Pelham Bay Merchants Association’s 1st Annual Winter Wonderland

by · November 20, 2013 · Bulletin Board, Local News

HOPE – Homeless Outreach Population Estimate

On January 27, 2014, the Department of Homeless Services will conduct its annual Homeless Outreach Population Estimate (HOPE). It is a unique opportunity to volunteer and participate in an extraordinary citywide effort.

by · November 20, 2013 · Local News

East Bronx History Forum Meets Tonight Wednesday Nov 20, 2013

East Bronx History Forum is hosting its 85th meeting tonight at the historic Huntington Free Library and Reading Room on 9 Westchester Square at 7:30pm. From September through June, local history enthusiasts meet once a month for different presentations. This […]

by · November 20, 2013 · Bulletin Board, Uncategorized

Next Speaker of the City Council the Race is On

written by Roseanna Delgado Last nite the second public forum of th “NYC Council Speaker” Series was held in a packed room at New Settlement Community Campus in Mt. Eden section of the Southwest Bronx.  This series was created by […]

by · November 19, 2013 · Uncategorized

Historic Tobacco 21 Legislation

Joint Statement by Speaker Christine C. Quinn and Council Member James F. Gennaro Re: Signing of Historic Tobacco 21 Legislation “Today’s bill signing by Mayor Bloomberg to raise the minimum legal sales age of cigarettes, certain tobacco products and electronic […]

by · November 19, 2013 · Uncategorized

MAYOR BLOOMBERG SIGNS LEGISLATION TO FORTIFY AND STRENGTHEN BUILDING STANDARDS

Remarks by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg at a Public Hearing on Local Laws “The next six bills before me today are a product of the Building Resiliency Task Force, an expert panel convened after Hurricane Sandy to outline steps to […]

by · November 19, 2013 · Business, Local News

Albanian Independence Day

by · November 19, 2013 · Bulletin Board

World Stock Markets Pause

By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – World stock markets dipped on Tuesday as investors sought new catalysts to extend a rally amid signs of tepid economic growth, while crude oil sank ahead of a possible easing of sanctions against […]

by · November 19, 2013 · Uncategorized

Congress Runs Out Of Time Can’t Pass Trade Bill

By Elvina Nawaguna WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration’s hopes of securing “fast-track” trade negotiating authority from Congress this year look certain to be dashed given the limited time left on the congressional calendar, the No. 2 House Democrat said […]

by · November 19, 2013 · Business, Domestic News

Suicide Bommbings Blast Iran’s embassy in Lebanon

By Laila Bassam and Erika Solomon BEIRUT (Reuters) – Two suicide bombings rocked Iran’s embassy compound in Lebanon on Tuesday, killing at least 23 people including an Iranian cultural attache and hurling bodies and burning wreckage across a debris-strewn street.

by · November 19, 2013 · Uncategorized

Philippines, U.S. Embassy Manila Life Saving Supplies Reaching Disaster Area

U.S. Embassy Manila @usembassymanila Hygiene kits/water containers in distribution area. Life-saving supplies for disaster-affected families #USGReliefpic.twitter.com/k4MmiWqzS3 Nov 17

by · November 19, 2013 · Bulletin Board, World News

$110 million in Typhoon damaged crop losses in the Pilippines

MILAN (Reuters) – The typhoon that hit the Philippines has resulted in crop losses worth $110 million and an overall damage to the agriculture sector of more than twice that figure, preliminary estimates from the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) […]

by · November 19, 2013 · World News

Storm Flooded streets Sardinia

San Gavino, Monreale Sardinia

by · November 19, 2013 · Photos, World News

Storms cause major flooding in Sardinian countryside

  Torpe, Sardinia flooding devastates Sardinian countryside.

by · November 19, 2013 · Photos, World News

No revenue hike No grand budget deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration said on Tuesday that budget negotiators in Congress would probably fail to strike a far-reaching deal unless Republicans agree to raise revenues and overhaul the tax code.

by · November 19, 2013 · Business, Domestic News