Tag Archives: Politics/government
Bronx residents are invited to make a difference in their community by joining their local Community Board. The Office of The Bronx Borough President will be accepting applications for all 12 Community Boards...
Eric Garner's death was a terrible tragedy that no family should have to endure. For many across our city and our nation, yesterday's grand jury ruling compounds feelings of grief with dissatisfaction and anger. As we reflect on the weeks leading up to yesterday's decision and prepare our path forward, I want to share a snapshot...Read More »
A Staten Island grand jury has voted to not file criminal charges against New York City Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo. The 43-year-old Garner was killed in July after Pantaleo placed him in a chokehold while attempting to arrest him for selling loose cigarettes. Pantaleo was stripped of his badge and gun following Garner’s death.Read More »
El senador estatal José Serrano visitó a la ganadora del concurso de carteles sobre el Día de la Tierra del Senado del Estado de Nueva York en la Escuela del Sagrado Corazón en Highbridge el lunes 3 de noviembre.
They would not be forgotten. White ribbons and small lit candles were held aloft at the steps of City Hall at dusk this past Thurs., Nov. 20th. Lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community members, advocates, and elected officials gathered for the annual...Read More »
The nation's eyes focused on Ferguson, Missouri on the evening of Monday, November 24, after a grand jury's decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the August shooting death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.Read More »
Understanding Medicare and the Affordable Care Act
Entendiendo Medicare y la Ley del Cuidado de Salud Asequible
Si tiene problemas entendiendo o utilizando al máximo sus beneficios de Medicare y la Ley del Cuidado de Salud Asequible (ACA por sus siglas en inglés), usted no está sólo. Aún existen miles de personas que...
On Mon., Nov. 24th, The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) announced that in observance of Thanksgiving Day, there will be no garbage, organics or recycling collection, or street cleaning, on Thursday, November 27, 2014. In addition, all Sanitation Department administrative offices will be closed on Thursday, November 27, in observance of the holiday.Read More »
The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) has issued a ‘snow alert’ for Wednesday, November 26, starting at 7 a.m., which indicates the possibility of a snow event. In preparation for a snow event, DSNY personnel have begun initial equipment readiness, including loading its salt spreaders, attaching plows when necessary, preparing tire chains...Read More »
Vicki Been, comisionada del Departamento de Preservación y Desarrollo de Viviendas de la ciudad de Nueva York (HPD por sus siglas en inglés), recientemente se unió a su mayor socio asiático americano...
Tuesday, November 4th is the General Election day for a number of elected offices, including the New York State Assembly and Senate and the Offices of Governor and State Attorney General. Make your voice heard and cast your vote. Polls will be open from 5:30 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.Read More »
The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) today reminded New Yorkers that there will be no garbage, recycling, or organics collection, or street cleaning, on Election Day, Tuesday, November 4th...Read More »
La oficina del fiscal general del estado de Nueva York amplió el plazo hasta el 6 de noviembre para las personas que buscan una indemnización por parte de dos organizaciones de inmigración fraudulentas...
The only close race yet to be determined is Assembly District 86.
Andrew Cuomo 62.1%,
Zephyr Teachout 34.2%
Randy Credico 3.6%
98% of precincts reporting
Tuesday, September 9th is the Democratic Primary for a number of elected offices, including the New York State Assembly and Senate and the Offices of Governor and Lieutenant Governor. Make your voice heard and cast your vote.Read More »