Post Tagged with: "Bronx"

Bronx/NYC Weather Advisory

Bronx/NYC Weather Advisory

The New York City Emergency Management Department has issued a Travel Advisory for Monday night, February 12, into Tuesday, February 13. A Winter Storm Watch is in effect citywide from 4:00 AM to 6:00 PM Tuesday. The latest National Weather […]

by · February 12, 2024 · News
Op-Ed: The Bronx Can Be The Next Innovation Hot Spot

Op-Ed: The Bronx Can Be The Next Innovation Hot Spot

The Bronx is the birthplace of hip hop, and now it is time for the Bronx to lead as a pioneer in cryptocurrency. With this technology, everyday people can claim their financial independence and strengthen their communities. It can empower […]

National Voter Registration Day in the Bronx, 9/20

National Voter Registration Day in the Bronx, 9/20

Tuesday, September 20 is National Voter Registration Day and there will be in-person registration events in the Bronx tomorrow. An  estimated 18,000 Bronx residents will turn 18 this year and become eligible to vote. National Voter Registration Day is a […]

Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association September General Meeting

Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association September General Meeting

Join the Pelham Parkway Neighborhood Association as we host our September General Meeting! Guests this month include the 49th Precinct Community Affairs Team, Crime Prevention Officers and a representative from the Explorers Program. The meeting will be September 13th at […]

by · September 9, 2022 · Bulletin Board, Community Events, News
Phipps Neighborhoods staff hosted a health fair at Crotona Park on August 19. CREDIT: Phipps Neighborhoods


On Friday, August 19, 2022, hundreds of Bronx residents came out to a festive community health fair hosted by Phipps Neighborhoods’ COVID-19 Disparities Initiative at Crotona Park. This inspiring Day of Action event featured free health screenings, a Zumba class, […]

Perspective From A Baseball Insider

Perspective From A Baseball Insider

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor The following is an excerpt about credentials of what makes a ballplayer. It comes from a longtime baseball executive from the Bronx who played ball at the Allerton ball fields and attended Christopher Columbus High […]

by · May 15, 2020 · Sports
Former CNBC anchor Michelle Caruso-Cabrera filed paperwork to challenge freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the Democratic primary for her Bronx-Queens congressional seat.

BREAKING NEWS: Ex-CNBC anchor Michelle Caruso Cabrera to challenge AOC

The NY Post and other media outlets are reporting that former CNBC anchor Michelle Caruso Cabrera has filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission to run against incumbent Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) in the upcoming June 23rd Democratic primary election. […]

by · February 11, 2020 · Bronx Politics, Government, News, Politics
National School Choice Week

National School Choice Week

With Soaring Parent Demand in The Bronx, Families Have More High-Quality School Options Than Ever Before Public charter Schools from across the Bronx today celebrate the start of “National School Choice Week” – an annual nationwide event to shine a […]

by · January 28, 2020 · Education News, News
The facsimile check for $334,000 given to Union Community Health Center by CM Torres.  [Credit: Robert Press]


By Robert PressTelling the audience gathered at the Union Community Health Center located at 260 East 188th Street that seventy-four million Americans have no dental care Councilman Ritchie Torres said that that there are seventy-four dentists for every hundred thousand […]

by · October 20, 2019 · Government, Health, News
Corrections Officers Benevolent Association President Elias Husamudeen (at the podium) questions the closing of Rikers in fovor of four borough-based jails. [Credit: Robert Press]

Council Members Diaz Sr., Holden and King Protest Closing Rikers on the Steps of City Hall

By Robert Press On Wednesday, Bronx City Council members Ruben Diaz, Sr. and Andy King were joined by Queens Councilman Robert Holden to announce they were going to vote no on closing Rikers Island jail. They issued a joint-statement explaining […]

by · October 20, 2019 · Government, News
(L - R) Miss Columbus Marie Terzulli, Honorary Marshal Principal Carol Ann Gilligan, Grand Marshal Captain Frank Vignali NYFD, Bronx DA Clark, Assemblywoman Fernandez, Councilman Gjonaj, and Assemblyman Michael Benedetto. (Robert Press)

Bronx Columbus Day Parade

Saturday marked the 43rd Annual Bronx Columbus Day Parade. The parade marched down Morris Park Avenue, and this year turned up Williamsbridge Road to Lydig Avenue before ending one block short of Pelham Parkway. The Grand Marshal for the parade […]

by · October 15, 2019 · News, Race and Culture
Tree Work Hub (NYC Parks)

De Blasio, Heastie Announce City to Stop Issuing Sidewalk Violations for Damage Caused by Street Trees

NEW YORK—Mayor de Blasio and Speaker Heastie announced today the City will no longer issue violations to homeowners for sidewalk damage caused by City trees. The City will also ramp up sidewalk repairs under the Trees & Sidewalks program to […]

by · September 10, 2019 · Local News, News
New Ruben Diaz Sr. Democratic Club

New Ruben Diaz Sr. Democratic Club

By Robert Press   On Thursday morning, the new Rev. Ruben Diaz Sr. Democratic Club opened as a headquarters for Councilman Rev. Ruben Diaz Sr. for Congress. The club is located in the 15th Congressional District which will become an […]

by · May 10, 2019 · Bronx Politics, News
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by Josefa Velasquez and Ede Olumhense, THE CITY This story was originally published on 4/29/2019 by THE CITY. Two Bronx lawmakers petitioning the state to deny a license to a planned upscale drug treatment center in Kingsbridge argue the neighborhood doesn’t […]

by · April 29, 2019 · Health, News
census document form and ball point ink pen on American flag for 2020


OFFICIAL BRONX CENSUS 2020 Kickoff event, May 1st at 10:45 am in the Mario Merola Rotunda at the Bronx County building.