December 4

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in Albany with no public schedule. On Tuesday morning, First Lady Chirlane McCray will attend the Robin Hood Foundation Heroes Breakfast. 8 AM – State Attorney General-elect Letitia James tours the UPS headquarters and meets with […]

City Hall, Manhattan. Benjamin Kanter/Mayoral Photo Office.

Where The Pols Are, November 29

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in Queens, where he will be announcing the next milestone in the redevelopment of LaGuardia Airport at 11 a.m. At 9 a.m., First Lady Chirlane McCray will visit a Trauma Smart location where Pre-K students will […]

Where The Pols Are, September 13 — Primary Day edition

Where The Pols Are, September 13 — Primary Day edition

It’s Primary Day in the Bronx. Don’t forget to vote. 10:00 AM – The New York City Campaign Finance Board meets, Joseph A. O’Hare S.J. boardroom, 100 Church St., 12th floor, Manhattan. 10:00 AM – Amanda Septimo votes at P.S. 48 […]

Where The Pols Are, July 26

Where The Pols Are, July 26

Mayor de Blasio delivers remarks at the Sapolin Accessibility Awards, Gracie Mansion, 7:30 PM.

Governor Cuomo Rallies to Protect Reproductive Rights (Flickr)

Where The Pols Are, July 20: Queens-Midtown Tunnel, Bronx Economic Snapshot and Senior Health Fair

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli holds a press conference and releases the Bronx Economic Snapshot, Arthur Avenue Retail Market, 11 AM.

Where The Pols Are, July 18: Autism, Stated Meeting, Billy Joel and more

Where The Pols Are, July 18: Autism, Stated Meeting, Billy Joel and more

Mayor de Blasio will deliver remarks at the Bronx County Democrats Dinner. 

Where The Pols Are, July 17

Where The Pols Are, July 17

Tuesday, July 17 Governor Cuomo is in Albany and New York City. Mayor de Blasio will be in New York City. There are no public events scheduled. First Lady Chirlane McCray will travel to Oakland, Calif to participate in the […]

Where The Pols Are, July 15

Where The Pols Are, July 15

Carnaval de Cultura from 12:00pm – 6:00pm 
Southern Blvd, between Westchester Avenue and 163 Street.

Where The Pols Are, July 13 — Dockless bikes launch

Where The Pols Are, July 13 — Dockless bikes launch

Friday, July 13 Governor Andrew Cuomo is in New York City. Public Advocate Letitia James has no publicly scheduled events for Friday. Mayor Bill de Blasio will depart New York City after his last event and travel to Boston, Massachusetts […]

Where The Pols Are, July 12

Where The Pols Are, July 12

Thursday, July 12 Governor Andrew Cuomo is in New York City. Public Advocate Letitia James has no publicly scheduled event. 10:00 AM — Governor Cuomo Makes a youth policy announcement. Madison Square Boys & Girls Club — Columbus Clubhouse, 543 […]

Bronx Political Round-Up, July 11: SCOTUS debate, Junior’s law and more.

Bronx Political Round-Up, July 11: SCOTUS debate, Junior’s law and more.

84th AD Debate Challenge Insurgent Assembly candidate Amanda Septimo has challenged longtime incumbent Assemblywoman Carmen Arroyo (D-Bronx) to a series of three debates across her South Bronx district. Septimo told supporters in an email that she wants “each debate to […]

Where The Pols Are, July 10

Where The Pols Are, July 10

Governor Cuomo is in Dutchess County, Suffolk County and New York City.