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Council Member Rev. Rubén Diaz Sr.

WYSK: BRONX COALITION OF MINISTERS AND TAXI DRIVERS WAS EFFECTIVE FOR YDANIS RODRIGUEZ

THE NEW POLITICAL COALITION OF MINISTERS AND TAXI DRIVERS OF THE BRONX WAS EFFECTIVE WITH YDANIS RODRIGUEZ You should know, that in the nonpartisan special election for Public Advocate, Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez defeated Melissa Mark-Viverito in Bronx County and stepped […]

by · February 27, 2019 · Opinion, What You Should Know
Scriptural Inspirations

Scriptural Inspirations

I like the saying, and it’s Biblically based; “You will succeed if you don’t quit!” Galatians‬ ‭6:9‬ ‭NLT “So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing […]

by · February 27, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
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 […]

Matters of Faith: The Chosen

Matters of Faith: The Chosen

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv Matthew‬ ‭22:14‬-14 ‭NKJV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ “But when the king came in to see the guests, he saw a man there who did not have on a wedding garment. So he said to him, ‘Friend, how […]

by · February 24, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Scriptural Inspirations: Business of the Church

Scriptural Inspirations: Business of the Church

The Business of the Church Despite what it might appear to be, the church is not s marketplace or a fund raising vehicle. The church is the house of the Lord. Every now and then, we need to be reminded. […]

by · February 20, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
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 […]

Matters of Faith: He’s Still Here!

Matters of Faith: He’s Still Here!

‬‬‬By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv ‭‭Isaiah‬ ‭41:10‬ ‭NLT‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ “Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my […]

by · February 17, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Scriptural Inspirations: It’s a Love Thing!

Scriptural Inspirations: It’s a Love Thing!

Love is birthed in your heart, then makes its home in the hearts of others. 1 Corinthians‬ ‭13:4-7‬ ‭NLT‬‬ “Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud or rude. It does not demand its own […]

by · February 17, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: One Kind Thing Everyday

Matters of Faith: One Kind Thing Everyday

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv 2 Corinthians‬ ‭6:1, 6‬ ‭NLT‬‬ “As God’s partners, we beg you not to accept this marvelous gift of God’s kindness and then ignore it. We prove ourselves by our purity, our understanding, our […]

Scriptural Inspiration: Even Those Matter to Jesus

Scriptural Inspiration: Even Those Matter to Jesus

Time spent with those who were avoided by the leading religious scholars of the time was what Jesus did to show just how much value He placed on every single life. I often wonder if I’m spending enough time with […]

by · February 7, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
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 […]

Vernuccio’s View: European Union Faces Severe Challenges

Vernuccio’s View: 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 […]

by · February 6, 2019 · Vernuccio's View
Matters of Faith: What Are You Searching For?

Matters of Faith: What Are You Searching For?

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv Proverbs 2:1-6 NKJV “My son, if you receive my words, And treasure my commands within you, So that you incline your ear to wisdom, And apply your heart to understanding; Yes, if you […]

by · February 3, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Notable African Americans In Law: John Rock

Notable African Americans In Law: John Rock

John Rock, A First Among Firsts Black History Month stories often celebrate Thurgood Marshall, a successful attorney who became the first black appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1967. The trail to that tribunal was broken over a century […]

WYSK: UNIONS FOR AMAZON BUT NOT CITY COUNCIL EMPLOYEES

WYSK: UNIONS FOR AMAZON BUT NOT CITY COUNCIL EMPLOYEES

You should know it was very interesting to sit down during the Amazon hearing at City Council. I listened closely as Council Members questioned the leaders of Amazon in City Council Chambers yesterday. As you know, Amazon entered into negotiations […]