After a hotly contested campaign, the Congressional race in the 13th District, which is comprised of Northern Manhattan and a portion of the Bronx, finally reached the end of its road as the Democratic Primary was held this past Tues., Jun. 24th. The Bronx Free Press spoke with voters
Tuesday, June 24th is the Democratic Federal Primary for the 13th Congressional District. Candidates include Charles Rangel; Adriano Espaillat; Michael Walrond; and Yolanda García. Make your voice heard and cast your vote. Polls will be open from 5:30 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.Read More »
Latino Leadership Institute honors crusaders for change
Instituto Latino de Liderazgo homenajea a los activistas
Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN), in collaboration with BronxNet, will present a debate for the Democratic Primary in New York’s 13th Congressional District. MNN and BronxNet will produce the one-hour forum as a special episode of “BronxTalk,” airing on multiple cable channels in both...Read More »
Garrett McMahan spends much of his time working with the homeless population of New York City. He can be found at local soup kitchens, talking with clients there and connecting them with vital health services...
The second televised debate for the 13th Congressional District of New York will take place on Wed., June 11th, at 7 p.m. at Lehman College, and seen live on NY1 (Time Warner Cable only). The 22-term incumbent Congressmember Charles...Read More »
The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) announced today that in observance of Memorial Day, there will be no garbage, recycling or organics collection, or street cleaning on Monday, May 26, 2014. Residents who normally receive Monday garbage and organics collection should...Read More »
Todo ha salido en el lavado. Los lavadores de coches, quienes son conocidos como se refieren a sí mismos, "carwasheros," se manifestaron en protesta por lo que dicen ha sido, durante demasiado tiempo...
Although the deadline to apply for pre-kindergarten seats in public schools has passed, applications for Universal Pre-K are still available for seats at Community-based Organizations throughout the city. New York City children who turn four by December 31, 2014 are eligible...Read More »
Parents have until Apr. 23rd to register their children for universal pre-kindergarten. Children turning four years old in 2014 who live in New York City are eligible to attend pre-k programs. Pre-k is free. You do not have to pay to attend programs offered by the NYC Department of Education.Read More »
Yudelka Tapia campaigned for State Senator Adriano Espaillat in his Congressional race in 2012. But many Bronx elected officials threw their support that year to the incumbent, Congressman Charles Rangel. “That was an uphill battle we had,” she recalled.
Clase en la corte. La sesión incluía a más de 75 abogados este pasado viernes, 4 de abril en el Tribunal del Bronx. El Seminario de Entrenamiento Básico para ‘Guardian Ad Litem’, en la Corte Sustituta del Bronx fue auspiciado por un número de organizaciones legales...
El viernes 28 de marzo, agencias de la ciudad, junto al Concejal Fernando Cabrera, se reunieron con los dueños de los negocios afectados por el gran incendio que dañó severamente dos edificios, causando los derrumbes de los techos...
En educación artística, nuestra Ciudad no está sacando buenas calificaciones. Mi oficina acaba de publicar un revelador informe, el primero de su clase, “La salud del arte”, que muestra que, después de años de recortes paralizantes en el Bronx y otras comunidades,..