Governor Andrew M. Cuomo delivers 2014 State of the State address

Dear Friend, This afternoon, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo delivered his 2014 State of the State address, building on the successes of his first three years offering a comprehensive plan for the future of our state.

by · January 9, 2014 · Business, Domestic News

Mark-Viverito, a Puerto Rican native will be the city’s first Latina council speaker

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A liberal ally of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was unanimously chosen to be the next city council speaker on Wednesday, creating the most

by · January 9, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News, News, Reuters
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to cut taxes

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to cut taxes

By Edward Krudy ALBANY, New York (Reuters) – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo pressed signature issues such as cutting taxes, revitalizing worn infrastructure and boosting

by · January 9, 2014 · Business, Domestic News

Obamacare premiums have extended the payments deadline

By Caroline Humer NEW YORK (Reuters) – Some top U.S. health insurers are giving consumers more time to pay their ┬áto

Panama Canal Authority has been fighting with the consortium led by Spanish builder Sacyr

By Lomi Kriel and Elida Moreno PANAMA CITY (Reuters) – The Panama Canal on Wednesday rejected a proposal that it pay $1 billion to continue work on expanding the waterway, and warned the building consortium behind the project that it […]

by · January 9, 2014 · Business, World News
Obama will create economic promise zones

Obama will create economic promise zones

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama is set to speak on Thursday about how he will target job creation, housing, law enforcement and education in the poorest U.S. communities, part of his pledge to narrow the gap […]

by · January 9, 2014 · Business, Domestic News

At least nine deaths have been reported across the country connected with the polar air mass

By Victoria Cavaliere and Brendan O’Brien NEW YORK/MILWAUKEE (Reuters) – A deadly blast of arctic air shattered decades-old temperature records as it enveloped the eastern United States on Tuesday, snarling

by · January 9, 2014 · Business, Domestic News

Community Board #10 Meeting Schedule

January 2014 meeting schedule. All Community Board #10 meetings are held at their office, 3165 East Tremont Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, unless otherwise stated. There are a lot of community associations who are not holding meetings till March but I […]

by · January 8, 2014 · Bulletin Board

New zoning guidelines needed for Zero Lot Allowance building

Dear Editor, With a New Year and Mayor in place, I am hoping one of the resolutions to be made is to change the zoning guidelines for zero lot allowance building aka lot line to lot line building. While this […]

by · January 8, 2014 · Op Ed

Important Notice – Unionport Bridge Eastbound, January 2014

Please see the attached Important Notice announcing closures of the eastbound Zerega Avenue entrance ramp and two eastbound lanes of the Unionport Bridge to replace the Southeast Warning Gate. This work is weather dependent and may be scheduled any single […]

by · January 7, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News

China arrests seven for selling doctored lamb

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China has held seven people in southern Guangdong province for injecting dirty pond water into lamb meat to

by · January 7, 2014 · Business, Health & Nutrition, World News

U.S. trade deficit fell to its lowest level in four years

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. trade deficit fell to its lowest level in four years in November as exports hit a record high and

by · January 7, 2014 · Business

Jihad Jane sentenced to 10 years in prison

    Colleen LaRose, known as “Jihad Jane” By John Shiffman PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Monday sentenced an American woman who called herself Jihad Jane to 10 years in prison – at least a decade less than […]

by · January 7, 2014 · World News

Janet Yellen confirmed to lead the U.S. Central Bank

By Thomas Ferraro and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Janet Yellen, a key force behind the Federal Reserve’s unprecedented and controversial efforts to boost the U.S. economy, was confirmed by the Senate on Monday to lead

by · January 7, 2014 · Business, World News
Pope Francis is set to name new Cardinals

Pope Francis is set to name new Cardinals

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis is set to make the most important decisions of his young papacy in the next few weeks by naming new cardinals – the “princes of the Church” who will help him […]

by · January 7, 2014 · World News