Post Tagged with: "Vanessa L. Gibson"

Council Member Gibson Says No to Joseph Cassano Rejoining the FDNY

Council Member Gibson Says No to Joseph Cassano Rejoining the FDNY

Council Member Gibson’s Statement on Joseph Cassano joining the FDNY Speaking out in opposition to the FDNY’s decision to hire ex-EMT worker Joseph Cassano, CM Vanessa Gibson said, “There is no place for bigotry or hatred in the City of […]

by · December 11, 2017 · News
BP Diaz Approves Jerome Avenue Rezoning

BP Diaz Approves Jerome Avenue Rezoning

On Monday, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. issued an affirmative recommendation, with conditions, for the proposed rezoning of Jerome Avenue, as part of his charter-mandated responsibilities in the Uniform Land Use Review Process (ULURP).   “The plan for the […]

by · December 7, 2017 · Government, Housing, News
A mother and daughter in Bedford Park seek food and water donations along Webster Avenue for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico and earth quake victims in Mexico.--Photo by David Greene

Gibson Urges Continued Hurricane Relief Donations

COUNCIL MEMBER GIBSON ENCOURAGES DONATIONS FOR HURRICANE MARIA RELIEF EFFORT This week, Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson reminded Bronxites, the people of Council District 16 and across New York City to continue making donations of items that are critically needed […]

Where The Pols Are, July25

Where The Pols Are, July25

Tuesday, July 25 Governor Andrew Cuomo is in New York City. Mayor Bill de Blasio will be in New York City and there are no public events scheduled. 9:00 AM – Public Advocate Letitia James delivers remarks at the Shema […]

UPDATED: Bronx Council Candidates Dash for Campaign Cash, Part 2

UPDATED: Bronx Council Candidates Dash for Campaign Cash, Part 2

Council Candidates 2017 Fundraising (March 12-May 11) Midnight Monday was the filing deadline for candidates running for citywide and City Council offices. The two-month disclosure period being reported began on March 12 and ended May 11. Some candidates began filing their […]

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UPDATED: Bronx Council Candidates Dash for Campaign Cash, Part 1

Council Candidates 2017 Fundraising (March 12-May 11) Midnight Monday was the filing deadline for candidates running for citywide and City Council offices. The two-month disclosure period being reported began on March 12 and ended May 11. Some candidates began filing their […]

Highbridge residents are invited to a Roundtable discussion of the Jerome Rezoning Proposal in our community on Tuesday, January 24, at 1pm at the PSS Highbridge Senior Center, 1181 Nelson Avenue.

Jerome Avenue Rezoning Roundtable, January 24

Bronx Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson joins with LiveOn NY and Presbyterian Senior Services to host a Roundtable on the Jerome Avenue Rezoning Proposal on Tuesday, January 24th, at 1pm, at the PSS Highbridge Senior Center.  

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito

The Political Round Up: Council Speaker Mark-Viverito and Others to Rally Against Trump

Elected Officials, Women’s Advocates Rally Against Trump On Monday, October 17, elected officials, women’s rights organizations, and community leaders will gather in front of Trump Tower, 725 5th Avenue in Manhattan, to protest GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s treatment of women.  The rally was […]

Family Day, Presented by Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson

Family Day, Presented by Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson

Daily News Calls Out CM Gibson For Quashing Own Traffic Ticket

Daily News Calls Out CM Gibson For Quashing Own Traffic Ticket

In a blistering editorial on Tuesday, the NY Daily News called on Bronx Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson to step aside as chair of the City Council’s Public Safety Committee for quashing a ticket given her for dangerous driving. The DN […]

Jerome Avenue Rezoning Focus of Block Party

Jerome Avenue Rezoning Focus of Block Party

BRONX COALITION FOR A COMMUNITY VISION HELD BLOCK PARTY TO EDUCATE RESIDENTS ON PLANNED JEROME AVENUE REZONING   Labor unions, elected officials and community organizers joined forces on last Saturday to host a block party for Jerome Avenue residents to educate them […]

Judge of the Civil Court of the City of New York and Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York

NYLAG Mobile Unit Comes to the Bronx

CM Vanessa L. Gibson has a New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) mobile unit coming to district office in March, April, May, and June.    The NYLAG mobile unit is staffed with attorneys and travels to different places in the city offering […]

Judge of the Civil Court of the City of New York and Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York

De Blasio Tackles Inequality By Launching The Bail Lab

City to Test Bail Alternatives and Payment Strategies, Expand Data on Defendants’ Risk   Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the Bail Lab, the next step in the City’s strategy to reform New York City’s bail system by avoiding unnecessary […]

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AG Schneiderman Takes His Crusade Against K2 and Designer Drugs To The Bronx

On  a bright Monday morning, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman brought together a gaggle of Bronx elected officials and interested media to the steps of the Bronx County Court House to announce that his office has filed lawsuits against Erie […]

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Anxious Bronx Residents Overflow Legionnaires’ Town Hall

Monday night’s overflow crowd at the Legionnaires’ Town Hall is an indication of the anxiety felt by Bronx residents living in the outbreak zone. Shortly before the meeting began the Health Department (DOHMH) announced that the number of deaths had increased […]