Tag Archives: Politics/government
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.
Members of the Transport Workers Union Local 100 (TWU) gathered this past Fri, Mar. 14th, to announce the group’s endorsement of State Senator Adriano Espaillat in his bid to represent the 13th Congressional District, which includes Northern Manhattan and the...Read More »
Hundreds were in attendance to celebrate the Centennial of the Bronx, as hosted by the Bronx Chamber of Commerce and the Office of the Bronx Borough President, at Marina del Rey this past Wed., Feb. 26th. Local residents, business owners, community leaders, elected officials and a few...Read More »
It might be one of the oddest match-ups in sports yet. Two franchises are teaming up to bring another kind of ball game to the borough more known for its Bombers' version of baseball than any other sport. The New York Yankees and Manchester City, a soccer team in the English Premier League...Read More »
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 »
The Centro Altagracia de Fe y Justicia is partnering with Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield and Telemundo who will be hosting the “Linea de Ayuda” (HelpLine) phone bank for the NY Metro Area on Thursday, January 23rd from 4:00 pm to 8 pm.Read More »
Over the past months, Melissa Mark-Viverito has run an impressive and transparent bid to be the next Speaker of the New York City Council, the second most powerful position in city government. Along the way, the East Harlem Council Member has shared her progressive vision for moving our community...Read More »
“No sabemos a que escuela van nuestros niños el próximo año – me siento indefenso”. Michal Johnson, padre de la escuela St. Jerome en el Bronx, habló en reacción a la reciente noticia del inminente cierre de la escuela...
This past Wed., Jan. 9th, New York State senators elected Senator Jeffrey D. Klein as Senate President Pro Tempore, the legislative chamber’s top post. Under a new bipartisan power sharing agreement enacted by the chamber, Senator Klein will share the title with Senator Dean Skelos of Long Island (R).Read More »
While many have spent the last few weeks in earnest preparation for a holiday feast, for others, this season of preparation has also included searching out employment opportunities. With the borough’s unemployment rate recently rated as highest in the state at 12.5%....