Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: Today in America, a teacher spent extra time with a student who needed it, and did her part to lift America’s graduation rate to its highest level in more than three decades.Read More »
En una de sus primeras conferencias de prensa, el alcalde Bill de Blasio y un grupo de once sindicatos activos en toda la ciudad y el estado, dirigieron la carga a uno de los ambiciosos objetivos de su campaña: un aumento en los impuestos a los ricos para ayudar a subsidiar el pre-jardín de infantes...
Do you live, work, or go to school in Melrose (zip codes 10451, 10455, 10456)? Bronx Community Board 3 is asking for your participation in taking this survey of the Melrose neighborhood area, created by WHEDCo. Please take a few minutes to complete...Read More »
The stars must have been aligned perfectly as a single-engine fixed-winged plane with three passengers onboard made an emergency landing – in the northbound Major Deegan a 1/2 mile south of the East 233 Street exit. The unusual incident was reported at 3:26 p.m., on Sat., Jan. 4, when...Read More »
A citywide winter storm warning has been issued starting Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 6:00PM until 1:00PM on Friday, January 3, 2014. The current forecast calls for 6-8 inches of snow accompanied by strong winds and low temperatures.Read More »
A morning reception to rename the BronxWorks Community Center after retired Executive Director Carolyn McLaughlin became a well-deserved love fest for the woman who shaped BronxWorks’ growth and diversification over her 34-year career there. Elected officials, the heads of New York City...Read More »
In a ceremony this past Wed., Oct. 9th, the New York Yankees donated a fire truck and ambulance, along with firefighting and medical equipment, to the city of Boca Chica in the Dominican Republic. The city is home to the Yankees Latin Béisbol Academy. Invited guests included members of...Read More »
Time is precious. It can seem that there is never enough of it to address what needs doing: school, work, family.Read More »
Lehman College will host its annual “Take Back the Night” event on Wednesday, April 24, from 2-8 p.m. Guest speakers include New York State Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj of the 80th District in the Bronx...
In a special weekend session, the State Senate voted on Sat., Mar. 23rd to increase the minimum wage in New York State to $9 per hour. Sen. Gustavo Rivera proved to be the tie-breaking vote, assuring ...
The Episcopal Service Society (ESS) has provided after school care at PS 75 on 984 Faile Street for nearly a decade, offering homework help, art classes, step classes, academic enrichment, and even cooking classes. The program also offers peace of mind to parents who are unable to pick up their...Read More »
This past Fri., Mar. 1st, Councilmember Fernando Cabrera, Chair of the Council’s Committee on Technology, discussed a possible amendment to the New York City Charter that would require the Department of Information, Technology and Telecommunications (DOITT) to create and maintain...Read More »