Time Warner Cable Inc To Merge

By Soyoung Kim and Liana B. Baker NEW YORK (Reuters) – Liberty Media Corp’s top executives estimate that a merger between Charter Communications Inc and Time Warner Cable Inc could generate roughly $700 million in annual synergies, according to people […]

by · December 20, 2013 · Business

News Corp makes its first acquisition with the $25 million purchase of social news tool Storyful.

By Jennifer Saba (Reuters) – News Corp on Friday made its first acquisition as a stand-alone company with the $25 million purchase of social news tool Storyful. Founded in 2008 and based in

by · December 20, 2013 · Business, World News

3 Day Startup in The Bronx

If you have an idea, pitch it here: http://bronx.3daystartup.org/ Interested in launching a business? Join Concourse and 3 Day Start Up January 17th thru January 19th for 56 hours of business development. The idea of 3 Day Startup is simple: […]

by · December 20, 2013 · Bulletin Board, Local News
Santa, Jeff Klein and Mark Gjonaj host Pelham Bay Park Christmas Tree Lighting

Santa, Jeff Klein and Mark Gjonaj host Pelham Bay Park Christmas Tree Lighting

Bronx residents and their children got another opportunity to meet and greet Santa this year,  sharing hot chocolate, treats, and fun at Pelham Bay Park. State Senator Jeff Klein and Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj hosted the event to spread cheer through […]

by · December 20, 2013 · Local News, News

Value-Based Insurance Could Transform American Healthcare.

By Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) – When Tanner Martin, 17, developed excruciating back pain last year, he was sure he needed an X-ray to find out what was wrong. So was his mother, who worried that the pain might […]

by · December 19, 2013 · Business, Health & Nutrition

Facebook Sued for Alleged Misleading Investors

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) – Facebook Inc, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and dozens of banks must face a lawsuit accusing the social media company of misleading investors about its health before its $16 billion initial public offering, a […]

by · December 19, 2013 · Business, Domestic News, World News

Data Breach at Target

(Reuters) – Payment card data was stolen from an unknown number of Target Corp customers starting on the busy Black Friday weekend in a major breach at the U.S. retailer, according to a person familiar with the matter. The Secret […]

by · December 19, 2013 · Uncategorized

Housing Starts Surge Construction On The Rebound

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. housing starts surged to their highest in nearly six years in November, a sign of strength in the economy that underscores the Federal Reserve’s decision to start cutting back its monthly bond purchases. […]

by · December 19, 2013 · Business

Fed tapers by $10 billion, Key points and comments by Industry leaders

(Reuters) – The Federal Reserve started its long-awaited reduction in stimulus, cutting its monthly purchases to $75 billion a month, saying it expects to keep reducing asset buys in “measured steps” if economic figures continue to improve. After an initial […]

by · December 19, 2013 · Uncategorized

Fed cuts bond buying in first step away from historic stimulus

By Jonathan Spicer and Jason Lange WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve on Wednesday embarked on the risky task of winding down the era of easy money, saying the U.S. economy was finally strong enough for it to start

by · December 19, 2013 · Uncategorized

Senator Klein speaks at an event commemorating the Sandy Hook shooting

NEW YORK, NY – Senator Klein, joined by Leah Barrett of New Yorkers Against Gun Violence, Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel and anti-gun violence activists, speaks at an event Thursday, commemorating the one year anniversary of the tragic Sandy Hook shootings. Last week, Senator […]

by · December 19, 2013 · Local News

Senator Klein greets Santa!

Santa meets the children Senator Klein wishing Santa, and the neighborhood chi!ldren the happiest of Holiday’s Senator Jeffery Klein & Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj

by · December 19, 2013 · Local News

Viverito Declares Victory In Council Speaker’s Race!

As reported by Erin Durkin In the NY Daily news Melissa Mark-Viverito Declares Victory In Council Speaker’s Race! Bronx Chronicle commentary Even though the actual vote for speaker will take place on January 8, Melissa Mark- Viverito has claimed victory in […]

by · December 18, 2013 · Domestic News, Local News

Senate Co-Leader Jeff Klein Launches “Affordable NY”

Senate Co-Leader Jeff Klein Launches IDC’s 2014 Agenda – “Affordable NY” IDC Introduces Innovative Programs Like Family Leave Insurance for Working Mothers and Fathers and Launches Mitchell Llama 2020; Agenda Re-Focuses State Resources on Working Families #AffordableNY   BRONX, NY – […]

by · December 18, 2013 · Business, Local News

Buildings NY Register Now For Free

by · December 18, 2013 · Bulletin Board, Business