Post Tagged with: "Ritchie Torres"

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

NEW MOBILE DENTAL HEALTH VAN TO SERVE LOW-INCOME BRONXITES WITHOUT ACCESS TO DENTAL CARE

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
Photo: Robert Press

Emmanuel Mensah Way Dedicated

By Robert Press It was a beautiful Friday morning, the sun was bright, and time seemed to stop before the street renaming for Private First Class Emmanuel Mensah. Family, clergy, members of Emmanuel’s National Guard unit, and others spread out […]

by · June 16, 2019 · Community Affairs, News
Breaking: Michael Blake Announces Run for the Serrano Vacancy

Breaking: Michael Blake Announces Run for the Serrano Vacancy

Michael Blake Will Run for New York’s 15th Congressional District In a late-night email to suppporters, Morrisania assemblyman Michael Blake announced that he is indeed running for Congress in the South Bronx to replace retiring Rep. José Serrano. Blake’s entry […]

by · April 24, 2019 · Bronx Politics, News, Politics
Where The Pols Are, February 11

Where The Pols Are, February 11

Sunday, February 11, 2018 Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in the New York City area with no public schedule. Mayor de Blasio will be in New York City. There are no public events scheduled. 8:00 AM — Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. […]

Bronx Political Round Up: Torres Makes Hay Over NYCHA

Bronx Political Round Up: Torres Makes Hay Over NYCHA

Councilmembers Grill NYCHA for Answers Reports show that almost 80% of NYCHA residents have been without heat or hot water at one point throughout the 2018 winter season. Bronx Councilmen Ritchie Torres and Rafael Salamanca Jr. demanded answers and continued […]

Bronx Political Round Up: Salamanca Hits Gold

Bronx Political Round Up: Salamanca Hits Gold

Bronx Councilman Salamanca Lands Prestigous, Powerful Land Use Committee Last week, the New York City Council held its first Stated meeting of the year, where Council Members were assigned their new committee memberships. As chairman of the powerful and prestious […]

Speaker Corey Johnson Hold His First Press Conference After Being Elected -- Credit William Alatriste (Flickr)

Bronx Political Buzz: Johnson Owes The Bosses

It’s No Surprise As Council Elects CoJo Speaker Last Wednesday, as expected, the City Council elected Manhattan Democrat Corey Johnson as its newest Council Speaker, 48-1 with two absences. Even the three Council Republican members voted for the openly gay […]

NYS Assemblyman Victor Pichardo, 86th AD

Pichardo sponsors Back-to-School backpack giveaway, August 11

AM Pichardo and others sponsor community backpack giveaway on August 11.

Bronx Council Members Endorse Diana Ayala

Bronx Council Members Endorse Diana Ayala

Council Members Rafael Salamanca, Annabel Palma, and Ritchie Torres Endorse Diana Ayala Today, Democratic council candidate Diana Ayala received endorsements from Bronx City Council Members Rafael Salamanca, Annabel Palma, and Ritchie Torres. These three represent the full Puerto Rican Council […]

Bronx Political Buzz: Silent Serrano, OLR and more

Bronx Political Buzz: Silent Serrano, OLR and more

Serrano Silent on Oscar Lopez Rivera/National  PR Parade Controversy New York’s senior Puerto Rican elected official has been strangely silent about the drama surrounding the National Puerto Rican Parade’s controversial selection of ex-FALN leader Oscar López Rivera for the first-ever “National […]

Rosanna Vargas, Esq, Bronx Commissioner, NYC Board of Elections.

Bronx Political Round-Up, May 14

                                The Dash For Cash in the Southeast Bronx  In District 18, Elvin Garcia leads in the dash for campaign cash. In his latest filing, […]

(Pictured) Public Advocate Letitia James, REBNY President John Banks, Mayor Bill de Blasio and developer Hal Fetner of Fetner Properties.

Political Buzz: REBNY Gala, Blake and the IDC

  Republican Bizman John Cerini to Announce 13th Council Bid Tomorrow Local small business owner, John Cerini, will announce his candidacy for New York City Council during the Bronx GOP’s field office grand opening/open house this Saturday, January 28 at […]

NYS Senator Adriano Espaillat, 31 SD.

Public Housing Chair Councilman Ritchie Torres Endorses Espaillat For Congress

PUBLIC HOUSING CHAIR RITCHIE TORRES  ENDORSES ESPAILLAT FOR CONGRESS Four NYCHA Tenant Association Presidents Endorse Espaillat (New York, NY ) Council Member Ritchie Torres, Chairman of the Committee on Public Housing, four NYCHA tenant association presidents and scores of NYCHA residents gathered on the steps of […]

Councilman Ritchie Torres on BronxTalk Tonight

Councilman Ritchie Torres on BronxTalk Tonight

COUNCILMAN RITCHIE TORRES ON BRONXTALK   In the new year’s first edition of BronxTalk, tonight’s program will feature Councilman Ritchie Torres of the 15th CD. Councilman Torres, the public housing committee chairman and deputy leader of the council, will talk with host […]

Senator Jeff Klein & Councilman Ritchie Torres expose dangerous sexual predators illegally living in NYCHA housing developments

Senator Jeff Klein & Councilman Ritchie Torres expose dangerous sexual predators illegally living in NYCHA housing developments

Despite federal ban, more sex offenders are calling NYCHA developments home State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) and Councilman Ritchie Torres (D-Bronx), joined by Councilman Mark Treyger (D-Brooklyn) and outraged New York City Housing Development tenants,  released an alarming investigative report […]

by · December 17, 2015 · Crime, Housing