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Councilman Ritchie Torres Announces he has Tested Positive for COVID-19

Councilman Ritchie Torres announces that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Torres has informed City Council Speaker Corey Johnson of this. Torres has isolated himself, and any councilman who came into contact with him will have to go into quarantine. Councilman […]

by · March 19, 2020 · Uncategorized

New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators Scholarship

This is a reminder that Senator Biaggi is participating in the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators Scholarship. The New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislatorswill award four scholarships (two academic and two athletic) at this year’sItalian-American Day on May […]

by · March 19, 2020 · Uncategorized

Business Improvement Districts – Op Ed

John J Saporito  Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) have advanced the business growth of over 93,000 businesses throughout NYC for more than 30 years.  BIDs, there are 11 BIDs in the Bronx, and each BID assists merchants, business owners and property […]

by · March 11, 2020 · Uncategorized
Failure to Enact term limits is a scandal

Failure to Enact term limits is a scandal

By Philip Foglia A 2018 Gallup poll indicated that a whopping 75% of the American electorate want term limits for Congress and a McLaughlin and Associates poll similarly found 82% of voters favor term limits and 73% more likely to […]

by · March 9, 2020 · Uncategorized
Credit: Bank of America

Covenant House New York Announces New Grant to Address Workforce Development And Youth Homelessness in the Bronx

$50,000 Grant Will Help Youth Shelter Expand Transitional Living Program New York,Covenant House New York today announced it received a $50,000 grant to help advance workforce development from Bank of America. BofA Global Research Analyst Alex Perry presented the grant […]

by · March 8, 2020 · Uncategorized
Gleyber Back At Short And Expected To Hit Home Runs

Gleyber Back At Short And Expected To Hit Home Runs

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Gleyber Torres hit his first home run of the spring Saturday afternoon. The Yankees expect a lot of those long balls to be hit as Opening Day awaits in three weeks.   The home run went […]

by · March 1, 2020 · Sports, Uncategorized
The sparsely attended meeting

The Mark Gjonaj Show

It was billed as a 1400 Blondell Avenue Town Hall meeting. Above that on the flyer were photos of Assemblyman Michael Benedetto and Councilman Mark Gjonaj and the logos from NYC Bronx Community Board 10 and 11, with each name below […]

by · February 26, 2020 · Uncategorized
Commissioner Shea addressing the class of recruits at the Police Academy.

Overall Crime in New York City Hits Record Low in 2019

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Dermot Shea came to the Police Academy (in Queens) to see the class of 530 recruits that will be hitting the streets of New York City, and to hold a press conference on the […]

by · January 8, 2020 · Uncategorized
A group photo of the members of the Al-Shaib community and their guests.

Peace December January 2020 Dinner

Friday January 3rd was the first Peace December meeting and community dinner of 2020. People of all ethnic backgrounds filled the Al-Shaib Community room on Westchester Avenue. Sheikh Musa Drammeh introduced first time visitor Assemblyman Michael Benedetto. Benedetto started out […]

by · January 7, 2020 · Bulletin Board, Uncategorized
Word of the Day: January 3, 2020

Word of the Day: January 3, 2020

pretermit  Definition: (verb) Leave undone or leave out. Synonyms: neglect, omit, overleap, overlook, miss, drop Usage: Tom overslept and would need to pretermit his usual morning workout if he wanted to make it to work on time. Discuss.

Quote of the Day: December 16, 2019

Quote of the Day: December 16, 2019

Great men are seldom over-scrupulous in the arrangement of their attire. Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

by · December 16, 2019 · Uncategorized
Quote of the Day: November 25, 2019

Quote of the Day: November 25, 2019

The emotions of man are stirred more quickly than man’s intelligence…Accordingly, with admirable, though misdirected intentions, they very seriously and very sentimentally set themselves to the task of remedying the evils that they see. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

by · November 25, 2019 · Bulletin Board, Uncategorized
Offseason Begins For Yankees And Making Moves

Offseason Begins For Yankees And Making Moves

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor  Aaron Boone could have won the 2019 AL Manager of The year but he was the runner up to the Twins’ Rocco Baldelli. Boone was deserving with a team that overcame a  MLB record 30 […]

by · November 12, 2019 · Sports, Uncategorized
Drew Hunter Returning to The Armory Where He Achieved Legendary Status

Drew Hunter Returning to The Armory Where He Achieved Legendary Status

Cover Photo: John Nepolitan Drew Hunter’s return to The Armory on Saturday will be especially gratifying for two reasons.For one, he will be working alongside high school track & field athletes as an instructor at The Armory Indoor Track & Field Camp at The Armory New […]

by · November 12, 2019 · Sports, Uncategorized
NYCFC And Head Coach Part Ways

NYCFC And Head Coach Part Ways

New York City FC today announced that the Club and Head Coach Domènec Torrent have mutually agreed to part ways. Torrent replaced Patrick Vieira as New York City FC Head Coach in June 2018 and helped guide NYCFC to a […]

by · November 8, 2019 · Sports, Uncategorized